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Archive for March 28, 2008

50 Cent’s New Game: ugh, go rap buddy

March 28, 2008

Images of the sequel to 50 Cent’s debut videogame, Bulletproof, hit the net yesterday. But leaks about the plot of Blood on the Sand started getting out today…and the word ain’t so good.The plot goes something like this: 50 and G-Unit are putting on a sold-out performance somewhere in the Middle East, but the concert […]

‘Battlefield: Bad Company’ Boycott

March 28, 2008

Battlefield: Bad Company is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360, but carries with it a somewhat troubling DLC plan. EA and DICE are making certain weapons available for purchase. Five weapons will be available free through pre-launch promotions (and after the game releases), but another five will only be available through the “Gold Version” […]

‘GT5’ A Year Away, $100 For “Full” Game? WTC TanZong!

March 28, 2008

Gran Turismo 5: Prologue is set to release in the US on April 15 and will run you $40. It should serve as a holdover, but it was revealed that the final, full version of GT5 is still over a year away. Now, Prologue is better than nothing, but that means we’ll end up shelling […]

Paramount Is In As Game Developers

March 28, 2008

Remember how we told you that Paramount was thinking about getting into gaming? Well, it turns out that they were a lot closer than we thought, and are now ramping up to be a big-time game developer, making games based on their properties and catalog. Now, while there aren’t any games announced, and there’s no […]

Do Bar Tricks

March 28, 2008

The Cork Stand The challenge: Drop a wine cork so it lands upright. The barfly’s secret: Hold the cork horizontally and drop it from a height 1.5 times its length. Almost every time (don’t bet the house on this), one end of the cork will strike the table first. Its rotational momentum will be just […]

Castro Retires, Cuba Gets Cellphones

March 28, 2008

  We don’t know whether to laugh or cry, but the people of Cuba today finally get the proud first-world privilege of 2-year carrier contracts, overpriced text messages, data service they’ll never use and half-empty buckets of minutes that will surely run out by the middle of the month. Until now, Cuba had the lowest […]

HDD USB Dock Plugs in Like NES Cartridges

March 28, 2008

The USB HDD Dock we saw a few months ago just got a USB hub upgrade. Not only does it still take 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA drives in the top like a Famicom cartridge, there’s an added 4-port USB hub on the front. Because if you’re going to take up one of your machine’s precious […]