All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xbox-360’

Xbox 360 Bundles Released For $249 Through Walmart

Even though it has released the Xbox One, Microsoft is not letting the Xbox 360 fade into oblivion this holiday season. Three new Xbox 360 bundles have been announced via the official Xbox blog, Major Nelson. First is an Xbox 360 with Call of Duty: Ghosts and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, for $249. Second is the same as …

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Xbox 360 Emulation Might Show Up On The Xbox One

The Xbox 360 has one of the best game libraries of any game console. It’s a shame then that the console’s library can’t be played on the Xbox One. For fans of the console that bought an Xbox One, they have to keep the Xbox 360 out to play some of the upcoming games for the console. What if backwards …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Batmobile In Arkham Knight

After three games, Batman Arkham Knight will finally let players actually drive the Batmobile around Gotham City. That, in and of itself, is a pretty big addition to the series, but Rocksteady isn’t content to just let players drive one of the most recognizable vehicles in pop culture. Instead, they’re building an entirely new experience around the vehicle to help …

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Guitar Hero DLC Gets Axed Later This Month

Were you one of the millions of people who bought into the Guitar Hero craze all those years ago? You probably even have a few of the plastic instruments lying around. Well, you might want to dust them off as Activision is shutting off its DLC servers. Activision announced today that all of the DLC for Guitar Hero, Band Hero …

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Sacred 3 Certainly Puts The Action In Action RPG

The Sacred series is one of those lesser known RPG franchises that sticks around thanks to its devoted PC fanbase. The development team tried to branch out with console versions of Sacred 2, and that must have been a successful experiment for them as they’re going to try it again. Deep Silver announced this morning that Sacred 3 will be …

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Subsidized $99 Xbox 360 is Gone For Good

Microsoft’s innovative plan to sell subsidized video game consoles is now dead. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Microsoft quietly killed its $99 subsidized Xbox 360 offering last July. The offering, introduced back in May 2012 allowed customers to buy a 4GB Xbox 360 console with Kinect bundled in for just $99. The catch was that customers had to …

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Titanfall Cancelled At The Eleventh Hour For South Africa

Titanfall is almost upon us. Next Tuesday, gamers all around the world will hop into mechs and fight for supremacy. Well, almost all around the world as one country is no longer getting the game. EA announced today that the planned South African release of Titanfall has been cancelled. Surprisingly, the cancellation wasn’t made in response to some perceived controversy …

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Titanfall Gets The Inevitable Live-Action Ad

Titanfall is hardly realistic. The very concept is absurd really. A bunch of robot pilots duke it out on a small map and then call down giant mechs to do further battle until one team has to evacuate. It’s like the plot of an 80s cartoon, but it’s strangely compelling. It may be compelling, but it’s still an 80s cartoon. …

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Ultra Street Fighter IV Is Like The Wayback Machine Of Fighting Games

Fighting games are constantly evolving in the name of balance. One character might be too powerful while others aren’t powerful enough. It’s inevitable then that some players will be unhappy when powerful characters get nerfed in later versions. Capcom is finally giving those players an outlet in the latest incarnation of Street Fighter IV. Capcom unveiled this weekend that Ultra …

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Here’s Some Fresh Titanfall Gameplay

Did you get into the Titanfall beta? No? Well, you missed out on the coolest multiplayer shooters of the past five years. While you wait to play the final game on March 11, EA has some fresh gameplay footage to hold you over. In the new gameplay trailer, we get four minutes of gameplay from the Angel City map. This …

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Trials Fusion Tricks Its Way To Consoles, PC On April 16

At last year’s E3, Ubisoft introduced us to two new games in the successful Trials franchise – Trials Fusion for consoles and PC, and Trials Frontier for mobile. Today, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer for the home console version. In a new trailer for Trials Fusion, we’re treated to a look at what’s being described as the best looking …

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Here’s That Super Expensive Titanfall Collector’s Edition

It’s becoming pretty standard to offer some kind of collector’s edition with any big name game release these days. Those collector’s editions generally only cost about $20 more over the standard edition, however, and throw in an art book and soundtrack CD. That’s not the case with Titanfall as its collector’s edition comes in at $190 over the standard edition’s …

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Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Gets One Last Trailer

February has been an absolutely bonkers month for game releases. March isn’t looking any slower with major releases like Titanfall, Dark Souls II and South Park: The Stick Of Truth. Before you start counting your money to make sure you have enough cash for the games of March, Konami would like to remind you of one last game left in …

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Here’s Some More Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gameplay

Over the past few months, EA has hyped Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare through a number of trailers and interviews with the team behind the new team-based shooter. Now the game is almost out in the wild, and Xbox has some final gameplay footage to get your hype up just a little bit more. Xbox’ Major Nelson and the Xbox …

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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Is In On The Joke

Ever since its reveal, it was pretty obvious that Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was a parody of sorts. The modern warfare genre of first-person shooters had reached a saturation point in 2013, and it was about time somebody made fun of it. Interestingly enough, Call of Duty and Battlefield aren’t the only games being made fun of though. In …

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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gets A Bizarre Live-Action Trailer

Despite game consoles now being able to output near lifelike models of people and places, game publishers still rely on the overused live-action trailer to sell their game. Not that I’m complaining of course since most of these live-action trailers to implant video game logic into real life with hilarious results. The latest game to mix the real and fantastic …

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Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth

South Park: The Stick Of Truth has gone gold. After two years of known development and a delay or two, what may be the funniest RPG ever made is nearly upon us. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer. In the trailer below, you’ll get to see the first 13 minutes of gameplay from South Park: …

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Far Cry Classic Comes To Xbox 360, PS3 Today

Remember Far Cry? The original PC game developed by Crytek back in 2004 was the first game to introduce us to the veritable CryEngine that’s now being used in games like Crysis and Ryse: Son of Rome. It also helped solidify PC gaming’s superiority when it came to visuals. Now the original PC classic is finally making its way to …

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Here’s A Combo Heavy Lords Of Shadow 2 Trailer

You could easily argue that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow had simplistic combat. Sure, there was a combo system in place, but it really couldn’t compete with the likes of God of War or Devil May Cry. With Lords of Shadow 2, it looks like the team is stepping up its game with a variety of weapons that can be switched …

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Here’s Some More Lords Of Shadow 2 Gameplay

When it comes to game trailers, nothing beats direct feed gameplay. Sure, developer diaries are nice and all, but they rarely give us a look at how the game actually plays. That’s why it’s a relief that the guys over at Mercury Steam are finally sharing a new gameplay trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. In the latest trailer …

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Lightning Returns To Raid Some Tombs

Until now, Square Enix hasn’t really crossed the streams between its Western and Japanese properties. It seemingly kept the separate because the fan bases for franchises like Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy were different. Well, Square is going to try things out with a little cross pollination DLC. Square Enix announced this morning that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will …

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Learn How To Succeed In Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Everybody likes to win – it’s in our nature. Multiplayer-only games are very popular mostly due to the fact that it gives players that instant gratification of the win. Well, it should, unless you’re just really bad. To avoid that in the upcoming multiplayer shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, the producers are here with some tips and tricks for …

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Sherlock Holmes Makes The Jump To Next Gen With Crimes and Punishments

The Sherlock Holmes adventure games from Focus Home Interactive have apparently been popular enough to warrant multiple sequels since the first game was released in 2002. The franchise has moved between various platforms, including the DS, Wii and PS3; but now is making its way onto next-gen consoles. Focus Home Interactive announced this week that Sherlock Holmes: Crime and Punishments …

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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gets Split-Screen Co-Op On Xbox One

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was confirmed to be getting a co-op mode earlier this month. The mode has four friends battling to defend their base from waves of increasingly difficult zombies. At the time, the mode seemed to be online only, but Xbox One players will have one more option. EA confirmed this week that the Xbox One version …

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Final Fantasy XIII Becomes An SNES RPG In Story Recap

Final Fantasy XIII has a confusing mess of a story. It’s sequel – Final Fantasy XIII-2 – didn’t make things better by introducing time travel into the mix. That’s why Square Enix felt it needed to remind everybody how things went down in the first two games before people start playing Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII next month. Now, Square …

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Here’s A Look At The World Of Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is going to be very different from the first title in the trilogy. Just looking at gameplay videos wouldn’t tell you that, however, as it still retains the same combat and dark gothic themes as the original game. Where it truly differentiates itself is in the world and exploration. In a new trailer for Lords …

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Thief Can Be As Difficult As You Want It To Be

When the Thief reboot was announced in 2012, many fans of the franchise were concerned. They felt that a modern take on the franchise would do away with many of the gameplay elements that made the original games so challenging and memorable. The developers at Square Enix Montreal has heard them loud and clear though. In the latest gameplay trailer …

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Revamps Its Battle System

Most Final Fantasy fans can agree that Final Fantasy XIII didn’t have the best battle system. The turn-based/real-time ATB battle system lacked much of the depth seen in previous games, and it was at times a little unwieldy. That all changes with Lightning Returns as the battle system has received a complete makeover. In the latest trailer for Lightning Returns: …

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Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Has An Ensemble Cast

In the original Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, there weren’t a lot of characters for players to keep track of. The story mostly followed the quest of Gabriel Belmont and his mentor Zobek. For the sequel, the cast has been significantly expanded. In the latest trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Konami reveals all the characters that will play a …

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Check Out Some Gameplay From Fable Anniversary

Microsoft certainly goes all out when it creates an HD port of one of its classic Xbox titles. It turned Halo: Combat Evolved into an almost entirely new game with its HD port, and it looks to be doing the same with Fable Anniversary this year. In a new trailer released this week, Microsoft gives us a look at the …

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