Archives for November 2010

Spelunky XBLA footage

This video, from Indie Game: The Movie, has the first video footage of the Xbox Live Arcade version of one of our favorite PC games, Spelunky.

HEADCRABBED from IndieGame: The Movie on Vimeo.

I can’t wait for this one!

Cyber Monday

I would be remiss if I didn’t point you to some of the killer video game deals over at’s Cyber Monday sale. Twenty bucks off Halo: Reach, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and twenty-five off Medal of Honor are just a few ways to round out your collection and pick up a few new titles for the long winter nights ahead.

Weekend MMO-gaming

What are you planning on playing this weekend? Maybe a new MMO? I might be able to make that happen. So up until early this morning, I had never heard of the Sci-fi MMO Perpetuum. Have you heard of it? Well, the gracious folks at Avatar Creations have given me a handful of access codes to be used to enter the early access period. If you’re interested in trying out the game, leave a comment here letting us know what you’ll be playing this weekend. I’ll pass the codes out first come, first serve. The only thing I ask (besides the comment here) is that you let us know how the game is.

If PC-based Sci-fi MMO’s isn’t your idea of a good gaming weekend, what will you be playing?

In [Nat’s] Hands: I Feel the Need for Speed with the Brotherhood

It’s been over a year since I’ve mentioned what’s “In My Hands” but my major gaming purchases ended yesterday with Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood.

Initial Impressions

NFS:HP—I spent almost 100 hours with Burnout Paradise on two consoles. We’ve only played two hours but I think Criterion has convinced me to do it all over again. BUSTED.

AC:B—I’m only two hours into this game and it has now become my favorite game series of all time. It should have been Assassin’s Creed 3. Combat is richer, Rome is beautiful, and the multiplayer is a nice, quirky bonus.

Weekend Gaming

We haven’t done one of these for a while. What’s everyone going to play this weekend?

I finished Dead Rising 2 this past week, so I am going back to work on some of the achievements. Killing 1,000 zombies with my bare hands is going to be boring, but getting the 72k Zombie Genocide Master is going to be AH-SOME!

After I finish a few more achievements, I think I’m mostly done with DR2. It was a fun romp, to be sure. Once I finish with DR2 I’m heading back to FFXIII and hope to do a little running diary of it here on the blog.

What are you playing?