Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

As long as Microsoft leaves this alone, it seems like a very good purchase. $8.5 billion may seem like a ton of money, but to keep it away from Zuckerberg and Page this had to be the price tag. Let Skype stay as is on computers everywhere, and maybe throw it on the Xbox 360…. Read more »

Live Tournament Coverage for May:

Bummed out that PSN is still down? Take solace in suckling GenGAME’s list of upcoming tournaments, the next of which is the CoD: Black Ops Double Elimination Tournament May 20th @ 8pmEST (5pmPST), with the losers bracket to take place the following day, time TBA. Be sure to stop by http://gengame.net/live and check out all… Read more »

Metroid: Other M (Review)

Let me start off by saying that Metroid Other M is a good game, however, I can see how hardcore Metroid fans might be disappointed. The game is extremely different from it’s predecessors. It’s similar to Metroid Fusion in that you aren’t able to explore freely, and I feel it’s actually worse than Fusion in… Read more »

Brink’s Got Amazing Stats

Announced on the the official Bethesda Softworks blog, Brink’s already impressive list of features gets an even more impressive list of customization stats. When you get your hands on Brink next week, you‚Äôll see it offers tons of variety. But exactly how much? Recently our Brink statisticians did some crunching and came up to some… Read more »

Sony Promises More Than Just PSN+

Sony just announced that they made arrangements with Debix, Inc., “one of the industry‚Äôs most reputable identity protection firms”, to offer AllClear ID Plus at no cost to PlayStation Network and Qriocity account holders for 12 months from the time an account holder registers for the program. The details of the program include, but are… Read more »

Art of Video Games

The Art of Video Games exhibition, will explore the 40-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects, the creative use of new technologies, and the most influential artists and designers. This website offered participants a chance to vote for 80 games from a pool of 240 proposed… Read more »

Zelda Oot Teaser Site Launched

Nintendo has launched the first US teaser site for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. On this site you will find a trailer and some beautiful screenshots.¬† At the top of the page is a link to pre-order the game. Nintendo also released a new European teaser site that has a very cool… Read more »

Wii Price Further Reduced to 149.99

In a double-whammy announcement from Nintendo earlier this morning, we learned that May 15th will be quite eventful for the Mario maker.¬† The Wii will be cut to 149.99 (down from 169.99) and will mark the first time in the console’s history that Wii sports will NOT be included with the console, and the first… Read more »

Escalation Map Pack Video Walkthrough

Map pack available for 360 here. In order to get content to users in a timely manner we’ve released the video portion of our review early. Full review and map examination to come soon. Call of the Dead Zombie Map Convoy Map:

Sony Loses 12,700 Credit Card Numbers

Sony has once again failed. All Sony Online Entertainment services, games, forums and web sites went offline this morning (and for the rest of the night) as a result of the recent network intrusion. SOE (Sony Online Entertainment) representatives have made an announcement which revealed that personal information was compromised.¬† Players were, for the most… Read more »