Like many other gamers, I've had a difficult time staying away from the game, so I was pleased to speak with Ellen Dubin of Napoleon Dynamite and Lexx fame, who plays Common Woman in Skyrim. Here is what she had to say about being part of Bethesda's latest masterwork.
Sony has begun the slow process of transferring all of their major first-party titles into online pass editions. The sure to be multi-million selling Uncharted 3, Sony's "Buy our system!" seller of the holidays 201, will be infused with a $10 online pass.
It was supposed to be a great deal: NFL Sunday Ticket minus the Direct TV shenanigans, satellite, or subscription to Direct TV, and right on your PS3. It probably will be a great deal too... if it actually worked.
The lower end 160GB model will now retail for $249, the higher-end 320GB one coming in at $300, and the latter will be bundled with a free game, Infamous 2. The price drops go into effect worldwide immediately.
Cars 2 is a shell of a game, a loosely connected series of race events that, even with the character staying power, isn't about to keep your kids attention. Disney,in their infinite wisdom, decided to make their money on downloadable content after the fact.
For a full priced sports game, one would suspect EA to at least offer some type of support for the retail Jam, basics like roster updates or some minor additional quirks. LeBron and Cleveland don't really go together anymore if you haven't noticed.
Sony is attempting to rebuild its reputation following a hack that cost them around $171 million. Disgruntled users who found no reprieve from angrily tapping in forums, experienced customer service wait times of up to 127 hours. Lawsuits are beginning to trickle in. The initial crisis is over but the loss of entertainment is serious business.
The Xbox 360 launched in late 2005, meaning this year is its sixth year of existence, and with E3 this week, Microsoft is showing no signs of revealing a successor. Why should they? The company touted a colorful graph chart showing that 360 sales have actually increased with age, something this industry has never seen.
The PlayStation Network debacle is nearing a close, as today American gamers can finally access the PlayStation Store, the final piece of the slowly unwinding network reboot. Servers for Asian countries still have security protocol to go through, but should be back soon.
Sony has begun making their promises stick after the PlayStation Network was hacked and taken down for over three weeks. The first part of their recovery is a year of identity theft protection from Debix, a mixture of the company's two available plans, called AllClear ID Plus
What does L.A. Noire do wrong? Why wouldn't the average Bejeweled and Farmville player pick up something like this and become a sleuth for a day? Why wouldn't a mystery-addicted novel reader pick up the controller? Because it's stupid.