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'Front Mission Evolved' (ALL) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Front Mission Evolved brings the classic Front Mission franchise into an action-packed third-person shooter that gives players full control of a massive humanoid war machine—the wanzer. Players will battle through intense combat situations as they explore an immersive world in both the single player campaign and online multiplayer.

Various Game Trailers #1838

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 10:10 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:

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood [ALL] - Dev Diary Trailer #1

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

'Professor Layton and the Unwound Future' (NDS) Gets Euro Name And Date

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, receive a confounding letter — from Luke 10 years in the future. But the message inside is even more troubling: London of the future is in disarray, and the only person who can help set things right is Professor Layton.

'Wii Party' (Wii) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo brings the action into the living room with Wii Party, a game that changes the way people interact with other players. Featuring 13 different party game modes and 70+ minigames, Wii Party can be enjoyed by everyone in the family, regardless of age.

'GoldenEye 007' (ALL) Classic Edition Gets Gold Controller - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GoldenEye 007 gives players the chance to use the lethal, gritty style of Daniel Craig's James Bond to outwit, outmaneuver and overtake an arms syndicate that threatens the world in an innovative, modern take on the legendary GoldenEye movie adventure.

'FIFA 11' (ALL) Gets More Cover Athletes

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 8:16 p.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.

'Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2' (ALL) D2D/Steam Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 7:37 p.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.

'Mafia II' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

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.

'Borderlands' (ALL) Claptrap's New Robot Revolution DLC Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Borderlands is an all-new sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat.

'Deadly Premonition' (X360) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadly Premonition is a third-person survival horror action game which puts players in the role of the intuitive FBI Agent Francis York Morgan. In the process of investigating a murder, players will examine a series of interlocking mysteries in a remote rural town and will encounter an array of complex characters pivotal to the unraveling of the storyline’s mystery.

'Earthrise' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 5:11 p.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.

'NHL Slapshot' (Wii) Contest Gets You To Meet Wayne Gretzky

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL Slapshot introduces a revolutionary hockey stick controller that allows players to shoot, pass and body check just like the pros.

'Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock' (ALL) To Debut 11 New Bands

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 12:54 p.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.

'Football Manager 2011' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With more new features than ever before, including real-time contract negotiation, a revamped training system and a number of match engine improvements, Football Manager 2011 will once again raise the bar for Soccer management games.

Nintendo's GamesCom 2010 Lineup

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

Nintendo announced its video game lineup for GamesCom, August 18-22, where it will show off Metroid: Other M, Wii Party, Professor Layton, Golden Sun, and several others.

'Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions' (ALL) Developer Interview with Thomas Wilson

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore, including The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man Noir. We had a chance to chat with Thomas Wilson, creative director for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.

'Costume Quest' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Costume Quest is a rollicking Adventure/Role-Playing game that unfolds on Halloween night across seemingly peaceful suburban neighborhoods, a mysterious village carnival, and a monster-infested shopping mall.

'Duke Nukem Forever' (ALL) Under Development At Gearbox?

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Duke Nukem Forever is the long-awaited follow-up to 1997's Duke Nukem 3D. While details are slim, longtime Duke voice actor Jon St. John returns, as well as music composed by Jeremy and Julian Soule. According to sources, Borderlands developer Gearbox is now working on the long in development Nuke Nukem Forever. Gearbox nor Take Two would confirm this rumor, but the Texas based development studio was earlier rumored to be working on Duke Begins, but that project seem to have vaporized.

'Naughty Bear' (ALL) Rolls Out Title Update, Free DLC

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 3:23 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.

'Dead Rising 2' (ALL) Gets Official Release Dates

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising 2 will take the franchise to a new level of zombie-killing fun with tens of thousands of zombies, the all new gambling paradise of Fortune City to explore and conquer plus a host of new in-game objects that can all be used as deadly weapons to stave off the zombie assault.

'Shaun White Skateboarding' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shaun White Skateboarding will provide an innovative twist and fresh take on the skateboarding and action-sports genre.

XBLA Review - 'Hydro Thunder Hurricane'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Featuring all-new, over-the-top themed environments, rocket-powered speedboats, gorgeous visuals, and amazing dynamic water physics, Hydro Thunder Hurricane is the adrenaline dripping sequel fans have been waiting for.

'DiRT 3' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DiRT 3 will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport.

'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2' (ALL) Includes Exclusive Dragon Ball Anime Episode

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:26 a.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.

'Monsteca Corral: Monsters vs. Robots' Coming Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monsteca Corral focuses on fast paced fun-puzzle gameplay. It is targeted at anyone and everyone who enjoys pick up and play games. You control a herd of peculiar orange creatures known as Stompies. You need to stop these cute and not so bright Monsters being stunned by invading robots.

You'll Find More Cheer In A Graveyard

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

My drama in CrimeCraft has reached another new low, or high, depending on how you view it. I got banned again earlier today, scored a hat trick, for reasons that are once again beyond comprehension. I am now being accused of having "divulging privileged information about an upcoming patch." I only obtained said information from an article published by Vogster itself on TenTonHammer, which the community manager linked in the CrimeCraft forums and is mentioned as news item in the game's launcher. Priceless ....

On a more upbeat note, we watched a few episodes of the new Covert Affairs TV series, and it's fairly good. Of course, nothing beat the Hell's Kitchen season finale. It was good stuff, and the right choice was made!