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Your avatar….the Rockstar

Recently Activision announced that you will be able to import your avatar to your Guitar Hero 5 game. The title will be available in the 4th quarter (awaiting confirmation), and you will be able to log in to LIVE, import your avatar, join some friend’s session, choose your instrument and “ROCK ON BABY”. This should be a run-away success with a massive 85-tracklist to…

X360 Dashboard Update

Come August 11, you will be able to dress your avatar in some snappy branded clothing, or clothing tied to some of your favourite games.  You will be able to sport some flashy new accessories like a basketball or mobile phone.  There will be Games on Demand, but whether SA is included, is highly debateable. Details : The biggest change…

Left 4 Dead: DLC Confirmed

As previously reported here Valve has announced that the new DLC for the original Left 4 Dead will be available in September.  For 560MS points, Crash Course will add a new campaign and some Survival maps. As per Valve: “Crash Course” bridges the gap between the end of the “No Mercy” campaign and the beginning of “Death Toll” in the…

Call of Juarez: BiB – DLC

Ubisoft has announced Call of Juarez:  Bound in Blood DLC that allows cowboy action across historical maps.

Titled the ‘Wild West’ map pack, this latest DLC for the six-shootin’ FPS will see players given the opportunity to take part in dramatisations of American history with events such as Custer’s last stand and the confederate tunnel escape from Elmira Prison among the four included in this pack.

Batman Demo This Friday

Yes, excuse me while I go find my Batman pyjamas, ‘cos I’m rather excited by this title.  And to make the wait just a little more bearable, the demo hits Xbox Live this Friday. You will, apparently, start with Batman and the Commissioner taking the Joker into custody at the beginning of the game.  You get to beat people up,…

MODERN WARFARE 2 – official pricing announced

Megarom, the local distributors for Activision, today officially released their press release which announces the eagerly awaited Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 local pricing. Pricing will be as follows: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition-R 1 899.00 pc–R 399.00 ps3–R 699.00 xbox360–R 699.00 NDS–R 399.00 The title will be released on 10th November 2009. It has a…

Consumer Be Damned…

In the wake of the price increase of CoD:MW2 by Activision, Chris Deering, former boss of Sony Europe, says blockbuster games should be £70. His argument is that games aren’t being produced efficiently, as “to write the game, publishers are having to spend more than ever before. That’s the key problem.” Deering suggests the £70 pricetag would enable publishers to…