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2K Sports offering $1 million for first perfect game in MLB 2K10

by Brian Allen on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM

There are few feats in sports tougher than pitching a perfect game (one in which no member of the opposing team reaches base) in pro baseball. It’s so tough, in fact, that 2K Sports will award a cool $1,000,000 to the first player to do so in MLB 2K10 on… Continue Reading »

Pick which player will be front and center on Madden NFL 11’s box

by Jenni Lada on Feb 4, 2010 at 04:40 PM

EA Games is giving fans a small degree of control over Madden 11. At least, over Madden 11‘s appearance. EA is teaming up with Doritos for the Doritos Presents: Change the Game website, which allows people to visit every day to pick the football player that will appear on the… Continue Reading »

Play-Asia’s 2010 Lucky Lunar New Year Sale starts

by Jenni Lada on Feb 3, 2010 at 02:32 PM

It’s every Play-Asia customer’s favorite time of year – time for the annual Lunar New Year Sale! Until February 11, 2010, over 5,000 in-stock items at Play-Asia have been discounted. So if there’s an import game, console, peripheral or toy you’ve been watching and pondering purchasing, now could be the… Continue Reading »

Family of woman who died during contest to win a Wii awarded $16 million

by Brian Allen on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:29 PM

The Los Angeles Times reports that earlier this week (October 29, 2009) a Sacramento jury awarded $16 million to the family of Jennifer Strange, who died in a ill-fated 2007 radio contest that asked participants to “Hold Your Wee for a Wii.” The mother of three died from water intoxication… Continue Reading »

Sony Home Update: Criss Angel Mindfreak exclusives on Home

by Lucy Newman on Aug 10, 2009 at 02:33 PM

This week members of the Sony Home community are treated to exclusive clips from Criss Angel’s upcoming show and an exclusive limited time free item at the theater now through Aug. 12, 2009. The free item is a coffin-style sofa for their personal spaces, also, while watching the clip players… Continue Reading »

GameStop wants to set you up like a mob boss

by Jeremy Hill on Apr 22, 2009 at 04:59 PM

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has been given a good amount of praise since its release but its sales figures were not as high as we may have thought. Chinatown Wars only sold 89,000 copies in the United States during the first 18 days of release and Nintendo believes the… Continue Reading »

Codemasters offers prizes for people in the UK who named their kids Jason

by Jenni Lada on Feb 16, 2009 at 01:50 PM

I’ve seen some pretty crazy contests in my time, but never one so – permanent. See, Codemasters has this game called Rise of the Argonauts and it decided a contest would be a great way to promote the game in the UK. But, not just any contest. A contest that… Continue Reading »

Prepare for LocoRoco 2 with Don’t Worry, Get Loco!

by Jenni Lada on Feb 13, 2009 at 12:12 PM

LocoRoco 2 for the PSP should be in a store near you by now, since it came out on February 10, 2009. But maybe you didn’t have the funds or means to acquire a copy yet, even if you really, really wanted one. Sony wants to help, so it’s announced… Continue Reading »

Party like it’s 2029 with IGG’s upcoming MMO

by Jenni Lada on Jan 26, 2009 at 02:16 PM

IGG may only have a forum up for its upcoming MMO 2029 Online, but it’s still starting the PR blitz to hopefully lure potential players to the new free-to-play game. Of course, the initial information is so far providing only the base basics to individuals – like that 2029 Online… Continue Reading »

Square Enix launches Dragon Quest V monster-collecting sweepstakes

by Janine Dong on Jan 23, 2009 at 04:48 PM

With the anticipation of the release of Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride for the Nintendo DS next month (February 17, 2009), what better way to excite the gaming masses than with an intriguing little sweepstakes? Eager beavers should hurry over to the official Dragon Quest V monsters… Continue Reading »

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