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'Slam Bolt Scrappers' (PS3) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Slam Bolt Scrappers is a genre twisting mash-up of brawling and building set in the bizarre and fantastic Slam Bolt City. One to four players clash in an all-out brawl while simultaneously creating weapon packed towers that fight alongside them.

'Modern Warfare 2' (ALL) Security Patch Coming, But No More DLCs

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing saga with an unprecedented level of action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse.

Various Game Trailers #1913

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Mortal Kombat [ALL] - Noob Saibot Trailer
  • NASCAR The Game 2011 [ALL] - Daytona 500 Trailer
  • LEGO Battles [NDS] - Ninjago Trailer

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

'Dream Trigger 3D' (3DS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dream Trigger 3D is a completely original arcade shooter in which players use sonar to detect sound to expose colorful enemies and blast them into explosive 3D patterns.

'de Blob 2' (ALL) Contest Lets You Win Mitsubishi Diamond 838 65-inch 3DTV

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

de Blob 2 is an action puzzle title set to deliver a fun-filled, creative gameplay experience for players of all ages, featuring new moves, more friends, and free-form painting activities.

'Top Spin 4' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Top Spin 4 brings the competitive action of tennis to life like never before with redesigned controls, jaw-dropping player models and Signature Style animations, enhanced TV-style presentation elements, and one of the deepest player rosters to date featuring tennis’ top athletes and legendary pros.

GamersGate Weekly Specials Feb. 16 - Feb. 20, 2011

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, launching the Simulator Week Campaign, Age of Wonder Weekend Campaign and Segmented Deals of the Week, marking down a bunch of titles up to 80%, such as Evochron Mercenary, Euro Truck Simulator, Ship Simulator, Age of Wonders, Trine, The King’s Crusade, and a slew of others...

'Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights' (3DS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights centres on a treasure map that details a series of locations the player must visit as the game progresses, offering hours of puzzling and exploration, with a rich cast of supporting characters on hand to both assist and hinder Lautrec’s quest.

'Crysis 2' (ALL) Multiplayer PC Demo Coming Next Month

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crysis 2, New York is under the attack of a unique and frightening alien species that combines deadly weaponry, exceptional sensory abilities and intelligent collaboration to present players with the most challenging opponents ever seen in a first-person shooter.

'Rango: The Video Game' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rango: The Video Game, inspired by the animated feature film starring the voice of Johnny Depp, is an action-adventure title that invites players to continue on Rango's wild journey through new adventures.

Bizarre Creations Era Comes To An End, Shutting Down This Week

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Three years ago Activision made a big splash when it acquired U.K.-based developer Bizarre Creations, known for the Project Gotham Racing franchise and, more recently, Blur. Earlier this year Activision confirmed rumors that it would be trying to sell the studio, but since there were no offers being made, the famed studio, founded in 1994, will be shutting down this week.

'Post Apocalyptic Mayhem' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is an intense single and multi-player racing game that requires both speed and ruthlessness to secure the checkered flag.

'Captain America: Super Soldier' (ALL) Gets Lead Actor's Voice And Likeness

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Captain America: Super Soldier players will become Captain America as he faces the Red Skull and his army in an epic third- person action adventure set in the darkest days of World War II.

'Dance On Broadway' (Wii) Also Coming To PS3 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time in a video game, Dance On Broadway brings all the richness and fun of the most beloved musicals direct to fans’ living rooms.

Casual Video Games Said To Reduce Depression, Anxiety

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

East Carolina University’s Psychophysiology Lab and Biofeedback Clinic revealed the results of a year-long randomized, controlled clinical study that measured the efficacy of so-called “casual” video games (CVGs) in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety as a co-morbid condition.

'Naval War: Arctic Circle' Officially Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Naval War: Arctic Circle is a naval-based strategy title set in the modern day. There will be two single player campaigns (NATO and Russia) with real world units and weapons, a realistic weather system and multiplayer support for both online and LAN battles.

Sony Wants You To Stop Hacking And Remove Mod Chips, For Your Own Good

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the recent public unveiling of certain system keys that allowed hackers to breach the PS3's security, Sony issues a warning to all users that these "Unauthorized circumvention devices" are illegal and could results in service termination.

'A Game of Thrones: Genesis' Narrows Down Date - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A Game of Thrones: Genesis is a real-time strategy game, in which your political prowess will be as important as your strategic and military skills!

'Sniper: Ghost Warrior' (ALL) Sells One Million Units

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the covert, shadowy world of the military sniper, Sniper: Ghost Warrior throws players into the chaos of a military coup, as they aid the rebels in restoring the rightful government to the embattled country of Isla Trueno.

'Puzzle Bobble Universe' (3DS) Gets Euro Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Puzzle Bobble Universe, known in North America as 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.

'Ridge Racer Type 4' (PSOne) Coming To PSN

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ridge Racer Type 4 is a legend of arcade-style drift racing, featuring 48 unique cars, over 300 possible car variations, eight tracks, two-player split-screen, two different drift and grip driving models, and impressive visual fidelity.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.

'SpongeBob SquigglePants' (NDS/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In SpongeBob's most crazy, creative adventure yet, be prepared to laugh your SquigglePants off as you tilt, flick , tap and draw through more than 100 Nanogames set in six zany worlds.

'Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy' (PSP) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The dramatic, high-intensity action game that brought together an all-star cast of Final Fantasy characters is back with new enhancements. Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy adds new game modes, story missions, items, alternate costumes and combat features, expanding upon the action and excitement of Dissidia Final Fantasy in every way.

'Postal III' (ALL) Nearing Completion, Looking For Publisher

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Postal III will employ the Valve's Source engine to deliver a new and advanced technical level of social satire and politically incorrect virtual violence, featuring motion-captured performances by a wide array of celebrities as well as a storyline that offers gamers vast latitude in terms of their behavior.

'World Snooker Championship Real 2011' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WSC Real 2011 allows virtual snooker players to manipulate time and re-live their best (and worst) shots with an enhanced super slow-mo rewind system. Players can replay the action of any shot and any frame from any camera angle: fast forward, rewind, and even retake shots.

'Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris' v1.04g Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris offers gamers an exciting new system that realistically models the command, combat and logistics of World War II while including a strategic flair and a number of “what if” options.

PlayStation Store Gets Back To The Future, ATV Pure, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with
Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition, ATV Pure, Back To The Future: The Game – Ep. 1 (demo), Sam And Max Ep. 2, demos for MotoGP 10/11, Nail’d, Killzone 3 (single player), DLCs for ModNation Racers, FIFA 11, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Mindjack, Marvel Super Hero Squad, You Don’t Know Jack, R.U.S.E., song packs for Dj Hero 2, Rock Band, Def Jam Rapstar, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (TNT Racers, TACTICS OGRE: Let Us Cling Together).

New Video Game Museum Raising Funds

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE) began its first fundraising campaign today. This initial campaign is designed to fund the creation of a small starter museum location in the San Francisco Bay Area for The MADE's existing collection of works.

At Least People In Plays Act Like They've Got Sense

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

It's not pretty out there. It's dark and gloomy, and there are high winds and torrential rain. I'm so staying inside.

Not sure why Ubisoft decided to release Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood for PC. Most people who wanted it either picked up the console version or moved on to other titles. Then somebody over at HQ will probably wonder why it doesn't sell well ...

Later this week, we are going to be giving away a batch of beta codes for Mythos. It'll be a first come, first serve, so keep an eye out. They'll be going fast!