The new "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" game is doing a heck of a job proving that games based on movies can actually be, well... good -- but in another surprise to veteran gamers, the iPhone app created to promote the game could actually be worth a peek, too. Read More...


FROM MTV.COM: Eminem might have been quiet for the past few years, but get prepared for a full-on Marshall Mathers assault over the next few weeks. In addition to the recent horror-homage video for "3 A.M.," the Detroit rapper is apparently also working on an iPhone game to accompany his upcoming comeback album, Relapse.

For more on the Eminem's upcoming iPhone game, head on over to

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We take a look at "Star Trek: D.A.C.," a brand new downloadable game coming to the Xbox Live Arcade on May 13. Also, a brief look at another Hollywood-flavored title, "Top Gun." Read More...

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Players of "World of Warcraft" and Blizzard's other games will be able to use a tool that offers additional security for their accounts, accessed on a mobile device. Read More...

Snake is back. But is it worth $7.99 to resurrect an old friend? Read More...

The game's developer told me the company's proprietary CloudMMO tech works on consoles. He also reveals some updates for '"Justice is Coming." Read More...

"Watchmen: The End is Nigh" isn't the only title being released for the upcoming comic book film. Described as "a dynamic strategy fighting game," "Watchmen: Justice is Coming" will be available exclusively for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Read More...

nullI played 16 PC and other miscellaneous games for fun in 2008 and finished three of them.

As I did last year, I've compiled a list of the games that I played for fun in 2008. One list per major gaming platform.

(Check out the rest of my 2008 Gaming Playlists for other platforms, updated daily until New Year's.)

Today's entry is all about the games that didn't fit into my other posts. These are the PC games, the one iPod game, a GameCube game and other odds and ends.

What did I play? And which three games did I finish?

Take a look below:

nullFROM SPLASHPAGE: Based on the award-winning, best-selling “LEGO Batman” video game released earlier this year, “Gotham City Games” will offer 16 mini-games that take players deep inside Wayne Manor.

Read more about "Lego Batman" on the iPhone at

Apple called out Nintendo and Sony during their press conference this morning.

While showing a new line of iPods, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a commercial for the iPod Touch touting it's "the best portable device for playing games," reports Engadget.

It's worth noting that Apple did not demonstrate today's games on the iPhone (which the games also work on) or say it's the best mobile device for games. Jobs and co. are throwing the iPhone and iPod Touch into the same arena as the DS and PSP.

We already asked both Nintendo and Sony what they think of Apple's new gaming platform, but neither acknowledged the company as a direct competitor. But with over 3,000 applications available on iTunes -- 718 of which are games, and increasing every day -- that might be changing.

What do you make of Apple's statement?

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