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Sony Online Unveils Its In-Game Valentine's Day Activities

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 11:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and SOE is celebrating with activities and events in a handful of its games such as Free Realms and EverQuest II.

'Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland' (PS3) - 70 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atelier Meruru, featuring returning characters from Atelier Rorona and Atelier Totori, follows the story of spunky Princess Meruru, who finds herself entranced by alchemy and vows to become Totori Helmold's apprentice.

'Microsoft Flight' Gets Release Date, Premium DLC Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 8:20 p.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.

'Alan Wake's American Nightmare' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Alan Wake's American Nightmare is a combination of adrenaline-fueled arcade action and an exaggerated pulp action-adventure story. It's instant fun for all gamers but also takes the Alan Wake story forward for the fans.

'Sanctum' Developer Reveals MultiPlatform Sequel In Development

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As one of the world’s first First Person Shooter - Tower Defense games, Sanctum has taken the best of both worlds to deliver an epic, one-of-a-kind experience.

'Blades of Time' (ALL) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blades of Time is a action title boasting a sword-wielding treasure hunter named Ayumi, fighting for survival within a hostile fantasy realm. The game is set in the world of Dragonland, legendary for its treasure, where a demonic being has taken control and is wreaking havoc.

'Hawken' (ALL) Now Accepting Open Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hawken is a multiplayer mech combat game with its focus on creating an intense and enjoyable battle experience that captures the feeling of piloting a heavy war machine while keeping the action fast-paced and strategic.

'Smash 'N' Survive' (PSN) Reveals Gameplay Competitions - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Smash 'N' Survive is a brutal vehicle combat game that features over 30 unique concept customizable cars, 10 massive destructible maps, an innovative single player campaign and split screen multiplayer.

'iCarly: Groovy Foodie!' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

iCarly: Groovy Foodie!, Nickelodeon’s live-action series for kids and tweens, offers highly addictive gameplay where fans serve wacky meals to crazy customers in a game that ‘dishes out’ all the random fun from the show.

'Syndicate' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 1:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Syndicate delivers a unique and brutal sci-fi FPS experience set in a not too distant future, where business is war. Players take on the role of Miles Kilo, Eurocorp's latest prototype agent, and embark on an epic action adventure full of corruption and revenge.

'Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2' (NDS) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'MechWarrior Online' Developer Diary Details Role Warfare

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 1:06 a.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.

'Lumines: Electronic Symphony' (PSV) Tracklist Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 12:00 a.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.

When You Were Little You Believed In Santa, Now You Believe In God

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We had a great weekend with lots of eating involved. On Friday, Judy and I went out to dinner for no particular reason, and on Saturday, it was our friend's birthday, so we took her out for a movie (Hugo in 3D, not too thrilled about it) and then a fancy dinner. Fine dining for two days in a row means we'll be eating yogurt and salad for the rest of the week.

We're having a contest to give away a Darksiders II "Death Mask," so if you are a fan of the franchise, it might be worth tossing your hat in the ring. I hope I can mooch one off THQ for myself. The thing is pretty sweet and would fit perfectly with the rest of my gaming memorabilia.