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'Madden NFL 11' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 11 captures the emotion and intensity of the NFL like never before. Whether you're a diehard football fan, gamer, or somewhere in between, Madden NFL 11 puts you in control of your favorite teams and NFL superstars and lets you feel what it's like to play on Sundays.

'All Points Bulletin' (ALL) Steam Pre-Order Gets You Early Access, Exclusive Items

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin (APB) takes the universal theme of Criminals and Enforcement and brings it to a persistent, open world multiplayer setting in a modern, crime-ridden city.

'Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling offers fully featured 3D versions of Air Hockey & Bowling, with smooth analogue control and realistic gameplay. Win trophies and unlock new equipment in the World Tour career mode, or challenge a friend to play.

'NHL 11' (ALL) Announced, Gets Canadian Hockey League Teams And Likenesses

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has signed a four year agreement with the Canadian Hockey League that will see the three regional leagues' teams and players represented in EA Sports NHL products, starting with EA Sports NHL 11.

'Split/Second' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

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.

'Phantasy Star Portable 2' (PSP) Coming to Europe/North America - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Portable 2 returns to its roots by offering an online multiplayer component in addition to its robust single-player action adventure. Now gamers can meet other players, strike up alliances, and embark on a huge variety of online quests in Phantasy Star Portable 2 anywhere, anytime.

'Mix Superstar' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Think you can be the next big music star? Well now you've got all the tools right at your fingertips with Mix Superstar. Create, mix and record your own royalty-free musical masterpieces right on your Wii. There are over 1,000 Dance, Hip Hop and Techno loops included across multiple instruments like Drum, Bass, Synth, Guitar and even voice tracks.

'Backbreaker' (ALL) Demo Now On Xbox Live, PSN Soon

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backbreaker is taking sports video games to a place where the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as a Sunday afternoon. Utilizing NaturalMotion’s euphoria motion synthesis engine, you’ll never see the same tackle again. Ever.

'Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010' Shows Off Champs-Elysées - New Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Benefiting from a new more beautiful and more powerful graphic engine, Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010 marks one of the most important steps since the beginning of the series.

'Fable III' (X360) Confirmed For PC, Limited Collector's Edition Revealed

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fable III you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss. Having been rumored on numberous occasions, Microsoft finally confirmed that Fable III will also come to PC, simulatiously with the Xbox 360 version.

Rock Band Music Store to Get Pantera's The Great Southern Trendkill Album

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 8:49 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.

'Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective' (NDS) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ghost Trick is a story of mystery and intrigue that blends fun logic puzzles with the world of the supernatural, making for an entirely new and unique experience in the handheld gaming space. Part adventure game, part puzzle game, Ghost Trick’s gameplay will challenge player’s brains while its distinct art elements and character designs will deliver the fun.

'Craft of Gods' Gets European Distributor

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Craft of Gods is a MMORPG with a huge world to explore, monsters and legendary creatures, crafting and housing. 6 different races and a system of free growth with more than 200 different abilities.

Impulse May 20 - May 23, 2010 Weekend Sale

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its weekend sale, starting with a THQ Ultimate Bundle (17 titles for $99.99), knocking 50% off Bob Came in Pieces, Sins of a Solar Empire, Demigod, Alganon, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, while also dropping the price on Eschalon Book II, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Call of Pripyat Loyalty Edition, Mass Effect 2, World War 2 - Time of Wrath, For The Glory, and Juiced 2 : Hot Import Nights.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 takes golf fans inside-the-ropes to experience the drama and emotion of tournament golf.

Good Old Games Putting Gabriel Knight Series On Sale

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Until Monday, May 24 at 11:59 p.m. EDT (Tuesday, May 25 at 5:59 a.m. CET) you can grab the Gabriel Knight classics on Good Old Games with a 30% discount if you buy all three parts of the series.

Wii Review - 'Super Mario Galaxy 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Super Mario Galaxy 2 includes the amazing gravity-defying, physics-based exploration from the first game, but is loaded with entirely new galaxies and features to challenge and delight players. On some stages, Mario can pair up with his dinosaur buddy Yoshi and use his tongue to grab items and spit them back at enemies.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: Black Ops will take players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Blakc Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

'Distant Worlds' v1.04.9 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 21, 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.

Let's Have An Intelligent Conversation Here: I'll Talk, And You Listen

by Rainier on May 21, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Happy Friday!

We're really looking forward to the weekend and doing nothing! Our DVR is slowly filling up, nearing 80%, so we really need to dig in and make a dent. If we could only stay awake and not fall asleep on our cozy couch.

It seems Kevin Costner is getting the last laugh after the "Waterworld" movie fiasco, although the movie didn't do too badly overall. In the movie, Costner's character was working on a machine to purify ocean water. In real life, Costner used millions of his own money and worked with his scientist brother to develop ships that use "Ocean Therapy" to remove oil from ocean water. Now BP is testing six prototypes in hopes of cleaning up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.