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Alan & Pete Play – Grand Theft Auto Online and more Dead Island


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Since my previous update we’ve taken this ‘Alan & Pete Play’ thing a lot more seriously, and have uploaded a few more videos of us generally arsing about on both Dead Island and more recently Grand Theft Auto Online.  In the former we attempt to edge ever closer to completing the game (spoiler: we don’t) and invariably get torn apart by zombies, and in the latter we try everything from evading the police to trying to get a jetski down a narrow river.

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E3 2011 Review – Microsoft

It’s that time of year again where gamers across the world get all excited about the latest video game releases at this years E3 showcase, kicking off with Microsoft as has become the norm.  Most of what was shown by the company was already known about through various snippets of information and leaked footage online and in magazines, but nevertheless there was still plenty for the various Microsoft representatives to talk about.

The show started with an extended look at a single-player campaign level from the latest game in the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3.  It looked typically exciting with lots of explosions and gunfights, but from that footage alone it seemed like more of what fans of the series have seen before.  Of course it’s impossible to judge based on that alone, but early signs indicate there might not be as much new content to this game as people might expect.

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E3 2011 Preview

As promised in my E3 Conference Times post, here is a preview of the event with what games will be showcased.  E3 runs from the 6th-7th of June, and as a lot of search engine results regarding times lead back here please click on the E3 conference times link for those.

Here’s are the publishers that will definitely be exhibiting at E3 2011, along with the games that they’ve confirmed to be released within the next year or so.  Updates will be made to this post regularly with any updates, and be sure to check out the list of rumoured games further down the page.  As always comments are welcome, specifically with what you’re looking forward to seeing or what you’d like to be announced.

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Friends of DTO

Today I thought I’d tell you guys a little about the various blogs and websites affiliated with this one, as each one is well worth a visit for one reason or another.


We’ll start with Dav3design, run by my friend Dave who I’ve known for more than 20 years.  His blog features an eclectic mix of personal adventures, unusual photography and some excellent 3D designs mainly based on various vehicles.

He updates the site regularly so it’s definitely worth bookmarking it, or if you’re a fellow WordPress user, subscribing.

DXX: The Blog

Next us is DXX: The Blog, which is one for the wrestling fans; e-fedding in particular.  DXX was one of the most active and consistently enjoyable e-fed forums between 2006 and 2009, in that three year period seeing some memorable feuds, characters, title changes and controversies.

Unfortunately the site was eventually shut down, but fortunately most of the core members keep in contact one way or another and this blog is designed to chronicle an eventual return for the site.  If  e-feds or wrestling in general interest you keep an eye on this one.

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Devastating The Obvious Is Now On Twitter

Just a quick update, after receiving a comment asking about the site on Twitter I thought it was a most excellent idea to set up a page over there, which you can find at

All posts from the blog will also be automatically posted there, as well as other tweets (usually) related to the site, so get following! 🙂

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