Well, I see Walmart has kicked in it's phase two of price reductions and is bringing some more good deals before Christmas. As of yesterday a great deal is being offered starting Saturday Nov 7, 2009 for the Xbox 360 Arcade console with a $100 Gift Card for $199. Unfortunately, it looks like it’s available in stores only, but they do have it listed on their website, so it doesn’t get more official than that! So if you your planning on getting the Xbox 360 Arcade I suggest purchasing one as soon as they go on sale so you won't miss out on such a perfect deal.
Spike TV’s 2008 Video Game Awards offered more than just a tribute to the best in the industry – it was a star-packed extravaganza that gave viewers an exclusive look at the future of gaming. The most highly-anticipated games in the industry were revealed at the VGAs – and now you can watch all of the videos again here at Spike.com.
A teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming Batman game, entitled "Batman: Arkham Asylum ," which will be published by Eidos. Apparently, Eidos has the rights to the Batman comics, while EA has the rights to the movies.
The game will be set exclusively in and around Arkham Asylum, which has been taken over by the Joker. The asylum will be a contained, persistent location, making the game feel more like Riddick or BioShock than other more recent,
The "Watchmen" movie is currently in development and seems to be attracting a lot of attention by many of us so to cash in on the possible success of the film, Warner Bros Interactive is releasing a "Watchmen" video game as well, called "Watchmen: The End is Nigh." This action-brawler acts as the prequel to the story in the "Watchmen" graphic novels and movie. Taking place in an alternate history of the 1980s, the game stars the two masked vigilantes Rorschach and Nite Owl, and features a co-operative mode so that players can team up to beat down the bad guys.
The Topps Company has announced that it is closing down WizKids, its core hobby gaming business, and temporarily discontinuing the WizKids product lines. Topps CEO Scott Silverstein commented, “This was an extremely difficult decision. But in light of the current economic conditions, we feel it is necessary to align our gaming initiatives more closely with Topps current sports and entertainment offerings which are already being developed within our New York office.” WizKids is based in Seattle, Washington.
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