Now, don’t go taking a hammer to the nearest wall but Red Faction: Armageddon has indeed been delayed. But fear not, while F.3.A.R.’s recent delay will make us wait another month, Armageddon is only getting pushed back a month. Maybe they’re afraid L.A. Noire will horde all the attention? Or perhaps they simply need more time for some last second spit and polish. Either way, June just keeps looking better.
The game’s demo is still on track for its May 3rd release and for the less mathematically inclined the new release dates are as follows: June 7th in the US and for everyone else you can expect it on June 10th. With Armageddon, Alice: Madness Returns (6/14), Shadows of the Damned (6/21), F.3.A.R. (6/24) and E3 (6/7-9), June has become one of the most exciting months of the year. READ MORE
The followup to one of my favorite games of 2009, Red Faction: Guerilla, is borrowing a little from the horror genre as it goes under the surface of Mars. From what we’ve seen of the game so far Armageddon looks to be shaping up quite nicely, and while I don’t know about you, I’m all for mixing a little Dead Space into my Red Faction mix. The game releases for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on May 31st for those of us in The States, June 2nd for the Aussies and a day later in the UK.
For the unfamiliar, Armageddon takes place on Mars five years after the events in Guerrilla. Unfortunately, the destruction of the Terraformer that kept Mars nice and sunny left its surface uninhabitable, forcing the colonists to burrow deep underground, kind of like Zerglings trying to escape a Siege Tank’s fire. Yeah, I just went full-on nerd there. Anyway, the colonists end up digging too deep unleashing an ancient race of scary bug aliens that look like the long lost cousins of the Reapers in Resident Evil 5 and all hell breaks loose. Fortunately, you play as Darius Mason, grandson of Alec (the main dude from the last game) and he’s totally equipped to kick tons of alien ass. READ MORE
In case you are the only person left on the planet who hasn’t played Blops, now is your chance. Probably because you don’t have any friends (because at least they would have the game), so you can now download a single player demo from the Playstation Network or Xbox Live Marketplace.
The single player mission known as WMD. Players defy death every step of the way as they infiltrate Soviet airspace in the SR-71, the most advanced, high-altitude, long range strategic aircraft imaginable. Deep behind enemy lines, players will engage in intense combat in the harshest of conditions, and scale a formidable, hidden enemy base perched atop a snow-filled mountain range. Playstation 3 gamers will also be happy to know that the First Strike DLC Pack will be released for Black Ops tomorrow, for $14.99. READ MORE
February 22nd is the date nerds. That’s the date Bioware will be releasing the Dragon Age 2 demo for mass consumption. Like most sequels, Dragon Age 2 plans to amp everything up, from smoother battles, to better graphics and an awesome new story line. Dragon Age 2 is out March 8th, for the PC, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360.
In the demo, players will venture through the game’s prologue, choosing from three different character classes. They’ll also learn more about Hawke and hone their skills and abilities that will make them the ultimate hero. After finishing the prologue, players will enter a key new location in the world of Dragon Age, Kirkwall, befriending Isabela, a romantic interest in the game who is also a deadly smuggler. Upon completion of the demo, players will unlock a special weapon, Hayder’s Razor, an ancient dwarven blade which increases health, mana, and combat abilities, in the full release of Dragon Age II. READ MORE
The 25th was a big day. Dead Space 2 was released, and has taken over most gamers lives. But for those holding out, and out of money the Bulletstorm demo will have to do. If you haven’t downloaded it, I at least recommend you give it a shot. There is a lot of brutal gore and ass kicking goodness that hits a level most games wont even go near.
After playing the demo, I had a great time, I only wish I could have tried with a friend. Screens from the demo past the break, the game releases February 22nd for the PC, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360. READ MORE
Thanks to EA we were given access to their multiplayer beta a few months back and I feel it’s safe to say that while it’s certainly not perfect, the soldiers versus Necromorphs multiplayer is far more than a last minute add-on. TJ was left with a “hmm, eh, well alright” feeling while I left with a surprisingly strong love for what I was able to see in the limited beta.
You should know, assuming you don’t already, that the demo for Dead Space 2 is out now and it shows off a bit of the game’s single-player side. You should also know my Xbox 360 measured it at a solid 1.23 GB so if your internet is as slow as mine I recommend clearing some time on your undoubtedly busy schedule to slap that thing on your hard drive. Go ahead and do that now, don’t worry about me, I can wait. Done? Well that was quick, now let’s talk about it. READ MORE
Don’t let the upcoming merry Christmas shenanigans bring you down because I’m here to spread horror cheer like Malaria! While most “normal” people are walking around spreading overrated things like charity and joy, I’ve made it my goal to use this time of year to celebrate the important things. Things like scary movies, terrifying games and Halloween decorations in lieu of the more “traditional” Christmas decor. And yes, my neighbors absolutely despise me.
So why don’t you grab a sippy cup filled with chocolate milk, take a seat and celebrate with me, because after the break we have a lot to be happy about. I don’t want to give too much away but let’s just say our favorite tomb raiding chick might be taking on the survival horror genre, and a demo for a certain strategic dismembering game will have a demo out later this month. READ MORE
For those of you itching to play Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow, don’t worry, you will all eventually get your chance. However, if you have PSN+ you can download it right now. For those who don’t know what PSN+ is, well you pay $50.00 a year, and they give you access to exclusive items. You can read all about it HERE.
For those who decided they didn’t want to dish out the $50.00 for the PSN+, Playstation 3 owners can get the demo on September 29th. Xbox 360 demo confirmed, but no release date yet. The game will be released October 5th on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. READ MORE
For those of you who haven’t downloaded the Lost Planet 2 4 player co-op demo, well, shame on you. Shame on you straight to hell. Well you’ll have a chance to redeem yourself I suppose. Capcom will be releasing a 2nd demo. This one will throw you into the online Versus mode.
Up to 16 players going bananas on each other with all the weapons you can get your hands on. You’ll be thrown into the Turbulent Jungle map April 21 for Xbox 360 and April 22 for PlayStation 3. However, Capcom will be giving out vouchers as early as March 31st, so keep your eyes peeled if you want early access to the demo. Oh it gets better…. READ MORE
Yesterday we provided readers with a perfect review of the second issue in Brian Wood’s (“DMZ”) fantastic series of one-shots titled “DEMO” from Vertigo Comics, giving it a rare 5 skull rating. Now today we have a special 4 page sneak preview of the next issue in the series due out next month titled “VOLUME ONE LOVE STORY” that chronicles the life of a young woman who is obsessed with post-it notes, and the repercussions of what happens when the delicate balance of her system is sabotaged. Read on for the full preview.
At times it is tough to decide what is horror and what isn’t with so many titles “claiming” to be the scariest thing on the shelf, but very rarely do they ever deliver. To me a real horror story doesn’t seek to gross you out or make you have to turn your head in disgust, but one that grabs at something inside of you and twists it like a knife in the gut. If a story is an inherently human one then I can guarantee it will have my full attention. And that is why when I was told to check out the newest issue of Brian Wood’s (“DMZ”) “DEMO” titled “PANGS” by my buddy Mark, who swore up and down that I would “love the damn thing”, I decided to give the book a shot. I was promised a very dark, unnerving, and intimate look into the life of a cannibal, but not the type of cannibal you’d expect to find in a Wes Craven film…I wasn’t disappointed. Read on for the full review.
A demo track/video featuring the song “My Time” and KoRn in the studio seems to have been floating around the internet for a while, our friends at SMNnews posted a youtube copy and now recently we were sent this video from an anonymous user. It sort of oozes the old school dissonant noisy KoRn that some of you probably punched holes in your bedroom wall to after your parents took away your Super Nintendo, but I’m not sure Jonathan Davis is still angsty enough to pull it off. Read on to take a listen and let us know what you think.
KoRn will be playing the main stage at this years Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival alongside Rob Zombie, Lamb of God, and Five Finger Death Punch. READ MORE
Yes it’s true. Another Aliens Vs Predator video. They are rolling them out non stop. Which is good, because a good game deserves tons of exposure. Make sure you download the demo now, and try it out with your friends. This is a video from the multiplayer demo, so you can see a bit if you haven’t already downloaded it.
The game releases the 16th of this month on the PC, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360. READ MORE
I don’t really need to give you any more blah blah about the game. With all the videos etc that have been pouring out lately. So just sit back and enjoy this Marine trailer, as you try to fend off the Aliens with the aid of some flares to light your surroundings.
Don’t forget to download the demo right now though, on Xbox Live, Playstation Network, and Steam. READ MORE
Yes today, right now, you can download the multiplayer demo for the upcoming Aliens Vs Predator game. The demo is available from the Xbox Live Marketplace, Playstation Network, and Steam. Check out the Infestation Mode trailer below. I’ve posted Game Trailers until I can get mine to upload.
The demo, yes will give you a shot playing as all 3 species, Marines, Aliens, and Predators. You can go up against others in Multiplayer Deathmatch Mode, on one of the multiplayer levels, known as refinery. READ MORE