'Killzone 2' (PS3) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Killzone 2 throws players back into the midst of a hostile and dramatic ongoing battle between the ISA and Helghast army, delivering intense warfare with lifelike character animations, detailed and destructible environments, realistic physics, and advanced levels of AI.

Various Game Trailers #1515

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 7:38 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:

  • Fragile [Wii] - Launch Trailer [JAP]
  • Afro Samurai [ALL] - The Game Dev. Diary Trailer
  • The Conduit [Wii] - Trailer (2)
  • Marble Saga: Kororinpa [Wii] - Trailer
  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate [ALL] - Airplane Trailer
  • Flower [PS3] - Trailer

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

'Puzzle Quest: Galactrix' (NDS/X360/PC) Flash Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 5:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America's Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, developed by Infinite Interactive, incorporates a powerful blend of casual and hardcore gameplay elements, similar to Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, into an all-new futuristic, science-fiction setting.

'Wheelman' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Delayed And Pre-Launch Demo - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wheelman will take you on a thrill ride that unfolds throughout the streets of Barcelona, delivering powerful cinematic moments throughout the game's compelling storyline with car chases inspired by Hollywood's most famous action-sequences.

'Deadly Creatures' (Wii) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ's Deadly Creatures is a Wii exclusive 3rd person action thriller title developed internally by its Rainbow Studios. Deadly Creatures throws players into a venomous world of desert terror, where the greatest victory is survival.

'Stoked' (X360) Gets Further Delayed - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hit the mountains on your quest to become the next snowboarding phenomenon in Stoked, the open-world, back country snowboarding experience featuring five huge open-world mountains, changing weather patterns, and the sponsorship and cooperation of some of the most respected and influential names in the sport.

Child's Play 2008, Another Record Breaking Year

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Child's Play is a non-profit organization begun in 2003 by the creators of the Penny Arcade comic strip, as a way to help sick children and show the world the softer side of people who play videogames. Through the generosity of gamers and the videogame industry, Child's Play raises toys, games and cash for sick children through an ongoing online toy drive and annual charity auction. As of January 16, 2009 Child's Play has racked up a total of $1,434,377, the third consecutive year its exceeded the million dollar mark.

'Overlord: Dark Legend' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Overlord Dark Legend is set in a time before the original game, players take the role of a new young Overlord. As he revels in command of the Minions, our trainee tyrant will be able to take his growing pains out on the local fairy tale inhabitants as he protects his castle and lands.

'The Maw' (X360) This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Maw is a 3D action adventure in which you take control of Frank, a simple alien that must partner up with The Maw, a cute little blob with an insatiable hunger that makes him the most dangerous creature in the galaxy, in order to find your way home.

'Venetica' (X360/PC) Details RPG Features - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

dtp's RPG Venetica, developed by Deck 13 (Ankh, Jack Keane), is a visually stunning RPG with a cryptic storyline, mixing emotions and action in a unique free roaming and living sixteenth century world full of surprise.

'Defense Grid: The Awakening' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hidden Path Entertainment's Defense Grid: The Awakening is a unique spin on tower defense gameplay that will appeal to players of all skill levels, featuring beautiful environments, spectacular effects, and a dynamic, engaging soundtrack.

'Dragonball: Evolution' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the 20th Century Fox feature film of the same name, Dragonball: Evolution promises to be the perfect companion for the movie by incorporating all of the characters, bone jarring fights and spectacular special abilities that fans have come to expect.

'Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe' (PS3/X360) DLC to Add New Characters

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kombat forces friends to fight, worlds to collide, and unlikely alliances to be forged. In order to save all they know, the heroes and villains of Mortal Kombat must wage war against the combined might of the DC Universe. In a recent interview Midway's Ed Boon revealed that the dev. team has plans to add new characters through DLC, in pairs, so the game stays balanced.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil 5 promising to revolutionize the survival horror series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

'Driving Theory Training' (NDS) Gets Euro Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari's Driving Theory Training is an NDS exclusive title giving players the unique opportunity to revise, practice and take virtual tests on driving theory and Highway Code whilst on the move.

'Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box' (ALL) Pre-Order And Play it Early

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Paradise gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, a seamless racing battleground, with massive traffic-heavy roads to abuse. The PC edition will be customized with expanded online features, and community driven content. Fans who pre-order The Ultimate Box through EA Store will get to play the game 3 days early.

'Flower' (PS3) Gets Official Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Playing as the wind, the player guides and accumulates a swarm of pedals by interacting with other flowers and the surrounding environment, causing the on-screen world to change. The goals and journey in each level vary, but all involve flight, exploration and interaction with the level.

Free-to-Play MMORPG 'Nostale' Rolls Out Scavenger Hunt

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nostale is a free-to-play casual MMORPG which takes gamers through seventy levels of the world of East Mile. Gamers can choose from one of four character classes, each with unique powers and features. The ultimate goal is to fight Dark Horn and his legion of demons in the land of death.

Wii Shop Channel Adds A Classic and Two Wiiware Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 6:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic and one WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download: High Voltage Hot Rod Show (Wiiware), Family Glide Hockey (Wiiware), and Musha (VC).

'DC Universe Online' (PS3/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 6:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SOE Austin is building a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

Octopi Acquired by Sony Online Entertainment

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 6:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acquired by FUN Technologies in Jan. 2006, Octopi has now been assimilated by SOE and will henceforth be known as Sony Online Entertainment Tucson. Octopi is best known for PoxNora, a collectible trading card that combines tactical miniatures and fantasy RPG titles to create a unique online strategy game.

'Sonic and the Black Knight' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 5:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Sonic and the Black Knight is bringing Sonic into the world of Arthurian legend and offers the worlds most infamous blue hedgehog the chance to become a knight.

NDS Review - 'Left Brain Right Brain 2'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 5:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Left Brain Right Brain 2 helps players develop their ambidexterity by using both hands to play all-new mental training games that have an updated graphic presentation.

'Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign.

Xbox Live Service for $29.97 Through Amazon

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 4:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox Live connects more than 17 million members across 26 countries to each other and the entertainment they love. Home of more content from one remote than can be found from any device connected to the TV, Xbox Live is also a unified online social network bringing friends together, no matter where they are — in the living room or across the world. Amazon.com is now offering a 12 month subscription for $29.97, instead of the official $49.99.

'Mini Ninjas' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prepare yourself for a Ninja adventure like you have never seen before! Join Hiro, the smallest hero on the biggest adventure, as he embarks on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos. Use your skills and mighty Ninja training to battle a magical army of evil Samurai.

'MadWorld' (Wii) Also Coming to PS3/X360 ?

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MadWorld is a 3rd person action game with a unique black & white style depicting a sharp backdrop that straddles graphic novels and 3D worlds, mixing irreverent humor and over-the-top violence. The Australian Classification Board rated it MA15+, but what is more interesting is that the listing also mentions it is a "Multi Platform" title. Probably a typo or clerical error, but we can hope.

'Guitar Hero: Metallica' (ALL) Pre-Order Gets Extra Foot Pedal

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: Metallica will feature an Expert+ difficulty setting for people with two kick pedals, pop-up video style tracks, new guitar and bass tones, allowing you to play a Metallica member in single instrument or band career game modes, and apart from 28 Metallica tracks will also include tracks from bands such as Slayer, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Kyuss, Machine Head, etc... Fans who pre-order at Gamestop will get an extra foot pedal with splitter.

'The Godfather II' (PS3/X360/PC) Will Get No Demo

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo's Corleone family drama, The Godfather II game goes beyond the film's story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960s Florida, Cuba and New York. In a recent interview exec producer Hunter Smith revealed there will be no downloadable demo, instead the team is already working on DLCs.

Wii Review - 'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 19, 2009 @ 12:04 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.