Generally speaking, the preferred method for procuring a 1UP Power Up is collecting 100 golden Mario coins to smash your fist into a giant question mark block. BUT, if you’re really in need of a quick (and less painful) pick-me-up, grab yourself a shiny new radish, a paring knife, and maybe a Sharpie (for the eyes?!). Follow the visual instructions above and…voila! 1UP! Power Up! → Read More
As you’re no doubt aware by now, UGO (owned by Hearst) has >bought 1UP.com</a from Ziff Davis. EGM, the venerable gaming mag, is no more, with the upcoming February issue set to be its last. Well played, Hearst. → Read More
Hearst Corporation unit UGO Entertainment has agreed to acquire 1UP.com, a property attracting a gamer audience along with its associated sites including GameVideos.com, MyCheats.com and GameTab.com. There had been rumors about a pending acquisition for a couple of weeks (more specifically, reported by Joystiq), but yesterday evening the company released the official news.
The acquisition deal is… → Read More
Any news article, blog post or message board rant that uses the phrase “PlayStation family” should be teased mercilessly. It’s a weasel word borne of public relations speak. → Read More