The Kinect number are in and it's lookin good

Finally, some numbers on Kinect sales have been released and, in blackjack terms: winner, winner, chicken dinner! The Xbox Kinect sold 1 million units within the first 10 days of the release, and, at this rate, is expected to sell around 5 million units by the end of the year (an absolutely stunning figure for only one month and a...

Got $$335,000? How about some virtual real estate?

Virtual property with a high marked up price Back in the year 2009, Jon Jacobs set a world record by making the biggest online purchase. A space station in the online sci-fi game Entropia Universe....this month, someone broke that record with the same game. In a click of a button, John Foma Kalun, purchased a mall, a stadium, a club...

Battle the forces of evil with Harry's Wand

Games - Harry Potter's latest installment! As of November 16, the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Party 1) video game will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows PC, and mobile devices, just in time for the film premiere this upcoming Thursday. According to EA's official press release, the game will feature plays on...

USED GAMES a problem?

Going used, is it a problem or not? Danny Bilson is the Vice President of core gaming at THQ. THQ has been around since 1989 and some of the popular franchises are Red Faction, Saints Rows and WWE Smackdown vs. Raw. In an interview Bilson was making comments about the next steps for THQ. Ever since he left EA to...

Chaos in Vanquish

Games and News: Vanquish I personally do not like playing third game shooters, but I might have to make an exception about Platinum Game's "Vanquish". Vanquish takes place in the near future where the planet's human population has exploded so rapidly that nations of people around the globe are fighting for the scarce available resources. To sum up the plot...

No more swastikas in COD

Games - Japan's COD: Black Ops to be censored. Black Ops in Japan will be different. The game was retouched to tone down torture and graphic violence but also some additional details. Square Enix (yes, that company that invented characters like FFX-2's Thief Rikku, another excuse for this blogger to go to anime conventions), who publishes COD games in Japan...

Smartphone meets Video Games, finally!

Console News - PSP to be combined with Smartphone Ever since smart phones have come out, it seems most of the apps offered through the iTunes store or Android markets are games. People have the ability to play Doom on their Droid X or Super Monkey Ball on their Iphones. Looking back, making games applications on phones was the first...

NBA Jam to have a Disc Release

NBA JAM not downloadable but a physical video game! With NBA Jam already released on disc for the Wii, the PS3 and Xbox versions that were originally to be original downloadable content for delayed NBA Elite 11, will be now be a retailÂÂdisc release according to an EA Sports representative. EA Sports President Peter Moore stated that EA is going...

New Court Ruling to Used Game Dealers...things can get harder...

Industry News - Trading in Games Got Harder With the age of DLC on every modern console threatening the used game dealers such as Gamestop, Game Crazy, and Play N Trade, the dealers will have to comply with a recent federal law. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided that software publishers can stop buyers from reselling their software...
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