'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' (ALL) $1 Million World Championship Kicks Off

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 4:20 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.

Friday, April 5, 2013 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 4:00 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 ...

'Black Rock Shooter The Game' (PSP) Gets Release Dates - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is 2032, and Earth has been at war with aliens for 19 years. The existence of humanity is threatened. The last hope is BRS, a battle android created to save the planet. When she is booted up to end the battle, there are only 12 humans left on Earth ...

'Company Of Heroes 2' Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Company of Heroes 2 is an RTS game that moves the battle away from the common Western Front focus of World War II and refocuses on some of history’s most brutal and devastating conflicts on the Eastern Front.

'Raven's Cry' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven's Cry doesn’t paint pirates as the funny and playful ones we have to come to accept in pop-culture, but rather the ruthless and blood thirsty portrayal of historical relevance (thanks GBase.ch).

'Victoria II: Heart of Darkness' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control over a country, guiding it through industrialization, political reforms, military conquest and colonization.

'Aliens: Colonial Marines' (ALL) Gets Canceled on Wii U

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Aliens movie, Aliens: Colonial Marines is a squad-based first-person shooter where players are part of a United States Colonial Marine squad and must prepare to face an Aliens assault more intense and horrific than ever before.

'Darkfall: Unholy Wars' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkfall: Unholy Wars is an MMO fantasy RPG delivering the fast paced, full loot player vs. player action, and brutal, persistent clan warfare.

'Contrast' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Contrast is a puzzle platformer that allows players to shift between a roaming 3D landscape into a 2D shadowscape.

'Agarest: Generations of War' (ALL) Getting Ported To PC

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Record of Agarest War is an SRPG which invites players into a gorgeous, expansive world of hope and despair. Players will wage war against the evil forces of darkness, take a bride - actually, several brides - and extend their lineage through five generations!

'Farming Simulator 2013' (ALL) Gets Extra Content On Consoles - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to its simple and accessible gameplay, Farming Simulator has attracted a large and loyal following by enabling many players to manage their own farms and operate numerous farming vehicles.

'Papo & Yo' (PS3) Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Papo & Yo introduces players to a boy named Quico and his new best friend, Monster, a cuddly creature with an unfortunate addiction to poisonous frogs. Players will lead Quico though a vibrant, 3D adventure, solving puzzles with Monster’s help… but they’ll have to avoid being torn limb from limb by his amphibian-fueled rage in the process.

'The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief' Finds its Voice - New Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set across 1960s Europe, The Raven is a fast-paced point & click 'whodunit' adventure full of twists and turns that will have players on the edge of their seats.

The Catnip Bundle Gets You 10 Games For Cheap

by Rainier on April 5, 2013 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Catnip Bundle is a serving of 10 instantly downloadable PC games (such as Pushcat, Avencast, Post Mortem and Nikopol), available for the purrfect price of “pay what you want”.

Wii U Review - 'Puddle'

by Brian Dumlao on April 5, 2013 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Puddle is a physics-based mixture of puzzle and platform elements, with the player steering a puddle of liquid to an exit point by manipulating the game environment.