Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sonic 4′s Physics “Reworked” for Episode II

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II has been officially announced and is coming sometime in 2012, Sega revealed today. In what will be a fairly lengthy wait for an episodic series (as long as we don’t use Half-Life as the … Read the rest of this entry

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Saturday Crapshoot: The Terminator

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. And at the risk of annoying any idiots who think the end of the world is coming … Read the rest of this entry

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Porsche Design theme ported to BlackBerry 9900 / 9930, saves you a small fortune

If you want some of that Porsche Design look, without the German engineered price, then check what just pulled up on the driveway: a port of the custom theme and icons. Sadly, only BlackBerry 9900 / 9300 owners — which … Read the rest of this entry

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Star Wars: The Old Republic created “to make sure Bioware is not going to be left behind”

Star Wars: The Old Republic has been a huge undertaking for developers, Bioware. It’s taken massive investment and untold man hours to bring it to light. It’s also Bioware’s first MMO, which makes it a risky move into an unfamiliar … Read the rest of this entry

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Verizon backs down from convenience fee, values your two cents

The people (and government) have spoken and Verizon has listened — and issued a press release. The carrier has officially backed off of the “single payment fee” that drew almost universal ire amongst subscribers and nabbed the attention of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution – PC Gamer UK’s action game of the year

brightcove.createExperiences(); myInSkin1.init(); Deus Ex: a game so good it gave us actual neuroses about its sequels. Invisible War, a shonky but interesting and sometimes hilarious shooter, became reviled as a crime against gaming for declaring itself to be Deus Ex … Read the rest of this entry

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Avenger Controller PR Rep Dropped as He Seeks Forgiveness

The video above contains some NSFW language The Internet was set ablaze yesterday as an email chain between a disgruntled customers, a PR rep doing customer service, and Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik was published on the webcomic’s website. In it, … Read the rest of this entry

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VVVVVV and Bionic Commando Now Available on 3DS

For the last Nintendo Download update of the year, the company didn’t hold back. While there isn’t a lot to be had for Wii owners, 3DS owners have two new releases to look forward to. The first of these is … Read the rest of this entry

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Free games for the New Year: Marathon Trilogy

Halo creators Bungie have given the official nod to Aleph One, fan-made updates and remakes of the originally Mac-only Marathon series. The project reached version 1.0 in early December, with all three games now available for free. It’s an impressive … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon marks ‘best holiday’ for Kindle devices, fills stockings full of cash

It was yet another solid year for Amazon’s Kindle family of products. The mega online retailer sent out its yearly post-Christmas card, bragging about moving “well over one million Kindle devices per week” for December, making it the best holiday … Read the rest of this entry

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