Monthly Archives: May 2009

BOW WOW

Somehow video games bring out the competitive side of everyone. What is it about getting the top score in a video game, basically a bunch of moving pixels on a screen, that make people go so crazy with competition? Rapper Bow Wow got caught up in the fever of competition when he heard that rival […]

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GEOFFREY RUSH

If there is one thing you can always expect from the gaming world, it’s the unexpected. The games industry has really broadened the appeal of video games in recent years. This is not more apparent than at launch parties for games where many unexpected celebrities show their support for games. Who would have thought that […]

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ALAN CUMMING, JAY MOHR, & POPPY MONTGOMERY

Jay Mohr bid $10,000 for a unique Nintendo DS in a charity auction Nintendo held an auction at the Sundance Film Festival for rare one-of-a-kind decorated Nintendo DS handheld game units. Celebrities were invited to place their bids in the silent auction to support their favorite charities with bid matches by Nintendo for each of […]

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MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ

Not only has Michelle Rodriguez starred in a movie based on a video game (Resident Evil), and performed voice-overs for three video games (True Crime: Streets of LA, Driv3r, and Halo 2), but she is also an avid gamer and has been for quite some time. In a recent interview the celebrity admitted that she […]

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TARA REID

The Sundance Film Festival is about more than just films these days. People go to the famous fest to party, to promote, and to generally have fun. At the Motorola Late Night Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival celebrities got to get their game on with the Nintendo Wii. Tara Reid showed up and played […]

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TAYLOR HAWKINS

For the Grammy awards, Microsoft invited celebrities to drop by the Style Studio to have a little fun and jam on Rock Band for the Xbox 360. One of the celebrities who accepted the invitation was Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters. For Xbox Live users who have always wanted to rock out with Hawkins […]

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DONNY OSMOND

Donny Osmond and his sons Christopher and Brandon stopped by the Justin Timberlake and Friends Xbox 360 Celebrity Charity Gift Lounge at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The Osmond boys couldn’t resist jumping in for a quick game of Lips and chose to sing Rihanna’s Umbrella. It looks like singing runs in the family. Could […]

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TIGER WOODS

Gillette and EA Sports teamed up to host the Champions of Gaming Finals in Orlando, Florida where pro gamers could play pro athletes in games featuring their own (the pro athletes) likenesses. Tiger woods participated by playing a quick match of PGA Tour 09. Woods fared the best out of his celebrity counterparts and celebrated […]

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JENNY MCCARTHY

One of the more popular features of Xbox Live is their “Game with Fame” sessions which allow average everyday users to play games live against their favorite celebrity personalities. At the E3 convention in Los Angeles actress Jenny McCarthy joined the long list of celebrities that have participated by playing a few games of  Marble […]

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BOYZ II MEN

Even singers like to play a karaoke game or two when they get a chance. Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men are no exception. In October 2008 the “Boyz” stopped by the Justin Timberland & Friends Xbox 360 Celebrity Charity Gift Lounge at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Morris and Stockman performed […]

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