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We feel like Orcs caught a bad rap in Tolkien's flagship fantasy franchise. Sure, they're not the nicest of dudes -- but do they deserve to be senselessly butchered, like in the trailer for Snowblind Studios' action-RPG Lord of the Rings: War in the North, posted below? We certainly don't think so.

August 14th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Apparently, Warner Bros. didn't get the memo that layoffs are so 2009. The publisher has released an unspecified number of staffers from Seattle developers Monolith Productions, Snowblind Studios and Surreal Software, perhaps best known for the FEAR series, Death Tank and The Suffering, respectivel...

January 12th 2010 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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[Update: Alright gang, it looks like they've all been redeemed. Thanks so much for playing, and remember to subscribe to our Twitter feed so you never miss out on a giveaway!]Hey, want to win a shiny new copy of an XBLA game and get some much needed exposure to social media? Then you should really...

February 23rd 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments

Apart from the fact that it's missing the original theme song -- which was the best ever, FYI -- the XBLA version of Death Tank is the same Death Tank we know and love. Of course, not everyone is familiar with the original Saturn game (which could only be unlocked as a mini-game in Powerslave or Duk...

February 18th 2009 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Prep some ammunition and stock up on military-grade fuel, because Microsoft just announced that Death Tank will launch an attack on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, February 18th, at a cost of 1200 ($15).Snowblind Studios' Death Tank is a remake of the Sega Saturn classic hit and features gameplay s...

February 16th 2009 at 2:10pm 0 Comments
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"Utilising her expertise to direct our Seattle studios in several key areas, we are looking forward to developing quality games under her leadership in the most efficient ways." That's what Samantha Ryan, Warner Interactive's senior vice president, has to say about the company's latest appointment....

February 13th 2009 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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Capping off a day that saw Crytek officially sealing the deal with Free Radical, Warner Bros Interactive has announced its purchase of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Justice League Heroes dev Snowblind Studios. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the acquisition serves to strengthen the pub...

February 4th 2009 at 9:25pm 0 Comments
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We told you that the awesomely monikered Death Tank had been rated for XBLA, but we've now picked up a few more details about the game. For one, it's being crafted by Snowblind Studios, the company that brought you Justice League Heroes. For another, the graphical style has been updated considerabl...

September 16th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Okay, we're just going to let out a heartfelt woohoo here, because Snowblind Studios has confirmed that they are indeed bringing Death Tank to Xbox Live Arcade. We imagine anyone that has played the Sega Saturn classic will share our enthusiasm. Played like a real time version of Scorched Earth...

September 5th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments