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Zoo Games has announced a DS game based on ... some rubber bands. This December, Zoo will release Silly Bandz, the official game of those rubber bands in the shape of animals and Justin Bieber. Silly Bandz tasks players with freeing Bandz from capture by launching other Silly Bandz at the structure...

October 26th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Yakuza: Of The End was ... unexpected. Not in that it's another Yakuza sequel -- we can pretty much count on those being at least annual -- but in that it's a zombie shooting game. Why would Sega take a series built around realistic criminal organizations, known for its accurate (if fictionalized)...

September 17th 2010 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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The "WiiWaa" doll introduced us to the concept of cramming a Wiimote into a doll's mouth and using that to interact with a game. Majesco is bringing that same idea to a much more mainstream game: the previously trademarked Babysitting Mama. Using a plush baby into which you have tucked a Wiimote --...

May 24th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Those fireplace DVDs are alright for creating a mood (specifically, the mood of wishing you had a fireplace) but they aren't very ... interactive, you know? That fire just sits there on the screen, faux-smoldering forever in an endless loop of artificial atmosphere. Wouldn't it be perfect if that we...

May 6th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Nu-metal band Linkin Park is craaaaaaaawwling into an 8-bit skin for a bizarre new iPhone game. Called Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion, the app is a side-scrolling fighter with social networking features in which players, in customizable chibi avatars, assist a retro-styled Linkin Park in fighting an ev...

March 31st 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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We suggested our enthusiasm for THQ's Beat City may be reduced upon seeing actual screenshots of the rhythm-based minigame collection. We're delighted to report that in addition to sounding like a neat idea, we think it looks pretty interesting as well! It's got an unusual geometric art style. You...

March 1st 2010 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Siliconera discovered a European patent filed by Nintendo for ... that thing. It's an "inflatable air cushion or other type seat" with a pocket for the Wii Remote. It's for simulating horseback riding, or, as the patent description notes, to simulate the riding of other animals, real or imagined, or...

August 11th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Detroit Metal City is a manga series about a mild-mannered Japanese teacher who joins a metal band and instantly becomes totally metal (in the KISS style, not in the Scandinavian killing-people style). D3 Publisher has wisely decided to take the manga, which we've never seen, and make it into an ins...

May 23rd 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Brian Klima decided to propose to his girlfriend -- if not in style, then at least in a style. Rather than doing something as silly as speaking words to her, he designed a Super Smash Bros. Brawl stage in the shape of the words "MARRY ME?" He left the game running, then turned the TV off so the sta...

April 13th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments