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'Carrier Command: Gaea Mission' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is based on the original Carrier Command released in 1988, fully licensed and endorsed by its creators,  and strives to deliver innovative and intense gameplay in a truly next-gen rendition.

'The Lord of the Rings Online' To Expand With Riders of Rohan

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 9:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online allows players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

'Mario & Sonic At The London 2012 Olympic Games' (ALL) - 300 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Mario & Sonic At The London 2012 Olympic Games, players compete in events (100m track, table tennis, swimming etc.) that take place in venues based on the official London 2012 Olympic Games, against a supporting cast of characters from the worlds of both Mario and Sonic, including Luigi, Knuckles, Yoshi, Tails and more.

'Xia-Xia' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From sandy beaches to deep blue seas, explore it all with fun and silly hermit crab characters in Xia-Xia the game. Set out on dozens of missions to find shells with your favorite Xia-Xia friends, Bimini, Turks, Trinidad and Tobago.

'Yesterday' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday retains the unique graphic style from the developer's previous titles, but the comedy aspect has been given up in favor of an original and dark thriller.

PlayStation Store Gets Scarygirl, Demos, DLCs, And Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with free Playstation Plus content/discounts, Scarygirl (demo), Duke Nukem Forever, Mortal Kombat, demos for PixelJunk SideScroller, The Darkness II, UFC Undisputed 3, Gotham City Imposters (Beta), DLCs for LittleBigPlanet 2, Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3, The King Of Fighters XIII, Elevator Action Deluxe, Dynasty Warriors 7 Xtreme Legends, Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Magic 2012, WH40K: Space Marine, song pack for Rock Band 3, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes.

'Tropico 4: Modern Times' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tropico 4, El Presidente returns to the island of Tropico, and this time, he’s bringing new enemies and allies along for the ride, as he fights to turn his little island into a superpower.

'Football Mogul 2012' Predicts The Super Bowl

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Football Mogul 2012 lets you play your favorite team in any year from 1970 to 2012. With stats for over 20,000 players and customizable rosters, the options are limitless.

'RiotZone' Goes Open Beta - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a tropical country disrupted by civil war, RiotZone is a new browser-based MMO in which gamers engage in ferocious tactical combat.

'Oil Rush' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Oil Rush is a real-time strategy game based on the group control, offering mechanics of a classical RTS combined with a Tower Wars genre: control construction and upgrading of production platforms as well as their defence forces, and send battle groups of naval and air units to capture enemy's platforms and oil rigs.

'NeverDead' (ALL) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 9:05 a.m. PST | 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.

THQ To Focus On Core Titles And Digital Properties

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ announced its updated business strategy as the company exits traditional kids’ licensed video games and focuses on its core video game franchises and digital initiatives for the future.

'Most Anticipated Games of 2012' - Part 1

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

After much deliberation, voting and tallying, we have finally completed our top 20, what we think will be some of the most promising games for the upcoming year. We're starting with titles ranked 11-20, so come back tomorrow for the top 10. Head on over to our Most Anticipated Games of 2012 section for the results!

20. 'Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a fantasy RPG telling the heart-warming tale of a young boy called Oliver, who embarks on a journey into a parallel world to become a magician in an attempt to bring back his recently-deceased mother.

19. 'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier features cutting-edge technology, prototype high-tech weaponry, state-of-the-art single-player and multiplayer modes, while going beyond the core Ghost Recon franchise and deliver a fresh gameplay experience, with an unparalleled level of quality that will excite long-time fans and newcomers alike.

18. 'Paper Mario 3DS' (3DS)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

The Paper Mario series is going portable for the first time with Paper Mario 3DS.

17. 'Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm' (PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

StarCraft II features 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.

16. 'Grand Theft Auto V' (PS3/X360)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Grand Theft Auto V is set in a different city than its predecessor, with a script that's 1000 pages long, nearly 10 times as much as a feature film.

15. 'Prey 2' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Bethesda confirmed Prey 2 is being developed using id Software's id tech cutting-edge engine.

14. 'Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

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.

13. 'Kid Icarus: Uprising' (3DS)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Pit makes his return in Kid Icarus: Uprising. The world is 3-D, and combat is split between land and air.

12. 'Halo 4' (X360)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe.

11. 'Hitman Absolution' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Hitman Absolution follows Agent 47, a cold-blooded assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted — and now hunted by the police — he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world.

10. 'Darksiders II' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

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.

9. 'The Last Guardian' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Fumito Ueda's Team ICO, known for ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, are working on a new PS3 exclusive, but details as to story, gameplay mechanics are still unknown.

8. Tomb Raider (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.

7. 'Diablo III'

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

6. 'The Last of Us' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

The Last of Us is a genre-defining experience that blends survival and action elements to tell a character driven story about a population decimated by a modern plague.

5. 'Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance' (PS3)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is an all new breath-taking action title wherein the player guides Raiden through a series of beautifully realized stages. Raiden is armed with a High Frequency katana blade which he uses to cut through anything that stands in his way.

4. 'Borderlands 2' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Borderlands 2 is the sequel to the ultimate four-player Role-Playing Shooter loot fest. Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story.

3. 'Max Payne 3' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Max Payne 3 tells the story of a retired police detective embroiled in a world of corruption, turmoil and intense violence.

2. 'Mass Effect 3' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

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.

1. 'BioShock Infinite' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Most Anticipated Games - Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Set in 1912, BioShock Infinite introduces an entirely new narrative experience that lifts players out of the familiar confines of Rapture and rockets them to Columbia, an immense city in the sky.

'Darksiders II' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | 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.

'Silverlicious' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following the enchanting storyline of Silverlicious written and illustrated by Victoria Kann, Silverlicious the game lets players set out on an adventure as Pinkalicious who has lost her ability to taste anything sweet. Help Pinkalicious regain her sweet tooth as you practice kindness, good manners and helping others in need.