Word has it Sony and Ubisoft have teamed up to bring EverQuest to China. This could be interesting. The Chinese based EQ servers would be independent of the rest of the world. Who knows, it could be the type of influence young Chinese need…. 🙂
Monthly Archives: September 2002
Top 10 Games for week ending September 7th, 2002.
NPD has released its list of top selling PC games:
- The Sims: Vacation – Electronic Arts.
- Warcraft III – Vivendi Universal.
- The Sims – electronic Arts.
- Icewind Dale II – Vivendi Universal.
- Backyard Baseball 2003 – Infogrames
- Mafia – Gathering of Developers
- Medieval: Total War – Activision
- Roller Coaster Tycoon – Infogrames
- Madden NFL 2003 – Electronic Arts.
- Medal of Honor: Allied Assault – Electronic Arts.
Blizzard Announces Next Game
Today at the Tokyo Game Show, Blizzard announced its next major game development. Interestingly enough, it is not for the PC, but for Consoles. This game, known as Starcraft: Ghost will be a 3rd person tactical-action adventure game set in the Starcraft Universe. Continue reading Blizzard Announces Next Game
The Sims Online – How to sell out completely!
The key word for this story is mainstream boys and girls. Mainstream is bad. It is respresented by the likes of Brittney Spears, NSync, Coke Vs. Pepsi (We all drink Mt. Dew, right?!?!?!) and in this case, boring games.
Continue reading The Sims Online – How to sell out completely!
Love Takes Over MTV2
MTV is giving Courtney Love complete control of MTV2 this weekend. She will be the VJ and she will pick the music. Whatever she wants, she gets.
I just have one question…. Whose butt does she have her head up?!?!? I mean, come on…. What has she done lately? Other than sue a lot of people, absolutely nothing, yet MTV loves her. In the grand scheme of things, I will not loose any sleep over this, but she makes me sick. YECH!
So, if you are a big fan, check out MTV2 this weekend. I know I wont…..
Rockstar Games Rocks!
True to their name, Rockstar Games is going to release 7 Music Soundtracks to its upcoming game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The soundtracks contain the music used in the game for the various radio stations available when you are in a car.
The music ranges from Judas Priest, A Flock of Seagulls, Grandmaster Flash to Kool and The Gang and many more. Overall, there will be 80 songs available in the game.
Eminem Tour Bus Catches On Fire
A bus reserved for use by Eminems managers on the Anger Management Tour caught on fire Sunday. The fire was caused by friction from a flat tire. By the time the local Pittsfield Township Fire Dept arrived, the bus was fully engulfed in flames.
Apparently, the bus was empty except for the bus driver and he made it out unharmed.
Top 10 PC Games for week of August 11 – August 17
Techworld has released its list of the top selling PC games.
The top 10
III: Reign Of
Sims: Vacation Expansion
Of Honor: Allied
The Sims: Hot Date Expansion
Theft Auto 3
Top Game Rentals for week ending August 25, 2002
Here is the top 10 according to The Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA):
1. Madden NFL 2003â€”PS2
3. Medal of Honor Frontlineâ€”PS2
4. Street Hoopsâ€”PS2
5. NCAA Football 2003â€”PS2
6. Matt Hoffmanâ€™s Pro BMX 2â€”PS2
7. NFL Blitz 20-03â€”PS2
8. NFL 2K3â€”PS2
9. Dead to Rightsâ€”Xbox
10. Test Driveâ€”PS2
Madden uses Madden 2003 on Monday Nights
It is always a good thing when mainstream media uses a video game for a use other than gaming. It is amazing that it took so long to figure this out, but John Madden will use Madden NFL 2003 during Monday Football as a tool to analyze key elements and break down the game. EA Sports Website has the full scoop.
Eminem and Battlefield 1942
I have been checking my referrer logs lately to see how traffic to GR was going and something interesting started showing up. It seems a lot of people have been searching for Battlefield 1942 and Eminem.
The first time I saw it, I thought it was a fluke, but when it started showing up more and more, I decided to check out google and see why people were looking up this unusual combination of words.
Click Read More… for the rest of the story. Continue reading Eminem and Battlefield 1942