Gears of War

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    5 Video Gaming Characteristics That Are Now Dead (But Were Once Popular)

    eBay Seller lukiegames​The way video games are played has changed dramatically over the past decade. What was once considered popular and common in the 1990s seem ridiculous and unplayable to today's gaming crowd. As the art and development of video gaming continue to evolve and refine itself thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    5 Ways Facebook Has Changed Console Gaming

    ​Facebook games are on a completely different wavelength than modern gaming on consoles. They're simple, often mindless, and accessible to just about everybody. People who aren't typically gamers have now been introduced to games with a community larger than XBOX Live, or PSN. It did a better job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Best Free Sh*t from E3 2011

    Peter Mai/OC Weekly​Last week's annual Electronics Entertainment Expo held in Los Angeles has come and gone, and other than the announcement of the Wii U, nothing truly exciting or new happened. Luckily, attendees of the show were given the next best thing--free junk. Every year, game companies ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Video Game Characters and Their Original Designs

    LEFT: concept design for Bioshock's "Little Sisters", RIGHT: the final design​Creating an original video game character is a long, difficult process. Many of the characters that we have grown to love, in fact, had to undergo numerous design changes before their look becomes finalized. The Big Dadd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Admit it, These Video Games Made You Cry

    There's nothing to be ashamed about, some video games make you cry. Unlike movies or books, games have a remarkable ability to do more than expressing a story to the viewer. They transform the viewer into an active member of the story, strengthening the link between the player and the fiction. Wheth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    The Faces Behind the Video Game

    Liquid Snake, the antagonist of the Playstation classic Metal Gear Solid, is the leader of a terrorist organization. Leonardo the Ninja Turtle is a humanoid turtle who eats pizza. These two characters? Voiced by the exact same person. Within the surprisingly small world of video game voice acting, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    To Do This Weekend 6/19-6/21

    Tree Huggers Ball and Go Green Expo, Saturday, 6 p.m.Canyon Land Conservation Fund works year-round to preserve the last of the wilderness within OC's Cleveland National Forest, so check out this hip eco-outfit and arrange a romantic summer evening at the Fifth Annual Tree Hugger's Ball, hosted by ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    TONIGHT: Donavon Frankenreiter and Gary Jules at The Coach House

    Laguna Beach's masterfully mellow Donavon Frankenreiter is poised to chill folks out for two consecutive nights at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, tonight and tomorrow. Check out our review of his latest release here. Opening up is Gary Jules, known best for his totally depressing cover of " ... More >>

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    December 25, 2008

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    October 30, 2008