September 25, 2012

Gearbox Investigating Badass Tokens Glitch in Borderlands 2

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

For those who are unfamiliar with Badass Tokens, they are a part of a new system called the Badass Rank which replaces the gun proficiency of the first game. For completing a certain number of in-game challenge will award you the tokens which you can spend on stat upgrades. It was brought to gearbox’s attention in their forums that some players are experiencing a glitch that resets their Badass Token collection. When the glitch occurs, the tracker shows the challenge completed but they are unable to earn that token back. Not only that but the upgrades that were purchased with the tokens are vanishing too.Read More


Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday – Sept. 26th, 2012

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Joshua Rust

There are two new games headed to the Xbox Live Marketplace tomorrow. Check out what they are below!

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit

Developer: Arkedo Studios
Publisher: SEGA
Price: 1200 MSP

You’re an angry rabbit with a thirst for vengeance, a super sawing jetpack driller and some seriously badass weapons. Explore, jump, shoot, loot, upgrade, drill and destroy Hell’s monsters. ALL OF THEM. Unleash the wrath of the dead rabbit in 10 huge levels packed with hidden areas, side quests and cursed souls to harvest.Charging through Hell on your jetpack driller, you’re on a quest to find out who had the balls to post your intimate photos all over the Hell-ternet. It’s payback time! While you’re at it, why not use this incredible journey to kill everybody else? There’s only one way to do this – FULL FRONTAL VIOLENCE sponsored by over-powered missiles, rockets and grenades! Inflict ultimate humiliation on the monsters of Hell using deadly “Finish him!” mini-games (includes the signature Dinosaur beheading). Grab as much loot as you can and spend it in big shops where you can buy bigger guns and awesome upgrades for your ride.

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins

Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Price: 1200 MSP

The heroes of Marvel are back on the fighting ground, ready to do battle with Capcom’s greatest legends, and with each other. In Marvel vs. Capcom: Origins, you get two classic 90s Marvel arcade games for the price of one! Both Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom play like their original arcade versions – with fast-paced, over-the-top fighting action – but now feature upgraded HD visuals and customizable appearances, online play, replay-saving and spectator mode, and a dynamic challenge system that earns points for unlockable goodies. Fight like a hero, play like a legend!

Anyone planning on picking either of these up when they release tomorrow?


PSN Day 1 Digital Will Be Upon Us This October

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Seung Lee

If you don’t know what the PSN Day 1 Digital program is, then you’re in luck, because I’m about to explain what it is, in a rather quick and painless paragraph. Over the course of this October, PS3 gamers will be able to get their hands on digital copies of upcoming popular titles, such as Resident Evil 6, NBA 2K13, Dishonored, and Assassin’s Creed III. One key benefit of digital downloads is being able to play games on the same day that they officially release. PlayStation Plus members will also receive 10% discounts on quite a few of the many titles that Sony has to offer.

That wasn’t too bad, was it? If you hate the lines at your local retailers, or just driving out to places, then why not take advantage of this program? A word of advice, though: you may want to keep some space open for the HDD. Check out the PlayStation Blog post describing the program in full, here.


War For Cybertron Massive Fury DLC Now Available

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Transformers War for Cybertron won’t collect rust on your shelf with brand new DLC now available on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network (see what I did there? huh? huh?). If you are big into the game’s online multiplayer you might not want to pass this one up.

Three new insecticon characters are playable in the Massive Fury Pack as well as the previously pre-order only G1 Optimus Prime Skin and three previous generation single player items.

The pack is priced at 800MSP/ $10 USD. Check out a full breakdown as provided by Activision below:

  • KICKBACK (Flying Insecticon)
  • SHARPSHOT (Flying Insecticon)
  • HARDSHELL (Beetle Tank Insecticon)
  • Single-Player campaign items:
    • G2 BRUTICUS (character skin)
    • G1 MEGATRON PISTOL GUN (weapon)

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Warcraft Pet Battle System – First Impressions

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Les Major

The magical words appared in World of Warcraft announcing Mists of Pandaria had launched! Sadly I watched as my guild mates ran off to make Pandaren monks, however I figured I’d go check out the action around Stormwind. I was delighted to learn that Battle Pet Trainers would train my character even though I don’t have the expansion! What followed has almost been an hour of awesome collecting action!Read More


See the Back-Story of Dishonored’s Dunwall

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Jesse Lord

For those of us who can’t get enough Dishonored information (guilty!), I am pleased to present to you all the following video.  The first in the three-part “Tales from Dunwall” video series, The Awakening is set to give a further glimpse into the world that has been created to contain the storyline of the supernatural assassin.  A whaling town teeming with Plague, Dunwall is a city of intrigue, oppression and deception.

From the email I received, I discovered that the video was created by Psyop.  Each episode was predominantly produced by hand, which I think is fantastic, and it shows. Each frame was a fully rendered style frame, which was then enhanced with 3D elements to add to the painterly atmosphere, dimension and depth of each shot.  But enough about the details – let’s get right to the video!

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