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'Monday Night Combat' (XBLA) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 6:14 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.

'Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII delivers an action-packed aerial combat experience as players assume the role of one of four pilots taking on the Axis alliance during four different air campaigns, including the intense Battle of Britain, the war in Africa, the Eastern Front and the Pacific island-hopping campaign.

'Puzzle Quest 2' (ALL) Details Weapons - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 4:42 p.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.

Thursday, June 3, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 4:15 p.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 ...

'Smash Cars' (ALL) Virus Run DLC Coming to PSN Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smash Cars is a dynamic, tricked-out single and multiplayer RC car racing experience where players twist and turn, grind and gear up, performing aerial tricks and stunts while racking up trophies and points as they race to the finish, all in an unlikely location.

Various Game Trailers #1829

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 3:08 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:

  • Killzone 3 [PS3] - Teaser Trailer
  • Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2010 - Debut Trailer

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

'The Mummy Online' Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Mummy Online, a free-to-play Action-RPG MMO game with adventure elements inspired by the films, players will take on heroic roles as adventure seekers with various talents and skills that will allow their characters to be unique within the MMO virtual world

'Rise of Flight: Iron Cross Edition' Announced , Coming Soon

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise of Flight: Iron Cross Edition bring intense WWI aerial-combat to your computer like never before and comes chalk full of new features, loads of new content and numerous game play improvements such as two new modes of Multiplayer.

'Transformers: War for Cybertron' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Transformers: War for Cybertron takes players to the Transformers characters’ home planet of Cybertron for a new look into the epic story of the grand civil war that spawned one of the most brutal rivalries of all time.

'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) Title Update Next Week, Free DLCs Coming

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age.

'Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt' (NDS) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the country of the Pyramids and the Sphinx, the cradle of civilization! Match 3 sources of wood, gold and more to create Egypt. Proceed on a time trip back to the origins of old Egypt, and witness the origin of one of the most fascinating cultures in the history of Humanity!

'Def Jam Rapstar' (ALL) Gets Release Date, Reveals New Tracks - New Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Atlantica Online' Content Update Adds Player Battles, Customizable Home Base and More

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlantica Online is bringing back turn-based and strategic gameplay to give a fresh face to the MMO world, a thinking person's game, giving you the chance to really strategize using the combat, mercenary and city/country management system.

'NBA 2K11' (ALL) Puts Michael Jordan On The Cover, Gets Dated

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA 2K11 delivers the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from gameplay to graphics, presentation and online features.

'A Stroke of Fate' Reveals Minor Characters - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Stroke of Fate is a detective story set in the authentic surroundings of 1940s fascist Germany, giving you the opportunity to conduct a compelling investigation of the most mysterious secret veiled by the 20th century – Adolf Hitler's premature death.

'Company of Heroes Online' Coming to North America

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Company of Heroes Online is an online multiplayer real-time-strategy game that is free to download and play. Building on the frenetic RTS action of the original game, Company of Heroes Online offers army specialization, commander customization, and persistent progression, allowing players to strategize on and off the battlefield.

'2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa (ALL) Predicts World Cup Winner

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa features all the emotion and passion of the fiercest national rivalries battling on the world's biggest stage, with all 199 national teams that took part in qualification, all 10 official stadiums used in South Africa and stadiums from each qualifying region.

'LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4' (ALL) Demo Coming to Xbox Live Next Week, Others Later

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 8:53 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.

X360/PC Review - 'Mass Effect 2' Kasumi's Stolen Memory DLC

by Jesse Littlefield on June 3, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mass Effect is a sci-fi adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In ME2, Saren's evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril.

'Gears Of War 3' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that concludes the current story arc for "Gears of War." With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.

'Shogun 2: Total War' Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shogun 2: Total War will take long-time veterans and newcomers alike to the next level of strategy gaming. Based on 10 years of experience in making Total War, Shogun 2 is the perfection of the series with a new Artificial Intelligence (AI), revolutionary multiplayer modes, brand new campaign map options and epic 3D real-time battles.

'Off-Road Drive' (X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Off-Road Drive is the first game ever to deliver a true-to-life, off-road, extreme racing experience.  Players will take part in The Russian trophy, Off-Road Trial, Thai Trophy and many other events through the worst driving conditions with a variety of natural obstacles like swamps, rocks, snow and sand.

'Sensational World Soccer 10' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

Sensational World Soccer is a 2D football game reminiscent of the 8-bit classics. Compete against the world’s best teams in the realistic international tournament and lead your country to glory.

'John Daly's ProStroke Golf' (ALL) To Support PlayStation Move

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

John Daly's ProStroke Golf will feature fully licensed courses which John has played on, bringing the real PGA experience into your home, and will also include many different game modes, realistic golf physics and commentary by the famous voices of golf, delivering the complete golfing experience to golf fans, sports fans and gamers alike.

There's Only One Proper Way For A Professional Soldier To Die: The Last Bullet Of The Last Battle Of The Last War

by Rainier on June 3, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

One press event down, one more to go this week. Tonight 1C Company will show off its upcoming titles at the Russian Consulate, and that's always a good event.

Monday's CrimeCraft content update caused some server instabilities over the past couple of days, but all is working smoothly again. One of my attentive gang members noticed that there should be two new maps coming up, according to a map/server list.

I've started watching Justified, with Timothy Olyphant, known for Deadwood and Hitman: The Movie. So far, it is quite decent, but nothing too spectacular. Good thing I like his acting style.