Archive:  June, 2009

TMG-110 iPhone It In

TMG-110 iPhone It In

Written by (@leftybrown) on June 28, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week The Married Gamers review two iPhone games from Resolute Games, Segment and Seven Deaths in Nagamachi. The topic this week is whether the iPhone will have a gaming experience equal to that of a PC or console. In addition, Chris & Kelly dive into their Game of the Week, their Rock Band Minute… Read More »


Developers Bethesda and id Under Same Roof

Developers Bethesda and id Under Same Roof

Written by (@) on June 24, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Bethesda Softworks, developers of games like Oblivion and Fallout, and id Software, developers of games like Wolfenstein, DOOM, and Quake, are now both part of the ZeniMax Media family. Earlier today, ZeniMax Media Inc., Bethesda’s parent company, announced their purchase of id Software. “We, along with many others, consider id Software to… Read More »


TMG-109  Musical Short Box with Kirby Krackle

TMG-109 Musical Short Box with Kirby Krackle

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

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The Married Gamers rock out with the band Kirby Krackle for the hour. Join us as the Married Gamers gets schooled in ‘Nerd Rock’. Kyle Stevens and Jim Demonakos of Kirby Krackle talk about their music, comic books, video games, and a strange fetish for elevators. A very special thanks to Kirby Krackle for permission… Read More »


One Million Play Castle Crashers

One Million Play Castle Crashers

Written by (@) on June 23, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Yesterday, The Behemoth, developer of the animated 2D adventure game Castle Crashers, announced that just 10 months after the game’s initial release the one millionth player has played Castle Crashers. According to Behemoth, this makes Castle Crashers the fastest growing XBLA title ever. This feat is made all the more amazing when… Read More »


GTA: Chinatown Wars on PSP This Fall

GTA: Chinatown Wars on PSP This Fall

Written by (@) on June 22, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Rockstar Games announced today that they will be releasing a PSP version of their most recent portable GTA game, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. The game will be available this fall as both a UMD and as a digital download. “We’re proud to extend this truly unique handheld Grand Theft Auto experience… Read More »


TMG-108  Don’t Call Me Sidekick!

TMG-108 Don’t Call Me Sidekick!

Written by (@leftybrown) on June 21, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week The Married Gamers talk about secondary or supporting characters in video games. What makes a successful supporting character? What games have supporting characters that improve or hinder gameplay or the story? In addition, Chris & Kelly dive into their Game of the Week, their Rock Band Minute and more.


Blizzard Possibly Working to Release Starcraft 2 This Year

Blizzard Possibly Working to Release Starcraft 2 This Year

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

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By Jason Wadsworth Since it announced Starcraft 2 at their Worldwide Invitational in Seoul in 2007, Blizzard has remained extremely tight-lipped about the release window for this juggernaut RTS sequel. That silence has finally been broken, however, as we heard the first peep concerning the timing of Starcraft 2’s release during a live interview that… Read More »


Activision wants MW2 to be Biggest Launch Ever

Activision wants MW2 to be Biggest Launch Ever

Written by (@) on June 18, 2009 in News

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by Jason Wadsworth Modern Warfare 2 is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated titles of this year, but Activision wants to ensure that when the game drops this November it will be “biggest entertainment launch of all time.” To that end, Activision has recently contracted with advertising agency TBWA/Chiat/Day to create a campaign to ensure… Read More »


Modern Warfare 2 Will Have Collector’s Edition

Modern Warfare 2 Will Have Collector’s Edition

Written by (@) on June 17, 2009 in News

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By Jason Wadsworth Collector’s and “limited” editions are all the rage right now. Most blockbuster titles dropping these days have their own big box versions with additions like exclusive game content, toys, books, and other wacky extra ranging from the useless to the utterly bizarre. And according to a new Gamestop listing, Activision and Infinity… Read More »


TMG-107  Hellbent for LEGO

TMG-107 Hellbent for LEGO

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

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Our Summer Series begins! Joining The Married Gamers this week is Christopher Mair and Lee Pederson from Hellbent Games to talk about their new game from Warner Bros Interactive, LEGO Battles, a unique RTS game for the Nintendo DS.