They kept the game behind beaded curtains partitioning a dimly lit room with bikini-clad mannequins. They called it a peep show. They handed out wet-naps. [...]
It's been a hard past few years for Atari, but they have come back strong and it only seems like they're coming on stronger. They came to this year's E3 to say â€˜Hey, we're not out of this business,' and they said it well.
LOS ANGELES -- NYKO was the best peripherals company at E3. So what if they were the only one there? They rocked. And they had booth babes. In fact, photo credit for the pictures in this story goes directly to a red-wigged girl with piercing eyes. But enough about my frustrations, back to games. [...]
After an initial battle where the player fights alongside Superman against Braniac and Lex Luthor, the player can choose whether or not to walk down the path of righteousness and earn Superman and Batmanâ€™s respect, or become a villain and fight against them.
By all surprises, The Agency was one of the coolest and most unique games at the convention, when, as an optional first-person/third-person shooter, it shouldnâ€™t be.
LOS ANGELES -- They knew a good deal when they saw one in 2004, when they bought "Fallout" from its failing creator, Interplay After years of development, Bethesda Softworks, makers of the hugely success...
â€œI saw with my own eyes that the Xbox continues to bring together players from around the world while constantly welcoming new friends into the gaming community,â€ said president of Square Enix, Yoichi Wada. â€œSince the launch of the Xbox 360, we the Square Enix Group have been building a strong partnership with Microsoft. Our aim is to provide a new generation of entertainment to the gaming community of Japan, North America and Europe.â€
Microsoft is introducing, for the first time, and entirely new interface for the Xbox 360, and are making some serious additions. â€œ[We are going to be] greeted by entirely new interface and dashboard,â€ said John Schappert, corporate Vice President of Xbox Live software and services. â€œ[We are] creating a brand new Xbox through the magic of software.â€
Microsoft wants to prove that the Xbox 360 can last. In doing so, it is, intentionally or unintentionally, revolutionizing the console system. Starting this fall, the 360 is no longer just a machine for gaming. It is an entertainment system.
Microsoft's E3 2008 press conference was all about the games this year. Sure, they talked about the new 360 interface they have in the works, but there was no talk about price cuts or a wireless motion sensor or any of the topics that the Wall Street Journal had leaked ahead of time. Instead, Microsoft senior Vice President Don Mattrick spend his time talking about what games the XBox has in store for us. Here are their big four games they have slated for release.
LOS ANGELES -- Nintendo introduced a new Wii accessory aimed at accurate reflection of user motions in 3D space. The Wii MotionPlus will attach to the back of WiiMotes. Combined with the accelerometer and th...