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Jun 04 // Justin Villasenor

Amazon selling new Dreamcasts

Following in the steps of ThinkGeek, Amazon has apparently managed to track down another forgotten warehouse full of brand new Dreamcasts. The online retailer currently has them up for sale, and is charging $119.99 a piece. T...
Jun 04 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Take-Two already hyping Agent to high heaven

What do we know about Agent, Rockstar North’s recently announced PlayStation 3 exclusive? 1. It’s an action game. 2. It’s an international spy thriller set in the 1970’s. And that’s about it. Pre...
Jun 03 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Protestors descend upon the Dante's Inferno booth

Well, maybe descend isn’t quite the right word. It’s more like they were peacefully standing outside the convention center waving signs with slogans like “EA = Electronic Anti-Christ,” and “Hell ...
Jun 03 // Justin Villasenor

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves closed beta kicks off today

Just an FYI for everyone that picked up inFAMOUS -- you can now put that shiny Uncharted 2 promotional code that came in the case to good use by downloading the beta client. (And since the 1282 MB download should take a good ...
Jun 03 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Command & Conquer coming to an iPhone near you

Yesterday, the chaps over at Touch Arcade found a demo of the upcoming Command & Conquer iPhone game tucked away in a dark (but still pretty damn noisy) corner of the EA show floor booth. As the above video shows, the g...
Jun 03 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Raven Squad still exists, pics prove it

If you don’t remember anything about SouthPeak Games and Atomic Motion’s Raven Squad, don’t feel bad, as we haven’t heard anything about it since I brought it to your attention nearly a year ago.For th...
Jun 02 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up trailer

One of two TMNT games that Ubisoft brought to E3 -- the other being the remake of the awesome SNES game Turtles in Time -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up is a four person brawler set to come out this fall on the Wii...
Jun 02 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Tom and Jerry are getting an MMO What?

Yes, you read that headline correctly. In one of the odder news bites to come out of E3 week, it seems that the classic cat and mouse duo will be getting an MMO based around them. The game is being developed by Typhoon Games ...
Jun 02 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Nintendo announces Golden Sun DS

One game I’ve always heard people rank pretty high on their DO WANT lists is a sequel to Camelot’s Game Boy Advance RPGs Golden Sun and Golden Sun: The Lost Age. But since their developer, Camelot, has been busy w...
Jun 01 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Dante's Inferno trailer tells us all to 'Go to Hell'

Hey, how bout that Dante’s Inferno? I hear that it has hacking, slashing, and a protagonist that slams large crucifixes into devils’ heads. Y’know, just like the original source material.For those of you int...
Jun 01 // Justin Villasenor

Faith and a .45 developer goes bankrupt

Way back in January, we heard that Danish developer Deadline Games had put Faith and a .45, its Bonny and Clide styled shooter set in the Great Depression, on hold because a publisher could not be found. It seems that was a p...
Jun 01 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Bit Boy!! announced for WiiWare

One of my favorite segments of RetroforceGO! are Colette’s WiiWare reviews, simply because of the ridiculously titled games and the ensuing five-minute long Chad laugh. Unfortunately, developer Bplus seems set to ruin t...
Jun 01 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Cooking Mama returns to the kitchen this Christmas

You can put the Cooking Mama in the garden, but you can’t keep the cooking out of the Mama … or something like that. 505 Games has just announced that everyone’s’ favorite fiery-eyed denizen of the di...
Jun 01 // Justin Villasenor

E3 09: Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena get some new screens

Hey there Dtoiders. It’s been a while since we’ve seen each other on the front page, hasn’t it. Well, the short story is that I’m back from my lengthy absence; and just in time for E3, no less.So then,...
Oct 10 // Justin Villasenor

Former Warcraft III modders working on an online, team-based strategy RPG

LA-based developer/publisher Riot Games has announced that its first title will be League of Legends, an online team-based game that mixes role-playing and real-time strategy elements, for the PC. The LoL development team is ...
Sep 22 // Justin Villasenor

Windows 7 will automatically find updates for your games

Microsoft has already announced that the next version of their ubiquitous Windows operating system -- dubbed Windows 7 -- will be available in early 2010. It will, if the above image provided by ThinkNext is anything to go by...
Sep 22 // Justin Villasenor

Lost Secrets Bermuda Triangle is a self-proclaimed 'Hidden Object casual game'

Seriously, “Hidden Object casual game?” Why would anyone come up with such an odd -- not to mention boring -- phrase to describe an upcoming game? I mean, c’mon GameMill Entertainment, no one is going to wan...
Sep 22 // Justin Villasenor

Hollywood revelation: 'most games aren't movies,' also The Sims story details

Film has never been a medium that videogames translate particularly well to. I am in complete agreement with Jim Sterling that the reason for this (aside from obvious time constraints) is mostly due to a removal of the intera...
Sep 17 // Justin Villasenor

Far Cry 2's achievements encourage you to make friends

Seeing as how Far Cry 2 tells the story of one man trying to uncover the location of a ruthless arms dealer in strife-filled Africa, it would be easy to imagine the game as a lone-guerrilla sort of experience. That’s cl...
Sep 16 // Justin Villasenor

Portal gets a fan-made prequel in Portal: Prelude

[video]103843:378[/video]What’s this? A Portal mod featuring eight new chapters, nineteen test chambers, forty-eight challenges, six advanced maps, and a brand new storyline just coming out of nowhere? Looks like it. Se...
Sep 15 // Justin Villasenor

Call of Duty 6 not coming until 2010, more DLC to make up for it

It’s no secret that Activision Blizzard has gained something of a fondness for milking its core franchises for every cent they’re worth -- yearly iterations have become the name of the game. That makes it somewhat...
Sep 14 // Justin Villasenor

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes update fixes 1000 bugs, adds new starting location

Sony Online Entertainment’s MMORPG Vanguard: Saga of Heroes was generally perceived as a huge letdown when it launched back in early 2007. Even so, that hasn’t kept SOE from trying to work the kinks out for the fa...
Sep 13 // Justin Villasenor

Grand Theft Auto IV PC release date and recommended requirements revealed

We already knew that the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV would be coming out sometime in November, and now, thanks to the Games for Windows Web site, can pin it down to a specific date: November 18.Along with the release da...
Sep 12 // Justin Villasenor

Crysis Warhead coming to Steam, Multiwinia deal

Valve has just announced that Crytek’s first-person shooters Crysis and Crysis Warhead will be making their way to Steam. Both titles can be pre-purchased this weekend and will be made available for download sometime af...
Sep 12 // Justin Villasenor

Space ships, missiles, and aliens populate these new Endless Universe screens

Here’s a gallery full of shiny new screens from Galactic Civilizations II: Endless Universe, the upcoming add-on to Stardock’s space-faring strategy game Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords. Along with toting n...
Sep 11 // Justin Villasenor

Another Diablo III 'fan' argues for darker colors, gives examples

[video]103382:344[/video]You may remember last month when Diablo III developer Jay Wilson tore into submissions by “the game’s too darn colorful” crowd. Pointing out several flaws in the amateur photoshopper...
Sep 11 // Justin Villasenor

A lot of people play RuneScape: Enough to earn a world record, anyway

I clearly just don’t get RuneScape. Some time ago, at the insistence of a younger cousin (who played the free MMO religiously), I gave the game a shot, and was subsequently unimpressed. Maybe my standards were just set ...
Sep 11 // Justin Villasenor

Die before you buy: Left 4 Dead demo confirmed

Most people have probably long since made up their minds about purchasing Left 4 Dead. Valve’s AI scripted, co-op zombie shooter has received a very warm reception from both the gaming press and gamers themselves. There...
Sep 09 // Justin Villasenor

Blood drive used to promote new Dracula adventure game

EA’s stunt of giving away free gasoline to promote Mercenaries 2 is a pretty tough act to follow, but publisher Encore is giving it a shot by partnering with the American Red Cross to organize a blood drive in and aroun...
Sep 08 // Justin Villasenor

Shocker! Most people don't like paying $60 for a new videogame

Instead of just sitting around grumbling about not being able to afford all the great releases coming out in the next few months, GameDaily called up some gamers to listen to them grumble about not being able to afford all th...

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