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MW3 Achievements Revealed, 99 Problems Battlefield Trailer, and More!

Hey community, hope everyone has finally recovered from the incredible launch of Gears of War 3. Hum…I bet if you are like me then you are probably still continuously kicking tail and running through horde likes it’s a piece of cake. If you have still not purchased your copy of Gears of War 3, truth be told, someone should smack you (yes I’m talking to you stragglers). I know, I know, I am usually against bandwagons and whatnot but I must admit Gears of War 3 is everything people claim it to be. I do not want to spoil anything so I will save if for my review coming later this week, however if you do not buy this game then you are missing out. Simple as that, case closed. But enough of my teasing, let’s move on to what’s happening in gaming.





Modern Warfare 3 Achievements Revealed


Are you one of the many patiently waiting (well as patient as possible) for the release of the next installment in one of the most recognizable game franchises ever created? If you fall into this category and you are okay with minor spoilers, then check out the achievement list that was revealed by for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Don’t be surprised by what you might find, and if your friends ask you not to spoil them, be good and don’t.


 Back in the Fight (5) – Start the Single Player Campaign on any difficulty.

 I Live (10) – Survive 1 wave in a Special Ops Survival game.

 Too Big to Fail (10) – Destroy the Jamming Tower. Complete “Black Tuesday” on any difficulty.

 Wet Work (10) – Take back New York Harbor. Complete “Hunter Killer” on any difficulty.

 Carpe Diem (10) – Escape the mountain safe house. Complete “Persona Non Grata” on any difficulty.

 Frequent Flyer (10) – Defend the Russian President. Complete “Turbulence” on any difficulty.

 Up to No Good (10) – Infiltrate the village. Complete “Back on the Grid” on any difficulty.

 One Way Ticket (10) – Make it to Westminster. Complete “Mind the Gap” on any difficulty.

 Welcome to WW3 (10) – Save the US Vice President. Complete “Goalpost” on any difficulty.

 Sandstorm! (10) – Assault the shipping company. Complete “Return to Sender” on any difficulty.

 Back Seat Driver (10) – Track down Volk. Complete “Bag and Drag” on any difficulty.

 We’ll Always Have Paris (10) – Escape Paris with Volk. Complete “Iron Lady” on any difficulty.

 Vive la Révolution! (10) – Reach the church. Complete “Eye of the Storm” on any difficulty.

 Requiem (10) – Escape the city. Complete “Blood Brothers” on any difficulty.

 Storm the Castle (10) – Discover Makarov’s next move. Complete “Stronghold” on any difficulty.

 Bad First Date (10) – Find the girl. Complete “Scorched Earth” on any difficulty.

 Diamond in the Rough (10) – Rescue the Russian President. Complete “Down the Rabbit Hole” on any difficulty.

 Brag Rags (10) – Earn 1 star in Special Ops Mission Mode.

 Serrated Edge (15) – Finish a Juggernaut with a knife in Special Ops.

 Secret Achievement (20) – Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

 Arms Dealer (20) – Buy all items from the Survival Weapon Armory.

 Danger Zone (20) – Buy all items from the Survival Air Support Armory.

 Defense Spending (20) – Buy all items from the Survival Equipment Armory.

 No Assistance Required (20) – Complete a Special Ops Mission Mode game on Hardened or Veteran with no player getting downed.

 Tactician (20) – Earn 1 star in each mission of Special Ops Mission Mode.

 Strike! (20) – Kill 5 enemies with a single grenade in Single Player or Special Ops.

 Jack the Ripper (20) – Melee 5 enemies in a row in Single Player or Special Ops.

 Informant (20) – Collect 22 Intel Items.

 Survivor (20) – Reach Wave 10 in each mission of Special Ops Survival mode.

 This Is My Boomstick (20) – Kill 30 enemies with the XM25 in “Black Tuesday.”

 What Goes Up… (20) – Destroy all the choppers with only the UGV’s grenade launcher in “Persona Non Grata.”

 For Whom the Shell Tolls (20) – Destroy all targets during the mortar sequence with only 4 shells in “Back on the Grid.”

 Kill Box (20) – Kill 20 enemies with the Chopper Gunner in a single run in “Return to Sender.”

 Danger Close (20) – Take down a chopper with an AC-130 smoke grenade in “Bag and Drag.”

 Ménage à Trois (20) – Destroy 3 tanks with a single 105mm shot in “Iron Lady.”

 Nein (20) – Kill 9 enemies with A-10 strafing runs in “Scorched Earth.”

 50/50 (20) – Complete a Special Ops Mission Mode game with the same number of kills as your partner.

 Birdie (20) – Kill 2 enemy helicopters without getting hit in a Special Ops Survival game.

 Get Rich or Die Trying (25) – Have $50,000 current balance in a Special Ops Survival game.

 The Big Apple (25) – Complete “Black Tuesday” and “Hunter Killer” on Veteran difficulty.

 Out of the Frying Pan… (25) – Complete “Persona Non Grata”, “Turbulence”, and “Back on the Grid” on Veteran difficulty.

 Payback (25) – Complete “Mind the Gap”, “Goalpost”, and “Return to Sender” on Veteran difficulty.

 City of Lights (25) – Complete “Bag and Drag” and “Iron Lady” on Veteran difficulty.

 The Darkest Hour (25) – Complete “Eye of the Storm”, “Blood Brothers”, and “Stronghold” on Veteran difficulty.

 This is the End (25) – Complete “Scorched Earth”, “Down the Rabbit Hole”, and “Dust to Dust” on Veteran difficulty.

 Scout Leader (35) – Collect 46 Intel Items.

 Unstoppable (40) – Reach Wave 15 in each mission of Special Ops Survival mode.

 Overachiever (40) – Earn 48 stars in Special Ops Mission Mode.

 Who Dares Wins (40) – Complete the campaign on any difficulty.

 The Best of the Best (100) – Complete the campaign on Hardened or Veteran difficulty.







Battlefield 3 – Jay-Z – 99 Problems Gameplay Trailer



If you happen to be on the other side of the fence and you’re craving Battlefield 3, then you are going to love the new trailer. What goes better with headshots than Jay-Z? Nothing, right…right? Thought you’d agree with that statement. Well if you are still having doubts, just check it out below the new TV ad gameplay trailer featuring Jay-Z’s song: 99 Problems. Enjoy!



Video Source: GameSpot







Uncharted 3 Bundle



Most of you know that I do not own a PS3 (wait for it, wait for it). Okay now that you have stopped yelling at me maybe I can gain back some points by showing some love to the system. Last week, Sony announced that they are going to have an Uncharted 3/PS3 bundle complete with a free month of PlayStation Plus. But I haven’t even gotten to the best part yet, you can be the proud owner of all this yummy goodness for the low price of 299.99. Yes, you heard me correctly, and I must admit it’s a deal that for a gamer like me, is too enticing to pass up. So, I just added the bundle to my pre-Christmas list and I can’t wait to get my hands on Uncharted 3. Oh what a good Christmas it will be.









Microsoft Reverses Recent Bans




Due to a recent software mistake, Microsoft banned some of its users during August 29 and September 9. According to Stephen Toulouse, Xbox Live’s Director of Policy and Enforcement, during an interview with Joystiq,


“We know exactly who was impacted. This is a tiny fraction of the overall user base. This is not some widespread problem. If your console was suspended between the dates, the quickest way to find out if you were impacted by the software issue is to simply reconnect your console. If you can log in, you were impacted by the issue and we’ve unsuspended the console.”


For those who were affected Microsoft is giving them three free months of Xbox Live and 1600 Microsoft Points ($20) for the hassle. I guess there is not much to complain about with this mix up…right?







New Batman Arkham City Joker Trailer



You can never have too much of the Joker. After all, he is one of the most recognizable Batman villains with his creepy smile and twisted laugh. And what better way to shake up the cape crusaders world than by introducing an insane psychopath. Players are guaranteed to revel in the Joker’s badassness (if that’s a word), in the upcoming Batman Arkham City game releasing this October.









So what do you guys think….Arkham City, Battlefield or Modern Warfare 3?