Civilization 5 on the way

It was announced today that 2K will be releasing Civilization 5.  A major change already announced is that the new game will jump to a hexagonal grid from the traditional square grid.  Other gameplay changes will supposedly allow more complex diplomacy and more massive wars with the ability to bombard enemy forces from behind your lines.  According to the IGN piece, the engine is being built anew from the ground up.

Mega Man 10 Coming in March

February 11, 2010

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Mega Man 10 Coming in March

Mega Man 10 is coming out Mar 1 for the Wii.  It is going to get a staggered release date with Wiiware getting it Mar. 1st, PSN on Mar. 11, and Xbox Live on Mar 31st.  This is exciting news for retro game enthusiasts!  Mega Man 10 will continue the setup established in Mega Man 9 which directly continues the action of the classic games.

Xbox Live Update

February 9, 2010

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Xbox Live Update

There’s some new downloadables scheduled for Xbox Live and some deals of the week.  For those of you interested in such things, check it out.

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Casual Bruisers Welcome in Borderlands

At first glance, Gearbox Software’s Borderlands title appears to offer not much more than standard post-apocalyptic shoot-em-up. The unexpectedly strong sales for this game are justified; read on for a casual gamer’s take on this title.

War.  War Never Changes.

February 4, 2010

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War. War Never Changes.

From The Treasure Island, Las Vegas, NV 4

The teaser trailer for Fallout: New Vegas is out.  See for yourself.  The trailer looks intersting – Vegas appears like a diamond in the rough… a futuristic city of lights in the otherwise post-apocalyptic environment.  The Capital Wasteland (Fallout 3) by comparison was the ruined remnants of Washington DC and didn’t have much live within it – except the angry super mutant kind.  Good music choice, too.