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'Back To The Future' (ALL) - First Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on Universal's trilogy of movies, but with an all-new story consulted by co-creator and writer Bob Gale, Back To The Future will revive Marty McFly and Doc Brown's high-flying voyage across the space-time continuum.

'Star Wolves 3: Civil War' v1.12.0.0 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Star Wolves 3: Civil War is a sequel to the popular real time strategy with RPG elements. Original large-scale scenario, closely tied with the first part of intergalactic epic helps the player influence the ongoing events and foreordain one of many endings. Free roam, free mission selection, free team forming – the world of Star Wolves waits for its heroes.

'Europa Universalis III: Heir to the Throne' - v4.1b Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Heir to the Throne is the 3rd expansion to the preeminent historical strategy game Europa Universalis III, taking the game beyond complete, with improvements across the board.

'Jikandia: The Timeless Land' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jikandia: The Timeless Land is an retro-style action RPG where you must travel through dungeons in search of your friends. You can set the time limit for each dungeon yourself! Dungeons are altered in several ways according to the time limit you set, so no adventure is the same twice!

Matrix Games Announces Its 2010 Holiday Sale

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Gamesis positively jolly to announce their 2010 Holiday Sale! Keeping in our yearly tradition of great savings around the holidays, most games in its catalog are on sale for 30% or more off the digital download price, with a few extra special deals!

Valve Kicks Off Steam's Pre-Holiday Give & Get Sale

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Steam's "Give & Get" Sale (Nov. 24 - Nov. 30) starts today, offering huge savings on featured games and large game packs every day that are perfect for gift-giving throughout the holidays. In the spirit of giving, each day of the sale, Valve will be awarding 30 users with the top five games on their wishlists. To become eligible to win, simply load up your own wishlist with ten or more items now.

'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' (ALL) Gets Free Animus Project DLC Next Month - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. PST | 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.

'Your Shape: Fitness Evolved' (X360) DLCs Will Add More Workout Routines

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has teamed up with Men's Health and Women's Health magazines publisher Rodale to create workouts specifically tailored to men's and women's individual fitness goals and needs.

'Halo: Reach' (X360) Noble Map Pack Pre-Order Incentive At GameStop

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

'DC Universe Online' Shows Off Gotham City - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | 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.

Unreal Development Kit - November Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Epic Games launched the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), a free edition of Unreal Engine 3, providing the community access to the toolset like never before, and has now released an updated version.

Rock Band Music Store To Get Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special And Bad Company Tracks

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 7:17 a.m. PST | 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.

'Stacking' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stacking is a third-person adventure puzzle game that makes players laugh while challenging their perception and intellect.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:03 a.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 ...

'Mario Sports Mix' (Wii) Get Euro Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:58 a.m. PST | 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.

'Runes of Magic' v3.0.6 Update To Add New Traps, Tactics and Challenges - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 2,800 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'Super Meat Boy' (ALL) To Get Level Editor, Unveils More Unlockables

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Meat Boy is a challenging platformer, featuring over 100+ single player levels, insane boss fights, competitive vs modes, beefy co-op play and a slew of unlockables that are rumored to fill your life with great happiness!

'LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will include all the characters from the animated TV series, as well as some fan-favorite characters from the theatrical Star Wars Saga. The game will feature brand new battle modes, giving players head-to-head combat and an upgraded level builder, allowing the creation of customized bases and in-game battlefields.

'Legends of War: Patton's Campaign' (PSP) Also Coming to Wii/PS3/X360 And PC

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Legends of War: Patton's Campaign is a strategy game with a Campaign mode that combines high-level strategic management and tactical and turn-based part. Assume the role of General Patton, commanding the Third U.S. Army, and lead your troops from the beaches of France to the city of Berlin.

'Mark Leung: Revenge of the Bitch' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Demo

Mark Leung: Revenge of the Bitch is an RPG gone wrong, a fully playable parody inspired by Christianity, double rainbows, Kim Jong Il, flaming trolls and Final Fantasy, featuring characters and monsters that are bizarre hybrids of public figures and well-known characters.

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

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | 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.

X360 Kinect Review - 'Kinect Sports'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Turn your living room into a world-class stadium, bowling alley, soccer pitch or track-and-field arena. With Kinect Sports you're not only the star player, you are the controller. See a ball? Kick it. Spike it. Even give it a little topspin. Kinect Sports features soccer, beach volleyball, bowling, table tennis, track and field, and boxing. Celebrates Thanksgiving With Events, New Content and Sales

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News is hosting special Thanksgiving events for its action arcade MMORPG Lunia, its online third-person shooter Gunz: The Duel, and its online FPS Soldier Front. Not to be outdone its new sci-fi MOFPS Genesis A.D. received its first major content update and its Unreal Engine 3-powered MOFPS Alliance of Valiant Arms will turn out the lights with the new Snake Eye Night Ops map.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Nov. 23 - Nov. 29, 2010

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, marking down a slew of titles up to 75% in light of ThanksGiving, such as Devil May Cry 4, Torchlight, Painkiller, Lost Planet, Alpha Protocol, and a slew of others...

Nexon America Offers Bountiful Black Friday Deals

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers won’t need to line up in the cold at the crack of dawn this Friday to experience savings in their favorite games, because Nexon is holding special holiday sales events online this week.

Somebody Once Wrote, "Hell Is The Impossibility Of Reason"

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Hey, look at that: a somewhat timely update to kick off the day. Feeling much better than last night, so I should be in the clear for the upcoming Thanksgiving festivities.

Is it just me, or are there way more video game sales going on than in previous years? It seems like every publisher, digital distribution place, or retail outlet is having some sort of sale going on. Of course, that's a good thing for people looking to pick up some bargains or titles they've been meaning to check out.

Didn't get to watch much last night. Scanned through a few episodes of Dancing With The Stars and my favorite new series, The Walking Dead.