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'Nuclear Dawn' (ALL) Gets Delayed, Possible Beta Coming

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nuclear Dawn is a Source Engine powered multiplayer game that combines the visceral action of a FPS with the deep branching gameplay of a RTS title. Forge your own destiny on the field of battle with every tactical decision, and ensure your faction's survival with each headshot, capture buildings and bring the fight to your enemies' strongholds riding the future's machines of destruction.

'Mytheon' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mytheon is an online micro transaction game that uniquely combines the best elements of action, strategy and RPG game-play with an emphasis on collectability and combat, set within a fantasy universe steeped in mythologies from across the globe.

Various Game Trailers #1874

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:44 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:

  • Men of War: Vietnam [PC] - Trailer
  • James Bond 007: Blood Stone [ALL] - Driving & Vehicles Trailer  Trailer
  • Red Dead Redemption [ALL] - Undead Nightmare Graveyard Trailer
  • Bracken Tor: The Time of Tooth And Claw [PC] - Trailer

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

'Gun Loco' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun Loco is an exciting, all-new approach to the third-person sprint-action shooter genre, featuring single and multiplayer gameplay.

'Fallout: New Vegas' (ALL) v1.1 G.E.C.K. Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout: New Vegas, the follow-up to 2008's Game of the Year Fallout 3, brings this franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humor, and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes.

PlayStation Store Gets Costume Quest, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with a few PS3/PSOne discounts, Costume Quest (and demo), Aqua Panic!, Tomb Raider: Underworld, demos for Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage, The Shoot, DLCs for Zen Pinball, Dead Rising 2, Split Second, Space Invaders: Infinity Gene, ModNation Racers, song packs for Guitar Hero, and Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (DJ Max Portable 3, Blazing Souls Accelate, Age of Hammer Wars).

'Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The dramatic, high-intensity action game that brought together an all-star cast of Final Fantasy characters is back with new enhancements. Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy adds new game modes, story missions, items, alternate costumes and combat features, expanding upon the action and excitement of Dissidia Final Fantasy in every way.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Black Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

'Section 8: Prejudice' (ALL) Now Accepting Multiplayer Sign-ups - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8: Prejudice 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.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 12:00 p.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:


We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With all the action taking place outside of Hogwarts for the first time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 represents a shift in tone for the Harry Potter games. On the run with a horde of merciless enemies on their tail, players will find themselves in unknown territory, far from the safety of the school grounds, fighting for survival at every turn.

'Medal of Honor' (ALL) To Get New Multiplayer Mode/Maps, But Not On PC?

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by real events, Medal of Honor is an all-new FPS game that will introduce the Tier 1 Operator, a relatively unknown entity directly under the National Command Authority who takes on missions no one else can handle.

'Blacklight: Tango Down' (ALL) Gets European PSN Date - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blacklight: Tango Down is a fast-paced FPS based in a new fictional universe called Blacklight. The game's near-future setting is brought to life with disturbingly detailed and old-world architecture dripping with modern sci-fi lighting and brightly lit advertisements.

'Ys: The Oath in Felghana' (PSP) Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ys: The Oath in Felghana once again follows the adventures of friends Adol and Dogi who find themselves making an unannounced visit to Dogi’s hometown of Redmont in the land of Felghana. Since his departure eight years earlier, Dogi finds himself returning home to find that things have changed dramatically, and not for the better.

'A New Beginning' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A New Beginning is a cinematic, interactive eco-thriller. In the classic adventure game an impending global climate cataclysm threatens the world, in a story ripped from today’s headlines, dealing with the defining issue of our time. At locations all around the globe, players will have to try and stem the tide – with the whole world hanging in the balance.

THQ Extends Ultimate Fighting Championship Videogame License

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced that it has extended its exclusive, worldwide agreement with Zuffa, LLC to publish videogames based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand through 2018.

'Karaoke Revolution Glee' (Wii) Gets Release Date, Preliminary Track List - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Karaoke Revolution Glee will feature the chart-topping music and captivating performances from one of the most talked about programs of the year, giving fans the chance to play the ultimate underdog as they perform the songs featured on the show.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' (ALL) System Requirements Unveiled

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, the epic story continues as players once again assume the role of the devastatingly powerful Starkiller - Darth Vader's secret apprentice set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

THQ Opens New Development Studio, Puts Assassin's Creed/Prince Of Persia Exec In Charge

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced its plans for talented game developer Patrice Désilets, previously creative director on the Assassin's Creed franchise, as well as Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, to join the company next summer to form a new THQ owned development studio housed within its video game development studio in Montreal, Quebec.

'The Ball' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Ball is a first person action-adventure game featuring a full single-player experience. As a swashbuckling archaeologist working on the slopes of a dormant volcano somewhere in Mexico, you get stuck in a cavern. It doesn’t take long before you realize this is more than just a cave.

'FreeJack' Opens In-Game Item Mall

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FreeJack is a parkour racing game with slick cartoon-style graphics and innovative new gameplay mechanics based on the underground sport of free running. In FreeJack, players race head-to-head as one of four hip characters, bustin’ stylish flips and tricks to increase their speed and come out on top!

Nordic Game Funding Receives Record-breaking Number Of Projects

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A record-breaking 136 projects are fighting for a share of 3 million Danish Kroner (approx. 550,000 USD) in the second round of applications for grants from this year’s Nordic game development pool. Only about six applicants will be successful.

NDS Review - 'Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light, previously known as Four Warriors of Light: Final Fantasy Gaiden, boasts beautiful picture book visuals and an easy to control battle system. The game goes back to the basics and origins of the franchise, with a classic story of four young heroes embarking on an unforgettable adventure; a tale of dragons, kings, princesses and witches.

'Rift: Planes of Telara' Shows Off Water Rift - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional “rifts” that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.

'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' (ALL) Sets Pre-Order Record

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Live and breathe as Ezio, now a legendary master assassin, in his struggle against the Templar order. Lead your own brotherhood of assassins and strike at the heart of the enemy, Rome.

You're A Jittery Little Thing, Aren't You?

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Oops, I did it again!

We watched (Weeds, Smallville), we ate, and we slept.

It's good to sleep now and then, I hear.