Archive:  November, 2010

2.5 Million Kinect Units Sold Since Launch

2.5 Million Kinect Units Sold Since Launch

Written by (@itloo) on November 30, 2010 in News

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After being launched little under a month ago, Kinect has been selling like hotcakes. Really popular, gold-studded hotcakes. Over 2.5 million units have flown off the shelf since the launch and as the holiday season looms closer those numbers will begin to skyrocket. Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business president, Don Mattrick, stated to the press that,… Read More »


Confession of a (Former) Wimpy Gamer

Confession of a (Former) Wimpy Gamer

Written by (@paxrock) on November 29, 2010 in Opinion

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I have been playing video games for as long as I can remember. Super Mario Bros. and Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers got heavy play on the NES during my formative years, the Nintendo 64 rivaled Nickelodeon as the defining media of the mid nineties for me, and my college years saw many a Halo… Read More »


Global Village Idiots Episode 2: The Status of Information

Global Village Idiots Episode 2: The Status of Information

Written by (@leftybrown) on November 29, 2010 in Global Village Idiots

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This episode Adam, Anthony and Chris talk about the status of information today. Is there too much information? What is informations value to us? How do we choose where, when and how to get information and what meaning do we get from it.


Adventures of a Vicarious Gamer: Everything in Moderation?

Adventures of a Vicarious Gamer: Everything in Moderation?

Written by (@) on November 28, 2010 in Features

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Things have been very quiet on the vicariously-gaming front this last month; this is due to the fact that I’ve been *gasp* actually gaming. I know this may come as a shocker to those of you who’ve been reading along with my adventures, but it’s true. October and November 2010 have given us game after… Read More »


TMG-188  Making A List & Checking It Twice

TMG-188 Making A List & Checking It Twice

Written by (@leftybrown) on November 28, 2010 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week The Married Gamers chat about their very own gaming holiday wishlist. Also, Chris and Kelly talk about their Week in Geek and one of them earns their One Minute Soapbox.


Black Friday Deals For Gamers

Black Friday Deals For Gamers

Written by (@) on November 26, 2010 in Features

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Black Friday is right around the corner and there are a lot of really good sales this year from TVs to Laptops, but there are also a lot of great video games on sale too.  I thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of stores that have video games on sale… Read More »


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Playing God on Facebook

Written by (@shibachica) on November 24, 2010 in News

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Bolt Creative, the creators of the best selling iPhone Game Pocket God, will join forces with Frima Studio, an award-winning game development company located in Quebec, to bring the game to Facebook fans everywhere this fall.  Facebook fanatics will now be able to play god, Pocket God.  They will be able to tease, torture, resurrect,… Read More »


New Two Worlds II Trailer: A Slice and Dice of Life

New Two Worlds II Trailer: A Slice and Dice of Life

Written by (@shibachica) on November 24, 2010 in News

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Oh yeah!  A new teaser is here to prepare us for Two Worlds II.  The game from Southpeak Games and Topware Interactive is a multiplatform RPG that promises incredibly rich graphics for a smaller developer.  The trailer gives just a taste of the story so far.  There are scenes of a vicious battle with the… Read More »


Minecrafted: A Port in a Storm

Minecrafted: A Port in a Storm

Written by (@shibachica) on November 23, 2010 in Features

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Like many of you out there I have discovered the wonderful world of Minecraft.  A simple low-res web-based survival and crafting game at its heart is still technically still in alpha phase of development but already has 2,045,015 registered players.  The developer has offered folks the chance to purchase the game for half price during… Read More »


Announcing the 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

Announcing the 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

Written by (@leftybrown) on November 22, 2010 in Features

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Today, The Married Gamers staff are pleased to announce that we’ve made your Holiday shopping a load easier! This year you don’t have to wait in long lines to purchase gifts for your gaming loved ones. Instead you can simply check out our list of games, gaming peripherals, and gaming-related gifts that your loved ones… Read More »