And what a week it was. Sony released the PSP firmware update without a proper apology for keeping us waiting, GameStop invited the anxious to pre-order a $1200 Xbox 360 package, and Nintendogs began roaming our streets a bit too cheaply. So in case you were away on vacation, or busy finishing off God of War…. here is the WrapUp.
Video games linked to aggression in boys (Reuters)
Oh geez, not again.’
Joystiq named Forbes’ Favorite video games blog
C’mon, we have to relish in the moment.
Generation NEX: introducing the ultra-slim NES
A nifty mod puts the ole NES on a diet.
New Game Boy micro design goes retro
Not so certain how the micro will do, but spice is nice.
Square Enix to buy Taito, merge company names
All your bubbles are belong to us.
GameStop goes easter egg hunting
Wasn’t easter in april?
2,080 Nintendo games for sale on eBay
Winning bid was $8100 by the way.
Ryu Ga Gotoku Website Launched
Sega started showing off a dark title for the holiday PS2 jonze.
Fable PC goes gold
Took a year, but it happened.
Europe responds: We don’t want no stinkin’ Core Bundle!
It doesn’t take a unifed currency to sense a bargain.
Sony and Toshiba end talks on HD-DVD, Blu-Ray unification
A new cold war has begun.
Virtual reality is the latest therapy for Iraq vets
I cannot imagine living in a war.
Video game art project: Game Paused
The art of the game
Sony confirms no PS2 price cut this Christmas
I don’t know about this one. Never say never.
New Doom trailer shows lots of FPS action
Live life on the barrel of a blaster.
The short and long tails of Massively Multiplayer Games
Apparently length does matter.
Sony’s Phil Harrison goes crazy on Nintendo DS
“Plays nicely with others” apparently not on the job requirements
Joystiq Games Market Europe coverage commences
We know the world does not revolve around LA
Sony’s EverQuest auction site a success
Alan Greenspan would be proud
History Lesson: Nintendo 64 vs. PS2
Learn from the past
IBM, Sony and Toshiba release Cell details
We can make it faster, stronger…
Namco launches Soul Calibur III site
But you can’t play the game til late October
Xbox modchip makers get their hands on the Xbox 360
All the juicy pics for those who like the guts of the machine
UK game retailer breaks official PSP release date
Uh oh… and not just any retailer either, one whose chief goes by ‘Sir’
Game trailer, fan movie and machinima compilation
Sit back and be entertained.