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Battlefield 3 Pre-order DLC bonuses – not so exclusive now!

Battlefield 3 Pre-order DLC bonuses – not so exclusive now!

Battlefield 3 had a variety of exclusive extras available to those who pre-ordered via various specific retailers. The most notorious of these was the “Physical Warfare Pack” which was available to Game/Gamestation customers only. Fan lashback was so strong that EA relented and said it would be available to all (for free) at a later unspecified time. That time has been and gone, you can download the pack now, but you can now also acquire all of the other content too. At a price. Continue reading

Worms Ultimate Mayhem: Comparison to Worms 4

Worms Ultimate Mayhem: Comparison to Worms 4

This one slipped by me.

For a few years now, Team 17 have been updating and re-releasing Worms on various downloadable game services. They have always been the more successful 2D offering. The one title that really got me hooked though was there third 3D Worms game – Worms 4: Mayhem. An absolute blast in multiplayer it is an unusual but thoroughly entertaining night in with a few friends. How does Worms Ultimate Mayhem on Xbox 360 stack up? Continue reading

RETROspective REview: Medal of Honor (2010)

RETROspective REview: Medal of Honor (2010)

The recent remake of Medal of Honor was not a title I purchased based on review scores. As an unashamed, newly-converted addict to the brilliance of Battlefield, I couldn’t resist the pull of a free Beta trial for the upcoming Battlefield 3. However, I was pleasantly surprised by a thoroughly entertaining single player campaign. Although … Continue reading

GTA IV Gets a pair of new shiny shoes

GTA IV Gets a pair of new shiny shoes

RockStar’s 2008 titanic hit has been given a thorough going over within the modding community, from fat rag dolls to naked ladies, new weapons and Le Man sports cars, but none have been as inspiring as the latest teaser from Aimedehaire.

Another Battlefield 3 update from E3

Another Battlefield 3 update from E3

DICE have announced that Battlefield 3 will have 3 times the amount of DLC that Bad Company 2 had. Here’s hoping we get the map packs included in the price of a new game too.Don’t forget that co-op is being included on disc this time, although it is for 2 players instead of 4. The … Continue reading

UFC + Xbox = sign of the times?

UFC + Xbox = sign of the times?

Still playing a video game console? Pfft. That was so last decade. Things have moved on since then. If you take just one thing away from Microsoft’s announcements at this year’s E3, it’s that they want you to be doing a lot more with your “video games console” than just playing games. Some of us … Continue reading

L.A. Noire: Review – A Detective Calls

L.A. Noire: Review – A Detective Calls

So after all this hype is it any cop? Or is its mere existence a crime? Ed stops his punning right now and gets down to some serious work. From the Director of The Getaway and a new studio from Australia (Team Bondi), L.A. Noire is a gritty detective story that loves film noir so … Continue reading

L.A Noire DLC released. Oops…

An eagle-eyed gamer from the U.S has spotted the following ad in a ‘Best Buy’ circular, revealing the previously un-announced DLC option for Rockstars detective thriller. L.A Noire which will be released tomorrow US and over here on the 20th May 2011, have not previously alluded to any such release but clearly someone knows something … Continue reading

Guardian Heroes HD heading for XBLA

Oh Treasure I love you. Guardian Heroes – the reason I fell in love with my Saturn – is soon headed to the Xbox Live Arcade Marketplace under the guiding hands of Sega and Treasure. One of the most requested games to receive either a HD re-release or sequel this will surely strike a chord … Continue reading

Fallout: New Vegas – Welcome to patch hell

Fallout: New Vegas publisher Bethesda is promising gamers on their official forums that they are working hard to address the range of crippling bugs and issues reported, and especially their 1.3 patch that rendered Xbox 360 copies of the game almost unplayable. The flawed patch in question caused severe problems with loading existing save games, something that … Continue reading

PSN: Lessons to be learned?

As the PSN debacle appears to be nearing its conclusion, what are the consequences for Sony and the industry as a whole? Microsoft have known for a long time now just what a minefield internet security can be, and you can be sure that a lot has been going on behind the scenes to ensure … Continue reading