Archive | September, 2008


EA Cancels 'Command & Conquer: Tiberium'

Remember that really cool first person shooter based on the Command & Conquer series? Yeah? Well it’s been canceled by EA due to issues with the overall design that couldn’t be fixed. A Command & Conquer FPS isn’t something new; however tiberium looked really promising and the developers sounded like they actually cared about making […]

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Fall 2008 Must-Have Co-Op Xbox 360 and PS3 Titles

There is no avoiding it, multiplayer support in a game, even the longest RPG, can extend a game’s life well beyond it’s initial single-player play through; even allowing the game to grow into it’s own cult status like a Halo or Counter Strike. While most players used to seem pretty satisfied with Death Match or […]

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New Releases for the Week of 9/28 – 10/4

Xbox 360 Silent Hill: Homecoming Mobile Ops: The One Year War PC Pipe Mania Sniper: Art of Victory Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Baseball Mogul 2009 SAS: Secure Tomorrow Dark Horizon Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft Wii Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility We Cheer Nintendo DS Unsolved Crimes Sonic Chronicles: Dark Brotherhood Tornado Margot’s Word Brain […]

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Convert Your RPTV Into a Home Theater Projector

Chris Hunkele sent in this pretty incredible story of do-it-yourselfing from a guy that took his busted down old 50″ rear-projection-television (RPTV), took the front screen off of it, mounted it behind a rear-projection screen that was much bigger (pictured above) and turned it into a huge-screen projector for his home theater. The magic all […]

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"300" Director to Create Games for EA

Variety reports that Zach Snyder, the director behind ‘300’ and the upcoming adaption of ‘Watchmen’ has signed a 3 game deal with EA.  As of right now there aren’t many details on what kind of games he’s working on, it’s still very impressive to see such a relatively new director make the jump to video […]

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Xbox Live Going Offline for 24 hours on Monday

Just a reminder to all Xbox Live subscribers that Xbox Live will be going down for maintenance on Monday, September 29th at 12:01am. The downtime will be used to prepare Xbox Live and all it’s users for the new Xbox “experience” that will hit homes later this fall. So what should you do during the […]

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Android's Unlock Screen is a Level of Security

Google’s Android mobile platform has a pretty interesting approach to the unlock screen that makes it more than just a simple way to avoid hitting buttons in your pocket. Android’s unlock screen actually introduces a new level of security to the device that didn’t previously exist on mobile phones without introducing an annoying new system […]

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No Joke: Bejeweled Coming to Warcraft.

Starting this Thursday,  World of Warcraft players will be able to kill time between gold farming and ganking noobs by playing the only game that comes close to being as Addictive as WoW, Bejeweled. No this isn’t some clever joke by Blizzard, Bejeweled is actually coming to World of Warcraft. The truly shocking part of […]

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GRID DLC drifting into homes later this fall

Codemasters has announced a new Downloadable pack for both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, which should hit sometime this fall.  The ‘8 ball’ pack features eight new cars, two new multiplayer events, and four new achievements worth 100 points that’s exclusive to the Xbox 360 version. ‘8 Ball’ DLC Pack Cars: McLaren F1 GTR […]

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Burnout Paradise 'Bike Pack' out today!

  Today is a big day for all Burnout Paradise owners as the Bikes Pack has finally hit the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The pack not only introduces Motorcycles(duh) but new challenges as well, which guarantees to extend the length of the already limitless single player campaign. The download clocks in at about 445MB […]

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Gears of War 2 video reveals new enemy

In the new “making of” video for Gears of War 2, which mainly focuses on the weapons of the game, holds something slightly more interesting.  For a brief second or so you can catch a glimpse of what appears to be the successor to General Ramm. Not much is known about this brutal looking foe […]

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Rumor: Ryan Payton Working on Halo Title

After leaving Kojima Productions late last month due to a family related issue, nobody knew what was in store for Kojima’s seemingly right hand man, Ryan Payton.  This all changed today however as Kotaku reports that he may be taking on the role of Creative Director for Peter Jackson’s Halo: Chronicles. Not too many details […]

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New Releases for the Week of 9/14 – 9/20

Xbox 360 Armored Core: For Answer (Sep 16) Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Sep 16) Battle Fantasia (Sep 16) Pure (Sep 16) Rock Band 2 (Sep 14) PC LaTale (Sep 18) Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (Sep 18) Igor (Sep 16) LineRider 2: Unbound (Sep 16) Crysis Warhead (Sep 16) Pure (Sep 16) S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Clear […]

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Wrath of the Lich King in stores Nov 13

It’s official.  Blizzard announces November 13, 2008 as the release date for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.  Horde and Alliance alike are arming themselves with an abundance of <insert: energy drink of choice> and readjusting their ergonomic chairs in preparation for the race to level 80. For those who can’t get enough […]

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Indie Game of the Week: BulletZORZ

Ah BulletZorz, here’s a game that really captures my gaming heart. Not only does it have this drawn-by-crayon art style that I love, but it also handles shooting in an unusual way.  Instead of just killing enemy’s to proceed to the next level, you’re actually using you gun as a means to solve puzzles. Which […]

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New Saints Row 2 Video Reminds us of it's CO-OP Mode

And what better way to do that then to use the candidates from the upcoming presidential election? While they don’t exactly look like their real-life counterparts I still think it’s very interesting that the Character Customization is as deep as it was hyped to be. The trailer also shows off other potential co-op pairings such […]

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