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'Company of Heroes Online' Accepting Closed Beta Test Sign-ups

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 10:52 p.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.

PlayStation Store Gets Sam And Max Ep. 4, Kane & Lynch 2 Demo, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with a slew of games for PlayStation Plus subscribers (Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days demo, echochrome, Hamsterball etc..), Sam And Max Ep. 4, demos for Blur, Deathspank, Gladiator Begins (PSP), DLCs for ModNation Racers, LittleBigPlanet, Just Cause 2, Trinity Universe, song packs for Guitar Hero 5, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Gravity Crash Portable, Young Thor).

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 8:00 p.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.

'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' Midnight Launch Event

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 6:26 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.

'Crysis 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 3:30 p.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.

'EA Sports Active: NFL Training Camp' (Wii) Announced, Kicks Off This November - Screen

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports Active: NFL Training Camp for the Wii is a football-based training program that puts users right into the football drills and conditioning workouts of an NFL training camp.

'Shank' (PS3/X360) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shank is an over-the-top action/adventure, built with all the things that the devs over at Klei Entertainment are passionate about: amazing control, great animation, immersive environment, and everything else that we feel like, and none of the stuff we don't.

'Fight Night Champion' (PS3/X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight Night Champion pushes visual boundaries with the most realistic boxer-likeness to date, fluid animations and damage that conveys the brutality of the sport of boxing.

'Alice: Madness Returns' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaming visionary American McGee returns to Wonderland! Alice: Madness Returns takes place 10 years after the conclusion of the original game. After spending a decade institutionalized in an insane asylum, Alice is finally released to the care of a psychiatrist who may be able to help her conquer the nightmarish hallucinations that still haunt her.

'Mafia II' (PS3/X360/PC) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mafia II immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940s-early 1950s scenario by fusing high-octane gunplay with white-knuckle driving and an engaging narrative. Players will easily become engaged in the game's cinematic Hollywood movie experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city.

'The Sims 3: Late Night' Expansion Pack Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players will be able to take their Sims into the bustling urban setting where they'll be able to become a local celebrity, member of a music band, mixologist, director, and more.

'Darkspore' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkspore is a fast-paced and intense sci-fi Action-RPG in which you become embroiled in a desperate struggle to save the galaxy from an ancient and powerful evil. Darkspore is being developed by Maxis, the creators of The Sims franchise.

'Karaoke Revolution Glee' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Karaoke Revolution Glee will feature the chart-topping music and captivating performances from one of the most talked about programs of the year, giving fans the chance to play the ultimate underdog as they perform the songs featured on the show.

'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' (ALL) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bryan Lee O'Malley's video game reference ridden comic book series Scott Pilgrim will be made into a side-scrolling beat-em-up with over the top combat. Scott Pilgrim, bass guitarist for totally average garage band, falls in love with Ramona Flowers, but in order to date her, he has to defeat her seven evil exes who are trying to kill him.

'Dive: The Medes Islands Secret' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret is a unique 2D Action game that challenges players to dive into an undersea world filled with adventures and breathtaking aquatic scenery, in order to investigate the ocean’s mysterious landscapes in 2D action.

Microsoft Prices Kinect Sensor, Bundles It With X360 And Kinect Adventures

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced the all-new Xbox 360 4GB console, the Kinect sensor and Kinect Adventures packaged together for £249.99. Kinect Adventures, lets players experience 20 adventures, navigating raging rapids and ducking and dodging through mountain top obstacle courses and exotic locations - no controller required.

'EA Sports MMA' (ALL) Reveals Career Mode Details - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports MMA will feature the most authentic, intense and broad mixed martial arts experience to date - complete with a vast array of top fighters and fighting styles from around the world.

'Thor: The Video Game' (ALL) Announced

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

Thor: The Video Game will take players through a spectacular, epic-scale original third-person adventure. In the game, Thor battles through the numerous worlds of Norse mythology that span realms ranging from primal worlds of fire and ice to extraordinary planets inhabited by Frost Giants and Trolls to save Asgard, the capital city of the Norse Gods.

'Crash Time 4' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the German TV series “Alarm für Cobra 11” (known as “Cobra 11” or “Autobahn Cop” in several countries), players slip into the roles of the two highway cops Semir and Ben, the TV series’ main characters. Thus, players go through various missions based on the events of the TV series.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 9:04 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 ...

'FreeJack' Closed Beta and Early Download Access Dates - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FreeJack is a parkour racing game with slick cartoon-style graphics and innovative new gameplay mechanics based on the underground sport of free running. In FreeJack, players race head-to-head as one of four hip characters, bustin’ stylish flips and tricks to increase their speed and come out on top!

'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predator' (PSP) Revealed

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 7:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the ESRB, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predator is an action game/third-person shooter in which players engage in combat missions as part of an elite military unit. Players use a variety of machine guns, sniper rifles, grenades, and explosives to infiltrate hostile compounds and kill enemies.

'Vindictus' Playable At Comic-Con - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vindictus is the first physics-based multiplayer online action role-playing game that combines stunning visuals with high-speed combat.

'Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning' (ALL) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 7:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Previously known as Project Mercury, Reckoning is an epic, open-world role-playing game set in Amalur, a mysterious and magical new fantasy world created by New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore, bringing a new level of intense action combat to the RPG genre.

'Red Faction: Armageddon' (ALL) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Half a century after the Red Faction resistance and their Marauder allies freed Mars from the brutal Earth Defense Force, harmony on Mars is again threatened but this time by a lethal force shrouded in mystery.

'Need for Speed World' Makes Digital Download Debut Next Week

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 7:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed World Online takes the race into the largest open world in the franchise's history. This Play 4 Free action racing game will give fans access to licensed cars, parts, multiple game modes, sophisticated online matchmaking features and fully customizable profile and rides.

'Top Gun' (PS3/PC) Details Game Modes - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 6:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Top Gun, players will enroll in the Top Gun Academy as Maverick with their Radio Information Officer Goose to go up against the best for Top Gun honors. Following graduation, players will fly into the danger zone with fellow US Navy pilots over the Indian Ocean, where they will shoot down enemy fighter jets, defend and attack bases and engage in large-scale dogfight battles.

'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' (ALL) Release Date Revealed?

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 6:52 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. Deus Ex 3 is now available for pre-order on Steam, which reveals the game is scheduled for Feb. 2011.

'TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 6:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game where you battle epic wars and protect your kingdom from demise. TERA is developed to bring you thrills never experienced before in traditional MMOs with its action-filled gameplay and riveting visuals.

Paradox Interactive Summer Sale Gets You 50% Off All Titles

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced their massive summer sale. All Paradox titles (including AGEOD games) are 50% off through Tuesday, July 27th. Beginning today, you can throw your wish list away and secure your desired selections at a fraction of the regular cost.

PSP Preview - 'Cladun: This is an RPG'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 20, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Cladun is a retro-style dungeon crawler game. Players can create their own main character from scratch using a graphics editor and the dungeons that you will be adventuring in are randomly created for infinite replay value.

'Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light' (NDS) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes Of Light, previously known as Four Warriors of Light: Final Fantasy Gaiden, boasts beautiful picture book visuals and an easy to control battle system. The game goes back to the basics and origins of the franchise, with a classic story of four young heroes embarking on an unforgettable adventure; a tale of dragons, kings, princesses and witches.

'Trials HD' (XBLA) To Get Big Thrills Expansion

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trials HD is guaranteed to get your heart racing as you put on your helmet, and rev your way through a full-featured, physics-based motorcycle racing platformer in stunning HD graphics.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Naval Assault: The Killing Tide'

by Brian Dumlao on July 20, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Naval Assault: The Killing Tide is a World War II era, arcade style, submarine action title offering players the chance to command their own WWII submarine through multiple combat zones in the North Atlantic.

'Legend of Edda' Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Greek mythological conflict between the Gods of the Olympus and the Titans, the free-to-play MMORPG Legend of Edda takes players through a dynamic storyline divided into five unique chapters based on the conflict of two opposing factions.

PC Review - 'Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life'

by Dustin Chadwell on July 20, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The secret of the Tree of Life. For centuries people were ready to commit worst crimes and risk their lives to discover it. Times have changed, but not human nature. As Sylvie Leroux - a young archaeologist and adventurer - is working to solve the mystery that surrounds the legend, she finds herself tempted by the same promises that so many before her fell for.

Was It Necessary That You Kill All Of Them? I Only Yold You To Scare Them

by Rainier on July 20, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Sorry for the late start. Had to get in a nap before we head over to Capcom and Electronic Arts to check out some new titles. Looks like it's going to be a long day.

Last night, we got around to watching the newest Entourage — can't shake the feeling that something is afoot there — and the first episode of the newest IT Crowd season. If you are unfamiliar with the IT Crowd, it's a British comedy, and if you've been around computers and nerdy people as long as we have, then you'll certainly appreciate it. Check it out! It's hilarious.