Posts Tagged ‘Features’

Afternoon LOL – The Legend of Zelda: Laser Shooty Exploding Arrow

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Random Game Facts – Infamous: Second Son Phone Number Easter Egg

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Source: DidYouKnowGamingRyan Waskewich

Random Game Facts – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Bugs

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Source: DidYouKnowGaming & Iwata Asks

This Day In Gaming History – June 11th

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1986
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is released by Paramount Pictures to theaters in the U.S. During the film, one scene takes place at an arcade. The arcade game Karate Champ is shown. Sound effects of Pac-Man dying are heard as well.

1990

  • Nintendo’s request for a temporary restraining order against Lewis Galoob Toys is denied by a U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco, CA. The order was Nintendo attempting to restrict Galoob from selling the Game Genie device.

1999

  • Descent 3 is released by Outrage Entertainment & Interplay Productions for the PC in North America.

2000

  • The Legend of Dragoon is released by SCEI & Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation in North America.

2001

  • The Game Boy Advance, Nintendo’s handheld entry for the sixth generation of video games is released in North America. This is the 5th member of the Game Boy line (the 3rd main release). The GBA features a 32-bit ARM RISC processor and a 2.9-inch reflective TFT 240 x 160 pixel, 32,768-color display. The handheld system measures 3.25 x 5.6 inches. It is powered via two AA batteries, which last about 15 hours.
  • Namco Museum is released by Mass Media & Namco for the Game Boy Advance in North America.
  • Super Mario Advance is released by Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance in North America.
  • Castlevania: Circle of the Moon is released by Konami Computer Entertainment Kobe & Konami for the Game Boy Advance in North America.
  • Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is released by Pipe Dream Interactive & Majesco for the Game Boy Advance in North America.
  • Rayman Advance is released by Digital Eclipse & Ubisoft for the Game Boy Advance in North America.
  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity is released by Nintendo R&D1, Nd Cube, & Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance in North America.

2004

  • Thief: Deadly Shadows is released by Ion Storm Inc. & Eidos Interactive for the PC, Xbox, & Java ME in Europe.

2006

  • The Nintendo DS Lite is released by Nintendo in North America. The system is initially released only in Polar White at a MSRP of $129.99. It is a redesigned model of the original Nintendo DS with a smaller form factor and brighter screen.

2007

  • Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree is released by Nintendo EAD Group No. 4 & Nintendo for the Wii in North America.
  • Scarface: The World Is Yours is released by Radical Entertainment, Vivendi Universal Games, & THX for the Wii in Australia.

2010

  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 is released by Nintendo EAD Tokyo & Nintendo for the Wii in Europe.
  • Green Day: Rock Band is released by Harmonix, Demiurge Studios, & MTV Games for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, & Wii in PAL territories.
  • Mega Man Zero Collection is released by Capcom for the DS in Europe.

2013

  • Day 1 of the 2013 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Nintendo announces & shows footage of several new Wii U games during their Nintendo Direct event. New games shown/announced include: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, a new Art Academy game, and Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U. They also showed more of X, Bayonetta 2, The Wonderful 101, Pokémon X & Y (3DS), Wii Party U, and more.

2014

  • Day 2 of the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is scheduled to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Source: Chronology of Video Games & Wikipedia

Morning LOL – Wizard Problems

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E3 2014 – Nintendo E3 Digital Event Live Blog!

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Welcome to GameSaga’s Live Blog coverage of the 2014 Nintendo Digital Event at E3 2014! Check out our live blog below or if you want to watch the stream live, you can do so at the links below or with either of the embedded videos below as well. To conserve space on the home page, we have moved the live blog recap to after the jump. Click the link to read the full recap.

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This Day In Gaming History – June 10th

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1992
  • Street Fighter II Champion Edition is released by Capcom for Arcades in the U.S.

2001

  • Earthworm Jim is released by Game Titan & Majesco Games for the Game Boy Advance in North America.

2004

  • Rallisport Challenge 2 is released by Digital Illusions & Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox in Japan.

2005

  • Nickelodeon airs an episode The Fairly Oddparents TV show in the U.S. In this episode there are a few references. There is a scene where an arcade video game machine appears. It used as an example of “fun.” The building for a video game arcade is shown as well. There is also a scene where a handheld video game system is shown. It resembles the Nintendo Game Boy, but it is called “FUN BOY.”

2008

  • NASCAR 09 is released by EA Tiburon & EA Sports for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, & Mobile Phones in North America.
  • Don King Presents: Prizefighter is released by Venom Games & 2K Sports for Xbox 360 in North America.
  • The Incredible Hulk is released by Edge of Reality & Sega for PC in North America.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit is released by Dimps & Atari for the PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360 in North America.

2009

  • Prototype is released by Radical Entertainment & Activision for PC, PlayStation 3, & Xbox 360 in Australia.

2011

  • Kung Fu Panda 2 is released by Griptonite Games & THQ for the DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, & Xbox 360 in Europe.
  • Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is released by Double Helix Games (PS3/X360), Griptonite Games (Wii/DS/3DS), Other Ocean Group (iOS), & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, DS, 3DS, & iOS in Europe.
  • Infamous 2 is released by Sucker Punch Productions & Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 in Europe.
  • Red Faction: Armageddon is released by Volition, Inc. & THQ for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the OnLive cloud gaming service in Europe.
  • The poster child for vaporware, Duke Nukem Forever is FINALLY released after 14 years in development by 3D Realms, Triptych Games, Gearbox Software, Piranha Games, Aspyr Media, & 2K Games for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, & the OnLive cloud gaming service in Europe.

2012

  • Pikmin 2: New Play Control! (AKA Nintendo Selects: Pikmin 2) is released by Nintendo EAD & Nintendo for the Wii in North America.

2013

  • The pre-events for the 2013 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) begin as Microsoft holds their E3 Press Conference. The launch price for the Xbox One is announced as being $499, €499, or £429. The launch date was narrowed down to November 2013, but a specific day was not announced.

2014

  • Enemy Front is scheduled to be released for the PC, PlayStation 3, & Xbox 360 by CI Games & Bandai Namco Games.
  • Day 1 of the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is scheduled to begin at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Nintendo is scheduled to air their Nintendo Digital Event, their spin on the traditional E3 press conference.

Source: Chronology of Video Games & Wikipedia

Random Game Facts – Animal Crossing On GameCube Without Disc

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E3 2014 – Sony Press Conference Live Blog!

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Welcome to GameSaga’s Live Blog coverage of the 2014 Sony E3 Press Conference! Check out our live blog below or if you want to watch the stream live, you can do so at the link below as well. To conserve space on the home page, we have moved the live blog recap to after the jump. Click the link to read the full recap.

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E3 2014 – Ubisoft Press Conference Live Blog!

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Welcome to GameSaga’s Live Blog coverage of the 2014 Ubisoft E3 Press Conference! Check out our live blog below or if you want to watch the stream live, you can do so at the link below as well. To conserve space on the home page, we have moved the live blog recap to after the jump. Click the link to read the full recap.

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