While the publishing deal behind Jade Empire was already known for quite a while, the game wasn't officially unveiled until recently. Now BioWare has launched the official website of the Xbox project. Offering some more information on and screenshots of the action-adventure/RPG which obviously features Asian elements.
The lesson is: Our God is vengeful! O spiteful one, show me who to smite and they shall be smoten! - Homer On a whim I rented The Simpsons Hit & Run while I was checking the local Blockbuster for D&D Heroes. IÂ'm glad I did, it turns out that this is easily the greatest Simpsons game IÂ've ever played.
Porrasturvat? Rekkaturvat? What the hell is he talking about? Don't fret, the two freeware games I'm referring to are also known as Stair Dismount and Truck Dismount respectively. Now that probably sounds more familiar. The main goal: push a ragdoll down the stairs (Porrasturvat) or create a truck accident with it (Rekkaturvat).
The average Electronic Boutique employee takes a lot of crap from the gaming public these days. With return policies down the tubes, pre-order demands on the rise and the constant pressure to sell sell sell it's getting harder for real gamers to stomach working at specialty shops.

Daily Elysium: AFK

I am a man with my hands placed stoicly upon my hips, chest thrust proudly forward, chin held high, and an expression of casual confidence upon my face.  Also I'm standing on a railroad track in front of a charging freight train, that's on fire, with giant metal spikes that will impale my confident form as easily as driving a nail through a stick of hot butter on a warm day.  Or so I som
I bet you haven't read that anywhere else yet. Ahem. Anyway. Shacknews points out that Valve is only as reliable as about 95 percent of the other companies in the software industry. Which means that Half-Life 2 won't be available later this month.
cube.ign.com reports that tomorrow Nintendo will officially announce that the Gamecube will be selling for $99 dollars US with one controller and no game. This isn't earth shattering when you consider that until now the console has been going for $150 with a game of your choice.
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Ascaron dropped a little note that they today officially announced Port Royale 2. No real surprise since the title was already known to be in the development. However, they also launched a German teaser site, which lists some of the improvements. If the title doesn't ring any bell for you, check out Elysium's impressions of the first part.Read on for a short summary...
The latest entry in the scapegoat-department happens to be this Australian study. Video games aren't as 'bad' as television thanks to being more "cathartic." People actually can vent frustration when playing a game. Well, that really was an unknown aspect until now.

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