'Gears of War 2' (X360) Rolls Out Update, Fixes Matchmaking Issues

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 12:50 p.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. Epic has issued a patch for Gears of War 2, addressing the matchmaking issues as well as improving stats collection and the ability to start the campaign when XBL is down.

'Sonic and the Black Knight' (Wii) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | 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.

'SOCOM' (PS3) Delayed in Europe Until 2009

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 12:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans that support it, with Tournaments, Clan Ladders, and Leader Boards. European SOCOM will have to wait a bit longer to get into the spec ops multiplayer action, as SCEE has pushed it back until 2009. While not giving any details as to the reason why, the North America version has been plagued by various rippling issues from controls, to connectivity and beyond since its since mid Oct. launch, even with the recent patch.

'Star Trek Online' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

'7Million' Enters Closed Beta Stage, Sign Up Now

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | 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. Wannabe mobsters who would like to take part in the closed beta test can sign up here ...

Various Game Trailers #1488

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 8:28 a.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] - Extended Trailer
  • Puzzlegeddon - Advanced Techniques Trailer
  • SimAnimals [NDS/Wii] - Trailer #2
  • Steel Fury: Kharkov 1942 [PC] - Trailer #3
  • The Chronicles of Spellborn [PC] - Launch Trailer

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

'Bayonetta' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions. With magnificent over-the-top action and outlandish finishing moves that are performed with balletic grace, Bayonetta brings to life some fast-paced, dynamic climax combat.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Sonic Unleashed'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Everyone's favorite hedgehog will be breaking new ground yet maintaining his roots, in the upcoming title, Sonic Unleashed, taking players on an unforgettable high-speed journey around the globe in a way never before experienced in the world of Sonic.

Wii Review - 'Dokapon Kingdom'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 7:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dokapon Kingdom is a multiplayer RPG where the King of Dokapon has offered you his throne; all he asks for in return is that you dispose of an invading horde of thieving monsters. Trouble is - you’re not the only one he asked.

'Fragile' (Wii) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 7:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Fragile, developed by Eternal Sonata studio Tri-Crescendo, is a Wii exclusive RPG that follows the story of Set, a young boy tasked to explore various cities in a post-apocalyptic world trying to find out why everyone has disappeared.

'Assassin's Creed 2' (ALL) Confirmed

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft released its results for the six months ended September 30, 2008, revealing sales for the first six months of 2008-09 were up 31.8%, driven by casual games and its distribution business. In the follow-up conference call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that Assassin's Creed 2 is in development and will be set a few hundred years after the original, most likely the French Revolution in the 1700s.

'Rise Of The Argonauts' (PS3/X360/PC) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2008 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' Rise Of The Argonauts is an action/rpg set in ancient Greece where you will embark on an epic quest, and encounter legendary figures such as Jason, Hercules and Atalanta.