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Turok Inverview

For the release of Turok, members of the Propaganda development team participated in a Future Shop chat event at the store in downtown Vancouver. We were there to talk to them and get the facts on the highly anticipated game.  Read More →

Microsoft ramps up for the Holiday Season

Microsoft ramps up for the Holiday Season
We were invited to a small schmooze fest with Microsoft today to take a look at their offerings for the upcoming holiday season and talk about their current products. It was a nice little affair in a room on the top floor of a downtown hotel where we were presented with four different sections of the Microsoft brand targeted to the home consumer market. Stay tuned in the following weeks as we’ll... 

EA to WSJ: We’re boring people to death

Electronic Arts boss John Riccitiello sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal. In it he talks about how the gaming industry has painted itself into a corner by releasing  ever more complicated sequels of successful games rather than coming up with new ideas. “We’re boring people to death and making games that are harder and harder to play” he says and cites the fact... 

Akash is going to E3

Just a warning: Akash is going to E3 next week to talk to amongst others Microsoft about upcoming releases. There will be videos, blog posts and hopefully photos so stay tuned. In the meantime you can drool over all the things he will see and you won’t (and maybe even drop us a comment or two about what you want him to find out for you).  Read More →

World in Conflict: Open Beta Testing for Everyone

World in Conflict: Open Beta Testing for Everyone
If you’re a PC gamer you’ve probably heard of World in Conflict, the upcoming release from Massive Entertainment. Now Massive, in conjunction with Intel, is releasing a beta version of the game for open testing. From the website: Massive Entertainment, Sierra and Intel invite you to join the open beta and find out what you are made of. By enlisting you will be able to exclusively experience... 

Diablo: The Movie – Movie Lovers World Wide Consider Suicide

Diablo: The Movie - Movie Lovers World Wide Consider Suicide
As if the whole concept of shooter-games-turned-movies wasn’t already proven beyond any doubt to be the single dumbest idea in movie making history Legendary Pictures – currently producing the much anticipated World of Warcraft movie – has announced that they’ll be wasting even more money trying to make movie crap out of nothing by putting Diablo on the big screen. Since it... 

Vancouver International Game Summit – Poaching for nerds

British Columbia is home to 138 video game companies employing close to 3,000 people, generating $300 million in revenues and boasts presence from 4 out of the 5 major global publishers. In other words, Vancouver has become a major hub for the gaming industry. This week the best and brightest of Vancouver’s gaming community met at the Sheraton Wall Centre for the Vancouver International Game Summit... 

The Sierra Quests are Back!

If you’re like me and you long for the days of true Quest games where you had to think before you actually did something and where the English language was reduced to object/action combinations you are in luck.  Vivendi Universal – the new owners of the Sierra brand – have announced the release of all the original quest games in the Sierra library in collections for PC. The release... 

1782 PS1 and PS2 games ready for European PS3

Prior to it’s March release Sony announced it had removed the PS2 hardware in the European PS3 model.  This sparked widespread fear that few of the available PS1 and PS2 games would be playable on the new console.  Now Sony has released a list of 1782 PS1 and PS2 games that will play on the PS3 through software emulation – much like XBOX games play on the XBOX 360.  The games are rated... 
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