Archive:  August, 2010

Epic Mickey Gets Collector’s Edition Treatment

Epic Mickey Gets Collector’s Edition Treatment

Written by (@) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Great news Wii owners, it was just announced that Disney’s Epic Mickey will be getting the collector’s edition treatment.  Epic Mickey is one of the most anticipated games of the year and hearing about this collector’s edition is “epic” news for any Disney fan, myself included. In the Special Edition, you will be getting the… Read More »


New Xbox 360 Controller in November

New Xbox 360 Controller in November

Written by (@johncatuira) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Fighting game fans rejoice! No longer will you be second class citizens with the current Xbox 360 controller. No longer will you have to endure thumb blisters with the Street Fighter-unfriendly d-pad, or suffer the cost of a proper fight stick. Come November, the new wireless controller will have a d-pad that can be switched… Read More »


True Confessions of a Lady Gamer:  The Walkthrough

True Confessions of a Lady Gamer: The Walkthrough

Written by (@shibachica) on August 31, 2010 in Opinion

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Blasphemy you say?  ‘Tis the lowest form of cheating?  How dare I acknowledge the existence of the ultimate gaming sin, the walkthrough?  If this were a decade or two ago I would have been leading this charge, but as I grow older and, possibly, wiser I must confess my sins.  I use walkthroughs.  I know… Read More »


Borderlands Game of the Year Edition to be Released

Borderlands Game of the Year Edition to be Released

Written by (@) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Waiting can have its perks. 2K Games and Gearbox Software have announced Borderlands Game of the Year edition to be released this fall. If you haven’t gotten a hold of this gritty shooter-meets-RPG already, don’t despair. Borderlands Game of the Year will not only bring the crazed world of Pandora to your PS3, Xbox 360,… Read More »


10 Items and Powerups I Wish Existed

10 Items and Powerups I Wish Existed

Written by (@itloo) on August 31, 2010 in Opinion

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When video game characters like Mario, Zelda, and Master Chief all need help, they receive power-ups. This is great for video game characters, but what am I supposed to do when life’s struggles come my way? I sometimes wish that power-ups and items from all the video games I love could exist in real life…. Read More »


Nintendo DSi & DSi XL to receive price cut

Nintendo DSi & DSi XL to receive price cut

Written by (@) on August 31, 2010 in News

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For those of us who haven’t jumped on the recent handheld gaming craze, good news is in order. It’s been announced that Nintendo’s DSi and DSi XL systems are receiving a cut in price. Coming to a store near you, the DSi will sell for $149.99, and the DSi XL for $169.99, beginning September 12th…. Read More »


Release Round-Up for the Week of August 29

Release Round-Up for the Week of August 29

Written by (@johncatuira) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Samus never looked so good. We first saw her in a set of games on the NES and Super NES.  We saw a trilogy on the Gamecube and Wii that acted as a prequel.  This week, Team Ninja takes the reins of Retro Studio’s legendary franchise and presents Metroid Other M.  As the proper sequel… Read More »


Enslaved: YouTube Promotion August 31st Only

Enslaved: YouTube Promotion August 31st Only

Written by (@) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Big things are in store for those of you keeping tabs on Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, the latest offering from Namco Bandai Games and Ninja Theory. On August 31st, 2010,  Enslaved will take over YouTube’s front page with special downloadable content, wallpapers, user icons, and of course, videos. In case you aren’t familiar, in… Read More »


Doctor Who Coming to Nintendo DS and Wii

Doctor Who Coming to Nintendo DS and Wii

Written by (@paxrock) on August 30, 2010 in News

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Now that two episodes of the Doctor Who adventure game have been released for the PC with a third on the way BBC has now announced games for the Nintendo DS and Wii consoles. Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth for the DS and Doctor Who: Return to Earth for the Wii will be set during the… Read More »


Xbox Live Prices On The Rise

Xbox Live Prices On The Rise

Written by (@johncatuira) on August 30, 2010 in News

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Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announced on his blog today that starting November 1, 2010, the prices for the Xbox Live Gold Subscription will increase for users in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States.  The prices are listed below: Regions not listed above will have no changes to their current subscription rates. Major… Read More »