Recent study shows female gaming down from 12% to 4% since 2006

Girl Gaming - Down a percentage A recent UK study observed at female presence in the games industry and showed a drastic decrease within the past four years. 12% of gamers in 2006 were female, compared to only 4% today. The survey, conducted by Liverpool PhD student Julie Prescott surveyed 450 UK women. The results showed the rise in females...

$10 More for Another Year of Xbox Live

Industry News: Increase in Gold Accounts for XBOX LIVE It's easy to be angry with Microsoft and easier to not care, assuming you have the funds, but the $10 price hike on Xbox Live is both a warning to consumers and a wake-up call to Sony. As a consumer we've got two options, renew when our subscriptions are over (for...

Halo Reach Online

Game Reviews - Halo: Reach Online Experience Multiplayer for Halo Reach will give players options they have not had before. Reach will give players the options of "loadouts" a feature that allows player to choose a predefined choice of weaponry when they spawn. This feature is a dramatic change gamers will love. Gamers will be able to choose between having...

Halo: Reach "€œ Firefight is back.

Games - Demanded Firefight is in Halo: Reach Halo: Reach comes out tomorrow with a significant amount of improvements, but the mode I'm most excited about, is Firefight. When Halo 3: ODST came out about a year ago we weren't playing an elite soldier like we'd been used, but rather a combat rookie. The lead character in ODST was an...

Bungie's Last Halo Installment: Halo Reach

GAME REVIEW - REACH IS HERE! Reach is finally here for all of the Halo fans! Halo Reach will be Bungie's last Halo game as they give the rights to Microsoft to continue the series if they choose too. Bungie went back and put some thought into creating their last installment on the series. Halo Reach is about the Spartan's...

Bioshock 2 has the possibility of NO MULTIPLAYER

Rumors in Games - Bioshock 2 No Multiplayer for you! Ken Levine, the original creator of Bioshock has been leaning towards to removing online multiplayer in the next chapter of the epic series. Bioshock Infinite, which is to take place in the roaring 1910s and most likely a prequel, is going to be in the ranks of Metroid Prime, where...

More Marvel vs Capcom 3 characters revealed: two official, one leak.

Gamer News - More Marvel vs. Capcom 3 characters revealed! As if Capcom couldn't give us more of an excuse to get us fighting game fans to bulk up our fingers and prepare our Evil thumbsticks, just as of this past weekend, at Gamescom in Germany, it is revealed that both Viewtiful Joe (from Viewitful Joe) and Dormammu (the nemesis...

Scratching That Gears Itch: Vanquish

Gears of War 3 won't be out till April 5th 2011, so until then, Sega's got your back. Vanquish is a third-person cover based shooter inspired by the success of Gears of War. The man behind the title is Shinji Makami, more famously known as the father of Resident Evil. Vanquish is Platinum Games' attempt to break into the American...

Activision They Don't Find Female Protagonists Profitable Enough

Gamer News - Activision not finding Female Leads to be Profitable Activision recently admitted they believe games with female protagonists do not sell, referencing a number of male fronted top selling games in previous years. As a result, Activision and other companies avoid using female leads in games directed toward the general gaming population, only showing female leads in licensed...

Xbox 360 Lives on... At least for Another Couple of Years

Microsoft announced that it hopes to add 5 more years to the lifespan of its most recent console. Now the X-Box 360 has been released since its days back around 2005, and it has recently reported its first ever, profitable quarter. Microsoft believes that the Kinect and future services and features will contribute to this proposed lifespan. In this blogger's...
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