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'R.U.S.E.' (PS3/X360/PC) Developer Interview

by Rainier on April 18, 2009 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

R.U.S.E. is a strategy game in which the players use their brain as the ultimate weapon, fighting a war of perception, where the ability to deceive and mislead the enemy determines success. A first in a strategy game, R.U.S.E. reinvigorates the genre by using deception to give new-found depth to the game play.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Fallout 3: The Pitt'

by Brad Hilderbrand on April 18, 2009 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Left 4 Dead' (ALL) Survival Pack DLC Coming Next Week

by Rainier on April 18, 2009 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-op gameplay of L4D casts four Survivors in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying Boss Infected mutants. The free Survival Pack adds a new Survival multiplayer mode as well as 2 complete campaigns for Versus Mode, and will be released next week on PC to coincide with the X360's confirmed April 21st date.

NDS Review - 'National Geographic Panda'

by Matt Olsen on April 18, 2009 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Learn about real-life Pandas as you feed, nurture and play with your very own Panda! Choose from cute and cuddly Baby Pandas or giant Great Pandas and play with them as they learn new skills. Discover fun panda facts from real National Geographic stories that appear as you progress through the game!

'L.A. Noire' (PS3/X360) Still in Development, Hiring

by Rainier on April 18, 2009 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

L.A. Noire is an interactive detective story set in the 1947 classic noir period situated in an exact recreation of mid century L.A. drawing players into an open-ended challenge to solve a series of gruesome murders, but also side missions based on real events from that period. We haven't heard anything from L.A. Noire since Sept. 2008 when it was said to be still a year out, but Team Bondi's job listing has openings for several positions (3D modelers, game designers and a senior programmers) indicating it might be ramping up development for the final push (thanks Joystiq).

'Sacred 2' (ALL) Developer Files for Bankruptcy Protection

by Rainier on April 18, 2009 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron is putting the finishing touches on the console version of its action/rpg Sacred 2, but it seems the lengthy development process and several delays may have cost the German developer a little bit too much as it has filed for bankruptcy protection on April 14, 2009. Ascaron is looking for interesting parties to acquire the studio, and to sweeten the pot it revealed that an add-on for Sacred 2 is already in development, scheduled for this summer, as well as a third installment in the franchise.