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'LittleBigPlanet 2' (PS3) Reveals Date, Collector's Edition, And Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LittleBigPlanet 2 gives players the ability to make better levels and completely new games. It also has a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' (ALL) Adds Boba Fett - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, the epic story continues as players once again assume the role of the devastatingly powerful Starkiller - Darth Vader's secret apprentice set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds' (ALL) Unveils Two New Characters

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a versus fighting game.

'Dead Space 2' (ALL) Gets Animated Feature, Graphic Novel

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. Dead Space 2 will get an animated feature, Dead Space Aftermath, and a graphic novel, Dead Space Salvage, as part of the game's pre-launch campaign.

'Medal of Honor' (ALL) Development Studio Gets Named

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by real events, Medal of Honor is an all-new FPS game that will introduce the Tier 1 Operator, a relatively unknown entity directly under the National Command Authority who takes on missions no one else can handle.

'Tron: Evolution' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set during the era between the two Tron films, Tron: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the Tron mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

'Mass Effect 2' (ALL) Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC Revealed

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'FIFA 11' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 11 reinvents player authenticity – on and off the ball – for every player and at every position on the pitch with Personality+, an all-new feature that sees individual abilities reflected in game, enabling clear differentiation for every player.

'Burn Zombie Burn' (PS3) Also Coming to PC

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set across six classic American horror movie inspired levels, Burn Zombie Burn is a 3rd person shoot-em-up in the classic coin-op tradition featuring next-gen game play mechanics, and possessing that ‘one-more-go’ addictiveness which define all of the great shooters.

'Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 7:22 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.

'Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 7:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is an action-adventure game inspired by the feature film, in which players will utilize over a dozen constructs and take flight across the deepest parts of the Universe to restore intergalactic order by wielding the ultimate weapon: the Green Lantern power ring.

'TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 7:05 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.

'ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead' to Get British Armed Forces DLC Next Month

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:54 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.

'Earthrise' Reveals Backstory - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring a unique skill-based advancement system and player-driven economy, as well as extensive, meaningful player-vs.-player combat, Earthrise gives you innumerable choices to forge your destiny, making your actions echo throughout the game world.

'Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days' (ALL) Demo Now On PSN, XBL And PC Next Week

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:41 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.

'Rift: Planes of Telara' Details The Plane of Death - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional “rifts” that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.

'Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions' (ALL) Celebrity Voice Cast Revealed

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions allows players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore.

'Final Fantasy XIV' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy XIV is an all new massively-multiplayer role-playing game set in the vast realm of Eorzea.

'Cabela's North American Adventures' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 6:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cabela's North American Adventures gives players the opportunity to experience North America's greatest hunts in over twenty prime hunting locations across the continent.

'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' (ALL) Shows Off Multiplayer - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Live and breathe as Ezio, now a legendary master assassin, in his struggle against the Templar order. Lead your own brotherhood of assassins and strike at the heart of the enemy, Rome.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 23, 2010 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Living rooms will transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

'Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2' (ALL) Gets Release Date - New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 plunges fans into an explosive environment where they can become elite aerial soldiers in control of the world's most technologically advanced aircraft.

Good Old Games Sells Classic Activision RPG Titles At 30% Off

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Good Old Games just launched a weekend promo where it offers up to 30% off Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura and Vampire The Masquerade: Redemption. You'll receive a 30% discount if you buy the bundle (or complete the bundle if you already have one of the games) or a 20% discount if you buy one of the games. The promo ends on Tuesday, July 27 at 5:59 a.m. CET.

'NBA 2K11' (ALL) Gets Game Mode Dedicated to Michael Jordan - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 5:20 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.

'Mount & Blade: Warband' - v1.127 Full Client/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

Mount & Blade: Warband is geared to raise the level of intensity of the original Mount & Blade, incorporating a brand new multiplayer feature that enables up to 64 players to fight for glory on a single map in team deathmatch style battles.

XBLA Review - 'Limbo'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on July 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Limbo puts players in the role of a young boy traveling through a hostile world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister.

'Battlestar Galactica Online' Details Customization, Leveling And Quest Features - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica Online is tactical space combat and adventure MMOG, inspired by the science fiction TV series, offering state of the art graphics that can be played directly in a browser. Battlestar Galactica is the gripping saga of humanity's last remnants and their struggle to find a new home while fleeing from their deadly Cylon enemies.

'Rulers of Nations' Announced

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rulers of Nations is a comprehensive geo-political simulation adventure that lets players become President Obama (or other world leader) and face real-world situations, take action, and react to the resulting in-game consequences…will you prosper or screw things up? 

Come On, Stop Trying To Hit Me And Hit Me

by Rainier on July 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Later today, Adam and I will be taking a trip to 2K Games to get some hands-on time with Mafia II, so be sure to keep an eye out in the near future for our report and perhaps some interviews while we're there. We'll have some more Comic-Con coverage throughout the day, depending on traffic and whether they'll let me hop on the Wi-Fi at their offices.

We're going to the Queensrÿche concert on Sunday, and I'm really looking forward to it. Haven't seen them perform in two decades. The last time I saw them was in 1990, but the show was stopped due to a fatal stabbing in the audience. Hopefully we'll have better luck this time around ....