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'Splatterhouse' (ALL) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Splatterhouse combines visceral, adrenaline-soaked combat with horror elements to deliver an original gaming experience that defies the boundaries of the traditional action category with over-the-top gore and shocking new gameplay mechanics.

'Aliens vs. Predator' (ALL) DLC Coming to PS3 Next Week

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Aliens vs. Predator, players will have the chance to take the role of the three infamous species: the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven, single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species.

Various Game Trailers #1785

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 3:05 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:

  • Darkness Within 2 [PC] - Teaser Trailer
  • Alice in Wonderland ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Skate 3 [ALL] - Prodz Teamz Dev Dairy Trailer (2)

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

'Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening' (ALL) Shows Off Kal'Hirol - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed and written by the same team that brought you Dragon Age: Origins, the Awakening expansion pack offers a brand new area of the world to explore known as Amaranthine, featuring an epic story that will allow players to unravel the secrets of the darkspawn - and their true motivations!

'Death Track: Resurrection' (PC) Getting Ported to PS3

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Death Track: Resurrection is a combat racing title that plunges players into the not too distant future when the world is in chaos. The population is tired of traditional sports. Both USK and BFBC have updated their Death Track: Resurrection listings revealing that a PS3/PSN version is in the works over at Gajin, while a possible XBL port is nowhere to be seen.

'Transpee' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Transpee is a free-to-download, free-to-play extreme online multiplayer racing game, offering offers players a thrilling online racing game boasting innovative 3D tracks, unique cars and characters, and customization options to make each user's experience different.

'MAG' (PS3) v1.02 Patch Tweaks Medical Support, Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MAG may be massive but it is an action shooter at its core. You can run around and shoot enemies, throw grenades, and drive vehicles just like any other shooter except with MAG you’ll do it with up to 256 players.

'Split/Second' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Disney Interactive Studios' Split/Second is an intense action racing game set within the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show. Competitors vie to be the first across the finish line in a made-for-TV city built for destruction, with the ultimate goal of becoming the season champion.

'Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising' (ALL) Will Get No More DLCs

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising will see the most realistic modeling of conflict scenarios in a new contemporary theatre of war. By offering a multitude of military disciplines, gameplay will deliver warfare more realistic and intense than ever before, while an extensive multiplayer component will create battles on an incredible scale. Codemasters Community Manager Ian Webster revealed that after the PS3 launch of the Overwatch DLC there will be no more content forthcoming, apart from the usual patches, as the team has moved on to the next title.

'Section 8' (ALL) Reveals First PS3 Details - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Section 8 is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. You are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions that no one else will tackle.

'Max & the Magic Marker' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Demo

A virtual gadget – a simple marker – is the hook between the player and the cartoon styled boy Max, who has to face, confront, and control himself in a classical Jump`n Run setting within a fantastic children’s book environment.

'Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands' (Wii) Built From The Ground Up, Game Details - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Marking the return to the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time storyline, The Forgotten Sands will feature many of the fan-favorite elements from the original series as well as new gameplay innovations that gamers have come to expect from the Prince of Persia brand.

'Dawn of Discovery' (ALL) v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Dawn of Discovery, known in Europe as Anno 1404, is an RTS and simulation. Exploring a strange and fascinating island in the utmost East, players will get to know the culture and technology of the ancient Orient while learning the tricks of local trade, diplomacy and economy in order to build their own metropolis.

'Alter Ego' (PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Alter Ego is a point & click adventure set in a picturesque English town at the turn of the century. This sinister detective story takes place in over 80 backdrops and is driven forward by atmospheric cut scenes. The player assumes the roles of the two main protagonists, and will meet more than 30 NPCs as the plot unfolds.

'Darksiders' (ALL) Demo Coming to XBL/PSN Next Week

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Darksiders is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'World Of Tanks' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In World of Tanks 30-player teams are fighting action-packed PvP battles. The game features more than 150 armored fighting vehicles from the pre-WW2 era up to the Korean War: light, medium, heavy and super heavy tanks, tank destroyers, self-propelled howitzers and rocket artillery. The game includes American, German and Soviet tanks.

HeroEngine Developer Reorganizes to Support Growth

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Simutronics is reorganizing into two divisions, HeroEngine and Simutronics Games. HeroEngine has seen an increase in adoption among studios of all sizes for projects ranging from games to government applications as development teams seek faster, more collaborative tools for delivering 3D online worlds on time and budget.

'Arcania: A Gothic Tale' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gothic 4 is set 10 years after the last installment and situated on multiple southern islands, each with unique fauna & flora according to various climate zones. The game will feature a day & night cycle, changing weather, and depending on the time of day altering spell casting abilities.

'Toy Story 3: The Video Game' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Toy Story 3: The Video Game features a story mode that follows the Toy Story 3 film adventures in which Buzz, Woody and friends grapple with their uncertain future as Andy prepares to depart for college, as well as a Toy Box mode allowing fans to create their own unique story.

'Halo: Reach' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

'Perfect Dark' (XBLA) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rare's favorite gung-ho future field operative finally gets the chance to relive That Thing With The Skedar on Xbox Live Arcade. Whether it's your first, second or tenth time facing off against the sly dataDyne Corporation and their allies, just be sure to keep a steady grip on your Falcon 2 as you prepare for infiltration.

'Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during a tumultuous period of Japanese history, Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes follows players as they fight their way to the dramatic battle of Sekigahara. Players will take up the swords and spears of more than a dozen fierce samurai warriors in huge battles against hundreds of opponents in many exciting stages that lead up to the main event.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:20 a.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 ...

'Sonic Classic Collection' (NDS) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sonic Classic Collection gathers together the first four Sonic The Hedgehog adventures - Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles - introducing some of the most influential Sonic titles to a whole new generation of gamers exclusively for the DS.

'EA Sports MMA' (ALL) Fighters Get Pimped Out With Gamma-O Gear

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 6:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Sports MMA will feature the most authentic, intense and broad mixed martial arts experience to date - complete with a vast array of top fighters and fighting styles from around the world.

'Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon' (Wii) Gets Euro Date - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 6:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon, players will explore a dark and abandoned world with the aid of their Wii Remote that functions as a flashlight and also a proximity sensor to track invisible ghosts.

'Silent Hunter 5' Gets Orchestral Soundtrack

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 6:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hunter 5 ventures into uncharted territory and takes players behind the periscope of a German U-boat to take on the Allied Forces in famous battles across the vast Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

'Allods Online' Enters Open Beta Stage - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 6:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Allods Online is a subscription-less MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe with player-built and player-controlled astral battleships, creating a new dimension of co-op game play.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Dante's Inferno'

by Redmond Carolipio on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dante's Inferno is a 3rd action adventure adaptation of the medieval epic poem "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri, telling the tale of Dante who journeys through the twisted, menacing nine circles of hell in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice.

'Supreme Commander 2' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set 25 years after the events of the original game, Supreme Commander 2 begins with the assassination of the newly elected president of the Colonial Defense Coalition. The CDC members – the United Earth Federation, the Order of the Illuminate, and the Cybran Nation – deny involvement, blame each other, and a galactic war ensues!

'Black' (ALL) Creator Working On New FPS for Codemasters

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Former Criterion/EA Senior Designer Stuart Black is working on a new FPS for Codemasters, using its EGO engine. The creator of the shooter released in 2005 is joined by former Game Director at Sony Computer Entertainment London Studio Tom Gillo as executive producer, and former Blackrock Senior Producer on Split/Second Andrew Wilson, who has been appointed Senior Producer of an 80-strong development team.

'MLB 10 The Show' (ALL) Adds Real Time Presentation Mode - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Building upon its reputation for immersion and unparalleled delivery of the baseball experience, as well as the addition of several new key features and enhancements, MLB 10 The Show is poised to continue the franchise's reign as the premier MLB licensed game on any platform.

'Torment' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Torment is a greek-mythology themed, classic-gameplay, 3rd person 3D shooter. The greek hero and now king Perseus accepts the risky mission to enter the realm of nightmares, ruled by god Phobetor, in a desperate attempt to rescue his wife Andromeda from the deadly "Torment curse".

People Are Frightened By What They Don't Understand

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Well, that holiday is over with. Nothing special happened, just a nice excuse to do absolutely nothing. We slept late, ate late, played some Plants vs. Zombies on the iPod and watched some Winter Olympics, The Amazing Race, Supernatural, 24, and The Good Wife. Very productive day indeed ....

I'm sure today will be much busier, so without further delay, let's get to it ....