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10 November 2007
eVGA 8800GT Video Card -- The Way Games Are Supposed To Be Played
The title of this post is a blatant rip off of nVidia's current tagline; I felt it rings more true than ever with nVidia's newest offering: Their 8800GT is out of this world when it comes to price/performance in video cards. The story behind how I got mine is more interesting than it should be... Read More...
26 September 2006
Half Life 2: Episode 2 -- A Plethora Of New Videos
I haven't even finished Episode 1 yet and already a whole slew of new videos showcasing HL2: Episode 2 are starting to make their way onto the internet. If you have Steam installed I highly recommend hitting the My Media tab, then click on Browse Media and hunt for the 2 trailers and 5 gameplay videos... Read More...
28 August 2005
Pepsi Giving Away 9072 XBox 360s
Alex Barnett points to a contest that Pepsi is running wherein they are giving away an XBox 360 every 10 minutes for 9 weeks straight (starts at midnight EST). That’s 9072 XBox’s by my (usually wrong on Sunday) math. That’s also about 4.5 million dollars in XBox love (at 500 per console, though they... Read More...
30 June 2005
Half-Life 2 -- The Next Chapter
Via GameSpot ( full article here ): The good news is that Valve is in the final stages of prepping Half-Life 2: Aftermath, the first expansion for Half-Life 2, due out later this year. Valve likes to describe Aftermath as a new "episode" for the franchise, and we know that it picks up immediately after... Read More...
01 June 2005
Great Video Showcasing the Half Life 2 Physics Engine
Check out this domino video showcasing the amazing Half Life 2 physics engine (reminds me a little of Honda’s Cog video ). Good stuff, though apparently some people have too much free time on their hands. Read More...
17 May 2005
XBox 360 -- Backwards Compatibility Confirmed
Something all of us XBox Gen 1 owners have been wondering about has been confirmed over at Engadget ; (most) Gen 1 games will run on XBox 360…smart move on Microsoft’s part though I wonder if there will be a performance hit as of course this will have to be done via emulation given that the XBox 360... Read More...
10 May 2005
XBox 360 Specs Revealed
The XBox 360 specs aren't too far off what was rumored, have a look at them here . We’ll know more this Thursday , though I’m gonna venture that this is indeed the machine we’ll be seeing come late summer. One word: wow . This thing is gonna be a force to be reckoned with. Hopefully... Read More...
28 April 2005
XBox Next -- Picture Leak
There are some good shots of XBox Next (now XBox 360) over at Kikizo… go check ‘em out . It looks much smaller than the original…good, the old one is a beast. I also like the silver; it’ll match the rest of my a/v equipment (not that I’m that fickle, but why not). It also... Read More...
11 April 2005
Launch Party for XBox Next -- May 12th
MTV is throwing a launch party for XBox Next (or NextBox as I like to call it): May 12th, the date on which the Ourcolony.net viral marketing scheme site is counting down to, marks the global unveiling of the Xbox Next, live on MTV. Elijah Wood will present the half-hour segment that'll be jam packed... Read More...
26 February 2005
So, Have You Heard the One...
…about the video game that can order a pizza for you? Ok, it doesn’t actually do it for you, but with merely 6 keystrokes (/pizza) while playing Everquest II, you can have a piping hot pizza delivered to your door without missing a beat of gameplay. Don’t believe me? Check this out... Read More...