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Video Games Live 2: Level 2 hits Blu-ray, DVD, CD

Video Games Live
on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’re like me, and you kicked yourself for missing out on Video Games Live: Level 2 at E3 2010, STOP KICKING! The most high profile and well-praised video game concert in the world is headed straight for your television set – on DVD (or BLU-RAY if you’re fancy; CD if you’re not). The first ever DVD outing for the famed concert event, Video Games Live: Level 2 crams...

Back to the Future: The Game pre-order comes with lots of goodies

on Mon, Oct 25, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Great, Scott! Today, Telltale Games announced the platforms and pricing for its highly-anticipated Back to the Future: The Game. Available on both Mac and PC, the adventure title is set to break the time space continuum in December, followed shortly by the arrival of the game in the near future on PS3 and iPad. The Mac and PC versions of Back to the Future: The Game are up...

X-List: The Best NES mods of all time

on Sun, Oct 24, 2010 | By Becki Lee Chiasson

October 18, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of the NES’s launch in the United States. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 modded NESes. Naturally, we’d only recommend modding non-functioning systems — after 25 years, that console feels like family! But what you do with your NES is up to you. So, without further ado, here are your top 5 modded NESes: #5...

Farmville plows onto iPad

on Fri, Oct 22, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

It was only a matter of time. Direct on the heels of its successful iPhone launch, the time-killing app you know and love has made its way to the bigger and more beautiful iPad – giving players yet another way to tend to their farms. The iPhone, iPad and Web platforms all work together, updating information between them or allowing players entirely new ways to kick of their...

Play Motorola Moto Arcade and win a free Droid 2!

Droid 2
on Fri, Oct 22, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Do you love arcade games? Of course you do! Want to be the proud owner of a Droid 2 phone? Who wouldn’t? Motorola aims to satisfy both your video game and tech needs with Moto Arcade Droid 2 giveaway. First, some background. Motorola recently launched Moto Arcade, a Facebook application that brings a new twist to three classic-style retro arcade games by including fun...

Comic Jumper (PSN) Review – Not so super

on Thu, Oct 21, 2010 | By Tim Torres

One of the best things about this current generation of video games is the ability to download games directly to a console via XBLA, PSN or WiiWare, and, consequently, this is the first real time independent games have gained mainstream recognition. Braid, Cave Story, VVVVVV, Charles Barkley Shut Up and Jam Gaiden, La Mulana — just a few of the good, sometimes brilliant,...

2D-X Forums (Beta) are open for business

on Thu, Oct 21, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

We love talking video games. You love talking video games. So why not join the 2D-X Forums Beta and chat it up with the 2D-X editors and fellow readers about old games, new games, 2D games, and 3D games? But the forums aren’t just for video game discussion–all manner of nerditry is happening there. Swing by, sign up, and who knows? You just may win a prize! You...

Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney sleuth it up on 3DS

on Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | By Tim Torres

Hold onto your hat. Level-5 of Dragon Quest IX, Professor Layton and Dark Cloud fame announced out of nowhere a game we always knew we wanted but never thought to ask for: Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney. You can let go of your hat now. Unless it rocketed straight through your ceiling. In which, you should apologize to the neighbors upstairs. But first, feast your eyes on...

Happy 25th birthday, NES!

nes 25th birthday
on Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

Happy Silver Anniversary, Nintendo Entertainment System! Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) —bringer of Mario, scourge of SEGA, inspiration for both marshmallow-laden breakfast cereals AND cheesy Saturday morning cartoons (with and without Captain Lou Albano).   For kids who grew up in the 80s, Nintendo was the center of our...