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Halo: Reach Championship – Game 9 – Can Johnny Become Our Second Winner?

Last Wednesday was a big night for a lot of gamers. Crimson Azoth, Afro Dan and scoit had their first game in the championship knowing that if they don’t get first or second place then they may never enter again. Tiki Myr re-entered the championship for the first time since he was taken down after his 4 game winning streak, pressure was high for him to preform. The pressure was surely highest however on our champion Johnny who was playing with an opportunity to win Microsoft points and a chance to play in our final championship match. Lets who cracked under pressure and who thrived on it.

Call Of Duty 2 – Is It Worth It? – New Weekly Series

Welcome to the first ever episode of the new Games Thirst original video series named “Is It Worth It?”. This series has been a long time coming with this first video having been made many Months ago. So what is this new series? The title sums it up pretty nicely but click “Read More” for a full explanation and to see the video itself.

Halo: Reach Championship – Game 8 – You Have To See This Weeks Qualifier

We have seen our Champions taking out for two weeks running. With better players entering each week it is becoming much harder to remain in the championship for any length of time. So lets find out is Johnny can remain as our champion for two weeks running. This weeks gameplay will not disappoint.

Halo: Reach Championship – Game 7 – You won’t Believe How This Game Ends

Last week we saw ORANGE BEASTAGE take out Tiki Myr our longest running champion in a convincing fashion. We also saw the highest quality of players in the championship yet, and now, they just got better.

Tommy Rydling Breaks Down The Battlefield 3 Co-op – Sounds Like A Blast

by Joseph Garrett on September 1st, 2011, under Dice, EA

Tommy Rydling, Production Manager at DICE, just wrote on the Playstaion Blog about Battliefield 3′s co-op mode. He explains what the goal of the co-op was, how it should be played successfully and how the missions structures will work. Quench his full post bellow.

Halo Anniversary And Title Update Detailed

by Joseph Garrett on September 1st, 2011, under 343 Industries, Bungie

Halo Fest has been and gone. During the weekend 343 Industries gave loads of fresh details about Halo Anniversary and a title update that will be applied to Halo: Reach. But with so much information in literally 100′s of hours of interviews, gameplay demos and developer panels it can be hard to know where to begin. I recently upload a video to my personal youtube channel in which I detail all of the major features of Halo Anniversary and the title update in a short 7 minute video. My mother taught me to share so I thought I would send this video your way for all those Halo fans that don’t want to wade through hours of content. Enjoy.

Halo Reach: Championship – Game 6 – Best Players Yet

The championship has grown into something bigger and better. We will now have a qualifying game every week to ensure that we get the best players possible while doubling the content. Check out the qualifier bellow to see who will be facing off against our defending champion Tiki Myr.

Halo: Reach Championship – Game 4, Tiki Myr Vs Z3RO180 – Do We Have Our First Winner?

The Halo Reach: Championship is only just over a Month old but we are already could have our first winner. You win 1200 MSP if you win 3 games in a row and Tiki Myr has already got 2 wins under is belt. So lets see if Tiki Myr can take that final step to winning and fend of our new challenger.

Video Thirst: Uncharted 3/Uncharted 2 Graphics Comparison

by Joseph Garrett on July 1st, 2011, under Naughty Dog, PS3, Sony

We recently claimed that Uncharted 2 has the most beautiful scenery we had ever seen in a video game. So has the games developer Naughty Dog decided to sit contented with their incredible game engine and beautiful art style or are they stepping up their game once again.

Quick Quenchers: “Call Of Duty Have The Best Online Community,” Says Activison Exec

by Ernice Gilbert on June 23rd, 2011, under Activision, FPS, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

“We have the best online community in the world and we owe it to them to offer an experience that will not only anticipate their needs but will keep getting better and better every single day. And that’s what we’ve done with Call of Duty Elite. At last count, all four of the CoD games between 2007-2010 are currently in the top ten on Xbox Live, and they need us to figure out a way to bring those discrete communities together.”

That was Chacko Sonny, head of Beachhead speaking to OXM. Is he right?

PlayStatoin Network Suffers Worldwide Outage

by Ernice Gilbert on April 21st, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, PSN

Sony’s confirmed that the PlayStation Network has suffered a massive outage.

Your Killzone 3 Patch 1.07 Goes Live Tomorrow

by Ernice Gilbert on April 5th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, Sony

We reported on this what seems like ages ago, but the internet’s now catching up. Killzone 3 patch 1.07 happens tomorrow.

Details below the break.

Online Quencher – SCEA Will Transfer Online Services To New Dept. – SNEA

by Ernice Gilbert on March 24th, 2011, under News, PS3, Sony

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has made known that come April 1st, it will transfer its online services operations, including PSN users’ PS wallets and the funds therein, to Sony Network Entertainment America (SNEA).

Killzone 3 Servers Going Down Early Next Week, All Regions Affected

by Ernice Gilbert on March 23rd, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, Sony

Last week Guerrilla Games released Killzone 3 patch 1.06 that was supposed to fix many an issue plaguing some gamers, and according to them, it did. But some problems still persists. Problems like scores not being processed correctly, which Guerrilla said was caused by another bug that patch 1.06 missed.

Now, the developer’s saying that it’s find “something in the back end that (if all conditions were met) did not process scores properly for Guerrilla Warfare matches”, and are planning on taking down the game’s servers “early” next week, with all regions being simultaneously affected.