'Lost Planet 2' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet 2's story has advanced beyond Wayne Holden as players will now follow the exploits of their own customized snow pirates on their quest to seize control of E.D.N III. Players will move their heroes through different stories creating a truly unique and interactive experience.

Various Game Trailers #1819

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • EA Sports MMA [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • Crackdown 2 [ALL] - Nothing Is Sacred Trailer
  • Splatterhouse [ALL] - New Look Trailer
  • Nier [ALL] - Companions Trailer
  • Singularity [ALL] - Last Resort Trailer

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

SingStore (PS3) Gets Updated With Over A Dozen New Tracks

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once you are tired of the recent Singstar titles, you can connect to the online SingStore, giving you access to more than 400 downloadable songs to add to your collections. In an effort to enhance the North American SingStore based on consumer feedback, dozens of new songs have been added, including two new Coldplay trackpacks, Radiohead, Gloria Estefan tracks and more...

'Trine' (ALL) Gets Free Path to New Dawn DLC, Adds New Level

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil.

'Puzzle Chronicles' And 'Afterburner Climax' This Weeks XBLA Titles

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After Burner Climax is an arcade-style flight combat title that features fast and frantic feats, putting you in the cockpit of the world's top fighter jets. Puzzle Chronicles features a new puzzle combat that's based on real-time action, so you will have to think fast and possess sound strategies to best your opponents.

'Blacklight: Tango Down' (ALL) Gets 4 Player Black Ops Co-Op Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blacklight: Tango Down is a fast-paced FPS based in a new fictional universe called Blacklight. The game's near-future setting is brought to life with disturbingly detailed and old-world architecture dripping with modern sci-fi lighting and brightly lit advertisements, an effect that causes each environment to appear both futuristically alien as well as hauntingly familiar.

Atari Co-Founder Rejoins Board of Directors As Others Resign

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announces the arrival of two new members to its Board of directors: industry veteran and Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and online entrepreneur Tom Virden, while David Gardner and Phil Harrison have resigned.

'Left 4 Dead 2' (ALL) The Passing DLC Coming This Week

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for cooperative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper cooperative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more. Delayed from its previously targeted late March, 2010 date, The Passing DLC is now due this week.

'FusionFall' Gets New Content Update, Becomes Free To Play

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FusionFall is set in a re-imagined Cartoon Network universe where, as a kid, you will team up with other players and Cartoon Network characters to defend it from an alien invasion of epic proportions.

'Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2' (ALL) Details Multiplayer Modes - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | 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.

Ubisoft Goes Eco-Friendly, Does Away With Manuals

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced an environmental initiative to eliminate paper game manuals, replacing them with an in-game digital manual for all titles on PS3 and Xbox 360, starting with Shaun White Skateboarding.

'Warrior Epic' Content Update Adds New Lobby, Guild System, Customization And More

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warrior Epic is a free to play online action/RPG set in an original fantasy universe, where players can utilize a wide selection of warrior classes to go out raiding dungeons in a variety of novel environments, supporting co-op campaigns and PVP. The update includes a vast amount of new content including a new guild system, a brand-new lobby, new customization items and much more.

'Conduit 2' (Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with advanced and powerful weapons, players, Conduit 2 will take players to the far reaches of the world to stop an alien invasion that can be fought in single-player, online multi-player battles, and all-new off and online co-op modes.

'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' Ep.1 Coming in June

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games are four downloadable new 'interactive episodes' in which players assume control of the Doctor and Amy as they embark on new adventures which complement the new TV series.

'Monday Night Combat' (ALL) Using Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monday Night Combat is a class-based, third-person shooter… and the most popular lethal sport of the future! It blends intense combat, finishing moves, and gameshow-like challenges and rewards to produce an action experience unlike any other.

'Rise of Prussia' v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

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.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, April 19, 2010

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added a Virtual Console, one WiiWare, and five  NDSiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: Bang Attack (Wiiware), Surviving High School, Game & Watch: Donkey Kong Jr., Game & Watch: Flagman, Game & Watch: Ball, myPostcards (NDSiWare), and Mega Man 4 (VC).

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Def Jam Rapstar'

by Adam Pavlacka on April 19, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Def Jam Rapstar delivers players a hip-hop experience that allows them to take on the role of a rap star so you can rhyme and sing along with the greatest hip-hop tracks. The game also offers opportunities where it's also about creating all new rhymes, sharing your creativity and expressing yourself to the wider community and the world.

'5-in-1 Arcade Hits' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

5-in-1 Arcade Hits is a collection of five great arcade and casual games (Solitaire, Pairs, Tetroid, 15 Puzzle, and 8ball Pool) in one single package, for everyone who is looking for quick and instant fun, wherever and whenever.

'Earth Eternal' Coming to Japan

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth Eternal is a 3D high-fantasy MMORPG world that combines real-world history, legend, and myth with original creations. Earth Eternal will be free to play, no mandatory subscription, pay only when you feel the game is worth contributing to.

'Audition' Celebrates One Year Anniversary With April Events

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With simple directional and space bar keystrokes, Audition, a free-to-play online dance sensation, players perform hip-hop style dance steps and choreographed routines which require precise timing and rhythm.

'Attack of the Movies 3D' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Attack of the Movies 3D transports players to six fantastic movie-themed worlds where they will battle large alien space cruisers, shoot underwater monsters, join the resistance against the machines and more.

There's No Right, There's No Wrong, There's Only Popular Opinion

by Rainier on April 19, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Ahh, it's good to be home again, sleep in our own bed and drive our own car. Always love leaving for vacation, but equally enjoy getting back to our own place.

Apart from a little scare when the check-in terminal and the customer service desk couldn't find my reservation for the flight, the traveling went without a hitch.

We came back just in time, too, because our DVR was 79% filled with recordings. Luckily, quite a few were repeats and double recordings, but once we plopped ourselves on the couch and watched NCIS, Stargate Universe and Human Target, we're back to about 50%.