UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves received ten Interactive Achievement Awards, including Overall Game of the Year. I was sitting in the audience watching the Naughty Dog team walk up to podium to accept one award after another.
By the end of the show, the entire UNCHARTED 2 core team was on the stage with the biggest award in their hands, thanking their incredibly talented team and family members who supported their intense development cycle.
AIAS Award, like the Academy Award for movies, is chosen and voted by the professional game developer community. It's a celebration of creativity in game development and to let the world know who brought the most exceptional talent, passion and love to make a game in the past year.
I have been attending this event for many years, but being associated with the game that has taken the highest honor of the year is an incredibly special moment for anyone in the industry....
262w ago - We've seen Phenom II, Deneb overclocked all the way to 6.2GHz. This was not a screenshot boot, we've seen it with our own eyes as chaps from AMD managed to run the Crysis benchmark several times. The machine was stable on almost every run.
AMD was insisting that this was a stock CPU not a cherry picked one, and that similar scores should be expected from retail products. Intel has never managed to get to over 6GHz and we are sure that Intel is doing some catching up.
You naturally need some LN2 to get to such a high scores and it looks that Phenom II might become an overclocker's favorite toy.
This is quite an achievement and with water you will get to 4GHz+, while with a good air cooler you should reach clocks around 4GHz.
291w ago - Come Friday and we normally sneak out early off work, go some place and get drunk. Thankfully, we still had not managed to sneak off and get ourselves drunk silly when we realized that we have stumbled upon a treasure trove of sorts.
On our hands here, we have an awesome quantity of previously unreleased details of the upcoming DICE game, Battlefield: Bad Company scheduled to be seen on both the PS3 and the Xbox 360. In the next few hours, we will give up on the bottle for a while and keep updating you with more juicy details of the game, at least until EA decides to send some lawyers our way.
If this has got the Battlefield fans salivating all over their keyboard already, take a look at the Achievement list for the Xbox 360 version of the game and know for yourself why the much talked about Trophy system won't be seen in the PS3 version.
Before we show you the list though, let us tell you that the Achievements are still very much a work in progress and can be changed in the final version of the game.
Single Player Achievements:
25 kills in a Heli GS 10
Complete every level on Hard GS 20
Complete every level on Medium GS 25
25 enemy kills GS 25
Complete one mission without dying (any difficulty) GS 15
Complete one objective without...