Category Archives: Video Games

Bungie Day – 2010

So! Tomorrow is the 7th of July. That makes it Bungie Day. The 7th day of the 7th month, you see. Yeah, they like the number 7. This year there isn’t a list of shiny Bungie-stuff you’ll be getting. No … Continue reading

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Things I’d like changed in Halo: Reach, based on the beta

Y button to open friends list whilst searching for a game. I mean, come on! Bungie’s conditioned us to do that for 3 games now! In the beta it brings up that pointless menu to switch the Active Roster to … Continue reading

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Using Steam on a Mac with a case-sensitive drive

It can be done, but there’s a little hassle involved: If you just try running it from your Applications folder, you’ll most likely see this, which fortunately isn’t as big a problem as it is with Photoshop Ok, so, since … Continue reading

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Bungie Day – 2009

So, evidently a year has passed since I was last doing this… This Bungie day is much more dull for us gamers though; last year we got a free map – Cold Storage, a ViDOC, podcast and, in what we … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 Digital Game Distribution & a couple of thoughts about E3

This was far from a big thing at today’s Microsoft E3 event, but it’s certainly a good thing to have. I foresee a future where there won’t be any optical media needed to watch movies, listen to music and play … Continue reading

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Halo Wars, Mythic maps and annoyance at (D)DoS…..

It’s true, all three topics in the title are related to Halo; frankly I’m glad to write about something other than Lost, not that I don’t enjoy it. Anywho….. Halo Wars – Truthfully I’m surprised by how much I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Premium Gears 2 DLC, is it wanted already?

This morning I woke to see the news that George Bush had had shoes thrown at his face there was a new map pack available for Gears of War 2 which costs 800 MS points. My initial thought when seeing … Continue reading

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Halo 3: Recon – A Prologue to Halo 3 revealed – from an ODST perspective – Prepare to Drop Fall 2009

During the Tokyo Games show, Microsoft showed an ‘extension’ to the Prepare to Drop trailer which showed an ODST Marine leaving the drop pod that crashed. It was also stated that this will ship in Fall 2009. The trailer has … Continue reading

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Microsoft / Xbox Keynote at Tokyo Games show tomorrow – Something Halo this way comes?

Microsoft for the first time is keynoting at the Tokyo Games show which kicks off this Thursday and finishes on Sunday…. Will we be graced by the reveal of what ‘Halo 3 Prepare To Drop’ is? Click here to see what … Continue reading

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Will Xbox Live fail this ‘Holiday Season’?

During the time up and around Christmas last year, Xbox Live had some serious issues. Sometimes the service was completely down, and sometimes it was just very flakey meaning that you couldn’t play any matchmaking games due to some sort … Continue reading

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