'WorthPlaying's Top Games of 2008' - Honorable Mentions

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 5:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After a few weeks of deliberation and voting, our top games of 2008 are finally being unveiled! We're starting with titles that garnered honorable mentions; these nominees received a significant amount of votes but fell just short of making the cut. Come back tomorrow for the top handheld and downloadable titles, which will then be followed by the top console/PC offerings. Once that's out of the way, we'll start the countdown of the top 20 titles, including what WP considers to be the best game of 2008.

'Killzone 2' (PS3) Pre-Order Gets Exclusive Demo

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 4:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Killzone 2 throws players back into the midst of a hostile and dramatic ongoing battle between the ISA and Helghast army, delivering intense warfare with lifelike character animations, detailed and destructible environments, realistic physics, and advanced levels of AI. Pre-order Killzone 2 over at GameStop and get a demo code which will become available Feb. 3, 2009.

'Dragonica' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 4:53 p.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.

Good Old Games Signs 'Broken Sword' Franchise

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 4:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Good Old Games announced an agreement with Revolution Software that will bring its adventure titles Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror and Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon to GOG.com, DRM-free of course...

'Don King Boxing' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Don King Presents: Prizefighter is a documentary-style boxing game, featuring a documentary-style narrative career mode, training, and will require you to also manage personal relationships outside of the ring.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) Coming to PC Rumor Resurfaces

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil 5 is the forthcoming installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, promising to revolutionize the series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control. A few months back a PC version surfaced in a Capcom release list, which was removed/denied shortly thereafter, but a recent preview in the latest issue of GameStar magazine has the PC edition scheduled for summer (July) 2009.

'Disgaea 2' (PSP) Revealed - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 8:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disgaea 2 incorporates some of the same features it did in the original to retain its “Do anything & try everything” heritage while making radical innovations that include suggestions from game fans. The PSP edition will get extra content such as a new scenario, new characters and more ...

NDS Review - 'Chrono Trigger'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 3:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his unfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils.

Wii Review - 'Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek'

by Dustin Chadwell on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek finds Nancy far from home in the middle of the Canadian Rockies to investigate several suspicious accidents occurring at Chantal’s spooky Icicle Creek Lodge.

'netKar PRO' - v1.0.3 Game/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2008 @ 2:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

netKar PRO is a racing car simulator with realistic physics aimed both to professionals in the racing business and to racing enthusiast all around the world. It's aimed to offer an environment where people can learn about racing, car handling, behavior on a racing track, car setup and data telemetry analysis.