The Weekend Gamer
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E3 Video Round Up Part II

July 19, 2008

I promised you a second round up of E3 videos, and even though the weekend has started, this weekend gamer is hard at work compiling the best from what’s out there.  Check out these videos of games that were on offer at this years E3: Here we have the new Bionic Commando game In case […]

Sony and Nintendo’s Press Conferences

July 18, 2008

Well, my DVR ate the G4 broadcast of Sony and Nintendo’s press conferences. I watched Sony’s online, and caught clips of Nintendo’s on various video sites. The vast majority of folks are…dissatisfied we’ll say…with Nintendo’s offering.  They confirmed Animal Crossing for the Wii, which has been eagerly anticipated, and they debuted they’re new Motion Plus […]

The Co-Op Gaming Bill of Rights

March 14, 2008

Tycho wrote earlier this week about Army of Two’s co-op deficiencies and suggested that there should perhaps be a Co-Op Gaming Bill of Rights of sorts: Army of Two is forward thinking in that your equipment and cash persist, no matter where you are playing or who you are playing with. Where it is less […]

Metal Gear Solid 4 Confirmed for June 12th

February 29, 2008

  Sony and Konami have announced that Metal Gear Solid 4 will ship to retail on June 12th, ending the wait for what has arguably been the most anticipated PS3 title to date.  Add to this the news that MGS 4 will be bundled with the 80 gig PS3 for $500 dollars, and you have a pretty […]

Sony Considering Unlimited Download Subscription Model for PSN?

January 3, 2008

Kotaku has a story about a possible new feature of the Playstation Network, in which subscribers would pay a flat fee to get access to unlimited downloads, not unlike Gametap.  The option was part of a survey Sony conducted in Asia to ascertain the best way to improve the service for Asian gamers.  It’s an […]

Rock Band’s Final Set List Released

October 30, 2007

Yeah, that video had nothing to do with the headline, except that it was Tycho playing Rock Band at PAX. Now, on to the real news! Harmonix yesterday released the final track list for their upcoming music rythym game, Rock Band.  We’ve known about many of these before, but there are a few new comers […]