Thursday, August 23, 2007

To all PSP users not doing homebrew

Take off the dunce hat and listen up:

One of the biggest if not THE BIGGEST development in the PSP hacking scene has just unfolded. A collective group of hackers including the likes of Dark_Alex, Noobz and Booster have released a new piece of software which will replicate the exact functions of Sony's Jigkick battery (even better) - that means it is now possible for homebrew enabled PSP's to UNBRICK and DOWNGRADE their systems at their own will. The respective software will transform any regular PSP battery into one which can perform all the functions of the Official Sony JigKick which is used by Sony repair staff themselves. Even if your PSP is not homebrew enabled, you can just ask a friend who has a homebrew enabled PSP to run the software and transform your battery too! Read more on the software at the official release thread as launched by legendary hacker Dark_Alex HERE. Spread the word and DIGG THIS! And on a FINAL note, while the team is a bit too proud to apply pressure for DONATIONS, just do it even if it is just a dollar - via PAYPAL (Authorized by Dark_Alex, Noobz and all on the C+D development team).

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Sams' FPS/TPS Picks 2006/2007

Here's a list of the best of the best FPS/TPS games of 2006/2007
(This is a slight preview on some of the games we'll be playing next year.)

First Person/Third Person Shooters
4. Gears of War
This was a hard choice because I have a large bias against GOW but it is one of the only real examples of what the new Unreal Engine can do. It's competitive (repetitive) online gameplay and beautiful design puts this game on the top 4.
3. Crysis
Crysis hasn't had an official release but I have a strong feeling it's going to out-do games like Halo 3 and Bioshock, but since I've never actually experienced the game for myself, I'm hesitant about putting it in the number one slot.
2. Bioshock
The amazing visuals and innovative gameplay of Bioshock have brought the Direct x10 community to it's knees and because of that it places second on the fps/tps picks. The demo is available from Steam so check it before you wreck it.
1. Halo 3
This game needs no explanation. The Halo series has brought fanboys the best in multiplayer shootem-ups comparable to the biggest multiplayer fps ever, Counter Strike Source.

Saturday, August 18, 2007


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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Here's another useless post:
decided to make official T-Shirts for club members, so silkscreen!
Also, I made a new flyer...I'll edit this post when I get home.

Sunday, August 5, 2007


This is a permanent post that will be edited after every tournament/meeting.
Link :
Oh wow, this post is kinda boring...PHOTOSHOP!

For Corwin,
From Sam

New homepage, new ranking system, and a better club.

Welcome to the new (and improved) Video Game Enthusiast homepage. As many of you know, this will be our second year here at North and trust me, It will be better. We've already begun organizing a tournament for games such as Guitar Hero, Unreal Tournament, and of course Counter Strike: Source. We do have some new policies that we have changed due to the lack of newcomers to our "meetings".
Updates to the club:
1. Groups of 3+ can come in, but they will be monitored more than regular club members.(For security)
2. It hasn't been confirmed, but our new Building Use Permit may let us use the new Dual Core iMacs in the math lab.
3. Due to the requests from the members, consoles will be used regularly if not more frequently than PC's. (For GOW noobs)
4. A new ranking system will be used to track player stats, and tournament teams. (For balance)
That's all for now,
Sam (Marxistforlife)