GTA 5, XCOM, Mass Effect 3 & Dishonored: The Race For Top 10 Games Of 2012

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The year is drawing to a close and it is time to pick the top list of games which have rattled us in the past one year. Has action or sci-fi dominated yet again, one finds out… In a week’s time we would be entering the New Year and having survived the apocalypse, it sure is time for some celebrations. And if you want to take the New Year weekend with some gaming action, there is a short list of favorite picks which can make the ride more enjoyable. Now to begin the charts, I will pick one of the much discussed games of 2012 : 10. Spelunky The game is a bit addictive and takes you back in time. It is a master stroke in terms of its effortless game play across the board. Developed by Derek Yu, it is one of the true arcade ventures of this year [+more]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 ups the ante this season; FPS gaming on a new level!

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  Activision’s latest outing on the Call of Duty series promises to be a toughie to beat with its innovative settings and enhanced game play. It has also tried to reduce its errors from last time to offer a more qualitative product… Treyarch and Activision’s FPS venture, ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ is still pitching forward with a distinct edge over its close rival, 343 Industries’ Halo 4. With the figures ending October 20 mentioning it to be the highest grosser, the game has really improved in leaps and bounds. Unlike the Microsoft team which has relied heavily on its marketing team to push it forward, the Call of Duty series has relied on its sheer ingenuity. They have always worked with set formulae but backed it with a superior engine which plays out at 60 frames per second as compared to 30 frames in other contemporary games. And [+more]

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Gear up for Halo 4; Interactive guide launched along with new DLC trailer!

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The preview launch of the first Spartan Ops episode of Halo 4 has really paced the nerves of gamers who are now looking forward to the new edition. Halo Waypoint has released a suitable Interactive guide for the game as well… The keyword is buzz. And with the hopes pinned with Halo 4, the stakes are even higher. But 343 Industries has managed to always deliver each promise with a bang. In a series of new reveals, they have come out with the launch trailer of the first Spartan Ops episode which features a wide variety of platforms spread across 10 episodes and 5 missions related to each episode. That is a mind boggling 50 missions to be completed in this edition. For now, it is unclear whether Microsoft will foot the bill for all the episodes or charge the gamers in return for the new content addition. The Spartan [+more]

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Halo 4 beats all records; becomes most expensive game ever; Forge and War Games Pass revealed!

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    343 Industries has revealed the complete details of its Halo 4 ‘Forge’ along with all the weapons, shields and details of its various components which would be part of its latest edition. Touted to be the most expensive game till date, one finds out the details…  If you have practiced your designing skills well on the Halo: Reach Forge maps, now you have the opportunity of trying something more exclusive on Halo 4 – Forge modes which has been recently revealed by 343 Industries. The game which would be exclusively released on Xbox 360 will feature three new maps in the Forge mode and a levy of weapons, vehicles, etc., many of which have been revealed before. As most of the gamers would know, Forge allows you to construct a series of unique setting with obstacles, edifices and scenarios set by the gamer themselves. First seen in the [+more]

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Halo 4 to have a celebrity connect; David Fincher and Conan O’Brien to deck up the launch!

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    Celebrities associating with their favorite game is not new. But when a game such as Halo 4 decides to unveil its details, the stakes just get bigger…  Paving its way, there are a number of celebrities who are endorsing this new game and the latest in line is ‘The Social Network’ director David Fincher who has especially flown toPragueto set up a two-minute trailer for this new game. An avid Halo fan, Fincher’s addition to the team is now surprising considering the fact that Microsoft (which is backing 343 Industries) is renowned for its magnanimous preparations related to each of its products. In the very obvious absence of Rockstar’s GTA 5 which was initially scheduled for a Fall 2012 launch, Halo 4 becomes the most anticipated and biggest release of the year 2012. But having said that, one has no intention of taking it away from the team [+more]

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Halo 4 to Have ‘Flood’ as the Infection Mode; New Multiplayer Revealed!

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With the release date approaching for Halo 4, new details are revealed regarding the return of the Infection mode in this new epic venture… Everybody is waiting with anxiety regarding the return of the Master Chief and his aide, Cortana as they would trudge through the alienlandofRequiemin the new version of Halo. Now, 343 Industries has not lagged far behind in revealing new details from time to time regarding the game and keeping the fire burning in the mind and hearts of all its fans. The latest reveal from the Microsoft informs the return of the multiplayer mode Infection, which was part of the earlier games. Titled ‘Flood’ in the latest version, the reveals show infected Spartans progressing to attack the players. The mode supports up to 12 players, which is a considerable number with two players donning the roles of Alpha Zombies (infected ones) and the remaining trying to [+more]

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Halo 4 Multiplayer Will Have Grifball!

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343 Industries reveal more about the latest Halo 4, which is going to reprise the famous Grifball for its multiplayer format. Discover what the game is all about and what kind of weapons are available this time around… In a big plus to Halo gamers, it has been announced that 343 Industries would be bringing back the Grifball. The game mode, which was seen in Halo 3 and Halo: Reach is going to reprise in the new edition as well. The players would be combating with a Aptly termed as Death Rugby, it has rules similar to the sport with some cool weaponry attached to the game play. The players would have to work as a team of 3 to 4 people and would have to encounter an opposing team for a round bomb, which is placed at the center of the arena. The battle would include conflicts with rival [+more]

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Halo 4 Weapons’ Range: Details Revealed; Mean Machine on Display!

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Even as 343 Industries plans to take on the gaming industry with their version of the Halo franchise, a glimpse is offered at their weapons arsenal and the range just seems awesome to say the least… Microsoft, in its usual style, has been revealing much planned information bytes about its latest product, Halo 4, which is being developed by 343 Industries. The Halo franchise till now had been a brainchild of Bungie Industries, who have been left out in the lurch with this version. Bungie, on the other hand, plans to make a comeback next year with something which challenges its previous work. Meanwhile, 343 Industries have revealed a range of weaponry, which would be part of the multiplayer mission. Some of the notable references include the standard Assault Rifle, which can fire continuously without offering break to the victim. Its potency is still questionable as compared to the complete [+more]

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn leaves fans in the lurch!

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The initial rushes of Halo 4 were one of the most anticipated videos to hit the online territory in recent times. For a game to be released in the fall of 2012, Halo 4 is gathering quite a steam in terms of its preparations. Those who have been following the thread will realize that 343 Industries is warming up the audience to the events of November 13 when the game will actually see the light of the day. The latest trailer on the live action series details about the background to the edition but has received a wide amount of disparate responses. Many fans have recently posted a wide variety of comments regarding the costume and the lack of a good set of actors for the prime roles in the web series. Many fans feel that the series seems to be a half-hearted approach to the franchise, which has spawned [+more]

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