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Microsoft To Indulge on Hype at E3 2009

December 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This year’s E3 should be interesting as we head back to the no holds barred approach to gaming conferences. While E3 tried to go all PG for the last few years, it’s time to get back to the serious business of hype-o-rama. Microsoft’s on board with it and plans to “break the bank” in terms […]

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Tags: Editorial · Final Fantasy · Industry News · Microsoft · Xbox 360

Users Pwn MetaCritic Review Submissions

November 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Although we’ve found Metacritic a userful resource for game reviews, many folks have gone on a user submission rampage to discredit games that haven’t even launched yet. Their first attack was on LittleBigPlanet followed by Resistance 2, now their hitting Gears of War 2. While Gears of War 2 has a Metacritic score of 94/100 […]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · review · Xbox 360

Gears of War 2 For PC: No – Piracy is Bad

October 2nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

The last few weeks we’ve often brought up, on the gaming podcast, our reasons behind why Gears of War 2 wouldn’t be a PC title and only an Xbox 360. Our theory was more of a marketing tactic, assuming there would be no PC version because Microsoft wants to focus the attention of their big […]

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Tags: Editorial · PC Gaming · piracy

Life Sized Gears of War Lancer, Oh Gosh

August 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Imagine that, the USD $139 Gears of War 2 bundle includes a life-sized plastic gun that goes “zoom zoom bang.” It comes with a removable handle clip and an adjustable side-handle but… in the end… it’s a plastic toy gun manufactured for adults. Gears of War 2 is “Mature Audiences” only but apparently that doesn’t […]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · Xbox 360