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Activision Prices Modern Warfare 2 Map Pack

by David Thongvanh March 15, 2010

Activision has released the price of their upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 map pack, pegging it at 1200 Microsoft points, or $15 USD.

Rock Band 3 Dated for Holidays

by David Thongvanh March 9, 2010

With a franchise as successful as the Rock Band series, you knew there was never a question of if there would be another one, only when it would come. Harmonix has delivered, announcing on Facebook that Rock Band 3 will be out in time for Christmas this year.

Steam now on Mac: Leading Gaming Service Expands to Mac Platform

by Savan Thongvanh

Valve announced today it will bring Steam, Valve’s gaming service, and Source, Valve’s gaming engine, to the Mac.

Steam and Valve’s library of games including Left 4 Dead 2, Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike, Portal, and the Half-Life series will be available in April.

“As we transition from entertainment as a product to entertainment as a service, customers and developers need open, high-quality Internet clients,” said Gabe Newell, President of Valve. “The Mac is a great platform for entertainment services.”

Activision Turns Infinity Ward Upside-Down

by David Thongvanh March 2, 2010

Breaking news: Activision has fired both the CEO and President of Infinity Ward, makers of the Call of Duty franchise. (more…)

Starcraft 2 Video Round Up

by David Thongvanh February 26, 2010

Last week the gaming world lit up with news that the StarCraft 2 closed beta had begun. The original game rose to epic status, becoming almost a national pastime in South Korea, and is still one of the most popular Real-Time Strategy (RTS) games on the market today–this in spite of the fact that the game was released in 1998. As sequel to one of the most played PC games in the world, StarCraft 2 has some big shoes to fill but early word seems to be it’s doing a nice job of it. Judge for yourself with some of these great matches. (more…)

The Countdown to Metroid: Other M has Begun

by David Thongvanh February 24, 2010

After a long wait, Nintendo has officially dated the next highly-anticipated installment in its Metroid franchise, Metroid: Other M, for June 27, 2010. (more…)

2K Games Announces DLC For Bioshock 2

by David Thongvanh February 22, 2010

Developer 2K Games has announced its plan to release the first DLC pack for Bioshock 2 in March. (more…)

Bioware Announces New Character for Dragon Age Sequel

by David Thongvanh February 19, 2010

Bioware announces a new dwarven companion, Sigrun, for the sequel to their hit RPG from last year, Dragon Age.

The Aliens vs Predator teasers continue

by Savan Thongvanh February 11, 2010

As Sega continues to milk the teasers for Aliens vs Predator more tips and screenshots are revealed. There is a post days long on Sega’s blog with more views from AVP and tips about strategies on the Predator’s role, stealth, energy, weapons, and predators abilities.


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