Thursday, August 9, 2007
12:19 PM - August 9, 2007. Posted by ExtremeGamer.
Nintendo World Report has the scoop.
"MVP attempts to break the dreaded 'Backyard Football Curse.'"

09:54 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by Steve_OS.

Well, the A/C kicked the bucket and let's just say I gotta pay a nice chunk of change to get it fixed.

Nat killed me in Wii Bowling last night, she bowled a 223 and I had a grand total of 125. She bowled 5 consecutive strikes at one point, spared, then bowled 3 more strikes. I suck.

The Boys and the Colts tonight baby! It's the ONLY thing I'm looking forward to.

What's up with you?
  • QOTD: Do you get excited about preseason football?

Happy Birthday to the following OS'ers!

JiggidyJames, DiPLoMaTiC 18 (30), TheJetliranger (22), Rafkepunk (17)

01:32 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.

01:32 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
Kotaku has posted the following news:
  • Most PS3, Xbox 360 Owners Unaware of HD Features
    "Curiously, only 30% of Xbox 360 owners are clued in to the device's high definition graphics, compared to 50% of PS3 owners. Of the 50% knowledgeable of the PS3's graphics prowess, only 40% of them were aware the machine's Blu-ray playback capabilities. Only half of that particular group has watched a BRD on the device."
  • Microsoft: HDMI Coming to Premium 360's
    "Microsoft has just confirmed that HDMI is now standard with the Premium version of the Xbox 360, now priced at $350. The retooled Premium 360, sporting the fancy HDMI, will sport an HDMI logo on the outside of the box, a Microsoft rep told Kotaku."
  • Free Copy of Top Spin with 360
    "At least a half-dozen stores have confirmed that Top Spin will be included with the Xbox 360 premium starting on Sunday, and four of the stores we've called so far say that they're already on the floor available for sale for $350."
  • Stroke Victims Find New Lease On Limbs With Wii Sports
    "Today's Star Tribune profiles former real-life tennis player and stroke victim Jerry Pope as he strives to make his way back to the court by playing Wii Sports Tennis. His therapist, Matthew White, began experimenting with the Wii after reading reports of those suffering from strokes using them at home."

01:31 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
Game Info Wire has the scoop.
"Circuit City Stores, Inc., announced today that Madden NFL 08 Cover Athlete Vince Young has signed on to participate in an exclusive LIVE online forum at http://www.circuitcity.com/ to help celebrate the launch of one of the year's most eagerly-awaited video games."

01:31 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
Worthplaying has posted the following:
  • FIFA 08 Features, Screenshots and Trailer (Multi)
    "FIFA 08 will create a football experience that matches the complexity, finesse and beauty of the real-world game. FIFA 08 challenges you to master the skills required to play like a pro football player, allowing you on the pitch to defy the odds, perfect your skills, elevate your game and rise up to win glory for your club."
  • Fine Pro Wrestling Returns Officially Announced w/Screenshots (PS2)
    "Revealed a few weeks ago, Agetec announced that it will be publishing Fire Pro Wrestling Returns for the PS2. Previously released only for the GBA in North America, this will mark the first time the acclaimed series will be available on PS2 in this country without visiting an importer."
  • Speed Racer: The Videogame Announced (PSP, PS2, Wii)
    "Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced Speed Racer, based on the upcoming film by the Wachowski brothers, where players will be able to take on the role of the characters from the film, getting behind the wheels of each character's signature vehicles to experience firsthand the film's high-adrenaline, combative racing style."

01:31 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
Totally360.com has posted some screenshots of FIFA 08.

01:30 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
IGN has posted the following:

01:30 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
GameSpy has posted the following:

01:29 AM - August 9, 2007. Posted by hdaniel1.
GameSpot has posted the following:
  • FIFA 08, NBA 08 Covered
    "In May, Electronic Arts revealed that Ronaldinho would be the international cover athlete for FIFA 08. The publisher also announced that in soccer-mad Europe, many territories would see their own local stars join the Brazilian-born FC Barcelona striker on the game's box."
  • Tony Hawk's Proving Ground Updated Hands On Preview (PS3)
    "The three different paths in Proving Ground are career, hardcore, and rigging. Career-path skaters are those looking to make a living as a pro, get the magazine covers, and the endorsement deals that follow. The hardcore path is for skaters who are in it for the love of the game, but aren't above laying out a little street justice in the process."
  • FIFA 08: Q&A With Jozy Altidore (PS3)
    "Jozy Altidore has packed a lot into his 17 years. The striker, currently playing in the MLS for the Red Bull New York, was the 17th overall pick in the 2006 MLS draft and made his professional soccer debut in August 2006--while still age 16--and even managed to score a goal in the Red Bulls' loss to D.C. United in last year's Eastern Conference playoffs."

Wednesday, August 8, 2007
05:59 PM - August 8, 2007. Posted by ExtremeGamer.
TeamXBox has the details.
"TheTriforce.com is proud to announce the launch of The Unofficial Official Sensible Soccer World Cup, in which the game’s current World Champion Simon Byron will defend his title for the very first time.

31 challengers are being sought to contend the first ever Xbox Live Unofficial Official Sensible Soccer World Cup, with representatives from the best gaming websites and blogs the world over contesting this, the ultimate videogame accolade."

05:56 PM - August 8, 2007. Posted by ExtremeGamer.
Gamespot has posted a Tony Hawk's Proving Ground video.

05:54 PM - August 8, 2007. Posted by ExtremeGamer.
Gamespot has posted some Madden NFL 08 videos.

05:52 PM - August 8, 2007. Posted by ExtremeGamer.
CVG has the scoop.
"Codemasters has flicked the switch on the official Sensible World of Soccer website, maybe in an attempt to make up for the lack of an official release date. We've been gagging for the awesome Sensi Soccer to hit Xbox Live Arcade now for what feels like months, but we'll have to hang in there and wait a little longer."