'Syndicate' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 10:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Syndicate delivers a unique and brutal sci-fi FPS experience set in a not too distant future, where business is war. Players take on the role of Miles Kilo, Eurocorp's latest prototype agent, and embark on an epic action adventure full of corruption and revenge.

'Ace Combat: Assault Horizon' (ALL) Demo Downloads Surpass 1 Million

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 10:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is not a sequel, but a complete rebirth, a phoenix from the ashes flying at three times the speed of sound built from the ground up, with new technology fueling a passionately realized vision of a game that puts players in the dark heart of the fight like no aerial combat game has done before.

'Hulk Hogan's Main Event' (X360) Gets Dated - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 8:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hulk Hogan's Main Event is the first performance-based wrestling game on Kinect that lets players train with mentor Hulk Hogan as they build their own wrestling personalities and learn the art of showmanship to win over the crowd.

'Gran Turismo 5' (PS3) To Get New Free Updates, DLC, And Price Drop

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 7:56 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.

'Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL' (ALL) - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL is an all-new brawler video game with 26 playable characters, including eight new characters, gives players the power to duke it out with their friends for cartoon supremacy.

'Tropico 4' (ALL) Gets X360 Date, Coming Soon

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tropico 4, El Presidente returns to the island of Tropico, and this time, he’s bringing new enemies and allies along for the ride, as he fights to turn his little island into a superpower.

'DiRT 3' (ALL) v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

DiRT 3 will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport.

'DreamWorks Super Star Kartz' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamWorks Super Star Kartz brings together a compilation of everyone’s favorite DreamWorks Animation characters and locations as they compete in some of the zaniest racing challenges ever.

'Raving Rabbids Alive & Kicking' (X360) Pre-Order Gets You Un-lockable Levels

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raving Rabbids Alive & Kicking transforms your living room into the ultimate playground as you physically engage with the Rabbids in a variety of wacky party game challenges.

'Mario Kart 7' (3DS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest installment of the fan-favorite Mario Kart franchise brings Mushroom Kingdom racing fun into glorious 3D.

PlayStation Store Gets NBA Jam, Eufloria. Crysis, Demo, DLCs And Tracks

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with free Playstation Plus content/discounts, Qore Ep 41, Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, Crysis, NBA Jam On Fire Edition, Shift 2 UnleashedSega Bass Fishing, Eufloria (demo), Space Channel 5 Part 2, demo for PES2012, DLCs for NBA Jam On Fire Edition, Portal 2, Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012, Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012, Rage, Dead Rising 2: Off The Record, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, song pack for Rock Band 3, the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Odin Sphere, Maximo: Ghosts To Glory, GRIMgRiMoiRe, Ring of Red, God Hand, FIFA 12 PSP).

'Need For Speed: The Run' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's called The Run. An illicit, high-stakes race across the country. The only way to get your life back is to be the first from San Francisco to New York. No speed limits. No rules. No allies. All you have are your driving skills and sheer determination as you battle hundreds of the world's most notorious drivers on the country's most dangerous roads.

'Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron takes fans through the final, darkest hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons as they fight for control of their dying planet, ultimately leading to their storied exodus from home.

'Take On Helicopters' Shows Off Environments - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built upon over 10 years of experience, Take On Helicopters immerses players within beautifully rich landscapes and an authentic helicopter experience.

'Crusader Kings 2' Wants Your Name In The Game

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crusader Kings 2, a grand-strategy title, players will get to control one of the great Christian Dynasties of the West, attempt to conquer all of Europe and liberate the Holy Land.

'Panzer Corps' v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Panzer Corps follows in the footsteps of Strategic Simulations Inc.'s Panzer General (1994) and shares the same level of engagement and strategic depth. Panzer Corps will keep an unmistakable "PG feeling" whilst improving and refining the gameplay and balance.

'Making History II: The War of the World' v1.24 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

Making History II lets grand strategy players experience the role of a WWII era national leader embroiled in the toxic mix of waning empires, economic crisis, and ethnic "fault lines" that famously resulted in a global war that transformed the world.

'Super Mario 3D Land' (3DS) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Mario 3D Land is the first-ever true 3D Mario platforming adventure, where players can scout levels and find secrets before they play using the built-in gyro sensor feature of the 3DS. The game will feature propeller blocks and will have StreetPass functionality.

'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier' (ALL) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier features cutting-edge technology, prototype high-tech weaponry, state-of-the-art single-player and multiplayer modes, while going beyond the core Ghost Recon franchise and deliver a fresh gameplay experience, with an unparalleled level of quality that will excite long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Kaiou: King of Pirates' (3DS) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 7:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In battle, the strong wins and not necessarily the right. In battle, the last man standing is right. If this is true, what is need for heroes is not righteousness but strength.

'Stronghold 3' Goes Gold, Gets Dated - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold 3 has fantastic features — including night time battles, an improved multiplayer, cutting-edge physics and a stunning graphics engine — that ensure old and new fans alike experience a gritty slice of medieval life.

'The Sims 3: Pets' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 3: Pets adds a new level of fun and fulfillment to Sims lives. Players take direct control of their pets as they help their Sims uncover and solve mysteries of the town.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Monday , October 6, 2011

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added one WiiWare, and four NDSi/eShop titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: Horizon Riders (Wiiware), Simply Minesweeper, House M.D. – Skull and Bones, Side Pocket, and Blue Pokédex 3D Update (NDSi/3DS/eShop).

'Of Orcs and Men' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Of Orcs and Men is an RPG that puts you into the role of an elite Orc soldier from the legendary legion of Bloodjaws, a league of warriors deeply involved in the war opposing the Orcs and Goblins on one side to their persecutors, Humankind.

Ubisoft Signs Deal With Nickelodeon To Make Rabbids TV Series

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to bring a new television series based on its Rabbids brand to audiences around the world.

'Army Corps of Hell' (PSV) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 4:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army Corps of Hell brings a new level of vicious combat, dark humor and lightning-quick action as players control an army of a hundred goblin soldiers with various classes and abilities to defeat a host of enemies in order to reclaim the King of Hell’s throne.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Rage'

by Sanford May on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rage is a first-person shooter set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, leaving a ravaged world behind. You emerge into this vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as bandit gangs, mutants, and the Authority – an oppressive government regime that has a special interest in you in particular.

The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle Adds Even More Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Several independent game developers joined forces and created a bundle of games. Offering Frozen Synapse, a top-down simultaneous-turn-based tactical game, for any price you want to pay, while throwing in the The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle if you pay above the average price.

'Kirby's Return to Dream Land' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kirby's Return to Dream Land is a side-scrolling adventure game where you can play on your own or with up to three of your friends. Kirby, in his many guises, is in control of the infamous foursome - help him use his powerful Copy Ability to inhale, spit or transform as enemies rise to the challenge.

'Blacklight Retribution' Closed Beta Kicks Off Next Week, Sign Up Now

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blacklight Retribution will set the new standard for free-to-play shooters, by fully leveraging Unreal 3 technology and implementing DirectX 11 to give gamers cutting-edge graphics that will blow away expectations as well as minds.

'King's Bounty: Warriors of the North' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

King's Bounty: Warriors of the North is the next installment in the adventure games series where tactical turn-based battles and RPG elements unfold in a rich fantasy world.

Better To Be Judged by Twelve Than Carried By Six

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

A sad day in history. Apple founder Steve Job passed away yesterday at the age of 56. Having battled pancreatic cancer since 2004, the man who brought us not only the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad, but also what many consider the first PC, Apple II, succumbed to his disease. He will be greatly missed!

RIP Steve Jobs (1955-2011).