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Saturday - September 30, 2006

Go Apps

I along with 26,619 other fans were in Boone today for ASU's homecoming game vs Elon. ASU spanked Elon 45-21 in front of their largest home crowd ever. After their dissapointing performance against NCSU, App has been destroying every team it plays. In the last three games, they have outscored opponents 127 to 27. Check out the full story at GoASU.com.

Posted by jcraven at 9:29 PM | Sports

Thursday - September 28, 2006

Assassin's Creed gameplay video

Going for a 360 trifecta today.... check out the amazing gameplay footage of Assassin's Creed. Unlike the earlier Halo link I gave, this is actual in-game play. The collision detection stuff is just so cool.....

Posted by jcraven at 3:02 PM | Video Games

Halo Wars = awesome

OK, I'm not a huge RTS fan, but Halo Wars is a RTS set in the Halo universe. This is *NOT* Halo 3..... pretty trailer here.

Posted by jcraven at 11:49 AM | Video Games

HD-DVD addon for the 360

According to Major Nelson, the HD-DVD addon drive for the 360 will retail for $199 with a November release date. Would make a great Christmas gift.... heh

Posted by jcraven at 9:20 AM | Tech

Thursday - September 21, 2006

360 Goodness

Activision has confirmed that Guitar Hero will appear on the 360 in 2007. Full story.

Also, there's a new trailer for DOA Xtreme 2. I admit, I have it preordered. Don't judge me.

Posted by jcraven at 3:26 PM | Video Games

Friday - September 15, 2006

Sucks you in....


Posted by jcraven at 9:07 AM | Comments (1) | Video Games

Thursday - September 14, 2006

Nintendo Wii pricing/launch date released

November 19, 2006 for $250. Not bad I guess. I'm still holding off any judgement until I can play a couple games. PTB has a nice summary here.

Posted by jcraven at 11:14 AM | Video Games

Tuesday - September 12, 2006

Blah blah Apple

New stuff introduced today.

Links to new stuff:
Apple - iPod nano
Apple - iPod shuffle
Apple - iTunes 7

They also previewed a new device code-named iTV. It's basically just a media center extender for $299. You would probably be better off with an xbox 360.

Posted by jcraven at 2:56 PM | Comments (1) | Tech

TiVo Series 3

It's official, the new Series 3 is on sale for $799 directly from TiVo's website here.

Engadget has a couple interesting first looks, including some videos.

Hands-on with the TiVo Series3! - Engadget
Videos of the TiVo Series3 in action! - Engadget

I especially love the classic THX intro on bootup. So very tempting, but I'll at least delay my decision until the end of football season since I have already paid for Sunday Ticket.

Posted by jcraven at 11:09 AM | Comments (1) | Tech

Newsweek on WoW

Newsweek has an interesting article about World of Warcraft. It touches on the various ways WoW (or other MMORPGs) affect real life. It has both the positive and negative sides of the story. Overall, it's a pretty good read.

World of Warcraft: Is It a Game?

Posted by jcraven at 10:47 AM | Video Games

Monday - September 11, 2006

Five years later

Posted by jcraven at 8:42 AM | Misc

Thursday - September 7, 2006

7 million WoW players

It's impressive that Blizzard has added a million subscribers since March. I would guess that number is likely to spike later this year with the expansion pack as old players come back to the game, and new players are lured in at the same time.

World of Warcraft Hits 7 Million Subscribers - WOW Insider

Posted by jcraven at 12:42 PM | Video Games

Monday - September 4, 2006


CNN.com - Stingray kills 'Crocodile Hunter' - Sep 4, 2006

Posted by jcraven at 9:29 AM | Television

Saturday - September 2, 2006


Go App!

GoASU.com has the details.

Posted by jcraven at 11:59 AM | Comments (1) | Sports

Friday - September 1, 2006

TiVo S3 unboxed

Ooooh, TiVo goodness.....

Tivo Series 3 Unboxed - PVR Wire

Posted by jcraven at 9:33 AM | Tech