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'Iron Man' (ALL) Suits Detailed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Man, an explosive third-person action shooter game that pits one of the world’s most renowned Super Heroes against unspeakable odds, draws its story from the upcoming movie while incorporating story elements from original Iron Man comic books.

'Boom Blox' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's Boom Blox, the first game developed in collaboration with director and producer Steven Spielberg, is a high-energy game features nearly 400 single, and 200 multiplayer levels, a variety of activities, a cast of over thirty wacky characters, and an easy-to-use in-game editor that allows players to express their creativity.

'Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People' (Wii/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People is a story-driven series with a comic spin based on Matt and Mike Chapman's online animated series. The player uncovers each episode's comedic plot through character interaction, dialogue-based puzzles, and the use (and abuse) of inventory items.

'The Witcher' - v1.3 Patch / Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher is an action RPG, combining features of such games as Dungeon Siege, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Gothic and Neverwinter Nights, incorporating a simple-yet-interesting game system, along with a complex plot and attractive 3D graphics. This v1.3 patch adds gameplay, text and bug fixes, but also a new adventure "Price of Neutrality."

'Diabolik: Original Sin' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diabolik: Original Sin is a 3D point 'n' click stealth-adventure game with a new, innovative real time game system that manages to be faithful to the “classic” genre of graphical adventures in works over at Italian dev. studio Artematica.

'Mario Super Sluggers' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mario Super Sluggers blends richly interactive baseball action with eccentric characters and elements (Princess Peach, Wario, Bowser, Shy Guy, Baby Mario, Koopa Troopa, Donkey Kong, etc.) from across the popular Mario universe. Players can swing the wireless Wiimote just like a real bat or wave it toward the plate to deliver a masterful pitch.

Various Game Trailers #1315

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 11:45 a.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:

  • Shattered Suns - Trailer #2


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

PS3 v2.30 Firmware Update Adds DTS-HD Audio

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced that the v2.30 PS3 system software update, slated for release next week, will add DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, enabling consumers to enjoy Blu-ray movies with studio-quality, high-def. audio. The new update will also add the revamped PlayStation Story.

'Monster Madness: Grave Danger' (PS3) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness: Grave Danger follows in the footsteps of Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia with 4 player co-op gameplay, an all new polished look and a number of new/improved features. Based on fan feedback from the original every Zombie, Werewolf and Vampire has been recalled to square one.

'The SimCity Box' Announced

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced The SimCity Box, a bundled pack of five games from the SimCity franchise, including SimCity Societies, SimCity Societies Destinations, SimCity 4, SimCity 4 Rush Hour and The Sims Carnival SnapCity.

'Fallout 3' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Live Fire Weekend 2008

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is an action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hotspots. Live Fire Weekend 2008, a 72-hour play and win sweepstakes full of games and prizes begins Friday, April 18 at 12:01 a.m. EDT through Sunday, April 20 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

'Toki Tori' (GBA) Coming to WiiWare - Screens

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

The gameplay in Toki Tori is a blend of two genres, while it looks like a platform game, it's a puzzle game by heart. Players will have to look and plan ahead carefully while using a variety of items, such as the Telewarp, Freeze-o-Matic and InstantRock to name but a few.

'Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots' (PS3) Ltd. & Standard Edition Price

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGS4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates, including those in the Middle East and South America, fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries.

'HistWar: Les Grognards' - 13 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Histwar: Les Grognards! is a revolutionary Napoleonic strategic and tactical war game that thrusts you into the thrilling and challenging role of the Commander In Chief of one of the many powerful Napoleonic armies between the years 1805 -1814 including the mighty French, Austrian and Russians.

'Galactic Command: Echo Squad SE' - v2.10.06 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Command: Echo Squad SE puts the player in the cockpit of an Echo fighter, where they'll lead the Galactic Command squadron in massive scale aerial and space combat engagement. This update contains several minor revisions/fixes.

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numen: Contest of Heroes is an action/RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes, fabulous creatures, and great deeds.

'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' Double XP Events This Weekend

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise. Disney Online is giving Pirates of the Caribbean Online players the chance to earn double experience points and level up their pirate avatars twice as fast during two in-game events.

LOL' (NDS) Coming to Europe As 'Bakushow' - Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playable with 2 or 4 players, Bakushow (‘big laugh’ in Japanese) is a cross between your a quiz show and charades. The host proposes a question or task to all the players who then send their answers back to the host within a certain time limit. The answers are then revealed to all players who in turn vote on each other’s work!

'Europa Universalis: Rome' Nations Revealed #4

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 9:12 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, 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 ...

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Ninja Gaiden II'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on April 10, 2008 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

A sequel to the original Xbox title, Ninja Gaiden 2 has players once again assuming the role of Ryu Hayabusa as they guide the ninja hero on a quest to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race.

'Final Fantasy IV' (NDS) Remake Coming This Summer

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

The team that brought Final Fantasy III to NDS comes together once again to breathe new life into a classicm Final Fantasy IV for DS will feature full 3D graphics, fully-voiced dramatic cutscenes, and added content.

'Hellboy: The Science of Evil' (PSP/PS3/X360) - 45 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellboy lets players step into the muscle bound frame of Hellboy, a hulking crimson-skinned warrior of supernatural creation. On the trail of a crazed witch, Hellboy uncovers a fiendish plot for world domination and must rush to defeat the crazed Hermann von Klempt before he can exert his evil will on a hapless world.

'Battlefield 2142' - New Content And v1.50 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2142 is set in the future, the world is plagued by a second Ice Age, and wars have broken out over the remaining territories. It has been quiet for almost 6 months, but that does not mean the DICE Live team has been inactive. On top of dealing with cheats and server problems, a new v1.50 update for Battlefield 2142 is in the works, as well as new content which will bring new experiences to the Battlefield.

'The Incredible Hulk' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fueled with fury, SEGA’s The Incredible Hulk features key moments from the film, as well as additional plot lines and characters from the character’s rich comic-book universe. Players smash through New York City, battling gigantic enemies amidst soaring skyscrapers in a massive open world.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' Gets Delayed Again

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 4:05 a.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. Frogster has opted to delay the game's release as Spellborn reworks the network code, and to coordinate a worldwide release with its new partner.

PS3 Review - 'Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds'

by Reggie Carolipio on April 10, 2008 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Showcasing high definition graphics along with new, more accurate golf physics, Hot Shots Golf 5 offers up a new level of immersion to the franchise’s signature over-the-top visuals and pick up and play action.

'Rocket Riot' (X360) Revealed - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last year, THQ's Rocket Riot, developed by CodeGlue, is an action-packed side-view shooter featuring a bazooka-wielding jetpack soldier. With a highly stylized 8-bit era feel, players blast their way through the environment against enemies or multiplayer foes online.

'Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms' - v1.05 Patches Available Again

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms offers an unprecedented amount of new content that gives gamers over 75 hours of epic new gameplay, including four new campaigns, 13 new factions with no less than 150 new units. After yesterday's false start SEGA released a proper version of the new v1.05 patches, fixing bugs, crashes and make tweaks.

'Big Beach Sports' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ's Wii exclusive Big Beach Sports lets gamers compete in a number of exciting outdoor sports including American football, volleyball, soccer, cricket, disc golf and bocce right on the beach.

Prodigy Pulls Track From New Album for 'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360)

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV as the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai. Prodigy removed the song 'Dirty New Yorker' from its upcoming H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 album so it could be placed in the game.

'Cooking Mama 2: Dinner With Friends' (NDS) Playable at YO! Sushi Restaurants

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cooking Mama 2 promises more culinary fun and even tastier gameplay as Mama cooks up a spicy storm with new recipes, twice as many mini-games and an all-new multiplayer mode to challenge other players to a ‘cook off’, Mama style. YO! Sushi is offering its diners a chance to play Cooking Mama 2 for free through DS consoles placed on the restaurant chain’s conveyor belts.

'Advanced Tactics: World War II' - v1.15 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Advanced Tactics is a robust interface and flexible gaming system that will allow for addicting, but realistic, recreation of a variety of historical periods and even some fictional ones! The 1.15 update includes a large number of bug fixes, an improved modeling system, user interface improvements like the ability to customize terrain display colors on the minimap, and much more!

Piracy Raid Unearths 200 Pirated NDS Games On One Disc

by Rainier on April 10, 2008 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

200 Illegally copied NDS games stored on a single discs marked ‘Volume 9 DS Games’ were recovered as part of an 85,000 disc haul at an East Yorkshire Sunday market raid turned out to be the first of their kind seized in the UK, ELSPA forensic experts today revealed.