Post Thumbnail

Lumines Live! (XBLA) On a big screen with surround sound, Q Entertainment's Lumines Live was easily the most-played game in my library (if you stretch the definition of library to digitally distributed titles). Although I railed against how microtransactions were implemented in this title and still...

January 1st 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As marketing mash-ups go, the Burger King videogames is one of the strangest in recent memory (or is it?). Strange or not, you can't argue with success. Get this: all the Burger King games combined -- Sneak King, Big Bumpin', and Pocketbike Racer -- have sold ... wait for it ... over 2 million copie...

December 21st 2006 at 10:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

What burger-backed trio of minigames reached the 2-million-in-sales mark faster than Gears of War? That's right ... Burger King's Value Meal threesome! Well, technically, 2 million is the number of combined sales (of the three games: Pocketbike Racer, Big Bumpin', and Sneak King); and each is only $...

December 21st 2006 at 9:35am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Love him or hate him, everyone knows that cultural icon the BK King and who wouldn't want to head to head against him on Xbox Live? With the recent release of the Burger King series of Xbox 360 games, the King wants to challenge you to some online gaming, winners play for pride and maybe a Whopper o...

December 10th 2006 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A filthy marketing scheme is slivering its way onto the Xbox Live Marketplace today: Burger King Games Picture Pack. We shudder at the thought of Xbox Live users handing over their gamer picture spaces to Burger King. But it will happen -- because the picture pack is free.Some may view this as a win...

November 27th 2006 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you are a fan of that scary BK King we all know and love from Burger King, then go to the XBLM and download the free Burger King picture pack. It includes a few BK King pictures, the big buckin' chicken, Whopper Jr. and others. And if you're having a little trouble locating the picture pack, (as...

November 27th 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We finally decided to ante up and visit a local Burger King in order to pick up the three Xbox games they released recently. You can get 'em with any value meal for an additional $3.99, and they work in both the original Xbox, and the 360.Our first trick was in talking them into letting us buy all t...

November 23rd 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

NASCAR fans who enjoy their Xbox 360 are in for a treat this weekend as Bill Elliott is going to racing the #00 Xbox 360 / Burger King racecar of death. This puppy is decked out in 360 signature green, sleek 360 curving rings and The King driving a bumper car. I may have to turn on the TV to watch c...

November 16th 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

How did I miss this major announcement yesterday? Big Bumpin' is one of Burger King's soon to be released Xbox 360 games, and IGN posted some new screenshots. I'm uber excited about this one, how can't you be? Imagine it now, Big Buckin' Chicken versus The King in bumper cars, blood will be shed, fe...

November 15th 2006 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Achieve360Points has managed to obtain a breakdown of the Achievements you can earn from the triumvirate of Burger King games set for release in late November. Each title can net you 200 points for various acts of riding, bumping, or sneaking. We've already relayed to you just how dirty these games...

October 9th 2006 at 5:55pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While in-game ads aren't new, Wired News explores recent additions to the trend. Some advertisements are becoming more overt, while other forms of product placement are more subtly placed in games. Adidas uses the product-placement route with frequent branding in NBA Live 07. Burger King takes the...

October 6th 2006 at 4:35pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Whereas some games, we predict, might be made to ebb the ever-growing obesity problem, fast-food giant Burger King is looking to encourage more quick dining by offering original Xbox and Xbox 360 games for $3.99 with the purchase of any value meal. Three titles, rated E for Everybody, will be releas...

October 2nd 2006 at 5:49pm 0 Comments