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Monday: July 6, 2009

LucasArts teams up with Steam to release back-catalog of classic adventure games.LucasArts teams up with Steam to release back-catalog of classic adventure games.

This series of launches continues LucasArts’ new mission to revitalize its deep portfolio of beloved gaming franchises.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:32 PM | Tags (6) | lucasarts | classics | adventure | steam | distribution | gaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Sony files patent for turning any object into a video game controller.Sony files patent for turning any object into a video game controller.

Take that, Project Natal?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:10 PM | Tags (7) | sony | ps3 | natal | patent | gaming | controller | playstation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.Take an introductory video walkthrough of Brutal Legend.

Includes commentary from Tim Schafer as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | brutallegend | timschafer | video | walkthrough |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Microsoft pulls the curtain back on Kodu, easy video game development on your Xbox.Microsoft pulls the curtain back on Kodu, easy video game development on your Xbox.

Kodu, known originally as Boku, utilizes an icon-based language to allow inexperienced users to create small games with no programming knowledge. Kodu game makers use the Xbox 360 controller to navigate menus, with no keyboard required.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:58 PM | Tags (6) | development | gaming | kodu | programming | small | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Advertisements coming soon to your beloved Xbox 360 dashboard.Advertisements coming soon to your beloved Xbox 360 dashboard.

Microsoft says the ads shouldn't get in the way of your day to day gaming though. Also, you were probably going to order some Pizza Hut anyway.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 10:55 AM | Tags (6) | ads | annoying | dashboard | integrated | pizza | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Some new gameplay footage from Tales of Monkey Island surfaces online.Some new gameplay footage from Tales of Monkey Island surfaces online.

Looks pretty decent so far although I could have done with a few less 'yars' from LeChuck. Reminder: 6 days left to pre-order. Also, Monkey Island Special Edition comes out on July 15 (after Tales of MI - which is strange).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:58 PM | Tags (6) | footage | gameplay | gaming | guybrush | monkeyisland | telltale |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Seven tips for parents looking to raise a healthy video gamer.Seven tips for parents looking to raise a healthy video gamer.

Good to know, read up fellow parents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | tips | gaming | parenting | health |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Three Quake titles coming to the iPhone at some point in the near future.Three Quake titles coming to the iPhone at some point in the near future.

That's a lot of Quake for one device.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:18 AM | Tags (4) | apple | gaming | iphone | quake |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

The top ten raw deals and ripoffs for video gamers out there.The top ten raw deals and ripoffs for video gamers out there.

I have to admit that I was not happy about shelling out an extra hundred bucks for something that comes standard on the Wii and PS3 (wifi capability).  That little tidbit somehow didn't make it onto the article.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:22 PM | Tags (8) | gaming | ps3 | ripoffs | wifi | wii | wired | wireless | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

A Monkey Island retroperspective for your nostalgic reading pleasure.A Monkey Island retroperspective for your nostalgic reading pleasure.

Reminder: only twelve days left before the new series lands.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:29 PM | Tags (5) | gaming | guybrush | monkeyisland | murray | telltale |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


PlayStation emulator runs pretty smooth on the new iPhone 3GS.PlayStation emulator runs pretty smooth on the new iPhone 3GS.

Game Boy Advance emulator a lot faster too thanks to the beefed up hardware.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:52 PM | Tags (6) | emulator | gameboy | iphone | jailbreak | nintendo | playstation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

Can Nintendo take 'accessibility' too far?Can Nintendo take 'accessibility' too far?

Possibly, yes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:52 PM | Tags (3) | accessibility | gaming | nintendo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Ten of the funniest video game commercials for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the funniest video game commercials for your viewing pleasure.

The Zelda rap has to be my favorite.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:47 PM | Tags (4) | gaming | nintendo | commercials | retro |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A faster version of the Xbox 360 dashboard is coming some point this year.A faster version of the Xbox 360 dashboard is coming some point this year.

I don't see any kind of speed issues my Xbox at all, but more speed is always nice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 10:27 AM | Tags (5) | xbox | microsoft | dashboard | speed | nxe |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

A list of the top five worst video game controllers according to the folks at MSNBC.A list of the top five worst video game controllers according to the folks at MSNBC.

Ah, video game memories.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:26 PM | Tags (6) | consoles | controllers | lucas | nintendo | powerglove | sega |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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