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'Time Crisis: Razing Storm' (PS3) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis: Razing Storm delivers an intuitive point & shoot experience as players have the option to use the PlayStation Move motion controller or Guncon 3 for exceptional precision, while a introducing a new multiplayer online battle mode, destructible environments, engaging combat, and includes Deadstorm Pirates and Time Crisis 4.

'Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010' v1.0.4.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Benefiting from a new more beautiful and more powerful graphic engine, Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010 marks one of the most important steps since the beginning of the series.

'Costume Quest' (ALL) Unveils Its Inspirations - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 5:49 p.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.

'Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

Wolverine Studios' professional and collegiate sports management simulation Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2, developed by Gary Gorski, is the latest installment in its pro basketball simulation series.

Various Game Trailers #1864

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 5:04 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:

  • Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades - Debut Trailer
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit [ALL] - Uncovered Trailer

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

'Homefront' (ALL) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Homefront is set ten years after the economic collapse of the United States and follows the American Civilian Resistance as they fight to reclaim their homeland from an oppressive North Korean occupation, featuring a personal, story-driven single player campaign and a full suite of multiplayer options.

'DeathSpank' (ALL) Finally Gets PC Date, Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ron Gilbert's RPG-Adventure game follows the thong-tastic adventures of a misguided hero named DeathSpank, a character that first appeared on Gilbert's Grumpy Gamer website in a series of animated comics he penned with long-time creative collaborator, Clayton Kauzlaric.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:40 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 ...

'Yogi Bear: The Video Game' (ALL) Gets Release Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yogi Bear: The Video Game lets players of all ages take on the role of the lovable Yogi Bear in his pursuit to save Jellystone Park from shutting down forever! 

'Golden Sun: Dark Dawn' (NDS) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn picks up 30 years after the first two games in the series left off. At the end of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, the heroes succeeded in bringing the world-healing power of the Golden Sun back to the world of Weyard. In the years since, the immense power of the Golden Sun has changed nearly everything.

'R.U.S.E.' (ALL) Update Patch Removes Region Lock, Adds Anti-Cheat Measures

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In R.U.S.E., players use their brain as the ultimate weapon, fighting a war of perception, where the ability to deceive and mislead the enemy determines success. A first in a strategy game, R.U.S.E. reinvigorates the genre by using deception to give new-found depth to the gameplay.

'Kingdom Hearts Re:coded' (NDS) Gets Release Dates - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set after the conclusion of Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts Re:coded offers an exciting new adventure as you revisit events and characters from the previous Kingdom Hearts games in order to solve the mystery discovered by Jiminy Cricket.

'ArcaniA: Gothic 4' (ALL) Launches Childish Contest

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArcaniA: Gothic 4 is set 10 years after the last installment and situated on multiple southern islands, each with unique fauna & flora according to various climate zones. The game will feature a day & night cycle, changing weather, and depending on the time of day altering spell casting abilities.

'Nail'd' (ALL) Gets Delayed - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nail'd is truly a hellish ride. No other racing game has ever featured such differences in altitude! Only those who master daring jumps into unknown depths at ultimate top speeds stand a chance to win the challenging action races in nail'd. Originally scheduled for release in October, Deep Silver has delayed Nail'd in all regions.

'Family Party: 90 Great Games Party Pack' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Family Party: 90 Great Games Party Pack is created especially for the entire family as players choose from over a dozen cute characters, compete in over 90 games and challenges to achieve high scores and win medals, and participate in a variety of 4-player multiplayer games.

'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2' (ALL) Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 is the sequel to last year’s high-flying, fast-hitting, and intense versus battles series. Dragon Ball Z fans can rest assured that the destructible environment, and character trademark attacks and transformations will be true to the series.

Bethesda Parent Company Wheels In Another Investment, $150 Million

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZeniMax Media announced the closing of a $150 million investment by Providence Equity Partners. The proceeds will be used to fund additional growth through increased game development, expanded publishing operations, and strategic acquisitions.

'Dead Rising 2' (ALL) Theme Packs Coming - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising 2 will take the franchise to a new level of zombie-killing fun with tens of thousands of zombies, the all new gambling paradise of Fortune City to explore and conquer plus a host of new in-game objects that can all be used as deadly weapons to stave off the zombie assault.

'NBA 2K11' (ALL) $50,000 Online Launch Tournament

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA 2K11 delivers the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from gameplay to graphics, presentation and online features.

'Armada 2526' - v1.400 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Armada 2526 is a space-based blend of addictive turn-based strategy and intense real time space battles. You guide your race from its first interstellar journeys, until it becomes a mighty galactic empire. Along the way, you'll explore the galaxy, conduct research, diplomacy and trade, found new colonies, maneuver mighty star fleets, and fight epic battles.

'Okamiden' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Okamiden is a picturesque action adventure game for the Nintendo DS. Taking place a few months after the events of Okami, Okamiden follows the adventures of Chibiterasu, a young sun god who is summoned to protect the land.

Xbox Live Marketplace October Release Schedule

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has revealed what Xbox Live members can expect to see on the Marketplace in October.

'DJ Hero 2' (ALL) Pre-Order Gets You Free MP3s, Turntable Bag, Original Game

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Living rooms will transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

'Western Heroes' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a setting inspired by the great Spaghetti Westerns of the 20th century, Western Heroes tells the story of four seasoned compadres on a mission to foil the devious plans of the sinister Molina, who threatens to turn the rugged prairies into an industrial wasteland.

'Pirates of New Horizons' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

Pirates of New Horizons is a singleplayer action adventure game mixing platformer elements with puzzles and skill-based combat, in which the player takes control of the young space pirate Annha, who travels the void on her search for hidden treasures.

PlayStation Store Gets Qore Ep. 29, Deadliest Warrior, Alien Breed, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with a few PS3/PSOne discounts, Qore Ep. 29, Deadliest Warrior: The Game (and demo), Alien Breed: Impact (and demo), demos for Topatoi, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, DLCs for WWE Smackdown VS Raw 2011, EyePet, BUZZ!: The 80′s Quiz, Sports Champions, Clash of the Titans, Gladiator Begins (PSP),  song packs for Rock Band and Def Jam Rapstar, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction, Apache: Overkill, Urbanix, Fort Commander: King’s Gambit, Actual Crimes: Jack the Ripper, Shapo).

Ubisoft Kinect Preview Event

by Judy Kwong on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Kinect, previously known as Project Natal, is the controller-free gaming and entertainment experience from Microsoft for its Xbox 360 console.

'The First Templar' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The First Templar follows the story of two characters - a French Templar, and his companion, a noble lady who has been proclaimed a heretic. Taking control over these two unlikely allies, the player must uncover the mysteries behind the Templar Order, play a role in a grand conspiracy, and discover the secret of the Holy Grail.

Wii Review - 'Sid Meier's Pirates!'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Pirates! you are a 17th century Caribbean Pirate Captain trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty.

'Brunhilda and the Dark Crystal' Signed By Tri Synergy

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Embark upon an epic quest to save the Magical Realm in this delightful hidden object game. Explore a world blooming with magic and humor, visit the flying university, talk to the dragons and crash a flying broom! In Brunhilda, you will have to unlock the mysterious power of The Dark Crystal.

I Once Fixed A Door That Wasn't Even Broken Yet

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

The week is only half over, and it's been quite busy already. With the run-up to the holidays, a lot of developers and publishers are having press events to show off their goods, and this week, we've seen Ubisoft's Kinect titles, Kalypso's lineup and Tron. We can talk about some titles, and others are still under embargo. If nothing else, I got a cool Black Ops sweatshirt out of it (thanks, Adam).

With all these press junkets, we haven't been able to watch much on the DVR, but I've checked out an episode of Southland, and we skimmed through Glee and Dancing with the Stars. Oh wait, I wasn't supposed to admit to those last two ....