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Driver: San Francisco coming to 360, PS3, Wii and PC

Driver: San Francisco coming to 360, PS3, Wii and PC

Ubisoft has announced even more details about its upcoming relaunch of its gritty, open-world franchise, now titled Driver: San Francisco. We make it out to San Francisco for a few days every year for GDC, but we’ve never witnessed a single act of gritty crime, so we’re not sold on how eventful... 

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Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft no longer making current Xbox 360 console

Microsoft has confirmed during its post- press conference / mass console giveaway “media roundtable” that it is no longer manufacturing the original Xbox 360 hardware in any form. A Microsoft representative has told Joystiq that the now-outdated machine will continue to be sold until stock... 

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Fallout: New Vegas vaporizing mutants on Oct 19 in US, Oct 22 in EU

Fallout: New Vegas vaporizing mutants on Oct 19 in US, Oct 22 in EU

What more do we need to say? We’ll be heading back into the future ’50s world of Fallout, sculpted by Obsidian, on October 19 in the US and October 22 in Europe. In case you hadn’t already seen in the recently released E3 trailer, the Las Vegas … er, New Vegas setting is... 

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How Music Videos Are Dominating the Web [STATS]

How Music Videos Are Dominating the Web [STATS]

According to a report just relased by comScore, online video viewership has seen a bit of a shakeup due to relative newcomer Vevo. Launched in December 2009, the music/online video service is fed content from Sony, Universal and Abu Dhabi Media Company. Warner is also considering putting content on... 

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Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Hulu Coming to Xbox Live? [RUMOR]

Microsoft reportedly has a juicy reveal up its sleeve for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo mid-June: Inside sources say Hulu is coming to the Xbox Live service on the Xbox 360 console. Gear Live reports that in addition to Project Natal details, Microsoft will be unveiling the Hulu service... 

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Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi submitted to Korean ratings board by Microsoft

Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi submitted to Korean ratings board by Microsoft

Microsoft Korea has submitted Sega’s Crazy Taxi and Sonic Adventure to the Korean ratings board, leading to speculation that the Dreamcast titles are racing to XBLA. Sega was unable to officially comment on the ratings. Sonic Adventure popped up like a blue blur on radar back in January, while Siliconera... 

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A World of Keflings includes in-game Avatar props and pets

A World of Keflings includes in-game Avatar props and pets

Ninjabee has announced that A World of Keflings will expand on the Avatar functionality of its predecessor, A Kingdom for Keflings. Specifically, the title will allow players to bring their Avatar props and pets inside the game world. Players will be able to summon their props and pets whenever they... 

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Left 4 Dead 2’s The Passing Is Coming Next Week

Left 4 Dead 2’s The Passing Is Coming Next Week

The first downloadable episode for Valve‘s southern fried zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 didn’t make its originally scheduled “late March” release. Thankfully, it looks like “The Passing” campaign will make a late April release. Valve updated the official Left 4 Dead... 

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‘Wizard Of Oz’ Meets ‘Left 4 Dead’

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Meets ‘Left 4 Dead’

Can’t say this mash-up ever occurred to me, though, in hindsight, it seems sort of obvious. Four people from four different backgrounds trying to conquer a gauntlet to ensure their future survival. Whether they’re up against flying monkeys or zombies, the challenge before them is still epic. The... 

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Left 4 Dead 2 ‘The Passing’ DLC pushed back, priced at 560 Microsoft Points (always Free on PC)

Left 4 Dead 2 ‘The Passing’ DLC pushed back, priced at 560 Microsoft Points (always Free on PC)

We’re not exactly used to finding out hot scoops on Valve‘s game projects from Xbox Live’s “Inside Xbox” feature “SENTUAMESSAGE,” so it was especially odd to us when we heard that Left 4 Dead 2‘s upcoming Left 4 Dead 1 crossover DLC “The Passing”... 

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This post about Portal 2 concept art is free of Portal jokes

This post about Portal 2 concept art is free of Portal jokes

As a safe haven for all the world’s thinking people, we’d like to happily announce that though this post is about a new look for Portal protagonist Chell in the upcoming Portal 2, you’ll find no sly, winking references to the original game anywhere in sight. We’re fresh out... 

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Xbox Live Deal of the Week: Fallout 3 DLC

Xbox Live Deal of the Week: Fallout 3 DLC

This week’s Xbox Live deal ain’t too shabby, if you haven’t got yourself a copy of Fallout 3: GOTY Edition or already downloaded all of the game’s DLC onto your hard drive. Each of the five episodes continuing the adventures of our strong, silent hero (or villain, if you prefer... 

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12 Terms from the Left 4 Dictionary

12 Terms from the Left 4 Dictionary

While we are finishing up on the new L4D2 DLC “The Passing”, we wanted to take a minute and talk about the process we use when designing maps. But before we jump into that, we also wanted to give you a heads up to Watch Spike TV’s GTTV this Friday night (March 19th) for more information... 

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Runes of Magic announces integrated voice chat

Runes of Magic announces integrated voice chat

Runes of Magic’s 2.8 million players will soon have something besides their favorite MMORPG to talk about: each other. Runewaker Entertainment just announced a partnership with Vivox to provide in-game voice chat for the hit free-to-play title. High definition voice chat will be available in... 

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Runes of Magic Chapter III to debut at GDC

Runes of Magic Chapter III to debut at GDC

Frogster unveiled their next expansion for Runes of Magic back in early February, announcing that Chapter III — The Elder Kingdoms will be arriving in May. Now we have even better news: if you’re planning to attend GDC next week you’re going to get a first look at Chapter III. Frogster... 

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First screens from Fallout: New Vegas surface, feature glorious beards

First screens from Fallout: New Vegas surface, feature glorious beards

Around these parts, we’re all avid supporters of a thick, lustrous beard. Though our tastes for the gaming industries various genres differ greatly, we can all get behind any game so long as it includes characters with copious amounts of facial hair. For this reason alone, a recent batch of screenshots... 

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‘Guardian of Light’ a co-op Tomb Raider action game

‘Guardian of Light’ a co-op Tomb Raider action game

Boy, when Crystal Dynamics said it would be creating “something completely new and very different”for Lara Croft, it wasn’t kidding around. GameSpot has posted a first look at Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, and we don’t know where to begin. It’s downloadable,... 

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First Screens Of Left 4 Dead 2’s “The Passing,” New Infected, New Weapons

First Screens Of Left 4 Dead 2’s “The Passing,” New Infected, New Weapons

Valve released new details on the first downloadable add-on for Left 4 Dead 2 today at Microsoft’s X10 event, explaining how “The Passing” will handle the meet up with the original Left 4 Dead survivors. Now, let’s have some media. These ten new screens of the new episode, coming... 

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