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Music, News
DJ Hero Confirmed to be in Production

In an interview with Joystiq, Brian Bright, project director of Guitar Hero: World Tour, confirmed that Activision are more…

Art, Blogroll, Misc, Trailers
The Watercooler – One-Week Anniversary Special

That’s right, it has been a full week of nonstop Watercooler action. Usually we feature the best thing I saw on the Internet more…

Genre, MMO, News, PC
Zombie Invasion Eats Away at WoW Subscribers, Unplayable Content Plagues Azeroth

You know how you always say that you want developers to try new things? Be creative. Live on the edge. Show you stuff you’ve more…

Action, First Person Shooter, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Forget Yo’ Street Dates! GameStop to Sell Call of Duty: World At War Early

Hot off of the Fallout 3 street date news from a few days ago, it seems that GameStop is following Wal-Mart’s lawless ways more…

Action, News, Platformer, Wii
Mushroom Men: Spore Wars Bosses Take More Than Just Three Jumps on the Head

Mushroom Men: Spore Wars is one of the few Wii games on the horizon that caught my eye when I was at PAX. In my hands-on time more…

Anime, Events, Features
The London Expo 08: Games, Queues and Stormtroopers

The MCM London Expo has grown incredibly in size since its first iteration, and this year was no exception. I attended the more…

DS, Nintendo, Reviews, Role Playing Game, SEGA
DS Review: Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

The world of Sonic is a world of fast platforming and loop-de-loops. So how well does it fare when inserted into the RPG more…

Blogroll, Misc, News, Sony, Trailers
The Watercooler – 26 October 2008

Do you know what time it is? It’s time for The Watercooler again. This happens every day at the same time, so you more…

Film and TV, Microsoft, News, Third Person Shooter, Xbox 360
Ripten’s Gears of War Movie Poster Fan Art

So yeah, I was bored and the lack of news coming over the wire convinced me to pop open Adobe Photoshop and mess around for a more…

Fighting, Genre, Microsoft, News, PlayStation 3, Sony, Xbox 360
Joker’s T-Rated Gag Gun Fatality All Gag No Gore

In the midst of all the Metacrtic user score bashing, you may have missed out on some fairly important Mortal Kombat vs DC more…

Interviews, Xbox 360
Schappert: Xbox LIVE is a Great Way to Market Smaller Budget Games

In a new interview, Xbox LIVE boss, John Schappert, tells us that Xbox LIVE offers a way to get games out in front of consumers more…

Misc, News
Amazing Spider-Man Upper Body Tattoo Will Tingle Your Spider-Sense

There are geeks and then there are uber geeks, but tattooing your entire upper body to look like a tear-away Spider-Man more…

Misc, Trailers
The Watercooler – 25 October 2008

Do you know what time it is? It’s time for The Watercooler again. This happens every day at the same time, so you shouldn’t more…

Blogroll, First Person Shooter, Genre, News
Resistance 2 Latest Victim in Metacritic Douchey User Flames

When will it end? Shortly after we talked to Metacritic founder Marc Doyle about LittleBigPlanet’s low user score, the wrath more…

News, PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Sony
Five New Famitsu Final Fantasy XIII Screens with Loose Translation

Several new FFXIII screens surfaced on Famitsu’s website today and I’ve got them, along with a Google translation of the copy more…