Gaming

E3 2012: Microsoft Announces Xbox SmartGlass

UPDATE: Screenshots added. It seems that Microsoft has taken their commitment seriously to integrate their OSes across all of their devices. Using Xbox SmartGlass, users can connect their tablet or smartphone to their Xboxes to enhance gameplay, media consumption, and to control Xbox navigation. While not terribly exciting in and

E3 2012: Halo 4 Gameplay Demo

Opening their keynote with an anticipated bang, Microsoft showed the very first live gameplay demo of Halo 4. Master Chief crash lands onto a lush green world, with the trusty Cortana at his virtual side. As the Chief investigates, he discovers Covenant forces, but the main opponent appears to be

E3 2012: Nintendo Wii U Detailed

Getting a jump on the yearly gaming marketing spree that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Nintendo took to the internet to launch their Nintendo Direct Pre-E3 video, showing the world the finalized look and details of the Wii U.

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata hosted the video, detailing the Wii U’s technical specs, in light of its initial design philosophy.


Here are all of the pertinent details:

Wii U GamePad

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There are a few differences from the prototype version of the GamePad first introduced at last year’s E3.  Thankfully, the analog joysticks replace the prototype’s thumbsticks, and the button placement has been slightly shifted for a more ergonomic fit.

Hit the jump for the all of the revealed details of the Wii U – such as NFC support, social networking, and conventional control schemes!

Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Pack DLC

The furor over the ending of Mass Effect 3 has died down (mercifully), as BioWare works on their extended ending due out later this year. While we wait for a few answers to a few nagging questions, the developers want to keep us invested in the battle for sentient life

Xbox 360 Now Available for $99 (with a contract)

And it’s official, folks!  As we reported earlier, the Xbox 360 is now available to take home for $99 with a two-year agreement.  Also as expected, an early termination fee ($250) applies if you break your contract prior to its maturation date, although, thankfully, that fee attenuates as the contract

Game Review: Boy Loves Girl

Grubby Hands, an independent UK game developer, has released their new iOS game, Boy Loves Girl! Follow the boy though cities, towns, and forests as he chases his one true love, gathering smiles and hearts along the way.  Each level propels the boy one step closer to winning the girl,

Mass Effect 3: Resurgence Pack

Krogan Battlemaster Vanguard? Oh, hell yes! Right on the heels of the Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut announcement, news of the first post-launch DLC has dropped.  The Mass Effect 3: Resurgence Pack, a multiplayer expansion set, will add new maps, characters, equipment, and weapons to the already popular, chaotic, and