Various Game Trailers #1672

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 4:13 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:

  • PixelJunk Shooter [PS3] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Diablo III - Monk Trailer (2)

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

'StarCraft II' Signs Battlestar's Tricia Helfer to Voice Kerrigan

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game. At Blizzcon's StarCraft II lore panel, Blizzard revealed that Battlestar Galactica star Tricia Helfer will voice Kerrigan.

PC Review - 'Wolfenstein'

by Reggie Carolipio on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 7:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

'PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 7:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the popular and addictive “tower defense” genre in PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe, the player controls a defender-of-the-forest character in a lush 2D environment. The player’s goal is to strategically defend the pathway to his homebase from an onslaught of various threatening monsters.

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) to Get Free DLC Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. With the game due in stores next week, an in-game advert revealed that a FREE DLC will be available soon on both PS3/X360.

'Valkyria Chronicles 2' (PSP) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of Valkyria Chronicles II takes place two years after the conclusion of the original game. A group of young Gallian Military Academy cadets find themselves plunged into a bitter civil war when the newly formed Gallian Revolutionary Army stages a coup. As the epic drama unfolds in the game, players will experience stories of friendship, love and growing pains during a time of war and revolution.

Deep Silver Acquires Sacred License, Third Title Planned

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 6:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests. While Sacred 2 has been quite a success, it was the demise of publisher Ascaron, and the developer recently closed down. Deep Silver will be publishing the addon later this year, and revealed at GamesCom that it has acquired the license, and Sacred 3 is already in the planning stage.

'ToeJam & Earl' Wins Poll, Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the SEGA Genesis, the company put up a poll asking fans which of their old classics it wanted as the next Xbox Live Arcade title. Earthworm Jim was initially included and in the lead, but a licensing issue with Gameloft, who is working on a remake for Wii/PSN/XBLA, forced SEGA to remove the game, making ToeJam & Earl the winner in the end. No further details or release dates were revealed yet.

'Stargate Worlds' Developer Gets Cash Infusion, Development Continues

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG using Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to MMORPGs that will take full advantage of modern and science fiction weaponry, cover and terrain. Last month, it looked like Firesky/Cheyenne was about the go under, but according to studio head Shane Hensley, it has received new funding to continue development.

PSP Review - 'Ford Bold Moves Street Racing'

by Richard Poskozim on Aug. 22, 2009 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ford Bold Moves Street Racing moves the action from the racetrack to the streets of LA, control 3 team cars, give orders, switching on the fly, and will feature eighteen officially licensed Ford vehicles.