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'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:34 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.

'Borderlands' (ALL) Third DLC Revealed, Raises Level Cap

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | 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 designer Jason Reiss revealed that Borderlands will be getting a new patch, and the biggest DLC it has made so far, which will increase the level cap.

'Star Trek Online' (PC) Shows Off Cardassians And Vigilant Warship - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. PST | 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!

'Burnout Paradise' (ALL) Is Done With DLCs, No More

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Paradise gives you license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, a seamless racing battleground, with massive traffic-heavy roads to abuse. Having released multiple DLCs (mostly free) since its release in Jan. 2008, Criterion announced that there will be no more downloadable content.

'Last Rebellion' (PS3) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:09 p.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.

'Risk: Factions' (X360) Unveils Two Factions - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Risk: Factions will offer innovative ways of experiencing the timeless turn-based board game in both objective-based and world conquest modes. Players will be able to engage as one of five playable factions, each with different strengths, as they wage war on new maps with dynamic terrain in their quest for missile silos in order to strategically dominate the game.

'Pokemon HeartGold' and 'Pokemon SoulSilver' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pokémon HeartGold and Pokémon SoulSilver return players to the scenic Johto region first introduced in the original Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games nearly a decade ago, now enhanced for the NDS(i) with updated graphics/sound, as well as new touch-screen features and a host of surprises.

PlayStation Store Gets 10 for '10 Game Sale, Vandal Hearts, DLCs, Tracks, PSP Games

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with a 10 for ’10 Game Sale (50% off 10 PSP and PS3 titles), Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment, Championship Bass,  DLCs for SingStar (viewer), Dragon Ball: Raging Blast, song packs for Guitar Hero 5, Rock Band; and the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes, downloadable PSP games (DJ Max Fever, Metal Gear Sold PSP Bundle, Valhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance).

'Rooms: The Main Building' (NDS/Wii) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Rooms: The Main Building an invitation arrives at the character’s doorstep and unknowingly diverts them to an alternate world where players use extraordinary items and devices to navigate through a variety of rooms and buildings.  To enter the next room, players must carefully shift rooms around in a manner similar to slide puzzles.

'Blood Bowl' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blood Bowl, based on Games Workshop's board game, is a "game" of American football played by the insane warriors of the fantasy Warhammer universe, allowing you to create and manage teams that will take part in epic battles where fair play is for sissies.

'Calling' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami has unveiled a terrifying new take on the horror genre, in the form of Hudson Soft’s Calling. Using unique interaction elements, the Wii game features an innovative adventure concept and is driven by its terrifying story and many traps and mysteries.

'Zombie Driver' Demo, v1.06 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under Demo

Zombie Driver is an action driving game with a top down perspective and a dynamic helicopter chase camera. Fight your way through the streets of a zombie infested city to save the survivors of a disastrous chemical accident that changed most of the city's population into mindless brain hungry monsters.

'Shiren the Wanderer' (Wii) Shows Off Boss Battles - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The grandfather of the rogue-like RPG, the legendary Shiren series (also known as Mystery Dungeon) is all about tough-as-nails battles, thrilling exploration, finding tons of items, growing in strength, and most important of all: staying alive!

'Heavy Rain' (PS3) Demo Coming Next Month

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Heavy Rain, you don't watch the story – you play it. The dynamic narrative unfolds through the player's actions, not cut scenes, and every action has a consequence. Sony Europe and North America both confirm mid-February release dates for Heavy Rain. SCEE community manager Mike Kebby revealed that a Heavy Rain demo "should" be available on PSN Feb. 11, 2010, offering two "scenes" from the game.

'Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring 30 all-new winter-themed games for up to four players, Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun boasts a wide variety of engaging and addictive winter activities, including sports competitions, playground snow games, winter-themed puzzles and more.

'Chime' (XBLA) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chime is a unique block puzzle game fused with music creation elements and contributions from a number of famous musicians.

'Field & Stream: Total Outdoorsman Challenge' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Total Outdoorsman Challenge teaches players a variety of authentic hunting skills, including bullet trajectory, weapon aim and expert tracking techniques, encouraging them to sharpen their sixth sense to land trophy kills.

'Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex' (Wii/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex is an action-puzzle platformer where you play as Ben Tennyson with the ability to transform into 10 different aliens, and utilizing the powers of the Omnitrix set out to battle a new threat to Earth.

'MGS: Peace Walker' (PSP) Unveils Mother Base, AI Weapons, Multiplayer Info - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This latest PSP installment picks up where Metal Gear Solid 3 for the PS2 leaves off as players take control of the famed Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker features original game design, story and scenario by Hideo Kojima.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11' (ALL) Revealed, Coming in June

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 takes golf fans inside-the-ropes to experience the drama and emotion of tournament golf. Hidden away in the Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online open beta announcement from earlier today, EA revealed that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 is in development for Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, and is scheduled for release in June 2010.

'KillSkill' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KillSkill is an absorbing multiplayer online third person shooter with RPG elements. The story of KillSkill unfolds in the distant future on the inhabited colonial planet & space stations. The players will engage each other in a fight to the death and will opposite to inimical alien races.

'Strategic Command 2: Weapons and Warfare' - v1.06a Hotfix Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

SC2: Weapons and Warfare incorporates many fan requested new features, including a bigger world map, new units, enhanced naval movement and combat rules, a deeper weather model, additional terrain types and resources, the simulation of roads and railways and am extended editor.

'Let's Draw!' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on a best-selling line of Japanese drawing books, Let's Draw! challenges players to create full images by combining small, easy to draw shapes into larger objects and scenes.

'Under Siege' (PS3) Still On Track Despite Motion Controller Delay

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Seed Studios' real time strategy game Under Siege features an original world, unique gameplay elements and a large number of multiplayer and community features with special emphasis on user generated content. Seed Studios revealed that it will include Motion Controller support, but now that SCEA delayed the launch to fall 2010, it re-confirmed that the game will launch as originally announced, and issue a patch when the controller is released.

Various Game Trailers #1769

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:29 a.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:

  • Dead to Rights: Retribution [PS3/X360] - Music Dev Diary Trailer

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

'TrackMania' (Wii) - First Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TrackMania is a hybrid 3D /racing game filled with progressively difficult tracks, a variety of fascinating competitive modes, and the ability to create your own tracks using building blocks (tunnels, land transitions, signs, turbos) and share them with other users.

'Cheer We Go' (NDS) Coming in March

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take on the role of a cheerleader in this exciting rhythm adventure game! Use your stylus to guide your cheerleader through increasingly complex dances and cheerleading routines.

'Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is a raw and brutal crime shooter designed to take players on an even more intense story experience, following two of gaming’s most disturbed criminals, through the gritty Shanghai underworld.

'Squishy Tank' (NDS) Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Squishy Tank is a fun-filled puzzle adventure game! The gameplay challenges players to quickly match and destroy tiles before they run out of time. Wacky items and power-ups keep the action fresh and exciting. The game also features a story mode that's sure to charm players of all ages with its whimsical characters and dialog.

'Yakuza 3' (PS3) Gets Euro Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:50 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.

'Lost Saga' Has Found New Heroes

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lost Saga is an action-packed fighting game that brings heroes from fantasy, science-fiction and history to life in an all-out-brawl for the ages. Players start by choosing from a wide variety of heroes, each hero comes with unique skills and abilities, and as players hone their battle skills and gain experience, their characters' powers will grow.

'Racket Sports Party' (Wii) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Racket Sports Party, known in North America as Racquet Sports, is a multisport game that includes tennis, ping pong, badminton, squash and beach tennis, engaging players in 40 rich graphical environments in worldwide locations such as an underwater reef, a Moroccan palace, a New York loft, and a fan-filled stadium.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online' Goes Open Beta

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online is an authentic golf simulation experience that is dynamically streamed to a web browser and requires no game installation, no disc, and no additional peripherals.

The Behemoth Donates DLC Revenue to American Red Cross

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Behemoth pledged to donate 100% of all revenue generated by downloadable content (DLC) for their XBLA games Castle Crashers and Alien Hominid HD through January 24th directly to Haiti disaster relief, and match the amount generated, doubling the amount to be donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development.

'Runes of Magic' Content Update to Add Demon Stronghold

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 2,000 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'Metal Slug XX' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Slug XX is a side-scrolling, arcade-style, run-and-gun shooter exploding with the same winning formula of over-the-top action and cartoon mayhem that has kept Metal Slug a premier franchise for over a decade.

'Grim Dawn' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed last year, Grim Dawn is an action RPG intended for digital distribution on the PC. As a spiritual successor to Iron Lore's Titan Quest, Grim Dawn will attempt to better perfect the magical formula of exploration, character advancement, and loot collection pioneered by Diablo.

'Patchwork Heroes' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Patchwork Heroes puts the fate of a city in your hands as massive warships threaten innocent citizens. Come to the people’s defense by dismantling each level’s warship quickly before the ships can strike. Rescue trapped comrades along the way by releasing them from their confines.

Wii Review - 'Our House Party!'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Our House Party is the only game that lets you build and remodel your home as you design a unique customized creation. After shopping for raw materials in the Home Store, players will use their Wii Remote to hammer, saw, paint, tile and much more as they assemble and decorate their family dwelling. But the creativity doesn't end indoors since a home's overall neighborhood value is based on landscaping and exterior upgrades too.

'Postal 2: Share The Pain' v1409X Multiplayer Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Postal 2: Share The Pain offers 14 multiplayer maps, 25 playable characters,11 crazy weapons and four multiplayer options, including a Capture-the-Flag variant dubbed "Snatch" that employs the booty-full Postal Babes.

It's Beer O'Clock, And I'm Buying

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We got no watching done today whatsoever. It's an outrage. Tuesday night, we were up a bit late watching Australian Open tennis, and last night, we went into town to pig out with Ricky (our most esteemed systems guru). Twice a year, there's a "dine about town" thing happening where a slew of fancy restaurants try to draw in extra people with a fixed price menu. It's way below what they'd usually charge, so we take advantage of that to check out new places. We're stuffed! :)