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'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: World at War completely changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever seen.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) Tournament At E for All

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).

'The Path' Reveals Playable Character #5

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tale of Tales' The Path is a short horror story inspired by fairy tales examining the dark side things. What really happened to Little Red Riding Hood in those dark and scary woods?

'Memento Mori' Dialogue System - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Memento Mori is a new adventure game featuring two main characters, Larisa Svetlova and Maxim Durand. It's the player's task to disclose the secret of the St. Petersburg art theft, a mysterious Finnish order and its machinations.

PlayStation Store Gets DLCs, Demos and Rock Band Tracks

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with a bunch of DLCs, like NBA Live 09 Oklahoma City Pack (free), NBA Live 365 ($19.99), Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 Firestone Country Club ($7.49), Soulcalibur IV Weapon Set (Bonus Weapons) ($3.99), Soulcalibur IV Weapon Set (Main Weapons) ($3.99), and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Blood Sugar Sex Magik album ($19.99) for Rock Band. There are also a slew of demos for Brothers In Arms Hell’s Highway, Beijing 2008, BioShock, Eternal Sonata, and NBA 2K9, as well as the usual slew of game & movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.

'Muramasa: The Demon Blade' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvelous Entertainment and XSEED announced that Muramasa: The Demon Blade (known in Japan as “Oboro Muramasa Youtouden”), A unique, highly stylized action RPG, is currently in development and will be released for the North American market.

'Naruto: The Broken Bond' (X360) Gets Playable Sasuke - Screens & Trailer

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

Naruto: The Broken Bond features Naruto, who has now evolved into a well-respected Ninja, but his new status and abilities trigger the envy of his best friend and Ninja teammate, Sasuke. The enemy of the village, Orochimaru, takes advantage of the situation and convinces Sasuke to leave his friends and village in order to join his evil clan and become more powerful.

'Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches' Demos Available NOW

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

Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches is an authentic first-person, point & click adventure with a Celtic atmosphere. This spine-tingling story of the haunting of a lonely, teenage girl blends magic with technology, fact with myth, and horror with compassion.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Motley Crue's Dr. Feelgood Album

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the Rush's recent Moving Pictures, and this week's Red Hot Chili Peppers' Blood Sugar Sex Magik, album, it seems MTV and Harmonix are about to add Motley Crue's Dr. Feelgood to Rock Band/2's repertoire, as revealed by the band itself.

'Diablo III ' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

Various Game Trailers #1446

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 12:43 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:

  • Nintendo Fall 08 Conference - Wii Titles
  • Nintendo Fall 08 Conference - NDS Titles
  • Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars [PSN] - Highlights Trailer
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time [NDS/Wii] - Trailer
  • Blitz: The League II [ALL] - Triage Trailer
  • Fable II [X360] - Video Diary Episode #6
  • Empire: Total War - Land Battles Trailer
  • LittleBigPlanet [PS3] - Documentary Trailer #2


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

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled to be released in Japan and North America simultaneously, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

Alten8 Restructuring

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK based developer/publisher Alten8 confirmed the restructuring/reorganization of its business, and will announced new development contracts for film, current gen consoles, new branded licensed IP, and expansions over the coming few weeks.

Nintendo of America Press Conference Roundup

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Earlier today Nintendo of America kicked off a 2 day press event showing off the new Nintendo DSi, and a variety of new Wii/DS features as well as new titles for both platforms, here's a recap of the press briefing.

'Mushroom Men (NDS/Wii) Melee Combat Details - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 11:26 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.

'Fallen Earth' Reaches Content Complete Milestone

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Earth is a post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game that mixes FPS style with traditional RPG mechanics, where six factions are struggling to emerge from the collapse of civilization brought on by viruses and environmental disaster.

Wii Shipments Increasing, Wii Speak, Club Nintendo, And New Titles Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At its press conference earlier today Nintendo disclosed new games, Wii Speak (the ability to use the Wii console to chat with friends), and the expansion of the popular Club Nintendo rewards program to North America, as well as a general overview of upcoming and brand new Wii/NDS titles (Punch-Out!!, Sin & Punishment 2, Mario & Luigi RPG 3, and more...)

'Pet Pals: Animal Doctor' (Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pet Pals: Animal Doctor is a vet simulation game where players immerse themselves in the world of veterinary medicine and get to use the Wii remote and Nunchuck as if they are performing actual surgeries.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' - v2.10 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'The Tale of Despereaux' (PS2/Wii/X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brash Entertainment's The Tale of Despereaux is an interactive game based on Universal Pictures’ animated adventure of the same name. The game shares the fairy-tale look and feel of the upcoming film about a chivalrous mouse, full of courage and honor.

'NBA 2K9' (ALL) The Other Season Feature Detailed

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports and Visual Concepts are working on the next installment in their NBA2k franchise featuring 11-time NBA All-Star and 2008 Defensive Player of the Year Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics as the cover athlete and spokesman for NBA 2K9.

'The Hardy Boys: Treasure on the Tracks' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Hardy Boys: Treasure on the Tracks, players assume the role of Frank and Joe Hardy who have been invited onboard the Royal Express, an extravagant rail line traveling from Paris to St. Petersburg.

'7Million' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7Million is a free to play MMO in the exciting world of spectacular heists, daring thieves and glamorous lady larcenists, featuring action filled puzzle games, cool, fully customizable characters and challenging missions – delivered in true style, of course.

'Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened' Gets Remastered - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remastered Edition rises to the challenge of being entirely in 3D, but now with a new 3rd-person mode and other gameplay updates. While the creators have kept classic game mechanics, the game benefits from the freedom and the immersion brought by a superb animated and detailed real time 3D environment.

'Punch-Out!!' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not heard of since the 1994 SNES iteration, the Punch-Out!! franchise is making a comeback, this time on the Wii.

'RF Online' to Shut Down

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RF Online is a free-to-play MMORPG that delivers an epic mix of traditional fantasy and futuristic sci-fi. Set in the deep space galaxy of Novus, three races compete in an ultimate struggle for power and resource. Codemasters has been unable to extend its license agreement and will therefor be forced to shut down the European and North American servers on Nov. 9, 2008.

'Fracture' (PS3/X360) Enemy Character Bios - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reshape the battlefield - and the fate - of a broken nation in Fracture, Pacifica and the Atlantic Alliance, boast soldiers with powers beyond those of ordinary men. The differing states of superhumanity result in balanced yet stylistically different combat tactics that have never been seen before. Yesterday we introduced the heroes, now the villains...

Smoking Gun Interactive Gets Multi-Million Dollar Private Funding

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smoking Gun Interactive, formed by ex-Relic developers responsible for Company of Heroes, has finalized a multi-million dollar private financing agreement to expand the studio and the development of an as-of-yet undisclosed new property.

'Sin and Punishment 2' (Wii) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure Co.'s Sin and Punishment 2 is the sequel to its 2000 N64 railshooter, which was finally released outside of Asia last year on Wii's Virtual Console. In Sin and Punishment 2 it's your job is to aim and fire at enemies, sidestep, roll, jump, or double-jump to avoid attacks and obstacles.

Take-Two Wants to Stay Independent, No Mergers in Sight

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 5:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following discussions with various interested parties over the last five months, Take-Two’s Board of Directors has determined that it is in the best interests of stockholders to continue operating and building Take-Two as an independent company.

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

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:49 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.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (ALL) Demo Expander Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PES 2009 has undergone a graphical update to ensure its players look and move even more like their real-life counterparts. Similarly, all-new options allow users to tailor the game to their own tastes, while new moves, innovative new control elements and key online elements will further the realism of the new game.

Wii Review - 'Wario Land: Shake It!'

by Dustin Chadwell on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Wario Land: Shake It! is a classic side-scroller for the Wii starring Wario, the smelly, bad-mannered alter ego of Mario. With the Wii Remote controller turned sideways like an old-school controller, veterans and newcomers alike can run, jump and smash their way through hectic side-scrolling stages.

'Night Watcher' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on a fiction novel by Russian author Oleg Divov, Akella's Night Watcher is a new horror-adventure where you play journalist Andrei Luzgin who arrives in the town of Posolsk to find his missing friend who mysteriously disappeared.

NDS Review - 'Red Bull BC One'

by Dustin Chadwell on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Red Bull BC One takes players to the international breakdance tournament that challenges B-boys and B-girls alike. Players control their break dancer by solving puzzles under strict time limits. Puzzles consist of drawing geometrical shapes, which will get more complex as the game progresses.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Blazing Lizard's inaugural title Pirates vs. Ninjas series allows up to eight players to compete in the ultimate playground sport as some of the world’s most recognizable icons.

'My Farm Around The World' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There comes a time in every sheep farmer’s life when he asks himself “why aren’t I looking after zebras or kangaroos instead?” Now those dreams of raising emus in Australia or elephants in Asia can be realized thanks to Atari’s animal care and farm management game My Farm Around The World.

'Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis' Coming to NDS/Wii

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Secret Files 2 is a point & click adventure game based on mysterious phenomena around the world. As a follow-up to Secret Files: Tunguska, the sequel takes on a different mystery in a totally different location ....

'The Sims 2: Apartment Life' - v1.16.0.187 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2008 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 Apartment Life brings the adventure, fun and drama of close quarters of apartment living to your Sims.