Game News: 2005, 11, 13-19
Want the latest news in gaming? You've come to the right place! We have the scoop on what Xbox 360 games you'll be able to get when the console launches. We have preview info for upcoming Star Wars Miniatures games. Great news for fans of the Marvel comic book superhero video games. MTV is doing a week of gaming TV, the DS goes online and EA is giving gamers a bargain. Check it all out below, as well as a list of all the games that are dropping this week.
Friday, November 18, 2005
Nintendo Revolution Parental Controls?!?Nintendo just announced that it's putting password-protection on the Nintendo Revolution so parents can set what rating (E for Everyone, T for Teen or M for Mature) games can be played on the system. But, before you freak out, the Xbox, Xbox 360 and PS2 already do this but only for DVDs.
Dragon Ball Z on the Nintendo DSGet ready for wireless DBZ battles thanks to Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 for the Nintendo DS. It'll let you play against up to six friends with three-on-three DBZ battles!
Thursday, November 17, 2005
Dungeons & Dragons Goes OnlineThe classic game of elves, dwarves, wizards, orcs and heroes is going online with the new Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach video game from Atari! It's all the monster-bashing fun of the pen and paper game, with none of the math. Right now it's in the beta stage, so it's still being built, but it's coming!
Narnia Launches!The next big fantasy epic after The Lord of the Rings just launched its first video game with The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. The game is hitting stores any day now and the movie is coming on December 9, 2005.
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
The Xbox Live Marketplace is ComingNeopoints? Nope, Microsoft Points. You can get 'em from stores or through Xbox Live itself, and then trade 'em in for cool internet-only things for your Xbox 360. You can get game video clips, game demos, pictures, themes, music videos and more!
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
MTV's Got Game!MTV is having a big Xbox 360 gaming bonanza starting on November 21, 2005. It's a solid week of gaming TV that they're calling GameORZ Week and here's what you'll be able to see if you tune in.
The Nintendo DS Goes Online TomorrowStarting on November 16, 2005, Nintendo kicks their wireless internet service into gear for the Nintendo DS. This means that if you grab a copy of Mario Kart DS, you'll be able to play it against anybody in the world. Here's how you can get online.
EA Gives Gamers a Bargain!If you have a PS2, Xbox or Gamecube, you're in luck! EA just knocked $10 off the prices of a whole bunch of their games and is planning to cut more prices after Thanksgiving. Here are the games that just got cheaper.
Monday, November 14, 2005
Marvel Loves Activision!The comic book creators at Marvel have just made a deal with the folks at Activision to let them make X-Men and Spider-Man video games until 2017. This means more games like Ultimate Spider-Man, X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse and more from the folks behind the coolness of Tony Hawk's skateboarding video games.
Play the Xbox 360, For Free, Now!If you're a Canadian gamer livin' in Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal, you're in luck! Microsoft is holding an "Xbox 360 Experience" event where you can show up, grab a controller, and play some Xbox 360 games! Here's where they are and when they're open.
Xbox 360 Experience Locations
Xbox 360 Experience Hours
Star Wars Miniatures Game News!The wicked game of Star Wars battles has more stuff on the way! Check out what's coming in hyperspace!
Attack on Endor Set
Champions of the Force SetThis is a full 60-figure expansion set that's coming on May 30, 2006 in boosters like the Clone Strike expansion. We don't have all the info, but it's going to be packed with Jedi! Here are some figs that will be in it.
Bounty HuntersThis is another 60-figure expansion set that's coming in June 2006. It has more of the huge figs, like the Universe Huge expansion, so it will be in big boosters with one Huge and six regular-size figs per box. We don't know much yet, except that it's all about mercenaries and other fringe scum.
Star Wars Starship Game?The biggest news is that Wizards has confirmed that they're developing a new Star Wars game that's all about the spaceships. They aren't giving much info, but it's coming at the end of 2006 and we'll have more info soon!
What kind of ships do you think will be in it? Star Destroyers? Jedi Starfighters? X-Wings? Tie-Fighters? and let us know what you think!
Xbox 360 Game ListThe Xbox 360 is on the way and that means games, games and more games! Here's a list of the Xbox 360 games that you'll be able to grab when the console drops on November 22, 2005.
What Video Games are Dropping This Week?