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By Kristen Spencer, June 17, 2011 Comments Off on FemShep finally being recognized in Mass Effect 3 promotional materials News

FemShep is finally breaking through her workplace’s male-dominated hierarchy, participating for the first time in Mass Effect’s history in the promotional campaign. “There will be a FemShep trailer [for Mass Effect 3],” BioWare’s Director of Marketing David Silverman confirmed via… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 17, 2011 Comments Off on Fake Time cover for Modern Warfare 3 causes controversy News

Time, one of the most respected news magazines in the world, has partnered with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 to create a fake cover for the upcoming World War III shooter, a move that has some political pundits up… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 15, 2011 Comments Off on Fable: The Journey is “definitely not on rails,” Molyneux assures News

The disappointing demo for Fable: The Journey screened at this year’s E3 reinforced the belief that the Kinect-enabled spin-off would be on-rails, a notion that Lionhead’s Peter Molyneux sought to dispel in hilarious fashion. “My name’s Peter Molyneux and I… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 10, 2011 Comments Off on Why Mass Effect 3 voice control is Xbox 360-only News

When sending squad members to their certain death in Mass Effect 3, the least you can do is deliver those final orders in your own words, a kindness you’ll only be able to perform in the Xbox 360 version. Though… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 9, 2011 Comments Off on Sony may never catch hackers, know what they stole News

Sony has admitted that they may may never catch the hackers responsible for the security breach that compromised the personal info of 100 million users of PSN, SOE and Qriocity. In fact, forget finding out who they are, they’re still… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 9, 2011 Comments Off on Minecraft coming to Xbox 360, won’t be a straight port News

Minecraft, the pixelated pickaxe-wielding sensation that’s been rocking the nation, will be coming Xbox 360 according to an announcement during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. The Xbox 360 version will feature Kinect functionality, and though it won’t be required to play,… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 7, 2011 Comments Off on Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure gets augmented reality action figures News

Activision is bringing dragons to life, partnering with toymaker Toys For Bob to launch a line of augmented reality action figures for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. The script is being penned by Toy Story‘s Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen, with a… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 7, 2011 Comments Off on Sony admits PSPgo was all sorts of wrong News

With the still-codenamed NGP releasing later this year, Sony seems ready to admit that its ill-fated predecessor, the PSPgo, was a mistake. The PSPgo was designed above all else to be portable. But Sony sorta overlooked the fact that gamers… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 2, 2011 Comments Off on Ken Levine explains vigors, nostrums in BioShock Infinite News

BioShock Infinite isn’t just a drier, higher clone of the original underwater freak fest, there’s a fundamental difference in gameplay thanks to the introduction of nostrums and vigors, which replace tonics and plasmids respectively. Nostrums are similar to tonics, allowing… Read More »

By Kristen Spencer, June 1, 2011 Comments Off on L.A. Noire’s Rockstar Pass detailed News

Rockstar has finally spilled the beans on that L.A. Noire downloadable-content they’ve been promising since the game’s launch, announcing four unique cases, two detective suits and a collectible challenge. Depending on where you pre-ordered your copy – Amazon, Walmart, Gamestop,… Read More »