Author Archives: Aykut Donmez

Xbox Live Games on Demand

August 21st, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Gamerscore News has made a new post: Rock, Race and Rumble with Games on Demand and Avatar Marketplace on Xbox LIVE This August.


Peripherals: The problem with the gaming industry

August 3rd, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Acitivion recently announced that they will be bringing Band Hero to the DS and what would a new music game from Acitivision be without a new peripheral? Say hello to the Band Hero drum grip, the new piece of fake minature instrument for the DS. The "Drum Grip" will slide into the GBA slot of the DS similar to the Guitar Grip of Guitar Hero On Tour. The drum grip features four drum pads which will provide a "more realistic" feel to playing the drums on the DS, the peripheral is set to launch with Band Hero in November. The game is sure to make lots of sales however, this peripheral represents a major problem for the gaming industry


Anime Halo Series Announced

July 23rd, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Earlier today at comic-con in San Diego Microsoft announced a Halo anime series, the cartoon will be a seven-part series to be released on DVD and Digital Download. Microsoft also reveled the series will be released in early 2010, and that most of the production will be done in five different animation studios in Japan, however Microsoft's creative staff will approve the story-telling of the series.


Is Xbox 360 trying to be more like the Wii?

July 9th, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Project Natal made big waves at E3, arguably more than the PS3 motion controller, soon after both press conferences announced their respective projects many debates were sparked as to which tech was the superior one. Both "controllers" are fairly different and it seems that the two are going to be targeting different markets


L4D2 doubles preorder of original, argument FOR the sequel

July 3rd, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Left 4 Dead 2 has become pretty infamous in the gaming world since it's announcement at E3, never before has a sequel to a game generated so much negative buzz for begin released "too early". Fans of L4D started a petition against purchasing the sequel, their argument begin that the original will be forgotten with no new content, and that most of the new features in the L4D2 could have been made available to part 1 through DLC. Well the petition which claimed to have several thousand signatures seems to have made little impact because Valve has just announced that the Left 4 Dead 2 has doubled the preorders that the original had. Keep in mind however that L4D was an original title and therefore didn't have any fanbase to build those preorders off from


Lvlone Podcast – E3 wrap up

June 23rd, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

lvlone_logo_podcast2 Our post E3 podcast is up, we know it took a while but we spent a lot of time on this particular podcast, we had so much to say on the happenings of E3 that we had to break it up into multiple parts. So check out what we liked, disliked and just plain hated


Activision questions PS3 support

June 21st, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has recently said in an invertview with The Times that "I'm getting concerned about Sony; the PlayStation 3 is losing a bit of momentum and they don't make it easy for me to support the platform. It's expensive to develop for the console, and the Wii and the Xbox are just selling better." Kotick later offically called for a PS3 price drop


Wii MotionPlus released

June 14th, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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Fresh from the thrills of E3, the gaming community is now very excited about the new motion technologies shown by Microsoft and Sony. The problem is these technologies won't be released for over a year, but you can pick up a 1:1 motion controller today with Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus


Nintendo not worried about Sony and Microsoft

June 14th, 2009 | by Aykut Donmez

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With both project natal on the Xbox 360 and Motion controller on the PS3 in the works one might think that Nintendo would start getting scared from the competition. However this is not the case for Miyamoto, in a recent interview he stated that he's "flattered" his competitors are moving in the same direction but when asked if he was worried he said he wasn't at all, he later stated that their competitors do not provide the level of depth Wii Motion Plus has



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