The follow-up to the sword-slashing original, Red Steel 2 will make full use of Wii MotionPlus, promising a 1:1 representation of your movements on screen. Developed by Ubisoft, the company plans to bundle the accessory with the game as well. While no release date has been set yet, Red Steel 2 will be available exclusively for the Wii when it does launch.
At the company's E3 press conference, Microsoft announced a new downloadable Xbox Live Arcade racing game that will use your Xbox Live avatar in game. While additional tracks will be available for purchase, Joy Ride will be completely free to download.
The breakthrough sci-fi role-playing-game is back in Mass Effect 2. Lead Commander Shepard through the galaxy once again as you interact with different alien races. Mass Effect 2 is set to blast off in early 2010 for the PC and Xbox 360.
Brutal Legend stars Jack Black as a rock 'n' roll roadie who must battle demons in hell. Also lending their voices to the project are Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy Kilmeister. Brutal Legend is set to melt faces on October 13 for Xbox 360 and PS3.
APB will offer players an online world where they must assume the roles of gang members who continuously battle for turf. Developed by Realtime Worlds, APB will be available exclusively on Xbox 360 and PC.
Tony Hawk himself showed off his new game, Tony Hawk Ride at E3 2009. Gamers will use a wireless skateboard controller to jump, turn, and do tricks. Ride is expected this October for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii.
This week's E3 2009 coverage continues as The 404 examines the Nintendo and Sony press conferences!
Each company made plenty of exciting announcements as well as some not-so-exciting ones. Will anyone really ever use a Wii Vitality Sensor? Sony officially debuted the PSP Go, which will be released October 1 for $250. We think that may be a bit much for the redesign, but the 16GB of internal storage sure is tempting.
We were glad to see all the awesome game announcements, including titles even our own Justin Yu has heard of! Yes, Justin, they're still making Super Mario games. Having not even made his way through the first quarter of the original God of War, Justin is still pleased to hear about God of War III coming to the PS3 in March of 2010.
Finally, a big congrats is in order to Blake Stevenson, the winner of our 404 logo design contest.EPISODE 355 Download today's podcast Subscribe in iTunes audio | Suscribe to iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
The Sony Ericsson Aino hopes to keep your attention glued to its 3-inch screen with a mountain of movie and music features.
It includes a syncing and charging cradle, but Son Eric says it will also be able to sync to your PC wirelessly over its built-in Wi-Fi. It also includes a pair of Bluetooth headphones, so wires could be a total thing of the past in an Aino-activated future.
We're told it will also play nice with your PlayStation 3--the Aino will be able to control your console and stream any of your media files, either on your … Read more
LOS ANGELES--Steve Wiebe is at it again.
The star of the documentary, "King of Kong: Fistful of quarters," Wiebe's past attempts--and failures--to break the "Donkey Kong" world record have been well documented and discussed.
But now, here at E3, Wiebe is taking another shot at the record--currently 1,047,200 points, and held by the other star of the documentary, Billy Mitchell--courtesy of the TV network G4, which, even as I write this, is hosting Wiebe's record pursuit on its stage at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Already today--while most of the E3 world … Read more
I saw an interesting article in the New York Times this weekend titled "Put Ad on Web. Count Clicks. Revise." The premise of the article goes something like this: because the web provides functionality to test every variation of a banner ad for effectiveness, the next big thing is tailoring advertising in the moment, and leveraging findings from click-thru rates to construct more relevant offerings for consumers. If I had to construct a tag-line for the so-called "data practice" services cited in this article it would be "downstream solutions to … Read more