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Tuesday, December 27

NFL Picks: Week 16 Results / Week 17 Picks


Welcome back to NFL Picks. We have only one week left in the regular season.



Here were the standout picks from Week 16:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Steelers, Packers
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Texans
  • JohnnyX77 was the only one to get the Dolphins wrong.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the Cardinals wrong.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to get the Giants correct.
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to choose the Vikings correctly.
  • BlazenHawks was the only person to get the Buccaneers wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to get the Seahawks wrong.
  • Stopable was the only one to get the Falcons wrong.
  • None of the six 2-point conversion games went through this week.

The standings from Week 16:

1.) BlazenHawks / 11
T2.) Deus Legend / 10
T2.) Stopable / 10
T2.) JohnnyX77 / 10
T2.) Jerhawk / 10
6.) SRO / 8

The overall PowerRankings, presented in part this week by Sears:

1.) Deus Legend / 162
2.) JohnnyX77 / 159
3.) BlazenHawks / 155
4.) Stopable / 152
5.) SRO / 149
6.) Jerhawk / 148
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 17 schedule. Every game will be played on Sunday. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

*Redskins @ Eagles (Eagles favored by 9)

*49ers @ Rams (49ers favored by 11)

Colts @ Jaguars

Titans @ Texans

Steelers @ Browns

Ravens @ Bengals

*Bills @ Patriots (Patriots favored by 12)

Jets @ Dolphins

Lions @ Packers

Bears @ Vikings

*Buccaneers @ Falcons (Falcons favored by 14)

*Panthers @ Saints (Saints favored by 8)

Chiefs @ Broncos

Chargers @ Raiders

Seahawks @ Cardinals

Cowboys @ Giants (Sunday Night Football)

Next week we will reveal the results for the division winners picks we made at the beginning of the season. Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, December 20

NFL Picks: Week 15 Results / Week 16 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 15:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Falcons, Cowboys, Bengals, Saints, Cardinals.
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Titans, Packers, Jets.
  • Deus Legend, Stopable and BlazenHawks got the Panthers correct in their 2 point conversion upset win over Houston.
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to get the Raiders wrong.
  • Stopable was the only person to choose the Redskins and got it correct.
  • SRO was the only one to get the Broncos wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Chargers and got it correct.

The Week 15 results:

1.) Stopable / 12
T2.) Deus Legend / 10
T2.) BlazenHawks / 10
T2.) SRO / 10
5.) JohnnyX77 / 9
6.) Jerhawk / 7

The overall PowerRankings, presented in part this week by Nissan:

1.) Deus Legend / 152
2.) JohnnyX77 / 149
3.) BlazenHawks / 144
4.) Stopable / 142
5.) SRO / 141
6.) Jerhawk / 138
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 16 games. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for. All games, except for the three prime-time games, will be on Christmas Eve, which is Saturday:

Texans @ Colts (Thursday Night)

Broncos @ Bills

*Rams @ Steelers (Steelers favored by 14.5)

Cardinals @ Bengals

*Dolphins @ Patriots (Patriots favored by 10)

*Browns @ Ravens (Ravens favored by 13)

*Jaguars @ Titans (Titans favored by 7.5)

Raiders @ Chiefs

Giants @ Jets

Vikings @ Redskins

*Buccaneers @ Panthers (Panthers favored by 7.5)

Chargers @ Lions

Eagles @ Cowboys

49ers @ Seahawks

*Bears @ Packers (Sunday Night Christmas Special)(Pack favored by 12.5)

Falcons @ Saints (Monday Night Hate-fest)

This week, we will also be picking for the upcoming BCS Bowl games. Please have these picks in prior to kickoff of the particular bowl game you're choosing for. These game will be worth 1 point each:

Rose Bowl: Oregon vs. Wisconsin

Fiesta Bowl: Stanford vs. Oklahoma State

Sugar Bowl: Michigan vs. Virginia Tech

Orange Bowl: Clemson vs. West Virginia

National Championship: LSU vs. Alabama

Good luck everyone, and Happy Holidays

Tuesday, December 13

NFL Picks: Week 14 Results / Week 15 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks. We're officially 3/4 of the way through the regular season.

Here were the standout picks from Week 14:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Lions, Ravens, Patriots, Broncos
  • Everyone's incorrect pick: 49ers
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the Browns, Chiefs, Bills and Rams, and got them all wrong.
  • Deus Legend was the only one to get the Titans wrong.
  • Deus Legend and SRO were the only ones to pick the Texans correctly.

The results from Week 14 alone:

1.) BlazenHawks / 14
T2.) Deus Legend / 12
T2.) Stopable / 12
T4.) JohnnyX77 / 11
T4.) SRO / 11
6.) Jerhawk / 9

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented in part this week by Walmart:

1.) Deus Legend / 142
2.) JohnnyX77 / 140
3.) BlazenHawks / 134
T4.) SRO / 131
T4.) Jerhawk / 131
6.) Stopable / 130
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 15 schedule. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

*Jaguars @ Falcons (Thursday Night)(Falcons favored by 11)

Cowboys @ Buccaneers (Saturday Night)

Bengals @ Rams

Dolphins @ Bills

Titans @ Colts

Redskins @ Giants

Seahawks @ Bears

*Saints @ Vikings (Saints favored by 7)

*Panthers @ Texans (Texans favored by 6.5)

*Packers @ Chiefs (Packers favored by 13.5)

Lions @ Raiders

Jets @ Eagles

Browns @ Cardinals

Patriots @ Broncos

Ravens @ Chargers (Sunday Night)

Steelers @ 49ers (Monday Night)

Tuesday, December 6

NFL Picks: Week 13 Results / Week 14 Picks



Welcome back to NFL Picks.


Here were the standout picks from Week 13:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Jets, Steelers, 49ers, Patriots (except BlazenHawks)
  • Everyone's wrong pick: Cowboys
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Texans correctly.
  • SRO was the only one to choose the Browns incorrectly.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to get the Buccaneers wrong.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to convert a 2 point conversion this week with the Chiefs.
  • Stopable was the only one to get the Vikings wrong.
  • BlazenHawks was the only person to get the Lions wrong.

The results from Week 13:

T1.) Stopable / 12
T1.) SRO / 12
T3.) Deus Legend / 11
T3.) JohnnyX77 / 11
5.) Jerhawk / 10
6.) BlazenHawks / 8

The overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Google:

1.) Deus Legend / 130
2.) JohnnyX77 / 129
3.) Jerhawk / 122
4.) SRO / 120
5.) BlazenHawks / 119
6.) Stopable / 118
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 14 schedule. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

*Browns @ Steelers (Thursday Night)(Steelers favored by 14)

Buccaneers @ Jaguars

Eagles @ Dolphins

Falcons @ Panthers

Vikings @ Lions

*Colts @ Ravens (Ravens favored by 16.5)

Texans @ Bengals

*Chiefs @ Jets (Jets favored by 9)

*Raiders @ Packers (Packers favored by 11.5)

*Patriots @ Redskins (Patriots favored by 8)

Saints @ Titans

49ers @ Cardinals

Bears @ Broncos

Bills @ Chargers

Giants @ Cowboys (Sunday Night)

Rams @ Seahawks (Monday Night record-breaker)

Thanks everyone, and good luck.

Tuesday, November 29

NFL Picks: Week 12 Results / Week 13 Picks





Welcome back to NFL Picks. Don't forget this Thursday at 8 ET on NFL Network is the Eagles @ Seahawks. These teams are still in the playoff hunt.

The standout picks from Week 12:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Panthers, Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Saints
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the Titans and got it correct.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to get the Jaguars and Browns wrong.
  • Stopable was the only person to get the Dolphins and Bears wrong.
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to get the Bills wrong.
  • None of the 2 point conversion games were successful this weekend.

The standings from Week 12 alone:

T1.) SRO / 13
T1.) JohnnyX77 / 13
3.) Deus Legend / 12
4.) Jerhawk / 11
T5.) BlazenHawks / 10
T5.) Stopable / 10

Now for the overall PowerRankings presented this week by NFL Network's Thursday Night game of the Eagles and Seahawks. Both teams are still in the playoff hunt:

1.) Deus Legend / 119
2.) JohnnyX77 / 118
3.) Jerhawk / 112
4.) BlazenHawks / 111
5.) SRO / 108
6.) Stopable / 106
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 13 games. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff the game you're choosing for:

Eagles @ Seahawks (Thursday Night)

Jets @ Redskins

Raiders @ Dolphins

Ravens @ Browns

Falcons @ Texans

Panthers @ Buccaneers

Bengals @ Steelers

*Chiefs @ Bears (Bears favored by 8)

Titans @ Bills

Broncos @ Vikings

Packers @ Giants

Cowboys @ Cardinals

*Rams @ 49ers (49ers favored by 13.5)

*Colts @ Patriots (Patriots favored by 21)

*Lions @ Saints (Sunday Night Flexed game)(Saints favored by 8.5)

Chargers @ Jaguars (Monday Night)

This week's player comparison, in anticipation for NFL Network's Thursday Night game of the Eagles @ Seahawks is Seattle coach Pete Carroll (left) and USA Women's Soccer coach Pia Sundhage (right).


Tuesday, November 22

NFL Picks: Week 11 Results / Week 12 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 11:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Lions, Packers, Cowboys, Patriots
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to go for 2 with the Cardinals, but got it wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Titans for the second straight week, but got them wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Broncos and got it correct.
  • None of the 2 point conversion games were successful this week

The standings from Week 11 alone:

T1.) Deus Legend / 10
T1.) Stopable /10
T1.) JohnnyX77 / 10
T4.) SRO / 9
T4.) Jerhawk / 9
T4.) natedogg / 9
7.) BlazenHawks / 8

The overall PowerRankings, presented this week by WWE 12:

1.) Deus Legend / 107
2.) JohnnyX77 / 105
T3.) BlazenHawks / 101
T3.) Jerhawk / 101
5.) Stopable / 96
6.) BlazenHawks / 95
7.) natedogg / 58

The Week 12 schedule. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Packers @ Lions (Early Thursday)

Dolphins @ Cowboys (Thanksgiving afternoon)

49ers @ Ravens (Thursday Night Harbaugh battle)

*Bills @ Jets (Jets favored by 8)

Cardinals @ Rams

Buccaneers @ Titans

Panthers @ Colts

*Vikings @ Falcons (Falcons favored by 9)

*Browns @ Bengals (Bengals favored by 7.5)

Texans @ Jaguars

Redskins @ Seahawks

Bears @ Raiders

Patriots @ Eagles

Broncos @ Chargers

*Steelers @ Chiefs (Sunday Night)(Steelers favored by 10.5)

Giants @ Saints (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, November 15

NFL Picks: Week 10 Results / Week 11 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 10:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Steelers, Texans, Packers
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Eagles
  • Jerhawk and NateDogg were the only ones to pick the Raiders for the 2 point conversion, and got it correct.
  • Jerhawk and NateDogg were the only guys to choose the N.Y. Giants and got them wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Seahawks correctly for their 2 point conversion game.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the Bills and got it wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Titans and got it correct.

The results from Week 10 alone:

T1.) SRO / 11
T1.) Jerhawk / 11
T3.) JohnnyX77 / 10
T3.) NateDogg / 10
5.) Stopable / 9
T6.) Deus Legend / 8
T6.) BlazenHawks / 8

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Gatorade. Is it in you?:

1.) Deus Legend / 97
2.) JohnnyX77 / 95
3.) BlazenHawks / 93
4.) Jerhawk / 92
T5.) Stopable / 86
T5.) SRO / 86
7.) NateDogg / 49

The Week 11 schedule. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for. If you have a problem posting your picks, let me know:

Jets @ Broncos (Thursday Night)

Raiders @ Vikings

*Bengals @ Ravens (Ravens favored by 7)

Panthers @ Lions

*Buccaneers @ Packers (Packers favored by 14.5)

*Cowboys @ Redskins (Cowboys favored by 7.5)

Jaguars @ Browns

Titans @ Falcons

Bills @ Dolphins

*Cardinals @ 49ers (49ers favored by 9.5)

Seahawks @ Rams

Chargers @ Bears

Eagles @ Giants (Sunday Night)

*Chiefs @ Patriots (Monday Night)(Patriots favored by 15.5)

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, November 8

NFL Picks: Week 9 Results / Week 10 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks, where amazing happens. This is week 10, where we can change our Superbowl picks as well as the beginning of our 2 point conversion games.

Here were the standout picks from Week 9:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Falcons, 49ers, Texans, Packers
  • Everyone's wrong pick: Eagles
  • BlazenHawks and JohnnyX77 were the only ones to choose LSU in our special NCAA game, and got it correct.
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to pick the Dolphins and got it correct.
  • Deus Legend was the only one to pick the Ravens correctly.
  • NateDogg was the only one to pick the Giants and got it correct.
  • NateDogg was the only one to choose the Titans and got it wrong.
  • SRO was the only one to pick the Seahawks and got them wrong.

The standings from Week 9 alone:

1.) JohnnyX77 / 10
T2.) Deus Legend / 9
T2.) BlazenHawks / 9
4.) Natedogg / 8
T5.) SRO / 7
T5.) Stopable / 7
T5.) Jerhawk / 7

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Jif. Choosy mothers choose Jif:

1.) Deus Legend / 89
T2.) BlazenHawks / 85
T2.) JohnnyX77 / 85
4.) Jerhawk / 81
5.) Stopable / 77
6.) SRO / 75
7.) sitonmyfac3509(Natedogg) / 39

Here are the Superbowl picks that we made at the beginning of the season. This is the week to change your pick if you want, but if you get that team correct it'll only be worth 5 points. If you stick with your current SuperBowl pick and get it correct, it's worth 10 points.

Jerhawk : New England Patriots (5-3)
Deus Legend : Atlanta Falcons (5-3)
BlazenHawks : N.Y. Jets (5-3)
Stopable/JohnnyX77 : Philadelphia Eagles (3-5)
SRO : Tennessee Titans (4-4)
sitonmyfac3509(natedogg) : Green Bay Packers (8-0)

The Week 10 schedule. The games with an "*" next to them is a 2 point conversion game. If you pick the underdog in these games and get it correct, you get 2 points. If you pick the favorite team and they win, you still receive 1 point. If you pick either team in these games and get it wrong, you receive zero points. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

*Raiders @ Chargers (Thursday Night)(Chargers favored by 7 points)

Bills @ Cowboys

Jaguars @ Colts

*Cardinals @ Eagles (Eagles favored by 14)

Saints @ Falcons

Rams @ Browns

Redskins @ Dolphins

Lions @ Bears

Broncos @ Chiefs

Steelers @ Bengals

Titans @ Panthers

Texans @ Buccaneers

*Ravens @ Seahawks (Ravens favored by 7)

Giants @ 49ers

Patriots @ Jets (Sunday Night)

*Vikings @ Packers (Monday Night) (Packers favored by 13.5)

You can view the point spreads at the site I got them here.

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, November 1

NFL Picks: Week 8 Results / Week 9 Picks




Welcome back to NFL picks. We're officially halfway through the regular season.

Here were the standout picks from Week 8 alone:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Giants, Titans, Ravens, Texans, 49ers
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Saints
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the Steelers and Vikings in their respective games, and got them both correct.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to choose the Cowboys and got it wrong.
  • S.R.O. was the only one to pick the Redskins and Broncos in their games, and got them both wrong.
  • S.R.O. was the only one choose the Chiefs and got it correct.

The standings from Week 8 alone:

1.) Jerhawk / 10
T2.) Deus Legend / 9
T2.) BlazenHawks / 9
T2.) Stopable / 9
5.) JohnnyX77 / 8
6.) S.R.O. / 7

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Tebowing.com.

1.) Deus Legend / 80
2.) BlazenHawks / 76
3.) JohnnyX77 / 75
4.) Jerhawk / 74
5.) Stopable / 70
6.) S.R.O. / 68
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 31

The Week 9 schedule. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

NCAA special (1 point): (1) LSU at (2) Alabama

Jets @ Bills

Buccaneers @ Saints

Falcons @ Colts

49ers @ Redskins

Browns @ Texans

Seahawks @ Cowboys

Dolphins @ Chiefs

Broncos @ Raiders

Bengals @ Titans

Giants @ Patriots

Rams @ Cardinals

Packers @ Chargers

Ravens @ Steelers (Sunday Night brawl)

Bears @ Eagles (Monday Night)

Next week will be the beginning of our 2-point conversion games as well as the opportunity to change your Super Bowl picks if necessary.

This week's player comparison was brought to us by NateDogg. It's Stanford head football coach David Shaw (left) and L.A. Lakers' guard Derek Fisher (right).



Tuesday, October 25

NFL Picks: Week 7 Results / Week 8 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 7:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Broncos, Steelers, Packers, Cowboys, Saints
  • Everyone's incorrect pick: Ravens
  • Deus Legend was the only one to pick the Texans and got it correct.

Here's the results from Week 7 alone:

1.) Deus Legend / 11
2.) BlazenHawks / 10
3.) Jerhawk / 8
T4.) JohnnyX77 / 7
T4.) S.R.O. / 7
6.) Stopable / 6

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Battlefield 3:

1.) Deus Legend / 71
T2.) JohnnyX77 / 67
T2.) BlazenHawks / 67
4.) Jerhawk / 64
T5.) Stopable / 61
T5.) S.R.O. / 61
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 31

The Week 8 games. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Dolphins @ Giants

Colts @ Titans

Saints @ Rams

Cardinals @ Ravens

Vikings @ Panthers

Jaguars @ Texans

Lions @ Broncos

Redskins @ Bills

Patriots @ Steelers

Bengals @ Seahawks

Browns @ 49ers

Cowboys @ Eagles (Sunday Night)

Chargers @ Chiefs (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck

Tuesday, October 18

NFL Picks: Week 6 Results / Week 7 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 6:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Packers, Steelers, Raiders, Ravens, Patriots, Jets
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Saints
  • Jerhawk was the only one to pick the 49ers and got it correct.
  • Jerhawk was also the only one to choose the Colts and got it wrong.
  • Stopable was the only one to get the Vikings wrong.

Here's the results from Week 6 alone:

T1.) Jerhawk / 11
T1.) Deus Legend / 11
3.) BlazenHawks / 10
T4.) S.R.O. / 8
T4.) Stopable / 8
T4.) JohnnyX77 / 8

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Rage:

T1.) Deus Legend / 60
T1.) JohnnyX77 / 60
3.) BlazenHawks / 57
4.) Jerhawk / 56
5.) Stopable / 55
6.) S.R.O. / 54
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 31

Here's the Week 7 match-ups. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Broncos @ Dolphins (Tebow Time)

Falcons @ Lions

Bears @ Buccaneers

Seahawks @ Browns

Redskins @ Panthers

Chargers @ Jets

Texans @ Titans

Steelers @ Cardinals

Chiefs @ Raiders

Packers @ Vikings

Rams @ Cowboys

Colts @ Saints (Sunday Night Superbowl XLIV rematch)

Ravens @ Jaguars (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, October 11

NFL Picks: Week 5 Results / Week 6 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 5:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Patriots, Chargers, Packers
  • Everyone's incorrect picks: Giants
  • JohnnyX77 was the only one to get the Kansas City Chiefs correct.
  • Deus Legend was the only one to get the Panthers wrong.

The standings from Week 5 alone:

T1.) Stopable / 8
T1.) JohnnyX77 / 8
T1.) S.R.O. / 8
T4.) BlazenHawks / 7
T4.) Deus Legend / 7
T4.) Jerhawk / 7

The overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Yoplait yogurt:

1.) JohnnyX77 / 52
2.) Deus Legend / 49
T3.) BlazenHawks / 47
T3.) Stopable / 47
5.) S.R.O. / 46
6.) Jerhawk / 45
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 31

The Week 6 match-ups. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Bills @ Giants

Panthers @ Falcons

*Rams @ Packers (Packers favored by 15 pts. Two point conversion game)

Jaguars @ Steelers

Eagles @ Redskins

49ers @ Lions

Colts @ Bengals

Browns @ Raiders

Texans @ Ravens

Saints @ Buccaneers

Cowboys @ Patriots

Vikings @ Bears (Sunday Night)

Dolphins @ Jets (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck.

Tuesday, October 4

NFL Picks: Week 4 Results / Week 5 Picks





Welcome back to NFL Picks. We're now a quarter of the way through the regular season.

Here were the standout picks from Week 4:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Saints, Chargers, Packers, Buccaneers
  • Jerhawk was the only one to choose the Bengals and 49ers in their games, and got them both correct.
  • Jerhawk was also the only one to select the Browns and Raiders in their games, and got those both wrong.
  • BlazenHawks was the only one to get the Chiefs correct.
  • S.R.O. was the only one to choose the Cowboys and got it wrong. For the third consecutive week, he was the only one to choose the Seahawks, and got it wrong.
  • Sitonmyfac3509 was the only one to get the Panthers wrong.

Here's the standings from Week 4 alone:

1.) Deus Legend / 13
2.) JohnnyX77 / 12
T3.) S.R.O. / 11
T3.) Stopable / 11
T5.) BlazenHawks / 10
T5.) Jerhawk / 10
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 9

The overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Chevron:

1.) JohnnyX77 / 44
2.) Deus Legend / 42
3.) BlazenHawks / 40
4.) Stopable / 39
T5.) S.R.O. / 38
T5.) Jerhawk / 38
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 31

The Week 5 match-ups. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Titans @ Steelers

Bengals @ Jaguars

Seahawks @ Giants

Cardinals @ Vikings

Eagles @ Bills

Saints @ Panthers

Chiefs @ Colts

Raiders @ Texans

Buccaneers @ 49ers

Jets @ Patriots

Chargers @ Broncos

Packers @ Falcons (Sunday Night)

Bears @ Lions (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck.

Tuesday, September 27

NFL Picks: Week 3 Results / Week 4 Picks





Welcome back to NFL Picks!

Here were the standout selections from Week 3:

  • Everyone's correct picks: Chargers, Steelers
  • BlazenHawks was the only "dumb one" to get the Jaguars wrong.
  • Stopable was the only one to choose the Bears and Dolphins and got them both wrong.
  • Jerhawk was the only one to choose the N.Y. Giants correctly.
  • JohnnyX77 was the only one to select the Buffalo Bills for the second consecutive week, and got it correct again. However, we was also the only person to get the Rams wrong.
  • S.R.O. was the only one to choose the Seahawks for the second straight week, and this time got it right.
  • sitonmyfac3509 was the only person to choose the Vikings incorrectly. However, he was the only one to get the Raiders correct.
  • Deus Legend was the only one to choose the Texans incorrectly.

The standings from Week 3 alone:

1.) sitonmyfac3509 / 11
T2.) Stopable / 10
T2.) Jerhawk / 10
T2.) JohnnyX77 / 10
T2.) S.R.O. / 10
6.) Deus Legend / 9
7.) BlazenHawks / 8

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Kraft Foods:

1.) JohnnyX77 / 32
2.) BlazenHawks / 30
3.) Deus Legend / 29
T4.) Stopable / 28
T4.) Jerhawk / 28
6.) S.R.O. / 27
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 22

Here's the Week 4 match-ups. Please have your picks in prior to the kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Bills @ Bengals

Vikings @ Chiefs

Lions @ Cowboys

49ers @ Eagles

Panthers @ Bears

Saints @ Jaguars

Redskins @ Rams

Steelers @ Texans

Titans @ Browns

Giants @ Cardinals

Falcons @ Seahawks (Deus Legend vs. Jerhawk/S.R.O./BlazenHawks?)

Broncos @ Packers

Patriots @ Raiders

Dolphins @ Chargers

Jets @ Ravens (Sunday Night)

Colts @ Buccaneers (Monday Night)

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

Tuesday, September 20

NFL Picks: Week 2 Results / Week 3 Picks




Welcome back to NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 2:

  • Everyone's correct picks: N.Y. Jets, Packers, Texans
  • Everyone's wrong picks: Eagles
  • Stopable was the only one to pick the Colts and got it wrong.
  • Sitonmyfac3509 was the only one to choose the Titans and got it correct. However, he was also the only one to pick Kansas City and got that wrong.
  • S.R.O. and sitonmyfac3509 were the only ones to choose Arizona and Minnesota and got both games wrong.
  • S.R.O. was the only one to go for the 2 point conversion with the Seahawks, but came up just short.

The standings from Week 2 alone:

T1.) BlazenHawks / 13
T1.) JohnnyX77 / 13
3.) sitonmyfac3509 / 11
T4.) Jerhawk / 10
T4.) Deus Legend / 10
T4.) Stopable / 10
T4.) S.R.O. / 10

Now for the overall PowerRankings, presented this week by Gears of War 3:

T1.) JohnnyX77 / 22
T1.) BlazenHawks / 22
3.) Deus Legend / 20
T4.) Stopable / 18
T4.) Jerhawk / 18
6.) S.R.O. / 17
7.) sitonmyfac3509 / 11

Here's the Week 3 games. Please have your picks in prior to kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Jaguars @ Panthers

Dolphins @ Browns

Broncos @ Titans

Giants @ Eagles

49ers @ Bengals

Lions @ Vikings

Patriots @ Bills

Texans @ Saints

Jets @ Raiders

Ravens @ Rams

Chiefs @ Chargers

Packers @ Bears

Cardinals @ Seahawks

Falcons @ Buccaneers

Steelers @ Colts (Sunday Night Sleeper)

Redskins @ Cowboys (Monday Night Rivalry)

Now for a player comparison. This time I've chosen Titan's QB Matt Hasselbeck (left) and the infamous Lex Luthor (right).

Tuesday, September 13

NFL Picks: Week 1 Results / Week 2 Picks




Welcome to Week 2 of NFL Picks.

Here were the standout picks from Week 1:

  • Correct Picks for everyone: Texans, Eagles, Cardinals, Patriots
  • Wrong Picks for everyone: Titans, Browns, Falcons
  • JohnnyX77 was the only one to choose the Buffalo Bills and got it right.

Our standings from Week 1 as well as our overall PowerRankings, presented this week by the 9/11 Memorial Foundation:

1.) Deus Legend / 10
T2.) BlazenHawks / 9
T2.) JohnnyX77 / 9
T4.) Stopable / 8
T4.) Jerhawk / 8
6.) SRO / 7

Here's the Week 2 games. Please have your picks in prior to the kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for. Normally we don't do the upset specials until Week 10, but this week has a special game in it due to the high point spread:

Chiefs @ Lions

*Seahawks @ Steelers (Super Bowl XL Grudge Match)(Steelers favored by 14.5 pts)

Bears @ Saints

Jaguars @ Jets

Browns @ Colts

Cardinals @ Redskins

Packers @ Panthers

Buccaneers @ Vikings

Ravens @ Titans

Raiders @ Bills

Cowboys @ 49ers

Chargers @ Patriots

Bengals @ Broncos

Texans @ Dolphins

Eagles @ Falcons (Sunday Night is Vick Night)

Rams @ Giants (Monday Night)

So, if you decide to pick the Seahawks and they win, you'll receive 2 points due to the high point spread in that game. If the Steelers win and you choose them, you'll still get 1 point.

Thanks everyone, and good luck.

Sunday, September 11

United We Stand 10 Years Later


We here at Xbox Live Network, will like to take a moment of silence on the 10 year anniversary, for those lost in the tragic events of 9/11/01. We will also like to take a moment for all of the gamers lost in the events as well.... For this week til next Sunday, Xbox Live Network will commemorate the tragic event. And we will end on the note with our national anthem... STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER!

Sunday, September 4

NFL Picks: Week 1 Picks





Hello everyone and welcome to NFL Picks. Week 1 of NFL Picks presents the most possible points of the entire season. I'll separate this week into three parts.

We'll get season 4 started by picking the Week 1 games. These games are all worth one point each. Please have your picks in prior to the kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for:

Saints @ Packers (Thursday Night Kickoff)

Steelers @ Ravens

Bengals @ Browns

Colts @ Texans

Lions @ Buccaneers

Eagles @ Rams

Falcons @ Bears

Bills @ Chiefs

Titans @ Jaguars

N.Y. Giants @ Redskins

Vikings @ Chargers

Panthers @ Cardinals

Seahawks @ 49ers

Cowboys @ N.Y. Jets (Ryan Bros. Sunday Night Showdown)

Patriots @ Dolphins (Monday Night Game 1)

Raiders @ Broncos (Monday Night Game 2)

Picking for those games was Part 1 of Week 1. This week presents many bonus point opportunities that you can get at the end of the season. In Part 2, we'll be picking each divisional winner. These are worth 3 points each, and will be added to your total score if you pick the division winner correct.

NFC West
NFC North
NFC South
NFC East
AFC West
AFC North
AFC South
AFC East

Here's the final part of Week 1. We'll all be picking our Super Bowl winner. If you manage to choose the correct team to win the Super Bowl in this final part, you will receive ten bonus points at the end of the season.

Thanks everyone, and I hope you all enjoy another season of NFL Picks! Remember, this season we will be competing for prizes. 1st place will get 3 free months of Xbox Live, and 2nd place will get 800 Microsoft points. Good luck!

Saturday, August 27

America's Game: Blazen Madden 12 Highlight




Deus Legand (Lions) vs Blazenhawks (Titans)

TD; J. Locker pass to N. Washington for 63yds

Friday, August 19

NFL Picks: Season 4 Sign-up





This is the post to sign up for season 4 of xboxlivenetwork.com's NFL Picks! This season, I will be giving out prizes to the winner and runner-up. Nothing is set in stone yet, but I hope that first place will receive 3 months of Xbox Live and second place will receive some Microsoft points, but I'll let you know for certain before we start it up.

If you're interested in joining this season of NFL Picks, please post a comment on this post with your Xbox Live gamertag or whatever name you want to go by. Most of our usual participants are familiar with the rules, but for those of you who are new, this is the system that I use:

  • Each game is worth one point. If you pick the winning team correctly, you will receive one point.
  • Bonus points are available throughout the season, especially at the beginning where we pick division winners and make our Super Bowl prediction.
  • You will post your picks as a comment on the appropriate blog post. Please have your picks in prior to the kickoff of the particular game you're choosing for.
  • The person who ends up with the most amount of points at the end of the season wins.
  • Have fun!
So, if you're interested, please post a comment on this post with your Xbox Live gamertag or a name to go by. Thank you!

Wednesday, August 10

Around the Hawk: Mass Effect 3 trailer (fan made)



Here's a cool fan-made trailer for Mass Effect 3. A few of the scenes is from the newer Star Trek film, but the rest of the trailer is pretty cool.

Sunday, July 24

Deus Ex Revolution Gameplay

Friday, July 22

Halo: CE Anniversary Sneak Peak



Amazing what ten years can do.

Monday, July 11

Around the Hawk: Madden '12 Seahawks Intro



This video showcases the Seahawk's official team introduction in Madden '12. Hopefully EA will be able to update the stadium name to Century Link Field as it's no longer Qwest Field. The background PA music that was playing was a remix version of We Will Rock You/I Want it All by Queen feat. Armageddon which was in the Sucker Punch movie. Possibly this song will make the Madden '12 soundtrack?

Monday, July 4

Happy Independence Day!


From our staff here at Xbox Live Network, we would like to wish our American friends a Happy Independence Day!

Sunday, July 3

America's Game: FIFA 11

See more Game Videos at EA.com.
This video was sent into us from Jerhawk playing with his Be a Pro. Jerhawk passed the ball off to his team mate the scores with a heada!!

Direct Link to video if embedded video does not play.

Friday, June 10

A Look at the New Xbox 360 Dashboard



Coming in the fall Xbox 360 update is the all dashboard as seen in the video above. The new dashboard will fully incorporate Kinect and will feature Bing search. Check out the video to see it in action!

Thursday, June 9

Madden NFL 12 gameplay



The first one is of the Steelers vs Browns. It does start over about half way threw the clip.



This one is the Falcons vs Jaguars.



This last one is the Packers vs Bears. Enjoy.

NCAA Football 12 Team Ratings and Demo Info

We have not said much about NCAA Football 12 but, yesterday the ratings for all teams were released and if you want to see all 120 team Click Here to see the ratings for each team in the game.



Also it was announced yesterday that the Demo for NCAA football 12 will be out June 28th. No word yet on what teams or options will be available in the demo but keep it tuned here to XBLN and we will have more info on the demo for this game.

Monday, June 6

Far Cry 3 Gameplay Trailer

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Trailer

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier



This one is the Trailer



This one shows how it goes with Kinect

Brothers in Arms Furious 4 Trailer

Battlefield 3 Trailers



This is the first one of 3 this shows the Frostbite 2 this the online servers



This next one shows online multiplayer gameplay.


And last but not least is the Demo played at E3 Enjoy!

Overstrike Trailer



This is a new Series made by insomniac and EA

FIFA 12 Trailer

Madden NFL 12 Victory Trailer

Mass Effect 3 Gameplay Demo

Need For Speed The Run Trailer

Fable: A Journey Official Trailer Kinect Enabled

Forza Motorsport 4 - Trailer

Mass Effect 3 Gets Kinect Support with Voice Recognition


Mass Effect 3 will allow you to choose whether various characters live or die, BioWare announced this morning during Microsoft's E3 2011 press conference. Choosing whether characters live or die (by voice) and ordering around your squad around the battlefield were both shown off, though it's possible more features will be added before the game's planned early 2012 launch.

Star Wars Kinect Gameplay Demo

Saints Row 3 Trailer

New Kinect Compatible Games Announced


If you don't have the kinect now is the time to get it. It was just announced at the MS Press Conference that many hardcore games are going to be kinect compatible. Here is a list of games that will be used with the kinect that was officially unveiled today.

Fable: The Journey- Which will allow players to draw shapes in the air to cast spells

Forza 4- Head tracking for in care camera view

Disneyland Adventures

Dance Central 2
Ghost Recon: Future Solider -Weapon select and aiming and voice controls

Mass Effect 3 -Squad based voice controls
many more to come

Halo 4 Announced




Halo 4 was officially announced today it is is scheduled to come out in Fall of 2012. The game will be developed by 343 Industries and will most likely be the start of another trilogy for the game. Keep it tuned here for more info as we get it.

BioShock Infinite Gameplay Trailer

Youtube and Bing Coming to XBL


Just revealed in the Microsoft E3 press, Youtube and Bing Kinect Voice enabled search will be making its way to XBL in the near future. Stay tuned for more!

Rumor: Halo 4 and Halo CE Remake Revealed Early

Looks like MS might have spilled the beans a bit early on a Halo 4 installment and Halo CE remake a little ahead of their E3 press conference. Time will tell on if this official in a couple of hours. Stay tuned to XBLN for more info on E3 with coverage brought to you by Blazenhawks.

Tuesday, May 31

Around the Hawk: Madden '12 Playbook #3 (Franchise Mode)



Many new improvements have been made to this year's Franchise mode for hardcore Madden players like us. About time EA has taken a look at improving the depth of Franchise mode. Looks great!

Around the Hawk: More NCAA Football '12



This video shows the improvements to this year's presentation.



BlazenHawks was the first one to tell me about this video, explaining the new features to this year's Dynasty mode. I really like the fact that you can create your own coach and start out as a coordinator and work your way up. I'm really looking forward to this game now.

Wednesday, May 25

XBLN DiRT 3 Review


Today here on XBLN, we are reviewing, DiRT 3. This game was released in the US on May 24th. DiRT 3 is an off-road racing game developed by Codemasters. Codemasters is a very experienced studio in the racing genre and created games like TOCA Race Driver and GRID. Codemaster have been working on Colin McRae Rally series since 1998. DiRT 3 has several race types however, it is mainly focused on the rally discipline, a point-to-point motorsport that takes place on a variety of surfaces including dirt, pavement, gravel and snow.

Rest of review after the break!

At The Movies: Netflix and Viacom









Netflix has announced that they have added several new television series from the Viacom family of networks to their instant stream library. Additional episodes of Spongebob Squarepants from Nickelodeon as well as new shows from BET, VH1, LOGO and Spike have been added. If you haven't been on the Netflix instant stream on your 360 for awhile, check it out! Here's the link. More Netflix updates after the break

Tuesday, May 24

COD Modern Warfare 3 Trailer




This game will be set in various locales around the world and is also set to do battle with Battlefield 3. Which game will win this coming November?

Monday, May 23

Around the Hawk: NCAA Football 2012 Gameplay



Here's a gameplay trailer for NCAA Football 2012. A lot of new improvements have been made in the tackling department as well as zone defense.

Tuesday, May 10

What Microsoft Skype Purchase Means For XBL?

 As many of you know, Microsoft recently acquired Skype, everyone's favorite video messaging service. Microsoft agreed to hand over $8.5 billion to capture the voice and video online calling company Skype. Skype currently has over 300 million user worldwide. Not only will this purchase help boost Microsoft's portfolio of properties but will add some new features to several Microsoft properties including our very own Xbox Live. What will this acquisition do for Xbox Live users you may ask? This can help add new features and connect you to various users around the world. With the Kinect and Live Vision camera video capabilities, Microsoft can add new connectivity with Skype and link you with anyone. You want to talk to grandma from the couch, just log into Xbox Live and start up a chat with her and she can be on the computer or even use her phone. Basically in terms of Xbox Live, the main real use will be the video chat features. Although we already have Live Messenger and a Xbox Video Chat already, we can get integration in all these tools and have a more all-in-one entertainment experience. Don't expect any changes anytime soon as it will take a while to get Skype fully integrated with Microsoft's software. But in the future, Skype features will be used on virtually every entertainment device known.

Thursday, April 28

Madden NFL 12 Features & Trailers

EA Sports have announced today the first set of features for Madden 12 by giving us some details of the gameplay and presentation. The big details that are huge for the game includes custom playbooks, a new tackling system, authentic team entrances, expanded rosters, and Dynamic Player Performance. Trailers for the gameplay and presentation has been announced and has been added to the feature.

More of the Madden Features and Trailer after the break.

Monday, April 25

XBLN DiRT 3 Preview


Today here on XBLN, we are previewing, DiRT 3. This game is set to be released in the US on May 24th. DiRT 3 is an off-road racing game developed by Codemasters. Codemasters is a very experienced studio in the racing genre and created games like TOCA Race Driver and GRID. Codemaster have been working on Colin McRae Rally series since 1998. DiRT 3 has several race types however, it is mainly focused on the rally discipline, a point-to-point motorsport that takes place on a variety of surfaces including dirt, pavement, gravel and snow.

Rest of preview after the break!

Play with XBLN in the Gears of War 3 Beta


With the Gears of War 3 beta starting for those who preordered the game, come out to night and play with us as we chainsaw down the competition and rule over the Locust! Add Deus Legend, Blazenhawks, or Jerhawk to your friends list if you want to play.

Thursday, April 21

Xbox Live Network Gold Standard Quality


Here at Xbox Live Network, we are setting a new gold standard for the quality of  content available on our site. We are doing away with the run of the mill news articles and information you'll find on other sites. The only news you'll see here are "major" news related articles. We are striving to provide you with the most in-depth and XBLN exclusive material that we can. All information from now on will be purely based on information we have received and research for our articles. Some things like some gameplay videos and images are a thing we can't help but to obtain from a third party source, but for some things like our Gears of War 3 Beta footage is something we have provided exclusive to you guys before the public beta was released. We are looking to bring even more exclusive content than ever before. We have some new content such as our At The Movies Reviews and Entertaiment and our XBLN NFL Mock Draft. Please continue to stay tuned to Xbox Live Network and you will not be disappointed as we bring you more content than ever before.

-Deus Legend
XBLN Editor-in-Chief

Tuesday, April 19

Mortal Kombat Review



Mortal Kombat combines the novelty of extreme violence with a great fighting engine. My favorite moments with Mortal Kombat were always playing against a friend (Gamespy’s Ryan Scott is a beast), but I was disgusted by how unbalanced some of the single-player challenges are.
Even still, Mortal Kombat is a great game. It’s not the most polished fighter out there, but it has a distinct flavor and it’ll be a hit at gamer get-togethers. I’ll leave you with some friendly advice: show your friends Noob Saibot’s default Fatality. It’s amazing.
 
IGN Ratings for Mortal Kombat (X360)
Rating Description
out of 10
6.0 Presentation
The story is entertaining but cheesy. You can’t skip or pause the cutscenes -- isn’t it 2011?
7.5 Graphics
Much of the art style is still “stuck in 1992,” as our own Arthur Gies described it. Character models themselves look respectable and the environments are awesome.
9.0 Sound
Incredible sound design when it comes to special effects. Voice acting is surprisingly good, if not a little over the top. Music is fitting but not as strong as the effects.
8.0 Gameplay
Great combat system that’s best enjoyed with a friend locally. Online multiplayer works but was sluggish by comparison. Aggravating single-player imbalances.
8.5 Lasting Appeal
Ridiculous amount of content to unlock, including costumes, Fatalities, special codes, art, and more. Mortal Kombat's longevity will depend on how the community reacts to it.
8.0
OVERALL
Great

[IGN]

XBLN 2011 NFL Mock Draft

# Team Player Position College
1 Carolina Marcell Dareus*  DT Alabama
2 Denver Von Miller OLB Texas A&M
3 Buffalo Cameron Newton* QB Auburn
4 Cincinnati A.J. Green* WR Georgia
5 Arizona Blaine Gabbert* QB Missouri
6 Cleveland Julio Jones* WR Alabama
7 San Francisco Patrick Peterson* CB LSU
8 Tennessee Aldon Smith** DE Missouri
9 Dallas Tyron Smith* OT USC
10 Washington Nick Fairley* DT Auburn
11 Houston Robert Quinn* DE UNC
12 Minnesota Jake Locker QB Washington
13 Detroit Prince Amukamara CB Nebraska
14 St. Louis Mike Pouncey OG Florida
15 Miami Mark Ingram* RB Alabama
16 Jacksonville Da'Quan Bowers* DE Clemson

17
New England  Cameron Jordan DE Cal
18 San Diego Corey Liuget* DT Illinois
19 NY Giants Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College
20 Tampa Bay Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa
21 Kansas City Stephen Paea DT Oregon State
22 Indianapolis Jimmy Smith CB Colorado
23 Philadelphia Brandon Harris* CB Miami
24 New Orleans Cameron Heyward DE Ohio State
25 Seattle Ryan Mallett*  QB Arkansas
26 Baltimore Aaron Williams* CB Texas
27 Atlanta J.J. Watt* DE Wisconsin
28 New England Gabe Carimi OT Wisconsin
29 Chicago  Benjamin Ijalana OT Villanova
30 NY Jets Marvin Austin DT UNC
31 Pittsburgh Nate Solder OT Colorado
32 Green Bay Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State

NCAA Football 2012 Sneak Peak



This video shows off some new team introductions as well as a sneak peak of some gameplay footage. It looks like they've added some new features to the opening of the games. You may notice that at 1:13 in the video, it shows the new 3D grass that they've brought back to this year's game.



This video focuses on the new lighting improvements that they've installed in this year's game. I didn't hear them mention anything about progressive lighting that occurs throughout the course of the game, but I'm sure this is a huge step towards that feature.



The above video from SportsGamerShow.com breaks down 25 new plays that will be added to this year's NCAA Football game. A lot of these plays look good on paper, but will they fit your scheme? I'm personally looking forward to the new Dime 3-3-6 play Dbl Loop 3.

And just revealed is the NCAA Football 12 cover, featuring Alabama RB Mark Ingram.

That's all the info we have for NCAA Football 12, we hope to have news about online dynasty and game play improvements. Stay tuned to XBLN for more news about your favorite Xbox 360 games!

Sunday, April 17

XBLN Gears of War 3 Beta Footage!








As promised, our Gears of War 3 Beta footage! We have more coming soon and we are working on the quality so don't worry.

New Games in April


So Here at Xbox Live Network, we are always trying to think up of as new things we can do to supply you guys with as much game info as possible. Each Month we are going to give you a list of all the new games that are coming out. You can tell us which one you can't wait for or ones you think are not worth buying. See after the break for Aprils Games!

Saturday, April 16

Around the Hawk: Dirt 3 Gameplay



The above video is actual game footage from Dirt 3.



This video is the release trailer for Dirt 3, available May 24, 2011.

Battlefield 3 - 12 Minutes of Gameplay Footage Trailer

Gears of War 3 Beta Footage Coming!


Xbox Live Network have their hands on the Gears of War 3 Beta. Stay Tuned Saturday for a live stream via XBLN LIVE! The stream will be in the embedded video at right or here.

*UPDATE* We will upload videos straight to youtube. Be sure to keep checking our youtube channel here. Sorry about the change, but we will get that footage out to you guys.

Friday, April 15

New Battlefield 3 Trailer

Thursday, April 14

Netflix Get Kinect Controls


Microsoft are releasing some spring updates with Kinect-enabled Netflix control. Kinect will work with a on screen curser. Officially from MS: Netflix via Xbox 360: "With Xbox LIVE, take your Xbox 360 online and browse the full Netflix library to find the movie or TV show that you want, or launch Netflix from the Kinect Hub and select from one of the recommended titles using your voice and hand gestures as the remote control."

A Microsoft representative further detailed Netflix's Kinect functionality saying that all Netflix films will be navigable with Kinect, but only "recommended films" through the Kinect sub-Dashboard Netflix application will be selectable.

Sunday, April 10

DiRT 3 Party Mode Details


Revealed today were some Dirt 3 Mulitplayer details. There will be a new Party mode in the game and will have 3 mini-games and they are all non-racing, including:
  • "Invasion," in which players drive around an open lot, crashing into cardboard robots while avoiding cardboard skyscrapers.
  • "Outbreak," which sees one player "infected" with some sort of automotive ailment, symbolized by their car turning bright green. The player can spread the disease to others by colliding with them, and the last healthy player wins the game.
  • "Transporter," a capture-the-flag title where players must grab randomly-spawning flags and return them to their home base, avoiding their fellow players.

Friday, April 8

Mass Effect 3 Details, Multiplayer a No Go!


Game Informer has news on Mass Effect. However none of the details include Multiplayer. Some details include more RPG elements similar to those of Mass Effect 1, with more evolution of powers. Also expected are more weapon modification. All weapons will be usable by all classes, though each class (except for the solider) will be limited to a certain number of weapons that can be equipped for a mission.

For Mass Effect 3's plot, Shepard is on Earth due to the events of the "Arrival" DLC. For returning characters all we know is Liara and Garrus (if he survived) will be playable. Favorites like Wrex and Mordin (again, if they're alive) will also make appearances, whether they'll be full-fledged teammates is unknown.