Archive:  December, 2009

TMG-141  Yule Get Pwned

TMG-141 Yule Get Pwned

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 23, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This episode we join the guys from the Target Demographic for our annual Christmas special. Join us as we chat about the end of the decade, what we are excited about in 2010, and detachable body parts.


Release Round-Up for the Week of December 20

Release Round-Up for the Week of December 20

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 22, 2009 in News

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So you’ve waited and put it off for as long as you could. Now, with less than a week until Christmas, you can’t get any more down-to-the-wire than this. For you last-minute shoppers out there, below is this week’s list of game releases: Sunday, December 20 Retro Shoot (iPhone) Skies of Glory (iPhone) Monday, December… Read More »


TMG-140 Some Other Castle Have Deep Moats and No Pants

TMG-140 Some Other Castle Have Deep Moats and No Pants

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 20, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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We wind down 2009 with a look back at the video games news & events of 2009 with Leah & Elaine of Some Other Castle. We also dip into the mailbag and chat about what games we’ve been playing. Show Links: Some Other Castle Podsafe Music provided by Music Alley by Mevio Song is Three… Read More »


Release Round-Up for the Week of December 13

Release Round-Up for the Week of December 13

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 15, 2009 in News

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How about those Spike Video Game Awards? This is totally speculation on my part, but I don’t think this week’s stable of game releases will be winning any critical accolades. They could, however, make for enjoyable stocking-stuffers. Monday, December 14 Bejeweled Twist (Nintendo DS) Blaster Master (Nintendo Wii) Brukkon (MAC, PC) Diatomic (Nintendo Wii) Manga… Read More »


TMG-139  GOTY?

TMG-139 GOTY?

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 12, 2009 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week we discuss the Game of the Year. What is GOTY? Why do we even need a GOTY? We explore this annual need to quantify great games with special guest hosts Phil Kollar, associate editor for Game Informer and Parris Lilly host of UncleGamer and Remember When at TalkingAboutGames.com. Show Links: Game Informer Talking… Read More »


Xbox 360 Update Enables Twitter, Facebook, Last.FM for Child Accounts

Xbox 360 Update Enables Twitter, Facebook, Last.FM for Child Accounts

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 9, 2009 in News

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When Twitter, Facebook and Last.FM were released on the Xbox 360, access was limited to Gold subscribers 18 years old and older. According to Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, Xbox Live Director of Programming, an update was just released that makes these applications accessible by everyone, including child accounts. This update is available right now for… Read More »


Melting Faces Again With Another Brutal Legend Add-On

Melting Faces Again With Another Brutal Legend Add-On

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 9, 2009 in News

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Double Fine Productions is keeping rock alive with another Brutal Legend add-on: Hammer of Infinite Fate. The content adds nine new achievements/trophies and six more heads for Mount Rockmore, including Double Fine prez Tim Schafer. Deck out Eddie Riggs in three new outfits and seven back patches. Even Eddie’s automotive chrome companion, The Deuce, gets… Read More »


Forza 3 Sales Top 1 Million

Forza 3 Sales Top 1 Million

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 9, 2009 in News

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Microsoft and Turn 10 are happy to announce that sales of their critically acclaimed Forza Motorsport 3 has surpassed the 1 million mark. Since its release on October 27, the Forza community has spent more than 6.6 million hours in online play and raced in more than 64 million matches, driving 590 million miles. To… Read More »


Modern Warfare 2: Javelin Glitch and Leaderboard Hacks

Modern Warfare 2: Javelin Glitch and Leaderboard Hacks

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 7, 2009 in News

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For the past week, internet forums have been abuzz about glitches and cheats in Modern Warfare 2. The most prominent of them is the javelin glitch that turns the culprit into a suicide bomber that can kills everyone within a 100 foot radius.  On smaller maps, it could potentially take out all the players. The… Read More »


Dead Space 2 Announced

Dead Space 2 Announced

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 7, 2009 in News

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Nick Earl, Senior VP and Group General Manager at EA, announced today that our favorite engineer, Isaac Clarke will be returning in Dead Space 2. The sequel to 2008’s deep space horror game will see the return of Isaac’s trusty plasma cutter, zero-G environments and plenty of pointy-limbed necromorphs in dire need of dismemberment. As… Read More »