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'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

League of Legends, developed by Riot Games, is an online multiplayer session-based game that combines elements of role-playing and strategy genres with addictive battle action. In League of Legends rival teams will compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

EA Expands Steam Offerings with 'Red Alert 3' And 'Dead Space'

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mid Dec. 2008 Electronic Arts finally caved and decided to offer its latest titles through Valve's digital delivery system Steam, in addition to its own, often criticized, EA Store. The initial titles were Spore, Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack, Warhammer Online, Mass Effect, Need for Speed Undercover and FIFA Manager 2009, with more to follow. Several weeks later a second batch of titles has been added, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, and Dead Space with Mirror's Edge to follow in the near future.

Various Game Trailers #1509

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 2:52 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:

  • Hotel for Dogs [NDS/Wii/PC] - Trailer
  • Moon [NDS] - LOLA-RR10 Trailer
  • inFamous [PS3] - Trailer (2)
  • Dark Void [ALL] - Trailer (3)
  • Watchmen: The End is Nigh [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer #2
  • Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II - Tyranids Trailer #2
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising [PC] - Trailer


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

'Burnout Paradise' (ALL) Reveals More Legendary Cars - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Buckle up and prepare to unleash anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise as Burnout Paradise gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse. Late last year Criterion revealed one of the four Legendary Cars, and now the three remaining ones are unveiled.

'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin' (ALL) Demo Coming For All Platforms

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable. Monolith revealed that a demo for the PS3, X360 as well as the PC edition of the game is coming rather soon.

'Tokyo Beat Down' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tokyo Beat Down is a tale of greed, corruption, and good old-fashion violence. Experience the sweet nostalgia of classic coin-op beat 'em ups, where you must rely on your fists, firearms, and anything else that happens to be lying around to beat the sin out of Tokyo's criminals. What do you do when thugs and hoodlums put peace and freedom in jeopardy?

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Lenny Kravtiz 4-Pack, Honest Bob And Megasus

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features.

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3/X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 11:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FF XIII provides tangible, intuitive controls while delivering seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and stunning in-game cinematics. The latest in cutting-edge technology has been utilized in development of Final Fantasy XIII, thus making this newest addition to the Final Fantasy series worthy of the title next generation.

'Star Ocean: The Last Hope' (X360) Ahead of Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Ocean: The Last Hope is the latest entry in the futuristic space opera RPG series. Science fiction and fantasy meld in this long-awaited continuation of the celebrated franchise from developer tri-Ace Inc. Originally planned for March 3, Star Ocean: The Last Hope is now scheduled for Feb. 24, 2009.

'Afro Samurai' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the animated TV series, Afro Samurai is the cutting edge game that delivers a new kind of cinematic game experience, a living episode that offers addictive, immersive and compelling gameplay that's dripping in style.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' Reveals Content Update Plans

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | 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. Now that the game has launched in Europe, Spellborn reveals what's to come next ...

'Klonoa' (Wii) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Klonoa’s long-awaited return offers vibrant graphics, motion control and new secrets to discover in this update to the series’ debut adventure. Highly revered as one of the best platform games of the past 10 years, Klonoa will ignite Wii owners’ imaginations with addictive gameplay, exciting stages and a memorable story.

'GTA: Chinatown Wars' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chinatown Wars is an original entry in the GTA franchise, bringing a new level of interactivity to its sprawling open environments.

'High Voltage Hot Rod Show' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

High Voltage Hot Rod Show requires players to master more than the basic racing skills to compete. A unique stunt system gives players multiple ways to build boost, drastically increasing a Hot Rod's speed. If you get too greedy, you might crash & burn!

'Trivial Pursuit' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trivial Pursuit brings the party to the living room TV allowing players to customize the experience with several ways to play. Players can connect with friends in classic Trivial Pursuit mode, hone their knowledge with the single player mode, and gather their buddies and bet on their brains with the high stakes mode where every answer counts.

PlayV's Preliminary 2009 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UK-based distributor PlayV, co-funded by V2.Play and Playlogic, announced its early 2009 line up which sees eleven titles being released across various formats, including releases that cater for both casual and hardcore audiences and it marks a change of momentum for the young venture as it enters the new year.

'Phantasy Star 0' (NDS) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 7:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Phantasy Star 0 is the latest installment in its Phantasy Star RPG series, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual quality and thrilling multiplayer modes.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) Release Date Confirmed by Atari

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 7:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague. Earlier this week Sony Pictures revealed the game launch will coincide with the 25th Anniversary Edition of the movie, which is now confirmed by Atari itself ...

'Resistance: Retribution' (PSP) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 6:47 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.

'Tomb Raider: Underworld' (ALL) Sales Disappoint, Eidos Shares Plummet

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 6:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Underworld is an epic adventure game that delivers exploration-based gameplay giving players a new level of challenge and choice as they solve mysteries from exotic locations around the world. Tomb Raider: Underworld has so far sold 1.5 million copies, below Eidos' internal forecasts, primarily due to a slow start in North America. As a result Eidos has revised its revenue downward, which in turn made its stock values drop 25%.

'Elven Legacy' Developer Diary #3 - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elven Legacy delivers a world filled with magic, and a thrilling nonlinear storyline, gauged to provide many hours of gameplay for strategy enthusiasts. Through an epic quest to restore the former glory of the Elven race, this fantasy strategy game offers both depth and scope, all in colorful and inspirational settings.

'Ferrari Challenge' (ALL) DLC Problems Due to Licensing Issues

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ferrari Challenge is a realistic racing game from the famous Italian sports car manufacturer, with the official license of the motor sports series with the input of professional racing drivers. Downloadable content was promised last year, which has been completed since, System 3 revealed that territorial licensing issues have made it so it may never see the light of day.

NDS Review - 'Personal Trainer: Cooking'

by Richard Poskozim on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Personal Trainer: Cooking is a training title that brings gourmet cooking from around the globe to your NDS. It features a DS Chef, your own private cooking instructor who talks you through 245+ recipes from more than 30 countries worldwide.

'Hammerin' Hero' (PSP) Game Locations - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus' Hammerin' Hero is an arcade-style, old school, side-scrolling beat ‘em up for PSP. Forget everything your parents told you about violence only being a last resort. In Hammerin' Hero, if it moves, hammer it.

Sony to Invade Yankee Stadium With HDTVs and PS3s

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The new Yankee Stadium will feature a Sony HD broadcast control room; more than 550 flat-panel BRAVIA and professional LCD HD television sets in the luxury suites, lounges, concourses, restaurants and administrative offices. In addition, PS3s and VAIO laptops will be available to fans in select locations throughout the Stadium.

PS2 Review - 'The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Orochi Saga Collection is the most extensive KoF collection ever, containing five complete games, consisting of KOF 94-98. It includes the Orochi Saga trilogy (95-97) and unlockable bonus content materials, while the PSP edition includes an Ad-hoc mode.

'Hearts of Iron III' Developer Diary #11

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hearts of Iron III will follow the series' tradition of most detailed and complete strategic game on WW2 while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.

'Football Manager Live' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Football Manager Live, a brand new MMO game from Sports Interactive, has its roots set in the Football Manager series, but has been designed specifically as a massively multiplayer online game.

'Fabulous Finds' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fabulous Finds combines hidden objects, yard sale brainteasers and room renovating fun, you will uncover treasures including some that will need repair, polish or assembly to generate a greater value.

'Samba De Amigo' (Wii) Downloadable Content #3

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The samba-inspired rhythm music game made popular in the arcades is shaking its way onto the Wii! Keeping the beat with over 40 songs, players shake the Wii Remote and Nunchuk like maracas and compete with friends to see who has the best moves.

'Jungle Speed' Coming to WiiWare Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jungle Speed is a twitchy, fast-paced WiiWare game that’s fun for all ages. It’s also the first Wii game to offer simultaneous play for up to eight players. Each remote and nunchuk pair can support two players at a time, making it a great game for get-togethers. Just watch the elbows!

More 'Battlefield' Play-For-Free In Development?

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Heroes is an all-new Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to an all new mass audience, featuring a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play. Apparently Korean Neowiz is currently working on the Battlefield franchise, taking the Battlefield II engine and making it to a free-to-play model.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' - v1.11 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria.

'Samurai Shodown Anthology' (PSP/PS2/Wii) Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ignition and SNK Playmore announced that they are bringing Samurai Shodown Anthology to Europe. Containing all 6 titles, the game's setting, use of sword based weapons and varied and memorable characters was a departure from other fighters when it first appeared in 1993. Originally planned for late 2009, it is now scheduled for release in Europe on March 28, 2009.

MTV Shows Coming to PlayStation Network

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2009 @ 4:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced that MTV Networks will bring its hit entertainment, kids' and comedy programming (including MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike, Logo, CMT, The N, TV Land and Atom) to PlayStation Network's video service in the United States.