'SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 7:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny brings back the franchise's weapon-based fighting formula to deliver a robust handheld experience. With a roster of more than 20 unique characters, expanded character creation feature, and multiple gameplay modes, SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny provides nail biting, head-to-head brawls that can be played anywhere, at anytime.

Various Game Trailers #1607

by Judy on May 18, 2009 @ 7:33 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:

  • Bionic Commando [ALL] - Launch Trailer
  • The Sims 3 - Gameplay Trailer
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic - Timeline Trailer #2
  • Team Fortress 2 [ALL] - Meet the Spy Trailer
  • Terminator Salvation: The Videogame [ALL] - Launch Trailer
  • Virtua Tennis 2009 [Wii] - Wii Motion Plus Trailer

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

'Infernal: Hell's Vengeance' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infernal: Hell's Vengeance is a 3rd person action adventure that is set in a present day scenario, featuring a gripping storyline which takes players on an action-packed journey in a supernatural battle between Heaven and Hell.

'Iron Sky' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Sky, the dark science fiction comedy film set in the year 2018 about the Nazis on the dark side of the Moon will turn into a computer game. The game's story line happens before the films events, setting a background to the films story.

'Daisy Fuentes Pilates' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Daisy Fuentes Pilates is the first Pilates workout program for the Wii. Set at a lush tropical resort Daisy Fuentes Pilates features customizable workouts, fitness tracking, real-time coaching, interactive feedback, and Wii balance board support.

'Team Fortress 2' Sniper Revamp Adds Achievements

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TF2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next-gen animation technology, persistent player statistics, etc. The sniper revamp is scheduled for Thursday, and Valve revealed today that it will add 34 new achievements, and awarded itself the corporate achievement for leaking The Spy trailer last week.

'Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires' (ALL) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time ever in a Warriors game you get the opportunity to play as either a ruler or an officer. You can choose to be the all powerful decision maker who combines politics and tactics to achieve the ultimate goal or the warrior who carries out those orders and turns strategic planning into battlefield glory.

3D Realms Not Shut Down After All, Issues Lawsuit Response

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Despite rumors and statements to the contrary, 3D Realms has not closed and is not closing, and retains ownership of the Duke Nukem franchise. 3D Realms confirms that the Duke Nukem Forever (DNF) development team has been let go while it regroups as a company, it will continue to license and co-create games based upon the Duke Nukem franchise.

'Dead to Rights: Retribution' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Dead to Rights: Retribution is a ground-up reinvention of its crime action series, thrusting players into a mature neo-noir crime drama as a vice cop Jack Slate and his canine companion Shadow. The game introduces new gameplay elements that unify the third person shooting and brawling genres for a brutal and relentless new action-driven experience.

'Tony Hawk: Ride' (Wii/PS3/X360) Officially Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tony Hawk: Ride players will have the ability to physically play the game using an innovative motion sensing skateboard controller, allowing for unprecedented freedom and movement.

'Little League World Series Baseball 2009' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Little League World Series Baseball 2009 is a natural progression for the series, offering Little Leaguers and their families more features and refined, accessible gameplay. Players will have the chance to become a LLWSB Champion, or play with up to three other friends in a variety of exhibition modes.

'The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Cartoon Network’s action adventure series, The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun puts players in control of Zak Saturday and the rest of the Saturday family, a group of scientific explorers dedicated to discovering and protecting the secret artifacts and mysterious creatures known as Cryptids.

'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' Champions #7 - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

League of Legends is a session-based online multiplayer game that combines elements of RPG and RTS genres with addictive battle action where rival teams compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

'Trine' (PS3/PC) Gets An Official Soundtrack

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil…

'P.U.R.E.' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

P.U.R.E. is a real time strategy game set in a world where Humanity is attempting to wrest their devastated civilization from the evil AI known as the Overmind. The game features giant armies, a fast-paced gameplay, and awesome super-weapons.

iRacing Teams With NASCAR for Online Racing Series - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning early in 2010, NASCAR fans anywhere in the world will be able to log onto the internet and compete against one another, as well as a number of NASCAR drivers, in an official NASCAR series featuring digital duplicates of real-world NASCAR cars and tracks in the most realistic NASCAR racing environment ever created.

Monday, May 18, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 11:50 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:

  • Punch-Out!! (Wii)

  • We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

Capcom E3 2009 Mystery Title #1 Revealed

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Capcom revealed its E3 2009 lineup earlier this month it included two new, yet to be announced titles, that would be revealed during its press conference. While there are still few details available, the newest issue of Nintendo Power revealed one of the two titles as being Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. The crossover fighting game features a slew of characters from Capcom games pitting them against creations from Japanese animation studio Tatsunoku Production.

'Pangya' Getting Re-Launched, Currently in Open Beta - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pangya is a casual golf game that takes the difficult rules of golf and transforms them into an easy to pick-up and play casual golf experience that a player of any skill level can enjoy. Featuring simple and intuitive controls, Pangya allows anyone to connect and play with other gamers.

'Rock Band 2' (Wii) Gets Another 25 New Tracks

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 11:10 a.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.

'Quake Live' Launches Six Maps In Six Weeks Campaign

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quake Live offers game players of all skill levels a totally free first-person multiplayer action game, featuring 40 arenas, 5 game modes, including friends lists and communication, sponsored events and tournaments, matchmaking, stats tracking, and even the game itself accessible free of charge through the web browser.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat' System Requirements Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, the 3rd stand-alone game in the series, unfolds shortly after the end of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Having discovered about the open path to the Zone center, the government decides to hold a large-scale military "Fairway" operation aimed to take the CNPP under control.

Community Trip Preview - 'Red Faction: Guerrilla'

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction, this third-person, open-world action-shooter will return to Mars and once again redefine the limits of destruction-based gameplay. Last week, we flew out three community people to check out Red Faction: Guerrilla multiplayer, so if you want a fan's perspective instead of all the hyped-up reviews, here is what they had to say.

PS3 Preview - 'Katamari Forever'

by Thomas Wilde on May 18, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The crazy, zany, world of Katamari is back and better than ever before, complete with new stages, new visual effects, new strategies, and full 1080p HD resolution! The gameplay has generated millions of fans worldwide and the loveable characters are ready to roll again.

'ArmA II' (ALL) to Redefine Military Sandbox Games - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArmA II is set in the near future, year 2009, in a fictional post soviet country called Chernarus. Players will be sent as members of a US Marine Corps Force Recon squad to this country to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability there.

'Age of Conan' Celebrates First Anniversary, Sees Player Increase

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

'Madden NFL 10' (ALL) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On-field authenticity and emotion is taken to another level in Madden NFL 10. With more control over the outcome of the play than ever before, players can drag defenders towards the first down marker, fight for a fumble at the bottom of the pile, and avoid the rush by stepping up into the pocket.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, May 18, 2009

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic, an NDSi, and two WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem Points to download: Crystal Defenders R2/Silver Star Chess (Wiiware), The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (VC), Art Style: PiCTOBiTS (NDSiWare).

'Unknown' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictional Games' Unknown is a first-person survival horror game set in the late 18th century, and will take the player on a thrill-ride through the depths of madness, exploring the dark side of the human emotions.

'Men Of War' - v1.11.3 DD Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of War is 1C Company's latest RTS, taking place in Europe during the height of WWII. The story unfolds across three different campaigns played out through the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers. These patches (for the digital download editions of the game) fixes several gameplay, multiplayer, graphical issues and adds two new units and two maps to multiplayer mode.

'Arcania: A Gothic Tale' (ALL) Powered by Vision Game Engine 7

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic 4 is set 10 years after the last installment and situated on multiple southern islands, each with unique fauna & flora according to various climate zones. The game will feature a day & night cycle, changing weather, and depending on the time of day altering spell casting abilities.

'Space Camp' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision's Space Camp, an action/adventure game packed with accessible space age mini-games and multiplayer options, it’s not rocket science to launch an unforgettable gameplay session!

JoWooD Dates Its NDS Lineup

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

European publisher JoWooD is bringing games for all the family to market on the NDS, starting with LifeSigns: Hospital Affairs later this month, followed by Neighbors from Hell and Zoo Quest early June.

High Voltage Software to Unveil New Project At E3

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

High Voltage Software, currently working on its FPS The Conduit, announced that it will host a booth at next month's E3, where visitors will have a chance to play the studio's latest title. High Voltage will also be showing an unannounced IP behind closed doors to select media representatives.

PS2 Review - 'MLB Power Pros 2008'

by Dustin Chadwell on May 18, 2009 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With over 10 different exciting game modes including the traditional Practice, Exhibition, League and Home Run Challenge modes, MLB Power Pros 2008 will bring fans closer to the action than ever before.

'Treasure World' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr Media invites gamers to discover amazing wonders that are hidden all around them with Treasure World, a first-of-its-kind explore-and-find experience that acts as a treasure detector, collector, creative canvas and community gateway.

'Champions Online' (ALL) Gets Delayed, New Date

by Rainier on May 18, 2009 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Champions Online is an MMORPG based on the popular pen-and-paper Champions RPG, giving players the power of total customization of their hero experience while they explore a vast universe of richly detailed 3D environments.