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'BandFuse: Rock Legends' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Letting gamers plug in a real guitar and casually strum along with their favorite songs or master the techniques of the world’s most iconic guitarists, BandFuse: Rock Legends gives players the chance to experience their favorite songs like never before.

Redbox Thanks Customers With Week Of Free Game Rentals

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The best things in life are free, and this week that includes video game rentals at Redbox.  As a thank you to its loyal customers, starting Sunday, February 26, consumers can reserve a game online and get the first day of rental free.

'Max Payne 3' (ALL) Packs A Punch With The Mini-30 Rifle - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 2:05 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.

'The Last Story' (Wii) Picked Up By XSEED Games For North America

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Last Story features time-honored RPG gameplay and story elements but also adds modern twists to the traditional RPG formula. Customize your items and character and master the innovative combat system to succeed in this epic new RPG universe.

'The Amazing Spider-Man' (ALL) Introduces Rhino, Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Created as an epilogue story occurring entirely after the events of the movie, The Amazing Spider-Man features the return of free-roaming web-slinging all over the city, as the newly anointed Spider-Man is plunged into an all-new storyline charged with protecting Manhattan from a variety of criminals.

Rock Band Music Store To Get More Huey Lewis And The News Tracks

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 7:33 a.m. PST | 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.

'The Testament of Sherlock Holmes' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 7:31 a.m. PST | 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.

'Killzone 3' (PS3) Multiplayer To Be Free As Standalone Download

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 7:10 a.m. PST | 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.

'The Thirty Nine Steps' Reveals Game Details, Fan Contest - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 6:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In The Thirty Nine Steps, based on John Buchan's spy novel, players will step into the world that exists in the book and experience the incredible adventure of Richard Hannay in an interactive-cinematic way.

'Battlefield 3' (ALL) Prepping Update With Tons Of Tweaks & Fixes

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 6:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. As the first boots on the ground, players will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations including Paris, Tehran and New York.

'Ashlands: Retribution' (XBL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ashlands: Retribution is a twitch dual-stick shooter that really ramps up the difficulty. It follows the trend of what might be considered Bullet Hell or Danmaku sytle of gameplay but with a few twists.

Movie Review - 'Act of Valor'

by Judy on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

When a mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot with unimaginable consequences, a team of Navy SEALs is dispatched. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race against the clock in an ever-widening mission to hotspots around the globe, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home.

'Fuel Overdose' (ALL) Also Coming To PSN - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fuel Overdose is a tactical action racing game that takes you to a dark and violent universe where car races have become bloody fights between fearless racers willing to risk it all to save their tribes.

You Won't Go To Bed With Any Ugly Girls, But You'll Wake Up With A Bunch

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Happy Friday!

Later in the day, you may experience some hiccups where WorthPlaying will not be reachable as we are migrating to a new server. Usually the DNS updating process only takes a few hours to propagate, so hopefully the switching will go smoothly.

We have no specific plans for this weekend, so if you are like us and you weren't planning on it yet, go see Act of Valor. A mix between documentary and a movie, it made me think of Call of Duty the way the different parts of the mission are portrayed, showing their next location on an overhead world view map and pinpointing their next area of operation.