'Dementium II' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 4:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Continuing the storyline from the original, Dementium II will deliver better visuals, more haunting audio, and sharper scares than its predecessor, promising to take players even closer to the precipice of madness.

'Forza Motorsport 3' (X360) Adding One New User Per Second Over Holidays

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport 3 unites the racing game genre, making it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of more than 400 of the world’s most exotic and exquisite cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe. Turn10 revealed that it saw a huge jump in users this week with at some point adding approx 1 new user per second.

'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) Introduces Defolma - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 4:05 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.

Celebrate The Holidays With Twelve Days Of Atlus Giveaway

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 4:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. will extend the holiday season and continue to spread holiday cheer after the New Year with the "Twelve Days of Atlus," a promotion giving members of the Atlus Faithful a chance to win special prizes as thanks for their continued participation and support.

'Wings of Prey' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 1:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wings of Prey is a new combat flight simulator based around the large-scale aerial combat and ground military operations of World War II. Players can participate in some of the war’s most famous battles piloting fighters, battle planes and bombers across a range of thrilling missions.

'Quantum Theory' (PS3/X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 1:07 p.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.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Psychedelic Furs, Ramones, Blink-182

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:19 p.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.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Tony Hawk: Ride'

by Sanford May on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 4:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

For the first time, players will have the ability to physically play the game using an innovative motion sensing skateboard controller, allowing for unprecedented freedom and movement. Tony Hawk: RIDE focuses on innovation and fun, bringing the action-sports franchise to the forefront with cutting-edge technology for the hardcore fans and accessibility for the mass audience.

'WorthPlaying's Top Games of 2009' - Consoles and PC

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Top Games of 2009

So far, we've revealed the honorable mentions and the top handheld and downloadable titles, and now, we're rolling out the top console/PC offerings. Once that's out of the way, we'll start the countdown of the top 20 titles, including what WP considers to be the best game of 2009. Read more for the results!

'Two Worlds II' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Two Worlds II presents a totally new experience, one in which 2 years of intensive development has enabled quantum leaps in all spheres: completely overhauled AI and balancing standards, experienced authors, the active combat system and the brand-new engine all combine to provide an experience where excitement, sheer enjoyment and graphics rule.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | 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 ...

'Divinity II: Ego Draconis' (ALL) Quest for Glory Contest

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Divinity II: Ego Draconis you will take on the role of a young Dragon Slayer and ultimately become a Dragon Knight, a legendary hero with unique abilities. Discover a detailed world full of twists and turns in which your actions can make a real difference.

One Cannot Be Betrayed If One Has No People

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Ahh it's good to be home again!

After a 10-hour trip, with a 2-hour pit stop at The Hitching Post for some fabulous BBQ/ribs/steak, we made it home in one piece, minus a popped brake light, it seems. All in all, it was a successful road trip.

Coverage will return to normal as we get ready for New Year's Eve shenanigans.