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Nintendo fans, rejoice. Metroid Prime 3 is going to be the best Metroid Prime game yet. It's been burdened with the enormous task of fulfilling Nintendo's promise of providing unsurpassed FPS controls through the Wii Remote and Nunchuck. Surprisingly, Metroid Prime 3 has more than delivered in this...

July 16th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Dave Karraker of Sony Computer Entertainment of America has contacted Joystiq to give us clarification on the story that would have made us believe Sony had truly lost its mind once and for all. The fun never ends, does it?Karraker says the quotes from David Reeves are not accurate. He explains that...

July 13th 2007 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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If you're in town for E3 (or just happen to live in the area), please join us for the first ever Joystiq Reader Meetup today. We'll have free food, drink, and some Joystiq t-shirts for the first folks on the scene, plus we'll be giving away all the schwag that we've managed to acquire at this year'...

July 13th 2007 at 3:26pm 0 Comments
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We got our hands on a fully functional redesigned PSP, and we immediately grabbed pictures of the firmware that was installed on the system. Currently unreleased, version 3.60 was installed on the system. All of the features that are available in 3.60 will not work on the old PSP system, and it's u...

July 13th 2007 at 12:40am 0 Comments
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We spent some alone time with the newly announced PSP redesign. At first glance, the system appears to be identical to the original system, but getting our hands on the system revealed that this is, in fact, a significant upgrade to the original. The most immediate thing we noticed was how light th...

July 12th 2007 at 3:57pm 0 Comments
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That's right, we're holding the first ever Joystiq Reader Meetup in Santa Monica this Friday! If you're in town for E3 (or just happen to live in the area), please join us for the first ever (ever ever) Joystiq Reader Meetup this Friday, July 13th. We'll have free food, drink, and some Joystiq t-sh...

July 11th 2007 at 11:55pm 0 Comments

Konami puzzled us earlier today by sending out a cryptic poem hinting that a major unexpected announcement would be coming from its press conference. Knowing that Pac-Man CE had already been announced, we were perplexed as to what Konami's announcement could possibly be. Well, ladies...

July 11th 2007 at 9:16pm 0 Comments
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During our recent hands-on session with Assassin's Creed, which we found to be very impressive overall, we were also greeted with some unfortunate news. We hope you don't have your heart set on trying out Altair's acrobatic antics via an Xbox Live Marketplace or Playstation Network demo, because our...

July 11th 2007 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Rock Band served as the tail end of EA's E3 press conference, and they made sure to save a few announcements for last. CEO of Harmonix, Alex Rigopulos announced that Rock Band will receive downloadable content every single week after its initial release. Even better, he announced that players not on...

July 11th 2007 at 6:37pm 0 Comments
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Fueled solely by caffeine and pure grit, we managed to get some hands-on time with Ubisoft's much anticipated action game, Assassin's Creed at E3. Our session with Ubisoft began with a representative walking us through a sample mission (which, incidentally, is the same one Jade Raymond walked us th...

July 11th 2007 at 4:29pm 0 Comments
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We're running off from Nintendo's E3 2007 press conference to Sony's. Check back here shortly for our live coverage of the event. The conference is set to begin 11:30 PDT.11:30AM PDT - Ok, we're seated, and things are getting started. Swirling images on four massive displays, like the flowing backg...

July 11th 2007 at 3:48pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo wrapped up their E3 press conference with WiiFit, a game that will not only give players activities to get fit, but also a way to monitor their improving health. The game will ship with with the cleverly named Wii Balance Board, which gives a new method of input that can measure both weigh...

July 11th 2007 at 1:19pm 0 Comments