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'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) People of the West - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. The story of former outlaw, John Marston, Red Dead Redemption takes players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

PlayStation Store Gets Updated Sales, Greed Corp., Demos, DLCs, Tracks, PSP Games

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Greed Corp., The Tester Ep. 2, demos for God of War III, Darksiders, DiggerHD, DLCs for UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves, LittleBigPlanet, Borderlands, Dante’s Inferno, FIFA 10, Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising, Valkyria Chronicles, Metal Slug XX (PSP), BUZZ! Quiz World, song packs for Guitar Hero 5, Rock Band, and the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes, downloadable PSP games (echoshift, GTI Club Supermini Festa!).

Various Game Trailers #1793

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 5:50 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:

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 [ALL] - Quotes Trailer
  • Miner Wars [ALL] - Ice Corridor Trailer
  • WH40k: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising [PC] - New Multiplayer Units Trailer

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

'Alan Wake' (X360) Uses Facial Capture Technology For Cinematics

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the deceptively idyllic town of Bright Falls, Alan Wake immerses players in an intense and expansive cinematic world that enables players to explore the hyper-realistic and interactive environments.

'Sin and Punishment 2' (Wii) Facts, Features, Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Treasure Co.'s Sin and Punishment 2 is the sequel to its 2000 N64 railshooter, which was finally released outside of Asia last year on Wii's Virtual Console. In Sin and Punishment 2 it's your job is to aim and fire at enemies, sidestep, roll, jump, or double-jump to avoid attacks and obstacles.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Feb. 25 - Feb 28, 2010

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 75% off Majesty 2 The Fantasy Kingdom Sim, 50% off Winter Challenge and Aztaka, 15% off Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943, 60% off Batman Arkham Asylum and 40% off Spellforce. A slew of pre-order specials for M.U.D. TV, Battlefield Bad Company 2, as well as various Assassin's Creed II and Dragon Age Origins bundles.

'M.U.D. TV' - English Demo Available Again

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. PST | Filed under Demo

M.U.D. TV pays homage to the ultimate game classic of traditional game development: MadTV! In M.U.D. TV, you will take over the position of a program director at a small TV station. Build up and extend your offices, hire staff, actors or directors and produce your own films, television series or shows.

'Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine' (ALL) - First Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, an action-RPG title that will put you in control of individual units throughout a narrative-driven story campaign and in wide-scale online battles.

'Mytheon' Kicks Off Closed Beta Test

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mytheon is an online micro transaction game that uniquely combines the best elements of action, strategy and RPG game-play with an emphasis on collectability and combat, set within a fantasy universe steeped in mythologies from across the globe.

'Yakuza 3' (PS3) Showing Off Various Locations, Gets Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yakuza 3 takes a departure from the first two games by moving from the gritty cityscape of Tokyo, to Okinawa, where Kiryu runs a center for orphaned children. The orphanage is on land that is owned by a mob boss who is under pressure from the government to sell the land, making life once again tough for Kiryu.

'Aliens vs. Predator' (ALL) Patch Coming Soon, Fix List

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:09 a.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.

'Splatterhouse' (ALL) Is A Bloody Mess - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:07 a.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.

'The Sims' Studio Recruiting To Work On 'Groundbreaking' New Project

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and the studio behind The Sims are expanding and creating a new development team in its Salt Lake City, Utah location to work on a groundbreaking new project that has yet to be announced. 

'Skate 3' (PS3/X360) Shows Off University District - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Skate 3 features an all-new co-op mode where teammates can complete challenges together while advancing each other's careers. From rewarding epic bails and fails with a beefed up Hall of Meat mode to honing your craft with the all-new Skate School, players of all skill levels have multiple ways to "kill it" in the game.

'Borderlands' (ALL) v1.3.0 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

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

'The Scourge Project' (ALL) Coming to Steam In March - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Announced in 2007, The Scourge Project, powered by Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a story-driven 3rd person shooter built from the ground up for co-op squad play, where up to 4 players each experience a personal story, whilst playing together as a squad.

'Sonic Classic Collection' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:33 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.

'Missile Command' Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Free-to-Play Multiplayer Game

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is bringing back a franchise that helped catapult the company into an international household name with the 30th anniversary edition of Missile Command. The new version has been updated with enhanced features such as powerups, new enemies, upgrades, and an entirely online multiplayer co-operative gameplay option

'Supreme Commander 2' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:42 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!

'Metro 2033' (ALL) System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Metro 2033, based on Russian author Dmitriy Glukhovskiy's novel of the same name, is a 3D horror/action/survival FPS with elements RPG genre game.

'Runes of Magic' Celebrates Spring With Masked Ball Event - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 2,000 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'MLB 10 The Show' (ALL) Details Its Realism - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:20 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.

'Split/Second' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Battlefield: Bad Company 2' (ALL) Gets Extra Multiplayer Maps On Launch Day

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Bad Company crew again find themselves in the heart of the action, where they must use every weapon and vehicle at their disposal to survive. The action unfolds with unprecedented intensity, introducing a level of fervor to vehicular warfare never before experienced in a modern warfare action game.

'Alpha Protocol' (ALL) Gets New Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Loyalty carries a price and no one knows this more than agent Michael Thorton. A talented young agent cast out by his government, Thorton is the only one with the information needed to stop an impending international catastrophe.

Thursday , February 25, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:23 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 ...

'Order Of War: Challenge' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Order Of War: Challenge is a multiplayer stand-alone add-on, packing even more intense World War II real-time strategy action. With 6 extended modes, 12 unique maps, and hundreds of units under player control Order Of War: Challenge gives players a battlefield experience of epic scale.

'Guitar Hero 5' (ALL) And 'Band Hero' (ALL) March DLCs Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time ever, you can customize the makeup of your band with any combination of instruments in-game: two guitars and two drums, or three guitars and a microphone, etc. while also adding new gameplay mode. For the first time in a music video game, master tracks from heavy metal band Black Sabbath are hitting center stage, in addition to 30 Seconds To Mars, Breaking Benjamin and Third Eye Blind

'History Egypt: Engineering an Empire' Contest Gets Your DVD Collection - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

History Egypt: Engineering an Empire allows players to build their own empire from the foundation to the height of its power. Acting as the leader of a territory from the Egyptian Empire, players manage all aspects of its rise, from economic growth to political power, the development of armies, and expansion into other regions by methods such as war and diplomacy.

'Pulse' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 5:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual Fairground and world famous DJ Ferry Corsten announced that they have teamed up to develop Pulse, a dance themed rhythm game that was the winning concept of the Dutch Global Game Jam in 2009.

'TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 5:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game where you battle epic wars and protect your kingdom from demise. TERA is developed to bring you thrills never experienced before in traditional MMOs with its action-filled gameplay and riveting visuals.

'Stronghold Kingdoms' Becomes Free-2-Play

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 5:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Build, fight and rise to power, in a world of castles and kings. In 2010, thousands of lords and ladies will join the race for the crown, in Firefly’s new castle MMO.

'Metroid: Other M' (Wii) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Metroid: Other M looks at the classic franchise from a new perspective: While much of the game is reminiscent of 2-D side-scrollers, players can switch the perspective into 3-D at any time as they explore the twisting passages of a derelict space station and delve deep into a cinematic, never-before-told story of bounty hunter Samus Aran’s past.

'Prison Break' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prison Break: The Conspiracy is an action adventure game where you play Company agent Tom Paxton, sent to the Fox River State Penitentiary to find out why Michael Scofield (the hero of the TV series), a man without a previous criminal record, became a bank robber.

Wii Preview - 'Metroid: Other M'

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Metroid: Other M looks at the classic franchise from a new perspective: While much of the game is reminiscent of 2-D side-scrollers, players can switch the perspective into 3-D at any time as they explore the twisting passages of a derelict space station and delve deep into a cinematic, never-before-told story of bounty hunter Samus Aran’s past.

Wii Review - 'Pacific Liberator'

by Brian Dumlao on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

It's time for an all-action helicopter game that puts you in the cockpit for high-speed aerial combat over volatile action in the Pactific. In Pacific Liberator, you’ll be thrown into high-flying warfare besting the forces of El Presidente, the ultimate enemy.

'Deca Sports DS' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Deca Sports DS is an all-new sports compilation title with ten new games that can now be played on the go! Players will also be able to battle up to six friends in exciting multi-sports competition.

This Bounty Hunter Is My Kind Of Scum: Fearless And Inventive

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Today was quite the busy day. Not only did we attend Nintendo's Media Summit but a Sony event for God of War III. We'll have stuff up over the next few days, starting today with the Metroid: Other M preview and interview.

This weekend, we're going to try and catch Cop Out, a movie by Kevin Smith starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan. This had better not disappoint, or I'm going to start yelling "too fat to fly."