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'James Bond 007: Blood Stone' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Blood Stone will lure players into an explosive third-person action adventure where they will unravel an international conspiracy across exotic locales. Players will experience full-throttle, behind-the-wheel action on land and sea while using the most high tech gadgetry known to James Bond 007, the world’s most skilled secret agent.

GamersGate Weekly Specials July 28 - Aug. 1, 2010

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, starting with 50% off So Blonde, Sam & Max Season 2, Simon The Sorcerrer 1-3, The Void 60% off Broken Sword 2-3, Ceville, Tales of Monkey Island, Nikopol, Secret Files 2, while Simon The Sorcerrer 5 drops 75% in price. Starting July 28th, anyone who purchases The Guild 2 Renaissance will receive 30% off any additional Guild titles for the week, while this weekend only Civilization 4 Complete gets 40-75% off.

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

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 7:07 p.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.

PlayStation Store Gets Discounts, PlayStation + Content, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with a slew of games for PlayStation Plus subscribers (Critter Crunch, Syphon Filter, Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped, etc..), various price drops, demos for Madden NFL 11 Demo , Section 8, Flower, Kane & Lynch 2, DLCs for PAIN, Transformers: War For Cybertron, Lost Planet 2, Super Street Fighter IV, Skate 3 ,Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, Trinity Universe, song packs for Guitar Hero 5, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Piyotama).

'Beyblade: Metal Fusion - Battle Fortress' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beyblade: Metal Fusion - Battle Fortress features a complete game-specific story with the original characters from the show.  Players find themselves in the midst of a disappearance of the world’s most powerful Beybladers.  Sucked into a giant fortress, players must battle robot bladers and discover the mystery behind the abduction.

'Madden NFL 11' (ALL) Demo Rolled Out On PSN/XBL

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 11 captures the emotion and intensity of the NFL like never before. Whether you're a diehard football fan, gamer, or somewhere in between, Madden NFL 11 puts you in control of your favorite teams and NFL superstars and lets you feel what it's like to play on Sundays.

Walt Disney Acquires Playdom Inc.

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Advancing on its goal of bringing consumers its well-known stories, characters and brands in ever more engaging ways, The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire online social gaming company Playdom Inc.

'Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman' (PSP) - 80 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Z.H.P. is an all new IP developed by the same team that brought the Disgaea series. The game retains the same hardcore SRPG aspects of Disgaea, but with a deeper customization feature for the character and even more randomly generated contents in battles.

'MAG' (PS3) v1.07 Patch Coming Early August, To Add New Features

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MAG may be massive but it is an action shooter at its core. You can run around and shoot enemies, throw grenades, and drive vehicles just like any other shooter except with MAG you’ll do it with up to 256 players.

'Medal of Honor' (ALL) Soundtracks Headlined By Linkin Park

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:58 p.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.

'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2' (PS3/X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 is the sequel to last year’s high-flying, fast-hitting, and intense versus battles series. Dragon Ball Z fans can rest assured that the destructible environment, and character trademark attacks and transformations will be true to the series.

'EverQuest II' Becomes Free To Play

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Alan Wake' The Signal DLC

by Adam Pavlacka on July 27, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Alan Wake, the game's protagonist, is a bestselling horror writer, who writes a novel about his darkest nightmares. In the game, those nightmares come true.

'Stargate Resistance' Content Update To Add New Map, Game Mode

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate Resistance is a fast-paced and deadly 3rd person shooter for control of the entire galaxy! The arrogant System Lords believe they are the true masters of the universe, and have begun a savage campaign to dominate and enslave the known worlds.

'Dungeon Siege III' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 9:49 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 ...

'Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, one of the most beloved strategy RPG titles of all time, is being reborn from the ground up, with reworked visuals and effects, a re-arranged soundtrack by the original composers, new character growth mechanics and a new Wheel of Fortune system that adds even more replay value to the game.

Bethesda's GamesCom 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda announced its video game lineup for GamesCom, August 18-22, where it will show off Fallout: New Vegas, Hunted: The Demon’s Forge, Brink, and RAGE.

'The Sly Collection' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sly Collection features three PlayStation 2 hits (Sly Cooper and the Thievius Racconus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves and Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves) remastered in high definition and delivered on a single Blu-Ray Disc. The Sly Collection contains extra features and content, such as Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves in 3-D and PlayStation Move minigames.

JoWood's GamesCom 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood announced its video game lineup for GamesCom, August 18-22, where it will show off ArcaniA: Gothic 4, Spellforce 2: Faith in Destiny, and Playmobil Agents

'FIFA 11' (ALL) Adds Street Football Mode On Wii - New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 3:17 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.

'Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock' (ALL) Unveils More Tracks

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock will once again redefine music gaming with an all-new, story-driven Quest Mode, a completely redesigned rock-inspired guitar controller, the biggest on-disc selection of rock music ever in a Guitar Hero game and Quickplay+, which invites challenge-starved fanatics to test their rock skills.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Singularity'

by Brian Dumlao on July 27, 2010 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Singularity pits shooter and sci-fi fans against a devastating fracture in time. As players attempt to unravel a conspiracy, they must fight their way through ever-shifting epic sci-fi environments, occupied by Russian soldiers and time-ravaged creatures, while sudden time waves hurl them back and forth between 1950 and the present day.

'Divinity II: Flames of Vengeance' (ALL) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aleroth, once a war-torn city, now holds the next challenges for computer role playing gamers. Rivellon, the world of Divinity II: Ego Draconis, is still not safe. In Divinity II: Flames of Vengeance players must face the evil once more.

'The Darkness 2' (ALL) Under Development At Digital Extremes

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally licensed by Majesco but sold off to 2K Games, The Darkness is based on Top Cow's comic book series, and while a sequel to the 2007 action game has been mentioned by various Top Cow executives on several occasions, it seems original developer Starbreeze Studios is currently not involved with the follow-up, according to, but instead by Digital Extremes according to an employee's resume.

'EA Sports NBA Jam' (Wii) Also Coming to PS3/X360 ?

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Jam revives the classic franchise with vintage NBA Jam gameplay, and all-new features that deliver a fresh new take on the game. Featuring the sights and sounds that fans of the franchise will instantly recognize, NBA Jam mixes the old school with the new, to deliver a one-of-a-kind sports presentation. According to a new ESRB listing, which has been pulled in the meantime, NBA Jam is also scheduled for release on PS3/X360, confirming an earlier USK ratings approval.

'Sid Meier's Civilization V' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with a new engine built from the ground-up. Players are introduced to a new combat system, deeper diplomatic interactions and a cavalcade of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v7.0 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines game to v7.0 and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes etc..

EA Selects Live Gamer to Power Microtransactions

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Live Gamer announced that it has been selected by Electronic Arts to drive its global microtransactions-based projects and accelerate the company’s online gaming strategy.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II' (ALL) More Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 12:36 a.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.

Show Them No Mercy... For You Shall Receive None

by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Wow, talk about a slow news day yesterday. I guess everybody is taking it easy after Comic-Con or something.

Last night, we watched some Hell's Kitchen (seems to be getting real steamy over there) and Entourage.

StarCraft II is out today. We got our copies yesterday but haven't had a chance to install it yet, which I shall do in a little bit. Really looking forward to it!