September, 09 - Cheap Bastard's PC - $395

By Published September 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm

A forum member recently requested via PM that we customize a PC Build for him.  The guy is a self-proclaimed "Cheap Bastard" with naught a penny to spare.  He asked us to keep it under $400.  We did.

Wanted: Weapons of Fate

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Published September 20, 2009 at 10:24 am

Does the Loom of Fate deem Wanted: Weapon's of Fate a worthy title? Erm...not really.

Full Diablo 3 Skill Trees

By Published September 18, 2009 at 10:16 am

Blizzcon, 2009: Blizzard released info of the actual skill trees to be used in D3. has put together some visually pleasing representations of those skills (but these are not actual in-game screenshots!).  Take a look!

Need for Speed Shift Demo on PC

By Published September 18, 2009 at 10:02 am

The Need for Speed franchise has been around for a long time now, and EA decided a couple of titles back that it was Need for Change time.  The company switched to "official" racing instead of the cooler, more dangerous street racing.  In their attempt to redeem themselves and prove that NFS is just as cool in circles as it is underground, EA has released the NFS Shift demo slightly earlier than expected for PC. 


Direct2Drive Turns 5

By Published September 17, 2009 at 2:31 am

Direct2Drive has a big 5th anniversary sale going right now over a 5 week period, with 10+ games available each week each for $5. This week is action games, but coming up are RPG/MMO, Indie, and War games. They're not announcing which games will be available in the coming weeks, but there are some good games there right now (such as Bioshock) so check it out, a lot of these games are definitely worth the $5. There are also some additional $5 games available at the bottom of the page.  One question: When D2D turns 10, will the games be $10?

Garry's Mod 50% off!

By Published September 14, 2009 at 9:50 pm


Garry's famous mod is now available on Steam for only $5!  It's 50% off for the whole week. Get it while you can, it's a great gateway into the modding community, and it sure makes for some funny movies! Many game developers, like Epic Games and Insomniac Studios, have recommended using tools such as Garry's Mod to develop a portfolio worthy of hire. If that's not reason enough, then this is.




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Published September 13, 2009 at 12:10 pm

They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're here to tear things down!

Far Cry 2

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Published September 11, 2009 at 1:55 pm

The fact that the designers wanted to show us trees growing more than the actual gameplay doesn't bode well at all for Far Cry 2.

Modern Warfare 2 Uncut MP Gameplay Trailer

By Published September 11, 2009 at 12:41 am

We're a bit late on this one - but better late than never.  Infinity Ward has released a sick new video detailing the multiplayer gameplay session. 

RIP FourTwoZero!



Gears of War 2

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Published September 09, 2009 at 12:06 am

Do you want to be a part of the Gears of War, another cog in the machine? Working for the Man? Yeah? Well screw you then!!

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