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'Space Invaders Extreme' (XBLA) DLC Adds New Content - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Invaders Extreme captures all of the action and excitement of the classic and takes it to the next level with new design features maximizing performance and play on XBL. Tomorrow SIE is getting DLC adding three new stages, new enemies, and new bosses, as well as two emulators of the original black-and-white Space Invaders and 8-bit color Space Invaders 2!

'AFL' (PS3/X360/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Melbourne-based Big Ant Studios, known for Spyro: The Eternal Night (PS2) and Hellboy: The Science of Evil (PSP), revealed that it is bringing AFL to the current-gen system and is currently developing it for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, scheduled for 2010. AFL will take advantage of the online capabilities of Xbox/Windows Live and PSN. The game will support four-player local co-op/competitive play or two-player co-op/competitive play online.

Various Game Trailers #1624

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 5:58 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:

  • East India Company - Trailer
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [Wii] - Trailer
  • Nostalgia [NDS] - Trailer


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

'Madden NFL 10' (ALL) Pre-Orders Get Early Demo

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 2:45 p.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. Fans who pre-order at GameStop get a playable demo featuring four, 5-minute quarters in a rematch between the Cardinals and Steelers.

'Necessary Force' (ALL) Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Midway is selling off most of its assets, Midway NewCastle (known for Wheelman) is working on an all-new IP. Powered by the Unreal Engine 3, Necessary Force is an open world action game where you play a Dirty Harry style cop who does whatever it takes to get the job done.

'NHL 10' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 10 begins a new era with gameplay innovations that deliver a new standard of toughness, the emotion of playoff hockey on the ice and in the arena, and over 200 gameplay refinements that replicate the skill and finesse that every fan sees throughout the NHL playoffs.

'Pangya: Fantasy Golf' (PSP) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pangya: Fantasy Golf features beautifully rendered fantasy golf courses, thousands of character and equipment customization options and 18 playable characters, thrusting players into a world of golf gameplay filled with beauty and unlimited imagination.

'Spearfishing' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spearfishing is the first underwater next-gen hunting simulator, ideal for those who like action, simulators games and also for underwater hunting professionals and amateurs.

Phantom EFX Dates Fall 2009 Titles

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom EFX's lineup includes two Reel Deal titles, and its FPS Darkest of Days. Featuring Phantom’s character creator and unique 3D casino environment, Treasures of the Far East offers over 25 never before seen slots and Imperial Fortune provides unmatched realism

'Fight Night Round 4' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Promising to revolutionize the fighting genre, Fight Night Round 4 features an all new physics based gameplay engine that brings the most authentic interpretation of the sweet science to the video game world. The action inside the ring will be faster than ever, delivering a true representation of the sport's incredible speed, accuracy, timing, and power.

'Boom Blox Bash Party' (Wii) Sports Over 3,000 User-Created Levels

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Boom Blox Bash Party the destructive fun reaches new heights with richer multiplayer action and more than 400 new levels that will have players of all ages gaming together and solving action-packed puzzles under water, in zero gravity, and beyond!

'NHL 2K10' (ALL) Announced, Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced that Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, the 2009 Maurice “Rocket” Richard Award winner and Hart Memorial Trophy candidate, will be featured as the cover athlete and spokesman for NHL 2K10.

'Need for Speed Shift' (ALL) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 9:56 a.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.

Wii Preview - 'Ju-On: The Grudge'

by Thomas Wilde on June 16, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

JU-ON: The Grudge, inspired by the Japanese classic horror movie JU-ON (known in North America as The Grudge), is a “Haunted House Simulator” where accessibility and instant scares are given priority over all other game aspects, with the original creator of the movie, Takashi Shimizu, serving as a creative consultant to game development.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Wolfenstein'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 16, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

'My Baby 2' (NDS/Wii) Announced - New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Remember, last time you saw him he just made his 1st steps and today, in My Baby 2, he’s 15 months old. Plenty of new challenges for you: you’ll have to teach him to talk but also dancing, climbing the stairs, jumping… but above all you’ll have to give him all your attention and loving!

'Sango 2' and 'Takeda 3' Coming to GamersGate

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sango 2 is an historical war game based on the Chinese classic, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, and in Takeda 3, you take command of the powerful Daimyo, feudal lord of one of 25 historical clans of feudal Japan; engaging in diplomacy, managing your castles and territory, and commanding your armies in epic real-time 3D battles.

'Bonsai Barber' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The village residents are hungry for the latest in foliage fashion, and it's up to you, the new barber, to fix them up. Use the tools of your trade: scissors, clippers, spray can, and more in this humorous, first-of-its-kind "first-person-groomer" game.

UK Ratings Board Gets Government Endorsement

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) has today welcomed the Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s decision to adopt PEGI as the sole age ratings system for videogames in the U.K.

'Lost Planet 2' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2' story has advanced beyond Wayne Holden as players will now follow the exploits of their own customized snow pirates on their quest to seize control of E.D.N III. Players will move their heroes through different stories creating a truly unique and interactive experience.

'Atlantica Online' Update Adds Features, Content, New Dungeon

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlantica Online is bringing back turn-based and strategic gameplay to give a fresh face to the MMO world, a thinking person's game, giving you the chance to really strategize using the combat, mercenary and city/country management system.

Sony Europe Extends UEFA Champions League Sponsorship

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced that it has extended its sponsorship agreement for the UEFA Champions League until 2012 and the UEFA Super Cup in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

'Storm: Frontline Nation' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Storm: Frontline Nation is a strategy game situated in modern day Europe where military forces, research and covert operations are used to get the edge over the competition, and superior tactics decide who remain on the battlefield. Master both modern strategic warfare and deceptive diplomacy to turn your country into the Frontline Nation.

Iceberg Interactive Becomes Licensed Nintendo Publisher/Developer

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 5:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iceberg Interactive announced that it has signed a publisher license agreement with Nintendo of Europe, allowing it to publish and develop products on the Wii, the NDS and the NDSi platforms.

Good Old Games Signs 'Tex Murphy' Adventure Games

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 4:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Good Old Games has signed a deal with WordPlay to revive a new batch of classic adventure games, offering the entire Tex Murphy game series, including Mean Streets, Martian Memorandum, Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive and Tex Murphy: Overseer.

'Cursed Mountain' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cursed Mountain is a survival horror game where you take on the role of a fearless mountaineer climbing into the Himalayas on a quest to find your lost brother. As you ascends the mountain, he encounters an ancient curse: the souls of the people who died in that region are stuck in limbo, caught in the Shadow World.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 4:35 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:

'MadWorld' (Wii) Releasing A Soundtrack

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MadWorld is a third-person action game that has a unique black & white style depicting a sharp backdrop that straddles graphic novels and 3-D worlds, mixing irreverent humor and over-the-top violence. On June 30, you will be able order a copy of the MadWorld soundtrack through Sumthing Distribution for $15.99 (CD or download).

'Cooking Mama 3' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everyone’s favorite culinary queen will return to the kitchen in Cooking Mama 3, with all new features added to the world famous game play recipe, 80 recipes, 200 mini-games, four player multiplayer and two totally new game modes.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Up'

by Sanford May on June 16, 2009 @ 4:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the upcoming Disney Pixar film, Up is a comedy adventure taking you on an exotic adventure with Carl Fredricksen and his sidekick, Wilderness Explorer Russell, as you set off on a wild journey through the undiscovered jungles of South America.

NDS Review - 'Elite Forces: Unit 77'

by Matt Olsen on June 16, 2009 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Elite Forces: Unit 77 is a game of action and strategy in which the player must wisely use the abilities of all four members of Unit 77 as you battle your way through inhospitable jungles, scorching deserts, endure harsh and deadly arctic conditions as you fight to rescue the hostages and defeat the terrorists.

'Champions Online' (ALL) Genesis of the Nemesis Part 1 - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:52 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.

'Max Payne 3' (ALL) Ages, Gets New Voice Actor

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Payne 3 tells the story of a retired police detective embroiled in a world of corruption, turmoil and intense violence. Original actor James McCaffrey, who voiced the first 2 titles, is being replaced by an older, non high-profile, actor according to R*.

'Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows' - v1.6.7 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next expansion for Kerberos Productions' 4X space strategy game Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows, adds never-before-seen weapons, ships and tactics, but also introducing a new race, The Morrigi.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up' (Wii) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft will launch an all-new, original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game – the first not tied to a TMNT movie, TV show or comic book – which will be a four-player action fighting title developed by Game Arts, known for Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii.

Logitech Launches New Bluetooth Mouse M555b

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M555b there’s no cable and no receiver, so nothing will hold you back at the office or around the house. Hyper-fast scrolling lets you fly through long documents and Web pages, or you can switch to click-to-click mode for more precision.

'Euro Truck Simulator' - v1.3 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2009 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Euro Truck Simulator is a truck simulation game where you can drive across a realistic depiction of continental Europe, visiting its beautiful cities, from Rome to Berlin to Madrid to Prague, picking up a variety of cargo, and delivering them on time!