Gamers will have a chance to go hands-on with the latest college football game from EA Sports later this week.
A demo of “NCAA Football 09” is set to be released Thursday (at the latest) on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. No word on what teams will be available, but my guess is a rematch of last year’s national title game between Ohio State and LSU.
“NCAA 09” ships to retailers July 15.
In its latest issue, the Official Xbox Magazine pulled back the curtain on the next installment in the “Call of Duty” series. Good news, right?
After all, “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare” was one of the top-selling games of 2007 and the recipient of countless Game of the Year awards (including mine). It continues to be the most-played game on Xbox Live and the first batch of new maps have been downloaded more than a million times.
If you haven’t figured it out, people love this game. I love this game. It stands to reason, then, that I should be giddy with excitement over a sequel, right? Sadly, that’s not the case.
OK, I give up. After two weeks of attempting to post a full-fledged review of “Grand Theft Auto IV,” I have thrown up my hands in surrender. It is simply not meant to be.
In fact, after Wednesday’s storms knocked out the power at my house and, in the process, fried my laptop which — you guessed it — contained the aforementioned “GTA” review, I am convinced that there is some higher power at work here.
Rather than tempt fate again, I concede.
So, in place of a full-blown review of “GTA IV,” today I’ve decided to give a few quick hits on some of the games I’ve been playing lately, “GTA” included: