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Halo 4 Revealed

The official Panel discussion from PAX 2011 on Halo 4. We already wrote about the details here but now see for yourselves from the Halo 4 project leads at 343i. Kinda miss the Bungie guys…. somehow they were cooler. But we believe that this team have it together and will do Justice to the Halo series with the addition of the new Trilogy, anyway thanks IGN. Here’s the video: More Halo 4 Videos … Read entire article »

Filed under: 343 Industries, Breaking Game News, Events, Game News, Halo 4

L.A. Noire Developer Closes Its Doors

  Breaking news from IGN   Sydney-based development studio Team Bondi, the company behind L.A. Noire, has been placed into administration…read more at IGN … Read entire article »

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PAX Prime 2011: 343i announce Master Chief’s role in new Halo trilogy.

What we saw in the E3 expo video was definitely not the final look at Master Chief. “….. Master Chief is an 800-pound hero that is part tank, part jet fighter.” is the idea behind the design of Master Chief, indicated by marketing director Kenneth Scott. True there are other super soldiers out there we are fans of but good old John 117 is Chief among them!! – (pardon the pun!). We will see more of the Forerunner civilization, in action and functioning not like when Master Chief came upon the sites in the past. So in the new Trilogy we’ll see Master Chief visiting planets the Forerunner’s left operable. Frank O’ Conner kinda confirmed that Forerunners are in the game, by explaining that you’ll … Read entire article »

Filed under: 343 Industries, Game News, Halo Trilogy, Master Chief, Pictures

PAX Prime 2011: Halo 4 Warthog Preview

Racing game expert Kiki Wolfkill, added by 343 Industries to the Halo 4 development universe as an executive producer has some influence! This is really Cool! Forza 4 will come with a Halo 4 Warthog…. Handling ? what handling?!?!? who needs it ram the competition off the track! Check it out… … Read entire article »

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PAX Prime 2011: Halo: Anniversary Presentation

PAX Prime 2011 is next weekend, August 26-28 in Seattle, Washington: Remember to attend the Halo Fest and Halo Anniversary Unveiling. Halo: Anniversary Pegasus Theatre Friday 10:00am – 11:00am The team responsible for the 2011 reimagining of the classic Xbox title peel back the cover on the process behind bringing Halo: Anniversary to gamers on the 10th anniversary of Halo: Combat Evolved. Panelists include: Dan Ayoub [Executive Producer], Dennis Ries [Producer], Frank O’Connor [Franchise Development Director], Kevin Grace [Franchise Manager] … Read entire article »

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Super Nanny Blames Games For London Riots

WOW!  We saw this article from G4 TV and had to show it to you guys …. is she for real !?   We say You can’t blame videos, video games etc., but you can blame inattentive, dysfunctional parents who need to hire a “super nanny” to do their job mentoring and creating prodigies of their own children. We can’t believe that this excuse for poor behavior is still proclaimed!!!…. ———————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————   According to Jo “Super Nanny” Frost, video games are to blame for the London Riots. Super Nanny is well known for her ability to discipline wayward you …   Continue reading Super Nanny Blames Games For London Riots … Read entire article »

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Activision responds to EA Call of Duty trash talk

SOURCE GAMESPOT.COM :Gamescom 2011: Publisher CEO Eric Hirshberg calls rhetoric “bad for the industry,” says game makers should be supporting each other instead. With Battlefield 3, Electronic Arts wants to take down Activision’s Call of Duty franchise, and it hasn’t been shy about admitting as much. However, in opening statements at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg suggested such rabble-rousing ultimately serves no one. Hirshberg would like to keep the fighting confined to his games. As reported by Eurogamer, Hirshberg said competition was a good thing. However, he added that public statements hoping for a rival’s game to fail crosses a line. “Recently a competitor of ours was quoted as saying that he wants to see Call of Duty ‘rot from the core,’” Hirshberg said. “I’ve been asked countless … Read entire article »

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Battlefield 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Fifa 12: The Winners Of GamesCom 2011

The winners of Gamescom 2011 have been announced and include prolific AAA titles like Battlefield 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Fifa 12. The winners were c … Continue reading Battlefield 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Fifa 12: The Winners Of GamesCom 2011 … Read entire article »

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Gamestop Q2 shows strong used game and digital sales

GameStop’s total sales were down 3.1% in the quarter ending July 30, 2011 — $1.74 billion in sales this quarter compared to $1.8 billion in the same period last year. A boon for the company has been (get this!) used game and digital sales, which both rose 12% and 69% year-over-year, respectively. Digital sales are up 16% compared to Q1 of 2011 and with the recent announcement of downloadable PC games being sold at retail, we wouldn’t be surprised to see even greater digital revenue in Q3. GameStop also cited lower hardware sales and fewer games this quarter compared to last year, both of which the company said contributed to an overall lower quarter for store sales, down 9.1%. The retailer also reported diminished net sales of $30.9 million compared to … Read entire article »

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Portable PlayStation Vita has more RAM than PS3

More is always better, right? For Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Vita portable, more RAM means it has some features that big brother PlayStation 3 doesn’t: namely, cross-game chat, courtesy of the console’s Party system. “So the reason why we were able to include something like Party, which enables cross-game voice chat,” Sony Worldwide Studios prez Shuhei Yoshida told Eurogamer, “is because we designed Vita so it always has enough resources to handle something like that behind the game while it’s running.” Sony has finally confirmed the specifications of the system’s RAM, after rumors that the electronics giant had halved the RAM to better compete on price with the 3DS. “There were some rumours for the last few months. Some developer mentioned the RAM was halved. We never announced the amount of RAM, … Read entire article »

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Japanese Loyalty Goes to Playstation Xbox 360 Sales Drop

Edge cites Media Create data which puts Microsoft’s year-to-date 360 sales in Japan at 46.7% lower than they were at the same period last year. Adding insult to that sales injury is the fact that the 360′s last “high-profile Japanese exclusive” Idolmaster 2 will be ported to the PlayStation 3. Edge reports that “Geo, the nation’s largest specialist retailer, is drastically scaling back its Xbox 360 business” while “staff at electronics retailer Yamada Denki in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, confirmed that the company is removing hardware and software from the majority of its stores nationwide.” Of course, Xbox 360 systems and games will still be available online, and Edge writes, “it is our understanding that Amazon now handles a substantial proportion of Japanese Xbox 360 software sales.” But without a solid retail presence … Read entire article »

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BanHammer falls for Gears Leakers

After a Microsoft investigation that proves the latest footage that appeared on YouTube was from the latest yet to be released Gears of War multiplayer,  Epic Games decides to go the way of Duke Nukem and wield the Banhammer!  IGN reports that they said it will ban users from playing Gears of War 3 online if the players turn out to be the one’s who published early footage of the game… Duke Nukem publishers tried to Ban early criticism of their game… gamer nature can’t be stopped we say! … Read entire article »

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Lollipop Chainsaw, Cheerleaders, Cortana

Halo heat applied by Cortana as Masterchief’s cheerleader!    But will Halo 4 go the way of other Video Games and introduce a new Cortana that can kick butt like the new Lollipop Chainsaw’s Heroine ?   Apparently Halo 4 will have an increased or more significant role for Cortana could it be more physical rather than AI’ish?  Hard to take the Halo Series and compare our favorite FPS hottie to a slew of games flavored by Japanese Anime stylings for heroines.     Halo 3 Cortana     A new Zombie Killing game that Warner Bros will release next year in the US is Lollipop Chainsaw which was developed by Suda 51 Studios.   GameSpot has a trailer featuring traditionally Anime styled heroine  Julliet Starling in a cheerleader outfit wiping out zombies.   Eye candy to say the least.  … Read entire article »

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PAX Halo Fest Tournaments

Halo Fest Tournaments have been organized and the schedules made public.  IF you don’t already know …the Halo fest debuts at PAX Prime which happening between August 26th through the 28th this year.   According to IGN they will team up with Microsoft and  give PAX attendees a preview of  Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversay Edition.   On top of that first look at Halo CE 10th Anniversary they are announcing that there will be a host of tournaments to play.     The schedule for the tournament is below: Friday   10am-12pm: Anniversary 4v4 Team Slayer Saturday 10am-12pm: Anniversary 4v4 Team Slayer;  12pm-1pm: Reach Racing; 1pm – 2:30pm: Reach Forge Contest Sunday     11am-1pm: Fight Like a Girl – Firefight Score Attack; 1:30pm-3pm: Anniversary 4v4 Capture the Flag ;4pm-6pm: Fight Like a Girl – Firefight Score … Read entire article »

Filed under: 343 Industries, Breaking Game News, Events, Game News, Halo Anniversary

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Announced!

Fans of Valve’s game, Counter-Strike, will be filled with joy because Valve announced that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, an updated sequel to the bestseller multiplayer game, is going to be released next year for the xbox live arcade, playstation network, PC, and Mac. Counter-Strike:Global Offensive will contain new maps, weapons, characters, gameplay modes, matchmaking, leaderboards, and more.  This game will  be developed by Valve while working together with Hidden Path Entertainment. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will become playable at the PAX prime this month, and at the Eurogamer Expo 2011.  Can’t wait for PAX!!           … Read entire article »

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Bungie Legacy and Destiny for Partners

  When your great your great.  Bungie may hold the key to the future success of two of the largest game studios.  Original creations by Bungie are at the center of the latest strategies and hype for Microsoft (MSFT) and Activision/Blizzard (ATVI).    Although we now know the strategy of 343 Industries, Halo CE anniversary this fall and Halo 4 following.  We have heard that  Halo 4 is Possibly that start a new trilogy of games for the Halo universe.  We don’t, however, know exactly what Bungie is producing for Activision,  just hints if you look hard enough.      Bungie could be producing an MMO after some video analysis by our own writer Ted.  Read more about Bungie‘s MMO codenamed Tiger here.    Splits! and Mergers! Soon after the Bungie Microsoft Split we had the huge news about … Read entire article »

Filed under: 343 Industries, Bungie Plans, Halo Anniversary, Uncategorized

New Bungie Game in The Works!

     It’s been almost a year since Bungie released their last game, Halo Reach.  Now, to cap off their 20th anniversary, Bungie has created a video titled, “O Brave New World”.  This video not only celebrates the Bungie legacy, but it also reveals in the end that Bungie is creating a first-person MMO.  This MMO’s codename is “Tiger”, and it will take place in space.  A possible title for this game could be “Destiny”, but this is uncomfirmed.  Bungie writer Joseph Staten said in the video: ” We feel respnsible for not just telling an isolated story but for building a universe that at some is going to become more “the fans” than ours”.  Could this mean that they will create a game where the players will be able to take  forge … Read entire article »

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Batman: Arkham City Pre-order Costumes Revealed!

  People who have pre-ordered Rocksteady’s upcoming game Batman: Arkham City, will be getting something a little extra for their caped crusader.  People who have pre-ordered the game will be able to get an extra skin for Batman.  Unfortunately, these skins have only been announced in the UK, but hopefully they will announce it to other territories soon.  Take a look at the skins and see which ones you like.  Even though these skins were announced, the skins you see are only fan-made so Rocksteady didn’t released their own character models yet.  ArkhamCity.co.uk  will tell you which stores in the UK will have them.  Pray that the store near you will have the costume you want. … Read entire article »

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Halo Anniversary “EXTRAS”

The buzz all around the Halo universe is that Halo Anniversary due out November 15th this year may have a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 343 Industries, Breaking Game News, Cool Halo Stuff, Halo Anniversary, Rumor Mill

Bioshock Infinite 15 minute gameplay

  Bioshock Infinite 15 minute gameplay from the developers at Irrational Games.   The game looks great, I can’t wait to see more!          … Read entire article »

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Father and Son Head to Consoles in HD

  For years, Konami has been publishing many games, such as Silent Hill, Zone of the Enders, and one of the best sneaking games of all time, Metal Gear.  Now, being released this fall on November for both PS3 and 360, Konami will be releasing the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.  This collection will include Metal gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.  This collection will include trophies/achievements for those players who love to hunt for them, smooth HD graphics, and exclusively for the PS3,  the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection will include a new gameplay device called ”Transfarring”.           “Transfarring” is a new gameplay device that will transfer your game data from the ps3 to the psp or NGP and play it on the go. For … Read entire article »

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Killzone 3 Lente Missile Base HD Video

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Team Fortress 2 Summer Crates: Friend or Foe?

These new, mysterious crates have been appearing randomly in players backpacks over the past few days with no way to currently unlock them. If speculation serves to be correct, users will have to fork over some green if they want to unlock a crate or multiple crates. Well, anyway, I just hope the first crate key is free! I’ll be sure to trade the rest that I find! … Read entire article »

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Free to Play Games: Faux Pas or Intelligent Move?

Over the last several years, gamers have seen the increasing popularity of “free to play” games, whether it be Maple Story or Battlefield Heroes. Recently however, most gamers have been exposed to the stripped down versions of Ghost Recon Online or Battlefield Play4Free, which rely heavily on micro-transaction to bolster gameplay. But, in an unprecedented move (given to how successful Team Fortress 2 has been), Valve has made the game free to play on it’s Steam client. This is where the whole concept of free to play starts to pique my interest. Whereas, EA has offered watered down elements of a full game with its free to play section, Valve strikes back with TF2 in all it’s pride and glory, literally. Instead of spending $10 on weapons in an EA game, … Read entire article »

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Creepy Fear 3 Gameplay

I literally got the **** scared out of me during this part of the game. Please watch in HD, thanks! … Read entire article »

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Forza Motorsport 4 Boxart Revealed!

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Digital Vs. Physical Games

During it’s advent in 2003, very few individuals would have predicted that Steam would have become the behemoth that it is considered today in Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) sector of the software market. Currently, Steam’s market share accounts for 70% or more of the $4 billion dollar PC digital games market (exact figures are never released to the public). That’s pretty impressive considering how such a model of doing business has started only fairly recently to garner some serious attention from major players in the software/movie industry. As always, Valve has consistently been at the forefront of innovation (move aside Nintendo!) and has generally been eager to experiment with different ideas (Steam Engine, Left 4 Dead, Portal, etc.) With that being said, there are many critics, especially in the retail sector … Read entire article »

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Perfect Shot of Espresso

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Killzone 3 DLC Video- From the Ashes

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Roxio Game Cap- Full Video Review!

Low cost entry into preserving your video games. Jon reviews his first test for the new capture system. … Read entire article »

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