Mass Effect 3: Citadel DLC Trailer & FAQ – Out March 5th On PC, PS3, & 360

Check out the Mass Effect 3: Citadel DLC trailer and FAQ!

Embark on one last adventure with your team in Mass Effect 3: Citadel.

When a sinister conspiracy targets Commander Shepard, you and your team must uncover the truth, through battles and intrigue that range from the glamour of the Citadel’s Wards to the top-secret Council Archives. Uncover the truth and fight alongside your squad — as well as the cast from the original Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, including Urdnot Wrex!

Available in most areas March 5th, 2013 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360


Mass Effect 3: Citadel FAQ

Check out the Dev team’s answers to the most frequently asked questions!

PLEASE NOTE: This FAQ Includes Spoilers for the Mass Effect 3 Main Game Experience

When Can I Play the Citadel DLC?

You can play the Citadel DLC any time after stopping the Cerberus coup attempt on the Citadel and before beginning your attack on Cronos Station.

Will (CHARACTER NAME) be present in the DLC?

We would prefer not to spoil which characters will be present, or in what context, beyond what we’ve said: the DLC offers a chance to adventure with your ME3 squad, along with Urdnot Wrex, and to connect with old friends, including romances.

Will (CHARACTER NAME) be present only after a certain mission?

After completing the adventure portion of the Citadel DLC, you will have the chance to reconnect with old friends. Your friends will only appear once you have completed their content from the main game. For example, you will only be able to meet up with Jack after both completing Grissom Academy and talking to Jack in the bar at Purgatory.

Should I Have Everything Else in the Game Done Before Playing Citadel?

There is no right or wrong time to play the Citadel DLC, once it’s unlocked. If you play the Citadel DLC with everything else unlocked (just before attacking Cronos Station), the new DLC content will all be unlocked. If you play the Citadel DLC right after stopping the Cerberus coup attempt, the DLC content will unlock naturally over the course of the main game.

Does the Citadel DLC Affect the Ending?

No, not beyond the possibility of adding new war assets to increase your Galactic Readiness score. You may of course continue on to play the endgame after completing the Citadel DLC, but there is also a natural “stopping point” that should make it clear where the DLC content ends and your return to the main game begins.

Why is the Xbox 360 version being split into separate downloads?

For Xbox 360 users, the Citadel DLC pack will come as 2 downloads on Xbox Live. ME3 Citadel is larger than our previous DLC packs, so it had to be split into 2 downloads. The first pack is priced at $14.99 and the second pack is tagged as free. Players need to purchase and download pack 1, then download pack 2 at no additional cost.

You can download pack 2 without purchasing pack one, but the DLC will not work. You will get an error message in game asking you to download pack 1. It will say “This DLC will only work in conjunction with Part 1 of Mass Effect™ 3: Citadel, which is split across 2 downloadable packages. Please purchase Part 1 prior to downloading Part 2 at no additional cost.” This will not hurt your saved game but you will not be able to launch Citadel until you have both packs.

This only affects Xbox 360 users. Citadel for the PC and PS3 is in one pack.


Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Campaign Add-On Launch Trailer

Check out the launch trailer for Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt campaign add-on, out today Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, & Steam PC for $10 or download it for free in-game if you already have the Borderlands 2 Season Pass!

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Mark Wahlberg Makes Special Guest Appearance In Chicago For Broken City Advance Screening

I attended the Chicago advance screening of Broken City yesterday on Sunday, January 6, 2013 and Mark Wahlberg and director Allen Hughes made special guest appearances! I was lucky enough to capture footage of Mark Wahlberg who arrived from outside, walked up to the Showplace Icon Theater lobby, and cut straight through the middle of the excited crowd and onto the red carpet where he was greeted to screaming fans! Up until he had to go introduce the movie to the audience of the first screening of Broken City, he had his picture taken and signed autographs for practically everyone who wanted one, what a nice guy!

Mark Wahlberg @ Broken City Advance Screening in Chicago

Broken City movie synopsis:

Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) has a promising career as a New York City cop until the night he is involved in a controversial shooting. Stripped of his badge, but kept out of jail by New York’s popular Mayor (Russell Crowe), he re-makes himself as a private investigator.

Times are tough, and when the mayor offers Billy $50,000 to investigate the First Lady’s (Catherine Zeta Jones) extra-marital activities, it seems like a straight forward payday. Unfortunately, it quickly becomes apparent that the Mayor is not at all what he seems, and for Billy to achieve redemption he will have to risk everything — possibly even his freedom.

Broken City Official Trailer:

Broken City will be in theaters on Friday, January 18th!

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Alycen’s Amazing Gaige The Mechromancer Borderlands 2 Cosplay

Texan cosplayer Alycen debuted her Gaige the Mechromancer (Borderlands 2) costume at Ikkicon 2012 and it is amazing! What I love about her work is the attention to detail, everything from her robotic arm, shoes, accessories, and even Gaige’s Legendary Class Mod Lunchbox!

UPDATE: Alycen has posted professional shots of her Gaige the Mechromancer cosplay on her Facebook, click here for the gallery!

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay (Front & Back)

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay – Summoning Deathtrap!

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay – Robotic Arm

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay – Gaige’s Legendary Class Mod (Lunchbox)

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay – Shoes

Below are some of the professional shots from her Facebook gallery that was posted on her deviantART account.

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay

Alycen’s Gaige the Mechromancer Cosplay

Check out all of Alycen’s cosplays on Facebook and deviantART!


Retro City Rampage Officially Released On Xbox LIVE Arcade For 800 MSP

Brian Provinciano’s Retro City Rampage has been officially released on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 Microsoft Points!

Nostalgic Open World Carjacking and Rampaging. Over 60 story missions, 40 arcade challenges, 50 vehicles, 25 weapons and power-ups, 200 character customizations and special crossover minigames including Virtual Meat Boy, BIT.TRIP: Retro City and Epic Meal Time: Epic Might Test!

Click here to download it from and while you wait check out the Official Site.

Like chiptune music? You will love RCR’s soundtrack! Download some free tracks here (my favorite is Norrin Radd’s “Renegade”)!

One of the cool things about Retro City Rampage is its assortment of TV Simulation Modes and TV Color Modes, check them all out in the video below!

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HOT DEAL: Xbox LIVE 12 Month Gold Membership Card $37.99 Shipped On eBay Via Newegg

Get a Xbox LIVE 12 Month Gold Membership Card for $37.99 shipped on eBay via Newegg (Limit 5 per customer)!

Street Fighter X Mega Man Officially Released On PC For Free

In celebration of Mega Man’s 25th birthday, Capcom has officially released Street Fighter X Mega Man on PC for FREE!

Click here to visit the official page and download it (33.8 MB) at no cost!

To see the game in action, check out the Street Fighter X Mega Man trailer below!

The Story

Having fought countless robot masters over the years, Mega Man is ready to lay back, relax and enjoy his 25th Anniversary. Getting wind of this, Ryu and his fellow Street Fighters want one last battle before they let their own anniversary finish. Charge up your mega busters and stretch out your lightning legs, this is Street Fighter® X Mega Man®!

A true collaboration between Capcom and its fans for Mega Man’s and Street Fighter’s 25th Anniversary, Street Fighter® x Mega Man® was created and developed by Singapore native Seow Zong Hui (aka “Sonic”), with an original soundtrack by Luke Esquivel (aka “A_Rival”), and with support provided Capcom, Street Fighter® X Mega Man® stars the Blue Bomber as he goes toe-to-toe with some of Street Fighter’s most beloved characters complete with their own individual themed stages and boss battles. Jump, shoot, and use your special new Street Fighter abilities to defeat your foes and become the world’s strongest robot!

Standard keyboard layout (Gamepad is recognized if plugged in before running the game)

I-weaponchange (right)
O-weaponchange2 (left)
ESC-quit game

During Pause Menu
F1-switch device
F2-configure controls
F3-default Controls
F4-toggle window sizes

Minimum PC Requirements

OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz and up
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: DirectX 9.0c/Shader3.0 and up supported (operation on-board is not guaranteed)
Video: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 and up,
VRAM: 256MB and up
Sound: DirectSound, DirectX 9.0c Compatible Audio

SpiritHoods On Anderson Cooper Live With Sharon Osbourne

Check out this segment where SpiritHoods are featured on Anderson Cooper Live with Sharon Osbourne!

Visit and check out all the latest Winter 2012 designs including all the ones mentioned in the video! Remember to use promo code SPEEDY to get 15% off your entire order at checkout!

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