Various Game Trailers #642

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - AI Trailer
  • Crazy Frog Racer - Trailer
  • Test Drive Unlimited [X360] - Trailer #3


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

'Heaven vs. Hell' Cancelled?

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Heaven vs. Hell is an RTS putting you in command in a battle over the souls of humanity and determine their eternal existence. Built around the concept of resource and force management, as well as battlefield strategy, Heaven vs. Hell features a riveting story, beautiful 3D graphics and breathtaking sound effects. According to this listing on the Wikipedia encyclopedia web site, all offices have been closed down since August (thanks GameCloud). An official statement was never released although its former CEO Will Golby is now CEO of Gamavoo, an Irish game developer.

'Sam & Max: Freelance Police' Back From The Dead?

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After LucasArts cancelled Sam & Max: Freelance Police in 2004, the game has been in limbo, until a few months ago Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell, currrently working at Pixar, has come to an agreement with Telltale Games to work on the next Sam & Max title. Telltale has launched a Sam & Max product page, and although it holds little concrete information, it does state : Will Telltale’s game be based on the cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game? Cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game? What cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game?"

'The Rub Rabbits!' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today announced that they will publish The Rub Rabbits! exclusively for the Nintendo DS system. Developed by creators of Feel the Magic, SONIC TEAM The Rub Rabbits! delivers an all new "rub comedy" adventure offering innovative gameplay, quirky original music, stylized art, and many new modes and features.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 delivers ultra-realistic course environments, allowing gamers to experience the intensity of a championship golf tournament. With greatness comes pressure, as players are put to the test of making perfect tee shots or sinking tournament-winning putts in crunch time.

'Ford Vs. Chevy' (PS2/Xbox) Races Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software today announced the release of Ford Vs. Chevy for PS2 and Xbox. On back streets and dirt roads across America these factions of motorists have been competing to see which car truly rules the road. Now, the player will decide which brand will emerge victorious in America’s oldest motorist rivalry!

'Taito Legends 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While Taito Legends barely shipped in North America last month, Empire interactive budget lable Xplosiv already announced a sequel. Taito Legends 2 will compliment the first collection and fulfill the wishes of many retro gamers dreams with 40 additional titles including Darius Gaiden, Puzzle Bobble 2, Space Invaders DX, Elevator Action Returns, Rastan 2, Qix and many others.

'Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition consists of 28 arcade games including all of the games from Midway Arcade Treasures 2 and Midway Arcade Treasures 3. This 4-disc compilation set will be available for the suggested budget price of $19.95.

'Half-Life 2: Aftermath' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Half-Life 2: Aftermath, the eagerly anticipated expansion pack for Valve's Half-Life 2, has been delayed (thanks HalfLife2.net). Originally scheduled for November it has now been pushed back to Feb/March 2006. Reason for postponing according to Doug Lombardi : "We're working very hard to finish this new episode for HL2, however, its going to take us a bit more time to get it into top shape. As such, the target release for this one is now Feb/March of next year.:

'Mobile Suit: A New Dawn' (PS2) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mobile Suit: A New Dawn is a single-player turn-based RPG featuring fully customizable machines, vehicles and weapons. With an easy pick-up-and-play interface combined with an endless number of customizations and optimizations, the game is one that will appeal to both beginners and hardcore RPG fans alike. Check the freshly launched official Mobile Suit: A New Dawn website, or read more for new screens...

'Dragonshard' - v1.1.24b Euro Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released an updated version of the European patch for Liquid Ent's RTS/PRG game Dragonshard This update brings your UK/French & German retail game to v1.1.24b adds balance adjustments, AI fixes, multiplayer optimizations, tutorial & sound bug fixes, adresses graphical glitches etc. Read more for download links ..

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' (X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Game Developers Conference' Registration Now Open

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The 20th annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) is returning to the place where it developed into the annual networking and educational must-attend experience that it is today, San Jose Convention Center, on March 20-24, 2006. This year's theme will focus on “What's Next” and will seek to answer questions surrounding next-generation development, complex production and budgeting issues, strategic targeting of mass markets, and collaborations with the film industry.

'Heroes of Might and Magic V' Academy Faction - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode. Read more for details on the Academy faction.

'Starships Unlimited v3' Explores Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games announced the release of Ape Zone’s Starships Unlimited v3. Starships Unlimited v3 is a space exploration, colonization and conquest game where you control every aspect of your expansion across the galaxy.

'Faces of War' - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Ubisoft announced that it will publish Faces of War (previously known as Outfront II), a World War II squad-based, RTS game developed by Best Way, the people behind Soldiers: Heroes of World War II. Read more for additional details ..

'Tourist Trophy' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tourist Trophy offers players more than 80 licensed motorcycles to race in various game modes amongst more than 35 international courses. Featuring gameplay for up to two players, Tourist Trophy captures the fluid movement of man and machine like never before with game physics and graphics for an authentic true-to-life motorcycle riding simulation.

Hollywood Celebrities In 'The Battle for Middle-earth II'

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that Hugo Weaving will expand his involvement with The Lord of the Rings franchise as he assumes the role of lead voiceover talent in The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II. Additionally, concept artist John Howe of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy is on board to design entirely new creatures and locations of Middle-earth.

Koch Media Bringing 'City Life' To Germany and the UK

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOCH Media announced today that it has signed a agreement with French publisher Monte Cristo to bring its city building simulation City Life to Germany and the UK.

THQ and Paradox Entertainment Sign 'Conan' Development Agreement

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ, Paradox Entertainment and Conan Properties International today announced a worldwide, multi-year licensing agreement for THQ to develop interactive games based on Conan. The agreement covers development for all current and next-gen systems as well as PC, wireless and handheld platforms.

PS2 Review - 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

by Alanix on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

Xbox Review - 'Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil'

by Inexhist on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Resurrection of Evil picks up two years following the events of the original in a once forgotten and remote UAC research facility on Mars. Players wage a brutal war against an army of new demons and zombies including Hell's own Hunters, while utilizing incredible new weapons like the physics defying "grabber" and the return of the classic double-barreled shotgun.

'GripShift' (PSP) Coming To Europe And Down Under

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GripShift combineshigh-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience. Sidhe Interactive announced today that GripShift would be released in Europe on 11 November, Australia on 17 November and New Zealand on 18 November 2005.

NDS Review - 'Zoo Tycoon DS'

by David Wanaselja on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world's most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.