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Tag: Video Game

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues: Lord British Hits Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues: Lord British Hits Kickstarter
Gamers familiar with the Ultima video game series have likely heard of its award-winning designer and creator, Richard “Lord British” Garriott. Garriott has launched his latest project, a new fantasy role-playing game called Shroud of the Avatar, and is seeking to fund development via Kickstarter.

Army of Two the Devil’s Cartel to Get Co-op Demo on 3/12

Army of Two the Devil’s Cartel to Get Co-op Demo on 3/12
EA has announced that it will be offering a downloadable co-op demo for its videogame Army of Two The Devil’s Cartel. The game demo will be available to download for Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers on March 12, 2013.

Buy Your Own Virtual Moon for Only $150,000

Buy Your Own Virtual Moon for Only $150,000
I’ve seen some strange virtual items auctioned off for a lot of real world money, but the developers of the Massively Multiplayer Online Real Cash Economy (that’s what they call it) called Entropia Universe have taken it to a new level.

EA Plans to Use Micro-Transactions in All of Its Games

EA Plans to Use Micro-Transactions in All of Its Games
I’ve been a gamer for a long time, and I’ve never been a fan of micro-transactions in games. These are the little paid add-ons that allow you to buy upgrades and other items that you might not have access to at all or at least not until you achieve higher levels otherwise.

BioShock Infinite Season Pass to Offer Discounted DLC Packs

BioShock Infinite Season Pass to Offer Discounted DLC Packs
Of all the games are launching early in 2013, BioShock Infinite is certainly one of the most anticipated. The game will see players exploring the floating city of Columbia and fighting against baddies as they strive to rescue the mysterious time-and-space-tearing Elizabeth.

Halo 4 Majestic Map Pack Launches Monday

Halo 4 Majestic Map Pack Launches Monday
Monday, February 25 is the day that Halo 4 gamers will be able to download the latest map pack for the video game. The new map pack is called Majestic and includes three maps and a new type of game play.

EA Real Racing 3 to Be a Freemium Title

EA Real Racing 3 to Be a Freemium Title
I’m honestly not real sure what I think about freemium video games for mobile users. It’s nice that you don’t have to pay for the game, but often you have to pay for every little upgrade and it usually works out to be much more expensive than just paying the five or six bucks up front to own the complete game.

Defiance Video Game Offers Pre-Order Beta Access

Defiance Video Game Offers Pre-Order Beta Access
I’ve been exceptionally unhappy with SyFy over the last week or so after hearing that they canceled Alphas. It looks like they’re trying to get back on my good side with a series called Defiance. Along with the new science fiction series also comes a video game from developer Trion World with the same name.

Need for Speed Most Wanted Speeds onto Nintendo Wii U This March

Need for Speed Most Wanted Speeds onto Nintendo Wii U This March
EA has announced that its popular video game Need for Speed Most Wanted will be landing on the new Nintendo Wii U game console this March. The video game will be available in North America on March 19, 2013 and will launch in Europe on March 21.

Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Launches for Borderlands 2

Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Launches for Borderlands 2
If you’re a big fan of the cooperative shooter Borderlands 2, you will be thrilled to hear that as of today the latest add-on campaign content is available to download. The new campaign is called Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt.

Dead Space 3 Downloadable Demo Available on January 22

Dead Space 3 Downloadable Demo Available on January 22
We have talked a few times about the coming video game from EA and Visceral Games called Dead Space 3. Last time we mentioned the game it was getting voice command support for Microsoft Kinect users.

Medal of Honor Warfighter Zero Dark Thirty Map Pack: Play It for a Good Cause

Medal of Honor Warfighter Zero Dark Thirty Map Pack: Play It for a Good Cause
Today marks the launch of a new map pack for fans of the game Medal of Honor Warfighter. The map pack is the Zero Dark Thirty pack that was promised a while back. The maps are available for download right now to coincide with the limited release of the movie Zero Dark Thirty tomorrow, December 19.

Need for Speed Most Wanted Demo Crashes onto Xbox 360 and PS3

Need for Speed Most Wanted Demo Crashes onto Xbox 360 and PS3
There are few things worse than spending your hard-earned money on a video game and then finding out it’s crap. To avoid this problem I typically download the demo first and decide if it’s a good game before I spend my $50 or $60.

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Now Shipping

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Now Shipping
I’ve been a gamer all my life going all the way back to the original Atari console when I was a kid. I go through spurts where I play mostly driving games, but recently I’ve been walking around the game sections of my local stores looking for a decent shooter.

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 Packs in Four Sweet Games for One Sweet Price

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 Packs in Four Sweet Games for One Sweet Price
Rockstar Games has produced some of the most popular video games around over the last several years. The company is particularly well known for the insanely popular Grand That Auto franchise. Rockstar Games has announced a new video game compilation collection called the Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1.

Bad Piggies Hits #1 in App Store in Just 3 Hours

Bad Piggies Hits #1 in App Store in Just 3 Hours
Rovio is well-known as the developer and publisher of the insanely popular video game Angry Birds. This week, the company launched a new game called Bad Piggies that is told from the pigs point of view.