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'Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures' Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Focused on creating a fun and safe online environment for kids and families, Clone Wars Adventures offers exciting minigames, dynamic activities, lively social events and thousands of customization options.  Players can even battle it out with friends alongside iconic Star Wars characters like Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Ahsoka Tano.

'DC Universe Online' (PS3/PC) Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE Austin is building a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

'Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction, players will control a 16-year-old Ben Tennyson and 16 alien forms as they embark on a mission around the world to uncover an ancient alien artifact that may save humanity from a mysterious cosmic storm and ultimate destruction.

Rock Band Network Affiliates Program Launched

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Harmonix Music Systems and MTV Games announced the launch of the Rock Band Network Affiliates Program. The Affiliates Program brings together bands and music distribution, promotion and tools sites under the Rock Band Network umbrella.

SouthPeak Interactive's E3 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Pre-E3 2010

SouthPeak Interactive has revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2010 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 15 - 17, 2010, such as Two Worlds II, nail’d, and Battle vs. Chess.

'Dance On Broadway' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in a video game, Dance On Broadway brings all the richness and fun of the most beloved musicals direct to fans’ living rooms.

'Eufloria' Also Coming to PSN

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eufloria is an ambient game of space exploration and conquest that employs surprising themes of plant growth and bio mechanical evolution.

'Mytheon' Settles Legal Dispute, Gets New Launch Date

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Lost in Shadow' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost In Shadow is an mystery/platform title that follows a shadow of a boy as he attempts to climb around and up a mystical tower. Along the way, players must solve mysteries, puzzles and fight off enemies that try to impede the boy’s progress.

Free Online Driving Game '2099' Challenges Players to Drive Safely in Futuristic Setting

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Car insurer Liberty Mutual has launched a futuristic driving game that challenges players to not only finish first, but protect their sleek, high-tech vehicles from hazards by completing race tracks safely and avoiding collisions with other drivers.

'Blood of Bahamut' (NDS) Canceled In North America?

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blood of Bahamut is an RPG is set in the world of Altail, where people inhabit countries built on the back of long sleeping giants who are considered their gods. When the giants awaken and grow violent, all peace is lost. Square Enix has dropped the ESRB trademarked name, most likely to due with the disappointing sales in Asia, where BoB only sold 30k units in its first week.

'The First Templar' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The First Templar follows the story of two characters - a French Templar, and his companion, a noble lady who has been proclaimed a heretic. Taking control over these two unlikely allies, the player must uncover the mysteries behind the Templar Order, play a role in a grand conspiracy, and discover the secret of the Holy Grail.

Buying A New PSPgo Gets You 10 Free Games

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment has kicked off a summer of pocket-sized entertainment with a new promotion for PSPgo. Starting on June 9 and for a limited time only, Sony is giving new PSPgo owners 10 games to download from PlayStation Store, absolutely free!

'Black Prophecy' Explains Modular Shipbuilding System - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Prophecy is an Action-MMO where you will not only be fighting epic multiplayer battles and fulfilling exciting single-player missions, but also experience a fascinating story from the pen of prize-winning German science-fiction author Michael Marrak.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 6:08 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 ...

'NHL Slapshot' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL Slapshot introduces a revolutionary hockey stick controller that allows players to shoot, pass and body check just like the pros.

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 5:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With all the action taking place outside of Hogwarts for the first time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 represents a shift in tone for the Harry Potter games. On the run with a horde of merciless enemies on their tail, players will find themselves in unknown territory, far from the safety of the school grounds, fighting for survival at every turn.

'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution you play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America's most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team breaks in and kills the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes.

'Heavy Rain' (PS3) Also Coming to PC?

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Heavy Rain you don’t watch the story – you play it. The dynamic narrative unfolds through the players actions - not cut scenes - and every action has a consequence. According to an NVIDIA list of titles supporting Phys, Heavy Rain is coming to the PC.

'Guild Wars 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Guild Wars 2 adds a persistent world, it retains the unique characteristics of the original game, including a strong narrative, extensive instanced game play, an anti-grind design philosophy, and strong support for competitive play.

'Canaan Online' Expands With New Dungeons And New Zone

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An exciting adventure awaits with hundreds of quests to complete as you discover the story behind Canaan Online. It features a comprehensive pet system and dozens of collectable pets to capture, train and trade, instances, dungeons, a full crafting system, auction house, a well developed chat system, as well as the choice of automatic or manual modes, allowing all types of players to play.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2011' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The PES range has long been regarded as offering incredible realism and control, but PES 2011 will reinvigorate the series with the most advanced raft of gameplay additions, control options, and animations to meet the evolution of real-life football.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' - v1.0.7.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Rockstar's open-ended crime series returns to New York situated around the Eastern European protagonist Nikolai. The PC edition features a replay editor with Rockstar Social Club integration, expanded multiplayer, higher resolution, and match filtering.

'Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City' (ALL) v1.1.2.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Rockstar's open-ended crime series returns to New York situated around the Eastern European protagonist Nikolai, with additional DLC content The Ballad of Gay Tony and The Lost and Damned.

'LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the first four Harry Potter books and movies that tell the story of Harry’s first four years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 offers an engaging mix of magical gameplay and light-hearted humor.

'U-Wars' (ALL) Delayed Until 2011 - Trailer

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

U-Wars is a tactical sci-fi third person shooter set up an ultra realistic subaqueous scenario. Combining the thrill of an undersea setting with a cinematic approach and a superior story line U-Wars is the first lifelike underwater action experience.

'ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original ARMA II, a new flashpoint in the Green Sea region heats up and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.

PS3 Review - 'ModNation Racers'

by Brad Hilderbrand on June 1, 2010 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

ModNation Racers is a thoroughly fresh take on classic kart racing that empowers the player to personalize their entire game. Players can express themselves by creating their own Mod character, styling their own racing kart and even building — in just minutes — an imaginative track that can be shared with the rest of the PlayStation community.

'Joe Danger' (ALL) Coming to PSN Next Week - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stepping into the shoes of the World most determined Stuntman players will have to combo, boost and pull ludicrous tricks across more than 50 events to thrill the crowd and put Joe back on the podium.

Learn To Make Games With Unreal Engine For $69

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Gnomon Workshop, professional training for artists in the entertainment and design field, expanded its training for the freely downloadable Unreal Development Kit to include a comprehensive tutorial on Materials by notable game designer Waylon Brinck, CG Supervisor at EA Los Angeles on the Medal of Honor franchise.

Chalk Up Another Victory To The Human Spirit

by Rainier on June 1, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Yesterday was a beautiful day. It was nice and sunny with a light breeze — perfect BBQ weather. We went over to our friends' place for lunch, but we spent so much time there that it was dinner time again, but we were still stuffed and had peach cobbler a la mode instead.

This week will be another busy one, with an Activision event tomorrow for Transformers: War for Cybertron. The day after, 1C Company is having its annual gamers day, and Friday is a beer fest with some friends.

Can't ... Eat ... Anymore ....