Articles by Kav

While Sony/Microsoft Battle, We Get Confused

As the battle between Microsoft and Sony continues, I for one have reached a point of total apathy. For those of you unfamiliar with the current state of affairs, in mega-corporate-overinflated video game world, both Sony and Microsoft have announced a price cut on their gaming consoles. (Meanwhile, Nintendo is…

[8bit Review] Half-Life 2: Episode 1

Platform: PC Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Valve Software Website: ep1.half-life2.com Everyone’s favorite crowbar-wielding MIT graduate is back for more action in this expansion for Half-Life 2. It took Valve Software six years to develop Half-Life 2 and another eighteen months to release the first expansion pack for it. For anyone…

Developers expected to flock to Georgia, not a typo.

The Governor of Georgia, Sonny Perdue, just signed the Entertainment Industry Investment Act. In layman’s terms it means that Georgia is offering a 20% tax credit to multimedia being produced in Georgia and surprisingly this legislation includes video games. Developers and producers can receive an additional 10% credit if they…

WiiWare Kicks off in the US

WiiWare launched in the US today. What does that mean? Well if you have a Wii, connected to the internet, you can download games from both big name software companies and from smaller, indie, developers. Essentially this reduces the cost of the software because there isn’t a need for a…

Halo 3 Map Pack For Free

The Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack is now available, for free, on Xbox Live. Sweet, now all of you can kick my ass in a different setting. Hope they’ve changed those sky textures so I have something to look at.

EA to Buy Out World, Make Totalitarian Society

EA recently put up a bid for 2K games, which is aggravating because they would own the entirety of the sport game market that they have already fucked up by buying out certain licenses. Now it seems they might have plans to make a console. Just what we need, every…

Microsoft Resets Cheater’s Gamerscore

Microsoft just implemented it’s new Terms of Use. People found tampering with their Xbox Live Gamerscore will have their Gamerscore reset, be unable to regain those achievements and have their account labeled as a cheater. This way the community can virtually stone them.

Tom Clancy MMORPGWTF?

Now that Ubisoft bought the rights to use Tom Clancy’s name it seems that they are poised to make a MMO using one, or more, of the franchise’s products. I’m not sure how this is going to work, or if it will work at all. Something about 100,000 counter terrorists…

SKT to Buy Video Game Company and Traffic People

I don’t know whats more amusing, that SKT finally realized that there is a market for video games in China or that Digital Chosunilbo might need to fire its Chinese to English translator. Click here for the article. On a side note I buy all of my people here.

Do Us All a Favor and Pre-Order

Why is it that every time I go to a Gamestop I have the most miserable experience of my life? Its due to the people who populate the damn place. Honestly, if you don’t feel comfortable in low anxiety social situations then just stay home and stop making me feel…