'Operation Flashpoint: Red River' (ALL) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to deliver an authentic and intensely personal US Marine Corps infantryman experience, Red River’s epic campaign will be played out on a deadly new battlefield set in the remote yet beautiful country of Tajikistan along the Vakhsh River.

'L.A. Noire' (ALL) Reveals More Intrigue - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

L.A. Noire is an interactive detective story set in the 1947 classic noir period situated in an exact recreation of mid century L.A. drawing players into an open-ended challenge to solve a series of gruesome murders, but also side missions based on real events from that period.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Escalation DLC To Add Four New Maps

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 4:31 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.

'Zoo Mania' (3DS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Mania will offer a remarkably fun and realistic zoo management experience as players strive to build a world-class zoo destination by choosing their animals, building their habitats and training their animals to attract more guests to their park.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 1:00 p.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 ...

'LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game' (ALL) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game will re-create the action, adventure and memorable moments of the Pirates of the Caribbean mythology in LEGO form, incorporating the humor of LEGO minifigures and fantastic worlds built from LEGO bricks and elements for players to explore.

'DC Universe Online' Content Update Adds New Missions, Raids And Encounters

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE Austin has built a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

'Ragnarok Online' Drops Subscription Model, Goes Free

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ragnarok Online is a fast-paced, 3rd person, fantasy MMORPG where friends can make parties and groups can make guilds, and battle for top spots in weekly Guild vs. Guild battle to gain supremely powerful items of the Gods. 

'Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension fans can play as their favorite characters including Phineas, Ferb and Agent P as they journey through new dimensions filled with action-packed platforming, in a quest to battle the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

'Pangya' Celebrates Second Anniversary With In-Game Events

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pangya is a casual online multiplayer golf game that simulates the exciting sport of golf in an anime-inspired style with an immersive fantastical storyline.

'Section 8: Prejudice' (ALL) Gets Release Dates

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8: Prejudice is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. You are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions that no one else will tackle.

'Dragon Age II' (ALL) Gets You A Free 'Mass Effect 2' (ALL) Copy

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Sniper Elite 2' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2011 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sniper Elite V2 will be a modern take on the classic Sniper Elite for the current generation of consoles – revitalizing a genre all of its own.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Crysis 2'

by Brian Dumlao on April 6, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

PlayStation Store Gets Qore, Red Faction: Battlegrounds, StarDrone, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

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

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Qore Ep. 35Red Faction: Battlegrounds (demo), StarDrone,  demos for SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs Multiplayer, Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot, DLCs for EyePet, ModNation Racers, Test Drive Unlimited 2, Mushroom Wars, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Yoostar 2, Stacking, song pack for Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (3,2,1…SuperCrash! + Dr. MiniGames, Fish Tank).

'Distant Worlds: The Return of the Shakturi' v1.501 Patch Available NOW

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

Distant Worlds: The Return of the Shakturi is an expansion to the 4X space strategy game Distant Worlds, adding new features and improvements, but also two new and unique alien races complete with riveting events that expand upon the original and move the timeline of the universe forward into its next chapter with exciting new endgame options.

Sand Is Overrated. It's Just Tiny, Little Rocks

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

Today, I decided to replace my Radeon HD 5870 with my older GeForce 275, to see if it also makes Crysis 2 shut down my computer at a specific point in the game. Whaddayaknow, it didn't! I'm going to try out AVA and Project Calypso later on and see if the issues I was having in those games (similar shutdowns) are still present. If not, then I guess the mystery is solved: a faulty gfx card.