262w ago - Designed exclusively for the Wii, NASCAR Kart Racing enables players to grab the steering wheel as a famed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and speed through treacherous landscapes, wind around rocky cliffs, jump rivers and dodge falling boulders.
Up to four players can go head-to-head, via split screen, in a mad dash to the checkered flag, making NASCAR Kart Racing an ideal game to play with family and friends.
Press Release: EA ANNOUNCES NASCAR KART RACING - THE FIRST AND ONLY NASCAR TITLE AVAILABLE FOR THE WII
Experience the Thrill of Team Racing on and off the Track
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - December 4, 2008 - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that NASCAR¬® Kart Racing, the first and only NASCAR racing title available for the Wii™, will ship to retailers in North America on February 10, 2009, just in time for the Daytona 500 and the Official start of the 2009 NASCAR season.
Enjoy the thrill of racing as three-time consecutive Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson or choose from 13 additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers. Players can also compete as one of 10 original animated characters. Each driver has personal attributes that will determine how the kart will perform on a course, so strategy is key when choosing a driver and a teammate....
262w ago - Three of the greatest rock bands ever are bringing some of their best songs to Guitar Hero this month!
Activision announced the holiday lineup of downloadable tracks for its latest music title today. The company is bringing some sweet gifts to music fans with three track packs for the biggest bands of the 70s and 90s- The Eagles, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Nirvana.
In addition, a free trio of reggae songs will be released on Christmas week. That's a merry jam, mon. Here's the list of tracks due each week. The track packs are $5.50, and individual tracks are $2. Downloads are available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii.
Dec 4th: The Smashing Pumpkins Pack
1979- The Smashing Pumpkins
GLOW- The Smashing Pumpkins
Everlasting Gaze- The Smashing Pumpkins
Dec 11: Nirvana Track Pack
Negative Creep- Nirvana
You Know You're Right- Nirvana
Dec 18: The Eagles Track Pack
Frail Grasp on the Big Picture- The Eagles
Life in the Fast Lane- The Eagles
One of These Nights- The Eagles
Dec 18: Reggae Track Pack
Jimi- Slightly Stoopid
Your Face- Pepper
Downloadable Content in December
The Smashing Pumpkins' "G.L.O.W," "1979" and "The Everlasting...
262w ago - Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that Grand Theft Auto IV for the PC is now available for purchase at retail outlets nationwide and for digital download on Steam (http://store.steampowered.com).
Press Release: Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto IV for the PC Now Available In Stores and for Digital Download
"We are very proud to be releasing Grand Theft Auto IV for the PC," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "We have taken our time to ensure this version of the game is not just a quick port, but a perfectly tailored experience for the PC. We hope the PC gaming community appreciates all of the innovative features in the game. Grand Theft Auto began on the PC and we have tried very hard to ensure this version was worthy of that heritage."
Developed by Rockstar Toronto in conjunction with series creator Rockstar North, the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV offers a wealth of new features, including 32-player multiplayer modes - expanded from 16 on the console versions of the game; a deep, sophisticated and easy-to-use video editor tool to capture and edit in-game footage; stunning, high-resolution graphics; and the all-new Independence FM radio station that allows players to add their own songs for...
263w ago - Courtesy of Sony's semi-official blog ThreeSpeech: Christmassy news from SCEE... you'll be gathering round the PlayStation 3 to sing this Christmas.
Press Release: Treat yourself to a Festive Fun SongPack for SingStar¬® from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Invite your friends around, hang out the mistletoe, serve up some Christmas treats and sing the night away with these five magical Christmas hits, all in one easily downloadable SongPack from SingStore™.
Arriving just in time for PLAYSTATION¬®3 (PS3™) on November 27th - these five festive hits will be sure to spice up any holiday do!
Turn on the Christmas tree lights and switch on your PS3 for an evening of singing and merry-making. Which Festive Fun track will be your favourite on the SingStar mic these holidays? Will you join Babyface for a 'Sleigh Ride' through the snow, or belt out a true 80's holiday classic with Shakin' Stevens 'Merry Christmas Everyone'?
Or, why not get sentimental with Toni Braxton's 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'? Wherever you are, these songs will whisk you away to a world of sleighs, bells and reindeer. Here's what you get in this holiday extravaganza:
• Celine Dion - Christmas Eve
• Toni Braxton - Have Yourself a Merry...
263w ago - Sony's Hardware Marketing Director Posted by John Koller announced the following today via PS Blog:
You may have seen the mailers, and it's true. We've introduced our very own PlayStation credit card to offer fans a new way to show off their PlayStation pride and earn reward points towards the purchase of PlayStation and SONY products.
We've even sweetened the pot with a special introductory offer. Starting today until December 31, 2008, you could save $150 on the purchase of a PLAYSTATION 3 this holiday. There are a couple ways to do this. You can go to to www.sony.com/newpscard to get instant approval for your card, and an immediate $150 credit when you purchase a PS3 directly through the Web site.
Or you can go www.sony.com/getpscard to apply for the card and upon receipt of the card, use it at any authorized PlayStation retailer to purchase a PS3. The $150 credit will show up on your billing statement.