219w ago - At TGS 2009 Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction will hit the street on February 26, 2010 exclusively for the Xbox 360 console and for Windows PC.
To quote: "Conviction is one of the most highly awarded Xbox 360 game during the E3 event this year.
Combining innovative gameplay features with a high-octane, no-holds barred storyline, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction arms the player with the lethal skills of an elite operative, and invites them into a dangerous world where justice means making your own rules.
An investigation into his daughter's death unwittingly leads former agent Sam Fisher to discover he's been betrayed by his former employer, the Third Echelon. Now a renegade, Fisher finds himself in a race against time to thwart a deadly terrorist plot that threatens millions.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction is the latest installment in the Splinter Cell collection series. The series have proven time and time again that it is one of the most critically acclaimed Xbox franchises."
221w ago - It's a banner DLC day at Rock Band- For the first time ever, they are offering a full-album DLC on the same day of its general release... namely, Pearl Jam's Backspacer.
To quote: If you know everything about Pearl Jam, think again: Backspacer may be the loudest, fastest album the Seattle quintet has ever made, with lots of full-throttle, garage-inspired rock and roll.
As guitarist Mike McCready explains in our exclusive interview, the album's celebratory mood just may have something to do with recent changed in the White House.
Fans are already calling it one of Pearl Jam's best–Rolling Stone just noted it's got the "shortest, tightest, punkiest tunes they've ever banged out"–and even non-fans are giving the new sound a thumbs-up.
You've probably heard the single, "The Fixer", a snarling rocker about making the world a better place–and we at Rock Band have got to love a song that has "Yeah, yeah, yeah" in the chorus. That's not even the loudest song here though; check out the three-chord thriller "Gonna See My Friend," with a hot solo that McCready recommends you all have some fun with.
That's not to say that you don't get to share some sensitive moments with Eddie Vedder, however; and on "Just Breathe" and "The End" you're invited to join him to contemplate...
221w ago - Microsoft is set to release a limited edition Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360 console on November 10th.
In addition to the unique look, the console will also pack a 250GB hard drive (cannot be purchased separately), two wireless controllers, a headset and a standard copy of Modern Warfare 2.
To quote: "The company is partnering with video game studio Infinity Ward to release an Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 Limited Edition console alongside the launch of the first-person shooter on November 10.
The console will include a 250GB hard drive, two wireless controllers, a headset and standard copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, published by Activision. The 360 will also sport a sleek, black design created by Infinity Ward."