'FlatOut 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring an enhanced version of the original’s lauded physics engine with even faster driving track designs, FlatOut 2 also boasts numerous improvements, enhancements and additions to make the title the definitive FlatOut experience. At long last Empire has released a 2 track, 2 events, 3 car drivable demo.

'Baghdad Central: Desert Gunner' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You’re the designated gunner, you’re on patrol… and yes, you’re a target. It’s your assignment to be the bait and to draw fire; it sucks, but it’s your job. At least you have the fire-power to keep bad-guys at bay (thanks Blues).

Nintendo Wii Launches in Japan, Sells Out

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo has launched its new console in Japan, making about 400,000 units available at launch, considerably more than Sony's meager offering at the PS3 launch. Major retail outlet Bic Camera had 3,000 units in store, with hundreds of people lined outside for hours, and pre-orders that sold out across the country in minutes. Nintendo plans to have another 600,000 Wii's available ion Japan by year's end. The Wii launches in Europe on December 8.

'Control Monger' - v1.020 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MindSurge Entertainment released a new patch for its team based multiplayer FPS Control Monger. This update brings MindSurge's freely downloadable game to v1.020 and adds a new map, joypad/joystick support, and a slew of tweaks, bug and crash fixes.

Nintendo Adding Four New Classics Titles To Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo will be adding 4 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Dec. 4. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points, available in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets, to download the games. This week's new games are Donkey Kong Jr., Victory Run, Columns, and Ristar.

'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade is the exciting new expansion to Blizzard's massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It expands the game by tremendous bounds, adding new races, quest, lands, Battlegrounds, professions and items, raising the level cap to 70, and more.

'Unreal Anthology' - Unofficial Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For the very first time since its debut in 1998, the Unreal franchise gets a compilation of Unreal and Unreal Tournament titles with Unreal Anthology. This unofficial patch addresses an issue where you can't play UnrealGold online.

X360 Review - 'F.E.A.R'

by Evan Lahti on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

F.E.A.R. is a paranormal action thriller presented entirely in first person. It is an unprecedented adrenaline rush of close-quarters combat seamlessly melded with the spine-tingling, shocking intensity of the unknown.

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2'

by Agustin on Dec. 2, 2006 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Witness old school gaming at its best as this eclectic collection contains 20 golden titles of the past that will challenge players’ skills. There’s something for everyone as Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 delivers an assortment of masterpieces for the brawler, side-scrolling shooter or platformer fan in all of us.