Gamespot is doing their usual end-of-year awards. They've posted my favorite category, dubious honors.
To go along with that, check out Top 10 Blunders of the video game industry in 2006, from Next Generation's site.
Also from that site, news that Burger King games have (collectively) gone double-platinum. (Thanks, rikoshi.)Granted, these are sold for $4 at BK. But still. In case you haven't seen them, they're really creepy. In one, "you're practically playing a stalker" as you attempt to sneak up and surprise people with fast food and your disturbing plastic face.
Finally, Nintendo has added what is essentially a "weather channel" feature to the Wii lineup. I think Penny Arcade shows why this is useful.