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Filed under (Serious Shit Yo, games, hot shit, xbox) by rush0 @ 08:54 pm

All I can say is 11.07, dont try and call me

A little old but, Pretty Cool to see people that are actually in the game playing. Lol at the Slut, They must of been in “Bohan”

Filed under (Computers Putin, games, xbox) by rush0 @ 10:37 am

Yup, E3 kicks off today. Here are the real hot titles…

If you haven’t realized by now, i’m obsessed. Just gets better and better…Flame On!

Throwback, shit looks fun. See the kid online….


Street Fighter HD

So here goes Capcom and M$ shafting you again. If you want to download this bad ass looking demo/beta, you have to buy “Wolf of the Battlefield”, the XBOX Live Arcade game for 800 points. Now you tell me, who the F wants this game. You might as well wait for the real game to come out, that will probably cost less points anyway. Anyway, the game does look fiya, and AKUMA is back. I’ll see you guys on the scoreboard when this drops, please bring it!

Filed under (Computers Putin, Random News, xbox) by NydigGla @ 10:58 pm


Michael Hollick never thought his big break would come in a video game.

All those years when he was struggling to get by as an aspiring actor — tending bar, working in a bagel shop in Morningside Heights, spraying perfume at Bloomingdale’s — he was aiming for Broadway and prime time. As he moved from regional theater to soap operas, middling musicals and “Law & Order,” he remained just another good-looking guy hoping for an audition.

His face still isn’t famous, but Mr. Hollick’s voice and gait have moved into the pop culture firmament recently as those of Niko Bellic, the sardonic, textured Balkan criminal at the heart of Grand Theft Auto IV, the acclaimed gangster fantasy that has become the fastest-selling game to date. Produced by Rockstar Games and its corporate parent, Take-Two Interactive Software, the game has generated at least $600 million in sales over the last three weeks.

Yet even as “Saturday Night Live” has spoofed the Niko character, even as Mr. Hollick’s voice has been heard in tens of millions of homes in advertisements broadcast during “American Idol” and the N.B.A. playoffs, even as fans have flocked to his MySpace page, his triumph has been bittersweet.

That’s because Mr. Hollick was paid only about $100,000 over roughly 15 months between late 2006 and early this year for all of his voice acting and motion-capture work on the game, with zero royalties or residuals in sight, he said.

Had this been a television program, a film, an album, a radio show or virtually any other sort of traditional recorded performance, Mr. Hollick and the other actors in the game would have made millions by now. As it stands, they get nothing beyond the standard Screen Actors Guild day rate they were originally paid.

That is because the contracts between the actors’ union and the entertainment industry make little or no provision for electronic media like video games and the Internet. It is a discrepancy that is expected to dominate negotiations between Hollywood and the guild this summer, with many predicting an actors’ strike to parallel the writers’ strike last year, which revolved around similar issues.

“Obviously I’m incredibly thankful to Rockstar for the opportunity to be in this game when I was just a nobody, an unknown quantity,” Mr. Hollick, 35, said last week over dinner in Willamsburg, Brooklyn, shortly after performing in the aerial theater show “Fuerzabruta” in Union Square. “But it’s tough, when you see Grand Theft Auto IV out there as the biggest thing going right now, when they’re making hundreds of millions of dollars, and we don’t see any of it. I don’t blame Rockstar. I blame our union for not having the agreements in place to protect the creative people who drive the sales of these games. Yes, the technology is important, but it’s the human performances within them that people really connect to, and I hope actors will get more respect for the work they do within those technologies.”

Rockstar declined to comment for this article, but it is an issue that has been hanging over the video game industry for years. On the one hand, through both creative and technical ambition, game makers are infusing their wares with more realistic characters and stories than ever. On the other hand, the $18 billion United States game industry has steadfastly refused to pay royalties to voice and motion-capture body actors along the lines of other entertainment media.

To the actors it is a simple issue of equity: equal pay for equal work, regardless of the medium.

“For instance, our contracts say nothing about the use of voices for promotional purposes over the Internet,” Mr. Hollick said. “The first G.T.A. IV trailer generated something like 40 million hits online, and that’s my voice all over it, and I get nothing. If that were a radio spot, I would have. Same thing for the TV ads. I recorded those lines for the game, but now they’re all over television. It’s another gray area.”

One of the big differences between games and traditional media is that while a film, play or TV show is usually marketed around a few well-known stars, games almost never highlight the people behind the digital characters, and almost no one buys a game based on which actors are in it.

“What drives video games is not Tracy and Hepburn; what drives it is the conception of the creative director,” said Ezra J. Doner, a former Hollywood executive who represents entertainment companies as a lawyer at Herrick, Feinstein in Manhattan, N.Y. “The actor whose appearance or voice is used is more analogous to a session music for a band. The session musicians don’t get residuals on the sales of the CD. They get paid a session fee. It’s not like the star quality of Tom Cruise that’s getting people to buy that video game.”

Mr. Hollick said he “asked about residuals when we negotiated, but I was told that was not a possibility.”

Ryan Johnston, the 29-year-old actor behind the Irish hood Patrick McReary, one of the main supporting characters in the game, said he believed it was just a matter of time before actors’ financial participation in games caught up with their popularity. He said the general guild-negotiated rate for actors is around $730 a day. Mr. Hollick said he had been paid about 50 percent more than the standard rate, or about $1,050 a day. A spokeswoman for the union said this week that no one was available to discuss the issue.

“What we’re seeing is a basic shift in the way that people seek their entertainment,” Mr. Johnston said. “People want their entertainment to be convenient. They want it in their home or in their iPod for the train ride, which is a lot different than the old mode, where I had to spend hundreds of dollars to see a Broadway play or pay $12 to sit in a crowded movie theater where I can’t even pause or go to the bathroom. And games are the first entertainment product that has taken full advantage of that shift.”

The game companies that make millions in royalties appear reluctant to share. Among their executives, one real fear is that if they start paying royalties to a handful of actors, they will soon face similar demands from the legions of artists, designers, audio producers, musicians, programmers and other people who work for years to make a top-end game. If the actor doing a police officer’s voice-over gets royalties, the argument goes, why not the artist who designed his face, or the artificial-intelligence programmer who designed how he chases the bad guys?

Mr. Doner, the lawyer, said the situation fit into the general food chain of the media business. “When it comes to video games, the actors are being paid for their work for that initial use, and what they get paid is what they get paid,” he said. “If they can negotiate a big fee for themselves, great. If not, well, that’s too bad. So long as it’s the medium for which they were hired, the logic of the industry has always been that that you get paid for the work that you do.”

Compensation is a particularly delicate issue for Rockstar, which has positioned itself as a creatively independent voice amid what the company construes as the staid mainstream game industry. Rockstar markets itself as a hip entertainment company along the lines of a record label or movie studio, rather than as a mere game publisher, and that carefully cultivated image could suffer in any dispute with actors or other artists.

For Mr. Hollick, Niko has still been the role of a lifetime. A native of the eastern shores of Maryland, Mr. Hollick developed a talent for dialects as a theater student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, he said. In the game Niko is a war-scarred Serbian who has worked as a human trafficker before landing in New York (known in the game as Liberty City). Mr. Hollick’s masterly performance as the voice and body of Niko appears to stem both from Mr. Hollick’s rich conception of the character as well as from a stellar script.

“Developing Niko, the dry sense of humor, as the story begins, he’s this really hard guy with this really difficult background, but what gives it depth is that there is this naïveté as well,” Mr. Hollick said. “He comes to the big city and he’s not on firm ground. He’s not sure where he stands. So there is a lot to work with. And as he becomes more confident, the sense of humor comes out. The screenwriters and directors were really hip to that and really did a great job of making the character three-dimensional.”

Of course, because this is a video game, in addition to thousands of lines of dialogue, there were the more, shall we say, atmospheric effects.

“So we would have the 50 pages of screaming, 10 pages of being shot, 10 pages of being thrown off a roof, 20 pages of being burnt alive, just screaming,” he said. “The ones being burnt alive were the best. And I’d just be like: ‘Bring me more hot tea and honey and lemon. Earl Grey.’ “…in&oref=slogin


Filed under (xbox) by NydigGla @ 11:49 pm

The Beat 102.7

The Beat 102.7DJ: DJ Mister Cee and The Evil Genius DJ Green Lantern
Genre: Contemporary hip hop[4]


Styles P - “What’s The Problem”
Uncle Murda - “Anybody Can Get It”
Qadir - “Nickname”
Busta Rhymes - “Where’s My Money”
Maino - “Getaway Driver”
Red Cafe - “Stick’m”
Tru Life - “Wet ‘Em Up”
Johnny Polygon - “Price on Your Head”
Swizz Beatz - “Top Down”
Nas - “War is Necessary”
Kanye West feat. Dwele - “Flashing Lights”
Joell Ortiz feat. Jadakiss & Saigon - “Hip Hop (Remix)”
Fat Joe feat. Lil Wayne - “Crackhouse”
Mobb Deep feat. Havoc & Prodigy from H.N.I.C. Part 2 Sessions - “Dirty New Yorker”
Ghostface Killah feat. Kid Capri - “We Celebrate”
Styles P feat. Sheek Louch & Jadakiss - “Blow Your Mind (Remix)”
Papoose - “Stylin’”

The Classics 104.1
DJ: Mixed by DJ Premier
Genre: Old school hip hop[4]


Group Home - “Supa Star”
Brand Nubian - “All for one”
Special Ed - “I Got It Made”
Jeru the Damaja - “D. Original”
Marley Marl feat. Craig G - “Droppin’ Science”
MC Lyte - “Cha Cha Cha”
Audio 2 - “Top Billin’”
Stetsasonic - “Go Stetsa”
T. La Rock & Jazzy Jay - “It’s Yours”
Gang Starr - “Who’s Gonna Take the Weight”
Main Source - “Live at the Barbeque”


ElectrochocDJ: François K
Genre: Modern electro/dance rock[5]


Padded Cell - “Signal Failure”
Black Devil Disco Club - “The Devil in Us (Dub)”
One + One - “No Pressure (Deadmau5 Remix)”
Alex Gopher - “Brain Leech (Bugged mind remix)”
K.I.M. - “B.T.T.T.T.R.Y. (Bag Raiders Remix)”
Simian Mobile Disco - “Tits and Acid”
Nitzer Ebb - “Let Your Body Learn”
Kavinsky - “Testarossa (Sebastian Remix)”
Chris Lake vs. Deadmau5 - “I Thought Inside Out (Original Mix)”
Boys Noize - “& Down”
Justice - “Waters of Nazareth”
Killing Joke - “Turn to Red”
Playgroup - “Make it Happen”
Liquid Liquid – “Optimo”

Fusion FM
DJ: Roy Ayers
Genre: Funk/jazz-fusion


David McCallum - “The Edge”
Roy Ayers - “Funk in the Hole”
Gong - “Heavy Tune”
David Axelrod - “Holy Thursday”
Grover Washington, Jr. - “Knucklehead”
Aleksander Maliszewski - “Pokusa”
Ryo Kawasaki - “Raisins”
Marc Moulin - “Stomp”
Billy Cobham - “Stratus”
Tom Scott & The L.S. Express - “Sneakin’ in The Back”

IF99 - International Funk

IF99DJ: Femi Kuti
Genre: Funk and afrobeat[6]


Lonnie Liston Smith - “A Chance for Peace”
War - “Galaxy”
The O’Jays - “Give The People What They Want”
Gil Scott-Heron - “Home is Where The Hatred Is”
The Meters - “Just Kissed My Baby”
Mandrill - “Livin’ It Up”
Manu Dibango - “New Bell”
Fela Kuti - “Sorrow, Tears & Blood”
Femi Kuti - “Truth Don Die”
Creative Source - “Who Is He And What Is He To You”
Hummingbird - “You Can’t Hide Love”
Fela Kuti - “Zombie”

JNR - Jazz Nation Radio 108.5
DJ: Roy Haynes
Genre: Jazz[4]


Count Basie - “April in Paris”
John Coltrane - “Giant Steps”
Chet Baker - “Let’s Get Lost”
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - “Moanin’”
Miles Davis - “Move”
Charlie Parker - “Night and Day”
Roy Haynes - “Snap Crackle”
Sonny Rollins - “St. Thomas”
Duke Ellington - “Take the ‘A’ Train”
Dizzy Gillespie - “Whisper Not (Big Band)”

The Journey
DJ: A computer
Genre: Ambient/chillout[4

Global Communication - “8:07″
Terry Riley - “A Rainbow in Curved Air”
Steve Roach - “Arrival”
Michael Shrieve - “Communique ‘Approach Spiral’”
Jean Michel Jarre - “Oxygène, Pt 4″
Philip Glass - “Pruit Igoe”
Tangerine Dream - “Remote Viewing”
Aphex Twin - “#16″a
Ray Lynch - “The Oh of Pleasure”
bWhile not credited as such, this piece is unofficially titled “[z twig] aka [b+w stripes].”
[edit] K109 The Studio

K109 The Studio
DJ: Karl Lagerfeld
Genre: Disco[7]


Peter Brown - “Burning Love Breakdown”
Tamiko Jones - “Can’t Live Without Your Love”
Gino Soccio - “Dancer”
Suzy Q - “Get On Up And Do It Again”
Electrik Funk - “On A Journey”
Don Ray - “Standing In The Rain”
Cerrone - “Supernature”
Rainbow Brown - “Till You Surrender”
Harry Thumann - “Under Water”
Skatt Brothers - “Walk The Night”
[edit] L.C.H.C - Liberty City Hardcore

Liberty City Hardcore
DJ: Jimmy Gestapo
Genre: Hardcore punk[8]


Murphy’s Law - “A Day in the Life”
Maximum Penalty - “All Your Boyz”
Underdog - “Back to Back”
Leeway - “Enforcer”
Sick of it All - “Injustice System”
Cro-Mags - “It’s The Limit”
Sheer Terror - “Just Can’t Hate Enough”
Bad Brains - “Right Brigade”
Killing Time - “Tell Tale”
Agnostic Front - “Victim in Pain”

Liberty Rock Radio 97.8
DJ: Iggy Pop
Genre: Classic rock[4]


The Smashing Pumpkins - “1979″
Steve Marriott’s All Stars - “Cocaine”
Godley & Creme - “Cry”
The Sisters of Mercy - “Dominion/Mother Russia”
Stevie Nicks - “Edge of Seventeen”
Electric Light Orchestra - “Evil Woman”
David Bowie - “Fascination”
Q Lazzarus - “Goodbye Horses”
Black Sabbath - “Heaven and Hell”
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - “Her Strut”
The Stooges - “I Wanna Be Your Dog”
Thin Lizzy - “Jailbreak”
Genesis - “Mama”
Hello - “New York Groove”
Queen - “One Vision”
The Black Crowes - “Remedy”
Joe Walsh - “Rocky Mountain Way”
The Who - “The Seeker”
Elton John - “Street Kids”
Heart - “Straight On”
ZZ Top - “Thug”
R.E.M. - “Turn You Inside Out”

Massive B Soundsystem 96.9
DJ: Bobby Konders
Genre: Dancehall[4]


Buju Banton - “Badder Den Dem”
Choppa Chop - “Set It Off”
Mavado - “Real Mckoy”
Jabba - “Raise It Up”
Bunji Garlin - “Brrrt”
Richie Spice - “Youth Dem Cold”
Chuck Fenda - “All About Da Weed”
Chezidek - “Call Pon Dem”
Mavado - “Last Night”
Spragga Benz - “Da Order”
Bounty Killer - “Bullet Proof Skin”
Shaggy - “Church Heathen”
Munga - “No Fraid A”
Buju Banton - “Driver”

Radio Broker
DJ: Juliette Lewis
Genre: Alternative rock[4], Modern rock[9]

The Boggs - “Arm in Arm (Shy Child Mix)”
Cheeseburger - “Cocaine”
Get Shakes - “Disneyland, Pt 1″
LCD Soundsystem - “Get Innocuous!”
The Prairie Cartel - “Homicide”
Juliette and the Licks - “Inside the Cage (David Gilmour Girls remix)”
Unkle feat. The Duke Spirit - “Mayday”
The Rapture - “No Sex For Ben”
Tom Vek - “One Horse Race”
Teenager - “Pony”
Les Savy Fav - “Raging in the Plague Age”
White Light Parade - “Riot in the City”
Deluka - “Sleep is Impossible”
The Black Keys - “Strange Times”
The Pistolas - “Take it With a Kiss”
Ralph Myerz - “The Teacher”
Greenskeepers - “Vagabond”
Whitey - “Wrap it Up”
!!! - “Yadnus (Still Going to the Roadhouse mix)”

San Juan Sounds
DJ: Daddy Yankee
Genre: Latin/reggaeton[4]

Calle 13 - “Atrévete-te-te”
Daddy Yankee - “Impacto”
Hector El Father - “Maldades”
Voltio feat. Jowell & Randy - “Pónmela”
Don Omar - “Salio El Sol”
Wisin & Yandel - “Sexy Movimiento”
Tito el Bambino - “Siente El Boom (Remix)”
Angel y Khriz - “Ven Bailalo”

Tuff Gong Radio
DJ: Carl Bradshaw
Genre: Reggae/dub[4]

Stephen Marley - “Chase Dem”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Concrete Jungle (The Unreleased Original Jamaican Version)”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Pimper’s Paradise”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Rat Race”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Rebel Music (3 O’Clock Roadblock)”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Satisfy My Soul”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “So Much Trouble in the World”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Stand Up Jamrock”
Bob Marley and the Wailers - “Wake Up & Live (Parts 1 & 2)”

The Vibe 98.8
DJ: Vaughn Harper
Genre: Soul/R&B[4]

Ne-Yo - “Because of You”
R. Kelly - “Bump N’ Grind”
Mtume - “C.O.D. (I’ll Deliver)”
Alexander O’Neal - “Criticize”
RAMP - “Daylight”
Isley Brothers - “Footsteps in the Dark”
Jodeci - “Freek’n You”
Lloyd - “Get It Shawty”
Jill Scott - “Golden”
Loose Ends - “Hangin’ On A String”
Freddie Jackson - “Have You Ever Loved Somebody”
Dru Hill - “In My Bed (So So Def remix)”
Marvin Gaye - “Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)”
Minnie Riperton - “Inside My Love”
Barry White - “It’s Only Love Doing It’s Thing”
C.J. - “I Want You”
The SOS Band - “Just Be Good To Me”
Ginuwine - “Pony”
Raheem DeVaughn - “You”

Vladivostok FM

Vladivostok FMDJ: Ruslana
Genre: Eastern European music[10]

Gruppa Kino - “Gruppa Krovi”e
Marakesh - “Zhdat”
Zvery - “Kvartira”
Seryoga - “King Ring”
Seryoga - “Liberty City: The Invasion”
Splin - “Liniya Zhizni”
Basta - “Mama”
Leningrad - “Nikogo ne Zhalko”
Ranetki - “O Tebe”
Dolphin - “RAP”
Glukoza - “Schweine”
Ruslana - “Wild Dances (Ukranian FM Version)”
Oleg Kvasha - “Zelenoglazoe Taksi (Club Remix)”
eActual name of band is Kino.
Talk stations
The following is an incomplete list of talk radio stations in Grand Theft Auto IV and the programming found on them, as credited in the game manual.[2]

Integrity 2.0
Host: Lazlow[4]
Topics: Talk radio[4]

Other Info: This radio station becomes available once Algonquin is unlocked through the main story line of the game. The station follows Lazlow as he tours Liberty City, speaking with various vendors and pedestrians.

PLR - Public Liberty Radio
Program: The Séance
Host: Beatrix Fontaine

Topics: Talk radio with listener call-ins[4]

Program: Pacemaker
Hosts: Ryan McFallon, Sheila Stafford, Wilson Taylor Sr. (portrayed by Bill Hader), Waylon Mason
Topics: Talk radio[4]

Program: Intelligent Agenda
Hosts: Mike Riley, Brandon Roberts, John Hunter, Zachary Tyler
Topics: Left-Wing Political Talk radio

WKTT - We Know The Truth

WKTT Radio (We Know The Truth)Program: Richard Bastion Show
Host: Richard Bastion (Portrayed by Jason Sudeikis)
Topics: Right wing political talk radio[11]

Other Info: In July 2007, Rockstar sent out an e-mail to their mailing list subscribers advertising an opportunity to get on the radio in the game. The e-mail included a link to a website with more information. On the website, it was explained that anyone could call a phone number provided and leave a message complaining about America. Select messages would be chosen and would appear on the political talk station WKTT in the final build of the game.[12]

Program: Just or Unjust
Host(s): Judge Grady
Topics: Legal programming focused on the court of law (through the interpretation of an extremely misogynistic radio judge)

Program: Fizz!
Host(s): Jane Labrador, Marcel LeMuir, Jeffron James
Topics: Celebrity gossip radio show including an interview with Ricky Gervais, and one with Katt Williams

Other in-game music
The following is a list of songs that are found in the game, but cannot be heard on any in-game radio stations, as credited in the game manual.[2] Instead, other than the song played during the title sequence, they can be heard exclusively while walking through the interiors of different buildings in the game.

Music in building interiors
Rick James - “Come Into My Life”
Rick Ross - “Hustlin’”
Goldfrapp - “Ooh La La”
Mystikal - “Shake Ya Ass”
Nail toner - “A Real Real”
Killian’s Angels - “Celtic High Step”
[edit] Opening credits theme
Michael Hunter - “Soviet Connection - The Theme from Grand Theft Auto IV”
Soundtrack releases
As of May 8, 2008, Rockstar Games has only released one official GTA IV soundtrack. The official site for the game lists other soundtrack releases as coming soon.

Main article: The Music of Grand Theft Auto IV

this is for the people looking for that tune they dont know who the artist is… thank you

OMG, this shit looks crazy, peep the hostage move…..