Archive:  July, 2008

TMG-056  The Man With Many Hats

TMG-056 The Man With Many Hats

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 30, 2008 in Married Gamers Podcast

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Show notes: This week we are joined by JVB of the former Halo podcast Podtacular, and currently with TalkingAboutGames.com, the Post Game Report, SFX360, and Gamertag Radio. He’s a man with many hats in the Xbox community. Join us as we talk about his podcasting beginnings, and what excites him about the community. We also… Read More »


‘Summer of Arcade’ Announced by Microsoft

‘Summer of Arcade’ Announced by Microsoft

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 28, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen Xbox Live Arcade will be celebrating the “Summer of Arcade” beginning Wednesday with some new arcade titles and a sweepstakes. XBLA will have a new release each week beginning with the highly anticipated Geometry Wars 2 (July 30). Geometry Wars 2 follows up on the popular shape blasting shooter. Introducing… Read More »


Win a Copy of Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

Win a Copy of Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

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

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by Chris Brown This month, the Married Gamers is giving away a copy of Guitar hero: Aerosmith on the console of your choice.  The band from Boston lands a gig on the popular Guitar Hero franchise in the series first band-themed installment.  Players will follow in Aerosmith’s footsteps from the first high school gig to… Read More »


Guitar Hero III: Feeding your shredding addiction.

Guitar Hero III: Feeding your shredding addiction.

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 22, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen A new downloadable track pack for Guitar Hero III will be available on Thursday, July 24. This new pack will introduce shredding legends, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Buckethead. Dubbed the Guitar Virtuoso Track Pack, this content will allow GH3 players to expand their play lists further with Satriani’s 1987… Read More »


Puzzle Quest Expansion Pack on XBLA July 23

Puzzle Quest Expansion Pack on XBLA July 23

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 22, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen The excellently addictive puzzle/RPG game Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords will get extra content for download on Wednesday, July 23 on XBLA. The expansion, Revenge of the Plague Lord, will include four new hero classes for players to choose from, lots of new spells, quests, monsters, and a new… Read More »


More Gears of War

More Gears of War

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 21, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen Fans of the popular Epic Games, Inc. production “Gears of War” have recently been treated to a lot of footage from the upcoming sequel due out this November. Today, Epic and book publisher Del Rey announced that there would be three Gears of War novels based on the game. The… Read More »


TMG-055  The Married Gamers on E

TMG-055 The Married Gamers on E

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 20, 2008 in Married Gamers Podcast

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Show notes: This week we talk about E3 2008. What was announced at the Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo press conference, and what does Lefty and Mrs. Lefty make of all it. Join us as we also divulge what we are currently playing and reveal our For Better or For Worse for the week.


“Wii” are number 1!

“Wii” are number 1!

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 18, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen The NPD numbers for June are showing a strong continuing surge for the Nintendo Wii. Approximately 11M Wiis have been sold in the United States in the first 20 months of the console’s lifespan. This makes the Nintendo Wii the number 1 U.S. home console. In a release from Nintendo,… Read More »


Themes make the transition

Themes make the transition

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 16, 2008 in News

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by Erik “Z thirteen07” Johnsen This year at the 2008 E3, Microsoft promised a completely new Xbox Experience to be coming to users this fall. During the MS press conference on Monday, July 14, the new Avatar and Dashboard make up was unveiled. Using a slick new interface and a highly customizable avatar, the Xbox… Read More »


Bungie’s E3 Announcement Pulled

Bungie’s E3 Announcement Pulled

Written by (@) on July 16, 2008 in News

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The rumors are true. Bungie’s homepage confirms that their big E3 announcement has been pulled. For weeks, rumors have been swirling that Bungie would be announcing a new FPS multiplayer that did NOT feature Master Chief. To fuel the gossip fire even further, Bungie mentioned they were becoming a multi-game studio during their ‘Cold Storage’… Read More »