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'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 6:10 p.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.

'Wolfenstein' (ALL) - v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 5:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

Various Game Trailers #1752

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 3:11 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:

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 [ALL] - Trailer
  • Crackdown 2 [X360] - 2009 VGA Trailer
  • Dark Void [ALL] - Tactical Freedom Trailer #2
  • Medal Of Honor [ALL] - 2009 VGA Trailer
  • UFC Undisputed 2010 [ALL] - Announcement Trailer
  • Napoleon: Total War [PC] - Gameplay Trailer

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

'Knights in Shining Armor: Our King’s Tale' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 3:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Knights in Shining Armor: our king’s tale is a point and click adventure game, set in a dark medieval fantasy world. The story follows a young Prince Rupert on his way to king hood, trough a different land than his own.

'League of Legends' Snowdown Showdown Winter Festival Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 2:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

League of Legends is a session-based online multiplayer game that combines elements of RPG and RTS genres with addictive battle action where rival teams compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

'Venetica' (X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

dtp's RPG Venetica, developed by Deck 13 (Ankh, Jack Keane), is a visually stunning RPG with a cryptic storyline, mixing emotions and action in a unique free roaming and living sixteenth century world full of surprise.

'Splinter Cell Conviction' (ALL) Euro Collector's Edition Packs Extra Goodies - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An investigation into his daughter's death unwittingly leads former agent Sam Fisher to discover he's been betrayed by his prior agency, the Third Echelon. Now a renegade, Fisher finds himself in a race against time to thwart a deadly terrorist plot that threatens millions. Last month the U.S. Collector's Edition revealed its secrets, and now Europeans get a chance to see what's in store for them as well...

'Star Trek Online' (PC) Gets Hollywood VoiceOver - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

'Mass Effect 2' (X360/PC) Reveals The Sentinel Class - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 11:45 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.

'Major League Baseball 2K10' (ALL) Gets Fan Chosen Box Cover Art

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Major League Baseball 2K10 is the new iteration in the long running baseball series, now 2009 American League Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award recipient Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays on the cover.

'Left 4 Dead 2' (ALL) The Passing Addon Brings Old and New Content

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | 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.

'Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands' (ALL) Facts & Features - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Marking the return to the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time storyline, The Forgotten Sands will feature many of the fan-favorite elements from the original series as well as new gameplay innovations that gamers have come to expect from the Prince of Persia brand.

'Heavy Rain' (PS3) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Heavy Rain you don’t watch the story – you play it. The dynamic narrative unfolds through the players actions - not cut scenes - and every action has a consequence. The latest Famitsu issue reveals a Feb. 18, 21008 release date, but only for Japan. Hopefully the European/North American release date is shortly before or after that.

'True Crime III' (ALL) Officially Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

True Crime follows the story of detective Wei Shen as he infiltrates one of Hong Kong’s notorious Triad crime syndicates. As a newly hired thug within the Triad organization, Wei must do whatever it takes to stay undetected and survive, balancing his moral duty as a cop with the objectives of the assignment.

'Age of Conan' Launches Free Trial, Forever

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Having released a 7-14 day free trial, lowering subscription fees, Funcom now released a new trial that does not expire.

Play 'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010' (ALL) Against Sick Puppies on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Poised to feature the most authentic, entertaining and compelling simulation of WWE programming to date across multiple videogame platforms, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 will introduce inspiring creative and online freedom, significant franchise improvements and a comprehensive roster of today’s most prominent WWE Superstars and Divas.

'Darksiders' (PS3/X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:09 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.

'Bakugan: Battle Brawlers' (ALL) Selling Strong on NDS

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the animated TV series Bakugan, the game tells the story of Dan and his friends as they battle their Bakugan Brawlers to save the planet of Vestroia and, ultimately, Earth from destruction.

'Vancouver 2010' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vancouver 2010 is an authentic simulation of a host of events from the upcoming Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, focusing on the adrenalin rush that comes from the extreme speed of winter sports. Including the all new challenge mode, it will allow players to immerse themselves in the world's greatest sporting event like never before.

'Dance Sensation!' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Dance Sensation! young girls can live out their dance fantasy on their living room stage with the only game that lets players train and perform routines in four different styles: Hip-Hop, Jazz, Ballet, and Salsa.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, December 14, 2009

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added two VC, five NDSi, and four WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem Points to download: Stunt Cars, Diatomic, Moki Moki, Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH (Wiiware), Littlest Pet Shop, Miami Nights, Bejeweled Twist, Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam, Master of Illusion Express: Matchmaker (NDSiWare), Blaster Master and Earthworm Jim 2 (VC).

'Alien Breed Evolution' (ALL) This Week's XBLA Title - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 5:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Alien Breed Evolution is an action packed, tense single player adventure and an absolute blast of a co-op game, a “retro-modern” remake of the 1991 original that helped the now indie dev/publisher burst onto the Amiga scene 18 years ago.

'Spec Ops: The Line' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 5:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spec Ops: The Line is a provocative and gripping third-person modern military shooter that challenges players’ morality by putting them in the middle of unspeakable situations where unimaginable choices affecting human life must be made.

Nintendo North America's Q1 2010 Release Lineup

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 5:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo has plenty in store to keep your Wii Remote and touch screen busy in the coming months. Whatever sort of games you like to play there is something for everyone. Starting Feb. 14, the Wiimote will come in Pink or Blue and will be bundled with a Wii MotionPlus accessory. On the Wii gamers can look forward to titles like Endless Ocean: Blue World, Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars, while NDSi fans Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver Version, WarioWare D.I.Y, Glory of Heracles and plenty others.

'Tron: Evolution' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 3:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during the era between the two Tron films, Tron: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the Tron mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

'Blood Bowl' (ALL) - v1.1.2.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blood Bowl, based on Games Workshop's board game, is a "game" of American football played by the insane warriors of the fantasy Warhammer universe, allowing you to create and manage teams that will take part in epic battles where fair play is for sissies.

'Strength & Honour 2' v1.05 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 3:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strength & Honour 2 is an empire building turn-based and real-time battle strategy war game that is set in the ancient world. The game allows the player to take the seat of an ancient ruler, featuring eight civilizations to choose from with over 25 nations

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3/X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 2:49 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.

PC Preview - 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat unfolds shortly after the end of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Having discovered about the open path to the Zone center, the government decides to hold a large-scale military "Fairway" operation aimed to take the CNPP under control.

Wii Review- 'EA Sports Active: More Workouts'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 2:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

EA Sports Active: More Workouts provides new challenge and variety with over 35 new exercises to create unlimited combinations of customizable exercise routines that target the upper and lower body, as well as cardio.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation' (PS3) Cold Front DLC Gets Priced And Dated

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SOCOM Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans with support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, Leader Boards, as well as the ability to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' (ALL) Officially Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, the epic story continues as players once again assume the role of the devastatingly powerful Starkiller - Darth Vader’s secret apprentice set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

'Army of Two: The 40th Day' (ALL) Demo Coming This Week - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The ultimate two-man private military team of Salem and Rios return in Army of Two: The 40th Day, where they must survive and prevail in a city under siege, offering a fresh, innovative and fluid co-op experience with a deep arsenal of customizable weapons so players can team up with their friends online for the fight of their lives. EA revealed that a demo will be released on Thursday, Dec. 17 on PS3 and X360.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation' (PS3) Rolls Out v1.60 Patch, Adds New Content And Features

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SOCOM Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans with support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, Leader Boards, as well as the ability to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.

Pain Is Weakness Leaving The Body

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Operation Christmas Tree accomplished: It's up and running! It's not decorated yet, but we have it sitting — and smelling — rather nicely in the living room. We'll probably get around to hanging up all sorts of trinkets tomorrow, and hopefully our reindeer decorations will be arriving shortly. Christmas has officially started over at the WorthPlaying digs.

In the next few days, we should be rolling out a few minor updates on the site, as well as putting up our contest page again, with some new giveaways coming up (games, laptop, etc.).