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May 2018


'Operation Flashpoint: Red River' (ALL) - 4 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 11:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set to deliver an authentic and intensely personal US Marine Corps infantryman experience, Red River’s epic campaign will be played out on a deadly new battlefield set in the remote yet beautiful country of Tajikistan along the Vakhsh River.

'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' Downloadable Demo Released

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. PST | Filed under Demo

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.

PlayStation Store Gets MAG, NEOGEO Titles, echochrome ii, Demos, Tracks

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 10:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with MAG full game/trial, A Space Shooter For 2 Bucks, Borderlands, Risk: Factions (and demo), Blokus, SNK's NEOGEO titles, Strong Bad’s Cool Game For Attractive People, Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, echochrome ii, Eat Them!, Top Darts, demos for LittleBigPlanet 2, Lord Of Arcana, Beat Sketcher, Dead Space 2, Mass Effect 2, DLCs for Splatterhouse, Costume Quest, R.U.S.E., The Fight Lights Out, ModNation Racers, WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011, LittleBigPlanet, Super Street Fighter IV, Battlefield Bad Company 2 Vietnam, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, The Sims 3, song packs for Def Jam Rapstar, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Front Mission 3).

'Dungeons' Explains What Makes A Hero Happy - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeons is an all new strategy/simulation title which will take players on a devious adventure through the depths of the underworld. Prepare to have the roles reversed as you play a despicable Dungeon Lord whose job is to create fiendish dungeons to lure and trap heroes who dare to try and steal your treasure.

'Mario Sports Mix' (Wii) Pins Down Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 8:25 p.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.

Activision Adds Electronic Arts To Former Infinity Ward Execs Lawsuit

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision Blizzard amended its counter lawsuit against two former executives, adding rival publisher/developer Electronic Arts, and added a hefty price tag on its claim, $400 million. Activision accuses EA of intentionally interfering with contracts, engaging in unfair competition and aided and abetted breaches of fiduciary duty by former Infinity Ward executives Jason West and Vince Zampella.

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

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:50 p.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.

'DC Universe Online' (ALL) Gets Worldwide Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:37 p.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.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion, First Strike DLC Confirmed

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | 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.

'Rango: The Video Game' (ALL) Pins Down Release Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rango: The Video Game, inspired by the animated feature film starring the voice of Johnny Depp, is an action-adventure title that invites players to continue on Rango's wild journey through new adventures.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2011' (ALL) v1.03 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

The PES range has long been regarded as offering incredible realism and control, but PES 2011 will reinvigorate the series with the most advanced raft of gameplay additions, control options, and animations to meet the evolution of real-life football.

'LittleBigPlanet 2' (PS3) Goes Gold, Demo Coming Today

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LittleBigPlanet 2 gives players the ability to make better levels and completely new games. It also has a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more.

'NASCAR The Game 2011' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:47 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.

SEGA Celebrates The Holidays With Mega Sale

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

To commemorate the holidays, SEGA of America announced a sleigh full of discounts for their digital titles on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Xbox 360, PSP and PS3.

Online Gaming Will Be A $20 Billion Business In 2012

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driven by North American, European and Asia Pacific markets, online gaming continues its steady growth and the latest study from ABI Research forecasts revenues of slightly more than $20 billion in 2012.

'Natural Selection 2' Holiday Pre-Order Doubles Your Pleasure

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Natural Selection 2 is the next evolution in multiplayer action/strategy gameplay and will be targeted for both competitive and public play. New features include dynamically changing environments, a new resource model, flexible game scripting and modes, and new weapons, abilities and upgrades.

PSP Preview - 'Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Prinny 2 is a side-scrolling hack-and-slash action game. Players control a demon penguin that is known to be the "weakest monster in the netherworld." Players can run, jump, slash, execute special skills and ride tanks and jets to battle enemies.

'The Next BIG Thing' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Next BIG Thing revisits with class and humor the fantastic movie genre with a modern, funny adventure packed with hints and references made to popular movies and TV shows.

'Tron: Evolution' (ALL) Multiplayer Map Pack In The Works

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during the era between the two Tron films, Tron: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the Tron mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

'Path of Exile' Unveils The Witch Class - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Path of Exile is a free-to-play PC online action role-playing game set in a dark fantasy world, where you play as one of six character classes, banished for their past misdeeds to the dark fantasy world of Wraeclast.

'Evochron Mercenary' v1.198 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Evochron Mercenary is a first person 3D space combat, trader, and exploration simulation. It is the sequel to Evochron Legends and rounds out a trilogy in the series culminating in the game with the highest level of technology and most extensive feature set. Mercenary takes gameplay, control, physics, sound/music, and graphics in several new directions.

'Retro City Rampage' (Wii) Delayed, Also Coming to XBLA

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A parody of the open-world action genre, Retro City Rampage takes modern game mechanics and mashes them into an authentic 8-bit experience.

Throw Him Out Into The Alley And Just Tell The Cops He Got Hit By A Car

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Another day of rain. Why are the weather forecasters mostly right when it comes to bad weather? When we went out yesterday, there was thunder, lightning, a heavy downpour and some serious hail. I'm sure some of you will laugh at that while Europe is covered in 8 inches of snow, but around these parts, it usually doesn't get this bad. I'm ready for the summer already!

Yesterday morning, I was woken up by one of my Stronghold Kingdoms faction members telling me to get online right away because a rival house (consists of 24 factions) was on the warpath and taking over villages like crazy, and we had to beef up defenses in a hurry. Luckily, I had done a few favors for some of the neighboring parishes and we've been left alone ... for now. About a dozen other parishes were not so lucky, though.