Author - Jerry Paxton

Blizzard Customer Support Opens Youtube Channel

The good people at Blizzard Customer Support have opened up a nifty Youtube channel as another avenue of getting player issues handled as smoothly as possible. On the channel, you will find humorous video tutorials on things like, What to do after your account has been hacked, and a lot more.

Here is one of their tutorial videos for your perusal, or find them all at their official Youtube Channel.

Civilization V GOTY Edition Release Date

2K Games has announced that the special Game of the Year edition of their highly-acclaimed Civilization V will be available on September 27, 2011 for the Windows PC platform. The game will be available at traditional retailers as well as select digital partners.

The Civ V GOTY Edition Includes:

  • Sid Meier’s Civilization V (standalone game);
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack: The Mongols;
  • Civilization Pack: Babylon;
  • Cradle of Civilization Map Packs: Mesopotamia, Americas, Asia and Mediterranean;
  • Double Civilization and Scenario Pack: Spain and Inca;
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack: Polynesia;
  • Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark – The Vikings;
  • Explorer’s Map Pack;
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization V digital soundtrack.

The Civilization V GOTY edition has an MSRP of $49.99.

Hulk Hogan’s Main Event Pre-Order Bonus

Majesco has announced that customers who pre-order their upcoming Hulk Hogan’s Main Event wrestling title from Gamestop stores will receive a special t-shirt as a bonus. The game is due out this October and is the first wrestling title to be totally-dependent on the Xbox 360 console with Kinect sensor for what they are calling a “full-body wrestling experience”. The game features over 50 special moves and in-game coaching by Hogan himself.

World of Warcraft: Wolfheart Now in Stores

Blizzard Entertainment and Gallery Books have announced the release of the latest World of Warcraft novel, Wolfheart. The book is available in both brick-and-mortar as well as online retails and weighs in at 384 pages in length. It is penned by Richard A. Knaak, who is a veteran fantasy novel writer.

About Wolfheart…

Wolfheart is the story of King Varian Wrynn’s struggle to accept the worgen of Gilneas into the Alliance — and come to terms with the wolf within himself. As the Horde threat emerges in Ashenvale, Varian’s ability to triumph over his own shortcomings will determine the fate of the Alliance itself.

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 TGS 2011 Trailer

Capcom has released a new trailer from the 2011 Tokyo Games Show for their upcoming Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, which is due out in North America on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms come November 15, 2011. It will also be hitting the PlayStation Vita in the future as well, though the trailer did not specify when.

Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012 Trailer

Activision has released a new trailer for their upcoming Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012, which is due out on September 27, 2011 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii platforms. The game once again puts players into the role of  a big game hunter, trekking across the globe for your quarry.


The Captains Release Date Announced

Star Trek fans will be happy to know that William Shatner’s new documentary “The Captains”, which focuses on the lives and experiences of the various actors who have played the lead captains in the Star Trek universe, will be released on DVD come October 4, 2011 for a retail price of $19.98. I recently got a chance to watch this documentary when while at the San Diego Comic-Con and was very happy with the way it came out. Star Trek fans will gain a lot of cool insight into the actors – especially Avery Brooks, who is “a little out there”.

Red Dead Redemption GOTY Edition Announced

Rockstar Games has announced the Game of the Year Edition of their highly-acclaimed Western, Red Dead Redemption. The GOTY Edition is due out on October 11th, and will feature all of the available DLC packs and content for the game which has been released since the game’s launch in May of 2010.

“We wanted to create a world that captured the spirit of the Western,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “We are thrilled that Red Dead Redemption’s vision of the West resonated with so many people.”

Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition will include the full, original Red Dead Redemption game; all free and paid downloadable content packs released to date, including the wildly popular Undead Nightmare single- and multiplayer offerings; and all bonus content.

The comprehensive package includes:

•             Original Red Dead Redemption game with a brand-new hardcore single-player mode;

•             Undead Nightmare single-player campaign and multiplayer* modes;

•             Legends and Killers Pack*, featuring additional multiplayer map locations, multiplayer characters, and the Tomahawk projectile weapon;

•             Liars and Cheats Pack*, including the Stronghold multiplayer competitive mode, Free Roam gambling games, multiplayer horse races with combat, and the Explosive Rifle.

•             Hunting and Trading Outfits Pack, featuring two outfits with corresponding gameplay challenges for John Marston;

•             Outlaws To The End Co-Op Mission Pack*, including six co-op missions for up to four players;

•             All original pre-order content, including the Deadly Assassin Outfit, War Horse, and Golden Guns Weapon Pack;

•             Solomon’s Folly single-player gang hideout and challenges available for the first time on Xbox 360;

•             Just-released Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack, featuring fan-favorite multiplayer characters and all-new locations to battle in.

Take On Helicopters Military Chopper Slideshow

Bohemia Interactive has released a new video slideshow of the military portion from their upcoming Take On Helicopters. The game features both civilian and military missions, although most of the game’s info has been regarding the civilian portion of the game.

World of Battleships Website Goes Live has announced that the website for their upcoming online naval multiplayer game, World of Battleships, has gone live. The website features trailers, screenshots, and more.

“We’re excited to launch World of Battleships website,” said CEO Victor Kislyi. “We want to make it home for all those in love with naval battles and WWII-era warships.”

Link: World of Battleships Official Website