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'Dungeon Siege III' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege 3 will bring together the beloved aspects of the Dungeon Siege franchise with Obsidian Entertainment's expertise, to create an evolved action-RPG experience. In addition to its arrival on high-def consoles for the first time, the game will also feature an all-new co-op multiplayer mode.

'Spellforce 2: Faith in Destiny' Gets Dated, Coming Soon

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Faith in Destiny is an expansion to the second installment in the RPG series introducing a breathtaking story-focused campaign with many original characters returning, new multiplayer modes and maps offering a deeper Spellforce experience.

PlayStation Store Gets Crescent Pale Mist, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Crescent Pale Mist, demos for Apache Air Assault, CSI: Fatal Conspiracy, DLCs for DJ Hero 2 Compatibility Update, Split Second, Front Mission Evolved, Just Cause 2, Scott Pilgrim, ModNation Racers, PAIN, Hustle Kings, EyePet, The Fight: Lights Out, song packs for Guitar Hero, Def Jam Rapstar, and Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Monster Jam: Path Of Destruction, Knights In The Nightmare, Fort Commander II: Counterattack, 3, 2, 1 …Supercrash!).

'Dynasty Warriors 7' (PS3) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 7's storyline surpasses 234's Wuzhang, and now properly ends in 280: Jin's unification of China and end of the ROTK period. DW7 will focus on the four kingdoms of Wei, Wu, Shu and Jin (newly added) and let you play as a variety of characters including newcommers Sima Shi, Bao Sanniang, Sima Zhao, returning Xing Cai.

'Rulers of Nations' - v4.18 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Rulers of Nations is a comprehensive geo-political simulation adventure that lets players become President Obama (or other world leader) and face real-world situations, take action, and react to the resulting in-game consequences…

'SunAge' - v1.09.8 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

SunAge is a futuristic RTS featuring 3 different races each with their arsenal of units, buildings and upgrades, taking place across 2 different worlds.

'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' - v1.1.4 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races. It's overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, and it's designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'The Ultimate Battle of the Sexes' (Wii) Announced, Dated

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In The Ultimate Battle of the Sexes, players are able to banish gender stereotypes forever or find the grain of truth in them. The idea is that men and women compete against each other in disciplines, which are typical for their gender.

'TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea' Introduces New Tribe And Class, Achievements - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game where you battle epic wars and protect your kingdom from demise. TERA is developed to bring you thrills never experienced before in traditional MMOs with its action-filled gameplay and riveting visuals.

'Strategic Command WWII Global Conflict' v1.04 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

For the first time, players will be able to wage World War II across the massive expanse of the entire planet. From battles in Europe and North Africa all the way to Asia and the Pacific, WWII Global Conflict features the largest map yet.

'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' (ALL) DLC Adds New Character, Modes, Co-Op

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bryan Lee O'Malley's video game reference ridden comic book series Scott Pilgrim will be made into a side-scrolling beat-em-up with over the top combat. Scott Pilgrim, bass guitarist for totally average garage band, falls in love with Ramona Flowers, but in order to date her, he has to defeat her seven evil exes who are trying to kill him.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:01 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 ...

'Comet Crash' (PSN) Bionic Swarm DLC - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Real-time strategy is taken to a new level by blending classical tower defense gameplay with offensive counterattacks and dynamic AI. Defend your territory with a variety of weapons. Use specialized units to fight off attacks and rush your enemies with massive armies. Fight your way through action packed levels in the Campaign or challenge your friends in Battle mode.

'Bloodline Champions' Unveils The Astronomer - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | 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.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Nov. 9 - Nov. 14, 2010

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 50-60% off a slew of action/adventure themed titles such as Death to Spies, Splinter Cell, SafecrackerSherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie, and a slew of others, while the Deals of the Weekend is offering Majesty 2, Reign: Conflict of Nations, and Asguaard at anywhere from 30 to 75% off.

'Boulder Dash-XL' (X360) Also Coming to PC - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Boulder Dash-XL will deliver both charming and challenging entertainment, using the latest technology to present the unique gameplay and all of the characteristic elements associated with the franchise in a modern and incomparable style.

PS3 Downloadable Content Now Also Available At GameStop

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America and video game retail outlet GameStop today unveiled their partnership to sell select downloadable content (DLC) offerings for the PS3 in-store and online.

'Garage Inc.' Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Garage Inc. is a time management game that takes place in Prohibition-era Chicago, and features a rich cast of memorable characters. The story centers around Angelo Marito, a car mechanic and recent Italian immigrant who is trying to make a life for himself in the windy city.

'Deadstorm Pirates' (PS3) Coming to PSN - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Deadstorm Pirates, players step into the shoes of valiant young swashbucklers and join forces to tackle hordes of vicious enemies and foul creatures of the deep in two player co-op arcade adventures.

'Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem' (NDS) Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

At the grand opening of Mario's third theme park, the first 100 guests receive a new Mini Pauline toy. Donkey Kong arrives as the 101st guest and finds himself out of luck. He grabs Pauline and heads into the park with Mario and his Mini Marios in hot pursuit. The game adds new challenges and new opportunities for users to share what they have created.

'L.A. Noire' (ALL) Showing Off First Video Footage Tomorrow

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

L.A. Noire is an interactive detective story set in the 1947 classic noir period situated in an exact recreation of mid century L.A. drawing players into an open-ended challenge to solve a series of gruesome murders, but also side missions based on real events from that period.

'Eat Them!' (PS3) Game Details, Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 8:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Destroy cities, eat people, smash your friends and unleash your beast. Build a unique creature and go on a monster mash. Power your rampaging beast's weapons and abilities by eating the city's inhabitants.

CDV Software Drops All Legal Claims Against SouthPeak Interactive

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SouthPeak Interactive announced that CDV Software has waived all disputed claims against SouthPeak and its subsidiaries., alleviating SouthPeak of all alleged financial obligation to CDV.

Wii Review - 'Dragon's Lair Trilogy'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dragon's Lair Trilogy brings three timeless arcade adventures together on one disc for Wii: Dragon’s Lair, Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp, and Space Ace.

'Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit will transform online racing by bringing to life the adrenaline and intensity of high speed cop pursuits and changing the way that people connect and compete with their friends.

'Dungeon Defenders' (ALL) Gets Delayed Until Early 2011

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Previously an Unreal Development Kit project, Dungeon Defenders throws action-RPG and tower defense gameplay into the proverbial blender to create a seamless mix of leveling, looting and high-action territorial combat for casual and core players alike.

'Din's Curse' v1.010 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Din's Curse is a single player and co-op multiplayer action RPG with 141 class combinations, infinite number of dynamically generated towns, real consequences, and a dynamic, evolving world.

A Truce Is Merely The Seed For An Even Bigger Battle

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Last night we went to another concert, KT Tunstall. Not my usual fare, but it's a small price to pay for dragging my better half to all my concerts like Metallica, Five Finger Death Punch, Iron Maiden, Lamb of God and the like. And it wasn't actually too bad ....

On our way back from the concert hall, we passed by GameStop with people lining up around the block for the midnight launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops. (They're probably at home and playing away by now.)

For the past few days, I've been playing Stronghold Kingdoms, and it's pretty good. It's nowhere near as fast-paced as the actual RTS titles in the franchise, but it's a persistent world with chores/production to be set. Depending on your subscription model (free-to-play or paying), your minions carry out your orders while you are offline.