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'Runaway: A Twist of Fate' (NDS/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the story of the previous game, A Twist of Fate is also very much an independent adventure, allowing those that have never played a Runaway game before to fully enjoy this brand new experience. Also, for the very first time in the series, the game will allow you to control Brian as well as Gina who has an important part to play in the story.

'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen propels players straight into an adrenaline-pumping battle for supremacy across the globe where every second and every choice makes the difference between mankind's salvation and annihilation.

Various Game Trailers #1677

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 6:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under Trailers

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:

 

  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2 [ALL] - World Tour Trailer
  • Spore Hero [Wii] - Spiderbat Trailer

 

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

'Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island is a new adventure game where a beautiful lady swashbuckler, a furious priest, and a timid cook must save the world from the horrors beneath Vooju Island. Plus, a capybara!

'EyePet' (PS3) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EyePet delivers an interactive lifelike, virtual pet right into your own living room using the PS Eye, responding and relating to movements in your own world.

'Resonance of Fate' (ALL) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resonance of Fate redefines the RPG genre with a unique storyline, stylized graphics, an emphasis on realistic gunplay engrossing action, customizable weapons, and memorable characters, taking players far beyond the boundaries of the typical RPG. Originally scheduled for spring 2010, RoF is now planned for European and North America release in Q3 2010.

'Hero's Saga: Laevatein Tactics' (NDS) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aksys Games' Hero's Saga: Laevatein Tactics is a strategy RPG where you play as Ernesto, the young prince of Valencia, and receive a mysterious sword and is being told to save his friends, using the magical blade to fight off an undead attack and in the process sparking a war that will rage across the continent of Yulamecca and beyond...

'Sonic & Knuckles' Coming to XBLA, Next Week

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic & Knuckles, sequel/counterpart to Sonic 3 for SEGA Genesis, is coming to Xbox Live Arcade. The game will emulate the “lock-on” technology available in the original. This means that it will work with previous XBLA releases of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Sonic 3.

'DC Universe Online' (PS3/PC) Unveils Green Lantern - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE Austin is building a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

'Modern Warfare 2' (ALL) Gets Scored by Oscar-Winning Composer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing saga with an unprecedented level of action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse. Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (in 1995 for The Lion King) will be writing music for MW2, his first video game-only project. Hans Zimmer is known for having worked on The Dark Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, etc.

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Unveils the Sith Warrior - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Old Republic will let you explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining your personal story and determining your path down the light or dark side of the Force.

'Record of Agarest War' (PS3) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sporting over one hundred hours of gameplay, Record of Agarest War is an SRPG which invites players into a gorgeous, expansive world of hope and despair. Players will wage war against the evil forces of darkness, take a bride - actually, several brides - and extend their lineage through five generations!

PlayStation Store Has Invincible Tiger, DLCs, Tracks, PSP Games, Demos

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao ($14.99); demos for WET, DiRT 2, NHL 10, F.E.A.R. 2: Reborn; DLCS for Transformers, LittleBigPlanet, Crash Commando, Cross Edge, Fight Night Round 4, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Tiger Woods 10; song packs for Rock Band (Unplugged); and the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and downloadable PSP games (CoolBoarders 2, Tomb Raider 2, SimCity 2000).

'Scooby-Doo! First Frights' (ALL) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'The Beatles: Rock Band' (ALL) Xbox Live Exclusives Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 11:35 a.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.

'Katamari Forever' (PS3) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The crazy, zany, world of Katamari is back and better than ever before, complete with new stages, new visual effects, new strategies, and full 1080p HD resolution! The gameplay has generated millions of fans worldwide and the loveable characters are ready to roll again.

'Demon's Souls' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Iceberg Drops 'The Last Chariots of The Gods' Amid Ownership/Rights Concens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Chariots of the Gods is a point & click adventure where pPlayers take on the role of archaeology student Marcus Bauer, who is given a task by his late granduncle to prove his strange theories that the "Vimanas" described in ancient India Sanskrit were actually spaceships from an alien society.

'The Sims 3: World Adventures' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:22 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.

'Colin McRae: DiRT 2' (ALL) Demo Laptime Competition

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:17 a.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.

'Devil Kings 3' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Devil Kings series are fast-paced action titles that possess compelling gameplay thrusting players into a land of warring nations and unrelenting hostile armies. While we are still waiting for Devil Kings 2 in North America, Capcom has already revealed DK 3 in Japan, where it is known as Sengoku Basara 3, for 2010.

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) Enters Guinness Book of World Records

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 9:11 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.

'Samurai Warriors 3' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Samurai Warriors 3 is a beat-'em-up features dozens of characters to select from, each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.

'Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim' Demo Coming Sept. 15

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 7:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game, updating the franchise for the 21st Century. A key element that will permeate the game is the charm and humor of the original Majesty.

'Tekken 6' (ALL) - 27 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ready to set the standard for fighting games with stunning realism and uncompromising quality, Tekken 6 promises to deliver a pulse-pounding edge-of-your-seat experience with bone-jarring punches and gut-wrenching grapples.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Talking Heads, The Jam, Oasis, Sevenfold and More ...

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 7:10 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.

'The Whispered World' v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 6:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Whispered World is a classic point & click adventure game whisking the player away to a fascinating fantasy world. Sadwick is a young clown but often far from cheerful. One night, a strange blue creature speaks to him in a dream, and sends him on an adventurous journey.

'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) Gets Playable Kurt Cobain - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. while also adding new gameplay mode.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Batman: Arkham Asylum'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Dawn of War II' to Get Last Stand Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of War II takes you to the brutal frontlines of war where you’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign. The Last Stand is a new survival co-op mode, including new maps.

'The King of Fighters XII' (PS3/X360) Gets New Euro Date

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SNK Playmore's classic arcade franchise celebrates its 15th anniversary with The King of Fighters XII. For the first time in series history, this epic martial arts showdown has undergone a complete graphical overhaul.

Video Games Live Adds 30 More Shows to Its 2009 World Tour

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video Games Live announced the addition of 30 new performances to its tour, including a 2 evening performance in Tokyo (taking place during the TGS), an invitation by the Chinese government to perform all across China, the return to Broadway in NYC, and first ever game music performances in locations such as Ireland, Poland, Shanghai, Oregon, Salvador, Barcelona and others.

'Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: Rush is a 3D puzzle game with more than 70 challenging levels. Players need to guide Cubes to color coded exit points. Using the Wii Remote’s intuitive controls, players herd the colored cubes along by using Conveyer Belts, Warps, Stop Signs, Directional Signs and Splits.

Realtime Worlds Growing, Needs Bigger Office

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Realtime Worlds, currently working on APB, unveiled its latest office space with an open evening tonight. The 8,000 sqft premises in addition to its existing 26,000 sqft location allow it to continue to expand, currently standing at 265 employees, and set to grow to in excess of 300 by the end of the year.

'Halo 3: ODST' (X360) Leaked Early in France

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 3: ODST 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. Microsoft is investigating reports of the street date being broken at a French retail shop. It will monitor Xbox Live accounts that "show activity related to Halo 3: ODST and will take action against those we believe have procured copies of the game illegitimately."

'WonderKing' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'MapleStory' Gets Monster Carnival and Back-to-school Special Events

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MapleStory is an online adventure game that centers around the "Maple World," allowing players to combat monsters and develop their characters' skills and abilities in an immense platform-inspired persistent world.

NDS Review - 'Horse Life'

by Dustin Chadwell on Aug. 28, 2009 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Horses are the new ‘top dog’ in the virtual pet world as D3Publisher of America announced Horse Life, immersing players in the equestrian world by putting a horse right inside of their DS.