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X360 Preview - Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update will give X360 owners a revamped experience, Zune Pass integration, and additional ESPN content — and puts more entertainment at their fingertips than any other device connected to the TV.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Black Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

PSN/XBLA Preview - 'Costume Quest'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Costume Quest is a rollicking Adventure/Role-Playing game that unfolds on Halloween night across seemingly peaceful suburban neighborhoods, a mysterious village carnival, and a monster-infested shopping mall.

'Radiant Silvergun' Officially Confirmed for Xbox 360

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure's classic Saturn shooter, Radiant Silvergun makes its way to the Xbox 360. Radiant Silvergun is the precursor to Ikaruga.

XBLA Review - 'Plants vs. Zombies'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Plants vs. Zombies, players use over 40 zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs to slow down, confuse, weaken and ultimately destroy more than two dozen types of zombies before they can reach your front door.

'Halo: Reach' (X360) Developer Interview with Brian Jarrard

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant. We recently sat down with Brian Jarrard, community director, to get the skinny on Halo: Reach ....

Xbox 360 Review - 'Halo: Reach'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 12, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

X360/PC Preview - 'Fable III' - The Next Two Hours

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 10, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Since its inception, the Fable franchise has offered players the opportunity to choose their own destinies as a hero, villain or someone between, where the possibilities are limitless and the consequences can weigh heavily on the path to greatness.

X360/PC Preview - 'Fable III' - The First Two Hours

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 9, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Fable III you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 4, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore, including The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man Noir.