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January 12th - 2007

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Spirit Caller now in stores

Konami's latest Yu-Gi-Oh! title is on its way to a store near you. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Spirit Caller, exclusive to the Nintendo DS, is the first handheld Yu-Gi-Oh title to feature full online head-to-head gameplay.

With access to more than 1400 cards, players attempt to reach the top of the Duel Academy with the assistance of a Duel Spirit. FullStory

Bo-bobo Picked Up by Cartoon Network for Season 2; DVD Hits stores in First Quarter

Toei Animation Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s largest animation production studio, Toei Animation Co., Ltd., has secured their most popular newcomer, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo for a second season on Cartoon Network. Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo will continue to air during Cartoon Network’s popular Toonami programming block. FullStory

"Zephyr" Xbox 360 to add features to an already sweet console

There are those people who, while they respect the Xbox 360, find it a bit "stripped down" for an HD console. The lack of HDMI has hurt it a bit when those with 1080p sets come down to decision making. Also, the console has been touted as an all-around media machine, however the 20GB hard drive fills up quickly (especially if you make use of Xbox Live's Video Marketplace service). If what we have just seen is true, this could all change, truly putting the Xbox 360 near-par with the PS3 for functionality.

A report on Engadget shows a picture of what looks like an Xbox 360 with an HDMI port. Though the source wasn't named directly, the article says it is someone close to Microsoft. The article also states that the upgrade, code-named "Zephyr" (the original Xbox 360 is named Xenon), would come with a 120GB hard-drive. FullStory

Hands-on with IPTV on Xbox 360

We had a chance to check out Microsoft's IPTV offering for Xbox 360, announced earlier this week during Bill Gates' CES keynote, and get answers to some of the questions that have been nagging at us since first hearing about the service. FullStory

Six new World of Warcraft realms opened

Blizzard, Azeroth With the introduction of the new battlegroup Emberstorm, Blizzard has just opened up six brand new realms for you guys to enjoy. Burning Crusade might not be released for a couple of more days, but at least we're given some stuff to keep us busy in the meantime. New adventures in Azeroth! Wahoo! FullStory

Detailed WoW Burning Crusade maps

The available maps include the Hellfire Peninsula, Terokkar Forest, Nagrand, Zangarmarsh, and the Blade's Edge mountains. Maps for Shadowmoon Valley and other areas will be available soon. You can check out the maps by clicking on the thumbnails below. FullStory

WoW Becomes Bigger Than Many Nations

Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft has officially broken the 8 million subscriber mark. So if WoW were a nation, CIA's World Factbook says that it would be the 94th most populated country on Earth, ranking between Azerbaijan's 7,961,619 citizens, and Burundi's 8,090,068. FullStory

WoW TCG Regional Qualifier Tournaments kick off on January 13

What better time to start what promises to be one of the biggest gaming events of the year than the first month of 2007? On January 13, Upper Deck Entertainment will host the first of numerous World of Warcraft Trading Card Game Regional Qualifier Tournament events all across the globe.

UDE will also host casual tournaments of various formats for players of all levels on the same day, complete with exciting and exclusive WoW TCG prizes. All tournaments will support decks utilizing the recently released Heroes of Azeroth set and Treasure Cards from the Onyxia’s Lair Raid Deck. FullStory

Marvel Trading Card Game For PSP - Details and Screenshots

Based on the best selling trading card game from Upper Deck, Marvel Trading Card Game allows players to collect over 800 cards based on their favorite Marvel characters and compete in cross-platform online play in a variety of different modes. FullStory

PS2's Bully May Not Get A Sequel

Industry Analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Morgan Securities is becoming quite notorious for his "ability" to make risky (at times somewhat unsubstantiated) predictions about the state of video gaming. This time the subject of his clairvoyance was Rockstar's latest media whipping boy, Bully. Pachter predicts that as a result of retail mediocrity Rockstar wont take a chance on making Bully 2. FullStory

Pokemon tourney draws top talents, champion “Ness”!

“A lot of the top players in the world are from the Midwest, which makes Rockford a good stop,” tournament organizer Camille Peltier-Robson said. “There are a lot of first-timers here. Others are seasoned pros.”

The tourney also drew the world’s top player, 21-year-old Jason Klaczynski, who won last year’s Pokémon world championship. FullStory

40th Anniversary of Gen Con this August 16-19, 2007 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Pre-Registration Opens at Noon (PST) Sunday, February 11, 2007!

Badge registration goes live at noon (PST) on Sunday, February 11, 2007.

Badge Pricing
4-Day Badge Pre-Reg: $65 Onsite: $75
1-Day Badge Pre-Reg: $35 Onsite: $45


January 11, 2007 (SEATTLE) ‹ WizKids, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors for the core hobby portion of its distribution in the United States and Canada.

³Our strategic focus is to create a closer relationship with our retailers, protect the equity of our brands and reinvest in our products. Through careful thought and analysis we have come to the conclusion that these goals are best achieved by using Diamond and Alliance as our distribution partner for the Core Hobby portion of our business, said WizKids CEO, Lax Chandra.

The agreement will better position WizKids to gain valuable customer feedback which will be used to improve product development, increase manufacturing efficiencies and create focused promotional and marketing efforts to increase sales in Core Hobby stores. We firmly believe that working with Diamond and Alliance will work best to achieve our strategic goals and provide the best service for our retailers, our consumers and our business. We are excited by the opportunities that we hope to create in this new relationship.

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