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'Star Wars Galaxies' Shutting Down End Of The Year

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Galaxies immerses players in the rich Star Wars universe featuring dynamic adventures across multiple planets in the classic Star Wars timeframe and offering a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests.

'Hellgate' Open Beta Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 2:03 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.

Friday, June 24, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 1:56 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 ...

'TMNT: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled' (X360) License Expires, Taken Off-Line

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cowabunga dude! Marking the franchise’s 25 anniversary, everyone's favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is back with a brand new look in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled.” The arcade classic has been revamped with all new 3D graphics, but the same classic beat 'em up gameplay.

'Solatorobo: Red the Hunter' (NDS) Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 12:00 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.

'Brink' (ALL) Agents Of Change DLC Free For Two Weeks

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 11:46 a.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.

'Killzone 3' (PS3) Kicks Off Triple-XP Weekend

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loaded with more vehicles, explosive high powered weapons and a vicious close-combat system, resume the fight against a remorseless Helghast Army of colossal proportions.

'Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta is a third person action adventure video game set in modern day Middle East that is presented in a TV-Style episodic format.

'Star Ruler' v1.0.8.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Patch

Take command of a vast interstellar empire and safeguard your species from total extinction in a procedurally generated 3D galaxy.

Rock Band Music Store To Get Poison And 3 Doors Down Three-Packs

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an 83-song set list and access to far more music than ever before, as well as innovative new gameplay modes and instruments, Rock Band 3 will change the way fans think about and play music games.

'Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time' (PS3) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly and the Gang are back in an epic new adventure! The pages of the Thievius Raccoonus are disappearing and Bentley, now keeper of the ancient master thieving book, must round up the gang and save the Cooper Clan legacy from being destroyed forever.

Ignition Games Opens New Office In North America

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following a successful showcase of its 2011 lineup at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, Ignition Games announced a renewed commitment to expanding its publishing pipeline by opening a new North American headquarters in Marina Del Rey, Calif. 

Movie Review - 'Cars 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on June 24, 2011 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lightning McQueen and Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in "Cars 2" when they head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix. The road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

'Aero-Cross' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aero-Cross, 1985 Namco arcade cult-classic, Metro-Cross, drops players into a futuristic footrace as runners compete against the clock to finish courses in the fastest time, navigating tracks filled with perilous jumps, roadblocks and other dangers.

'Black Prophecy' Details 'Ep. 1: Inferno in Tulima' Expansion

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Prophecy is an Action-MMO where you will not only be fighting epic multiplayer battles and fulfilling exciting single-player missions, but also experience a fascinating story from the pen of prize-winning German science-fiction author Michael Marrak.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Alice: Madness Returns'

by Thomas Wilde on June 24, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

Whatever You Say, I'm Sorry. You're The Man. The Dude In The Chair

by Rainier on June 24, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

This weekend, we're either going to watch "Bad Teacher," "Super 8" or "Green Lantern." Adam caught an advance screening of "Cars 2" and wrote up the movie review.

We finally started watching The Amazing Race "Unfinished Business" season, but it seems our favorite cowboys are off their game and not doing too well.

Gaming-wise, I'm still enthralled by Red Faction Armageddon, and maybe I'll get the courage to continue playing Duke Nukem Forever. It's gotten better after the first hour, so hopefully, we're working our way up.