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'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1658

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:48 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:

  • Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • Ironclads: High Sea [PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Champions Online - Gameplay Trailer
  • Sands of Destruction [NDS] - Characters Trailer
  • Army of Two: The 40th Day [ALL] - Live Action CG Trailer


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

'Aliens vs. Predator' (PS3/X360/PC) Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Jambo! Safari: Animal Rescue' (NDS/Wii) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced Jambo! Safari, an action packed African adventure that takes the fun and excitement of the classic 1990’s arcade action title and reinvents it with modern graphics and deeper gameplay, suited to today’s Nintendo consumers.

$1 Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest Phase 3 Winners

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games announced the winners of the third phase in the $1 Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest, a competition that rewards aspiring game developers for making exceptional game modifications (mods) for Unreal Tournament 3.

EA Financials Reveals Weak Results, Madden Arcade, More Active, Tennis Delay

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's preliminary financial results for its fiscal Q1 reveals $644 million net revenue, weaker than last year's $804 million, with a loss of $234 million, compared to 2008's $95 million. Sales were driven by The Sims 3 (3.7 million units) , EA Sports Active (1.8 million copies), and Fight Night Round 4. In the investor's conference call CEO John Riccitiello mentioned a new Medal of Honor installment, previously only rumored, while EA Sport's Peter Moore revealed a downloadable Madden Arcade for this holiday, similar to its 3 on 3 NHL Arcade, a delay for X360/PS3 versions of GRand Slam Tennis in favor of expanding EA Sports Active.

'Forza Motorsport 3' (X360) Shows Some Muscle - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 1:50 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.

Gazillion Entertainment Opens Studio in United Arab Emirates

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Abu Dhabi Media Company announced plans with Gazillion Entertainment to create the region’s first Massively Multiplayer Online Games Studio, a purpose-built, world-class facility based in Abu Dhabi, as part of the first Joint Venture in the gaming sector for the region.

'Brutal Legend' (ALL) Sponsors Dethklok and Mastodon Tour

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Phantasy Star 0' (NDS) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Phantasy Star 0 is the latest installment in its Phantasy Star RPG series, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual quality and thrilling multiplayer modes.

'Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars' (PS3) Adds Tweaks, New Arenas

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is an arena-based online vehicle sports game for PlayStation Network that brings together animated vehicles in sports-like gameplay. Psyonix Studios has rolled out an update adding new features, tweaks, skins and two new maps, all for free.

'Huxley: The Dystopia' Enters Second Closed Beta Stage - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Huxley is an Unreal Engine 3 powered MMOFPS that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Humans have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources.

'Left 4 Dead' (ALL) Crash Course DLC to Add New Maps, Missions, Tweaks

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-op gameplay of L4D casts four Survivors in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying Boss Infected mutants.

'Military Madness: Nectarsis' (Wii/PS3/X360) Game Details - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Military Madness is a new version of Hudson's classic turn-based strategy/combat simulation game, including an all-new graphical barrage, a regiment of new units, online co-op and vs. multiplayer and a platoon of other new features.

'Assassin's Creed II' (ALL) Gets Master Assassin's Limited Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 9:39 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.

'Hearts of Iron III' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hearts of Iron III will follow the series' tradition of most detailed and complete strategic game on WW2 while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.

'Bleach: The 3rd Phantom' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Bleach: The 3rd Phantom, based on the animated series, marks the first time the series ventures into the Strategy RPG genre and features an enormous cast of Bleach characters with voices lent by the actors from VIZ Media’ series.

'Gran Turismo' (PSP) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo is built for optimal performance and fun racing excitement on the PSP, featuring more than 800 vehicle models from the world’s top manufacturers (over 4,500 total paint variations) and more than 30 tracks (60+ total layouts), including famous world circuits, city courses and other environments. Fans who pre-order will get a voucher that will add one of the top cars to your in-game collection of cars in an exclusive color.

'Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll' (Wii) Game Details - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AiAi and all his friends are stepping onto the Wii Balance Board in an all-new party game for the Wii. Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll brings back what you love about Super Monkey Ball and promises plenty of surprises around every turn.

'Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream' (Wii) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will fulfill the need of every gamer who has fished or who has wanted to cast their first line. Featuring a magnificent 3D fishing engine, lifelike fish and soothing environmental sounds, Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will put players on the banks of pristine lakes, raging rivers and tropical oceans filled with the biggest fish around.

'Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days is set during the KH II events, and has Roxas as the main character. You will explore a variety of Disney worlds in not only single-player mode, but also in multiplayer missions made possible by the NDS' networking features.

'World of Warcraft' - v3.2.0 US/AUS/MX Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 6:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Band Hero' (ALL) Gets Playable Taylor Swift, Debut Tracks - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Band Hero, you can come together with family and friends to ascend the virtual stage and rise to fame, bringing you a new genre of music focused on today’s hottest top-40 hits and classic anthems that everyone will know.

'WarDevil' (PS3) No Longer Exclusive, Also Coming to X360

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within is an innovative title with graphical style and visual look unlike any other game. Drawing upon strong filmic narrative, a complex story unfolds, immersing the player into a vivid and complex world, far beyond that from conventional video games. Originally a multiplatform title, then a PS3 exclusive, reports are that the X360 version is back on track with publisher Ignition, set for a simultaneous release.

'Army of Two: The 40th Day' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Marvel Super Hero Squad' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvel Super Hero Squad is a multiplayer adventure game featuring nonstop action-adventure gameplay and epic battles, as well as a breadth of the new, super-stylized Marvel characters. Marvel's latest financials reveals MSHS is scheduled for Oct. 20, 2009.

'DJ Hero' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

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

DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance.

PS2/Wii Review - 'Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings'

by Reggie Carolipio on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings follows the rogue archaeologist on an all-new globe-trotting quest. From San Francisco's Chinatown to the lush jungles of Panama, Indy must use his whip, fists and wits to fight through ruthless opposition as he spars with his nemesis, Magnus Völler, in a race for a relic of biblical proportions — the Staff of Moses.

'Serious Sam Forever' Accepting Open Multiplayer Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Serious Sam Forever is a total conversion of the previous Serious Sam games using the Croteam's Serious Engine 2. The multiplayer open beta features three maps and four game types (CTF, DM, TDM, and 3-Way Deathmatch). The beta also features a new multiplayer AI bot system, so you will be able to play online with up to 16 friends and as many bots as your PC can handle.

'Metroid Prime Trilogy' (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metroid Prime Trilogy is a new premium three-game collection for the Wii that bundles all three landmark Metroid Prime games onto one disc and revamps the first two installments with intuitive Wii Remote controls, wide-screen presentation and other enhancements.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:53 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:

NDS Review - 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

by Dustin Chadwell on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince you'll engage in exciting wizard duels, mix and brew magical ingredients in Potions class, take to the air to lead the Gryffindor Quidditch team to victory, get sidetracked by Ron's romantic entanglements and journey toward discovering the identity of the Half-Blood Prince.

'GearGrinder' Sets Euro Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GearGrinder is a bone crashing action/arcade racing game. Take full control of your powerful truck, mounted with the most devastating weapons available, malicious mines and more nifty gadgets, and complete over 45 versatile and thrilling missions, leaving a trail of devastation wherever you go.

'Section 8' (ALL) Now Accepting European Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:27 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.

'NewU Fitness First Personal Trainer' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NewU Fitness First Personal Trainer is not specifically a game, but rather a title that perfectly combines Fitness, Nutritional Advice and Daily Healthy tips to offer a holistic experience through personal well-being.

'The Wheel of Time' Story Penned by Hollywood Veteran

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A line of stand-alone Wheel of Time games is planned for release on consoles, PCs, handhelds and wireless devices. In addition, Red Eagle will launch and operate a MMORPG encompassing the themes, characters and world of the WoT novels. Film industry veteran Chris Morgan (The Fast and the Furious, Wanted, currently working on Gears of War) has signed on as story director.

'Wheelspin' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wheelspin is a high-energy racing, high-impact game spread across a wide range of inter-planetary tracks and features three engaging modes as well as robust multiplayer options.

'Squeeballs Party' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Squeeballs are 12 small, cuddly toy characters that are manufactured on a remote and secret island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Before they can be sold to children around the world, Squeeballs must be fully put to the test…to the point of destruction! You can blow up, cook, slice, bat, bowl, shoot and skim the Squeeballs through over 170 mini-game challenges.

College Student Facing 10 Years for Console Modding

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matthew Crippen, a 27-year-old California State University student, has been arrested on federal charges that he illegally modified Xbox, PlayStation and Wii consoles to enable the machines to play pirated video games. Crippen, who was released Monday night after posting $5,000 bail, is in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and is scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 10, where he faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

'Wolfenstein' (ALL) More Multiplayer Details Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the 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. While Endrant Studios spilled the multiplayer beans a few weeks ago, there's more ...