Entertainment, Graphics

Modern Warfare 2 Release Date Announced With a Stunning Teaser

Infinity Ward, the masterminds behind the Call of Duty series, has announced the follow on for the highly popular Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – simply titled Modern Warfare 2. Their method for announcement is pretty standard with a two minute teaser, but that is where the standard stops. The teaser starts off looking very much like a simple acoustical oscilloscope. You can see the green line of the oscilloscope move in the usual wave pattern in response to what seem like ordinary office or perhaps railway station sounds, occasionally you see ghostly outlines of people walking by. Everything changes after you hear the

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Entertainment

Fallout 3 DLC: The Pitt – Another pack, another fail

Second in Bethesda’s line of downloadable content packs for Fallout 3 has arrived. After that Crysis inspired, commie Chinese snuffing trash Operation Anchorage – one would hope this pack is better. At least it takes place in Fallout setting and not some military simulation. Regardless of that, this DLC pack is actually worse than the one before due to some oopsies. It costs 10$ or 800 Games for Windows Live points. Games for Windows Live a.k.a. We’re Microsoft, buy Xbox 360 Forcing anyone to use something so hostile to players as Games for Windows Live system to download is quite irritating. When you finally manage

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Entertainment

Review: Wallace and Gromit sting the honey business

Folks from Telltale Games just released the first episode of their new game series based on Nick Park’s popular Wallace and Gromit characters. Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Adventures is a series of four downloadable episodic games that will be delivered monthly after buying the package for $29.95 at launch week and $34.95 later on. This is a price if you buy the game regardless of living in US, Europe, Timbuktu or wherever… unlike certain digital distributors that bleed their own customers. When you don’t like your mail, send the dog to read it… Games follow the adventures of absent-minded inventor Wallace and his clearly smarter

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Audio/Video, Entertainment

MMO Industry or "The plague of NERFS"

In the massive multiplayer online gaming community there is nothing as hated but at the same time asked for as "nerfs". They have plagued MMOs [Massive Multiplayer Online] since they first appeared and continue to do so even to this day. It is said that online games have the tendency to bring out the worst qualities in people and nerfs are the perfect example of this. The story is always the same – one player class, ability or game feature becomes perceived as overpowered or game breaking from someone’s point of view and needs to be severely weakened. Pretty soon the rage caused by this

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