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'Deadly Creatures' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ's Deadly Creatures is a Wii exclusive 3rd person action thriller title developed internally by its Rainbow Studios. Deadly Creatures throws players into a venomous world of desert terror, where the greatest victory is survival.

Various Game Trailers #1455

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 [ALL] - Hell March Trailer
  • Golden Axe: Beast Rider [PS3/X360] - Dev. Diary Trailer #3
  • SOCOM Confrontation [PS3] - Trailer (2)
  • Bioshock [PS3] - Launch Trailer
  • Moto Racer DS [NDS] - Stylus Precision Handling Trailer
  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin [ALL] - Elite Powered Armor Trailer
  • Dead Space [ALL] - Launch Trailer
  • Edge of Twilight [X360/PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa [ALL] - Environments Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Pre-Orders Already Surpass Original

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 2 picks up six months after the events of the original, thrusting players back into humankind's epic battle for survival against a nightmarish force of underground creatures known as the Locust Horde. Microsoft revealed that GoW2 recently surpassed the total pre-sale orders of the original Gears of War, which became the fastest selling title of 2006.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

Sony Hooks Up PS3 With User-Generated YouTube Channel

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA has teamed up with online video community YouTube, to create a PlayStation branded channel that delivers exclusive video content to the worldwide PlayStation community. In the future, users will be able to take advantage of the PS3’s interface to create game mode videos, starting with LittleBigPlanet.

'Freaky Creatures' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Abandon Interactive's Freaky Creatures is an interactive gaming platform incorporating collectible toys, customizable characters, an expansive online interactive community and challenging virtual battles with other players’ creatures.

'Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe' (PS3/X360) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kombat forces friends to fight, worlds to collide, and unlikely alliances to be forged. In order to save all they know, the heroes and villains of Mortal Kombat must wage war against the combined might of the DC Universe.

'Spore: Creepy & Cute Parts Pack' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack provides more than 100 new creature-building components (body parts, paint options, animations, backgrounds and more) themed in two distinct styles--charming, cartoon-esque creatures and scary, monster-like creatures.

'Metal Gear Solid 4' (PS3) Coming to X360 Rumor Resurfaces

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGS4 is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates, including those in the Middle East and South America, fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. Konami keeps denying it, Kojima says its not possible due to the size of the movie sequences, but at last week's Tokyo Game Show Japanese investment research firm Morningstar claims to have spoken to a Konami PR rep who revealed the company is actively looking into bringing MGS 4 to the X360. Cue up the next denial ...

'North American Hunting Extravaganza' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Head out into the wild to track and hunt the most dangerous game in North America. Become a master hunter by traveling across the country and honing your skills to go after bigger and more dangerous prey.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 ' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic RTS adventure to an alternate future spawned by time travel run amok, featuring a fully co-operative campaign, the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay.

'Bayonetta' (PS3/X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions. With magnificent over-the-top action and outlandish finishing moves that are performed with balletic grace, Bayonetta brings to life some fast-paced, dynamic climax combat.

'EverQuest II: The Shadow Odyssey' Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II gets its 5th expansion with The Shadow Odyssey, adding new features, zones, abilities, spells, dungeons and increased level cap.

'Mushroom Men (NDS/Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mushroom Men shows gamers the mundane world from the surreal perspective of a three-inch-high Mushroom Man. Unnoticed by humans, a war rages between the spore factions, and you, as a brave Bolete Mushroom Man, are given the opportunity to wreak havoc by transforming common household trinkets and trash into weapons and tools.

'Far Cry 2' (PS3/X360/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry 2 immerses players in an entirely new kind of gaming experience, where players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa, brought to life by high-definition next-gen technology.

'The Conduit' (Wii) Gets Hollywood Voice-overs

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

High Voltage Software's The Conduit is a stunning action FPS that promises to provide some of the best visuals seen to date on the Wii, featuring terrifying alien creatures, an advanced AI System, and a rich, conspiracy-laden story.

'Sonic and the Black Knight' (Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Sonic and the Black Knight is bringing Sonic into the world of Arthurian legend and offers the worlds most infamous blue hedgehog the chance to become a knight.

'Mirror's Edge' (ALL) to Be A Trilogy

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mirror's Edge is a first-person action adventure game where you are Faith, a 'runner' framed for murder in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of human traffic is closely watched. In a recent interview senior producer Owen O'Brian revealed that there will be at least two follow ups, with the sequel to probably include a level editor, and beyond that the franchise might expand to other characters.

'Supreme Ruler 2020' - v5.4.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Ruler 2020 is a strategic and tactical geo-political game where direct control of the military and the policies of a nation becomes the key to survival. One of the innovative new features is the wide-open "Super Sandbox" mode, which allows players to take control of nearly any country or region of the world.

'Panzerkrieg: Burning Horizon II' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 7:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Panzerkrieg: Burning Horizon II is a grand real time strategy game and sequel of CDV's Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon. Three epic campaigns (German, Soviet and Allied) will let you experience the intensity of World War Two battles to a tactical depth never seen before.

'World of Warcraft' - v3.0.2 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 7:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v3.0.2 patch adds a new achievement system, fixes a few bugs, crashes, makes tweaks to the various characters, quests, professions, dungeons and so forth...

New Intellectual Property Law Will Help Fight Against Piracy

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 6:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ESA praised Congress for passing and the President for signing into law the “Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008," which will enhance the ability of U.S. law enforcement to address serious intellectual property crimes and prosecute international violations.

'Ninjatown' (NDS) Introduces Farmlands - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Games' Ninjatown, based on the Shawnimals' designer toy line, is na action strategy title where you have to defend your peaceful town from Mr. Demon, using each of the ninja's unique skills and powers.

'Crazy Mouse' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade Tomorrow

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crazy Mouse, the first XBLA game developed by a China-based game studio, takes place during the Chinese “Year of the Mouse.” In this 32-level game, the player guides a gastronomist mouse through a vibrantly-colored maze, attempting to grab and eat food, run, dodge and score, depending on the level.

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (ALL) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless environment for everyone who loves to compete, with no load times, no tracks, and no rules, allowing players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in a recreation of LA.

SouthPeak Interactive Acquires Gamecock

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Interactive announced the acquisition of Austin-based Gamecock Media Group.

'Talisman' (PS3/X360/PC) Canceled

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Talisman is the quintessential fantasy hybrid board/role-playing game for up to four players, either online or offline. Originally scheduled for winter 2007, Capcom has canceled the project, even after trying to revive the development process by changing developers, and reverted the license back to Games Workshop.

'Suikoden: Tierkreis' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encompassing a variety of different characters while exploring many exotic locations and cultures across the game's universe of parallel worlds, Suikoden: Tierkreis will expand the bounds of the handheld RPG.

'Rock Band 2' (ALL) Adds Lights and Smoke With Stage Kit

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 4:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the first music game to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features. The Stage Kit creates a light-and-smoke effect that is synchronized to the music and will help would-be rockers in living rooms look the part of rock stars on stage.

'A Vampyre Story' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlet, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

PC Review - 'Murder In The Abbey'

by Reggie Carolipio on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Abbey takes adventure fans to the gloomy world of the Middle Ages. An old abbey is the scene of a series of mysterious murders, and you, in the role of the Grand Inquisitor Leonardo and his assistant Bruno, are tasked is to shed light on the mystery.

'Persona 4' (PS2) Social Links Details - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larger, deeper, and loaded with thrills, Persona 4 delivers an all-new story set in the Japanese countryside. A mysterious chain of deaths remains unanswered and only you and your team of gifted supernatural sleuths can uncover the truth. Will you thwart this hidden evil before it is too late?

NDS Review - 'Shaun the Sheep'

by Richard Poskozim on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Shaun the Sheep you will play as the loveable sheep, Shaun, as he tries to find the rest of the flock before the Farmer arrives home, featuring the fan-favorite characters, items and locations from the much-loved stop-motion animated series, as well as original content for all-new experiences.

'Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop follows the harrowing tale of Frank West, an overly zealous freelance journalist on a hunt for the scoop of a lifetime. In pursuit of a juicy lead, he makes his way to the small suburban town of Willamette only to find that it has become overrun by zombies.

New Xbox Experience Storage Solutions Detailed

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The New Xbox Experience will give X360 owners a completely new Xbox 360 experience that is fun, social and simple to use -- and puts more entertainment at their fingertips than any other device connected to the TV. Since the NXE update will require 128mb HD space to install, Microsoft is offering people with little space, or a HD-less X360 Arcade, a refurbished 20 GB hard drive for $19.99 or a free 512 MB Memory Card.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Duke Nukem 3D'

by Alan Martin on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The no-nonsense alien punisher is back and ready for action! Gear up and save the Earth and its babes in the updated version of the classic game that helped jump-start the FPS genre, featuring 8-player online co-op, a rewind function in single-player to relive (or redo) those climactic firefights, and the ability to capture multiplayer battles and share with other XBL users.

'Star Trek Online' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

Ubisoft And Adult Swim Promote African Hip-Hop

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2008 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adult Swim is exposing fans and music lovers to hip-hop straight out of Johannesburg, South Africa in the comfort of their own country. African Swim is a collection of some of the most innovative contemporary African hip-hop music, compiling 15 tracks from some of South Africa's most popular hip-hop artists, downloadable for free.