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'Homeworld: Raider Retreat' (with Multiplayer) Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Released in 1999, Homeworld brings 3D warfare to the vastness of space, the next evolution of real-time strategy games delivers a fresh experience in a totally 3D universe, giving players a new level of freedom to create new styles of gameplay.

Star Trek Online (PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

'PlanetSide 2' Revealed, In Development

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 6:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE's 2003 Planetside was the first real MMOFPS, where thousands of players wage war in a battle of planetary proportions with first-person player-to-player combat and vehicular warfare across ten continents. Current Planetside players have received a survey from SOE asking for help with the design saying "We plan to expand the Planetside universe with another game."

PSP Preview - 'Half-Minute Hero"

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 6:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Half-Minute Hero is a bold new concept of having the player save the world, 30 seconds at a time. The player must fight, shoot, summon, and protect in four distinct modes, each containing a different perspective and unique gameplay style, across a total of 120 varied stages.

PS3/X360 Review - 'NHL 2K10'

by Sanford May on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

NHL 2K10 redefines the sports gaming experience with a new emphasis on social gaming. Whether you're a die-hard NHL fan or a casual player, NHL 2K10's pick-up-and-play controls, true-to-life authenticity and variety of on- and off-line multiplayer modes promise hours of entertainment for any gamer.

NDS Review - 'Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games'

by Richard Poskozim on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 5:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games, players will be able to play as one of their favorite characters from the TV show and compete in a series of wild and wacky sporting events. Players will compete in the first annual Slop Bucket Games - a series of wacky, fun, sporting events and reinvented classic arcade games with barnyard motifs.

'Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight' Wants Your Pre-Order Advice

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Introducing new class-based gameplay, mobile bases and persistent player progression throughout all game modes, C&C4 offers players new, innovative and compelling strategic depth. EA is conducting a survey asking members of the C&C community what they would like as pre-order bonus, ranging from extra units, maps, levels, beta access, soundtrack and more...

'Borderlands' (ALL) Shows Sights Unseen - Screen

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Borderlands is an all-new sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat. Gearbox CEO Pitchford revealed that so far what we've seen is only a small part of the game, and with 60+ hours of questing available to the player in just the first play through, there's much more to explore as they've deliberately been holding back showing off too much content.

Well There Won't Be Any Berries In The Fruit Salad Now, So We All Lose

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

The weekend is off to somewhat of  a weak start. The BBQ that I was SO looking forward to didn't happen. An odd change of plans stood in the way of my grilled steak, dammit!

I'll have to make up for it when we hit the town with some other friends tonight, Vinnie's, here I come!

Hope you all checked out our Nathan Fillion interview yesterday! If not, you better be on your way right now! It's good, and it's kind of funny to read about a Hollywood celebrity actually being into gaming, unlike other actors who "claim" they are gamers just to promote a game. Nathan, beware, I'll be sneaking up on you with an energy sword or whack you with the (gravity) hammer of doom!

As I mentioned earlier this week, we'll probably be doing a few site updates, little tweaks here and there, and catching up on some Tokyo Game Show coverage, so there'll be plenty to read around these parts of the Internets.