EverQuest players get a new race in the Serpent's Spine Expansion pack

EverQuest, the popular online fantasy role-playing game, is getting a new expansion pack. Sony Online Entertainment has announced "The Serpent's Spine" expansion for EverQuest which includes the first new race in three years. EverQuest fans will be able to play the Drakkin which are a curious blend of human and dragon. A new starting city, Crescent Ranch, will be included along with new higher level content.

Prey now available in stores for Xbox 360 and PC

Prey, the first person shooter that allows players to walk on walls and fight in spirit mode, is now available in stores for both the Xbox 360 and the PC. As we reported a few weeks ago Prey is based on a modified Doom 3 engine and one of the year's most widely anticipated games. Click here to see the Prey slide show ...

"Now son, are you sure this will work on your PC?" Mam, it's an Xbox game...

I like restaurants when they're quiet, like when you've left a movie at 11 pm and you slip in for a plate of chips (fries, yank.) But I absolutely, completely and utterly, unequivocally, bloody well hate them during peak times, such as during lunch.

Blizzard looking to hire a console programmer

Could World of Warcraft or Starcraft: Ghost be coming to a game console near you? Blizzard, the makers of WoW and Starcraft, is looking for an experienced console programmer. The job ad, titled Next-Gen Senior Engine Programmer, is currently on Blizzard's website.

No surprise if Nintendo Wii beats Sony PS3 to shelves

Recent reports saying that Nintendo may launch its next-generation game console, the Wii, ahead of Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) is no surprise because the Wii is not as complicated as the PS3 or Microsoft's Xbox 360 in terms of specification and functions, and therefore, is much easier to produce, according to sources at Taiwan-based game console components makers.

Nintendo's Wii may get early launch

Nintendo has stated numerous times that its next generation video game machine will be less expensive than the competition. Now it appears that it might be on store shelves considerably earlier than many were expecting as well.

EA ships The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II for Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 gets its first Lord of the Rings videogame with the release of Electronic Arts' "The Battle for Middle-earth II". The company said that it has begun shipping the game to stores nationwide today and expects the game to become available for purchase on 7 July. The Battle for Middle-earth II slide show

There's No Such Thing As Enough Hype In Gaming

If there is one thing that video games are not particularly good at doing, it is convincing storylines. If there is one thing that the video game industry likes to think that it is good at meanwhile, it is raising a pot of boiling hype around even the most lackluster of games.