'World in Conflict: Soviet Assault' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World in Conflict: Complete Edition, the retail version of the much awaited add-on to the critically acclaimed strategy game will include the entire original World in Conflict title, as well as the Soviet Assault add-on and other exciting all-new features.

Various Game Trailers #1551

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:39 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:

  • inFamous [PS3] - I Am Scared Trailer
  • Men of War [PC] - Trailers (3)
  • Still Life 2 [PC] - Trailer #5
  • Tokyo Beat Down [NDS] - Trailer (3)
  • Aion: The Tower of Eternity - Poeta Zone Flythrough Trailer
  • FIFA 09 [ALL] - Ultimate Team Trailer #2

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

'Neverwinter Nights 2: Mysteries of Westgate' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NwN 2: Mysteries of Westgate features a non-linear, open-ended single-player campaign with numerous side quests covering more than 15 hours of game play, as well as 3 new companions; a host of new monsters, including some truly epic foes; an original musical score; and thousands of new lines of professionally recorded dialogue.

'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

League of Legends is an online multiplayer session-based game that combines elements of role-playing and strategy genres with addictive battle action. In League of Legends rival teams will compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

'Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein' - v4.50.07 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein brings together the classic top-down tactical gameplay from the original series and plenty of new features, expansions, and improvements, giving newcomers and veterans to the series alike a vastly improved and expanded version of the original experience.

PlayStation Store Gets Watchmen, Prince of Persia Epilogue, DLCs, Demos and Trax

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Watchmen: The End is Nigh ($19.99), High Velocity Bowling characters ($0.99), NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja STORM Pack 10 (free), Burnout Paradise toy car packs ($12.99), Skate 2 (free) Prince of Persia: Epilogue ($9.99), song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour, and Rock Band, demos for Wanted: Weapons of Fate, Watchmen, Age of Booty, as well as the usual game/movie trailers and PS3 themes.

'Dragon Age: Origins' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion of elements from existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors.

'Empire: Total War' Patch in the Works

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire: Total War will maintain the series 3D battles, grand turn based campaign map and rich historical flavor while for the first time introducing 3D naval combat into the series. The Creative Assembly confirmed it is working on the first patch, scheduled for next week, for its just released RTS, fixing a trade route related issue and improve the game's stability/performance.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) The Pitt Gets Dated - New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 3:50 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.

'I Am Alive' (Wii/PS3/X360/PC) Pulled From DarkWorks

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Recently pushed into Ubisoft's 2009-2010 lineup, I Am Alive is an edgy new survival-adventure intellectual property, where players will be challenged to think, react and take risks that will directly affect themselves and those around them. Ubisoft has moved the development of I Am Alive away from Darkworks (known for Cold Fear, Alone in the Dark) to its Shanghai studio.

'Virtua Tennis 2009' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams' (ALL) a Sequel After All?

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 3:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While there is no official announcement yet, except for a teaser trailer, a new BioShock title is no secret. While retail outlets Gamestop and EBGames have Take Two's action/horror follow-up pegged for an Oct. 5, 2009 release, details are nothing but guesswork so far. Previous rumors had BioShock 2 set as a prequel, but a newspaper clipping on the just-launched teaser site indicates that the game might be set several years after the original.

'Guitar Hero Greatest Hits' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Turn down the lights, crank up the amps and prepare to command center stage as some of the most famous AND infamous tracks from Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s and Guitar Hero III step into the spotlight in the most epic, full band jam session to-date -- Guitar Hero Greatest Hits.

Former Midway Execs Subpoenaed by Unhappy Creditors

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 2:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's starting to get messy surrounding Midway's bankruptcy proceedings, as media mogul Sumner Redstone and his daughter, former chairperson of the board, are being subpoenaed by creditors after Midway recently filed for Chapter 11. Apparently the company's unsecured creditors fear insider trading and have some questions about the events leading up to Sumner's sale of the company for a suspiciously low $100K to current majority owner Mark Thomas.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) Unlocks Mercenaries Mini-game - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 2:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil 5 promises to revolutionize the survival horror series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

'The Beatles: Rock Band' (Wii/PS3/X360) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MTV Games has signed an agreement with Apple Corps, The Beatles license holder, to develop a new video game that will be an experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles spanning the UK band's entire discography, with tracks from their first album (Please Please Me) all the way to Abbey Road.

'Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits' (NDS) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Handheld guitar gods can now choose how they raise-up their band from the underground music scene to worldwide rock stardom, not only featuring a set list comprised of 28 master tracks from influential artists but also an all-new Fan Request system that challenges players to jam like never before.

'Tomb Raider: Underworld' (X360) Lara's Shadow DLC Details - Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stepping into the shoes of the Doppleganger, a clone of Lara Croft, you'll get to witness first hand her superier shadow powers, increased agility and use her ability to slow time to unleash devastating melee combos.

'The Bigs 2' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Known for its over-the-top style of gameplay, The Bigs 2 focuses on the “big” fast-paced moments in Major League Baseball with new opportunities to go up against MLB legends, more mini-games like Home Run Pinball, and a variety of other thrilling new features.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) Double XP Weekend Starts Tomorrow

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

COD: World at War 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.

'Black Prophecy' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Prophecy is an Action-MMO where you will not only be fighting epic multiplayer battles and fulfilling exciting single-player missions, but also experience a fascinating story from the pen of prize-winning German science-fiction author Michael Marrak.

GamersGate Adds 46 Titles to its Digital Distribution Portfolio

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 12:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GamersGate announced that it has added no less than 46 new titles, expanding its is digital distribution portfolio with titles such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Agatha Christie titles, Virtual Tennis 3, Railroad Pioneer ($4.95), and dozens of others.

'PDC World Championship Darts 2009' (ALL) Lineup Revealed

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 completely rebuilds its Wii Remote throwing method, comes with greatly improved graphics, includes new game modes, and new champions to challenge.

'Metal Gear Online' (PS3) Scene Expansion Details and Date - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Gear Online is a dedicated online game featuring characters, weaponry and levels taken from and inspired by Metal Gear Solid 4, allowing up to 16 people to play simultaneously. This 3rd MGO expansion pack features a vast amount of new content - including new maps, special characters, new gear and more.

'Age of Booty' (ALL) Gets Trophies

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Booty is a casual, real-time pirate-themed multiplayer strategy game that puts you at the helm of your own pirate ship with the goal of sending your enemies to the briny deep, and looting/capturing towns for your pirate faction.

'Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator – World Championship 2009' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first game based on the new Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s TV show, the game allows up to 4 players to compete within two distinctly different ways. The ‘Story Mode’ lets single players explore the world of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s world and meet its all-new dueling stars in a series of thrilling card games, and the game will act as the basis for 2009’s Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship.

'Zeno Clash' Introduces Survival Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ACE Team's Zeno Clash, powered by Valve's Source Engine, is an action game with a strong focus on melee combat set in a punk fantasy world with the beautiful environments, where you will encounter incredible challenges.

'Lifesigns: Hospital Affairs' (NDS) Finally Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Alerts, blue lights and bloody excoriations – humanity need the gods in white, and DreamCatcher is bringing it to North America. In Lifesigns it’s up to you if you save lives. Each second is important – the emergency room is waiting for you!

'Unreal Tournament 3' (ALL) v2.0 Patch / Titan Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In UT3 you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled by human contestants online or by AI, fought with the most powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles. The free Titan Pack adds new maps, units, vehicles, characters, while the v2.0 patch adds Steam achievements and several major tweaks for the game.

'Puchi Puchi Virus' (NDS) Gets New Release Date, Demo and Contest

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Puchi Puchi Virus does not resemble the ordinary puzzle game, the usual object drop style was replaced with a more intuitive system of object linkage. Its simple design and in‐depth game play can addict even the most demanding puzzle game enthusiasts.

Days of Arcade Brings New Title to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready for six weeks of downloadable fun as Xbox LIVE Arcade debuts a line-up of titles with Days of Arcade, starting off Wednesday, March 18 with Hasbro Family Game Night. Days of Arcade will feature a new smash hit every week with titles such as UNO Rush, The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai, and an enhanced re-make of the classic Lode Runner.

'Phantasy Star 0' (NDS) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Phantasy Star 0 is the latest installment in its Phantasy Star RPG series, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual quality and thrilling multiplayer modes.

'WWE Legends of WrestleMania' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live/PSN

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WWE Legends of WrestleMania is poised to deliver an impressive lineup of Legendary Superstars and Managers, a new combo fighting system and a historically accurate representation of WWE telecasts during the '80s and '90s. The demo allows players to participate in an exhibition match with Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, and Bobby “the Brain” Heenan using the WrestleMania III arena.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Offering New Recruits Ten Days Free Trial

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new ten-day free trial is now available for Mythic's fantasy MMORPG, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. Potential recruits to the armies of WAR are invited to spend ten days hunting Squigs, stomping Stunties, exploring massive capital cities, and battling opposing players in thrilling Realm vs. Realm combat.

'Dawn of War II' Dominates Global PC Charts

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 9:36 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. Dawn of War II marked its first week debut as the best selling PC game across major video game markets worldwide, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Spain and Australia

'Wheelman' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on March 5, 2009 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wheelman will take you on a thrill ride that unfolds throughout the streets of Barcelona, delivering powerful cinematic moments throughout the game's compelling storyline with car chases inspired by Hollywood's most famous action-sequences. The 1.3Gb demo features part of the overall story, and two side missions.