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'BioShock 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set approx. 10 years after the events of the original, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. All along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to Rapture. You will play as the first Big Daddy as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and your own survival.

PlayStation Store Gets Inferno Pool, Ratch & Clank Demo #2, DLCs, Song Packs, PSP Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Inferno Pool, Hasbro Family Game Night, demos for Ratchet And Clank Future: A Crack In Time (Ratchet demo), Fat Princess, Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, DLCs for PAIN, Trivial Pursuit, DJ Hero, song packs for Guitar Hero 5, Rock Band (Unplugged); and the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes, downloadable PSP games (Zombie Tycoon, Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam, LocoRoco: Midnight Carnival, NBA 2K10, Darkstalkers Chronicles: The Chaos Tower).

'Left 4 Dead 2' (ALL) Demo Unlockables

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for cooperative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper cooperative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more. If you want explosive ammo, incendiary ammo, laser sights and a grenade launcher in the demo, follow these instructions.

Various Game Trailers #1723

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Trailers

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:

  • Dementium II [NDS] - Halloween Trailer
  • Bayonetta [ALL] - Dev Diary Trailer #1
  • Fort Zombie [PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Army of Two: The 40th Day [ALL] - Halloween Trailer

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

'Football Manager 2010' (ALL) v10.1.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Manager 2010 features new tools and changes across the board including some big additions to improve ease of use, navigation and feedback from the game with the introduction of a brand new match tactics system, the debut of a Match Analysis tool, a completely new look and new User Interface among other features.

'Borderlands' (ALL) Getting Patched, X360 Tomorrow, The Rest Later

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Borderlands is an all-new sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat. Gearbox revealed that tomorrow it will release a patch for the X360 edition, addressing various issues, with the PS3 and PC versions to follow shortly...

'Need for Speed Nitro' (NDS/Wii) Car Roster Part 3 - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Nitro will have players of all skill levels hooked from the moment they get into the action, while arcade racing fans will be exhilarated by the deep and challenging gameplay.

'WorldShift' Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WorldShift is a cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend. WorldShift promises an exciting combination of bold, immersive world, fierce and hectic action, and a unique gaming system that allows for faster ramp up.

'Red Dead Redemption' (PS3/X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. The story of former outlaw, John Marston, Red Dead Redemption takes players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

OnNET Licenses CryENGINE 3 For Upcoming Multiplayer Golfing Game

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

OnNet and Crytek announced today that its next golf game, Project TGO, will be developed with CryENGINE 3, offering the most realistic physics with natural background and highly detailed graphics.

'Painkiller: Resurrection' Proper Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Painkiller: Resurrection you play as an ex CIA Agent and Black Ops Special Unit who has a big problem: during his last job, he has managed to not only kill the head of an illegal drug operation and a slew of innocent civilians, but himself in a fatal mistake.

'Tomena Sanner' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomena Sanner is a high speed side-scrolling action title in which players take on the role of businessman Hitoshi Susumu who is behind schedule and won't stop running until he gets to his ultimate dance party.

Good Old Games Adds 'Divine Divinity' With 'Beyond Divinity' to Follow

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Good Old Games has signed an agreement with Belgian independent game developer, Larian Studios, to give fans of role-playing games around the world the opportunity to play DRM-free and XP & Vista compatible versions of Larian’s acclaimed Divine Divinity and Beyond Divinity.

'Bittos+' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bittos+ challenges players to take control of a variety of shapes while guiding, rotating and placing them in just the right arrangement to construct happy, shiny squares, all the while being surrounded by relentlessly multiplying bad bits and pieces, previously neglected by the player.

'Puzzlegeddon' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Puzzlegeddon features a clever mix of puzzle, action and strategy. Select your island of choice and puzzle for resources to defend yourself and to defeat opponents throughout the many galaxies, game modes and challenges in the world of Puzzlegeddon.

Capcom Releases More Fan Favorites on PSN

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom is releasing two more fan favorite PSP titles as digital download on the PlayStation Network; Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower and Mega Man Maverick Hunter: Xboth.

'Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil Zero' (Wii) Gets Release Dates

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resident Evil Zero features two main characters: Rebecca, a rookie Raccoon City Police Officer who first appeared in the original Resident Evil, and Billy, a framed convict on the run. Soon you will be able to "zap" between the two characters on the Wii, but for now only if you live in Japan.

'Empire of Sports' Doubles Up On Tennis - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire of Sports is an MMORPG built entirely around sports, designed to allow players around the world to simultaneously exist in an online universe, where their alter egos socially interact, train, compete, attend events and acquire the goods and services they need to build a parallel sporting existence.

'Bayonetta' (ALL) Gets Release Dates

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bayonetta is a stylish and cinematic action game, directed by Hideki Kamiya. A witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated all-out action.

'Dungeon Party' - v1.0.1.0 Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Party, developed by Cyanide, is a free MMOG where two teams of up to 5 players compete over one or more rounds and victory is only assured when one of them gets out of the dungeon with the treasure.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Siege of Mirkwood will expand the online world of Middle-earth where players will join forces to press further eastward into the dark, foreboding and treacherous forest of Mirkwood and take part in the epic conclusion to Volume II of The Lord of the Rings Online.

'Criminal Minds' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the Criminal Minds game, players delve into the criminal mind with clever puzzles and immersive hidden object gameplay. The game will include characters and themes taken directly from the hit television series. In the game, fans will be able to take on the role of different members of the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) to solve a series of five shocking crimes.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:


We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) Gets Limited Edition - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 6:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bad Company crew again find themselves in the heart of the action, where they must use every weapon and vehicle at their disposal to survive. The action unfolds with unprecedented intensity, introducing a level of fervor to vehicular warfare never before experienced in a modern warfare action game.

Wii Review - 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games'

by Dustin Chadwell on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Following the phenomenal worldwide popularity of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide, this fresh gaming experience will feature completely new Olympic Winter Games events from the official competition schedule including Alpine Skiing and Speed Skating with more events announced throughout the year.

Rising Star Games' Q1 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Euro publisher Rising Star Games will begin 2010 with a bang, as the it announces its first eight titles for its first quarter of next year, such as Fragile Dreams, Rune Factory Frontier and the Half-Minute Her, to name a few.

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PT Boats is the first simulator of the Mosquito-fleet, created with the use of technologies never seen before in naval combat simulator games. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due to their maneuverability and speed.

'Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set two years after the story of the original title, Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow Shadow brings the Blue Dragon RPG experience to DS. Awakened from a long slumber, the new enemies bear some resemblance to Nene, the defeated adversary of the first game, a conundrum which leads the player, Shu, and his friends into a terrifying fight to reclaim the lost shadows and restore balance to the world.

'The Sims 3: World Adventures' (PC) Visits Paris - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players can take their Sims on new journeys to famous real-world inspired destinations around the globe for the first time ever and seek out new adventures. While exploring the landmarks of an exotic city, there is no telling what the Sims will find.

'The Whispered World' Gets Euro Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Whispered World is a classic point & click adventure game whisking the player away to a fascinating fantasy world. Sadwick is a young clown but often far from cheerful. One night, a strange blue creature speaks to him in a dream, and sends him on an adventurous journey.

'Armada 2526' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armada 2526 is a space-based blend of addictive turn-based strategy and intense real time space battles. You guide your race from its first interstellar journeys, until it becomes a mighty galactic empire. Along the way, you'll explore the galaxy, conduct research, diplomacy and trade, found new colonies, maneuver mighty star fleets, and fight epic battles.

Nintendo Unveils New Nintendo DSi LL At Tokyo Press Event

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Confirming rumors that surfaced earlier this week, at a press event in Tokyo, Nintendo unveiled a new version of the Nintendo DS, the NDSiLL. Scheduled to launch in Japan next month already (Nov. 21) the new handheld sports a 4.2 inch screen (a 93% increase over the old version), and will retail for ¥20,000 ($220 USD).

'Fret Nice' (PSN/XBLA) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fret Nice harmonizes the unity between music and the 2D platformer. As you control your character through the artful stages, you play the game as if it were a jammin’ rock song. Rock out by blasting enemies with riff combos and creating your own soundtracks with each “strum” of a chord. Each time a stage is repeated, you will have an ever-changing experience.

'Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures' (PC) Coming to XBLA Next Week

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures, you assume the roles of both Wallace and Gromit, and spend each episode exploring a vivid world, assembling intricate contraptions, and getting the duo out of the sticky situations they frequently find themselves in.

Your Face Looks Like Robin Williams' Knuckles

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

It was a rather quiet evening at our place. We played some CrimeCraft and Zuma's Revenge (finished the main adventure mode, now on to the unlockables) and then stuffed ourselves with homemade tacos. As Ricky likes to say, "Those tacos hit me hard," which resulted in us falling asleep 15 minutes into watching a new episode of Flashpoint. Yea, we're troopers all right ....

I'll have to cut it short so we can get on with the news!