'Crysis 2' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis 2, New York is under the attack of a unique and frightening alien species that combines deadly weaponry, exceptional sensory abilities and intelligent collaboration to present players with the most challenging opponents ever seen in a first-person shooter.

'HistWar: Les Grognards' 02E Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Histwar: Les Grognards is a revolutionary Napoleonic strategic and tactical war game that thrusts you into the thrilling and challenging role of the Commander In Chief of one of the many powerful Napoleonic armies between the years 1805 -1814 including the mighty French, Austrian and Russians.

'Football Manager 2011' v11.1.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

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.

'Shogun 2: Total War' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:24 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.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Midnight Openings At GameStop, 3D Launch At Best Buy

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:20 p.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.

Gazillion Entertainment Wheels In $60 Million Investment

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gazillion Entertainment, MMO developer known for the just released LEGO Universe and upcoming Super Hero Squad Online, announced that a group of investors, led by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has invested $60 million into the company.

'DC Universe Online' (ALL) Reveals All-New Locations #4 - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:14 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.

'Record of Agarest War Zero' (PS3/X360) Coming To North America

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Record of Agarest War Zero is an epic Strategy RPG that tells the story of what happened in the age before Record of Agarest War, detailing the rise of some to glory, and the fall of others, into darkness.

'Bodycount' (ALL) Delayed Until Summer 2011

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bodycount players become ensnared in a clandestine global power struggle as a powerful combat asset with a green-light to eliminate enemies known only as ‘Targets’ on behalf of the ‘Network’.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fighting as either U.S. Marines or North Vietnamese Army (NVA), the hostile combat terrain of the Vietnamese jungle is brought dramatically to life via the Frostbite engine with a host of authentic vehicles and weapons with which to engage the enemy.

'Bloodline Champions' Unveils The Nomad - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bloodline Champions is a free-to-play arena-based player vs. player game featuring unique and action-packed gameplay for up to ten people.

'Darkspore' Pre-Order Gets You Extra Goodies - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkspore is a fast-paced and intense sci-fi Action-RPG in which you become embroiled in a desperate struggle to save the galaxy from an ancient and powerful evil. Darkspore is being developed by Maxis, the creators of The Sims franchise.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Nov. 5 - Nov. 8, 2010

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 50-75% off a slew of strategy themed titles such as Men of War, EVE Online, Warlords Battlecry III, Heroes of Might and Magic V, Tom Clancy’s EndWar, World in Conflict, and a slew of others, while the Campaign of the Weekend is offering Sam & Max The Devils Playhouse, and Sid Meier Collection at anywhere from 40 to 80% off.

'Battlefield Play4Free' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Play4Free is a deep PC shooter featuring signature Battlefield vehicular warfare, sandbox gameplay and intense 32-player online battles. With its advanced graphics, polished production values, depth and realism, Battlefield Play4Free takes the genre to the next level.

Rock Band Music Store To Get Bon Jovi 12-Pack, Deftones, New Order, Talking Heads Tracks

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 8:44 a.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.

'Runes of Magic' v3.0.6 Update To Add Limo Desert Zone And New Features - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | 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 2,700 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West' (ALL) Free Steam Weekend

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West catapults the player straight into the dramatic crescendo of the Western myth. Allowing players to relive the thrills of a gunfight in classic western settings such as the main street of a frontier town or the claustrophobic depths of a gold mine.

Xbox 360 Review - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Living rooms 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.

'Solstice Reborn' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2010 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Solstice Reborn is a classic MMORPG fantasy with a unique twist, it contains player-driven content and plot twists. Solstice Reborn is packed with new upgrades – new worlds to adventure, new monsters to defeat and 5X more quests to complete, along with improved graphics and updated sound effects.

'Sail Simulator 5' Demo Available NOW

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

Sail Simulator 2010 is the most professional sailing simulator ever made and will amaze sailing and simulation enthusiasts with its stunning look, feel and realism.

Ain't A Hard Time Been Invented That I Cannot Handle

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

Our favorite day of the week has arrived again, my gaming PC is running smoothly, and we have no plans for tonight. That means it's DVR time! Last night we watched Castle and Bones, and maybe later today, I'll squeeze in Repo Men.

Later this weekend, we may bust a few moves in front of the TV now that a few more games for the Kinect have arrived.

I've always been a big fan of the Stronghold titles, so I downloaded the Stronghold Kingdoms open beta and will be checking it out.