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'MySims Racing' (NDS/Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Face a variety of tricky MySim opponents on a huge variety of exotic tracks! Take on up to three friends in intense multiplayer racing. During your race, find awesome power-ups such as the heat-seeking jack-o-lantern pumpkin or a bubble dropper that can help you wreck the competition.

'NCAA Basketball 09 March Madness Edition' - Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on March 15, 2009 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Electronic Arts' official downloadable NCAA Tournament edition of its college basketball video game NCAA Basketball 09 will be available to download exclusively on Xbox Live, just in time for the start of the NCAA tournament.

'Red Faction: Guerrilla' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo Coming Early April

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction, this third-person, open-world action-shooter will return to Mars and once again redefine the limits of destruction-based gameplay. Fans who pre-order the game before April 23rd will be given a code and instructions to download the 1Gb singleplayer demo on April 3rd, one week before it goes public.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | 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.

PS3 Review - 'X-Blades'

by Mark Melnychuk on March 15, 2009 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

X-Blades is a third-person, anime-style action/adventure. Your heroine wields two magical blades that can be used as swords or guns, and has magical abilities, all of which are upgradeable.

NDS Review - 'Six Flags: Fun Park'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 15, 2009 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Playing a bevy of midway-style games of chance and skill, players utilize the DS dual screen and stylus to simulate the motions of the games, recreating the beloved games of skill found at Six Flags, like Ring Toss, Whack-a-Mole, and many others, adapted to compliment the various themed areas of the park.

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) $100 Collector's Edition?

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Comics announce Batman: Arkham Asylum, a 3rd-person action game powered by the Unreal Engine 3, with a dark and gritty setting reminiscent of Bioshock. Gamestop revealed a Batman collector's edition, which is listed at $100, and includes a 12" Batarang, DC Custom Encyclopedia, DLC pack 1, bonus DVD with behind the scenes footage and the soundtrack.

'Dragonball: Evolution' (PSP) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | 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.

'The Lord of the Rings' License Reverted Back to Warner Brothers

by Rainier on March 15, 2009 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in 2001 EA signed the right to make games based on The Lord of the Rings movies, which was initially set to expire in 2007, but extended an extra year to give Pandemic enough time to finish their LotR: Conquests title. With no intentions to renew the contract, the licensing expired rights have reverted back to Warner Brothers according to Variety, speculating that it will handle development of future titles on its own.