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'Devil's Third' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil's Third is a fast paced action game set in the near future in the wake of a global catastrophe, delivering an experience like no other, combining a deep storyline with original combat mechanics all set against an atmospheric and explosive backdrop.

'Dynasty Warriors Online' Closed Beta Starts Next Week, Now Accepting Sign-ups

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors Online combines the fast-paced, epic-scale action of the DW titles with intense online multiplayer gameplay, while simultaneously being free to play.

'J.U.L.I.A.' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the depths of Space flies J.U.L.I.A., a logical video game built upon the story of Rachel Manners, a 35 year old astrobiologist, who was among a close group of scientists chosen to embark upon one of the most critical mission ever conceived on Earth.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Oct. 5 - Oct. 10, 2010

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 50-60% off a slew of retro titles such as Dark Void Zero, Insectoid, Aveyond and many others, while the Campaign of the Weekend is offering Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Series 1-3 at 50% off.

'Fighters Uncaged' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fighters Uncaged delivers the excitement of real fighting competitions in addition to teaching players mixed martial arts techniques, delivering players an immersive total-body combat experience with the Kinect technology.

'The Ball' Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 3:26 p.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.

'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) Free Hunting And Trading Outfits DLC Coming Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:00 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.

'Airline Tycoon 2' Coming to North America

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Airline Tycoon 2 sees the player take the reins of an airline which they must bring to financial success. As well as managing staff, buying new aircraft and opening up new air routes, players must deal with crabby passengers and engage in corporate espionage against their competitors.

'Captain America: Super Soldier' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Captain America: Super Soldier players will become Captain America as he faces the Red Skull and his army in an epic third- person action adventure set in the darkest days of World War II.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:30 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 ...

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' (ALL) Demo Coming to PSN/XBL Next Week

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:09 p.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.

'Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2' (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is a tour de force of Naruto thrills and spills. Impressively faithful to the universe of the anime, the game takes players through the Naruto Shippuden story arc with new battle systems enhancing the gameplay.

'Dead Meets Lead' Now Accepting Beta Sign-ups - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead meets Lead is a fast paced zombie slaying game where you take the role of an 18th century commander who sets out to rid an island from its zombie infestation.

'Borderlands' (ALL) Game of the Year Edition Gets You Early 'Duke Nukem Forever' (ALL) Access

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 10:20 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.

'Emergency 2012' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world as we know it is out of control! As the head of all rescue operations – you must ensure that the job gets done with all fire and rescue services, police and specialist personnel. The world is counting on you – can you handle the pressure?

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Adds Stereoscopic 3D Support

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:57 a.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.

'Fable III' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fable III you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

'Fallout: New Vegas' (ALL) System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:49 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.

'Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok is a point-and-click adventure game where players will investigate an abandoned monumental pleasure dome by the name of Utopia, facing the lurking horrors of this desolate place with only a camera and torch, and find out what dark secret the Baron kept from the world.

'And Yet It Moves' - v1.1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

And Yet It Moves is a puzzle-platformer, set in a unique world, made of ripped paper. Within the paper-collage you can jump, run and last but certainly not least: rotate the world. Learn how to apply the physical consequences of rotation to master the many tricky situations you may encounter.

'Pride of Nations' Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pride of Nations is a turn-based historical strategy game set in the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country and guides it through industrialization, military conquest, and colonization.

'Sky Legends' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sky Legends is a free-to-play flight combat game that will have players taking flight in customizable airplanes built for fast-paced multiplayer battles in an attempt to rule the skies.

'Sky Force' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sky Force is an ultimate classic arcade shooter, with 3D interactive objects, outstanding graphics, special effects, soundtrack and 100% of pure gameplay.

Rock Band Music Store Reaches 2,000 Songs With Jimi Hendrix's Are You Experienced Album

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features.

'Nadirim' Details Its Minion System - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nadirim is a free-to-play, browser-based, MMORPG placed in a fantasy world inspired by the tales of the Arabian Nights. Explore Nadirim and its unique world of Arabian myths and fables to immerse yourself in an online role playing experience that has never been brought to browser platforms before!

'Kevin VanDam Big Bass Challenge' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Kevin VanDam Big Bass Challenge, players compete in tournaments in order to progress from amateur fisherman to pro angler with the help and expertise of Kevin VanDam, a six-time "Angler of the Year" award-winner and the "King of Bass Fishing."

'Cities XL 2011' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Cities XL 2011, build and develop gigantic cities on realistic 3D maps, thanks to an incredible collection counting more than 700 buildings and unique structures.

'Winter Voices' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winter Voices is a role-playing game series that will be made available in 7 downloadable episodes (at 5€ a piece), where each new episode is a decisive narrative step towards resolving the adventure.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Castlevania: Lords of Shadow'

by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a new action-adventure IP, a story of one man's journey to discover the true meaning of sacrifice amidst murder and betrayal. Set in Southern Europe during the middle ages, Lords of Shadow has beautifully realized locales that play host to an epic battle between good and evil.

'Costume Quest' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is a co-op multiplayer Arcade Shooter that gives the player the ability to destroy thousands of giant bugs and turn an entire city to rubble in an unforgettable gaming experience built for replay.

'Medal of Honor' (ALL) Multiplayer Beta Now Live

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 2:04 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.

'FIFA 11' (ALL) Sells 2.6 Million Copies During Launch Week, Breaks Franchise Records

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 11 reinvents player authenticity – on and off the ball – for every player and at every position on the pitch with Personality+, an all-new feature that sees individual abilities reflected in game, enabling clear differentiation for every player.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - v33800 Update Patch & Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Soldner: Secret Wars takes team based warfare to the next level with a battlefield spanning 18 million square miles featuring fully destructible terrain, you can join a team of mercenaries and engage in fierce firefights with up to 32 players.

'Ship Simulator Extremes' - v1.2.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Ship Simulator Extremes gives players the opportunity to take on exciting missions all over the world as they captain an impressive array of vessels and live the story of real ship captains.

AQ Interactive Using Pathfinding Middleware For Upcoming X360/PS3 Title

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

xaitment announced a new licensing agreement with Japan based AQ Interactive to use its AI game tool xaitMap to develop an upcoming title for Xbox 360 and PS3.

Here's To Plain Speaking And Clear Understanding

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

We just rolled in from a night on the town with our friends from Kalypso, who are showing off a few of their upcoming games today, but more on that later. A great time was had by all, an entire slow-roasted pig was consumed, and we're so stuffed that we vowed to eat no more meat for the rest of the week.

Here's a blast from the past: A new patch for Soldner came out, and out of curiosity, I'm currently reinstalling the game. I used to love playing Soldner, so let's see how well it aged.