Archive for the ‘Xbox 360’ Category

The 2010 Guilded Casks! Inaugural Edition!

Everybody else does an awards story for their site, and hey, we’re conformists!  Presenting to you the first annual Guilded Cask Awards.

Battlestar! Now on your Xbox 360, PS3, and/or Wii!

Your console of choice just got a whole lot sweeter!  Now available on Netflix’ Instant Queue is the full series of the re-imagined SyFy original, Battlestar Galactica, possibly the greatest TV drama ever.  When my obsession first hit a year and a half ago, I would have killed another human being to have the entirety […]

An Achievement Both Ridiculous and Extremely Gratifying (Halo: Reach)

“If They Came to Hear Me Beg” will go down as one of the stupidest gaming achievements in all my video gaming experiences past, present, and future.  This one goes in the Hall of Shame immediately, an imperfect, yet impossible-to-relinquish achievement that takes place in Mission 10 of Halo: Reach titled “The Pillar of Autumn.”  […]

Ready to Reach Out

Halo: Reach can come at any time, now.  I’ve spent the last month prepping myself by playing through all the Halo games in the franchise, from Combat Evolved through Halo 3 along with ODST and Halo Wars.  I’ve killed Sangheili and Kig-Yar, Jiralhanae and Unggoy (Elites, Jackals, Brutes, and Grunts, respectively), all without remorse.  I’ve […]

Halo 3: ODST — The Halo Series’ Finest Entry?

I picked up ODST when it first came out and played through it. It was very different not running around as Master Chief, a move I was skeptical of at first. After playing through the solo quest, my concerns were quickly turned on their head. This game was special, a testament to how strong the […]

Mass Effect 2: The Day Exo-Prospecting Got Easier

I’ve seen a story floating around the interwebs about a patch BioWare has released for Mass Effect 2 in regards to the mineral collection mini-game.  Now featured: a larger, faster reticule allowing for more efficient resource scavenging. According to the BioWare Social Network (original post found here), the patch updates/improves the following: Scanning for minerals […]

Dead Rising 2 Preview

Dead Rising blew me away when it was released for the Xbox 360.  It was a day one purchase for me and I spent countless hours finding new and innovative ways to dispose of the lumbering corpses relentlessly attempting to relieve me of my precious beer sponge (brain).  To me, this was the first truly […]