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What is a hardcore gamer?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006 by christian

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 5.19.06

Friday, May 19th, 2006 by jay

An E3 for the proletariat: Golden Jew’s final thoughts

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 by golden jew

Another year, another E3. This marked the third E3 I have attended. Obviously, this year’s big focus was on the new console systems: Second Generation Xbox 360 games, the Wii, and the PS3.

Last year, after seeing the preview for the Xbox 360, the teaser demo for the PS3, and hearing about the Wii (then called …

Lame E3 pics 3

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 by golden jew

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Welcome to Wii World.

A drum simulation. Wow.

A baseball simulation. Wower.

Finally, something that looks like a real game.

Smashy smashy.

Colorful controllers.

Variety of controllers.

And finally, …

The most pleasant surprise at this E3

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 by jay

This year’s E3 had a number of surprises, some cool some lame. The games that weren’t there were somewhat surprising so I’ve listed the ones I care about.

Lame E3 pics 2

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 by golden jew

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Did any one else have any idea Enix is pronounced Eh-nicks and not Ee-nicks?

Despite being a Ryu clone, Akira is still the star of the Virtua Fighter series.

His name is “El Blaze”, which translates as “The Blaze.”

If I get this …

An E3 for the proletariat: Impressions Part 3

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 by horatio

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Monday, May 15th, 2006 by golden jew

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Inside:

Welcome to E3, a terrorists wet dream.

More hoards of people.

The real inside:

They make it dark so you can’t see the faulty wiring in the ceiling.

Damn it, my wallet’s missing.

Tom Clancy must’ve creeped up behind me …

E3 sheds light on consoles shortcomings

Monday, May 15th, 2006 by jay

E3 not only showed us what to crap our pants in excitement and anticipation over, but also the things that will surely disappoint. After hearing about each of the new generation of systems I have compiled a list of one or two major complaints about each.

Sony’s Ken Kutaragi has said that people who buy the …

An E3 for the proletariat: Console wars and Wii hands on

Friday, May 12th, 2006 by golden jew

The big thing, of course, at this year’s E3 was the console showdown. First, you have the second generation of Xbox360 games, which look to be, as expected, a vast improvement over the first generation. Next, you have the PS3, which, frankly, looks unimpressive. And last, of course, is the Wii. As I started writing …