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'Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 5:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Franticly paced and strategic, Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake pits two hordes of players against each other in comic medieval battle royale on PSP. The player's goal is to rescue a beloved princess from the enemy castle. There is a catch, though; the adversary has been feeding her magical cake to make her heavier to carry. Therefore, it will take much of the army working together to carry her across the battlefield.

'Dark Void' (ALL) Gets Jetpack Attack Flash Game, Level Contest

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dark Void is a highly innovative action title that will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action.

'Army of Two: The 40th Day' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:22 p.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.

'Project Runway' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Project Runway video game will put players in the role of an aspiring fashion designer. Similar to the show, players will be presented with different challenges as they create designs and adorn models with hair, make-up, and accessories. Players can then become the model and strut their creations down the runway using the Wii Balance Board accessory.

Various Game Trailers #1748

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:16 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:

  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 [ALL] - Trailer
  • Lionheart: Kings' Crusade [PC] - Trailer
  • Venetica [ALL] - Developer Diary Trailer #3

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

'Dawn of Heroes' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dawn of Heroes is a tactical role playing game that combines classic RPG concepts -- including character development, epic combat, quests and puzzles -- with a humorous style. The game also supports head-to-head multiplayer action and the ability to trade collected items, two features designed to build a community of worldwide heroes.

'Guitar Hero: Van Halen' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next installment in Activision's next band-centric rhythm game will feature a wide variety of hits from the hard-rock supergroup's three-decade catalog, including tracks from Queen, Weezer, Blink 182, The Offspring, and Queens of the Stone Age.

'Hustle Kings' (PS3) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 2:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rack ‘em up and hustle your way to the top of the leaderboards, set in contemporary and stylish pool bars, the Hustle Kings game allows players to hone in on their billiards skills in one of the most realistic looking billiards settings ever realized.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010' (ALL) 10-Week Series Of Community Contests

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 1:27 p.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.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 12:04 p.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 ...

'Rooms: The Main Building' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Rooms: The Main Building an invitation arrives at the character’s doorstep and unknowingly diverts them to an alternate world where players use extraordinary items and devices to navigate through a variety of rooms and buildings.  To enter the next room, players must carefully shift rooms around in a manner similar to slide puzzles.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Dec. 8 - Dec. 13, 2009

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, with 50% discounts on a slew of titles; Elven Legac, East India Company Guide, Multiwinia, Red Alert 3 Guide, Hearts of Iron 3, East India Company, and Tropico Reloaded, while Altitude is 33% off until Dec. 14, 2009. And while you are cruise for deals, don’t forget to check out the GamersGate Holiday Gift Guide.

'Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter' (ALL) to Get Deathmatch Mode

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline arcade-action shooter heavily focused on frantic arcade-style single player action. In a world where cyberpunk meets fantasy-fiction and advanced technology is mixed with black magic and psycho-powers. Devolver Digital revealed that in the next few weeks SS HD is getting a demo, a recording feature, dedicated servers and deathmatch.

'PixelJunk Shooter' (PS3) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In PixelJunk Shooter, players pilot a subterranean exploration vehicle to explore the interior of diverse cave-like complexes. The player must affect the surrounding and dynamic terrain to progress. The goal is to safely navigate through each vivid stage and rescue survivors scattered about the cavernous environment.

PS3 v3.15 Firmware Update Adds PSP Minis Support, Data Transfer Utility

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony is about to release a new v3.15 PS3 firmware, optional, update, which has two key features; a Data Transfer Utility to  easily transfer all of your saved data from one PS3 to another, and the ability to play PSP “minis” on a PS3 system.

'Commander: Europe at War' - Free Grand Strategy Expansion Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Commander: Europe at War is a turn-based strategy game set during WWII where players take command of either the Axis powers or the Allied forces, and make decisions relating to recruitment, reconnaissance and diplomacy.

'Yakuza 3' (PS3) Coming To The West - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yakuza 3 takes a departure from the first two games by moving from the gritty cityscape of Tokyo, to Okinawa, where Kiryu runs a center for orphaned children. The orphanage is on land that is owned by a mob boss who is under pressure from the government to sell the land, making life once again tough for Kiryu. Hinted at a few months ago, SEGA confirmed that Yakuza 3 is coming to the West in March 2009.

'Greed: Black Border' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Greed is a merciless hack 'n' slash action-RPG and features all ingredients to create an enthralling classic. The player will need to fight his way through masses of critters, robots, aliens and many other exotic adversaries while collecting unique items and skills thus leveling up your character.

'Aliens vs. Predator' (ALL) Gets Lance Henriksen Likeness And Voice-overs

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 7:21 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.

'Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 7:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Savage Moon is a frantic, action-packed tower defense game in a gritty sci-fi setting. You are tasked with protecting mining facilities from ravenous space bugs using some truly fearsome weaponry. And you’ll need as much strategy as firepower as you fend off wave after wave.

'Forza Motorsport 3' (X360) Sells One Million, Rolls Out Holiday Car Pack, More Coming Early 2010

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 7:08 a.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.

'All Aspect Warfare' (ALL) Expands With Free Escape From LV-115 DLC

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 7:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All Aspect Warfare chronicles the adventures of an “elite” team of combat marines who crash landed on the enemy planet they were sent to completely destroy. Stranded and left for dead with a deployed thermo-nuclear weapon ticking somewhere, their only chance of escape lies deep within hostile territory.

'Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West' (ALL) Signed By Paradox, Coming Early 2010 - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 6:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West catapults the player straight into the dramatic crescendo of the Western myth. Allowing players to relive the thrills of a gunfight in classic western settings such as the main street of a frontier town or the claustrophobic depths of a gold mine.

'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 5:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. The story of former outlaw, John Marston, Red Dead Redemption takes players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

'World of Warcraft' - v3.3.0 Euro/US Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 4:09 a.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.

'Cities XL' Content Update Adds Bus System, New Map, Buildings - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:57 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.

'Qix ++' This Weeks Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The objective of Qix is to fence off, or “claim”, a supermajority of the playfield. At the start of each level, the playing field is a large, empty rectangle, containing the Qix — a sticklike entity that performs graceful, but unpredictable motions within the confines of the rectangle.

'Divinity II: Ego Draconis' (ALL) New Patch In The Works, Details

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:24 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.

'Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush' (Wii) Gets Release Dates - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 3:12 a.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.

'Planet Calypso' to Auction Off Crystal Palace Space Station

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Planet Calypso, previously known as Project Entropia, is a virtual world utilizing a real cash economy, featuring beautiful new vistas, a compelling new story and dangerous monsters all rendered in Crytek's CryENGINE 2.

PC Review - 'Zombie Driver'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Zombie Driver is an action driving game with a top down perspective and a dynamic helicopter chase camera. Fight your way through the streets of a zombie infested city to save the survivors of a disastrous chemical accident that changed most of the city's population into mindless brain-hungry monsters.

PS3 Review - 'Tekken 6'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Dec. 8, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tekken 6 sees the return of many familiar faces as well as new characters to create the largest lineup the series has ever seen. With a growing roster of fighters, a deeper character customization feature will only further enhance the incredible fighting intensity.