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'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' Champions #2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

League of Legends, developed by Riot Games, is an online multiplayer session-based game that combines elements of role-playing and strategy genres with addictive battle action. In League of Legends rival teams will compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

'Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box' (PC) Trial/Demo Coming in Feb. 2009

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Paradise gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground, with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse. Burnout Paradise for the PC will be customized with expanded online features, and community driven content. Giving fans a chance to check out the game, Criterion will release a trial version of the game where you can check out all the content, including multiplayer, for a limited amount of time.

Various Game Trailers #1493

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:01 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:

  • Parabellum [X360/PC] - Trailer #2
  • WH40K: Dawn of War II [PC] - Blood Ravens Trailer


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

'Star Ocean: The Last Hope' (X360) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Ocean: The Last Hope is the latest entry in the futuristic space opera RPG series. Science fiction and fantasy meld in this long-awaited continuation of the celebrated franchise from developer tri-Ace Inc.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) Double XP Weekend In Progress

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty: World at War changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever. Starting today, Limited Collector's Edition owners on PC & 360 are able to earn double experience points.

'Lumines Supernova' (PSN) Soon, Gets LittleBigPlanet Skin - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 2:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lumines Supernova combines puzzles, block-dropping beats and video entertainment to create an addictively-fun gameplay experience that will keep you playing day after day, packed with brand new skins and new modes.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get No Doubt's: The Singles 1992-2003

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Powered by an enhanced proprietary Essence Engine 2.0, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-operative multiplayer campaign.

Warner Bros. Developing MMO to Promote AIDS Prevention

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Created by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Pamoja Mtaani (Together in the Hood) is an open world, multi-player PC video game intended to engage youth through fun interaction, is designed to help influence HIV risk perceptions, attitudes and behaviors among young people in Nairobi.

'Darkfall' Gets Official Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Darkfall Online is an MMO fantasy RPG featuring a fun, fast-paced, real-time combat system, massive battles, clan warfare and empire building.

'Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sins of a Solar Empire will feature several micro-expansions over the next year, starting with Entrenchment which promises to bring fans a Starbase defense platform, turret upgrades to make them more powerful, mine fields and a Subspace Inhibitor platform that will slow enemy ships within its range.

'Stargate Worlds' Developer Facing Financial Woes

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stargate Worlds, using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to MMORPGs that will take full advantage of modern and science fiction weaponry, cover and terrain. A website probably set up by a (former) employee counting the days Cheyenne Mountain has not been paying salaries (22 days as of today) reveals the Stargate Worlds developer is facing financial difficulties. Cheyenne manager Kevin Balentine made a statement saying, "we face the same cash-flow issues that all pre-revenue companies face... the new economic realities are forcing us to seek out additional sources of funding and that's what we're doing."

'All Aspect Warfare' (X360/PC) Reveals DRM Details, Features - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All Aspect Warfare chronicles the adventures, mishaps and all around tomfoolery of an “elite” team of combat marines who crash landed on the enemy planet they were sent to completely destroy. Stranded and left for dead on a planet with a deployed thermo-nuclear weapon ticking somewhere, their only chance of escape lies deep within hostile territory.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Country Music Track Pack

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features. According to the CMT blog, Rock Band will receive a track pack (scheduled for Dec 16-18) with nothing but country songs from artists such as Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Miranda Lambert and the Dixie Chicks.

'Elven Legacy' Developer Diary #1 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elven Legacy delivers a world filled with magic, and a thrilling nonlinear storyline, gauged to provide many hours of gameplay for strategy enthusiasts. Through an epic quest to restore the former glory of the Elven race, this fantasy strategy game offers both depth and scope, all in colorful and inspirational settings.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) Demo on Xbox Live in Japan

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 9:23 a.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. Capcom has released a demo on Xbox Live, but for now only available in Japan. Read more for details on how to set up a free gold acct.

'Trine' (PS3/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 7:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil…

'A Vampyre Story' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 7:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlet, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

'3 on 3 NHL Arcade' (PS3/X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

3 on 3 NHL Arcade, Developed by the team behind NHL 09, is an all-new downloadable experience, a no rules, fast paced, hockey experience that gamers of all types can enjoy.

'Killzone 2' (PS3) Gets Conflicting Release Dates

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:41 a.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. Last week's On The Spot mentioned a Feb. 17, 2008 release date, while last night's X-Play episode has it set for Feb. 27, 2008. Suffice it to say, it'll be in stores late February ...

PS3 Review - 'Legendary'

by Richard Poskozim on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Spark Unlimited's FPS Legendary: The Box presents a world suddenly thrust into chaos and turmoil when ancient creatures of myth are unleashed into modern day society, and it is up to you, as the cause of it all, to stop it all.

PSP Review - 'The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga'

by Dustin Chadwell on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Orochi Saga Collection is the most extensive KoF collection ever, containing five complete games, consisting of KOF 94, 95, 96, 97, 98. It includes the Orochi Saga trilogy (95-97) and unlockable bonus content materials, while the PSP edition includes an Ad-hoc mode.

'X-Blades' (PS3/X360/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Blades, previously known as Oniblade, is a third-person, anime-style action/adventure. Your heroine wields two magical blades that can be used as swords or guns, and has magical abilities, all of which are upgradeable.

'Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Collectors Edition Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li etc.) 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.

Konami Working on 'A Next Metal Gear'

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 6:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami has just launched a new teaser site featuring a cryptic logo accompanied by nothing else but 'A Next Metal Gear' tagline. While it seems to be a clear indication of an Xbox 360 power button, it should be noted that circle with the upside down "i" is a universal symbol for power, so it does not necessarily point toward the much-rumored, and denied, X360 version of MGS 5. Back in October, a Konami PR person stated it was actively "investigating" releasing a version on Microsoft's latest console, a comment that was later removed from the original article.

'Theatre of War 2: North Africa 1943' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 5:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Theatre of War 2 is a 3D RTS that covers events of 1943, the operations in Tunisia. Players will have the option to lead the German Afrika Korps of Rommel, supported by Italian military contingent, in their last full-scale attack or be at the head of the opposing English and American armies.

'The Continuum' (PC) Expands With Beginning's End, Adds New Characters

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

The Continuum is a flash-based game that blends the best elements of strategy gaming, collectible gaming, RPGs and digital goods into a distinctive game universe, where players' actions affect a gripping narrative. The Ancient Monk, Brynstan Cleric and Vanator Hunstman are but a few examples of the new, and unique characters now available for players of The Continuum.

'Drakensang: The Dark Eye' Voted Best RPG 2008 at German Developer Awards

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

Radon Labs' Drakensang: The Dark Eye brings back epic party-based RPG gameplay in a breathtakingly detailed world, based on one of the world’s biggest pen & paper franchises.

'Men Of War' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Men of War is 1C Company's latest RTS, taking place in Europe during the height of WWII. The story unfolds across three different campaigns played out through the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers.

Ensemble's Bruce Shelley to be Inducted Into AIAS Hall of Fame

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2008 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced that Bruce Shelley will be the 12th inductee into the Academy’s Hall of Fame. Shelley is the preeminent game designer, who assisted Sid Meier in bringing the award winning Civilization and Railroad Tycoon to the world, and later the Age of Empires strategy games with Ensemble Studios.