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If you happen to be in NYC, San Francisco, or Houston next week, you'll be able to celebrate the launch of Kirby: Mass Attack in true Kirby style -- with a display of gluttony. Nintendo is bringing "Kirby Snack Attack" trucks to those three cities, providing fans with game demos and "frozen fruit...

September 9th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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We figured that the fake North Korean protest staged during GDC as part of the Homefront marketing campaign was going to draw controversy -- but we couldn't have predicted this debacle. THQ's staged rally, meant to "decry the North Korean regime and the treatment of its citizens," ended in a symb...

March 3rd 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If San Francisco suddenly seems a bit stranger and a bit more wonderful, it could be thanks to the global game development community's annual pilgrimage to the Game Developer's Conference. This year marks the conference's 25th anniversary and, to celebrate, it's featuring nearly a dozen classic g...

February 28th 2011 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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If you happen to be in San Francisco after next week's GDC, but not yet sated of your desire to look at game stuff, the Giant Robot San Francisco gallery is the destination for you. From March 4 through March 30, the gallery is hosting Game Over 4, a show that "pays homage to the continuous evolu...

February 26th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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San Francisco's Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment is an organization "dedicated to the preservation of video games, and the presentation of games as art," but it has a problem: it's currently homeless. The MADE has a growing collection (some of which can be seen above) and a slew of ideas for...

February 23rd 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Tomorrow, June 10 (Thursday), yours truly will be camping out at the Metreon near the Moscone Center in San Francisco (Google map location here), specifically near Jillian's, in the little food court seating area (see pic, above). If you've got an app that you'd like to show the world -- and connec...

June 9th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Ubisoft has released a teaser video and a countdown site for its relaunch of the Driver series (the last title of which was released back in the heady days of aught-seven). We knew that there would be a new Driver to see at E3, and the site's countdown lines up with 5 p.m. PDT next Monday, June 14,...

June 7th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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This year's Game Developers Conference has barely started and already we're anticipating the inevitable sequel, which promises to feature bigger news, improved visuals (we're all working out for the next year) and dynamic crowd motion. According to event organizers, GDC 2011 will run from February...

March 9th 2010 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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Nothing says, "We're at a serious gaming event where developers tell us about their innovations and upcoming creations," like a papercraft Wario from WarioWare D.I.Y. And nothing says, "Hey, we're about to write a bunch of news stories about all that stuff," like posting a photograph of a papercraf...

March 9th 2010 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Okay, so, we're here and we're blogging the youknowwhat outta X10 and you probably already figured that out just by reading the posts streaming down the front page -- but! We just had to share this candid shot of Major Nelson with you. Isn't he precious? Follow all X10 updates here or explore the...

February 11th 2010 at 6:35pm 0 Comments