All Posts by: Christian

Posted by Christian, December 7, 2012 in HBG Asks, HBG Original, Main, Not News 13

It’s now the final month of 2012 and it seems obligatory to use our platform in HBG Asks to get some feedback from you guys on what exactly you liked in 2012. Was it something crazy in Halo 4 recently? A clutch touchdown drive in Madden NFL 13? How about… Read More »

December 5th Nintendo Direct NA Breakdown: Lego Iwata Loves Carrots

Posted by Christian, December 5, 2012 in 3DS, Hot, News, WiiU 0

In today’s episode of “What’s going on with Nintendo?” we look at some gameplay footage and get a few release dates for big titles on the horizon for Wii U and 3DS among some other more… interesting things (like Lego Iwata, pictured above). Embedded will be the full-length video, with… Read More »

[UPDATE] Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Heading to New Platforms through VVVVVV, Cave Story Publisher Nicalis

Posted by Christian, November 28, 2012 in 3DS, Hot, Indie, Mobile, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 4

In a postmortem by Edmund McMillen today in Gamasutra, he essentially announced the intent and confirmation of a remake of the PC indie hit Binding of Isaac for consoles and even possibly handhelds. In the article, he goes through a beautiful look at the road to Isaac, the decisions made that… Read More »

Check Out Interceptor Entertainment Doing a Charity Stream for Child’s Play!

Posted by Christian, November 16, 2012 in Hot, Not News 0

Not incredibly long ago, I sat down and had one of the best, most ridiculously loose interviews I’ve ever had with some friends of mine who have jumped ship from doing the games WRITING, and more games MAKING. Great guys, great team seeming to be working on the ROTT remake… Read More »

Bioware Montreal in Charge of Mass Effect 4; Some Details Made Clear

Posted by Christian, November 12, 2012 in Hot, News 9

In a post made to the Bioware blog, Bioware Montreal studio director Yanick Roy made a brief introduction for himself before getting on to some interesting news regarding the studio’s previous work on the Mass Effect series and the big undertaking about to take place. Roy made it clear that… Read More »

Posted by Christian, November 9, 2012 in Featured, HBG Asks, HBG Original 7

This week’s HBG Asks will be asking you with a little more specificity on the game, but a little less specificity on what we’re asking. Last week, we asked if you boarded the hype trains. A lot of you guys seem to be in the reasonable consumer camp. About half… Read More »

Posted by Christian, November 2, 2012 in Featured, HBG Asks, HBG Original, Main, Not News 10

It’s November, a big month for video games and certainly the final destination for many hype trains we’ve seen built and boarded throughout the year, and in some cases even earlier. The WiiU looks poised to launch well, and Call of Duty‘s newest installment looks to do as well as… Read More »

Posted by Christian, October 30, 2012 in Community Spotlight, Featured, HBG Original, Not News, Reviews 3

We’re back with yet another community spotlight and it should come as almost no surprise at this point who has impressed us with another review. Porecomesis fires out another review, this time a bit of a throwback with the popular game Ōkami.  Since we don’t have a review of the… Read More »

Call of Duty Elite Will Be Free for Black Ops II

Posted by Christian, October 15, 2012 in Hot, News, PC, PS3, WiiU, Xbox 360 5

With just months until we get our paws on Call of Duty Black Ops II, we still weren’t quite sure how the Elite services were being handled. Last month, we found out the details of the special editions but unlike Modern Warfare 3, there weren’t any promotions towards their flagship… Read More »

Posted by Christian, October 5, 2012 in Featured, Not News 42

This Saturday evening, we’re going to bring you a broadcast filled with murder, mystery, and intrigue. No, we’re not playing Clue. We’ll be playing The Ship! This game is an absolute blast when you have a full community of friends tagging along as we do with HBG. The game is a… Read More »

NBA Live 13 Cancelled

Posted by Christian, September 27, 2012 in Hot, News, PS3, Xbox 360 4

While it isn’t new news that NBA Live 13 was in troubled waters since late this summer, it still comes as a bit of surprise that their second attempt at resurrecting the NBA installment from EA Sports has again come up short. For those unaware, we were playing this same… Read More »

Posted by Christian, September 20, 2012 in Featured, HBG Original, Main, Not News 9

Since the release of Madden NFL 13, there’s likely been a big jump in the userbase for the EA Sports Game Face technology because of the ability to bring your likeness into the game as a player or coach in their showcase Connected Careers mode. People quickly figured out, however,… Read More »

Posted by Christian, September 18, 2012 in Featured, HBG Original, Not News 11

As many of you on the forums already know, Kreyg has started a thread answering the age-old question of “When ya castin’?” While it isn’t an exact time frame, he has decided that because of how often he continues to be badgered back to the world of video game broadcasting,… Read More »

Posted by Christian, September 6, 2012 in Featured, HBG Asks, HBG Original, Not News 9

Earlier this week, we brought you an interview with Interceptor Entertainment’s Dave Oshry and Aaron Alexander where my most well-received question seemed to be one where we decided who we would put into Rise of the Triad from Hollywood. The nature of the game is crazy testosterone-fueled sort of fun,… Read More »

Posted by Christian, September 3, 2012 in Featured, HBG Original, Main, Not News 5

Announced at QuakeCon 2012 earlier this summer, Rise of The Triad is making a comeback in a big way. Led by resurging teams at Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment, ROTT, the acronym for the cult classic, is ready to storm back into your hearts and into those bullet-size holes that… Read More »

Black Ops II Special Editions Details Leaked

Posted by Christian, August 28, 2012 in News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 2

As we near closer to the release of Black Ops II this fall, it was inevitable that some info would drop on the contents of the special editions, usually titled Hardened and Veteran editions in previous games. Today, new info has come around that sheds some light on not just… Read More »

Posted by Christian, August 22, 2012 in Featured, News 13

And just two days after three new screens come out for GTA V, we see three more crawl out of the woodworks. Check it out below as we see some dirtbikes, parachuting, and high-stakes tennis action. In all honesty, though, these look beautiful. Check out all three below and the previous… Read More »

NBA Live 13 Gameplay Finally Surfaces, Likely Digital Release

Posted by Christian, August 21, 2012 in News, Videos 1

Our friends at Operation Sports finally got their paws on some NBA Live gamplay (nearly 12 minutes of it, in fact) and it’s… something. While I suppose I’ll hold my judgment on how the actual game looks or how it may potentially play, the presentation does look absolutely fantastic with… Read More »

“Want You Gone” Sounds Pretty Damn Good on Seven Floppy Drives

Posted by Christian, August 21, 2012 in Culture, Hot, Not News 3

I’m not one for video game culture posts. Hell, I’m usually in the world of sports more often than I am video games as far as culture goes. This video was simply too damn cool not to show you guys, though. Youtube user TheCanadianGamer11 has taken the simple world of MIDIs… Read More »

Madden 13’s Top 10 Defenders’ Ratings Are Revealed

Posted by Christian, August 20, 2012 in Hot, PS3, Vita, WiiU, Xbox 360 2

Another week, another ratings reveal for Madden NFL 13. This reveal is a double-edged sword, unfortunately. While it’s a bummer that it’s the final reveal before the release, it means we’re THAT much closer to getting our collective mitts on Madden this year. Not surprisingly, you’ll have to crack 97… Read More »