Gears 2 Map Pack and Title Update!

13 03 2009

Epic Games has just annouced that a new “Snowblind” map pack will be coming to the Xbox Live Marketplace on March 31, 2009. The pack will contain four maps:¬†Grindyard, Under Hill, Courtyard and Fuel Depot, which is a remake of a Gears 1 map.

Coming the week before, on March 24, will be long awaited title update, which will fix various bugs and will replace the current ranking system with an experience point-based system. You will even unlock achievements based what ranks you reach.

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Xbox Live Top 10 – March 4, 2009

4 03 2009

Major Nelson has just posted this week’s 10 ten lists for the Xbox Live activity. Read the rest of this entry »





Assault on Dark Athena Demo Available Now!

4 03 2009

The demo of the upcoming Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, Featuring Vin Diesel,  is now available for downlaod on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

The game will be available at retail on April 7, 2009.





Xbox Live Gold Members Get Golden Crowns

3 03 2009

xboxcom-crown

Nothing to jump up and down in your seat about, but if you are an Xbox Live Gold member, when you log into Xbox.com now your name will have a small golden crown grapic next to it. Hurray?





King of Fighters XII News!

3 03 2009

For all of you fighting game fans out there, Ignition Entertainment has just put out a press release regarding the popular SNK King of Fighters series.

King of Fighters XII will be released July 2009. The game will feature an updated fighting engine, and a top-to-bottom graphical update.

You can check out the official website for the game by clicking here.





Red Xbox 360s Spotted At Target

2 03 2009

The special edition Resident Evil Xbox 360s have been spotted at a few stores. Don’t rush out just yet to grab a red 360, because each box is marked with a big sticker that reads “Do not sell before 3.13.09“. The chances of someone getting one this early are slim-to-none. Patience.

Credit to Joystiq for the photo.





Review — Gears of War 2 [Re-post]

1 03 2009

Last week, one of the most highly anticipated games since Halo 3 was released: Gears of War 2. During the whole promotional touring that Cliff Bleszenski did for the game, his catchphrase for the game was “bigger, better and more badass!”–Does it live up? Read the rest of this entry »