All Posts by: Victor Duwon Jackson

Sarah Palin Signed Xbox 360 back on eBay

Sarah Palin Signed Xbox 360 back on eBay

Written by (@spartan a25) on October 6, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson     It’s back. That absurdly priced Xbox 360 featuring the autograph of the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, and former Governor of Alaska has reappeared on eBay. The price for this delightful treasure: a mere 1.1 million dollars, or 99 million Microsoft points. The Xbox was first put on eBay in August… Read More »


GTA IV Achievements Updated

GTA IV Achievements Updated

Written by (@spartan a25) on October 6, 2009 in News

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Microsoft added 10 additional achievements worth 250 gamerscore to the upcoming GTA IV add-on “The Ballad of Gay Tony. The achievements are awarded for competing some rather varied tasks from base jumpings to dancing. TBoGT: Gold Star – 80 Score 100% in all missions. (The Ballad of Gay Tony) TBoGT: Past the Velvet Rope –… Read More »


Modern Warfare 2: The Graphic Novel

Modern Warfare 2: The Graphic Novel

Written by (@spartan a25) on August 18, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Yes, friends you read that right. The DC Comics imprint Wildstorm will be publishing a six-issue limited series based on the best selling Infinity Ward game. The series will be titled, “Modern Warfare 2: Ghost.”  According to R. Bowling via Twitter it will be “hardcore.” DC/Wildstorm have given it a mature… Read More »


The Sims 3 Tops NPD for June

The Sims 3 Tops NPD for June

Written by (@spartan a25) on August 11, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Then NPD stats are in for the month of June and the winner, hands down, is The Sims 3. The Electronic Arts PC title moved 820,000 units in the U. S. for the reporting month. The Sims titles garnered the top three sales spots with The Sims 3 Collector’s Edition, and… Read More »


Spielberg + Halo = Win!

Spielberg + Halo = Win!

Written by (@spartan a25) on August 10, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Earlier this year reports surfaced that the much anticipated Halo movie was put on hold indefinitely. This angered and saddened many Halo fans looking forward to a big screen adaptation of the wildly popular Microsoft game title. That was then. Halo faithful rejoice! Spartan-117 has just gotten a friend request from… Read More »


Activision: You shoulda put a ring on it!

Activision: You shoulda put a ring on it!

Written by (@spartan a25) on June 5, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson In Santa Monica, Ca yesterday, game developer Activision has filed a lawsuit against developer Double Fine Productions inc. to halt the release of the much anticipated Brutal Legend game staring actor Jack Black. Activision claims in the lawsuit that Double Fine was paid 15 million dollars to deliver the property then… Read More »


Samus Returns!

Samus Returns!

Written by (@spartan a25) on June 3, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson She’s back. E3 ’09: Nintendo unveils its news addition to the Metroid series, Metroid: The Other M. Nintendo and developer Team Ninja (Dead or Alive, Ninja Gaidan) are working to bring a new look and feel to this iconic title. Nintendo Of America president Reggie Fils-Aime: “This will be a Metroid… Read More »


Crysis 2: Coming to a Console Near You

Crysis 2: Coming to a Console Near You

Written by (@spartan a25) on June 2, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson When Crytek and Electronic Arts originally released Crysis it was like the yellow Lamborghini of video games. Only the few and the rich were able to actually play the game. And when they did it was on one of those big water-cooled monster PCs with glass doors, neon lights and a… Read More »


Zune Marketplace Heading to Xbox Live

Zune Marketplace Heading to Xbox Live

Written by (@spartan a25) on May 27, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Microsoft announced yesterday that the Zune Video Service will be made avaliable to XBox Live interantionaly later this year. This addition will allow XBox Live subscribers to have full access to  the large selection of TV and Video content previously available only on the Zune. Users will have the option of… Read More »


GameStop Unveils [Prototype] Pre-Order Bonuses

GameStop Unveils [Prototype] Pre-Order Bonuses

Written by (@spartan a25) on May 8, 2009 in News

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By Victor Duwon Jackson Game Stop customers will be treated to some sweet pre-order swag when they reserve the upcoming XBox 360 title [Prototype]. Online and in-store customers will receive an Alex Mercer figurine, as well as a double-sided map/poster. No details have been released on the materials, dimensions or manufacturer of the figurine. Game… Read More »