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  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 4 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 20/03/2010 at 12:34 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, Xbox 360 Reviews Battlefield: Bad Company 2
    In the world of video games there are a plethora of war or warfare games from Modern this, Total that to World at, Dawn of, God of* and Gears of, to name a small few . Alphabetised Greek or present-day lettered companies, squads and teams all the way from ‘A’ to ‘X’…(yet to find a ‘Y’ or ‘Z’) fight as Mercenaries, Brothers in Arms, Guerrillas, Seals, Marines, Spec Ops, Warfighters ghosts and advanced. All for ultimate victory no...
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  • Sony Motion Controller Press Release 0 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 11/03/2010 at 9:51 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, PS3 News Sony Motion Controller Press Release
    Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that PlayStation®Move motion controller for PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, launches worldwide this fall, offering a motion-based, high-definition gaming experience unlike anything on the market. Concurrently with its launch, SCE will also release PlayStation®Move sub-controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and ...
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  • Portal 2 Coming 1 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 06/03/2010 at 8:53 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, PC News, Xbox 360 News Portal 2 Coming
    Doug Lombardi from Valve has announced that Portal 2 is on its way at the end of the 2010. What's even more interesting is that he has confirmed that the PC and 360 platforms will get the game but has not spoken of the PS3. It is well known that Valve has issues with developing games for the Sony platform and co founder Gabe Newell is not the biggest PS3 fan it's been reported. Speculation online has been also rife about whether that means...
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  • NZ’s Fastest Gran Turismo Driver Returns Home From Silverstone 0 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on at 2:26 am under Featured Articles, Features, News, PS3 News NZ’s Fastest Gran Turismo Driver Returns Home From Silverstone
    Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand has announced that after five days of gruelling   training, New Zealand’s first-ever representative at the GT Academy has come home. 19 year old Wellington student, Tony Autridge, has been eliminated along with nine others from the GT Academy in Silverstone, UK. Despite his early elimination, Tony describes his time at the GT Academy as a once in a lifetime opportunity that he will never for...
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  • Heavy Rain 0 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 05/03/2010 at 9:58 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, PS3 Reviews, Reviews Heavy Rain
    Everybody loves a good "Whodunnit?" and Heavy Rain is a classic example of the genre, the question is: who is the Origami Killer? That will be answered in the next few tense, dramatic and twisty hours when you play Heavy Rain, the game created by Quantic Dreams - the same designers as the similarly styled Fahrenheit game. Essentially Heavy Rain is a rather fancy point and click game like the Broken Sword series on the PSX but with much mor...
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  • Call Of Duty Creators Sue Activision For $52 Million 1 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on at 6:27 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, Xbox 360 News Call Of Duty Creators Sue Activision For $52 Million
    Activision Blizzard was sued by the executives who created the Call of Duty video game franchise over claims the company used "false" insubordination charges to fire them and avoid paying royalties. Jason West and Vince Zampella, who co-founded Activision's Infinity Ward studio, sued the company in Los Angeles Superior Court yesterday, claiming breach of contract and wrongful termination. They seek at least US$36 million (NZ$52 million) and co...
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  • Valve PS3 Promise 1 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 28/02/2010 at 9:31 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, PC News, PS3 News, Xbox 360 News Valve PS3 Promise
    In a recent interview Valve's  Chet Falisze, a writer for the designers of Half life, The Orange Box and Left-4-dead series, is quoted to have remarked: "We thought that the Orange Box didn't put our best foot forward with the PS3 community. We don't want to do something like that again on the PS3. We want to give PS3 owners the best possible experience. "Some of that will come from us learning and getting better. Before we can go ...
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  • BioShock 2 0 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 27/02/2010 at 12:44 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News, PS3 Reviews, Reviews BioShock 2
    "Children have you ever met the bogeyman before...?" goes the loading song to one level of BioShock 2 and its delightfully sums up the premise behind BioShock 2. You play as a Big Daddy, the foreboding silent monoliths of the original and with that master stroke the game is turned on its head. If you claim to be a gamer and have not played BioShock then my question would be "Why not!!?" BioShock is a well deserved and well acclaimed Game o...
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  • The Most Expensive Video Games Ever 1 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 21/02/2010 at 6:23 pm under Featured Articles, Features, News The Most Expensive Video Games Ever
    Video games are quickly approaching Hollywood movies in terms of budget size, and often surpass then altogether. In the early 90s, video game budgets were around $100,000 — when Doom was released in 1993 it had cost $200,000 and was touted as one of the most expensive games at the time. Today, that barely covers one month worth of production. Here are the top 10 most expensive video game budgets ever: 10. Killzone 2: $45 million One of the...
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  • Dante’s Inferno 0 CommentsPosted by Justin Jones on 17/02/2010 at 9:18 pm under Featured Articles, Features, Xbox 360 Reviews Dante’s Inferno
    When you design a game around a classic piece of fourteenth century literature that is considered by many scholars to be one of the finest examples of medieval Christian allegory examining how the world then saw the effect of sin on the soul I think it is important that accuracy and proper deference to Dante’s epic visionary work be given prominence… Or we can just kill things! The real Dante’s Inferno is part of a poem called The...
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