Blind Review – Medal of Honor (2010)

A Terrorist’s Tale Electronic Arts’ reboot of their classic WWII shooter series is finally upon us. Where the previous games endeavored to recreate famous battles between the Allied forces and Nazi Germany, developer Danger Close has taken a more controversial path, creating what is, essentially, a Taliban simulator. Players take the role of a nameless member of the Taliban in a rural part of Afghanistan. The early levels teach you the controls and basics of combat as you and a cadre of Taliban enforcers visit a nearby village to root out Coalition collaborators and punish women bold enough to go[…]

NFL to become professional videogame league.

In a surprise announcement today following the conclusion of Superbowl XLIV, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell outlined plans to transition from their current focus on physical matches to a system of virtual matches played out in a custom version of EA’s Madden videogame. Citing mounting concerns over the long term health problems associated with repeated concussions and other injuries commonly suffered by players and budgetary pressures created by ever increasing salary caps, the League’s leadership, in conjunction with the individual team owners, came to the conclusion that digitally simulated contests were the inevitable future of Football. By making the transition sooner,[…]

Blind Review: Dragon Age: Origins: A Gamer Blahhhg Exclusive

As a young site that still retains that baby-fresh smell, Gamer Blahhhg does not yet have the kind of industry pull needed to gain early access to reviewable code upcoming games, or even free review copies of new titles when they launch. Other sites might shill themselves out to publishers, trading inflated scores for free merchandise or all expenses paid trips to exclusive “press” events. Gamer Blahhhg has more integrity than that, or at least I’ve never been tempted so as to prove one way or the other. But I don’t think the fact that I haven’t had a chance[…]

Breaking News! EA secretly working on Madden sequel?

Our  spies within the Electronic Arts today passed along a roll of microfiche, the contents of which suggest very strongly that Tiburon Studios, the developers behind the highly successful Madden 10, may in fact be planning a follow up to that game for release as early as next year! Few details about the new game are clear, but our mole is quite confident the game will be in some way connected to American football, perhaps with the involvement of the NFL. Not even the official title is known. A recent consumer survey which asked consumers to rate the appeal of[…]