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'Fight Night Champion' (ALL) Details Champion Mode, Full Spectrum Punch Control - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Night Champion pushes visual boundaries with the most realistic boxer-likeness to date, fluid animations and damage that conveys the brutality of the sport of boxing.

OnLive Game Service Adds Surround Sound, Coming To VIZIO HDTV, Tablet, And Phone

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

By distilling specialized game hardware out of the equation, OnLive will allow games to be played as a pure media experience on virtually any device, with the same flexibility and instant-play experience that we’ve come to expect from online video and music.

'Magic: The Gathering – Tactics' (ALL) Introduces Black Mana - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Magic: The Gathering - Tactics will allow players to command forces of dramatic 3D figures and powerful spell cards pulled from the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse. Players can participate in single player scenarios or jump right into PVP action against other players worldwide, 24 hours per day.

PlayStation Store Gets MicroBot, Angry Birds, DLCs, Demos, Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with MicroBot (demo), TETRIS, NEOGEO Station PS3 Bundle Pack, Ricochet HD (demo), Angry Birds, demos for Top Gun Network, Alien Breed 2: Assault, Kung-Fu Live, DLCs for John Daly’s Prostroke Golf, Fist of the North Star, EyePet, song packs for Def Jam Rapstar, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Legends of War: Patton’s Campaign, Auditorium, Hot Shots Shorties, Reloaded, Arc the Lad III).

'The Sims Medieval' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Medieval places the Sims characters into the Middle Ages and brings players robust, compelling gameplay never seen before in the history of The Sims, letting you create heroes, venture on quests, build and control a kingdom, and play every Hero Sim  character in the land.

Stardock Recruits Sci-Fi Author Dave Stern, 'Civilizations 5' Lead Jon Shafer

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock continues to bolster its development staff as renowned fantasy and science fiction writer/editor Dave Stern joins Stardock to oversee creative storytelling and lore implementation in all future projects, including the recently launched Elemental: War of Magic

'No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the sunny city of Santa Destroy, No More Heroes is a 3D all-action title that follows Travis Touchdown, a lone hitman, as he hacks and slashes his way through the elimination of ten high-ranking assassins.

Sonic the Hedgehog Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Corporation is proud to announce their company mascot will celebrate his 20th anniversary on June 23, 2011.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Start your journey down the “Road to the Masters” with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters. For the first time in franchise history, players will be able to step on to the hallowed grounds of Augusta National to experience the rich history and tradition of the Masters Tournament.

Paradox Reveals Interactive Convention 2011 Line-up

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive today confirmed the line-up for the Paradox Interactive Convention 2011, set to take place this month in New York City.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 9:42 a.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 ...

'Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed' (ALL) Gets Euro Date

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shift 2 Unleashed builds on the true drivers experience by introducing the driver’s battle, an even more authentic and primal feeling of power and speed which elevates the fundamental competitive race into a struggle for supremacy against other drivers and even the track itself.

'Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2011: Over The Nexus' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2011: Over The Nexus delivers the ultimate dueling simulation to handheld fans. and features over 4200 cards for use in the game, and includes the new ‘Storm of Ragnarok’ booster and the ‘Lost Sanctuary’ structure deck.

Nintendo Sells 47 Million NDS Units In North America

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

According to Nintendo's internal sales figures, the NDS systems have sold more than 47 million in the United States since the original model launched in November 2004, making it the nation's best-selling video game system of all time.

'World of Tanks' Surpasses One Million Registrations - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 3:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In World of Tanks 30-player teams are fighting action-packed PvP battles. The game features more than 150 armored fighting vehicles from the pre-WW2 era up to the Korean War: light, medium, heavy and super heavy tanks, tank destroyers, self-propelled howitzers and rocket artillery. The game includes American, German and Soviet tanks.

Wii Review - 'Heathcliff: The Fast and The Furriest'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Alien cat-like creatures have spent an eternity travelling through space, looking for a new place to call home, and have landed just outside Heathcliff's hometown! They abduct Sonja, and demand Heathcliff win a racing challenge to get her back.

Wii Review - 'Gummy Bears MiniGolf'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 2:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Transport yourself to a wonderful fairy tale land full of color and cheer! Gummy Bears MiniGolf can be enjoyed by up to four friends or family members of any age, or on your own. Collect achievements, purchase unique Gummy Bear merchandise, and customize nine unique holes for a personalized adventure!

'Gemini Wars' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 2:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gemini Wars is a Real Time Strategy Game set in space, featuring an epic campaign controlling fleets of ships in massive battles.

'Puzzle Quest' (ALL) Developer Acquired By Firemint

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 2:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Games studio Firemint announced that it has acquired fellow Australian studio, Infinite Interactive, further boosting its strength in designing and developing original games, while providing the Infinite Interactive team with a channel for independent publishing.

'Rift: Planes of Telara' Beta 4 Resumes This Week, Shows Off Runic Descent - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | 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.

It's The Devil We're Fighting, And The Scores Are Even

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We finished up the Pillars of the Earth miniseries, and it's surprisingly good. I never really saw many ads for it on TV, but with actors such as Ian McShane, Donald Sutherland and Matthew Macfadyen, and with Ridley Scott and Tony Scott as executive producers, it can't be too bad.

My former "CrimeCrash" teammates and I have been looking around to see if we can find another MMO to get into, and after trying out Eve Online, Vindictus, and Stronghold Kingdoms, we ended up in Genesis A.D, the free-to-play MMOFPS from ijji.com. While it's still way too early to claim victory, the game has decent graphics and fast-paced combat, but it remains to be seen how the clan system plays out. The option currently seems grayed out, so either it has not been implemented yet, or I'm too low-level. Time will tell ...