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'Diablo II' - v1.13 Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Blizzard has released an updated patch for its ever popular RPG Diablo II (and expansion), bringing your retail game to v1.13, which adds a slew of tweaks and changes, ability to re-spec characters, improved support for windowed mode, as well as a "new mystery."

'The Secret World' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An ancient, dreaming evil stirs. Dangerous creatures awaken. The Earth is in mortal peril. The wonders and horrors of the secret world are re-emerging in our world. The time has come to take up arms in the war between good & evil. Warriors and champions of Gaia, your training is about to begin. Rise. You have been chosen.

'Crasher' Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crasher falls into the category of M.O.B.A.’s (multiplayer online battle arenas) and has new features called "Stars," which are unique vehicles engaged in team combats or "TvsT" (Team vs Team), with a strong RPG aspect.

'Mr. Driller: Drill till you Drop' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Representing a piece of timeless puzzler gameplay from the arcades of yesteryear, Mr. Driller: Drill till you Drop takes the classic gameplay of the Mr. Driller series and enhances it with 6 unique playable characters, over 40 stages, multiple modes, and dual screen action.

Tuesday , March 23, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | 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 ...

'America's Test Kitchen: Let's Get Cooking' (NDS) Coming Next Week

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Test Kitchen: Let's Get Cooking will make it simple for families and friends to create a fun, festive vibe in their kitchens any time they want, not only offering a wealth of delicious, easy-to-follow recipes but also encouraging cooks of any age or experience level to share in the social fun of preparing a meal together.

'Sniper: Ghost Warrior' (X360/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the covert, shadowy world of the military sniper, Sniper: Ghost Warrior throws players into the chaos of a military coup, as they aid the rebels in restoring the rightful government to the embattled country of Isla Trueno.

'World of Warcraft' - v3.3.3 Euro/US Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 6:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an MMORPG experience where players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world.

'Black Mirror 2' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 6:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Mirror 2 is going to be a classical point & click adventure, based on so-called 2.5D technologies, using a combination of highly detailed 2D backgrounds and 3D characters.

Nintendo 3DS Officially Announced

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 4:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo will launch Nintendo 3DS during the fiscal year ending March 2011, on which games can be enjoyed with 3D effects without the need for any special glasses.  “Nintendo 3DS” is going to be the new portable game machine to succeed Nintendo DS series, and will include backward compatibility so that the software for NDS series, including the ones for NDSi, can also be enjoyed. Nintendo plans to announce additional details at E3 show, which is scheduled to be held from June 15, 2010 at Los Angeles in the U.S.

'Diablo III' Introduces The Witch Doctor - New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

'EA Sports MMA' (ALL) Expands Roster With New Fighters

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | 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.

'Trinity Universe' (PS3) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last year, Trinity Universe is a cross over RPG between characters from Nippon Ichi Software and Gust, developed by Idea Factory. Offering different story arcs, Trinity Universe will feature two scenario's, Megami scenario and Maô scenario, depending on which publishers characters your prefer.

'The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom' v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom gives gamers the opportunity to choose the best way to lead their kingdom to victory, in a rich environment set in middle-Europe during the early Renaissance.

'Wildlife Camp' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Besides feeding the animals, Wildlife Camp also offers all sorts of fun activities like elephant rides. A variety of exciting tasks and adventures await animal lovers in the camp, in the surrounding villages and the vast African savanna that can be reached in a range of vehicles such as Jeeps, helicopters and air boats.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Major League Baseball 2K10'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Major League Baseball 2K10 celebrates baseball's core battle: pitchers vs. hitters. Improved pitching mechanics and right-stick swing controls let you pound the strike zone and rake like a pro, along with a totally revamped fielding system, hundreds of new signature animations and a star player rating system that brings the action to life like never before.

'Beat Hazard' (X360) Coming to Steam - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience your music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music. Power up your spaceship and watch as the music boosts your firepower. Unleash hell on the enemy ships when you max out with weapon pickups!

'Spy Hunter' (ALL) Movie Revived By Warner Bros.

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in 2003, Universal Pictures obtained an option to the rights to develop Midway's classic 1980s Spy Hunter videogame into a motion picture, to be directed by John Woo starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, a project that was eventually scrapped due to budget reasons. Last year Warner Bros. acquired most of the assets from the bankrupt Midway, so now it hopes to revive the movie project and has tapped Chad St. John to write the script for a feature adaptation.

'Dead Or Alive: Paradise' (PSP) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring all the Dead Or Alive lovelies, basking in the tropical sun of ‘New Zack Island’ you will be able to mingle, flirt, play, take snapshots, and challenge the girls in various mini-games found throughout your private island.

Free Your Mind, Your Ass Will Follow

by Rainier on March 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Nintendo is already planning a successor to the NDS, even though the next version of the NDS hasn't even been released yet. It's scheduled for early 2011, and I wonder how many people are simply going to wait until then to get that version instead of the NDSiXL. I know that I would, if I were a handheld gaming fan ....

On our neighbor's recommendation, we watched Good Hair, a documentary by Chris Rock exploring the "wonders" of African-American hairstyles. Quite an eye opener and sure to raise more than a few eyebrows.