Monday, March 31, 2008

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Forza Motorsport 2 Play & Win Sweepstakes
Register and race online with Forza 2 and you could win a Wireless Racing Wheel, a copy of the game signes by the developers, or one of more than a thousand other prizes.

This Week in Xbox: February 27 - March 5, 2008

This Week in Xbox: February 27 - March 5, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend
We've got lots of events planned for the Rock Band Rock Your Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Ace Combat 6 Downloads
Now available on Marketplace, these six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation feature classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

Burnout Paradise Valentine's Day Event
Don't miss your chance to play Burnout Paradise against Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, and other surprise celebrities in this Valentine's Day event.

This Week on LOST
We dig into Ubisoft's LOST: Via Domus, based on the hit ABC television series, following the adventures of Elliot Maslow, a previously unexplored survivor of Oceanic Flight 815.

Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion
The new album Face Off marks a quantum leap in creative and artistic musical expression for Bow Wow and Omarion.

This Week in Xbox: March 5-12, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Game with the Developers of Culdcept SAGA
On February 15, 2008, the team from OmiyaSoft, the developers of Culdcept SAGA will play the game with Xbox LIVE gamers.

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion

Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion
The new album Face Off marks a quantum leap in creative and artistic musical expression for Bow Wow and Omarion.

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

Immortal Tactics
Check out these tips and tricks for turn-based combat and world exploration in Lost Odyssey.

Poker and Puzzles Together at Last
Void Star Creations' remarkable puzzle/poker hybrid is an absolute gaming smash on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Rambo Play & Win Sweepstakes
You could score some cool Rambo merchandise in this special sweepstakes. Just register your gameratg and then play a multiplayer match of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men to enter!

This Week in Xbox: March 19-26, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 LIVE Weekend
To celebrate the release of Rainbow Six Vegas 2, you can participate in online activities including a three-day Play & Win sweepstakes and the chance to play against the Ubisoft development team.

Get a sneek peek at the new COD4 Maps

Get a sneek peek at the new COD4 Maps

If you live near New York City or San Jose, CA and you want to get an early look at the new COD4 Maps coming out next week, you are in luck! Robert Bowling, (FourZeroTwo) the Community Manager for Infinity Ward, has posted complete details on his blog, along with a few photos of his current gastronomical obsession.
 



Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Burnout Paradise Valentine's Day Event
Don't miss your chance to play Burnout Paradise against Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, and other surprise celebrities in this Valentine's Day event.

Game with the Developers of Culdcept SAGA
On February 15, 2008, the team from OmiyaSoft, the developers of Culdcept SAGA will play the game with Xbox LIVE gamers.

This Week in Xbox: February 27 - March 5, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

MLB 2K8 Opening Day Weekend
We've got lots of MLB 2K8 events planned for Opening Day Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Friday, March 28, 2008

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Take the Field with the MLB 2K8 Devs
As part of the Major League Baseball 2K8 Opening Day festivities, we've got a special event that gives you the chance to play against the developers of the game from 2K Sports.

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

This Week in Xbox: March 12-19, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Battle Terrorists with the Rainbow Six Devs
To celebrate the big release of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, the Rainbow Six team from Ubisoft will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community.

This Week on LOST
We dig into Ubisoft's LOST: Via Domus, based on the hit ABC television series, following the adventures of Elliot Maslow, a previously unexplored survivor of Oceanic Flight 815.

Artist of the Month: Chiodos
Chiodos is known for their high-energy live performances and blending of different music genres. Check out their new music video on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

Ace Combat 6 Downloads
Now available on Marketplace, these six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation feature classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette
We take a comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated Bring Down the Sky mission download for Bioware's masterful role-playing saga Mass Effect.

Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion
The new album Face Off marks a quantum leap in creative and artistic musical expression for Bow Wow and Omarion.

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Play & Win Sweepstakes
We've got a special sweepstakes to celebrate the release of Rainbow Six Vegas 2. Register your gamertag and play online for your chance to win an Xbox 360 console or other prizes.

Army of Co-Op
We examine EA Montreal's uniquely cooperative shooter ARMY OF TWO, including details on the Aggro system, co-op skills and multiplayer modes.

Path of the Elect Expansion Pack for Undertow
The new Path of the Elect downloadable content for Undertow adds five new single-player and co-op levels and features a new playable race, the Elect.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

This Week on LOST

This Week on LOST
We dig into Ubisoft's LOST: Via Domus, based on the hit ABC television series, following the adventures of Elliot Maslow, a previously unexplored survivor of Oceanic Flight 815.

This Week in Xbox: March 5-12, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Return to Sin City
We take a look at what's new, what's improved, and what's thankfully still the same in Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2.

Best RPGs Play & Win Sweepstakes
Download extra content for hit Xbox 360 RPGs to enter this sweepstakes. You could win a trip for two to Comicon in San Diego, or a limited-edition Mass Effect Xbox 360 console.

Burnout Paradise Valentine's Day Event
Don't miss your chance to play Burnout Paradise against Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, and other surprise celebrities in this Valentine's Day event.

Game with the Developers of Culdcept SAGA
On February 15, 2008, the team from OmiyaSoft, the developers of Culdcept SAGA will play the game with Xbox LIVE gamers.

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 LIVE Weekend
To celebrate the release of Rainbow Six Vegas 2, you can participate in online activities including a three-day Play & Win sweepstakes and the chance to play against the Ubisoft development team.

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Artist of the Month: Chiodos

Artist of the Month: Chiodos
Chiodos is known for their high-energy live performances and blending of different music genres. Check out their new music video on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

Rambo Play & Win Sweepstakes
You could score some cool Rambo merchandise in this special sweepstakes. Just register your gameratg and then play a multiplayer match of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men to enter!

Top 10 Reasons To Watch the New Season of BSG

A guy at work sent this to me. I laughed my frakkin' ass off! #5 was hillarious!

Army of Co-Op

Army of Co-Op
We examine EA Montreal's uniquely cooperative shooter ARMY OF TWO, including details on the Aggro system, co-op skills and multiplayer modes.

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

Path of the Elect Expansion Pack for Undertow
The new Path of the Elect downloadable content for Undertow adds five new single-player and co-op levels and features a new playable race, the Elect.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Bumblebee Beats Optimus Prime

This is a very cool stop motion animation video that was created by some fans and they did an excellent job!

Check it out...

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion
The new album Face Off marks a quantum leap in creative and artistic musical expression for Bow Wow and Omarion.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend
We've got lots of events planned for the Rock Band Rock Your Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

Blockbuster Lineup Announced at GDC

Xbox 360 lineup includes must-have exclusives like Gears of War 2, Fable 2, Too Human, and more .


Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Return to Sin City
We take a look at what's new, what's improved, and what's thankfully still the same in Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2.

Burnout Paradise Valentine's Day Event
Don't miss your chance to play Burnout Paradise against Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, and other surprise celebrities in this Valentine's Day event.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette
We take a comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated Bring Down the Sky mission download for Bioware's masterful role-playing saga Mass Effect.

Drillbit Taylor and Bully: Scholarship Edition Sweepstakes
Register your gamertag or download the Drillbit Taylor Gamer Picture for your chance to win. We've got more than 200 prizes to give away, including a 50-inch plasma HDTV.

Spend Spring Break with Rock Band
Going to Panama City Beach, Florida for Spring Break? Join Xbox 360® and Rock Band™ for the "Spring Break of a Lifetime" from March 1-22.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette
We take a comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated Bring Down the Sky mission download for Bioware's masterful role-playing saga Mass Effect.

Army of Co-Op
We examine EA Montreal's uniquely cooperative shooter ARMY OF TWO, including details on the Aggro system, co-op skills and multiplayer modes.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Army of Co-Op

Army of Co-Op
We examine EA Montreal's uniquely cooperative shooter ARMY OF TWO, including details on the Aggro system, co-op skills and multiplayer modes.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Show #272: Battlefield: Bad Company, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Peter Molyneux

Show #272: Battlefield: Bad Company, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Peter Molyneux

Find out why you could kick chickens in Fable and much more:

Co-host : e 
Interview: Karl-Magnus, Battlefield: Bad Company (15:47–27:54)
Interview: Philippe Therien, Rainbow Six Vegas (27:55–42:54)
Interview: Peter Molyneux, Fable 2 (42:56–1:21:55)
Name the game
and more...

Get the blogcast
[iTunes] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes (MP3) Listen in iTunes? Submit a review
[RSS] Add the Major Nelson Blogcast feed to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically (MP3).
[MP3] Download the show

Format:
01:53:00, 51.7 MB, (MP3)

Link dump (links to a few of the things I mention in this episode):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlefield:_Bad_Company
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=L%20twin
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/r/rainbowsixvegas2/
http://contest.ubi.com/RAINBOWSIXVEGAS2CONTEST/en-US/Main.aspx
http://www.r6v2avatars.com/
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=RSV2Philippe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Molyneux
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/f/fable/
Send KP a LOLcat message



This Week in Xbox: March 12-19, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Spend Spring Break with Rock Band
Going to Panama City Beach, Florida for Spring Break? Join Xbox 360® and Rock Band™ for the "Spring Break of a Lifetime" from March 1-22.

This Week in Xbox: March 19-26, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Lost Odyssey: Kaim's Immortal Quest

Lost Odyssey: Kaim's Immortal Quest
Lost Odyssey's emotional story, outstanding presentation and refreshing gameplay mechanics are examined in detail.

Gone Diving

As I have mentioned numerous times on my podcast, I am going to be out of the country for the next week on vacation (or Holiday as they say in other parts of the world.) I am going to be completely off the grid as I take a cruise through the Caribbean and enjoy some Scuba diving. No LIVE. No blog posts. No shows. No Twitter. Obviously, during the 10-days of my self induced communication exile, I won't be posting the usual features like the Top 10 list or Marketplace Round-ups. e and Litheon have volunteered to step in and try and post any demos or DLC that may come along but they wont' be posting them the moment they go up on Marketplace. Therefore, If you see something new on Markeplace, feel free to make a comment about it so you can keep each other informed.
To keep up on all the latest official news and press releases, check out my friends at the Gamerscoreblog.

I'll resume posting when I return on Tuesday, March 25th. Maybe by then, e will have finished COD4

Thanks to everyone who sent me email with their suggestions of places to go and things to do during this time and enjoy the Rainbow Six Vegas 2 release next week. 

See you next week.



Show #272: Battlefield: Bad Company, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Peter Molyneux

Find out why you could kick chickens in Fable and much more:

Co-host : e 
Interview: Karl-Magnus, Battlefield: Bad Company (15:47–27:54)
Interview: Philippe Therien, Rainbow Six Vegas (27:55–42:54)
Interview: Peter Molyneux, Fable 2 (42:56–1:21:55)
Name the game
and more...

Get the blogcast
[iTunes] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes (MP3) Listen in iTunes? Submit a review
[RSS] Add the Major Nelson Blogcast feed to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically (MP3).
[MP3] Download the show

Format:
01:53:00, 51.7 MB, (MP3)

Link dump (links to a few of the things I mention in this episode):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlefield:_Bad_Company
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=L%20twin
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/r/rainbowsixvegas2/
http://contest.ubi.com/RAINBOWSIXVEGAS2CONTEST/en-US/Main.aspx
http://www.r6v2avatars.com/
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=RSV2Philippe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Molyneux
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/f/fable/
Send KP a LOLcat message


2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Path of the Elect Expansion Pack for Undertow
The new Path of the Elect downloadable content for Undertow adds five new single-player and co-op levels and features a new playable race, the Elect.

Rambo Play & Win Sweepstakes
You could score some cool Rambo merchandise in this special sweepstakes. Just register your gameratg and then play a multiplayer match of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men to enter!

Championship Gaming Series Announces Games Lineup for 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Bring Down the Sky: A Mass Effect Vignette
We take a comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated Bring Down the Sky mission download for Bioware's masterful role-playing saga Mass Effect.

Poker and Puzzles Together at Last
Void Star Creations' remarkable puzzle/poker hybrid is an absolute gaming smash on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Best RPGs Play & Win Sweepstakes
Download extra content for hit Xbox 360 RPGs to enter this sweepstakes. You could win a trip for two to Comicon in San Diego, or a limited-edition Mass Effect Xbox 360 console.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Blockbuster Lineup Announced at GDC

Blockbuster Lineup Announced at GDC

Xbox 360 lineup includes must-have exclusives like Gears of War 2, Fable 2, Too Human, and more .



Artist of the Month: Bow Wow and Omarion
The new album Face Off marks a quantum leap in creative and artistic musical expression for Bow Wow and Omarion.

Spend Spring Break with Rock Band
Going to Panama City Beach, Florida for Spring Break? Join Xbox 360® and Rock Band™ for the "Spring Break of a Lifetime" from March 1-22.

Poker and Puzzles Together at Last
Void Star Creations' remarkable puzzle/poker hybrid is an absolute gaming smash on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

The Devil May Cry 4 Hardcore
Hardcore offers up another slate of twisted challenges, using the already difficult Devil May Cry 4, as the foundation for a ruthless test of gaming skill.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Sunday, March 16, 2008

ARMY OF TWO Prima Guide

ARMY OF TWO Prima Guide
Two Prima Guide samples for ARMY OF TWO are available for download from Xbox.com.

Ace Combat 6 Downloads
Now available on Marketplace, these six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation feature classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend
We've got lots of events planned for the Rock Band Rock Your Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Reminder: Frontlines with Jesse Alexander tonight

The fun starts at 11:30p ET/8:30p PT for an hour. You want to be able to say you played with one of the Producers of NBC’s Heroes right?

I am going to try and jump in on the fun as well (I’ll be the one in the helicopter.)

Complete details here



Show #272: Battlefield: Bad Company, Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Peter Molyneux

Find out why you could kick chickens in Fable and much more:

Co-host : e 
Interview: Karl-Magnus, Battlefield: Bad Company (15:47–27:54)
Interview: Philippe Therien, Rainbow Six Vegas (27:55–42:54)
Interview: Peter Molyneux, Fable 2 (42:56–1:21:55)
Name the game
and more...

Get the blogcast
[iTunes] Subscribe to the Podcast directly in iTunes (MP3) Listen in iTunes? Submit a review
[RSS] Add the Major Nelson Blogcast feed to your RSS aggregator and have the show delivered automatically (MP3).
[MP3] Download the show

Format:
01:53:00, 51.7 MB, (MP3)

Link dump (links to a few of the things I mention in this episode):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlefield:_Bad_Company
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=L%20twin
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/r/rainbowsixvegas2/
http://contest.ubi.com/RAINBOWSIXVEGAS2CONTEST/en-US/Main.aspx
http://www.r6v2avatars.com/
http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=RSV2Philippe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Molyneux
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/f/fable/
Send KP a LOLcat message



Game with the Developers of Culdcept SAGA
On February 15, 2008, the team from OmiyaSoft, the developers of Culdcept SAGA will play the game with Xbox LIVE gamers.

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

COD4 Music Video using gunshots


Song Made From Call Of Duty 4 Gun Shots - Watch more free videos

Wish I could credit it but it was posted on Break.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Friday, March 14, 2008

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

Blockbuster Lineup Announced at GDC

Xbox 360 lineup includes must-have exclusives like Gears of War 2, Fable 2, Too Human, and more .



Immortal Tactics
Check out these tips and tricks for turn-based combat and world exploration in Lost Odyssey.

Arcade: Content Brain Challenge
Content: Brain Challenge
Price: 800 Microsoft Points
Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions
Size: 109.29 MB
Dash Text: [ESRB: E (EVERYONE)] Single Player, Xbox LIVE Multiplayer 2-4, Local Multiplayer 2-4, HD (High Definition). Ready to start down the road to excellent mental fitness? Upgrade to the full version of Brain Challenge™ to unlock twenty different mini-games in five brain-building categories. Daily exercises challenge you to increase your mental capacity: they never repeat, and the better you do, the harder they get! Challenge your brain, monitor your progress, and watch your mental capacity grow! This game requires the Xbox 360 hard drive or the 512MB Memory Unit for storage. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.


Halo 3 Championship Tournament

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Artist of the Month: Chiodos
Chiodos is known for their high-energy live performances and blending of different music genres. Check out their new music video on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend
We've got lots of events planned for the Rock Band Rock Your Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

Halo 3 Championship Tournament
Here's your chance to participate in one of the biggest gaming competitions of the year! The Halo 3 Championship Tournament on Xbox LIVE lets you compete against some of the top Halo 3 players in the country.

Poker and Puzzles Together at Last
Void Star Creations' remarkable puzzle/poker hybrid is an absolute gaming smash on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Hybrid Gameplay of Culdcept SAGA
We examine the unique board and card game mechanics of Culdcept SAGA.

This Week in Xbox: March 5-12, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Championship Gaming Series Announces Games Lineup for 2008

Championship Gaming Series Announces Games Lineup for 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Ace Combat 6 Downloads
Now available on Marketplace, these six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation feature classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.

This Week in Xbox: March 5-12, 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

2008 Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest
The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest is the country's first and most extensive traveling baseball festival in history. In 2008 Xbox will continue on the tour with a state of the art video game trailer, radio giveaways, and support of "Pitch In For Baseball."

Rock Band Rock Your Weekend
We've got lots of events planned for the Rock Band Rock Your Weekend, including an exciting Play & Win Sweepstakes and a chance to play against the developers of the game.

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Silencer

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Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Night Vision

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Lost Odyssey: Kaim's Immortal Quest

Lost Odyssey: Kaim's Immortal Quest
Lost Odyssey's emotional story, outstanding presentation and refreshing gameplay mechanics are examined in detail.

College Hoops 2K8 NCAA Virtual Final Four
Xbox.com provides all the hot gaming news from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Championship Gaming Series Announces Games Lineup for 2008
Games Editor Denny Atkin brings you all the latest in what's going on this week on Xbox.com.

Battle Dinosaurs with the Turok Devs
To celebrate the big release, the Turok team from Propaganda Games will be on Xbox LIVE to challenge the community. Don't miss your chance to jump into the fast-paced action with these talented game creators and maybe score some insider tips and tactics!

Game with the Developers of Culdcept SAGA
On February 15, 2008, the team from OmiyaSoft, the developers of Culdcept SAGA will play the game with Xbox LIVE gamers.

Ace Combat 6 Downloads

Ace Combat 6 Downloads
Now available on Marketplace, these six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation feature classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Rambo Play & Win Sweepstakes
You could score some cool Rambo merchandise in this special sweepstakes. Just register your gameratg and then play a multiplayer match of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men to enter!

Best Xbox 360 Features We Never Use
Ryan Treit highlights a few underused but exceptionally useful Xbox 360 features.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Artist of the Month: Chiodos

Artist of the Month: Chiodos
Chiodos is known for their high-energy live performances and blending of different music genres. Check out their new music video on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

U.S. Army Sniper School Play & Win Sweepstakes
We've got special-edition Halo 3 artwork console up for grabs in this Play & Win Sweepstakes. Register your gamertag and play Halo 3 online December 26-31 to enter.

Might and Magic Comes to Xbox 360
The Might and Magic series storms Xbox 360 for the first time with class-based gameplay, immersive, visceral combat, and feature-filled multiplayer matches over Xbox LIVE.

Prima Tips for Devil May Cry 4
Prima provides a series of great tips for the game Devil May Cry 4.

Xbox 360 European price drop

It was just announced that starting this Friday, the price of the Xbox 360 in Europe will be dropping.

Let’s cut to the chase with the old and new prices*

Xbox 360 - was: €349.99 / £249.99  now: €269.99 / £199.99
Xbox 360 Elite - was: €449.99 / £299.99  now: €369.99 / £259.99
Xbox 360 Arcade – was  €269.99 / £199.99 now  €199.99 / £159.99

Again, these new prices will be effective in Europe from this Friday, March 14th. 


 *Estimated Retail Prices



Play Game Developers on Xbox LIVE
In the Game with Developer sessions, you have the chance to play with (and against) developers from some of the biggest studios in the videogame industry.