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Woe to the franchise that starts on the wrong footing. When a debut is shaky, it's rare that a follow-up ferrets out the faulty strands of its progenitor's DNA and highlights the worthwhile ones. Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is one of those rare exceptions that managed to pull it off. The Western FPS refined the shooting mechanics of its predecessor while laye...

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New Call of Juarez game suggested in Ubisoft email survey

Ubisoft recently sent out an email asking players of Call of Juarez: The Cartel to rate specific parts of the game, and regardless of whether the responses all sum up to "This game is suxorz," it suggests that a sequel is already in the works. The survey asks players which console they own, which...

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Zumba Fitness works it out for seventh week on UK chart

Zumba Fitness has now maintained seven consecutive weeks atop Chart-Track's UK all formats chart, with a 33 percent increase in sales this past week. One more week in the top spot and Zumba Fitness will have matched the first-place records held by the likes of Call of Duty: Mode...

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Zumba Fitness shakes it atop UK charts for six weeks straight

Zumba Fitness. Six weeks straight. #1. Not only that, but as Chart-Track points out, Zumba Fitness has spent 17 straight weeks atop the Wii Full Price Chart. It currently holds the bronze for unbroken weeks at the top, with Wii Fit so close at 19 weeks and Just Dance 2 not far off at 23 we...

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Call of Juarez The Cartel review: Bound in bluh

Woe to the franchise that starts on the wrong footing. When a debut is shaky, it's rare that a follow-up ferrets out the faulty strands of its progenitor's DNA and highlights the worthwhile ones. Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is one of those rare exceptions that managed to pull it off. The We...

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel quietly delayed on PC

Call of Juarez: The Cartel was expected on consoles and PC this week, though the latter version seems to have succumbed to a delay. Valve's Steam service, online retailer Amazon and Ubisoft's release schedule have shifted the game's PC launch date to September 13 in North America. Xbox 360 and...

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel screens have a few dozen tickets to the gun show

Here's a fun little game: Every screenshot for Call of Juarez: The Cartel has a gun hidden in it. Think you can find them all? Here's a helpful hint: In 95 percent of the screenshots, the gun is gigantic, and in your character's (sometimes fingernail-less?) hands....

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel trailer invents words, kills everyone

William Shakespeare wrote "The attempt and not the deed confounds us." We're confounded by both in this Call of Juarez: The Cartel trailer -- the attempt to coin a new word to explain a game mechanic and the unfair fight. What chance does a guy who doesn't even own a shirt have in a gun fight?...

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Pre-order Call of Juarez: The Cartel on Steam, get Bound in Blood free

Valve has announced that if you pre-order the upcoming Call of Juarez: The Cartel on Steam, you'll get a copy of 2009's Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood for free. Just like a few other previous Steam pre-order deals (Portal 2's granted a copy of the first game ), you'll be able to give the game awa...

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel media kicks ass, doesn't stop to take names

Things are rough along the Mexican border. How does a government clean up such a cesspool of crime and lawlessness? Well, if it's a video game, you hire foul-mouthed men and women to kick down doors and shoot dudes like crazy. Results are results, we guess....

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel preview: This means juar

I, like many long-time fans I'd imagine, despaired a little bit when I read that Techland was taking their Western franchise in a more modern direction with Call of Juarez: The Cartel. It's a fear the developer is used to addressing. "When we worked on the other Call of Juarez games, we always...

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