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  • First Impressions: 'Madden NFL 10'

    Tiburon's focus with Madden NFL 10 is bringing the player back into the game, focusing on the fans, and making the player fight for every yard. The game has a different feel right from the main menu, which has a new look for the 2010 version. Instead of the stylized menu with team specific players, it will feature real photos and posterized...

    Posted April 29, 2009 | 15 Comments

  • Microsoft, Sony And Nintendo Gear Up For E3

    The entire video game industry is gearing up for the Electronic Entertainment Expo. E3 2009 will be held during the first week of June, and in a hot-off-the-presses press release from organizers at the ESA, the big three console makers have expressed their delight at the prospect of the upcoming show. Over 150 companies are slated to exhibit at...

    Posted April 28, 2009 | 136 Comments

  • ?Lost Planet 2' Impressions

    At their Captivate 09 press event in Monte Carlo last week, Capcom may have disappointed some journalist by not letting them have hands-on time with Lost Planet 2, the sequel to the 2007 third-person sci-fi shooter. And yet even without it, the game was still one of the highlights of the event, a testament to how well it seems like this sequel...

    Posted April 28, 2009 | 30 Comments

  • Steve Wiebe Breaks 'Donkey Kong Jr.' World Record

    Old-school video game legend Steve Wiebe officially broke the world record for Donkey Kong Jr. last week in preparation for the big show: His attempt to shatter the record for Donkey Kong during E3 in June. Wiebe scored 1,139,800 on the DK Jr. machine, and his record-bursting game was verified by video game officiating site Twin Galaxies, so...

    Posted April 27, 2009 | 24 Comments

  • 'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' Multiplayer Hands-On Preview

    At Sony’s pre-E3 press event last week here in Los Angeles, there was the promise of being able to finally play Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2: Among Thieves for the first time, and being a pretty big fan of the first game, I was frothing at the mouth to get my hands on it. I had already gotten the eyes-on treatment a while back with...

    Posted April 27, 2009 | 43 Comments

  • First Look: 'Mafia II' -- The Sleeper Hit Of 2009?

    It has been nearly seven years since the original Mafia was released for PC and about five since it hit the PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles. There's an entire generation of gamers unfamiliar with the franchise. Whether you have fond memories of Mafia (the PC version, at least) or you have never heard of the series, 2K Games wants to make sure...

    Posted April 27, 2009 | 15 Comments

  • Vote G4 For The Webby Awards!

    Rarely do we toot our own horn here at G4, but in this case, we're so proud of ourselves that we just had to share with you. We have been nominated for a 2009 Webby Award in the People's Voice category for our iPhone site. But that's not all, as we were given honorable mention for our E3 2008 site, as well as our original online franchises...

    Posted April 23, 2009 | 7 Comments

  • G4 Named Official Broadcaster Of E3 2009

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, G4 is proud to announce that it has been named the official broadcaster of the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo). As the show returns to its former size and glory, the guys and gals at G4 will offer you an E3 2009 experience like no other. Here's some of the excellent content...

    Posted April 21, 2009 | 48 Comments

  • Video Games Live To Play E3

    Video Games Live, that multimedia music group that plays the themes to video games live on stage, will be playing a show at the Greek Theater on June 4th, the last night of E3. Since last performing in L.A., Video Games Live has added new material including music from Chrono Trigger & Chrono Cross, Diablo III, Mega Man, more Final Fantasy...

    Posted April 13, 2009 | 6 Comments

  • Cammie Dunaway Says E3 2009 Will Be All About The Games For Nintendo

    Nintendo's E3 2008 press conference was hammered by the enthusiast press and gamers. For longtime Nintendo fans, it was underwhelming at best and treasonous at worst. Although the company did a good job appealing to the mainstream press, it did next to nothing to retain longtime fans that have been loyal to the company. This year should be...

    Posted April 8, 2009 | 44 Comments

  • Rumor: New PSP By Christmas?

    As you may know, there have been rumors floating around about a new PlayStation Portable for months now. Dubbed either the PSP 2 or the PSP 4000, the new system, supposedly, will feature a large touch-screen that slides open to reveal PlayStation buttons and dual analog joysticks. Rumor has it you'll be able to buy one before Christmas. Opinions...

    Posted April 7, 2009 | 30 Comments

  • Steve Wiebe Attempts 'Donkey Kong' Record On G4 At E3!

    Legendary old-school gamer Steve Wiebe, star of documentary King of Kong, will attempt to reclaim his Donkey Kong throne at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo. G4 viewers can watch the barrel-jumping action live with our exclusive access to the special event on Tuesday, June 2 as part the network’s week-long E3 coverage. Wiebe was the...

    Posted April 1, 2009 | 39 Comments

  • 'The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks' Announced with Debut Trailer!

    Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version Big bombshell from the Game Developers Conference today: Nintendo has confirmed the next Zelda game! The tentative title is The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks and the game will be available for the Nintendo DS before 2010. At the Nintendo keynote, attendees were shown some footage from the game, and you...

    Posted March 25, 2009 | 65 Comments

  • Media Molecule Head Joins The Chorus For a PS3 Price-Cut

    At this point, so many people have called for and/or predicted a price-cut for the PlayStation 3, it almost seems like a foregone conclusion. Let's see...there was Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg, Wedbush Morgan Securities video game analyst Michael Pachter, Electronic Arts CFO Eric Brown, Activision CEO Bobby...

    Posted March 13, 2009 | 141 Comments