There Are Skylanders In This Official Disney Infinity Video. [Update]

Disney Infinity is not a Skylanders clone, but that doesn't mean the Disney title wasn't inspired by Activision's toy-meets-game success story. Heck, three Skylanders toys even showed up for this Disney Infinity "Designing the Figures" video. Update — The video has been removed from the Disney Infinity YouTube channel.… » 8/07/13 7:40pm 8/07/13 7:40pm

Someone Put an Assassin's Creed Screengrab In a TV Report on Syria

Ah, the dangers of Google image search. On Feb. 26, Denmark's TV2 needed an over-the-shoulder shot for a report on the conflict in Syria, and some production assistant gave the control room a screengrab from the original Assassin's Creed (which features Damascus prominently) Apparently it's this one, from the game's… » 3/10/13 8:30pm 3/10/13 8:30pm

Some Gamers Are Really Pissed At EA For Screwing Up This Weekend…

This weekend, Electronic Arts accidentally gave away thousands of free games thanks to a discount coupon, rewarded to anyone who filled out their marketing survey, that would take $20 off any purchase of more than $20. Some crafty gamers figured out that they could use the coupon more than once, and they walked away… » 10/15/12 11:25am 10/15/12 11:25am

EA Sports Gets to Work Putting Assassin's Creed Canoeing Into Madden

Best Buy got a little too enthusiastic with its promotional copy » 8/24/12 3:30pm 8/24/12 3:30pm for , promising features such as "slow-motion chain kills," pickpocketing unsuspecting victims, and a new pursuit system involving a canoe. Truly, this is how you innovate in the sports genre.

Offending PlayStation 3 Ads Aren't PlayStation 3 Ads

Man. Remember those PlayStation 3 print ads created by Chilean design agency BBDO Chile? Remember how questionable they were, somewhere between tasteless and bewildering? Well, turns out they weren't actually PlayStation 3 ads, according to Sony. » 10/01/09 7:20pm 10/01/09 7:20pm