In the News #45 – 3/12/2008

Daily News for March 12th, 2008.

  • Nintendo announced today that Mario Kart Wii is being released on April 27th, 2008. The game is coming packaged with the Wii Wheel. It will feature 12-player multiplayer online.
  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be arriving in European stores on March 28th, 2008. It’ll be debuting on the PlayStation Network on March 27. Both versions will cost £24.99. On the same day, a new PlayStation 3 bundle will be released for £299.99 which gets you a 40GB console and a copy of the game.
  • We have a new teaser trailer for Motorstorm 2 to let you feast your eyes on. Check it out.
  • Brand new details for NASCAR 09 have arrived! Carl Edwards is finally in the game, Jeff Gordan is on the cover for a third time…Read More.
  • Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 Legacy Edition is coming April 2008. It will include the original game and an additional disk containing all the GRAW 2 downloadable packs available on Xbox Live to date.
  • Remember our story about the inaugural Guiness World Records: Gamer’s Edition 2008 party that was going on in New York City? Well IGN has the results.
  • A Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 exclusive video has arrived. Read More.

In the News #39 – 3/4/2008

Daily News for March 4th, 2008.

  • Just as a heads up, the Playstation Network Store is getting a major overhaul come April. Keep on the lookout.
  • The Wii port of Okami is being pushed back 3 weeks from it’s original March 25th release to April 15th.
  • New DLC for Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 is now available on Xbox Live. The DLC pack includes a new co-op campain and 9 additional maps.
  • If you are planning to pre-order Grand Theft Auto IV for the Xbox 360 over in the UK, might I suggest pre-ordering the the UK retailer GAME. They are offering 500 free Microsoft Points that you can use to purchase Xbox Live Downloadable Content.

In the News #14 – 1/29/2008

Daily news for January 30th, 2008.

  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is hitting PlayStation 3 consoles on April 17th. The game will set you back $39.99 and will be available via download or disc. It is a Playstation 3 exclusive. Read more on IGN.
  • Valve has released its publishing and development tools – the same ones used on Half-Life 2 and The Orange Box – for free on its Steam download network. We’ll try and have more information later.
  • The Turok demo for North America’s Xbox Live has finally arrived. The demo was released on the Playstation Network and other Xbox Live regions about 2 weeks ago.
  • Ubisoft announced today the release of the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter® 2 Co-op Collection. This download is a new downloadable content (DLC) package for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 for the Xbox 360. It is now available on Xbox Live. Read more about the details on IGN.
  • PSP Update 3.9 is here with Skype. The is some bad news though, the Skype feature will only be available to PSP Slims. Skype is not compatible to run on the old version PSPs. Also in 3.9, Support for Playstation Network titles has been expanded. (It looks like I won’t be able to use Skype.)