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'Quantum Theory' (PS3) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 7:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Syd, the dark destroyer equipped with a large machine gun and a special fist, will eradicate anything in his path. His mission? To scale the “Living Tower” and destroy it. To his surprise, he finds Fillena, a mysterious female warrior along the way. Experience their adventurous ascent in a romantic art nouveau style world that merges the beauty of organic motifs with technology and action-packed gameplay.

Various Game Trailers #1475

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:51 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Battlestations: Pacific [X360/PC] - Trailer #2
  • Free Realms [PS3/PC] - Trailer
  • Mart Racer [Wii] - Trailer #2
  • Pyroblazer [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer #4
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld [ALL] - Trailers (2)


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

Midway Losses Mount, Another Executive Dismounts

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway has released its Q3 2008 financial results, revealing that it continues to lose money despite reorganizing and other attempts to stop the bleeding. While net revenues were up 50%, net loss nearly doubled from last year's $33.5 million to $75.9 million. While Matt Booty was recently promoted to president and CEO, Shari Redstone, daughter of media mogul Sumner Redstone, resigned as a board member.

'Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce' (PSP) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce will forever change the way gamers experience the Dynasty Warriors universe. In the game, players will enlist in quests that will challenge their very sense of what it means to be a true warrior.

Win One of 500 Wii Consoles with Burger King's Holiday Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burger King announced a holiday sweepstakes that encourages family-friendly competition by offering consumers a chance to win one of 500 Wii systems with the purchase of a BK Crown Card.

'Supreme Ruler 2020: Global Crisis' Multiplayer Scenarios

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:08 p.m. PST | 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. The Global Crisis add-on adds new single- and multiplayer maps, new sandbox map, improved UI/AI/graphics, and plenty more.

'Retro Game Challenge' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An original game based on the popular Japanese Game Center CX TV series, Retro Game Challenge reinvents how classic games are played. Featuring a story-driven progression, players complete short challenges in a wide-variety of fictional retro-games, ranging from shooting, racing, action and even an epic RPG.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (ALL) Collectors Edition Details

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:07 p.m. PST | 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 collectors Edition includes the game, a DVD with ultra-high resolution textures, an Carrier Imp unlock code, printed map, and a sampler music cd.

'Tennis Elbow 2009' (PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tennis Elbow 2009 is a tennis simulation with an easy and intuitive learning curve, but with exceptional gameplay depth.

EA Slapped With Two More DRM Related Lawsuits

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in Sept. Maryland resident Melissa Thomas filed a $5 million class action lawsuit against EA in regard Spore's intrusive DRM policies. According to GamePolitics two more suits have been filed, one revolving "the inclusion of undisclosed, secretly installed DRM protection measures with a program that was freely distributed" (the Spore demo), and the other by a Sims player calling it "immoral, unethical, oppressive, unscrupulous," stating that it causes all sort of computer problems that were not there before.

'Moon' (NDS) Gets Pushed to Early 2009 - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Moon is a sci-fi, action-adventure title, placing gamers on the cold lunar surface in the year 2058. Researchers are shocked to find a sealed, alien hatch during construction of a new lunar base, but it's a shock that soon pales in comparison to what they find beyond the hatch.

'Need for Speed Undercover' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 10:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Black Box's Need for Speed Undercover is an intense action racing title taking the franchise back to its roots and re-introduces breakneck cop chases, the world's hottest cars and spectacular highway battles.

Ubisoft Acquires Massive Entertainment, Will Publish 'World In Conflict'

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it has acquired from Activision Blizzard the assets and all of the personnel of esteemed Malmö, Sweden-based studio Massive Entertainment, as well as the real-time strategy brand, World In Conflict.

'Jumpgate Evolution' Beta Reaches 150k Testers - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations.

'Cross Fire' Enters Closed Beta Stage

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

G4BOX announced that its free-to-play, online military first-person shooter Cross Fire has entered closed beta. Join one of two International Mercenary Forces Corporations locked in a global struggle.

Nexon Puts Game Codes on 7-Eleven Slurpees

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Each Nexon-themed Slurpee cup has an exclusive game code that is redeemable for in-game virtual items in MapleStory, Mabinogi, Combat Arms or Sugar Rush. 7-Eleven customers also receive a collectible Nexon game DVD with the purchase of a 22-oz. or larger-size Slurpee beverage with the aforementioned titles.

'X-Blades' (PS3/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 6:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Blades, previously known as Oniblade, is a third-person, anime-style action/adventure. Your heroine wields two magical blades that can be used as swords or guns, and has magical abilities, all of which are upgradeable.

Activision Acquires Budcat Creations, Developing New 'Guitar Hero' Title

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has acquired Iowa based developer Budcat Creations. Known for its Wii and NDS games, Budcat has worked on titles such as GH III: Legends of Rock, GH: Aerosmith, GH: World Tour, and is currently working on a new Guitar Hero product.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Powered by an enhanced proprietary Essence Engine 2.0, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-operative multiplayer campaign.

Wii Shop Channel Gets A Classic And Two WiiWare Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic and two WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download: Brain Challenge (Wiiware), Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam (Wiiware), and Mega Man 3 (VC).

'Dead Space' (ALL) Getting Premium Download Packs

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience delivering the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action. EA will release premium upgrade packs with the ultimate Necromorph-dismembering equipment.

'Imperium Romanum II' Now Called 'Grand Ages: Rome'

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 5:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Grand Ages: Rome is a city-building game where the player takes the role of a Roman patrician, a nobleman, who has just started his political career. His ultimate goal is to become the Governor of Rome.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Spider-Man: Web of Shadows'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A deadly symbiote invasion brings total devastation to the streets of New York City in the next Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, where players have ultimate control over the city’s salvation and Spider-Man's destiny.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009' (ALL) Getting A Create-A-Superstar Patch

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 will unleash a new tag team experience, allowing players to build momentum and attributes, eliminate opponents with high impact double teams and finishers, as well as get the “hot tag” for the win. The patch will allow fans to give all of their created Superstars full attributes after completing the new Career Mode one time through.

'Trainz Simulator 2009: World Builder Edition' Enter Beta Stage

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 4:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Trainz Simulator 2009: World Builder Edition contains everything you need to build or operate your own railroad and includes dozens of routes and hundreds of locomotives from around the world. You can drive steam diesel or electric locomotives using controls in the fully 3D cabs or use a simple speed controller for easier train management.

'Horse Life 2' (NDS/Wii/PC) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 3:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Neko Entertainment's Horse Life 2 is the sequel in the horse simulation series, exceptional in both visuals and game-play.

Wii Review - 'We Cheer'

by Geson Hatchett on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

We Cheer gives players the chance to jump, shout and shake it all about just like a real cheerleader. By using two Wii Remotes as virtual pom-poms, wannabe cheerleaders follow on-screen commands to perform a variety of high-energy spins, kicks and twists, while taking part in professionally choreographed routines.

Monday, November 10, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | 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:

'All Points Bulletin' (ALL) Inventory Items Added, Mini-Games Post Launch

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin is an MMO freeform combat and driving-based game, designed by the creator of the original GTA franchise, bringing players into a living, breathing city where cash is king and territory equals respect. Realtime Worlds' APB has added a variety inventory items (explosives, grenades, non-lethal weapons), not all of which will be available from the starts. Mini-games and leisure activities are being considered, but are most likely to arrive post-launch as part of a more generalized social expansion.

'Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gothic 3: Forsaken Gods is an addon for Jwood's action/RPG and will answer many open questions and guarantee a seamless step to Gothic 4. Once more you take on the role of the nameless Hero and again you have to raise your sword in anger to save the world of Gothic.

'The Chase: Felix Meets Felicity' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Chase: Felix Meets Felicity is a the fast-paced game in which players navigate their way through bizarre obstructions, interruptions and mishaps, using the stylus to draw a path to the object of their affection.

Atari Brings 'EVE Online' to Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EVE Online is an MMO game set in a world of galactic proportions, governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy where space flight is the path to all commerce, communication, and conflict.

'Dominions 3: The Awakening' - v3.21 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2008 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dominions 3: The Awakening is a turn-based strategy game set in a world of epic struggle between men, monsters, and gods. This v3.21 patch provides new features, bug fixes, and new modding commands.