'Homefront' (ALL) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Homefront is set ten years after the economic collapse of the United States and follows the American Civilian Resistance as they fight to reclaim their homeland from an oppressive North Korean occupation, featuring a personal, story-driven single player campaign and a full suite of multiplayer options.

'Rage' (ALL) Gets Its Own Comic Book Series

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage is set in postapocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits Earth and wipes out civilizations. Rage is an all-new take on the first-person shooter, developed using id Software's new Tech5 engine.

'Ape Escape' (PS3) Making A Move - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ape Escape combines exciting colourful action and hilarious monkey humour with a host of new features for PS3 - including full compatibility with the PlayStation Move motion controller.

'Trine' (ALL) v1.09 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Trine is a fantasy action game where the player can create and use physics-based objects to beat hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Set in a world of great castles and strange machinery, three heroes are bound to a mysterious device called the Trine in a quest to save the kingdom from evil.

'Red Faction: Armageddon' (ALL) Details Ruin Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Half a century after the Red Faction resistance and their Marauder allies freed Mars from the brutal Earth Defense Force, harmony on Mars is again threatened but this time by a lethal force shrouded in mystery.

'Portal 2' (ALL) Gets Original Song By The National

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Portal 2 is a stand-alone, full-price retail release with new gameplay mechanics, story line, and some surprising new twists.

'Free Realms' (ALL) Finally Coming To PS3

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Free Realms is a free whimsical fantasy massively multiplayer RPG from Sony Online offering lighthearted adventuring, aimed primarily at casual female gamers, and optional bonus content via micro transactions.

'Dungeon Siege III' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege 3 will bring together the beloved aspects of the Dungeon Siege franchise with Obsidian Entertainment's expertise, to create an evolved action-RPG experience. In addition to its arrival on high-def consoles for the first time, the game will also feature an all-new co-op multiplayer mode.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Dragon Age II'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 11, 2011 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

You are one of the few who escaped the destruction of your home. Now, forced to fight for survival in an ever-changing world, you must gather the deadliest of allies, amass fame and fortune, and seal your place in history. This is the story of how the world changed forever. The legend of your Rise to Power begins now.

'King Arthur II' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Fantasy/Role-playing RTS returns in a sequel set to push the boundaries of the genre even further. King Arthur II will feature a new and dark fantasy setting. No longer a valiant ruler, King Arthur is now the Maimed King trying to mend a land almost beyond repair in a stunning new plot.

'Tribes: Ascend' (X360/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 8:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tribes: Ascend, developed using the Unreal 3 engine, is being positioned as the multi-player successor to the much lauded Tribes 2 and a re-introduction of the franchise to the gaming world. 

'Batman: Arkham City' (ALL) Pins Down Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds.

'Rainbow Moon' (PS3) Announced

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Moon is a strategic RPG with a strong emphasis on character development.

'BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2' (3DS/PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BlazBlue Continuum Shift 2 is a 2D fighting game with an innovative fighting system, delivering all the content of its console counterparts, while adding a host of exclusive new features.

'Dynasty Warriors Online' Content Update Adds New Features

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 7:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

'Black Prophecy' Reveals Station Walking - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 7:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Prophecy is an Action-MMO where you will not only be fighting epic multiplayer battles and fulfilling exciting single-player missions, but also experience a fascinating story from the pen of prize-winning German science-fiction author Michael Marrak.

Impulse March 10 - March 13, 2011 Weekend Sale

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 6:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse, is having its President’s Day weekend sale, starting with a sale on THQ Ultimate Bundle (17 titles for $99.99), knocking 50% off Lost Planet 2, Battlefield Bad Company 2, TimeShift, The Chosen: Well of Souls, while also dropping the price on Edna and Harvey: The Breakout, Black Mirror II, Academagia: The Making of Mages, Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok, MinerWars 2081 Pre-Alpha, The Kings' Crusade, Storm Over the Pacific, and Air Aces: Pacific.

'LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars' (ALL) Shows Off Vehicles - New Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 6:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will include all the characters from the animated TV series, as well as some fan-favorite characters from the theatrical Star Wars Saga. The game will feature brand new battle modes, giving players head-to-head combat and an upgraded level builder, allowing the creation of customized bases and in-game battlefields.

Kalypso Media's 2011 PAX East Line-up

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 5:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kalypso Media USA announced their PAX East 2011 games lineup, which includes titles from the Tropico series, The First Templar for console and more.

Nintendo Wii Tops 35 Million In Sales

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo’s Wii console has crossed the 35 million sales mark in the United States, according to the NPD Group. More than 454,000 Wii consoles sold in February to put Wii across the 35 million mark faster than any other console in U.S. history.

'Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War' - v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War is a new and innovative turn-based strategy game that puts you in command of the Carthaginian military during a period of total war over land and sea with the young Roman Republic.

I'm The Guy That's Gonna Get Ya

by Rainier on March 11, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Our hearts go out to the people in Japan who were hit by a huge 8.9 earthquake yesterday about 250 miles from Tokyo. Unfortunately, this was followed by a devastating tsunami that swept away buildings, cars and ships and reached far inland.

The tsunami warning was extended across the Pacific to North and South America. We are currently watching live footage from Hawaii, where it is expected to hit any minute. What was calm water a minute ago has become more active, and the water level has risen.