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'Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 7:02 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.

Various Game Trailers #1485

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:14 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:

  • ArmA II [PC] - Trailer
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum - Environmental Trailer
  • The Hunter - Trailer
  • Nikopol: Secret of the Immortals [PC] - Trailer #3
  • Prince of Persia [ALL] - Elika Trailer
  • The Punisher: No Mercy [PS3] - Trailer
  • Puzzlegeddon - Gameplay Trailer #2
  • The Swarm [PC] - Abilities Trailer #2
  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate [ALL] - Trailer

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

'Command & Conquer The First Decade' - v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Command & Conquer The First Decade celebrates the 10th anniversary of this innovative franchise and includes a dozen of your favorite C&C games spanning over the last ten years. This patch fixes many different bugs and adds a number of fixes to the game, online play has been added to all of the classic titles such as Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert!

'Legacy of Ys: Books I & II' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of the most heralded action RPG franchises of all time, Legacy of Ys: Books I & II delivers the first two epic adventures of the famed saga on one cartridge, presented with a series of never-before-seen enhancements.

Sony Introduces PlayStation-Branded Visa Credit Card

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has introduced its very own PlayStation credit card to offer fans a new way to show off their PlayStation pride and earn reward points toward the purchase of PlayStation and Sony products. Starting today until Dec. 31, 2008, you can get an immediate $150 credit when you purchase a PS3, all you have to do is sign up here, get instantly approved and off you go ....

'The Guild' Web Sitcom & Short Films Making Their Debut On Xbox Live Marketplace

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tomorrow Microsoft will debut a series of eight comedic short films from some of the world’s most renowned horror directors including James Wan (Saw), David Slade (30 Days of Night) and James Gunn (Slither), as well as Season 2 of the The Guild, a web sitcom about a group of online gamers and how they interact online and offline.

'Ultimate Band' (NDS/Wii) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultimate Band is an all new music experience giving gamers and music lovers of all ages the chance to realize their dream of becoming a rock legend when they build their own band or jam alone, fueled by the power of the Wiimote and the DS stylus.

'Space Invaders Get Even' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Invaders Get Even is an upcoming video game by Taito originally intended as a retail release, but will now be released as a downloadable WiiWare game. Space Invaders Get Even puts a twist on the formula by letting the player control the space invaders themselves.

'Far Cry 2' (ALL) Fortune's Pack DLC Gets Priced

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | 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 Fortune's Pack new vehicles and new weapons (for both the single-player & multiplayer) will cost you 800 MS Points ($10).

'Animal Boxing' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 1:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Animal Village is a peaceful backwater where tigers and gazelles, cats and dogs, elephants and mice live in peaceful harmony. That is, until the new boxing gym returns Mother Nature to her senses and the crazy fist fighting begins to see who the King of the Animal Kingdom really is.

'Star Ocean 2: Second Evolution' (PSP) Gets Slightly Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set 20 years after the events of the original, Star Ocean 2 also receives the full remake treatment aboard the PSP. The title takes the next step with fully animated movies, new character designs, extra playable characters, fully voiced dialogue, and more.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | 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.

'Dragon Age: Origins' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion of elements from existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors.

'Wanted: Weapons of Fate' (ALL) Gets Delayed - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Armed with iconic moves from rigorous assassin training, including “Curving Bullets” and “Bullet Explosion,” as well an arsenal of powerful, high-tech weapons, players will explore Wesley’s quest to becoming an unmatched uberassassin in fast-paced, action-packed combat against the world’s most notorious killers. Originally scheduled for end of the year, it is now slated for Q1 2009.

'The Godfather II' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo's Corleone family drama, The Godfather II game goes beyond the film's story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960s Florida, Cuba and New York.

Former 'World of Warcraft' Dev In Charge of Red 5 Studios' Creative Direction

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Independent online game development studio Red 5 Studios, made up of key talent behind Blizzard's World of Warcraft, announced today that Mark Kern has moved into a new role as Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, where he will lead the technical and design efforts for the studio’s titles.

'Fable II' (X360) Sells 1.5 Million Copies, to Get Free/Premium DLCs - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose. The Fable II DLC adds Knothole Island, where new quests, wondrous items and bizarre characters await.

'Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume' (NDS) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume follows the story of the young soldier Wylfred, who seeks retaliation against the valkyries since Lenneth took his father's life. Now he waits for an opportunity to strike back just as the future of Midgard is about to be decided in battle once again.

'The Humans' (NDS/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Humans is a puzzle game in which the player must take control of the Humans and steer the bumbling buffoons along the paths of evolution and guide them to safety while aiming to discover some of mankind's greatest inventions along the way.

'Dead Space' (ALL) Demo Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 9:10 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 a demo on XBL/PSN tomorrow (Thursday in Europe).

'Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity' (NDS/Wii/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity is a puzzle game that contains 100 levels packed with physical puzzles, where you need to place elements in the correct order to reach the next level.

'Pit Crew Panic!' (Wii) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hudson announced that they will bring Pit Crew Panic!, an all-new panic-action game, to WiiWare. This unique game is full of frantic fixing as the player’s pit crew repairs a variety of bizarre “WHATSITS” as fast as they can.

THQ Signs Multiyear In-Game Ads Deal With Massive

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Massive and THQ announced a global, multiyear deal naming Massive as the exclusive, dynamic, in-game advertising partner for THQ's upcoming game titles on the PC and the Xbox 360.

'Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:20 a.m. PST | 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.

Wii Shop Channel Gets Two Wiiware Titles And A Classic

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 6:17 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: Boingz (Wiiware), Sudoku Challenge! (Wiiware), and Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure (VC).

'Sudoku Ball: Detective' (NDS/Wii/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 5:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sudoku Ball is a new take on the popular Sudoku puzzles, consisting of six interlinked Sudoku puzzles mapped on a 3D ball. The ball can be twisted and turned with the easy-to-use interface, while the numbers are entered by using the stylus, Wiimote or mouse.

'MLB Front Office Manager' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MLB Front Office Manager lets gamers do everything a real-life baseball GM can do to develop a team from Spring Training through a full MLB season, into the playoffs and the World Series. Using Major League teams and players, gamers will create their own fictional baseball universe and build their reputation into elite status.

X360 Review - 'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3'

by Matt Olsen on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 5:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Legends of Dawn' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Legends of Dawn is a fantasy RPG action adventure with the dynamic quest system and huge worlds. As a Human, Elf or Danian, male or female, you are able to choose which profession, skills and abilities you will develop as you adventure through the enormous and dangerous world of Legends of Dawn.

'Syberia' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BenoƮt Sokal's 3D adventure game Syberia is coming to NDS. Kate Walker, a young and brilliant lawyer from New York, has come to Europe to negotiate the purchase a famous Robot/Toy factory, but will soon have her future completely turned upside-down ....

Wii Review - 'Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2'

by Dustin Chadwell on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

As the first Naruto Wii title designed specifically for the North American audience, Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 promises an impressive list of playable characters from the Naruto universe, a polished and well-balanced fighting engine, and a deep, original storyline that expands upon episodes from the animated TV series.

PC Review - 'Space Siege'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A game of tactics, combat-heavy action, and decision making, Space Siege is an all-new sci-fi themed action-RPG. At your disposal will be futuristic weapons and armor, cybernetic upgrades and a robotic partner that you can customize and command.

'Zombie Shooter 2' Announced - Screens, Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the sequel Sigma Team strives to put all the best features of Zombie Shooter and Alien Shooter series, player's needs and suggestions have been listened to, as well as improved gfx, larger variety of enemies, more vehicle types, and more than 50 weapons and accessories.

'War Plan Pacific' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 4:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War Plan Pacific is a turn-based computer wargame for one or two players (IP based multiplayer capability) covering the entire war in the Pacific from 1941 until 1945. Shrapnel Games is looking for a few good men to ensure smooth sailing.

Monday, November 24, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:54 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:

'Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining the most exciting aspects of Action, Fighting and Strategy games, Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires for Xbox 360 and PS3 will make its North American and European debuts in 2009.

US Army Allots $50 Million for New Game Development Program

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Last week the US Army already revealed that it was using the America's Army technology to develop a new driving simulator to help wounded service members return to driving independence, but that is not the only product being worked on. According to Stars & Stripes, the US Army will launch a games for training" program in 2010, with a budget of $50 million, to develop a new Game After Ambush, based on a commercial game, and will accommodate a limited number of players in a relatively small virtual battle space.

'Sunshine Beach Volleyball' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In this arcade-style game you control one of the many attractive women to become the champion of beachvolleyball. You'll have to beat 32 other countries! You can also have lots of fun playing with and against your friends, support for up to 4 players.

'StuntMANIA!pro' - v3.0 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

StuntMANIA!pro is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments. This new versions adds a in-game interface, performance optimizations, general fixes and maintenance, extended levels and more ...

'Empires of Steel' Enters Beta Stage, Looking for Testers - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2008 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empires of Steel is a turn-based game of world conquest set in the 20th century. Players command various ground, armored, naval and airforce units against up to 20 human or computer-controlled (Artificial Intelligence) opponents.