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'Choplifter HD' (ALL) Gets Priced And Dated

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. PST | 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).

'Max Payne 3' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 11:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

'MechWarrior Online' Developer Diary Details Information Warfare

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 11:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the year 3049 during the early stages of a massive interstellar war, MechWarrior Online puts you in command of the most powerful war machine to ever walk the field of battle, the mighty BattleMech. Command your Mech and customize it to suit your battlefield role; upgrade systems, replace weapons, and tweak armor with endless options.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) In-Game Pre-Order Gear Unveiled - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 11:05 p.m. PST | 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.

'Wakfu' Goes Open Beta In North America

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 9:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wakfu is a new tactical MMORPG project, featuring bright graphics and a fantasy universe much like its predecessor, even though the development team will be adding many innovations to the tactical gameplay.

'SoulCalibur V' (ALL) Goes Gold - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SoulCalibur V delivers exhilarating 3D fighting mechanics, breathtaking visuals, and new characters, as well as expanding the online and character creation modes.

'Microsoft Flight' Coming This Spring, For Free - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 8:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Flight brings a new perspective to the long-standing franchise, welcoming everyone, including long-time fans, to experience the magic of flight. From new game play elements and enhanced scenery and terrain to new aircraft and integrated content marketplace, it is an entirely new breed of virtual flight.

'The Sims 3: Showtime' Details Magicians And Singers - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 5:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to create unique Sims and immerse them in your own living neighborhood of endless possibility, and the Showtime expansion allows players to live the rags to riches story with their Sims and share these experiences with their friends.

PlayStation Store Gets TNT Racers , NFL Blitz, Demos, DLCs, And Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 5:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with free Playstation Plus content/discounts, TNT Racers (demo), NFL Blitz, Darksiders, demo for Learning With The Pooyoos Ep.2, DLCs for Resistance 3, Champion Jockey, Apples to Apples, song packs for Rocksmith, Rock Band 3, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games (Alien Havoc & Bubble Trubble Bundle).

'Phantom Breaker' (X360) Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 5:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Phantom Breaker is a 2D arcade fighting game with a setting that takes place in Japan. A mystery organization led by Phantom organized a fighting tournament in Tokyo, the winner whom will have their wish granted.

'Rise of Nightmares' (X360) Demo On Xbox Live

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rise of Nightmares offers a spine-tingling horror experience which uses the innovative new controls of Kinect to give players new encounters filled with fearful anticipation and terror.

'Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance' (3DS) - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 4:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance's story promises to be a fun backdrop to the colorful cast of Disney characters making their 3-D debut on a handheld title. In addition to new worlds, Kingdom Hearts 3D will feature never-before-seen gameplay elements for the series.

'Firefly' And 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' MMOs Canned As Developer Shuts Down

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in 2006 Multiverse optioned the rights from 20th Century Fox to develop an MMOG based on Joss Whedon's sc-fi TV series Firefly, as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (in 2008). Now neither of those franchises will see the light of day as Multiverse has shut down due to lack of funds.

Wii Review - 'Zumba Fitness 2'

by Brian Dumlao on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Featuring more than 30 hot new music tracks, electrifying choreography, a huge variety of new dance styles and brand new arenas, Zumba Fitness 2 invites players to dance their way into shape with a fun and proven program.

Stop Snoring! You'll Wake Up The Lice

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

While we're trying to deal with the unavoidable jetlag, the first leg of our flight back was quite pleasant mostly due to the fact that the fairly new Boeing 777 was equipped with personal monitors and your own private cinema. The nine-hour flight passed by rather quickly since we were able to watch Colombiana, Contagion, 30 Minutes Or Less, as well as Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, all back to back and free of charge, even in economy class.

Just watched Attack the Block. It's not a bad flick, but it had a little too much social commentary and an overload of pop culture references. While poking fun at all of the above is quite enjoyable in moderation, the non-stop barrage of it stopped being fun about halfway through the movie (and that's being generous).