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Will the Cloud Kill Consoles?


angry cloud

Not according to Gamestop.

Technology has come a long way, and gaming is always at the forefront, utilizing the newest tech to improve gamers’ experiences.  One innovation adds a potential benefit to the gaming community: Cloud streaming.  Cloud based storage allows streaming from any location with an internet connection, and allows for a portable experienc Read the rest of this entry

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Holiday Shopping Guide: 10 Awesome Xbox 360 Games from 2011


The Xbox 360 saw a plethora of grade-A titles for the platform in 2011. Here is the pick of the litter for your 360 gamer!

Rage

Metacritic: 81Rage

Average Price: $39.99

Post apocalyptia has seen its fair share of titles over the last few years, but Rage brings a fresh approach to the scenario. This first-person shooter features you as the lone survivor of an Ark, a cryo-pod of sorts meant to preserve society’s elite in the face of disaster.

Rage is a top notch FPS for those who enjoy the genre – but hard drive installers beware: This game comes on three discs. Rage is rated Mature for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, and Strong Language.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Metacritic: 89Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Average Price: $39.99

The storied Deus Ex franchise made a triumphant return this year with Human Revolution. The gamer follows the story of Adam Jensen, a security specialist of Sarif Industries, one of the future world leaders of bio-enhancements.

As Adam, you are thrust into an interwoven plot of disguise, intrigue, and betrayal, and must use your newly acquired abilities to accomplish the greater good. Or, you can do what I did, and punch everybody in the face. Just as fun.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is rated Mature for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, and Use of Alcohol.

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Skyrim 1.3 Patch Due Next Week


Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimBethesda is responding to numerous complaints that remain in Skyrim after the release of their 1.2 patch last week.  The oddest and certainly funniest glitch, is the backwards flying dragons, and PS3 users are still reporting framerate and lag issues, but this patch does not address this issue.  The patch is to fix the backwards dragons, and a glitch in magic resistance calculations.  The patch will be released over all platforms by the end of the week. [ Bethesda  blog.]

Battlefield 3 DLC Coming Next Tuesday


Battlefield 3Playstation just released news that Battlefield 3 will be getting DLC next week.  The official tweet states, “BREAKING: Battlefield 3 Back to Karkand DLC is coming exclusively to PSN this Tuesday, December 6th.”

The DLC is free of charge to customers who pre ordered the game and will include Battlefield 2 maps, weapons, and vehicles, with a Battlefield 3 facelift.  The retail price for the blasphemers who didn’t pre-order will be $15.  Click here to see full details on the DLC.

Dragon Age Integrates Multiplayer


Dragon Age II

Rumors about a new multiplayer feature for EA’s Dragon Age have surfaced from an inside source to Kotaku.  It appears there will be an arena style player vs. player and player vs. environment feature for the title.  As to whether it will be integrated into a sequel or added as DLC is unreported.

Another bonus this rumor details is that characters will be able to play as dragons.  Friggin’ Dragons!  This is the first time that the franchise will feature multiplayer gameplay since the release of Dragon Age Origins back in 2009.

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