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GameDaily has put together a short piece titled "Game Developers Resolutions for 2009", which is essentially a look at the state of the industry and how they think it can improve. While the piece focuses on video games in general, it does fire a shot at the MMO industry specifically -- namely its d...

January 6th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, we know how amazingly awesome these two dudes are, but unless you're as obsessed with Nintendo as we are, there's a possibility you don't know who they are. Well, if we could sum these two up in a brief statement, it would be this: they're bad enough to save the president. Also, they make som...

December 23rd 2008 at 5:26pm 0 Comments
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Topping the list of GameDaily BIZ's "Persons of the Year 2008" were Nintendo power couple Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto. President Satoru Iwata received it for his vision in expanding to "non-traditional" audiences, while Miyamoto got the nod for continually innovating on whatever gets thrown h...

December 22nd 2008 at 7:51pm 0 Comments
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Our good friends at Gamedaily recently got a chance to sit down and talk with Rob Pardo, VP of Blizzard, and he dropped hints about yet another new game that they might be working on. No, not Starcraft II, or the rumored Diablo 3, or even the long-awaited (and unfortunately, probably never coming) L...

June 16th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Legendary game designer Sid Meier (Civilization, Pirates!, Alpha Centauri) mentioned the prospect of a Civilization MMO (again) when fielding user-submitted questions at GameDaily. In fact, he mentioned it twice.First he was asked about the Civ MMO specifically. "A Civ MMO is a really intriguing ide...

June 10th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Gamedaily has the report that Xfire, the online service for gamers (that we have coordinated a few events with in the past), has broken a whopping ten million users. That, you'll probably realize, is just as many as World of Warcraft, and in fact, while Xfire apparently has support for over 1,200 ga...

May 15th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Our drinking buddies at GameDaily were invited to an exclusive, two-hour roundtable with Mr. Wii Fit himself, Shigeru Miyamoto yesterday, along with several other industry outlets like IGN. But Miyamoto also stretched his way over to 1UP and MTV News in what we can only imagine is the warmup of a pr...

April 18th 2008 at 3:44pm 0 Comments
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If you've ever salivated at the site of delicious-looking Pokémon, then you're not alone. GameDaily has made a list of the top ten Pokémon they'd like to eat, and they've actually managed to make quite a few of the little buggers sound appetizing.So, is rating edible Pokémon com...

March 13th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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People with any type of condition triggered by shock may want to stop reading now, but research by Frank N. Magid Associates shows that console gaming is the top choice for entertainment among young males. Now breathe, BREATHE! It's a lot to take in at once. GameDaily posted the charts for the stud...

February 28th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

We know that a lot of you harbor resentment towards GameSpot in the wake of the whole Gerstmann-gate affair, and we can't blame you. We've all got hefty, Gerstmann-shaped holes in our hearts, and our faith in the once great review database is now shaken. However, Ricardo Torres, GameSpot's recently...

February 2nd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Red Ring of Death's billion dollar climax, Blizzavision, and year two of Wii Shortages were all bested for GameDaily's biggest story of the year by the gigglebucks of cash the video game industry made in 2007. Not just Nintendo, but everyone (except Atari), rolled in the sweet smell of dollars,...

December 21st 2007 at 5:26pm 0 Comments
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GameDaily concluded its "Persons of the Year" feature today by announcing Nintendo America's COO Reggie Fils-Aime took the top spot; Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb took the readers' choice award. Fils-Aime bested Activision CEO Bobby Kotick (#2) and Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos (#3) because o...

December 18th 2007 at 11:15pm 0 Comments