Archive:  January, 2011

TMG-197  I Love You…But II

TMG-197 I Love You…But II

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 30, 2011 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week, Chris and Kelly revisit a topic from way back. It’s the retun of I Love You…But in which we look back at our previous stated gaming pet peeves to see if anythings changed, and add some new ones as well. To hear the original podcast, download episode 43 of The Married Gamers. All… Read More »


3DS eShop Includes Transfer of DSiWare

3DS eShop Includes Transfer of DSiWare

Written by (@paxrock) on January 29, 2011 in News

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Nintendo has now confirmed that the 3DS eShop will go live worldwide in late May with the 3DS’s first firmware update.  This update will also give the 3DS access to a web browser and will allow DSiWare titles to be transfered from the DSi to the 3DS. Additionally, a future firmware update will allow the… Read More »


New Black Ops Maps to XBox 360, but PC or PS3 are left waiting.

New Black Ops Maps to XBox 360, but PC or PS3 are left waiting.

Written by (@) on January 29, 2011 in News

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Treyarch will be releasing a new map pack called First Strike for Call of Duty: Black Ops on February 1st for the XBox 360.  It will cost around $15 on the market.  Sadly. seems that this DLC will be XBox exclusive for a limited time, so PC and PS3 owners are left in waiting for… Read More »


Interview with Age of Empires Online’s Danan Davis

Interview with Age of Empires Online’s Danan Davis

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 28, 2011 in Features

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During the recent Age of Empire Online Community Day I sat down with Age of Empires Online Executive Producer Danan Davis to discuss how families and friends can play Age of Empires Online, where the franchise may go, what future empires won’t be making an appearance, the possibility of social media, and protections for kids… Read More »


PSP2 Dubbed Next Generation Portable, PlayStation Goes Android

PSP2 Dubbed Next Generation Portable, PlayStation Goes Android

Written by (@johncatuira) on January 27, 2011 in News

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Earlier today, Sony held their PlayStation Meeting 2011 where Kaz Harai announced two things. One was expected. The other came as somewhat of a surprise. What we should have expected was the next version of the PlayStation Portable.  Since “leaked” photos yesterday showed the device, the enthusiast press were on hand to see just that…. Read More »


Hit the Streets of Rockstar’s L.A. Noire on May 17

Hit the Streets of Rockstar’s L.A. Noire on May 17

Written by (@) on January 25, 2011 in News

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Rockstar’s upcoming detective drama, L.A. Noire has been officially slated to realease on May 17, 2011 in North America and on May 20, 2011 in Europe on the XBox 360 and the PS3.  “L.A. Noire breaks new ground for us,” said Sam Houser, founder of Rockstar Games. “Its intense blend of action and real detective work… Read More »


Are You Ready for some GRIFBALL?

Are You Ready for some GRIFBALL?

Written by (@) on January 25, 2011 in News

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The good people at Bungie have brought back the exciting game of GRIFBALL to Halo:Reach!  This time, Bungie and Rooster Teeth Productions have brought you new maps.  Those unfamiliar with Grifball, it is the Halo version of rugby.  It is a one bomb assault game with 2 teams of 4.  Just get the bomb into… Read More »


Play Like An Egyptian in Age of Empires Online

Play Like An Egyptian in Age of Empires Online

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 25, 2011 in News

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Microsoft Game Studios is revealing new information about Age of Empires Online which will debut on the PC in 2011. In a community event held last week, Microsoft Game Studios unveiled that the Egyptians will be a playable civilization in Age of Empires Online. They join the Greeks in the civilization roster. Each civilization will… Read More »


Portal 2 To Allow User-Created Content

Portal 2 To Allow User-Created Content

Written by (@itloo) on January 24, 2011 in News

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Portal 2 is coming out this April, but some exciting news has landed this week announcing the implementation of user-created content. Valve’s Chet Faliszek has announced that user-created levels will be available for play on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Mac. The only downside to this news though, is that the PC version will be… Read More »


8-bit Funding Launched

8-bit Funding Launched

Written by (@) on January 24, 2011 in News

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Many of you have heard of Kickstarter and the numerous success stories that have come out of it. The service allows innovators to crowd-source funding for their various projects. It has even been used to great effect in games. Just check out renowned interactive fiction author Andrew Plotkin’s Hadean Lands. The concept of having the people… Read More »