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Father Gamer: Alone

Hey folks, remember when I said the next Father Gamer would have to do with products? I lied. I have more pressing matters to discuss. My wife didn’t leave me, but tell that to my liver. Last weekend marked the first time my wife and child took a trip without dear old…

Father Gamer: Conception

Hey Folks, welcome to 8bitreview’s “Father Gamer,” a new segment on being a good father while maintaining your status as a good gamer. Speaking as a parent of a 5-month old, I can say parenthood is the most rewarding thing I have ever done…but that doesn’t mean I’m done with…

Black Ops Just a Shot Away

Is looks like a lot of people aren’t playing Black Ops on veteran. If they were there is no way that they could stand listening to any of the licensed music in the game’s campaign, let alone buy it. By this point The Rolling Stones and Creedence Clearwater Revival should…

Snookie Want Smush Smush!

In all honesty I could care less about Just Dance 2. The only reason I am posting this trailer is because of how hilarious South Park was last night. Please, if you haven’t watched it head over to South Park Studios and watch It’s a Jersey Thing. On a side…

New Star Wars The Force Unleashed II Clip

Hey guy, welcome to the coolest 32 seconds of your day. I am shocked how great Blur Studios is doing with these trailers. This is the part of the post that I am contractually obligated to trash talk George Lucas…but I just can’t force myself to do it…I actually liked…

Bungie Announces Halo Reach DLC

Good day gents. Bungie has just announced their first batch of DLC for Halo: Reach. Dubbed the Noble Map Pack, the DLC will ready for download on November 30th. Let’s hope the maps reflect the 800 point price tag. Much like my ex-girlfriend, Reach’s climax left a bad taste in…

Halo, Dolly!

With the release of Halo: ODST, IGN has posted a video Halo in 5 minutes. You can brush up on the story line before you go out and buy your copy. I for one still have little clue as to what the hell is going on, even after the review….

Chrome is the New NES

Google just can’t stop worming its way into my rotting heart. Ben Firshman has ported a NES emulator called vNES into JavaScript, Despite the misleading title JSNES, this is a near perfect product when you run it using Google’s new web browser, Chrome. 8bit shout outs go Stan Schroeder at Mashable for this nugget of…

InFamous Movie Gets “Writer”

I swear we are not turning into a “games on film” site. It’s just that Hollywood is trying to steal all of your money, and I like reporting on it. So, the powers that be have signed the writer of the prequel of the remake of Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chainsaw…

Alien vs. Predator: Marine Campaign Trailer

Sega has just released a new trailer for their upcoming Alien vs. Predator game. The trailer focuses on the easy breezy life of a space marine trying to squash a small Xenomorph infestation. Call me crazy, but I love playing as the marine in these games, but then again I…