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.
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Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its weekend sale, knocking 50% off the regular price on Mr. Robot (now $9.95), Hacker Evolution and Hacker Evolution: Untold (now $12.49 each), and a reduction on The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director’s Cut (now $27.99).
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:
- Assassin's Creed [ALL] - Developer Diary Trailer #2
- Champions Online [ALL] - Big Boss Battles Trailer
- Rage [ALL] - QuakeCon 09 Trailer
- Wolfenstein [ALL] - Launch Trailer
- Jambo! Safari [NDS/Wii] - Trailer
- F.E.A.R. 2: Project Original [ALL] - Slow-Mo Deathmatch Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
TF2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next-gen animation technology, persistent player statistics, etc.
Brütal Legend is a 3rd person action/adventure 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.
Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Marvel Vs Capcom 2 + demo ($14.99), DLCs for LittleBigPlanet, PAIN, Cross Edge, Disgaea 3, Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires, Madden NFL 10, song packs for Guitar Hero World Tour, and Rock Band (Unplugged), as well as the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and downloadable PSP games (Dead In The Water, Ten Pin Alley, Tomb Raider).
Football Manager 2010 features new tools and changes across the board including some big additions to improve ease of use, navigation and feedback from the game with the introduction of a brand new match tactics system, the debut of a Match Analysis tool, a completely new look and new User Interface among other features.
Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).
In Aliens vs. Predator players will have the chance to take the role of the three infamous species; the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species.
Dark Age of Camelot is an MMORPG featuring Realm vs. Realm combat, as well as multiple class and race combinations, a robust trade skill system, and a comprehensive player Guild system. DAoC's 4th and 5th (final) expansions, Darkness Rising and Labyrinth of the Minotaur, are now available free to all subscribers.
Muramasa: The Demon Blade is a unique, highly stylized action RPG players take on the role of a male ninja or female kunoichi, utilizing their ninja prowess to traverse the clever side-scrolling levels that feature vertical progression as well as the traditional horizontal stage advancement.
Smash Cars is a dynamic, tricked-out single and multiplayer RC car racing experience where players twist and turn, grind and gear up, performing aerial tricks and stunts while racking up trophies and points as they race to the finish, all in an unlikely location.
Scooby-Doo! First Frights is an action-adventure game that complements the upcoming Warner Bros. movie and lets you take on the role of young Scooby-Doo and teenage versions of the newly formed Mystery, Inc. crew to solve their very first cases.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2009 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009
Game Factory Interactive announced its line-up of titles it will be showing off at GamesCom 2009 (Aug. 19th-23rd), such as They’re Alive!, Steam Slug, new titles M.I.A.: Missing in Action, The Way of Cossack and a slew of others ...
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.
World of Warcraft is an MMORPG experience where players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world.
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.
your Shape is a new fitness title that leverages the technological advances of an entirely new camera for the Wii that will scan your body using Ubisoft's proprietary Body Tracking technology and then project the image onto the TV, creating a personalized and interactive workout.
In SimAnimals Africa, gamers play with and tame all new exotic animals including lions, elephants and gorillas as they explore exotic landscapes from savannas to jungles. This game is great for kids and features challenges and mini-games that players solve to unlock new items, animals and levels to explore!
Prepare yourself for a Ninja adventure like you have never seen before! Join Hiro, the smallest hero on the biggest adventure, as he embarks on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos. Use your skills and mighty Ninja training to battle a magical army of evil Samurai.
Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 features fast paced Naruto Shippuden 3D fighting action with the addition of an all-new Quest Mode, new characters, wireless multiplayer, jutsu and a storyline based on the Naruto Shippuden animated series.
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.
League of Legends is a session-based online multiplayer game that combines elements of RPG and RTS genres with addictive battle action where rival teams compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.
by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 13, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
Think fast and stay on your toes – when you're up, your cards will be played automatically. Keep an eye on your opponent's cards, predict the flow of play, and sort your own hand in the best possible order for the ultimate defeat. Be your virtual self!
Everyone’s favorite culinary queen will return to the kitchen in Cooking Mama 3, with all new features added to the world famous game play recipe, 80 recipes, 200 mini-games, four player multiplayer and two totally new game modes.
Freaky Creatures is an interactive gaming platform incorporating collectible toys, customizable characters, an expansive online interactive community and challenging virtual battles with other players’ creatures.
Greed is a merciless hack`n`slash action-RPG and features all ingredients to create an enthralling classic. The player will need to fight his way through masses of critters, robots, aliens and many other exotic adversaries while collecting unique items and skills thus leveling up your character.
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.
In Fairytale Fights 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!
Mind Twist is a free-to-play online strategy game with a microtransaction-based business model, developed by the creator of Magic: the Gathering. Developer Mind Control Software has recruited former Vice President of Digital Gaming for Wizards of the Coast, Randy Buehler, as Vice President of Business Strategy.
Nordic Games announces We Sing, the first singing game to utilize four microphones, allowing four players to sing at the same time.
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:
- Groovin' Blocks (Wii)
- Red Faction: Guerrilla Demons of the Badlands (PS3/X360)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
Panzer General: Allied Assault is an all-new single and multiplayer digital card game that takes place during the last phase of World War II, from 1944 to 1945.
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.
Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original ARMA II, a new flashpoint in the Green Sea region heats up and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces TouchMaster 3, a puzzle compilation game, and Game Party 3, a social party game. Both titles offer casual and family gamers a fresh take on the popular franchises, incorporating new games and puzzles along with an enhanced variety of the franchises’ past fan favorites.
The Bad Company crew again find themselves in the heart of the action, where they must use every weapon and vehicle at their disposal to survive. The action unfolds with unprecedented intensity, introducing a level of fervor to vehicular warfare never before experienced in a modern warfare action game.
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.
Announced years ago, Beaterator is a powerful music mixer with robust beatmaking features, as well as a highly addictive collection of original music and rhythm games and challenge modes - all available in the palm of your hand.
Star Alliances gives the player massive amounts of customization with the ability to jump into the midst of interstellar war instantly, for FREE. Star Alliances focuses more on the intensity of fighting for supremacy, and less on the complex strategy of building an empire.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 13, 2009 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
ArmA II is set in the near future, year 2009, in a fictional post soviet country called Chernarus. Players will be sent as members of a US Marine Corps Force Recon squad to this country to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability there.
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.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2009 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009
Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition uses the latest technology to present an outstanding reality, authentic locations and impressive combats within the 13th century. Hellion also represents an epic plot set in a lively medieval world charged with upgradeable exorcisms and uncompromising brutality according to this period.
Detroit based developer P15 Studios is creating a new genre in entertainment, RPTV, or Role Play TV, a reality-based TV in which gamers use video game play to determine the show storyline.
Walk It Out invites players to experience a revolutionary workout where walking to the beat of great music unlocks the secrets of a rich, interactive world, while burning calories and increasing fitness!
While rumors of a PS3 price drop at next week's Gamescom keep swirling, an anonymous publisher source confirmed to WorthPlaying today that the rumors of an Xbox 360 price drop are real. The Xbox 360 Pro will be eliminated from the retail lineup at the end of the month, and the Xbox 360 Elite will drop in price to $299.
At one time or another, just about everyone has created an animated cartoon using nothing more than a pad of paper and some hand-drawn stick figures. Nintendo now brings these creations to life on its Nintendo DSi with Flipnote Studio, now available as free download from the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Havok announced that Microsoft Game Studios Europe has licensed the Havok Spectrum software bundle (Havok Physics, Havok Animation, and Havok Behavior) for use by its developers across projects moving forward.