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If you're looking for a new game to check out id Software's Rage demo is now available on Xbox Live. With plenty of blood, violence and gore Rage takes you into a post-apocalyptic world called the Wasteland. For gamers who get excited about detailed environments, Rage is loaded with texture. According to id Software President Todd Hollenshead, the extensive details in the game are possible because textures are streamed in to avoid being constrained by system memory. If you haven't seen Rage yet here's your chance to get a look. And, those of you with PS3 consoles should be able to download the Rage demo from the PlayStation Network on December 6. Rage carries an MSRP of $59.99 but this Black Friday weekend you'll be able to find it from various retailers for $29.99. Rage is published by Bethesda Softworks and was released for Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows PCs on October 4, 2011.
Once again, the juggernaut that is Call of Duty has carpet-bombed the entertainment industry with its first-day sales. Activision says Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million copies in the U.S. and U.K. last Tuesday, earning some $400 million dollars.
Several retailers will host Midnight release parties for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, release date November 8, 2011. Most Best Buy stores will open at 12:01 am to sell the game -- here's a link to find a Best Buy location nearest you. Gamestop is opening earlier at 9:00pm if you want to pre-order (to avoid lines) or trade-in other games -- you can find a Gamestop location closest to you.
A sampling of the multiplayer goodness that Battlefield 3 is promising to bring in full October 25 is now available for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Download it here.
Electronic Arts and DICE officially announced Battlefield 3 will be available in two versions that include a Standard Edition and Limited Edition. The Standard Edition will feature a single-player campaign and 10 co-op maps and multiple multiplayer modes.
Paramount's Digital Entertainment division will debut the CBS-licensed video game "Star Trek" at E3 this week. The game's story is based off the latest "Star Trek" (2009) movie from director J.J. Abrams, with Kirk and Spock as the center characters.