'Lost Planet 3' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterized the Lost Planet series return, harsher than ever before. Lost Planet 3 reveals new truths about the foreboding planet and the colonial history of E.D.N. III.

'Marvel Heroes' First Details Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvel Heroes is a free-to-play MMORPG featuring characters such as Iron Man, Captain America, Deadpool and Squirrel Girl. Story is written by Marvel comics' Brian Michael Bendis, with a plot revolving super villain Doctor Doom and various Marvel superheroes.

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops II' (ALL) Shows Off Futuristic Gadgetry - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds are being sown in today’s headlines.

'MechWarrior Online' Enters Closed Beta, Details Early Access Program

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Scourge: Outbreak' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 6:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scourge: Outbreak is an all-new futuristic 3rd-person shooter that puts players in control of Echo Squad, an elite group of mercenaries hired to deal a decisive blow against the power-hungry Nogari Corporation.

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Developer Restructuring, Layoffs Ensue

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Old Republic will let you explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining your personal story and determining your path down the light or dark side of the Force.

'XCOM: Enemy Unknown' (ALL) Reveals Date, Pre-Order Incentives, Special PC Edition - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With equal emphasis on deep strategy and intense tactical combat, XCOM: Enemy Unknown will place players in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m. PDT | 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 ...

PlayStation Store Gets Doctor Who, Sorcery, Demos, DLCs, And Tracks

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with free Playstation Plus content/discounts, Alex Kidd Miracle World, Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, Sorcery, SSF IV Arcade Edition, Table Top Tanks, demo for D&D: Daggerdale, Journey, DLCs for Dragon’s Dogma, Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2, MotorStorm RC, Saints Row: The Third, Blur 2, Soul Calibur V, Warriors Orochi 3, song pack for Rock Band 3, the usual game/movie trailers, and PS3 themes, and downloadable PSP/PS0ne games.

'Babel Rising' (ALL) Gets Dated, Also Coming To PC - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Babel Rising, gamers play as God, preventing humans from building the tower of Babel. Gamers can use their divine powers by hurling bolts of lightning, summoning massive earthquakes or unleashing gigantic floods upon the Babylonians.

'Hedone' Resurfaces As 'Bullet Run' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bullet Run is a team-based multiplayer game that puts players in the ultimate reality TV game show, where contestants showcase their deadly talents in the name of fame.

'Red Orchestra 2' Game of the Year Edition Adds Free Content Pack

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Orchestra 2 is a sequel to Tripwire's realism-based multiplayer WWII shooter. The game will focus on one of the most brutal battles in all of human history, the Battle of Stalingrad and the surrounding operations, both German and Russian, from July 1942 to Feb. 1943.

'Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz' (PSV) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz contains more than 100 stages of puzzle mayhem and eight mini-games as well as a full complement of Vita-specific features that take advantage of the powerful handheld console.

'From Dust' (ALL) Now Also Available As Browser Game

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Dust is set in an extreme version of Planet Earth where nature unleashes her power in a much more violent way than what we are used to. Tsunamis, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, volcanic eruptions are what the days are made of for the people of Dust. In this kind of God game, users will play with powers to manipulate the world around them.

'Dungeon Hearts' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Hearts features a nostalgic blend of classic RPG elements fused into a vibrant match-three puzzle game for a wholly unique experience.

'Dead Island' (ALL) Game of the Year Edition Bundles DLCs

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Island is a FPP shooter that combines elements of the survival horror genre and adventure games. The game tells the story of a couple being tossed ashore onto the sandy beaches of a desolate, zombie infested, island.

'World of Warplanes' Closed Beta Kicks Off Next Week - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warplanes is the flight combat MMO action game set in the Golden Age of military aviation. The game continues the armored warfare theme marked in the World of Tanks and will throw players into a never-ending tussle for air dominance.

'Core Blaze' To Make Its North American Debut During E3

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Core Blaze, inspired by Eastern mythology, is an epic 3D Eastern Fantasy Action MMORPG utilizing the Unreal Engine 3, offering a structured fantasy world unique in its main and branch leveling design.

'Kung Fu Superstar' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kung Fu Superstar is the world's first motion control enabled action game, where the fighting employs real Kung Fu techniques.

'007 Legends' (ALL) Also Coming To PC, Unveils Moonraker Mission - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A first-of-its-kind Bond video game, 007 Legends features an original, overarching storyline tying together six classic Bond movies, concluding with this year's highly-anticipated 23rd installment, Skyfall, to offer the most diverse Bond gaming experience yet!

'Tekken Tag Tournament 2' (ALL) Gets Date, Collector's Edition, Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is coming to consoles with all of the action seen in the arcades along with unique content and features that won't be seen anywhere else, making for the most feature-rich title in the Tekken franchise.

'Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance' (3DS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | 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.

XBLA Review - 'Diabolical Pitch'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on May 22, 2012 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A former pitcher now outfitted with an incredibly powerful bionic arm finds himself in a run-down, dark, and twisted amusement park. The night gets strange and intense quickly as you must use your pitching skills to survive the game of your life.

'Trials Evolution' (XBLA) Racks Up 500,000 Players

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trials Evolution returns to Xbox Live Arcade with all new challenges, expansive outdoor environments, and four-player multiplayer via Xbox Live!

'Dungeonbowl' Gets Date, Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on May 22, 2012 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeonbowl is set in the fantasy American Football inspired game world already adapted as a video game by Cyanide. The key difference between Dungeonbowl and Blood Bowl as is rather obvious from the name, is that Dungeonbowl is played in a dangerous dungeon!