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SouthPeak Interactive Extends Credit Line, Avoids Meltdown

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SouthPeak Interactive announced that it has reached agreement with SunTrust Banks to extend its revolving line of credit, which expired on February 17, 2010, through November 30, 2010 and increase its credit facility to $8.0 million.

Various Game Trailers #1790

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 7:13 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:

  • Sail Simulator 2010 [PC] - Trailer
  • BackBreaker [ALL] - Developer Diary Trailer #2

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

'Red Steel 2' (Wii) - 26 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Steel 2 returns with an artistic style and flair created just for Wii. Set in a desert-bound, high-tech metropolis, Red Steel 2 is a revolution in the action-fighting genre, taking full advantage of the capabilities of the Wii MotionPlus accessory.

'BioShock 2' (ALL) Widescreen Patch/Fix Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set approx. 10 years after the events of the original, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. All along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to Rapture. You will play as the first Big Daddy as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and your own survival. 2K Games revealed that it will release a small patch/fix tomorrow (2am PST/5am EST) addressing the widescreen issue.

'UFC Undisputed 2010' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UFC Undisputed features an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, poised to deliver intelligent and intuitive combat, increased fighter customization, robust career progression, challenging new gameplay modes and explosive online offerings,

Fret Nice, Greed Corp. And Lazy Raiders This Week's XBLA Titles

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fret Nice is a 2-D platformer where you control your character through funky-fresh stages to explore hidden areas, collect items, and clash note-for-note with outrageous heavy metal bosses!  Greed Corp is an online multiplayer strategy game in which you battle for dominance over a world once rich in resources. In Lazy Raiders you spin and flip mazes to send the Doctor or your Avatar on a gravity-defying quest for lost relics that would bring him instant fortune and glory

'Subversion' Reveals First Details - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

UK based Indie developer Introversion Software's latest project, Subversion has been in development since 2002, but was shelved twice during the process, to make room for its other cult titles Darwinia (initially called Future War) and Defcon.

'Borderlands' (ALL) The Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC Gets Dated & Priced

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Borderlands is an all-new sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat.

'Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is a tour de force of Naruto thrills and spills. Impressively faithful to the universe of the anime, the game takes players through the Naruto Shippuden story arc with new battle systems enhancing the gameplay.

'Silent Hunter 5' Available for Pre-Order, Gold Edition Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:45 p.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. Unlike the Collector's Edition, the Gold Edition will be available as download only...

'Rise of Prussia' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will have the opportunity to assume the roles of military and political leaders of either the Prussian Kingdom or nations hostile to Prussia (Austria, Russia, and France) in a recreation of the exciting battle that encompassed much of Europe throughout the years of 1756-1763.

Monday, February 22, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:36 p.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 ...

'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' Shows Off Karakorum - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the rich and colorful cultures of eastern Asia, Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer sends you on a voyage through the Empire of Khitai where countless of adventure await, not only introducing a new storyline and a vast new world to explore, but also adding new features such as faction gameplay and an alternate advancement system.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising features a new playable army, and continues the epic journey of the Blood Ravens as they battle this new, more personal enemy. Chaos Rising offers new single-player and co-op campaigns, a level cap increase from 20 to 30, more powerful war-gear and a suite of innovative multiplayer options.

'Mega Man Zero Collection' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Mega Man Zero Collection is comprised of all four Mega Man ZERO titles bundled together. All four titles will be available on one DS cartridge for the first time at a great price.

'Mass Effect 2' (ALL) v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Mass Effect is a sci-fi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In ME2, Saren's evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril.

'Sacred 2: Ice & Blood' (PC) v2.65.2.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests. The Sacred 2 Ice & Blood add-on adds a new character, varied new quests/stories, new in-game items, as well as two new single-player areas with all-new enemies.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, February 22, 2010

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added four NDSi and three WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: GhostSlayer, Mouse House and Family Go-Kart Racing (Wiiware), and Aura-Aura Climber, Faceez, Flight Control and Flipper (NDSiWare).

'BioShock 2' (ALL) Reveals Extensive DLC Plans - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. 2K Games announced an aggressive post-launch DLC plan for BioShock 2 that extends and enhances the single and multiplayer experiences. DLC will be available soon, beginning with the Sinclair Solutions Test Pack, available this March for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC for 400 Microsoft Points or $5 USD.

id Software's John Carmack To Get Lifetime Achievement Award

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards will bestow John Carmack, the technological patriarch and co-founder of id Software, with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the art and science of games.

'Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising' Revived By Heatwave Interactive - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 8:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gods & Heroes is a massively multiplayer RPG of mythic adventure in the ancient world featuring epic God Powers, intense squad-based combat, and creatures drawn from the myths and legends of the ancient world

'Digimon Battle' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 8:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Good Digimon need humans to help defend the earth and the Digital World from evil Digimon. Do you have what it takes to become the best Tamer and be declared a hero among the Digimon? The very first online multiplayer game based on the Digimon TV series, Digimon Battle, is coming soon to a PC near you.

'Fort Fire' Enters Second Closed Beta Stage - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fort Fire is a turn-based strategic online shooting game and features a variety of turns such as Attach Turn, Brainiac Turn, and Cannon Turn.

'Bounty Bay Online' Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With In-Game Events, Giveaways

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 8:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bounty Bay Online takes players into a 15th century historical setting where adventurers can start an online career as merchant, buccaneer, fisherman or one of many other professions. Fight on land and water, complete enthralling quests and start guilds with other players.

'Future Wars' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Future Wars is a round based strategy-title that will bring the game back to the genres’ roots by creating definite rules, a rich story and classic gameplay elements. Players of the older generation, fans of customizing and also newbies of the genre will feel themselves homelike in Future Wars.

'Coven' Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Coven is a point & click adventure game developed by Arberth Studios, known for 'Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, a moving tragedy, unfolding through generations in Castle Avon, a small town steeped in Welsh history. While previously set for a general 2010 release, Arberth Studios has narrowed it down to Oct. 2010.

If You're A Scottish Lord, Then I Am Mickey Mouse

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

This has been a wonderful weekend. I love it when a plan comes together, especially when you have nothing planned. We really didn't do much but lounge around, play video games, watch TV, cook, eat and do some errands.

This week, I was supposed to be flying out to SCEA to go and check out the finished version of God Of War 3, but on the day of departure, I have to help one of our friends pack up their big household items for a move across country, so now I have to rush to find a replacement, and no, this is not a call for submissions.