PC gamers! Interested in getting Bioshock 2 but haven’t played Bioshock yet? 2Kgames is offering a free copy of the original Bioshock for if you pre-order the upcoming sequel via online distributors.
You can pre-order the game at Direct2Drive or Steam for $45 (USD).
I really think Sony’s new reality show The Tester is going to bomb. But seeing as it’s already in the can, it’s free to watch and most importantly it’s optional, there’s no point in whining about it anymore.
Citizens of the United States of America, young and old, noob or hardcore, Xbox loyalist, Wii fanatic or PS3 fanboy, hear ye hear ye! Microsoft is looking for video game testers! The most likely location of the “Playtest facility” will be in Microsoft’s Seattle compound, but they’re encouraging everyone from the USA to sign up.
A company called DomsNetwork will launch a weird amalgam of servants and gaming with their Youme platform. Basically customers, the you, can send requests to a character, called a me. Yous can select mes based on “several demographic fields such as age, location, sex, height, weight” and so on.
Take this with you to the beach and you’ll certainly be the center of attention, mostly because a lot of people won’t know what the heck this huge polygon with numbers is.
No one’s stopping you from actually using it to play D&D, just make sure your friends are okay with it.
Made by Kydos Studio, Soul is an Xbox Live Indie game with a simple premise: guide a dead man’s soul to heaven. Actually it’s not that simple, not with things like this blocking your way:
Yeah, that helpless-looking blue thing is the soul.
Let the outrage begin. The ninjas of Ubisoft have revealed their latest arsenal against PC pirates: the ancient art practiced by Steam. As with Valve’s popular platform, Ubisoft games will soon require users to authenticate their copy by connecting to their user accounts online.
A new trailer for Capcom’s upcoming game Lost Planet 2 has popped up in the Xbox Live Marketplace that features Gears of War’s Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago battling the Akrids.
Eurogamer thinks that the two will be downloadable characters (only for the Xbox 360 version of course), and will play no role in the story of the game.
Last week, Microsoft announced that the Windows Media Center and Zune software groups have been assimilated by the “same Interactive Entertainment Business group that handles the Xbox as well as all gaming.” Microsoft says that this is a logical step in terms of being able to unify their mobile platforms.
In a recent interview with MCV, Green Man Gaming COO Gian Luzio identified one of the reasons why games on physical discs are more popular than digitally downloaded ones: “Previously the minute you had paid your money and downloaded your game it had no re-sale value.”
Flickr user/human Cybertronian/modder givintats made an All Spark…case. While it won’t be giving life to gadgets (or pwning Megatron, a paradoxical ability that for some reason Optimus Prime only revealed when he was about to die again), I must admit it must be awesome to sit down and power up an ancient (looking) cube for some gaming.
The latest iteration of Acer’s Predator gaming PC still has its trademark Decepticon look, but it’s dominant black makes it a bit more menacing than its predominantly orange predecessors.
The G7750-A64 is powered by an Intel Core i7-960 3.20GHz processor, 6 GB DDR3 RAM (3 slots with 2GB RAM each, max.
Maxconsole got a couple of videos from console-modders XCM showing the latter’s prototype light gun for the PS3. It’s basically half of a PS3 controller stuck to a light gun. I think XCM is shooting for a controller that’s compatible with all shooters, hence the need to come up with something with a sizable amount of buttons.
Mega Man fans rejoice! Or not. Footage of Mega Man 10, the upcoming retro-sequel taken at the recently concluded CES 2010 has popped up on the internets. But will you, the theoretical hardcore gamer, be insulted by the presence of an Easy mode in the latest of Masochist Man Mega Man’s adventures?