Babblings Archive

  • Flex-Fire in the House!

    Flex-Fire in the House!

    The Flex-Fire has landed, folks. ProdaGen’s innovative PlayStation Move rifle accessory is in my hands, and I’ve got all my Move shooters cocked, locked, and ready to rock. I’ll be testing it out on my virtual PS3 shooting range throughout the rest of the week, […]

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  • Call of the Dead Movie Poster Brings Out My Inner Zombie Killer

    Call of the Dead Movie Poster Brings Out My Inner Zombie Killer

    Activision has come through big with another killer promo press mailing. This full-sized movie poster for Call of the Dead arrived on my doorstep late Friday, hyping the new Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies mission, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund, Michael Rooker, Danny […]

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  • Prototype 2 Commando Sweater and Classified Materials

    Prototype 2 Commando Sweater and Classified Materials

    Prototype 2 won’t be out until next year, but that’s not stopping Activision from putting on an early PR blitz. Promoting the game’s exclusive preview in the April 2011 issue of EGM, Activision sent me a surprise present today in the form of a ‘classified’ […]

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  • Gods Eater Burst Survival Kit Prepares Me for the Aragami Apocalypse

    Gods Eater Burst Survival Kit Prepares Me for the Aragami Apocalypse

    Serving as an unintended reminder of the ongoing tragedy in Japan after the recent and devastating earthquake and tsunami, today I received this survival kit from D3Publisher, preparing me for the world-ending invasion of the Aragami in the publisher’s new PSP action-RPG, Gods Eater Burst. […]

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  • Killzone 3 Arrives With Army Men Escorts

    Killzone 3 Arrives With Army Men Escorts

    I’ve received a lot of cool (and sometimes odd) swag/promo items over the years, but I’m not sure if anything can top these collectible army men toy figures Sony tucked in with my copy of Killzone 3. Yes, toy army men! Fuck yeah! According to […]

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  • Won’t You Be My Valentine, Aya Brea?

    Won’t You Be My Valentine, Aya Brea?

    Square Enix sure seems to be having fun promoting the upcoming release of The 3rd Birthday. Last month I received a blood-soaked invitation to Aya Brea’s wedding. And now today — Valentine’s Day — I’ve received a valentine and a box of chocolates from Aya. […]

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  • Rabbids Get Ready for Superbwaaaahl XLV Kickoff

    Rabbids Get Ready for Superbwaaaahl XLV Kickoff

    Are you ready for some football? Those rascally Rabbids sure are, judging by this cute face-off graphic Ubisoft whipped up to promote Rabbids: Travel in Time 3D for the 3DS. Super Bowl (or Superbwaaaahl!, as the Rabbids would say) XLV is only a few hours […]

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  • A Blood-Splattered Wedding Invite From Aya Brea

    A Blood-Splattered Wedding Invite From Aya Brea

    This “Confidential” PR mailer landed on my doorstep from Square Enix earlier this afternoon. Clueless as to what it could be, I eagerly pulled it open to find a bloodied wedding invitation and a collection of character bios promoting The 3rd Birthday, the third installment […]

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  • Oh Noes! Something Ate My DS Copy of Plants vs. Zombies!

    Oh Noes! Something Ate My DS Copy of Plants vs. Zombies!

    Sometimes I get the most excited about the tiniest of things, and one of those times happened to be this very day. A DS copy of Plants vs. Zombies came in today from PopCap, and when I ripped open the bubble mailer I was instantly […]

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  • Hey, There’s a Planet in My Pod!

    Hey, There’s a Planet in My Pod!

    I’ve been playing LittleBigPlanet 2 for a couple weeks now, and I’ve loved every second of it, as you can read in my review which went live on Friday. In that time I played the game before writing the review, I had occasional multiplayer connection […]

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