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Various Game Trailers #1890

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. PST | Filed under Trailers

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • DarkSpore [PC] - 4 Player Co-Op Trailer
  • Rift: Planes Of Telara [PC] - Enter The Rift Trailer
  • Spare Parts [PS3/X360] - Simon Pegg Trailer

We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Yakuza 4' (PS3) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Yakuza 4 is a very powerful number in this particular installment. Not only will you encounter the gritty atmosphere of Kiryu Kazuma's experiences, but three other characters will also be available to play, each with an engaging backstory and a gripping, interwoven plot.

Xbox Live Marketplace December Release Schedule, Kicks Off Games for the Holidays

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This holiday season A World of Keflings will kick off Microsoft's "Games for the Holidays" for Xbox Live Arcade when it releases Dec. 22, 2010, for 800 Microsoft Points.

OnLive Reveals All-You-Can-Game For $9.99/Month Plan

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

By distilling specialized game hardware out of the equation, OnLive will allow games to be played as a pure media experience on virtually any device, with the same flexibility and instant-play experience that we’ve come to expect from online video and music.

'Pinball FX 2' (ALL) Gets Marvel Comic Book Characters Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.

'World of Warcraft: Cataclysm' Midnight Awakening Launch Events At GameStop

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

WoW: Cataclysm brings sweeping changes to the world of Azeroth, with two new playable races, new levels of power, challenging quests, dungeons in all-new zones, and dramatic changes to familiar aspects of the game in the wake of a world-shattering disaster.

Games for Windows Marketplace Deals Of The Week, Dec. 2, 2010

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Starting today and running through Wed., Dec. 8, enter the strange and dangerously beautiful “World of Goo” for just $4.99, or check for daily deals, starting with Deus Ex: Game of the Year for a lousy $0.99

'NASCAR The Game 2011' (ALL) Driver Reveal Part 1 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With a fresh infusion of real world detail and blistering racing action, NASCAR The Game 2011 completely redefines what fans can expect from a NASCAR racing game.

'Vindictus' Content Update Ep.4 Adds Locations, Skills, Enemies, Quests, Raises Level Cap

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vindictus is the first physics-based multiplayer online action role-playing game that combines stunning visuals with high-speed combat.

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - v1.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

PT Boats is the first simulator of the Mosquito-fleet, created with the use of technologies never seen before in naval combat simulator games. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due to their maneuverability and speed.

'Panzer Corps' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Panzer Corps follows in the footsteps of Strategic Simulations Inc.'s 1994 masterpiece Panzer General and shares the same level of engagement and strategic depth. Panzer Corps will keep an unmistakable "PG feeling" whilst improving and refining the gameplay and balance.

'Genesis A.D.' Open Beta Gets New Maps, Weapons, Armor

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Genesis A.D puts players in the role of a futuristic, next-generation soldier with a dynamic arsenal of advanced weaponry.

Turbine Giving Away 100K MMO Points

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

What would you do with 100,000 Turbine Points? Would you buy every item in the DDO Store? Purchase matching armor for your entire Guild? Upgrade to the biggest Airship in the game?  You could be the richest player in Eberron!

'Thor: God of Thunder' (ALL) Gets Movie Actors' Voices And Faces - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Thor: The Video Game will take players through a spectacular, epic-scale original third-person adventure. In the game, Thor battles through the numerous worlds of Norse mythology that span realms ranging from primal worlds of fire and ice to extraordinary planets inhabited by Frost Giants and Trolls to save Asgard, the capital city of the Norse Gods.

'Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime' (ALL) Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

USA Today reveals that Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime is a  four-player online/offline adventure game that lets you again don a proton pack and fend off a new supernatural threat, featuring gigantic bosses that require teamwork and the entirety of the ghostbusting arsenal: the proton stream, plasma inductor and the fermion shock.

'Greed Corp.' (ALL) Gets PC Date - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Greed Corp is a fresh and innovative turn-based strategy game, the first in a series of games situated in a rich, fictional world inspired by the industrial revolutions and their destructive effects on the environment.

'MindJack' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With this unique action shooter set in 2031, MindJack offers a distinctive experience that throws players into a revolutionary playing field where an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling, cooperative multiplayer gameplay.

'Emergency 2012' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Demo

The world as we know it is out of control! As the head of all rescue operations – you must ensure that the job gets done with all fire and rescue services, police and specialist personnel. The world is counting on you – can you handle the pressure?

'Pride of Nations' Now Accepting Closed Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pride of Nations is a turn-based historical strategy game set in the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country and guides it through industrialization, military conquest, and colonization.

'Planet Crashers' Details Its Character Customization - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Planet Crashers is a uniquely casual, yet undeniably hardcore social combat game set in a vivid cartoon world full of fast-paced battles, oddly unique weapons, and various planet types that affects the outcome of skirmishes.

Good Old Games Adds 'Alien Shooter' Game Pack & 'Moto Racer 2'

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GOG.com has signed a digital distribution agreement with Sigma Team, expanding its catalog with Alien Shooter Game Pack (which contains the core game and two expansions), as well as Moto Racer 2, both $5.99, Win7/Vista compatible, and DRM free.

'Def Jam Rapstar' (ALL) Teams With Atlantic Records & HMV To Find UK Rappers

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Def Jam Rapstar delivers players a hip-hop experience that allows you to not only take on the role of a rap star so you can rhyme and sing along with the greatest hip-hop tracks, but also the opportunities to create all new rhymes, sharing your creativity and expressing yourself to the wider community.

'Dynasty Warriors 7' (PS3) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 11:03 a.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.

'Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light' (ALL) To Get Additional Characters

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 9:44 a.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.

PC Preview - 'Heroes of Newerth 2.0'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Heroes of Newerth is a session-based multiplayer Action-RPG heavily inspired by the popular Warcraft 3 mod, Defense of the Ancients (DotA), but with vast improvements in graphics and gameplay.

'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' Ep.4 Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games are four downloadable new 'interactive episodes' in which players assume control of the Doctor and Amy as they embark on new adventures which complement the new TV series.

'Off-Road Drive' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Off-Road Drive is the first game ever to deliver a true-to-life, off-road, extreme racing experience.  Players will take part in The Russian trophy, Off-Road Trial, Thai Trophy and many other events through the worst driving conditions with a variety of natural obstacles like swamps, rocks, snow and sand.

Wii Review - 'Deca Sports 3'

by Brian Dumlao on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Deca Sports 3 introduces 10 completely new sporting events, with support for the Wii MotionPlus accessory, as players  compete in springboard diving, indoor volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayaking, lacrosse, logging, halfpipe and fencing.

'Supermarket Mania 2' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Demo

Supermarket Mania 2 is an entirely fresh experience with new graphics, new music, new customers, new devices, new game mechanics, and new special levels for hours of fun.

'MapleStory' Getting Big Bang Overhaul Next Week

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MapleStory is an online adventure game that centers around the "Maple World," allowing players to combat monsters and develop their characters' skills and abilities in an immense platform-inspired persistent world.

This Isn't Flying. This Is Falling With Style!

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We got to play some Epic Mickey today, and I was surprised at how good it looks — for a Wii game, anyhow. Most Wii games aren't exactly known for their top-notch graphical quality, which they make up for in fun and playability, but Disney seems to have gotten this one right. On the flip side, the camera angle is a bit frustrating, and not sure if it's an isolated case, but it might not be very well suited for people who get motion sick.

Watched the season finale of Sons Of Anarchy, and it was a true butt-clencher with a surprise ending. Very good stuff!

Switched a bit from Stronghold: Kingdoms to Vindictus as Nexon launched a content update adding new quests, armor, weapons and an entirely new location.