Angry Birds, the app that keeps on sending angry red birds shooting towards those nasty pigs has hit a milestone. Over half a billion copies of the game have been sold, between the original Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. The total combined playtime for the game is now at about 200,00 years. Read More.
News Articles By Naomi Brown
Metal Gear Solid HD, which will have five of the Metal Gear titles, has been officially dated for February 3, 2012.
The collection will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360. It will include the following Metal Gear titles, all in HD: Read More.
THQ has released a free Co-op mode for Space Marine that's available for PC and PS3. The Xbox 360 version is expected soon.
Called Exterminatus, is is seperate from the main game and allows players to pick the Tactical Marine, Devastator or Assault Marine to play with. Read More.
For those of you who haven't given up on Rock Band just yet and who've lamented the lack of an announced sequel, there may be hope for you yet. Harmonix has stated that is it planning on revisiting the Rock Band rhythm game genre, but in a completely new way. Read More.
We've seen movies based on books, comics, manga and even one based on a ride (go Pirates of the Carribean, whoo!) but now we've gone an extra step and are basing movie concepts on VIDEO GAME TRAILERS. Read More.
For those console-less folks out there who have been waiting to get your grubby mits on L.A. Noire, the wait is over. Rockstar announced release dates for the hit game -- North America November 8, Europe November 11 and OnLive the same day. There is no Mac port announced as of yet, so those players may have to sit it out a little bit longer. Read More.
Bethseda has announced some of the voice actors for Skyrim, laying out a list of award winners for the upcoming Elder Scrolls game.
One of my personal favorites is Max von Sydow, who famously played Father Merrin in the Exorcist. Interestingly enough, he also voiced Vigo in the Ghostbusters game. Read More.
People seem to be very fond of surveys, and another one has recently come out that seems to imply that handheld versions of 3D games have a long way to go before being fully acceptable to gamers. Read More.
Between August 29 and September 9, some XBox 360 Live users received a nasty surprise in the form of a ban from the gaming service. New software that Microsoft was using to assist in finding tampered consoles erroneously issued the bans. Read More.
Scientists and gamers have come together in an astonishing way, cracking the structure of an enzyme that is in a class of retroviruses similar to AIDS. Because of computer software and programming, scientists have been unable to come up with an accurate model of it for over a decade; gamers were able to do it within three weeks. Read More.
In a letter posted by Gamertagradio, it appears that Take-Two is being sued by their QA testers. The QA testers state that they haven't been compensated fully for all the work they did for the company. They were also alledgedly not given all the breaks they are entitled to by law. Read More.
The Mass Effect game series has been enthralling gamers since 2007 when the first in the current trilogy was released. The protagonist, Commander Shepard, blazed a path across the galaxy in a race to save...well...everyone. Spawning a succesful triology, spinoff and novelizations, there's no way that BioWare is going to give up this baby anytime soon. Read More.
In October Telltale Games will join other Wii publishers with the release of Back to the Future: The Game. It'll be available for $19.99 and opens the door for more upcoming releases that have been announced by the company such as a game based on Jurassic Park and Law and Order. Read More.
GameStop has done something remarkably unthinkable. They are opening retail PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and removing the free OnLive Code to download another copy. This was part of a promotion for the PC copies, but GameStop announced that because it's from a competitor, they've decided to remove the codes, while still guaranteeing the game discs to be completely new. Read More.
More troubling news from THQ as the backlash from underperforming games continues. In a statement to the press, they've decided to discontinue pursuing the MX vs ATV game series. Read More.