Archive:  April, 2010

The Benefits of the Bungie-Activision Partnership

The Benefits of the Bungie-Activision Partnership

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 30, 2010 in Opinion

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Today the news broke that Activision and Bungie have entered into a ten year publishing partnership for a new Bungie game universe. In 2007, the studio left Microsoft Game Studios to strike out as a third party developer. Bungie’s Halo universe was intergral for not only making the first person shooter such a popular genre,… Read More »


Games Are Not Picasso – They Are Games

Games Are Not Picasso – They Are Games

Written by (@) on April 29, 2010 in Opinion

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During my youth, I looked upon the world of multimedia as an exciting end to a means.  My means were growth and education, with the goal of entertaining as the end to the first journey in my life.  I grew into a family who was educated in a wide variety of areas including chemistry, cooking… Read More »


Bungie Enters 10 Year Deal With Activision

Bungie Enters 10 Year Deal With Activision

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 29, 2010 in News

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This morning, Bungie announced that they have entered a partnership with Activision to publish one new property. For ten years, Activision will have exclusive, worldwide rights to publish and distribute the unnamed intellectual property on multiple platforms and devices. Since Bungie is known mostly for their mega-hit Halo franchise, this may come as a shock… Read More »


Doctor Who: ‘City of the Daleks’ Coming to PC/Mac

Doctor Who: ‘City of the Daleks’ Coming to PC/Mac

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on April 27, 2010 in News

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On June 5th, 2010 both PC and Mac users alike will be able to feel that they finally have some control over The Doctor.  Instead of just sitting back and watching Doctor Who every week as it unfolds on the TV via BBC, PC and Mac users are going to be able to download four… Read More »


Release Round-Up for the Week of April 26

Release Round-Up for the Week of April 26

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 26, 2010 in News

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A wise man in a smart suit and a sensible crew cut sat next to me on a park bench one day and told me, “Life is like a box of chocolates.  Ya never know what you’re gonna git.”  I never got the gentleman’s name, but truer words have never been spoken.  One need only… Read More »


Live Action Halo: Reach Short Premieres Tomorrow

Live Action Halo: Reach Short Premieres Tomorrow

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 26, 2010 in News

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A live action short will air on April 27 which depicts Carter 259 as he is transformed into one of the UNSC’s most feared weapons and future leader of Team Noble. “Birth of a Spartan” is a dramatic glimpse into Halo lore directed by award-winning director Noam Murro.  The sixty-second short will premiere in the… Read More »


TMG-160  The Revolution Will Be Twitterized

TMG-160 The Revolution Will Be Twitterized

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 25, 2010 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week The Married Gamers are joined by Chris O’Regan (SuperHappyFunTimeShow), Parris Lilly (TalkingAboutGames) and Sam Houston (Perfect World Entertainment). Join us as we discuss the deeper implications of social media and social networking. Despite our audio problem, the discussion is deep, interesting, and reflective. Enjoy! Show Links: SuperHappyFunTimeShow Perfect World Entertainment Talking About Games… Read More »


Game Over Month…It’s Almost Over!

Game Over Month…It’s Almost Over!

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on April 23, 2010 in News

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With a little bit over a week left in the month of April, I wanted to remind everyone that there is still time left to finish up those games that you have on your shelves.  On the May 1st episode of The Married Games, Lefty and I will be randomly chooses folks who have completed… Read More »


Halo: Reach Limited and Legendary Editions

Halo: Reach Limited and Legendary Editions

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 22, 2010 in News

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A mere two weeks from the Halo: Reach beta, the fervor for the game continues to build.  Contributing to the excitement is the announcement of the Limited and Legendary editions when the game launches this fall. Halo: Reach Limited Edition – $79.99 (USD).  In addition to the game disc and manual, the Limited Edition has:… Read More »


Capcom Captivate 2010

Capcom Captivate 2010

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 22, 2010 in News

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The place: sunny Hawaii.  The event: Captivate 2010.  The games: Well, there were plenty of games there. Journalists had the opportunity to get an advanced look at Capcom’s new games and content.  Some of these include Ghost Trick Phantom Detective, the Dead Rising 2 Prologue and co-op add-ons, Sengoku BASURA: Samurai Heroes, Lost Planet 2… Read More »