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'Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 9:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

FusionFall is set in a re-imagined Cartoon Network universe where, as a kid, you will team up with other players and Cartoon Network characters to defend it from an alien invasion of epic proportions.

Various Game Trailers #1505

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 9:28 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:

  • Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop [Wii] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise to Power [PS2] - Trailer (2)
  • Moon [NDS] - Sanctus Vector Trailer
  • The Lord of the Rings: Conquest [ALL] - Trailer #5


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

'The Lord of the Rings: Conquest' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 6:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is an action-packed game set in the Lord of the Rings universe of J.R.R. Tolkien where players will fight epic battles any way they want, whether it be as the heroic forces of good, or as the legions of Sauron’s evil army, including Cave-trolls, Oliphaunts, the Balrog and Sauron himself.

'Eduardo the Samurai Toaster' Coming to WiiWare - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eduardo the Samurai Toaster is a 2D sidescrolling run 'n gun action game featuring frenetic combat spread across 13 diverse landscapes. Up to four players can fight alongside each other to defeat their foes or just to annoy each other.

Take Two Giving $10 Rebate on Top Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While the holiday rush is over, Take Two is still playing Santa by giving fans a chance to get several of its titles on the cheap. Until end of January fans can print out a coupon and get a $10 rebate at Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, GameStop, Game Crazy, Virgin, Hastings, on such titles like Civilization Revolution (PS3, X360), Civilization IV: Colonization (PC), NBA 2K9 (PC/PS3/360), NHL 2K9 (PS3/360/Wii), BioShock (PS3), Carnival Games (Wii/DS), Carnival MiniGolf (Wii), and Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess (Wii, DS).

'Devil Survivor' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus' Devil Survivor is a new RPG in the Megami Tensei franchise, currently only scheduled for release in Japan later this month.

'Littlest Pet Shop Spring' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 1:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Littlest Pet Shop Spring will feature a festive and colorful spring environment for girls to explore alongside their favorite sidekicks, including six new, exclusive pets. The fun also gets turned up with all-new playsets as well as four new mini-games for a total of 20 including those from previous NDS versions.

'Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos' This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Game - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In TikGames' Interpol, players track down the evil and destructive fugitive Dr. Chaos by seeking out hidden clues in exotic locales around the world.

Oxygen Games Selling Off Its Internal Development Studio

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Oxygen Studios (14 people) are currently seeking a buyer/partner for the studio after majority shareholder Oxygen Games decision to move back to a more traditional publisher model using external development teams only.

'Heaven' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heaven, developed by Genesis Works, is a christian themed classic point & click adventure reminiscent of Myst. Designed to bring biblical descriptions of Heaven to life, even features Jesus as a character, you play as commander Joshua exploring the Pearly gate, Streets of Gold and other heavenly locations.

'Arma: Armed Assault' - v1.15 BETA Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Armed Assault is a realistic, combat gaming offering freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation. This v1.15 BETA patch fixes compatibility issues with Vista x64 platform with ATI cards and large RAM, adds multiplayer related fixes and improvements, as well as general stability improvements.

'Radiant Silvergun' (SAT) Coming to XBLA?

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Japanese developer Treasure, known for titles such as Bangai-O Spirits or Gunstar Heroes and currently working on Sin & Punishment 2, has developed several memorable titles in its long history. In a recent interview, CEO Masato Maegawa revealed that, similar to Treasure bringing its GameCube shmup Ikaruga to Xbox Live Arcade, discussions are ongoing to also remake the SEGA Saturn classic Radiant Silvergun for XBLA, at Microsoft's request.

Microsoft Reveals Strong Xbox 360 Holiday Sales Numbers

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox revealed sales data showing Christmas 2008 was the biggest sales period ever in the brand’s six-year European history, with sales of Xbox 360 almost double those of Christmas 2007. Eight million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa up to the end of 2008.

PC Preview - 'Codename Panzers: Cold War'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The Codename: Panzers series leaves the World War II stage to take the story into Cold War East-West conflicts fought on fictitious battlefields, with a special emphasis on deep story lines and rich battle effects.

'Detour' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 7:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Detour is a road-oriented Real-Time Strategy game that takes a satirical twist on highway construction, environmental activist groups, and cartoon humor. Players compete against each other and/or AI opponents to outsmart and out-build them.

'Man of Prey' - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 6:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Man of Prey, based on Berkem Al Atomi's book Marauder, is a tactical SPM strategy with RPG elements, and brings you to the alternate history when anarchy and endless strife become a rule.

Capcom's First Half of 2009 Release Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 6:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom confirmed that seven of its upcoming titles will be released within the first half of 2009, demonstrating itss commitment to pursuing a multiformat strategy and growing its portfolio of titles such as Flock!, Resident Evil 5, Street Fighter IV, etc...

'Disciples III: Renaissance' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 6:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Advances in gameplay and the addition of new elements will make Disciples III richer and more interesting, while the visual design follows the original ominous and gloomy style of the Disciples world, but now with all units and environments in full 3D.

Azo Studios Formed by Ex-Rainbow Studios, GameBryo People

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 5:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game industry veterans Nick Koziupa (Rainbow Studios), Brian Westergaard (Neversoft Entertainment, Rainbow Studios, High Voltage Software) and Dave Eberly (Gamebryo architect ) have announced the launch of Azo Studios, and plan to develop video games and middleware solutions for console, PC, and handheld devices.

Wii Shop Channel Adds A Classic and One Wiiware Title

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 5:03 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: Strong Bad Episode 5: Sandy Beach (Wiiware), and Kirby’s Dream Land 3 (VC).

'Dragon Quest IX' (NDS) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix's Dragon Quest IX: Defender of the Stars, developed by Level 5, is the first title on any Nintendo system since Dragon Quest VI, 10 years ago, now featuring WiFi support for four players in co-op.

'Wind Slayer' Now Accepting Sign-ups for Closed Beta

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 4:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wind Slayer introduces blazing fast, side-scrolling 2D MMO action in a combat system that rewards precise control and timing. The game's visual style evokes images of nostalgic fairy tales with friendly sprite-based characters and gorgeous fantasy backgrounds.

NDS Review - 'Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals continues the story of Rallen and Jeena, interplanetary patrol officers who discover, excavate, awaken and train mysterious fossilized creatures known as Spectrobes and then use them to battle enemies. The story surrounds the origins of mysterious portals that lead to distant dimensions.

'Magna Carta: Crimson Stigma' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Softmax has signed an MOU for cooperation in the production of "cultural contents" with PMC Production. In the statement Softmax revealed that it is working on a Magna Carta 2, a sequel to its 2005 fantasy RPG, as well as 2 new NDS titles. Set in Efferia, a continent populated with five races, you can use seven different types of Carta and meet a host of characters.

'Resistance: Retribution' (PSP) Pre-Order And Get Demo Download Code

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Resistance: Retribution is a 3rd person adventure with an all new story, levels, weapons and enemies, as well as a proprietary targeting system and game engine that pushes the system to its limit, allowing more detailed characters, special effects, and terrain that captures the look and feel of the Resistance universe. Amazon is offering fans who pre-order before Jan. 12, 2009 will receive a download code for the demo before its Feb. 24 launch.

'Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop' (Wii) Gets A Little Push

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop follows the harrowing tale of Frank West, an overly zealous freelance journalist on a hunt for the scoop of a lifetime. In pursuit of a juicy lead, he makes his way to the small suburban town of Willamette only to find that it has become overrun by zombies. Originally set for Jan. 20, 2009, it is now scheduled for Feb. 24, 2009

GameStop Dropping Original Xbox Support

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamestop stores across North America have put up a notification sign for its customers that the game store chain will stop accepting trade ins for original Xbox, its titles and peripherals as of Feb. 9, 2009. If you want cheap Xbox titles from the bargain bin, now is the time...