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'The Beatles: Rock Band' (ALL) Complete Tracklist - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 5:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV Games and The Beatles license holder Apple Corps are developing a new video game that will be an experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles spanning the UK band's entire discography.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited is a free digital upgrade that makes DDO Unlimited the world’s first free-to-play MMO to offer the quality graphics and robust features previously only available in premium subscription based-games.

'Cursed Mountain' (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cursed Mountain is a survival horror game where you take on the role of a fearless mountaineer climbing into the Himalayas on a quest to find your lost brother. As you ascends the mountain, he encounters an ancient curse: the souls of the people who died in that region are stuck in limbo, caught in the Shadow World.

Various Game Trailers #1666

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 4:18 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:

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum [ALL] - Gadgets Trailer
  • Cities XL - Gameplay Trailer
  • Shadow Complex [X360] - Launch Trailer
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up [Wii] - Features Trailer
  • Chaotic: Shadow Warriors [ALL] - Behind the Scenes Trailer


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

Steam Weekend Special: Everything Half-Life 66% Off

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve is keeping its weekend deal/sale quite simple, now through Sunday, customers can save 66% on everything Half-Life or get the Valve Complete Pack (21 games) for 10% off. Also note that its Trine 25% off sale is still valid until Aug. 19.

'Forza Motorsport 3 ' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport 3 unites the racing game genre, making it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of the world’s most exotic and exquisite cars. Live the most realistic racing experience ever as you take the wheel of more than 400 of the most-beloved cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe.

'Madballs in...Babo: Invasion' (ALL) Gets Updated, Supports New Avatar Digs

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 3:59 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.

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

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 3:51 p.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, as well as a roster of off-road events, taking players to the most diverse and challenging real-world environments.

'Champions Online' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 1:09 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.

'Brink' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brink is an immersive shooter that blends single-player, co-op, and multiplayer gameplay into one seamless experience, allowing you to develop your character across all modes of play. You decide the role you want to assume in the world of Brink as you fight to save yourself and mankind's last refuge for humanity.

'MAG' (PS3) Coming Early 2010

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zipper Interactive's MAG is an online shooter where up to 256 players wage battles as 8-person squads in a new unique world.

'Heroes Over Europe' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 11:50 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.

Vote for the next SEGA Genesis XBLA Game

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the SEGA Genesis, we’re putting the power back in the fans’ hands and letting you determine the next title we’ll release on Xbox Live Arcade!

'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2' (ALL) Shows Off Ms. Marvel - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 11:33 a.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.

'Lips' (X360) August DLCs Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 11:29 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.

'Rage' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage is set in post-apocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits earth and wipes out civilizations, RAGE is is an all-new take on the first person shooter, developed using id Software's new Tech5 engine.

'Pokemon HeartGold' and 'Pokemon SoulSilver' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pokémon HeartGold Version and Pokémon SoulSilver Version return players to the scenic Johto region first introduced in the original Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games nearly a decade ago, now enhanced for the NDS(i) with updated graphics/sound, as well as new touch-screen features and a host of surprises.

'CrimeCraft' Details Skills Development - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vogster Interactive's CrimeCraft, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, is an MMO that combines the action of a tactical shooter with the strategy of an RPG. Set in a modern world you take part in the political, economical and social life of a big city.

Friday, August 14, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:26 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:

'101-in-1 Party Megamix' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:22 a.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.

'Project Stealth: Spy vs Mercenary' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Stealth is a Unreal Engine 3 powered stealth-action-multiplayer game aimed at the hardcore PC-player who likes intense teamwork, strategy and on-the-fly tactical planning. A cat-and-mouse-game in which two non-lethal, fast Spies are up against two lethal but slow Mercenaries.

'NHL 10' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 10 begins a new era with gameplay innovations that deliver a new standard of toughness, the emotion of playoff hockey on the ice and in the arena, and over 200 gameplay refinements that replicate the skill and finesse that every fan sees throughout the NHL playoffs.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Guitar Hero 5'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. GH 5 will also feature new gameplay modes like Party Play and RockFest putting fun, competition and control at center stage as fans tailor the experience to match their personal style and interests.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Borderlands'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Borderlands is an all-new sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat.

'Raven Squad' (X360/PC) Details Infiltrator Squad - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future Raven Squad is a unique blending of RTS and FPS genres, as the game puts you in control of two groups of mercenary squads who crash land behind enemy lines in the Amazonian jungles. It will require tactical planning and a liberal amount of brute force to escape to safety.

'Tropico 3' Developer Interview #3

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 8:52 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.

'BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger' (PS3/X360) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger is a 2D fighter featuring twelve, extraordinarily detailed, hand-drawn characters in true HD glory, each with unique “Drive” attacks that can turn the tide of battle instantly.

'Championship Manager 2010' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Championship Manager 2010, in development for two years, is the definitive football management game featuring a host of unique, cutting-edge technology including a bespoke 3D match engine with over 500 individual player animations.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Foo Fighters, Peppers, Pat Benatar and More

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 7:52 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.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 7:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, the 3rd stand-alone game in the series, unfolds shortly after the end of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Having discovered about the open path to the Zone center, the government decides to hold a large-scale military "Fairway" operation aimed to take the CNPP under control.

'C&C Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge (PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Comrades, the Red Alert 3 battle rages on! EA announced that Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge, will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network and challenge players to take on the world's toughest commanders and conquer the globe in 50 unique challenges.

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

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 6:18 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.

'ArmA II' (PC) Mod Tools Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'The Sims 3: World Adventures' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players can take their Sims on new journeys to famous real-world inspired destinations around the globe for the first time ever and seek out new adventures. While exploring the landmarks of an exotic city, there is no telling what the Sims will find.

'All Points Bulletin' Now Accepting Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 5:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin (APB) takes the universal theme of Criminals and Enforcement and brings it to a persistent, open world multiplayer setting in a modern, crime-ridden city. Fans interested in participating in the beta test can now sign up.

'Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising' (ALL) Vehicles - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 3:32 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.

Electronic Arts' GamesCom 2009 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under GamesCom - GamesCom 2009

Electronic Arts announced its line-up of titles it will be showing off at GamesCom 2009 (Aug. 19th-23rd), such as Bad Company 2, Brütal Legend, Dante's Inferno, Dragon Age: Origins, Need For Speed, Mass Effect 2 and plenty more..

'Mini Ninjas' (ALL) Introduces Tora - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) Co-Op Demo Coming to Xbox Live on Aug. 19

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2' story has advanced beyond Wayne Holden as players will now follow the exploits of their own customized snow pirates on their quest to seize control of E.D.N III. Players will move their heroes through different stories creating a truly unique and interactive experience.

'Rugby League 3' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Home Entertainment Suppliers has signed a development agreement with Aussie developer Sidhe to work on Rugby League 3 for Wii, the fourth title in the series.

'Mythos' Making A Comeback

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld, players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments. Mythos never made it out of its beta phase due to Flagship Studios' demise. Hanbitsoft picked up the rights and confirmed that the game was being reconstructed by its T3 Entertainment studio, which just re-launched the official Web site.

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

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Mass Effect trilogy is a sci-fi 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 Games Company Drops 'Field Ops'

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Field Ops, originally scheduled for release in 2006 under the name Ghost Wars but postponed/renamed when publisher Hip Interactive went bankrupt, is an action game that merges the two favorite genres of PC gamers: RTS and FPS. The Game Company revealed that although Field Ops was near completion, poor quality led to the decision to no longer publish the game.

'Blood Bowl' (ALL) Signed By THQ UK - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:02 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.

'World of Darkness' MMORPG Development Confirmed

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Eve Online's CCP acquired White Wolf Publishing, which was known for various tabletop RPG franchises, it revealed that development on a new MMORPG, World of Darkness, was already underway at CCP's North American office. In World of Darkness, you are the monster, struggling to recall the memory of your humanity while you battle against the evil that lurks within us all.

'Operation Barbarossa: The Struggle for Russia' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Binary Evolution Studios are thrilled to announce that they will be bringing gamers Operation Barbarossa: The Struggle for Russia, an elegant and challenging World War II strategy game perfect for both new and veteran wargamers!

'Crysis Wars' Free Summer Trial Starting August 28

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

More brash and aggressive than his Delta Force squadmate Nomad, you'll experience Psycho's parallel story during the events of the original, finding that life on the other side of the island is even more intense and explosive than you could have imagined. Crytek revealed that on Aug. 28, it will offer Crysis Warhead's multiplayer component, Crysis Wars, for free to coincide with competitions and giveaways.