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December 2018


'Mytheon' Development Moved To Beijing, Closed Beta Imminent

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 8:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mytheon is an online micro transaction game that uniquely combines the best elements of action, strategy and RPG game-play with an emphasis on collectability and combat, set within a fantasy universe steeped in mythologies from across the globe.

'Dead Space 2' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. Dead Space 2 will get an animated feature, Dead Space Aftermath, and a graphic novel, Dead Space Salvage, as part of the game's pre-launch campaign.

'Metal Gear Solid: Rising' (ALL) Hints At Possible Multiplayer

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 6:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The first Metal Gear Solid game in the series' history to be released simultaneously on three platforms, Metal Gear Solid: Rising stars Raiden, one of the most popular characters within the MGS universe.

'Dungeons' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeons is an all new strategy/simulation title which will take players on a devious adventure through the depths of the underworld. Prepare to have the roles reversed as you play a despicable Dungeon Lord whose job is to create fiendish dungeons to lure and trap heroes who dare to try and steal your treasure.

SingStore (PS3) Kicks Off The New Year With Dozens Of New Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Once you are tired of the recent Singstar titles, you can connect to the online SingStore, giving you access to more than 400 downloadable songs to add to your collections. In an effort to enhance the North American SingStore based on consumer feedback, dozens of new songs have been added, including two new Coldplay trackpacks, Radiohead, Gloria Estefan tracks and more...

UTV True Games Recruits Former Yahoo! Exec

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 1:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UTV True Games announced that it has strengthened its management team and its international business development outreach with the appointment of Sean Lim as the new International Business Development Director for the company.

'Your Shape: Fitness Evolved' (X360) DLCs Add Two More Workout Routines

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has teamed up with Men's Health and Women's Health magazines publisher Rodale to create workouts specifically tailored to men's and women's individual fitness goals and needs.

'CardMon Hero' Enters Second Round Of Closed Beta Testing - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CardMon Hero is a free-to-play MMORPG for PC in which players take on the role of a Hero that can create, discover, recruit and summon Mercenaries to aid in battle using a deck of cards. Call Mercenaries to battle tough enemies in combination with your Skill cards as you adventure through an expansive and persistent world.

'Zombie Driver' v1.2.6 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under Patch

Zombie Driver is an action driving game with a top down perspective and a dynamic helicopter chase camera. Fight your way through the streets of a zombie infested city to save the survivors of a disastrous chemical accident that changed most of the city's population into mindless brain hungry monsters.

EA Shutting Down Servers For A Slew Of Games

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced that servers for the games listed below will be shut down on the indicated dates, just like it has the past few years. Fans may continue to play the games online up until these dates, but certain community programs may begin to close down prior to the shutdown dates.

THQ Signs Multi Year Licensing Agreement With Mattel, New Titles In Development

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ will open the vast toy chest of Mattel to develop and publish video games under a new, multi-year alliance that both companies announced today.

'DC Universe Online' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 1:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SOE Austin has built a world where you feel like you've stepped into the DC Universe and become the ultimate super-hero (or villain) along side of Superman, Batman, or Ambush Bug.

XBLA Review - 'ilomilo'

by Adam Pavlacka on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Explore the visually lush dream world of ilomilo. Challenge yourself with exciting puzzles as you dive deeper and deeper into the story. Play along with a friend or family member and share the journey. The puzzles are easy to learn, but challenging and deeply rewarding to find all the hidden surprises.

'Rift: Planes of Telara' Gets Priced And Dated

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional “rifts” that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.

'Mission Against Terror' Adds New Weapons

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

M.A.T. is a free-to-play, online first-person shooter set in the near future, pitting two teams against each other all around the world. From the male civilian with a vengeance to a war-torn female soldier with something to prove, characters from all walks of life come together to fight for a common goal.

The ECA Promotes Healthy Gaming With New Program

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

You game? Get fit! The Entertainment Consumers Association’s ECA Institute announced the formation of a new work group titled Gamers for Health, which will provide ECA members and the gaming community with the tools and resources necessary to help incorporate gaming activities into healthy lifestyles.

With Counseling, I Think You'll Come To Forgive Me

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

The new year has barely started, and we're already getting into convention mode. First off, there's the more technology-oriented CES in Las Vegas, and then we can start looking forward to our yearly E3 bash in Los Angeles.

Not much else has happened over the past few days. Watched an episode of Castle and waiting for The Road to arrive, even though feedback on that one has been not so positive. Maybe later today, I'll dig into my massive backlog of Criminal Minds. I have about an entire season saved up on the DVR.

Game-wise, I've been defending my parish in Stronghold Kingdoms and trying to familiarize myself with the workings of Genesis A.D.