Archive for the ‘Red Vs. Blue’ category

Podtacular 555: Machine and Cinema

October 24th, 2016
Machinima has deep roots in the Halo community starting with Randall Glass’s Warthog Jump and the longest running Halo series Rooster Teeth’s Red vs Blue.  Since it’s inception, Halo machinima has benefited from in-game tools and features such as weapon … Continue reading

Podtacular 503: Interview with Gus & Pax Prime 2015 Recap

September 14th, 2015

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We’re back from our two weeks off of the podcast as we start counting down the days to the launch of Halo 5: Guardians.  While there was not much Halo at Pax aside from Warzone playable at the Xbox booth, there was plenty of things to keep us busy.  We are joined by Rebel Rouser and Minolta1034 from Ready Up Live to recap our Pax Prime experience.  Before our recap, we had the honor of talking with Gus from Rooster Teeth about his experience with gaming, his thoughts on Halo 5: Guardians and the evolution of video games, and what it’s like to work at a gaming/entertainment company.

AH: Weekend Hunt

November 5th, 2013


Mayday, Mayday, incoming text bomb! That's right, we've got a whole bunch of Weekend Hunt's going on starting today. So check out what our awesome community are playing:

Up first is psantillo, going for the Mythic Map Pack achievements in Halo 3.
May 7th, 5pm EST
Send a message over Xbox Live to Gamertag: SpartanSithlord

Next, afuzzyninja gears up for some multiplayer action in Gears of War 2. You're gonna need all the DLC to take part in this one.
May 7th and 8th, 4pm EST
Send a message over Xbox Live to Gamertag: Afuzzyninja51

NorseScorpio is next, and needs a partner to help with the Arena achievement in Castle Crashers. He's happy to help with other achievements once it's done too.
May 8th, 9pm EST
Send a message here on AH or to Gamertag: NorseScorpio

Next is GrimCharon going for the multiplayer achievements in Quake Arena Arcade.
May 6th to 8th, send a message to arrange a time
And make sure those messages go to Gamertag: GrimCharon

Bysen's next with a real community affair. As he's looking for 3 other people to get the Worms Community achievement in Worms.
May 7th, 7pm on Aussie time
Send a message over XBL to Gamertag: Bysen

Next we have infernomage3 getting a little bit of cold feet in the multiplayer of Lost Planet 2.
May 7th, 1pm EST.
Send a message here or to his Gamertag: Infernomage39

Cleaning the mean streets of Pacific City, z0d1acgamer is going for the non-orb related co-op achievements in Crackdown 2. Ideally looking for 3 other people, all with the Deluge DLC as it will be required.
May 6th, 8pm EST.
Send a message on XBL to Gamertag: Mr Rippe

Last but not least, there's deathreau making sure you bring your balls of steel and plenty of chewing gum, as you go for the ranked multiplayer achievements in Duke Nukem 3D.
May 7th, 8pm EST.
Send a message to his Gamertag: DeathreauUSC

If you want to host a future Weekend Hunt, post the details in this group thread to get some frontpage attention.

Podtacular 342: Bulletin Update

February 1st, 2013

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This week’s bulletin highlights the world of Grifball with an interview of Burnie Burns from RoosterTeeth, talking about the history of the gametype. There is the weekly playlist update as well as short behind-the-scenes look on how 343i decided to progress the Spartan Ops story after the first five episodes. The in-game File Browser is also fully functional. Again, we dip into our mailbag and read your submissions. Enjoy

Podtacular 282: Halo 4 Release Date

April 19th, 2012

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We’ve all been waiting for it, and now we have an answer. Yesderday, 343i announced the release date for Halo 4: November 6th. So start making plans to stay up all night to camp out at your favorite local retailer and play throughout the night. That is not the only thing we’ve gotten recently. 343i has opened the floodgates to every little bit of detail they can squeeze out to us, including multiplayer information. Rukizzel from the Waypoint Moderator staff is on in place of GLewis this week as he takes care of family business. Enjoy

AH: Weekly Recap – May 7th

May 8th, 2011

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-Achievement HORSE #22
-Fails of the Weak! Volume 33
-Weekend Hunt

AH Videos
-Collectibles part 2 in Crysis 2
-Survivor, Environmental Exterminator, and Thats Teamwork video guide in Outland
-Stand-In and Quiet on the Set video guides in Call of Duty: Black Ops
-Stuntman and Shooting on Location video guide in Call of Duty: Black Ops
-Use More Gun, Knife to Meet You, and I'm the Juggernaut... video guide in Section 8: Prejudice
-The Art of Portal 2
-Mortal Kombat X-Ray's part 2 and part 3
-Call of the Dead Easter Eggs
-This is... Call of the Dead
-Rage Quit: Call of the Dead

Community Videos
-Looking Great and Great Shot part 1 and part 2 in Front Mission Evolved from tonyski

Xbox 360 Achievements
-Added achievements for Kung Fu Panda 2: The Video Game
-Added achievements for DiRT 3
-Added achievements for Alice: Madness Returns
-Added Escalation DLC achievements for Call of Duty: Black Ops
-Added The Arena DLC achievements for The First Templar
-Added Honest Hearts DLC achievements for Fallout: New Vegas

Windows Phone 7 Achievements
-Added achievements for Enigmo

Steam Achievements
-Added achievements for RUSH
-Added achievements for Toki Tori
-Added achievements for SpaceChem

AH: Section 8: Prejudice – Three Achievements

May 7th, 2011


BrownMan here again with a video Fragger and I made for Section 8: Prejudice. In this video we get 'I'm the Juggernaut, Knife to Meet You, and Use More Gun

Enjoy

AH: Rage Quit: Call of Duty: Black Ops – Call of the Dead

May 5th, 2011


I this week's Rage Quit, Michael fights off the hordes of undead in the new "Call of the Dead" DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

RT: Upgrade

May 5th, 2011
Brandon wrote this one. He is probably going to destroy us all during the July fitness competition Burnie has planned. I thought about training harder, but instead I'm totally going to Tonya Harding his ass.

The Art of Portal 2

May 4th, 2011

Today's Portal 2 video is a little different. I was so blown away by all of the hidden pieces of art around the game, I decided to compile them into a video. It's an art gallery with portals and robots!

AH: We love our community

May 2nd, 2011
It's an absolute onslaught of community videos today, if you're allergic to links, you might wanna look away now

AH: Lego Star Wars 3: Mini Kit Guide Part 2

April 29th, 2011

Continuing our awesome guide in Lego Star Wars 3's Minikits I recruit Brownman to join in and help us stop those Separatists!

AH: Watch that first step!

April 29th, 2011

Alright folks, this does it. We're wrapping up the last of the fatalities in Mortal Kombat today. We'll end it all with the Stage Fatalities for every character spread across three videos. Enjoy!

AH: AH PR – PSN and XBL Security Issues

April 28th, 2011
While I hope this isn't something we need to do regularly, the information in this post may benefit some people.

As you are most likely aware, the PlayStation Network (PSN) has been down since April 20th, with Sony confirming that this was due to an intrusion on the service. This week, Sony have also given warning that PSN account holder information may have been obtained as a result of the service intrusion. Although Sony can neither confirm or deny what information has been obtained, if any, the current advise is to change any and all passwords linked to your PSN account. If you have a credit card linked to your PSN account, your card number and expiry date (but not the security code) could also be compromised, and it may be in your best interest to contact your bank to ensure no fraudulant purchases are made.
For more information on the PSN outage, please read the FAQ on the issue.

There is also a security warning on the Xbox Live Status page of their website. There is currently a known exploit within matchmaking for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, in which players may receive messages over Xbox Live with specific wording in the title. These messages may be an attempt to obtain your personal information stored on your Xbox Live account, otherwise known as a phising scam. Although there are no official instructions provided on keeping your information secure, I personally would suggest vigilance with all messages on Xbox Live from unknown Gamertags until the issue is resolved.

We'll try to keep you all up to date with any major changes to the current events.

AH: Block Shaped Community Portal Videos

April 28th, 2011
Crikey, it's another explosion of Portal 2 videos from the community today, as well as a little game called Minecraft.

BioHRay and Nand team up in the name of science to give us "Portal Conservation Society" and "Party of Three" guides in Portal 2.
Proving to be more likeable than a Turret, BioHRay also joins companion FlapNasty3 to show us their guide for the "Smash TV" achievement in Portal 2.
ShoveImage makes us feel a little neglected with the "Empty Gesture" achievement in Portal 2.
Our last Portal 2 community guide for today comes from Ollie123456, who brings us the "Ship Overboard" achievement guide.
Finally, L0rdVex shows us the new achievements "Getting Wood" and "Benchmaker" in Minecraft.

AH: Rage Quit: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

April 28th, 2011

Raaaaaaage Quit! But quit right after you watch this video.

AH: We're old enough to drink!

April 28th, 2011

Break out the alcohol, we're playing HORSE!

All maps are available right here!

AH: Portal 2: Smash TV Achievement Guide

April 27th, 2011

Today's video shows how to get one of the more difficult and involved single player Achievements in Portal 2, Smash TV.

RT: Know Your Strength

April 26th, 2011
For a guy who plays video games for a living, I hear Geoff isn't very good at them...

AH: Finish them some more!

April 23rd, 2011

Good evening folks. It's midnight here, but that doesn't mean you don't have time for more fatalities in Mortal Kombat!

Up first are the fatalities for Mileena, Nightwolf, Cyrax, Noob and Smoke!

And next we have the fatalities for Sektor, Sonya, Jax, Kano and Stryker! Enjoy!