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Xbox Live Deal of the Week: Fallout 3 DLC

Xbox Live Deal of the Week: Fallout 3 DLC

This week’s Xbox Live deal ain’t too shabby, if you haven’t got yourself a copy of Fallout 3: GOTY Edition or already downloaded all of the game’s DLC onto your hard drive. Each of the five episodes continuing the adventures of our strong, silent hero (or villain, if you prefer... 

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12 Terms from the Left 4 Dictionary

12 Terms from the Left 4 Dictionary

While we are finishing up on the new L4D2 DLC “The Passing”, we wanted to take a minute and talk about the process we use when designing maps. But before we jump into that, we also wanted to give you a heads up to Watch Spike TV’s GTTV this Friday night (March 19th) for more information... 

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Runes of Magic announces integrated voice chat

Runes of Magic announces integrated voice chat

Runes of Magic’s 2.8 million players will soon have something besides their favorite MMORPG to talk about: each other. Runewaker Entertainment just announced a partnership with Vivox to provide in-game voice chat for the hit free-to-play title. High definition voice chat will be available in... 

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Runes of Magic Chapter III to debut at GDC

Runes of Magic Chapter III to debut at GDC

Frogster unveiled their next expansion for Runes of Magic back in early February, announcing that Chapter III — The Elder Kingdoms will be arriving in May. Now we have even better news: if you’re planning to attend GDC next week you’re going to get a first look at Chapter III. Frogster... 

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First screens from Fallout: New Vegas surface, feature glorious beards

First screens from Fallout: New Vegas surface, feature glorious beards

Around these parts, we’re all avid supporters of a thick, lustrous beard. Though our tastes for the gaming industries various genres differ greatly, we can all get behind any game so long as it includes characters with copious amounts of facial hair. For this reason alone, a recent batch of screenshots... 

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‘Guardian of Light’ a co-op Tomb Raider action game

‘Guardian of Light’ a co-op Tomb Raider action game

Boy, when Crystal Dynamics said it would be creating “something completely new and very different”for Lara Croft, it wasn’t kidding around. GameSpot has posted a first look at Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, and we don’t know where to begin. It’s downloadable,... 

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First Screens Of Left 4 Dead 2’s “The Passing,” New Infected, New Weapons

First Screens Of Left 4 Dead 2’s “The Passing,” New Infected, New Weapons

Valve released new details on the first downloadable add-on for Left 4 Dead 2 today at Microsoft’s X10 event, explaining how “The Passing” will handle the meet up with the original Left 4 Dead survivors. Now, let’s have some media. These ten new screens of the new episode, coming... 

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iPhone App Review: Riddim Ribbon by Tapulous

iPhone App Review: Riddim Ribbon by Tapulous

Do you have the DJ skills to ride the rhythm? Refreshing, inovative and the next big thing in the games of music genres. What Rock Band and Guitar Hero did for the consoles Riddim Ribbon is going to do for the Touchscreen / Acelerometer genre of gaming. It takes the genre of DJ Hero and mixes it with... 

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Analyst: Mass Effect 2 outsold everything else 6-to-1

Analyst: Mass Effect 2 outsold everything else 6-to-1

If you bought Mass Effect 2 and you like being on the winning “team” when it comes to game trends, high five. According to DFC Intelligence, BioWare’s latest spacefaring adventure sold an estimated 1.1 million copies (of the Xbox 360 version) in January — six times the sales... 

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Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition looks like a sequel in new trailer

Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition looks like a sequel in new trailer

After numerous trailers for the upcoming Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition‘s zany costumes, Capcom has finally released a trailer focusing on both of the extra DLC story chapters. “Lost in Nightmares” takes place before the events of Resident Evil 5 and includes a mansion inspired by... 

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Microsoft files patent for user-health-generated Avatars

Microsoft files patent for user-health-generated Avatars

It’s okay if you need to read that headline again. It’s pretty confusing. Here’s the gist of it: Microsoft filed a patent in June of 2008 for the automatic generation of an Avatar based on a user’s physical health. The patent application, discovered by 1UP, specifically details... 

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Final Fantasy XIII launches March 9, 2010 on PS3, 360

Final Fantasy XIII launches March 9, 2010 on PS3, 360

Final Fantasy XIII will launch in North America and Europe on March 9, 2010, just a few months after it debuts in Japan and nearly four years after it was originally announced. Since that time, Square Enix’s flagship role-playing game has become a multiplatform project — the English version... 

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Facebook and Twitter coming to Xbox Nov. 17

Facebook and Twitter coming to Xbox Nov. 17

Xbox owners: You have five days to start thinking of your lives and the lives of others in trivial, 140-character chunks. Xbox Live general manager Marc Whitten has told Fast Company that the Dashboard update containing Twitter and Facebook integration will officially arrive on November 17. If the date... 

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Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing around the House of the Dead

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing around the House of the Dead

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is slowly absorbing the entire Sega catalog into one mascot racing universe. The latest franchise to be co-opted is The House of the Dead, whose Curien Mansion is revealed as a track in a new, spooky Halloween trailer (after the break). We can’t be sure, but we... 

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Dog buys 5000 MS Points (no, really)

Dog buys 5000 MS Points (no, really)

While most Xbox owners are patently aware of the dangers of late night, impulse Microsoft Point purchases, we imagine no one ever worried about their dog doing the same thing. And yet Greg Strope of Richmond, Virginia tells Fox News that his dog, Oscar, purchased 5000 Microsoft Points, adding up to... 

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Video: Left 4 Dead 2’s Realism Mode

Video: Left 4 Dead 2’s Realism Mode

When we first heard that Left 4 Dead 2 would feature a “Realism Mode,” our first reaction was to hide in the closet, swaddled in the comfort of old coats and dust bunnies. Left 4 Dead wasn’t exactly an easy game to begin with, so hearing that there would be an even more realistic,... 

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Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards Confirmed

Left 4 Dead 2 Avatar Awards Confirmed

Valve has announced that you will be able earn awards for your avatar by accomplishing certain tasks in Left 4 Dead 2.  The following awards are the current ones that we know about, however we’re not sure if this is the complete list.  However, here are some of the nifty awards that you will ... 

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Left 4 Dead 2’s new Scavenge multiplayer mode revealed

Left 4 Dead 2’s new Scavenge multiplayer mode revealed

Valve took the wraps off Left 4 Dead 2‘s brand-new competitive multiplayer game type, “Scavenge,” at a press event in San Francisco this evening. According to the developer, this mode is built purely for “quick, more frantic gameplay.” (Yes, L4D actually can be more frantic). Scavenge... 

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