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The North American marketing for DS guitar simulator Jam Sessions has been pretty low-key, comprised of a MySpace page, uninspired print ads, and a bevy of videos showing real artists using the non-game to play fake guitar.Off the charts, then, are New Zealand's excellent television spots for the t...

November 19th 2007 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/videos/gaming/Outrageously_saucy_Jam_Sessions_commercials_in_New_Zealand'; Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. This marks the third time we've featured U...

November 18th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out.It physically pained us to see Ubisoft's print campaign and European boxart for Jam Sessions, but the publisher came through with its commercial for the...

October 14th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Are you feeling mentally down? Does calculating the cost of your groceries at your local supermarket taking you longer than usual? Well, we might just have something that can help you get mentally fit again. Whether you're 88 or 18 (sorry, if you're under 18 years of age or live outside the United...

October 10th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Up until October 23rd, those who're able to construct their own tunes, complete with vocals, in Ubisoft's Jam Sessions have the chance to win a trip to New York city. There, 2 winners will perform live on Fuse TV. All one has to do is upload a video of themselves performing their track to Ubisoft's...

October 9th 2007 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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All good things must eventually come to an end, and that includes our latest giveaway of Jam Sessions. The three winners have been selected, and the copies will go to:Tom, who said:"How 'bout Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin?"Kronus, who said:"For the songs in the game, I would really en...

October 8th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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We just wanted to remind you that the Jam Sessions giveaway ends this Sunday at 11:59 pm EST. If you want a crack at one of the three copies we have available, head on over and leave a comment about the first song you'd like to learn to play on Ubisoft's guitar simulation. We'll announce the winner...

October 6th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The Jam Sessions Performance Bundle, with its included amplifier, was only kind of big. It was an "awesome" bundle, but not a "DUDE OMG AWESOME" bundle. If you want to give a loved one a "DUDE OMG AWESOME" gift this holiday season, GameStop may have the solution with their DS Lite Music Bundle.Compr...

October 5th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Are you strapped for cash after facing the deluge of awesome DS releases? We understand, and DS Fanboy is here to help. We've got three copies of Ubisoft's Jam Sessions, valued at $29.99, for three lucky readers, and we need to make sure they go to good homes. If you have the urge to get your strum...

October 2nd 2007 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's Jam Sessions isn't a guitar. It sounds kind of like one, and encourages you to play melodies with it that were written for guitar. There have even been guitar-pick-shaped styli designed to be used with the program. But don't think of it as a guitar. It's not even a "virtual guitar." It's...

September 29th 2007 at 7:51pm 0 Comments
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Feel like learning? We sure hope so, since that seems to be the theme for this week's releases, at least in the U.S. Personally, we'd be most interested in learning how to win lots of money at poker, but we're not sure World Series of Poker falls in line with most of this week's titles ... if only i...

September 24th 2007 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Remember how we were so spooked out by last week's hidden message in Jam Sessions that we swore off haunted houses for the rest of our lives and ran home to eat pizza rolls, sans ghosts hovering over our heads? We haven't been that scared since, well, since we saw the game's European boxart! Oh, bu...

September 18th 2007 at 12:20pm 0 Comments