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'Fable III' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since its inception, the Fable franchise has offered players the opportunity to choose their own destinies as a hero, villain or someone between, where the possibilities are limitless and the consequences can weigh heavily on the path to greatness.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Collector's Ed. Includes Remote-Controlled Surveillance Vehicle

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: Black Ops will put gamers in the boots of CIA-backed operatives that are dropped into the shadowy world of deniable operations with an expansive arsenal of weapons at their disposal.

Bethesda Parent Company Acquires Arkane Studios

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of veteran game developer Arkane Studios, which is currently developing an unannounced project with Bethesda Softworks.

'CSI: Fatal Conspiracy' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CSI: Fatal Conspiracy features five new connected cases written by the same writers from the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Players will experience an authentic crime-solving video game with real CSI characters, heart-pounding interrogations and enhanced graphics.

'DanceDanceRevolution' (PS3) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DanceDanceRevolution combines the physically engaging, innovative and easy-to-pick-up-and-play mechanics of all DDR releases with all-new features that maximize the technological capabilities of the PS3, such as PlayStation Move motion-control compatibility, all-new game modes, increased difficulty level, improved graphics and recording features.

'The Scourge Project' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

The Scourge Project, powered by Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a story-driven 3rd person shooter built from the ground up for co-op squad play, where up to 4 players each experience a personal story, whilst playing together as a squad.

'Metal Savior' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Savior isn't your typical FPS shooter. It plays more like a console shooter that is extremely fast paced, putting a focus on speed and gameplay over the graphics factor making something unique looking that plays very fast and smooth.

'Men of War: Assault Squad' Preps Open Beta

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of War: Assault Squad is a stand-alone expansion that features a completely new cooperative skirmish game mode with access to five different nations (Russia, Germany, USA, Commonwealth and – for the first time ever in the Men of War series – Japan) as well as increased realism and accessibility.

'Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City' (NDS) Adds Free Poster In Every Copy

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The embodiment of adventure and discovery in the purest sense, Etrian Odyssey III transports gamers to a sparkling oceanic paradise filled with atmospheric dungeons to chart and survey, vast watery expanses to sail across, and rumors of a sunken city to investigate.

'BioShock Infinite' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 1912, BioShock Infinite introduces an entirely new narrative experience that lifts players out of the familiar confines of Rapture and rockets them to Columbia, an immense city in the sky.

'NBA 2K11' (ALL) Pre-Order Gets You Michael Jordan Avatar Jersey

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 11:07 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.

Gator Publishing Service Gets Into Video Games

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gator Publishing Service announced the formation of its video game division Collective Mindz, designed for independent video game publishers and developers who desire the support of a full-service North American publishing presence without exposing their companies to the risk or overhead inherent in establishing an office and building a staff.

'ZhuZhu Pets: Featuring The Wild Bunch' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZhuZhu Pets: Featuring The Wild Bunch features all new super cute action with fun and furry pals, as well as an expanded Zhu-niverse, new, action packed sidescrolling gameplay, and multiplayer that will allow families and friends to pick up and play together.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 8:52 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 ...

Namco Bandai's GamesCom 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced its video game lineup for GamesCom, August 18-22, where it will show off Enslaved, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, Despicable Me, Pac-Man Party, and several others.

'Stronghold 3' Signed By Southpeak, Coming Early 2011 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold 3 has fantastic features — including night time battles, an improved multiplayer, cutting-edge physics and a stunning graphics engine — that ensure old and new fans alike experience a gritty slice of medieval life.

'Test Drive Unlimited 2' (ALL) Delayed Until 2011

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited 2 expands on the traditional racing experience providing gamers with M.O.O.R.: Massively Open Online Racing; immersing drivers in a persistent online environment and revolutionizing multiplayer racing communities as players compete, team up, and share their achievements and creations online.

'MicroVolts' Enters Closed Beta

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MicroVolts is an online shooter that offers an innovative 3rd Person approach over the traditional FPS, making it easier to play and more fun to watch while offering extra excitement and intensity. Among a thriving number of different weapons, characters, levels and fast paced gameplay, another of the games unique feature is the possibility to customize your character.

'Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit will transform online racing by bringing to life the adrenaline and intensity of high speed cop pursuits and changing the way that people connect and compete with their friends.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Portal 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Portal 2 is a stand-alone, full-price retail release with new gameplay mechanics, story line, and some surprising new twists.

Wii Review - 'Arc Rise Fantasia'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Arc Rise Fantasia is a turn-based RPG with a beautiful, anime-inspired Japanese art style. Players will jump into the shoes of L'Arc, a calm and composed mercenary, who sets out to defend the Meridian Empire from an impending invasion of ferocious creatures.

'Field of Glory' - v1.3.3 Patch Available NOW

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

Based on Slitherine’s popular tabletop wargaming system, Field of Glory is a faithful adaptation of this miniatures wargame! Without the calculations and measurements required for a tabletop game of Field of Glory, the PC version accurately represents ancient combat where you make the important and fun decisions on the battlefield.

You Get Yourself An Education. Then Get Out Of Here

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

Nothing too exciting happened yesterday, work was dragging, weather was crappy, just one of those days you want to go back to bed.

If things continue like that today, I'll try to get into replacing the case on my gaming desktop, get some better airflow going.

This weekend we're going to go see some movies, Salt, The Other Guys and The Expendables are all on our to see list.