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'Faery: Legends of Avalon' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Faery: Legends of Avalon is a Role Playing / Adventure game packed with an original and unique atmosphere, and a graphics design close to illustration. The game immerses players in a fantasy world inhabited by many colorful characters and magical creatures.

'Supreme Commander 2' (ALL) Rolls Out New Patch, More AI Tweaks, Bug/CrashFixes

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 6:05 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!

Unreal Development Kit - September Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games launched the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), a free edition of Unreal Engine 3, providing the community access to the toolset like never before, and has now released an updated version.

'Forsaken World' - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 5:58 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.

'Nadirim' Now Accepting Closed Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nadirim is a free-to-play, browser-based, MMORPG placed in a fantasy world inspired by the tales of the Arabian Nights. Explore Nadirim and its unique world of Arabian myths and fables to immerse yourself in an online role playing experience that has never been brought to browser platforms before!

Impulse September 23 - September 26, 2010 Weekend Sale

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its weekend sale, starting with a sale on THQ Ultimate Bundle (17 titles for $99.99), knocking 50% off Air Aces - Pacific, Gratuitous Space Battles (and The Tribe, The Nomads, The Swarm, The Order expansions), Din's Curse, SPORE, Kivi's Underworld, World War 2 - Time of Wrath, Blood Bowl - Dark Elves Edition, Depths of Peril, Hard Truck Apocalypse, and 75% off Gratuitous Space Battles Complete, Blacklight - Tango Down, while also dropping the price on The Guild 2 Collection.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 1:44 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 ...

'A World of Keflings' (XBLA) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A World of Keflings is the bigger, more complete chronicle of the Kefling world where players can play as their Xbox Live avatar and explore and build in the different Kefling lands. Each new kingdom has its own climate and Kefling culture. In addition, each kingdom contains its own unique resources, buildings and tech tree.

Various Game Trailers #1860

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 12:33 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:

  • Fallout: New Vegas [ALL] - Dev Diary Trailer #2

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

'DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue' (ALL) Gets Free Tankko the Warrior DLC, This Week Only

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:28 a.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.

'Bulletstorm' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bulletstorm brings new furor to first-person shooter action with its signature "kill with skill" gameplay, which is packed with blockbuster moments.

'DJ Hero 2' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive On Amazon

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:34 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.

'Super Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Alternate Costumes Coming Soon - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Street Fighter IV features the full roster of 25 characters from Street Fighter IV such as Ryu, Ken, Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte and Rufus, while adding about eight characters new to the world of Street Fighter IV, such as classic combatants from previous SF games like T. Hawk as well as all-new characters such as the mysterious and deadly female fighter, Juri.

'LittleBigPlanet 2' (PS3) Delayed Until 2011

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LittleBigPlanet 2 gives players the ability to make better levels and completely new games. It also has a loads of new features, including revamped graphics, a fresh storyline, added accessories and equipment for Sackboy, and much, much more.

'Dynasty Warriors Online' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors Online combines the fast-paced, epic-scale action of the DW titles with intense online multiplayer gameplay, while simulationiously being  free to play.

'Blade Kitten' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:21 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.

'Worms: Battle Islands' (Wii) Also Coming to PSP - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rally your worm troops, plot to defeat your enemies and battle your way through 30 single-player campaign mode missions, 30 brain teasing single-player puzzle challenges and five different multiplayer game modes on or offline as you fight to take control of a secret island Worms base.

'ArcaniA: Gothic 4' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

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.

'NeverDead' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NeverDead will feature third-person action gameplay set in a fantasy and horror-influenced universe where supernatural battles between humans and extraordinary creatures blanket a vast city landscape.

'Amnesia: The Dark Descent' v1.0.1 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a first-person survival horror game set in the late 18th century, and will take the player on a thrill-ride through the depths of madness, exploring the dark side of the human emotions.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Black Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

'Shawn Johnson Gymnastics' (NDS/Wii) Gets Delayed - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shawn Johnson Gymnastics is compatible with the Wii Balance Board, the game will offer a truly realistic experience in the following gymnastics events: floor exercise, vault, balance beam and uneven parallel bars.

It Seems I've Created A Monster. A Strangely Persuasive Monster

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Last night was quite interesting and fun. One of our longtime friends was in town for a visit, and we headed out for some drinks. We also got the news that he will be a daddy sometime next year, so that only added to our celebration.

If that weren't enough, a few hours into our drinkfest, a bus pulls up in front of our bar, and a bunch of nerdy people disembark, all wearing zombie makeup. We jokingly said that it was either Plants vs. Zombies or Dead Rising 2. Once we recognized a few of the Capcom PR folks, we looked at each other and collectively thought, "Hey, why weren't we invited to this gig?" The Capcom PR rep saw us and apologized, bought us a few rounds, and promised us a review copy on Monday — the day before the game ships. Uhhh, OK, I guess ....