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'Kingdom Under Fire II' (X360/PC) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blueside has teamed up with Phantagram to co-develop a true sequel to Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders and KUF: Heroes. Kingdom Under Fire II will be an MMOARTS and have a new story line, new characters/NPCs, and promises a shocking ending.

Lighthouse Extends Publishing Agreement with dtp

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive and dtp entertainment have announced the extension of their successful co-operative publishing deal where dtp entertainment will become the exclusive publishing and distribution partner for the entire Lighthouse 2009 release portfolio for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

'Merchants of Brooklyn' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Merchants of Brooklyn, powered by the CryEngine 2, is a fast-paced, futuristic FPS combining an intriguing and unique art style with innovative and exciting gameplay – daring fans of shooters and action games to survive in post-apocalyptic New York gone very, very bad.

Various Game Trailers #1477

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:35 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:

  • Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades [NDS] - Launch Trailer
  • Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge - Gameplay Trailer
  • The Last Remnant [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailers (3)
  • Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria [PC] - Trailers (2)
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe [ALL] - Trailer
  • Pyroblazer [PC] - Gameplay Trailer #5
  • Skate It [NDS/Wii] - Hall of Meat Trailer

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

'Football Manager 2009' (PC) Uses New Copy Protection

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With Football Manager 2009 Sports Interactive's sports simulation franchise, known in North America as Worldwide Soccer Manager, is finally making the move to 3D with a new match engine. FM2009 will use a new activation based copy protection developed by Uniloc, giving users multiple licenses, not require the disc to play the game, and the protection is completely removed upon uninstall, nor are there any blacklists or hidden drivers stopping other applications from running.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.

Microsoft Drops Prices on Xbox Live Arcade Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox Live Arcade is providing an even greater incentive to log-on and load-up: discounted best-selling titles! Download a trio of hit Xbox LIVE Arcade games, including Feeding Frenzy, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 and Worms for only 400 Microsoft Points each.

'MotoGP 08' (ALL) v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MotoGP is the world's premier motorcycling championship consisting of 18 Grands Prix hosted around the globe, featuring the world's top motorcycle manufacturers who provide machinery for the world's best riders.

New Outfit Red Eagle Games Preps 'Wheel of Time' (ALL) Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 2:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Eagle Games is launching its new Los Angeles-based video game publishing studio with the rights to one of the most popular and beloved fantasy epics of all time, Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series.

'SimAnimals' (NDS/Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time players can engage with the wild world of animals in their natural surroundings in an immersive and tactile way. In this game you are challenged to engage, touch, move and try to control a wide range of animals as you journey deeper and deeper into the forest.

MMOs Expected to Make $1.5 Billion in Subscription Revenue This Year

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Massively Multiplayer Online Games, such as World of Warcraft which will boost , will generate $1.5 billion in subscription revenues worldwide in 2008 and grow to more than $2.5 billion by 2012.

'Skate It' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Skate It has players riding with the skate pros, owning the best spots in San Vanelona and pulling off the sickest tricks using the popular FlickIt controls. Loaded with all-new gameplay features, Skate It supports the Wii Balance Board which gives players a fresh way to create their own signature skateboarding style.

'Mata Hari' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mata Hari as a classic point & click adventure game that will tell a story based on the legendary dancer and spy, Mata Hari. The story and game design will be created by Hanover-based studio, 4Head.

'Age of Conan' Making its Way to Korea

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Funcom has signed an agreement with Neowiz Games to bring a fully localized Age of Conan to Korea.

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' - 68 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WoW: Wrath of the Lich King will open the forbidding wasteland of Northrend to exploration by the hardiest adventurers. New levels of power, challenging new dungeons and encounters, an exciting new character profession, and the game’s first hero class are just some of the new features awaiting players in Wrath of the Lich King.

'Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge' - v1.07 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge, previously known as JAZZ: Hired Guns, is a game that best describes the life of risk and danger that you’ll lead in this action-packed turn-based tactical game where you’ll be in control of leading a group of seasoned mercenaries through the African countryside.

Monumental Games Acquires Swordfish Studios

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MMO middleware developer Monumental Games announced that it has acquired Manchester-based Swordfish Studios from Activision, which had put the studio up for sale after its recent merger with Vivendi.

'7th Dragon' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's 7th Dragon is a new fantasy RPG by the creators of Etrian Odyssey. The world of Eden is ruled by seven dragons and their massive armies of dragon minions, who grow a special flower which sucks the life out of the land, bringing mankind to the bink of extinction. The only hope for survival is to hunt down and defeat the dragons.

'MotoGP 08' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MotoGP is the world's premier motorcycling championship consisting of 18 Grands Prix hosted around the globe, featuring the world's top motorcycle manufacturers who provide machinery for the world's best riders.

'Testament of Sin' German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Testament of Sin, you play French archaeology student Sylvie Leroux in search of a medieval dark secret linked to the Maltese Order, taking you to various locations such as Istanbul, Malta and Rome.

PS2 Preview - 'Ar tonelico 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Ar tonelico 2 is an RPG that seamlessly combines simulation with role-playing, allowing gamers to not only customize weapons and items, but now design their character’s personalities, skills, and appearance through virtual interaction. Also past events will intersect with future game play as well as the outcome of the game.

The ESRB Implements Rating Summaries to Better Inform Parents

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The ESRB, which assigns age and content ratings for computer and video games, announced the availability of "rating summaries," a new, supplementary source of information about game content that parents can use when considering which games to purchase for their children this holiday season and beyond.

'Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix will make its downloadable debut on the XBLA and PSN by utilizing the original game code, while creating a fresh upgraded experience with new artwork and high resolution 1080p graphics.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | 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.

'Supreme Commander 2' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 4:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix has signed a strategic partnership with Gas Powered Games and announces development has begun on Supreme Commander 2, the next installment in the real-time strategy series.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Midnight Club: Los Angeles'

by Glenn "Otter" Juskiewicz on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.

'A Kingdom for Keflings' (XBLA) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A Kingdom for Keflings is a city-builder that puts you in the shoes of a giant who has to design and construct an intricate city for the local Keflings. Each giant starts out with a small handful of helpful Keflings who help build the kingdom from scratch.

'Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment' Gets Delayed, Beta Plans Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 3:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sins of a Solar Empire will feature several micro-expansions over the next year, starting with Entrenchment which promises to bring fans a Starbase defense platform, turret upgrades to make them more powerful, mine fields and a Subspace Inhibitor platform that will slow enemy ships within its range. Stardock decided to postpone Entrenchment from its Nov. 18 release date, and will be put through a beta phase (for pre-order customers) in order to "finely hone" the game.

NDS Review - 'Dinosaur King'

by Dustin Chadwell on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dinosaur King, developed by Climax Entertainment, brings exciting new twists to the traditional role playing game genre, with 3D battling systems and multiplayer fighting action via Wi-Fi.

'Mosby's Confederacy' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tilted Mill's turn based strategy and real time tactical combat game Mosby's Confederacy you command small bands of skirmishers, scouts and guerilla fighters on opportunistic missions to scout, ambush, steal supplies and harass a larger and better armed force of Union soldiers.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 2:54 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:

'Virtual Skipper 5' - Full Free Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Virtual Skipper 5 players take the helm of luxury sailing boats, racing across the open water of more internationally renowned ocean courses than ever before, including Auckland, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, and Qingdao, the sailing venue for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Blizzard Bans 350k Diablo/StarCraft Cheaters From Battle.net

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 2:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We all know that Blizzard is not afraid to use the ban hammer on gold farmers and all sort of cheaters, so in a continued effort to ensure a fair and fun online experience for all Battle.net players, it has expanded its efforts to remove cheaters from StarCraft and Diablo II. Blizzard has identified and closed (banned their CD keys for 30 days) over 350,000 StarCraft and Diablo II accounts which were found to be using third-party hacks.

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Sells 2 Million Units in its Opening Weekend

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2008 @ 2:46 a.m. PST | 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.