Author Archives: Ryan Manalac

Adventure Awaits in Minecraft Beta 1.5!

Minecraft Beta 1.5

Before getting into the information, I will be referring to the maker of Minecraft , Markus Alexej Persson, as Notch and a coder for Mojang AB, Jens Bergensten, as Jeb.

On April 19, 2011, Minecraft updated from Beta 1.4 to Beta 1.5!

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Jumping Jehoshaphats, Batman!

Batman Arkham City Trailer

Man, that was such an old saying, let me bring it into the modern age by saying: “Why so serious?”

The real reason gamers are so serious is because the awaited sequel to the 2009 game Batman: Arkham Asylum is going to be released in fall of 2011. To be exact, Batman: Arkham City is going to be released on October 21st in Europe, October 19th in AUS, and October 18th in the US.

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Black Ops: First Strike Map Pack Rundown


On February 1, the first map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops was made available for purchase on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

The map pack is dubbed “First Strike” and with it comes five new maps, four being for competitive multiplayer while the fifth is a co-op zombie map.

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Nintendo 3DS Details

Blue 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS: Nentendo’s new product in their hand-held systems. With the 3DS, gamers can experience incredible gameplay with 3-D graphics, without the need for actual 3-D glasses. According to the Nintendo website: “Nintendo 3DS is a breakthrough in portable entertainment, a truly cutting-edge piece of hardware. It has to be seen to be believed.”

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What’s New in Minecraft’s Beta Phase?

Minecraft Beta Screenshot

On December 20th, Markus Persson, better known as Notch, announced that Minecraft is coming out of its Alpha phase and going into its Beta phase. With this upgrade comes some updates:

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