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'Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines features the original Altair and will link up with Assassin's Creed II on PS3 to unlock extra content.

'Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.' (ALL) Gets Supremacy DLC Pack - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 2012, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. (high-altitude warfare) is the first air combat game in the Tom Clancy’s universe, featuring cutting-edge technology, devastating firepower, and intense dogfights. Soon, flying at Mach 3 becomes a right, not a privilege.

Various Game Trailers #1621

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 7:22 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:

  • 'Splosion Man [XBLA] - E3 2009 Trailer
  • Under Siege [PS3] - Trailer
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves [PS3] - Rooftop Gameplay Trailer
  • Knights in the Nightmare [NDS] - Tutorial Trailer (2)
  • Spore: Galactic Adventures [PC] - Mothership Trailer
  • DC Universe Online [PS3/PC] - E3 2009 Trailer
  • Edge of Twilight [ALL] - Someone Special Trailer

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

'SMT: Persona' (PSP) Gets Stuffed With Extras - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Completely remastered for PSP, SMT: Persona boasts a fully redone localization, all-new music from composer Shoji Meguro, beautiful new animated sequences overseen by famed artist Kazuma Kaneko, enhanced graphics optimized for the PSP system's widescreen aspect ratio, and extra content.

'Sam & Max' Making Their XBLA Debut Next Week

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Telltale Games announced that the dog and rabbity-thing crime-fighting team's episodic adventures will launch on Xbox Live Arcade next week with Sam & Max Save the World, a bundle of six comedy games.

'WonderKing' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players will challenge the demonic forces of Valron in real-time combat as they strive to become the Wonderking that will bring light to the shadows of darkness. There is a wide variety of customization available from clothing to facial features and hairstyles. WonderKing will be free-to-play and offer players the ability to acquire tools, weapons and mounts from the item mall.

PlayStation Store Gets Downloadable Games, DLCs, Demos, Music Tracks

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Heavy Weapon ($9.99), Gunstar Heroes ($4.99), Bomberman ULTRA ($9.99), DLCs for Killzone 2, LiitleBigPlanet, MotorStorm, The Last Guy, Burnout Paradise, Call of Duty: World at War , Dynasty Warriors Gundam 2, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X, Saints Row 2, Sonic Unleashed, demos for Bomberman ULTRA, Heavy Weapon, song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour. Rock Band Unplugged (PSP) and Rock Band, as well as the usual game/movie trailers and PS3 themes.

'Puzzle Chronicles' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Puzzle Chronicles features a new puzzle combat is based on real time action so you will have to think fast and posses sound strategies to best their opponents. On your quest through Asharin Empire you will fight fierce beasts and battle hardened warriors with a new puzzle combat mechanics that will test your skills.

Xbox LIVE Community Games Now Called Xbox LIVE Indie Games

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The launch of XNA Game Studio 3.1 begins the process of renaming Xbox LIVE Community Games to Xbox LIVE Indie Games. Microsoft believes this name better represents the independent spirit of XNA Game Studio gaming and creations! XNA Game Studio is Microsoft's free development suite for creating games on Windows, Zune, and Xbox 360.

'Roogoo' (NDS/Wii) Level Details #2 - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Roogoo uses geometric shapes and rotating discs to craft a frenetic, exciting puzzle game framed within an imaginative storyline and a delightfully realized fantasy universe. The new version will feature NDS & Wii cross-compatibility, all-new levels and game modes that take advantage of the Wiimote, touch screen and stylus.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) June DLCs Revealed

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).

'Active Life: Extreme Challenge' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Active Life: Extreme Challenge kicks Active Life into high gear, featuring ‘extreme’ themed sports such as base jumping, street luge, and rock climbing. Whether you want to swoosh down the hills of San Francisco in a street luge, scale the cliffs of the Grand Canyon, or kite-surf in the crystal blue waters of the Pacific, this game will get your heart pumping!

Nintendo Prevails in Wii Patent Lawsuit

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

U.S. District Court judge Manuel Real has dismissed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Nintendo brought by Guardian Media Technologies alleging Nintendo's Wii infringed on one of its patents.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Exlusive Green Day DLCs Starting July 7th

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 12:32 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.

'LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 presents a tongue-in-cheek take on all four cinematic adventures of pop culture’s most iconic archaeologist, including for the first time ever Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and will give players the ability to create levels of their own!

'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin' (ALL) - v1.04 Patch/DLC Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable. This v1.04 patch adds the Armored Front map pack, which includes two maps (Conductor and Decoy), as well as four unique character heads to swap out.

'Backbreaker' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backbreaker is taking sports video games to a place where the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as a Sunday afternoon. Utilizing NaturalMotion’s euphoria motion synthesis engine, you’ll never see the same tackle again. Ever.

'CID The Dummy' (ALL) Coming to North America

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CID The Dummy is an all-new action platformer that is sure to grab you with its enjoyable, fun gameplay, featuring a totally original character with charisma and moves, different fighting styles with which to battle enemies from unarmed combat to weapons like the Bazooka that can freeze, hit and burn.

'Jumpgate Evolution' - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations.

'Return to Mysterious Island 2' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to Mysterious Island 2 offers the player an experience comparable to that of Robinson Crusoe or one of Verne's characters, but in this new installment, survival is not all, you will also have to save the island from an environmental disaster.

'The Bigs 2' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Known for its over-the-top style of gameplay, The Bigs 2 focuses on the big fast-paced moments in Major League Baseball with new opportunities to go up against MLB legends, more mini-games like Home Run Pinball, and a variety of other new features.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Halo 3: ODST'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 11, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Halo 3: ODST is a new game in the Halo saga that lets people experience events leading up to the epic story told in Halo 3 through the eyes of an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, as they search for clues leading to the whereabouts of their scattered squad and the motivations behind the Covenant's invasion of New Mombasa.

PSN/XBLA/PC Preview - 'Droplitz'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 11, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Droplitz is an addictive puzzler that's all about strategically twisting and connecting mismatched dials to save precious droplitz. Just making a single junction is child's play; can you master the art of the combo or will you let your pipes runneth over?

'NBA Live 10' (PSP/PS3/X360) Announced, Cover Athlete Signed - Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Live 10 is bringing a renewed focus to the franchise with innovations to the core gameplay and new online game modes. The Dynamic DNA service, driven by Synergy Sports Technology, will make a return, with significant improvements allow ing players to connect their game to the NBA season like never before.

'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) Reveals New Tracks - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. GH 5 will also feature new gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest putting fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the experience to match their personal style and interests.

'Prototype' (ALL) Install Issues Reported on PS3

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prototype tells the story of Alex Mercer - a man haunted by his past, fighting a secret war in New York City. As the action spirals out of control, a conspiracy tied to his origins threatens the future of mankind itself. PS3 fans may experience an sufficient space bug when trying to install the game, even though they have ample hd space, and while a patch is being worked on Activision recommends clearing up at least 700mb of room on the PS3 HD.

'Mad Dog McCree: Gunslinger Pack' (Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With all live action video and sound, and real western scenery, you'll feel like you are a part of the Old West! But you'll have to be quick on the draw to survive Mad Dog's gang of bandits to ultimately face Mad Dog himself in the final showdown. Revealed a few months ago Mad Dog McCree : Gunslinger Pack is a compilation of all 3 titles, featuring Zapper and co-op support.

'Age of Empires III' - v1.13 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robot Entertainment has released the Age of Empires III v1.13 patch mainly balancing and tweaking the various factions in the game, as well as a few client fixes and adding custom online scenario support for multiplayer games.

'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs' - v1.05 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 6:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AoE III: The WarChiefs will allow you to lead one of three Native American civilizations to expand their empire and fight for control of the Americas, as well as new gameplay elements and content including new civilizations, a new single player campaign, Home City enhancements and additional maps and units.

'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties' - v1.02 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is AoE 3's the second expansion pack, engaging gamers of all ages and types n epic warfare in the Eastern world, and leading Japanese, Chinese and Indian civilizations to expand their empires.

'Nostalgia' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nostalgia casts you as Eddie, a headstrong Londoner who amasses a group of companions to traverse the world in his steampunk-inspired zeppelin. As you navigate the open skies, you’ll explore mysterious foreign locales, slay all manner of fantastical enemies, complete a variety of thrilling quests, and ultimately, save the world from unfathomable evil.

Playlogic Signs Euro Distribution Agreement With Koch Media

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic has signed a distribution agreement with Koch Media to publish its upcoming titles like Hell’s Vengeance (X360), Aliens in the Attic (Wii/NDS/PS2), Obscure: The Aftermath (PSP) and the hack'n slash platform adventure, Fairytale Fights (PS3/X360/PC) in Europe.

'Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an innovative new action drawing feature and enhanced drawing tools, Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter will give players new creative tools and immerse them into new worlds they create and explore.

Sony Rolling Out Minor v5.51 PSP Firmware Update

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony announced the availability of the v5.51 system software update for PSP, yet again merely improving system software stability during use of some features.

'Warhammer Online' Preps 'Rise of the Tomb Kings' In-Game Live Event

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call to Arms will introduce an array of new content for WAR players, and from June 16-22, the forces of Order and Destruction will race to construct giant airships that will soon transport players into the treacherous deserts of the Land of the Dead.

'Overlord II' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Overlord II, the new Overlord and a more powerful Minions horde take on the Glorious Empire, an advanced Romanesque nation, in a truly epic yet familiarly warped adventure.

'The King of Fighters XII' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SNK Playmore's classic arcade franchise celebrates its 15th anniversary with The King of Fighters XII. For the first time in series history, this epic martial arts showdown has undergone a complete graphical overhaul.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock'

by Brian Dumlao on June 11, 2009 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock is a standalone software product that allows owners of Rock Band and Rock Band 2 to keep the party going with more hit songs from the pantheon of rock music. The 20-song pack features an outstanding mix of Rock Band fans’ favorite classic rock hits including songs by mega artists The Who, Rush, Boston and Police.

'Crown Of Glory: Emperor's Edition' - v1.0.9 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crown of Glory puts players in direct control of a European nation in the time of the Napoleonic Wars. Simulating one of the bloodiest periods in history Crown of Glory focuses on the driving forces behind war as well as combat itself.

'MySims Racing' (NDS/Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Face a variety of tricky MySim opponents on a huge variety of exotic tracks! Take on up to three friends in intense multiplayer racing. During your race, find awesome power-ups such as the heat-seeking jack-o-lantern pumpkin or a bubble dropper that can help you wreck the competition.

PS3 Review - 'Bionic Commando'

by Mark Melnychuk on June 11, 2009 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Bionic Commando features Nathan Spencer, a government operative who represents the ultimate fusion of man and machine. After distinguishing himself in a fierce conflict against the Imperials, Spencer is betrayed and falsely imprisoned by the very people he unquestioningly served.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 4:06 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:

'Six Days in Fallujah' (ALL) Still in Development, Looking for New Publisher

by Rainier on June 11, 2009 @ 3:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Six Days in Fallujah is a 3rd person shooter experience that puts the player in the center of the largest urban military operation in four decades. Six Days in Fallujah combines the action of a military shooter with the realism of a documentary film to create a new kind of experience that is both historical and engaging.