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'Prey' $4.95 On Steam, This Weekend Only

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games. This weekend only, pick up the Human Head Studios / 3D Realms' FPS Prey for just $4.95 on Steam...

Various Game Trailers #1305

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Too Human [X360] - Video Diary Trailer #3
  • Valkyria Chronicles [PS3] - Isara Trailer
  • We Love Golf! [Wii] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Facebreaker [ALL] - Face Rendering Trailer


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

'American McGee's Grimm' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

American McGee's Grimm is a story-driven action-adventure game where the player interacts with a compelling collection of vividly drawn characters inhabiting a world built around twisted takes on the best-known tales in Western fiction.

'Sword of the New World: Granado Espada' Gets The Land of the Dead Expansion

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This new expansion for K2 Network's Sword of the New World MMORPG adds new monsters, new stances, new skills and a slew of new features including: A whole new PvP Enabled map for players to explore, a new level of equipment: 92 Elites, 2 highly anticipated UPCs (Unique Player Characters): Kurt and Eduardo, and a host of Cash Shop additions including Andre’s Dolce and Granado Beachwear, the brand new Polisher system and Devil Wings.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Spellborn, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, it uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine.

Gearbox Under Siege After Signing In-Game Ads Deal

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this week Gearbox announced that it had signed an in-game advertisement agreement with Double Fusion, which made the community quite uneasy. To calm down the fans Gearbox President Randy Pitchford has written a blog to explain their reasoning and point out that so far no specific deals have been made, but that in-game ads done right only adds to the authenticity, increases awareness for the game, can lead to a bigger budget which results in a a better game.

'We Ski' (Wii) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step onto your Wii Balance Board or grab your Wii Remote and Nunchuk and hit the fresh powder with Namco Bandai America's skiing game, We Ski. Now up to four skiers can experience the sweetest mountain runs in the comfort of their homes as We Ski’s highly responsive and intuitive controls take them down the slopes like never before.

'Darksiders: Wrath of War' (PS3/X360) - Facts & Features

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darksiders: Wrath of War is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Variety Map Pack - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and Infinity Ward are planning a new offensive with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Game of the Year Edition and the downloadable Variety Map Pack, a series of new multiplayer maps, both scheduled for release on April 3 (May for PS3).

CDV Brings 'Theatre of War' to Retail

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Theatre of War offers an extensive real-time strategy experience. By combining the look, feel and historical elements of World War II, Theatre of War creates an unrivaled tactical battlefield experience that spans major campaigns from the Battle of Moscow to Normandy.

'Prototype' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Warhawk - Operation: Broken Mirror' (PS3) Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Barely announced earlier this week, the Warhawk new expansion pack, Operation: Broken Mirror, brings with it the new Armored Personnel Carrier (APC), which comes in two forms, and ten arenas of the new Vaporfield Glacier.

'R-Type Command' (PSP) Demo On Playstation Store - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus' R-Type Command is a deviation from the usual shoot 'em up genre into the tactical/RPG genre, giving fans of the franchise a chance to see all the units and enemies up close and personal, in 3D, while also adding 2 player versus mode.

'NASCAR 09' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Start your engines! NASCAR 09 will offer an authentic, exhilarating stock car driving experience for racing fans of all ages. legendary NASCAR driver of car #24 Jeff Gordon will not only grace the cover but also work you through an all-new interactive 3D menu interface, the game’s major features and advise you throughout your career.

'Project Bang!' (Wii) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch developer Engine Software's first project for the Nintendo WiiWare service, Project Bang!, a casual game type with very addictive gameplay using the unique Wii Remote controller functionality, and will support a two-player battle mode.

'Army of Two' (PS3/X360) to Get Demo And New Maps

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current-day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with AI and a live player. On April 1st EA will release a demo on Xbox Live offering a 2 player co-op training sessions and a mission set in Somalia. Matt Turner also revealed that a new multiplayer map and two campaign missions are in the works, as well as a patch.

'TNA iMPACT!' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TNA stands for Total Nonstop Action, so you can expect TNA iMPACT! to be more extreme and action-packed than competing WWE titles. TNA has a few little tweaks compared to regular wrestling, such as a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) First to Play Event Shows Off Map Pack

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and Infinity Ward are planning a new offensive with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Game of the Year Edition and the downloadable Variety Map Pack, a series of new multiplayer maps, both scheduled for release on April 3. GameStop is hosting their “First to Play” event tonight in NYC and San Jose, CA, where you can try out the new maps and win prizes.

'Europa Universalis: Rome' Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EU: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire. Players will have thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc., making each and every game infinitely customizable and unique.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009' (ALL) Announced - 20 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 will unleash a new tag team experience, allowing players to build momentum and attributes, eliminate opponents with high impact double teams and finishers, as well as get the “hot tag” for the win. The franchise’s creation system offers a brand new Create-A-Finisher option, while a new Road to WrestleMania Mode lets players experience co-op storylines for the first time.

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) Three More Characters Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swords will be honed and weapons optimized in Namco Bandai's Soulcalibur IV. Delivering new gameplay modes, characters and enhanced features with unprecedented 3D modeling and animation, Soulcalibur IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.

EA Clings On and Extends Take-Two Offer

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Even after being turned down earlier this week, EA is not ready to give up just yet and has amended its tender offer for all of the currently outstanding shares of common stock of Take-Two. EA has also extended its offer until April 18, 2008, a day after the Take-Two's annual stockholders meeting.

'Zubo' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 5:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's Casual Entertainment Label announced the development of a new intellectual property, created for 7-11 year old boys and girls, Zubo, a music-based rhythm-action game featuring a unique set of characters.

'Imperium Romanum' - v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take the future of an empire into your hands in Haemimont's Imperium Romanum, a historical strategy that puts the player in the role of a governor of a province, where he or she must strive to build a well organized, prosperous and commanding settlement. This v1.02 update fixes major game crashes and contains the new Augusta Raurica scenario.

'Men Of War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | 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.

'WH40K: Dawn of War 2' First Details Revealed

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Belgian magazine PCGameplay has the first Dawn of War 2 details, revealing it uses an updated Essence 2.0 engine (used in Company of Heroes), Havok physics, optimized for DX10, multicore support, improved AI for awareness and pathfinding, as well as co-op campaign. Set in highly detailed city landscape, deserts, jungles, mountains and other cities, DoW2 plans to make units & squads unique (following you throughout the game) by giving them individual names, with armor, weapons, and rare objects being awarded for completing missions. So far Orkz and Space Marines races were revealed, but more will surely to follow.

PC Review - 'Sins of a Solar Empire'

by Tim McCullough on March 28, 2008 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sins of a Solar Empire is a real-time space strategy title under development at Ironclad Games. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.

'Galactic Command: KnightBlade' (X360/PC) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Command: KnightBlade brings total immersion to the space combat genre. Gamers will live out and experience their entire career within the confines of their assigned command carrier. All in first person perspective inside the 350m long CV-KnightBlade; the second carrier in the Engstrom class to be built by GALCOM.

'World of Warcraft' Arena Tournament Sign Ups Now Open

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard is now accepting sign ups for its tournament competition using the Arena System in its MMORPG World of Warcraft. The tournaments will take place on special realms that focus on 3 vs 3 Arena competition allowing participants to instantly create level-70 characters with epic equipment and compete for cash prizes.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - German v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2008 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders: Clash of Nations places gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory on the battlefield. This v1.01 patch improves performance, AI, and adds balance tweaks.