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Sony Online Entertainment's E3 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 4:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 2nd

Check out the following new screens & trailers from SOE's E3 2009 lineup:

PlayStation Store Gets DropLitz, DLCs, Bigs 2 Demo, Music Tracks

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Droplitz ($9.99), Mobile Light Force ($5.99), demo for The BIGS 2, DLCs for High Velocity Bowling, MotorStorm Pacific Rift, Cross Edge, Disgaea 3, Cuboid Booster Pack ($2.99), song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band, as well as the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and downloadable PSP games.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get More Warped Tour, Foreigner Tracks

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 2:32 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.

'Left 4 Dead' (ALL) Update Adds Third Party Campaign Support

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-op gameplay of L4D casts four Survivors in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying Boss Infected mutants. Valve has rolled out a new update patch

Southpeak Brings 'Trine' (PC) To North America - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 1:23 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.

'Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce' (PSP) QuestPack #2 Adds New Missions - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce will forever change the way gamers experience the Dynasty Warriors universe. In the game, players will enlist in quests that will challenge their very sense of what it means to be a true warrior.

The Death of the PC as a Gaming Platform? Not Just Yet...

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new study by Interpret’s Syndicated Research Service provides new insights on the importance of the PC as a platform, and contrary to the often held assumption, the PC is in fact an important platform for both core and casual gaming audiences.

'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' Champions #9 - New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 10:57 a.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.

'Gobliiins 4' Adds Previous Titles As Bonus Download

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gobliiins 4 blends elements of adventure and puzzle gaming: the player must find a solution to each level in order to progress to the next. The race through this colorful adventure-land spans more than 30 hours, including a secret bonus level. The first three games in the series are now available to every customer of Gobliiins 4 as a free bonus/digital download.

'Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood transports players from a ravaged Civil War-era Georgia to the Aztec ruins of Mexico. In the wildest West ever depicted, players can embody both McCall brothers in an intense Wild West storyline full of greed, lust and lawlessness that takes place during a legendary period of American history.

'Street Legal Racing: Redline' - v2.3.0 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Legal Racing puts you in the driver's seat to race the hottest cars on the road! Trick 'em, tune 'em and hit the streets - searching for the ultimate drag. This update brings your retail game to v2.3.0 but is not officially supported.

'TMNT: Smash-Up' (Wii) New Characters - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up is the first Ninja Turtles video game that is not directly tied to a movie, television show or comic book. The 4-player action brawler features a variety of battle modes including online multiplayer gameplay, minigames, and an original story mode for single player co-created with Peter Laird.

iRacing Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on June 25, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Forza Motorsport 3'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 25, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Forza Motorsport 3 unites the racing game genre, making it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of the world’s most exotic and exquisite cars. Live the most realistic racing experience ever as you take the wheel of more than 400 of the most-beloved cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe.

'Battlefield Heroes' Goes Open Beta

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Heroes is a Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to a mass audience, featuring a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.

'Runes of Magic' Expansion Adds New Zone/Tasks - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 1,000 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'ArmA II' (PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 8:04 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.

'Mytheon' Gets Delayed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 7:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mytheon is an online micro transaction game that uniquely combines the best elements of action, strategy and RPG game-play with an emphasis on collectability and combat, set within a fantasy universe steeped in mythologies from across the globe.

'Men of War: Red Tide' Announced

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The stand-alone expansion to 1C's RTS Men of War, Men of War: Red Tide introduces a new story driven campaign based on the writings of Soviet scribe Alexander Zorich and dozens of new or upgraded units and weapons.

'Field of Glory' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year Slitherine and Osprey Publishing released the Field of Glory set of wargames rules, which in the meantime has sold over 200k copies. Slitherine is now making Field of Glory as a videogame, specially created with figure gaming fans in mind.

EA Links Up With Dr Pepper to Give Away DLC Codes

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and Dr Pepper have entered a marketing agreement that brings exclusive premium content for select EA titles to Dr Pepper consumers, throughout 2010, with codes found on its products.

Iceberg Signs 'Dark Fall: Lost Souls'

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iceberg Interactive has signed a Euro publishing agreement with Darkling Room for its adventure game Dark Fall: Lost Souls, the third title in the series which will complete the hugely popular paranormal game trilogy.

Wii Review - 'The Munchables'

by Brian Dumlao on June 25, 2009 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Munchables is an entertaining romp into a colorful and delicious action adventure where players will explore rich and vibrant environments, devouring delectable enemies and guide their quirky heroes in a zany alien munching mash-up filled with fun and addictive gameplay.

Wii Gets Video-On-Demand Content

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic Solutions announced that it is partnering with Fujisoft Incorporated to deliver premium entertainment to the Wii game console through its Roxio CinemaNow service, beginning with new releases and catalog titles from Paramount Pictures.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) - v1.11 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic RTS adventure to an alternate future spawned by time travel run amok, featuring a fully co-operative campaign, the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:31 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:

'Serious Sam' Remake Coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PC - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we hinted at earlier this week, Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline arcade-action shooter heavily focused on frantic arcade-style single player action. In a world where cyberpunk meets fantasy-fiction and advanced technology is mixed with black magic and psycho-powers.

'World Basketball Manager 2009' - v1.9.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Basketball Manager is a basketball strategy game. It uses the same game-play principles as most soccer management games do and covers all basketball action around the world with 89 national and international tournaments, 852 teams, 10.000 basketball players and 1.000 managers.

'Las Vegas Casino Party' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Life's Las Vegas Casino Party, an interactive « Casinopoly » made for the whole family, gathers fifteen of the most fun and popular casino games : slot machines, video poker, craps, blackjack, roulette… and many more !

'Making History II: The War of the World' Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Making History II lets grand strategy players experience the role of a WWII era national leader embroiled in the toxic mix of waning empires, economic crisis, and ethnic "fault lines" that famously resulted in a global war that transformed the world.

GamersGate Specials June 22-27, 2009, New Additions

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its specials for the week, selling Dark SEctor, Anno Gold Bundle, Sword of the Stars Complete Collection at 50% off, and all Epic Games are 15% off. New additions to the portfolio are Anno 1404 Dawn of Discovery, Spore Galactic Adventures, Braid, and ArmA 2.

'Trine' (ALL) Gets PC Release Date

by Rainier on June 25, 2009 @ 2:43 a.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.