Steve Burke

Steve Burke

Steve started GamersNexus back when it was just a cool name, and now it's grown into an expansive website with an overwhelming amount of features. He recalls his first difficult decision with GN's direction: "I didn't know whether or not I wanted 'Gamers' to have a possessive apostrophe -- I mean, grammatically it should, but I didn't like it in the name. It was ugly. I also had people who were typing apostrophes into the address bar - sigh. It made sense to just leave it as 'Gamers.'"

First world problems, Steve. First world problems.

We'd like to hear from you about what game should be given away next month!  Please post in the forums with your ideas.  It must be a game.

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Rock Band owner MTV informed gamers around the globe that there will soon be DIY content on the game.  Musicians and musical hobbyists will be able to develop their own tracks using a toolkit released by Harmonix, which has complete authoring functions, note charts, and other unannounced utilities.  Peer reviewers in a new "Creator's Club" will review completed Rock Band tracks before they are uploaded to the Network store for the world.

Sony Online Entertainment, publisher of one successful MMO and several dead ones, recently announced that Free Realms, which went live seven weeks ago, has snatched up 3-million users.  SOE claimed that this was a successful launch, but apparently the historians that also work at SOE have warned of a dark future.  The company is laying off 41 people, or 5% of its full-time developers.  Click Read More for sarcasm and bias!

As Treyarch announced last week, Map Pack 2 for the PC version of Call of Duty: World at War has been released for free.

Patch v1.5 installs a new Nazi Zombie map, three new multiplayer maps, and fixes several bugs and gameplay problems, as described in the patch notes here.

The new multiplayer maps Banzai, Corrosion, and Sub Pens have been added.

More information can be gleaned from CallofDuty.com!

Bethesda has announced that they are giving away The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall for FREE for their 15th anniversary! Don't miss out on the old classic, get it while you can.

"To celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls, we've released The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall as a free download. Head here to download the game."

They said it, click there to download!

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