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'Mass Effect 2' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a sci-fi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In ME2, Saren's evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril.

Various Game Trailers #1740

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | 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:

  • Aliens vs. Predator [ALL] - Multiplayer Trailer
  • Final Fantasy XIII [PS3/X360] - Japanese Launch Trailer

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

'Napoleon: Total War' Gets Imperial Edition - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 11:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Napoleon: Total War will keep the franchise’s 3D battles on land and sea, while the turn-based campaign is split into three different story-driven campaigns, telling the story of the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte through his most famous battles.

'Altitude' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Altitude defines a new genre of online multiplayer action with a diverse arsenal of planes, weapons, and perks, and game modes ranging from base destruction to plane ball (imagine Quidditch with a lot more explosions).

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' Developer Diary #3 - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | 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.

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' (ALL) Not Getting DLCs Until Spring 2010

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing saga with an unprecedented level of action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse. Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling revealed that the first DLC isn't due until spring 2010 at the earliest. No further detailed were given, but people snooping around in the code have found traces of new modes such as Global Thermonuclear War (capture the nuke), One Flag (capture the flag) and VIP (protect/kill the VIP).

'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2's story has advanced beyond Wayne Holden as players will now follow the exploits of their own customized snow pirates on their quest to seize control of E.D.N III. Players will move their heroes through different stories creating a truly unique and interactive experience.

Xtival Winter 2009 Brings Music, Movies And Games to Your Living Room, Free For All

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox announces the return of Xtival - the ultimate online party weekender. FREE to all, from 27th to 29th November via Xbox  LIVE, Xtival will feature a live gig from the ongoing US Tour by Tiësto, as well as delivering a raft of exciting entertainment to Xbox users from the comfort of their sofas.

'Elemental Masters' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elemental Masters is a fantasy card game for strategy and RPG gamers with more than 70 creatures, 15 maps and 6 different spells. Start a journey full of magic and adventure, and beat the hardest enemy with the strategic use of creature-cards, secret spells and the rules of dark magic.

Good Old Games Adds 'UFO: Aftermath'

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GOG.com has signed a digital distribution agreement with 1 Company, expanding its catalogue with two parts of the sci-fi strategy series, UFO, with the first installment, UFO: Aftermath, now available at GOG.com for only $5.99, DRM-free and XP & Vista compatible.

'Kingdom Under Fire II' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 3:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire II will offer an epic scale medieval fantasy war zone, much enhanced in every aspect from the previous versions, for gamers to conquer the Bersia continent with the new generation of heroes, and promises a shocking ending.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) Beta Delayed on PC Until Early 2010

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 3:06 a.m. PST | 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. Originally planned for Dec., plans have changed and it is now pushed until 2010, albeit with increased capabilities.

'Yakuza 4' (PS3) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 3:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yakuza 4 is a very powerful number in this particular installment. Not only will you encounter the gritty atmosphere of Kiryu Kazuma's experiences, but three other characters will also be available to play, each with an engaging backstory and a gripping, interwoven plot.

Impulse Nov. 25 - Nov. 29, 2009 Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its weekend sale, knocking 60% off the regular price on no less than 38 Meridian 4 titles, as well as 50% off on HOMM V: Tribes of the East, Sins of A Solar Empire, Starscape, Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition, GUN, and Resident Evil 5. Going even further down are Sword of the Stars: Ultimate Collection (75% off) and a Gas Powered Games Collection (includes DemiGod, Supreme Commander and Forged Alliance) for only $39.99.

'Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love' (PS2/Wii) Introduces Cheiron Archer - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sakura Wars is a Strategy RPG that features a unique sim-based story system. An in-depth storyline exists, much like in any other RPG; however, the player’s destiny in the game is not predetermined.

'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' (PS3) Getting Free Multiplayer Map

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fortune hunter Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Naughty Dog's blistering PS3 exclusive 3rd person action adventure shooter. As part of an update to Uncharted 2 Among Thieves later this week, a new Multiplayer map will be available for all players at no cost.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 presents a tongue-in-cheek take on all four cinematic adventures of pop culture’s most iconic archaeologist, including for the first time ever Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and will give players the ability to create levels of their own.

I Really Am Ruggedly Handsome, Aren't I?

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We're flying out to visit the in-laws in a few hours. You always think you have so much time to get things together and then it sneaks up on you and you have to rush. We'll onlly be gone for a few days, so luckily we don't have to pack suitcases full of stuff.

We did some last-minute laundry, cooked some eggnog cheesecake to bring with us, prepared the laptop for traveling, and made sure we have all the tools and latest updates — all while we were watching the latest episodes of NCIS and Castle.

If you're not American, have some turkey anyway. It's pretty darn good.