Category: Gaming

Check Out My Hardware – Pax East 2010 Coverage

Check Out My Hardware – Pax East 2010 Coverage

PAX East came and went this past weekend (March 26th – 28th)  and for those who are unaware of what exactly PAX East was, here’s an excerpt from their Wikipedia page: The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is a semi-annual gamer festival held in Washington state, USA, and Boston, Mass., USA. PAX was created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, the authors of the Penny Arcade webcomic, because they wanted to attend a show that gave equal attention to console gamers, computer gamers, and tabletop gamers. [Penny Arcade Expo...

Fairy Tale Characters Gone WILD! – Fairy Tale Fights Review

Fairy Tale Characters Gone WILD! – Fairy Tale Fights Review

Just like most girls you know, I am no exception. I [heart] cute and cuddly things! I also [heart] seeing cute cuddly things do some pretty gruesome stuff. I’ve broken it down to a pretty simple equation: (Cute + Cuddly) ^Gore = Awesome! The Happy Tree Friends are a perfect example. The Tree Friends are a group of cutesy woodland creatures that are always getting completely disemboweled. Each cute-filled episode ends in a miraculously, glorious...

Assassin’s Creed II Review – The Easiest Way to Visit Italy Without Having to Go Through Customs

Assassin’s Creed II Review – The Easiest Way to Visit Italy Without Having to Go Through Customs

I just realized that I never posted up my thoughts on Assassin’s Creed II. It’s only after I purchased the recently released DLC of “Battle of Forli” that I remembered that I had this draft sitting around, just itching to be published. It’s been awhile since I played through the first game but ever since I finished Assassin’s Creed, I had been longing to get my hands on the next installment. I endlessly checked through...

Confirmed: Green Day: Rock Band. Yay?

Confirmed: Green Day: Rock Band. Yay?

It was all over the internet hours before the Spike VGA awards and now it’s official, the next band to get their own stand alone Rock Band title will be Green Day. While I am still holding out hope for a Queen or Muse Rock Band, hint hint, I’m ok with a Green Day game. I own all their albums, go to all the shows, sing all the songs, so I am a fan. I’m...

Christmas Ideas for the RPG Fan: Divinity II: Ego Draconis

Christmas Ideas for the RPG Fan: Divinity II: Ego Draconis

Have an RPG fan? Not really sure what to get them since they have played through Dragon Age: Origins with every class? Then why not check out Divinity II: Ego Draconis? Divinity II: Ego Draconis is the sequel to the critically acclaimed action-RPG Divine Divinity. It transports players back to the wide-open, war-torn world of Rivellon where they’ll learn to read minds, plunder dungeons and ultimately learn to morph into a playable dragon at will....

Lego Rock Band Will Rock You!

Lego Rock Band Will Rock You!

The holidays are here and ’tis the season for awesome games! In the latest addition to the Rock Band family, you and yours will be able to rock out to your favorite songs with Lego branded avatars. Awe-some! Lego Rock Band is a totally fun family friendly experience with so much fun stuff to do! The familiar game play is still here: You’ll be able to play the game with the same peripherals as the...

Let there be Metal! – Brutal Legend Review

Let there be Metal! – Brutal Legend Review

Meet Eddie Riggs, your not-so-ordinary roadie. A man capable of creating and fixing anything but the horrible emo-metal band he roadies for. But that doesn’t bother Eddie at all. As a roadie, he’s used to being out of the spotlight. No one ever needed to see him because he was only there to help the band. Then re-enter emo-metal band: Hell bent on destroying another one of Eddie’s stage prop creations, they climb up the...

It Might Be Worth a Horse Punch – Darkest of Days Review

It Might Be Worth a Horse Punch – Darkest of Days Review

Darkest of Days pitches you neck-deep in a Soldier-and-Indian-esque battle right from the beginning. You struggle to survive the fight until, eventually, you are narrowed you and your army pals find yourselves helplessly over run. Game Over! Ok, not Game Over… A time portal opens up and a space man, of sorts, rescues you and takes you to future, where time travel is nothing more than any other ordinary Tuesday. But you were saved for...

Are you awesome enough to open for the B-52’s?

Are you awesome enough to open for the B-52’s?

We’ve all seen them. MTV has a bunch of reality shows catered to people competing for bragging rights in Rock Band 2 but now everyone else can join in the fun and compete for a spot to open for the B-52’s. Yeah, I know the B-52 who’s? But there’s also a cash prize: $10,000! Now that doesn’t sound too bad now, does it! For more details about the competition, like where they are being held...

Nirvana tracks hit the Wii

Nirvana tracks hit the Wii

Wii owners rejoice! Another batch of downloadable content comes down the pike this week. Seven Nirvana tracks become available today, February 17th, 2009. Check out the details below: ***ROCK BAND Wii Media Alert*** ROCK BAND® Wii™ OWNERS GET SEVEN TRACKS FROM NIRVANA Cambridge, Mass. – February 17, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of seven tracks from alternative grunge band Nirvana to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content...