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Field Operative published a guide to get…

Field Operative published a guide to getting all your friends on to one team in Battlefield Bad Company 2 on Xbox 360. If you use use the private chat feature of Xbox Live you can talk to all of your team! It will take a while to get everyone on the same team because of the limitations of the game but it can be done. It must be quite amazing to play on a team of 12 who are coordinated and following one single strategy.

Unfortunately a similar chat feature doesn’t exist on the PS3 but friends can still join the session if the game has free slots.

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Searching for Ken Burton

The search for Ken Burton on the Xbox 360 continues (by some). I received this strange message yesterday by someone who friended me on Xbox Live (his friend added me too for reasons that are all too apparent now).

Is there a search for Ken Burton’s gamertag on? Surely it’s highly visible on all his videos?

r u ken burton?

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Games

Mini XBLA Games review: Chime – it’s fo…

Mini XBLA Games review:

Chime – it’s for charity, it’s a puzzle game where you have to create 3×3 or larger blocks from a randomly selected shape, think Tetris but the shapes are fully controllable and the shapes you create don’t disappear. I only played one game but it wasn’t altogether clear where to place blocks to full advantage. There is a good game hiding in there but even though a minimum of 60% of the purchase price goes to charity it’s probably not a game I’ll be buying. Great music though.

Polar Panic – you control a polar bear who has to shove blocks to kill the marauding trappers. Great game, cute graphics, and on easy mode it’s very accessible. Tempted to buy it as it’s fun and child friendly. One that my son enjoyed watching me play.

Unfortunately I only have 1240 points left and with the Modern Warfare 2 DLC on the 30th that may be my next purchase.

I had 10 minutes to play something earlier in the day and fired up Bad Company 2, single player for a blast. God, it’s so sedate compared to the multi player online play. I loved it!

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Modern Warfare 2 free to play online to …

Modern Warfare 2 free to play online to all Silver Xbox Live users this weekend according to Major Nelson!

Yes yes, PS3 players can play it for free whenever they like. Yada yada yada 🙂

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Games

I got my Blur multiplayer beta code the …

I got my Blur multiplayer beta code the other day. Haven’t tried it yet but this review promises an interesting game!

Overall, it feels like a cross between Project Gotham Racing mixed with Mario Kart, with just a bit of the Burnout destruction mixed in.

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Games

Steal Their Class!

Xbox Live is free for Silver users of the Xbox 360 for the next 5 days in Europe. I just tried Modern Warfare 2 and had my ass handed to me. Didn’t take long for me to see the infamous deathstreak “Steal Their Class!” notice. I was the lowest level player there. Highest was about 67, next lowest was 26. Sigh. Not tempted to buy a Gold membership any more. Thanks Microsoft 🙂

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I didn’t disconnect on purpose. WIFI died right after I died for the 5th or 6th time. (If you were on #wordpress you just saw me disconnect, honest!) I swear those guys were probably looking out for the dumb newbie. I’m sure my curiosity will be piqued again in the next few days.

The coop in MW2 is excellent though. I might be willing to part with some cash if some friends were online regularly to play that!

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Sudden productivity upsurge ends recession

This just in. Economists worldwide are scratching their heads as the latest figures suggest the global recession may be coming to an end. Global output has suddenly shot up, people are working harder than ever before and they’re getting out to the stores and malls and spending money.
If this trend continues the world may be on it’s way to a boom by the end of the year.

Meanwhile Twitter and Xbox Live are offline on the same day for maintenance.

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