As the behemoth that is E3
continues to approach, there have been more rumors flying about it. That is
never a bad thing however; as it means that it should be a very exciting
Most of our news wraps
around that this week. Sid Meier
Civilization Revolution gets some shine. He doesnt fail when it comes to
civilization so it should be worth checking out.
has been announced. For the many of us who have subscribed late nights in
Battle.net killing hell spawn know, this is one of the most anticipated games
in a long time.
Infinite Undiscovery Cover
Interesting cover. Looks
like the cover features several meanings, such as order and chaos, with the
storm and triangle. As we reported, this is the first of the Square-Enix games
to appear exclusively on the Xbox 360. This one is due September 2.
After what seems to be
tons of speculations, hints, and clues left all over the internet, Diablo III was finally officially
announced much to the joy of gamers everywhere. Fans can expect the same
quality Blizzard quality. With it comes a website - blizzard.com/diablo3 - which drops plenty of
hints of gameplay, including a new class called Witch Doctor.
Many of the details are empty, but with most blizzard products,
you can guarantee controlled information release and the buzz to build. Check
out the videos below. One must wonder
what will be exposed at the upcoming E3 and BlizzCon.
Duke Nukem Too
Good for E3
swimming along nicely. Seriously nicely," 3d Realms skipper Scott Miller
said to Next-Gen in an interview. Is it a reason for the long-awaited and aptly
named Duke Nukem Forever not to be at
E3? According to the skipper, "It's just that we view E3 as irrelevant
nowadays. In fact, I wasn't even aware it was coming up."
Apparently it is. Take it
how you want it, but I am calling malarkey.
360 Price Drop? Yet another rumor
According to Engadget and
a Kmart clipping, this could be reality. With E3 coming up, this is the perfect
time for rumors to be flying about, and many people have been forecasting a 360
price cut to counter increased PS3 sales. Speaking of rumors
This is a rumor that fails
to die. There are talks that there is a PSP phone to be debuted in 2009 in
Korea and Japan. The interface is there, with Skype and Wi-Fi already featured
with your PSP already, however this rumor has been appearing since the consoles
Confirmed E3 Appearances
Kid Icarus, Doom 4, Alan Wake, and Left 4
Dead. If these titles arent exciting then someone should check your pulse,
as when you combine this with titles such as LittleBigPlanet & Gears
of War 2, E3 is looking serious.
SOCOM Confrontation Headset
SOCOM Confrontation will come with a wireless Bluetooth headset, with a USB connection to charge up
with. Wrapped up with a mute button, this looks to be a very solid headset to
match up with your other 100.
Nintendo and Starlight Hookup for Fun Centers!
Starlight and Nintendo are
hooking up to give sick children in the hospital some fun. The Fun Centers,
featuring HDTVs, a DVD Player and a Wii loaded with games, will allow the kids
to get together, talk and game, which is sure to brighten morale and help
The first Fun Center went
into Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on June 25. No matter what company you
like, or the genres you subscribe to, we can all agree that this really shows the
positive light to our hobby.
Originally Released: June
There are few games that
can stand above and beyond the competition for years beyond. Just as infrequent
is a sequel to a critically acclaimed game outdoing the original game. Being recognized as one of the best game to
do both puts Diablo II on any
competent writers best game ever list.
A story of caging hells
demons, Diablo II puts you in control
of one of five (or seven in the expansion) classes as you take on Hell itself.
Building your character through quests, monster slayings, and customization
from macro (such as your armor) to micro (such as runes and jewelry) is liable
to keep anyone addicted.
This isnt a journey best
faced alone. To increase the fun level, take your homies online to face the
minions of Beelzebub. As more people join in, the game gets harder, as its
really a wonder to have everyone everywhere handling demons while you all split
experience. Its a quick recipe for fun and can leave you playing without a
care from time.
imitators, such as the Dungeon Siege
series, no one can doubt the impact that this game had on the medium on a
whole. This game is Role Playing at its finest. With Diablo III recently being announced, take the time to go back to
Battle.net and get down with your favorite class. You know the cows are
Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution
Platform: Xbox 360 / PS3
Developer: 2K Games
Release Date: July 8, 2008
The genius of Sid Meier is
matched by very few, and one of the reasons is the game Civilization. He took
the process of being a world leader throughout time and made such a game fun,
addicting, and timeless. He has now decided to place his magic on consoles with
Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution.
Claiming fast paced action
oriented gameplay to replace the more deliberate style of the PC versions, Sid Meiers Civilization Revolution appears
to be ready to make a mark on consoles.
If Meiers track record is
anything to go off on, this one should provide for a great experience, and a
great introduction to people who wish to get involved in long term strategic