QuakeCon 2011 Tournaments line up announced

The world’s very best QUAKE LIVE players will once again gather in Dallas, Texas to take part in intense online tournaments at QuakeCon 2011, being held August 4-7, 2011 at the Hilton Anatole. Top professionals will compete in the Intel-sponsored QUAKE LIVE Duel Invitational Masters and the Intel QUAKE LIVE Team Deathmatch Invitational Masters and contend for a share of over $40,000 in prize money.  Also new to this year’s QuakeCon, up-and-coming players will have the opportunity to prove their gaming expertise in the Brink Open Championships.

 

Nintendo Announces Comic-Con Lineup

Nintendo is returning to Comic-Con in San Diego this year, and fans will have a lot to get excited about. In addition to top Nintendo 3DS games releasing this holiday season such as Super Mario, Mario Kart and Kid Icarus: Uprising, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Wii will make its public playable debut in North America, letting players experience Link’s latest motion-controlled adventure firsthand. In addition to Nintendo’s booth at the show (#5135), multiple activities will take place at a special Nintendo Gaming Lounge for Comic-Con attendees in the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center.

Images of our Gears of War 2 Tournament 7/16

We held a Gears of War 2 2v2 Tournament yesterday at the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley Mall, were the participants got a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Nerd Machine Comic-Con party or 4,000 Microsoft points, their choice.

Check out the images:

1st Place Winners

2nd place

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us and participated, and don’t forget next Saturday July 23rd we will have our Halo Reach team Tournament, sign-ups start at 5:00, tournament starts at 6:00 see you there!

The Dark Knight Rises Teaser Trailer

The quality and isn’t that good but this is the best version out there until the official release of the trailer.

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure Screenshots and Pack shot

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure lets kids take on the role of a powerful Portal Master who can control over 30 different characters, including the beloved purple dragon Spyro. Each of these heroes is a protector of Skylands, an amazing mysterious world which has been taken over by a sinister Portal Master known as Kaos; a powerful enemy that has frozen the Skylanders as toys and banished them to Earth.  Only the players of Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure can help return these heroes back to their world by embarking on an adventurous journey where they will explore mythical lands, battle menacing, outlandish creatures, collect treasures, and solve challenging puzzles as a part of a quest to save Skylands.

F.E.A.R. 3 Gun Audio Behind the Scenes Trailer

New BloodRayne: Betrayal Screens

The blood-tastic hack-n-slash side-scroller is coming to both XBLA (August 31) and PSN (August 30) later this summer

Call of Duty Elite beta is live

Call of Duty Elite beta is live. The pre-release of this innovative new digital community platform, built expressly for the 30-million strong Call of Duty fanbase, begins its staged launch today on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE utilizing Call of Duty: Black Ops.  The beta will be activated in phases for feature testing, with limited invitations rolling out in the coming weeks.

Call of Duty Elite will officially debut this fall as an integral part of Activision Publishing, Inc.’s hotly anticipated release, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, on November 8th. The 2.8 million Call of Duty gamers who have already registered to participate will now have the opportunity to connect, compete and improve in this evolution of the Call of Duty multi-player experience.

RAGE’s Third Behind The Scenes Video “The Arsenal”


RAGE features intense first-person shooter action, breakneck vehicle combat, an expansive world to explore and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary id Tech 5 technology. Set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, you emerge into a vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as bandit gangs, mutants, and more. RAGE promises an experience like no other.

RAGE,  the highly-anticipated game under development at id Software, is slated for release on October 4th, 2011 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Netflix Streaming Now Available on Nintendo 3DS

Starting today, Nintendo 3DS owners across the United States and Canada can download a free application that allows Netflix members with unlimited streaming plans to instantly watch TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix. The attractive, easy-to-use service adds a huge value to the Nintendo 3DS portable system, and again demonstrates how Nintendo 3DS continues to present new and different experiences for owners almost every day.

Call Of Duty XP Ticket Information Revealed

Call of Duty XP tickets will go on sale July 19th, 2011 at 10am Pacific Daylight Time via a link on this site. Tickets are $150 and are valid for both days. Your ticket includes admission to all events and activities with the exception of food and beverage. You must provide your own travel to and from the location.

 

Individuals may purchase up to two tickets. Full name and info is required for each attendee and tickets are non-transferable. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Call of Duty Endowment http://www.callofdutyendowment.org/, a non-profit organization that helps returning veterans find employment, establish careers and transition back to civilian life.

SSX Screen Shots

Pre- Comic Con Gears of War 2 Team Tournament this Saturday! *UPDATE*

Looks like plans have changed folks instead of Halo Reach this Saturday we’re having a huge Gears of War 2 pre-Comic Con team tournament with big prizes including….. general admission tickets to the 2011 NERD Party hosted by Zachary Levi, held at the  NERD Headquarters at San Diego Comic Ccon!!! which will be crazy

So with that said we will be moving the Halo Reach Tournament to the week after the 23rd sorry for the shuffle guys but with all the Gears 3 that’s going to be at Comic Con we need to have a Gears tournament.

Ubisoft announces its plans for Comic-Con 2011

Ubisoft announced its plans for Comic-Con International: San Diego on July 20–24, 2011. The company will feature the first public demos of Just Dance 3 and Rabbids: Alive & Kicking. In addition, Ubisoft will demo Rayman Origins, and host an exclusive panel for Assassin’s Creed Revelations on July 23, 2011.

Conan ‘Fan Questions’ Part One! Video

Capcom Announces Comic-Con 2011 Lineup and Panels

Capcom will be in attendance at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 with an incredible line-up of activities and special surprises. Capcom will once again be located at booth #4844 which is sure to be a can’t miss hub of activity for fans:  playable demos of the upcoming 2011/2012 line-up of games, daily tournaments, signing sessions, and special deals at the Capcom store.

Gamestop Pre-Order Offers for Spider-Man: Edge of Time and X-Men Destiny Revealed

fans who reserve their copies of Spider-Man: Edge of Time and/or X-Men Destiny early can take advantage of some awesome pre-order opportunities at GameStop stores nationwide.  Check out the offers for both games below and spread the good word.

X-Men Destiny:  Pre-order Today and get a code to unlock exclusive Havok X-Gene Powers and Costumes!

 

Harness the power of Havok!  Players will receive a unique, Havok-inspired suit for each playable character and be able to equip the exclusive Havok X-gene, granting plasma-based power enhancement to their attacks, the ability to stun enemies through energy absorption and increase their damage output over time.

Konami announces their fan appreciation events during Comic-Con 2011

Konami  announced their fan appreciation events during Comic-Con 2011 at the San Diego Convention center.  Taking place July 21-24, this year’s Comic-Con will give KONAMI fans numerous opportunities to come and celebrate decades of legendary franchises by hosting both a fan signing event with key members of Kojima Productions, including Hideo Kojima, famed METAL GEAR SOLID series creator. In addition to the Kojima Productions signing event, KONAMI will also host a cos-play competition for fans, with prizes and awards for the taking.

Event: Kojima Productions Signing Event

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011

Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30pm

The universe is burning! Black Prophecy – Episode 1: Inferno in Tulima is live.

The Dark Knight Rises Movie Poster

The film hits on July 20, 2012 and i can’t wait.

L.A. Noire “Reefer Madness” DLC Case Now Available for Download


In “Reefer Madness”, Detective Cole Phelps and his Vice desk partner Roy Earle find themselves in the throes of one of the city’s biggest narcotics rings after a deadly shootout with a local drug dealer. This new downloadable case for L.A. Noire is now available for download via PlayStation Network ($3.99) and Xbox LIVE (320 MS Points). Anyone that purchased the L.A. Noire Rockstar Pass can also download this case, at no additional cost.

New Fallout: New Vegas Old World Blues Trailer


the third add-on pack for Fallout: New Vegas coming out on July 19th.

The residents of the Mojave have long assumed the trackless wastes of the ‘Big Empty’ are a no-man’s-land, a desolate stretch where no living thing can survive. In Old World Blues, you discover that is far from the truth….

Old World Blues will be available via Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network, and Steam.

Batman: Arkham City – The Riddler Trailer


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today released an all-new trailer for Batman: Arkham City featuring The Riddler

Saints Row: The Third Professor Genki trailer.

Mortal Kombat 9 Rain DLC Character Trailer

Mortal Kombat 9 downloadable character, Rain, will be available on July 19.

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