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Weekly Video Game Newsletter–Vol. 3

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Well, it took much longer than I anticipated but here’s the latest edition of the Weekly Video Game Newsletter. I should be back to having it as a weekly feature. I already have several things written for next week’s issue so it shouldn’t be a problem unless something comes up like it has the last couple of weeks.

Inside you’ll find a full review of the E3 conference that took place a few weeks ago. I also voice list the games to keep an eye out for. There are also several reviews and Hall of Fame write ups, a look at Rockstar games throughout the last couple of years, and an analysis of the first week of sales for the two biggest games of the year so far: Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Red Dead Redemption. It’s a whopping 20 pages so there’s plenty of material to feast on.

The Weekly Video Game Podcast will be up on Tuesday. I spent way too much time fighting with the columns to work in Microsoft Word for the newsletter. The podcast is looking to be around 90 minutes long and is very light on E3 nonsense. It’s definitely going to be good stuff.

The Weekly Movie Podcast will be up Tuesday night supported by three movie reviews (of movies that are still in theatres!!!).

Madness Brewing Weekly Video Game Newsletter #002

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The second issue of the Weekly Video Game Newsletter is now up. It’s a bit heavy at 12 pages although that’s nothing compared to next week’s issue now that the site is back up and running as I’m working on several interesting articles. I haven’t decided yet if I’m going to split next week’s issue in two and release another issue in later this week. It all depends on how busy I am.

Here’s what’s in this week’s issue:

Video Game Reviews

– Monopoly (PSP Mini)
– Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Wii)

Hall of Fame Inductees

– Duck Hunt (NES)

Other Features

– April Sales Figures
– Game of the Year Candidates from January 2010
– Results of First Round of Video Game Hall of Fame Voting
– Other Assorted Nonsense

Madness Brewing Weekly Video Game Newsletter #001

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Well, it almost drove me insane between the editing issues and the podcast but the first Weekly Video Game Newsletter is out. I apologize in advance if there are any formatting issues as Word was giving me a major headache. The feature article for this week’s issue goes over all the big titles that are supposed to be released in the second quarter of 2010 (April through to June). There are also several reviews and Hall of Fame write-ups that were already featured on this site so you can take them with you to read on the go if you have a Kindle or some other e-book. There’s also a really interesting look at just how bad Sega’s sales have become. People complain about the Sonic games but it looks like all their games are garbage.

The newsletter is free of charge. The next issue will be published on Wednesday and will be a weekly fixture on the site. It is in PDF format so you can take with you on an e-book or a Kindle, read it on your computer screen, or print it off and read anywhere you want.

If you have any questions or comments, send them to madnessbrewing@gmail.com

Madness Brewing Weekly Movie Newsletter #002

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It’s a bit late unfortunately but it’s finally up. The second issue of the Madness Brewing Weekly Movie Newsletter is available for download. There are two feature articles this week: one concerning the possibility shifting heavily towards 3D movie development, and the second talking about video game movie adaptations. It’s really interesting how the core subject matter of the two articles contrast against each other. On one hand, you have 3D movies that proving to be quite profitable while on the other hand you have video game movies that have been one disappointment after another.

On tap for Friday is an article about how Blu-Ray discs are already on the way out and how Sony is the company that’s leading the charge to kill the platform. There will also be several movie reviews included in the upcoming issue.

The newsletter is free of charge and starting this week, will be published every Friday. It is in PDF format so you can take with you on an e-book or a Kindle, read it on your computer screen, or print it off and read anywhere you want.

If you have any questions or comments, send them to madnessbrewing@gmail.com

Madness Brewing Weekly Movie Newsletter #001

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The very first issue of the Madness Brewing Weekly Movie Newsletter is up. It’s a double issue (16 pages) full of Oscar news and reviews. There’s a play-by-play of the ceremonies plus commentary. There’s also an article about the controversy surround a producer for The Hurt Locker, and his illegal campaign to solicit votes. Another article in the newsletter looks at the rivalry between Avatar and The Hurt Locker and how it ended up being the only battle people cared about going into the show. Also, reviews of all ten of the best picture nominees are included plus a review of last year’s winner, Slumdog Millionaire.

The newsletter is free of charge and is going to be published weekly. The next issue will be up on Saturday and, after that, will be a regular fixture on the site every Friday. It is in PDF format so you can take with you on an e-book or a Kindle, read it on your computer screen, or print it off and read anywhere you want.

If you haven’t had a chance yet, I also did a podcast about the event.

If you have any questions or comments, send them to madnessbrewing@gmail.com