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'Operation Flashpoint: Red River' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 11:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set to deliver an authentic and intensely personal US Marine Corps infantryman experience, Red River’s epic campaign will be played out on a deadly new battlefield set in the remote yet beautiful country of Tajikistan along the Vakhsh River.

'Swords & Soldiers' Finally Coming To PC Next Week - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 11:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Swords & Soldiers is a side-scrolling real time strategy game, in which three distinct factions battle for the powers of the gods. The game will feature a single player campaign and a competitive split-screen multiplayer mode as well as several other game modes.

'Tron: Evolution' (ALL) Gets Free Launch Day DLC, Details - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during the era between the two Tron films, Tron: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the Tron mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

'Fluidity' (Wii) Gets WiiWare Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fluidity combines a physics engine that realistically models flowing water with innovative puzzle game play. Using the three forms of water - liquid, ice and cloud - players will solve challenging puzzles across multiple chapters of an illustrated magical book called Aquaticus.

'Primal Carnage' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Primal Carnage is an all-new action game, based on survival in hostile enviroments. Team based, class driven, all out survival combat, pushes Primal Carnage to the extremes of multiplayer, online games.

'DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue' (ALL) Gets Steamy Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring the trademark humor found in the original, Thongs of Virtue  centers on DeathSpank’s journey through a massive war-torn land;  explore the North Pole and the high seas to locate six mystical thongs to bring peace and harmony to the universe.

'Stargate Resistance' Gets Zapped, Servers Shutting Down In January

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stargate Resistance is a fast-paced and deadly 3rd person shooter for control of the entire galaxy! The arrogant System Lords believe they are the true masters of the universe, and have begun a savage campaign to dominate and enslave the known worlds.

'Hyperdimension Neptunia' (PS3) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Idea Factory came up with a very interesting world setting in Neptunia, called “Gamindustri”! And Neptunia features game consoles personified as goddesses, CPUs (Console Patron Units). You can customize visually with equipment to enhance their stats.

'Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light' (ALL) Online Co-Op Patch Finally On PS3/PC

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:03 p.m. PST | 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.

'Kung-Fu Live' (PSN) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Boosted with super-human abilities, the player literally becomes the hero of the game. Toss away the gamepad and kick, jump, flip and throw punches against a growing swarm of baddies - Kung-Fu Live is all about hands-free, real-time movement and action.

'Nuclear Dawn' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. PST | 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.

PlayStation Store Gets Sales, Spelunker HD, Dream Chronicles, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Dragon’s Lair, Dream Chronicles (demo), PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX (demo), Beat Sketcher, Spelunker HD, Magic: the Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalker (demo), Auditorium HD, DLCs for Mafia II, Naughty Bear, Moto GP 09/10, Joe Danger, 3D Ultra Mini Golf Adventures 2, Enslaved: Odyssey To The West, Splatterhouse, Lara Croft And The Guardian Of Light, Front Mission Evolved, Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2, ModNation Racers, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Magic: the Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers, song packs for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, and Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Arc the Lad II, Worms: Battle Islands, Bomberman).

Guns N' Roses Lead Singer Sues Activision For $20 Million

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Guns N' Roses frontman has just filed a $20 million lawsuit against Guitar Hero publisher Activision claiming its use of the GNR song "Welcome to the Jungle" violated a deal not to include any imagery of ex-guitarist Saul Hudson (aka Slash) in the popular game.

'Breach' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Breach is a first-person multiplayer shooter that literally blows the floor out from under conventional military shooters, introducing new kinds of destruction that haven't been seen in any other game.

GameStop Kicks Off Black Friday At Midnight

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameStop is offering Black Friday shoppers the chance to check off their gift lists early, starting Nov. 26, more than 800 stores nationwide will open at 12:01 a.m. to kick off the year’s most anticipated shopping event.

Coca-Cola Spreading The Joy Wth Free 'DJ Hero 2' And 'Guitar Hero' DLCs

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Starting today, and free for one week in the U.S. via redemption code while supplies last, Activision’s DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock have joined with Coca-Cola to bring gamers exclusive downloadable content from world-renowned talents Tiësto and My Chemical Romance.

'Earthrise' Giving Away Beta Keys - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring a unique skill-based advancement system and player-driven economy, as well as extensive, meaningful player-vs.-player combat, Earthrise gives you innumerable choices to forge your destiny, making your actions echo throughout the game world.

'ArcaniA: Gothic 4' (ALL) Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

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.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | 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 ...

'LEGO Universe' To Get New Zone, Missions - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LEGO Universe will include expansive social and community features, as well as character advancement where you'll be able to customize your mini-figs and interact in the universe as any character you choose.

'Trapped Dead' Digital Distribution Rights Picked Up By Meridian4

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game where you and your friends control your characters in a 3rd person isometric view through a mature Zombie survival scenario inspired by the successful Horror movies of the early 80s.

'Audition Online' Content Update Adds New Songs, Promition, Facebook App

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With simple directional and space bar keystrokes, Audition, a free-to-play online dance sensation, players perform hip-hop style dance steps and choreographed routines which require precise timing and rhythm.

'FreeJack' Content Update Adds New Track, Achievements

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | 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!

'Miner Wars 2081' Pre-Orders Get Free MMO Title And Other Perks

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Miner Wars 2081 is a 6DOF underground and space shooter played in a fully destructible environment and is a combination of single player story game and MMO.

'Gary Grigsby's War in the East' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is a turn-based World War II strategy game stretching across the entire Eastern Front. Gamers can engage in an epic campaign, including division-sized battles with realistic and historical terrain, weather, orders of battle, logistics and combat results.

Wii Review - 'Sonic Colors'

by Jason Grant on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sonic Colors is a new, high-speed action adventure in which Sonic the Hedgehog races through incredible theme park-inspired worlds to rescue a colorful alien race from the clutches of Dr. Eggman.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Mafia II: Joe's Adventures'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Mafia II immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940s-early 1950s scenario by fusing high-octane gunplay with white-knuckle driving and an engaging narrative. The Joe's Adventures DLC continues the story through the eyes of Joe Barbaro, Vito Scaletta’s best friend, during the time that Vito spends in prison.

You Might Not Be Able To Fight Like A Samurai, But You Can At Least Die Like A Samurai

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Hmm think I might be coming down with something. I fell asleep while watching Chuck last night and went for a short nap but didn't wake up until morning. With my erratic sleeping patterns, I hardly sleep full nights, but when I do, it usually means I'm fighting off a cold or something. I guess the silver lining is that I usually heal while sleeping. (No, I'm not really bionic.)