'Resident Evil 5' (ALL) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom's Resident Evil 5 is the forthcoming installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, which will debut for the PS3 and X360, promising to revolutionize the series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

Rockstar Social Club: Online Multiplayer Weekend #2

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Play Grand Theft Auto IV and Midnight Club: Los Angeles with Rockstar developers and members of the publishing team for prizes all weekend long. Duke it out in death matches and races against all challengers; all you need to do is add their gamer tags and PSN account names, friend them up, and join the party.

'Summer Sports 2: Island Sports Party' (Wii) Goes Gold - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Summer Sports 2: Island Sports Party features an all-new island with new games, improved visuals, new game modes, and more! Grab your friends and dive into 12 distinct games: Bocce Ball, Archery, Basketball, Football Toss, Mini-Golf, Shuffleboard and more! The cool island breeze is calling your name!

Various Game Trailers #1496

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:53 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:

  • The Conduit [Wii] - Trailer (2)
  • Mafia II [ALL] - Spike TV VGA Awards Teaser Trailer
  • Home [PS3] - Red Bull Trailer
  • Blue Dragon Plus [NDS] - Gameplay Trailer


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

'Tom Clancy's EndWar' (ALL) to Get Free Escalation Pack & Title Update Tomorrow

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's EndWar is a next-gen strategy game, set on the battlefields of WWIII, that pushes the envelope of technology, showcasing unprecedented AI, graphics, physics and animations. The Escalation Pack� DLC will include 4 new skirmish missions, 3 unit upgrades and an extra set of achievements/trophies. A title update will coincide adding the much sought after 4 vs. 4 mode.

'Petank Party' (X360/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 1:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Petank Party, developed by UFO Games, is a party game based on the simple and addictive French sport called petanque. Some aliens have been spotted while playing what seems to be a bizarre game of petanque with a giant pirate cat and pretty girls! Luckily, these E.T.s are fond of ice cream and seem to be pacifists ....

'Sonic and the Black Knight' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 12:59 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.

Valve Issues 'Left 4 Dead' (ALL) Update to Prevent Cheating

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-operative gameplay of Left 4 Dead casts four "Survivors" in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying "Boss Infected" mutants. Valve has released a server-side fix on all dedicated Left 4 Dead X360 servers to halt the cheating behavior reported by the community. A title update for those playing on user-hosted servers and/or via system link will be released in the coming days.

'Perimeter II: New Earth' Goes Gold, Gets New Date

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter II: New Earth is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter.

'Haunted' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Germany-based developer Deck13, known for Ankh and Jack Keane, is currently not only working on its multiplatform action/RPG Venetica, but also a new adventure game Haunted.

'Dragon Quest X' (Wii) Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While Square Enix is putting the finishing touches on the NDS version of Dragon Quest IX, the first DQ title on a Nintendo system in 10 years, it revealed during a press conference in Japan that the next installment in the RPG franchise, Dragon Quest X, will be coming to the Wii. No further details were provided on the new title, but SE did confirm that DQ IX will be available in Japan March 28, 2009, and later in the year in North America.

'Raze's Hell' And 'Sega Soccer Slam' Become Xbox Originals

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On Dec. 15 2008, you will be able to download (1200 Points) and play SEGA's Sega Soccer Slam and Atari's Raze's Hell on your X360.

'Supreme Ruler 2020: Global Crisis' DARPA Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 9:24 a.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.

Square Enix Bringing 'Persona 4' (PS2) to Europe

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Larger, deeper, and loaded with thrills, Persona 4 delivers an all-new story set in the Japanese countryside. A mysterious chain of deaths remains unanswered and only you and your team of gifted supernatural sleuths can uncover the truth.

'Lux-Pain' (NDS) Coming to Europe - Screens & Trailer

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

Lux-Pain is a detective-adventure featuring a unique adventure system where it is necessary to ‘extract’ evil parasites by erasing on the bottom screen what you see on the top.

GamersGate 2008 Holiday Gift Guide

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The GamersGate Holiday gift guide presents more than 97 titles and a total of 39 offerings, including the 1C super pack with King’s Bounty and eight other premium titles for $99.99/€99.99 and discounts on individual games such as Supreme Ruler 2020 and Dark Horizon of up to 66%.

'Pool Revolution: Cue Sports' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hudson Entertainment's Pool Revolution: Cue Sports will be coming to WiiWare, a fun and accessible pool game can be played against friends in the living room or online, so players no longer need to worry about having enough space for a pool table!

'X Motor Racing' - v1.11 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

X Motor Racing is an arcade racing game with next generation physics model, including all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features. This demo includes 3 tracks, one car and is now updated with new physics surfaces, damage model, etc.

'Big Bang Mini' (NDS) Luxor World - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SouthPeak Games' Big Bang Mini is a fireworks-based shooter centered around filling the night sky with brilliant bursts of fireworks to take out encroaching enemies.

'Project Aftermath' v1.1 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Aftermath is an Arcade RTS game where you command up to four squads of soldiers in exciting battles in a retro-futuristic world. Equip your squads to suit your playing style, researching new items using the spoils of war; choosing from over 100 different weapons, armor, power-up augmentations and spell-like special attacks.

'Plain Sight' Accepting Beta Sign-ups - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Plain Sight is a 3D multiplayer arcade game with robots; robots who bounce around cityscapes on mini planetoids and wield swords which are used to destroy one another.

Entropia Universe's $30,000 Music Video Competition

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 8:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Entropia Universe, a virtual world utilizing a real cash economy, players have the opportunity to create a machinima music video using Entropia Universe graphics and part or all of the "Let it Rock" song for a chance to win a valuable virtual prize including a Unique Land Area as well as a Full Set of Unlimited Supremacy Armor, together valued at over $30,000 USD.

'Prototype' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prototype tells the story of Alex Mercer - a man haunted by his past, fighting a secret war in New York City. As the action spirals out of control, a conspiracy tied to his origins threatens the future of mankind itself.

'World in Conflict' - New Maps Coming

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and coordinated team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US. Massive is going to be releasing two new community maps: Airport, a domination map, brings the war to a beautiful large airport area while Bocage is a tug-of-war map taking you back to a battlefield with a great historical background.

'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using a new technology called the "Pollux Engine Square Enix has created a true cross-platform game as it will be identical on both NDS and Wii. Use the stylus to control your character on the NDS while the Wiimote will mimic the same actions on the Wii. The game requires only one copy of the game to work on both systems and will be multiplayer compatible on both platforms.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:36 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:

'Evochron Legends' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 5:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Evochron Legends is a freeform mercenary space-sim that focuses on 'lone-wolf' survival gameplay. You can play the game in a variety of ways and complete many activities. The game features unified gameplay profiles for both single player and multiplayer, so that upgrades, ships, equipment, money, you earn in the game can be used in both the single player and multiplayer modes.

Wii Review - 'Cooking Mama World Kitchen'

by Brian Dumlao on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Cooking Mama 2: World Kitchen, featuring hot new recipes and all-new 3D graphics, players use the motion-sensitive Wii Remote to cook a variety of recipes by simulating the actions of a real-life chef.

Xbox 360 Review - 'DanceDanceRevolution Universe 3'

by Brian Dumlao on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

DDR Universe 3, featuring a soundtrack spanning from the '70s to some of today's hottest hits, offers fans a whole new experience as DJ Mode allows players to explore their inner DJ creating tracks and song lists to dance to while Quest Mode allows players to compete against bosses throughout the DDR city for a chance to become the ultimate champion.

'Risen' (PC) Also Coming to Xbox 360 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, The Risen story unfolds over four chapters and will offer multiple ways to develop the story by his own actions and decisions. An innovative and intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers.

'Vampires Dawn' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ClockStone, known for its action-RPG Avencast, is planning an NDS version of the Vampires Dawn RPG series together with original creator Dawnatic. Wicked black humor, a dark and sinister setting, an elaborate magic and fight system – these are just some of the elements that make the RPG series Vampires Dawn such a hit.

Havok Celebrates 10 Years of Physics

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Started in 1998 when 3D graphics accelerators were rising in popularity and computing power was approximately 1/10th of what it is now, Dublin-based Havok set out to change the way computer and video games looked and felt, today celebrating 10 years as a physics simulation and content development provider to the gaming and film industries.

'Home' (PS3) Beta Launches Tomorrow - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The 'Home' 3D online user community service will enable users to create their own avatar and explore a real-time virtual community, as if they are playing a detailed 3D game. PlayStation Home Beta service for PS3 will become available for all PS3 users around the world on Dec. 11, 2008.

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Powered by Simutronics' HeroEngine

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Old Republic will let you explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining your personal story and determining your path down the light or dark side of the Force.

Frogster Interactive Sets Up Shop in North America

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher Frogster Interactive founded its North American subsidiary Frogster America Inc. yesterday, located in San Francisco, California, headed by industry veteran Sean Kauppinen as interim CEO role.

Logitech Reveals Game-Changing Gameboard

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 3:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Whether you’re rescuing hostages, on a quest with your guild or saving humanity, you don’t want to worry about hand fatigue or hitting the wrong key. The Logitech G13 advanced gameboard, a hybrid gaming keyboard designed to complement your Logitech keyboard and mouse, gives you game-changing comfort and control on a Mac or PC.