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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (ALL) Gets DLC, Coming to PC - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition combines the original Star Wars The Force Unleashed with three new levels set in iconic Star Wars locales and a host of new costumes and character models. This special edition of the game will show players the deepest, darkest side of the Force in a story that puts them on a collision course with Luke Skywalker himself.

'Champions Online' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentives, Open Beta Start Aug. 17

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1651

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:18 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:

  • Fairy Tales: Three Heroes [X360/PC] - Ilya Hero Trailer
  • Borderlands [ALL] - Comic-Con 09 Trailer
  • Spore Hero [Wii] - Trailer
  • Spore Hero Arena [NDS] - Trailer
  • Gran Turismo [PSP] - TV Ad Trailer [JAP]
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 [NDS] - Quest Mode Trailer
  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2 [ALL] - Trailer (3)
  • Halo Legends - Anime Trailer

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

'Beyond Good & Evil 2' (ALL) Not A Certainty

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In late 2003, Ubisoft released its action/adventure Beyond Good & Evil, but unfortunately sales numbers were disappointing, and the franchise was abandoned. Since the UbiDays 08 teaser, not much has been said, apart from Ubisoft's Michel Ancel revealing that BG&E 2 will be more complex and immersive than the original. However, in a recent interview, Ubi's Laurent Detoc said that all is not certain; the decision to actually release a sequel, even though it is/was being worked on, is not definitive.

'NHL 2K10' (ALL) Facts, Features And Release Date

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 2K10 redefines the sports gaming experience with a new emphasis on social gaming. Whether you're a die-hard NHL fan or a casual player, NHL 2K10's pick-up-and-play controls, true-to-life authenticity and variety of on- and off-line multiplayer modes promise hours of entertainment for any gamer.

'Four Warriors of Light: Final Fantasy Gaiden' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A turn-based RPG that puts you in the role of a 14-year-old boy on a mission to rescue a princess from a wicked witch, Final Fantasy Gaiden no longer features a menu-based combat system but uses "charges"; you'll team up with others in a four-character squad customizable with a variety of weapons and armor.

'4Story' Coming to North America

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

4Story is a 3D MMORPG with a diverse offering of content that will satisfy different tastes of modern MMO users. Large scale combat (PvP & RvR), large quests, high quality graphics, instant dungeons, monster raid, unique item upgrade systems, individual character customizing, various jobs/classes, exciting mounts etc...

'Dante's Inferno' (PS3/X360) Has A Sinful Comic-Con Contest

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dante's Inferno is a 3rd action adventure adaptation of the medieval epic poem The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, telling the tale of Dante who journeys through the twisted, menacing nine circles of hell in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice. EA is at it again, after causing controversy with a staged protest at E3, the publisher is now offering the winner of its booth babe picture taking contest "a sinful night with two hot girls" as well as dinner, booty and more.

'Halo 3: ODST' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 3: ODST is a new game in the Halo saga that lets people experience events leading up to the epic story told in Halo 3 through the eyes of an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, as they search for clues leading to the whereabouts of their scattered squad and the motivations behind the Covenant's invasion of New Mombasa.

'James Cameron's Avatar: The Game' (ALL) Movie Actors Voice Game

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game takes you deep into the heart of Pandora, an alien planet that is beyond imagination. When conflict erupts between the RDA Corporation, a space-faring consortium in search of valuable resources, and the Na’vi, Pandora’s indigenous people, gamers will find themselves thrust into a fight for the heart of a planet and the fate of a civilization.

'NBA Live 10' (PSP/PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Live 10 is bringing a renewed focus to the franchise with innovations to the core gameplay and new online game modes. The Dynamic DNA service, driven by Synergy Sports Technology, will make a return, with significant improvements allow ing players to connect their game to the NBA season like never before.

'Edge of Twilight' (PS3/X360/PC) Trademark Conflicts Resolved

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Edge of Twilight, 3rd-person post-apocalyptic action/adventure, is a dark, steampunk fantasy game in a world that has been split into separate realms of Day & Night. Through amicable negotiations, Fuzzyeyes and Edge Games have arrived at an arrangement that addresses the concerns of both parties, allowing Fuzzy Eyes to proceed with its game's title unchanged.

'Armored Core 3' (PSP) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally released on the PS2 in 2002, Armored Core 3 is getting ported to the PSP, with the addition of a multiplayer mode. The game is based around one entity that ruled the world, The Controller. As time went on several powerful Corporations came on the scene, waging war with each other in their struggles to gain absolute power.

'Divinity II: Ego Draconis' (ALL) - German v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Divinity 2: Ego Draconis you will take on the role of a young Dragon Slayer and ultimately become a Dragon Knight, a legendary hero with unique abilities. Discover a detailed world full of twists and turns in which your actions can make a real difference.

'Scribblenauts' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Scribblenauts the player uses the NDS touch-screen to help his character, Maxwell, acquire the starite in each level by solving a series of puzzles. In order complete each puzzle, players will use the stylus and notepad to write down the word for any object that comes to mind in order to reach the goal.

'Age of Conan' Update 6 Details Revealed

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Update 6 will introduce a wealth of all-new gameplay features geared towards guilds, a new dungeon, the House of Crom, more raid encounters, as well as numerous new additions such as new PvP objectives.

PC Preview - 'Resident Evil 5'

by Brian Dumlao on July 24, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Resident Evil 5 promises to revolutionize the survival horror series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

'My Hero: Astronaut' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play as a new astronaut recruit of the United States of West and complete a series of space missions including landing a space station, repairing satellites, spying on the enemy and destroying meteorites on a collision course with Earth!

'Killzone 2' (PS3) Launches Double XP Weekend

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Killzone 2 throws players back into the midst of a hostile and dramatic ongoing battle between the ISA and Helghast army, delivering intense warfare with lifelike character animations, detailed and destructible environments, realistic physics, and advanced levels of AI. With the Napalm & Cordite DLC (new multiplayer maps and weapons) now available, Guerrilla has kicked off a double XP weekend!

'IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Combat Mission Shock Force: British Forces' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

British Forces is the second of several planned expansions of the Combat Mission contemporary warfare setting, adding a number of new formations, units, weapons, equipment and vehicles, as well as brand new missions, maps and a campaign.

'Section 8' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8 is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. You are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions that no one else will tackle.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get KISS, Weezer, Blink-182 and More

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 6:24 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.

'LEGO Rock Band' (ALL) Updated Tracklist

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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."

'James Cameron's Avatar: The Game' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game takes you deep into the heart of Pandora, an alien planet that is beyond imagination. When conflict erupts between the RDA Corporation, a space-faring consortium in search of valuable resources, and the Na’vi, Pandora’s indigenous people, gamers will find themselves thrust into a fight for the heart of a planet and the fate of a civilization.

'Stargate Worlds' About to Crash & Burn ?

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG use Epic’s Unreal Engine 3, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to the genre that will take full advantage of modern and scifi weaponry, cover and terrain. A former Firesky employee told MMORPG that the developer is running out of funds and the game's fate could be sealed in a matter of days as a looming Aug. 1st deadline set by MGM to find new funds is about to expire, which will revert the rights back.

'Undead Knights' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing as the anti-hero, rage through the wrath of fearless enemies and build the nastiest and most profane army you can think of in this new-style invasion action game. Prepare to wash the mouth of your army with soap as they can’t help but engage in zombie bashing dialogue over a raging metal soundtrack that helps you channel your inner anger.

'Diablo II' - Unofficial Resolution Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Diablo II players return to a dark world plagued by evil forces. After possessing the body of the hero who defeated him, Diablo resumes his nefarious scheme to shackle humanity into unholy slavery by joining forces with the other Prime Evils, Mephisto and Baal. This unofficial patch allows you to play Diablo II in resolutions other than 640x480 and 800x600.

PC Review - 'Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood'

by Jesse Littlefield on July 24, 2009 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'NHL 2K10' (ALL) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced that Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, the 2009 Maurice “Rocket” Richard Award winner and Hart Memorial Trophy candidate, will be featured as the cover athlete and spokesman for NHL 2K10.

'Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 5' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 5 takes you on a heart-pounding adventure from the point of Naruto's return to Konoha to end of the 2nd Sasuke Rescue Arc. Our hero finds himself once again taking on an ever more devious and powerful succession of enemies, relying on his friends and ninja skills to win the day.

Impulse July 24-26, 2009 Weekend Sale

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its weekend sale, and like other outlets is celebrating Paradox's 10 year anniversary by offering all their titles at 50% off, such as King's Bounty, Supreme Ruler 2020, Elven Legacy, Sword of the Stars, and plenty more...

NDS Review - 'Chrysler Classic Racing'

by Brian Dumlao on July 24, 2009 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

You might be a nerdy wallflower, but you're about to become the coolest cat out there. Chrysler Classic Racing is set in America during the car-crazed era of 1950s and 1960s, and you're on a mission to become the "King of Cool" by redefining not only your own style, but creating the hippest racing vehicle on the road!

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

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 4:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boasting a wholly unique look and feel, Need for Speed Nitro delivers the fun and exhilaration of high-speed racing, as you battle through the mayhem of aggressive cops, take corners at 150 mph, and own the competition on extreme tracks.

'Blood Bowl' (ALL) - v1.0.1.5 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blood Bowl, based on Games Workshop's board game, is a "game" of American football played by the insane warriors of the fantasy Warhammer universe, allowing you to create and manage teams that will take part in epic battles where fair play is for sissies.

'Assassin's Creed II' (ALL) Also Coming to NDS

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a vast open world environment, Assassin's Creed II invites players to incarnate Ezio, a privileged young noble in Renaissance Italy who's been betrayed by the rival ruling families of Italy, and seeking vengeance. A few weeks ago it was announced ACII would also be coming to the PSP, but according to a new product listing an NDS version is also in the works, Assassin's Creed II: Discovery.

'Runes of Magic' Content Patch Adds Weapon Quests, Mini-Game - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:39 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.

Keep Track of Your Favorite Game Purchases with Trackle

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trackle, an all-in-one online destination for tracking everything you care about, today announces its new solution pages – recommended searches, or “tracklets,” grouped together by topic for user convenience.

'Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin' - v1.04 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin is a 1-2 player, hybrid turn-based/realtime 3D simulation of WWII tactical warfare on the Eastern Front from 1941 to 1945.

'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' - v1.04 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefront has released an updated demo for its WWII hybrid turn-based/realtime 3D simulation Combat Mission: Afrika Korps, adding Vista support.

Indie Developer Icon Games Becomes Publisher

by Rainier on July 24, 2009 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Icon Games is mutating from being an independent developer to become an independent publisher. Having been following the traditional publisher funded games route since its initial PS2 title 'International Pool Championship' for PlayIt, the industry is changing and Icon Games has decided to change with it.