Gaming News May 2007

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SEGA Licenses Unreal Engine 3
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
SEGA to use Epic’s engine in forthcoming next-gen titles.

Midnight Club Los Angeles-bound
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Fourth game in Rockstar’s street racer series hitting PS3 and Xbox 360 early 2008.

MLB ’07: The Show Slides into Retail
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
MLB ’07: The Show (PS3)Play ball!

Top 10 Tuesdays: Greatest Superhero Games
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
From Archangel to Zatanna, we bring you the best superhero adaptations.

IGN is AFK: Microtransactions
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Love ’em or hate ’em, they’re here to stay.

Video Head-to-Head: Spider-Man 3
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Does 360 or PS3 save the day?

PS3 Too Big?
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
The creator of PaRappa the Rapper thinks so.

Sony Could Suffer Biggest Loss in 4 Years
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Bloomberg expects the worst for the company’s Q4 results.

Square Enix Party Numbers Announced
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
It was crowded. We could’ve told you that yesterday.

Croteam Announces Next Project
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Croteam Project (PS3)Serious Sam creators partner up with Gamecock Media Group for untitled 2009 release. First screens included.

Google To Track In-Game Behavior?
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
The Internet monolith may start monitoring how we play.

Eidos: Games Alienating Potential Customers
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
What might seem too simple for the hardcore crowd could be a huge hit with casual gamers.

MLB ’07: The Show Review
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
MLB ’07: The Show (PS3)Does the PS3 edition hit one out of the park?

NBA ’08: The Interview
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
NBA ’08 (PS3)Sony unveils its latest trip to the paint and tells us all about it.

Official NBA ’08 Trailer
IGN Playstation 3 :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
NBA ’08 (PS3)Get ready for tip off!

Game On! Delta and Nintendo Provide Travelers Access to Free Video Game Demos
Nintendo DS :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Nintendo DS download program lands at JFK Airport

Nintendo Seeks Brilliant Filmmakers for ‘Short Cuts Showcase’
Nintendo News :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Winner to receive $10,000!

SEGA Licenses Unreal Engine 3 for Upcoming Projects
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
SEGA of America and SEGA Europe announced today a licensing agreement with Epic Games to adopt the Unreal Engine 3 for use in several upcoming projects.

Xbox Live Arcade Hudson Announces Bomberman Live
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Fans can now compete with the best Bomberman players worldwide, as Bomberman Live delivers frantic 8player online.

Halo 3 Crackdown Owners Can’t Download the Beta
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Those who own the specially marked copy of Crackdown can’t download the Halo 3 multiplayer beta as of yet. Neither Bungie nor Major Nelson have provided any word on the subject. More info inside.

Rockstar Announces Midnight Club Los Angeles
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Rockstar Games is proud to announce the fourth installment of its criticallyacclaimed and genredefining Midnight Club franchise.

Microsoft Searches for Musical Talent in Britain
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Microsoft Xbox announces a national campaign to find Britains hottest new undiscovered music talent.

Two Worlds Multiplayer Details Announced
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
SouthPeak Games has announced multiplayer details for Two Worlds, its upcoming freeroaming RPG epic for the Xbox 360.

Halo 3 Release Dates Announced
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Microsoft plans to deliver the highly anticipated game this fall, and will also ship a specialedition Zune with a Halo 3 theme.

New Medal of Honor Airborne Media
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
A new highdefinition video showcasing the game’s Start Anywhere philosophy, along with a new batch of images.

New skate Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Somehow, skate looks better with every new build of the game. We have update the game’s image gallery with fifteen new screenshots.

Vivendi Reports Very Good First Quarter 2007 Earnings
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Vivendi reported forecastbeating firstquarter profits today, driven by its payTV, video games and Moroccan telecoms businesses.

Sony Online Entertainment Acquires Sigil Games
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
That means we’ll never get to see Vanguard Saga of Heroes, nor any other game from Sigil, on Xbox 360.


Xbox 360 Elite Commercial
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
The first commercial promoting the Xbox 360 Elite is out. Watch it now!

New Genre of Digital Entertainment Announced
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Digital Bamboo announced today a group of unique Health Games developed on the basis of the heartbrain interaction theory. Gamers will be challenged to manipulate internal stress levels to successfully control the action on screen.

Team Fortress 2 Heavy Weapons Guy Trailer in HD
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Valve released today a new trailer of Team Fortress 2 featuring the Heavy Weapons guy. The trailer was created to showcase Valve’s next generation facial animation technology.

Prince of Persia Gameplay Trailer
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
We bring you the first gameplay trailer of the Xbox Live Arcade version of Prince of Persia.

Xbox 360 Lets No. 1 Dads Get Their Game On
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Fathers Day is June 17 and graduation is right around the corner, so nows the time to make sure that both dads and grads will be singing your praises when they receive the latest from Xbox 360.

Xbox 360 HD DVD Software Update Available Now
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Microsoft has rolled out a software update for the Xbox 360 HD DVD player that, among other improvements, improve HD DVD title compatibility and lets you choose the digital audio format you want to output.

Gamecock Media Group to Publish Croteam’s Next Project
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Croteam, the developer of the Serious Sam series, announced today that Gamecock Media Group will publish its asyetuntitled game, which is currently in development using the ‘Serious Engine 3’.

Metal Gear Solid Movie Update
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Find out if David Hayter, who voiced Solid Snake in the games, will be involved with the big screen adaptation of Metal Gear Solid.

Xbox 360 HD DVD Player Update Tomorrow
Team Xbox :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
The Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Consumer Media Technology Group has announced that an update for the Xbox 360 HD DVD Player is scheduled for release tomorrow.

Treit & True: The Ultimate Setup for Forza Motorsport 2
Xbox 360 Games :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Ryan Treit visits developer Turn 10 to find a hall-of-fame worthy gaming setup for Forza Motorsport 2.

Hollywood Goes Gaming: NBA All-Star Chris Bosh Takes it to the Street
Xbox 360 Games :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Catch our interview with NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, who logs a lot of hours playing Xbox 360.

This Week in Xbox: May 9-16, 2007
Xbox 360 Games :: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what’s going on this week on Xbox.com.

Brand New Test Drive Unlimited Downloadable Content
Eden Games :: Monday, May 14, 2007
Available Now on Xbox Live® Marketplace, Test Drive Collection Volume 4

Three New Classic Games Announced For Wii Shop Channel
Nintendo :: Monday, May 14, 2007
It’s the age-old question: Which is cooler, ninjas or circular yellow dot-eaters? This week the Wii™ video game system’s Wii Shop Channel gives gamers the chance to explore this subject in depth, with three awesome classic games.

ATI versus nVidia — DirectX 10 Benchmarking
Legit Reviews :: Monday, May 14, 2007
“The only playable resolution for Call of Juarez was at 1024×768 with no AA enabled. The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX with the just released Vista 158.42 drivers was able to take the performance lead and beat out the ATI HD 2900 XT by a small margin. The differences between the NVIDIA 158.18 and 158.42 drivers was significant as they managed to pull off a 20% performance boost by the driver update. The update took NVIDIA from losing this test by ten percent to actually winning it by ten percent…”

Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom for Sony PS3 Review
i4u :: Monday, May 14, 2007
“Game play is third-person and you can choose from three characters, a mage, a warrior and a female scout. While all three characters have their own unique fighting style and moves, none of them change weapons throughout the game, which gets a bit boring.”

Ninja Gaiden, Pac-Man, and Ninja Spirit Coming to VC
Think Gaming :: Monday, May 14, 2007
This week’s Wii Virtual Console update is much better than previous ones. We have 2 ninja games (who doesn’t love a ninja game!), and one of the most popular arcade games of all time! This week Pac-Man (NES – 500 Wii points), Ninja Gaiden (NES – 500 points), and Ninja Spirit (TurboGrafx16 – […]

Hands On: Halo 3 Multiplayer Beta
Xbox 360 Games :: Monday, May 14, 2007
The test version of Halo 3 contains only a taste of what you’ll find in the full game when it releases later this year—but a sweet taste it is, with three maps and a wide variety of multiplayer game types. Here’s a quick overview of what to expect.

Shadowrun: Behind the Scenes Q & A with Mitch Gitelman of FASA Studios
Xbox 360 Games :: Monday, May 14, 2007
We sit down with FASA Studios’ Studio Manager Mitch Gitelman and discuss Shadowrun.