Archive for the ‘Misc Gaming’ Category

Free 1-year Subscription to EGM

Free 1-year Subscription to EGM

I usually do this about once a year. I actually started getting my free issues of EGM and Gaming for Windows just the other day. It may a take a few weeks to get there, but you WILL get your magazines. Definitely not a scam 😮 From joystiq: Surely you leave the house and/or office? […]

PS3 Does Well In Japan, X-box 360 Left Out…

PS3 Does Well In Japan, X-box 360 Left Out…

…in the cold, apparently. I have been doing a lot of reading lately on news articles such as these mainly because I look for perspective on the gaming industry. Well, I found an interesting one in this article. Apparently Sony’s PS3 has, for the first time since launch, sold more in Japan than Nintendo’s Wii. […]

Chrono Trigger Retranslation Patch Released

Chrono Trigger Retranslation Patch Released

After a long month of grueling work by ZeaLitY and others, a patch for KWhazit’s Chrono Compendium Chrono Trigger Retranslation is out. In addition to inserting the entire script, the hack uses a fix to mimic Ayla’s nickname for Crono, adds in Sky / Dark elemental icons to replace Lightning / Shadow, and restores the […]

National Video Games Day

National Video Games Day

From kotaku:“Happy National Video Games Day! I know you’ve all been eagerly awaiting this day, reserving a day off of work or school to spend a lazy afternoon participating in our favorite hobby. I am sure you’ve got some massive parties planned, so be sure to send us photos of how you celebrate the holiday […]

Console Digest: Modchip Raid, PS3 gets Recording Capabilities

Console Digest: Modchip Raid, PS3 gets Recording Capabilities

U.S. Customs agents raid 32 homes and businesses in an attempt to curb illegal console modding, and Sony announces an expansion of the PS3’s capabilities. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency served search warrants on 32 homes and businesses which were involved in creating and distributing methods of circumventing copyright protection on game consoles. […]

StarCraft 2 Announced.

StarCraft 2 Announced.

That’s right, Blizzard’s big announcement is StarCraft 2. Blizzard even admits: “Hell, it’s about time.” Now seriously, need I say more? http://www.starcraft2.com/http://www.blizzard.com

DDR used to combat obesity in HS gym class

DDR used to combat obesity in HS gym class

Reported on ArsTechnica, the niché market aerobic arcade game is being pioneered as a bridge between sedentary gaming habits of the American youth and traditional gym class activities, such as basketball, which require a pre-existing level of fitness for participation. In the studies reported most students were found to have halted weight gain and increased […]

RomHacks: Super Demo World

RomHacks: Super Demo World

For as long as there have been ROMs, there have been RomHacks. Most of them are terrible, just making Mario blue, Sonic brown, or breaking the game entirely. But amidst all the piles of what we will call ‘donkey dung’ for the sake of self-censorship, a few gems shine brightly. This is the first of […]

Ken Kutarugi: RETIRED!

Ken Kutarugi: RETIRED!

Who even saw this coming? Anyone? According to an article linked to on OCR by SilverStar, this article from Kotaku.com says it all. Finally, we can all breathe a breath of fresh air and hope that within the coming months Sony will have been shocked to the core enough to lower the price on their […]

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