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November 3, 2011

Holiday Must Haves

So Christ­mas is just around the cor­ner and a lot of great games are hit­ting the shelves to cash in on the shop­ping fren­zy. So I put togeth­er a list of games that are a MUST! These games are what make gam­ing great and fun. They are the games that will be on every­one’s let­ters to San­ta. I give you the Hol­i­day Must Haves: #10 Dead Island So Hal­loween is over but zom­bies are fun all year long. First per­son shoot­er mixed with RPG ele­ments makes for a lot of game­play. Also four char­ac­ters to choose from and co-op modes allow for dif­fer­ent playthroughs mak­ing Dead Island a good mix of fun and blood. #9 Gears of War 3 Gears of War helped launch Xbox in the ear­ly days and now the 3rd install­ment keeps us going. Great sto­ry andRead more…

October 25, 2011

The Ultimate Gaming FPS simulator or the 1st Holodeck!

This ulti­mate gamF­PS sim­u­la­tor was built by the crew at “The Gad­get Show” a tech show from Eng­land on Chan­nel 5. Armed with the E3 demo of Bat­tle­field 3 and about $650,000 they have made the clos­est thing to a holodeck I’ve ever seen! Using ambi­ent light­ing, a hacked Kinect con­troller, a floor that lets you sim­u­late walk­ing with­out mov­ing, some remote con­tolled paint­ball guns, and a 360 degree full room screen these guys have built some­thing insan­ly cool!   So, if you got that kin­da scratch lying around watch the video to learn how to build your own!   Source: Engad­get  

October 24, 2011

Battlefield 3 Release Date Pushed Up

Accord­ing to the realase date check­er on Ori­gin, Bat­tle­field 3 will now be unlocked at 10 PM Moun­tain stan­dard time.  This is fan­tas­tic news for those who were want­i­ng to play the game before they had to go to work the next morn­ing.  I’ve already pre­down­loaded BF3 and am wait­ing anx­ious­ly for the unlock.  Stay tuned to TGB for the review! Bat­tle­field 3 was orig­i­nal­ly set to unlock at on Octo­ber 25th at 1 AM on EA’s Ori­gin.  The game will now unlock at Octo­ber 24 at 10PM.  See you all on the Bat­tle­field!

October 23, 2011

Are You Ready for Some Foot.…. Battlefield?

Ok so I’m sure some of you are get­ting sick by the total media blitz that has hit every type of video/data stream enter­ing your dwelling but you have to admit this game is going to be Epic to say the least. Now that there is less than 48 hours before launch and some last minute trail­ers have hit the You Tube! One is a fan made trail­er for “Bat­tle­field 4” and total­ly backed by Dice being that they put it up on their Face­book page and the sec­ond is a live action/CG trail­er also up on the Bat­tle­field Face­book page dar­ing you to choose whats real and whats mem­o­rex!     First is the “Bat­tle­field 4” made by Fred­diew hit the link to check out their You Tube page they have some real­ly well made video’s for your view­ingRead more…

October 4, 2011

Battlefield 3 Beta: Console vs PC

With the recent release of Bat­tle­field 3 Beta I’ve noticed there has been a sig­nif­i­cant amount of com­mo­tion amongst the com­mu­ni­ty, espe­cial­ly the con­sole play­ers about why the graph­ics don’t look as good as they did in the video.  I’ve also heard numer­ous com­plaints about the PC ver­sion hav­ing mul­ti­ple maps for the beta and being able to host more play­ers.  Let me start off by say­ing that Bat­tle­field 3 was devel­oped with PC gamers in mind.  The game was devel­oped for the PC first and con­soles sec­ond and it shows with­in the game.  It’s designed to push the lim­its of graph­ics tech­nol­o­gy and even my video card is start­ing to show signs of stress with every­thing maxed to the top.  I sus­pect the retail release will be even more pun­ish­ing then the beta.   I took the time yes­ter­day toRead more…

September 30, 2011

Video Awesomeness: Battlefield Edition

  To kick off the open Beta for the high­ly antic­i­pat­ed release (BY ME!) of Bat­tle­field 3, I thought it would be cool to vis­it the Lin­eage that the Bat­tle­field series has brought to the gam­ing com­mu­ni­ty from PC to con­sole this is a strate­gic think­ing man’s shoot­er! So instead of me ram­bling on about the past here’s Adam Sessler (one of the only good things G4 TV has to offer). He basi­cal­ly sums up the series through Bat­tle­field 1943 in three min­utes: PC Games — E3 2012 — Bat­tle­field 3 When Bat­tle­field: Bad Com­pa­ny came along I total­ly got into the series (sor­ry PC guys Dice mussed up not putting this one out for you!) The sto­ry was a mod­ern day ver­sion of Kelly’s Heroes, one of my favorite World War II movies from back in the day, which addedRead more…

September 29, 2011

Battlefield 3 Beta Starts Today and Costs How Much?

  By now every­one knows that the beta for the upcom­ing release Bat­tle­filed 3 is now avail­able for every­one to play on PC, Xbox and PS3.  I decid­ed to first down­load it on my Xbox and went to the dash­board to down­load it when I run into the pic­ture above.  I was mild­ly shocked when I was told it was going to cost me 429,496,795 Xbox 360 points.  That comes to a grand total, at $19.99 for 1600 points of $5,360,025.58 dol­lars.  I don’t know, that seems a bit pricey, espe­cial­ly for a beta.  But you know, we are in a reces­sion, got­ta do what it takes to make ends meet.  We all know EA is hurt­ing for mon­ey these days.   In all seri­ous­ness it will not cost any­thing to play the beta but you will have to pay for the full game.  The beta release will fea­ture fea­ture 2 mapsRead more…

July 28, 2011

Battlefield 3 Alpha Test

  So the closed alpha test­ing for Bat­tle­field 3 went live yes­ter­day and I got a chance to play some. Its only test­ing for PC so all the con­sole guys out there will have to wait till beta test­ing. The alpha con­sists of one mul­ti­play­er rush map called Oper­ta­tion Metro. As usu­al rush mode, you take turns attack­ing or defend­ing two points. As you cap­ture points your team moves for­ward or you must fall back if your defend­ing. To those famil­iar with the series the game­play feels very much the same. You unlock weapons, attach­ments, and oth­er bonus­es as you lev­el each class. The class­es are Recon, Assu­alt, Engi­neer, and Sup­port. You don’t get access to all the class good­ies but there are plen­ty to choose from for an alpha. All that  is typ­i­cal Bat­tle­field. The alpha plays in a sort ofRead more…

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