The Collection Piece by Piece – Xbox Turns 10: Xbox Launch Stuff

A very rare wallscroll used to promote Halo in Japan some months later.

And that’s me a full 10 years ago on senior trip just before the Xbox arrived. Boy does time fly.

I could not find a single one of my original “duke” Xbox controllers to take a picture of which is odd since I have at least 3 of them hiding somewhere around here.

I just remember being blown away by Halo, PGR being extremely fun and DoA having jaw dropping  graphics.

I did get my system at midnight on launch day with these games.

I had a PlayStation too, in fact, I bought that at midnight on launch day as well a year prior. Xbox appealed to me more than Playstation over time because Microsoft focused on online gaming more so than Sony did. It was built-in the box and I definitely saw what was coming.

The Gamerscore Popcast: Episode #14

We are a man down this week and that would be the swine.  Stallion83, StophJ, Omega Deez, and Phatal1ty put  Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warefare 3 in a steel cage match to see which one comes out victorious, touch on their brief experience with Skyrim, talk about their many gaming highlights and low lights of the week, dish out some news and upcoming releases, answer some listener questions, and throw in a new mini game called, “who am I?” for our listeners to answer. Send those answers to E-mail:

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Make sure to stick around after the outro for the bloopers reel.

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The Collection Piece by Piece – Skylanders

I thought Skylanders was good fun. If you have a younger kid between 6 -14, he/she will want this game. Don’t forget to get them extra character packs, because they will want those as well and there’s quite a few to choose from.

Gamerscore wise: Not too difficult and should take roughly 12-15 hours to fully complete. I had fun even though I felt like a big dork buying it. You do not need extra characters to get the full thousand. The three that come in the box will get the job done.