King of Kong on the Big Screen?

Industry News - King of Kong to be in a Theater near you? Billy Mitchell and Steve Weibe are known for the ongoing battle for the title of King of Kong. They both have spent a significant portion of time trying to get the best score on the original Donkey Kong game. Their documentary "King of Kong: A Fistful of...

Redbox game rents going nationwide

Industry News - Redbox to be everywhere! Redbox game rentals are going nationwide. As of now, the service is expanding to 24,000 Redbox kiosks, nicely located outside thousands of local grocery and convenience stores. Currently offering a wide variety of games at $2 per day, Redbox rents out titles for the DS, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo...

Test drive the new Chevy without getting off your couch

XBOX 360 Console NEWS: Chevy and others advertise by XBOX The forces of Sprint, T-Mobile, and Chevrolet in using the Kinect from Microsoft in order to advertiseÂÂto gamers in a new way. When Kinect Joy Ride comes out later this year, Chevrolet will use the technology of the Kinect in order to have gamers test-drive vehicles in-game. In addition you...

Video game related injuries on the rise

Industry News - Research finds Video Games connected to a number of injuries <h1>Industry News - Research finds Video Games connected to a lot of injuries</h1> Well, ladies and gentlemen we truly are living in the 21st century. According to aÂÂresearch team from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, video game related injuries are on the rise, especially with the increasingly...

Kinect, Are You Excited?

Console News - Kinect gathering attention. Since Microsoft's Kinect is new technology, it's hard for us here at Evil not to be excited, but as gamers are you guys? The Wii has definitely shown that motion controls can be successful, but part of their success should be attributed to the novelty of motion controls. People bought Wiis for two reason...

Blockbuster on the bankruptcy chopping block

Games & Industry News - Blockbuster Facing Financial Troubles Blockbuster, the world's largest movie-rental company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to failing to meet with its competitors like Netflix. The company listed that its assets of $1.02 billion was up against its $1.46 billion in New York's U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The company said it will try to bounce back...

IGN combines video games with charity to support the Children's Miracle Network

Industry / Accessible Gaming News: IGN works with Children's Miracle Network Video games for charity! Who doesn't love a business with a heart? Combining video games with an amazing cause,ÂÂIGN andÂÂExtra Life are pairing up for a 24-hour video game marathon to support the Children's Miracle Network. On October 16, a team of IGN editors will play video games for...

President Obama: If You Can't Beat'em, Join'em

Industry News - Obama's connections with technology Regardless of how you feel about Obama or his politics he hasn't been known to be a huge gaming advocate, but he has been known as someone that understands technology. Upon entering the White House he openly complained about the technological limitations of the White House saying, "It is kind of like going...

Wiebe beats the Hot Sauce King

Industry News - Steve Wiebe wins again! Steve Wiebe reigns again! Twin Galaxies has officially releases a press release statement regarding the newest Donkey Kong arcade record. As of August 30, Washington state's Steve Wiebe now holds the world record once again with a score of 1,062,800, besting Billy Mitchell's July 31 title. What a competition. King of Kong star...

Recent study shows female gaming down from 12% to 4% since 2006

Girl Gaming - Down a percentage A recent UK study observed at female presence in the games industry and showed a drastic decrease within the past four years. 12% of gamers in 2006 were female, compared to only 4% today. The survey, conducted by Liverpool PhD student Julie Prescott surveyed 450 UK women. The results showed the rise in females...
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