Month: June 2009

Cover Athlete for NBA 2K10 – Kobe Bryant #24

The 2K Sports team announced today that the cover athlete will be Kobe Bryan #24 on the LA Lakers. The official announcement on the 2K sports news feed: 2K Sports today congratulates cover athlete and spokesman of NBA 2K10, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, on his fourth career NBA championship after recently defeating the Orlando Magic in the 2009 NBA Finals. Bryant, who averaged over 32 points, five rebounds, and seven assists during the series, was named NBA Finals MVP and this fall will lend his championship pedigree to NBA 2K10, the #1 selling basketball video game* and #1 rated NBA simulation. Full release Platform(s): Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PLAYSTATION 3, PSP, Wii,...

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Rogers Plus Now Accepting Trade-in Games

Rogers Plus is the latest in a series of stores (along with BestBuy, Future Shop, and BlockBuster) that has begun accepting used trade in games. Rogers is also offering premium value trade ins for games like UFC (37$ @EB Games), Halo Wars (40$ @EB Games) and Resident Evil 5 (40$ @EB Games) – topping in at 40$ each which based on a quick comparison is in line with other vendors. But to add to the trade in you also get the bonus of Star Rewards for each trade in meaning discounts and free rentals are in your future. Store credit also seems to apply to the purchase of DVD’s and other Roger’s services (I’ll confirm this the next time I’m in a retail...

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Review: Ghostbusters

Platforms: PC, PS3 (reviewed), Xbox 360, PS2, Wii, PSP and DS Join Egon, Venkman, Ray and Winston as they bring in a new recruit to the Ghostbuster Crew… That you by the way – the new recruit known as the “rookie”. Travel to many of New Yorks finer establishments in your pursuit of Gozer and the oculist that are trying to bring forth “the destructor” all the while trapping ghosts, blasting animated statues and melting a ton of marshmallow (man). That’s right Mr. Stay Puft is back and he is not very happy after his last visit with the Ghostbusters. Having grown up with the Ghostbusters I was really looking forward to this game, and I was not disappointed. From the first mission strapping on my proton pack, being warned about the streams and the introduction to the trapping systems I was hooked. The voice acting, the game play, the story all stuck true to the moves of my childhood. My only major beef with this game was the time to finish the game I was finished in less then 10 hours (I almost consider this a mandatory time limit for games now) and it felt like a rather abrupt ending. It’s not often when a movie franchise successfully makes the jump from the big screen to your console, especially with out an accompanying movie release, but I feel...

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