Articles by Matthew Wingler (Echo307)
I've been gaming since I was just a wee lad but it wasn't until about 5-6 years ago that video games really started to grab ahold of me. Now, I play pretty much every day. I enjoy games from just about every genre, although fighting games and JRPG's have yet to really grab me. I'm a particular fan of on-line and co-op game modes, and I really enjoy the social aspects of those kinds of games. I'm always up for talking about games and technology so if you ever see me around, don't be afraid to strike up a conversation.
Any time we get anything new about LittleBigPlanet 2 (except for this), it brings a big smile to all of our faces. Media Molecule just keeps pumping out the information and videos and we just keep eating them up. Today, we bring you a new (and by new we mean a few days old) video of these ‘sackbots’ we keep hearing about. Click the jump to see them for yourself.
We’re still a few days away from announcing the winners of our October contest but just as we did last month, we’re still going roll out the November prizes and tell you what you can win. So if you’re the type that likes receiving awesome stuff just for talking about video games, by all means, come check out what we’ve got for you this time around!
There was a bit of leaked information on the net about this a couple of weeks ago. Low and behold, our site policy of not posting anything that’s not official has held up once again, as the information that was leaked was not complete. If you’re interested in getting a little something extra with Killzone 3, you should definitely read on.
Unlike some of the other consoles on the market, there are a ton of ways to fill up the hard drive on the PlayStation 3. First, you’ve got those pesky mandatory installs. Then you’ve got the overabundance of DLC. And let’s not forget about all the PSN games and video content you can buy on the PlayStation Store. Well if you’re not the type that wants to replace the hard drive yourself, Sony is now offering you a better solution.
For far too long now, PlayStation 3 owners have had to utilize a disc in order to access their Netflix instant queue. Well those days are finally gone, as the Netflix instant streaming app has made its way to XMB’s all across the United States and Canada. So how does this new app stack up against its disc-shaped cousin? Read on to find out.
Boy oh boy, say what you want about the franchise but Bioware sure knows how to release an epic trailer, don’t they? The sequel to one of the more successful RPG’s of 2009 is right around the corner, and today we’ve got yet another amazing trailer to show you. Come inside and check it out.
If you’re one of the gamers that has been patiently awaiting your chance to play Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, then today is a great day for you. Not only is the demo now live on the PlayStation Store, but we’ve got a change in the release date to tell you about. Unlike most changes that involve release dates, this is one we can get on-board with.
Although the majority of the gaming world that own PlayStation 3′s have them connected to the internet, there are still quite a few that do not. Because of this, those that can’t connect to the PSN usually find themselves hosed when it comes to DLC. Well there’s at least one set of DLC that they won’t have to worry about missing.
It was just a couple of days ago that we were showing Rock Band 3 and the new pro guitar mode, but today we’ve got something else regarding Rock Band 3. One of the most popular musicians of all time has an album coming to the Rock Band Store. We’d leave you in suspense but the title already gave it away. Come read about it anyway!
Any of you out there that were planning on picking up Shaun White Skateboarding when it launches this week might want to curb your excitement for a day or two. It seems an error of some kind has forced Ubisoft and Sony to recall the entire thing. Come inside to read all about it.
Medal of Honor was one of the first and most revered first-person shooter franchises on game consoles. That’s partially why it was so sad to see the franchise tumble downhill as time went on. Now it’s back with a brand new look and feel, and both Danger Close and DICE have come along with it. With them, they bring hopes of successfully rebooting this storied franchise. But did they pull it off?
We’ve yet to sink enough time into Fallout: New Vegas to give our own 2 cents on this matter, but if you’ve taken a stroll around the internet recently, you may have noticed a lot gamers groaning about the amount of bugs found in the game. Luckily, it sounds like help is on the way.
A lot of gamers have been pretty down on PlayStation Plus here recently, citing that the actual content available is not very expansive and not very good. The US PlayStation Blog just rolled out the next round of stuff that’s coming to users in the US, and this batch might just change people’s minds.
There’s been so much talk of the Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood multiplayer beta lately, that people seem to be forgetting that the game has a single-player mode as well. In an effort to make sure that doesn’t happen any longer, Ubisoft and the EU PlayStation Blog have collaborated to release the Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood story trailer.
The unique side-scrolling RTS, Swords & Soldiers, has been out in North America for a couple of weeks now, but the European version won’t be hitting the PlayStation Store until later today. To go along with it, we’ve got new screenshots and a launch trailer, so come on and check them out!
With all the big AAA guns being pulled out this time of year, it’s very easy for a game like James Bond 007: Bloodstone to slip through the cracks. Of course, it doesn’t help that Activision hasn’t exactly been very forthcoming about the details, but we do have a new trailer to take a look at. If you’re a fan of the driving portions in Bond games/movies, you’ll definitely want to check this out.
Who likes free stuff? If you’re one of the people that does and you happen to be a Medal of Honor fan, you’ll be very interested to hear about the first batch of DLC that’s already on the way. Click the title to read more.
Hmm, a suprise within the Dead Nation trophies, eh? What could it be? Perhaps it’s a trophy that shoots fireworks on the screen after you unlock it. Maybe it’s a trophy that turns your PS3 in to a transformer so it can walk around the house and get you soda when you’re thirsty. Or maybe it’s something that you don’t want, like a guaranteed YLOD. Nope, it’s not any of those things, but if you want to find out what it really is, you’ll have to come inside.
A few years removed from developing the cult classic, Heavenly Sword, Ninja Theory has returned with Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. On the outside, this is a game that has shown tremendous amounts of promise and had audiences buzzing with pre-launch hype. The question is, will Ninja Theory be able to have the same measure of success now that they’ve ditched Sony as a publisher and started using a universal engine? Read on to find out.