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'Mars' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

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

Mars is a Sci-fi RPG action game that innovatively merges character development and light and rythmic fights. it takes you on a journey deep into an original futuristic universe and presents you with scenarios dealing with difference, racism and environment.

'Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' (PS3/X360) Patch Details

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

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix will make its downloadable debut on XBLA and PSN by utilizing the original game code, while creating a fresh upgraded experience with new artwork and high resolution 1080p graphics. Earlier this year we reported a patch was in the works, scheduled for in the next few weeks, and now we have the details...

'Aion: The Tower of Eternity' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1552

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:00 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] - Russian Armed Forces Trailer
  • C.O.R.E. [NDS] - Multiplayer Features Trailer
  • Dragonica [PC] - Cinematic Trailer
  • Flock! [PS3/X360/PC] - A Flock For Every Season Trailer

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

'Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.' (ALL) Gets Two Unlockable Aircraft, for Free

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 4:10 p.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. Read more to find out how to unlock the EndWar's futuristic XA-20, and last century's Saab 35 Draaken.

'Dragon Quest IX' (NDS) - 27 Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | 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 WiFi support for four players in co-op.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (ALL) Contest Gives Away Decals, HDTV, X360 and more ..

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45' to Add Steam Achievements and New Map - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Last year Tripwire Interactive added Steamworks to its WWII multiplayer FPS Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45, and while various other functionalities were incorporated, Steam achievements were not included. Next week Tripwire will release a free patch adding just that, as well as an all new map.

Good Old Games Selling 'Simon the Sorcerer' Series on the Cheap

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

Good Old Games is launching its Friday weekend promotion. This weekend you can grab Simon the Sorcerer 1, 2 and 3D bundled for $14.97, XP and Vista compatible and DRM-free of course! If you don’t have one or two of the games, you can still get a discount if you round out the collection.

'The Last Remnant' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 1:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, with two main characters, set in a lush, realtime fantasy world.

'inFamous' (PS3) Narrows Down Release Date, Demo Planned

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

inFamous is an open-ended, free-roaming game puts you in the shoes of Cole, an everyday guy and urban explorer, in the aftermath of a huge disaster that destroys his hometown of Empire City. As Cole, you must first learn to use new found powers and then decide how you will use them.

'GTA IV: The Lost and Damned' (X360) Sells A Million, Two Before Year's End

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GTA IV: The Lost and Damned features a new main character and plot that intersects with the storyline of GTA IV; new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty City with new multiplayer modes, weapons and vehicles. According to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Patcher, Rockstar's first DLC has been downloaded approximately one million times so far; he predicts a total of 2 million purchases before year's end.

'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Using a new technology called the Pollux Engine, Square Enix has created a true cross-platform game as it will be identical on both NDS and Wii. Use the stylus to control your character on the NDS while the Wiimote will mimic the same actions on the Wii. The game requires only one copy of the game to work on both systems and will be multiplayer compatible on both platforms.

'Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits' (NDS) Partial Tracklist Revealed

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 10:45 a.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.

'Ultimate Ninja 4: Naruto Shippuden' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultimate Ninja 4: Naruto Shippuden is the first video game based on VIZ Media's Naruto Shippuden animated series. Featuring the series’ trademark one-on-one ninja battles, and a number of new and exciting characters as well as several new game modes.

'Championship Manager 2009' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With a complete graphical and engine overhaul, Championship Manager 09 allows users to lead their teams to glory in a completely new version designed to give managers a true feeling of ‘total control’ over their teams and clubs.

'Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts' (X360) Downloadable Content in the Works?

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

In Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts the famous bear and bird duo return for a unique adventure of epic proportions. The Lord of the Games is tired of the petty squabbling between Banjo and the evil witch Gruntilda (aka Grunty) over the years, and has arranged a showdown to decide the rightful owner of Spiral Mountain. Rare urges fans to not let their "N&B disc gather dust," as it is working on "lifespan-lengthening activities" and even shows off a logo that says "LOG's Lost Challenges."

'BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger' (PS3/X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, developed by Guilty Gear studio Arc System Works, is a 2D fighter featuring twelve, extraordinarily detailed, hand-drawn characters in true HD glory, each with unique “Drive” attacks that can turn the tide of battle instantly.

'Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box' (ALL) Coming to Steam

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 9:30 a.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.

'Free Realms' (PS3/PC) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get The Offspring, R.E.M. and Richard Thompson Tracks

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 9:12 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.

'Cate West: The Vanishing Files' (NDS/Wii) - 25 New Screens

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

Help Cate West unravel a citywide mystery that has paralyzed the community. The answers are in the palm of your hands as you seek, search and discover with the Wiimote. Help Cate compile evidence, track down hideouts, and discover the link between these crimes and an unsolved mystery from her past!

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 6, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PSP Preview - 'Class of Heroes'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 6, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Atlus U.S.A.'s Class of Heroes is 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.

'MadWorld' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MadWorld is a third-person action game that has a unique black & white style depicting a sharp backdrop that straddles graphic novels and 3-D worlds, mixing irreverent humor and over-the-top violence.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) Rage Against Trackpack Debuts New Single

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4). Next week Rise Against will debut Death Blossoms, an exclusively created track for Guitar Hero fans.

'Tropico 3' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Not heard of since 2003's Tropico 2: Pirate Cove, Kalypso Media has acquired the Tropico license from Take Two, and has entered into a agreement with Haemimont Games, known for Imperium Romanum, to develop a new title in the strategy franchise.

'Far Cry 2' (ALL) Corrupt Save Game Issue Being Addressed

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry 2 immerses players in an entirely new kind of gaming experience, where players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa. While the next FC2 patch is going to rebalance all weapons and add a new Hardcore Mode, Ubisoft is also working on fixing a corrupt saved game issue, although it "may" only be for new saves created after installing the patch.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Watchmen: The End is Nigh'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 6, 2009 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on DC Comics '80s graphic novel, Watchmen, developed by Deadline Games (known for Total Overdose) and written by comic editor Len Wein, is a brawler set in an alternate 1985 America that will initially feature anti-hero Rorschach and Nite Owl.

'Elven Legacy' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elven Legacy delivers a world filled with magic, and a thrilling nonlinear storyline, gauged to provide many hours of gameplay for strategy enthusiasts. Through an epic quest to restore the former glory of the Elven race, this fantasy strategy game offers both depth and scope, all in colorful and inspirational settings.

NeoSteam Goes Closed Beta in Europe

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In NeoSteam, Hanbitsoft's free-to-play MMORPG, players take part in the epic battle between the Kingdom of Elerd, who rely on magical spells, and the Republic of Rogwell, who use their technological advantage in battle. No matter which side of the conflict a hero stands for, his most important resource will be the eponymous NeoSteam.

'Wheelman' (PS3/X360/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 4:50 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.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (ALL) 40% Off on Steam, Free This Weekend

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 4:48 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. To celebrate yesterday's Titan Pack update, Steam is offering UT 3 Black edition (the game + pack) for free this weekend, and 40% off after that until March 15 if you end up liking it...

NDS Review - 'Ultimate Band'

by Arkalem on March 6, 2009 @ 4:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ultimate Band is an all new music experience giving gamers and music lovers of all ages the chance to realize their dream of becoming a rock legend when they build their own band or jam alone, fueled by the power of the Wiimote and the DS stylus.

'Miss Chic in Paris' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

You will take a trip to PARIS with our restless Miss Chic and visit Louvre, Tour Eifel, Moulin Rouge and other famous places while learning the history of Paris monuments. Participate in beauty & dance contests and play French tags to earn cash for your travel expenses!

'Cities XL' Dealing With Populous Problems - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cities XL will expand upon all that make city builders fun and interesting, with cities that are bigger, more realistic and sophisticated than ever before, while letting players take their game online, as they interact with others in a massive online environment.

'Klonoa' (Wii) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on March 6, 2009 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Klonoa’s long-awaited return offers vibrant graphics, motion control and new secrets to discover in this update to the series’ debut adventure. Highly revered as one of the best platform games of the past 10 years, Klonoa will ignite Wii owners’ imaginations with addictive gameplay, exciting stages and a memorable story.

'The Wonderful End of the World' Price Reduced to Fund Next Title

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

In Wonderful, the planet's going to be eaten by a fish-headed demon. But you'll try to rescue as much as you can before it does. As a tiny puppet that grows with every object it gathers, you start out as a collection of jelly beans and marbles, and work your way up to a behemoth with fire engines for arms and the ability to absorb entire buildings.