You all know the drill by now. A new Call of Duty is released, and promptly sits on top of the UK chart for six months as I struggle each week to come up with a new headline. Considering how crap this week’s headline is, it’s going to be a long and hard six months. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood debuts in second place, followed by Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit .
Mario, Luigi and others appear in the newest Taiko title from Namco Bandai, Taiko Drum Master Wii 3 .
Mastered all of the dance routines on the Dance Central disc? If so, I hear Beyonce is hiring back-up dancers — get on that! Alternately, you can just download some new numbers starting tomorrow, including: The Black Eyed Peas – “I Gotta Feeling” Cameo – “Word Up!” Tag Team – “Whoomp! (There It Is)” Tracks will run you 240 MS Points a piece, if you’re interest.
There’s a lot of offerings from Nintendo this week as far as downloadable content goes. This week kicks off the launch of WiiWare demos, as we reported earlier. You can nab Jett Rocket, And Yet It Moves, BIT.
If you choose to wear a Call of Duty: Black Ops logo that shares similarities with a certain equilateral cross that enjoys a certain bond with a certain group of jackbooted individuals, you better not be doing it on Xbox Live. Microsoft is banning all those who carry a swastika into battle, and it isn’t prepared to engage in a debate about it. “It’s not political correctness, it’s fundamental respect,” says Xbox Live’s gestapo head, Stephen Tolouse
You might have seen these pop up in your Black Friday ads, but here’s the official word and images from Nintendo. New Green and Orange DSi system bundles are coming this Friday, Black Friday, November 26th, to the US. Both colors will cost $149.99 and will come with Mario Party DS as a pack-in
Recently there’s been quite a bit of talk regarding a potential PlayStation Phone. Rumors have been swimming around concerning such a mythical hybrid pretty much all year, and now Sony Ericsson CEO Bert Nordberg has stepped into the fray, coyly dancing around a confirmation. “There’s a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere,” he states, possibly while smiling seductively from behind a painted paper fan. “Sony has an extremely strong offering in the gaming market, and that’s very interesting.” As evidence of the portable chimera’s existence mounts up, it seems like it’s just a matter of time before the PS Phone is officially revealed.
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