Category: Xbox 360

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Screens

Posted on January 22nd, by raymond padilla in PS3, Screens, Videogames, Xbox 360. No Comments

Here’s a fresh batch of screens and artwork from the upcoming Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Set for a Fall 2013 release, this RPG brings the FFXIII heroine back in an all-new adventure. Director Motomu Toriyama claims that the game will be, “the most complete and polished in the Final Fantasy series.” While I can’t comment on that lofty claim (yet), what I do know is that Lightning is back in black…and several other costumes. While she’s the star of the show and the only playable character, FFXIII fans … continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on January 21st, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, PS3, Videogames, Xbox 360. 5 comments

Anime fans in the U.S. have been anxiously awaiting the release of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and the game lands this week! Ni no Kuni comes from developer Level-5 and the legendary Studio Ghibli. I’m curious to see if the millions of people that love Studio Ghibli movies will pick up the game. Although I didn’t write the “new releases” post last week, I wanted to mention the new Devil May Cry. This time around, Capcom has entrusted the franchise to the capable hands of … continued

NPD Group’s Top 10 Games of 2012

Posted on January 14th, by raymond padilla in Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Wii U, Xbox 360. 3 comments

After 12 months of heated battle, the results are in! Here are the 10 best-selling videogames according to the NPD Group. This list counts for console games sold at retail in the United States.

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  2. Madden NFL 13
  3. Halo 4
  4. Assassin’s Creed III
  5. Just Dance 4
  6. NBA 2K13
  7. Borderlands 2
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  9. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  10. FIFA Soccer 13

There are several fascinating takeaways here. First, it’s awfully impressive that there are two Call of Duty games on … continued

Today’s Poll: Predict the 2013 Console Business

Posted on January 3rd, by raymond padilla in Console Wars, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360. 5 comments

2012 was a rough year for the console gaming business. A lot of people believe that mobile devices and the vast improvement in the quality of mobile games are the key reasons for the decline in console game sales. Others believe that the current generation is simply long in the tooth and new hardware is needed to kickstart the console business. Some believe that the three major console companies haven’t done enough with digital distribution and relying on the boxed-disc model has hurt sales. Whatever the reason, sales figures are … continued

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Screens

Posted on December 20th, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, Screens, Videogames, Xbox 360. No Comments

I’m not really into vampires (blame Twilight…and Twilight fans), so I was surprised by how jazzed I was after seeing screens for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. This upcoming action-RPG for Windows PC and Xbox Live Arcade has Dracula’s nemesis hunting baddies with a sword, a pistol, and magic. Fans of games like Baldur’s Gate Dark AllianceMarvel Ultimate Alliance, and Bastion will definitely want to give this one a look. As a mark for action-RPGs of this style, I’m excited to get my handscontinued

Conan O’Brien Reviews Hitman Absolution

Posted on December 13th, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, PS3, TV, Videogames, Xbox 360. 1 Comment

In case you haven’t seen it, here’s Conan O’Brien’s excellent review of Hitman Absolution. It’s another fantastic installment of the “Clueless Gamer” series…and far more entertaining than the vast majority of videogame reviews out there. Give it a watch and let me know what you think (please!).… continued

Microsoft and Nike Team Up For Xbox 360 Nike+ Bundle

Posted on December 5th, by raymond padilla in Xbox 360. No Comments

Microsoft and Nike have joined forces for the limited edition Xbox 360 Nike+ Kinect Training bundle. This 4GB Xbox 360 comes with a Kinect sensor, Kinect Adventures, a one-month subscription to Xbox Live Gold, and Nike+ Kinect Training. The bundle will retail for $249.99 until January 5, 2013, when it will go up to $299.99. The Nike+ Kinect Training game will be available as a standalone download on December 25, 2012 for $4.99 and will be followed up with the “Fast and Focused: 15-Minute Upper Body & … continued

New Tomb Raider Screens

Posted on December 5th, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, PS3, Screens, Videogames, Xbox 360. No Comments

Here are a bunch of new screenshots from the upcoming Tomb Raider. See Lara Croft get mangled by a wolf, repel down a zip line, get new weapons, pose in front of nifty fire effects, and more. As many of you know, I’ve been high on this game since E3 2011 and I can’t wait for its March 2013 release. When you get a chance, check out the new screens below and let me know what you think (please!).… continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on December 3rd, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, PS3, Videogames, Xbox 360. 4 comments

The year is almost over, but there are still plenty of great videogames set for release. Far Cry 3 leads the way with gorgeous graphics and frenetic action. Fans of The Lord of the Rings will definitely want to check out Guardians of Middle-earth. Have you been digging the latest incarnation of Power Rangers? If so then Power Rangers: Super Samurai will be right up your alley. Last, but not least, is a pair of trilogies that offer tremendous value for your gaming dollar. PlayStation 3 gamers should … continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on November 18th, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360. 3 comments

Any of you buy a Wii U? What games are you picking up for your new console? In addition to Nintendo’s major release, there are several games set to entertain you over Thanksgiving weekend. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a super-fun brawler that brings numerous iconic videogame characters together. Agent 47 makes his return in Hitman: Absolution. Fans of cartoon adventures will want to check out Rise of the Guardians, while those with a predilection for military games will want to check out History Legends of War: continued