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'Fable III' (ALL) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Fable III you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

'Gran Turismo 5' (PS3) - 35 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 5 promises 1000 vehicles, 20 tracks in 60 different layouts, custom soundtrack support, and while there is a damage model, it will be limited to certain car manufacturers.

'Marvel vs. Capcom 3' (ALL) Narrows Down Release Date, Reveals New Characters

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a versus fighting game.

'Supreme Commander 2' (ALL) Rolls Out v1.21 Patch, Tweaks AI, Adds New Features

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 25 years after the events of the original game, Supreme Commander 2 begins with the assassination of the newly elected president of the Colonial Defense Coalition. The CDC members – the United Earth Federation, the Order of the Illuminate, and the Cybran Nation – deny involvement, blame each other, and a galactic war ensues!

'Kingdom Under Fire II' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire II will offer an epic scale medieval fantasy war zone, much enhanced in every aspect from the previous versions, for gamers to conquer the Bersia continent with the new generation of heroes, and promises a shocking ending.

'Battlefield 2142' - v1.51 BETA Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Battlefield 2142 is set in the future, the world is plagued by a second Ice Age, and wars have broken out over the remaining territories. EA has released the final v1.50 patch adding new maps, widescreen monitor support, a no vehicle option, and of course the usual bug and crash fixes.

'NBA Elite 11' (ALL) Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Elite 11 will revolutionize the way basketball simulation games are played, with an all-new technology base, a new control scheme and a real-time physics system.

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

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:46 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.

'Darksiders' (ALL) Reveals Digital Distribution Methods, Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darksiders is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry

Various Game Trailers #1857

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:15 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:

  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock [ALL] - Launch Trailer

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

'Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors' (NDS) Pre-Order Incentive - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

999 is a game that simulates life, or at least it would if your life was about being trapped on a sinking ship and forced to complete a series of incomprehensible puzzles before your practically inevitable death.

Monday, September 20, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 10:33 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 ...

'Child of Eden' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Child of Eden is a multi-sensory shooter that will send players diving into a kaleidoscopic matrix of synchronized music and mind-blowing visuals that will usher forth a landmark game experience.

'Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit' (ALL) Nearing Completion

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:26 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. Criterion Games' Craig Sullivan revealed that Hot Pursuit is almost done and is neating gold status.

'Mythos' Shows Off Gadgeteer Class - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld, players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

'The Sims 3' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Sims 3 for console and handheld, players will be able to create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires…or not, and control their lives within a living neighborhood.

'Apox' Shows Off Air Base Map - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

APOX is a real-time strategy game set in a near post-apocalyptic, Mad-Max-esque universe.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, September 20, 2010

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added two WiiWare, one Virtual Console, and three NDSiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: Triple Throwing Sports, The Very Hungry Caterpillar's ABCs (Wiiware), Nintendo Countdown Calendar, GO Series 10 Second Run, Everyday Soccer (NDSi), and Area The Acrobat 2 (VC).

'Sonic Colors' (ALL) - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic Colors is a brand new high speed action adventure in which Sonic the Hedgehog races through incredible theme park inspired worlds to rescue a colorful alien race from the clutches of Dr Eggman.

'ArcaniA: Gothic 4' (ALL) Claims To Be Using User Friendly DRM

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArcaniA: Gothic 4 is set 10 years after the last installment and situated on multiple southern islands, each with unique fauna & flora according to various climate zones. The game will feature a day & night cycle, changing weather, and depending on the time of day altering spell casting abilities.

'Alien Breed 2: Assault' (ALL) Coming This Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alien Breed 2: Assault is an explosive science fiction arcade-shooter with an epic story, swarms of highly intelligent alien enemies and highly detailed environments.

'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' Coming Back For Second Series

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games are downloadable new 'interactive episodes' in which players assume control of the Doctor and Amy as they embark on new adventures which complement the new TV series.

'Pac-Man Party' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pac-Man Party combines traditional franchise elements with multiplayer sensibilities to bring a dynamic party game filled with zany mini-games and challenges.

PSP Review - 'Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Turn back the pages of time in this earliest chapter of the Kingdom Hearts saga that explores the origins of the series. Showcasing all-new characters and brand new but instantly recognizable Disney environments from the worlds of Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.

'Castlevania: Lords of Shadow' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a new action-adventure IP, a story of one man’s journey to discover the true meaning of sacrifice amidst murder and betrayal. Set in Southern Europe during the middle ages, Lords of Shadow has beautifully-realized locales that play host to an epic battle between good and evil.

'Global Agenda' Offers Former 'APB' Players 30% Discount

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A departure from the traditional online settings of high fantasy, outer space, or military, Global Agenda is a fast-paced action MMO using Unreal Engine 3 set in Earth's near future, a spy-fi world of advanced technology and player-driven conflict.

'GoldenEye 007' (ALL) - 17 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:59 a.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.

'Dragon's Lair' (NDS) Coming to Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon’s Lair is an action/adventure game where you fight your way through the castle of a dark wizard who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles on a quest to rescue the fair princess Daphne from the clutches of an evil dragon. Released late 2009 as a download only, Destineer announced it will bring Dragon's Lair to retail.

'DC Universe Online' (ALL) Showing Off Locations - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE Austin has built a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

If You Speak My Name, I Vanish. What Am I? Silence

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Another weekend had gone by way too quickly, and I'm already looking forward to the next. Despite some high hopes, we ended up doing not much of anything. No surprise there, really.

We did some quick errands, watched some Rescue Me, played some Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 and Nexon's upcoming RPG Vindictus. Grouped up with a few buddies and spent a few hours exploring the game and its many menus. I'm not quite sure what happened near the end of a big mission, but things started getting laggy to the point of being unplayable, so we called it a night. Overall, it was interesting and quite fun ....