Monthly archives: July, 2008

Video Game Jocks Episode 99

In this episode, we are joined by Edie from the Game Hounds to talk about the Summer of XBLA, Bungie’s Future, Gears of War 2 Coming with a Lancer, Iwata Apologizing, We Answer Your Listener Mail and More! [MP3] Direct Download Format: 97:16, 44.6 MB, MP3



Riccitiello Says EA Should Have Bet on Wii

Speaking with the Mercury News, EA CEO John Riccitiello made public his feelings of regret that the game giant did not put more emphasis on the Wii at the beginning of this console generation. “We typically figured out who the market leader was going to be before the start of the cycle and bet with…


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Summer of XBLA, Contest Kicks Off This Week

Despite the summer being half over, Microsoft is kicking off another Summer of Arcade with the announcement of release dates for some of the most anticipated Xbox Live Arcade games of the year over the next 5 weeks. Here is the word straight from Major Nelson: • July 30: “Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2” –  The…


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New Release Snap Judgements 7/28/2008

This week two legendary weapons collide in one game to become an easy pick of the week and we have a baseball game for kids and a comedy series coming from the PC to the console. Soul Calibur (Xbox 360, PS3) Pick of the Week Soul Calibur is amongst the most well liked fighting games…



VGJ Review: NCAA Football 2009 (Xbox 360)

There are many football fans out there that prefer the school spirit, atmosphere and genuine enthusiasm of the college game as opposed to the pro game. The folks at EA have gone out of their way to translate that palpable excitement into the latest version of NCAA Football. Along with some atmospheric elements, the game…



VGJ Review: Elefunk (PSN)

Most, if not all, of the greatest puzzle games of all time are those which require quick thinking and twitch reflexes to beat with any proficiency. Those same, great titles also often require little thinking and minimal planning. Elefunk shares none of those traits with many of it’s fellow puzzle titles but is still an…