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Why Skyrim should be your Game of the Year

Why Skyrim should be your Game of the Year

Skyrim is a great game, but the best thing about Skyrim is that it proves the other gaming developers – and more importantly publishers – wrong about everything that they think that they know about the industry. Skyrim sold huge. Really huge: sales exceeded 3.4million in the first two days and is now well over 10million.  It dominated PC sales charts and the Xbox 360 sales charts and beat the record of the last game in the...

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More blogging – themotherboard.ca

I am now also writing articles over at themotherboard.ca (as Marc).  I’ve only been at it for a couple of weeks but I enjoy it over there and will keep at it. Go check them out, we have some good weekly features and have just done a list of the Top 25 Xbox 360 Games.

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XBOX stuff from E3

XBOX stuff from E3

Microsoft has unveiled a bunch of XBOX related news at this year’s E3, here is a quick summary: XBOX is getting a YouTube App! Finally!!! The only reason I ever need to hook my laptop up to my TV is to show somebody a YouTube video. I always wished that the console had an app to play YouTube videos and now it will. Awesome. The XBOX Kinect will now feature voice search with Bing. Since the console doesn’t have a browser I...

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Microsoft raises price of XBOX Live subscription

MS has put up the price of a year subscription to their online gaming service by 10bucks a year starting this November.  I really don’t understand why MS even charges for their XBOX Live ‘service’.  They are not hosting servers, all the data is carried by users’ ISPs… so why do they need more money?  Server CPU, storage and bandwidth costs have all dropped, not increased.  Shouldn’t this...

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MS killed cross-platform gaming because console gamers suck

According to Rahul Sood (founder of Vodoo PC), insiders at Microsoft say that a project to allow cross-platform gaming between PC gamers and players using the Xbox 360 console was scrapped at least in part because the console gamers were not up to the challenge. Rumor has it that there was a project many many months ago at Microsoft that was under wraps. The goal was to bridge XBOX gamers with PC Gamers so they could play against one...

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