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CBS announced today that it's bringing a wide array of its TV programming to the video game world, mainly via the PC, Wii and DS. As you can see after the break, the company revealed equally insipid-sounding game versions of Survivor, Hollywood Squares, The Amazing Race, and Criminal Minds, but w...

November 4th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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In collaboration with Merscom, Showtime's The Tudors will be the channel's second property to get the video game treatment in the form of a "casual adventure/hidden object game," IGN reports. Joystiq asks: Why?Seriously, the game is going to parallel the events of the show, and how does that make f...

May 6th 2009 at 4:15am 0 Comments
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As far as we're concerned, Lifetime really only has one thing going for it, and that's reruns of The Golden Girls. Apparently, the channel is much more than that, commanding quite the legion of followers. It's this popularity that has caused Merscom and Lifetime Networks to team up to produce two h...

February 10th 2009 at 11:55am 0 Comments

XBLA in Brief takes a look at Warlords and Buku Sudoku this week. On the one hand we've got yet another Atari "classic" and on the other we have ... Sudoku. It turns out that Warlords is actually surprisingly fun, though we're not sure we'd be willing to plop down our 500 MS Points for it. Buku Sudo...

May 30th 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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It doesn't take a crystal ball to see that six months from now Warlords will be plenty eligible for delisting. Let's just say that deathmatches have come along way since 1980. But if you choose to respectfully disagree, you can pledge your feeble support to give this Atari classic a permanent home...

May 27th 2008 at 4:26pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft just announced tomorrow's Xbox Live Arcade releases and finally, after a mild drought, we are getting an XBLA twofer with both Buku Sudoku and Warlords seeing a release on Wednesday.Available for purchase off the XBLA for 800 Microsoft points is Merscom's Buku Sudoku, a puzzle word game fe...

May 27th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sudoku is one of those cultural phenomena we just don't pretend to get. The seemingly innocuous brain teasers seemed to crop up overnight, reducing commuters the world over into savoring number crunchers. The casual puzzles have found a welcome home in books, newspapers, and even in video games, an...

February 1st 2008 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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We have a secret obsession with board games. Whether it be Arkham Horror, Settlers of Catan or Crimson Skies, we love getting the crew together and throwing down. And, with this latest news, our day just keeps getting better.German board game creator Dr. Reiner Knizia will be bringing some of his ga...

September 6th 2007 at 12:20pm 0 Comments