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'Section 8' (X360/PC) Pre-Order Incentive - New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8 is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. You are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions that no one else will tackle. Fans who pre-order at Gamestop will receive an in-game item known as the Captain's Armor.

Majesco's Q2 2009 Financial Result Reveals 2009 Lineup

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco released its financial results for the Q2 2009, revealing that its net revenues increased 60.8% to $20.5 million versus $12.8 million in 2008, however it also shows an operating loss of $0.6 million, compared to a $0.3 million loss last year.

Various Game Trailers #1623

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:34 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:

  • Pro Cycling Manager: Tour De France 2009 [PC] - Trailer

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

'Fate/unlimited Codes' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fate/unlimited Codes, handheld fighting will reach a whole new level of drama and excitement, where warriors clash in a battle royale for the Holy Grail.

Verizon Offering Broadband Customers PC Games for $9.99/Month

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Verizon is starting a new trial project by giving broadband customers (currently only in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York), a reason to play games with their broadband service this summer -- at home or on the road, 1,400 games for $9.99/Month

SEGA President Bails for Mobile Phone Publisher

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iPhone/iPod touch developer/publisher ngmoco has named former SEGA of America president and COO Simon Jeffery as its chief publishing officer to helm the company’s new Plus+ Publishing group.

'Supreme Commander 2' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 25 years after the events of the original game, Supreme Commander 2 begins with the assassination of the newly elected president of the Colonial Defense Coalition. The CDC members – the United Earth Federation, the Order of the Illuminate, and the Cybran Nation – deny involvement, blame each other, and a galactic war ensues!

'Wrestling Spirit 3' Announced

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 4:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WreSpi3 is the third version in the Wrestling Spirit line and adds new options and features. Like the prior two, you to take control of the career of a professional wrestler, guiding his career through the world title wins, the tough matches, and the rivalries.

'Myth II: Soulblighter' - v1.7 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Myth II: Soulblighter is Bungie's 1998 real-time strategy but as support has been halted many years ago, Project Magma has been releasing several recent patches. This v1.7 adds support for accelerated hardware rendering, improving game responsiveness, fixing crashes/bugs and out-of-sync issues, but also adding support for hi-res cutscenes, a dialog that locates missing plugins on the train, a resizeable overhead map, transferable unit trading if a team captain drops, and a new detail texturing system.

'Deca Sports 2' (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deca Sports 2, known in some parts of Europe as Sports Island 2, is an athletic offering, pulling together ten sporting events and pushing the player to their limits, fully using the Nunchuk/Wiimote to control your Mii like characters, including multiplayer.

'Aliens: Colonial Marines' (ALL) Coming to NDS, RPG Still Alive

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Aliens movie, Aliens: Colonial Marines, developed by Gearbox Software, is a squad-based first-person shooter where players are part of a United States Colonial Marine squad and must prepare to face an Aliens assault more intense and horrific than ever before. When SEGA announced Aliens vs. Predator and delayed Colonial Marines, speculations were that it got canceled, but SEGA confirmed that it's still in development, as well as Obisidian's RPG. The reason for neither game's appearance at E3 was that AvP is coming this year, the others most likely not, with CM getting a DS version but not by Gearbox.

'echochrome' (PSP/PS3) v1.02 Patch Adds New Features

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

echochrome is a puzzle game featuring 56 exclusive levels on each platform, designed to match each platform's characteristics. You are challenged to play within 5 simple laws of perspective that govern how one advances through each stage.

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FF XIII provides tangible, intuitive controls while delivering seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and stunning in-game cinematics. The latest in cutting-edge technology has been utilized in development of Final Fantasy XIII, thus making this newest addition to the Final Fantasy series worthy of the title next generation.

'Brutal Legend' (PS3/X360) Fans Set World Record Air Guitar

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 1:14 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. At the Download Festival in Donington Park, 440 metal fans rocked out to smash the world record for most people playing air guitar at one time.

'Need for Speed Shift' (ALL) Adds Driver Profile, Details - Trailer

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Designed to deliver a true driver’s experience that reflects contemporary motorsports, Need for Speed Shift is built by racers for racers, delivering an authentic and immersive driving experience.

'Monster Hunter 3' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expected to make an appearance on the PS3, Capcom surprised everybody in Japan by announcing Monster Hunter 3 for the Wii instead. MH Tri-, pronounced as "try," is an action RPG series where you hunt down fantastical monsters.

'World of Mixed Martial Arts 2' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WMMA 2 will bring mixed martial arts to your PC allowing you to control every aspect of a mixed martial arts company. The player is in charge of just about everything to do with its running, including hiring fighters, match making, marketing, and so on.

'Metal Gear Solid 4' (PS3) Celebrates Anniversary With Week-long Announcements

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGS4 is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates, including those in the Middle East and South America, fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. To celebrate its first anniversary Konami will release Metal Gear announcements all week long. Each day this week Metal Gear fans can expect to receive game updates and other announcements.

'Strength & Honour 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strength & Honour 2 is an empire building turn-based and real-time battle strategy war game that is set in the ancient world. The game allows the player to take the seat of an ancient ruler, featuring eight civilizations to choose from with over 25 nations

Monday, June 15, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:36 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:

  • Jagged Alliance DS (NDS)

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

Video Game Consoles Dominate In Delivering Web Video to TV

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The range of connected consumer electronics devices, such as pay TV set top boxes, Blu-ray player/recorders, HDTVs and media-center PCs, delivering web video into the living room is growing, but networked video game consoles are currently the most utilized devices, and will remain so through 2013.

'Arcadia: Guild of Heroes' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arcadia: Guild of Heroes is a strategy/management RPG game in which you can recruit adventurers, view detailed stats on their abilities, age, birthday, height, weight, everything. Build a camp of 6 adventurers, and put together parties of 4 and send them on dangerous quests to many realms, in search of riches.

'Rock Band Country Track Pack' (ALL) Setlist Revealed

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band Country Track Pack is a standalone software product that allows owners of Rock Band) and Rock Band 2 to keep the party going with 21 songs from an outstanding mix of country artists, including Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Shania Twain, Rascal Flatts and the legendary Kenny Rogers.

'Magic: The Gathering' And 'Sam & Max' This Week's XBLA Titles

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Duels of the Planeswalkers lets players simulate the Magic: The Gathering trading card game through lush interactive 3-D environments, while in Sam & Max Save the World you join canine crime-fighter Sam and his hyperkinetic rabbity-thing partner Max to investigate a string of baffling mind-control cases.

'Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This latest PSP installment picks up where Metal Gear Solid 3 for the PS2 leaves off as players take control of the famed Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker features original game design, story and scenario by Hideo Kojima.

'Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Benchmark Tool Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li etc.) along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, June 15, 2009

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic, one NDSi, and two WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem Points to download: Eduardo the Samurai Toaster, Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure!, Let’s CATCH(Wiiware), Space Harrier (VC), Mario Calculator, Mario Clock (NDSiWare).

'Cities XL' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cities XL expands upon all that make city builders fun and interesting, with cities that are bigger, more realistic and sophisticated than ever before, while letting you take your game online, and interact with others in a massive online environment.

'Rock Band' (Wii) Gets Bonnaroo Festival And Country Tracks

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 10:01 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.

'Death to Spies' And 'XIII Century Gold Edition' Coming to North America

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr Media has partnered with 1C Company to bring two new PC games to North America. Death to Spies: Moment of Truth and XIII Century Gold Edition, which includes both XIII Century: Death or Glory and the upcoming sequel XIII Century: Blood of Europe, will be available this summer, both DRM-free.

'Chronos Twins DX' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chronos Twins DX offers an amazing space-time travel on which our tireless character Nec will find adventure, action, platforms and ingenious time puzzles. Do you dare to control Nec on two parallel times at the same time?

New Body Motion Controller Makes Wii Players Exercise

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With childhood obesity on the rise and video games among the causes, the new jOG body motion controller could be the answer, as a independent study shows that using the jOG increases energy expenditure and heart rate.

'Hover Kart' Announced

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hover Kart is a flash based multiplayer Kart racing game featuring 3D graphics, 16 bit sound, with over 20 tracks, multiple Karts, engines and drivers to choose from, playable for up to eight players at a time.

'Zero Security' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zero Security takes hacking games to a new level. Gone are the days of Tandy-esque 1970s interfaces. The Zero OS is a realistic operating system which features a unique combat system, the ability to build your own hacks, minigames galore, and even an arcade which lets you play games such as Earth Type Defense, Donkey Punch!, and Redox.

PSP Preview - 'Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman!'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 15, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

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.

Wiiware Preview - 'Redneck Chicken Riot'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 15, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

In City Interactive's platform title, an insane chicken menace threatens to envelop the world and it's up to you to take them down. These chickens may seem perfectly normal (stalking the yard, pecking at feed, etc.) but underneath their quiet exterior lies a dark labyrinth that ends in madness.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Alpha Protocol'

by Reggie Carolipio on June 15, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Taking you on a suspenseful ride in the vein of James Bond, Jack Bauer, and Jason Bourne, Obsidian's Alpha Protocol has you work your way up the ranks as rookie agent Michael Thorton to become a bona-fide super spy.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Prototype'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 15, 2009 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Shattered Horizon' Looking for Beta Testers - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shattered Horizon is a multiplayer FPS where teams of players experience realistic zero gravity combat and fight to survive in the aftermath of a catastrophic Moon mining accident which throws billions of tons of rocky debris into near-Earth space.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (ALL) No Multiplayer in PC Edition, Only DRM

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague. According to information on the box covers, the PC edition of the game will not feature any multiplayer capabilities, unlike the PS3/X360 versions, which have online and co-op.

'Gauntlet' (NDS) Picked Up By Majesco ?

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gauntlet is a modern reworking of the classic fantasy hack and slash arcade game. Choose from the four heroes (Elf, Warrior, Wizard and Valkyrie) each with their own strengths, weaknesses and special abilities. Slash your way through demonic foes and gain up to four power move abilities to aid you in your battle against evil. Originally scheduled for release in Oct. 2008 by Eidos, the game hasn't been heard of in a year, but according to the ESRB, it is now planned for Dec. 2009 by Majesco.

Warner Bros.' E3 2009 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Check out the following new screens from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's E3 2009 lineup:

'Brutal Legend' (PS3/X360) Drops Ronnie James Dio in Favor of Ozzy Osbourne

by Rainier on June 15, 2009 @ 12:06 a.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. At E3, it was announced Ozzy Osbourne had been added to the character lineup, but Ronnie James Dio's management has confirmed that he has been removed from the game, even though he's been part of the lineup since 2007. Speculation is that the legal battle between Ozzy and Dio, who is is being replaced by Rocky Horror Show actor Tim Curry, over the Black Sabbath name is the cause of the sudden change.