Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Game Type, The Most Sarcastic SHMUP 80 Points Can Buy

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Media Ball was conceived as the perfect aggregate of all things entertainment. It’s creators (who are now dead) even went as far to coin the now infamous Media Ball catchphrase “It does it ALL”, ignorantly underestimating their cybernetic sphere’s capacity to truly do it all. What started out as a platform for games, music, social networking and popular shows like “Single… Continue reading

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare is Warm Up Game for XBLA House Party 2012

Who says downloadable games aren’t gaining popularity and a certain level of awesome? Microsoft’s Major Nelson announced the lineup for the Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party, and there are highly anticipated games in the list. Luckily for many of us the warm up game at the party will be Alan Wake’s American Nightmare on February 15,… Continue reading

Kinect Officially Coming to PC in February

PC owners of the world yearning to utilize the amazing abilities of the Kinect to make their porn browsing more efficient can finally rejoice, Microsoft has heard your cries. While the Xbox 360 Kinect has been usable on PCs (with the assistance of this SDK), the “official” PC Kinect is arriving on February 1st for the incredibly stupid price… Continue reading

Microsoft Improves Indie Games Platform Slightly

  Microsoft may be making a resolution to be friendlier to Indie Games in 2012, the XNA Game Studio team recently announced via their several new changes to the Indie Games system. Changes include: Indie game size increased from 150 MB to 500 MB Developers may charge 80 MS Points for any game up to 150… Continue reading

DVR Patent Acquisition Pointing to Next Xbox Functionality?

I’ll go ahead and get this off my chest up front: I hate baseless speculation on what the new consoles are going to be like. I hate speculation on what they’re going to look like even more (beacuse, really? Who cares?) On the other hand, I love speculation based on some decent evidence, particularly when it jives… Continue reading

Can You Find Game Type on Xbox Live Indie Games?

Mommy’s Best Games, developers of Serious Sam Double D and Shoot 1UP  “who strive to deliver games that push the edges of the medium through gameplay, art, satire, and pie,”  is thrilled with the new Xbox 360 dashboard update. While the Xbox Live Indie Games store itself is a bit buried, it seems as though Microsoft has been helping… Continue reading

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review – It’s Halo, Stupid

For those of you who are in a serious rush, here’s the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary review in haiku form: Master Chief, round one/ Kill the Covenant and Flood/ It’s Halo, stupid. For those of you with a little more time on your hands (and, let’s face it, it’s a week and a half before… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Halo: Combat Evolved

Some people think that technology has ruined our appreciation for the finer things in life, but maybe those people should take a step back and appreciate the technology they have. Our very survival may depend on it if we are to believe the lessons of Halo: Combat Evolved. The Lessons of Halo: Combat Evolved Alien… Continue reading

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Double Disc Soundtrack Available

Say what you will about the original Halo: Combat Evolved, and I’ll tell you that the Anniversary Edition is coming out this week. I’ll also remind you that regardless of your feeling about the game, if you played it at all, you remember the music. The theme is iconic at this point so thankfully Sumthing… Continue reading