Halo 3 would mark the series debut on the Xbox 360. The hype surrounding Halo 3 before it was released was just insane. This was no reboot on a new console either. Halo 3 was a direct continuation from Halo 2.
Gears Of War from Epic Games was one of if not the biggest franchise that was born on the Xbox 360. Many gamers around the world would buy an Xbox 360 just so they could experience this phenomenal shooter! The game would go on to sell millions of copies, spawn a few sequels and a ton of merchandise as well.
Known in the previous generation for the critically acclaimed Jak and Daxter series and the Crash Bandicoot series in the generation before that, Naughty Dog established themselves as a developer to watch in the formative years of the PlayStation 3. With Uncharted, Naughty Dog abandoned the cartoon worlds and characters that had defined their previous development and looked to reinvent themselves with a realistic third person action/adventure game. Would this gamble pay off? Absolutely.
Nerf toys are one of the most well-known high performance sports action toys. The Nerf N-Strike Elite RapidStrike CS-18 Blaster is a fully automatic Nerf blaster that has received wide acclaim among enthusiasts.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a first-person shooter developed by world-renowned Treyarch, who is also famous for creating the original Tony Hawk games as well as most of the Spiderman games. Its release date on November 12, 2012 shook game stores worldwide, as its release was the largest grossing entertainment medium of all time, reaching $650 million in sales in just the first five days.
If you have ever played a game on the very popular Nintendo 3DS handlheld platform, you may agree that it’s a great gaming device that can provide entertainment for all ages. Power Rangers Super Mega Force on the 3DS is for ages 10 and up and is from Bandai Namco Games America Inc. It mirrors the show many of us have watched in the early 90’s with the same characters we all know like the most popular all time favorite, the Red Ranger.
Batman is one of the most iconic comic book characters and being able to see his origin story unfold in the new “Gotham” TV series is frankly too good to pass up. Right from the first moments of the pilot episode you can clearly see that Bruno Heller, the producer of Gotham has taken quite a lot of inspiration from the latest Batman movies created by Christopher Nolan, as here you can experience a dark, gritty, corrupted city, pretty much like you can see in the comic books.
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare is the newest game in the popular franchise series. It includes a new graphics engine for next generation Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles, and has a new lead development team – Sledgehammer Games.
Video games can be a great educational and skill development tool for your kids, but they can also bring a lot of negative things as well. Many games in the market today tend to include violence, inapppropriate and offensive language and behavior that can change the way your children can view the world. Easy access to smartphones and tablets can allow for your child to be exposed to inappropriate video games.
Metroid is one of Nintendo’s most cherished franchises. The series has spanned the NES, Super Nintendo, Game Cube, DS, Wii and I am sure we will see it on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U at some point. But the series got its start way back in Japan in 1986 with this game simply called Metroid.
This addition to the Batman gaming saga is even better than the last. New flight mechanics, new baddies, you get the idea. The game also has a slightly darker look to it than its predecessor and it is this I believe that really pulls you in.
Mass Effect 2 would once again first be released on the Xbox 360. Playstation 3 owners would have to wait a year to get Mass Effect 2. In an odd turn of events Mass Effect 2 was actually released on the Playstation 3 before the first game was.