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'End of Eternity' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Longtime Square Enix developer Tri-Ace is jumping ship to SEGA for yet another RPG, End of Eternity. The game follows Zephyr, PMC employee Vashyron, and Subject 20 who is condemned to die on her 20th birthday. End of Eternity's battle system involves real-time gunplay elements, along with the aforementioned military theme.

Various Game Trailers #1599

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:06 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:

  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer
  • UFC 2009 Undisputed [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Prototype [PS3/X360/PC] - Cinematic Intro

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

'Still Life 2' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microïds' Still Life 2, developed by Gameco Studios, is a real-time 3D adventure game where you play FBI agent and profiler Victoria McPherson, investigating some of North America's most difficult and darkest crimes.

'Class of Heroes' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. has secured the North American publishing rights for Class of Heroes for PSP, 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.

'UFC 2009 Undisputed' (PS3/X360) Adds TapouT Crew to its Roster

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFC 2009 Undisputed features an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, including an extensive roster of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world.

'Knights in the Nightmare' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Knights in the Nightmare requires players to throw out everything they know about RPG and strategy games and embrace something altogether new and fresh. Frantic, energetic action mixes with thought-provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully-rendered fantasy setting and presented through a captivating, emotional narrative.

'Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman!' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! What Did I Do to Deserve This? is a strategy game with some RPG mixed in where you, as the God of Destruction, need to help Badman, the overlord, help to save his underground empire.

'Brutal Legend' (PS3/X360) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brütal Legend is a 3rd person Action/Adventure game starring Jack Black in the role of roadie Eddie Riggs, who sets on an epic quest to build an army of rockers with only a broad axe, a big block V8 and his faithful guitar in hand. Pre-order your copy at Gamestop and get an exclusive Tenacious D in-game (including multiplayer) guitar, with new sound effects, new voice over work from Jack Black and Kyle Gass and a new visual effects suite.

'Contra ReBirth' Coming to WiiWare - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has not been any official announcement yet, it seems Konami is not only bringing Gradius back but also its popular Contra franchise. While it is not quite clear whether Contra ReBirth is a new installment or a revamped old title, it does include 2 player co-op. So far only Japan is getting it, next week for 1,000 Wii Points) so we'll have to wait a little longer for more details.

'Dawn of War II' - v1.3 Patch to Add New Armor, New Weapons, AI Improvements

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WH 40k: Dawn of War II takes players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign.

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Unveils the Trooper - New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Old Republic will let you explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining your personal story and determining your path down the light or dark side of the Force.

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Dark Corners DLC Public Preview Event

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection is a value-packed compilation that combines all previous Gears of War 2 Game add-ons with brand new multiplayer and campaign content. Microsoft is giving fans an opportunity to meet the developers, and play an unreleased multiplayer map on May 15 in Seattle...

'Darkest of Days' (X360/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom EFX's Darkest of Days, using 8Monkey Labs' proprietary Marmoset game engine, is a story-rich, first-person shooter presenting an intriguing story of time-travel to some of the darkest periods in the history of mankind.

'Plants vs. Zombies' Update Adds Steam Achievements

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Plants vs. Zombies is an all-new action-strategy game from PopCap, known for Bejeweled and Peggle! Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants!

'BioShock 2' (PS3/X360/PC) Multiplayer Details

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set approx. 10 years after the events of the original, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. All along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to Rapture. You will play as the first Big Daddy as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and your own survival.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10' (ALL) Gets Online Tournament Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 takes golf fans inside-the-ropes to experience the drama and emotion of tournament golf. In addition, the U.S. Open, a USGA championship, and the USGA’s Rules of Golf will be available for the first time in the franchise's history.

Good Old Games Sells 'Sacred Gold' and 'DarkStar One' on the Cheap

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

This weekend Good Old Games are encouraging everyone to try out two great titles from Ascaron Entertainment: Sacred Gold and DarkStar One. Only this weekend, everyone can get them with a 25% discount — that's $7.49 each!

'Ys Online: Call of Solum' Enters Second Beta Stage - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the famous YS series originally developed by Falcom, CJ Internet Game Studio and Nihon Falcom have teamed up to convert the famous YS series to an online game.

'The Sims 3' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to create unique Sims and immerse them in your own living neighborhood of endless possibility!

'Puzzle Bobble Galaxy' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Puzzle Bobble Galaxy is a match-three arcade puzzle game starring the loveable Bub and Bob dinosaur brothers from the hugely popular Bubble Bobble game. Players will embark on a magnificent adventure set in space as they help battle against powerful enemies who are trying to rule the entire universe.

'Rock Band 2' (ALL) to Get Social Distortion, Steely Dan, Distbured, Costello

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:29 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.

'ArmA II' (ALL) Explains Its Name - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:24 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.

'Ultima Online: Stygian Abyss' Now Accepting Beta Test Applications

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Announced last year and not heard of since, Ultima Online: Stygian Abyss adds a newly-playable Gargoyle race, never-before seen spells, powerful new weapons and armor, an expansive and dangerous dungeon, and a variety of new, tough-as-nails monsters. Fans interested in participating in the closed beta test later this month can now sign up.

'Space Invaders Extreme 2' (NDS) Coming to Europe - New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:13 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.

'In The Mix: Featuring Armin van Buuren' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 7:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armada Music, Cloud 9 Music and Foreign Media Games are collaborating to develop Armin van Buuren: In The Mix, allowing players to experience for themselves what it is like to be a DJ like Armin, mixing electronic dance music and interacting with the audience.

'Fuel' (PS3/X360/PC) Details Race Events - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creating the ultimate competitive go-anywhere racing experience, Fuel will have players competing across wildly different terrain and executing spectacular death-defying stunts as they race dozens of varied two and four-wheeled rides and explore this epic world on an unprecedented scale.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) Broken Steel DLC Fixed & Re-released

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. The Broken Steel DLC lets you continue the adventure past the main quest by joining the ranks of the Brotherhood of Steel and ridding the Capital Wasteland of the Enclave once and for all. Earlier this week, Bethesda released the DLC on Xbox 360 and PC, but unfortunately a Games for Windows-related issue broke the release, which has now been fixed.

'Death Road' (XBLA) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Death Road is a futuristic racing game reminiscent of titles such as the classic F-Zero or the more recent WipeOut series.

GamersGate Deals of The Week May 7-10, 2009

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced their weekly deals for the week of May 7-10, 2009, selling Anno 1701 at 50% off, while MotoGP 08 costs 75% less. Also if you pre-order Battlestation Pacific ($49.95) you get Battlestation Midway for free!

NDS Review - 'Dokapon Journey'

by Dustin Chadwell on May 8, 2009 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Atlus' RPG-board game Dokapon Journey, monsters have invaded the Kingdom of Dokapon, and the King has offered his throne and the hand of his daughter to any challenger who would rise to the occasion and save the land. Alas, that kind of offer is bound to attract some very over-determined adventurers...

PSN Review - 'Burn Zombie Burn'

by Jesse Littlefield on May 8, 2009 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set across six classic American horror movie inspired levels, Burn Zombie Burn is a third-person shoot-em-up in the classic coin-op tradition featuring next-gen game play mechanics, and possessing that ‘one-more-go’ addictiveness which define all of the great shooters.

'Battlestations: Pacific' (X360/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:45 a.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.

'Battle Rage: The Robot Wars' (Wii) Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle Rage: The Robot Wars is a 3rd person shooter with elements of a beat’em'up game that allows a player to control giant robots. It will offer standard visual mode or visually stunning 3D graphics mode, the first ‘real 3D’ console game, by using stereoscopic glasses.

XBLA Review - 'Hasbro Family Game Night: Battleship'

by Adam Pavlacka on May 8, 2009 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Hasbro Family Game Night lineup will take full advantage of Xbox Live community features such as online play, Achievements, the ability to launch new games without leaving the environment, and sharing customized space with friends.

'Hearts of Iron III' Protecting the Workers Revolution - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hearts of Iron III will follow the series' tradition of most detailed and complete strategic game on WW2 while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.

'Two Worlds' (ALL) - v1.7b Patch/Curse of Souls Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world. This v1.7b/Curse of Souls expansion adds four totally new multiplayer maps, co-op and PvP, with around 40 new quests.

'BattleForge' Gets Free New Maps

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Phenomic's BattleForge is a new fantasy online RTS game where you assemble your own army with collectible trading cards. Win, trade and buy your cards online to create your ultimate deck. Phenomic has released two new maps for BattleForge, representing the beginning of the Renegade Campaign, the game's first free content pack for fans.

'SBK09 Superbike World Championship' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on May 8, 2009 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SBK09 Superbike World Championship offers the ultimate experience of the championship. Tracks, teams, riders, it’s all there unaltered to make the player feel the adrenaline rush of real motorbike competition.