Kw-halloween-logo-small

Xbox, 1080 Snowboarding, SimsVille and Jedi Knights

The Gamecube is getting closer...
Courtesy of Nintendo
Feel the power of the Force, or is that a burrito?
Feel the power of the Force, or is that a burrito?
Xbox, 1080 Snowboarding, SimsVille and Jedi Knights - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Big news today as the Xbox announces it'll be late. How late? Find out. Also it might be the end of 1080 Snowboarding and it IS the end of SimsVille. All that and a new Jedi Knight, right here.

1It's not great news but it's big news. Microsoft announced that the big, bad Xbox is behind schedule. Rather than hitting stores on November 8, 2001 - it'll be out on the 15th. It's still ahead of the Gamecube, but just barely. Big Bill also announced that there's a new factory churning out Xboxes by the dozen in Guadalajara, Mexico. They'll have a ton for the big launch and 100,000 per week after that. Whoa... that's a whole lotta gaming machines.

1Snowboarding fans are in for some bad news. The 1080 Snowboarding series is either quitting the slopes or making some massive changes. Rumors are that Nintendo is scrapping the series. There are other reports that they're not trashing it, just rebuilding it. Either way, there's gonna be no snow for the Nintendo for a while.


1Sims fans are losing out on some gaming goodness too. The upcoming game - SimsVille just packed it in. After two years of work, and only a couple of months shy of release, the game has been trashed. The brainiacs at Maxis (the company that makes the Sims games) decided that the game wasn't good enough. It sucks the game's been canned, but it beats them trying to sell us a stinker.


1Today's news isn't all doom and gloom, unless you're a stormtrooper. Jedi Outcast: Jedi Knight II, from Lucasarts, is looking mighty cool. You step into the shoes of Kyle Katarn and start after the end of Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II. There's no news on the plot yet but you can count on lightsaber-swinging, Jedi action in wild locations against crazy villains.


Related Stories:

  • The Sims Online PC Game Review
  • The Sims PC Game Review
  • The Sims Game Cheats
  • The Sims Online and Gamecube Price Drop
  • The Sims Online vs. Warcraft III Reign of Chaos
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F998496559636

    Which is the Console for you?

    • The Dreamcast does it for me.
    • The Gamecube's got it going on.
    • Xbox marks the spot.
    • The Playstation 2 is where I play my games.

    related stories

    Games in the forums

    Harbinger
    Most people say that Links awakening was the best, and that is mostly true. My favorite gots to be ocarina of time though, I am more into 3d things then this 2d stuff. I do really like twilight and skyward sword but everyone seems to hate those. My second is legend of zelda wind waker. Mostly for the same reasons as ocarina of time. Hyrule warriors is really fun though, it's very short of a LoZ game. and I still have yet to play Majoras mask but that has to be a really good game at the most too.
    reply about 4 hours
    Harbinger
    Yeah, just want to tell you all something.  Xbox 1: A black box that plays video games! Ps4: A black box that plays video games! Halo: A sci-fi shooter for xbox 1! Killzone: A sci-fi shooter for ps4! What's there to argue about.
    reply about 4 hours
    Keekeow
    Keekeow posted in Forum Games:
    Already friends. :3
    reply about 7 hours
    hugebear
    hugebear posted in Forum Games:
    SummeR
    reply about 8 hours
    hugebear
    hugebear posted in Forum Games:
    We ish already friends :D
    reply about 8 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

    Ow_fright_ad_100x100

    Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...