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Square Enix finally produces Final Fantasy XIII Xbox 360 screenshots

by James Bishop on Feb 21, 2010 at 03:31 PM

Square Enix recently released doctored screenshots comparing the PS3 and 360 versions of the game. It has quickly remedied the situation by providing screenshots directly from the Xbox 360 this time Continue Reading »

Blizzard begins Starcraft II closed beta

by James Bishop on Feb 18, 2010 at 07:50 PM

That’s right, Starcraft fans. Starcraft II has finally entered closed beta. That means, of course, that you have to receive invitations from the company to play but, heck, at least it’s happening. Beta testers are also getting a look at the new and improved Battle.net which will eventually collect World… Continue Reading »

Opinion: Warning labels!? Don’t even pretend video games are as bad as cigarettes

by Lucy Newman on Jan 26, 2009 at 11:23 AM

If you thought listening to the disclaimers at the end of a commercial for medicine or reading the warning labels on the side of a cigarette pack is funny, then get a load of this. I read the report posted on CNet by Don Reisinger which indicates that on January… Continue Reading »

Gaia Online, other gaming companies make cuts to prepare for 2009

by Lucy Newman on Dec 19, 2008 at 07:14 PM

I was browsing the net as usual to keep myself abreast of all the game industry news when my friend and fellow Gaian told me about a journal he found on Gaia Online announcing that Gaia was laying off members of its staff. I couldn’t find that journal but at… Continue Reading »

Elvis Presley, Justin Timberlake now in Gaia Online Celebrity Snare

by Lucy Newman on Dec 16, 2008 at 02:55 PM

When Kate Hourihan of TriplePoint PR sent me a message asking if I wanted rock the mic like Justin Timberlake or Elvis Presley I had to check out what’s new at Gaia Online’s Celebrity Snare. The Celebrity Snare, which opened September 2008, allows Gaians to purchase virtual items from famous… Continue Reading »

Duh of the Day: Another study suggests gamer stereotypes may be wrong

by Lucy Newman on Oct 24, 2008 at 01:24 PM

According to a recent article published in the SouthTown Star and written by GateHouse News Service, online gamers may have been wrongly stereotyped. Of the 7,000 online gamers researchers interviewed who played EverQuest 2, a MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online game), they are not the overweight rotund teenage boys most people… Continue Reading »

Rumor: Dark Knight game not dead, just hibernating

by Kenneth on Aug 13, 2008 at 08:19 PM

You may have read in an earlier story here on the tell that the Dark Knight video game was axed .  Alas, there is faint hope for the caped crusader fans that a game exist and indeed is in the works.  Our lovely friends over at Kotaku have scored an… Continue Reading »

Top 10 Gamertell posts for the week of July 27, 2008

by NEWS on Aug 2, 2008 at 10:02 AM

Haven’t caught all of the Gamertell news this week?  Here’s your chance to catch up on this week’s top 10 articles! Nintendo sues Japanese firms over R4 and similar devices“Today (July 29, 2008), Nintendo and 54 Japanese software makers filed a lawsuit against five Japanese companies which have been distributing… Continue Reading »

E3 2008 Big Three Wrapup: Microsoft shines, Nintendo and Sony underwhelm

by Kenneth on Jul 20, 2008 at 09:04 AM

It’s the end of the week and E3 2008 has officially ended and now it’s time to sit back, relax, and take in all the announcements made by the big three: Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft.  Click through for an in-depth breakdown of the good and the bad of each company’s… Continue Reading »

Stephen King opposes anti-game bill

by Stewart Bishop on Apr 8, 2008 at 03:34 PM

If you’ve been keeping up with video games in politics, you may or may not already know about HB1423, a bill being proposed in Massachusetts that would block the sale of violent games to minors. While there has been much debate amongst politicians since its introduction, best-selling author Stephen King… Continue Reading »

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