Yeah, I know, I’m a day late with this. Forgive me, for I was busy reviewing one of the worst games in recent memory. Back in August, TJ and I nearly got into fisticuffs over which was the best Resident Evil. Blood was shed, harsh words were yelled, tears were wept (mostly from me), and in the end we had a clear winner. Actually, that’s a lie, even all of you couldn’t decide which game was best. At the time of this writing, and out of over 700 votes, Resident Evil 2 and RE4 are tied with 34% of the votes each. That’s crazy. So crazy I felt the urge to include proof after the break.
Obviously, there’s still a lot of love for Resident Evil 2, and understandably so. It’s an amazing game that, much like Aliens built on the foundation of its predecessor, RE2 took the series out of the Spencer Mansion and into the chaos that was Raccoon City. One of the best things about that game was the sultry special agent Ada Wong, who’s been a series mainstay since her debut in RE2. Since then, she’s took up residence in all our hearts, and especially Leon’s, who’s been smitten with her for some time now. If you don’t love her already, you will after you see this amazing cosplay I have waiting for you after the break.
If you pre-order Halo: Anniversary you get yourself a nice bonus. The Grunt Funeral Skull makes it so each grunt upon their death, explodes like they were stuck with a plasma grenade. To some people that doesn’t sound like a great pre-order bonus. I however, don’t agree.
As you can tell from the video above that when they explode after death, the explosion can injure other enemies resulting in a lot of bonus explosion death. However, one would argue that the explosions could harm the good guys as well. So it can be good and bad. I like explosions so I think it’s going to be pretty kick ass. Just be careful when you melee them, get the hell out of there! Ahem, Halo: Anniversary is set to release on November 15th of this year for the XBox 360. READ MORE
Japan gets a lot of cool shit. Things like Fatal Frame IV, that likely won’t be seeing the light of day anywhere else, or the Silent Hill Sound Box that brings together all of the series’ fantastic soundtracks into one super cool package, and now they’re getting an amazing Resident Evil Anniversary bundle that includes the upcoming Revival Selection. I’m a total geek for any cool gamer swag, especially when said swag is horror-related, so there’s a very good chance I’ll be flying my lazy ass out to Japan just so I can pick this thing up. Or maybe I could have it imported? Yeah, that sounds way easier.
The bundle includes an overwhelming amount of sweet Resident Evil goodies and will be available exclusively in Japan on September 8th. Head past the jump for a breakdown of everything this bundle includes, just try not to cry. READ MORE
One of the grandaddies of horror, the Resident Evil series, has just turned 15. In this ultra-competitive industry dominated by Call of Duty and Farmville, it’s tough for a game or series of games to sell a million plus units, much less 40 million. It’s hard to argue that Resident Evil isn’t the biggest horror series out there and with two games coming to the Nintendo 3DS (Revelations and The Mercenaries 3D) as well as two more games on the way to the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (the Revival Selection and Operation Raccoon City) this is a mighty fine time to celebrate the past, present and future of the series. Wow, did I just sound like a press release? Yes, I think I did. I’ll be quiet so you can better focus on the video below.
Alone it’s a pretty exciting watch but it’s made infinitely more amazing with DC Douglas (Albert Wesker) narrating it. Head past the break to get an idea of when we can expect these four games to release. They’re not actual release dates, more rough estimates really, but this is the best I can do right now. READ MORE
H2O will be celebrating their 15 year anniversary with a few shows on the east coast as well as overseas with some awesome hardcore bands. If you live in the area of these shows I’d suggest not missing out.
H2O has been one of the more important bands in hardcore music’s history having been one of the few bands to make it through the late 90′s hardcore demise. The band has paid their dues and I’m very excited that they are celebrating their career with some amazing shows. H2O doesn’t tour often so don’t miss out! BD will be updating on the shows once more tour info is announced, read on for the shows scheduled so far. READ MORE