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The real Dead Island experience revealed


Sep 07
As gaming enthusiasts, we'll never forget that initial reveal trailer for Dead Island. Gripping, emotional, and beautifully crafted, it was a haunting promo that put Techland's first-person role-playing game on almost everyo... read
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Robot fighting flick Reel Steel getting XBLA, PSN game


Sep 07
The first time I saw the trailer for the upcoming film, Reel Steel, I was in a public theater. It was probably inappropriate for me to laugh out our at it, but there I was, cackling uncontrollably. The premise: an ex-fighter ... read
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Trials dev's MotoHeroz hits WiiWare next week


Sep 07
RedLynx has announced that its WiiWare title, MotoHeroz, will be available September 12 for 1500 Wii Points.  This cute little racer packs a single-player campaign, leaderboards, as well as a four-player "party mode." I... read
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Resistance 3 'Survival' DLC coming October 3


Sep 06
Resistance 3 hits PlayStation 3 today, and Sony's already on top of announcing the first DLC for Insomniac's first-person shooter. The "Survival" pack will be hitting the PlayStation Store on October 4, and will be bringing a... read
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Get your Borderlands 2 gameplay shaky cam footage here


Sep 04
I had a chance to see Borderlands 2 during a behind-closed-doors presentation at PAX last week. My thoughts? Game looks kind of awesome. Okay, it looks really awesome.  But don't take my word for it, check it ou... read
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Get Dead Island a few days early if you're lucky


Sep 04
While Dead Island is officially set to hit shelves this coming Tuesday, a few naughty retailers have started selling the game early.  Reader Spencer writes to us with photographic evidence of his purchase of Techland's z... read
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Get Double XP with this Call of Duty XP Mountain Dew can


Sep 04
Call of Duty XP attendees not only had a chance to play Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer for the first time, but also to get bombarded with advertisements for products like Mountain Dew. But it's for a good cause: double XP ... read
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Real life Call of Duty Burger Town is neat, pricey


Sep 03
Studies show that playing too much Call of Duty can make you hungry. So Activision has built up a real life Burger Town -- the phony fast food chain that has appeared in the games -- at its Call of Duty XP event in Los Angele... read
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Activision funds sequel to Call of Duty fan film


Sep 02
Earlier this year, we posted a Call of Duty-inspired short film called Find Makarov. Despite it being an impressive production, it was done without Activision's knowledge or consent. But the mega-publisher wasn't upset, inst... read
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While the core services of Activision's Call of Duty Elite will be free, players who invest in a "Premium" membership will be a bit more elite than your usual elite. Priced at $49.99 a year, Premium members will get access to... read feature

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Elite brings Facebook, clan support to Modern Warfare 3


Sep 02
Back in May, we got our first look at Call of Duty Elite, a set of tools introduced by Activision to enrich the game experience. Introduced to players was in-depth stat tracking, video sharing, training tools based on your ga... read
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Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 announced


Sep 02
At Call of Duty XP today, Microsoft and Activision announced the Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 bundle.Priced at $399.99, the bundle will ship with a custom "battle worn" Xbox 360 S console, as well a... read
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With so many "runner" games on iOS, another one is certainly a hard sell. But there's a reason these games are so popular. It's a simple concept -- a character moves continuously from left to right at an ever-increasing speed... read feature

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DO NOT engage Ridley mother effer in Metroid on 3DS


Sep 01
It seems that the Virtual Console version of the NES classic Metroid on 3DS (the one recently made available to "ambassadors") doesn't like your naughty language. It appears that entering the password "ENGAGE RIDLEY MOTHER F... read
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Read this Dead Island comic book in your browser now


Sep 01
You'll have to wait a week before you explore the zombie-infested tropical paradise of Dead Island. But get a head start on the tale of a zombie virus that completely and totally messes s**t up by reading prequel comic book&h... read
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Uncharted Dual Pack hits retail next week


Sep 01
If for some reason you own a PlayStation 3 and haven't played either of the Uncharted games… what's your deal!? Here's your chance: Sony is releasing an Uncharted Greatest Hits Dual Pack, and it's hitting shelves next ... read
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Free Red Dead Redemption DLC hits September 13


Sep 01
Remember Red Dead Redemption? Free downloadable content for the game, the "Myths & Mavericks" bonus pack, will hit Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on September 13. The pack will feature new multiplayer characters, along... read
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The Haunted: Hell's Reach hits PC this October


Aug 30
The winning title of 2010's "Make Something Unreal Contest" is getting a retail PC release, thanks to THQ's ValuSoft division. The Haunted: Hells Reach will be available on PC this October. The Haunted runs players through 3... read
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THQ bringing WWE All Stars to Nintendo 3DS


Aug 30
THQ has announced today that its bringing its arcade-style take on sports entertainment, WWE All Stars, to the Nintendo 3DS. It doesn't sound like the game is taking a hit coming to the tiny screen, either. In addition to the... read
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Atari publishing The Kore Gang, may actually come out


Aug 29
The Kore Gang, a game that started life on the original Xbox and then later resurfaced on the Wii, is finally seeing a release in North America soon. The Wii action platformer is being published by Atari, and is set for an O... read
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Walmart's 360 price cut was an error, but will honor sale


Aug 29
You know that Xbox 360 price drop that Walmart advertised last week? You know, the one where the 4GB Kinect bundle went from $299.99 to $249.99. Yeah, well the retailer was just kidding. Joystiq is reporting that Walmart has ... read
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High definition God of War Origins demo hitting PSN soon


Aug 29
Former PlayStation Portable-only God of War titles Chains of Olympus and Ghost of Sparta look stellar as part of the PlayStation 3 God of War: Origins Collection. But don't take my word for it, see it for yourself: there's a ... read
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Namco x Tecmo is a thing, but what kind of thing?


Aug 29
A website has been launched teasing an apparent Namco Bandai and Tecmo Koei partnership. But what could it be? The site displays the words "Namco Bandai Games Inc x Tecmo Koei Games Co Limited," with a countdown clock pointin... read
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Good news: Modern Warfare 3 PC will use Steamworks


Aug 29
To the cheers of PC gamers around the world, it's been confirmed today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will support Steamworks. You should know what this means by now: auto-updating, achievements, and all of the other goo... read
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Have two Max Payne 3 screenshots because it's Monday


Aug 29
Rockstar Games is doing some weird PR and marketing for its upcoming shooter, Max Payne 3. For starters, we've heard hide nor hair about the game in quite some time, the last major press push being an Edge cover story some ti... read
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It's been awhile since we've seen a game in the Choplifter series, about seven years if my calculations are correct, with the PlayStation 2 title Choplifter: Crisis Shield. So you're forgiven if you thought the classic series... read feature

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Borderlands PC patch coming, brings Steamworks support


Aug 28
At its panel at PAX Prime today, Gearbox Software revealed that a patch will be hitting the PC version of Borderlands on September 9. The patch will not only add support for Steamworks (which will bring cloud saving to the tw... read
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AC: Revelations answers some questions, leaves some open


Aug 28
As much as I adored Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, the feeling of my stomach dropping as the game came to a close and offered up more questions than answers is unforgettable. Just one year later, Ubisoft hopes to make good on... read
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Great news: playing Grasshopper Manufacture's Lollipop Chainsaw is just as insane as watching it in action. Suda51's latest tale of a zombie slaughtering cheerleader is as quirky and demented as fans have come to expect. Whil... read feature

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Gotham City Impostors 'Fumigation' mode revealed at PAX


Aug 26
I'd already gotten my hands on the standard team deathmatch mode for Monolith's Gotham City Impostors earlier this year. It's Bat on Joker action, with Dark Knight and Clown Prince knock-offs trying to take each other out wi... read
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Video: Halfbrick's latest Jetpack Joyride in action


Aug 26
The last time I saw Halbrick's Jetpack Joyride it was called Machine Gun Jetpack. That was back in March, when the Australian developer had brought out an early version of the iOS game to show us at GDC.  Months la... read
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Score big at PAX for sweet SSX snowboard USB stick


Aug 26
If you're at PAX Prime this weekend and you've got reservations about the new SSX, let Electronic Arts ease your mind. A portion of the game's vast mountain ranges is playable at the event in Seattle this week. Do well enough... read






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