Celebrity gamers

Most people believe the rich and famous are just like everyone else… normal!

Here’s a few snapshots of celebs getting their game on. Some obviously for nothing but a chance to get their face in a magazine or website and others who genuinely enjoy gaming like the rest of us.

Enjoy!

 

Jessica Alba with the good old original 'Phat' Xbox controller

Jessica Alba with the good old original 'Phat' Xbox controller

And again... this time with a Playstation controller. I think it's PS3 as she looks to be using the Sixaxis motion controller but it could be a regular PS2 controller and she may just be a 'leaner'

And again... this time with a Playstation controller. I think it's PS3 as she looks to be using the Sixaxis motion controller but it could be a regular PS2 controller and she may just be a 'leaner'

 Here’s Rihanna at an Xbox Live event. 360 gamers had the chance to log on for a bit of celebrity gaming and trashtalking. Like Alba, she seems to be enjoying herself and not just there because she had to be.

"When the sun shine we'll play Xbox together..."

"When the sun shines we'll play Xbox together..."

 

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera, one of many stars around the world signed by Nintendo to promote the DS

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera, one of many stars around the world signed by Nintendo to promote the DS

 

Likewise for Carrie Underwood

Likewise for Carrie Underwood

 

and another... Liv Tyler

and another... Liv Tyler

The much talked about Nicole Kidman DS ads that never seemed to see the light of day

The much talked about Nicole Kidman DS ads that never seemed to see the light of day

 

 When she’s not stealing song lyrics or sending body doubles to media events, Beyonce is advertising (the suprisingly awesome DS game) Rhythm Heaven for Nintendo.

Having fun with a black stylus in her hand...

Having fun with a black stylus in her hand...

 

Christian Slater - one of those 'celebs' who was probably told to be seen with a DS...

Christian Slater - one of those 'celebs' who was probably told to be seen with a DS...

 

This next one isn’t exactly a gameplay pic but metal band Korn teamed with Ubisoft to perform the title track for the huge PS3 flop Haze. 

I guess it sounded good on paper but they weren't done any favours by the actual game devs for taking 3 years to make such a shitty game.

I guess it sounded good on paper but they weren't done any favours by the actual game devs for taking 3 years to make such a shitty game.

 

Bow Wow losing $100,000 to The Game in a Madden NFL 09 bet

Apparently he still hasn't paid up and The Game has offered a double or nothing rematch

Apparently he still hasn't paid up and The Game has offered a double or nothing rematch

 

 Jack Black is actually starring in an upcoming game called Brutal Legend, described as a ‘headbanging action game’

If we

Another celeb that would enjoy games - the facial expression says it all

 

One of the biggest names in film with one of the biggest names in gaming, Steven Spielberg and Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto (creator of Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong etc) play a round of Wii Tennis.

Spielberg also had input (other than production costs) on EA's Wii game Boom Blox

Spielberg also had input (other than production costs) on EA's Wii game Boom Blox

Pussycat Dolls with some virtual Rock Band

Pussycat Dolls with some virtual Rock Band

 

 Ah, the Gamecube! And what a strange choice to help promote it…

Make-Up face herself, Christina Aguilera

Make-Up face herself, Christina Aguilera

 

Matthew Perry, a self confessed hardcore gamer! Here with Snoop D – O- double G…  

'Fo Shizzle my Xbizzle'

'Fo Shizzle my Xbizzle'

Mrs Jim Carey, Jenny McCarthy at another Xbox event

Mrs Jim Carey, Jenny McCarthy at another Xbox event

That 360 colour is nearly as bad as Lil Jon's teeth... "WHAT?!"

That 360 colour is nearly as bad as Lil Jon's teeth... "WHAT?!"

 

Tara Reid playing 'Virtual Actress" while waiting for her next role...

Tara Reid playing 'Virtual Actress" while waiting for her next role...

 

Soul Calibur 2 and… Paris and Nicole? 

...it was a great game though!

...it was a great game though!

 

Last but not least, Zac Efron at the launch party for Halo 3 on 360.

MS certainly think celebs can help them sell games...

MS certainly think celebs can help them sell games...

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One Response to Celebrity gamers

  1. unknowntheartist says:

    Nice pics, how cool that you are 1st on my tag surfer!!! now we gotta trawl the internetz for some playstation celebs!

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