Releasing this week on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Nintendo Wii and PC; Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising sees some new screenshots to celebrate the occasion.
Players will experience the intensity, diversity and claustrophobia of a modern conflict from the unique perspectives of an infantry marine, a helicopter pilot, a Special Forces officer or a tank commander, each engaged against the full force of the Chinese PLA on a scale never previously experienced in a military action title. Gameplay simulates an immense conflict between advanced forces and provides unparalleled scope with different military disciplines, vehicles and equipment for players to utilize.
Check out the rest of the screenshots below. The game is available on store shelves today.
Microsoft has officailly announced this week a new status change for several games. These games will be available at the Platinum Hits price as low as $19.99.
Grand Theft Auto IV: A powerful modern-day crime epic set in the most detailed sandbox environment ever created. Explore Liberty City as Niko Bellic, an Eastern European immigrant with a war-torn past in search of the American Dream. The dream quickly turns into a nightmare as he struggles to cope with his cousin’s mounting debt and the seedy underworld of Liberty City.
Streetfighter IV: Brings the legendary fighting series back to its roots by taking the beloved fighting moves and techniques of the original Street Fighter II and infusing them with Capcom's latest advancements in next generation technology to create a truly extraordinary experience.
Left 4 Dead: Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-operative gameplay of Left 4 Dead™ casts four "Survivors" in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying "Boss Infected" mutants.
Saints Row 2: Five years have passed since your former Saints crew betrayed you. Rebuild your empire using an arsenal of rocket launchers, stun guns and satchel charges, and transform your crib, crew and ride with total character customization. Seek revenge against rivals to reestablish yourself as the rightful king of Stilwater.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: The saga continues in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, casting players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice" and unveiling new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy. Set in the era between Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, players must assist the iconic villain in his quest to rid the universe of Jedi, and face decisions that could change the course of their destiny.
Also in celebration of these new Platinum Hits titles; participating retailers will be offering a "Buy One Get One Free" promotion through October 2009.
Traction Public Relations, one of the largest video game-specific public relations group in the country announced today that they are the official agency for three new clients: First Planet Company, Primus Productions and FreeRange 3D.
The Nintendo Download hits this morning and gives us a chance to finally experience the original Final Fantasy from the original Nintendo. The game that literally kicked off the series and gave birth to what is now 13 games in the series. Only 3 total games this week including Final Fantasy, a short but filling appetite to get through the week.
FINAL FANTASY Original platform: NES Publisher: SQUARE ENIX Players: 1 ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Mild Fantasy Violence Price: 500 Wii Points™ Description: The world lies shrouded in darkness. The winds die. The sea rages. The earth decays. But the people believe in a prophecy, patiently awaiting its fulfillment. “When darkness veils the earth, four Warriors of Light shall come....” After a long journey, four young travelers did at last appear, and in the hand of each was clutched a crystal.
Also as a reminder, if you purchase a Nintendo DSi before 11:59 PM PST on October 5th, you'll receive free 1,000 DSi Points. However, after that date the free ride stops and gamers will have to purchase Wii Point cards to keep up with any downloadable content. Wii Point cards work both ways between the DSi and Wii. If you purchase a DSi before that date, don't worry you can still use the points after the October 5th deadline. Check more info on the other two games below.
Infinity Ward has released a new trailer for their nex title in the Call of Duty series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The new trailer doesn't show much in the way of actual gameplay, but it does give further insight into the story behind their latest game. Be sure to check out the trailer above.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is currently slated for release on November 10, 2009 on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
The Raconteurs highlight next week's Rock Band downloadable content continuing to grow the biggest music lirbary for music games. Here are some of the tracks that will be available next week.
The The Raconteurs Track Pack 01
• The Raconteurs – “Many Shades of Black”
• The Raconteurs – “Salute Your Solution”
• The Raconteurs – “Steady, As She Goes”
The Electric Six Track Pack 01
• Electric Six – “Dance Epidemic”
• Electric Six – “Gay Bar”
• Electric Six – “I Don’t Like You”
Alanis Morissette – “Head Over Feet”
Alanis Morissette – “Ironic”
The Flobots – “Handlebars”
The tracks will be made available on October 6th for the Xbox 360 and Wii and October 8th for the Playstation 3. You can purchase both track packs, for 440 MSP/$5.50. You can only purchase individual tracks for the Nintendo Wii for 200 Wii Points each.
The Sabetour is coming up on release this December and here are some new screenshots to hopefully kick in your interest.
Play as Sean Devlin, a street-tough Irish racing mechanic seeking personal redemption in the first open-world action game set in Nazi-occupied Europe. Now, it’s time for payback—with the help of the French Resistance, British intelligence, an arsenal of weaponry, and your own street smarts and brawn, you must exact revenge on those who aimed to destroy your life. Motivated by retribution and armed with tactics of sabotage, blow up zeppelins, derail trains, implode bridges, destroy armored tanks, and level enemy facilities in the name of vengeance.
Valve announced today that its second game in the Left 4 Dead series, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2), is now available for pre-order on Steam for PC users or from participating retailers for the PC and Xbox 360.