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'Men of War: Red Tide' - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:27 p.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.

'Red War' Goes Open Beta

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red War is a free-to-play online MMORPG which takes gamers through the worlds of Meltya and Alies. Gamers can choose from three classes as they battle the dark forces of Qelian and the inhabitants of Meltya and attempt to prevent their peaceful world of Alies from being overtaken.

Various Game Trailers #1633

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:07 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:

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [ALL] - Launch Trailer
  • StarCraft II [PC] - Multiplayer Trailer


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

'Death to Spies: Moment of Truth' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 4:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Semion Strogov, captain of the 4th department of the Soviet counterintelligence service called SMERSH, is back from his previous missions and must now participate in a series of even more complicated and exciting military operations under the code name Death to Spies: Moment of Truth.

'Unbound Saga' (PSP) Gets Priced - Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unbound Saga is a 3D side-scrolling brawler set in a satirical comic book universe, where enemies are drawn onto the screen and madcap battles travel from panel to panel through a post-apocalyptic landscape. Break off a weapon and rage off the page!

'Captain Blood' (X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Captain Blood is an action/rpg, based on the novels by Rafael Sabatini about the notorious Captain Blood. You assume the role of brave and noble pirate captain, Peter Blood, and follow his intriguing and amazing adventures in 1685 on the Spanish Main.

'Worms 2' and 'The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match' This Week's XBLA Titles

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Worms 2: Armageddon is a 2D turn-based strategy game in which players control worms in a battle to be the last man (worm) standing. The King of Fighters ‘98 Ultimate Match returns with all new battle moves, 64 total characters, and the ability to challenge opponents from around the world via Xbox Live.

'Dreamkiller' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A fast, frantic and mega-bloodbath first-person shooter, Dreamkiller takes gamers inside the dark and twisted nightmares of tortured souls possessed by unknown forces.

'Rock Band Unplugged' (PSP) Gets Four-Pack of New Tracks

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band Unplugged will allow players to take the game on the road for the very first time. Rock Band Unplugged will take center stage as it leverages the PSP's Wi-Fi capabilities and include a fully-featured in-game store for downloadable content in the North American and Europeans markets.

'Treasure World' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr Media invites gamers to discover amazing wonders that are hidden all around them with Treasure World, a first-of-its-kind explore-and-find experience that acts as a treasure detector, collector, creative canvas and community gateway.

QuakeCon 2009 Is Changing Locations

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software announced that QuakeCon 2009 is changing venues and returning to its 2004/2005 location, the Gaylord Texan, located just north of Dallas. The four-day event (August 13 - 16, 2009) is FREE and open to the public thanks to the support of id Software, the QuakeCon volunteer staff, and the 2009 event sponsors and exhibitors.

'Necrovision' - v1.2 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NecroVisioN is a first-person horror shooter, which sees players taking on the role of American soldier Simon Bukner, who must fight his way through the bleak trenches of World War One and into the very jaws of Hell.

'Blood of Bahamut' (NDS) - 22 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blood of Bahamut is an RPG is set in the world of Altail, where people inhabit countries built on the back of long sleeping giants who are considered their gods. When the giants awaken and grow violent, all peace is lost. Thinking that they’ve been forsaken by their gods, people begin to flee their towns, leaving only seven warriors to restore the peace.

'Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Up For Pre-Order on Impluse

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 10:43 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. Fans who want to pre-order SF IV head over to Impulse ($39.99), no bonus though.

'Monkey Island' Creator to Keynote at PAX 2009

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PAX 2009 organizers announced that industry legend Ron Gilbert, known as the creator of Monkey Island, will grace the stage as keynote speaker at the sixth annual gaming festival to be held Sept. 4-6 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center.

'Wacky World of Sports' (Wii) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wacky World of Sports takes players on a trip around the world to try their hand at some of the lesser known sports of countries including Italy, the Netherlands and Australia. The ten sports featured in the game all start easy enough but the more advanced a player gets the more extreme they become!

MTV Games Recruit Former THQ and SCEA Execs

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scott Guthrie, formerly Executive Vice President of Publishing for THQ, joins MTV Games as its new Executive Vice President and General Manager, while former Senior Director, Sales and Merchandising for SCEA David Cox also joins as Senior Vice President of Sales.

PC Preview - 'Champions Online'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 29, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'NCAA Football 10' (ALL) Gets New Road to Glory Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCAA Football 10 envelopes the excitement and pageantry of college football at its best. Enhanced stadiums filled with school colors, cheerleaders and mascots bring the college atmosphere to life. TeamBuilder is an all-new, online create-a-school feature that revolutionizes the user’s ability to produce personalized content.

'The Daring Game for Girls' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Daring Game for Girls is an adventure title based on the bestselling books published by the William Morrow imprint of HarperCollins, where players can achieve their dream adventure by successfully completing an array of exciting challenges.

'Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game, updating the franchise for the 21st Century. A key element that will permeate the game is the charm and humor of the original Majesty.

'Delta Force: Xtreme 2' Coming to Europe

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIGHT… Until there is No Enemy! Take control of Delta Force, the US Army’s most secretive, highly trained unit. Use commando tactics and state-of-the-art weaponry to take the fight to the enemy against overwhelming odds.

'Rock Band' (Wii) Gets Pearl Jam, Deep Purple, Lacuna Coil and More

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 8:11 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.

'Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon' Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 7:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon, players will explore a dark and abandoned world with the aid of their Wii Remote that functions as a flashlight and also a proximity sensor to track invisible ghosts.

'Final Fantasy XI: A Moogle Kupo d'Etat' (ALL) Goes on Pre-Sale Next Week

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In FFXI you embark on numerous adventures through vast environments in Vana'diel: a persistent world with over a hundred areas to explore, ranging from mountains, forests, to oceans, castles, and dungeons.

NDS Review - 'Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 29, 2009 @ 6:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier is a sci-fi/fantasy-action RPG side story of the Super Robot Taisen Original Generation games. Embark on a journey across the fascinating worlds of the Endless Frontier along with robots, were-people, mermaids, demons, and humans all living with each other in harmony... more or less.

'Mile Of Cry' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mile Of Cry is an adventure game with 2D backgrounds but with 3D characters. The game has a horror-like mood, and starts off with your character Adam, who suffers from memory lapses, in the old psychiatric hospital of Polish village Owińska.

Epic Games Opens Up Shop in Korea

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games celebrated the launch of its wholly owned and operated business unit based in Seoul, which extends Unreal Engine 3 licensing services and dedicated support resources to game developers in Korea.

'G-Force' (ALL) and 'Toy Story Mania!' (Wii) Support Stereoscopic 3D

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three-dimensional experiences are taking over the film experience at movie theaters in 2009 and Disney Interactive Studios' G-Force and Toy Story Mania! both feature innovative experiences using 3D technology and are the first games for next-gen systems to fully feature three-dimensional stereoscopic technology.

'Marvel vs. Capcom 2' (PS3/X360) Ryu vs Wolverine - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Teased at over the past few weeks, Capcom and Marvel officially announced that the oft-requested fighting game, Marvel vs. Capcom 2. The classic fighter pits some of Capcom’s familiar faces against a host of Marvel Comic’s biggest names in explosive three-on-three team battles.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, June 29, 2009

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:45 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: Water Warfare, Reel Fishing Challenge, Silver Star Reversi (Wiiware), Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa (VC), Sudoku Master (NDSiWare).

'Steam Slug' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Steam Slug action shooter game set in a truly steampunk world in alternative history setting. There is no place to go, the machines are everywhere and the only way of survival for you and for the mankind is to fight rogue engines and find the ultimate evil behind their creation

'Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts' (X360) Soundtrack Released

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts the famous bear and bird duo return for a unique adventure of epic proportions. The Lord of the Games is tired of the petty squabbling between Banjo and the evil witch Gruntilda (aka Grunty) over the years, and has arranged a showdown to decide the rightful owner of Spiral Mountain.

'StarCraft II' to Have No LAN Multiplayer - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game. Reports have been confirmed that StarCraft II will have no LAN multiplayer, "because of the planned technology to be incorporated into Battle.net."

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batman: Arkham Asylum is a 3rd-person action game powered by the Unreal Engine 3, that exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum – Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane.

'Global Agenda' Closed Beta to Commence In July

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A departure from the traditional online settings of high fantasy, outer space, or military, Global Agenda is a fast-paced action MMO using Unreal Engine 3 set in Earth's near future, a spy-fi world of advanced technology and player-driven conflict.

'Gary Grigsby's War in the East' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is a turn-based World War II strategy game stretching across the entire Eastern Front. Gamers can engage in an epic campaign, including division-sized battles with realistic and historical terrain, weather, orders of battle, logistics and combat results.

'Lost Planet 2' (X360/PC) Pre-Release Demo Coming

by Rainier on June 29, 2009 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2's 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. Capcom producer Jun Takeuchi revealed that an improved E3 demo will be release publicly, which will include 4 player co-op support.