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Mass Effect given street date

Microsoft has announced that much-anticipated RPG Mass Effect will be released on Xbox 360 on November 20th in America – and will be out in Europe three days later. The title has been developed by Bioware, who were responsible for both Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Jade …

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Woolworths launches star studded ad campaign

A new Woolworths TV campaign will begin on Thursday September 6th, featuring Darth Vader, Kelly Osbourne and Rolf Harris alongside the retailer’s mascots Wooly and Worth. The new adverts are in support of the revamped the budget Worthit! brand which has been bolstered by a further 300 products, reported The …

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COMMENT: Camerons attack is worse news for him than us

Not against the social ruin of gun-toting UK youth, however. (A responsible example laid down by that confrontational rhetoric, though Dave.) No, the time has come for us all to ‘fight back’ against an enemy much more directly damaging to our business. Namely the ill-informed desperation of top Ministers to …

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First half sales boost for DSGi

DSGi has posted a six per cent increase in overall revenues for the 16 weeks leading to August 18th. According to the firm, the rise in takings is largely down to flat panel sales. The group said 11 per cent group sales were good, yet it is too early to …

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Dev confirms work on first Wii Software title

US developer Medaverse has revealed via its forums that it is working on a title, named Gravitronix, for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii Software Channel, according to Eurogamer . Gravitronix allows up to four players to enter battle in a single-screen arena, firing all manner of assorted projectiles and making full use …

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Al King returns with online gaming service

Industry veteran Al King, alongside founder and creator Eddie Gill, Lloyd Sharp, Lizzie Wilding and Sam Bennett has launched Kwari, a new multiplayer online gaming service which has taken its lead from poker sites to introduce the concept of playing an FPS for money. To ensure a fair game, players …

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BioShock storms to number one in Aussie charts

Following the news that 2K Games’ atmospheric FPS stormed in at number one in the UK to become the second fastest-selling 360 game – alongside similar success in the US – BioShock has followed suit in Australia as the 360 version debuts at number one in the All Format charts. …

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Halo 3 development complete

Nearly three years after Xbox hit Halo 2 first hit the shelves, Seattle-based developer Bungie has announced that development on the final part of its Halo trilogy is now complete, and that the title has been released to manufacturing. Halo 3 has already become the most pre-ordered game in history …

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LocoRoco PS3 dated in Japan

Critically hailed as one of the most original, charming and enjoyable titles on Sony’s PSP, LocoRoco has become a firm favourite in the gaming community – and SCEJ has now confirmed that the download-only sequel Oiedeyo LocoRoco will arrive on the Japanese PlayStation Network on September 21st. The Famitsu article, …

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