Archive for March 28, 2007

DDR Colbert Edition

March 28, 2007

Stephen Colbert doesn’t play by the rules. In his Dance Dance Revolution game the arrows go wherever they want, and the backgrounds catch on fire. As he would say, fight fire with kids on fire.

Chun Li and Ryu's Dance

March 28, 2007

What a great new TV show concept, get gamers involved with the new dance craze by having a show called Dancing With The Video Game Characters instead of the very popular Dancing With The Stars. Have the dancers choose their favorite character and dress up like them, then their dance moves can recreate a scene in the game. Genius!  

[via Barcade]

Chun Li and Ryu’s Dance

March 28, 2007

What a great new TV show concept, get gamers involved with the new dance craze by having a show called Dancing With The Video Game Characters instead of the very popular Dancing With The Stars. Have the dancers choose their favorite character and dress up like them, then their dance moves can recreate a scene in the game. Genius!  

[via Barcade]

Mario & Sonic together at last!!!

March 28, 2007

Mario & Sonic

Wow what a historic day, Nintendo and SEGA have announced that Mario & Sonic will appear in a game together for the first time. Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games is coming for the DS and Wii. Read more at the Nintendo site

“It would have been unthinkable ten years ago, but two of the greatest video game icons are set to star together in a new title for Wii and DS.

Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games will be released in November, published by Sega in Europe and North America and by Nintendo in Japan. It has been licensed through a worldwide partnership with International Sports Multimedia (ISM), the exclusive interactive entertainment software licensee of the International Olympic Committee.

“We are thrilled to partner with Nintendo and ISM on this groundbreaking title,” said Sega’s president and COO Hisai Oguchi. “For the first time, two of the world’s greatest games characters come together to compete in the world’s greatest sporting event and we couldn’t be more excited.”

Nintendo’s senior managing director and general manager Shigeru Miyamoto offered: “Mario and Sonic have been respectful rivals since the early days of video games. In fact, for a long time they have been discussing the possibility of one day competing against each other. Now they have been given the perfect opportunity to meet at the Olympic Games, we can finally learn who is the faster, Mario or Sonic?”

“The Olympic Games represent the true spirit of competition and passion,” added ISM’s chairman and COO Raymond Goldsmith. “Bringing together intensely competitive and fun characters like Mario and Sonic in an Olympic setting helps showcase the sports of the Olympic Games in a new and compelling way for all generations.” “