Sunday, January 22, 2006

Video Game News, January 22, 2006

Pro Gamer on Tonight's 60 Minutes
by Andy Court, CBS 1/19/06
This is a bit last minute, but tonight's 60 Minutes (7:00 Eastern) will show a profile of pro gamer 'fata1ity', aka Jonathan Wendel.
"Even more riches await Wendel, who expects to make millions on licensing deals that are already in progress. Products such as computer mouse pads, headsets and keyboards customized for video game playing now bear his "Fatal1ty" screen name."

Electronic Arts Cuts Game Prices
by Troy Wolverton, 1/20/06
"PlayStation 2 and The price cuts, which only affected games made for current-generation consoles such as Sony's Playstation 2 and Microsoft's original Xbox, are a reaction to weak video-game sales in recent months and likely will be the start of a trend..."

Video Games Live Comes to GDC
Press Release, via 1/19/06
"Live Music Event to Feature Symphony Silicon Valley Performing Popular Video Game Scores"
"The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is proud to present Video Games Live(TM) as its closing night performance."

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