Playing With My Weiner

Gaming at the mercy of miniature daschunds.

Vote For [Prime Gnome]! January 8, 2009

Filed under: Meta-Grinder,Other Folks — Gwyddia @ 10:22 pm
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I have been nominated for a Shorty Award! Thanks, Leo!

When the time is right, go forth, Weiner fans, and vote!  

Follow @shortynews to find out when voting begins.

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The 1Up Crew: It’s Not Over

Filed under: Games,Industry,Other Folks — Gwyddia @ 3:06 pm
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It looks like most, if not all, of our EGM podcasting favorites have landed on RebelFM.  Their new project, EatSleepGame, can be found for your listening pleasure here.

312csi9An official press quote from RebelFM states:

Won’t you please welcome Anthony Gallegos, Nick Suttner, Philip Kollar, Matt Chandronait, Ryan O’Donnell, Jade Kraus, and me, as we bring you the opening salvo of Rebel.fm. It’s on, bitches.

On indeed.

 

Spore Expansion Pack Coming This Spring

Filed under: Games,PC,Spore — Gwyddia @ 12:28 pm
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Not so excited about the Spore: Creepy and Cute parts pack?  Want more – ahem – gameplay?  

Your wish is Maxis’ command.  Spore Galactic Adventures will be released in March.  While details are still scarce, this new title promises to be just the first in of a Sims-like prolific progeny of small gameplay and large item expansions.  We’ll know more during Maxis’ special even later this month, where they announce their full “Spore line-up for 2009″.  No word on the presence or absence of DRM for these new goodies.

 

Ghostbusters Game Accidentally Dated

Filed under: Games,Industry,Sony — Gwyddia @ 12:22 pm

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This little nugget can be found in the press release for the new Ghostbusters movie Blu-Ray:

America’s favorite paranormal psychologists are back to save the world, this time with unsurpassed picture and audio quality and advanced new bonus features in the Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc, releasing worldwide the week of June 16, 2009. The simultaneous launch of Ghostbusters: The Video Game, the highly anticipated videogame from Atari, celebrates the film’s 25th anniversary, with an all-new adventure from by the film’s original writers

June 16, 2009 is a Tuesday, kids – mark it on  your calendar.