Monthly Archives: August 2008

Halo Highlight Reel: ‘Mythic’ Spotted in Wild (PAX)

It has been a good long while since I produced a HHR post, but between playing other games and not much new news I have kept a low profile with Halo 3.  This weekend at PAX as can be seen … Continue reading

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Death Tank on its way to XBLA!

if you owned a Sega Saturn back in the day, Death Tank Zwei and Death Tank were the greatest games you never played.  You could not buy these games, they were hidden unlockables, buried within the games that housed them.  … Continue reading

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Forza Motorsport 2: The Complete Collection

Last week Forza Motorsport 2 was re-released as a Platinum Hit title on the Xbox 360.  Never has there been a better time then now to jump on board Forza.  Two big selling points of the August 19, 2008 release … Continue reading

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The Sporto Reporto – Golf: Tee It Up!

I am not sure if it was the ‘Inside XBOX’ video that I watched or just the itch to play a simple golf game, but for some reason this week I decided that I had to own Golf: Tee It … Continue reading

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Mission Started: Too Human

To Hel and BackHelheim has been completed (all tokens collected) in Single Player or Online Coop Play Gamerscore = 80   Acquired 24/8/2008 Usually when I ‘finish’ a game I do up a post like this, but with the title … Continue reading

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Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise

When I first heard about this game I was excited, but with how the Fall was starting to shape up I quickly dismissed this game as one that I could deem expendable.  I also thought I could get more of … Continue reading

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The Sporto Reporto: NHL 2K9 Demo Impressions

2K Sports released a demo for NHL 2K9 this week on the 360 so I thought I would give it a quick spin as I have been away from the 2K series of hockey games for sometime.  After a quick … Continue reading

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The Elusive Pre-Order Bonus – Part II

Well just over a week has passed since I last discussed my pre-order bonus situation.  I have some updates and some new news, so let get to it: Fable II Pub Games: A week has passed and still no code.  … Continue reading

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Geometry Wars 2 Scores Big On Your Blog!

Check out the cool application available at  It allows you to show all your hi-scores from Geometry Wars 2: Retro Evolved on your blog, forum posts, or wherever will accept the codes. As you can see above or long … Continue reading

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Achievement Milestone: 1,500 Strong!

Solved World 3 Gamerscore = 15   Acquired 15/8/2008   Another milestone on the Gamerscore front.  This past Friday I unlocked my 1,500th Achievement!  The milestone-breaker can be seen above.  I earned it playing the latest XBLA and games media … Continue reading

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