Belkin has released their n52te SpeedPad, the latest in a line of one-handed controllers designed to put everything a gamer needs right at his or her fingertips. We are currently attempting to obtain one for evaluation and will let you know more when we do.
Author - Jerry Paxton
Joystiq has posted their impressions of Conflict: Denied Ops, a two-person vs everyone else shooter for the Xbox 360 and PS3. Apparently the visuals need alot of work and when compared to similar-themed game Kane & Lynch, this one ‘falls flat’. Conflict: Denied Ops is set for a Q1 2008 release.
Gamespot is reporting that Halo 3 has made $300 million nationwide in its first week of sales. Halo 3, which is the fastest-selling game ever, is being billed by Microsoft as ‘one of the most successful entertainment properties in history.’
Joystiq is reporting that the next update to the MMO City of Heroes will be called ‘A Stitch in Time’ and allow players to travel back in time. Players will be able to travel to events in Paragon City’s past that helped shape the present environment of the game. There is set to be new power sets as well as enhanced weapon customization.
CNN reports that an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter will be named 7307 Takei after Star Trek actor George Takei.
Joystiq has reported that the soundtrack to the PS3 disaster, Lair is available on iTunes. While the game sucked and sucked hard, the soundtrack is surprisingly good and epic.
Joystiq is reporting on another Blizzard-created in-game celebration, Oktoberfest. Blizzard gas created a multitude of beer inspired items for players to use such as ‘Eyesight Enhancing Romance Gogles’. They always have a great time with different holidays in-game.
1up has a preview of the upcoming game, SimCity Societies. Instead of focusing on detail-oriented city building, this time the game features a much more user-friendly system of focusing more on the social aspects of your city, not just the physical buildings themselves.
MSNBC reports that Verizon has released three new phones, including Voyager by LG Electronics which hopes to directly compete with the iPhone market. In addition to offering similar features, Voyager purportedly provides a faster wireless connection and boasts a full keyboard, something the iPhone lacks.
Joystiq is reporting on an interesting study that seems to suggest women’s spatial abilities increase more quickly than their male counterparts. Could this be all part of their plan of global domination?