News for Nov. 10, 2005

King Kong game built to conquer

11/10/05, 12:31 pm EST - Xoanon

A week from the release of King Kong, the most eagerly awaited video game of the year, it seems Peter Jackson is on the verge of doing something that this year has eluded game developers - coming up with a decent film-to-game adaptation. King Kong, which will be released in stores next Friday on PlayStation 2 and Xbox, has already gone gold in the United States through pre-sales. With a release also planned for Microsoft's next-generation console the Xbox 360, the game's momentum is likely to carry over into the first three months of next year, during which Microsoft expects to sell three million new 360 consoles. [More]