Archive:  December, 2011

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XBLA’s Most Wanted

Written by (@therealbigwall) on December 29, 2011 in Opinion

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It’s been a while since I was compelled to buy a game from the Xbox LIVE Arcade and I completely blame Rock Band for stealing my Microsoft Space Bucks before I even finish entering the redemption code. Recently I began wondering why I haven’t been more compelled to use my hard earned Points to pick… Read More »


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Gears of War 3 Demo Now Available

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 29, 2011 in News

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Believe it or not, there are some people out there that haven’t played Gears of War 3. Hard to believe, I know.  Well, believe it or not, there is a demo as of today.  Everyone’s favorite Xbox Live community manager, Major Nelson, announced that a demo is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for… Read More »


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Remembering Game Gifts of Christmas Past

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 22, 2011 in Features

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We here at The Married Gamers would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday. We hope you all can celebrate in you own ways. We’d like to take a moment before our long SWTOR Winter’s nap to share some of our fondest video game Christmas gifts some of our staff have received in Christmas’ past…. Read More »


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2011 Staff Picks: Game of the Year

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 22, 2011 in Features

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Game of the Year: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) If you’ve been following our Staff Picks, you’ve already had three hints as to which game won the award for The Married Gamers Game of the Year for 2011. It won Best Storyline. It took the title for Best Co-Op. It earned the dubious… Read More »


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Free Joe Danger DLC Announced

Written by (@) on December 20, 2011 in News

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No sooner did I write up my review of Joe Danger:Special Edition than I learned of a free DLC pack for the Xbox 360! It will have a new quad vehicle that should change game play and make things just that much more interesting. The Joe Danger Santa DLC will be available on December 21,… Read More »


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TMG-235 Have You Ever?

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 18, 2011 in Married Gamers Podcast

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Put the kiddies to bed, open up the swear jar, this week The Married Gamers plays a video game version of the drinking game Have You Ever? This episode is for adults. The Married Gamers app is available on iTunes and Amazon for $1.99


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Win Halo Anniversary Map Pack from The Married Gamers

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 16, 2011 in Features

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Christmas is a time for giving, so we here at The Married Gamers would like to make sure you get your fill of Master Chief with a free download code for the Halo Anniversary Map Pack. Entering is a breeze, just leave a comment letting us know what map would Santa play from the Halo… Read More »


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Sesame Street’s Most Wanted

Written by (@therealbigwall) on December 15, 2011 in Opinion

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In my review for the latest Sesame Street game, Once Upon A Monster, I explained that my biggest issue was that it just didn’t feel like the Sesame Street that I loved. Playing through the game, I just couldn’t help the feeling that it was missing something.  It was as if I was tasting a… Read More »


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2011 Staff Picks: Game Most Likely to Cause Marital Strife

Written by (@itloo) on December 14, 2011 in Features

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Game Most Likely to Cause Marital Strife: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) Being married to a gamer can be difficult, especially with only 1 console in the house. Over 2011, we Married Gamers have played dozens of games that have brought a strain either competitively or mentally against our marriages. When all is said and… Read More »


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Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe Website Announced

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 14, 2011 in News

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Today, Activision announced the beta launch of the online virtual world of Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe. This expansion to the Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure console game take the fun kids can have online on the web. Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe lets kids explore various floating islands in which they can explore, create and compete. This social play area… Read More »