Gaming News May 2007

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Xbox 360 Video Playback FAQ
Xbox Hardware :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Have questions about video playback or video or audio streaming on your Xbox 360 console? Find the answers to your top questions here.

Crackdown “Gettin’ Busy” Bonus Pack Content Download
Xbox Live Marketplace :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
New vehicles, weapons, game modes, equipment, achievements—this is a huge update! For only 800 Microsoft Points, you’ll soon be the king of Pacific City with these expanded gameplay options.

Crackdown “Free for All” Content Pack Download
Xbox Live Marketplace :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
This free download for Crackdown includes many of the features players have been clamoring for since the game was released. Here is a brief rundown of the new features and modes you’ll be playing.

Playing Catch Up: Final Legacy’s Steve Englehart
Gamasutra Columns :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
In today’s Playing Catch-Up, Steve Englehart (Final Legacy, Tron 2.0) leads us through his career starting and ending in comics, with pitstops through the tumultuous heydays of Atari, Activision, Epyx, Electronic Arts, Sega and Brøderbund in between.

Guillemot to keynote EIEF 2007
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot is to keynote this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival, GamesIndustry.bizcan reveal.

10 million DS Lites sold in Japan
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Nintendo DS Lite has sold more than 10 million units in Japan according to research by Famitsu.

Sony Pictures TV unveils new mobile games
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Sony Pictures Television has announced plans to release 14 new games for mobile phones in North America during the course of 2007.

Sony Japan to offer pre-pay PSN cards
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced plans to offer pre-paid PlayStation Network cards to Japanese consumers from June onwards.

Namco Bandai profits up more than 70 per cent
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Namco Bandai has announced financial results for the year ending March 31, posting a 71 per cent rise in net profits to YEN 24.2 billion (EUR 148.9 million).

EA unveils new Simpsons game
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Electronic Arts is working on a new multi-platform Simpsons title that will parody games such as EverQuest, Grand Theft Auto and Medal of Honor.

Crave acquires Napoleon Dynamite licence
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Crave Entertainment has acquired the licence to publish games based on Napoleon Dynamite, the cult comedy from Fox Searchlight.

THQ acquires Universomo
GamesIndustry.biz :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
PC and console game publisher THQ has acquired Finnish mobile game developer Universomo.

Nyko Intercooler PlayStation 3 Review
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
We put the console cooler to the test. Are two pieces better than one?

Calling All Cars! Guide
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Map tips and unlockables for all cars called.

The Golden Compass First Look
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Golden Compass (PS3)SEGA’s latest action game hones in on a popular children’s franchise.

Championship Sprint Screens
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Championship Sprint (PS3)Sprinting to the PlayStation Network.

High Stakes on the Vegas Strip Poker Edition Preview
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition (PS3)Small game, big title.

SEGA Rally Revo Impressions
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
SEGA Rally Revo (PS3)SEGA’s classic revs its engine on next-gen systems.

Video Interview: The Simpsons Game
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Simpsons Game (PS3)Check out our interview with EA’s Scott Amos regarding the next gen Simpsons game.

The Club Eyes-on
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Club (PS3)I’ll be forced to fight to the death if you don’t read this preview.

NASCAR 08 HD Direct-Feed
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
NASCAR 08 (PS3)Check out draft mode and more in these new clips.

The Club Screenshots
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Club (PS3)Bizarre Creations invites you to join.

Condemned 2 is Bloodshot
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Condemned 2: Bloodshot (PS3)Much anticipated sequel officially announced.

The Golden Compass Screens
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Golden Compass (PS3)Sneak a brief glipse of SEGA’s take on the fantasy epic.

Top Author Penning Alone in the Dark
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Alone in the Dark (PS3)New York Times best-seller Lorenzo Carcaterra creating authentic NYC experience.

Square Enix Announces The Last Remnant
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Last Remnant (PS3)A new title for a new generation.

Square Enix Announces Star Ocean 4
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Star Ocean 4 (PS3)The new generation arrives for another popular RPG.


The Last Remnant Images
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
The Last Remnant (PS3)A couple of screens from what Square Enix is touting will be the company’s next big thing.

Australian Game Charts
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
For the week ending May 6.

Chunsoft on PS3
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Imabikisou (PS3)Sega partners up with digital novel masters for new PS3 title.

2D to 3D: A Tale of Two Dimensions
IGN Playstation 3 :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
A look into how games grappled with the shift from 2D to 3D.

New The Club Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
We have updated The Club image gallery with new screenshots of this thirdperson shooter.

Universe at War Earth Assault Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Petroglyphs next project Universe at War Earth Assault, is an epic scifi RTS set on nearfuture Earth. Terrible and potent alien forces have brought their galaxyspanning war to our planets doorstep.

Monster Madness Pushed Back Two Weeks
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
You can still quench your thirst for slaying the undead and saving suburbia by downloading the Monster Madness Battle for Suburbia demo from theXbox Live Marketplace, now available to both Gold and Silver Members.

PGR 4 Update, First Gameplay Footage
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
We bring you info on PGR 4’s new dynamic weather system, its career mode and cars plus the very first gameplay footage.

SEGA Announces Condemned 2 Bloodshot
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Featuring allnew fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality, Condemned 2 Bloodshot is a firstperson action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror.

SEGA Announces Happy Tree Friends False Alarm
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Currently under development by Stainless Studios, Happy Tree Friends False Alarm is scheduled for release on Xbox Live Arcade this fall.

Universe at War Earth Assault Coming to Xbox 360
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Universe at War Earth Assault for the Xbox 360 will employ a control scheme built from the ground up to ensure smooth gameplay and ease of command for console gamers.

Project Gotham Racing 4 First Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
These new screenshots show the dynamic weather effect and some of the new cars featured in Project Gotham Racing 4.

Namco and KOEI Announce Dynasty Warriors Gundam
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Prepare for allout war as NAMCO BANDAI and KOEI announced today a copublishing agreement to deliver a new generation of combat with the latesummer 2007 arrival of Dynasty Warriors Gundam.

Alone in the Dark Update, New Screens
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
New York Times bestselling author Lorenzo Carcaterra has teamed up with Atari as script writer on Alone in the Dark. New screenshots inside.

Ready Set GOld! Forza Motorsport 2 Goes Gold
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Microsoft Game Studios announced today that Forza Motorsport 2 has gone gold. In addition, a brandnew playable demo of the games campaign mode is now available on Xbox Live.

Crackdown Title Update and Downloadable Content
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Microsoft Game Studios and Realtime Worlds announced today that there is still more crime to be purged and new ways to purge it with the release of both free and premium downloadable content for Crackdown.

Xbox 360 Has Movie Fans Seeing Stars
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Xbox 360 lets them jump into the cast as they become the lovable Shrek, infamous Captain Jack Sparrow, master magician Harry Potter or aspiring French chef Remy the rat.

Forza Motorsport 2 Demo Arrives Tonight
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Turn 10 has announced that the demo of Forza Motorsport 2 will be available for download tonight. Find out at what time.

GRAW 2 Throwback Pack Available Now
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Ubisoft today announced release of the Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Throwback Pack.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Two newly released images of the game based on the highly anticipated final book.

NASCAR 08 Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
EA fuels up and unleashes three new images of NASCAR 08 as it speeds around the track at Daytona.

NCAA Football 08 Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
College football may be a ways off, but it’s never too early to check out some new screens of the gridiron action.

Wing Commander Arena Screenshots
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Today EA has released a batch of fresh images of their upcoming XBLA release of Wing Commander Arena.

EA Announces The Simpsons Game
Team Xbox :: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Created in partnership with Gracie Films and Twentieth Century Fox Television , The Simpsons Game features a hilarious, sprawling, and mindbusting storyline crafted by the TV shows Emmy Awardwinning writers.