Archives March 2012 - GaminGuys

Back in the GAME – UK Retailer GAME saved – for now…

The investment group, Opcapita, will announce on Sunday it is buying the rump of the troubled Game Group out of administration, we understand. The deal will keep open 333 stores and save 3,100 jobs. Half a dozen banks, led by Royal Bank of Scotland, who are owed £85m, have approved the takeover, says BBC business editor Robert Peston. Last Monday the video game retailer went into administrati... »

Activision Refuses to Honour MW3 Elite Contest Prize to a Gamer

Well, this is a disappointing move on Activision’s part as they are withholding a prize that a gamer had won in a Call of Duty Elite tournament. According to a post on Reddit: Basically I won an elite prize that they are refusing to give me, I wanna get all the crap I've gone through out there in hope that not only will my problem get solved, but activision will sort out their customer ... »

PlayStation 4 'Orbis' Source 'Is A Monkey' – Pachter

Both the PlayStation 4 – rumoured to be codenamed 'Orbis' at Sony – and the next Xbox are highly unlikely to feature anti-pre-owned technology according to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter. “The anti-piracy rumors started in 2005, when Ken Kutaragi patented a technology for it prior to the PS3 launch,” Pachter told NowGamer, adding that the 'Orbis&#... »

Players to Enact Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Day on April 20th to Protest State of the Game

A movement is beginning to gain some small momentum in the Call of Duty community and has come to our attention. That is MW3 Blackout (#MW3BlackOut and @MW3BlackOut on Twitter), a movement to darken theMW3BlackOut april 20, 2012 servers of Modern Warfare 3 by refusing to play the game on April 20th, 2012. Some Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 community members feel that it is the only way to get Acti... »

Players to Enact Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Day on April 20th to Protest State of the Game

A movement is beginning to gain some small momentum in the Call of Duty community. That is MW3 Blackout (#MW3BlackOut and @MW3BlackOut on Twitter), a movement to darken the servers of Modern Warfare 3 by refusing to play the game on April 20th, 2012. Some community members feel that it is the only way to get Activision and Infinity Ward to sit up and take notice of their grievances with what they ... »

Microsoft registers domains for XboxFL and Halo 5

Microsoft has registered new domains, and it is pretty interesting when you think about it. XboxFL is the name of such a domain and we have a guess on what it could be. We had reported earlier that a new Xbox Lite is on the way soon, which plays only arcade games and social apps, and this could be it. Xbox Freedom Lite? I jest. “Details about it are very hazy, except that, like the 360, it w... »

The Next PlayStation is Called Orbis, Sources Say. Here are the Details.

Here are the Details. While the official reveal of Sony's next home console could still be months away, if not longer, Kotaku has today learned some important details concerning the PlayStation 3's successor. For one, the console's name—or at least its codename/working title—is apparently Orbis. And it's being planned for release in time for the 2013 holiday season.... »

Sketches of ‘PlayStation Orbis Features’ Surface, Then Disappear

Sketches of ‘PlayStation Orbis Features’ Surface, Then Disappear The design firm Coque Design may have worked on illustrations for certain features of the next PlayStation, according to pictures a tipster spotted on its website today. The pictures, which have since been removed from the site, were labeled “Illustrations & Sketches for new PlayStation Orbis features.” O... »

New Community Playlist:: Gunplay

NEW COMMUNITY PLAYLIST: GUNPLAY This weekend, on March 30th, we will be adding three FFA gunplay modes to the Community Playlists on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The new modes are available to ALL players. The FFA Gunplay playlist cycles 4 different modes: There are 2 Gun Game variations. -One variation uses an 18 gun progression including 2 sniper rifles to separate the men from the boys. -The sec... »

Robert Bowling's Golden Handshake?

Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Robert Bowling made quite an impact as Creative Strategist for Call of Duty, as lead for Infinity Ward and Activision employee. At this moment in time, the details regarding his speedy departure are unknown. Some believe that he may have let his gaming heart lead his head, which is no bad thing for any man, unless of course you are dealing with a mons... »

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