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Tri Synergy Signs 'Jonathan Kane: The Protector' - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with action, suspense, intrigue, love and betrayal, Jonathan Kane: The Protector is a searing first-person shooter featuring intense, visceral fire-fights combined with stunning stealth interludes.

'Baseball Mogul 2010' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baseball Mogul 2010 gives you complete control on the field, combined with an easy-to-learn interface and thousands of stats at your fingertips. With customized ratings and head-to-head stats for every player, you have everything you need to win the battle of wits between batter and pitcher.

Various Game Trailers #1570

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra [ALL] - Trailer
  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2 [ALL] - Ken Block Trailer
  • Black Prophecy - Cinematic Trailer
  • Terminator Salvation [ALL] - Cinematic Trailer


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

'Infinite Space' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinite Space, previously known as Infinite Line, is an RPG that takes place in outer space and gives players the ability to control, build, outfit and customize more than 150 spaceships, offering over 200 characters and the ability to control multiple spaceships at any one time.

'Halo 3: ODST' (X360) Means End of the Road for Bungie

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 3: Recon is a new chapter in the Halo saga that lets gamers experience events leading up to the story told in Halo 3 through the eyes of a new hero in the Halo universe. Bungie revealed that while they will work on Halo for the next two years, mostly in terms of support, there are no plans for further Halo content beyond Halo 3: ODST.

'Diablo III' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

'Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts' - v2.400 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

COH: Opposing Fronts allows players to fight as the tenacious British 2nd Army during the heroic WWII liberation of Caen, France, and command the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history. This v2.400 adds gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, improved multiplayer experience and more ...

'Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood transports players from a ravaged Civil War-era Georgia to the Aztec ruins of Mexico. In the wildest West ever depicted, players can embody both McCall brothers in an intense Wild West storyline full of greed, lust and lawlessness that takes place during a legendary period of American history.

'Class of Heroes' (PSP) Delayed Because Of Critical Bug

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. has secured the North American publishing rights for Class of Heroes for PSP, a first-person dungeon-crawling RPG adventure with more than 75 levels of deadly catacombs, hundreds of varieties of vile monsters, intricate art of alchemy, and over 1300 items, priceless treasures, and rare artifacts.

'Fight Night Round 4' (ALL) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Promising to revolutionize the fighting genre, Fight Night Round 4 features an all new physics based gameplay engine that brings the most authentic interpretation of the sweet science to the videogame 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.

Playing Action Video Games Can Enhance Eyesight

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new study found that adults who play a lot of action video games may be improving their eyesight. A group of 22 students was divided in two, one playing shooters Call of Duty 2 and Unreal Tournament 2004, while the second played The Sims 2, a sim game. At the end of the 50-hour trial, the action game players showed an average of 43% improvement in their ability to discern close shades of gray, while the Sims players showed none.

'Wolfenstein' (PS3/X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

Kaos Studios Developing New Title, Recruiting

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ's Kaos Studios announced that it’s ramping up staff as it moves into full development on an unannounced project.

'The Munchables' (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Munchables is an entertaining romp into a colorful and delicious action adventure where players will explore rich and vibrant environments, devouring delectable enemies and guide their quirky heroes in a zany alien munching mash-up filled with fun and addictive gameplay.

'Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim' Party System Details

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game, updating the franchise for the 21st Century. A key element that will permeate the game is the charm and humor of the original Majesty.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bad Company crew again find themselves in the heart of the action, where they must use every weapon and vehicle at their disposal to survive. The action unfolds with unprecedented intensity, introducing a level of fervor to vehicular warfare never before experienced in a modern warfare action game.

'The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai' This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As an undead samurai dishwasher, get lost in the psychotic, stylistic 2D action and start your warrior quest for revenge. Choose from ancient blades or screen-obliterating Dish Magic to fight off an evil cyborg army that has the universe drowning in misery.

'G-Force' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed in our preview earlier today, G-Force revolves around a team of trained secret agent guinea pigs that take on a mission for the US government to stop an evil billionaire who plans to destroy the world with household appliances.

'Reel Deal Slots Adventure' Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reel Deal Slots Adventure is the only slot game that combines exciting slot play action with an adventure story twist. Featuring over 20 amazing progressive slots, this hot new game is busting at the seams with bonus rounds, superior sound and impressive 3D graphics - pushing the limits of slot machine variety.

'New Star Grand Prix' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Star Grand Prix is a top-down racing game inspired by classics such as Super Sprint and Micro Machines, but brought bang up to date to feature all the teams, drivers and tracks of the 2009 Grand Prix season.

'Drill Sergeant Mindstrong' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the army, Maggots! As a newly-enlisted cadet, your brain will be challenged by the toughest Drill Sergeant around, to see if you are worthy to wear the camouflage, or if you should crawl home like a Princess.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Toby Keith 6-Pack

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | 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.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Batman: Arkham Asylum'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 30, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

PC Preview - 'Mount & Blade: Warband'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 30, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mount & Blade is a single-player, third- or first-person action/role-playing game with a focus on medieval combat. The Warband multiplayer expansion will focus on battles, not the campaign, and let up to 32 players (and bots) duke it out in a variety of modes such as DM/TDM and Siege.

Wii/PS2/PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'G-Force'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 30, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

G-Force, based on the Jerry Bruckheimer produced Disney movie, revolves around a team of trained secret agent guinea pigs that take on a mission for the US government to stop an evil billionaire who plans to destroy the world with household appliances.

PC Preview - 'East India Company'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 30, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Ferrari Challenge' (ALL) to Get New Track And Cars DLC - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 6:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ferrari Challenge is a realistic racing game from the famous Italian sports car manufacturer, with the official license of the motor sports series with the input of professional racing drivers. the territorial licensing issues from earlier this year have been resolved and in May there will be 5 new cars and one new track.

Wii Shop Channel Adds a Wiiware and One Classic Title

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic and one WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download: Bonsai Barber (Wiiware), and Super Punch-Out!! (VC).

NDS Review - 'Peggle Dual Shot'

by Brian Dumlao on March 30, 2009 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Peggle Dual Shot combines elements of pinball and pachinko with a dash of billiards and a wealth of indescribable zaniness. Peggle Dual Shot for NDS features 120 mind-bending levels, including 10 all-new "Q"-created levels, 90 challenges, and hundreds of hours of gameplay entertainment.

Konami Signs Gormiti License, Developing NDS/Wii Titles

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has entered into an licensing agreement with Giochi Preziosi and Marathon Media to develop and publish video games based on the Gormiti action figure franchise. Gormiti is the story of the never ending battle on the ‘Island of Gorm’ between vast armies inspired by the elemental forces of nature.

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FF XIII provides tangible, intuitive controls while delivering seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and stunning in-game cinematics. The latest in cutting-edge technology has been utilized in development of Final Fantasy XIII, thus making this newest addition to the Final Fantasy series worthy of the title next generation.

'Kraze' Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with an array of the most powerful cars ever designed, players compete for the Kraze Championship which includes racing modes such as Off Road, Rally, F1 and Street Race.

'Duke Nukem: Critical Mass' (NDS/PSP) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Duke Nukem Trilogy is comprised of three episodes: Critical Mass, Chain Reaction, and Proving Grounds, and will be released sequentially beginning in Sept. 2009 for NDS and PSP.

'Rail Simulator 2: RailWorks' Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RailWorks will represent a new approach to simulation. Instead of providing a product, RSD are attempting to provide you with a platform on which you can build and operate virtual railways, with continued support and development, adding new features to make the simulated environment ever more compelling.

Make A Game, Get A Degree From Gotland University, Sweden

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At Gotland University in Sweden the students spend one year developing one large game to earn their degree. All lectures and literature received during the one year International Game Production Studies course are connected to the game they make.

'Dragon Quest IX' (NDS) - 28 Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Quest IX, developed by Level 5, is the first title on any Nintendo system since Dragon Quest VI, 10 years ago, now featuring Wi-Fi support for four players in co-op.

'X-Motor Racing' - v1.12 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X Motor Racing is an arcade racing game with next generation physics model, including all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features. This demo includes 3 tracks, one car and is now updated with new physics surfaces, damage model, etc.

Nintendo DSi Midnight Launch Party At GameStop Los Angeles

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo hosts a midnight launch party on April 4 for the new Nintendo DSi at GameStop’s Universal CityWalk location in Los Angeles, where fans will be able to lineup to be the first to buy the Nintendo DSi and experience an array of entertainment,

'Military Madness' (Wii/PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Military Madness is a new version of Hudson's classic turn-based strategy/combat simulation game, originally released on the TurboGrafx-16, which includes an all-new graphical barrage, a regiment of new units, online co-op and vs. multiplayer and a platoon of other new features.

'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) Getting Animated Movie

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and Starz Media’s Film Roman announced the start of production on an animated movie based on the immortal epic Dante’s Inferno, a feature-length project that will expand on the story in video game.

'Alien Hominid HD' Becomes Xbox Live Deal of The Week

by Rainier on March 30, 2009 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alien Hominid HD features side-scrolling, hysterical cartoon action with a quirky twist, Xbox Live Arcade features, offering high definition alien action that makes it better than ever before.