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'Rift: Planes of Telara' Details Darkening Deeps - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 6:24 p.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.

'Half-Minute Hero' (ALL) Gets A Sequel

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Half-Minute Hero the player must fight, shoot, summon, and protect in four distinct modes, each containing a different perspective and unique gameplay style, across a total of 120 varied stages, 30 seconds at a time. The sequel will keep its current look but will open the game up a bit more with the ability to stop time and explore the map/world, as well as feature 90 quests across five different story scenarios, a four-player cooperative and competitive gameplay, a quest editor, and a Survival mode.

'Man vs. Wild' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Man vs. Wild the game captures the heart-pounding excitement and realistic nature of the Discovery Channel’s top-rated television series. The game offers five authentic situations in a role play-style adventure, featuring seasoned survival expert Bear Grylls.

'Borderlands' (ALL) To Get Achievements Through Steam

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 5:37 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. 2K Games confirmed that Gearbox's Borderlands on PC will get the same achievements as the X360 edition but only if you purchase the game through Steam.

'Terrorist Takedown 3' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Delta Force team is sent to Mexico to stop a terrorist organization. Members of the organization are working on a new chemical weapon and they want a ransom from the local government.

'Ys Seven' (PSP) Goes Gold, Gets Limited Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ys Seven is the latest installment in the long-running Ys series which first debuted on PC in 1987. This is the first iteration to be built specifically for the PSP system, taking full advantage of the widescreen format and hardware for beautiful graphics and virtually no load times.

Various Game Trailers #1836

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 2:10 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:

  • Fable III [ALL] - Opening Cinematic Trailer

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

'Power Gig: Rise of the SixString' (ALL) Updated Tracklist Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Power Gig: Rise of the SixString will transport players to an entirely new universe, with its own mythology, politics, settings, heroes and villains, where music rules all, using new technology that represents the next evolution of music performance games to provide all players with a more authentic and fun experience.

'Mortal Kombat' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest chapter of the fight franchise marks a return to the series’ mature presentation and a reinvention of its classic 2D fighting mechanic. Driven by an all new graphics engine, the Fatality is back, presented in more gory detail than ever before, as well as a number of new game-play features and a deep story mode.

'Trine' (ALL) - v1.08 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil.

'Star Trek Online' Launches Free Welcome Back Weekend

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

'Your Doodles Are Bugged!' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Your Doodles Are Bugged! puts the magic pen of Doodleus the Master Doodler right into the hands of the player. Armed with this pen, it is the player's task to doodle a path for Doodleus' pet bugs, which have been hexed into the doodles, to the magic honey that will allow them to escape from their predicament.

'Close Combat: Last Stand Arnhem' v5.60.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Close Combat: Last Stand Arnhem is a highly enhanced new release of Close Combat, using the latest Close Combat engine with many additional improvements. This is the most ambitious and most improved of the new Close Combat releases, but along with all the enhancements it retains the same addicting tactical action found in the original titles!

'All Points Bulletin' (ALL) Rolls Out v1.30 Patch, Fixes Slew Of Issues

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin (APB) is a massively multiplayer online freeform combat and driving-based game. Players must decide which side of the law to abide by, as Enforcers, who take on the challenge of supporting and safeguarding justice, or as Criminals, who operate against the law and any opposing groups by any means necessary.

'DJ Hero 2' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Red Dead Redemption' (ALL) Rolls Out v1.03 Title Update

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age.

Gameforge Purchases Majority Stake In Frogster Interactive

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Germany-based online games publisher Gameforge is offering each shareholder of Frogster Interactive, the acquisition of their Frogster shares for a price of €25 (approximately $33) per share in cash.

'And Yet It Moves' (ALL) Gets Priced And Dated - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

And Yet It Moves is a puzzle-platformer, set in a unique world, made of ripped paper. Within the paper-collage you can jump, run and last but certainly not least: rotate the world. Learn how to apply the physical consequences of rotation to master the many tricky situations you may encounter.

'Torchlight II' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With all new character classes, an expansive overworld, new quests, monsters, and lots of new dungeons, Torchlight II finally lets you play with your friends in the world of Torchlight with an expansive co-op multiplayer experience

'Yogi Bear: The Video Game' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher announced a worldwide licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Yogi Bear: The Video Game in conjunction with the big screen release of the all new movie Yogi Bear.

'Fuel Overdose' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fuel Overdose takes you to a dark and violent universe where car races have become bloody fights between fearless racers willing to risk it all to save their tribes.

Game Factory Interactive's GamesCom 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Factory Interactive announced its video game lineup for GamesCom, August 18-22, where it will show off Precursors, White Gold, and few other titles, as well as two unannounced projects.

'Plants vs. Zombies' (XBLA) - First Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Plants vs. Zombies, players use over 40 zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs to slow down, confuse, weaken and ultimately destroy more than two dozen types of zombies before they can reach your front door.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Shaun White Skateboarding'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

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

PS3 Preview - 'Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ar tonelico Qoga is the final installment in the Ar tonelico series. In Sol Cluster, a kingdom is ruled by Clustania, an organization with an ultimate goal of enslaving humans and ruling the world. Two key Reyvateils(humanoids) fight back against the injustice.

Xbox Live Indie Review - 'Aphelion: Episode 1 - Graves of Earth'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Aphelion: Graves of Earth is an Xbox Live Indie sci-Fi RPG featuring fast turn-based combat, a 5+ hour main storyline spanning the galaxy, rich characters, combo attacks, NewGame+, ability trees, crafting, and lots more. RPG veterans will enjoy the deep game mechanics while its accessibility reaches out to newcomers to the RPG genre.

How Do You Shoot The Devil In The Back? What If You Miss?

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

I've been playing some StarCraft II co-op with a friend, and it's great fun. We've been decimating the competition. Now and then, I jump into the campaign to unlock more achievements or get missions done on a harder level, but so far, I am having a good time with it.

With the first footage from DiRT 3 released yesterday, I came across this promo clip featuring Ken Block, who's been signed by Codemasters as a technical consultant for the previous game. The video shows some serious jaw-dropping precision driving, so you have to check it out. It'll have you jump up and down in your seat as he performs tricks with pinpoint accuracy in his Subaru Impreza WRX.