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20-Year Old Xbox Addict Dies

August 1, 2011

“Anything that is too much is bad!” Recently, a 20-year old son died because of overplaying Xbox games. Chris Staniforth died because of pulmonary embolism, this occurs when someone sits in the same position for several hours. This death-causing effect usually happened to passengers with long flights, and experts say that this can also happen to gamers if they don’t take several breaks. Even a professor on blood-related conditions confirms that it was really unhealthy to have a gaming habit like that. (more…)

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Rage: Not Just Your Ordinary First-Person Shooter Game

June 25, 2011

Are you a gamer? Are you fond of shooting games? How about a shooter game combined with racing? If all your answers is “yes” I think this game is best for you. Gamers watch out for the upcoming first-person shooter game which is still under development of id Software.  id Software, a company based in Richardson, Texas is also the one who created these two well-known games, namely, Doom and Quake. This is an American video game development company and together with Betheseda Softworks, they plan to release the game sometime in September. (more…)

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 (With Video Review)

October 20, 2010

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 also known as Naruto PS3 Project will be released on October 19, 2010. The fighting game will be available in two platforms, Playstation 3 and on Xbox 360. It was published by Namco Bandai together with the developers of CyberConnect2. The game is rated “T” which stands for “Teen” though it’s a cartoon fighting game, it contained violence, mild blood, mild language and mild suggestive themes. You will experience love at first sight when you see how they improved the graphics and special effects! Check the Movie Review!

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Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package Release Time

March 30, 2010

The Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package will arrive in UK at 12 p.m on March 30, 2010.  On the other hand, Xbox 360 users can download it on the same date at 12PM also. It will cost US$15 or 1, 200 MS points. The package includes 5 maps, three of them are new and the other two are modified versions that were used at Call of Duty 4. These maps will be available by 9PM PST, and the pack will go live at 12 pm UTC. The downloadable file is 329 MB


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Sexual Orientation Terms Now Allowed in Xbox Live

March 9, 2010

When a 2009 incident that a gamer was banned for using the term “lesbian” on her profile, and the name Richard Gaywood was permanently banned for using his real name because it contained the word “gay” on his surname, Microsoft decided to change the code of conduct rules. Marc Whitten posted an online letter stating that they will now allow the terms “lesbian,” “gay,” “bi,” “transgender,” and “straight” in their Gamertag or profile. Changing the code of conduct rules for Xbox Live will allow members to express their race, nationality, religion and sexual orientation in Gamertags and profiles.


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