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'Skate 3' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 11:39 p.m. PDT | 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.

GamersGate Weekly Specials April 8 - April 11, 2010

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 50% off Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge, Jagged Alliance 2: Gold, Wings of Prey, 60% off Kane & Lynch Dead Men, 66% off World War 2: Time of Wrath while Gothic 3 Gold drops 40% in price. When you pre-order Out of the Park Baseball 11 you get a 25% discount, 10% off The Whispered World and Storm over the Pacific (and beta access), Rig’n’Roll gets you a free copy of King of the Road while Splinter Cell Conviction gets you Splinter Cell or Splinter Cell Chaos Theory for free.

Various Game Trailers #1815

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 7:01 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:

  • F.E.A.R. 3 [ALL] - Viral Trailer
  • UFC Undisputed 2010 [ALL] - Cain Velasquez Trailer

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

'Nuclear Dawn' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nuclear Dawn is a Source Engine powered multiplayer game that combines the visceral action of a FPS with the deep branching gameplay of a RTS title. Forge your own destiny on the field of battle with every tactical decision, and ensure your faction's survival with each headshot, capture buildings and bring the fight to your enemies' strongholds riding the future's machines of destruction.

'Slage' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slage is a hack'n'slash game that combines the richness of the world of DOFUS and Wakfu, including its varied characters and cute, colourful style with a more adult dimension and more frantic, bloodtinged action.

'Gears Of War 3' (X360) Confirmed By Leaked Ad

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has inadvertently leaked the existence of Gears Of War 3 by prematurely running a Gears of War 3 ad on Xbox Live. What was probably supposed to coincide with Epic's Cliff Bleszinski's announcement during the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, which was postponed last minute until next week, the Gears of War 3 existence is not really much of a surprise. According to the advert, the next installment in Epic Games' action series is currently scheduled for release in April 2011.

'Galactic Taz Ball' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Galactic Taz Ball, Taz is accidentally kidnapped by Marvin the Martian, who is stealing the Earth’s landscape to make Mars more scenic. Taz must spin his way across pieces of Earth floating in space to stop Marvin from destroying the planet and get back home.

Senscape Interactive Founded, New Adventure Game In Development

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Senscape Interactive is a new adventure game development company based in Argentina founded by Agustín Cordes, better known as the designer and director of the cult classic Scratches horror adventure.

'Sudden Attack' Content Update Adds New Map, Updates Custom Mode

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameHi announced that it is bringing its free-to-play first person shooter Sudden Attack to North America, offering quality graphics, stable game service, ample resources, and quick character and community system,

'Crysis 2' (ALL) Story Written By Best-Selling Sci-Fi Author - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis 2, New York is under the attack of a unique and frightening alien species that combines deadly weaponry, exceptional sensory abilities and intelligent collaboration to present players with the most challenging opponents ever seen in a first person shooter.

'The Pit: Dog Eat Dog' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Pit: Dog Eat Dog is a third person Hack'n Slash game with an original new generation approach to gaming. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic era and is heavily focused towards arena fighting which takes place in a classic death trapped roman gladiator setting.

'Runes of Magic' Rolls Out First Stage of Chapter III: The Elder Kingdoms

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | 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 2,300 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'Monster Hunter Tri' (Wii) Getting Post Launch Events And Arena Quests

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MH Tri, pronounced as "try," is an action RPG series where you hunt down fantastical monsters in natural environments, including underwater aquatic beasts, as well as implementing a split-screen co-op mode and introducing a new Arena fighting mode.

'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' (PS3) Siege Expansion Pack Later This Month - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fortune hunter Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Naughty Dog's blistering PS3 exclusive 3rd person action adventure shooter. On April 22 SCEA will release the Siege Expansion Pack, the new DLC features the first add-on co-op game type (“Siege”), in addition to 2 new multiplayer maps, 6 new skins, and 11 new trophies.

'Trine' (ALL) - v1.06 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 9:31 a.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.

Rock Band Music Store to Get Serj Tankian, Smash Mouth, and The Used

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

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features.

'NCAA Football 11' (ALL) Revealed, Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCAA Football provides the ultimate experience for the true football fan, delivering the excitement and pageantry that can only be found in college football. NCAA Football 11 will give players 120 ways to win with real college offenses that, for the first time ever, reflect the authentic style of every NCAA FBS school.

Artix Entertainment Surpasses The 100 Million User Mark

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Independent Free-to-Play game developer Artix Entertainment announced it reached the 100-million-player milestone. The huge player base is based on the popularity of two F2P MMOs (AdventureQuest Worlds and EpicDuel) and three F2P RPG games:  DragonFable, MechQuest, and AdventureQuest.

'Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley' (PSP) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Leaf Valley is in trouble! The heartless Funland corporation is going to bulldoze the town and replace it with an amusement park unless its citizens can find a way to stop them! Players will need to grow crops, raise animals, and mine ores and gems to help save Leaf Valley and their family farm.

'ProStroke Golf: World Tour' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ProStroke Golf made its mark by delivering realistic golf physics and shot taking, using the revolutionary ProStroke View and ProStroke Swing.

'Distant Worlds' v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Distant Worlds is a vast, real-time, 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of large turn-based strategy games, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.

I'd Rather Spit In Your Face. But As I Haven't Got Any Spit...

by Rainier on April 9, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Well that was not part of the plan. Sometime last night, I got sleepy, dozed off in my office chair in the middle of updates and what was supposed to be a quick nap ended up being an all-night snooze fest.

So, now that I'm all chipper, I'll get right to it ....