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'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' Pimped By Korean Air

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races. It's overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, and it's designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Lost in Shadow' (Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:40 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.

Interplay Reviving 'MDK2' For Wii, And MDK2 HD For PC

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay and Beamdog partner to bring MDK2 to the Nintendo Wii and MDK2 HD to the PC.

'America's Army 3' Rolls Out Massive Update, Adds New Features, Fixes Bugs

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army 3 is the only free action game that delivers an authentic and entertaining Army experience by reflecting the training, technology, actions and career advancement of a Soldier within a unique exciting game experience.

'Miffy's World' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Miffy's World is a simulation game world for children featuring the rabbit Miffy and her cast of animal friends. Helping to stimulate the creative aspects of the imagination through the game’s quests and puzzles, children are encouraged to explore the world of Miffy and interact with its array of colourful characters.

'Champions Online' Rolls Out Free Serpent Lantern Adventure Pack

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Champions Online is based on the popular pen-and-paper Champions RPG, giving players the power of total customization of their hero experience while they explore a vast universe of richly detailed 3D environments.

'Battlefield Heroes' Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Heroes is a Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to a mass audience, featuring a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.

'Faxion Online' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Faxion Online will feature a full, persistent world with competitive and robust PvP play and territory control. Territory control will sport two main factions - the forces of heaven and hell - where players will engage in grand battles to vie for control of a territory and influence on behalf of their side of the conflict.

'Mytheon' Picked Up For European Distribution By Gamigo

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 9:10 a.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.

'Naughty Bear' (ALL) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naughty Bear is a cheeky action game featuring a unique blend of comic mischief and astonishingly bad behavior. You take on the role of Naughty Bear, a bear driven to seek vengeance after the other bears don’t invite him to the big birthday party, and is now hell bent on manipulating and terrorizing the blissful bears inhabiting the Island of Perfection.

'Planet Calypso' Content Update Adds Vehicles

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planet Calypso is a virtual world utilizing a real cash economy, featuring beautiful new vistas, a compelling new story and dangerous monsters all rendered in Crytek's CryENGINE 2.

Rock Band Music Store to Get Debut Nickelback TrackPack

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 7:27 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.

'MindJack' (PS3/X360) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 7:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With this unique action shooter set in 2031, MindJack offers a distinctive experience that throws players into a revolutionary playing field where an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling, cooperative multiplayer gameplay.

'Pearl Harbor Trilogy - 1941: Red Sun Rising' (Wii) Gets Priced And Dated

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 7:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pearl Harbor Trilogy is an episodic air combat action game series in development for Wii. Pearl Harbor Trilogy is a re-interpretation of Legendo's PC title "Attack on Pearl Harbor" – with the first episode, Red Sun Rising.

Good Old Games Adds Panzer General 2, Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich, Syberia Sale

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This weekend Good Old Games is selling the Syberia titles at 50% off (or 20% per single title), and has added Panzer General 2 as well as Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich to its portfolio, all DRM free of course.

'Cities XL 2011' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Cities XL 2011, build and develop gigantic cities on realistic 3D maps, thanks to an incredible collection counting more than 700 buildings and unique structures.

'Enslaved: Odyssey to the West' (ALL) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A tactical action-adventure game, Enslaved centers on the complex relationship between the two main characters and challenges players to employ a mix of combat, strategy and environment traversal.

Zombrex Dead Rising Sun Movie To Be Released For Free

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising 2 is set several years after the infamous zombie invasion of Willamette. Unfortunately, the zombie virus was not contained at the conclusion of Dead Rising, spreading unchecked throughout the United States and Dead Rising 2 depicts a country where zombie outbreaks continue to strike.

'Victoria 2' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Victoria 2 is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control over a country, guiding it through industrialization, political reforms, military conquest and colonization.

'Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days' (ALL) Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is a raw and brutal crime shooter designed to take players on an even more intense story experience, following two of gaming's most disturbed criminals, through the gritty Shanghai underworld. A multiplayer demo will be available on Xbox Live next week, July 1st, 2010, but you have to sign up for it.

'Global Agenda' Goes 100% Subscription Free

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A departure from the traditional online settings of high fantasy, outer space, or military, Global Agenda is a fast-paced action MMO using Unreal Engine 3 set in Earth's near future, a spy-fi world of advanced technology and player-driven conflict.

Friday, June 25, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:20 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 ...

'Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set during a tumultuous period of Japanese history, Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes follows players as they fight their way to the dramatic battle of Sekigahara. Players will take up the swords and spears of more than a dozen fierce samurai warriors in huge battles against hundreds of opponents in many exciting stages that lead up to the main event.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Dungeon Siege III'

by Brian Dumlao on June 25, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Dungeon Siege 3 will bring together the beloved aspects of the Dungeon Siege franchise with Obsidian Entertainment's expertise, to create an evolved action-RPG experience. In addition to its arrival on high-def consoles for the first time, the game will also feature an all-new co-op multiplayer mode.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Spec Ops: The Line'

by Thomas Wilde on June 25, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Spec Ops: The Line is a provocative and gripping third-person modern military shooter that challenges players' morality by putting them in the middle of unspeakable situations where unimaginable choices affecting human life must be made.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Knights Contract'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 25, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

In a time of swordsmen and magic, Knights Contract recreates this era with an astonishing visual appeal while keeping players at the edge of their seats with stylized over-the-top action.

Sony's E3 2010 Lineup - Screens

by Judy on June 25, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - E3 2010 - June 16

Sony's E3 2010 Lineup - Screens Check out the following new screens from Sony's E3 2010 lineup:

'Disciples III: Renaissance' Shows Off The Elven Alliance - New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disciples III: Renaissance is a turn-based RPG/strategy game set in an expansive fantasy world, offering players action, adventure and glory. Stunning 3D environments, three playable races, and multiplayer functionality all combine to offer an outstanding gameplay experience.

'Saw II: The Game' (ALL) Powered By Unreal Engine 3, Also Coming to PC

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the dark and tormented world of SAW 2 and experience the gruesome traps that Jigsaw has created to test your will to survive.  With new traps, puzzles, and combat system players will need to think fast and act quick to pass the rigors of the tests Jigsaw has engineered.

'Karos Online' Update To Add Massive Castle Sieges

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Karos Online is a free-to-play fantasy MMORPG where players take the role of a hero determined to defeat the curse of darkness falling over the world of Asmara and ascend to ultimate glory by becoming the mythical Karos warrior.

'Puzzle Quest 2' (ALL) Details Rewards And Leveling Up - New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Puzzle Quest 2 features a blend of match-3 gem matching and fantasy, with a simple but meaningful role playing experience, using all-new weapons, spells, and shields that make every decision meaningful and never passive in the deepest puzzle adventure yet.

'Moonbase Alpha' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moonbase Alpha is set in the year 2032 and focuses on exploring the day in the life of a lunar-based astronaut. As a meteor strike damages an outpost near the moon's South Pole, the player must take control of a member of the outpost's research team and repair the outpost in order to save the 12 years of research accomplished there.

'Allods Online' Dates Vol.1: Revelations of Gipat Expansion

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Allods Online is a subscription-less MMORPG set in a fantasy space opera universe with player-built and player-controlled astral battleships, creating a new dimension of co-op game play.

'Modern Warfare 2' (ALL) Game With Avenged Sevenfold Fame

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing saga with an unprecedented level of action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse.

'Battle of the Immortals' Becomes Perfect World's Fastest Growing Game

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle of the Immortals is a 2.5D multiplayer game that incorporates eastern and western cultures ranging from Norse Mythology to the Qin Dynasty.

Hello Me... Meet The Real Me

by Rainier on June 25, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

So this weekend is already quite filled with Saturday morning watching the USA vs Ghana game. If all goes well we'll have the house filled with some friends bright & early for brunch and lots of yelling at the TV. Should be a good time!

On Sunday we probably are going to continue our DVR catchup quest, we just watched some Hell's Kitchen, with later in the day another concert, Danzig.

Hey Rockstar, where's my Red Dead Redemption for PC!?