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Is Holywood That Hard Up For New Ideas? Coming Soon, Monopoly, The Movie

The Hasbro-Universal collaboration “Monopoly” is jumping a large number of spaces up the board.The feature project has brought on Pamela Pettler to write the screenplay; She penned Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride,” Gil Kenan’s “Monster House” and the upcoming animated adventure “9,” produced by Burton and Timur Bekmambetov. And Ridley Scott, who has been attached asContinue reading “Is Holywood That Hard Up For New Ideas? Coming Soon, Monopoly, The Movie”

Music From The Beatles Is Coming To Videogames

MTV Networks and Harmonix — the game developer behind the popular “Rock Band” franchise — together with the Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd., are developing an entirely new interactive music game based solely and exclusively on the entire Beatles catalog. The game, which does not yet have a title or release date, will not be partContinue reading “Music From The Beatles Is Coming To Videogames”

Rock Band Offers Real Merchandise For Fake Bands

If you’ve already mastered every instrument for every song on Rock Band 2, game makers Harmonix and MTV Games have figured out a way to make your gaming experience all the more better: By allowing you to order merchandise bearing the fake logo of the fake band you create. You can even order an actionContinue reading “Rock Band Offers Real Merchandise For Fake Bands”

Spore for iPhone Coming Soon, Other Titles Revealed

Electronic Arts has announced that Spore Origins for the iPhone will be available later this month, and has also announced a slate of games currently in development for the iPhone platform. In Spore Origins, users create and control their own virtual life form, growing from a single-cell organism into a more complex being as theContinue reading “Spore for iPhone Coming Soon, Other Titles Revealed”

Hasbro Updates Clue With New Characters, Weapons

Toy maker Hasbro Inc. has updated its classic Clue game for today’s tabloid culture to include younger characters, more weapons and new rooms including a spa and guest house. The six characters’ last names remain the same, but their first names and bios have been updated. For example, Miss Scarlet is now Kasandra Scarlet, aContinue reading “Hasbro Updates Clue With New Characters, Weapons”

How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors

Just imagine all the shotgun seats and last beers that would be yours if you won every game of rochambeau. Impossible? Not according to Graham Walker, coauthor of The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide.   1. Play paper first. Rookies tend to lead with rock, so paper is the safest opener. (A savvy opponentContinue reading “How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors”

Can the iPhone Rule Gaming?

It’s already a groundbreaking phone and digital music player, and now Apple’s iPhone is emerging as a popular gaming device as well. Of the 1,300 add-on programs currently available for it, about a quarter are games — as are seven of the 10 most popular selections in the Apple App Store, which opened on JulyContinue reading “Can the iPhone Rule Gaming?”

Rock Band 2 Soundtrack Announced Today

Harmonix, today revealed at the 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit the song set list for Rock Band 2, the next evolution of the groundbreaking Rock Band music platform. The Rock Band 2 soundtrack will feature over 100 songs with over 80 songs on disc plus an additional 20 bonus tracks which will be madeContinue reading “Rock Band 2 Soundtrack Announced Today”

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