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'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' Gets Three Custom Blizzard-Made Maps

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races. It's overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, and it's designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) First Strike DLC - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Resistance 3' (PS3) Novel Bridges Gap Between Games

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Resistance 3, humans are hunted by Chimeran death squads, but various groups have figured out different ways to survive across the destroyed country.

'King's Quest III Redux' Announced, Coming Soon - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 6:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

AGD Interactive has been covertly developing King's Quest III Redux for the past eight years. Like their other projects, this is a labor of love that both modernizes the original game while maintaining its retro charm.

'Knights Contract' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Knights Contract re-creates the era of swordsmen and magic with astonishing visual appeal while keeping players at the edge of their seats with stylized over-the-top action.

'Grand Mer' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grand Mer is the world’s first free-to-play online fishing game set in an open and persistent ocean world featuring 3D graphics and accessible controls that are easy to learn yet hard to master, offering the thrill of fishing for the big one in friendly competition with other online gamers.

'MicroVolts' Enters Second Closed Beta Stage

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | 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.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m. PST | 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 ...

'Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Naruto superstars collide in the series' most over-the-top handheld fighting game yet! Fight as Naruto, Sasuke, and your other favorite characters using an exciting, easy-to-learn battle system full of acrobatics and ground-shaking combos.

PlayStation Store Gets Dead Space Extraction, Bulletstorm Demo, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Dead Space Extraction (and demo), demo for Bulletstorm, DLCs for Eye Pet, ModNation Racers, Super Street Fighter IV, Dead Space 2, song packs for Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Lord of Arcana).

'MAG' (PS3) Celebrates Its First Birthday With Promo Events

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MAG may be massive but it is an action shooter at its core. You can run around and shoot enemies, throw grenades, and drive vehicles just like any other shooter except with MAG you’ll do it with up to 256 players.

'Bust-A-Move Universe' (3DS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bust-A-Move Universe is the next iteration in the popular puzzle series that has remained a fan favorite since it first appeared in 1994, now reborn in full 3-D.

'Earthrise' Details Post-Launch Development Roadmap

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring a unique skill-based advancement system and player-driven economy, as well as extensive, meaningful player-vs.-player combat, Earthrise gives you innumerable choices to forge your destiny, making your actions echo throughout the game world.

PC Review - 'Amnesia: The Dark Descent'

by Reggie Carolipio on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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

Everything's Getting Worse. Worse People, Worse Machines, Worse Wars... And Worse Weather

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

A late start today, and a short day as we're meeting up with an out-of-town friend we haven't seen in months. He was supposed to arrive last night, but a delayed flight resulted in a missed connecting flight and a midnight arrival. Ouch ...

With Dead Space 2 and Magicka in stores now, I'll be checking out both titles on the PC. I've been looking forward to the latter for quite a while, as it's been delayed a few times.

Last night, we watched The Cape, Hawaii Five-0, Kitchen Nightmares and some Australian Open. Good times!