Archive for September, 2011

Bethesda Softworks has sent us the sixth and final video gameplay walkthrough for the upcoming first person shooter, Rage. In this video, the Resistance has heard rumors of an Ark surfacing in Jackal Valley, and they need you to search the site for a valuable data decrypter. Finding it won’t be easy as the valley is home to one of the Wastelands most brutal factions, the savage Jackal Clan. Rage   Read More ...

Here’s a very interesting video I stumbled upon on PennyArcade and figured I’d share it with you. It covers the Survival Horror genre and how it seems to be faaaading away… Personally, I’m a huuuge fan of Survival Horror classics like Silent Hill and Resident Evil and I, too, have been wondering why Survival Horror seems to be making an exit from gaming. Don’t get me wrong, they still release   Read More ...

Categories: News, Penny Arcade, Video

Digital Reality announced today that the new Gladiator multiplayer pack is now available for download. Improve your dog fighting skills with you and up to seven other players in six cut-throat arenas– including Warfactory, U.F.O. and Scrapyard. Jump into a blazing dogfight or create a new arena in order to pick the specific course settings, like weather conditions or Time Limits. Maps range from multi-tiered action pits that provide much   Read More ...

Ubisoft has announced today the release of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy HD collection now available on PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Store. All three titles, have been remastered in high definition and are presented with stereoscopic 3D with 3D capable TVs. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Trilogy HD combines three full-length games on one Blu-ray Disc™: Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow® and Tom Clancy’s Splinter   Read More ...

City of Heroes, a superhero themed MMO, is officially a free-to-play title. Paragon Studio’s had announced the switch back in June and now you can simply go to the City of Heroes official website, sign yourself up, and start saving the day as your own custom hero. Along with the switch, players are introduced to a new tutorial system that intends to help introduce new players to the extensive content the long-running   Read More ...

Categories: Free, MMO, News, Online, PC

It’s no secret that the Gears of War franchise is deemed as a big money-spinner for Microsoft and Epic. The once-contained trilogy has become a top tier series designed to excite the fanboys and create hysteria en-mass. Gears of War 3 is perfectly placed to get all the 360 owners riled up, and it’s fair to say they should be. What will strike you about the game first and foremost   Read More ...

Bethesda Softworks today announced the voice cast for the highly anticipated new entry in the Elder Scrolls franchise. Skyrim will feature an ensemble cast of Academy Award nominees, including Christopher Plummer (“The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” “The Insider”), Max Von Sydow (“The Exorcist,” “Minority Report”), and Joan Allen (“The Contender,” “The Bourne Ultimatum”). Christopher Plummer, a two-time Emmy Award winner, two-time Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee, takes   Read More ...

Following suit of Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil: Code Veronica X is being re-released as an HD title. What does that mean? In a nutshell- slightly improved graphics. Usually HD remakes are nothing to write home about, and Resident Evil 4 wasn’t much of exception. The resolution was brought up a teeny, tiny notch… but hey, I won’t complain. I loved Resident Evil 4, so the chance to play it   Read More ...

Certain Affinity sent us over a note today and wanted to let you guys know that if you’ve enjoyed Crimson Alliance since its debut on Xbox Live Arcade during the Summer of the Arcade, there is a new downloadable content expansion set to hit the marketplace. The new expansion is called Vengeance and set to be made available for download on October 12 for the low low price of 240   Read More ...

Small developers are looking to become the forefront of the Steam marketplace. While we will always see big titles with ridiculously good deals flooding the Steam front page, it seems like the Indie developers are beginning to make up the numbers in the background. With that in mind, EDGE is one of the latest games made by a relatively small company (Two Tribes) that has just been released on Steam.   Read More ...

Categories: Featured Article, PC, Reviews, Steam

Yes, you did read the above title correctly. Gears of War has been known for its dark tones, gritty atmosphere and action packed gameplay. Gears of War 3 is certainly no exception to these tropes, but Epic Games has thrown us a curve ball in the form of the unlockable weapon- the Cluckshot. GameFront discovered this goodie and were kind enough to give us a video walkthrough on how to   Read More ...

Here we go again, new season, new game, and from what I have seen so far, a whole new football gaming experience. One week away from release and it’s the word ‘new’ that is a daunting one here. Yes we love the updated teams, players and graphics and whatnot, but with the majority of the big changes made to the actual gameplay mechanics, should we be biting our nails at   Read More ...

Categories: Demos, EA, EA Sports, Previews

With Microsoft taking over the Call of Duty expansion packs, DICE has announced that Battlefield 3 will see its expansion packs released exclusively on PlayStation 3 one week before Xbox 360 owners get their hands on it. But that’s not all for our PlayStation fans! You’ll be happy to know that beginning with our first expansion pack Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand (to be released later this year), all full-blown   Read More ...

Valve has announced today the addition of new modes for Counterstrike Global Offensive (Counterstrike: GO). Targeted for release via Playstation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam (for PC and Mac) in early 2012, CS: GO will expand upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 12 years ago. Arsenal Mode is based on the popular Counter-Strike: Source mod Gun Game. “Arsenal: Arms Race” and “Arsenal: Demolition”   Read More ...

Do you like solving intricate puzzles? How about pointing at people screaming “OBJECTION!!!”? Then, boy, do I have something for you. Level-5 has released a trailer of Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney for the 3DS. You don’t know who Professor Layton or Ace Attorney are? First off- I’m disappointed in you. But I digress. Professor Layton is an interesting little DS game where you wrack your brain with increasingly difficult   Read More ...

Categories: News, Nintendo 3DS

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