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'101-in-1 Party Megamix' (NDS) Also Coming to Wii - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

101-in-1 Party Megamix is a collection of 101 games set in a broad range of themes, featured as a series of TV shows. As the player progresses throughout the games, new TV stations and shows are unlocked, containing new mini-games and game modes.

'Trine' (PS3/PC) Also Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 5:42 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. Atlus confirmed to us that they are bringing Trine to XBLA in North America.

'Superstars V8 Racing' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get back to 4 wheels and test your skills with V8 engines for the next racing challenge! Superstars V8 Racing is a car racing game based on the license of the Italian Championship. Powered by some of the most important car manufacturers in the whole world, such as BMW, Audi and Jaguar, and sporting top class production cars it delivers a breathtaking driving experience.

'The Game Cartel' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Cartel is a first/third person shooter taking its inspiration from online games, letting members of its community conceive, develop and vote on the creation of what will eventually be commercially-available console games.

City Interactive's E3 2009 Lineup - Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2009 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Check out the following new screens from City Interactive's E3 2009 lineup:

Activision Sues 'Brutal Legend' (PS3/X360) Developers

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:43 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. Some whiny bitches over at Activision have decided to sue developer Double Fine to stop the release of Brütal Legend claiming it never relinquished its rights, and will suffer irreparable harm if it looses the game, and revenue generated by post release downloadable content. After the Vivendi/Activision merger, negotiations with DF failed when the developer requested more time & money to complete the game, at which point EA swooped in and picked up the game in Dec. 2008.

'Inferno Pool' (PSN/XBLA) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This isn’t Pool as you know it; this is multiplayer mayhem for 1-4 players simultaneously fighting for victory. Alliances will be formed, friends will be betrayed, and the battle isn’t over until the stat screen appears.

E3 2009 Successfull, E3 2010 Gets Dated

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Entertainment Software Association today closed the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo and announced that the 2010 E3 Expo will take place from June 15-17, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Over the course of the 2009 E3 Expo, more than 41,000 attendees from 78 countries viewed hundreds of new products and developments from 216 exhibitors.

Electronic Arts' E3 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on June 4, 2009 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Check out the following new screens & trailers from Electronic Arts' E3 2009 lineup:

'DanceDanceRevolution' (ALL) Announced, Making its PS3 Debut

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Providing the ultimate music experience for the entire family, DanceDanceRevolution leverages the technological capabilities of each console to deliver a cavalcade of new and enhanced features including improved graphics and customization, a network community loaded with downloadable music, and all-new game modes.

'Def Jam Rapstar' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Def Jam Rapstar delivers players a hip-hop experience that allows them to take on the role of a rapstar so you can rhyme and sing along with the greatest hip-hop tracks. But the game also offers opportunities where it’s also about creating all new rhymes, sharing your creativity and expressing yourself to the wider community and the world.

'Metal Gear Solid 4' Becomes PS3 Greatest Hits, Original MGS Coming to PSN

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, has joined the PS3 Greatest Hits collection and will be available for $29.99 starting June 16, 2009. The originator of the stealth-action genre, the original Metal Gear Solid takes place in the southern Alaska region around the Bering Sea and is coming to the PlayStation Network on June 18th, 2009 for the SRP of $9.99.

Good Old Games Sells Gothic on the Cheap, Adds MegaRace 3 And Ion Storm

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This week Good Old Games is selling future racing simulation MegaRace 3 at $5.99 and WWI alternate reality FPS Ion Storm at $9.99. The weekend starts early at GOG, as it's launching the weekend promo today, until Sunday, June 7 at 11:59 p.m., so you can grab Gothic and/or Gothic 2 Gold with a 25% discount! GOG is also adding a the personal wish list feature, so you can queue up the titles you want but can't afford at the moment.

'NBA 2K10' (ALL) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While 2K Sports has yet to officially announce NBA 2K10, it will unveil Kobe Bryant as the cover athlete for this year's edition of Visual Concepts' basketball game with a 30-second TV spot during the pre-game show for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on ABC.

'The Princess and the Frog' (NDS/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

inspired by the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures animated comedy adventure film, The Princess and the Frog video game takes players on an exciting journey through New Orleans with characters from the film, including Tiana, Prince Naveen, Dr. Facilier, Ray, Mama Odie, and many others.

'StuntMANIA!pro' - v3.1.5 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StuntMANIA!pro is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments. This new version adds a few tweaks, improves speed optimizations and memory requirements.

'My Friends' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create your very own 3D character and then go and explore your new Friends World. Explore for gifts, snacks and surprises; unlock secrets and play mini-games. You can make new friends in the game with cool outfits and keep them happy by playing mini-games with them and giving them gifts!

Thursday, June 4, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 9:36 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:

  • Light of Altair (PC)

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

'East India Company' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In East India Company, players will enjoy building the world's most powerful trading empire and engaging in fierce battles in both single-player and multiplayer modes, all within a breathtaking cinematic environment.

'Under Siege' (PS3) - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seed Studios' PS3 exclusive real time strategy game Under Siege features an original world, unique gameplay elements and a large number of multiplayer and community features with special emphasis on user generated content.

'Tropico 3' Developer Interview

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 7:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

As in the original Tropico, the player will again be able to play the role of “El Presidente” taking over the control of a tropical island. You decide whether you want to use your army to secure your power base in the best traditions of corrupt, unscrupulous tyrants everywhere, or alternatively to lead your people to prosperity in your role as generous elder statesman.

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' (ALL) Gets Weapon X Arena DLC

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Origins: Wolverine, based on 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie, enlists players to experience the tormented origins of Wolverine, from his escape of the Weapon X facility to the jungles of Africa and beyond.

PC Preview - 'Star Wars: The Old Republic'

by Thomas Wilde on June 4, 2009 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Star Wars: The Old Republic will let you explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining your personal story and determining your path down the light or dark side of the Force.

X360/PC Preview - 'Mass Effect 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 4, 2009 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

The Mass Effect trilogy is a scifi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren’s evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril…

Konami E3 2009 Media Briefing Summary

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 4, 2009 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Pre - E3 2009

Not only did Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have E3 briefings, but Konami had also organized one, albeit with less fanfare. This year, it touted "revolutionary" announcements, and while a new Castlevania was unveiled, the Saw voice actor revealed, and it was clarified that MGS: Rising is also coming to PS3/PC, there wasn't really anything otherworldly.

SEGA's E3 2009 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 3rd

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

'Overlord II' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo Now On Xbox Live, PS3 and PC Next Week

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 3:42 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.

'Metal Gear Solid: Rising' (X360) Also Coming to PS3/PC

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raiden will star in the all-new title from Hideo Kojima. Raiden first debuted in MGS2: Sons of Liberty on the PS2 as a playable character and appeared as a non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PS3. After being announced at the Microsoft briefing, Konami confirmed that MGS: Rising will mark the series' first simultaneous multi-format release.

'Pharaoh's Mystery' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In the Valley of the Kings, an ancient Legend reveals that the great Pharaoh Akhenaten, was buried in a cave filled with gold nearly three and a half thousand years ago. Unlock the mystery that surrounds the location of the keys to the burial chamber. Fire scarabs toward an ever-descending wall of artifacts in an attempt to Match 3 items. Watch the artifacts blow up as gold coins rain down and your wishes are granted.

'The Beatles: Rock Band' (Wii/PS3/X360) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Developed by Harmonix, the world's premier music videogame company, and published by MTV Games, The Beatles: Rock Band will be available simultaneously worldwide in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii from Nintendo.

'LEGO Battles' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

LEGO Battles offers a new kind of "build and battle" LEGO gameplay. Through six distinct story lines, players build their own LEGO bases and battle teams as they engage in over 90 different levels, mixing and matching units to create the ultimate customized LEGO squad.

'LEGO Rock Band' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

LEGO Rock Band is a unique family-friendly music experience, which will allow families, tweens and teens to experience a wild journey to rock stardom where they can "Build a Band and Rock the Universe."

'The Clique: Diss and Make Up' (NDS) - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In Queen Teen: The Clique, based on the best-selling young adult book series by author Lisi Harrison, players assume the role of the new girl at school, taking on the challenges of climbing the social ladder to join the ultimate clique, the Pretty Committee.

'Watchmen: The End is Nigh - Part 2' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Developed by Deadline Games A/S, Watchmen: The End is Nigh is a hardcore mature action brawler featuring bloody visceral combat in settings which are reminiscent of the film. Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 1 takes place more than a decade before the film’s main story, delving into the partnership of urban vigilantes Rorschach and Nite Owl before the hero-banning Keene Act. In Part 2, the duo team up again as Rorschach contacts Nite Owl to help solve the case of a missing girl, Violet Greene.

'Spectrobes: Origins ' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Spectrobes: Origins is a sci-fi action adventure game where players will use the unique Wii controls to explore vast worlds, excavate three-dimensional fossils and unravel an engaging story while discovering the key to preventing a galactic threat.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned' (ALL) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Armada of the Damned is an entirely new experience within the Pirates of the Caribbean universe. The game takes place before the events of the blockbuster films. Players will take on the role of a pirate and embark on epic land and sea adventures.

'Wizards of Waverly Place' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Wizards of Waverly Place allows fans to play as their favorite wizard-in-training, Alex Russo, who is played by rising star Selena Gomez on the show, casting magical spells and participating in mini-games to complete tasks and acquire new magic skills.

'Split/Second' (ALL) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Disney Interactive Studios' Split/Second is an intense action racing game set within the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show. Competitors vie to be the first across the finish line in a made-for-TV city built for destruction, with the ultimate goal of becoming the season champion.

'Dead to Rights: Retribution' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Thrusting players into a mature neo-noir crime drama as a vice cop Jack Slate and his canine companion Shadow, the game introduces new gameplay elements that unify the third person shooting and brawling genres for a brutal and relentless new action-driven experience.

'Active Life: Extreme Challenge' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Active Life: Extreme Challenge is the follow up to the successful Active Life: Outdoor Challenge game/mat bundle. Leveraging the ‘active gaming’ trend, Active Life games use a mat controller along with the Wii Remote to incorporate the player’s entire body into the gameplay.

'Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo promises to thrill fans with the first ever appearance of the original Dragon Ball story on Wii in glorious 3D.

'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Featuring stunning HD graphics and audio, destructible environments and enhanced character features, Dragon Ball: Raging Blast takes players far beyond the realms of the original anime series.

'Magna Carta 2' (X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Magna Carta 2 introduces an original new storyline driven by intense themes of love, hate, politics, betrayal and the ultimate question of choosing one's own fate. Players are immersed in the world of the Lanzheim Continent, a conflict-ridden land deeply divided by a fierce civil war.

'Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The game follows the Saiyan Saga of the original DBZ story starting from the World Tournament and Goku's triumphant defeat of Piccolo. Players will take the role of Goku and travel the DBZ universe from jungle to Snow Mountain on their quest to victory.

'Naruto Shippuden: Legends - Akatsuki Rising' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Based on the popular Naruto Shippuden animated series from VIZ Media, players will assume control of over 10 of their favorite ninja, including the dreaded Akatsuki. Naruto Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising promises to deliver fierce ninja action as players re-live the Naruto Shippuden storyline and experience a brand new adventure.

'Tekken 6' (ALL) - 31 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Ready to set the standard for fighting games with stunning realism and uncompromising quality, Tekken 6 promises to deliver a pulse-pounding edge-of-your-seat experience with bone jarring punches and gut wrenching grapples.

'We Cheer 2' (Wii) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Get ready to shake your pom-poms and show your team spirit with the newest version of the hit cheerleading game! We Cheer 2 uses two Wii Remotes as pom-poms as you perform fullbody motions to hit music of the past and present.

'Scribblenauts' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Scribblenauts is a completely original gameplay experience that anyone can play, offering fun for all ages with two styles of gameplay and more than 200 levels.

'Army of Two: The 40th Day' (ALL) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The ultimate two-man private military team of Salem and Rios return in this epic sequel where they must survive and prevail in a city under siege. EA Montreal is once again leading the next evolution in co-op shooter games offering a fresh, innovative and fluid co-op experience with a deep arsenal of customizable weapons so players can team up with their friends online for the fight of their lives.

'Need for Speed Nitro' (NDS/Wii) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Developed by EA Montreal, Need for Speed Nitro for Wii and NDS will have players of all skill levels hooked from the moment they get into the action, while arcade racing fans will be exhilarated by the deep and challenging gameplay. EA Montreal has already established a strong track record of developing for these platforms and will bring their unique creativity and innovation to the Need for Speed franchise.

'Dead Space Extraction' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Built from the ground up and developed exclusively for the Wii, Dead Space Extraction is a prequel that reveals the events leading up to Isaac Clarke’s mission on the USG Ishimura in the original Dead Space game released in 2008. Dead Space Extraction will marry the innovative motion controls of the Wii Remote with a frenetic first person perspective to create a new action-packed horror experience.

'Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple' (NDS) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Sylvie, a young archaeologist, is about to begin the greatest adventure of her life. Having received an invitation to France from her uncle, a renowned historian, she arrives only to discover he’s missing. Apparently, his disappearance is connected to the recent discovery of a mysterious underground chapel from the Crusades, but how?

'Logic Machines' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Set forth on a quest to become a puzzle master!

Use your keen sense of logic and the Laws of Physics to solve brain teasing puzzles.

'Littlest Pet Shop Online' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The Web-based Littlest Pet Shop Online experience will allow girls to play and customise their favorite pets, connect with lots of friends, and participate in online games, activities and events.

'Sushi Academy' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Old Sushi Master runs a world-famous restaurant. His snacks are enjoyed by innumerable fans who would love to know the secrets of sushi making, but few had the honor of being taught by the Master. Under the Master's supervision, learn to chop vegetables, cut fish and decorate and serve meals. Create more and more complicated dishes. Who knows, maybe you will surpass your master some day?

'Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao' (PS3/X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao is a stylized hand-to-hand action game that provides engaging, over-the-top combat and multiple gameplay modes to explore alone or with friends online.

'Charm Girls Club' (NDS/Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

It's all about fun, friendship, and charms, as the Play Label of Electronic Arts today announced its new, original video game franchise for girls: Charm Girls Club. Girls will be immersed in the fabulous Charm Girls' world where they collect sparkly, virtual charms as they complete challenges that are sassy, fun, and relevant to their world.

'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

For fans of all ages, 2009 is gearing up to become another watershed milestone in the timeless franchise by introducing even more new ways to engage, immerse and play within the G.I. Joe universe. The G.I. Joe video game will feature an exclusive storyline that picks up where the live-action movie leaves off, allowing players to re-create and re-live the greatest moments from the film, cartoon series and action figure toy line.

'EA Sports Active' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Designed in collaboration with fitness experts, EA Sports Active gives you fun, easy to learn exercises and activities that create a western fitness circuit you can do with family and friends, all from the convenience of your living room. It’s like having your very own personal trainer in the comfort of your home, offering the promise of a better you.

'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching.

'Grand Slam Tennis' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis puts the racket in the palm of your hand and offers the deepest tennis experience ever for the Wii.

'Madden NFL 10' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The storied football franchise ushers in a new era with advancements that bring the NFL fan everything they see on Sundays, minus the grass stains.

'Mass Effect 2' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The Mass Effect trilogy is a masterful science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren’s evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril…

'The Saboteur' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Pandemic Studios' Saboteur will feature an open-ended world. Mixing regular first-person action with stealth, you, as a member of the French La Resistance, have to free Nazi-controlled zones. Reminiscent of Schindler's List, these zones will be displayed in black and white, but once successfully liberated, become colorized.

'Code of Honor 3' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The global financial crisis leaves thousands of people unemployed, sometimes even homeless. Many extreme organizations become very popular. One of them, in the name of justice, calls for revolution through terroristic acts. Join an elite squad of the French Foreign Legion on their first mission in the country of their origin and with presidential approval to operate in the territory of France. With a nation- wide crisis in the background, fight a well organized group of mercenaries with powerful connections…

'Scooby-Doo! First Frights' (NDS/PS2/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In Scooby-Doo! First Frights, the complement to the upcoming live-action and CGI Warner Bros. DVD release Scooby Doo: The Mystery Begins, players take on the role of young Scooby-Doo and teenage versions of the newly formed Mystery, Inc. crew to solve their very first cases.

'A Christmas Carol' (NDS) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Inspired by the Dickens tale re-imagined by Robert Zemeckis, Disney's A Christmas Carol is an innovative puzzle-adventure game celebrating the spirit of the holidays with a Scrooge twist. The game invites a new generation to connect with the illustrious story & characters like never before and is sure to become a tradition embraced by the whole family.

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In Batman: Arkham Asylum, the Dark Knight takes on his greatest challenge yet when he becomes trapped with all of his most dangerous villains inside the insane asylum of Gotham City - Arkham Asylum!

'The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest is the first videogame offering an authentic The Lord of the Rings gameplay experience designed for all ages to enjoy together. For the first time ever, The Lord of the Rings comes to the Wii, taking full advantage of the Wii-mote and Nunchuck – delivering action-packed motion-controlled gameplay.

'Disney Sing It: Pop Hits' (Wii/PS3) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Disney Sing It: Pop Hits features 30 master recordings and popular music videos from fan favorites, including Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat, Demi Lovato, Hannah Montana, Jesse McCartney, Coldplay and One Republic. This instantly recognizable mix of Radio Disney and platinum-status talent allows players of all ages to connect with current artists right in their own living rooms.

'SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Developed by Project Soul, the game brings back the franchise's famous weapon-based fighting formula to deliver a robust and superior handheld experience. With a roster of more than 20 unique characters, expanded character creation feature, and multiple gameplay modes, SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny provides nail biting, head-to-head brawls that can be played anywhere, at anytime.

'G-Force' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

G-Force is a fast-paced action-platform game featuring a unique team of specially trained guinea pigs that use high-tech gadgets and specialised talents to complete a dangerous secret mission. Players control Darwin, the G-Force team leader, and housefly surveillance commando Mooch. Darwin and Mooch team up with the rest of G-Force to use their unique high-tech gadgets, stealth mastery, and pint-sized teamwork to save the world from a robot army of evil household appliances.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

In Battlefield: Bad Company 2, the "B" company fight their way through snowy mountaintops, dense jungles and dusty villages. With a heavy arsenal of deadly weapons and a slew of vehicles to aid them, the crew set off on their mission and they are ready to blow up, shoot down, blast through, wipe out and utterly destroy anything that gets in their way.

'Battlefield 1943' (PS3/X360/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Soldiers, it's time to do your part in the action packed battles of the World War II Pacific campaign! Pick your path - be it as a rifleman crawling the trenches, a steel fisted tank commander, or ace fighter pilot dog fighting to protect the skies. Play as a lone wolf or with your friends, coordinating to turn the tide of battle, whatever you choose, you get to enjoy the thrill of a fully featured online shooter with the unique Battlefield sandbox experience.

'Brutal Legend' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

From the mind of Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions comes Brütal Legend , a 3rd person Action game rich in combat, imagery and storytelling that delivers lighter-flicking fun sure to melt your face clean off.

'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

EA's Dante's Inferno will take gamers to the western world's most definitive view of the afterlife as created in the 13th century by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri in part one of his epic classic, "The Divine Comedy."

'Need for Speed Shift' (PSP/PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

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

'Spore Hero' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Created exclusively for the Wii, Spore Hero delivers the unmatched creative freedom of Spore in an accessible, story-driven action-adventure. Set in a rich and vibrant 3D world, Spore Hero empowers players to create their own Hero as they embark on an epic quest to fight to save their new home world from destruction as a dark force threatens the planet. 

'Spore Hero Arena' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Spore Hero Arena catapults NDS players into a 3D galaxy filled with fun, intense arena-based combat. Players create a unique gladiator Hero creature and guide it from planet to planet as they fight dangerous enemy creatures and complete special missions, collecting new parts and abilities to gain upgrades along the way.

'The Sims 3' - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The Sims 3 features a brand new engine that allows you to immerse your unique Sims in an open living neighborhood where they can roam and explore all new surroundings including the beach, mountains and town center. The neighborhood is alive and constantly evolving so what happens to a Sim on one side of the neighborhood could impact your Sims on the other side of town!

'Animal Country: Life on the Farm' (NDS) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Down on the farm the fun never stops as you milk the cows, feed the chickens, collect eggs and finally ship your goods to market. Spend the money you earn on new livestock or maybe a new barn or other buildings like a bakery to add to your farming empire. But keep an eye out for those nasty bears… they’ll destroy everything!

'I Love Beauty: Hollywood Makeover' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

The Glamorous life awaits! The Stars in Hollywood know where to go to make them look their best. Now you will too! Meet them all as you're styling their hair and applying the perfect lipstick and eye-shadow. Don't stop there, they need your help choosing the right accessories for a Hollywood movie premier.

'Mary Celeste' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2009 - June 4th

Receiving an all expenses paid invitation to the maiden voyage of the Mary Celeste II, you play as Mary Morehouse. Having been afraid of the sea ever since you were a child you decide to face your fears and take the captain up on his offer for a free vacation. As soon as you arrive things start to go awry as a storm overtakes the ship and the crew disappears. You must race to discover what happened to the fated ship before you too are lost at sea like the original Mary Celeste.