PC Preview - 'Killing Floor'

by Brad Hilderbrand on April 25, 2009 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor is a first-person co-op survival horror, set in and around London after a mad scientist’s “specimens” have broken loose and gone on the rampage.

'BioShock' Movie Hits Snag, On Hold Due to Excessive Budget

by Rainier on April 25, 2009 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gore Verbinski has long expressed his interest in doing the BioShock movie adaptation of 2K's action game. It will begin production in 2010, and John Logan (The Aviator, Star Trek: Nemesis) has written the screenplay, while BioShock creator Ken Levine is consulting. Having recently turned down a 4th Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Verbinski has hit a snag and the BioShock film has been put on hold. Universal Pictures has asked the parties to look for an alternate location, as shooting in Los Angeles will have projected costs of $160 million, although it reaffirmed this will not be another 'Halo' movie fiasco.

'1 vs. 100' (X360) to be Free For Xbox Live Gold Members - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2009 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Popular TV game show 1 vs. 100 is coming to Xbox Live Primetime, pitting one Xbox Live member against 100 others from around the world with a live host and great prizes. The goal of "the One" is to eliminate all the opposition by correctly answering questions, hoping that the opponents will answer incorrectly and be eliminated from the game.

'Empire: Total War' to Receive Major Patch Next Week

by Rainier on April 25, 2009 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | 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 a new major patch, scheduled for next week, with over 70 bug fixes in this upgrade, AI aggression issue fixed, plus a ton of balance and feature tweaks.

'Dead Space' (ALL) Sequel to Have Multiplayer?

by Rainier on April 25, 2009 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience delivering the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action. A new EA survey is asking fans whether they would be interested in co-op and Zero-G deathmatch, possibly hinting at multiplayer inclusion for the sequel.

Wii Review - 'Dora Saves the Snow Princess'

by Glenn "Otter" Juskiewicz on April 25, 2009 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess, players join Dora, Boots and Pirate Piggy on an adventure to save the Magic Snowy Forest from the spell of an evil witch. Over 12 unique motions are used with the Wii Remote to build snowmen, skate on an icy pond, steer a dogsled, ride a snowboard and fly on Pegasus.