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Halo Fanatics Rejoice! Two Titles Due in 2009

As part of the new “SteveNote,” Microsoft Entertainment and Devices Chief Robbie Bach announced that it plans to squeeze some more money out of what is arguably one of the top video game franchises — Halo. Two titles will be released during the year — Halo Wars and Halo ODST. The first is a strategy game, while ODST is a standalone expansion to Halo 3 (and was formerly named Halo 3: Recon). A few more details on these new titles can be found in this Seattle P-I blog entry.

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The Price is Right for iPhone: Almost as Good as the Real Thing!

img_0002I’m in absolute heaven, and I don’t know how I missed this. Video game developer Ludia has released The Price is Right for the iPhone, which in my biased TPIR fanboy opinion is one of the best gaming titles I’ve seen on the App Store yet. And at $2.99 for a “limited time,” $2 less than its $4.99 typical price, you can’t go wrong with this one.

The 35 year old game show franchise has made a significant push into interactive media, releasing games for the Nintendo Wii and DS consoles, as well as PC. I guess with the iPhone being one of the preeminent mobile gaming platforms, it was only a matter of time before developers brought the game to the device.

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