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'WorthPlaying's Top Games of 2010' - Countdown, 20-11

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Top Games of 2010

So far, we've revealed the honorable mentions, top handheld and downloadable titles, and top console and PC offerings. Today we're starting the countdown of the top 20 titles – tune in tomorrow to see what WP considers to be the best game of 2010. Read more for the results!

'Crysis 2' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 1:56 p.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.

'Battlefield 3' (ALL) Will Not Support Windows XP

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While it wasn't exactly a super secret, EA has yet to officially announce that DICE is working on the next installment in the Battlefield franchise. Not many details have been revealed but DICE dev Johan Andersson revealed a little while back that the new Frostbite 2 engine will be DirectX11 focused, with DX10 compatibility, but since WinXP is DX9, the aging OS will not be supported.

'Battle For Freedom' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle For Freedom will be multiplayer and playable up to 8 players, 7 freedom fighters and The Boss. The Boss sends enemies on the survivors with a RTS view, while the 7 freedom fighters have got unique abilities and fight in a FPS view.

'Capsized' (ALL) Delayed Until Early 2011 - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capsized is a physics based action game from indie developer Alien Trap, known for the free to play FPS Nexuiz.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam' (ALL) Unlocks Operation Hastings Map

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | 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.

You Rush A Miracle Man, You Get Rotten Miracles

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We continued our movie streak with another visit to the theater, this time to watch True Grit, a remake of the 1969 western starring John Wayne. While there were surprisingly a lot of laughs in the movie, it is a good flick with a few gritty scenes.

We also finished off The Amazing Race season and watched some more Psych.

No major plans for tonight, apart from some dinner, drinks and watching fireworks on the balcony. We have a few more Netflix movies lying around and other goodies on the DVR, so we'll be spending a cozy night in the couch in front of a roaring fireplace and watching TV; it may not be the most exciting thing to do, but it'll be a fun and relaxing way to kick off the new year!