Category: Sierra

Prototype delayed into 2009

Sometimes life is like a box of chocolates and you never know what you’re gonna get.  It seems like Sierra and Radical Entertainment are taking more time to fine tune their ambitious little project.  What was once an expected Fall 2008 release, is now a 2009 sighting instead.

To be honest, I’m very happy about this because the last gameplay video I was sent didn’t exactly motivate me to run to the end of the continent like Forrest Gump.  Hopefully with an extended window Radical Entertainment will be able to deliver on the scope of what Prototype was to be.


Monday FTW Lost in the City Giveaway

Happy Monday.  It’s Cinco de Mayo.  Today is the day to celebrate our friends of Mexican heritage and to celebrate the return of Monday FTW!  You’ve been waiting for Mondays to have meaning again since the last Monday FTW here at U360 and today is the day that they do once more!  Thanks to another sprinkling of TriXie Dust, there’ll be ten (10) Xbox Live Arcade redeem codes for Sierra’s Lost Cities up for grabs.

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What is this Monday FTW Lost in the City Giveaway? 

Each Monday in May up until May 26th, someone will win an Xbox Live Arcade redeem code for Lost Cities!  It’s really simple to enter.  Each Monday I’ll have a Monday FTW post up.  Just post a reply to it or send me a message on Xbox Live each Monday that it goes up.  On each Monday at around 8PM Central Standard Time I’ll pick a winner.  It starts today! 

I’m only taking entries on Mondays.  It ties in to the whole Monday theme of course.  Here’s the breakdown of what’s available and on what day.  I know I’ve spoiled you ladies and gents here but what the hell…who doesn’t like being spoiled?

May 5 – Lost Cities x2
May 12 – Lost Cities x2
May 19 – Lost Cities x2
May 26 – Lost Cities x4

Ghostbusters The Video Game Screenshots

Slimer.  Gozer.  Venkman and Egon.  Who you gonna call?  Ghostbusters!  Sierra Enteraintment had a little portofolio showcase of sorts last week out in California highlighting their upcoming games and they shared a few tidbits of their show with me.  One such tidbit were new screenshots of Ghostbusters The Video Game.  Don’t cross the streams but you can view the screens!

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Screenshots: Ghostbusters The Video Game (New marked with March)

Video: The Bourne Conspiracy

Fresh off the heels of the June 3rd release news for The Bourne Conspiracy, comes a pretty exciting new trailer featuring some of the hand-to-hand combat and shooting abilities in the game.  I have to say that I’m looking forward to kicking some ass with Jason Bourne after seeing this.  If High Moon Studios can pull it off then we may just have ourselves a new action franchise that actually rivals its movie counterpart.

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Video: Hand-to-Hand Beatdowns

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Fiddy is Back with 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

G, G, G…G-Unit!  Sierra Entertainment is bringing 50 Cent back to the game (literally) with 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand.  I’m one of the people who surprisingly enjoyed 50 Cent: Bulletproof.  I still play it on my PSP in fact.  The screenshots for the latest Fiddy joint look promising.

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Screenshots: 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand

“We are taking this sequel to the next level with exciting combat and gunplay, new original music, great graphics and a new story,” said 50 Cent. “50 Cent: Blood on the Sand will have everything my fans are looking for in a 50 Cent game.”

The 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand video game will feature multi-player drop-in and drop-out co-op, interactive counter-kills, driving, and aerial combat. Following the success of the 2005 Spike TV Video Game Award winning Best Original Song, “We May Be Crazy” 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand will be packed with more exclusive unreleased music from 50 Cent and G-Unit.

“50 Cent and shooter fans everywhere came out to support 50 Cent in Bulletproof and made it a multi-million unit selling video game,” said Al Simone, senior vice president of Global Marketing for Sierra Entertainment. “Gamers will be excited that 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand provides the ultimate 50 Cent game experience.”

It drops this Fall so get ready to put the vitamin water down!