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'Torchlight' (ALL) Sales Top One Million

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Torchlight is an adventure-themed action-MMORPG which emphasizes a simple and intuitive interface, fast and furious action, and a colorful and compelling game world.

'Crimson Alliance' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Alliance mixes fast-paced cooperative action combat with the rewarding element of RPG character development in a battle against the sinister Cult of the Soul Siren.

'NCAA Football 12' (ALL) First-to-Play, Pre-Order Incentive And Trade-In Bonus At GameStop

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCAA Football 12 takes the journey of the college athlete to the next level of depth and authenticity. Experience the pride and pageantry of gameday Saturday with all new enhanced in-game presentation, traditions and school specific crowd celebrations. Make an impact on the field as your team takes down your heated rival on the road to the National Championship.

'Captain America: Super Soldier' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 3:59 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.

'Battlestar Galactica Online' Exits Beta, Moves From Bug Fixing To Content Creating

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica Online is a free-to-play, browser-based tactical space combat and adventure MMOG, inspired by the scifi TV series, telling the gripping saga of humanity's last remnants and their struggle to find a new home while fleeing from their deadly Cylon enemies.

'Jagged Alliance: Back in Action' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action revives the series of mercenary-themed strategy games with significant updates to visuals and gameplay, showcasing a fully updated experience, with modernized gameplay, state-of-the-art graphics and premium production values.

'Fat Princess' (ALL) Developer Folds, Comes Back As Carbon Games

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frantic and fun, Fat Princess pits two hordes of players against each other in comic medieval battle royale. Your goal is to rescue your beloved princess from the enemy dungeon.

'Arcade Pool & Snooker' (PSP) Announced, Coming Soon - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chalk up and challenge your friends and family to the ultimate pool & snooker experience. Features include smooth analogue cue action, 15 game types, hotseat multiplayer gaming for up to 4 players and hundreds of new equipment rewards.

'Fallen Earth' Content Update Adds End-Game, New Zone, Items And More

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Earth is a post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game that mixes FPS style with traditional RPG mechanics, where six factions are struggling to emerge from the collapse of civilization brought on by viruses and environmental disaster.

'Renegade Ops' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Renegade Ops puts players in a mobile commando unit sent behind enemy lines to defeat Inferno, a madman intent on global domination. Defeat enemies across a range of stunning environments using a wide variety of vehicles, from dispersing electromagnetic shock waves to the deployment of a huge Gatling gun armed to the teeth.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 9:27 a.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 ...

'Spiral Knights' Reaches One Million Players

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spiral Knights is a free-to-play multiplayer online action adventure game offering classic, console-style adventuring in a persistent online world. Players can go it alone or join with up to four friends to unravel the hidden secrets of the ever-changing world of the Clockworks.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 4:33 a.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.

'The Lord of the Rings: War in the North' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentives, Collector's Ed.

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 4:15 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.

'The Testament of Sherlock Holmes' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sherlock Holmes series is known as one of the best franchises in PC adventure games, thus far captivating more than a million of players around the world. The famous detective Sherlock Holmes will be back for probably the most dangerous investigation of his entire career.

Former Eden Games Devs Reconvene In Blossom Minds

by Rainier on July 6, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Former Eden Games veteran game developers have founded a new independent game studio, Blossom Minds with the aim to create original and quality content for the digital distribution market.

PC Review - 'World of Tanks'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 6, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In World of Tanks 30-player teams are fighting action-packed PvP battles. The game features more than 150 armored fighting vehicles from the pre-WW2 era up to the Korean War: light, medium, heavy and super heavy tanks, tank destroyers, self-propelled howitzers and rocket artillery. The game includes American, German and Soviet tanks.

Food Is More Important Than Time

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

This weekend will be slim pickings at the movies. We definitely do NOT want to see Zookeeper, but maybe Horrible Bosses will tide us over until Captain America and The Smurfs!

Kind of a slow day yesterday. Maybe everybody left on summer vacation, so we had a chance to watch Ip Man 2 (the story of Bruce Lee's master), the latest episode of Weeds and Restrepo.

I wasn't interested in any games that shipped this week, and since I finished Red Faction: Armageddon (loved it) I have plenty of time to level up in APB: Reloaded.