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'Warlords' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warlords is a one-to-four player, arcade action game in which players will defend their castles from mischievous minions and ferocious fireballs spun from the mouth of a maniacal dragon. In this whimsical reinvention of the beloved classic, players will face the ultimate battle of speed, strategy and survival.

'Red Faction: Armageddon' (ALL) On-Live Pre-Order Packs Game System, Free Prequel

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | 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.

'The Darkness II' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set two years after the conclusion of the original, The Darkness II breaks the conventional FPS model with its fervid Quad-Wielding gameplay, allowing players to slash, grab, and throw objects and enemies with their Demon Arms while simultaneously firing two weapons.

'DiRT 3' (ALL) System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DiRT 3 will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth is burning. Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race. As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth.

'Section 8: Prejudice' (ALL) Unlocks New Game Mode At 10 Million Kills

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:36 p.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.

'Solatorobo: Red the Hunter' (NDS) Reveals Euro Date, Game Details

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Solatorobo: Red the Hunter you enter a world of epic fantasy action in an RPG set on the mythical floating islands of the Shepherd Republic. Take on the story of Red Savarin, an anthropomorphic dog with the ability to take a human form, battle giant robotic mecha and other enemies as you explore the floating islands.

'Michael Phelps: Push The Limit' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take a competitive sports journey with one of the most celebrated athletes in history through Michael Phelps: Push the Limit, the first controller-free swimming experience to capture your true movements and translate them into accurate gameplay.

'Rift' Content Update To Add New Features, Content, Facebook Integration

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional “rifts” that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.

'Fortix 2' (ALL) Coming To Steam Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fortix 2 can be described as reverse turret defense where players take control of Sir Fortix, whose aim is to conquer 35 castles in order to liberate the land of Artalom from the curse of evil mage, Xitrof.

'Let's Dance With Mel B' (ALL) Announced, Tracklist Revealed

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With a great mix of dance styles and music genres “Let's Dance with Mel B” guarantees a fun party atmosphere from the comfort of your home.

'Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the new spin-off point & click puzzler, Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes, players once again enter the strange world of the original and meet new protagonist Lilli, the seemingly best-behaved little girl in the world.

'Dhaila's Adventures' (ALL) Making Its Debut At E3

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dhaila's Adventures is an open-ended third person RPG/Adventure game featuring Dhaila, a young fairy whose powers are bound to nature. The game will rely on gameplay taking place in an open world where the player will update the origins of Dhaila and help fulfill her destiny.

'Wanted Corp' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Wanted Corp, a third-person shooter game, players become bounty hunters to capture ruthless fugitives who have escaped from a prison ship that crash-landed on an alien planet.

Nival Opens Up Office In North America

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian online games publisher Nival announced its recent expansion into the North American market. Located in Los Angeles, Nival's fourth global office will focus on bringing the company's upcoming cross-platform, social strategy games to U.S. players.

'Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover!' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the award-winning children’s TV series, Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover!, an action-filled console and handheld video game for preschoolers that promotes the development of healthy habits for life.

'Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2011' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2011 features an improved 3D engine that powers the realistic races, while environments boast more varied scenery, landscapes, and tracks than ever before. New cyclist models of various shapes have been designed, reflecting the real-life stature and riding style of each competitor.

'Call of Juarez: The Cartel' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez: The Cartel is an FPS set in present day and brings the best elements of the Wild West to a new and modern setting with an immersive and mature story, where players can expect to embark on a journey like no other.

'DC Universe Online' Launches Make Good Plan To Compensate Players For Downtime

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:43 a.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.

'Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Forgotten Realms are under attack by the evil Zhentarim in the next generation of the most popular fantasy role-playing, marking the first digital download release for the Dungeons & Dragons franchise.

'SunAge' - v1.10.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

SunAge is a futuristic RTS featuring 3 different races each with their arsenal of units, buildings and upgrades, taking place across 2 different worlds.

'TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea' Picked Up By Ubisoft Europe

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game where you battle epic wars and protect your kingdom from demise. TERA is developed to bring you thrills never experienced before in traditional MMOs with its action-filled gameplay and riveting visuals.

Nintendo Drops Wii Price, Launches ‘Nintendo Selects’ $19.99 Wii Games

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo is dropping the suggested retail price of its Wii to $149.99, in either black or white,  while including Mario Kart and a matching colored Wii Wheel accessory, replacing the previously included Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort games.

Various Game Trailers #1945

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | 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:

  • The Witcher 2 [ALL] - Dev Diary Trailer #1
  • Dawn Of Fantasy - Dev Diary Trailer #1
  • Virtua Tennis 4 [PS3] - Move Trailer
  • DiRT 3 [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Brink [ALL] - HUD Trailer

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

Sit Down And Shut Up, Will Ya? Try Not To Live Up To All My Expectations

by Rainier on May 4, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Whether you are a PS3, X360, Wii or PC fan, you have to admit that by now, there's so much egg on Sony's face, it must be hard for them to see.

While a $1 billion lawsuit may be a little extreme, I'm not really surprised that this is happening, and it probably won't be the last, either. I'm baffled that this happened in the first place, but the initial reaction also made me scratch my head.

Shortly after it happened, Sony was already on the case, rebuilding its network, improving security and infrastructure, and even moving it to a more secure location. Were they previously running it on a Pentium I computer under the basement stairs, unprotected? Sony Online's data was secure — oh wait, no it wasn't!

Man, what a mess ....