E3 2009 News


Mass Effect 2 Trailer Arrives in Full Force

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2009 9:52am PDT

BioWare's latest Mass Effect 2 trailer--previously teased--contains both combat and startling story from the action RPG sequel, due to hit PC and Xbox 360 early in 2010.


"I'm sure it works fine for a lot of people, it's also completely broken for a lot of people. ..."

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Rabbids Go Home Trailer Screams and Screens

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2009 9:15am PDT

To look at Rabbids Go Home in screenshots, you would quickly pick up that it's a junk-collecting action adventure with the critters in shopping carts and on jet engines.


"If you take the average Wii game, it's definitely on the upper-side. However, it's not near ..."

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Alpha Protocol Screenshots Lack Subtlety

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2009 8:04am PDT

Obsidian's espionage RPG Alpha Protocol lets players create their own perfect secret agent--a stealth assassin who strikes from the shadows and...


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Aliens vs. Predator Trailer and Screenshots: So Cool

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2009 7:14am PDT

New screenshots of Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator show the three-way battle for survival spanning 3 interwoven singleplayer campaigns and the game's multiplayer.


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Left 4 Dead 2 Interview: Valve Details, Speculates, Reveals 'The Wire' Connection

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Jun 03, 2009 2:08am PDT

Much to the chagrin of Half-Life fans, but to the pleasure of Left 4 Dead fiends, Valve announced a full sequel to its zombie shooter on Monday, set for a quick turn-around release on November 17.


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Fallout 3 'Point Lookout' DLC Impressions: Look Out! Inbred Mutated Locals!

By Chris Faylor, Jun 03, 2009 1:53am PDT

As the ferry docks in the decrypt amusement park, complete with the ruins of ferris wheel poking above the rows of run-down and long-shuttered booths, I find myself already facing one of those tricky moral conundrums Fallout 3 is known for. Do I explore t


"Hrmmmm... "Wrong Turn", anyone? Apart from the cultish fanatic part.... and the fact that it ..."

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God of War 3 Hands-on Impressions

By Greg Mueller, Jun 03, 2009 12:09am PDT

At the end of an extremely long line at E3, you'll find several demo stations running an impressive and lengthy demo of SCE Santa Monica's...


"Actually no I wouldn't want team ninja coming into the mix. I don't want a new style.. the 2 of ..."

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God of War's Kratos Joins Soul Calibur PSP Cast

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2009 11:40pm PDT

Continuing in the tradition of Soul Calibur IV, which included Star Wars icons Darth Vader and Yoda as playable characters, Namco today revealed...


"I hope he is implemented better than Heihachi was into Soul Calibur II on the PS2. It was a good ..."

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Left 4 Dead 2 HD Cam Footage

By Nick Breckon, Jun 02, 2009 10:11pm PDT

Here's a little more Left 4 Dead 2 gameplay footage. We played the game today. It's pretty great. More on that later. For the record, that's Chris Faylor playing, so direct your criticism in that direction.


"Maybe don't spawn 100 yards away? Or better yet, stand behind something! I know, I know... it ..."

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New Wii Zelda Hopefully at E3 2010

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2009 10:00pm PDT

Though Nintendo managed to get through the entirety of its E3 2009 press conference without a mention of the next Zelda game for the Wii, series...


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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Gameplay Footage and Comparison Screenshots

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2009 8:45pm PDT

Secret of Monkey Island fans apprehensive about LucasArts' newly-announced revamp of the classic adventure can test their hopes and fears with comparison screenshots.


"I disagree about the cutscene art. I like the art, it gave monkey island the special magic."

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Dragon Age Xbox 360 Hands-on Impressions: 'She'll Really Do Anything'

By Nick Breckon, Jun 02, 2009 7:45pm PDT

One of the lingering questions about Dragon Age was how it'll play on a console. Primarily developed for the PC, the game features plenty of...


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Brutal Legend Trailer Celebrates Metal Brutality

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2009 7:44pm PDT

Choo choo! The E3 Trailer Train is now pulling into the Brutal Legend station, providing you, the gaming public, with your latest glimpse of Double Fine's rocking action title. The Legend hits PS3 and


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Final Fantasy 14 Trailer, Screenshots: Here's Eorzea

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2009 7:26pm PDT

"Adventure begins anew in the vast realm of Eorzea," developer Square Enix says of its just-revealed PC and PlayStation 3 MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. To illustrate that new found land, the following screenshots,


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Mafia 2 Screenshots Light 'em Up

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2009 6:39pm PDT

Taunts, threats and blackmail will get a wiseguy far but sometimes he's all out of luck and has to get his hands dirty. Though guns thankfully...


"There should be more hype about this. The first Mafia was a masterpiece of the time on the PC ..."

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