08/17/05 | | Aaron Stanton
Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 will sell in two versions, a $300 version without a hard drive or wireless controller (wired instead), and a $400 version that ships with a 20 GB hard drive, a wireless controller, and an Xbox Live headset. Both versions will be available at launch. Additionally, Microsoft announced the price point for a number of other peripherals, including stand-alone wireless controllers, Xbox Live headsets, and a 20 GB detachable hard drive.
08/16/05 | NGC
| Aaron Stanton
Nintendo has announced that it will delay the release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess until no sooner than April 1st, 2006. Ranked after E3 2005 as the most anticipated game of the year, the delay is sure to disappoint a huge Nintendo demographic. The Nintendo team requested more time to improve the game before release.
08/16/05 | NGC
| George Holomshek
As a cookie for delaying Twilight Princess, Nintendo has offered us a few more glimpses into the world of Link's latest adventure. Check out the new screens inside!
08/15/05 | NGC
| Shawn Rider
O~3 Games is bringing the popular Japanese arcade shooter Chaos Field to the States for the Game Cube. Hardcore shooter fans should dig the full release, available here.
08/12/05 | | Shawn Rider
Games and Health -- a natural pairing for a rowsing intellectual conference.The Second Annual Games for Health Conference is happening in Baltimore, MD September 22-23, 2005. Find out more here.
Koei has announced some new titles they will display at the Tokyo Game Show, which starts Friday, Sept. 16.
08/12/05 | PC
| Shawn Rider
PNY shipped their new GeForce 7800 cards today. Read more in the official press release here.
02/28/03 | | Shawn Rider
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences have awarded their 6th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. Battlefield 1942 took home 4 awards, making it the big winner. Yu Suzuki, creator of Outrun, Virtua Fighter, Shenmue, and a lot more games, took his place in the Hall of Fame. Other winners include Metroid Prime, Splinter Cell, Animal Crossing, Grand Theft Auto Vice City, Eternal Darkness, Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus, Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and more. Click for the whole list.
11/28/02 | | Shawn Rider
If you don't have one of these kits at right, then you probably won't be able to find one right now. But have no fear -- new shipments of Xbox LIVE Starter Kits are rocketing out as you read this. Xbox LIVE has launched, and in the short time it has been available over 150 thousand gamers have signed up, making it the fastest growing online gaming service ever. Sound like fun? It is.
Acclaim has responded to the recent controversy surrounding the release of BMX XXX, their latest extreme sports game targeted to a mature audience. The company makes some good points about unfairly characterizing videogames as exclusively kids' stuff. Also noteworthy in their statement is the lack of any mention of toning down the PS2 version, as was previously rumored. Click here.
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