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April 2018


'0 Day Attack on Earth' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earth is under attack by massive creatures from outer space. Now you can save Earth with a huge arsenal of heavy-power artillery at your disposal. Climb into your fighter jet and wage fierce battles against these gruesome aggressors, giving you full range of motion and attack while you engage in air strikes over real world cities such as Tokyo, New York and Paris.

'The Saboteur' (ALL) v1.03 Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A new open-world environment stealth-action thriller, The Saboteur is set against the dramatic backdrop of occupied France and based on a true story, the personal tale of one man's fight to find and kill the Nazi thugs who murdered his friends.

'Jekyll & Hyde' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

bitComposer's Jekyll & Hyde is a new PC adventure based on the famous novel, ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,’ by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson.

'King Arthur' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 4:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

King Arthur is a turn-based empire-building strategy game set in a medieval, mystical Britain where you will play the role of legendary Arthur, the Once and Future King. You build Camelot, enlist the Knights of the Round Table, unite the country and ultimately challenge the powers threatening the essence of all their previous endeavors.

'Mass Effect 2' (X360/PC) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 3:00 p.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 #1756

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 2:49 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:

  • MotoGP 09/10 [PS3/X360] - Push Your Limits Trailer
  • Dark Void [ALL] - Tactical Freedom Trailer #3
  • Dark Void [ALL] - Developer Diary #4
  • Just Cause 2 [ALL] - An Island In Chaos Trailer
  • Nier [PS3/X360] - Kaine Teaser Trailer     
  • Brutal Legend [ALL] - Hammer Of Infinite Fate Footage

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

'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' (PS3) Rolls Out Update, Improves Load Times, Adds Clan Tags

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 2:43 p.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.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) Details Squad Deathmatch Mode - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 12:37 p.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.

'Heavy Rain' (PS3) Pre-Orders Get First Chronicles DLC Free

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 11:42 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.

'Clash of the Titans' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Clash of the Titans, based on the upcoming remake of the classic movie, is an action adventure game depicting the ultimate battle of good vs. evil. Set in the timeless grandeur of Greek mythology, the game tells the story of the epic battle for dominance between the human race and the powerful gods Hades and Zeus.

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3/X360) Jewelry and Accessories Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 11:22 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.

'Twin Blades: The Reaping Vanguard' Coming to Xbox Live Indie - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Twin Blades is a frantic shooter set in a medieval-fantasy zombie-filled universe boasting unique manga-stylized graphics. Players incarnate the cute scythe-waving nun with a mission to clear the city of all its undead inhabitants.

'The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces' (Wii) Gets Pushed A Week

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces is the latest flight simulation game from Project Aces, the development team behind the Ace Combat series. Holding the Nunchuk in the right hand as the flight control stick and the Wii Remote in the left hand as the throttle, the unique controls of the Wii are fully utilized to simulate the controls of sitting in an actual cockpit.

'Dragon's Lair' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon’s Lair is an action/adventure game where you fight your way through the castle of a dark wizard who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles on a quest to rescue the fair princess Daphne from the clutches of an evil dragon.

Redbana Launches Reward Tokens Program Granting Rare In-Game Items

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Redbana US, known for Audition and currently working on Mythos, announced the launch of a new customer incentive program called Redbana Rewards, which credits every Redbana Prepaid Card purchase with “Reward Tokens” that can be redeemed for rare in-game items.

'Quantum Theory' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 9:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tecmo's third-person shooter players take on the role of the massive, gun-wielding warrior Syd and battle through intense action sequences in an unpredictable, shape-shifting battlefield. In addition to single player campaign, Quantum Theory also supports four modes of online multiplayer, complete with voice chat for real-time communication.

'BioShock 2' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | 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.

'Aliens vs. Predator' (ALL) No Longer Banned Down Under

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Aliens vs. Predator, players will have the chance to take the role of the three infamous species: the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven, single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species. Earlier this month SEGA confirmed that the Australian video game classification board has denied AvP a classification, but after an appeal the board reversed it decision and has now given AvP an MA15+ rating, making it legal to be sold.

'Splinter Cell Conviction' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 9:02 a.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.

PC Review - 'Risen'

by Jesse Littlefield on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, Risen unfolds over 4 chapters and offers multiple ways to develop the story by your actions and decisions. An intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers alike.

'Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition uses the latest technology to present an outstanding reality, authentic locations and impressive combats within the 13th century. Hellion also represents an epic plot set in a lively medieval world charged with upgradeable exorcisms and uncompromising brutality according to this period.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Weezer, Bizkit, Offspring, And Yellowcard

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:47 a.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.

'LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias' (Wii) Picked Up by Square Enix

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The power of the wind is once again in the palm of your hand as you wield your Wii Remote to use the elemental powers of Enril the Wind Spirit to protect and guide the young boy Toku to save Toku’s mother, lift an ancient Curse and thwart the evil Balasar.

'Furry Legends' (ALL) Gets Delayed Until 2010 - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Furry Legends, a casual action and platform game, players take control of unique characters who are best described as a furry ball, each with its unique powers, allowing the player to roll, jump, bounce, attack and perform other various moves with their spherical character.

'Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars' (Wii) Gets Mad Catz Line of Accessories

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars pairs well-known characters from Capcom's roster of games with some of Japan's most beloved characters from anime powerhouse Tatsunoko Production. Mad Catz announced that will produce branded videogame controllers and accessories based on the game.

'For the Glory' v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take up the reigns of your country, guide domestic and foreign policy, navigate thousands of historical events, engage in various struggles and lead your country to prosperity – all in the name of glory!

'DOFUS 2.0' Celebrates Successful Launch, New Content Coming in 2010

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DOFUS is a Tactical MMORPG which means players evolve in a real time universe, but when they fight against monsters or against other players, action is turn-based, with specific number of actions each turn.

Wii Review - 'The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on Cartoon Network’s action adventure series, The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun puts players in control of Zak Saturday and the rest of the Saturday family, a group of scientific explorers dedicated to discovering and protecting the secret artifacts and mysterious creatures known as Cryptids.

Is It True That You Went 12-For-12 With The Maxim Girls Last Year?

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

A sad day at the office. :( This afternoon, the monitor for my gaming machine was literally fading to black, and even though I cranked up the brightness, it kept on getting darker, until the lights finally went out this evening. I guess I know what I'm doing this weekend: hunting for a new monitor.

Got some nice new reading material in the mail. Tor Books sent me the new Halo Evolutions novel, while earlier this week, Wildstorm sent me the first copy of the Dante's Inferno comic book.