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Entries from January 2009

TD Gaming Podcast 105: The Sound of Music

January 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This week we had a huge gaming podcast but we managed to get it all down to 60 minutes of content but it wasn’t easy. We’re digging through some old history, Yoshi’s Story is our gaming flashback and we covered gaming history on The Biography of Yoshi. This weeks news includes: No new Rock Band […]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Show Notes

Microsoft Says Blu-ray Holds No 360 Value

January 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Rumors float around the Internet questioning when Microsoft will ship a Blu-ray enabled Xbox 360 or add-on device like they did with the, now failed, HD-DVD. At CES 09 Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft’s Entertainment & Devices division, says this request is “way down the list.” Mr. Bach had some great selling points as to […]

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Tags: blu-ray · Editorial · Microsoft · Sony · Xbox 360

EGM closed, 1-UP Purchased, We Wish Them Well!

January 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

When I was a little boy gamer I would spend a bit of my allowance on Electronic Gaming Monthly a great little gaming magazine. Unfortunately, young gamers will never understand what the industry was like twenty years ago. In a time before the Internet, the only place to get gaming news for a young kid […]

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Tags: Editorial · Financial · Industry News

TD Gaming Podcast 104: Happy New Year

January 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The gaming podcast crew takes a look back at Ultima Online and a bit of history on Kirby, that crazy pink mascot. This weeks gaming news includes: PS2 the most played console of 2008 Best Buy Vending machines GamerDNA and Massively look back at the MMO year in review Capcom concerned about Western Developers This […]

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Nielsen Ratings, PS3 Played Less Than Classic Xbox?

January 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In a WTF moment, Neilsen Ratings shows more gamers are playing the classic Microsoft Xbox console than the PlayStation 3. While 9.7% of gamers are playing the Xbox 7.3% are playing the PlayStation 3 but Sony isn’t out of the picture by a long shot, having 31.7% of gamers playing the PlayStation 2! Only 13.4% […]

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Tags: Industry News · Microsoft · Nintendo · Sony

Microsoft Claims EMEA Holiday Sales Victory

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Microsoft is reporting their European sales are the best they’ve seen in the history of Xbox 360 sales. They’re claiming the sales are double what they were in the 2007 holiday season. They are saying 8-million consoles have been sold to date in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Microsoft’s fast to push out […]

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Tags: Industry News · Microsoft · Press Release · Xbox 360

Gaming Flashback: Yo! Noid

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Yo! Noid was a commercial opportunity for Domino’s Pizza developed by Capcom. This retro style game revolved around Domino’s Pizza claymation style mascot, the Noid, as he adventures through fourteen stages of side scrolling action. The game sound was much like any other 8-bit action platformer. It reminded me of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

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Tags: capcom · Editorial · Nintendo · Retro

Jack Thompson Says Take-Two Chairmen Must Repent His Sins

January 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments

The washed up Jack Thompson, also known as the thorn in the side of Take-Two has gone off the deep end. Originally, Thompson would do everything in his power to bring the negative press (and lawsuits) to Take-Two for Grant Theft Auto, Man Hunt and any other game he didn’t like. Rather than allowing parents […]

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Tags: Editorial