GamesCom 2009 News


Rapstar Screenshots Bring Tartar Sauce, Celery

By Chris Faylor, Aug 27, 2009 2:30pm PDT

According to representatives of 4mm Games, these new screenshots from its hip-hop karaoke game Def Jam Rapstar are meant to illustrate "sleek...


"A delightfully uninformed opinion thanks to the precise artists I'm citing as the problem."

- the city see all 11 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic: The 20-Minute GamesCom Walkthrough

By Nick Breckon, Aug 25, 2009 7:02pm PDT

Still not sure what to make of The Old Republic? After watching 20 minutes of this walkthrough from the recent GamesCom convention, you'll probably...


"Yup, I agree with you that this would indeed be pretty cool and more realistic (read immersive). ..."

- Don Soleone see all 117 comments

Saboteur Screenshots: Get Down From There, You!

By Chris Faylor, Aug 25, 2009 3:20pm PDT

Excessive drinking, fast cars, climbing whatever, whenever--it seems that Saboteur hero Sean Devlin really knows how to bring out the local color,...


"At the same time, Assassin's Creed followed that same mantra and that game was pretty fun ..."

- Freezerr85 see all 8 comments

The Force Unleashed Sith Edition Takes on Hoth

By Nick Breckon, Aug 24, 2009 4:03pm PDT

LucasArts gives us a peek at The Force Unleashed's Hoth mission with this new batch of screenshots. The mission will be included exclusively in the...


"Yeah, what's up with that? I liked the game quite a bit, and even overpaid for the only other ..."

- disdain see all 16 comments

LEGO Indy 2 Screenshots: An Ant Army Assembles

By Chris Faylor, Aug 24, 2009 2:02pm PDT

Were you curious as to how LEGO Indiana Jones 2 would recreate the giant ant scene from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? Well,...


PlayStation Motion Controller Slated for Spring 2010

By Chris Faylor, Aug 24, 2009 11:26am PDT

Sony has revealed its expectations to the release the new PlayStation 3 Motion Control peripheral, which it claims will provide "true 1:1 tracking"...


"yeah, that would be awesome, but I highly doubt we're anywhere close to that. I may have ..."

- hillemania see all 42 comments

DC Universe Online Screenshots Take Flight

By Chris Faylor, Aug 24, 2009 9:51am PDT

Tucked away within the recent barrage of media from GamesCom were these screenshots from Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming comic book MMO....


"I don't know about anyone else, but I'd be more interested in Marvel Heroes Online. Maybe it's ..."

- Arcanum see all 2 comments

Splinter Cell Conviction Screenshots: Sad Face

By Chris Faylor, Aug 21, 2009 10:04am PDT

The latest batch of Splinter Cell: Conviction screenshots from publisher Ubisoft include a painful look at interrogation techniques plus an...


"And here I was thinking it was just a problem with my browser that I was too lazy to fix."

- hussdelrio see all 9 comments

Red Steel 2 Walkthrough: Meet the Ninja

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2009 8:11am PDT

New Red Steel 2 screenshots and a walkthrough video narrated by creative director Jason VandenBerghe unveil unseen features and introduce additions to Ubisoft Paris's Wii shooter since it was last shown


"Does anyone know if the sword control/fighting will be as good the wii sports resort samurai ..."

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Mount & Blade: Warband Trailer Parties Like It's 1399

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2009 6:25am PDT

Medieval multiplayer mayhem is the order of the day in a new trailer for indie developer TaleWorlds' Warband expansion to its PC warfare action RPG...


"M & B surely has come a very long way - this is amazing. Really love those graphics and they ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 27 comments

Borderlands DLC Will Surprise, At Least Two Coming

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2009 4:30am PDT

At least two downloadable content batches surprising in content and speed of release will hit Gearbox's Diablo-esque shooter Borderlands, according...


"It;s not 100% randomly generated (neither is Diablo 2), but yes it has randomly generated ..."

- nientiendo see all 48 comments

Metal Gear Solid PSP Trailer: Nine Minutes Down

By Chris Faylor, Aug 20, 2009 4:20pm PDT

Make no mistake, war is serious business, but it's not so bad if you've got company, especially if that company brings a cardboard tank or two to play around with.


"I totally expected them to high-five each other after taking care of those guards on the bridge. ..."

- Tissen see all 11 comments

New Castlevania Screenshots: Blood Explosion

By Chris Faylor, Aug 20, 2009 2:50pm PDT

The latest delivery from GamesCom 2009 comes in the form of a several new screenshots for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, due on PS3 and Xbox 360 in...


"I'm more interested in the music then the game, unfortunately. Screenshots don't feel like ..."

- YummiGummi see all 9 comments

Mafia 2 Trailer: Resolving Differences the Sicilian Way

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2009 1:20pm PDT

Dealing with the mob seems easy enough. You get together, eat spaghetti, have a few drinks, chat a little and then off you toddle. Unless you slip up, of course, in which case you'll wind up with bat-wielding wiseguys on your doorstep looking none too ple


"that's bullfuck! i live in italy and i ensure you that mafia still exist but only in some ..."

- Dagger Man see all 16 comments

Crysis 2 Images and Movies Tease New Nanosuit

By Chris Faylor, Aug 20, 2009 9:43am PDT

"How do you improve on perfection?" asks Crynet Systems, the fictional maker of the all-powerful nanosuit featured in Crysis. "This time, we...


"Does anybody know what is the name of the song used for the videos? I really like it. Thank you"

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