Coming soon to Burnout: Paradise: called the Jansen 88 Special, we all know it’s just Doc Brown’s DeLorean; dual flame trails at 88mph and the fact that it flies are not-so-subtle hints.
Surprisingly, this isn’t the first dino guitarist we’ve seen, but LBP continues to wow us with Heavy Metal Mullet, an ode to hair metal with a bone-crushing finale on a skull elevator.
This Halo Wars Limited Collector’s Edition might justify a little February splurge; it comes with a graphic novel, three maps, Spirit of Fire patch and six leader cards.
This Sugar Rush trailer looks like something out of Adult Swim, but the actual gameplay for the MMO is a bit simpler (yet still zany). They’re now accepting beta sign ups on their forums.
GPG’s Demigod isn’t an easy game to define–an RTS version of Diablo? A DotA descendant? Either way, it looks pretty fantastic from the trailer above; expect it to arrive February 2009.
Playing Zompocalypse isn’t braaaiiinn surgery; this simple side scrolling shooter has you fending often overwhelming hordes of zombies; it even supports Xbox 360 wireless controllers.
25 years after the original Run-D.M.C., the Reverend shows he’s still got it; this time, he’s beatboxing to Beethoven with his two sons on Wii Music: “Follow the note and rock it out!”
A perfect match for the Dog Tags we featured earlier, this Invaders t-shirt by gamer-friendly apparel brand J!NX brings back old-school arcade days; note: it’s selling fast, so order soon.
Forget those cheapy video game steering wheels: Trackstar 6000 is high-end racing gear for hardcore gamers, with cast aluminum pedals and friction-free, fluid damped steering.
99 Bricks looks like Tetris, but strips away the walls and adds basic physical laws to turn it into a teetering version of Jenga. As one commenter notes, it’s addictive but frustrating.
Deuce’s Magna Game Sets give backgammon, chess, checkers and dominos a modern makeover, witih features such as stained and varnished wood, magnetic dice and silvered elements.
We’re cautiously optimistic about Stardock’s Elemental: War of Magic, a grand empire-building strategy game in the vein of Civilization; it’s due out in 2010, with a public beta in June 2009.
Deceptively simple, Bomba is definitely not for the jittery handed: this game maps movements precisely to your mouse, meaning even minor flicks of the wrist can end in instant death.
This trailer for the upcoming Quantum of Solace game shows its COD4 lineage with many familiar moves: cover, dash and switch make a comeback, as well as our fave: blind fire.
It was bound to happen: PSN member RRR30000 has recreated the first level of Gradius in LBP; it’s fully playable and includes an amazingly detailed (and dangerous) boss at the end.
Even those who don’t skate will find Touchgrind to be worth some “air”-time; it’s a simple iPhone app that uses your fingers to ride the board. The game will be available late November.
This launch trailer for Tom Clancy’s End War beautifully blends cinematics and gameplay; it even shows tomorrow’s US presidential elections in a way that sends chills down our spine.
Okay, so we cheated to get the video above, but it doesn’t make Storm the House 3 any less fun: defend against endless waves of enemies using everything from missiles to space lasers.
Chicago-based web dev and journalist Adrian Holovaty is also a skilled guitarist; check out this awesome gypsy jazz video with him playing the Super Mario Bros. 2 theme. Thanks, Jerry!
Usurping bullets entirely, Grey Matter instead relies on you ramming a black dot into enemies; chaining three kills in a row nets a “Trinity Attack,” which wipes out all onscreen enemies.
Lord of the Rings: Conquest is coming early January and this trailer has us itching to kick Balrog butt. Impressive: they’ve squeezed in nearly every major LOTR character into this video.
If you’re a steampunk fan, Gatheryn is your MMO: think Jules Verne mixed with the casual atmosphere of Second Life, which means lots of wrought iron and no PVPing when it launches in 2009.
It’s the zombie apocalypse, and we’ll be damned if we don’t get a few bites in: this stylish, fast-paced Left 4 Dead TV spot is a checklist of the co-op brawler’s braintastic features.
Here’s one last Gears of War 2 trailer to tide you over until 11/7; it’s a fast-paced blend of cinematics and gameplay. In short, light on the exposition but heavy on the explosions.
Nile Online is an Egyptian empire builder by Tilted Mills; you’re in charge of a city which grows continuously, so it’s fun to check in every few hours to see how your empire is doing.
Don’t be fooled by the diminutive size of the photo above; this Brotherhood of Steel statue for Fallout 3 stands nearly 8 feet tall. Curiously, you’ll need to bid on it through Sam’s Club.
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