Computer Zombie

When it’s 3:30 in the morning and you’re sitting on the floor in a trance staring at your open case you just know there’s going to be trouble. The problem with your system (assuming you can even remember what it was when you started) won’t go away or even worse, has changed into some horrific new problem that seems to involve components you didn’t even know you had.

Freelancer Docks Today

Freelancer should be on store shelves in North America today. In celebration of this fact, I thought I'd send you over to for George's quick take on Freelancer. He gives it a very good score and lauds the freedom that the game offers.

Animatrix - Episode II

The second installment of the Animatrix has been released for your viewing pleasure. You can watch it at My workday has started, so I don't have the opportunity to watch it, myself, yet. I'm going to have to leave it up to you guys to check it out and start up the discussion.

Medal of Honor Marching On

Electronic Arts is pushing valiantly forward with the Medal of Honor franchise with the announcement of a variety of titles currently in development.  Good news if you're one of the bazillion fans of World War 2 games that have been mobilizing on software shelves over the past few months.  But with plenty of digital warriors already spread across the European theater, much of Medal of Honor&#

What I'll Be Playing in 2007

Set drool factor to deluge, because Blizzard has released a three minute AVI of World of Warcraft in-game footage.  While some, and you know who you are, might be quick to dismiss WoW as more of the same, I hold out tremendous hope for this title.  The art direction is outstanding, and the developers have a proven track record of providing quality, and more importantly, fun games.  Replete with sw

FYI - Video Games and Real Life are Different

This Reuters article by Claudia Parsons takes a slightly different approach to the whole "life imitates video games" phenomenon. Reporting from the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln, she speaks to several crew members who are well aware of the line between video games and reality.

Another MoO Review For YoO

Continuing the current series of mixed reviews for Master of Orion 3 is VGer's well written review at Stratos Group. The reviewer touches on some of the common themes I've seen in most of the MoO3 reviews. Apparently your first game will make you weep and long for the days of Space Invader simplicity.

Echelon: Wind Warriors

I'm always on the lookout for games that may not recieve too much press and Echelon: Wind Warriors would probabaly fit the bill. The Junkyard has a preview of the upcoming combat flight sim which includes shiny pictures and some words.The copy that I received was still in its beta phase so there were a few bugs and glitches here and there.

PN03 Shots

Project Number 3 (P.N.03) is coming to the Gamecube some time this spring and releasing in Japan at the end of March. One of the much heralded "Capcom 5" P.N.03 looks to be a futuristic 3rd person shooter that kicks all kinds of ass. The Gaming Age forums have some new shots of the game in action so be sure to check them out! Thanks Hellstorm.

The Week Ahead

Never let it be said that we here at Gamers With Jobs don't know how to party down Mardi Gras style. According to the calculators scattered about the web, Mardi Gras is tomorrow so I declare it to be Mardi Gras week. Get down Stan, get down you crazy mofo!Read on for this week's game and DVD releases.