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Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 10.13.06

Friday, October 13th, 2006 by jay

Japanese consumers want the PS3
Famitsu surveyed people at the Tokyo Games Show and got some interesting if odd results. Although we are talking about Japan so odd is a relative term. About 56% of those surveyed felt the low end PS3 was pricey. Even considering that the TGS would be full of hardcore …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 10.6.06

Friday, October 6th, 2006 by jay

Uwe Boll in talks for a second BloodRayne movie
If you missed the first BloodRayne movie, you owe it to Ed Wood to go see it. It’s not as terribly good as House of the Dead, but its crappiness is better than the mostly just bad Alone in the Dark. I will also be …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.29.06

Friday, September 29th, 2006 by jay

Opera free on Wii until June ‘07
Though I have absolutely no proof to support this fear, I’m worried that browsing the web on the Wii will require a subscription. Imagine some horrendous system that costs something small like 2 Nintendollars or whatever every time you open the browser. That would seriously limit the …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.22.06

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 by jay

RedOctane sues TAC who in turn sue RedOctane
Guitar Hero makers RedOctane have filed a lawsuit against TAC for making guitar controllers that resemble their own. In response, TAC has sued RedOctane, claiming they’ve been making guitar controllers longer and that RedOctane is actually infringing on their copyright. Whether or not this sue the …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.15.06

Friday, September 15th, 2006 by jay

All that Nintendo jazz
So the Wii will cost $250 and debut November 17th. Nintendo knows how to deliver as little as possible without breaking a promise. The system will come with Wii Sports (in NA, but not Japan) as a pack in. This makes a lot of sense; consumers will be worried about …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 9.1.06

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 8.25.06

Sunday, August 27th, 2006 by jay

Game testing company founded by ex-Lionhead guy
The outsourcing of game testing has the potential to prevent computer games (and some console games) from shipping despite being riddled with bugs. I doubt this new company will have a facility like I described in this article — a huge building with a thousand computers …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 8.18.06

Sunday, August 20th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 8.11.06

Friday, August 11th, 2006 by jay

Handheld gaming devices are now terrorist weapons
Now I’ll need to build a steam powered gaming device for my trip to England. I was really looking forward to playing Al Qaeda’s Touch Terror and the Taliban’s Death to Americhat on my DS, too. Apparently, US Flights are also banning liquids. I think I’ll debate …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.28.06

Saturday, July 29th, 2006 by jay