What idiot started that thread lkast year… oh.
Duke Nukem 4 still doesnt ship
Jon Johansen creates the killer app for the ‘Add on OS’ feature of the PS3, allowing the external x360 HD drive to be used with linux making the PS3 technically the first machine to play both Blue Ray and HD DVD.
-fail hes in hiding
The first console related fatality occurs when a toddler is struck in the head by a parent playing Wii bowling and fails to see them come in from the side.
-Fail, but there have been other stupid gaming fatalities
Phantom Lapboard still doesnt ship.
-Win, I think
John Carmack sells off his stake in id, hired by Scaled Composites.
EA mandates 40 hour max work week for all employees. Rest of industry follows suit.
HDCP is broken, allowing simplistic connectivity to all HDMI devices. Consumers rejoice, hackers shrug since it never affected them anyway.
Tom Chick sells Q23 to IGN for undisclosed figures.
-Fail, that we know of
Sony sells all EQ1 assets to IGE entertainment group for undisclosed sum.
Vanguard doesnt ship.
-Fail, but still nobody cared
Vista ships, few care.
Rumors and first specs for Xbox 3 surface.
Zune team dissolved, Plays for Sure ressurected.
-Fail, but Plays for sure rebranded Vista capable
And for this year:
Apple buys Nintendo
Apple releases a gaming SDK for multitouch
DNF revealed as an MMORPG
EQ3 and SWG2 revealed
AVP MMORPG revealed
Lego MMORPG revealed
Dreamcast 2 revealed
MS gaming portable revealed
Fallout MMORPG official
PSP2 specs revealed, no UMD, open SDK
Full open source PS3 geometry hardware spported SDK released
Valve buys Gametap and Direct2Drive, consolidates offerings
Nintendo(apple) licenses Wii remote to MS, MS supports it in DirectX and media center
Warner goes BD exclusive, HD DVD loses
2x BD recorders $150 by Christmas 08
Zune 3 revealed, doesnt completely suck, people still dont care
MS buys EA
Uwe Bolle committed
Major Celebrity (Oprah?) launches a games for girls initiative, loses shirt
Rockstar stuns by having a low key launch of GTA4 that has fixed all stuttering and slowdown issues, multiplayer elements are its best feature.
Worms finally gets a 3D version right.
ESRB and MPAA ratings divisions disbanded in favor of an official government bureau.
Remnants of SCO and Phantom Entertainment team up to create the next great gaming revolution.
id’s next game rhymes with mommanger meen
Nintendo announces the next gameboy and nobody understands it, it sells 40 billion copies. The name? The nintendo Pii, the portable Wii.