Tag Archives: avatars
Sat, Dec 17, 2011 | 18:18 GMT
Rockstar announced today that it is holding a contest for fans of the game that will grant the winner a chance to get their face put into Max Payne 3′s multiplayer mode.
The developer has said that they are looking for more faces for multiplayer avatars, and if you follow @rockstargames and tweet using the #MaxPayne3 hashtag between now and January 13, your face could make it in.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 | 23:18 GMT
Most of us have recognized at this point that women’s armor in video games is generally ridiculous. Barring a few scarce exceptions, women’s battle raiment leaves them underprotected and in some cases, in more danger than if they’d gone to war nude. An armor expert explains.
Sat, Dec 03, 2011 | 18:48 GMT
Activision has announced proceeds from the sale of all Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 avatars on Xbox Live between now and December 16 will be donated to the Call of Duty Endowment. There are over 30 items for MW3 available, and two additional avatars, the American Special Forces and Special Ops Juggernaut have been added for the incentive. Go have a look through here. It’s for a good cause. Shots of my Avatar in the newest gear are posted below.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 07:39 GMT
A total of 36 new PSN avatars are being released on today, as detailed on the PS Blog. There are images there from GTA, Assassin’s Creed, Tron and RDR. Take a look.
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 | 09:38 GMT
Rockstar’s encouraging everyone to get back into Red Dead Redemption by holding an XP event for its multiplayer.
Tue, Jan 04, 2011 | 22:27 GMT
Mon, Jan 03, 2011 | 11:39 GMT
Your Avatar. It screams in glee.
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 | 17:41 GMT
Major Nelson has posted a list of games heading to Xbox Live Marketplace, and along with Alien Breed 3 and Crazy Taxi, there’s some nice Deals of the Week and game add-ons listed as well.
Thu, May 27, 2010 | 20:29 BST
Some Red Dead Redemption Avatar items hit XBL Marketplace today, and there’s a lasso, a couple hats, and some outfits for your little fake person.
Tue, Apr 20, 2010 | 21:21 BST
Thu, Jan 14, 2010 | 19:04 GMT
Darksiders item and clothing goods for your XBL Avatar popped up on the Marketplace today, and for those who love all things horses (us), there’s even a Ruin mask.
Thu, Jan 07, 2010 | 18:51 GMT
Thu, Nov 12, 2009 | 14:21 GMT
Wed, Nov 04, 2009 | 21:32 GMT
Robert Bowling has tweeted that some Modern Warfare 2 Avatar gear is heading to Xbox Live.
Here’s the tweet:
Uploading a bunch of #MW2 avatar gear to XBL tomorrow, including this full GHOST outfit!
The outfit in question is posted above. Hopefully pricing and other goodies involved will be announced soon, as it’s expected to drop tomorrow.
Don’t worry PS3′ers – according to Bowling: “We’re working on some Dynamic Themes for PS3 as well. I’ll be sure to post a preview when they’re going out.”
Hit the link, there.
Thu, Oct 15, 2009 | 16:01 BST
Microsoft has put up some costumes for your Avatars on the XBL Marketplace.
You can be anything from a wizard to an alien, a king and queen to a vampire.
We like the werewolf costume, and will probably shell out the 240 MS Points ($3.00/£2.04/€2.79) for it, which will be a first on our end.
There’s loads more through here.
Thu, Sep 24, 2009 | 12:29 BST
Tue, Sep 22, 2009 | 22:41 BST
Big Park plans to release a new Xbox Live title this holiday season called Joy Ride which will be downloadable for free and you can continue playing through micro-transactions later on.
In the MMO-ish game, you can use your Avatar to race around in vehicles and explore the game.
Expansions and other downloadable content, including stunt parks, tracks, cars, car upgrades, Avatar clothing and animations, and new events will be made available for it as well.
Sounds interesting to say the least.
More through the link.
Thu, Sep 03, 2009 | 22:40 BST
Penny Arcade Avatar clothing is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for 80 MS Points ($1) each.
There’s shirts representing Gabe and Tycho, and then there’s the Wombat and Hadouken.
Fri, Jul 31, 2009 | 13:46 BST
Xbox 360 Avatars will be available as playable characters in Guitar Hero 5, Activision just confirmed.
That’s it, really. It’s got 85 tracks, yada yada. IGN just posted a video of it all working: get it, and a press release, after the break.
Mon, Jul 27, 2009 | 09:14 BST
It’s been announced that Gears of War Avatar clothing for will be coming soon to an Xbox 360 near you.
The new items were premiered at Comic Con at the “Gearsiverse,” panel during the event this past weekend.
The clothing sees you suit up as a COG from the game with armor and helmet, just so you look like Carmine.
Locust clothing will also be available.
This should be one of the many premium Avatar clothing lines arriving when the Summer Dashboard update drops on August 11.