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'Deca Sports 2' (Wii) - 90 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deca Sports 2, known in some parts of Europe as Sports Island 2, is an athletic offering, pulling together ten sporting events and pushing the player to their limits, fully using the Nunchuk/Wiimote to control your Mii like characters, including multiplayer.

Various Game Trailers #1553

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:26 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:

  • World in Conflict: Soviet Assault [PC] - Soviet vs. US Trailer
  • Halo Wars [X360] - Universe Expanded Trailer #2
  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars [NDS] - Sniper Trailer
  • The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena [ALL] - Athena Rising Trailer
  • EVE Online: Apocrypha - Trailer
  • C&C: Red Alert 3 - Uprising [PC] - Yuriko and Empire Campaigns Trailer
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine [ALL] - Watertank CGI Trailer
  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate [ALL] - Assassin Time Trailer


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

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) - v1.08 Patch Available NOW

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

Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic RTS adventure to an alternate future spawned by time travel run amok, featuring a fully co-operative campaign, the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay.

'Resistance: Retribution' (PSP) - 23 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resistance: Retribution is a 3rd person adventure with an all new story, levels, weapons and enemies, as well as a proprietary targeting system and game engine that pushes the system to its limit, allowing more detailed characters, special effects, and terrain that captures the look and feel of the Resistance universe.

'Rock Band' (Wii) Gets Another Whopping 14 New Tracks

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:24 p.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.

'Battlestations: Pacific' (X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestations: Pacific features a massive U.S. and Japanese single player campaign that offers a unique blend of action and strategy. Players must plan their moves carefully on huge open-world arenas and fight in the air, above sea and underwater to relive some of the most hard-fought battles in WWII history.

'Major League Baseball 2K9' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MLB2K9 captures the essence of baseball down to the most minute, player- specific details including batting stances, pitching windups and signature swings. Gameplay enhancements in pitching, batting, fielding and base running promise to be user-friendly and enjoyable for rookies or veterans.

'Boom Blox Bash Party' (Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Boom Blox Bash Party the destructive fun reaches new heights with richer multiplayer action and more than 400 new levels that will have players of all ages gaming together and solving action-packed puzzles under water, in zero gravity, and beyond!

Turbine Appoints New VP

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine announced the appointment of Ken Surdan as Turbine’s new Vice President of Operations, who will be responsible for overseeing worldwide operations including network operations, project management and customer service and support for Turbine's award-winning franchises.

'The Sims 3' Lifetime Wishes Explained - New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What if you had to live your whole life in one location … and then one day, suddenly, you could step outside and go anywhere in the whole neighborhood? The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to create unique Sims and immerse them in your own living neighborhood of endless possibility!

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Recruit-A-Friend Program Expanded

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Patapon 2' (PSP) Gets Online Mini-Game - New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Patapon 2 is a 2D platform/action adventure game that transforms players into a mystical leader in charge of guiding a tribe of small, quirky warriors called Patapons. Through an innovative use of musical beats, players will march the Patapons against opposing armies and gigantic monsters in an attempt to find the far end of the world.

The PAX 10 Independent Games Showcase Open for 2009 Submissions

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The organizers of the PAX gaming festival today announced that this year's "The PAX 10" independent games showcase is officially open for submissions, so from now until May 9, independent developers seeking to participate can submit their original game creations.

'Moto Racer DS' (NDS) Stylus Precision Handling Explained - Screen

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moto Racer DS will be the first true multi-discipline motorbike game for the NDS. Moto Racer DS features 4 different disciplines: Moto GP, Traffic, Freestyle, and Supercross.The exciting arcade gameplay is now powered by the use of the stylus, and the multi-player mode up to 6 riders using WiFi!

'Burn Zombie Burn' (PS3) Release Date Moved Forward

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set across 6 classic American horror movie inspired levels, Burn Zombie Burn is a 3rd person shoot-em-up in the classic coin-op tradition featuring next-gen game play mechanics, delivering humor and bloody zombie violence in copious amounts!

SouthPeak Interactive Joins ESA

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Interactive joined the membership ranks of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade association for U.S. computer and video game publishers, the first new member of 2009.

'Ninja Blade' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 7:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software's Ninja Blade is a cinematic action game where, armed with an arsenal of specialized ninja weapons, tools and skills, players will be given the epic task of defending Tokyo and ultimately humanity from a horrific, genetically mutating disease.

'Go Play City Sports' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go Play City Sports recreates the experience of playing sports in a vast urban playground where manhole covers double as home plate. The all-new sports compilation allows players to compete against the best neighborhood athletes in six classic games, including stickball, kickball, handball, rooftop hockey, shootout soccer and jump rope.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.

'Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans' (NDS/Wii/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Game-Based Learning conference Slitherine introduce Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, the videogame adaptation of the bestselling book series Horrible Histories, written by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown.

'Peggle,' 'Crystal Defenders' And 'The Maw' DLC #2 This Week's XBLA Titles

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Peggle for Xbox Live Arcade delivers a number of new and exclusive features to the X360 gamer, including the first-ever online multiplayer Peggle experience with Peg Party mode, where up to four players can compete simultaneously over Xbox Live.

'WWE Legends of WrestleMania' (ALL) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | 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.

GameBryo Brings NVIDIA PhysX to the Wii

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emergent Game Technologies and NVIDIA announced that they have integrated the Emergent Gamebryo game development platform and NVIDIA PhysX technology for Wii game development.

Wii Shop Channel Adds A Classic and One Wiiware Title

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 6:15 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: Gradius ReBirth (Wiiware), and Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars (VC).

'X3: Gold Edition' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Terran Conflict is a stand-alone game set in the universe of X³, the culmination of the X trilogy, with a grand finale that takes us all the way back to Earth's own solar system. X3: Gold Edition, known in North America as X³: Terran Conflict 2.0 – The Aldrin Missions, will feature a host of new missions, new ships and much more.

'Rage' (PS3/X360/PC) Scheduled for 2010?

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

Rage is set in post-apocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits earth and wipes out civilizations, RAGE is is an all-new take on the first person shooter, developed using id Software's new Tech5 engine. In a recent interview id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead confirmed that Rage is no longer expected this year, but currently set for 2010.

'Football Academy' (NDS) Developer Diary #1 - New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Academy offers an entertaining way to learn football strategy, positioning and technique. Players build their knowledge by completing tasks and take their improved skills onto the pitch to compete against their friends, offering a variety of mini-games.

Monday, March 9, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'The Godfather II' (PS3/X360/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo's Corleone family drama, The Godfather II game goes beyond the film's story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960s Florida, Cuba and New York.

'Black Mirror 2' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 5:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Mirror 2, developed by former 4Head Studios now called Cranberry productions, is going to be a classical point & click adventure, based on so-called 2.5D technologies, using a combination of highly detailed 2D backgrounds and 3D characters.

'FIFA Manager 10' Revealed - First Details

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In FIFA Manager 10, you will be able to see panoramic display resolution reaching max. sizes of 1920x1200, and the size of lawn projection will be changed from 85% to 100%, which will give full compatibility with FIFA 09 stadiums. If you start with a first division club, you get a higher manager level right from the start, so in case you get sacked, you still have a chance to find a good club again. Two other improvements implemented today were the reduction of the waiting time after interview questions and the option to print out the list of the most talented youth players.

'Space Invaders Extreme 2' (NDS) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Taito's classic Space Invaders game gets extreme once again with new features that bring the retro franchise up to speed with the Joneses such as a new Bingo and Multiplayer WiFi mode.

'Fight Night Round 4' (ALL) Cover Athletes Signed

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that "The Greatest of All Time," Muhammad Ali, and "Iron" Mike Tyson will share the cover of Fight Night Round 4.

'East India Company' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Wii Review - 'Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 9, 2009 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers, Aya is out to find the meaning of her IMICHI ancestors, even if it leads to the answer she does not wish for. Players can master the sword to take full advantage of the Wiimote controls by slashing, swinging and thrusting into zombie enemy hordes.

'Manga Fighter' Opens Up for Non-Paying Members

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamescampus.com is offering players of its free-to-play 3rd person shooter MangaFighter a chance to break down the barriers between paying and non-paying players. For a limited time, non-paying players will have the opportunity to earn in-game credit through in-game achievements and purchase all functional items in the game's item mall.

'Arc Rise Fantasia' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2009 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arc Rise Fantasia is an epic RPG product of old and new, combining gorgeous graphics with modern gameplay while bringing classic Japanese high fantasy role-playing action involving airships and dragons.

PC Review - 'Puzzlegeddon'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 9, 2009 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Puzzlegeddon features a clever mix of puzzle, action and strategy. Select your island of choice and puzzle for resources to defend yourself and to defeat opponents throughout the many galaxies, game modes and challenges in the world of Puzzlegeddon.