Archive:  May, 2008

Get Your Name ON the GRID and Win Prizes!

Get Your Name ON the GRID and Win Prizes!

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 30, 2008 in News

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    Codemasters and Brickfish are currently running a campaign which encourages people to create a poster for the forthcoming racing game, GRID.  Design a poster that captures the fun and thrill of the racing simulation video game, submit it to the GRID campaign website to enter the contest.  If your poster is among the… Read More »


Fallout 3 Screenshot Mistaken as Al Qaeda Material

Fallout 3 Screenshot Mistaken as Al Qaeda Material

Written by (@CraigDWagner) on May 30, 2008 in News

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According to a story on GamePolitics.com, the image at left has been reported as an Al Qaeda-produced graphic investigating the feasibility of a nuclear attack on the US. The report was produced by the SITE Intelligence Group, a for-profit defense contractors that monitors terrorist activities. Unfortunately for SITE, the image is actually a screenshot from… Read More »


Indiana Jones – The Original Adventures

Indiana Jones – The Original Adventures

Written by (@) on May 30, 2008 in News

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June 3rd! June 3rd! June 3rd! That is the release date for THE family game of the year – ‘Indiana Jones – The Original Adventures.’ LucasArts and LEGO, the duo that brought you both ‘LEGO Star Wars’ and ‘LEGO Star Wars II,’ team up once again to bring the building block version of the Indiana… Read More »


Street Fighter IV Announced for Xbox 360, PS3, and the PC

Street Fighter IV Announced for Xbox 360, PS3, and the PC

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 28, 2008 in News

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Today, Capcom officially announced that Street Fighter IV will be coming to the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and the PC platform later this year.  Street Fighter IV features the return of the classic Street Fighter II characters with the addition of several new characters for the 2D fighting game with new 3D camera "flourishes".  The… Read More »


TMG-042  WiiWare It Well

TMG-042 WiiWare It Well

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 25, 2008 in Married Gamers Podcast

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Show notes: This episode we talk about WiiWare for the Nintendo Wii. We review of recent Wiiware games: TV Show King, V.I.P. Casino: Blackjack, and Defend Your Castle. On our radar this week is Greenpeace’s report about toxic materials in your video game console, and Xbox’s decision to make some changes to the Xbox Live… Read More »


Spiral’s Soapbox: Is Microsoft Homophobic?

Spiral’s Soapbox: Is Microsoft Homophobic?

Written by (@CraigDWagner) on May 25, 2008 in Opinion

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Recently Microsoft decided to make Xbox Live ‘safer’ for everyone by banning any gamertag with ‘gay’ in it. Turns out there are actually people with ‘gay’ as part of their name, like Richard Gaywood, who decided to use his real name as his gamertag. Microsoft’s official response has been:


No Spring Dashboard Update for XBL; Changes Coming to Live Arcade & DRM

No Spring Dashboard Update for XBL; Changes Coming to Live Arcade & DRM

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 22, 2008 in News

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  In an interview conducted over on Next-gen.biz, Marc Whitten, the general manager for the Xbox Live service, announced that there would be no spring dashboard update for the Xbox 360.  Instead of the update, Whitten said Microsoft decided to spend their time "building the proper infrastructure and scale for the service not just today… Read More »


Next Week in Rock Band: The Cars Full Album DLC

Next Week in Rock Band: The Cars Full Album DLC

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 22, 2008 in News

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  When Rock Band first came out last November there were tons of rumors flying around that full album downloads were on their way. After much anticipation, last month the first full album download was not the long-promised Who’s Next but it was classic metal stylings of Judas Priest’s “Screaming for Vengance”. This week, Harmonix… Read More »


Wii Fit!

Wii Fit!

Written by (@) on May 21, 2008 in News

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People are always looking for new ways to incorporate fitness and fun, and Nintendo’s Wii Fit is one of the most anticipated family games of the year. Luckily for the U.S., Nintendo had its big Wii-Fit launch in New York City’s Central Park yesterday, and people from all over got the chance to workout their… Read More »


The Married Gamers Review: Sam & Max Season 2 (PC Gaming)

The Married Gamers Review: Sam & Max Season 2 (PC Gaming)

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 20, 2008 in News

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  Sam & Max Season 2 looks like a children’s PC game, but do not be deceived.  We had figured that this was going to be a fun but simple game that was going to be a breeze to finish.  However, Sam & Max not only proved to be delightful, but deceptively clever as well.  … Read More »