Archive for August, 2010

Ask Warren Spector

In: Website by Edie Sellers

31 Aug 2010

You know Warren Spector, don’t you? One of the godfathers of gaming? Wrote Deus Ex? Yeah, that guy. GameHounds will be meeting with Warren Spector about his latest project, Epic Mickey, and have face-to-face access to the big guy at this year’s PAX prime. Yeah, we’re pretty excited, too. So, it occurs to us, we [...]

Preview: The PAX Pilgrimage

In: Articles|Website by Chris "FighterAce100" Salazar

31 Aug 2010

It’s nearing that time. The time for PAX in Seattle. Raise your hands if you are going! I see thousands of you! Well, Gamehounds community, Edie, Nick and I will be covering PAX just for you guys and gals who won’t be able to get there. We worked extra shifts, traded days with co-workers, and [...]

Review: Netflix for iPhone

In: Reviews by Dave "Holy Goalie" Gardner

31 Aug 2010

It’s official. Netflix is now everywhere. Well, maybe not everywhere, but it is now available on your iPhone and iPod Touch, which allows me to watch Netflix in about every way possible that I can in my house. First it was on the DVD player, then it was on the computer. Next came my Xbox [...]

Aussie Board Leaks Dragon Age Ultimate Edition

In: Articles by Nick "Alsop Live" Dinicola

31 Aug 2010

Joystiq is reporting that that the Australia’s official game-rating board, the Office of Film and Literature Classification, has rated Dragon Age: Orgins – Ultimate Edition — even though such a game has yet to be announced by Electronic Arts. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of an ultimate edition of BioWare’s acclaimed fantasy epic. GameStop [...]

XBL’s New Price: Virtual Gold Takes a Hike

In: Articles by Nicholas "Heartbreak Ridge" Sylvain

30 Aug 2010

In the past few years, the price of real gold has trended higher, and today Microsoft announced that their virtual version, aka Xbox Live Gold membership, is joining that trend on November 1, with price increases for all memberships in the United States and bumps in other plans for Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. [...]

Microsoft Raises Xbox LIVE Subscription Costs

In: Articles by Nick "Alsop Live" Dinicola

30 Aug 2010

This morning the Internet exploded with a frugal-driven fury. That’s when Microsoft’s Major Nelson announced that the subscription price for Xbox Live will increase across the board starting November 1. A year’s subscription will go from $49.99 to $59.99, a three month subscription will go from $19.99 to $24.99, and a one month subscription will [...]

TGIS: What Are You Playing?

In: Articles by Edie Sellers

28 Aug 2010

Ahh, weekend. Who doesn’t love the weekend. Crazy people, that’s who! And who loves weekends most? Arguably, gamers. This is the precious hour when we can put some serious time into games. So, what are you going to play this weekend? Any title that has you thinking, “The sooner I mow the lawn, take in [...]

Review: Golems of Amgarrak (DLC)

In: Reviews by Nicholas "Heartbreak Ridge" Sylvain

27 Aug 2010

As I noted in my review of Leliana’s Song (the previous DLC for Dragon Age: Origins), Bioware is taking a very experimental approach to its DLC. Each release is different in some way, perhaps as Bioware makes careful plans for their post–Dragon Age II DLC? The Golems of Amgarrak continues in this vein as Bioware [...]

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