Date archives for April, 2008

April 20th, 2008
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Carnival of David Herbert Bloggers!

A very warm welcome to one and all! Congratulations on finding your way to the world’s only blog carnival celebrating the work of David Herbert. Without any further delay, let’s David!


Damon presents A Whole Bunch of PS3 Bullshit from CNet posted at The Deathbox: Issue #1, saying, “An interesting reply to a very uninformed CNet article”. The first two letters of Damon’s name are the same as David Herbert‘s, which is why he eases us in this month.I haven't read any of these

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Free Games-Crayon Physics posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Game-Videos-Guitar Hero On Tour posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-100 Ways To Die In GMOD posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-New DBZ Burst Limit Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Game-Videos-Viking Battle For Asgard: War Is Hell Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com. I'm sorry if they're broken or bad.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Map Of The Week-Convoy V2 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Game-Videos-Battlefield Bad Company Tactical Destruction Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-A Few Good G-Men posted at pariahs-guild.com.


Stephanie presents Moneymaking | ZRaids.com posted at ZRaids.com, saying, “World of Warcraft informational blog for beginners seeking to farm gold for raids and equipment.” I don’t play World of Warcraft, but perhaps I should. If only David Herbert would give me a sign, one way or the other.


Jigsaw hc presents Battlefield: Bad Company Beta Impressions posted at Jigsaw hc’s Rants & Reviews. Cool, cheers Jigsaw. If you’re up there David Herbert, please bestow blessings on Jigsaw, for he doth honour you every month.Only so many hours in the day, right?

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse – Garry’s Mod Wallpapers – Big Daddy posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Starfox: Air Strike posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-The Legend of Lego Zelda posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Mods-Best WOW Add-ons posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Free Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Amazing Nintendo Facts posted at pariahs-guild.com.


Alvaro Fernandez presents Sleep, Tetris, Memory and the Brain posted at SharpBrains, saying, “Do games ever appear on your dreams?”. I can’t take the piss out of Alvaro Fernandez – he’s a giant among ants in the world of smart games blogging. In answer to your question, I usually see Lumines when I close my eyes – does that count?Gotta sleep, eat, go to work,...

David Herbert presents Games-News-Minneapolis Kills Illegal To Sell Video Games To Minors Bill posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-How To Unlock Each Character In Super Smash Bros Brawl! posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-The More You Know: Limited Edition posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Reviews-Enigma The Series:Episode 1 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Mario Kart Wii Opening Cinematic posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Sonic Unleashed Leaked Video? posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-News-Prey 2 For The PS3 Rumour Squashed posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Game-Videos-Resident Evil 5 playable off-screen posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Dead Fantasy II posted at pariahs-guild.com.


Sockpuppetking presents Saints Row 2 posted at Next Gen Gaming Talk. Did you know that sockpuppetking’s real name is actually Herbert David? Strange coincidence.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Map Of The Week-Floozone V2 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-News-Rock Band For The Wii Announced, But Will Be Stripped Down posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Linger In Shadows: Real-Time Tech Demo posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents April Fools’ Day-2008-Princess Peach Is Pregnant, But Mario Is Not The Father posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Why can’t we be friends? posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Crysis:Outtake Series ? Part 1 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Interviews-Rise To Arms posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Grand Theft Auto IV FINAL Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-It’s Been Good posted at And I thought Jordan Bieber was addicted. pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-G-Man III: The Finale Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Too Human Developer Diary posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Robin Williams Plays Spore posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Prototype Slideshow posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-News-Ubisoft Buys Tom Clancy Name, And Announces Tom Clancy MMO posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-News-Ubisoft Releases Tom Clancy H.A.W.X Website posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-XBOX Portable Hands On posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-NEW 50 Cent Video Game posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Map Of The Week-Chamber 23 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Banjo-Threeie posted at pariahs-guild.com. Seriously David, maybe call the bots off, please?

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Fan Made Diablo 3 Debut Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Quake 3 on iPod Touch posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Interviews-Nuclear Dawn posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-NEW Sonic Unleashed: WEREHOG TEASER posted at pariahs-guild.com.


Astrobird presents How to Download, Play and Purchase a PopCap Game posted at Dive into Games, saying, “We offer reviews and information for new casual gamers, as well as gaming gift suggestions.” A fantastic entry from AstroBird telling you how to get into the wonderful world of PopCap Games. Incidentally, PopCap Games started after an image of David Herbert appeared in the founder’s bacon sandwich.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Red Vs. Blue Reconstruction Trailer posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-OMG-Final Fantasy 12 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-Smash Bros. Lyrics Interpretation posted at pariahs-guild.com.


old-wizard presents Top 20 Worst Video Games of All Time posted at old-wizard.com. I don’t know what my top twenty would be, but here’s a few ideas:

  • Special David Herbert Investigation
  • Double Dragon vs. David Herbert
  • David Herbert‘s Dark Castle

David Herbert presents Games-News-Epic Games Revealed “Make Something Unreal” Contest posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Rock Band Mushroom Drum Pads posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Mario Kart Wii Wifi Online Match posted at pariahs-guild.com.


old-wizard presents Top 10 Video Game Heroes of All Time posted at old-wizard.com. Guess who my number one would be.

David Herbert presents Modding Warehouse-Map Of The Week-Castle 3 posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2009 HD Tag Team Demonstration posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Battlefield: Bad Company – Redford posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Gaming Machinima-Videos-The Device Has Been Modified posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Mario Kart Wheel Demonstration posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Star Wars: Force Unleashed:Vader Announcement posted at pariahs-guild.com. No... I am David Herbert


CraftedKarma presents How to rip flash games to your hard drive posted at Urban Survival Skills. Useful if you need a break from reading about David Herbert. If you do, you’re stupid.

David Herbert presents Games-News-Stephen King Defends Violent Video Games posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Rufus in SF4 New Character posted at pariahs-guild.com.


Alexander presents Yet another attempt to get video games censored posted at Extremely Lame, saying, “Election time? Check. Legislators a bit down in the polls? Check. It’s time for another instalment of “Let’s blame pop culture for all of society’s ills and cash some quick percentage points!”” I can’t wait until the next British General Election. I’ll make a stand by adding an extra candidate to my ballot sheet. Any suggestions?

David Herbert presents Games-News-Walter Reed Army Medical Center Uses Wiis For Therapy posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-GTA 4 Liberty City Gun Club posted at pariahs-guild.com.

David Herbert presents Games-Videos-Blue Falcon Unlocked-Mario Kart Wii posted at pariahs-guild.com.

Well, that’s the end of this month’s Carnival of David Herbert Bloggers! I do hope you’ve enjoyed yourselves, and make sure to stop by next month to celebrate everybody’s favourite Lord of Dogs, Mr David Herbert. Make sure you read all of his posts and leave at least one comment each. Oh, and David – maybe just choose your best bits next time?

Don’t forget to use our Blog Carnival Submissions Form, and also you can see all our past editions on the blog carnival index page. Cheers, and see you soon!

VITAL STATISTICS:

Total number of submissions: 76.
Submissions from David Herbert: 64.
Number of times the words “David Herbert” used in this article: 74.
Spelling mistakes: 4: “Clany”, “Cancy”, “freind”, “installment”.

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April 2nd, 2008
nintendolife.com/reviews

Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2008

Right on target, or way off the mark?

Konami's flagship Pro Evolution Soccer (Winning Eleven in other territories) series really caught the gaming world's attention with its fourth release, a beautifully playable and engrossing take on football. Since then it's become even more popular, and now rivals EA's FIFA brand in the sales stakes. However, each year brings the typical range of minor improvements with new teams, moves and animations the only reasons to purchase each update, rendering the previous version obsolete (as witnessed by PES6 on sale for less than a fiver brand new!). PES2008 on Wii takes the barebones of the sport and sculpts it around the Wii's original control scheme, resulting in a completely new take on football games. The question really is though: does it work?

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