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Tag: Gaming

Xbox 360 Dash Update Breaks Online Access for Some

Xbox 360 Dash Update Breaks Online Access for Some
I mentioned before that the Xbox 360 was set to get a dash update this month. As gamers are apt to do, most went out and downloaded that update as soon as it was available. Now, a few people that installed the update have encountered a significant issue where they can’t get online afterwards.

Playable Angry Birds Christmas Lights Has Invisible Birds

Playable Angry Birds Christmas Lights Has Invisible Birds
You’re probably sick of anything related to Angry Birds by now. I was never addicted to the game myself, but I’m still impressed by YouTuber kumbaric, who ported the wildly successful game on an unlikely platform: Christmas lights.

Blizzard Games NES Cartridges: Alternate Reality Cart Art

Blizzard Games NES Cartridges: Alternate Reality Cart Art
Looking for a holiday gift for a Blizzard fan? A Diablo III pre-order would do. But what if they already have that? Then pre-order Heart of the Swarm for them. If they have that as well, that’s where you start running out of options.

This is How You Giftwrap a Copy of Portal 2

This is How You Giftwrap a Copy of Portal 2
It kind of ruins the surprise, but the presentation and in-game reference more than makes up for it.

Google Shoot View: The World is Your FPS

Google Shoot View: The World is Your FPS
The events in modern military FPS video games often take place in real world locations. An enterprising ad agency crossed the line and used Google Street View to create a passive first-person shooter.

Skyrim Giant’s Club Glitch Sends Followers to Beast Mode

Skyrim Giant’s Club Glitch Sends Followers to Beast Mode
I am still able to resist my destiny as a dragonborn, and hopefully I can hold out until the scary PS3 memory issue is fixed. But the Internet is draining my Anti-Skyrim field, as it’s riddled with all sorts of cool stuff about the game, like this funny glitch that lets your follower wield a powerful giant’s club.

Fruit Ninja Plush Toys Won’t Slice Your Budget in Half

Fruit Ninja Plush Toys Won’t Slice Your Budget in Half
If you’ve collected just about every bit of Angry Birds merch on the planet, it’s time to show some love to the other poster boy of touch-based gaming, Fruit Ninja. Developer Halfbrick recently opened its online store, with plushies of the sweet slicer’s Sensei mascot and a watermelon as its first offerings.

Transformers Bumblebee Xbox 360 Slim Casemod is More than Meets the Eye

Transformers Bumblebee Xbox 360 Slim Casemod is More than Meets the Eye
If you are a fan of casemods, the Transformers, and the Xbox 360, you had better get ready to have your mind blown. A dude named Mark Bongo has created a very cool casemod for his Xbox 360 Slim console.

Funtendo Puts the Fun in Nintendo Emulators. Oh Wait.

Funtendo Puts the Fun in Nintendo Emulators. Oh Wait.
Emulators are everywhere these days, as are USB adapters for console controllers. But the guys at Gadget Gangster have come up with Funtendo, a DIY box that combine both Nintendo emulators and controller adapters for convenient retro gaming.

Talking Portal 2 Plush Turret Doesn’t Hate You, Just Wants Your Hugs

Talking Portal 2 Plush Turret Doesn’t Hate You, Just Wants Your Hugs
If you are a fan of the Portal series, you will be very familiar with the turrets that hang around trying to kill you. ThinkGeek has a new plush turret that talks to you and looks like the real thing – if it were soft and squishy.

South Park: The Game RPG in the Works, Parody of South Park: The Game on South Park to Follow Shortly

South Park: The Game RPG in the Works, Parody of South Park: The Game on South Park to Follow Shortly
South Park fans, start stocking up on your Cheesy Poofs and obscure references-turned-battlecries. Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of the long-running animated series, have confirmed that they are working with THQ and Obsidian for South Park: The Game, a “full scale RPG” for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

Desktop 3D-Printed Warhammer 40K Mini-Figurines Look Awesome

Desktop 3D-Printed Warhammer 40K Mini-Figurines Look Awesome
I’m always amazed at the stuff that people are able to do with 3D printers, especially now that makers are able to build their own and the technology isn’t just in the hands of the big corporations.

Dragonborn Helmet for Your Mortal Head

Dragonborn Helmet for Your Mortal Head
The collector’s edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim came with a making-of DVD, a huge art book and a statue of a dragon. You know what was missing that could have justified the $150 price tag?

Portal Bedroom Has Everything But Actual Portals

Portal Bedroom Has Everything But Actual Portals
Animator/Father of the year/Aperture Science interior designer James Farr not only hooked up his son Vector Farr with the best name in the world, he also gave the kid a Portal-themed bedroom. It’s filled with Companion Cubes of different sizes, ensuring that Vector will have ample shields from turret fire and still have some left to solve puzzles.

Dovahkiin Gutenberg: Skryim Gets E-books

Dovahkiin Gutenberg: Skryim Gets E-books
Software developer/video game blogger/Dovahkiin bookworm Capaneus took the scrolls out of The Elder Scrolls V and converted them into E-books.  I have yet to play The Sims: Dragonborn Edition, so I’m not as enthusiastic about this as I perhaps should be, but if this isn’t proof of the wealth of content inside Bethesda’s game then I don’t know what is.

Penn & Teller’s Desert Bus Hits iOS and Android: the World’s Most Boring Game in the Palm of Your Hand

Penn & Teller’s Desert Bus Hits iOS and Android: the World’s Most Boring Game in the Palm of Your Hand
Desert Bus is one of the mini-games from Penn & Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors, an unreleased Sega CD game from the mid-90s. The game has players drive a bus in first-person from Tucson, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada, a trip that takes about 8 hours, just to earn a measly point.