'The War of the Worlds' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The War of the Worlds is an upcoming 2D cinematic platformer inspired by the seminal work of beloved author H.G. Wells that pits players in a story of survival as a lone person trying to escape chaos and destruction amidst an alien invasion in 1950s London.

'Elemental: War of Magic - Fallen Enchantress' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elemental: War of Magic is set in a world filled with magic and ancient lore. As the ruler of your kingdom, you must expand your empire through a combination of magical power, military might, diplomatic skill, technological advancement and bold adventuring.

THQ's E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 10:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Metro: Last Light, Saints Row: The Third, UFC Undisputed 3, WWE 12, and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.

Perfect World's E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 10:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perfect World revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Blacklight Retribution, Rusty Hearts, and RaiderZ.

'Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception' (PS3) Reveals Collector's Edition, Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 9:06 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.

'NeverDead' (ALL) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 9:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NeverDead will feature third-person action gameplay set in a fantasy and horror-influenced universe where supernatural battles between humans and extraordinary creatures blanket a vast city landscape.

'inFAMOUS 2' (PS3) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 6:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cole MacGrath makes his electrifying return in inFAMOUS 2, taking the franchise to all-new heights in an immersive open world action adventure that offers a more visceral, emotional and powerful take on the true superhero experience.

'Frogger 3D' (3DS) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With all-new graphics, novel level design, and new friends to help guide Frogger to safety, skillful players will enjoy six new worlds to explore over 60 uniquely challenging stages.

'MLB Bobblehead Pros' (XBLA) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MLB Bobblehead Pros is a game where fans can choose their favorite Major League Baseball bobblehead dolls in a complete gameplay experience, featuring all 30 MLB Clubs with players wearing their home and road jerseys in games using the official playing rules of professional baseball.

'UFC Undisputed 3' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFC Undisputed 3 is poised to take players inside the virtual Octagon with extensive focus on intense toe-to-toe combat, impressive visual presentation and significantly increased accessibility, including the introduction of PRIDE Mode, two new weight classes and an impressive playable roster of more than 150 UFC fighters.

'Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaming and professional freestyle motocross (FMX) sports fanatics can experience the thrill and excitement of taking center stage at the biggest and most respected FMX series to date, the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.

D3Publisher's E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Ben 10 Galactic Racing, Earth Defense Force, and White Knight Chronicles II.

'Papo & Yo' (PSN) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Papo & Yo introduces players to a boy named Quico and his new best friend, Monster, a cuddly creature with an unfortunate addiction to poisonous frogs. Players will lead Quico though a vibrant, 3D adventure, solving puzzles with Monster’s help… but they’ll have to avoid being torn limb from limb by his amphibian-fueled rage in the process.

'Rocksmith' (ALL) Unveils New Tracks

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rocksmith is the first and only game where players can plug any real guitar with a standard quarter-inch input jack, and play through an in-depth library of music including everything from the latest hits to classic rock songs.

'Transformers Universe' Making Public Debut At BotCon

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hasbro has signed a strategic development agreement with Jagex Limited to jointly create a new online game based on the globally iconic Transformers brand.

'Rayman Origins' (ALL) Facts & Features - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by a team of only five, Rayman comes back again, but this time in his original 2D glory roots. Rayman Origins features a cartoony art style, evocative of claymation, and will include some sort of cooperative platforming as he now has a sidekick, Globox the chubby frog.

PlayStation Store Returns With Massive Update, Loads Of Demos, DLCs, And Tracks

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Alien Crush, Bonk’s Adventure, Wizardry: Labyrinth Of Lost Souls, Sega Rally Online Arcade, Star Raiders, Under Siege, demos for inFAMOUS 2, Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean, Red Faction Armageddon, The Fight, MotorStorm Apocalypse, DLCs for a slew of titles, song pack for Guitar Hero, Rock Band, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games.

Good Old Games Adds Classic EA Titles

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GOG.com has signed a digital distribution agreement with Electronic Arts, expanding its catalog with classics like Wing Commander: Privateer, Dungeon Keeper and Ultima Underworld 1+2, priced at $5.99, both Win7/Vista compatible, and DRM free.

'Batman: Arkham City' (ALL) Gets Playable Catwoman - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Get Up And Dance' (Wii/PS3) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get Up And Dance is the ultimate dancing game for everyone to play, whether you are the star performer or prefer to stay out of the limelight as a backing dancer, Get Up And Dance is for you.

'Jaws: Ultimate Predator' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 35 years after the events of the iconic movie, Jaws: Ultimate Predator is an action-packed and intense game that pays homage to the classic film while putting you in control of one of the most terrifying forces in nature, the unstoppable killing machine that is the great white shark.

'Hellgate' Closed Beta Kicks Off Tomorrow - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate is an action RPG that allows you to play in a first-person or third-person perspective. Set 27 years into the future, an ancient prophecy made centuries ago has come true and the gates of hell have opened. Demons have overrun the world of man and roam our lands, destroying, pillaging and killing humans.

'DCS: A-10C Warthog' v1.1.0.8 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

DCS: A-10C Warthog is a simulation of the U.S. premier Close Air Support attack aircraft. Warthog brings the most realistic simulation of a modern fixed wing combat aircraft in regards to flight dynamics, avionics, sensors, and weapon systems.

'Wappy Dog' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wappy Dog teaches young gamers to raise their very own puppy in both the real and virtual worlds and teach it cool tricks, play mini-games together and even converse!

Square Enix's E3 2011 Lineup

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix revealed its lineup of titles that it will have on display at the 2011 E3 Expo taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 - 9, 2011, such as Dead Island, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Dungeon Siege III, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and Hitman Absolution.

'Disciples 3: Resurrection' Shows Off Its Leaders - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disciples 3: Resurrection is the large-scale sequel to the turn-based RPG strategy Disciples 3: Renaissance.

'Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this third-person arcade style shooter, players take on the role of an elite Space Marine team sent to assault a giant Ork Kroozer en route to an Imperial Forge World. Do you have what it takes to take out the Warboss and prevent the Waaaagh?

'Choplifter HD' (ALL) Also Coming To XBLA, Original Creator Assists

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Choplifter HD, players take on the role of an up and coming rescue pilot asked to join the elite, international helicopter rescue team C.H.O.P.R. (Coordinated Helicopter Operations, Preservation and Rescue).

'Bodycount' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bodycount players become ensnared in a clandestine global power struggle as a powerful combat asset with a green-light to eliminate enemies known only as ‘Targets’ on behalf of the ‘Network’.

3DS Getting System Update Next Week, Adds Browser, eShop and New Content

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America announced that the first major system update for the 3DS will be available in North America the evening of June 6 (PST) and give users access to an Internet browser and the Nintendo eShop, which contains a variety of new content, including Pokédex 3D, an application that lets fans see Pokémon characters in 3D.

'Saints Row: The Third' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.

Paradox Interactive Recruits Former 'Battlefield' Producer

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced that Gordon Van Dyke, former EA DICE Battlefield Franchise Producer, has joined the production team at Paradox Interactive as a Senior Producer, where he will be charged with leading the production of the online titles and developing new IP.

'Hedone' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hedone is a pioneering Free-2-Play multiplayer online First-Person Shooter that distinctly sets itself apart from anything done before in the genre. The game captivates with its incredibly high quality, its  limitless options for customization, and a background story with all the makings of a Hollywood film!

'Nimbus' Coming To PSN, With Extras

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nimbus is a unique combination of racing & puzzling. The player controls a craft with no means of directly propelling itself and needs to use whatever is scattered around the levels to acquire thrust and reach the goal.

'Aliens: Colonial Marines' (ALL) Narrows Down Date - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Aliens movie, Aliens: Colonial Marines is a squad-based first-person shooter where players are part of a United States Colonial Marine squad and must prepare to face an Aliens assault more intense and horrific than ever before.

'NBA 2K12' (ALL) Get Release Date

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA 2K12 delivers the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from gameplay to graphics, presentation and online features.

PC Review - 'The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings'

by Reggie Carolipio on June 2, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'The Lord of the Rings: War in the North' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breaking new ground as a mature RPG video game set in Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North advances the RPG paradigm through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship to fight Sauron’s forces in the North.

'Darksiders II' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darksiders II follows the exploits of Death, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game.

Mad Catz Interactive Launches Game Development Studio

by Rainier on June 2, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mad Catz Interactive announced the formation of ThunderHawk Studios located in San Diego, California, which will focus on developing a series of massive multiplayer online flight simulation games with the first game expected to launch in 2012.