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'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) Undead Nightmare DLC - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age.

'Rock Band 3' (ALL) To Get Billy Joel Tracks In December

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an 83-song set list and access to far more music than ever before, as well as innovative new gameplay modes and instruments, Rock Band 3 will change the way fans think about and play music games.

Various Game Trailers #1875

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 5:57 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:

  • Magicka [ALL] - How The Game Got Delayed Trailer #2

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

'Medal of Honor' (ALL) Patch #2 In The Works, Addresses Multiplayer Issues

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 5:49 p.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.

'Shogun 2: Total War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shogun 2: Total War will take long-time veterans and newcomers alike to the next level of strategy gaming. Based on 10 years of experience in making Total War, Shogun 2 is the perfection of the series with a new Artificial Intelligence (AI), revolutionary multiplayer modes, brand new campaign map options and epic 3D real-time battles.

'Tony Hawk: Shred' (ALL) Soundtrack Features 60+ Songs

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An all-new Tony Hawk experience created for a younger audience, Tony Hawk: Shred allows kids to “GO BIG” and feel the exhilaration of skate and snowboarding like the pros using the game’s innovative, motion-sensing board controller right at their feet.

'DC Universe Online' (ALL) Reveals Circe - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE Austin has built a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

'Dance Central' (X360) Wants Your Killer Routine

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dance Central is the first immersive dance video game that features and tracks full-body dance moves. Completely free from any controller, every routine has authentic choreography for beginners and experts alike to master, alongside a killer soundtrack that spans today’s current pop, hip-hop and R&B artists.

'Rush‘N Attack: Ex-Patriot' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the retro arcade game originally released in 1985, Rush‘N Attack: Ex-Patriot is a 2.5D arcade action platformer that will feature all-new stealth combat, a combo system and non-linear levels built on the Unreal® Engine.

'World War 2: Time of Wrath' - v1.81 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

WW2: Time of Wrath is a turn-based grand strategy title, an improved and expanded sequel to WW2: Road to Victory, that puts the player in charge of the political, economic and military decisions of one or more Axis or Allied nations, including minor nations.

'Space Channel 5 Part 2' And 'SEGA Bass Fishing' Coming to PSN/XBLA - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA is bringing back two of its biggest Dreamcast titles to PSN/XBLA. Space Channel 5 Part 2 follows famed reporter and dancer Ulala as she battles the Rhythm Rogues, while SEGA Bass Fishing is a  3-D bass fishing simulation shines with eight fishing environments and fourteen different lures.

'Fallout: New Vegas' (ALL) Multi-Platform Patches Coming Soon

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:31 a.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.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited' Content Update Adds New Races, Missions, And More

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited is a free digital upgrade that makes DDO Unlimited the world’s first free-to-play MMO to offer the quality graphics and robust features previously only available in premium subscription based-games.

'Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's Greatest Hits: Volume 1 brings together dozens of the most popular Atari arcade and Atari 2600 titles of all-time, including such blockbusters as Asteroids, Pong, Centipede, Missile Command, Tempest, Lunar Lander, Space Duel, Battlezone and Adventure.

'Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light' (ALL) Online Co-Op Patch Coming to XBLA

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light follows Lara as she goes in search of the Mirror of Smoke, an ancient artifact located in a ruin known as the Temple of Light. When she finally reaches the mirror, she is ambushed by a mercenary army who takes the mirror and releases an evil entity.

'Mutant Chronicles: Doomtrooper' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Doomtrooper is a card-based strategy game from the popular Mutant Chronicles universe franchise, taking place in the distant future after the relentless exploitation of Earth by megacorporations has forced mankind to a mass exodus to nearby planets.

'Football Manager Handheld 2011' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With more new features than ever before, including real-time contract negotiation, a revamped training system and a number of match engine improvements, Football Manager 2011 will once again raise the bar for Soccer management games.

7-Eleven Offers Daily Prizes Online For EA And Ubisoft Fans

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7-Eleven’s Slurpee Nation members currently have a chance to acquire a new prize each day from two of the biggest videogame publishers – Electronic Arts and Ubisoft.

'Pangya' Content Update Adds Halloween-themed Events

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pangya is a casual online multiplayer golf game that simulates the exciting sport of golf in an anime-inspired style with an immersive fantastical storyline.

'Minute to Win It' (NDS/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Led by All-American chef and TV personality Guy Fieri, who provides voiceovers for the title, players will tackle unique challenges and compete to win the (virtual) grand prize of $1,000,000.

The ECA Rallies Gamers For Upcoming Violence In Video Games Supreme Court Case

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA) announced they will be organizing a free speech gamer rally at the U.S. Supreme Court on November 2, 2010, the day oral arguments will be heard regarding the controversial ‘violent video game case,’ Schwarzenegger v. EMA.

'Shot Online' Content Update Adds New Mode, Level Cap Increase, Halloween Events, And More

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shot Online combines the social aspects of an MMO role-playing game with the physics and play mechanics of a serious golf simulator, all in full 3D.

'Costume Quest' (ALL) Developer Interview with Tim Schafer and Tasha Harris

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Costume Quest is a rollicking adventure/role-playing game that unfolds on Halloween night across seemingly peaceful suburban neighborhoods, a mysterious village carnival, and a monster-infested shopping mall. We had the opportunity to visit the Double Fine offices and chat with Tim Schafer and Tasha Harris ...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:36 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:


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

'Mario Sports Mix' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four great sports make their move to the Mushroom Kingdom: volleyball, basketball, ice hockey and dodgeball. All four are included on one game disc — a great value for Mario fans, sports fans and everyone in between.

PS3 Review - 'Brunswick Pro Bowling'

by Dustin Chadwell on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brunswick Pro Bowling gives players a detailed, realistic bowling-center experience, complete with authentic sights and sounds, and official Brunswick bowling gear.

'Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gods & Heroes is a massively multiplayer RPG of mythic adventure in the ancient world featuring epic God Powers, intense squad-based combat, and creatures drawn from the myths and legends of the ancient world

I Mind My Own Business, I Bother Nobody, And What Do I Get? Trouble

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Yesterday was filled with meetings. Microsoft was showing off the new Games for Windows Live marketplace (spiffy) and then we met with Ready At Dawn/SCEA to check out God of War: Ghost of Sparta (even spiffier). Come back early next week if you are interested in the latter; we'll have an in-depth review ready.

We've been putting the Apple TV to some good use, streaming to the living room HDTV. We've watched Stargate Universe and a few episodes of No Ordinary Family. For some reason, the PC with all "my" music does not like to sync up, so we'll have to dig a little deeper into that problem.