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Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 10.26.07

Saturday, October 27th, 2007 by jay

Skies 2 on Wii?
This may be old, but it’s too amazing to not mention. EGM reported a rumor that Skies of Arcadia 2 is in development for the Wii.

An interview with Will Wright
Will Wright may be a genius. His games are all brilliant, despite always leaving me feeling empty and suicidal. …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 10.5.07

Friday, October 5th, 2007 by jay

Dream team created to make MMO
One of the three guys behind Fallout and 17 ex-Blizzard guys all in one development team? You know these are going to be amazingly well crafted fetch quests that change absolutely nothing in a static MMO world. And think of the grinding!

Halo 3 is the biggest …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.21.07

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 by jay

PSP outsells DS in Japan
Square’s Final Fantasy VII spin off for the PSP, Crisis Core, sold half a million copies last week. It also sold PSPs. Possibly not all of the 95 thousand Sony sold in the week, but likely around 80 thousand, which is how many more units were sold than the …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.7.07

Monday, September 10th, 2007 by jay

Molyneux takes a shocking stand – his company is more influential than its competitor
In a recent interview, designer Peter Molyneux said that Microsoft’s Live will be more impactful than the Wii remote. Molyneux was clearly kidding – would anyone use the non-word “impactful” in a serious statement?

Pretend he was serious. Is Live more …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 8.31.07

Friday, August 31st, 2007 by jay

Nintendo stops whoring out Metroid, or at least Retro stops
Please, let Retro make a game it wants to make. I know you own them and want to assign them to a franchise because franchises make all the bling, but it’s really not in your (my) best interest. You have no “mature” themed franchises …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.27.07

Sunday, July 29th, 2007 by jay

Microsoft sort of wants you to buy an HD DVD add on
$20 off is not a good deal for something that costs $200, but that’s the amazing deal Microsoft is giving us on their 360 HD DVD add on. The move feels like a last ditch effort to make it appear that they …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.29.07

Monday, July 2nd, 2007 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.18.07

Friday, June 22nd, 2007 by jay

Sony announces 9,648,319 games by March 08
Unfortunately, they counted each individual household a game would end up in as a unique game. If you don’t count your copy of God of War 3 as a different game from my copy, then 145 or more PS3 titles are coming.

Sonic RPG on DS …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 5.14.07

Saturday, May 19th, 2007 by jay

Starcraft 2 is coming
Golden Jew was wrong. He is hereby stripped of one hundredth of his massive pile of gold coins, crowns, and swords. I’ll give it back when the Starcraft MMO comes out in two years.

Rare to broaden 360s audience with all age friendly games
But also don’t rule out …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 5.4.07

Sunday, May 6th, 2007 by jay

Sony markets to teens
Sony decided this was a smart business move after analyzing the figures:
Selling games to 10 year olds = totally lame (Nintendo sux LOL)
Selling games to 14 year olds = awesome to the max (we rulz)

The All I want for Christmas is a PSP, Sony’s first attempt to market to teens, …