Those ad slots were Immediately replaced with new ones at premium prices;the controversy brings more attention to the WWF;McMahon vs. Coke-it doesnt get much better.The mamby pamby organization whining and crying about WWF content will only bring more curious viewers to the show-look for VM to play this like a Stradivarius.Short term fallout for WWFE and JAKK(Very)and THQI unphased.Bottom line-more games sold.
Sega spinning off its internet gaming business a la Erts. Interesting. Maybe we should spin off our wrestling games. On a stand-alone basis it would probably do better than 95% of the video game publishers out there.
I think it was just the special preorder version that might not have had him on the cover. If anything, the news about Austin's visibility is good as he's on Nash Bridges five times this season.
Look at Todd's discussion of Smackdown on the THQ SI board (www.techstocks.com) a few days ago to see why the game will be THQ's biggest seller yet. The good news keeps rolling in.
Oh yeah, thanks for the channel checks. I love the ones where games sell while our faithful correspondents are in the store. And the ones that pay close attention to Rugrats, as the importance of those games can't be overstated.