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In the past, I use to only play PC games and some console where as now it is pretty much all about the Xbox 360. So I will stick to just this console and what I have played personally. I wish I would of had more time in 2009 to venture off especially to play games like Uncharted for PS3.

  1. Batman: Arkham Asylum – Hands down one of the greatest games I have ever played in the longest time. I highly recommend picking this up to buy or rent, it has a lot of replay value if you buy it. I am more than anxiously waiting for Batman: Arkham Asylum 2.
  2. Modern Warfare 2 – For it’s multiplayer. Single Player was absolutely garbage story wise this time around. Plus the COD franchise has always been my favorite multiplayer games. Spec Ops was a good concept but too easy, even on Veteran, for my brother and I. It should of been done a little differently.
  3. BrĂ¼tal Legend – You may not like Jack Black, I do at least but this game was tons more than I thought it was going to be. The storyline was actually good and the gameplay was amazing. I put around 30 hours into this game and would easily put more into it to get more of the little achievements.
  4. Shadow Complex – This arcade game was fantastic. You could not ask for a better arcade game.
  5. Resident Evil 5 – It’s Resident Evil, this is probably the first RE game I have finished myself but with my brother in co-op. He is the one that has played all of the previous RE games though. I really enjoyed it, much better to play co-op with someone though.
  6. X-Men Origins Wolverine – Today’s games seem to be getting better when it comes to putting them on gaming consoles from a movie. Beautiful graphics with awesome gameplay. You get to have claws and kill people, what more do I need to say?
  7. Borderlands – I was thinking of putting this below X-Men but while I put around at least 60 hours into this game, X-Men just was a great game. I enjoyed and had a lot of fun in Borderlands though. But there were a lot of disappointments after playing the game so long that I wish it had.
  8. Ghostbusters – It is the only Ghostbusters game that is actually fun and enjoyable to play. Then also it is the Ghostbusters, why wouldn’t you love this game? Unless you weren’t born in the 80’s. The actors voices are here from the movie and there is an actual storyline.
  9. Transformers 2 – This was much better than Transformers 1 video game, so that is why it is on this list.
  10. Madden NFL 10 – Yea, yea Madden releases a new title every year. But this is the first time where I actually felt that it was really a good purchase and game itself. It felt “more” realistic (NCAA Football 10 felt even better) and much better than it has been in the previous years, 09 was good but 10 is better. We also probably know already and can say that next year, Madden 11 will be better than 10.

Remember, this is a top 10 list for just Xbox 360. I do know that some of these games would of never made my own top 10 list if had been more than just Xbox 360 and that I had played the others. I know the other games are better but I am doing a list of games that I had actually played while not venturing off too much this year.

Today GeoCities closes forever. Not just closing but being deleted, forever. I remember back in the 90’s when I did something? with GeoCities or maybe that was Angelfire. I cannot remember which but either way, those days are pretty much gone. Surprising people still use such free hosted sites though, some companies do it great while others fail to upgrade and just are stored as wasted space.

GeoCities was started in 1994 then later bought out by Yahoo in 1999. Earlier this year in April, Yahoo announced they would no longer be accepting new registrations and gave users more than enough time to save their content. As well as let users visitors know their site would be closing or moving. If you are interested in reading more about GeoCities closing check out a nice post about it over at or

Another new Dreamcast game is going to be released this October. Yes, October 2009. The console that came out in 1998 is still living strong.

The game is Rush Rush Rally Racing and you will be able to buy it from sites like Amazon and eBay for $22 or less. It just amazes me that some old consoles would still even get a game made for it almost 10 years later. I still miss the old days of some of these consoles like Nintendo, Sega and my original GameBoy. It is just near impossible for me to go back to old consoles, I have tried and failed.

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On Saturday, August 29th, 2009 my Xbox 360 Pro Launch Console received the dreaded E74 error message. Which is basically right next to the RROD error. My Xbox 360 Launch Console is obviously out of warranty and I was not going to pay $99 to get rid of the launch console to only get a refurbished one sent back to me that could possibly get this again. Plus, the launch console is too valuable to me for various reasons.

Anyways, here is what I have noticed with the Xbox 360 Elite Fall 2009 build. The console is obviously quieter, without a doubt. I forget it is on, which is even better when you are using it to play movies. I never really had a problem with it while playing video games. I also noticed that game discs load much faster than before with the launch console. Then there is the Jasper CPU which you will not really notice but it is better than the Falcon CPU they used in the launch and early on system consoles. These 360’s should not be prone as much to the RROD’s or E74 error messages either.

If you are looking to get an Xbox 360, definitely by the Fall 2009 consoles or any other ones with later build dates. If you some how have waited this long to get an Xbox 360 because of hearing people with RROD/E74 problems, then you should not of waited but no need to wait any longer now either.

This year’s biggest surprise movie according to the list yahoo movies put together was The Hangover. Now this movie could of been so much better than it was, how about actually showing what happened rather than trying to remember? This is where I hope The Hangover 2 picks up from and makes better. Time will tell, I still will see it. Anyways, I saw this movie the night it premiered with my girlfriend Jordan. Like I said, while it could of been better I did really enjoy it and have since seen the movie a lot since then.

Back to it being the “biggest surprise” summer movie of the 2009, it made a total of $270,237,753 in the U.S. alone. Not bad what so ever I would say! The biggest loser of the year was Land of the Lost with $49,438,370. That, I would totally agree with. Will Ferrell needs to start rethinking the roles or movies he makes. The biggest was Transformers 2, now that one is an easy one :) while I have yet to see it, will soon with Jordan in the meantime it made $399,416,040. The new Harry Potter movie made the biggest worldwide though with $895,958,075.

Somehow Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs made it as the biggest international hit with $613,790,529. I am quite surprised by this. While I saw the movie and it was alright, it was not as good as Ice Age 1 or 2 was.


Bethesda announced today two more new Fallout 3 Downloadable Content for all versions including Xbox 360. The first DLC is called Point Lookout and it lets you explore a massive new swampland area filled with new quests and content. It will be released in late June for Xbox 360 and PC for 800 Microsoft Points ($9.99).

Mothership Zeta is the second DLC, scheduled for release in late July for Xbox 360 and PC for 800 Microsoft Points ($9.99). In Mothership Zeta, the aliens have returned, and they’re pissed. Experience an alien abduction first hand and find out if you’re tough enough to survive.

I am much more looking forward to Mothership Zeta not that I expect Point Lookout to be anywhere not good though. Bethesda has really been pushing out great new DLC for Fallout 3 this year and it has all been great so far, I am getting so much more out of this game then originally thought.

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Sick of waiting for Android 1.5? Well you will be waiting just a little longer, just like myself. I am quite disappointed with T-Mobile USA right now. Everyone else has received their “Cupcake” update thus far except us (UK, Germany, etc).

They announced the following: “We’re finalizing the build this week to ensure optimal functionality and smooth delivery. Therefore, the rollout schedule has been reset by approximately a week, and we expect all G1 customers will have the update by early June.”

So according to the announcement, as long as if nothing more changes, we should start seeing the update slowly roll out the week of May 25th.

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