Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2006’

E3 – Top 10 most interesting games

A survey carried out by popular Japanese gameing magazine Famitsu put Nintendo’s Wii console firmly at the top of the most-wanted list after E3. The survey first asked Japanese gamers which games interested them the most at E3; the top 10 are given below: 1. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii/GC) 2. Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) 3. Metal Gear …

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25 Worst Tech Products of All Time

PC World recently issued their list of the 25 Worst Tech Products of All Time.  Coming in at #1 was AOL, who “has never overcome the stigma of being the online service for people who don’t know any better.” The complete list of losers is as follows: America Online (1989-2006) RealNetworks RealPlayer (1999) Syncronys SoftRAM (1995) Microsoft Windows Millennium (2000) …

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Free Avatars

V7’s very own graphic artist, JuggoPop, has designed a number of avatars for you to download and use free of charge*.  They are available on his personal website, along with other cool things like tutorials, a blog, and more.  Check it out. (Or else!!) *Certain conditions apply. See site for details.

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Wii to be #1 in Japan?

While Sony’s Playstation 2 currently dominates the Japanese video game market,  it may not be for very long.  The console wars between the new Playstation 3, the Nintendo Wii, and the XBox 360 are heating up, and the latest polls show that Sony may have priced themselves out of the #1 spot. A survey of Famitsu magazine readers in Japan …

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Microsoft Will Not Release DirectX 10 for Windows XP

Microsoft will not release next-generation graphics API called DirectX 10 for the currently shipping Windows XP, instead, the company will keep the new API strictly for the forthcoming Windows Vista, despite earlier assumptions about DirectX 10 for the XP. For end users this means that to get the most advantages of the new-generation GPUs, the new OS will be required. …

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