by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under
COD: World at War changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever seen. Map Pack 3 will feature three multiplayer maps and one new Zombie map.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Sony has rolled out
new PlayStation Store content, starting with Shatter ($7.99), demos for Call of Duty: World at War, Dissidia Final Fantasy, DLCs for Cross Edge, Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires, Killzone 2 Napalm & Cordite Pack ($5.99), Overlord 2, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2010, Wipeout HD Fury Add-On ($9.99), song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band, as well as the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and downloadable PSP games (Spec Ops: Covert Assault/WILD ARMS 2 ($5.99).
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
- Splinter Cell: Conviction [X360/PC] - Comic-Con 09 Trailer
- Deca Sports 2 [Wii] - Trailer #2
- Brutal Legend [ALL] - Brutal Thoughts #5
- Uncharted 2: Among Thieves [PS3] - Gold Rush Mode Trailer
- Rage [PS3/X360/PC] - Comic-Con 09 Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 takes golf fans inside-the-ropes to experience the drama and emotion of tournament golf. In addition, the U.S. Open, a USGA championship, and the USGA’s Rules of Golf will be available for the first time in the franchise's history.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Merscom announced at the Casual Connect conference in Seattle that it is developing a casual adventure game based on one of the greatest unsolved mysteries, the legendary ghost ship Mary Celeste.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Atlus U.S.A. has secured the North American publishing rights for Demon's Souls, a groundbreaking PS3 exclusive action RPG experience. Beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, Demon's Souls is the hardcore RPG experience PS3 fans have been waiting for.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Celebrate the golden age of adventure games all over again with the return of King's Quest as Activision is bringing the classic games in one collection to Steam
, now available for pre-order at 25% off.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Raven Software's new sci-fi shooter Singularity is set on a small, unnamed island occupied by the Russians, Cold War tensions rise once again when a U.S. pilot discovers the horrific truth that became of experiments with element E99 in the 1950s.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under
PES 2010 will benefit from the most exhaustive raft of new features in the series’ history, with every aspect of the game benefiting from key improvements and major gameplay additions.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Rabbids Go Home features the same zany storyline as its Wii counterpart, but will feature a different gameplay experience unique to DS. Players will solve a variety of puzzles and brain teasers in an effort to collect as much stuff as they can to build a giant pile all the way to the moon.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Hidden Path Entertainment's Defense Grid: The Awakening is a unique spin on tower defense gameplay that will appeal to players of all skill levels, featuring beautiful environments, spectacular effects, and a dynamic, engaging soundtrack.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The ultimate two-man private military team of Salem and Rios return in Army of Two: The 40th Day, where they must survive and prevail in a city under siege, 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.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Dimension Films' Castlevania is a thriller based on the Konami video game franchise, once pegged
to be written and directed by AvP's Paul W.S. Anderson but shelved a little while ago. Now reports indicate that the movie has been revived
and will be directed by James Wan, co-creator of SAW, who will work with a new script writer to give it a new spin, and revealed that the The Vampire Killer Whip was what attracted him to the project.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time will continue to bring the experience of playing your own computer generated animation movie. Expect the usual laughs and witty banter, as you enjoy all-new space gameplay that gives players the opportunity to engage in space battles, explore the surrounding star system, and discover hidden items and collectibles.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Real Heroes: Firefighter puts players in the soon-to-be soot-stained boots of a rookie firefighter who has just been assigned to a busy metropolitan fire station. Players will undergo a “baptism of fire” in an escalating array of emergency situations.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
City of Heroes is a superhero themed MMORPG that offers a host of gameplay features, allowing you to create your own heroes, band together with others to fight evil, build your own secret HQ and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Hearts of Iron III will follow the series' tradition of most detailed and complete strategic game on WW2 while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under
WonderKing is a free-to-play MMO offering the ability to acquire tools, weapons and mounts from the item mall, challenge the demonic forces of Valron in real-time combat, and strive to become the Wonderking who'll bring light to the shadows of darkness.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Mini Fighter is a frenetic, side-scrolling fighting game that features massively multiplayer online battles of up to 210 combatants. Players can level-up their fighters and compete in a wide variety of modes, from Survival and Tag Team matches to Boss fights and daily Siege Warfare.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ashes Cricket 2009 is set to build on the heritage that Codemasters has enjoyed with its Brian Lara series and will continue to lead the field with great batting, bowling and fielding gameplay and authenticity that made the series a hit with cricket fans.
Realtime Worlds' latest project takes the universal theme of Criminals and Enforcement and brings it to a persistent, open world multiplayer setting in a modern, crime-ridden city.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 7:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion of elements from existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft is collaborating with some of the most acclaimed anime creators in Japan on a new project called Halo Legends, bringing the Halo franchise and its sweeping sci-fi saga to an entirely new medium, in the form of several original anime short films.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 7:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Battlefield 1943 takes players back to WWII, offering endless hours of 24 player multiplayer action over three classic and tropic locations; Wake Island, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. Battlefield 1943 is the fastest selling day/week one download-only game worldwide on Xbox Live and PSN (North America).
Check out the following new screens & trailers from Capcom's San Diego Comic-Con 2009 lineup:
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey is based around the large-scale aerial combat and ground military operations of WWII. Players can participate in some of the most famous battles piloting fighters, battle planes and heavy bombers across a range of 50+ missions.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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, as well as a roster of off-road events, taking players to the most diverse and challenging real-world environments.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Star Trek: D.A.C. is a fast-paced, top-down 3D space shooter inspired by J.J. Abrams’ upcoming movie. Battle as the Federation against the Romulans in singleplayer, team up with a friend for co-op or go online in 6vs6 multiplayer mode.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 5:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under
With Band Hero, you can come together with family and friends to ascend the virtual stage and rise to fame, bringing you a new genre of music focused on today’s hottest top-40 hits and classic anthems that everyone will know.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Alice in Wonderland, based on Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming movie, allows players to guide, protect and aid Alice as she journeys through the world of Underland while unraveling the game’s many twisted mysteries. Along the way, players call on characters such as the Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat who each have unique abilities to help evade traps and solve challenging puzzles.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Later today, Ubisoft will host a panel for Assassin's Creed II at Comic-Con in San Diego entitled "Assassin’s Creed II: Video Games and Hollywood Converge," which will touch on the evolution of entertainment creation and distribution while highlighting the bridge between video games and film.
by Dustin Chadwell on July 23, 2009 @ 4:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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…
Let's Tap utilizes a ground-breaking control scheme where the Wii controller is placed on a box or flat surface so that the controller can detect tiny vibrations. Players then tap the box or flat surface to interact with the game; Let's Tap presents an assortment of different finger-tapping challenges for players to master.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 4:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
RACE On will target PC owners with a bit of petrol in their blood and comes with a very strong selection of new challenging content including the tracks and cars from WTCC season 2008 which turned out to be the most competitive championship ever.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ghost Whisperer: Shadowlands includes characters and themes from the TV series where players will take on the role of Melinda Gordon, a young woman living in Grandview who has inherited the gift of being able to see and communicate with the dead.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Puzzle games are soon to be redefined as Groovin’ Blocks is set to offer a unique and addicting musical experience. Feel the music and get a look at the fast-paced gameplay of placing blocks to the beats of your choosing.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Emergent Game Technologies announced that four teams from the “Dare to be Digital” international student computer game design competition, where aspiring video game developers from around the world create working prototype games in just a short 9-10 week time frame, will be using its Gamebryo LightSpeed development platform.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Conquest! Medieval Realms is a turn-based game where the objective is to conquer up to 7 opposing players (either AI players or other human players) by defeating their armies and capturing their lands.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under
World War One: La Grande Guerre is a historical turn based grand strategy game, offering you to play the full conflict, leading the destiny of the seven main fighting nations. The v1.06hd includes well over a dozen bug fixes, some minor enhancements to the diplomatic AI, a more robust multiplayer engine, user interface tweaks for browsing HQ units, and several other improvements.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Plants vs. Zombies is an all-new action-strategy game from PopCap, known for Bejeweled and Peggle! Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Comic-Con is not the only event currently being held, at the Casual Connect in Seattle we met with PopCap's Garth Chouteau who revealed to us that P vs. Z is coming to XBLA, but did not elaborate any further on whether we can expect extras such as achievements, multiplayer or even a release date.
by Rainier on July 23, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under
L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for co-operative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper co-operative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more.
In Fate/Unlimited Codes, handheld fighting will reach a whole new level of drama and excitement, where warriors clash in a battle royale for the Holy Grail.
Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, the sequel to the highly successful Wii title Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, is in development exclusively for the Wii and is set to hit North American retailers this winter.
Lost Planet 2 picks up 10 years since the events of the original adventure and the landscape has evolved dramatically. With the success of terraforming activities, the planet’s ice has begun to melt, giving way to lush tropical jungles and other new environments.
In Spyborgs, players take on the role of a diverse team of five bionic superspies in a fight to save the world from a group of dastardly villains.
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars pairs well-known characters from Capcom's roster of games with some of Japan's most beloved characters from anime powerhouse Tatsunoko Production.
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth takes the Ace Attorney series from the courtroom to the crime scene, leaving the legal battle behind while bringing the action to various crime scenes.