Monthly Archives: November 2010

Let the Shopping Begin

First of all I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! While many of you, like me, are sitting back in a food coma, others finished the clean up and made a dash for the malls. For many stores Black Friday starts precisely at midnight and some people waste no time soaking up the sales and deals.

Personally I’m more of an online shopper but if you are heading out tonight or tomorrow be sure to have done your research. For you gamers, GameStop has a 12 page Black Friday ad that’s worth a look. And if you do plan to go out at insane hours to shop please be careful. There is no need to risk your own life to get the first or last of anything.

As for those who plan to just take the day to sit back in front of your favorite game console and eat leftovers, XBL is offering some deals you won’t even have to get out of your P.J.s for.

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Posted by on November 25, 2010 in General Gaming News


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Treyarch Enforcement in Full Swing


Hey Black Ops Community –

Treyarch is committed to providing all gamers with the best online experience possible, and that means maintaining the game’s integrity. We have a zero tolerance policy against exploitation, and this is to protect the many gamers who go online to compete and have legitimate fun. Below is a brief outline of our security and enforcement policy which will remain posted and will get updated here.

The team at Treyarch has worked very hard to create a fun, competitive online environment, and we want to keep this environment clean so that the game can be played as it was intended. Users who abuse the game through modding, boosting, glitching or making offensive emblems degrade the online experience for others, and we will take action to prevent this from happening.

Keep it clean. Play nice. Have fun.

– Team Treyarch


Users who have modified their hardware and have run hacked script or code. This includes modifying profile data to use illegal characters in a player’s name.

• Instant permaban. You will no longer be allowed to play the game online, and you will be reported to the console manufacturers.

Users who organize to exploit the game for the explicit purpose of ranking up very quickly or to appear in a high position on the leaderboards.

• Minor offense: Temp ban, complete stats reset, leaderboard entries removed once
• Major offense: Temp ban, complete stats reset, permanent ban from appearing on the leaderboards
• Extreme or repeat offenses: Permaban from playing the game online

    Users who go out of their way to exploit the game to grief other players. An example would be going outside of the map’s clearly defined playable boundary.

    • Minor offense: Temp ban from playing the game online

      • Major offense: Extended temp ban from playing the game online

        • Extreme or repeat offenses: Permaban from playing the game online

          Offensive emblem makers
          Users who create emblems that are sexually gratuitous or racially offensive.

          • Minor offense: 2-week ban from using the emblem editor, emblem reset to default, emblem purchases wiped

          • Major offense: Permanent ban from using the emblem editor


          In short, keep you emblem clean and play fair. It’s that simple. No matter how much you argue that you should be able to  have that Hitler looking figure with a swastika on his forehead for an emblem, you just won’t win. I’m sure you can think up a more appropriate emblem that you like even more.

          As for you boosters and glitchers, get a life. You need to cheat at a freakin video game? You are a sad group of people that I almost feel sorry for.


          Posted by on November 25, 2010 in call of duty


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          Starters for Pokemon Black and White

          So here’s your starting line up for Pokemon Black and White…


          The U.S. names are: Snivy (the grass snake), Tepig (the fire-pig), and Oshawott (the sea otter).

          Personally I tend to always go for the fire Pokemon. But I’m not going to lie, the Snivy looks pretty cool. And by cool I mean less weak then the others. I’ll have to see what their evolved forms are before making my choice (which will most likely be Tepig). What can I say, I love to collect the fire Pokemon.

          Who will you choose?


          Posted by on November 23, 2010 in Pokemon


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          Happy Birthday Xbox 360!


          The Xbox 360 was released on November 22, 2005, in the United States and Canada; December 2, 2005, in Europe and December 10, 2005, in Japan. It was later launched in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, and Russia. In its first year on the market, the system launched in 36 countries, more countries than any console has launched in a single year.

          So celebrate by picking up your controller and playing!!


          Posted by on November 22, 2010 in Xbox