Operation Darkness demo is up on Xbox Live

April 24th, 2008

Here’s a pleasant surprise for the day.

From the Atlus press release:

OPERATION DARKNESS DEMO NOW AVAILABLE ON XBOX LIVE® MARKETPLACE
Download WWII strategy RPG action with vampires, werewolves, and the undead!

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — APRIL 24 — Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced the launch of the official Operation Darkness demo on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. This epic fantasy WWII turn-based strategy game demo features one mission offering a variety of attack options and access to some of the more unique spells in the game (werewolves, anyone?).

Operation Darkness is currently scheduled for release on June 24 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Loaded.

April 23rd, 2008

Absolutely nowhere on the packaging for Dreyer’s Loaded will you see the words ice cream. Why is this? Or more importantly, what does or doesn’t this stuff contain that prevents it from being called ice cream?

Is there a regulatory body that determines such things?

UPDATE: Dreyer’s responded.

WHAT IS IT?!

Nintendo Color TV Block Kuzushi

April 20th, 2008

Now this is something you don’t see every day: an early Nintendo Block Kuzushi (Breakout game) box, brand new and packaged, up for auction. Designed by Miyamoto and released in 1979, this was the first console to display the famous Nintendo logo. [via Retro Treasures]

Take a look at the ebay seller’s store for all sorts of other neat things, including a Divers!