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Linux and gaming – Your Experiences?

I would love to make the full transition from Windows XP to Fedora, the only thing holding me back so far is the fact that I still have a few PC games stopping me from switching to Linux completely. In the past I have had little to no luc...

 
 
 

Hackers are gay for Halo.

Halo 3 seems to be a magnet to hackers. You always hear about people manipulating the game. It was even a problem in Halo 2, in the form of "Standby-ing" Standby-ing was the act of pressing a “standby” button on your modem, (not availabl...

 
 
 

Bale FREAKS OUT on Terminator set - mp3 (NVGR)

Fan of Christian Bale? Check this out. The guy absolutely flips out on the set of Terminator Salvation. I was never the greatest Bale fan although I thought he was amazing in American Psycho..that Welsh-American accent he speaks with dri...

 
 
 

10 things you didn't know about XYU

I'm sure you've all heard the tales and legends of my great victories and accomplishments over the campfire, so here's a few facts you won't find on my Wikipedia entry or my IMDB page: 1 – I smoke way to much weed; So much that it starts e...

 
 
 

10 Years too late: Pokemon Indigo

When I was 12 or 13 the only thing I gave a shit about was Pokemon, I had to have them all. Back in the late 90’s the majority of kids’ lives were spent watching Pokemon, playing Pokemon and trading Pokemon cards. I was no exception, I ev...

 
 
 

Star Wars goes scary. (NVGR)

There have been many different spin off’s and tie-in’s across all different media when it comes to Star Wars. From books, to comics, to video games, to TV shows and movies. Star Wars is without a doubt one of the most expanded and detailed...

 
 
 

Halo Warz!!

As Halo Wars prepares to launch, I can’t help but start to feel excited about a new Halo game. The Halo franchise has always stuck with me, if I had to choose one game to compete in, I would Choose Halo 2/3…I think of Halo as “my” game. I...

 
 
 

MMORPG: Is that all there is?

Recently I left the world of Azeroth, seemingly for good. Part of the reason I choose to leave was I assumed there would be another MMO on-par with WoW in terms of content and overall experience that I could begin to play… I was wrong…. ...

 
 
 

Warner Bros and Fox settle Watchmen dispute

Given the recent circumstances surrounding the watchmen film, a lot of fans feared that the film they have been waiting so long to see will never reach the light of day. Well Watchmen fans can now rejoice, because according to the Hollyw...

 
 
 

Crayon Physics Deluxe fills my heart with joy

I’d had my eye on Crayon Physics deluxe for a long while. After playing Crayon Physics, I enjoyed the game but it was in no way of “ZOMFG” calibre. Then I got the E-mail from Kloonigames stating “ýCrayon Physics Deluxe is here”. “Delight...

 
 
 

Fake? Ghostbusters 3 site sets me up for a fall

Oh how I’ve dreamt of a Ghostbusters 3… I’ll be picking up the new Ghostbusters game for sure. But the movie is what I'm really waiting for. So, First we got word some writers from “The Office” were penning Ghostbusters 3, then Bill Mur...

 
 
 

Fun for free - Cube 2: instaCTF

I don’t know whether the fact I’m advertising a single mode is worth calling this a review, so I won’t. I’m not going to go into a lot of detail about the game, as I tend to only play instaCTF mode, I’m simply writing this to make people a...

 
 
 

Goodbye Azeroth...

This is it; I’ve finally had enough of WoW. I quit. After playing for around 6 months and spending way too much money, I have decided to give WoW the boot. It’s not that I’m tired of MMO’s, I love them. They can provide an immersive exp...

 
 
 

Where is the PS3 advertising?

Just a quick post on an observation a friend of mine made a few days back; Has anyone noticed the complete lack of any PS3 advertising on TV?.. (where I live at least, in Wales, UK) Granted, I dont watch a hell of alot of T.V. but when I d...

 
 
 

I heart L4D - My Imaginary Boss

Been playing left4Dead pretty damn hardcore lately. I've made up this boss i think would genuinley add alot of new gameplay elements and elements of suspence to L4D, to all who play; read on... Name: The Daddy/Puppet Master (undecided) ...

 
 
 

WoW, they weren't joking.

Yes I realize I’m kind of late to the Warcraft party, but they really weren’t joking about WoW. I’m hooked. With just over 21 days played, I got to level 70 about 2 days ago. It's all i do lately. I feel my social life fading away…. H...

 
 
 

I never finish anythi

Games. We all play em’, we all spend our hard earned cash on em’ ….but how many of the games that you buy/play do you actually complete? Personally I’d say I complete about 5-10% of games I play. (much to my own disappointment) The last ...

 
 
 

The Games Before Time: Sanitarium

One game I will always remember is a little PC game called “Sanitarium”. Originally released in 1998, The game uses a 3rd person point and click system for exploration. The game features some of the freakiest levels I've seen in my l...

 
 
 

Potential fun slayer : Online Ranking

10 years ago, the thought of a ranking system or a level based experience system in a FPS - let alone online play, was mind-blowing. Today its all to common to see level based ranking systems in games (ala Halo, CoD etc etc) Me and my br...

 
 
 

Why I've given up on Wii

It honestly makes me sad to say, but I feel I have officially given up on Wii. But I am no where near giving up on the DS or Nintendo, not by far. I've always loved Nintendo, even though I never actually owned a NES or a SNES as a kid (...

 
 
 

5 reasons why I miss Halo 2

Yes. i play Halo alot. Without trying to stir things up, these are my reasons that most times i play Halo 3 it just makes me miss its predecessor like that one girlfriend who was totally slutty and would do anything in the sack. Now...TO T...

 
 
 

Yowzerz!

Shit. I've wanted to blog now for months but couldn't find the right layout, colour (*british) scheme, let alone actually thinking up content to post. But then i realized... NOBODY IS ACTUALLY GOING TO READ THIS AND NOBODY GIVES A SHIT...

 
 

About XYUone of us since 8:27 AM on 04.24.2007

I'm Luke, a 22year old IT technician from Wales, UK. In my spare time i enjoy the odd' Pokemon LARP.