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'Captain Rainbow' (Wii) - 100 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Captain Rainbow, known in real life as Nick, is a tokusatsu-styled superhero wielding a yo-yo, with a wish to restore his lost popularity. To do so, Nick ventures to Minmin Island; an island where wishes are said to come true, he'll meet a vast array of past minor Nintendo characters with their own dreams and wishes on his journey.

Various Game Trailers #1427

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 4:55 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:

  • I Heart Geeks! [NDS] - Trailer
  • My Little Baby [NDS] - Trailer
  • NBA 2K9 [ALL] - Teaser Trailer #3
  • Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway [ALL] - Realism Trailer
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria - Flaming Deeps Fly through Trailer
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld [ALL] - Behind the Scenes Trailer #1
  • TNA Impact! [ALL] - Tagteam Trailer
  • NHL 2K9 [PS2/Wii/PS3/X360] - Gameplay Trailer


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

'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live And PlayStation Network

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fire up the fret board, crank the amp to 11 and get ready to rock this way with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Play through Aerosmith's career, bands they performed with, venues they played. The demo includes Sweet Emotion and Dream On by Aerosmith, as well as Walk this Way by Run DMC featuring Aerosmith, I Hate Myself For Loving You by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and more.

'Animal Boxing' (NDS) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Animal Village is a peaceful backwater where tigers and gazelles, cats and dogs, elephants and mice live in peaceful harmony. That is, until the new boxing gym returns Mother Nature to her senses and the crazy fist fighting begins to see who the King of the Animal Kingdom really is.

id Software Titles Are 50% Off on Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This weekend only on Steam, id Software games are 50% off. This includes the id Super Pack for only $34.99 (over $200 worth of games). Or take 50% off individual titles such as Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, Commander Keen, Heretic, and Hexen. Offer ends Monday, September 8.

'Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood' (NDS) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare is creating a stylish blend of strategy and speed for Sonic’s first RPG, Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, mixing a rich story, hand-painted visuals, fast-paced team combat, and wireless collectible trading into a uniquely compelling adventure.

'Fable II' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get All That Remains Threesome

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV and Harmonix announced that next week's addition to the Rock Band Music Store will be three tracks from metal band All That Remains, This Calling, and brand new tracks Two Weeks and Chiron from their upcoming album Overcome, scheduled for release on Sept. 16, 2008.

'Digital Combat Simulator: Black Shark' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Fighter Collection and the Eagle Dynamics development studio will release the new benchmark in PC air combat simulation in 2008 with the release of Digital Combat Simulator: Black Shark, a simulation of the Russian Ka-50 attack helicopter and will be the flagship title of the new DCS series.

Gaming Mixed With Reality in EA Sports Virtual Playbook

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS Virtual Playbook, debuts on ESPN’s Sunday Countdown on Sept. 7, delivers an augmented reality that allows ESPN’s football analysts to interact with the virtual players from EA SPORTS video games and provide insight, education and analysis to fans about key football plays and techniques.

'Exodus from the Earth' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Exodus from the Earth is a sci-fi first-person shooter, where the player will have to solve numerous quests and eventually to find out if human life and civilization are possible beyond the Earth's confines.

See Movies Early With Xbox Live Film Club

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Xbox Live Film Club will be delivering a number of sneak preview screenings to a select group of Xbox fans in an exclusive setting, giving them the chance to see brand new movie titles before their theatrical release.

'Fuel' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creating the ultimate competitive go-anywhere racing experience, FUEL will have players competing across wildly different terrain and executing spectacular death-defying stunts as they race dozens of varied two and four-wheeled rides and explore this epic world on an unprecedented scale.

'Alone in the Dark' (PS3) Improvements Detailed

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through combining the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment. Full 360° camera control, and fine-tuned controls are only a few of the many improvements, read more for details...

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) Gets Tool, Playable Sting - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4). Lead singer/bassist of The Police, Sting will add his voice and likeness as an in-game character, while alternative rock band Tool will not only contribute three tracks, but also a band-designed venue.

'Spore' Activation Servers Go Belly Up Already

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade. While the game isn't officially due until next week, certain places have already jumped the gun and put Spore on shelves already. Due to the massive influx of activations, EA issued a statement that "there is an ongoing issue with the accounts server and the registration process for the game," and it is being worked on.

'Things On Wheels' (X360/PC) Achievements Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Games will publish Load Inc's latest game Things On Wheels, an accessible, pure arcade racing title placing players at the helm of radio-controlled vehicles as they compete on tracks set within a gigantic house.

'Age of Conan' Now Available on Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

'The Sky Crawlers' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Wii exclusive action/flight sim game, based on the upcoming animated movie by Mamoru Oshii, known for such productions as Ghost in the Shell, Blood: The Last Vampire and Innocence : Ghost in the Shell 2. The Sky Crawlers is set in an alternate reality and chronicles the adventures of an elite squadron of fighter pilots.

'Mount & Blade' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mount & Blade is a single-player, third- or first-person action/role-playing game with a focus on medieval combat.

'TNA iMPACT!' (ALL) Adds Storm and Roode to the Roster - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 6:14 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, including tweaks like a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Fracture'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 6:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Reshape the battlefield - and the fate - of a broken nation in Fracture, Pacifica and the Atlantic Alliance, boast soldiers with powers beyond those of ordinary men. The differing states of superhumanity result in balanced yet stylistically different combat tactics that have never been seen before.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Need for Speed Undercover'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

EA Black Box's Need for Speed Undercover is an intense action racing title taking the franchise back to its roots and re-introduces breakneck cop chases, the world's hottest cars and spectacular highway battles.

'Far Cry 2' (ALL) Gets Collectors' Edition, Release Date

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

Far Cry 2 immerses players in an entirely new kind of gaming experience, where players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa, brought to life by high-definition next-gen technology.

'XIII Century: Death or Glory' Expansion - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII Century is a 3D RTS that combines Risk-style strategy with real-time tactical action, immersing you in the Middle Ages, a world of noble knights, ruthless nomads, courageous deeds and internal wars. The standalone expansion will cover the little known Russian medieval history, featuring improved visuals, larger battlefields, up to 32,000 troops, upgradable troops, and improved gameplay/multiplayer.

'The Path' Reveals Third Playable Character

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tale of Tales' The Path is a short horror story inspired by fairy tales examining the dark side things. What really happened to Little Red Riding Hood in those dark and scary woods?

PC Review - 'Art of Murder: FBI Confidential'

by Tom Baker on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Art of Murder: FBI Confidential, created by by the team who made Schizm, Sentinel and Reah, is a point & click adventure where the player takes on the role of an FBI agent, whose task is to solve a series of macabre murders of wealthy, well-to-do citizens.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) Fate Sealed by New Movie?

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's been a rocky road for the Ghostbusters ever since Activision decided to drop the game, with still no new publisher, Gamestop canceling pre-orders, now Columbia announced that it wants to bring back the original cast for a new movie (script written by The Office producers Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky). With Dan Aykroyd claiming Ghostbusters: The Videogame to be the spiritual 3rd movie, does this mean the game is doomed, or is it merely on hold to coincide with the new Ghostbusters movie?

'Tenchu 4' (Wii) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tenchu 4, developed by Acquire, will see the return of the two main characters, Rikimaru et Ayame, tasked with investigating the disappearance of Gouda Matsunoshin's daughter Kiku. There will be more infiltration, more environmental interaction, combos, and, of course, the use of the Wiimote for aiming at the screen.

'Dinosaur King' (NDS) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dinosaur King, developed by Climax Entertainment, brings exciting new twists to the traditional role playing game genre, with 3D battling systems and multiplayer fighting action via Wi-Fi.

'BioShock 2' (ALL) Coming in 2009

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Net revenue for the third fiscal quarter was $433.8 million, compared to $206.4 million for the same quarter of fiscal 2007, led by Grand Theft Auto IV, as well as Top Spin 3 and Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution. An preliminary release schedule has BioShock 2 slated for 2009.

'Duke Nukem 3D' (XBLA) - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The updated Duke Nukem 3D will not only have enhanced gfx, four-player online co-op, but will also allow you to capture multiplayer battles and share with other XBL users, as well as a rewind function in singleplayer to relive (or redo) those climactic firefights.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - '1942: Joint Strike'

by Glenn "Otter" Juskiewicz on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

1942: Joint Strike takes inspiration and influence from the 194X series of WWII-themed vertical shooters, but will stand out as its own unique entry in the series. Gameplay will resemble the classic 2-D style that gamers expect, but the game utilizes a full 3-D engine.

'Galactic Dream: Rage Of War' - v1.2H Demo/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Dream: Rage of War it's a 3D strategy game in real time in which you gather resources, build facilities in space and train star-ships with the final purpose of decimating your enemies.

$1 Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest - Best CTF, Warfare Mods Phase 1

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2008 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic announced Phase 1 finalists for the Best Warfare and Best CTF mods category in its $1 Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest.