E3: Tony Hawk grinds to Xbox 360

Microsoft on Monday debuted Tony Hawk: Ride for the Xbox 360 at the Xbox 360 E3 Media Briefing in Los Angeles. The title will utilise a new skateboard peripheral developed by Robomodo which will include accelerometers and gyroscopes to relay an actual skateboarding experience. Players can lean left and right and grab the board as part of their skateboard control…

E3: Epic announces Shadow Complex for XBLA

At Monday’s Microsoft E3 media briefing, Cliff Bleszinski helped unveil a new side-scrolling platform shooter called Shadow Complex. In an interesting move it is being developed using the Unreal Engine 3 by Chair, the same people who brought us the Xbox LIVE Arcade title, Undertow. Shadow Complex is also on XBLA and will be released this winter (in the Southern…

E3: Left4Dead 2 Gameplay Footage

With a sequel announced to the zombie infested co-operative shooter, Left 4 Dead, it only seems natural to follow up such an announcement with tons of in-game footage from the game. Dubbed Left 4 Dead 2, players will once again have to survive against hordes of zombies and super-zombies, playing co-operatively with other human (or computer-controlled) players, desperately hustling their…

E3: Splinter Cell: Conviction Impressions

Microsoft showed a trailer and gameplay for Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell: Conviction on Mondayat their E3 Press Conference. The trailer actually reminded me strongly of an action movie parody.  Let’s just say the dialogue needed some work, and the premise seems ripped from an episode of 24.  Sam Fisher, our protagonist, has gone rogue, on a personal mission to find his…

E3: Modern Warfare 2 DLC details

Microsoft showed off a crap ton of awesome gameplay video from the forthcoming Modern Warfare 2 on Monday at their E3 press briefing, but most interestingly detailed plans for exclusive DLC for the title. That darned exclusive word, Sony fans really can’t go a day without hearing it can they? What it means this time around is that the first…

E3: Microsoft Conference Wrap Up

Here is just a quick round-up of what we saw during the Microsoft Press conference at E3. The highlights included Metal Gear Solid: Rising, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and Xbox 360 exclusive titles such as Splinter Cell Conviction and Left4Dead 2 and the Microsoft’s partnership with Facebook and Twitter! Microsoft however stole the show with the announcement of…

E3: Metal Gear Solid: Rising

Lightning bolt action… Raiden is back! With the stunning announcement that the MGS series will finally show the 360 some love, Sony fan boys all over the world are crying in their emo tea. But, there is however a few certain and a few speculative things around this title that might make them feel better and make 360 fans cry…

Gears of War 2 – retail DLC pack scrapped

by Victor ‘rOgue’ Vieira

Gears of War 2 DLC –Was going to be‘Dark Corners’ on the Live Marketplace and the retail pack: ‘The All Fronts Collection’. This has caused such a stir because of DLC cost in MS points, that it’s resulted in the scrapping of the retail pack.

The Dark Corners DLC Pack included seven maps and an extra campaign chapter was originally going to be priced at 1600 MS points. Due to many complaints from those who purchased the current map packs available to download because they were to be included on the retail ‘All Fronts Collection’ for free, ‘Dark Corners’ will now be priced at 1200 MS Points.

The retail pack containing every piece of downloadable content was going to be released on July 28th for $19.99 US / £14.99 UK / €19.99 EU. So every single piece of DLC included was going to be priced around the same as just ‘Dark Corners’ on the Marketplace – so it was a ‘score’ for those that had not spent a MS point yet, which seemed to outrage the Gears fans that bought everything as soon as it was available.

UFC undisputed – “get a hair cut please”

by Victor ‘rOgue’ Vieira

If you have been a follower of this brutal but beautiful sport , you might have noticed something or should I say someone missing from THQ’s UFC 2009 Undisputed – “the guy with the hair”.

Despite his popularity as a lightweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, MMA fighter, the charasmatic  Clay ‘the carpenter’ Guida who is a big fan favourite with UFC fans.

Ten Songs To Listen To While Browsing Zombiegamer

Welcome.  Welcome one and all to our humble corner of the interweb.  Browsing in silence can be soul destroying however, so with your well being in mind, allow me to present ten songs you should be listening to while browsing zombiegamer.  Or better still when the zombie apocalypse comes (and it will), these are the songs you’ll want on your iPod.