Posts From Ryan Southard

EA Says Battlefield 3 Is Better than Call of Duty

Battlefield 3 will be going head-to-head with Call of Duty this Fall, but will enough of the mainstream FPS players take notice? Call of Duty is a well established brand,

New Mass Effect 3 Details – Bioware Adds Jumping, Blind Firing

I thought we were going to have to wait a whole grueling month to hear more Mass Effect 3 details at E3. Thanks to Official Xbox Magazine, we now know

Diablo 3 Beta to Devour Your Productivity in the Third Quarter

Activision-Blizzard just announced that they will stop selfishly playing Diablo 3 all by themselves. Yes, we the gamers who are not privy to have a cush’ job at the house

Get Saxxy with Valve’s Annual Team Fortress 2 Filmmaking Award

Valve’s golden bust of a half-naked Australian man is all the saxxiness you could ever need. How can you receive such an award? All you have to do is create

We’re on the ‘Brink’ of a New Game Release

Haha…what a terrible pun. Brink, the class-based shooter with parkour, is finally coming out for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 tomorrow, May 10th. European gamers will have their way with

Sony May Offer Reward for PSN Hackers’ Identities

If you know who hacked the Playstation Network and you’re not too attached to them, this may be your ticket to a down payment on a house, and perhaps a

Free Games a Part of PSN Welcome Back Program

How’s that PSN outage going, everyone? Yeah, it’s been hard for me too. I’ve been a heck of a lot more productive than normal though, seeing as how PSN was

This Portal 2 Art Will Warp You to the 70’s

Holy teleport power, Companion Cube! That is some sweet visual splendor from the sector of artist Tristan Reidford. We salute you, good sir. You’ve done all of nerd-dom a favor

Behind the Scenes of Disney’s ‘Tangled’ at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects

I was invited to the Gnomon School of Visual Effects last Thursday (April 28th) for a special behind-the-scenes look at Tangled. The panel of people who took me on my

PC’s RAGE Comes with Modding and Level-Design Tools

Yes, there’s more RAGE news today, and this time it’s about modding! Sweet! When arguing about PC vs Console, people too often talk about how much better the graphics are.

Rock of Ages – Use a Massive Boulder to Crush Your Medieval Foes

Atlus has painstakingly recreated what wars must have been like many eras ago. In Rock of Ages, you must use various units like war Elephants to protect your precious castle.

Eurogamer Expo Gets a Taste of Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12

At first I was going to be really jealous that Europeans were going to be able to play Battlefield 3 before me (we Americans don’t play much of the football).

SEGA Announces Remake of Guardian Heroes for Xbox Live

There are a lot of sought-after Sega Saturn games, gamers, and this would be one of them. Sega has just announced that they will be remaking Guardian Heroes with newly

RAGE’s Shrouded Trailer has a Stomping Spider-Bot

In this latest trailer for RAGE, we’re taken on an actual mission to the bunker of a clan called the Shrouded. It looks as though many missions will have you

Duke Nukem Experiences…Shrinkage

It’s one of the things that every man dreads. It’s that terrible feeling that something just isn’t being represented properly – shrinkage. Support the Duke in his darkest hour, because

Bioware Delaying Mass Effect 3 to 2012 to Add Features

When I heard that Mass Effect 3 was coming out in Fall 2011, I was a little worried. After all, Mass Effect 2 had only come out in January of

The Darkness 2 Readies Itself for Halloween 2011

It seems like it’s been a long time since we last saw Jackie Estacado, the hitman with tentacles and other sorts of darkness powers. The original developer is Starbreeze Studios,

Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Episode 4 – Mileena and Kitana’s Origins

In the fourth episode of Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Baraka and Shao Kahn invade Edenia. Mileena and Kitana’s origins are also revealed. Although they are technically sisters, as they share the

Ocarina of Time 3D Trailer – Sure Looks Better Than N64

Nintendo has put out a new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, and it easily outdoes its N64 counterpart. The 3D models and textures are revamped

Rumor: Project Cafe Has Only 8 GB of Internal Storage, Discs are 25 GB

For as long as I can remember, Nintendo has always done things to prevent their systems and games from being pirated. For the Nintendo 64, they opted to use expensive