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Tanaka: No Chrono in Development

Tanaka: No Chrono in Development

Jeux-France recently interviewed Hiromichi Tanaka, the producer of Chrono Cross, concerning several projects at Square Enix. To summarize, the news is that it’s currently too difficult to reunite key personnel involved with the Chrono series to try and develop a new game. Here’s hoping to Masato Kato and buddies getting back together (and getting the […]

Forgotten Favorites: Faxanadu

Forgotten Favorites: Faxanadu

Many nights have I dreamt of the day I may finally ascend to the top of the World Tree to defeat the dwarven hoard, only to wake up the next morning wishing I hadn’t spent the last of my gold on the Death spell. While maybe not everyone has enjoyed this fun, although somewhat clichéd […]

Game Releases – December 3-9, 2006

Game Releases – December 3-9, 2006

With Black Friday out of the way, game releases are a bit dry this week, but there’s still a few games that might catch someone’s eye. Star Trek: Legacy One game that caught my eye was Star Trek: Legacy. A PC ($39.99) and XBOX 360 ($59.99) release (which was originally due to come out November […]

DETHKLOK to be in Guitar Hero II

DETHKLOK to be in Guitar Hero II

From the Dethklok MySpace Blog: DETHKLOK ON GUITAR HERO II? Yes its true. You will be able to play Guitar HERO II (available in NOVEMBER) with DETHKLOK. It will be in the ‘unlocks’ section along with some other secret music from other bands. Which DETHKLOK song? THUNDERHORSE. Metal.

***SIMS SOUNDTRACK REMIX CONTEST***

***SIMS SOUNDTRACK REMIX CONTEST***

I suppose there are good things to having a MySpace. Anyhow, I got this bulletin, and this is what it said. I think I posted something similar on the OCR boards, but it probably got drowned in the wastes known as General. The bulletin read as follows: ***SIMS SOUNDTRACK REMIX CONTEST*** Hi Folks, EARS and […]

CastleVania Animated Movie in the Works

CastleVania Animated Movie in the Works

From a page of Warren Ellis’ website: “Apparently I can now tell people that I’m writing a CASTLEVANIA animated film for Project 51 Productions. “So, um. Yeah. “Project 51 will be setting up a production blog for CASTLEVANIA in the near future.” His site says this about him:“WARREN ELLIS writes comic books and graphic novels, […]

BAFTA Announces Winners of the BAVGA

BAFTA Announces Winners of the BAVGA

The BAFTA [ed: British Academy of Film and Television Arts] has announced the winners of this years BAVGA [ed: British Academy Video Game Awards]. The following is directly quoted from http://www.bafta.org “All games shortlisted for The British Academy Video Games Awards should demonstrate excellence in the selected categories across the broad criteria. Titles which do […]

This Week in Game Releases

This Week in Game Releases

EA pumps out yet another sports game, while Taito releases Bubble Bobble Revolution for the NDS. In other, saddening news, Desperate Housewives is now a PC game. EA is notorious for releasing sports games as though they were a fast food chain. While not necessarily a bad thing, Fifa ’07 is shipping this week into […]

Uwe Boll Punches People in the Face

Uwe Boll Punches People in the Face

Notorious(ly bad) film director Uwe Boll recently challenged and fought several of his “harshest” critics, including Richard “Lowtax” Kyanka of somethingawful.com, in an amateur boxing match in Vancouver. The director invited 5 of his critics to Vancouver for the fight, and actually fought 4 of them in the ring. He refused to fight the 5th […]

Phoenix Wright leaves courtroom, enters orchestra

Phoenix Wright leaves courtroom, enters orchestra

Fans of Phoenix Wright are in for a treat this fall when Capcom releases two CDs of music rearranged in orchestral form from the game series. The arrangements of the songs are being done by Noriyuki Iwadare, of Grandia, Radiata Stories, and Gyakuten Saiban 3 fame (among others). The first CD will go on sale […]

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