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No Blood For Japanese Uncharted

posted Tuesday Nov 27, 2007 by Scott Ertz

No Blood For Japanese <i>Uncharted</i>

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is Indiana Jones meets Pirates of the Caribbean. That is why it only makes sense that there be no blood shown.

Wait. What?

That's right. Japan has decided that there will be no blood shown in the game. You can still shoot and fight, but there will be no visible response. Why would the consequences of our actions need to be shown to make the game more realistic? That would just be silly.

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Romantics Sue Guitar Hero

posted Sunday Nov 25, 2007 by Scott Ertz

Romantics Sue <i>Guitar Hero</i>

The rock band The Romantics are suing Activision because of the song "What I Like About You," which has a cover version on Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s that sounds too much like them. If I'm not mistaken, the idea of a cover is to pay homage to the original artist, usually in the form of trying to mimic them down to the clothes they wear on stage.

The Romantics want the game pulled, we want the Romantics to get a life. Just be glad someone remembers you.

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Sidekick Kicks Out

posted Monday Nov 19, 2007 by Scott Ertz

Sidekick Kicks Out

The Sidekick Slide, made by Motorola and released by T-Mobile, is having more problems than most other Sidekicks. When you flip out the screen, it has a tendency to turn off. That makes it a fearful experience just trying to use the phone.

Fortunately, T-Mobile has decided to try and do something right, and have stopped selling the phones until the problem can be isolated. If you already have one of the phones, you can go into a T-Mobile store and they have some options worked out.

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Peavey Guitar Hero Controllers

posted Friday Nov 16, 2007 by Scott Ertz

Peavey Guitar Hero Controllers

Ever wanted a real Peavey guitar, but can't play? Well, now you can get a genuine Peavey guitar controller for Guitar Hero courtesy of ArtGuitar.com.

Says Steve Spurgeon, ArtGuitar CEO,

The AG RiffMaster Guitar Controller is ideal for anyone seeking the most realistic interaction with guitar-based music videogames. With the quality and value of a real guitar customized with iconic rock band artwork valued at $1,500 and up, the limited edition AG RiffMaster offered at $399 is an amazing value for music enthusiasts, collectors and gamers alike.

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Lesbians Coming to Singapore

posted Friday Nov 16, 2007 by Scott Ertz

Lesbians Coming to Singapore

So, it turns out that Singapore doesn't hate lesbians as much as we thought. The ban on Mass Effect has been lifted, and the lucky people of Singapore will get to experience all of the wonders of inter-species lesbianism with the rest of the world. Unfortunately, the game will be rated M18, but that is better than being banned all together.

Welcome to the fun!

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Happy Birthday, PS3

posted Friday Nov 16, 2007 by Scott Ertz

Happy Birthday, PS3

Today the PS3 turned a year old. In the year, 200 games have been released and 60 million downloads have been made on the PS Network. Precocious little scamp, eh?

Jack Tretton, our favorite CEO of a failing division, had this to say:

When we designed PS3 our goal was to introduce a system so technically advanced that it could stand the test of time and could take the industry in a whole new direction, which for PS3 was high-definition entertainment. While we're excited by the progress we've made this first year, we know that like our other platforms, the best is still yet to come, especially given our new hardware and software line-up, and that PS3 will continue to take the industry to new heights for years to come.

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