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Infernal: Hell’s Vengeance Trailer

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 by Zach Potts

Now showing is the latest trailer for Infernal: Hell’s Vengeance, which is coming to the Xbox 360 next Tuesday, June 30th.

X-men Origins: Wolverine Review

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

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 Title: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Developer/Publisher: Raven Software/Activision
Platform: PC, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, Wii, DS, Xbox 360
Release Date: 05/01/2009
Number of Players: Single-player

Let me open by stating the fact that I actually have yet to see the film. Normally, that is a good thing with video game tie-in titles. However, from everything I’ve heard the movie does the IP just as much justice as the game. That said, and after having puts hours upon hours into the game, let’s get our Snikt! on and see how Raven Soft handled the latest Wolverine title.

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GP Hands-On Preview: Ghostbusters The Video Game

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

Ghostbusters The Video Game

Two in the box. Ready to go. We be fast. And they be slow! That’s right, we got to strap on our Proton Packs and get our pyschokenetically charged hands on Atari and Terminal Reality’s upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game. Bear in mind folks, this is a preview and not a review. That being said, even for a preview things are looking good for our favourite spook-hunters.

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Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference

Monday, June 1st, 2009 by Zach Potts

In just under an hour, at 10:25 PST, 1:25 EST, Microsoft will begin their press conference for this year’s E3. What will they showcase and unveil? Only time will tell, but stay tuned for some live-blogging action, as I will be updating this post every minute to bring you exactly what Microsoft shows off. Get ready.

Microsoft is starting their event. Keep refreshing to see the latest updates.

LOOK AFTER THE JUMP FOR THE LATEST COVERAGE.

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Next GTA IV DLC Coming This Fall

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 by Zach Potts

Yes, the Ballad of Gay Tony was recently announced as the next exclusive DLC for the Xbox 360 version of Grand Theft Auto IV.

This installment will put you in the shoes of Luis Lopez, and deals with his life in the hood, as well as job working in gay Tony Prince’s night club.

The episode is planned to release this fall, with a price tag of 1600 MS Points, or $20.

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Review

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 by Zach Potts

Title: The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
Developer/Publisher: Starbreeze AB / Atari
Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, PC
Release Date: 04/7/2009
Number of Players: 1 single player, 2-12 online

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is a sequel to 2004’s Xbox exclusive Escape from Butcher Bay. Dark Athena plays almost identically to Butcher Bay, featuring the same first-person perspective and including many similar mechanics, but naturally having a unique storyline which follows Riddick on a quest to escape a prisoner ship and the clutches of some ruthless mercenaries. Not only does Dark Athena feature this all new adventure, but it also includes the original Butcher Bay game, except newly remastered with enhanced graphics, as well as some online multiplayer.

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Prototype Cometh Soon!

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

If this little teaser trailer doesn’t get you interested, nothing will. As always here on GP, some content may not be suitable for minors. US Release: June 9th

Because I Give Credit Where Credit is Due… Part Deux

Friday, April 24th, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

While I am known for my profane tirades when dealing with electronics manufacturers who fail me (see- Alienware, Asus, HP, Dell… oh the list could go on forever) and I am definitely one of “those” consumers who you absolutely hate have call you if you are some hapless Customer Service Representative (Yes, I’ve made CSRs cry by the time I was done with them) I also like to make sure to give proper kudos to companies who do right by me.

As I reported almost two weeks ago, my Xbox 360 Elite (which was a launch “Elite”) decided it no longer liked me and show me how it felt about me with three flashing red rings. I admit, I was miffed. In fact, when I purchased all three of the current generation consoles I could have been quoted over a dozen times in saying “10:1 says the Xbox goes first”. Well, sadly, on that fact I was right. But Microsoft has treated me with great care, something that shocks me as I’ve had a lot of negative to say about them in nearly 10 years of IT work.

I shipped my 360 Elite out on 4/14 to be repaired. I asked very politely (something unusual from me in moment like that) if, due to the usage of the unit, an expedite could be placed on the repaid of the unit. It is now 4/24 and my 360 Elite should be here within the hour (my usual delivery time for UPS). Excluding weekends it took Microsoft a whopping 9 days to resolve my issue and this includes shipping time. So for all of you out there who think I play favourites let me go on record as saying “Microsoft, you rock.”

PS- I opted to keep the Xbox 360 Arcade unit I purchased to replace the missing Elite model because, well, I can and I think Microsoft earned the business. That brings the tally in my home office to: 3x Xbox 360s, 2x PS3s, 2x DS Lites, 1x PSP Slim, 1x Wii, 2x Gaming Laptops, 2x Gaming Desktops and a Macbook Pro. At this moment, I am very happy I live so close to the Hoover Dam (don’t ask what the monthly electricity bill is…don’t).

It’s Gold Time for Velvet Assassin

Friday, April 24th, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

With a show of new screeshots, Southpeak’s sexy spy seductress has slipped its stealthy self off onto the presses. That’s right, I like rampant alliteration. But who cares about that? It’s time to slip into the skin tight pants of Southpeak’s new assassin as Velvet Assassin has officially gone gold, set for its release date of April 30th on the Xbox 360 and Windows PC. From what I’ve seen so far, there are definitely less attractive ways to die…

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Because I Give Credit Where It Is Due…

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 by Ryan L. Lopees

While Asus may be a steaming pile of corn-laden fecal matter, I’d like to at least take the time to acknowledge Microsoft and their speed of service. Last week you may have caught my post about my 360 Elite unit taking a RRoD vacation. Well, Microsoft received the unit on Monday morning, repaired the unit (upgraded it actually) and shipped it out yesterday, Tuesday that is (pardon my night owl habits).

It took Microsoft all of 1 business day to resolve my 360 issue. Sure, I have to wait for UPS to deliver it, but that won’t take too long. In the end, I like to cast a silver lining on clouds when possible. Asus may have taken a dump, but Microsoft handled things a hell of a lot faster than I expected and I appreciate it.