2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 8 years to get that many views.

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Spartacus Legends

Spartacus  Legends is a brand-new fighting game coming to Xbox Live® and Playstation® Network in early 2013. It follows the journey of gladiators, from gut-wrenching training to raw, visceral combat in the arena, usually ending in death. Impose your will on the competition, rise through the global ranks and become legendary in battle.

Featuring thousands of ruthless weapon combinations and a robust skill system, Spartacus Legends allows you to customize your gladiators and mercilessly dismember your enemies, limb by limb. Challenge your friends, your foes or the worldwide leaderboards, online or offline, to forge your destiny and fight for your house honor. Two men enter the arena, will you come out alive?

  • Platforms: Xbox Live® and Playstation® Network
  • Release: Winter 2013
  • Publisher: Ubisoft®
  • Developer: Kung Fu Factory

Lego – The Lord Of The Rings.

Still not sure about actual voices in the Lego series! still this looks excellent.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings is based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy and follows the original storylines of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.  Now the entire family can team up in pairs as adorable LEGO The Lord the Rings minifigures to experience countless dangers, solve riddles and battle formidable foes on their journey to Mount Doom.

“We are huge aficionados of The Lord of the Rings franchise and are incredibly excited to put our special LEGO family-friendly touch on this classic fantasy adventure,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “We’ve taken what fans are familiar with and love about The Lord of the Rings films and combined it with the playful LEGO style, which makes the story and gameplay accessible to gamers of all ages.”

LEGO The Lord of the Rings takes players along on the adventures of Frodo Baggins and his unlikely fellowship as they set out on a perilous journey to destroy The One Ring and save Middle-earth.  Kids, tweens, teens and parents can traverse the Misty Mountains, explore the Mines of Moria, knock on the Black Gate of Mordor, and partake in epic battles with Orcs, Uruk-hai, the Balrog and other fearsome foes while harnessing the humour and imagination of LEGO gameplay to solve puzzles and explore Middle-earth.  Players will take on the form of their favourite members of the fellowship – Frodo the Hobbit, Aragorn the Ranger, Gandalf the Wizard, Legolas the Elf, Gimli the Dwarf, Boromir a Man of Gondor, and Frodo’s Hobbit friends Sam, Merry and Pippin – as they relive the most momentous events from the films.

Developed by TT Games, the LEGO The Lord of the Rings further expands on the partnership between LEGO and Warner Brothers, who recently launched the brand new LEGO® The Lord of the Rings toy collection. The line includes seven construction sets, such as The Battle of Helms Deep!

For more information, please visit: http://thelordoftherings.LEGO.com.

 

 

Dead Space 3.

 

 

 

Press Release,

Dead Space 3 cuts to the heart of deep space terror with award-winning suspense, horror, action and audio. Slated for release in the dead of winter, players will embark on a thrilling ride through space that takes them to a hostile new planet, Tau Volantis. There, they must battle violent, subzero conditions and deadly, highly-evolved enemies including new Necromorphs, gigantic boss creatures and – for the first time in the series – a faction of Unitologist soldiers on a misguided mission.

 Fortunately, they are not alone this time around. Players can choose to team-up with a friend anytime in Dead Space 3 with the fully integrated drop-in/drop-out co-op feature. Players that choose to take down the terror together will experience additional story details and gameplay mechanics only found when playing as the co-op character, Carver.

With an all-new ice planet, drop-in/drop-out co-op, and exhilarating action,Dead Space 3 will re-set the bar for epic thrills in 2013.

Key Features
  • New Hostile Environment – Dead Space 3 will take players on a thrilling ride across the depths of space and a frozen Necromorph-infested planet. On Tau Volantis, players must overcome deadly avalanches, treacherous ice-climbs and the violent wilderness in this spine-tingling new adventure. To get past the horrors that lie hidden on this planet, players must comb through the environments different hubs, caverns and side paths for raw materials and scavenged parts, putting Isaac’s engineering skills to the ultimate test.
  • Team Up and Take Down the Terror Together – Play the full campaign alone or seamlessly team up with a friend using the new co-op option. Either way, the action is intense, the adventure is exhilarating and the thrills are unforgettable. Players that choose to take down the terror together will get to play the new character, Sergeant John Carver. Carver is a hardened soldier who lost his wife and son to the Necromorph infestation and wants to avenge their deaths. Co-op offers players a second way to play through the game with fully-integrated story cutscenes, added dialogue between Isaac and Carver and additional side missions that only Carver can unravel.
  • Uncover the Past to Save the Future of Mankind – Find answers to many questions around the whole Dead Space lore including the origins of the Marker, the existence of the Necromorphs and how the two are related. In Dead Space 3, hero Isaac Clarke finally discovers the source of the Necromorph outbreak – the key to ending the terror forever and preventing the extinction of mankind.
For more information

Publisher:   Electronic Arts
Developer:  Visceral Games
Ship Date:  February 2013
Category:    Action
Platforms:   Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC
Website:     www.deadspace.com
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/deadspace
Twitter:        www.twitter.com/deadspace

Best PlayStation Controllers Sony should Notice for the PS4 | Playstation

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We gathered  the best  stunning PS4 good looking controller  concept we know you might like and which will titillate your senses.These spectacular concept  were made by very highly skilll  talented designers .We respect their creativity and hope they…

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Baird explains the finer details of Gears of War: Judgment’s ‘OverRun’ mode

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When Gears of War: Judgment launches next March, its “OverRun” mode will add a new wrinkle to the multiplayer you’ve grown accustomed to in Gears titles. For instance, you can totally ride a blood mount!

See on www.joystiq.com

Sniper Elite V2 – Demo thoughts!

If  for some strange crazy reason you have not downloaded the Sniper Elite V2 demo yet here is the link for it on xbox live to save you time.  Mafia meet’s Max Payne with some CSI thrown in the mix.

It’s WWII and don’t say again!  we have our fill of up to date modernbattlewarfighter or what ever there calling the new Medal of Honor.  So what’s good about this! well below are three main point’s taken Sniper Elite V2 website.

They all sound good and pretty much are spot on,  give it a go let us know what you think? Mafia meet’s Max Payne with some CSI thrown in the mix. What better way of learning the human anatomy than through the scope of a sniper rifle!

  1. Sniper Elite V2 features detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics, taking into account gravity, wind, velocity, bullet penetration, aim stability and more. Guaranteed to provide players with the most realistic simulation of military sharpshooting yet available.
  2. Amazing “kill cam” technology showcaseswhat really happens when a bulletenters an enemy’s body, allowingplayers to see hearts and lungs tear,livers burst, bones and teethshatter, and entrails fall out.
  3. The game features authentic World War II Berlin locations as well as vehicles, weapons such as the Springfield M1903, the Gewehr 43 and the Mosin-Nagant 1891/30, and uniforms modeled after the original versions.

Dishonored – Debut Trailer

Bethesda finally released so info and a sweet trailer on their upcoming new title Dishonored,  we like the look of it we hope you do to.

Dishonored casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for her murder, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card.

In a time of uncertainty, when the city is being besieged by plague and ruled by an oppressive government armed with strange technologies, dark forces conspire to bestow upon you abilities beyond those of any common man.

In Dishonored, creatively eliminate your targets with the flexible combat system as you combine the numerous supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets at your disposal. Pursue your enemies under the cover of darkness or ruthlessly attack them head on with weapons drawn. The outcome of each mission plays out based on the choices you make.

Source http://www.dishonored.com/

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition!

The the trailer for Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition!

This complete package, which includes the full version of Fallout: New Vegas as well as the Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues and Lonesome Road add-on packs, allows you to experience everything that New Vegas has to offer. To sweeten the pot, you’ll be armed with the latest cache of unique weapons, ammo types and recipes from the most recent add-on packs Courier’s Stash and Gun Runners Arsenal.

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition will be available in retail stores across North America on February 7th 2012 and throughout Europe on February 10th.

ESRB RATING: MATURE with Blood and Gore, Intense Violencee, Sexual
Content, Strong Language, Use of Drugs.

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