Halo: Reach isn’t the only reason that 2010 is going to be a huge year for Halo fans. This is a franchise that has become bigger than the games themselves, with toys, books, comics and more helping Halo become one of the strongest, most recognizable brands in the world.
The recently formed 343 Industries has been anointed the overseer of this brand, including any new games and every conceivable spinoff.
Almost any multiplayer is fun... initially. That’s why you see such glowing reviews and previews from people like us - we’re playing it in a perfectly populated, cheat-free environment, with no latency.
There’s never been a better time to get into the industry. While it’s true that once upon a time an aspiring bedroom coder could be flown to California for his talents, it was a different kind of glory from that which games enjoy now.
Deep within your brain, there’s a little lobe that desperately wants you to act like a nine year-old. This little lobe is in control every time you queue up The Princess Bride on Netflix or decide to buy a candy bar to reward yourself for a trip to the dentist. In that lobe, there’s also a little box with all your favorite moments from the original Star Wars or Indiana Jones or Batman movies, along with your memories of building
As in the first game, Mass Effect 2 gives you the opportunity to pursue romantic relationships with your teammates. The gender of your character determines which crew members are potential love interests. Given time and attention, your relationship can blossom into a full-fledged love affair. But these things don’t just happen, you’ll have to put in some effort.
On the eve of the most important battle of your life, you spend a quiet moment in your private quarters, contemplating the heroic deeds that got you this far. Suddenly, your door hisses open, and standing there framed by darkness is… who? Which of Mass Effect 2’s romantic options have you been courting? And how will you spend your final moments together before embarking on what will likely be a suicide mission?
Post date: January 29, 2010
T-Dar 86 length: 2:47:28
Intro song by: Anamanaguchi
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For almost three and a half years, MMO developers NetDevil (Jumpgate, Auto Assault) have been working on their latest creation. In that time, the world of LEGO Universe has remained shrouded in darkness. Let there be light.
LEGO Universe doesn’t play like a typical MMO game. It isn’t an open world. It doesn’t ask you to grind.It won’t expect you to spend hours punching boars.
Apple announced its iPad thingumawhatsit this week, and if everything falls into place, it should revolutionize the way you interact with books, magazines, and spreadsheets the same way the company did with music and movies. Which led to the inevitable question: What existing products will Apple make rounded, glossy, and proprietary next?!
Yesterday, we brought you the details of three and a half missions we undertook in our first hands-on with Red Dead Redemption. However, while slaughtering criminals, would-be rapists and hapless miners as outlaw-turned-bounty hunter John Marston was impressive, it was far from the most ambitious thing the game attempts.