Follow us on:

Posts tagged BillyMitchell

King of Kong opens in four cities today

Supporters of game-based movies have had to suffer through a lot in recent months. Dead or Alive, Postal and the DVD release of Game Box 1.0 have all assaulted our senses and our sensibilities since the start of the year. Now, finally, a good game-based movie has come along and, unfortunately, it's ...

Continue Reading

Chasing pellets: Pac-Man tries to make history again

Xbox 360 Pac-Man World Champion Carlos Romero (Pachuca, México) On Monday, Microsoft was struggling to generate interest in the Xbox 360 Pac-Man World Championship partly because those in-the-know had kept their mouths shut about the Iwatani-made Pac-Man sequel to be unveiled during the ev...

Continue Reading

Billy Mitchell ain't no 'son of a gun,' ex-champ speaks on King of Kong

Billy "Video Game Player of the Century" Mitchell has broken his silence, speaking out against the documentary The King of Kong, which casts the former Donkey Kong high score holder as the film's villain. "I guess they paint me as a son of a gun," reflects Mitchell, who hasn't seen the movie. He gue...

Continue Reading

Podcast Rodeo for May 6: Ear's Mud in Your Eye

It's a fun week in the Rodeo, the sort of week driven by slow news and few releases, the sort of week that forces hosts to dig deep, let go of the magic feather and try to find the entertainment power that was inside them all along. The Hotspot: A story of tragedy, triumph and boredom on the Hots...

Continue Reading

Joystiq review: The King of Kong (film)

Truth is stranger than fiction. And while it needs to be threaded by a capable hand, even Donkey Kong can be woven into a compelling canvas that examines the comically-profound idiosyncrasies that drive human competition. The King of Kong, director Seth Gordon's first feature, is a remarkable film t...

Continue Reading

TGS: XBLA Pac-Man World Championship in '07

Microsoft and Toru Iwatani (he's the creator of Pac-Man) announced plans for a World Championship where the top 10 Xbox Live Arcade ranked Pac-Man players in the world will be flown to New York City to do battle. There'll be cherries and pretzels flying everywhere folks, it won't be pretty. There's ...

Continue Reading

Top 10 games? Bah! Who're the top 10 gamers?

MTV News' Stephen Totilo took the tired top-10 list and turned it on its ear. The new question: who are "the 10 most influential gamers of all time"? The metric: "gamers whose time playing actually affected the culture, creation or business of video games ...." The results: SHOCKING. Actually they'...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

WWE 2K15 review: Disqualification match

Posted on Nov 26th 2014 2:00PM

Image

Assassin's Creed Rogue review: Avast ye, clone!

Posted on Nov 25th 2014 9:01AM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW