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Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Bionic Commando Rearmed'

by Judy on July 18, 2008 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bionic Commando Rearmed is a makeover of the classic 8-bit game originally released 20 years ago, but with updated visuals, new weapons, online rankings, a reworked musical score and the addition of a two-player co-op mode.

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Galaga Legions'

by Judy on July 18, 2008 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Featuring table-turning game dynamics, updated graphics and vast waves of ferocious enemies, Galaga Legions was created by the same team that developed the Pac-Man Championship Edition for Xbox Live Arcade.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Nine Inch Nails Trio, Shinedown Duo

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 5:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV and Harmonix announced that the next addition to the Rock Band Music Store will be a the NIN three-pack that includes "Burn," "Capital G," and "Last." "Devour" and "Junkies For Fame" are the tunes from Shinedown.

'Hinterland' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Independent strategy, simulation and role-playing developer Tilted Mill Entertainment (known for SimCity Societies and Caesar IV) announced Hinterland, a game where you loot, level and build mixed with fast paced RPG combat and strategic base building!

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (ALL) Gets Optimized for Laptops - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests. Ascaron has teamed up with Intel to optimize Sacred 2 for notebooks, and adding specific features.

'Wakfu' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 1:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ankama Games, known for its first MMO DOFUS, starts a new Tactical MMORPG project: Wakfu, featuring bright graphics and a fantasy universe much like its predecessor, even though the development team will be adding many innovations to the tactical gameplay.

Rebellion Acquires Razorworks Developer

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shed as part of Empire Interactive's restructuring last month, Razorworks has been purchased by Rebellion. The 30-strong studio, established in 1996, is most notable for its bestselling Ford Racing series on console and handheld.

'C&C 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) SecuROM Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | 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.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Fallout 3'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on July 18, 2008 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment's E3 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 7:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens and trailers from WBIE's E3 2008 lineup:

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Braid'

by Judy on July 18, 2008 @ 7:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Braid is a unique 2-D platform experience that bends all the rules with the manipulation of time. Braid plays with the conventions of video games while posing truly challenging puzzles for the platform gamer.

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2'

by Judy on July 18, 2008 @ 7:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 takes players on an all new adrenaline ride through six different action-packed gameplay modes, a new electrifying soundtrack and exhilarating local multiplayer modes in either versus or co-op for up to four players.

StormRegion Quietly Shut Down ?

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hungary based developer StormRegion, known for RTS titles such as Codename Panzers and Rush for Berlin, was acquired by German publisher 10tacle Studios in 2007. Due to recent financial troubles of its parent company we may never see the release of Codename: Panzers Cold War, the third installment in the series, as rumors have it that the developer ceased to pay salaries in April 2008, lost all of its employees and was forced to shut it main office in Budapest. StormRegion was also working on a sci-fi turn-based strategy Mytran Wars for PSP for Deep Silver.

'Tornado' (NDS) Gets European Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Ignition Entertainment's Tornado, developed by Success, you set out to restore all of Earth's buildings, vehicles, inhabitants and other obscure objects that have been stolen by the envious Prince using his mischievous "Black Hole Device."

'Edna and Harvey: The Breakout' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 5:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Inhabited Island: Earthling' Developer Shuts Down

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with Adventure Classic Gaming, Step Creative Group lead game designer Ilya Chudakov revealed that the Russian developer has shut down again (the previously closed doors in mid 90s) but publisher Akella will continue the localization of SCG's sci-fi adventure game based on the novel by the Strugatsky brothers.

'Moto Racer DS' (NDS) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moto Racer DS will be the first true multi-discipline motorbike game for the NDS. Moto Racer DS features 4 different disciplines: Moto GP, Traffic, Freestyle, and Supercross.The exciting arcade gameplay is now powered by the use of the stylus, and the multi-player mode up to 6 riders using WiFi!

'Strategic Command 2: Patton Drives East' - v1.01 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2008 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategic Command 2: Blitzkrieg, titled Patton Drives East allows players to explore the historically possible what-ifs of WWII. This v1.01 patch makes changes to the game engine and fixes various issues with the editor. The demo still features 3 (turn limited) campaigns but brings the code up to date with the new patch.