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QuakeCon 2011 Online Pre-Registration Today

Bethesda Softworks has announced that online pre-registration for their upcoming QuakeCon 2011 expo will begin at 8:00pm EST. QuakeCon 2011 runs from August 4th through August 7th, 2011 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX.

The premium packages are:

BYOC Select-a-Seat Package – $20

  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • An official QuakeCon 2011 BYOC t-shirt
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad

Swag Pack – Cost $35

  • An official QuakeCon 2011 attendee t-shirt
  • A RAGE Wingstick t-shirt
  • A Skyrim lithograph signed by the team at Bethesda Game Studios
  • A pack of RAGE, Skyrim, and Prey 2 zipper-pulls

QuakeCon done Quick Package – $50 (Limit of 200 packages available on a first-come first-serve basis)

  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • Express lane fast-pass registration for the BYOC
  • Express lane fast-pass to every speaker, panel, and public event at QuakeCon
  • Limited reserved access seating for all panels, presentations, and events
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad, individually numbered and signed by Tim Willits, Creative Director of RAGE
  • A limited edition QuakeCon 2011 zipper-pull

 

New BloodRayne: Betrayal Trailer

Majesco Entertainment and WayForward have unveiled a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming side-scrolling actioner, BloodRayne: Betrayal. Betrayal puts players into the boots of Rayne as she takes on 15 levels of various bad guys including vampires, shape shifters, and more.

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Wargaming.net Attending E3 to Promote World of Tanks

Wargaming.net has announced that they will be showing off their new online tank actioner, World of Tanks, at the upcoming E3 expo in Los Angeles. World of Tanks puts players into tank groups and pits them against other tank groups across the battlefields of World War II.

“At the 2010 E3, we were awarded the Best New Concept for the World of Tanks beta,” said Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi. “Now we have released World of Tanks and it has gone far beyond what it was a year ago. We’ve got something we are proud to show to the E3 audience and we hope they like it as much as we do.”

LINK: World of Tanks Official Website

CraveOnline to Host E3 NOS Gaming Lounge

CraveOnline has announced that it will be hosting the NOS Gaming Lounge at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, which runs from June 7th through June 9th in Los Angeles. The lounge will feature wi-fi access as well as a DJ spinning tunes for lounge-goers. Additionally, CraveOnline and NOS will be attempting to break the world record for ‘longest video games marathon playing a fighting game’ by consistently playing Mortal Kombat.

Second Round of BlizzCon Tickets on Sale Tonight at 7pm PT – SOLD OUT

Blizzard Entertainment has sent out a reminder that the second round of BlizzCon tickets will go up on sale tonight at 7pm PT. Each tickets costs $175 and each customer is limited to four per mailing address. BlizzCon 2011 is scheduled to run from October 21st and October 22nd at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

LINK: BlizzCon Ticket Website

Update @ 7:32 PM PT

The last bit of 2011 BlizzCon tickets have sold out! We hope some of our readers were lucky enough to get some of them before they ran out!

Update @ 7:23 PM PT:

38% of BlizzCon tickets left in stock!

Update @ 7:19 PM PT:

48% of BlizzCon tickets left in stock.

Update @ 7:08 PM PT:

In order to check on the status of the sale, I have tried to purchase some tickets. Looks like the queue is rather large already!

Four New Screens from Dead Space 2 Outbreak Map Pack

Electronic Arts and Visceral Games have released four new screenshots from their upcoming, FREE, Dead Space 2 Outbreak multiplayer map pack. The Outbreak DLC pack is due out on the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network beginning on May 31st. It features four new multiplayer maps, most featuring some sort of cooperation element where human players must work together to successfully decontaminate the area.

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Konami Confirms E3 2011 Pre-Show

Konami has released some more official details of their first annual E3 2011 pre-show which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 2nd at 4pm at the Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City, CA. No word on just what exactly we will be seeing yet, but it is a safe assumption that there will be some Silent Hill goodness to go around – especially given that Sony Pictures is behind the upcoming film, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.

We will bring you all the excitement from the pre-show as soon as it unfolds.

First Auto Club Revolution Screenshots

Eutechnyx, developer of the highly-acclaimed racer Nascar the Game 2011, has released the first screeshots from its upcoming Auto Club Revolution. ACR is an online car ownership and racing game which will be released later this year. Beta tests are scheduled to begin in July, and you can register to take part in them over at the game’s official website.

Eutechnyx’ COO, Darren Jobling said, “Auto Club Revolution will be a game changer for online racing and today’s screenshots barely touch the surface of what is probably the deepest car racing and car ownership experience ever developed.” He continues, “working together with the largest brands in motoring, we’ve fused online games and social motoring communities to build a truly new and exciting platform, with degrees of motor manufacturer involvement that are unprecedented in the history of real-world racing games, details of which we will be revealing shortly.”

The Screenshots

New Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad Screenshots

2XL Games has released some new screenshots from their upcoming Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad. The game is due out this Summer on the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network. It features both single and multiplayer racing as well as a variety of off-road vehicles to control.

“I’m a huge fan of gaming and always have been, and being able to represent my transition from Supercross to short-course off road racing in a game is an awesome opportunity,” said Jeremy McGrath. “Having seen the work that 2XL Games has done with racing games in the past with Rainbow Studios and more, they are the perfect team to work with to create a fast-paced, intense racing experience that fans will want to get their hands on.”