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Various Game Trailers #612

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Splinter Cell 4 [X360] - X05 Cam
  • Perfect Dark Zero [X360] - X05 Cam
  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - ShootOut Trailer
  • NBA 06 [PS2] - Trailer #4
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Trailer
  • Gears of War [X360] - X05 Trailer
  • Project Gotham Racing 2 [X360] - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'World Championship Poker 2' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 25 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Championship Poker 2 features a much more detailed one player game, where you now have to work your way up the ranks, starting in your mom's basement. Once you start winning and accumulating money, you can spend your winnings on increasingly better pads, and furnishings. Hit a losing streak, and you may have to hock your stuff to stay in the game.

'Hell Tycoon' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are in charge of tormenting damned souls on all 9 circles of Hell. The souls are running around trying to repent for their sins on the chance they might make it to Heaven, but you've got to make sure that doesn't happen. No - they need to be punished... in the lake of fire... for eternity! Your job is to see to it they get a good and fitting eternal damnation for their earth-bound evil-doings.

'Mega Man Zero 4' (GBA) Blasts into Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today released Mega Man Zero 4 for the GBA. Featuring new gameplay elements that elevate the handheld series to new heights, Mega Man Zero 4 maintains the tradition of delivering an exciting 2D action game that chronicles the dramatic ‘Zero’ saga.

'The Sims 2' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that the The Sims 2 has gone gold for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, and the Game Boy Advance. These versions of the game will ship to store shelves on October 24, 2005, followed shortly by the Sims 2 for the PSP.

'Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood' (Xbox/PC) Lands In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Gearbox Software announced today that Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood has shipped to retail stores for the Xbox and PC, with the PS2 version projected to ship later this month.

'Psychonauts' - v1.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco has released a new patch for Double Fine's action/adventure Psychonauts. This update brings your retail game to v1.04 and addresses the mysterious disappearing cobweb duster, as well as an internal memory bug that could lead to random crashes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Ubisoft's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from Ubisoft's upcoming Xbox/X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Ghost Recon 3
  • King Kong
  • Prince of Persia The Two Thrones
  • Blazing Angles Squadrons of WWII

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' Also Coming To Xbox 360

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A job listing indicates that Arkane Studios has plans for an X360 version of its upcoming action/RPG Dark Messiah of Might & Magic, as it is looking for a lead programmer and project leader for "an upcoming title currently in development on the PC, using the Valve's Source engine, which is already running on Xbox. In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah.

'Totally Spies' (GBA/NDS/PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari and Marathon Animation today announced the companies have completed a licensing deal to bring the Totally Spies property to multiple video game platforms. Totally Spies is the hit French animated TV series that stars three teenaged super-spies from Beverly Hills who fight international crime.

THQ's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from THQ's upcoming Xbox/X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Incredibles Rise of the Underminor
  • Moto GP 2006
  • Saint's Row
  • The Outift

Activision's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from Activision's upcoming Xbox/X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Shrek Super Slam
  • Tony Hawk American Wasteland

'Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow' (NDS) Whips Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today that the highly anticipated game Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow for the NDS has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Bringing all of the nostalgia of 2D gaming to the DS, this robust title also includes an incredibly deep storyline and innovative features.

SEGA's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from SEGA's upcoming Xbox/X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Shadow the Hedgehog
  • Condemned
  • Football Manager
  • Full Auto

'Take Command: 2nd Manassas' Announced & Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MadMinute Games announced today that their next major game release using their highly acclaimed War3D engine will be the Take Command: 2nd Manassas. Take Command: 2nd Manassas is available now for preorder from NWS-Online.Net, with an estimated ship date of December 2005.

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005' Skates Into Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the North American release of NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005, a sports management simulation game that is officially licensed by NHL Enterprises. and National Hockey League Players' Association.

Atari's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the various X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Alone in the Dark
  • Test Drive Unlimited
  • Timeshift
  • Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure
  • Driver Parallel Lines

Various X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineups - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the various X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Dead Rising (Capcom)
  • Final Fantasy XI (Square-Enix)
  • Frame City Killer (Namco)
  • Resident Evil 5 (Capcom)
  • Ridge Racer 6 (Namco)
  • Toca Race Driver 3 (Codemasters)

'Duke Nukem Forever' Coming In December?

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the UK division of online retailer Amazon, 3DRealms' long overdue FPS Duke Nukem Forever has a ship date of December 2, 2005. This of course has to be taken with a big grain of salt as nothing official has been announced, the product listing also states that "release dates are subject to change," and being the case with DNF, that's an understatement.

Take 2's X05 (X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the Microsoft X360 launch titles that are being presented:

  • Amped 3
  • Elder Srolls 4 Oblivion
  • NBA 2K6
  • NHL 2K6
  • Top Spin 2

'Castle Wolfenstein' Coming To The Xbox 360

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software's newest chapter in the legendary "Wolfenstein" series will deliver players deep behind the enemy lines of a war-torn Germany, where Nazi experiments with technology and the supernatural threaten to turn the tide of World War II. Utilizing a revolutionary new graphics technology targeted specifically at next-generation hardware, this new "Wolfenstein" experience will draw players into a world of unmatched exploration, action and espionage.

'Diplomacy' Strikes Deal At Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced today the PC game Diplomacy has shipped to stores across North America, with Europe to follow later in October and November.

Microsoft X360 Holiday Launch Titles - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today at X05, Microsoft unveiled its lineup of games for the Xbox 360 as it gears up for launch. X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the Microsoft X360 launch titles that are being presented:

  • Crackdown
  • Gears of War
  • Kameo: Elements of Power
  • Mass Effect
  • Perfect Dark Zero
  • Too Human

Bioware Announces 'Mass Effect' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science fiction action-RPG created by BioWare Corp, previousky nown for Jade Empire, Kotor, Nebverwinter nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

Peter Jackson Signs On As 'Halo' Movie Producer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that triple-Academy Award winners Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh will serve as the executive producers of Halo, the upcoming feature film based on Microsoft’s video game from Bungie Studios.

'Gun' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits.

'Splinter Cell 4' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 4 (working title), the next masterpiece in the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 4 will be available in Spring 2006 for current and next generation consoles as well as for PC.

'Shattered Union' - 4 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set atop the smoldering ruins of a fictional United States torn apart by civil war, Shattered Union is an action-packed strategy game for console and PC. Gamers will play through an exciting single player campaign to reunite the country by force, or online in one-on-one matches.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - 11 New Screens

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced that Blitz: The League has gone gold and will tackle stores nationwide October 17, 2005. Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (PS2/Xbox/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Comics announced today that Superman Returns: The Videogame is scheduled for a summer 2006 release in conjunction with the Warner Bros. Pictures' film on June 30, 2006. The game, which features storylines from both the movie and more than 60 years of comic book content, is being developed by EA-Tiburon.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.03 Patch & Servers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the highly anticipated first patch for DICE's Battlefield 2. This patch brings your retail game to v1.03 and adds the Wake Island 2007 map, new server browser features, a nickname prefix feature, a BFHQ compare function, improved mod support, HUD & map enhancements, and the usual gameplay tweaks, crask & bug fixes. Read more for download links ...

'Worms 4: Mayhem' (Xbox) Slithers into North American Stores

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wormicide is back with a humorous vengeance as Majesco today ships Worms 4: Mayhem for the Xbox. Worms 4: Mayhem will also ship for the PC next Tuesday, October 11.

'NBA '06' (PSP) Dribbles its Way to Stores

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 8:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony announced today that NBA '06 for the PSP has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Following in the footsteps of the most successful five-on-five basketball simulation for PSP, NBA '06 for PSP improves upon the franchise with new animations, shooting mechanics, and simplified play-calling system.

'Black & White 2' Floats into Stores

by Judy on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Will you be an evil or benevolent deity? Electronic Arts and Lionhead Studios today announced that Black & White 2 has begun to ship to retail outlets for the PC. From the creative minds of god game developer Peter Molyneux and RTS-creator Ron Millar, Black & White 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed hit Black & White.

'Supreme Commander' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Gas Powered Games for its RTS game Supreme Commander. Chris Taylor is known for his work with Total Annihilation under Cave Dog, and Supreme Commander will mark his return to a genre that he helped popularize.

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwin, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included, courtesy of an updated engine.

'Battle Carry' Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AFSL Games announced today that Battle Carry is complete and will be released this coming Friday, October 7th, and will be available for download for $19.95. Battle Carry is an action oriented deathmatch game featuring high speed tanks and powerful secondary weapons. The release will feature eight maps, playable in deathmatch, team deathmatch, and objective match. It will have nine secondary weapons, and four unique tanks to use.

'GT Legends' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numerous different game types as well as five levels of difficulty promise a high degree of long-term motivation for both beginners and pros. With a new engine, improved graphics and an extended list of features, GT LEGENDS will provide high authenticity, a detailed presentation and thrilling entertainment behind the steering wheel of an untamed racing beast. GT Legends will be released at the beginning of October!

'Source Engine' and 'Half-Life' Get Steamy Update #29

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release fixes a loading error when trying to debug Source MODs using the SDK, fixes a Source Engine startup crash in Win98, and also fixes Half-Life 1: Engine name exploit causing client crash. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 will feature the utter realism, intuitive play and fast-paced action of the ever-popular series. The PSP version will also be almost identical in terms of available clubs and international sides, with 57 national sides lining up alongside 136 club teams.

Midway Acquires UK Developer The Pitbull Syndicate

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that it has acquired UK development studio The Pitbull Syndicate Limited, now named Midway Studios - Newcastle. The studio is currently developing Midway's racing title L.A. RUSH along with additional next generation projects.

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. With such favorite elements and major improvements, PoP The Two Thrones is poised to take the action-adventure gaming experience to a new level.

'Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not everyone is innocent until proven guilty! Players star as a defence attorney, who must prove his seemingly guilty client's innocence no matter how dire the circumstances may seem. The game presents twisting storylines and intriguing gameplay in a comical anime style. Players must collect evidence, weed through inconsistent testimonies, and overcome corrupt agendas to ensure that justice prevails.

PS2 Preview - 'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King'

by Hank on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Dragon Quest VIII, the first time on the PS2, old meets new, as classic gameplay is married to sumptuous graphics, delivering a sweeping adventure. Characters designed by Akira Toriyama are brought to life by "cel-shading," bringing gamers of all ages into a world straight out of Japanese anime.

'Madden NFL 06' (PSP) Gets Extra Content

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SanDisk and Electronic Arts today announced that SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo Game cards will be sold with bonus content to EA's recent release of Madden NFL 06 for the PSP

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Burnout Revenge'

by Kris Graft on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an all-new Revenge mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their frustrations on rush hour traffic.

'WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 ' (PSP/PS2) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 adds all new features, while refining what made the original a hit with both wrestling fans and casual gamers alike. The newly created "Momentum System" will recreate the real life emotional peaks and valleys of an actual wrestling match, while the addition of a "Stamina System" will force players to play more strategically by conserving their energy in order to maintain stamina throughout the duration of a match.

'Da Vinci Experience' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Da Vinci Experience is a major adventure and investigation game, the first game created about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. It offers players the opportunity to grapple with the mysteries of the codes hidden within the works of the great Italian genius.