by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under
THQ's UFC 2009 Undisputed, based on the mixed martial arts organization, featuring an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, including an extensive roster of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under
Later this month Bruce Shelley will be inducted
into AIAS Hall of Fame, but it will only be a small comfort since Ensemble Studios is closed
as of today. Gamasutra
is running a feature revealing what the longtime developer was working on. Sorcerer (a fantasy-adventure RPG), Nova (a Diablo in space), a pirate-themed take on Diablo, Wrench, Barn (a Ratchet & Clank-style platformer), and Agent, a game inspired by Pixar's The Incredibles universe, mixed with Tomb Raider gameplay elements.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under
Prince of Persia is opening a new chapter in the Prince of Persia universe, featuring a new breed of gameplay. The game is poised to rejuvenate the action-adventure genre in addition to introducing a brand-new illustrative art style. Already hinted at in the original press release by saying "coming to console" Ubisoft has confirmed
the Epilogue DLC is not coming to PC.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under
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:
- 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand [ALL] - G-Unit Trailer
- Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising [PC] - Trailer #2
- Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned [X360] - Johnny Klebitz Trailer
- The House of The Dead: Overkill [Wii] - Making Of Trailer #4
- MLB Front Office Manager [ALL] - Developer Diary Trailer #3
- Red Faction: Guerrilla [ALL] - Story Trailer #2
- Major League Baseball 2K9 [ALL] - Tim Lincecum Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under
In Atlus' RPG-board game Dokapon Journey, monsters have invaded the Kingdom of Dokapon, and the King has offered his throne and the hand of his daughter to any challenger who would rise to the occasion and save the land. Alas, that kind of offer is bound to attract some very over-determined adventurers...
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 2:49 p.m. PST | Filed under
Rockstar's open-ended crime series returns to New York situated around the Eastern European protagonist Nikolai. The PC edition features a replay editor with Rockstar Social Club integration, expanded multiplayer, higher resolution, and match filtering. A community member who contacted SecuROM support to complain about a DRM issue received a no-cd executable to fix the issue, which oddly enough carries the v126.96.36.199 version number, indicating RockStar might already be working on another patch.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 2:33 p.m. PST | Filed under
Resident Evil 5 promising to revolutionize the survival horror series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control. Since its Jan. 26th release, more than 1.3 million Xbox Live members downloaded the demo in just the first three days, and 1.8 million in its first week, a new record.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 1:14 p.m. PST | Filed under
3 on 3 NHL Arcade, developed by the team behind NHL 09, is an all-new downloadable experience, a no rules, fast paced, hockey experience that gamers of all types can enjoy.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under
Coin-op classics R-Type and R-Type II come together as R-Type Dimensions, with original 2D and new, fully-enhanced 3D graphics. The classic game play remains untouched, while the all-new “Infinite” game mode allows even novice pilots the chance to complete both games in either solo or co-op play via Xbox Live.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under
Killzone 2 throws players back into the midst of a hostile and dramatic ongoing battle between the ISA and Helghast army, delivering intense warfare with lifelike character animations, detailed and destructible environments, realistic physics, and advanced levels of AI.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:23 p.m. PST | Filed under
Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless environment for everyone who loves to compete, with no load times, no tracks, and no rules, allowing players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in a recreation of LA. eligible gamers across the globe will now have the chance to battle for supremacy in the MC:LA official World Championship Series.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Mario & Luigi series returns with another hilarious action role-playing game, Mario & Luigi RPG 3. Join the Mario Bros. as their travels take them far and wide.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under
Gears of War blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. Last week an expired digital certification issue rendered the PC edition of Gears of War unplayable, and while Epic is still working on a solution, VP Mark Rein revealed
that it is caused by a digital signature involving the online cheat detection features.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under
SouthPeak Games today announced its plans for the New York Comic Con show on Feb. 6-8, 2009. Located at Booth 1349, SouthPeak will display some of their upcoming 2009 titles with both hands-on demos and producer-led demonstrations, along with special trailers featuring never before seen game footage.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under
theHunter is a free to play online hunting game that artfully combines the most realistic hunting action, with the community and functionality of a social networking site. Emote Games revealed that people who register on the site, will get phased into the beta test.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 8:52 a.m. PST | Filed under
'Square Enix's Dragon Quest IX: Defender of the Stars, developed by Level 5, is the first title on any Nintendo system since Dragon Quest VI, 10 years ago, now featuring WiFi support for four players in co-op.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 8:03 a.m. PST | Filed under
Top Global Markets, which combines sales numbers from The NPD Group, GfK Chart-Track Limited and Enterbrain, Inc., has released its global video game sales revealing that the market grew 11% in 2008 to 409.9 million, compared to 2007's 367.7 million units. Both US and UK showed growth, with 15% and 26% respectively, while Japan saw a 13% decline in 2008, mainly due to a decrease in PS2 titles.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 7:23 a.m. PST | Filed under
Seems the previously revealed Yakuza 3, set 400 years before the first two titles in the series, was nothing but a spin off while the real third installment in the franchise is still set in modern times, situated two years after Yakuza 2, set in Ôsaka and Okinawa.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 7:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today released additional details about the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo), including a preliminary list of exhibitors. Last year's absentees Activision and Atlus are back on the floor...
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 7:08 a.m. PST | Filed under
Grand Ages: Rome, previously known as Imperium Romanum II, is a city-building game where the player takes the role of a Roman patrician, a nobleman, who has just started his political career. His ultimate goal is to become the Governor of Rome.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under
A new survey released by national video game retailer Game Crazy finds that nearly 80 percent of Americans would enjoy playing video games with their significant other. Relationship expert Dr. Diana Kirschner states that in her experience the couples that play together stay together!
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 6:14 a.m. PST | Filed under
Taito's classic Space Invaders game gets extreme once again with new features that bring the retro franchise up to speed with the Joneses such as a new Bingo and Multiplayer WiFi mode.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 6:12 a.m. PST | Filed under
Nintendo added a classic and two WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download: Niki: Rock ‘n’ Ball (Wiiware), and Wonder Boy in Monster Land (VC).
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:25 a.m. PST | Filed under
Acquire is developing the next installment in the Way of the Samurai series, currently only scheduled for release in Japan this fall, featuring over 100 weapons for you to wield in defense of the poor, lonely, while fending off rivaling samurai clans.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:20 a.m. PST | Filed under
Having re-acquired the rights
from Vivendi, Ludlum Entertainment has granted EA the exclusive worldwide license to create video games based on the works of Robert Ludlum, including the Jason Bourne series. The first game to be released as part of the multi-year agreement is based on Jason Bourne and is currently in development with Starbreeze Studios.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:14 a.m. PST | Filed under
Monster Hunter is an online action game originally released on the PS2 in 2004, offering gamers the challenge of exploring vastly detailed environments confronting mammoth creatures and completing the numerous quests that await them. Capcom is porting the game to the Wii, adding a 16/9 mode and multiplayer.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under
ShellShock 2: Blood Trails is a violent, first-person, survival horror game set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 1:54 a.m. PST | Filed under
While Disney has been laying off people
at various internal development studios, it seems it also maybe have a new Tron title in the works. According to Variety sources
, TR2N will be tied to the film sequel that its sibling studio is producing, starring Jeff Bridges, Garret Hedlund and Olivia Wilde and be directed by Joseph Kosinski. The movie is currently scheduled for 2011, which gives DIS plenty of time to work out a quality product to coincide with the movie release.
by Brad Hilderbrand on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under
Set five years after the original, San Vanelona's been rebuild after it was hit by a natural disaster. Equipped with double the bag of tricks, gamers are tasked to rebuild their career and revive the New San Vanelona skate scene.
by Brian Dumlao on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under
Since it's inception, Bigfoot has been the leader of the pack in innovation and development in the monster truck industry. Get ready for some mind blowing 4x4 care crushing action starring "The Original Monster Truck", Bigfoot!
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under
Mamba Games' Simulator X add–on Grumman F6F Hellcat is the first of 6 add-ons it'll be releasing over the next 24 months. The Grumman F6F Hellcat was a carrier-based fighter aircraft developed to replace the earlier F4F Wildcat in US Navy service.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under
NOMBZ Online is a free-to-play browser-based 3D cooperative zombie action game, allowing 4 players to join up and battle through mobs of living dead in an action-packed zombie slaughter-fest! The update includes numerous bug fixes, performance optimizations, feature refinements, several new levels to the single/multiplayer game modes, as well as two new environments!
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:21 a.m. PST | Filed under
Arc Rise Fantasia is an epic RPG product of old and new, combining gorgeous graphics with modern gameplay while bringing classic Japanese high fantasy role-playing action involving airships and dragons.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 12:10 a.m. PST | Filed under
Monster Trucks Nitro is a casual arcade physics racing game where you race, jump and nitroboost your way pass thrilling dynamic levels with your monster trucks. Earn medals and unlock new levels and vehicles.