E3: A History of the Show (2007 - 2011)
Welcome to the third and final part in the three part editorial series detailing the rich history of E3. This edition will see E3 venture down its darkest path and then rebound greatly. I'll go over the biggest gaming announcements, news, and memorable moments that occurred at E3 in these years.
But if you're looking for even more E3 centric reading, check out the first two parts in this series. In the first part, you can read about E3 from its beginnings, and in the second part, read as the current generation is introduced.
E3: A History of the Show (1995 - [...More
Horror's 10 Favorite Games of 2011
2011 has come to a close, and now it's time to look back at the Top 10 Games of 2011. Don't start looking ahead at the new year until you've beaten these ten wonderful titles available on a variety of platforms. Keep in mind that this is a list of my personal favorite games of the year. Don't look at this list as a definitive "Oh, these games WERE the best", but look at this list of ten really great games that you should definitely find the time to play before you start going through the new games that 2012 [...More
CheatMasters Game of the Year 2011 - Reader's Choice
It's finally that time of year! We gave you a selection, and you guys and gals voted to pick CheatMasters Game of the Year 2011 Reader's Choice. It was a huge year in gaming this year. So many epic releases and announcements. The E3 expo was immense and has never been better. Some games outsold others, while some received critical acclaim in the most positive of ways. Every developer raised the bar in creating so many top-notch games for all to enjoy. The competition wasn't just stiff, no game would budge an inch. We, here at CheatMasters, would like to sincerely thank [...More
2011 Spike Video Game Awards Round-Up
On Saturday 10th, 2011, Spike aired their annual video game awards show, the VGAs. Many gamers discount the actual awards portion of the show due to questionable award winners in the past (note: the main character in Black Ops, someone whose name I can't even remember, received Best Character in a year that included Shepard from Mass Effect 2 and John Marston from Red Dead Redemption), but still many tune in. Why? Because the best part of the VGAs aren't the awards--on the contrary, it's the exclusive reveals and announcements that pop up during the course of the show.
While not [...More
MLG Providence 2011 Weekend [ News ]
The time has finally come for Major League Gaming to close out the year with a big one, the Pro Circuit Championships. MLG Providence 2011 has now begun, and there is a lot of gaming action in store for everyone. The rankings has come this far to be settled by the best of the best. Whoever wins the championship for their respective game shall go down in esports history as the best of 2011.
With the success of MLG Orlando 2011, this MLG shall be the last to make use of the current Pro Circuit format. For the coming year, a [...More
BlizzCon 2011 [ News ]
It's that time of the year again when one of the best game developers in the world hold their annual event. Blizzard is now heading into this year with one of the biggest BlizzCons they've ever held in years right now in Anaheim, California. Along with World of Warcraft and the upcoming Diablo III, Starcraft II is pulling so many attendees from around the world. Here are some of the reveals, previews, and happenings from the event floor.
There are tournaments for both World of Warcraft Arena and Starcraft II, with participants being the winners of their respective regional qualifiers held [...More
MLG Orlando 2011 Weekend [ News ]
Here is yet another action-packed weekend courtesy of Major League Gaming as gamers battle it out for cash and glory in MLG Orlando 2011.
Both pool and open bracket play will be showcased in as many as four streams for Starcraft II, an unprecedented development for MLG's center stage. Halo: Reach and Call of Duty: Black Ops are also featured, with teams battling it out yet again for supremacy.
For those who aren't fortunate enough to live streams are available throughout the duration of the event, including a new Quad View that can be viewed by MLG Gold and Silver members. [...More
MLG Raleigh 2011 [ News ]
It's that time again, eSports fans. After almost a month since MLG Anaheim, we now have MLG Raleigh 2011 in North Carolina. Despite the incoming hurricane, the show must go on as gamers battle it out for prize and pride. Veterans come back with points to their name and newcomers arrive with aspirations of victory and glory. There can only be fireworks and fanfare as Raleigh and the rest of the world witness three whole days of intense competitive gaming.
Again, Starcraft 2 takes center stage with two live streams, Red and Blue, each with two of the four heavyweight commentators [...More
July 2011 eSports Weekend [ News ]
Ladies and gentlemen, here's a little something from the world of competitive gaming. There are three big esports events happening right on this weekend. Sit back and relax as you watch the live streams of these events as they happen.
First comes from the world of fighting games as Evolution 2011 kicks off a 3-day tournament for various titles at The Rio in Las Vegas. Will "The Beast" Daigo Umehara take a three-peat for Street Fighter 4 or will an American player like Justin Wong or Arturo "Sabin" Sanchez prove to be a match for the Japanese players?
For those who [...More
Soul Calibur V - Comic-Con 2011 [ Trailer ]
A new trailer for Soul Calibur V has been shown at Comic-Con 2011. Showing worthy successors, returning legends, and a new generation of souls. Some new characters are revealed like this one in the end of the trailer teleports to the back of his opponent.
SoulCalibur V is scheduled for release sometime in 2012. It will [...More
Gotham City Impostors Comic-Con 2011 [ Trailer ]
Gotham City Impostors is an upcoming game published by Warner Bros. and developed by Monolith Productions for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This game is set to be released in 2012.
This is a multi-player first-person shooting game where players battle to win over Gotham City. With the ability to fully customize a character the player can build their very own Joker or Bats and rebel against society. The game will feature modes and maps from DC [...More
X-Men: Destiny Comic-Con 2011 [ Trailer ]
X-Men: Destiny is a new game developed by Silicon Knights and published by Activision for PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 and Nintendo 3DS. This is set to be released on September 27, 2011.
Players will get to fight alongside with the X-Men and choose the ultimate character for them.
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Prototype 2 - Comic-Con 2011 Homecoming [ Trailer ]
Watch the new trailer released from Comic-Con 2011 as James Heller, the protagonist for Prototype 2, unleashes his anger and is set to take his revenge on Alex Mercer. A release date for the game has been also announced in this video.
Expect the carnage to begin on April 24, 2012. Prototype 2 will be [...More
Street Fighter X Tekken - Comic Con 2011 Premiere Gameplay [ Trailer ]
Watch the premiere trailer of Street Fighter X Tekken in Comic Con 2011 as Tekken's King and Marduk take on Street Fighter's Hugo and Poison.
Here are two more gameplay trailers from Comic Con 2011:
Street Fighter X Tekken will be released sometime in 2012. The game will be [...More
NASCAR 2011: The Game - DLC [ Trailer ]
The new DLC for NASCAR 2011 will be having:
Full 2011 Season
2011 car models
2011 race schedule in Career Mode
Charlotte Night Race
Resurfaced Daytona International Speedway
Over 60 New Paint Schemes
New 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ Point System
Online Hardcore Mode
Watch the DLC trailer here:
This DLC will be available on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. PlayStation 3 owners will be having it for free while Xbox [...More
Top 10 Defenders in PES 2011 [ Guide ]
Below are the recommended defenders for the football/soccer game Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. It lists some of the best young players and their potential overall, plus players that can help out lower league clubs. These players are listed in no particular order, but are considered to be the top defenders players in Pro Evolution Soccer 2011.
In the PES League team, there is the 19 year-old Muckeloak in the sweeper position who shows a lot of promise. He is in the sweeper position staying behind the rest of the defenders. He is among the last line of defense and has high [...More
The Darkness II E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
The Darkness II is a supernatural horror game published by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
This game is a first-person shooting game with quad-wielding gameplay. Which means the main character Jackie Estacado has amazing destructive powers when using both arms to fight the enemy. The layering of light versus dark story telling allows for a deep , twisted tale.
Take a look [...More
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is a game for Microsoft Windows, developed by Bohemia Interactive.
This action/strategy game centers on a crew that awakens after 30 years of hibernation only to be in the middle of a war that has raged on while they slept. Earth is gone, you are on the planet Taurus, your goal is to capture islands on your refuge planet while you manage resources and plan out the attacks that will destroy your enemies.
The game features gaea mission campaign and free roam strategy mode while traveling in a massive game environment with unique game mechanics and highly customize [...More
Assassin's Creed Revelations - Singleplayer E3 Demo 2011 Walkthrough
Assassin’s Creed Revelations is the third and final installment of the Assassin’s Creed Series. And this time Ezio is on a quest to find the secrets of the legendary Altair.
The Assassin's Creed team now brings us a single player E3 2011 Demo walkthrough for the final franchise of the game.
Assassin’s Creed Revelations is scheduled to be release on November 15, 2011 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Here are [...More
Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2011 Trailer and [ Screenshots ]
Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2011 is a biking game developed by Cyanide Studios for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
This is one of the most popular and prestigious biking game events in the world. Players will get to experience an exceptional season game events in Pro Cycling Manager Tour de France 2011.
This game is set to be release on the 1st of July 2011.
Take a look at Pro Cycling [...More
Take On Helicopters E3 2011 Trailer and [ Screenshots ]
Take On Helicopters is a game developed by Bohemia Interactive. This is a military combat sim series. Players will get to experience piloting multiple helicopter types. This is set in North and South America with stunningly rich environments.
Player’s missions can be competitive, co-op or player created using the in-game mission editor.
Take a look at the [...More
Arma 2: Firing Range E3 2011 (iOS)Trailer and [ Screenshots ]
Arma 2: Firing Range is a shooting game published and developed by Bohemia Interactive. This game is based on the critically acclaimed mil-sim series Arma 2 and is the ultimate firing range simulation game. This utilizes tactically accurate shooting and high-poly weapon models.
Players can compete with each other and pick their weapons from the dozens available.
Take a [...More
BioShock Infinite E3 2011 Trailer and [ Screenshots ]
BioShock Infinite is an upcoming shooting game developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games. This is a first-person game and the third series from the BioShock games.
This game is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and set to be released second quarter of 2012.
Take a [...More
XCOM E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
XCOM is a game developed by 2K Marin and published by 2K Games exclusively for Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.
This game features an XCOM experience from an Immersive perspective. This is a "call the shots and bear the consequences" game and players will get to struggle against a faceless enemy. Every player will have different experience [...More
Nickelodeon Dance E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
Nickelodeon Dance is a game developed by High Voltage and published by 2K Play. This game is set to be released November 2011 for Nintendo Wii and Kinect, Xbox 360. Kids improve their dancing skills along with their friends from Nickelodeon such as The Backyardigans’, Dora and Diego.
This game features 30 songs to dance along with and has a multiplayer [...More
Nicktoons MLB E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
Nicktoons MLB is a game developed by High Voltage and Black Lantern. This game features Nicktoons characters like ZIM, Fanboy, Ren and Stimpy, SpongeBob SqurePants and Chum Chum.
The game has a Robust MLB lineup that includes 30 MLB teams. For Xbox 360 this supports Kinect and controller-free action like batting, pitching and fielding modes.
Nicktoons MLB is available for Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360. Set to be released August [...More
Team Umizoomi E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
Team Umizoomi is a game developed by Black Lantern and published by 2K Play for the Nintendo DS and will be released in November 2011.
This game features 30 exciting games, kids will learn more about Math curriculum on counting, matching, identification, sorting and sequencing and have FUN doing so. This game also includes addition, subtraction and division.
Take a [...More
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is a game published by Focus Home Interactive and developed by Frogwares. This game is set to be released November 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
This is the sixth installment from the The Testament of Sherlock Holmes series, with newly improved graphics in this version.
The following [...More
Zombie Cookin' E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
Zombie Cookin' is a game compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Cookin in the kitchen with zombies, what could be more gruesome! The ingredients will be as nasty of course and include things like monkey brains and spider legs.
Player’s culinary skills will be practiced but with a twist. Your culinary activities will include bidding and searching for your own ingredients BUT with a zombie hoard to help. As you go along, you will be able to come up with new [...More
R.A.W. - Realms Of Ancient War E3 2011 [ Screenshots ]
R.A.W. – Realms Of Ancient War is a game developed by Wizarbox and published by Focus Home Interactive. This game includes hack-and-slash action RPG set in a medieval fantasy world and is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The game has single and multiplayer modes with 30 levels of intense combat.
Take a look at some screenshots [...More