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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…

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…

XBMC Media Center Is Cooler Than You Think

If you don’t know – XBMC (formerly XBox Media Center) is a cross platform open source media player and entertainment hub – hence the Media Center portion of the name. It’s an all in one entertainment center piece that seems to get overshadowed. Orginally designed for the first Xbox, XBMC…

Snowblind Map Pack Available for GoW2

The wintry mix Snowblind Map Pack is now available for download via XBLM for GoW2. God I love acronyms. Players can now trudge through some intense weather conditions in these four new multiplayer maps including: Grindyard, Under Hill, Courtyard and Fuel Depot. All maps are playable on each GoW2 multiplayer…

Hacker: Revolution Untold Available for Mac

Here’s a bone for all you Mac users out there. By the way just to get this out there a PC can do the same things as a Mac and a Mac the same things a PC can do. It just comes down to preference. Also technically a Mac is…

Term ‘Gamer’ Loosing Meaning With Mainstream Gaming

It’s surprising that even in the economic situation the world is currently in video games somehow managed to not only stay afloat in sales but actually see an increase towards the end of ’08. That mixed with the popularity of the Wii among everyone – not just gamers – has…

Exclusive Red Xbox 360 Resident Evil Limited Edition Console

As another marketing ploy Microsoft has announced a Red Xbox 360 Resident Evil Limited Edition Console. I’m not sure who actually buys these limited edition systems but it’s in celebration of the landmark series coming to Xbox. The limited edition console will be available the same day Resident Evil 5…

GOW2 Update: Bug Fixes and Achievements Added

If you don’t already know – and if you don’t what kinda GOW fan are you? – there has been an update release for GOW2 that takes care of some pesky bugs and adds some new achievements. 7 new achievements to be exact but four of the them require the…

360 Lacking Originality and A Demographic?

Not that I can say much – I help run ANOTHER video game blog. Although, my motives for starting it were really as a web developing playground so I could learn, but it’s become fun, especially with a few friends involved, and it keeps the brain moving…sometimes. But this reasoning…

Is It Just Me or Are These 360 Ads Creepy/Lame?

These 360 ads have been running for a bit now but everytime I see them they annoy me. Maybe its just me, and actually my girlfriend too – sorry [8bit ladies], but I find these ads to be creepy, and to be honest kinda lame. In the famous words of…