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'Fairytale Fights' (PS3/X360/PC) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 8:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fairytale Fights, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, players choose one favorite fairytale character with whom they will try and save a fantasy world from certain doom. Luckily many different weapons lay around in this fairytale world, which players can use to shoot and carve up enemies… and this is where the fun begins!

Various Game Trailers #1636

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 7:12 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:

  • Global Agenda [PC] - Trailer (2)
  • East India Company [PC] - Multiplayer Trailer
  • Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles [Wii] - Trailer
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum [ALL] - Behind the Scenes Trailer #1
  • Infinite Space [NDS] - Anime Short Movie #1


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

'Darksiders: Wrath of War' (PS3/X360) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darksiders: Wrath of War is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'Madballs in...Babo: Invasion' (ALL) Gets Avatar Attack Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 5:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madballs...in Babo: Invasion is a gameplay rich, feature laden 'casually hardcore' arena based 3D action shooter, where you're able to design your own combat maps by placing a combination of map tiles to create a never before seen map before gameplay starts. In Avatar Attack gamers will be able to take full control of their custom Avatar as a playable, in-game character.

'Fez' (X360) Coming to Xbox Live Arcade in 2010

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fez is a forthcoming platforming game making use of 2D/3D perspective shifts and optical illusions to drive gameplay. Gomez is a 2D man on a voyage of discovery into the mysterious 3rd dimension. 

2K Games Offering a 20-Game Bundle For Cheap On Steam

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games is offering a bundle of 20 of its games for $59.99 (and an additional temp. $6 off), an otherwise $229.80 expense. Games included are Sid Meier's Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon 2 and 3, Bioshock, five X-COM titles, Civ. III, Civ. IV (+2 expansions), Civ. IV: Colonization. Freedom Force (+ expansion), Prey, Shattered Union, CivCity: Rome and Sid Meier's Railroads!.

'SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny' (PSP) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny brings back the franchise's weapon-based fighting formula to deliver a robust 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.

'Spore: Galactic Adventures' Gets Two New Holiday-Themed Missions

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Spore: Galactic Adventures fans will experience deeper Space stage gameplay as for the first time space faring creatures will be able to beam down from their spaceships to explore new planets and earn rewards for completing challenging missions. To celebrate the 4th of July holiday, Maxis has released two holiday-themed missions (How a Bill Becomes Law and Kaboom!).

Namco Bandai Snags 'Dragon Ball' License From Atari

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai Games America secured exclusive North American rights to publish future videogames for the anime/manga series, Dragon Ball across all major platforms, including Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (X360/PS3), Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Wii), and Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans (NDS).

'Madden NFL 10' (ALL) - 70 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:58 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.

'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 features a deep, rich gameplay experience by offering total team customization, where players create their own team name, icon and vehicle, as well as establish their team reputation as they play throughout the story. Fans interested in pre-ordering MUA2 at GameStop will receive a code to unlock Juggernaut.

PlayStation Store Gets Qore, Punisher, DLCs, Track Packs, PSP Games

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Qore Ep. 14: July 2009 ($2.99), Punisher: No Mercy ($9.99), DLCs for High Velocity Bowling, LittleBigPlanet, MotorStorm Pacific Rift, Cross Edge, Quantum of Solace Map Pack ($4.99), Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band, as well as the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and downloadable PSP games (Capcom Classics Collection Remixed ($19.99).

'Little King's Story' (Wii) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvelous Entertainment has teamed with XSEED Games to publish Little King’s Story, the fantasy adventure RPG title formerly known as Project O, developed by the creators of Harvest Moon, FFXII, Dragon Quest VIII etc.

'Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buccaneer is a single and multiplayer game where players strive to become the most infamous pirate captain of all time and etch their name in The Hall of Infamy.

Good Old Games Sells Pinball Games, Ishar Compilation And Others On The Cheap

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Until Monday, all of GOG.com’s pinball games will be 20% off, that's four classic pinball games that pass the test of time for just $4.79 each. On top of that Crystals of Arborea and Ishar 3 are added to Ishar Compilation ($5.99), while Horrorsoft's 20 year old adventure game Personal Nightmare is $5.99 and Access Software's The Pandora Directive goes on sale for $9.99.

'pop' n music' (Wii) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

pop' n music is a rhythmic game for all ages that allows for players to play music with easy and intuitive controls, taking full advantage of the Nunchuk and Wii Remote as you move up, down, left and right to original and licensed music.

'DJ Hero' (ALL) Gets Grandmaster Flash, New Tracks Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance. An all-new turntable controller transforms players into DJs by creating original mixes of popular songs and music from the world’s most exciting artists and DJs.

'Alpha Protocol' (PS3/X360/PC) Pins Down Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles‘s story is based on Resident Evil 2 and includes Leon S Kenney and Claire Redfield. Its on-rails style gameplay and active camera will create a more immersive “Chronicles” survival experience. As in the last installment, this is a first-person game with extreme shooting gameplay and interactive pathways.

Midway Sale to Warner Bros. Approved by Court

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in May, Midway established a timeline for the expected sale of its assets to the highest bidders in accordance with the sale and bid procedures motion filed with the bankruptcy court. Now that the timeline has passed, it turns out that Warner Bros. was the only interested party, so the sale has been approved by the Delaware bankruptcy judge.

'Heroes Over Europe' (ALL) Picked Up By Ubisoft - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes Over Europe is a World War II flight combat game that builds on the original game's legacy with intense dogfights, a highly detailed realistic visual presentation and even more online options.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) Goes Half Off on Steam

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. Steam is now offering Fallout 3 for $25 (50% off), unfortunately that does not include the DLC packs, which will be bundled in the Game of the Year bundle scheduled for release in Oct.

'Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint 2 will see the most realistic modeling of conflict scenarios in a new contemporary theater of war. By offering a multitude of military disciplines, gameplay will deliver warfare more realistic and intense than ever before.

'Wizard101' Expansion Introduces Crafts, Bazaar and More

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KingsIsle Entertainment's Wizard101 is an elaborate 3D virtual world in which magic and sorcery come to life as players embark on a quest that involves a massive cast of good, evil and frequently silly characters.

'Tatsunoko vs. Capcom' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom pits Capcom's iconic characters against Tatsunoko Production's anime superheroes. This clash of heroes face off in two-on-two battles for the ultimate 2D tag-team battle.

NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii Preview - 'Marvel Super Hero Squad'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 2, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Marvel Super Hero Squad is a multiplayer adventure game that will feature nonstop action-adventure gameplay and epic battles, as well as a breadth of the new, super-stylized Marvel characters.

'Risen' (X360/PC) Gets Worldwide Release Date

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 7:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, Risen unfolds over 4 chapters and offers multiple ways to develop the story by your actions and decisions. An intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers alike.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Green Day 3-Pack, Mayhem Festival 8-Pack

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 7:13 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.

'Lips' (X360) July DLCs Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 7:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lips is a music and singing game that includes 30 songs, 2 wireless interactive microphones (with motion sensors that allow you to dance, move or swing to score points), the ability to use and sing your own music or download songs from an online service.

'Tropico 3' Developer Interview #2

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 7:03 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.

'My Friends' (NDS) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 6:52 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, July 2, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 6:19 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:

'Battlefield 1943' (PS3/X360/PC) Release Date Officially Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 1943 takes players back to WWII. The game offers endless hours of 24 player multiplayer action over three classic and tropic locations; Wake Island, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. While we already revealed that Battlefield 1943 is scheduled for release on XBL/PSN on July 9, 2009, EA officially announced it.

'Colin McRae: DiRT 2' (ALL) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 benefits from tuned-up car-handling physics system, a new damage engine effects, a new level of visual fidelity, with cars and tracks twice as detailed as those seen in the original. Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will feature a roster of contemporary off-road events, taking players to the most diverse and challenging real-world environments.

'Chains' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chains is a challenging puzzle game with a unique feel and distinctive vector graphics style. The object of the game is simple - to link adjacent bubbles of the same color into chains. As you progress through the physics-driven stages it becomes increasingly more challenging and players’ speed, strategy and skill will be put to the test.

'Elemental: War of Magic' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elemental: War of Magic is set in a world filled with magic and ancient lore. As the ruler of your kingdom, you must expand your empire through a combination of magical power, military might, diplomatic skill, technological advancement and bold adventuring. Your worlds will be of your choosing, or players are free to create their own.

'Tekken 6' (ALL) Gets Arcade Stick and Collectors Editions

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Young FBI agent Nicole Bonnet receives a mysterious package. Inside she finds a complicated logical puzzle that appears to be a message from a serial killer. This is just the beginning of an epic duel of minds between Nicole and the ruthless murderer, who leaves playing cards by the bodies of his victims as signature.

PS3 Review - 'Ghostbusters: The Video Game'

by Brad Hilderbrand on July 2, 2009 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

PC Review - 'BattleForge'

by Jesse Littlefield on July 2, 2009 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

BattleForge is a new fantasy online RTS game that combines the pace of RTS gameplay with the customization of trading cards in an online environment where friends can play together. Win, trade and buy your cards online to create your ultimate deck.

'Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The secret of the Tree of Life. For centuries people were ready to commit worst crimes and risk their lives to discover it. Times have changed, but not human nature. As Sylvie Leroux - a young archaeologist and adventurer - is working to solve the mystery that surrounds the legend, she finds herself tempted by the same promises that so many before her fell for.

Marvelous Entertainment Contemplating Bringing Its Portfolio to PS3/X360

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvelous Entertainment has been a staunch supporter of the Wii with Little King's Story, Rune Factory, Case Closed and No More Heroes. Apart from LKS, however, most game sales turned out to be somewhat disappointing, and with a slew of upcoming Wii titles such as No More Heroes 2, Arc Rise Fantasia and Muramasa: The Demon Blade, the Japanese dev/publisher is contemplating bringing its portfolio to PS3/X360, according to a recent financial presentation.

'Battlestations: Pacific' (ALL) Gets Two New DLC Packs In July - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestations: Pacific features a U.S. and Japanese single player campaign that offers a blend of action and strategy. Players must plan their moves carefully on open-world arenas and fight in the air, above sea and underwater to relive some of the most hard-fought battles in WWII history. Eidos will release two new DLC packs in July adding new units and maps for tailor-made battles.

'Aion: The Tower of Eternity' Launch Party Contest Details

by Rainier on July 2, 2009 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players, consisting of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.