Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Unnecessary Confusion Arises Over Gears of War 3's 'Season Pass' Details

Epic have detailed a new 'Season Pass' purchasable at the price of 2400 microsoft points starting from the launch of their AAA title Gears of War 3. The season pass guarantees free access to the first 4 chunks of released DLCs that are believed to cost a total of 3600 microsoft points when bought individually upon their release. Included with this pass is a set of exclusive Liquid Metal gun skins (pictured above). Nice!

This is great news for Gearheads who know they will be snapping up every piece of DLC on offer in the future. A saving of 1200 microsoft points and a free set of exclusive skins. Simple right?

If comments sections of articles on popular websites like Trueachievements, x360a and even Epic's own Blog are anything to go by, this is the hardest news to comprehend since the introductory class of Nuclear Physics 101. Here are some hilarious comprehension fails plucked from such sites:

Monday, 29 August 2011

Modern Warfare 3 Deals A Blow To Its Competitors With Rumored 32 Players

Unofficial sources have revealed that MW3 will include game modes with player counts up to 32 players in one lobby. More focus on medium to long range combat engagements support the rumors of the increased max player count.

If indeed this appears to be the case, alongside 60fps gameplay, MW3 has a real king of console shooters this fall and I believe that this will truly give EA and DICE the backseat this holiday season in the FPS genre.

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Kinect Based Achievement Has Completionists In Its Scope With Forza Motorsport 4

With the recent release of the Forza Motorsport 4 Achievement List, pockets of gaming communities have erupted in outrage over a particular achievement.

"Look Ma, No Controller" will require you to make use of the Kinect prephiral to unlock it, which comes at a shock for many achievement enthusiasts and completionists. But is there more to this story and its implications across the gamer-verse than meets the eye? Hit the jump to find out.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Battlefield Fanboys Are The Worst

Battlefield fanboys. Also known as DICE fanboys.

They are to the FPS genre divide what PS3 fanboys have been to the console "war".

The come in various shapes or forms.

They may give incredulous praise to DICE as benevolent game developers who have done and can do no wrong.

They may rabidly foam at the mouth at the mere mention of Call of Duty. Sometimes, extending their vitriol to any pages about a Call of Duty topic around the web.