In Flock! you take control of a UFO that has been given the challenge of herding farm animals to its mothership through a variety of puzzle-filled physics-based interactive levels, including corn fields, pastures and other “plushie”-like environments.
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Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil…
Armed with iconic moves from rigorous assassin training, including "Curving Bullets" and "Bullet Explosion," as well an arsenal of powerful, high-tech weapons, players will explore Wesley’s quest to becoming an unmatched uberassassin in fast-paced, action-packed combat against the world’s most notorious killers.
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:
- Colin McRae: DiRT 2 [ALL] - Teaser Trailer
- Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings [ALL] - Trailer #2
- Katamari Damacy Tribute [PS3] - Trailer
- Red Faction: Guerrilla [ALL] - Destruction Trailer #3
- inFamous [PS3] - Karma Moments Trailer
- Tenchu: Shadow Assassins [PSP] - Launch Trailer
- The Godfather II [ALL] - TV Spot Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations.
Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with the March edition of Pulse, Burn Zombie Burn ($9.99), Worms ($12.99), DLCs for LittleBigPlanet, PAIN, Resistance 2 Aftermath Multiplayer Map Pack ($5.99), Resistance 2 Skins, Disgaea 3, Tom Clancy’s EndWar Veteran Map Pack (free), song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour, Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2, and Rock Band, and the usual game/movie trailers and PS3 themes.
Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-operative gameplay of Left 4 Dead casts four "Survivors" in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying "Boss Infected" mutants. As part of his GDC presentation project lead Michael Booth revealed that L4D has sold 2.5 million copies to date, not including digital downloads through Steam.
Disgaea 2 incorporates some of the same features it did in the original to retain its "Do anything and try everything" heritage while making radical innovations that include suggestions from game fans. The PSP edition will get extra content, such as a new scenario, new characters and more.
It seems Activision is going to be revamping some of its most celebrated franchises, as a listing on the ESRB has popped up revealing that id Software's original Wolfenstein 3D is headed to Xbox 360 and PS3, while the European ratings body, PEGI, specifically lists Call of Duty as coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. No further details are available as to whether these classics will get polished up or just released as they were, but both are most likely to promote the latest installments in their respective franchises.
Virtua Tennis 2009 will again allow you to take on the world's top tennis players in some of the most realistic courts to be found on gaming consoles. Take on the likes of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, or play as Maria Sharapova against Venus Williams to recreate some classic court battles.
Erik Svedang’s Blueberry Garden, an exploration game set in an ever-changing ecosystem, received top honors at the 2009 Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards, while Bethesda Softworks' post-apocalyptic open-world adventure Fallout 3 became Game of the Year at the 2009 Game Developers Choice Awards.
Crimson Gem Saga is a lovingly crafted exploration into the fundamentals of RPG fun, delivers lush hand-drawn visuals, an engaging fantasy tale, and an easy-to-use interface.
Based on the animated TV series, Afro Samurai is the cutting edge game that delivers a new kind of cinematic game experience, a living episode that offers addictive, immersive and compelling gameplay that's dripping in style.
Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time will continue to bring the experience of playing your own computer generated animation movie. Expect all the laughs and witty banter of a Ratchet and Clank title, as you enjoy all-new space gameplay that gives players the opportunity to engage in space battles, explore the surrounding star system, and discover hidden items and collectibles.
Blood of Bahamut is an RPG is set in the world of Altail, where people inhabit countries built on the back of long sleeping giants who are considered their gods. When the giants awaken and grow violent, all peace is lost. Thinking that they’ve been forsaken by their gods, people begin to flee their towns, leaving only seven warriors to restore the peace.
Revealed yesterday, Activision confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 will strike worldwide on Nov. 10, 2009. "Everyone on the team is laser focused on making the most gripping experience we've ever created," said Infinity Ward's CEO, Vince Zampella. "No detail is too small and every finishing touch imaginable is underway to make Modern Warfare 2 our best ever. We can't wait for our fans around the world to play starting November 10th."
The Conduit is a stunning action FPS that promises to provide some of the best visuals seen to date on the Wii, featuring terrifying alien creatures, an advanced AI System, and a rich, conspiracy-laden story. SEGA announced that Rick Nielsen, guitarist and founding member of Cheap Trick, has composed guitar tracks for The Conduit.
System 3's SuperCar Challenge is a high-octane racing game featuring both arcade and simulation tarmac thrills, heralding the addition of the sexiest supercars on the planet while improving on its spiritual prequel (Ferrari Challenge) in every way.
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. Wince its launch, the Rock Band franchise has surpassed $1 billion in North American retail sales.
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.
Good Old Games announced an agreement with Ubisoft that will bring titles such as Beyond Good and Evil, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, Far Cry, Heroes of Might and Magic and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell to GOG.com, DRM-free of course, available for just $9.99 each, and guaranteed to work on Vista and XP.
Mytran Wars is a round-based strategy game where the player researches new technologies and continues to rearm his mecha, thereby fighting battles in wonderful 3D landscapes – against the AI or other human opponents in various multiplayer modes.
by Brad Hilderbrand on March 26, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Advances in gameplay and the addition of new elements will make Disciples III richer and more interesting, while the visual design follows the original ominous and gloomy style of the Disciples world, but now with all units and environments in full 3D.
Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players, consisting of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.
While analyst Michael Pachter claimed earlier this week that this round of consoles will be the last one, Blizzard's Rob Pardo revealed at GDC's Luminaries Lunch that they are in contact with Microsoft and having preliminary discussions about the next Xbox console. The main talking points seem to be the input device and ways of making it easier for users to interact with games, particularly MMOs and RTS titles. It's one of the reasons Blizzard is not currently supporting consoles.
Dissidia: Final Fantasy is an all-new title in the FF franchise, although it's not part of the compilation of Final Fantasy VIII or the Ivalice Alliance. Not a standard RPG, it's labeled a dramatic progressive action title, and Tetsuya Nomura, known for Kingdom Hearts, has signed on to be the game's character designer.
The residents of Kororo Kingdom have gone missing! From pandas to puppies to pigs, these adorable round critters must be grouped in matching twos and sent home where they belong. Roll them around obstacles and reconnect them with their partners to ensure their safe return in the newest puzzle addiction to hit the DS!
Gears of War 2 picks up six months after the events of the original, thrusting players back into humankind's epic battle for survival against a nightmarish force of underground creatures known as the Locust Horde.
Fight Night Round 4 features an all-new physics-based gameplay engine that brings the most authentic interpretation of the sweet science to the video game world. The action inside the ring will be faster than ever, delivering a true representation of the sport's incredible speed, accuracy, timing and power.
Huxley is an MMOFPS utilizing the Unreal engine 3 that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Humans have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources.
Featuring three intense campaigns, brand-new multiplayer modes and an innovative "direct-fire" feature that allows even more tactical control during the heat of battle, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor will immerse players in some of the most historic, tide-turning clashes of World War II.
Revealed yesterday, WarioWare: Snapped! is a Nintendo DSiWare game that uses the NDSi Camera functionality for a fresh gaming experience.
by Brian Dumlao on March 26, 2009 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Pikmin is an inventive life simulation and action-strategy title that pushes the limits of the imagination, offering fast-paced "thinking" action while teaching players the importance of caring for and nurturing creatures to create a symbiotic relationship.
by Mark Melnychuk on March 26, 2009 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
RACE Pro recreates a breathtaking reality giving you the ultimate racing simulation experience with precision physics and handling.
WinSPMBT is the Windows version of Steel Panthers Main Battle Tank (SPMBT). SPMBT is a classic super-mod for the fan favorite 1996 SSI game, Steel Panthers 2: Modern Battles, adding new scenarios, new terrains, redone tile sets, new maps, and plenty more ...
Diner Dash will come to life in 3D when players have the option to take direct control of Flo as she runs around to seat patrons, take orders, deliver food, take payment and bus tables as efficiently as possible within the time limit allowed.
Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets is a new World War II operational strategy game, bringing to life a campaign of epic scale and dynamic battles on the Eastern Front of World War II. The v1.11 patch fixes a bug in PBEM games using variants and brings two new features: formation suppression, and timed replacement only when in supply.