Veterans Day | SPEAN BRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM: Veterans attend Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge to observe a two minute silence as a mark of respect for the war dead on November 11, 2011 in Spean Bridge, Scotland. Armistice Day traditionally marks the end of the WWI when Germany and the allied forces signed the armistice signaling the end of hostilities on the Western Front. The cessation of the war officially took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and is marked annually by services of remembrance for all those who have fallen in wars and a two minute silence. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Shatters All Sales Records, Nears Half a Billion Dollars in Day One Sales

More than 6.5 million people bought copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in North America and the United Kingdom in the first 24 hours of its release pulling in more than $400 million, Activision said today.
That makes it one of the largest entertainment launch in history, with sales of more... More »

Five Disappointing Things About The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

You've heard the buzz, read the reviews, and consulted the stars; all signs point to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim being the second coming of Oblivion, only bigger, better, and bolder than its beloved predecessor. More »

It's True. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is Worth the Price of a Wii

Yeah, we think you'd like the new Zelda game and you should buy it. But what if you don't have a Wii?
What if you had one and sold it, chucked or simply don't know whether it's behind your Ab Roller, in a box next to the Ark of the Covenant or otherwise lost?
You need to fix that. More »

Should You Buy Saints Row: The Third? Yes.

Next week, Volition will release the third game in the Saints Row series, appropriately titled Saints Row: The Third. What started as a Grand Theft Auto knockoff that merely tided players over while they awaited a true HD GTA morphed into something entirely different: More »

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Pierces Game Critics' Hearts

Has Nintendo finally release a console installment of The Legend of Zelda series that critics don't immediately fall in love with? Look at that chart. More »

Bethesda Working on Skyrim Graphics Problems on Xbox, Advises Not Installing Yet

If you want to get the best graphics out of your Xbox 360 play-through of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim you may want to hold off on installing it to your console's hard drive. More »

From One End of Skyrim to the Other in Under Nine Minutes

Who needs fast travel when you've got sprinting, speed shouts, and the miracle of digital video speed manipulation to take you across the province of Skyrim in speedy style? More »

The Continued Popularity of Call of Duty's Two, Three and Four Year Old Games

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's record-breaking, first-day sales are impressive, but almost more impressive is the life these Call of Duty games seem to have online.
This morning I hopped online to see how the past four year's worth of Call of Duty games were doing online. More »

Intimidation Played No Part in These Saints Row: The Third Review Scores

Here comes Saints Row the Third, walking down the street without a care in the world, waving its giant purple schlong about for the whole wide world to see. More »

30 Seconds of Skyward Sword: One Amazing Boat

I showed four moments from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword this week.
Those four moments that might not be the mostly obviously spectacular moments in the new Wii Zelda, but each of them shows off one of its strengths: More »

A Dozen Reasons To Hate Call of Duty Games

Call of Duty is reviled among a vocal group of gamers. When they read that the latest iteration of the series is selling well, or is well reviewed, or is being played by a lot of people, they seem to take it personally. More »

Your Web Window into Japan's Wild, Sexy, and Scary Side

Another night. Mahni Aino (above) fired up her computer and flipped on her camera. The sexy posing would come later, but now she was just talking about what food she liked cooking. More »

Finally, The Glorious 27-Minute Stop-Motion LEGO Halo Film You've Been Waiting For

We've been eagerly anticipating this unofficial mash-up of LEGO and Halo for more than two years.
Initially promised for an early 2010, the Battle of the Brick, a 27-minute LEGO Halo movie, finally premiered today on Gametrailers. More »

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