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'Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor' (X360) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Steel Battalion is a battle-mech simulator that lets you seat inside the cockpit of a mechanized VT (Vertical Tank) and enter into futuristic military warfare, where you pilot 20 different mechs in a multinational task force operation in an effort to overthrow the government.

'Rise of Nightmares' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise of Nightmares offers a spine-tingling horror experience which uses the innovative new controls of Kinect to give players new encounters filled with fearful anticipation and terror. Using their whole body the player will experience fear and tension as never before in this first person horror adventure.

'Enslaved: Odyssey to the West' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A tactical action-adventure game, Enslaved centers on the complex relationship between the two main characters and challenges players to employ a mix of combat, strategy and environment traversal.

'Radiant Silvergun' Officially Confirmed for Xbox 360

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure's classic Saturn shooter, Radiant Silvergun makes its way to the Xbox 360. Radiant Silvergun is the precursor to Ikaruga.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011' (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will return to action with destiny-defining moments, best-in-class creation tools and the ability for players to have ultimate control of the WWE experience.

'Michael Jackson: The Experience' (ALL) Preliminary Tracklist #2 - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Michael Jackson: The Experience will provide an interactive experience for the entire family that enables players to step into the shoes of Michael Jackson and re-live his most iconic performances through their own singing and dancing.

Various Game Trailers #1855

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 6:32 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:

  • F1 2010 [ALL] - Nightrace Gameplay Trailer
  • Front Mission Evolved [ALL] - Dev Diary Trailer #4

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

'Forsaken World' Now Accepting Closed Beta Sign-ups - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forsaken World, previously know as Project EM or PEM, is an all new 3D fantasy MMORPG that breaks new ground by bringing together the best of eastern and western cultures to offering an entirely new interactive entertainment experience to players.

Ubisoft's Tokyo Game Show 2010 Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced its video game lineup for Tokyo Game Show, September 16-19, where it will show off Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, Child Of Eden, Michael Jackson The Experience, and several others.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:00 p.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 ...

'Fallout: New Vegas' (ALL) Companions Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout: New Vegas, the follow-up to 2008's Game of the Year Fallout 3, brings this beloved franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humor, and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes.

'Epic Mickey' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney Epic Mickey is an adventure-platforming game with light role-playing elements starring a re-imagined Mickey Mouse, tapping into its rich history along with the characters and worlds brought to life by Walt Disney to create an edgy and unexpected cartoon adventure.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution' Switches To Steamworks

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WH 40k: Dawn of War II takes players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution  adds a multiple-race single player campaign, new multiplayer units, maps and an entire new playable faction.

'Dead Rising 2: Case West' (X360) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising 2: Case West will extend the Dead Rising 2 experience by delivering brand new content and the return of a familiar face.

'Demon's Souls' (PS3) Joins Greatest Hits Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Demon's Souls is a PS3 exclusive action RPG experience, beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, the hardcore RPG experience PS3 fans have been waiting for.

'Cooking Mama World: Babysitting Mama' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing along with Mama, players will have to follow instructions to carry out all the duties of a diligent baby sitter, including feeding your baby food, playing with toy blocks, changing nappies and helping baby take its first steps.

'DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring the trademark humor found in the original, Thongs of Virtue  centers on DeathSpank’s journey through a massive war-torn land;  explore the North Pole and the high seas to locate six mystical thongs to bring peace and harmony to the universe.

'Sin and Punishment: Star Successor' (Wii) Looking For High-Scoring Champion

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sin & Punishment: Star Successor is taking adrenaline-soaked adventure to inspiring new heights. Packed with nonstop arcade-style thrills, intense boss battles and precision pointer controls, the game challenges players to rack up high scores as they fend off waves of enemies in a stylish post-apocalyptic world.

Capcom Acquires Blue Castle Games

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show Capcom announced that it is acquiring Dead Rising 2 developer Blue Castle Games, also known for The Bigs. The development studio will henceforth be known as Capcom Games Vancouver and will work closely with Capcom on the development of future games.

'Pinball FX 2' (XBLA) Details Superscore And Wizard Score Systems - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.

'Ninja Gaiden III' (ALL) Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show Tecmo's Team Ninja revealed that it is working on Ninja Gaiden 3. Players once again assuming the role of Ryu Hayabusa as they guide the ninja hero on a quest to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race, and while the franchise remains bload soaked this new title will emphasize the human side of protagonist Ryu Hayabusa.

'Blade Kitten' (ALL) Pre-Order On Steam, Gets You Exclusive Costume

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blade Kitten, based on Steve Stamatiadis' comic book series, is an action adventure game that invites players into the world of Hollow Wish, where they take on the role of Kit Ballard, one of the best bounty hunters in the business.

'Swords & Soldiers' (ALL) To Support 3D - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swords & Soldiers is a side-scrolling real time strategy game, in which three distinct factions battle for the powers of the gods. The game will feature a single player campaign and a competitive split-screen multiplayer mode as well as several other game modes.

'FIFA 11' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

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.

'DJ Hero 2' (ALL) Unveils New Remixes

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:39 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.

'DmC: Devil May Cry' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC will depict a duplicitous world where nothing is ever as it seems and the line between good and evil is constantly blurred. Spurred into action by the promises of a trusted relation, Dante bursts into this world intent on revenge at any cost.

'Asura's Wrath' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once a revered deity, Asura was betrayed by his fellow gods and stripped of all his powers. Consumed by anger at the injustice he has suffered and swearing vengeance, Asura discovers he can use this fury to his advantage and turn it against his enemies.

'Killzone' Studio Founders Set Up Vanguard Entertainment Group

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four years after selling Guerrilla to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), original co-founders Martin de Ronde and Michiel Mol have reunited to form Vanguard Entertainment Group.

'Alice: Madness Returns' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alice: Madness Returns takes place 10 years after the conclusion of the original game. After spending a decade institutionalized in an insane asylum, Alice is finally released to the care of a psychiatrist who may be able to help her conquer the nightmarish hallucinations that still haunt her.

'Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2' (ALL) Gets A Collector's Edition

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 3:22 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.

'Shadows of the Damned' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadows of the Damned is an all-new psychological action thriller that follows a demon hunter deep into a hyper-twisted re-imagining of hell where he must rescue the love of his life by defeating the armies of darkness with the power of the light.

XBLA Preview - 'Hydrophobia'

by Jason Grant on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Hydrophobia is a survival adventure about conquering fear in a series of entirely dynamic flooded environments, its story  divvied up into three parts, each about 5 hours long, expected to be released within a 12-month period.

PSP Review - 'Ys Seven'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'My Garden' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

My Garden will allow players to create custom gardens in a variety of unique and beautiful environments, offering graphics that bring flowers to life in a vibrant and realistic manner.

'The UnderGarden' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The UnderGarden is a casual zen-like game that challenges players to explore beautiful underground caverns filled with strange life forms, physics based puzzles and plenty of hidden secrets. The world comes alive and music evolves as players get deeper into the world of The UnderGarden.

'Lost in Shadow' (Wii) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost In Shadow is an mystery/platform title that follows a shadow of a boy as he attempts to climb around and up a mystical tower. Along the way, players must solve mysteries, puzzles and fight off enemies that try to impede the boy’s progress.

You Won't Be The First Pig I've Gutted!

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Quite a few games shipped to stores yesterday, not the least of which is Halo: Reach, which already surpassed Halo 3 in concurrent unique users on its first day. That's probably why it was rather quiet yesterday; people were playing around with their favorite Spartan again.

Personally, I'm more psyched about the new season of Sons of Anarchy starting than any of the games on that list. I've got the first two episodes ready and waiting on the DVR, so it's a safe bet I'll be digging into that later today.