One of the most recognized unique vehicles in the history of the world is about to be up for auction via Barnett-Jackson, that being the Adam West-driven original Batmobile - so we thought we'd give you a short history of this cool gem.
The Wii U had its big moment yesterday, launching to long lines and excited customers. As a game console, the Wii U brings a lot of exciting possibilities with it, especially with Nintendo's tablet-style gamepad. We're looking forward to seeing what happens with the Wii U in the future, but first things first: how are the launch games holding up with the critics?
Black Friday is one week away, and retailers are already pumping out their Black Friday adverts to those hungry for some crazy deals. Both Microsoft and Sony have announced the deals that they'll be offering on their gaming consoles and bundles. They prove that if you're looking to get a new Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or PlayStation Vita, next Friday is the time to buy.
Tom Hardy, the British actor who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has signed on to play the main protagonist, Sam Fisher, in the upcoming adaptation of video game franchise Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. The movie is still in its planning stages and the series' developer Ubisoft is still in talks to sign on a movie studio.
NVIDIA has released the 310.54 beta drivers for the GeForce, bringing with them a host of new features. Specifically, NVIDIA worked with Treyarch to ultimately create a better gaming experience for diehard PC gamers who expect the best. This update brings with it increased performance for a host of different games, including the upcoming Black Ops 2.
Nintendo's Wii U may not start shipping to eager gamers in the US until November 18, but there's the chance of an early preview of motion/tablet gameplay thanks to 5,000 Wii U kiosks across US retailers. The new booths will be revealed at select Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Walmart, and Toys 'R' Us stores from today, either offering video information about the console or an actual chance to play with one of the launch titles.
I mentioned in the past that Kia and DC Entertainment were working together to create customized Kia vehicles to highlight the founding members of the DC Justice League. Previously, Kia unveiled a customized Batman Optima SX Limited. Three more superhero-inspired vehicles have been unveiled this week at SEMA.
The Dark Knight Rises - one of the biggest movies of the year - will be releasing on DVD and Blu Ray soon (December 4 to be specific), and Warner Bros. has one whopper of a promotion planned for the lead up to release. Starting this weekend, Warner Bros. will send a total of six Batmobiles on tour across the country. The Batmobiles span most of Batman's Hollywood history, starting with the version seen in 1966's Batman, The Movie starring Adam West and ending with the black and camo Tumblers seen in Christopher Nolan's trilogy.
You're a lucky person if you're looking for a teaser of a teaser for Iron Man 3, because Marvel has just blasted us all directly in the face with 17 seconds of video you'll never forget. This teaser trailer is a teaser of a teaser - strange as that may be - with visions of a new inverted Iron Man suit, the back of Ben Kingsley's head, and lots of inception "BWOM" feelings with electronic buzzing blasts in the audio department. Needless to say, this trailer doesn't exactly tell us a whole lot.
We already took a look at gaming hardware sales for September, so now it's time to pore over the software chart for the month. Unsurprisingly, Madden NFL 13 took the top spot for the month of September, selling over 2.55 million copies according to NPD (via NeoGAF). NPD told GameSpot that Madden NFL 13 sales managed to climb 11% over Madden NFL 12 sales in its first month, which is definitely good news for Electronic Arts and its yearly football franchise.