A New Metal Gear Solid Coming to the Cube?

Rumors abound that a new Metal Gear Solid game will be announced for the Gamecube and possibly other platforms at E3. The game would be a remake of the original Metal Gear title from back in the NES days. The Konami message board admin has shed a little more light on the subject at hand.Read on.

Conference Call: A Freelancer

If you're anything like Elysium and I, then you've gotten pretty bored with reading standard review format #7. It seems like reviews these days are little more than Mad Libs in which writers merely plug adjectives in front of predetermined nouns. This may be the reason that, ultimately, all anyone's really interested in is a series of arbitrary numbers.

Television News Now in Assorted Flavors

Any one of the following tid bits of news would not have stood on their own as front page worthy news.  Hell, let's be honest ... on a day when there was much else to talk about this would be forum fodder, but it's slow and we got time.  So, let's talk about Buffy, 24, Joe Millionaire, and Donahue.

Sony, Big Blue, and a Butterfly = Online Gaming

According to this article at MSNBC, Sony is going to be taking advantage of distributed computing for their online games. Distributed computing is the same process that many of you are using to help cure cancer or search for aliens.

Earth and Beyond Pushes Forward

Earth and Beyond is set to launch a new quest feature for the space-based MMORPG. Rather than simply go to an NPC and ask for a quest, the player will now occasionally recieve "push missions" where they will be flying around, minding their own business when a NPC contatcs them with a mission.

Mech Warrior Movie in the Works

It looks like the producer of Independence Day and Eight Legged Freaks is planning to produce a Mech Warrior movie with creative input by Jordan Weisman, the creator of Mech Warrior. I believe upon seeing a Mech Warrior game in action Steven Spielberg was heard to say "Someone should make a movie out of this" or something similar.

Daily Elysium: Age of RTS

The front page of every gaming website is a flurry of activity these days, is it not?  With the constant chatter of gaming companies barring their doors and huddling under the static hum of carcinogenic illumination, working tirelessly under the slave-driving publisher's cat-o-nine-tails, desperately preparing a workable level of Perennially Delayed Game #453, for E3, it's a wonderful ti

Uplink: Hacker Elite Review

Apparently you can judge a game by its title occasionally. While Divine Divinity was an exception to this rule, it appears that Uplink: Hacker Elite is not. This review over at Gamersclick should pretty much extinguish any urge you had to pick this one up.

– The Collectors Edition

Welcome to the Coffee Grinds Super Deluxe Collectors Edition. Not only does it come with the original article but inside you will also find a limited edition coffee mug, Certis-Be-Sexy figurine and a never before released Elysium whooping doll! Are collectorÂ's editions worth the money when a game launches? No, but they can be if you wait a few months!

Motor City Online Shut Down

It's a sad day for all of us my friends, Motor City Online will be officially shut down August 29th, 2003 according to an email I just received from EA.