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PlayStation Store Gets Red Johnson Chronicles, Fancy Pants, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Red Johnson Chronicles, Arcana Heart 3, Fancy Pants Adventures (demo), Neutopia, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Puzzle Agent, demo for Virtua Tennis 4, DLCs for Hyperdimension Neptunia, Mortal Kombat, Yoostar 2, ModNation Racers, song pack for Dj Hero 2, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Neutopia, Puzzle Guzzle, FF IV: The Complete Collection).

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

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Mahjong Cub3D' (3DS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mahjong Cub3D is a tile-matching puzzle game with three-dimensional effects. It's the perfect game to pick up and play solo or with a friend at home, on the go, or on a break, satisfying gamers and fans that enjoy exciting puzzle action.

GamersGate Weekly Specials April 19 - April 25, 2011

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital distribution outlet GamersGate announced its weekly specials, launching special Hidden Object, Easter Weekend, and THQ/ValuSoft campaigns, marking down a bunch of titles up to 75%, such as Torchlight, Two Worlds 2, Braid, Borderlands, Patrician IV, Titan Quest, Metro 2033, and a slew of others.

'Saints Row: The Third' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced that Saints Row: The Third, which is being developed by Volition, is scheduled for release on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC this holiday season.

'NCAA Football 12' (ALL) Cover Athlete Selected By Fans

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCAA Football 12 takes the journey of the college athlete to the next level of depth and authenticity. Experience the pride and pageantry of gameday Saturday like never before as players go from high school superstar to top college player to head coach in the Road to Glory and Dynasty modes.

'Driver: San Francisco' (ALL) Coming This Year

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Driver: San Francisco extends the cinematic car chase experience with a new gameplay feature called "shift."

'Gears Of War 3' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that concludes the current story arc for "Gears of War." With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.

'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' (ALL) Collector's Edition Revealed

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution you play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America's most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team breaks in and kills the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes.

'Kinect Sports' (X360) Expands With Calorie Challenge Add-On

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turn your living room into a world-class stadium, bowling alley, soccer pitch or track-and-field arena. With Kinect Sports you're not only the star player, you are the controller. See a ball? Kick it. Spike it. Even give it a little topspin. Kinect Sports features soccer, beach volleyball, bowling, table tennis, track and field, and boxing.

'Battlefield 3' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 7:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. As the first boots on the ground, players will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations including Paris, Tehran and New York.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 7:03 a.m. PDT | 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 World' Expands with New Game Modes

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed World Online takes the race into the largest open world in the franchise's history. This Play 4 Free action racing game will give fans access to licensed cars, parts, multiple game modes, sophisticated online matchmaking features and fully customizable profile and rides.

'We Dance' (Wii) Unveils Complete Track List

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 6:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike other dancing games, We Dance utilizes three different styles of play – using the Wii Remote, using a dance mat, or distinctively a combination of both – each offering varying levels of difficulty.

Wii Review - 'Honda ATV Fever'

by Brian Dumlao on April 19, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Honda ATV Fever, take on the most challenging tracks in the world and compete against the best in events, on dirt tracks, off road, and through treacherous mountains.

MindJolt Acquires Mobile Developer And Social Game Network

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MindJolt announced the acquisitions of social mobile games developer SGN, and Hallpass Media, a free online game network, making it become one of the few multi-platform game developers and publishers with mobile, social and web offerings.

The Word I'm Searching For I Can't Say Because There's Preschool Toys Present

by Rainier on April 19, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Damn! Some awesome chili and cornbread last night, paired with a few glasses of wine, and that resulted in nothing but an almost instant snooze-fest!

We tried watching some Stargate Universe, but the force was too strong, the couch too comfortable, and lights were out within minutes.

So, who's picking up Portal 2 today? Everybody! If portal-placing puzzle-solving fun isn't your bag, then there are quite a few other titles shipping today, such as Mortal Kombat, SOCOM 4, and probably a few other knickknacks.

Well, I'd better get to it ...