15th Jun 2011 - Regular readers here at Gaming Update will be familiar with the extreme efforts that we go to whenever there is a major gaming event to provide coverage, with our top-notch editors and subeditors dispatching a hand-picked team of skilled news hounds with the support of Interns, and words of encouragement that even under the most stressf.. Read More.
12th Jun 2011 - E3 is over and the process of gathering a mountain of data in the form of notes, briefing handouts, demo materials, and the actual games and creating order from the chaos is invariably the most difficult part of the process of covering these events. When we are on site at the Expo and actually experiencing the games, there are two type.. Read More.
12th Jun 2011 - Regular readers here at Gaming Update will be familiar with the extreme efforts that we go to whenever there is a major gaming event to provide coverage, with our top-notch editors and subeditors dispatching a hand-picked team of skilled news hounds with the support of Interns, and words of encouragement that even under the most stressf.. Read More.
10th Jun 2011 - The exhibits have are being broken down and packed onto the trucks to be shipped back to their respective homes to wait for another expo, the army of workers from each publisher given only two short days to take down what was, for a cosmic blink of the eye (four days) the City of Games on the edge of the Continent, and here at Gaming Up.. Read More.
10th May 2011 - When Bethesda Softworks today announced that its acclaimed first-person shooter, Brink , is now available in retail stores across North America and in Europe on May 13th, it actually meant more than just being able to go out and purchase your own personal copy of the game -- it meant that we can finally talk to you about Brink. As game.. Read More.
18th Apr 2011 - By now most gamers are aware that on April 25th the Public Beta for Gears of War 3 begins on Xbox Live. Starting on the 25th and running through May 15th, the Beta will give gamers the chance to experience multi-player combat in the newest Gears title, providing for what most gamers will be their first look at the new game and its int.. Read More.
18th Apr 2011 - Earlier this month Gaming Update offered a succinct assessment of our take on the upcoming Uber Title Battlefield 3 (http://www.gamingupdate.com/articles/42/Battlefield-3-Prediction) in which we pretty much state what is obvious to anyone who has spent some time playing the game -- like us -- and were we surprised by the literal flo.. Read More.
8th Apr 2011 - Every few years a game comes along that is special -- no way to put a finger on why it is special because it is a combination of so many things. It is the alchemist's art of heart and vision, and catching the imagination of the gaming public in the right way, and in the right time. There are no rules you can follow to reach this goal .. Read More.
2nd Apr 2011 - Madden NFL 12 Cover Athlete to be Unveiled Live on ESPN2's SportsNation When the final choice of the athlete for the cover of the next game in the Madden Series -- Madden NFL 12 -- is chosen. it will be your votes that determine who ultimately wins that honor. The cover of Madden NFL 12 will be chosen by the fans through an elimin.. Read More.
30th Mar 2011 - As we queued up in the very long line that was clearly marked for Press to obtain our credentials, a variety of activities took place around us -- colleagues from the various media formats tended to seek each other out, you see -- and with lots of bloggers and strictly new media writers in the line chatting with each other, the air arou.. Read More.
22nd Mar 2011 - The exhibits have all been broken down and shipped back to their respective homes to wait for E3 later this Summer, and here at Gaming Update we are still sifting through the mountain of notes, photos, and contacts that we acquired at the Expo -- though today we have our Top Ten Games of PAX East 2011 ready for you! There were a lot of.. Read More.
15th Mar 2011 - With the demo still over a week away and the full release due at the end of March/start of April (depending on your location), now is probably a good time to start to get excited about this game. To help you get the adrenalin pumping here is some information on match types with accompanying screenshots and a video. Match Types Video .. Read More.
14th Mar 2011 - Within the maelstrom and the fury of sound and the crush of bodies at PAX East, Gaming Update managed to sit down with Splash Damage's Olivier Leonardi -- Nosebone to his mates -- the Art Director who oversaw the development of the upcoming FPS Parkour-laced adventure video game Brink . Olivier is proof that often you cannot tell by ap.. Read More.
16th Feb 2011 - New downloadable content is available for Mindjack -- Square's Third-Person Shooter that takes place in A.D. 2031, when the world's governments are in decline and new corrupt organizations are rising. The plot revolves around a rogue team of agents, subterfuge, audacity, and the player "hacking" into and controlling their enemies, vehic.. Read More.
9th Feb 2011 - Unless you intentionally avoid gaming news, you know that Cable News Network and Arbiter of all things Right-Wing FOX News (or Weasel News if you are a GTA Fan) staff writer John Brandon cut loose with a scathing review of the upcoming Electronic Arts FPS title Bulletstorm on the network's web site yesterday, with the headline asking th.. Read More.
29th Jan 2011 - The Gamer Card of XBox Live's Major Nelson depicts the recent redesign of the card that is the literal "ID" for gamers on the service. Permanent loss of your Gamer Card is just one bad punishment -- the permanent ban of your game console a much worse punishment that is all too frequently less uncommon these days. Microsoft rece.. Read More.
27th Jan 2011 - Do you remember Microsoft's free Game Room App? Did you install it? When did you last download a Pack or play in it? This week's Gamer Focus is all about Microsoft Game Room, so grab your preferred beverage, tuck into a snack, and spend a few mo's reading on! We're going to explore the app, its issues, and revisit it with a fresh ey.. Read More.
9th Jan 2011 - In a few hours the doors will open for the final day of the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, and industry insiders, buyers for retail corporations, exhibitors, clever folks who are not really connected to the industry at all but know what to put on the application to score a ticket, and a wide variety of news media from bloggers to tradi.. Read More.
29th Dec 2010 - At least 5 but possibly 8 DLC Expansions Planned Speculation and Rumor run rampant on the subject of DLC for the recently released next entry in the Fallout Series, Fallout: New Vegas. With the retail game now firmly in player hands, attention turns to the upcoming planned DLC, about which very little information has been availabl.. Read More.
28th Dec 2010 - The Achievement has become so ingrained into pop-culture that its co-opting as a universal form of expressing sarcasm, humor, and irony is now firmly entrenched -- as illustrated by this "Achievement" from the blog Casa de la Risa, which may also qualify as "a Chuck Norrisism." From the moment that every new gamer hears that distin.. Read More.