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'Konung 3: Ties of the Dynasty' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 8:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konung 3 is an RPG based on the myths of three great civilizations, Slavs, Scandinavians and Byzantines. Set after the chronicles of Konung 2: Blood of the Titans, the throne has been deserted and many courageous soldiers and adventurers began fighting fighting for the crown and become ruler.

Various Game Trailers #1726

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 6:30 p.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:

  • Assassin's Creed II [ALL] - Factions Trailer
  • Left 4 Dead 2 [ALL] - TV Spot Trailer #2
  • Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time - Movie Trailer
  • Dark Void [ALL] - Dev. Diary Trailer #3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [ALL] - Launch Trailer

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

Ubisoft Financials Shows Sales Down 50%, Release Schedule

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 5:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft reported its sales for the six months ending Sept. 30, 2009, showing that sales dropped over 50%, similar to its previous financial result, with top sellers being Call of Juarez®: Bound In Blood (900k units sold), TMNT Smash Up, The Price is Right 2, Battle of Giants and, in certain countries Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Academy of Champions.

'Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 5:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: Rush is a 3D puzzle game with more than 70 challenging levels. Players need to guide Cubes to color coded exit points. Using the Wii Remote’s intuitive controls, players herd the colored cubes along by using Conveyer Belts, Warps, Stop Signs, Directional Signs and Splits.

'World of Warcraft' Launches Pet Store

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 4:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an MMORPG experience where players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Blizzard has launched a Pet Store where players can acquire in-game companions. So far there are two pets available, Lil' K.T. and the Pandaren Monk, each costing $10, with more to become will be available in the near future. Until Dec. 31st, 50% of all Pandaren Monk sales will go to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

'Tekken 6' (ALL) Getting Online Co-op Mode, Title Update

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ready to set the standard for fighting games with stunning realism and uncompromising quality, Tekken 6 promises to deliver a pulse-pounding edge-of-your-seat experience with bone-jarring punches and gut-wrenching grapples. Namco Bandai is working on an online co-op Scenario Campaign mode update (winter), as well as a patch to improve the online game experience (currently in testing).

'Madden NFL 10' (ALL) to Get Ultimate Team Mode - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On-field authenticity and emotion is taken to another level in Madden NFL 10. With more control over the outcome of the play than ever before, players can drag defenders toward the first down marker, fight for a fumble at the bottom of the pile, and avoid the rush by stepping up into the pocket.

'Unreal Tournament 3' Updated Community Bonus Pack 3: Vol. 4 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In UT3 you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled by human contestants online or by AI, fought with powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles. This Community Bonus Pack includes 11 new levels, 1 new game type, 2 new pickups and 1 new character.

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' (ALL) Multiplayer Neutered At 9vs9

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 1:01 p.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. While MW2 may be Gamestop's highest selling pre-order, the fact that there will be no dedicated server support caused quite a stir. Now PC gamers get further kicked to the curb as a recent Live Chat reveals that the PC multiplayer will only support 9vs9 (compared to World at War's 25vs25).

'Frogger Returns' (Wii/PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Frogger Returns, players are thrown back into the hustle and bustle of city life to guide their amphibious friend, Frogger, from the city back to his home marsh. Frogger Returns stays true to the classic arcade gameplay style, but is enhanced with improved graphics, a new camera angle, and new levels.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Nov. 4 - Nov. 9, 2009

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced that throughout November, each day there will be a “Paradox Interactive Daily Deal” offering discounts up to 70% off. This weekend Grappling Hook is 50% off, with Painkiller, Painkiller Overdose, and Painkiller Universe all 30% less.

'Braid' (X360/PC) Coming to PS3 Next Week - Screens

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

Braid is a unique 2-D puzzle-platform experience that bends all the rules with the manipulation of time. Braid plays with the conventions of video games while posing truly challenging puzzles for the platform gamer. Revealed a few weeks ago, HotHead Games confirmed Braid is coming to PSN next week.

'FIFA Manager 10' v2.0.0.3 Patch Available NOW

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

FIFA Manager 10 gives players the chance to find out who is the best manager, featuring a vast array of all-new features including, for the first time ever, an online mode where players can play against each other over LAN or internet. Whether founding a club, becoming a national coach, or finally leading their favorite club to international glory, all options are open.

'Need for Speed Shift' (ALL) Patch #2 In The Works, Details

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed to deliver a true driver’s experience that reflects contemporary motorsports, Need for Speed Shift is built by racers for racers, delivering an authentic and immersive driving experience.

'Rugby League 3' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Home Entertainment Suppliers has signed a development agreement with Aussie developer Sidhe to work on Rugby League 3 for Wii, the fourth title in the series.

'Cities XL' Adds Free Content Pack for Subscribers

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cities XL expands upon all that make city builders fun and interesting, with cities that are bigger, more realistic and sophisticated than ever before, while letting you take your game online, and interact with others in a massive online environment.

'Find Your Own Way Home' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 7:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Find Your Own Way Home, the first casual title featuring a real rock band, uses several instrumental music tracks derived from REO Speedwagon music, and also features previously unreleased recordings of some of the band’s classic hits.

SEGA Developing 'Thor' And 'Captain America' Titles, Expected in 2011

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 6:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA has had a good working relation with Marvel, and in spite of Warner Brothers recently acquiring the comic book company, it is currently developing multiple titles based on upcoming Marvel motion pictures. Apart from the upcoming Iron Man 2 adaptation, Marvel has confirmed that a Thor video game (rumored to be in development at Liquid Ent.) is expected May 2011, while Captain America (who recently got killed off in the comic book series) is scheduled for July 2011.

'Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising' (ALL) Skirmish DLC, Patch Coming Tomorrow - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 6:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising will see the most realistic modeling of conflict scenarios in a new contemporary theatre of war. By offering a multitude of military disciplines, gameplay will deliver warfare more realistic and intense than ever before, while an extensive multiplayer component will create battles on an incredible scale.

'Auditorium' (PSP/PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 6:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Auditorium is really all about the experience, both visually and aurally. There are no instructions to teach you how to play. The game is about exploration and discovery. Each level is a unique puzzle with several possible solutions. You play the game by manipulating "the Flow," a constant stream of moving particles of light and sound.

'Darksiders' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Darksiders is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'Wallace & Gromit' (ALL) Franchise Turns 20, Gives Free Game

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 4:51 a.m. PST | 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.

'Gran Turismo 5' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 5 includes more than 1,000 cars, 20+ locations with 70+ track layouts, diverse racing styles including rally, track, karting, NASCAR, and more, deep online community features and online racing, plus Gran Turismo TV, Course Maker and more.

'Farmlands Sowing Secrets' Enters Indie Games Festival - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Farmlands is a board and collectible card game you build farms, plant crops, and battle for control of land. The goal of Farmlands is straight forward; increase your net worth to meet the goal of the map or have the largest net worth when time runs out.

'Easy Piano' (NDS) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Easy Piano is the first ever Nintendo DS game coming with a real mini-piano accessory plugged to your console, and which allows you to learn piano without having to take boring music theory lessons!

'Last Rebellion' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nippon Ichi Software and HitMaker's Last Rebellion is an RPG with action elements where players can roam around the world field and make action movements like in an action game, but once you enter battle you engage the enemy using a turn-based system.

'Gratuitous Space Battles' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 2:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gratuitous Space Battles is a strategy / management / simulation game that does away with all the base building and delays and gets straight to the meat and potatoes of science-fiction games: The big space battles fought by huge spaceships with tons of laser beams and things going 'zap!', 'ka-boom!' and 'ka-pow!'.

'Disney Epic Mickey' (Wii) to Be A Trilogy?

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disney Epic Mickey is an adventure-platforming game with light role-playing elements starring a re-imagined Mickey Mouse, tapping into its rich history along with the characters and worlds brought to life by Walt Disney to create an edgy and unexpected cartoon adventure. While the first title has barely been announced, Warren Spector revealed that he already has two sequels planned, although whether they will ever get made has not been decided yet.

'Dragonology' (NDS) Gets Dated - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonology will bring the book's magical world of dragons to life in an absorbing and exciting interactive adventure for younger gamers. Embarking on a journey to become a Master of Dragonology, players learn ancient dragon tracking techniques and travel to exotic locations to study, protect and preserve these dangerous and secretive creatures.

CBS Signs Development Deals For Several Of Its TV Shows

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 2:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CBS announced that it has teamed up with the industry's most renowned casual games developers and video game publishers - including Ludia, Ubisoft, Merscom, Legacy Interactive and Mindscape - to develop eight new video games based on several of its TV shows, such as The Amazing Race, CSI, Diagnosis Murder, Criminal Minds, Survivor, and more ...

Wii Review - 'Marvel Super Hero Squad'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Marvel Super Hero Squad is a multiplayer adventure game that features nonstop action-adventure gameplay and epic battles, as well as a breadth of the new, super-stylized Marvel characters.

Gala-Net Signs 'Heroes of Gaia'

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on classic PC strategy game concepts, Heroes of Gaia puts gamers in the shoes of one of four warring factions and challenges them to build a castle, recruit mighty heroes, quest for magical items, summon up devastating armies and rampage across the land battling against players and NPCs alike in thrilling strategic combat to dominate the kingdom of Gaia.

We're Assets, Nicholai. Expendable Assets ... And We've Just Been Expended

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Another huge batch of games is available in stores. Too bad that the game of the week, Dragon Age: Origins, seems to be a bit of a letdown on consoles, but at least the PC edition shines.

It seems we're going to have to look for a new DVR, as its antics are continuing. When it's time to start recording, it automatically turns on at the appropriate time, only to record ... nothing. Luckily, we had yet to watch yesterday's Castle, which is finally starting to show Nathan Fillion's gaming interest with a Guitar Hero cameo. Speaking of Fillion, last week rumors started flying around that Hugh Jackman was in the running to play Drake in the upcoming Uncharted movie, but I'd rather see Fillion throw his hat in the ring for the role. He loves video games, has the right sense of humor, and, dare I say, he even looks a bit like the protagonist.