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

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:48 p.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.

Various Game Trailers #1486

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:47 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:

  • 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand [ALL] - Trailer #5
  • Afro Samurai [X360/PS3] - Intro Movie
  • Grand Theft Auto IV [PC] - Video Editor Clips #2
  • Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge - Gameplay Trailer #2
  • Martial Arts: Capoeira [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer #4
  • Mirror's Edge [ALL] - Music Video
  • Prince of Persia [ALL] - The Hero Trailer
  • Skate 2 [ALL] - Story Trailer

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

Disney Interactive Studios' 2008 Holiday Lineup

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kids want to be entertained, families want to spend time together and parents want value when purchasing holiday gifts this season. Disney’s wide array of exciting video games bring families together without emptying piggy banks this holiday season.

PlayStation Store Gets Super Street Fighter II, DLCs, Demo, and Music Tracks

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix ($14.99), Brain Challenge ($9.99), LittleBigPlanet costumes (free/$2.99), song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour, Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 and Rock Band, a Dead Space demo, and the usual game/movie trailers and PS3 themes.

'RACE Pro' (X360) Road America Track Details - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

RACE Pro recreates a breathtaking reality giving you the ultimate racing simulation experience with precision physics and handling.

'Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals' (NDS) Gets More New Creatures As DLC

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals continues the story of Rallen and Jeena, interplanetary patrol officers who discover, excavate, awaken and train mysterious fossilized creatures known as Spectrobes and then use them to battle enemies. Disney has released 8 new level 40 creatures as downloadable content once you achieve the ability to use the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

Activision's 2008 Holiday Lineup

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision is rocking the holiday season with a robust slate of games for the entire family, starting with music-based Guitar Hero World Tour, WWII shooter Call of Duty: World at War, intriguing Quantum of Solace, hilarious Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and super hero powered Spider-Man: Web of Shadows.

'PowerUp Forever' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 1:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In PowerUp Forever you have to grow to survive - and to grow you must destroy! Hunt and defeat enemy Guardians to harvest their glowing energy cores, gaining power to grow your ship and expand your weaponry. As you evolve you attract the attentions of ever-larger enemies, and your fight for survival goes on.

'Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved' (X360) Titles Hit Leaderboard Milestone

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 takes players on an all new adrenaline ride through six different action-packed gameplay modes, a new electrifying soundtrack and exhilarating local multiplayer modes in either versus or co-op for up to four players. Bizarre Creations announced that the Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved titles exceeded more than one million leaderboard entries.

'Combat Mission Shock Force: British Forces' Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

British Forces is the second of several planned expansions of the Combat Mission contemporary warfare setting, adding a significant number of new formations, units, weapons, equipment and vehicles, as well as brand new missions, maps and a campaign.

'Mushroom Men (NDS/Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | 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.

'Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' (ALL) on XBLA/PSN Tomorrow

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 11:36 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.

'Halo 3: Recon' (X360) Now Called 'Halo 3: ODST'

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Halo 3: Recon is a new chapter in the Halo saga that lets gamers experience events leading up to the story told in Halo 3 through the eyes of a new hero in the Halo universe.

'UFC 2009 Undisputed' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ's UFC 2009 Undisputed, based on the mixed martial arts organization, featuring an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, including an extensive roster of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world.

'Free Realms' (PS3/PC) Gets its Own Trading Card Game

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Free Realms is a free whimsical fantasy massively multiplayer RPG from Sony Online offering lighthearted adventuring, aimed primarily at casual female gamers, and optional bonus content via micro transactions. SOE has teamed up with The Topps Company to create a physical trading card game based on Free Realms.

Black Friday Becomes More Colorful With New Nintendo DS Bundles

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The day after Thanksgiving might be known to holiday shoppers as "Black Friday," but this year Nintendo is rewarding eager consumers with two brilliant splashes of color. On Nov. 28, Nintendo will release a duo of limited-edition NDS bundles, each pairing a DS game title with a handheld system in a bold new color.

'Velvet Assassin' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in WW2, Velvet Assassin is a 3rd person shooter combining intense battles with guerrilla missions, featuring extensive stealth elements and challenging puzzles.

'FIFA Manager 09' - Update 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FIFA Manager 09 gives you full control over the management of a football club. You are responsible for the line-up, the tactics and the training of your team – as well as for signing the right players, improving the club facilities and the stadium.

Music/Rhythm Games Boost Real-Life Instrument Sales

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Music instrument retailer Guitar Center announced the findings of a national survey linking games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band to dramatic increases in the gamers' interest to own and play real instruments, but also that most musicians who play the games use their real instruments more frequently as a result.

'Dragonica' Warrior Class Revealed - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 6:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonica is a free-to-play, cartoon side-scrolling, micro-transaction-based casual MMO mixing elements of action and arcade.

PS3 Review - 'SingStar Vol. 2'

by Brian Dumlao on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 6:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Even though the original game allows you to expand your tracklist through the Singstore, SingStar makes an encore performance with Vol. 2 featuring not only 30 new tracks, but also a new Harmony Duet mode, and browsing of the Singstore via PSP.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) Editor Coming Next Month, DLCs Early Next Year

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. Bethesda will release the editor next month, and three downloadable expansions, one per month, starting in January.

'Skate 2' (PS3/X360) Gets Official Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set five years after the original, San Vanelona's been rebuild after it was hit by a natural disaster. Equipped with double the bag of tricks, gamers are tasked to rebuild their career and revive the New San Vanelona skate scene.

'Prince of Persia' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prince of Persia is opening a new chapter in the Prince of Persia universe, featuring a new breed of gameplay. The game is poised to rejuvenate the action-adventure genre in addition to introducing a brand-new illustrative art style.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:16 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:

PS3/X360 Review - 'Battle Fantasia'

by Jesse Littlefield on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Battle Fantasia, developed by Arc System Works of Guilty Gear fame, is a 2.5D arcade fighting game like no other on consoles, thanks to its unique cast of fantasy-inspired characters, alongside a storyline and script that stays true to its Japanese heritage and manga roots.

Wii Review - 'Ten Pin Alley 2'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ten Pin Alley 2 allows players to turn their living room into a bowling alley party. With the engaging interactive play of the Wii Remote, players can simulate the bowling experience without ever having to lift a bowling ball.

'Too Human' (X360) Soundtrack Now Available

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step into the world of Too Human, Silicon Knights' third-person epic action game. As the cybernetic god Baldur, players are thrust into the midst of an ongoing battle that threatens the existence of mankind. Nominated Best Original Video Game Score by the Hollywood Music Awards, the game's soundtrack is now available.

'Overgrowth' Enters Alpha Stage

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Overgrowth takes place in the savage world of Lugaru where rabbits, wolves and other animals are forced to use paws, claws and medieval weaponry to engage each other in battle. Using Wolfire's brand new Phoenix Engine, Overgrowth combines third-person adventure platforming with intricate melee combat.

Shrapnel Games Kicks Off Holiday Season Early, Savings on All Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 4:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Traditionally, retailers around the country kick off their holiday sales the day after Thanksgiving (AKA Black Friday). Since Shrapnel Games is not a traditional retailer, though, we're doing things differently. Why wait until the day after Thanksgiving? Why not start it before Thanksgiving? This is exactly why the Shrapnel Games holiday sale begins on Tuesday, Nov. 25 this year.

'Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer' (PS3/PC) Gets Release Date - Trailer

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

S├Âldner-X: Himmelsst├╝rmer is a fast and furious shoot 'em up with state-of-the-art graphics, driving soundtrack and classic fun gameplay sprinkled with fresh innovations. This first patch adds features to re-map the layout of the keyboard and joystick(s).