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Funcom to Use Enlighten in Age of Conan and The Secret World

Funcom has announced a deal with Geometrics to use their ‘Enlighten’ real-time lighting engine inside both MMOs: the Age of Conan and The Secret World. Enlighten allows lighting elements to be rendered in real-time as opposed to more traditional ‘pre-baked’ elements.

Checkout some screenshots of Enlighten in action, After the Break!

EA Sports Releases NBA LIVE 10 Demo on Xbox LIVE

EA Sports has released the demo for their upcoming NBA LIVE 10 on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Gold Members. If you are a Silver Member or Playstation 3 gamer, expect the demo on September 17th.

In the NBA LIVE 10 demo, players will choose either the Orlando Magic or LA Lakers in last year’s biggest NBA Final’s game. NBA LIVE 10 is expected to release on October 6th.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Launch Trailer

Activision has released the launch trailer for their upcoming Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2. The game is due out September 15th and puts players in control of their favorite Marvel characters through both the Secret War and Civil War story plots.

Bethesda Releases Four New Screenshots of BRINK

Bethesda Softworks has released four new screenshots from their upcoming first-person shooter, BRINK. BRINK is due out in the Spring of 2010 and will feature coop and story gameplay modes. The game puts players on a small man-made structure in the middle of the ocean – the last place on Earth fit for human survival, if they don’t kill each other first.

Checkout the new screens, After the Break!

Eight New BLUR Screenshots from PAX

While at this year’s Penny Arcade Expo, Activision released eight new screenshots from their upcoming racer: BLUR. BLUR is scheduled to release on November 3rd for the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 platforms.

Checkout all the screenshots After the Break!

HALO ODST Live Action Trailer Rules All this Week

And the title for best trailer this week keeps getting passed around like a cheap hooker but, this time, I think we have found a winner! Microsoft and Bungie have released a live action trailer for their upcoming HALO ODST which blew my socks right off. As if this was not enough, you can see an extended, two minutes and 30 seconds version of the short on September 7th at 10:30 PM ET/PT on SPIKE TV during Band of Brothers.

World of Warcraft Faction Transfer Service – Activated

The much talked-about faction transfer service in World of Warcraft has gone live. For a scant $30 dollars, you can take your Horde character to the Alliance or vice versa. In our recent interview with World of Warcraft’s Greg Street, he told us that players would have to swicth races to one that had their class available if their current race/class combo was not allowed by the new faction.

Blizzard has released two FAQs on the subject as well, so be sure to check them out for more information.