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4:39 PM on 09.02.2008

Left 4 Dead: A rude awakening for armchair zombie hunters everywhere

Having formulated plans for almost every eventuality once the dead rise, or the virus breaks out, or whatever flavor of zombie apocalypse you prefer, the brief time I had my hands on Left 4 Dead at PAX resulted in a horrifyin...

Qais Fulton


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9:40 AM on 08.21.2008

Casually Hardcore: Extending the olive branch to "casual gamers"

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to take in a panel at one of the less reported gaming events, Casual Connect. The thing to understand about this kind of event is that it's more of a con in the conference sense than the ...

Qais Fulton

1:58 PM on 08.05.2008

Champions Online hands-on impressions

One of the chief concerns I've heard from people regarding Cryptic Studios' upcoming MMO for PC and Xbox 360, Champions Online, is the lack of the beloved WASD -- at least for the Xbox 360 version of the game. It's a common p...

Qais Fulton

4:02 PM on 07.29.2008

E3 2008: Can't we all just get along?

Following Nintendo's underwhelming dog and pony show at E3, a whole slew of folks happily jumped on the Nintendo bashing bandwagon. Which really was the only appropriate response. Perhaps not bashing per se, but lambasting, r...

Qais Fulton

11:58 AM on 07.29.2008

Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars pre-orders bundled with statuette

[As originally posted on Tomopop] I'm beginning to think Gamecock should just quit the gaming business and make toys. Toycock? Figurecock? Yeah, doesn't quite have the same ring to it I guess. At least when you pre-order Mush...

Qais Fulton

12:59 PM on 07.25.2008

First 4 Figures unveils Ryu Hayabusa statue

[As originally posted on Tomopop]Normally I'm not much of a statuary fan, being of the opinion that you should actually be able to play with your toys after you buy them rather then look longingly at their stoic visages colle...

Qais Fulton

5:16 PM on 07.14.2008

Gears of War 2 site goes live

While you're sure to get all the Gears of War 2 lovin' you'll need from our E3 coverage, every little bit of blood-soaked info is welcome when it comes the sequel for Microsoft's rampaging shooter. There's a slew of concept a...

Qais Fulton

11:35 AM on 07.11.2008

Champions Online Media Day: Land of the free, and home of the Fire-Apes

The first thing to understand about Champions Online is that it is not City of Heroes 2: Hellions' Revenge. They're obviously similar, and it would be insulting to suggest otherwise, but the development of Champions Online ha...

Qais Fulton

4:44 PM on 07.10.2008

2k Games signs on to publish Champions Online

So I was supposed to hold off on revealing this until tomorrow, but thanks to the folks over at Cryptic Studios I'm able to provide you with this tasty morsel of superheroic news. Today, 2k Games announced their role as the i...

Qais Fulton

7:46 PM on 07.08.2008

Brutal Legend not coming to E3

In a recent interview between MTV's Multiplayer blog and Tim Schafer of Doublefine Studios, it was revealed that the aforementioned developers would not be presenting Brütal Legend at next week's E3. The decision was rep...

Qais Fulton

6:02 PM on 07.07.2008

Majesco announces AWAY Shuffle Dungeon for the DS

If someone were to ask what you thought we could use more of on the DS, RPGs likely aren't going to be the first idea out of your mouth. Not that RPGs on the DS are bad in any way simply on the face of them, but there's a glu...

Qais Fulton





3:23 PM on 07.03.2008

This Week In Rock Band DLC: Rush and Red Hot Chili Peppers

That's right, Toidertots, we've got next week's rock offerings a couple days early. On July 8th (the 10th for you PSTriple-ites) Harmonix is serving up a delicious rock stew featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers tracks "Snow (...

Qais Fulton

6:37 PM on 07.01.2008

Gamecock gets Steamy, announces distribution agreement with Valve

Those of you disappointed in the less-than-stellar performance of Insecticide on the DS, but not inspired enough to put forth the momentous effort required to pick it up for the PC, take heart! Gamecock has announced an agree...

Qais Fulton

8:40 PM on 06.27.2008

This Week in Rock Band DLC: Crue Fest Track Pack and a freebie

OK, I get that everyone has different tastes. Really, I do. But why, Harmonix? Why follow up the Pixies and Weezer with Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach, and Trapt? I thought we were friends, man. Yeah, yeah, you're kicking ...

Qais Fulton

4:47 PM on 06.27.2008

Ubisoft announces 4 new "Games for Everyone" DS titles

When you name a line of games something like "Games For Everyone" you're setting up your market to expect (and bear with me here, 'cause this is where it gets complicated) games for everyone. Seems like a fairly str...

Qais Fulton

3:08 PM on 06.26.2008

McFarlane Toys announces a line of Guitar Hero figures...wait, what?

[As originally posted on Tomopop]When I think of games I'd like to see produce some figures, Guitar Hero isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind. Actually, it's not even the third or fourth (those are Imagine Babiez ...

Qais Fulton