'Mad Riders' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mad Riders is an adrenaline-fueled off-road arcade racing game, that lets you perform amazing aerial stunts and race on over 45 stunning tracks from all over the world, at breathtaking speeds.

'Metal Gear Online' (PS3) Shutting Down

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Gear Online is a dedicated online game featuring characters, weaponry and levels taken from and inspired by Metal Gear Solid 4, allowing up to 16 people to play simultaneously.

'Darksiders II' (ALL) Gets Dated, Pre-Order Incentives - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 6:08 p.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.

'JAM Live Music Arcade' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 6:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JAM Live Music Arcade gives you the freedom to become the DJ, producer and the band leader for total creative access in a live music sandbox.

'Street Fighter X Tekken' (ALL) Also Coming To PC, Unveils New Characters - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tekken characters such as Kazuya Mishima and Nina Williams will make the transition into the Street Fighter universe, while retaining their unique characteristics and signature moves as they go head-to-head with classic brawlers from the Street Fighter franchise.

'Mass Effect 3' (ALL) Pre-Order On Origin Gets You 'Battlefield 3' For Free

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 4:55 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.

'Lumines: Electronic Symphony' (PSV) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lumines: Electronic Symphony marks the return of the puzzle series, bringing together addictive block-dropping puzzle action, an all-new 3D graphics engine, and some of the most significant names in electronic music history.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. PST | 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 ...

'Blacklight Retribution' Open Beta Launches Later This Month - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blacklight Retribution will set the new standard for free-to-play shooters, by fully leveraging Unreal 3 technology and implementing DirectX 11 to give gamers cutting-edge graphics that will blow away expectations as well as minds.

'Myst' (ALL) Coming To 3DS

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Myst is an adventure title featuring six worlds, many puzzles to solve and clues to find, MYST offers over 80 hours of immersive gameplay and has something for everyone.

'Girl Fight' Coming To PSN/XBLA

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With hair flying, long legs kicking and the ear-piercing shrill of deadly vixens, Girl Fight is a unique all-female, fast-paced spin on arcade-style fighting games.

'Fray' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fray is a turn-based, multiplayer, real-time strategy game that eliminates the waiting involved with most turn-based games by introducing simultaneous play.

'Pandora's Tower' (Wii) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With real-time combat, motion controls, multiple endings and a unique relationship system, Pandora's Tower offers a unique experience and an epic story that will keep you engrossed for hours. 

Xbox 360 Review - 'The Darkness II'

by Redmond Carolipio on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set two years after the conclusion of the original, The Darkness II breaks the conventional FPS model with its fervid Quad-Wielding gameplay, allowing players to slash, grab, and throw objects and enemies with their Demon Arms while simultaneously firing two weapons.

NDS Preview - 'Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

What would people do if they could see others' deaths before they come to pass? As devastation and ruin begin to spread, the player will have to use a mysterious website with the power to predict casualties in order to save lives, save themselves, and ultimately, save the city.

Wish Me A Happy Valentine's Day When You Call. That'd Be...Nice!

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Whatever goes up, must go down, and it has proven to be no different for the WP servers. They've been reliable for many years with only a few minor hiccups, but our luck has run out all at once. One of our file servers went belly-up with a double hard drive failure, our mail server crapped out, and we also decided to move our main web server to a new and faster location. While the first two are being worked on as we speak, we kept the best for last and will be looking into moving WP in the next week or two. No important data was lost, so I guess we should count our blessings.

On a more upbeat note, Fox News was actually funny for once when commentator Andy Levy apologized to Chris Brown and his fans for calling Brown out on beating his then-girlfriend Rhianna ... or does he?