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  • 22Dec

    “HALO LEGENDS” coming to Australia

    Did you know that one of the most popular game at the moment has its own TV series? If not, you don’t come by to say hi to us often enough methinks. Anyway, HALO LEGENDS is coming to Australia on the 3rd of March 2010 thanks to Madman Entertainment and Warner Bros, and will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The series is in the same kind of format as The Animatrix and Batman Gotham Knight, and is the combined efforts of Japanese animators Shinji Aramaki and Mamoru Oshii as well as in conjunction with Microsoft Game Studios’ 343 Industries, Halo franchise development director Frank O’Connor and managing editor Kevin Grace. If you would like to check out a trailer then we already have one here for you from SDCC! There will be a 2-Disc Special Edition of Halo Legends which has “hours of incredible bonus features” including: The Making

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  • 22Dec

    Leonard Nimoy to play ‘Spock’ in Star Trek Online

    Atari and Cryptic Studios have announced today that Leonard Nimoy will be revisiting Star Trek by joining the Star Trek Online cast, the first MMORPG set in the Star Trek Universe. “I am happy to be involved with Star Trek Online. In this game, the essence of Star Trek – exploration and adventure – lives long and prospers,” said Nimoy. “I’m pleased that a whole new generation of fans will be able to discover new frontiers in the Star Trek universe.” Nimoy’s voice will be heard during key scenes and events in-game. “Mr. Nimoy’s participation in Star Trek Online brings the game to a whole new level,” said Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “When Star Trek fans hear his voice they will know that Star Trek Online truly is part of the Star Trek universe.” Video Games | Star Trek Online | The Veil of Space Part

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  • 22Dec

    Spend the holidays with your Xbox 360

    We all know that the holidays are a time where you spend time with family and friends. But sometimes you get a bit more family time than you would like. Microsoft has sent us a list of things you can escape to on your Xbox 360 or you may even want to invite Grandma to play with you. First up is a special 1vs100 Live Holiday show on December 26 at 6pm PT. The set is decked out in festive gear, Chris Cashman is there to entertain and you can try to make it as the one. If you have silver, don’t fear because from December 24, 9amPT – December 28 9amPT you will be able to enjoy 1 vs 100 for free. If you would rather frag someone over the holidays, you may want to make it Dane Cook. That’s right, the comedian that might have stole some jokes

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  • 22Dec

    Stan Lee Interview for Super Hero Squad

    The Super Hero Squad Show has a brand new episode this Saturday at 7:30pm est on Cartoon Network. The new episode will have a special guest, Stan Lee, as the Mayor. Here is a video interview from Stan Lee about The Super Hero Squad Show. Follow

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  • 22Dec

    Paranormal Activity Screening Contest

    Today we received information about a few contests for Paranormal Activity in celebration of the release of Paranormal Activity on DVD on December 29. The movie that is way too scary for me, has an iPhone App that you can get here: http://bit.ly/paranormalapp. There is also a survey here, where one survey participant a day will win Paranormal Activity on DVD from now until December 31, 2009. Last, there is a simultaneous screening contest on December 29. To enter, watch Paranormal Activity between 12:01 am est on Tuesday, 12/29/09 and 11:59pm est and tweet to @TweetYourScream with the hashtag #UpAllNight. What will you win? Two tickets to an upcoming Paramount Pictures movie premiere. Follow

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  • 22Dec

    Divinity II Demo Now Available

    cdv Software Entertainment USA has announced that the Divinity II – Ego Draconis demo is now available for Xbox 360 and PC! The sequel to the critically acclaimed action-RPG Divine Divinity, Divinity II – Ego Draconis takes players back to the open, war-torn world of Rivellon. The demo allows allows players to check out what’s new before the game’s release on January 5, 2010. After you’ve had a chance to play through the demo, visit http://www.honorofrivellon.com and use the clues and tips to enter to win prizes, including a Divinity II – Ego Draconis-themed Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft console, themed controllers, controller skins, game cards, in-game items and more! Divinity II – Ego Draconis, is rated “M” for “Mature” by the ESRB, and you can find out more by visiting the website: http://www.divinity2.com. Also, Gamestop is doing a nice pre-order bonus for the game: Players

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  • 22Dec

    Legend of Zelda Animation available online

    Most of us have played the games, but have you watched the Legend of Zelda animated series? I’ve never even heard of the series but it originally aired between September and December of 1989. Yes, it was that good that it lasted four months. Now you can see it yourself as all 13 parts are now available online at Hulu. Here is the description from the Hulu site: The Legend Of Zelda is an animated fantasy-adventure based on the celebrated Nintendo videogame. Its two main stars are Link, a fifteen-year-old adventurer, and Zelda, a princess of the same age, who fight with monsters, ghosts, icky creatures and each other as they try to save the kingdom of Hyrule. Follow

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  • 22Dec

    Review: Wizards of Waverly Place

    Platform: Nintendo DS Rating: G Genre: Adventure Number of Players: 1 Developer: Disney Interactive Studios Release Date: September 21, 2009 (AUS) RENT For those who are fans of the TV show, the Nintendo DS game “Wizards of Waverly Place” is most likely to be one you’ll add to your collection. This is also under the assumption that you are younger than the star of the series, Selena Gomez, otherwise it’s really not much of a challenge. You play as Alex (played by Selena on the show) who gets herself some trouble thanks to the bling she purchases online – a bracelet that is meant to be for adult wizards only, and because she’s ‘almost’ an adult she thinks she has the all clear. How wrong she is. This begins a chain of magical mishaps, however it is unknown to everyone that the bracelet is the cause. From cloning her brother

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