Articles by Russ

MLB Power Pros 2008 comes to Wii.

All of baseball has been immortalized in cartoon form and everyone comes out looking like precious moments figurines. MLB PP 2008 will feature ten game modes and role-playing story modes (for that small percentage of people who love sports and second life). Uhh…well guess I shouldn’t knock it until I…

Do Snake a Solid, Buy an iPod.

For those of you who don’t know, Solid Snake is a sell out. Apparently a commercial, for Regain 24 a Japanese energy drink, came out featuring Solid Snake. Now Konami has released news of an in-game iPod. Through this you can change the games music and download new tracks. Other,…

BlizzCon 2008.

Oh Snap! Time to dust off that sweet Horde Orc costume and grab a ticket, while they still last! Dates are set for October 10-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, CA. I wont be attending, due to incident at the dry cleaners involving my chain mail and battleaxe. 

wsj profiles Rockstar-in-chief Sam “Go War” Houser

the wall st. journal has nice piece on Sam Houser, the bat weilding, office screaming, pop culutre savant that runs the show over at Rockstar like a chicken coop with late-stage bird flu.  with GTA IV’s off-the-charts first week sales last week, Rockstar continues to be the most profitable “label”…

Rock Band: The New Flesh

More of an excuse to post a hot picture of Debbie Harry and reference Cronenberg’s Videodrome than anything else; Welcome to the post about this week’s Rock Band DLC release!! Actually this week is pretty great, I hope that I’m not drunk and near my 360 this weekend, because I will definitley buy it….

Tyson’s Back! In Fight Night Round 4

Heeeee’s Baaaaack! After taking a nap for awhile after the hit Fight Night Round 3,  or maybe it was they were too busy taking over the entire world, EA has announced Fight Night Round 4 will be happening…sometime in 2009.  To fire up the campaign apparently Mike Tyson will be…

Wii Update: 2 More Classics Added to Wii Shop

Two more classics were added to the Wii shop yesterday. What I don’t get is how Renegade is only 500 points and Pokemon is 1000? Really? Renegade was the leader in the Beat ‘Em Up genre of the late 80’s. With out it you have no Double Dragon. Come on…

8-bit General

8bitreview.com hits 100 posts!!!

We’ve hit 100 posts! In case you were interested. For this momentous occasion enjoy the above image of a monkey playing Pac-Man. To the next 100…and people still not reading them.

Atari Still Alive (barely)

The pioneer brand got plugged into a life support system today when majority owner and french gaming portal infogrames picked up the rest of the company.  seriously, what was a company that had its last hit in the 70s doing listed anyways?  no plans yet on whether they intend to…