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'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dante's Inferno is a 3rd action adventure adaptation of the medieval epic poem "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri, telling the tale of Dante who journeys through the twisted, menacing nine circles of hell in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice.

'I Am Alive' (ALL) Delayed Because Of Reboot, New Engine

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

I Am Alive is an edgy new survival-adventure intellectual property, where players will be challenged to think, react and take risks that will directly affect themselves and those around them. Last week Ubisoft delayed I Am Alive until 2011, and in a recent conf. call CEO Yves Guillemot stated that the game is being re-engineered, and will now use the Splinter Cell engine.

'Deadly Premonition' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deadly Premonition is a third-person survival horror action game which puts players in the role of the intuitive FBI Agent Francis York Morgan. In the process of investigating a murder, players will examine a series of interlocking mysteries in a remote rural town and will encounter an array of complex characters pivotal to the unraveling of the storyline’s mystery.

Various Game Trailers #1768

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Skate 3 [ALL] - Black Box Skate Park Trailer
  • Brink [ALL] - Character Customization Trailer

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

'Risen' (ALL) Coming to Xbox 360 Next Month

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, Risen unfolds over 4 chapters and offers multiple ways to develop the story by your actions and decisions. An intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers alike.

'God of War III' (PS3) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War III will bring epic battles to life with stunning graphics and an elaborate plot that puts Kratos at the center of the carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) Now Accepting PC Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | 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. EA is now accepting signups for the PC beta test, go sign up for the forum and your confirmation will include the actual application.

'Mass Effect 2' (ALL) - 30 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a sci-fi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In ME2, 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.

'BioShock 2' (ALL) To Get Plenty Of DLCs

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set approx. 10 years after the events of the original, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. All along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to Rapture. You will play as the first Big Daddy as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and your own survival. In a recent interview designer Kent Hudson revealed that 2K is "working on pretty aggressive plans for DLC" without giving further details...

'Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943 is a new war strategy title that places players in the heart of the Kharkov Defense Operation during World War II. With the ability to play as either German or Russian forces, Achtung Panzer puts the destiny of the USSR and Wehrmacht armies in one's hands.

'Deathsmiles' (X360) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the world of Gilverado, a kingdom plagued by hideous monsters and tortured souls. Choose from four angels with unique demonic familiars and battle against a storm of enemies pouring out of Hell's gates! Fight your way out of tight spots as you are surrounded by enemy units and bullets from both sides of the screen.

'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' Shows Off Chosain Province - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the rich and colorful cultures of eastern Asia, Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer sends you on a voyage through the Empire of Khitai where countless of adventure await, not only introducing a new storyline and a vast new world to explore, but also adding new features such as faction gameplay and an alternate advancement system.

'Crasher' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crasher falls into the category of M.O.B.A.’s (multiplayer online battle arenas) and has new features called "Stars," which are unique vehicles engaged in team combats or "TvsT" (Team vs Team), with a strong RPG aspect.

'The Sims 3: Design & High-Tech Stuff' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Transform your Sims’ homes into sleek, edgy apartments with The Sims 3: Design & High-Tech Stuff. With a host of new items for the most lived-in rooms in your Sims’ homes, your Sims can now give their homes an ultra-modern makeover!

Mamba Games Signs 'Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok'

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Utopia grand opening was supposed to have been two years ago, but it never happened, and it is now abandoned and silent. Armed with only a camera and a torch, you must journey there alone to explore its winding corridors, secret passageways and gloomy halls in order to find out what happened.

'Resonance of Fate' (ALL) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | 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.

'Rise of Prussia' Officially Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will have the opportunity to assume the roles of military and political leaders of either the Prussian Kingdom or nations hostile to Prussia (Austria, Russia, and France) in a recreation of the exciting battle that encompassed much of Europe throughout the years of 1756-1763.

'Yakuza 3' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yakuza 3 takes a departure from the first two games by moving from the gritty cityscape of Tokyo, to Okinawa, where Kiryu runs a center for orphaned children. The orphanage is on land that is owned by a mob boss who is under pressure from the government to sell the land, making life once again tough for Kiryu.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, January 18, 2010

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added one VC, four NDSi, and two WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem Points to download: Muscle March, The Amazing Brain Train! (Wiiware), Starship Defense, Dark Void Zero, Chronos Twins, Me And My Dogs: Friends Forever (NDSiWare), and Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi (VC).

'Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll' (PS3) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set within the same universe as KOEI's critically acclaimed RPG series, Zill O'll, Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll is an Action RPG that gives players control of a band of three characters, as their quests take them to vast fields, mysterious cities and dark chambers.

'Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper' (ALL) Confirms Xbox 360 Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sherlock Holmes is back with probably the series’ most terrifying investigation. The player will launch into the hunt for the most dangerous serial killer in England’s history: Jack the Ripper.

'Dragonica Online' Water Series Game Card Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonica is a free-to-play, cartoon side-scrolling, micro-transaction-based casual MMO mixing elements of action and arcade. The Tales of the Damned expansion will bring new content including dungeons, guild-wars, pets and much more. The Water Series Game Card Sweepstakes giving players a chance to win a $2,500 Best Buy gift card and limited edition Dragonica Online Water Series Game Cards loaded with ICE Cash. 

'Last Rebellion' (PS3) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nippon Ichi Software and HitMaker's Last Rebellion is an RPG with action elements where players can roam around the world field and make action movements like in an action game, but once you enter battle you engage the enemy using a turn-based system.

'Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey' (NDS) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, a first-person science fiction RPG for NDS, is a startlingly original entry in the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei universe, Strange Journey takes the heralded RPG franchise to exciting new frontiers.

'Hellgate' to Return As HanbitSoft Acquires Worldwide Rights

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

HanbitSoft has obtained the publishing rights for Hellgate in North America, Europe and Japan from Namco Bandai Games America, the formal owner of the publishing rights in these regions, and have entered into an agreement for the game to be distributed by HanbitSoft in the future.

PS3 Review - 'Darksiders'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Darksiders is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 follows Naruto Uzumaki and his continuing adventures to save his friend Sasuke, and enhances the fun and accessible battle system the series is known for by introducing four-player battles, an all-new adventure mode, and a brand new roster of powerful characters.

'The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom' (X360) Coming to PC?

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is an innovative game that follows the escapades of a mischievous, pie thief, who uses his time-bending abilities to cooperate with, compete against, and disrupt his past, present, and future selves. According to a new listing at the ESRB, Take Two's puzzle/adventure game is also coming to PC (thanks BigD).

Naughty, Naughty, Naughty! You Filthy Old Soomka!

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Today is a U.S. holiday known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so things might be a bit slow later on.

Luckily, we have plenty of things to watch when that happens, as the new season of 24 started, as well as Human Target, which looks quite promising. With that being said, earlier we watched Public Enemies (John Dillinger story), A Perfect Getaway, The Ugly Truth (surprisingly entertaining), as well as some Australian Open tennis. Yup, we were busy couch potatoes!