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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…

[8bit Impressions] X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Lately I’ve had a combination of nothing of interest to write about and just being plain out lazy. I’m hoping doing this [8bit Impression] will snap me out of it. It also helps that I have a night off of work and finally have a night to sit back and…

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….

Avatar Drop…What?

This is either the stupidest concept ever or the stupidest concept ever that is addictive to play. You can download Avatar Drop for free to your 360 and you basically just maneuver your Avatar as he helplessly plummets and crashes into things. What? Of course there is a competitive side…

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…

Fight Night Round 4 DLC Coming Early August

EA has announced the first round, no pun intended if there is one, of DLC for FNR4. The pack will be available for free on both Xbox 360 and PS3 systems by early August. It will include a new training gym, new gameplay sliders, as well as a “host” of…

Mobile Xbox 360 Mod, I See Your Geek And Raise You One

Holy shit this is cool. Benjamin Heckendorn aka Ben Heck could easily mod your face into something useful – like a walking 360, he’s that good. Or get a 360 drunk enough to hook up with a laptop and conceive this amazingly cool piece of equipment. This isn’t his first…

[8bit Review] Rainbow Six Vegas 2

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Website: rainbowsixgame.us.ubi.com Ubi playing tactical shooters? Russ: The Rainbow Six team is back and a tad better than before. I think it’s safe to say the Rainbow Six series has the tactical shooting thing down and continues to improve on the category…

[8bit Review] Prince of Persia (2008)

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Website: www.princeofpersiagame.com The Intro- Ubisoft Montreal follows Team Ico’s trailblazing lead, hits crouch, silently sneaks up on them, pickpockets their innovative gameplay design, and is trying to sell it to you as a new and improved Prince of Persia. At first glance…

Metal Gear Coming to Xbox 360

Yes. You read right. Metal Gear is coming to the 360. I think we could all see this one coming, but now it’s official. Konami announced Metal Gear Solid: Rising will be the first Metal Gear title to appear on an Xbox machine. The Hideo Kojima title will star Raiden…