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'Mass Effect' (X360) Bring Down the Sky DLC - Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare's Mass Effect is a sci-fi action-RPG that will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity. The Bring Down the Sky DLC adds a new uncharted world that introduces the alien race of the Batarians, and a new Achievement (50 points).

Various Game Trailers #1290

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:49 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:

  • Legendary [ALL] - Trailer #3
  • Mushroom Men [NDS/Wii] - Trailer #7
  • The Bourne Conspiracy [PS3/X360] - EXtended Trailer
  • Street Fighter IV [ALL] - Chun Li vs C Viper Trailer
  • The Chronicles of Spellborn - Azrael & Raznilof Trailer


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

'StarCraft II' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 4:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' - v1.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 4:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne introduces players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience. As promised, EA has released the v1.3 patch for MoH Airborne, adding two new maps, new Objective multiplayer Mode, two new weapons, all maps updated for new mp mode, and the usual bug/crash fixes.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (ALL) - 12 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 2:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality.

'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' (ALL) World Record 24 Hours Gaming

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 2:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 adds new gameplay features and a solo campaign that uses new tactical possibilities in various locations around Sin City, co-op and adversarial modes, while providing unprecedented interaction between the solo and multiplayer experience. Ubisoft and the Guinness World Records will be hosting the first ever Guinness World Record attempt at a marathon 24-hour Rainbow Six Vegas 2 multiplayer gaming session.

'Bleach: Dark Souls' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 12:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bleach: Dark Souls, takes place in between seasons one and two of the animated series, will feature a multitude of enhancements to last year’s Bleach: The Blade of Fate including multiplayer games with expanded personalization features, brand new special Bankai moves, 30 new Spirit Cards, power-enhancing crystals, as well as seven new gameplay modes.

Nintendo Kyoto & Infinity Ward Top First Annual Top 50 Developer Report

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Developer magazine and Game Developer Research division announced a new study ranking the top 50 game development studios worldwide featuring a first-ever holistic view of the top game developers, using both sales and reputation data.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - 22 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai.

'Bully: Scholarship Edition' (Wii/X360) Fix in the Works

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 11:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bully: Scholarship Edition tells the story of 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows of adjusting to a new school. Eight new missions, four new school classes, new unlockable items & clothing, new two-player offline minigames, new awards and Achievements. Embarrassed by its own lack of quality, Rockstar is working on a fix for the freezing/crashing issues with the X360 version, scheduled for release somewhere next week.

'Disgaea DS' (NDS) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed a few days ago, Nippin Ichi America confirmed that a new edition of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness will be released for the NDS featuring several key improvements will be made to the user interface and game system.

'Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The C&C series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. As the expansion pack to C&C 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

Microsoft Moving Forward with Blu-ray Support

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

During a Q&A session at the Mix 2008 web developers event, Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer revealed that the software giant plans to support Sony's Blu-ray HD disk format now that Toshiba's HD-DVD has thrown in the towel. Steve Ballmer said, "... as the industry moves forward, obviously we're going to support Blu-ray in ways that are important. I want to make sure there's the right support. We've already been working on, for example, in Windows device driver support for Blu-ray drives and the like."

'Far Cry 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry 2 immerses players in a new kind of gaming experience, featuring a new game engine built from the ground up. Players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa.

'Europa Universalis: Rome' Nations Revealed #3

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EU: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire, offering a thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc., making each and every game infinitely customizable and unique. While the game sports 50 playable nations, 5 are more likely to succeed than others ...

'Edna and Harvey: The Breakout' Announced

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Daedalic Entertainment has announced Edna and Harvey: The Breakout, a new point & click adventure game that will make do without real-time particle effects, parallax occlusion mapping or integrated physics engine.

'Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 8:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microids has signed an agreement with Kheops Studio to develop Dracula 3, an adventure game inspired by the world of Bram Stoker, and sequel to 1999's Dracula: The Resurrection, followed by Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary in 2000.

Midway Extends Credit As Losses Mount

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway released its 2007 and Q1 2008 financial numbers, revealing net revenues are down (from $96.9M to $77.6M), while Q4 losses increased from $2M in 2006 to $29.7M in 2007. To brace itself for impact, Midway has dropped its $30 million credit with Wells Fargo Foothill and instead opted for a $90 million deal with National Amusements, Inc.

'Pipe Mania Puzzle Madness' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Pipe Mania you must lay down a pre-ordained set of pipes on a tiled grid in order to keep the constantly flowing Flooze moving for as long as possible without it spilling out. The game requires quick thinking, hand-eye co-ordination, forward thinking and keen spatial awareness.

'Diabolik: Original Sin' Also Coming to PSP, PS2, NDS and Wii

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Bean Games has signed an worldwide publishing agreement with Italian developer Artematica Entertainment to bring its 3D point 'n' click stealth-adventure game Diabolik: Original Sin to consoles. Diabolik: Original Sin features a new, innovative real time game system that manages to be faithful to the “classic” genre of graphical adventures.

'Fading Shadows' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fading Shadows is a puzzle-platformer game offering an entirely unique style of action-packed puzzle gameplay, stunning graphics and visual effects, a riveting and immersive storyline, plus a competitive wireless multiplayer game mode.

'Daemonica 2: Farepoynt's Purgatory' Unveiled

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Daemonica 2: Farepoynt's Purgatory is a sequel to Daemonica, but does not require you to be familiar with the content of thr original. Daemonica 2 is an psychological thriller/adventure game containing many unique features, elaborate characters and a storyline that allows the player to experience new features, content and challenges even when replaying it.

'Unsolved Crimes' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 7:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Announced yesterday, Empire Interactive's thrilling new crime detective adventure, Unsolved Crimes, developed by Now Production, brings a new level of gaming excitement to the NDS integrating the thrills of an action game with the mental challenges of a 3D crime investigation.

PC Preview - 'Simon the Sorcerer 4: Chaos Happens'

by Alan Butterworth on March 7, 2008 @ 6:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In Simon the Sorcerer 4: Chaos Happens players take control of the witty sorcerer during his new quest in the Magic World. In this point and click adventure the story unravels when Simon travels around and interacts with dozens of characters, solves puzzles and brings order to the chaos his double has caused.

PS3/X360 Preview - Battlefield: Bad Company'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 7, 2008 @ 6:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

'Built from the ground-up for next-generation consoles using Digital Illusions' bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, Battlefield: Bad Company drops gamers behind enemy lines with a squad of renegade soldiers who risk it all on a personal quest for gold and revenge.

'Goin' Downtown' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 5:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The City is alive! Goin´ Downtown,using Silver Style's new Toon shading technology, takes you to a futuristic metropolis to take up the challenge of an exciting point & click adventure. You are the charismatic hero Jake who earns his living as a mediocre and frustrated cop in the year 2072.

'Shadowgrounds Survivor' Coming to Europe

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 5:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadowgrounds Survivor is a top-down shooter that tells the story of three survivors who join forces with the last remaining human resistance in the heated battle against the ongoing alien onslaught. Meridian4 has signed an agreement with Frozenbyte to publish Shadowgrounds Survivor in the UK.

'Warriors Orochi 2' (PS2) - 12 New Screens

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

While the PSP and PC versions of the original have yet to be released, Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors will meet again in an unforgettable crossover event, as a sequel is already in the works. Adding a Versus mode, characters from both franchises must team up to wage war against a new, powerful force in Warriors Orochi 2.

'Dark Sector' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 5:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dark Sector, developed by Digital Extremes using the Unreal Engine 3, is an all-new and original action-thriller that will offer players a dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is a prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011.

Wii Review - 'Nitrobike'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on March 7, 2008 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Nitrobike allows players to navigate rocket-propelled dirt bikes in an exciting arcade-style game. They can choose to race against the clock or worthy opponents – Nitrobike features a multiplayer game mode as well as a unique online mode for up to six players.

'Men Of War' - 4 Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 2:00 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.

'Priston Tale 2: The Second Enigma' Goes Open Beta

by Rainier on March 7, 2008 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A fantasy MMORPG, Priston Tale 2 has you fight against the god of evil's minions, trying to resurrect their master. On the bring of losing the war, you set out on a journey to find the Second Enigma to rescue the world.