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'The House of the Dead: Overkill' (Wii) Scream Train Level - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 7:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's The House of the Dead: Overkill, developed by London-based studio Headstrong Games, is an all-new pulp-horror reinvention of the light-gun shooter franchise, taking you right back to the beginning of this classic horror series.

'The Warriors' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The 1979 classic action movie "The Warriors" was made into a video game in 2005 by Rockstar, and now 30 years after its debut it seems CTXM, known for Heavy Weapon and Feeding Frenzy, are going to adapt the movie into a classic brawler/beat 'em up game. Scheduled to hit this summer according to MTV Games, The Warriors will once again roam the streets of New York including the other gangs, such as the Baseball Furies.

Various Game Trailers #1531

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 6:20 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:

  • ArmA II [X360/PC] - Citizens of Chernarus Trailer
  • Major League Baseball 2K9 [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin [ALL] - FEAR to FEAR 2 Trailer
  • Battlestations: Pacific [ALL] - Authenticity Trailer
  • MadWorld [Wii] - 2009 Comic Con Gameplay Trailer
  • Splatterhouse [PS3/X360] - 2009 Comic Con Trailer


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

'MLB 09 The Show' (ALL) Sounds of the Show - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MLB 09 The Show continues to set itself apart from the other MLB games on the market with its attention to detail and unparalleled gameplay. Looking to build on that reputation, the game has added several new features and subtleties that play a huge role in bringing the baseball experience to life.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) DLCs Delayed A Month

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. The Pitt and Broken Steel DLCs have both been delayed, now expected March and April respectively.

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Men Origins: Wolverine, based on 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie, enlists players to experience the tormented origins of Wolverine, from his escape of the Weapon X facility to the jungles of Africa and beyond.

Gearbox Software Looking for Gamers to Test ... Games!

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gearbox Software, known for the Brothers in Arms series, is searching high and low for more passionate gamers to help focus test one of its upcoming titles. Visit the Gearbox studio, play an unreleased title, and give feedback that will directly impact development. Applicants should visit the official focus testing page and meet the guidelines (be 18 or older, get to the offices in Plano, TX, by yourself, and be available Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm).

'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The action-packed game, a hi–def re-imagined version of 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena features an entirely new chapter in the Riddick Saga and for the first time, intense online multiplayer combat.

'Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box' (ALL) to Get Cops and Robbers Pack

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Paradise gives you license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, a seamless racing battleground, with massive traffic-heavy roads to abuse. The PC edition will have expanded online features, and community-driven content. Without giving details, Criterion confirmed that after the Legendary Cars, Toy Cars and Boost Specials, comes the Cops and Robbers premium pack.

'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 features a deep, rich gameplay experience by offering total team customization, where players create their own team name, icon and vehicle, as well as establish their team reputation as they play throughout the story.

'Roadclub' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Roadclub is a classic top-down racing game with realistic physics, club setting and a pumping soundtrack.

'DC Universe Online' (PS3/PC) Snags Marv Wolfman As StoryTeller - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SOE Austin is building a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug. Award-winning writer Marv Wolfman has joined the creative team...

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Chinese Democracy and The Fratellis Three Pack

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 11:08 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. Guns 'n Roses' Chinese Democracy album will become available this spring, with Scottish alt rock band The Fratellis will make their debut next week.

'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Announced earlier today, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen propels players straight into an adrenaline-pumping battle for supremacy across the globe where every second and every choice makes the difference between mankind's salvation and annihilation.

'Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.' (ALL) XP System Detailed - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in 2012, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. (high-altitude warfare) is the first air combat game in the Tom Clancy’s universe, featuring cutting-edge technology, devastating firepower, and intense dogfights. Soon, flying at Mach 3 becomes a right, not a privilege.

'The Sims 3' Gets Vampy - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What if you had to live your whole life in one location … and then one day, suddenly, you could step outside and go anywhere in the whole neighborhood? The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to create unique Sims and immerse them in your own living neighborhood of endless possibility!

'Tom Clancy's EndWar' (ALL) System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's EndWar is a next-gen strategy game, set on the battlefields of WWIII, that pushes the envelope of technology, showcasing unprecedented AI, graphics, physics and animations.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) - v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty: World at War completely changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever seen.

X360/PC Multiplayer Preview - 'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable.

'The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 7:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Witcher: Rise of the White Wolf brings the unrivaled RPG experience to X360 and PS3 with a brand new combat system for thrilling dynamic action, and a new engine delivering matchless state-of-the-art visuals.

'Velvet Assassin' (X360/PC) Bundles A Graphical Novel

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 7:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in WW2, Velvet Assassin is a 3rd person shooter combining intense battles with guerrilla missions, featuring extensive stealth elements and challenging puzzles. Fans who purchase the game at Gamestop will receive a a limited-quantity all-new graphical novel by animation artist Peter Chung.

'Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Zone Massacre' (Wii) Gets Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 7:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Zone Massacre is the story of how Rogue Trooper and his comrades are betrayed by a traitor general on their first mission to an area on Nu Earth known as the Quartz Zone. Only Rogue survives, and joined by his fallen comrades within his equipment, he begins a journey across Nu Earth to find the general and unleash his revenge!

'Grand Ages: Rome' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 5:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Still Life 2' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 5:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microïds' Still Life 2, developed by Gameco Studios, is a real-time 3D adventure game where you play FBI agent and profiler Victoria McPherson, investigating some of North America's most difficult and darkest crimes.

'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' (ALL) Officially Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 5:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen propels players straight into an adrenaline-pumping battle for supremacy across the globe where every second and every choice makes the difference between mankind's salvation and annihilation.

'Theatre of War 2: North Africa 1943' Nearing Completion - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 5:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Theatre of War 2 is a 3D RTS that covers events of 1943, the operations in Tunisia. Players will have the option to lead the German Afrika Korps of Rommel, supported by Italian military contingent, in their last full-scale attack or be at the head of the opposing English and American armies.

'Dawn of War II' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WH 40k: Dawn of War II takes players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign.

Atari Unveils 2009 New York Comic Con Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced the company's product lineup for the 2009 New York Comic Con, which includes action-packed Ghostbusters: The Video Game, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, star-studded Ready 2 Rumble Revolution, MMOs Champions Online and Star Trek Online.

'BattleForge' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Phenomic is developing BattleForge, a new fantasy online RTS game where you assemble your own army with collectible trading cards. Win, trade and buy your cards online to create your ultimate deck.

'WW II General Commander - Operation: Watch on the Rhine' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World War II General Commander - Operation: Watch on the Rhine is a real time operational strategy game that breaks with the conventional way of playing and puts the player in an authentic WWII tactical and strategical decision making simulation.

'Dragonball: Evolution' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the 20th Century Fox feature film of the same name, Dragonball: Evolution promises to be the perfect companion for the movie by incorporating all of the characters, bone jarring fights and spectacular special abilities that fans have come to expect.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (ALL) to Get Free Stats Update

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PES 2009 has undergone a graphical update to ensure its players look and move even more like their real-life counterparts. Similarly, all-new options allow users to tailor the game to their own tastes, while new moves, innovative new control elements and key online elements will further the realism of the new game.

'Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Secret Files 2 is a point-and-click adventure game based on mysterious phenomena around the world. As a follow-up to Secret Files: Tunguska, the sequel takes on a different mystery in a totally different location ....

'Need for Speed World Online' to Begin Testing in Asia Next Month

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed World Online takes the race into the largest open world in the franchise's history. This Play 4 Free action racing game will give fans access to licensed cars, parts, multiple game modes, sophisticated online matchmaking features and fully customizable profile and rides.

Wii Review - 'Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun'

by Jesse Littlefield on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Evil Under the Sun, famous detective Hercule Poirot is back in typical style, turning up at just the right time to begin an investigation into the murder of a famous actress during what should have been the start of a relaxing holiday.

Blizzard Not Accompanying Activision at E3

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Missing in E3 2008, Activision revealed earlier this week that it is once again an exhibitor at this year's weeklong gaming conference in Los Angeles. However, people looking forward to checking out StarCraft II or Diablo III will be disappointed as Blizzard confirmed it will not be attending the E3 2009, claiming, "our current focus is on the ongoing development of Diablo III, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft." Seems like BlizzCon is going to be the main event for all things Blizzard this year ....

'Strategic Command: WWII Pacific Theater' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefront.com and Fury Software's the third game in the Strategic Command series, WWII Pacific Theater, shifts the focus from Europe and into the steaming jungles and islands of Asia- Pacific. This v1.01 boasts over 70 improvements, fixes and enhancements to both the game engine as well as the editor...

'Magi-Nation: Battle for the Moonlands' Signed by Acclaim

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2009 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Magi-Nation online role-playing adventure is based on the popular children’s animated television series of the same name, which follows the adventures of 15-year-old Tony Jones, an average teen from Earth who finds himself mysteriously transported to the magical world of Magi-Nation.