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  • Blog Post: Call of Duty: Ghost Xbox Avatar Items Include Dog Companion Riley

    Call of Duty: Ghost fans can now give their Xbox Avatars a version of Riley, the faithful canine companion from the game. The new pet comes in both battle armor and mocap suit variety. The standard t-shirts and caps with the Ghost logo as well as the iconic mask seen on the box art can be purchased as... More
  • Blog Post: Grand Theft Auto V Xbox Live Avatar Items And PSN Gamer Pics Now Available

    You can now adorn your Xbox Live avatar in Grand Theft Auto themed clothing, or purchase "Chop" the Rottweiler to be your Avatar's pet. You can also purchase Grand Theft Auto V themed Gamer Pics for your PlayStation avatar, or your Xbox Live Avatar as well. The PlayStation Network avatar... More
  • Blog Post: Darksider's II Avatar Items Make You Look Like Death

    Face it: Your Xbox 360 avatar looks stupid (unless you are Robocop ). THQ wants to help you fix that by allowing you to purchase some Darksiders II-related avatar items. The items, pictured below, range in cost from 80 to 400 Microsoft points, and are available today. THQ promises a similar collection... More
  • Blog Post: Limit Your XBLA Avatar's Life Prospects With Tattoos

    If your Xbox 360's Avatar has been pleading with you for a tattoo for what seems like an eternity, now you can get him off your back. Tattoos are now available on the Avatar Marketplace, letting you express your individuality from a series of templates. It's just like real life, only without... More
  • Blog Post: Prepare For Skyrim With Xbox Live Avatar Clothing

    You've pored over the skills and perks , watched the 20-minute E3 demo over and over, and even spent time learning about its music and sound design . What else is left to do before Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is finally out? Dress up your Xbox Live avatar, that's what! Bethesda sent along this list... More
  • Blog Post: Robocop Avatar Items Coming To Xbox Live

    Does your avatar look totally lame? Of course, everyone's does. But you can make yours a little bit cooler by buying some Robocop gear. The items hit the Xbox Live Marketplace on August 25, and include the full-body armor, Robocop-themed t-shirts, and miniature pet versions of ED-209 and Cain. Watch... More
  • Blog Post: Avatar Kinect Launches Today

    At long last, you can have awkward conversations with friends in a virtual space, complete with stilted and robotic facial expressions. The latest feature of Kinect Fun Labs launches today, a new voice chat program that lets you take your avatar into a virtual space and converse with other avatars. Originally... More
  • Blog Post: Join Xbox Live Labs For A Zero-Point Achievement

    Microsoft is about to launch Xbox Live Labs, a number of network tests designed to improve the service. Participation is optional, but lab rats will be rewarded. According to Major Nelson’s blog , Xbox Live Labs will be running from March 10-27. Those who chose to opt in to Microsoft tests will... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announcing Avatar Kinect At CES?

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is set to kick off tomorrow in Las Vegas, but we may already know one of the biggest gaming-related announcements planned for the event. According to some leaked photos, Microsoft will be revealing something called "Avatar Kinect." Tech and gaming site Glimpse... More
  • Blog Post: Have Too Much Money? LucasArts Can Help

    LucasArts has announced that several Star Wars: The Force Unleashed-themed avatar items will be available on December 9 on PlayStation and Xbox Live. That means you'll soon be able to spend actual currency (or fake Microsoft dollars) to outfit your make-believe character in clothing that would get... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Sales Fall Almost 20 Percent

    Ubisoft has released their full financial results for the 2009-2010 fiscal year, and the news isn't outstanding for the French publisher. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot addressed the dismal results, pointing to the global economic crisis and the overall drop in video game sales around the world, but... More
  • Blog Post: Saints Row 2 Gear Available Now For Microsoft Avatars

    If you’ve always wanted your Microsoft Avatar to look like a high-voiced pimp or a giant hotdog man, your day has finally come. It may be a little late to the party, but Microsoft has released Saints Row 2 themed clothing and accessories for its 360 Avatars. The Avatar marketplace just got updated... More
  • Blog Post: 3D Television A Reality? ESPN 3D Set For 2010, Sony and Discovery To Develop New Network

    Though 3D film dates back to the 1950s, the technology is hotter than ever following the worldwide success of James Cameron’s Avatar. While many are predicting that 3D gaming will eventually become the standard (Ubisoft has already stepped into the trend with its 3D compatible Avatar-based game... More
  • Blog Post: New Developer Diary Video For Avatar

    When James Cameron spends half a billion dollars making a movie, you can expect some pretty pervasive advertising to accompany it. During the World Series there was the god awful introduction to Game 4 that spliced footage of the movie with baseball highlights, seemingly suggesting that the Yankees were... More
  • Blog Post: Avatar Soundtrack Tracklisting Basically Spoils the Entire Plot of the Movie

    James Cameron's Avatar , the Titanic director's multi-gazillion dollar 3D sci-fi epic about a race of Smurf-like furries that live on a dangerous, faraway planet, is getting set to hit theaters on December 18th. However, the enterprising movie/music blog Playlist recently discovered that the... More
  • Blog Post: Avatar Trailer Showcases Aliens, Space Marines, Mechs In Coveted Nerd Trifecta

    This new trailer for Avatar: The Game is light on plot and heavy on elements gamers are well familiar with. You've got space marines crashing on an unknown and dangerous planet, angry aliens jumping on said space marines, and then of course you've got your giant mech things with oversized guns... More
  • Blog Post: Will Xbox 360 Avatars Get A Virtual Arcade?

    Xbox Live Arcade might just get a new meaning. A consumer survey sent by a tipster suggests Microsoft may be working on a virtual arcade for players’ Avatars, Joystiq reports . Some of the potential names listed in the survey include the following: Game Room RetroCade AvatArcade RetroGame Game... More
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