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June 2018


'Dead Space 2' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience using gruesome new tools, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught.

'Killzone 3' (PS3) Helghast Edition Also In Europe, Exclusive Collector's Edition

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Loaded with more vehicles, explosive high powered weapons and a vicious close-combat system, resume the fight against a remorseless Helghast Army of colossal proportions.

Impulse Kicks Off 25 Days Of Christmas Sale

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment unleashed a “25 Days of Christmas” sale this week on Impulse. Starting yesterday with Stardock’s popular software program Multiplicity, the sale continues today with the Tilted Mill complete pack now 75% off.

'Asheron's Call' Content Update Adds New Race, Quests And More - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Asheron's Call is an MMORPG that draws together thousands of players within an evolving and dynamic persistent world, featuring an ever-evolving storyline, thrilling adventures, quests, and frequent content updates, AC immerses players in an intense role-playing environment.

'Fable III' (ALL) Rolls Out First Title Update, Fixes Things

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Fable III, you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

'101-in-1 Sports Party Megamix' (Wii) Gets Pushed Until Early 2011

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

101-in-1 Sports Party Megamix offers gamers a collection of one hundred and one very addictive party-oriented sports mini-games that anyone can enjoy, ranging from Tennis and Basketball practice, to Speed Racing and Skiing.

'Kingdom Hearts Re:coded' (NDS) - 31 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | 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.

City Interactive Unveils Q1 2011 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher City Interactive announced details behind their new lineup of video games that are shipping in the first quarter of 2011.

Microsoft Launches Xbox Live Rewards Program

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After recently raising the subscription fee, Microsoft is giving back, sign up and start earning Microsoft Points by watching movies and sports, playing games and more. Plus, when you sign-up for Xbox Live Gold, or renew your membership you’ll earn even more.

'Crysis 2' (ALL) Gets Novel Treatment

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | 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.

'Explodemon!' (ALL) Gets Delayed Until Early 2011

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Explodemon! is a 2.5D platform action game influenced by classic Japanese games from the golden era of the SNES.

'Air Conflicts: Secret Wars' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is an action-packed aerial combat simulation where players can experience the real heat of battle in seven thrilling campaigns and nearly 50 varied missions in historic First and Second World War battles with 16 meticulously detailed and accurate machines from the eras.

'Alpha Protocol' (ALL) v1.10 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 4:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Loyalty carries a price and no one knows this more than agent Michael Thorton. A talented young agent cast out by his government, Thorton is the only one with the information needed to stop an impending international catastrophe.

'Fight Night Champion' (ALL) Includes Single-Player Narrative - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 4:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Night Champion pushes visual boundaries with the most realistic boxer-likeness to date, fluid animations and damage that conveys the brutality of the sport of boxing.

X360 Kinect Review - 'Adrenalin Misfits'

by Brian Dumlao on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 4:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Adrenalin Misfits, gamers become crossboard-riding monsters that compete with enemy monsters in seven different lands from all around the world including snowy mountains, triple cascades, stormy deserts, limestone caves, glacier lands, hollow caves and volcanoes.

'Rift: Planes of Telara' Picked Up By Ubisoft For European Distribution

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 3:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional “rifts” that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.

'Miner Wars 2081' In-Game Editor Details - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 3:25 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.

Blizzard Product Slate Reveals Diablo 3 Date, Expansions, New Title

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Citing "a gamer" as its anonymous source mmogamesite claims to have received a spreadsheet detailing what Blizzard is, and will be, working on over the next few years. The validity of the documentis uncertain, but if legit then Blizzard plans to release Diablo 3 in Q4 2011, followed by no less than two expansion in 2013 and 2014. That is not all, as World Of Warcraft will get another two expansions in the next few years, but most interestingly is Titan, tentatively planned for late 2013, being either a codename/working title, or an all new IP.

'Bionic Commando Rearmed 2' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 1:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nathan Spencer returns as the daring elite soldier equipped with special bionic abilities. Spencer will have to face his greatest challenge yet as General Sabio, a new technologically sophisticated foe, is on the brink of launching a deadly missile attack.

'Binary Domain' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Binary Domain is an original squad-based shooter that puts players in the middle of a fast-paced and intense battle for humanity in robot-invaded 2080 Tokyo.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Crackdown 2' Toy Box DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Crackdown 2 takes multiplayer gaming to unprecedented levels for the ultimate cooperative and competitive multiplayer experience, providing you and your friends with the complete freedom to explore, destroy and play as you return to restore justice and peace to Pacific City by any means necessary.

'Inception' Video Game In Development

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption which involves executing his toughest job till date, planting an idea in a target's mind, aka Inception. In a recent interview director/writer Christopher Nolan, known for Batman, "always imagined Inception to be a world where a lot of other stories could take place," and confirms earlier rumors by saying "At the moment, the only direction we're channeling that is by developing a video game set in the world," but cautions fans to not expect it anytime soon.

'Runes of Magic' Reinstates Use Of In-Game Currency In Virtual Item Shop

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:00 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.

'Mission Against Terror' Launches Character Design Contest

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

M.A.T. is a free-to-play, online first-person shooter set in the near future, pitting two teams against each other all around the world. From the male civilian with a vengeance to a war-torn female soldier with something to prove, characters from all walks of life come together to fight for a common goal.

There Is Magic In Fighting Battles Beyond Endurance

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Mid-week already, and there are still plenty of turkey leftovers to be had. For the curious, we had apple-poblano whole roast turkey, and it was very delicious, especially the sauce made from the drippings. Damn, now I'm hungry again...

Another batch of games shipped to stores yesterday, and to be honest, the one I'm mostly interested in is Epic Mickey. Unfortunately, Disney seems to have forgotten to pack in the special brush pen that would've made it truly epic!

Not much time for TV watching last night, but there's always room to squeeze in Stargate Universe, which of course ended in a cliffhanger for the mid-season finale.