Archive:  May, 2009

Lionhead Studios Tweets a Big E3 Tease

Lionhead Studios Tweets a Big E3 Tease

Written by (@) on May 29, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Lionhead Studios, developer of the Fable games and consequently what might be the best use of flatulence in a video game, announced via their twitter feed today that they would be participating in Microsoft’s upcoming E3 press conference. Lionhead teases that they will be giving a “big presentation” and encourages everyone to… Read More »


2009 Looking Good for Microsoft, Xbox 360

2009 Looking Good for Microsoft, Xbox 360

Written by (@) on May 29, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Microsoft is wasting no time it tooting its horn about a strong start in 2009, and the company has released some impressive numbers to accompany that horn. According to the software giant, worldwide sales of the Xbox 360 have surpassed 30 million units with a 28 percent year over year increase in… Read More »


The Road Less Traveled: Friendly Indie Podcasts We Love

The Road Less Traveled: Friendly Indie Podcasts We Love

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 27, 2009 in Opinion

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by Chris Brown When my wife and I were thinking about starting a podcast together we knew when we decided upon calling ourselves The Married Gamers that the title might hinder reaching potential subscribers who were single. We stuck with The Married Gamers and now after 100 episodes, we are closing in on two years… Read More »


2K Announces Bioshock 2 Release in November

2K Announces Bioshock 2 Release in November

Written by (@) on May 27, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth In the fall everybody is getting ready for the holidays, people visit their families, some visit friends, some watch football, and most of us find reasons to eat more than usual. This fall however, in addition to watching the leaves change color and making hot cocoa, many gamers might be taking a… Read More »


Zune Marketplace Heading to Xbox Live

Zune Marketplace Heading to Xbox Live

Written by (@spartan a25) on May 27, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Microsoft announced yesterday that the Zune Video Service will be made avaliable to XBox Live interantionaly later this year. This addition will allow XBox Live subscribers to have full access to  the large selection of TV and Video content previously available only on the Zune. Users will have the option of… Read More »


TMG-104  Wii Didn’t Start The Fire

TMG-104 Wii Didn’t Start The Fire

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 24, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week the Married Gamers discuss how fitness games have given the Wii a step up on the other consoles. They also dive into Lefty’s look at Need for Speed Nitro for the Wii and Battlefield Bad Company 2’s multiplayer experience. All this a dip into the mailbag, Rock Band minute, and our Game of… Read More »


New ‘Flash and Thunder’ Map Pack for Killzone 2 Announced

New ‘Flash and Thunder’ Map Pack for Killzone 2 Announced

Written by (@) on May 20, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Sony has announced that a new map pack for the popular PS3 shooter, Killzone 2, will be available soon. Even though they are new, some of the maps will no doubt still be familiar to Killzone fans because the pack will include two remade maps from the original game. Players will be… Read More »


Guitar Hero 5 Adds New Modes, Drops Need to Unlock Songs

Guitar Hero 5 Adds New Modes, Drops Need to Unlock Songs

Written by (@) on May 19, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth The next iteration of the Guitar Hero series just announced by Activision will include some changes that might just convince some of you retired rockers to dust off your plastic peripherals. Guitar Hero 5 will ship with a brand new set list consisting of master tracks from 85 of today’s hottest bands… Read More »


TMG-103  As Seen On TV

TMG-103 As Seen On TV

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 17, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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The Married Gamers are joined by CooperHawkes of Gamehounds. This week we talk about TV shows we’d like to see made into a good video game. We continue talking about Lefty’s trip to EA LA to look at some of their forthcoming games. We talk about Dragon Age: Origins, Brutal Legend and Battlefield 1943. We… Read More »


Gamer Movie Trailer: The Future of Gaming, Now!

Gamer Movie Trailer: The Future of Gaming, Now!

Written by (@) on May 14, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth What do you get when you take video games, the future, and a bit of Ludacris, Dexter, 300, and The Closer and vigorously mix them all together? Either the next Wayans brothers spoof movie, or maybe something like the trailer for the movie Gamer set for release late this summer. Gamer depicts… Read More »