DS Lite Big Winner in June

Not to be outdone by the PlayStation Portable, Nintendo released a remodeled version of their Nintendo DS handheld called the Lite in June 2006. According to sales from NPD, the system sold well, coming in at 600,000 units for the month, which includes figures from the original Nintendo DS. That puts the system well above … Read more

Ubisoft Buys Driver for $24 Million

Today Ubisoft announces that it has concluded an agreement with Atari and Reflections Interactive Limited to acquire the intellectual property and technology rights to Driver, the world acclaimed franchise, as well as most of the assets and all of the personnel of Reflections Interactive Limited. The acquisition will be completed for a cash price of … Read more

Acclaim Returns w/ BOTS Open Beta

Acclaim Games is pleased to announce that the company’s first multiplayer online title, BOTS, is now in Open Beta. BOTS, an action fighting game, represents the debut for the revived company’s new strategy of bringing games to market via an ad-supported revenue model. Acclaim has partnered with dynamic in-game advertising leader, Massive Incorporated, to bring … Read more

EA Scores w/ NHL 07 Soundtrack

He shoots, he scores! Sports fans glide into the hockey season with the thundering roar of hard rock as Electronic Arts today revealed the unforgettable songs that comprise the NHL 07 in-game soundtrack. Boasting the largest song list ever incorporated into an EA hockey game, the bands featured in NHL 07 hail from serious hockey … Read more

EA Announces Massive 06 Lineup

Electronic Arts today revealed more than 20 game titles that round out its 2006 line-up. With an unparalleled mix of action, adventure, sports and racing games. EA’s summer showcase reflects the global appeal of games on 11 different platforms. “This is an extraordinary time to be a gamer. Whether your passion is for sports or … Read more

Need for Speed Carbon Finds its Star

Electronic Arts announced today that actress Emmanuelle Vaugier will star in Need for Speed Carbon this fall. Developed by EA Black Box in Vancouver, British Columbia, Need for Speed Carbon delivers the next generation of adrenaline-filled street racing and challenges players to face the ultimate test of driving skill on treacherous canyon roads. Need for … Read more