Tag: PS3

GuysGirls’ 2013 Holiday Gaming Guide

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! We here at GuysGirl hope you have a great time with friends and family and that you take some time to reflect on all for which you are thankful. Now, Thanksgiving means Black Friday, but unfortunately, when it comes to deals and Black Friday tips, I’m not your guy. I shop at Best Buy because it’s across the street, and my one Black Friday experience ended with me buying groceries at Target. (Pro Tip: Black Friday at midnight is an excellent time to go grocery shopping.) The cashier gave me an odd look, and the guy checking stuff at the door just sighed and...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts releases today

“I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!” Well, you should be… In case you’ve failed to notice the onslaught of television ads, a rather big game comes out today. Call of Duty is arguably the biggest franchise in gaming history, with each new title breaking the sales records established by the title that came before it. The latest iteration of the franchise is Call of Duty: Ghosts. Created by Infinity Ward, Ghosts is set in the near-future, ten years after the United States has suffered a devastating attack. America is no longer the most powerful nation in the world and...

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The Wait is Over: GTA is Back!

Consider this a last hurrah. With the next generation of consoles just a couple months away, the PS3 and Xbox 360 are going out with a bang in the form of Grand Theft Auto V. Receiving the highest reviews, GTA V is a masterpiece. To call this game “epic” would be an understatement. It is bigger, grander, and better than GTA IV in every way. Most importantly, it’s available starting today. GTA IV was the only game able to knock Call of Duty off the top of the all-time sales charts; can GTA V do the same? One thing to...

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Bungie is Forging a New Destiny

Despite creating one of the most legendary franchises in gaming history, Bungie has been laying low for the past couple of years. After the release of Halo: Reach, the company gained independence from Microsoft while stewardship of Halo, Bungie’s baby, went to 343 Industries. So what has Bungie been up to? Just creating their own Destiny, that’s all. Bungie’s next project, known as Destiny, has been officially revealed. More ambitious than Halo: Combat Evolved, Destiny is a “shared world shooter”. Think MMORPG meets first-person shooter. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, Destiny features the remnants of humanity struggling to survive after...

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PS3 is Outselling Xbox360. And That Looks to Continue

For the first time in years, the PS3 is finally outselling the Xbox 360. From Geek.com: Research company IDC has released a 67-page report and forecast regarding the state of the worldwide video game industry. Top of the list has to be news that the PS3 has now outsold the Xbox 360. Current estimates put PS3 sales at 77 million and Xbox 360 at 76 million. If you consider the 360 launched on November 16, 2005 while we were kept waiting until November 11, 2006 for the PS3, that’s some impressive gains for Sony. And if this trend continues...

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