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Various Game Trailers #615

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 10:54 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 :

  • Tony Hawk's American Wasteland - Tricks Trailer
  • Project Gotham Racing 3 [X360] - X05 Trailer
  • Fatal Inertia [PS3] - Trailer
  • Perfect Dark Zero [X360] - X05 Trailer
  • The Witcher - Trailer
  • Kameo: Elements of Power [X360] - X05 Trailer
  • King Kong [X360] - X05 Cam Trailer


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

Judge Sentences Gamer To Death

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On Thursday, an Alabama judge sentenced a 20-year-old man to die by lethal injection for the murders of two officers and a dispatcher, slayings which the victims' families blame partly on the killer's obsession with violent video games, in particular Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto III.

'Hegemony: Philip of Macedon' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hegemony: Philip of Macedon is a new Real Time Strategy game, under development at Longbow Digital Arts, based on the rise to power of Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander The Great. Using a new and innovative 3D landscape engine, the game map is constructed from satellite DEM data and combines battle and strategy within the same unified 3D world.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.

'Quake IV' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that the official Quake IV website is up and running. At the site you will find never-before-seen videos, the official Quake IV trailer, wallpapers, screenshots, background information and the latest Quake IV news. Additionally, the Quake IV Fan Art Logo Contest winner has also been revealed.

California Govenor Signs Violent Video Games Bill Into Law

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ignored strong lobbying from software makers and signed legislation on Friday that bans the sale of violent video games to children.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Kameo: Elements of Power' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kameo: Elements of Power is an action-adventure game with role-playing elements for gamers of all ages and skill levels. From legendary game developer Rare, Kameo: Elements of Power sends players on a magical and epic journey full of intense combat, magnificent exploration and innovative morph-into-warrior action.

Nintendo Fiscal Estimates Impacted by Weak GameCube Sales

by Judy on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo cut its first-half operating profit estimate by one third on Friday due to sluggish sales of its GameCube game console and software in the United States, but boosted its net profit estimates due to currency-related gains. They also cited price cuts to its "DS" portable game machine and high development costs for a new game system as factors weighing on its earnings.

'Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball, developed by Cat Daddy Games, brings all of the intense action of paintball into your living room, challenging players with over 25 white-knuckle single player Tournament and Fieldball matches.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. Originally scheduled for Q3 2005, it has been pushed back to February 2006 for extra development time.

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before the events of Grand Theft Auto 3 and we find that our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Having welcomed him back with open arms, the Don Salvatore Leone is putting Toni to back work under the watchful eye of Vincenzo Cilli, one of his most trusted capo’s.

'Shadow The Hedgehog' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today SEGA launched the official Shadow the Hedgehog website, to prepare gamers for its November 15 launch. The website offers fans a look at the good vs evil mission system, inside information, game environments, weapons, vehicles, screens, movies, minigames, wallpapers, screensavers, but also background of Shadow's quest and the various characters he might meet along the way; from Black Doom, to the rigid G.U.N. Federation Commander, Dr. Eggman, and Sonic, Knuckles, and Rouge.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

ESA Foundation Online Video Game Charity Auction to Begins Today

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The sixth annual computer and video game industry online charity auction, benefiting children's charities and featuring highly-prized computer and video games and memorabilia, begins today and runs through October 7 to 14th on eBay, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today.

'Top Spin 2' (GBA/X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the pro tour in venues that are alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play. Characters are even more stunning with the addition of HD technology and the inclusion of the top players in the world like Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt and Roger Federer. Put it all online and you once again have the greatest tennis game ever created.

'Tony Hawk's American Wasteland' (ALL) - Official Soundtrack

by Judy on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An adrenaline-pumping line-up of more than 60 rock, punk, hip-hop and electronic tracks will power players through Activision's expansive Los Angeles skate world in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.

'Ridge Racer 6' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ridge Racer 6 on Xbox 360 comes packed with more than 130 cars and 30 circuits, the most courses in any of the series so far! For the first time ever, it will also feature online compatibility with Xbox Live offering endless hours of drifting excitement.

'Serious Sam II' - Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games has released a new patch for Croteam's Serious Sam II multiplayer demo which improves mouse control, server sorting, game server connecting issues, and various other adjustments. Read more for download links ..

'Championship Manager' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Championship Manager, developed by Gusto Games, is a fully portable version of the best known football management simulation, and also boasts a wealth of new features. Dealing with everything from transfers to training, tactics to tabloids, Championship Manager is the closest you’ll get to real-life football.

Oxygen Interactive Expands Manager Team

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive are pleased to announce the expansion of their Northamptonshire based office with the appointment of former Codemasters' Dan Gower and ex-EA's David Bancroft.

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Ubisoft has released a singleplayer demo allowing you to try out two missions from the game.

'Tales of the Abyss' (PS2) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco is still pluggin away at Tales of Legendia, and the next installment in the Tales of RPG series has already been revealed. Luke is the lone son of a noble family who lost his memories when he was a kid during an invasion by an enemy country. He grew up spoiled and naive and has learned how to use a sword as a hobby. Tia lost her parents and has been raised as a warrior and priestess of the Lorelai religion, and uses a mysterious form of ancient power called Seventh Sound.

'Pro Cycling Manager' - v1.4R Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager will have more detailed animations, an experience system, stage editor and also several multiplayer modes. Cyanide Studio has released a new patch for its cycling manager. This update brings your retail game to v1.4R and adds the ability to add your own tour, database updates, AI improvement, multiplayer optimizations and career adjustments. Read more for download links ...

'Sins of a Solar Empire' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ironclad Games today unveiled its flagship real-time space strategy title, Sins of a Solar Empire. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.

'Heart of Empire: Rome' - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heart of Empire: Rome leads the player through 14 huge missions as they actually build & control ancient Rome in glorious real-time 3D. From simple beginnings, they must quickly build housing for their growing population; start to meet their increasing desires for food, goods and entertainment.

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Legend revives the athletic, intelligent and entertaining adventurer who won the hearts and minds of gamers worldwide. Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment, allows gamers to experience tomb raiding as never before.

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks'

by Eric on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an action/adventure title driven by both intense single and multi-player action. Similar to the recently released Mortal Kombat: Deception, background interactions (i.e., acid pits, living trees, spiked ceilings, etc.), multiple new fatalities, and action-based puzzles will also play an important role in the player’s quest for an “outstanding” victory.

'Pro Evolution Soccer Management' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced it is to enter the football management genre, with the launch of Pro Evolution Soccer Management (working title) on PS2, a spin-off title that enjoys compatibility with the hugely successful Pro Evolution Soccer 5.

'Samurai Warriors' (PSP) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is set in feudal Japan, during the Sengoku period where numerous warlords and heroic individuals are struggling to unify the country. When the political power of the Ashikaga Shogunate collapsed in the succession dispute of 1467, the island of Japan erupted in a series of major wars. This era in history became known as the as the Sengoku or "warring states" period.

PC Review - 'Day of Defeat: Source'

by Alanix on Oct. 7, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Day of Defeat is a World War II multiplayer first-person action game that pits players in Axis vs. Allies battles in Western Europe at the height of the war in 1944, remade using Half-Life 2's Source engine. Players enlist as snipers, infantrymen, machine gunners, riflemen and sergeants, and then hit the frontlines running using authentic weaponry.