Monthly Archive: December 2011

Star Wars: The Old Republic Pre-review

Star Wars: The Old Republic is the first MMO that could legitimately take the top spot away from the long-running champ of MMO’s, World of Warcraft. Now I know that might sound like a bold claim, especially considering how early it is into the release of SWTOR, but there’s a certain feeling this game evokes that plenty of other MMO’s have failed to capture for me.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II spin-dashing to PSN, XBLA and mobile platforms in 2012

The Sonic cycle continues! After the quite excellent Sonic Generations, Sega is finally ready to roll out the continuation of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 with Episode II. First teaser trailer included.

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Assassin's Creed Revelations review for PS3, Xbox 360

The Ezio trilogy finally wraps up with a game that isn't quite the best in the series.

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Nintendo Download Thursdays – Rad Spencer Returns edition

The classic Game Boy version of Bionic Commando for the 3DS along with the brand new VVVVVV is headlining the Nintendo Download selection for this week.

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Gears of War 3 "Shipwreck" demo now live

Better late than never! Even after garnering excellent reviews and selling extremely well, Epic Games and Microsoft have decided to release a Gears of War single player Xbox 360 demo after all.

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Deal Alert!

Buy One Game, Get One 40% Off at Amazon

Almost 600 games to choose from across all platforms including Mario Kart 7, The ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection, Uncharted Dual Pack and others.

Buy Twisted Metal for the PS3, get Twisted Metal Black for free

David Jaffe of Eat Sleep Play took time out of his busy schedule to wish the PlayStation community Happy Holidays… but he also delivered a nice little announcement for those who are gearing up to pick up the much anticipated PS3 release of Twisted Metal.

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Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays – All Zombies Must Die edition

It's always a bit quiet in the gaming world during the post-Christmas and Hanukkah timeframe, but there's at least one new XBLA title on Xbox Live Marketplace worth checking out.

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Deal Alert!

Get L.A. Noire or RAGE for $19 as part of Amazon's 25% – 50% off games promotion

Stock up on cheap games to go along with your new Holiday consoles.

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Order an Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Value Bundle or 4GB Kinect Bundle, get $75 in Amazon credit

Still a great post-Xmas deal going on if you want to nab an Xbox 360 bundle. If you prefer a 4GB Kinect bundle, there's a Deal of the Day going on too.

PlayStation Store Tuesdays – Oddworld Holiday edition

There may not be a huge quantity of titles this week, but at least we finally get the super-enhanced HD version of Oddworld: Strangers Wrath finally. All Zombies Must Die infects the PSN tonight as well with some comical twin-stick zombie shootin' action and a couple of other things worth checking out.

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Court allows Activision to proceed with jury trial in lawsuit against EA

Remember when the Call of Duty developers and Infinity Ward co-founders left the company and Activision, to jump ship for a new EA studio? Well, it's been fairly quiet recently regarding Activision's pending lawsuit against EA, until this morning.

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Practice your moves in the latest Street Fighter X Tekken screens and trailer

Capcom this morning sent over a new set of screens highlighting the tutorial mode in Street Fighter X Tekken along with the brand new CG trailer.

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SCEA announces North American lineup of PlayStation Vita games and accessories

According to Sony, the Vita will launch with the "Biggest and Best Software Lineup in Sony Computer Entertainment". That's a pretty big claim, but with 25 launch day games, they may be able to actually pull it off. Read on for all the details.

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