Daily Archives: June 30, 2011

Captain America table now available for Marvel Pinball, Pinball FX2

Captain America Pinball (360, PS3) Launch Announcement screenshot

Does anyone else remember the Captain America and The Avengers beat ’em up from back in the early 1990s? If you do, then you get an extra treat with the latest announcement out of Zen Studios that the Captain America table is now available for Marvel Pinball on both Live Arcade and PSN. Oh, and the extra treat? “CAP-TAIN…A-MER-ICA!” stuck in your head for the rest of the day.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Tor announces Halo: Grasslands, first in new trilogy

Halo Grasslands (Book) Announce_header

Science-fiction publisher Tor Books has revealed the title and cover for the first of their next Halo trilogy, Halo: Grasslands. Author Karen Traviss has dabbled in the Halo universe before with a short story in Halo: Evolutions, Human Weakness. The upcoming trilogy will continue the story of the characters from Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, exploring their role in the events following Halo 3.


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Call of Duty XP 2011 announced – MW3 multi, tournaments, and more

Call of Duty XP 2011 Announcement header

Few game franchises can swing their own convention. Then again, few franchises are Call of Duty. Call of Duty XP 2011 will host 6,000-plus fanatics on Labor Day weekend in Los Angeles, California, offering them the chance to be the first to play Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer’s Spec Ops survival co-op mode, try out the new Elite online service, attend discussion panels and Q&A sessions with the developers, check out an onsite armory and museum, paintball on a life-sized multiplayer map, and participate in an actual speed-run of Modern Warfare 2’s The Pit. A $1 million tournament will also take place for Black Ops, with qualifying taking place through regional promotions and competitions, as well as at the event via “select, on-site/at-large qualifications.”


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Call of Juarez: The Cartel gets a new round of shots

Call of Juarez: The Cartel (360, PS3) June Screenshots - Screenshot 1

A new round of Call of Juarez: The Cartel screenshots were released today, this time showing off both single and multiplayer modes. The Cartel features a modern Wild West theme and a single-player story that transports players from Los Angeles, California to Juarez, Mexico, as well as six-versus-six “coopetition” multiplayer.


PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News