• OnLive Teams Up With GameSpot To Embed Game Demos In Reviews

    OnLive Teams Up With GameSpot To Embed Game Demos In Reviews

    Game reviews are always inadequate, in that while they can describe how it feels to control your guy, or how the level design is frustrating, you can only kind of get it. Video reviews help, but you can never be sure you and the reviewer are on the same page — more so than with books and movies, I’d say. OnLive and GameSpot are hoping to change that up a bit by adding instant… Read More

  • Empire: Total War video spotted  Videos like this make me want to turn on my PC again. In Empire: Total War you are given the chance to fight for independence and glory. Additionally the game features an open ended campaign and a new game mode. All of this and more can be found on Gamespot’s exclusive preview on Empire… Read More

  • Ex-GameSpotters Launch GiantBomb, The Gaming Encyclopedia

    Last winter GameSpot, one of the web’s largest video game sites, was embroiled in a scandal that led to the loss of a number of veteran employees and, as far as many gamers are concerned, any shred of credibility. On November 28 the site suddenly fired Editorial Director Jeff Gerstmann who had been with the site for over 10 years. Rumors soon emerged that Gerstmann had been fired… Read More

  • Gamestop ad confirms Xbox 360 price drop on the 13th

    In case you lost your Internets in the last two weeks, Microsoft will be discounting the Xbox 360 by $50, but no one has been able to confirm an exact date until now. A Gamespot employee passed along some camera phone pics to Kotaku revealing the exact date, which happens to be a day before Microsoft’s press conference on the eve of E3. There you have it, sports fans. Now, what will… Read More

  • GameStop decides to ZuneStop

    GameStop will stop selling Zunes in their popular video game stores due to “insufficient demand.” “We have decided to exit the Zune category because it just did not have the appeal we had anticipated,” said a GameStop spokesperson. “It (also) did not fit with our product mix.” The company has offered Zunes since October 2006. They’ll continue to sell… Read More

  • GameSpot defends itself, says advertiser pressure didn't cause editor's firing

    Tell me if you believe this yarn, said by CNET Networks Entertainment vice president of programming Greg Brannan: Neither CNET Networks nor GameSpot has ever allowed its advertising business to affect its editorial content. The accusations in the media that it has done so are unsubstantiated and untrue. Jeff’s departure stemmed from internal reasons unrelated to any buyer of advertising… Read More