'Metro: Last Light' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro: Last Light will immerse the player in the haunting, desolate ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, one of the most richly detailed, and beautifully realised gaming worlds of modern times.

'Dungeon Siege III' (ALL) Demo On Xbox Live, PSN and PC Next Week

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege III brings 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 also features an all-new co-op multiplayer mode.

'Captain America: Super Soldier' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive - New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception' (PS3) Unveils More Multiplayer Details

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 5:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception blurs the entertainment boundaries, delivering the cinematic scale, adrenalin rushes, thrills and mystery that are the Uncharted trademark; together with its unique and enhanced multiplayer experience.

'Age of Empires Online' Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires Online invites players to create a living, growing online world, shared with friends and friendly rivals around the globe.

'London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games will allow gamers to create their own moments of sporting history and fame by experiencing the thrill and adrenaline rush of the events and disciplines that will be a part of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

'Catherine' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Catherine is an unprecedented exploration of the pleasures and horrors of love. As Vincent, a man recently succumbed to the irresistible beauty of the game's titular diversion players find themselves swept into a treacherous love triangle.

'Hunter-Killer' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunter-Killer is a team-based action game, the story concerns a government program to create genetically-enhanced living super-weapons – known as Ultras – to combat the threat of nuclear war. When several Ultras go rogue, the government sets its loyal Ultras – the Hunter-Killers – to track down and neutralize them.

'Brink' (ALL) Gets Free Agents of Change DLC To Make Up For Launch Issues

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brink is an immersive shooter that blends single-player, co-op, and multiplayer gameplay into one seamless experience, allowing you to develop your character across all modes of play. You decide the role you want to assume in the world of Brink as you fight to save yourself and mankind's last refuge for humanity.

'Karma Online: Prisoners of the Dead' Now Accepting Closed Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Karma Online: Prisoners of the Dead is the newest installment in the Korean online first-person shooter series. Players go back in time to World War II, where they must choose to side with the Axis or Allied powers and join the fight for global victory - with a zombie twist.

'Dark Souls' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Souls is a brand new action RPG set in a rich, dark fantasy universe. Tense dungeon crawling, fearsome enemy encounters and groundbreaking online features combine for a truly unique RPG experience.

'Blackshot' Update Adds Second World War Content

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A militaristic FPS loaded with powerful weapons, lifelike characters and gritty environments, Blackshot’s intense multiplayer action will appeal to gamers of all skill levels.

'Commander: Europe at War - Grand Strategy' v2.0 Expansion Available NOW

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commander: Europe at War is a turn-based strategy game set during WWII where players take command of either the Axis powers or the Allied forces, and make decisions relating to recruitment, reconnaissance and diplomacy.

'Madden NFL 12' (ALL) Cover Athlete Signed, Limited Hall of Fame Edition Revealed

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 12 provides an immersive and authentic experience that fans have come to expect from the franchise, including all 32 NFL teams and more than 1,700 NFL players.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call Of Duty Elite'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on May 31, 2011 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty Elite is a new online service that unites and ignites the Call of Duty multiplayer community. The service offers cutting-edge features which significantly enhance the franchises' multiplayer experience and deliver a new level of social engagement to players worldwide.

'Heroes of Ruin' (3DS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of Ruin is a brand new adventure featuring four unlikely heroes brought together to form a fearsome alliance. Custom-built for 3DS, with support for online play and a wealth of social gaming features, players will find a new experience awaits them every day.

'L.A. Noire' (ALL) Announces DLC Plans/Schedule

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 5:31 a.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.

'Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm' - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races. It's overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, and it's designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Anomaly: Warzone Earth' To Add Touch-Screen Compatibility

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Anomaly: Warzone Earth, at its core, is an arcade approach to the real-time-strategy genre. You have the heat of an RTS battle raging around you, as you find yourself in the middle it all, supporting your squad, issuing orders, changing tactics when the situation forces you to do so.

'White Knight Chronicles II' (PS3) Introduces The Incorruptus - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

White Knight Chronicles II is a fantasy role-playing game that seamlessly blends the interactive multiplayer co-op experience with the cinematic storytelling of a single-player RPG.

'Crimson Alliance' (X360) Unveiled

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Alliance is a new action RPG, and takes everything Certain Affinity learned about high action from working on shooters like Halo and Call of Duty, and everything they love about the fantasy genre, but gets rid of all that tedious backpack rummaging, and boring dialog!

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2012' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 continues Konami's determination to create a truly realistic, immersive and utterly playable take on the modern game. Thus, the focus in PES 2012 is the instinctive way the game can be played and on teamwork in particular.

PlayStation Network Back In Full Effect This Week

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony announced that it will fully restore all PlayStation Network services in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea by the end of this week.

'Alice: Madness Returns' (ALL) Unveils Hysteria Mode - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alice: Madness Returns takes place 10 years after the conclusion of the original game. After spending a decade institutionalized in an insane asylum, Alice is finally released to the care of a psychiatrist who may be able to help her conquer the nightmarish hallucinations that still haunt her.

PS3/X360 Review - 'L.A. Noire'

by Brad Hilderbrand on May 31, 2011 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'The Witcher 2' Given As Gift To US President Barack Obama

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings features all new dialogue, updated graphics engine, realistic environment, revamped day/night cycle, actions that affect AI behavior, more dynamic/spectacular/bloody finishing moves and plenty more.

Perfect World Acquires Cryptic Studios

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perfect World has entered into an agreement whereby it would acquire 100% equity interest in Champions Online developer Cryptic Studios, recently shuddered by Atari.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, May 30, 2011

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added two WiiWare, one Virtual Console, and three NDSiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: Fast – Racing League, Bit.Trip.Void (Wiiware), House M.D. - Globetrotting, B Team - Episode 1: Dust & Steel, 99Bullets, Valet Parking 1989 (NDSi), and Super Adventure Island (VC).

Do Not Arouse The Wrath Of The Great And Powerful Oz

by Rainier on May 31, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Well, we failed to go to the movies for the past three days. Go team! Instead, we had some friends over for a Memorial Day rib fest, and we stuffed ourselves until we passed out. Who knew eating could be so tiring?

In between cooking and gorging ourselves, we managed to watch some more Hawaii Five-0 and the latest episode of Game Of Thrones, which was excellent once again with a nice twist at the end. With E3 kicking off next week, this only means we'll be even further behind on new movies, as Green Lantern and the new X-Men are coming up shortly. I foresee a movie marathon in our future!

Keep an eye on our Twitter feed if you are interested in OnLive, as we'll be giving away a few of their micro consoles and free games.