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'Silent Hill: Homecoming' (ALL) Patch in the Works

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hill: Homecoming is a psychological horror game thrusting players into a shadowy world of chaos and terror with atmospheric HD graphics, an all-new iconic and chilling soundtrack by Akira Yamaoka, and an original storyline that sheds new light on the desolate, fog-shrouded town of Silent Hill. Konami is working on a patch for the PC edition to fix an issue with the game stability when changing the screen resolution. In the meantim,e we have a workaround ...

'Suikoden: Tierkreis' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encompassing a variety of different characters while exploring many exotic locations and cultures across the game's universe of parallel worlds, Suikoden: Tierkreis will expand the bounds of the handheld RPG.

Various Game Trailers #1547

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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:

  • The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena [ALL] - Space Walk Trailer
  • Empire: Total War [PC] - Superior Tactics Trailer #3
  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate [ALL] - Characters Trailer
  • World in Conflict: Soviet Assault [ALL] - Destruction Blues Trailer #2


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

'Tabula Rasa' to End With a Bang This Weekend

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa is an MMO game where players are thrust into an exciting intergalactic struggle, combining a rich game world and deep storyline with military combat and fast-paced action. Announced late 2008, Tabula Rasa will shut down this weekend, and according to what is quite possibly the last community update, it will end with an invasion of the Neph, and ultimately a total destruction of the world...

'TrackMania DS' (NDS) Copper Unlockables - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Not a hardcore driving simulation, TrackMania DS is based on the fun and the spectacular aspects of racing. You drive at mind-blowing speeds in hi-octane racers on tracks made of jumps, loops, turbo boost pads and many other crazy design elements.

'Watchmen: The End is Nigh' (PS3/X360/PC) to be Sold at $19.99

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on DC Comics '80s graphic novel, Watchmen, developed by Deadline Games (known for Total Overdose) and written by comic editor Len Wein, is a brawler set in an alternate 1985 America that will initially feature anti-hero Rorschach and Nite Owl.

'Mario Power Tennis' (Wii) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The keys to winning a tennis match in the real world are fast footwork, consistency and a wicked backhand. Enter the realm of Mario Power Tennis, exclusively for Nintendo GameCube, and the secret to winning includes Power Shots like Mario's Iron Hammer, Luigi's Squeaky Mallet and Peach's Super Peach Spin.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Flood Album and No Doubt

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 1:31 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.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (Wii) Updated Game Details - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PES 2009 will retain the intuitive ‘point and click’ interface used to control both the player in possession of the ball and to send those around him on to runs into space. However, a new ‘traditional’ control system using either a Wii Remote or Classic controller has also been implemented.

'Jake Hunter Detective Story: Memories of the Past' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Jake Hunter Detective Story: Memories of the Past, developed by WorkJam, you return to the city of Aspicio to unravel the many mysteries that stand in the way of Jake Hunter! Will you be able to solve the memories of the past or will it consume you?

'Yakuza 3' (PS3) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:43 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.

'Rockin' Pretty' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockin' Pretty is a music simulation game developed by Arc System Works, known for Princess On Ice, where players will once again test their music-rhythm prowess to the beats of hard rock! Will you be able to rock on and take our lovely girls to fame?

'City of Heroes' Issue 14 to Add Mission Architect - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanding its comic book themed MMO City of Heroes with Issue 14: The Mission Architect, players will be able to use an intuitive interface to create their own missions from the ground up by determining details ranging from environments, mission objectives, and enemies, to written fiction and character dialogue - giving their stories nearly infinite depth and personalization.

Gamelion Becomes Authorized PSP/PS3 Developer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamelion, currently working on the WiiWare title Furry Legends, has received authorized Sony developer status early 2009 for Sony PSP and PS3, and is now preparing to begin full production of casual games for those platforms.

'Crazy School Games' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crazy School Games unites ten popular classroom games in one minigame collection, featuring logical puzzles like Sudoku, Battleship, Dots-and-Boxes, or Code Breaker as well as dice games.

'Family Pirate Party' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Aksys Games' Family Pirate Party, developed by Guilty Gear creator Arc system Works, players of all ages will finally be able to battle their family members in an all or nothing family board game!

'East India Company' Introduces the Flute - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In East India Company, players will enjoy building the world's most powerful trading empire and engaging in fierce battles in both single-player and multiplayer modes, all within a breathtaking cinematic environment.

Arberth Studios Cancels 'Rhiannon' Publishing Agreement With Lighthouse

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches is an authentic first-person, point & click adventure with a Celtic atmosphere. This spine-tingling story of the haunting of a lonely, teenage girl blends magic with technology, fact with myth, and horror with compassion.

'Codename Panzers: Cold War' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by InnoGlow, former Stormregion, Codename: Panzers series leaves the World War II stage to take the story into Cold War East-West conflicts fought on fictitious battlefields, with a special emphasis on deep story lines and rich battle effects.

'Rock Band 2' (ALL) Finally Gets European PS2/PS3/Wii Dates

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 7:21 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.

'UFC 2009 Undisputed' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 7:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

Second Annual Xbox Live Arcade Awards Want Your Vote

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 6:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft will announce awards for the top XBLA games of 2008 later this year, with nine categories decided by the community. Starting Tues., March 3 at 10:00 AM through Tuesday , March 10 at 11:59 p.m. GMT you are invited to cast your vote for the second annual Xbox Live Arcade Awards.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) to Get More European Track Packs

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 6:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).

'Virtual On' (DC) Coming to Xbox Live Arcade - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual On Oratorio Tangram is SEGA's classic twin-stick arcade mech fighter originally released on the Dreamcatch and now making its way to Xbox Live Arcade.

Friday, February 26, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:11 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:

'Free Realms' (PS3/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 5:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Free Realms is a free whimsical fantasy massively multiplayer RPG from Sony Online offering lighthearted adventuring, aimed primarily at casual female gamers, and optional bonus content via micro transactions.

Japanese Court Deems R4 Revolution Copier Distribution Illegal

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In July 2008 Capcom, along with Nintendo and other 53 NDS publishers/developers, filed a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against multiple parties who had been distributing the R4 Revolution game copier.Today the Tokyo District Court ruled in favor of plaintiffs impacted by the sale of these devices, confirming the game copying devices are a violation under Japan laws.

'Elite Forces: Unit 77' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elite Forces: Unit 77 is a game of action and strategy in which the player must wisely use the abilities of all four members of Unit 77 as you battle your way through inhospitable jungles, scorching deserts, endure harsh and deadly arctic conditions as you fight to rescue the hostages and defeat the terrorists.

GamersGate Adds EA Titles to its Digital Distribution Portfolio

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GamersGate announced that it has entered into a digital distribution agreement with EA, offering its users titles such as C&C: Red Alert 3, Spore, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, and The Lord of the Rings: Conquest (only $32 this weekend).

Xbox 360 Review - 'Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection'

by Reggie Carolipio on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection, aka SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection, will feature the best first-party games from SEGA's venerable 16-bit Genesis years as well as bonus content from its 8-bit Master System and 1980s arcade era games library.

'Blood Bowl' (ALL) Wood Elves and Chaos Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 4:05 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.

NDS Review - 'Big Bang Mini'

by Dustin Chadwell on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

SouthPeak Games' Big Bang Mini is a fireworks-based shooter centered around filling the night sky with brilliant bursts of fireworks to take out encroaching enemies.

Wii Review - 'Skate City Heroes'

by Brian Dumlao on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Skate City Heroes fans get the feel of skateboarding as players can get up on their feet and use the Wii Balance Board accessory, bringing action and innovation into the living room for the whole family.

'MySims Party' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MySims Party turns any gathering into an instant party with 50 mini games (40 in the NDS version) to choose from, each hosted by a different MySim.

Video Games Live Adds 45 New Shows For 2009

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After having just performed the opening of the Taiwan International Music Festival last weekend in Taipei to an endless sea of tens of thousands, and having sold out every show so far this year, Video Games Live is proud to announce 45 new shows for 2009.

'Trivial Pursuit' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trivial Pursuit brings the party to the living room TV allowing players to customize the experience with several ways to play. Players can connect with friends in classic Trivial Pursuit mode, hone their knowledge with the single player mode, and gather their buddies and bet on their brains with the high stakes mode where every answer counts.

'GTA IV: The Lost and Damned' (X360) Sets New Xbox Live Record

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GTA IV: The Lost and Damned features a new main character and plot that intersects with the storyline of GTA IV; new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty City with new multiplayer modes, weapons and vehicles. Rockstar Games eclipsed first-day revenue for all previous downloadable content on Xbox Live.

'Cities XL' Details Its Transport System - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cities XL will expand upon all that make city builders fun and interesting, with cities that are bigger, more realistic and sophisticated than ever before, while letting players take their game online, as they interact with others in a massive online environment.

'Three Kingdoms: The Battle Begins' Launches Open Beta Stage

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Uforia announced that it will publish Three Kingdoms: The Battle Begins, a new MMO based on one of the most famous Asian novels of all-time, telling the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty, when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms.

'Twelve Sky 2' Coming to North America

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2009 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Twelve Sky 2 is a large-scale, multi-faction PvP-based MMORPG. Set in an oriental fantasy themed middle-age China, players can team up and fight against opposing factions for key territories and world dominance.