The Bobby Blackwolf Show Episode 8: September 11, 2005
Week of September 11, 2005
- The Sony PSP's sales blossomed in the UK, selling 185,000 units in the first four days, beating the previous record set by the Nintendo DS.
- By the way, the "Bark Mode" functionality in Nintendogs isn't wireless multiplayer. We explain the difference.
- Blu-Ray DVD drives are expensive and will possibly drive up the price of the Playstation 3.
- Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children was leaked by a Hong Kong piracy group just days before it's Japanese DVD and UMD release.
- The SEC approved the merger between Gamestop and EBGames.
- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. bought IGN Entertainment, Inc.
- CNN/Money seems to think that Take-Two Interactive is still a good buy for stockholders.
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is finally being rereleased with all of the hidden sex content removed from the disc.
- But, people like Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and are flocking to it's website for the latest trailer that shows very little actual gameplay. However, there are some fake websites created to promote the PSP game.
- We go back to Dragon*con 2005 to interview Jennifer Dreighton with the fan-made web-based MMORPG Star Wars Combine.
- The California State Assembly passed Leeland Yee's violent video game legislation in a bipartisan 65-7 vote and some applauding it say that video games are just as bad as smoking cigarettes. We're not kidding on that one either.
- Microsoft admits to killing the Windows game market by concentrating too much on the Xbox, and want to make things right before Vista gomes out.
- Our question of the week: Do you have any stories about BBS Door Games such as Tradewars and Legend of the Red Dragon? Email them to us or leave us a message on our Skypeline.
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