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Get off my lawn: my disappointment with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Get off my lawn: my disappointment with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

I guess I’m officially old. When the sequel to Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare video game launched yesterday I was super excited. I took yesterday off in order to play online as late as I wanted to Tuesday and Wednesday. I played the original Modern Warfare a ton online, mostly “free-for-all,” which pits […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 releases today

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 releases today

Hopefully by the time you read this, Amazon.com will have delivered my copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for the Xbox 360. This is the first game I’ve purchased on launch day in recent memory. I think Everquest was the last game I bought at launch, which would have been in 1999. Modern […]

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Latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 preview trailer

Latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 preview trailer

Call of Duty 4 is my favorite Xbox 360 game of all time, and I am anxiously awaiting the launch of Modern Warfare 2 in November. Infinity Ward, makers of the Call of Duty “even” numbered franchises, released this trailer of the upcoming Modern Warfare 2 game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation3. Watch it […]

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Best Buy Dynex 5-port Switch Review

Best Buy Dynex 5-port Switch Review

If you are a gamer looking to connect multiple devices to your network on the cheap, check out Best Buy’s Dynex 5-port switch.

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Rock Band 2: Second Edition, Second Chances

Rock Band 2: Second Edition, Second Chances

I was very excited when the original Rock Band came out for the Xbox 360. Unfortunately, I was unlucky enough to get TWO sets of faulty drums. I wound up returning Rock Band for a refund. Fast forward a year. Rock Band 2 is due for release, and features some improvements to the game and […]

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Left4Dead demo impressions

Left4Dead demo impressions

I give the zombie shooter game Left4Dead demo a test run. It’s a fun game with a lot of compromises.

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Happy Halloween: Call of Duty 5 zombie trailer

Happy Halloween: Call of Duty 5 zombie trailer

I saw this on TeamXbox today. A new iteration of Call of Duty, a first person shooter video game franchise, is due out later this year. This particular version of the game is set in World War II. Question: Given the glut of WWII-themed games, how do you keep the excitement level high? Answer: Zombies. […]

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The NEW!!! Xbox 360 module that wasn’t

The NEW!!! Xbox 360 module that wasn’t

You can create a gamer profile on the Xbox 360. This profile allows you to keep track of your friends, game achievements, etc. Since I have two Xbox 360s in the house, I had to come up with an easy way to move my gaming profile from one console to the other. Microsoft sells memory […]

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Microsoft sent me a new Xbox 360 Elite

Microsoft sent me a new Xbox 360 Elite

Microsoft replaces my busted Xbox 360 Elite in a week, including time wasted on a shipping snafu.

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My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite takes a dump on me with just eight days left on the Microsoft warranty. Whew.

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