Demo Day

We've had a boat load of demos come out today! Rather than make up a seperate post for each one I figured we had might as well toss them all up in one post. Read on!

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball

Today we have a review of the Xbox's latest release, DOA Xtreme Beach Volleyball. I can't say it really felt "Xtreme" enough to justify the title but let's face it, developers will take any opportunity to use that golden word to drive sales. Is the game any good? Should you buy it? Read on!Warning! Sexy Images Inside!

EB Game Sales

Electronic Boutique is offering some nice deals on games across all platforms. This might be a great opportunity to round out your collection a bit.GamecubeXboxPS2PCHunter the Reckoning on the Gamcube for $9.99, Deus Ex: The Conspiracy for PS2 $13.99. Some nice prices in there!

Daily Elysium: Developing Demo(lition)

People seem to get their short hairs all twisted in a knot when their favorite game developers donÂ't follow what they see as standard practice, and Legend Entertainment is taking a few hits out there for their decision not to release a demo for Unreal 2.  Granted, a game demo can give consumers a better measuring stick by which to weigh their purchasing decisions, but IÂ'm not quite s

Enclave Demo and Quick Impressions

Remember Enclave on the Xbox? It was met with some average reviews across the board but we can always hope that Starbreeze managed to improve the game for the PC release. Then again, why hope?

Dr. Henry Jenkins Interview: Pt. 1

In 1999 the United States Senate held a series of hearings in the aftermath of the shootings at Columbine, at issue youth violence, the media, and not the least of which, video games.  Having published two widely read books on mass communication, Textual Poachers and From Barbie to Mortal Kombat, Dr.

Unreal 2 Demo Denied

The official Unreal 2 forums contains news that there will be no demo forthcoming on the recently gone gold title. The reasons given are that everyone is much too busy doing other stuff that's like, really important.

Ikaruga Confirmed

Just in case anyone was worried, the popular old school shooter Ikaruga has been confirmed for a North American release on the Gamecube. The bad news is the current release date isn't schedualed until April of this year.

Kazaa Files Pointless Countersuit

After judge Stephen V. Wilson dismissed Sherman Networks' claim that it could not be sued by the RIAA because it was not a U.S.

Praetorians Screenshots

We don't generally report screenshots but I've been meaning to cover Praetorians for a while now. The demo felt kind of a like a mix between Age of Mythology and the Total War series, which was interesting since I do pretty well at AOM and get wasted in games like Shogun: Total War. The end result was me surviving against the AI but totally flubbing my troop formations in the process.