Archive:  August, 2007

Tales From the Marketplace: Be Better Than Tiger Edition!

Tales From the Marketplace: Be Better Than Tiger Edition!

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 31, 2007 in News

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  Welcome to the first installment in what’s sure to be many of the crazy things you can spend your well-earned Microsoft Points on on Xbox Live Marketplace. I call it….Tales From the Marketplace! Today’s edition is In Game Content you can purchase for Tiger Woods PGA Tour ’08. From Major Nelson: Title: TigerWoodsPGATOUR® 08… Read More »


XBLA Labor Day Sale….Really!

XBLA Labor Day Sale….Really!

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 30, 2007 in News

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Starting this Sunday, for the following 48 hours, Microsoft is having a half off sale on selected Xbox Live Arcade Titles. As reported by Xbox Live’s Major Nelson: Been waiting to grab a few new Arcade titles? This weekend is the perfect time as we’re having our first ever LIVE Arcade price drop. For the… Read More »


13,000 And Climbing!

13,000 And Climbing!

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 30, 2007 in Opinion

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  Every week on our podcast my wife and I throw down a challenge to one another. Each challenge must be completed by the time we record the next podcast. Well I think I am going to win our first challenge. According my Xbox 360’s blog(yes my 360 has gained sentience and is blogging)Last night… Read More »


XBLA Wednesdays: Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix & Streets of Rage 2

XBLA Wednesdays: Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix & Streets of Rage 2

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 29, 2007 in News

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  “That puzzle game”, as I call it is now available on the Xbox Live Arcade for 800 MSP. It strikes me as something that I won’t enjoy but Mrs. Lefty might.     And as an added surprise, Xbox Live continues their streak of having two games available every Wednesday with the side-scroller Streets… Read More »


TMG-001   10 Things We Hate About Gaming!

TMG-001 10 Things We Hate About Gaming!

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 28, 2007 in Married Gamers Podcast

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Show notes: XBL Arcade reviews, trying out some demos, 10 things we hate about gaming, console envy, some news, and our first weekly challenge! This show was recorded on August 27, 2007


PGR4 Revving It’s Engines On October 2nd

PGR4 Revving It’s Engines On October 2nd

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 23, 2007 in News

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  Project Gotham Racing 4 will be hitting the shelves on October 2nd, and will retail for $59.99 While it lacks chainsaw machine guns or spartan lasers, it will have motorcycles. So now I can suck at driving two types of motor vehicles! Here is a partial list of the vehicles in PGR4: Cars *… Read More »


Skate Demo on XBL Marketplace

Skate Demo on XBL Marketplace

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 21, 2007 in News

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For those of us waiting until payday to literally dive into Bioshock, we at least have EA’s Skate demo ready to entertain us. It is a big demo clocking in at just over 1 gig. I had some time to play with the demo this morning and I like what I see, although it will… Read More »


New Shadowrun Update….nope, no new maps yet!

New Shadowrun Update….nope, no new maps yet!

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 21, 2007 in News

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There is a new title update to Shadowrun, as the developers try to work out the kinks and make players happy. Of course what would REALLY make this player happy is several new maps for free or for a very small sum of MSP. Here’s what this third title update does for your playing experience… Read More »


XBLA Wednesday: Space Giraffe and Street Trace:NYC

XBLA Wednesday: Space Giraffe and Street Trace:NYC

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 20, 2007 in News

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Did I read that right? Space Giraffe? The title alone is worth a download of the demo, and contrary to what folks are reporting this Xbox Live Arcade title will cost you only 400 MSP. It looks a lot like the old Arcade classic Tempest. This just might be a full download for me. The… Read More »


Shadowrunning Up My Gamerscore

Shadowrunning Up My Gamerscore

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 20, 2007 in News

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This weekend while my wife toiled away on Luxor 2, I was hard at work on getting more achievements on Shadowrun. For all of its problems, Shadowrun has become for me one of my favorite FPS (first person shooter) games, and the achievements are so good that they make you want to play the game… Read More »