Various Game Trailers #644

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 11:58 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 :

  • America's Army: Rise of a Soldier [PS2/Xbox] - Career Mode Trailer
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins [X360/PC] - Trailer #5
  • Exteel - Trailer #2
  • Free Running [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Prince of Persia The Two Thrones - Trailer #11


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

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 11:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

New 'Sim Dynasty' Season Launches November 16

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 10:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The new season for multiplayer online baseball simulation, Sim Dynasty begins Wednesday, Nov. 16. Players can signup now at the official Sim Dynasty website. More than 3,000 players already control teams, but there is always room for more in this multiplayer online baseball simulation.

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | 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. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

'Perfect Dark: Zero' (X360) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 7:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Perfect Dark: Zero is the prequel to the hugely popular and critically acclaimed Perfect Dark. Set in the year 2020 — years before the original hit game — Perfect Dark: Zero reveals the origins of Joanna Dark, one of the most lethal special agents.

MTV Presents GameØRZ Week

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MTV today announced that video games would takeover MTV’s various on-air and online platforms during the week of November 20th for the network’s first ever GameØRZ Week. Programming will focus on the latest hardware, hottest new games, behind the scenes access into gaming development, the stars behind the games, the lifestyle, the fiercest competitions, etc. Read more for the airing schedule...

'Hard Truck: Apocalypse' - 110 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a mean to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles.

'Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 4:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BattleBorne Entertainment and South Peak Interactive introduce Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers, a third-person action game set during World War II, beginning with the D-Day invasion of France when paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines ahead of the Normandy landings to support the Allied assault on Germany’s Fortress Europe.

Electronic Arts Slashes Prices On Several Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has reduced prices on some titles by 20 percent to spur sales and thwart competition. Nascar 06, Burnout Revenge, and NBA Live 06 are a few titles that are now available at $39.99 (instead of $49.99).

'Trackmania Sunrise' - eXtreme Upgrade Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Trackmania Sunrise is getting a free downloadable expansion pack dubbed Trackmania Sunrise eXtreme, featuring new and more insane tracks than ever before. This patch will upgrade you original Sunrise game to Sunrise Extreme (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links ...

'Don't Get Angry 2' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Don't Get Angry 2 is based on a classic board-game. The game will feature a unique comic 3d-graphic-look and ludicrous new game features like the new Ninja or Gladiator Teams or the new air attack. This updated demo features the same content as before (two of the ten Teams, three game environments, all field-layouts and events) but fixes some problems and adds a new chase-cam.

'Amped 3' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 2:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Amped 3 features the most authentic snowboarding gameplay with perfected controls and the elements of a true extreme sports sandbox. Throw down stylish tricks, white-knuckle sled rides, and experience death-defying crashes as you earn your world ranking online. Tweak your tricks, gear, runs, music, and special effects while saving your crew in this twisted story that defines Amped 3.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 2:20 p.m. PST | 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.

'PoPoLoCrois' (PSP) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 1:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Agetec announced that PoPoLoCrois has been approved for gold status and will ship to stores on December 6, 2005. Hugely popular in Japan, PoPoLoCrois for the PSP system is the first game of the long running series released for the U.S. market.

'Area 51' - v1.1/v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Area 51 is set in the U.S. government's most top-secret and secure facility located in the Nevada desert. Players take on the role of Specialist Ethan Cole, a hazardous biological waste specialist sent to investigate. Midway has released some new patches for the Euro, US and German editions of the game, addressing various graphical glitches, copy protection iussue and smooth sniper scope. zooming (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Under Pressure' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Under Pressure, under development by Prophecy Games, is an tense action-adventure game set in a baroque underwater cruise-liner, makes use of advanced shaders and HDR lighting.

Activision Ships Xbox 360 Launch Titles To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In conjunction with the November 22 launch of the Xbox 360, Activision announced today that it will ship the Xbox 360 versions of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 2 and Neversoft's Tony Hawk's American Wasteland and GUN to retail outlets nationwide on November 15.

'Stuart Little 3: Big Photo Adventure' (PS2) Explores Retail Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of Stuart Little 3: Big Photo Adventure, through a license agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, for the PS2. Presenting the title character in an all-new series of misadventures, this game offers an action-packed experience that kids of all ages will enjoy.

'World of WarCraft' - v1.9 Patch Details & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard is hard at work on the v1.9 patch for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. One of the main features of this content patch will be the unveiling of Ahn'Qiraj, an instance in Silithus that will feature a 40 man raid group and a "more casual" 20 man raid group. Read more for details and screens ...

'TimeShift' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TimeShift is an innovative FPS in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

Survey Shows Parents Agree With The Current ESRB Ratings

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Research firm Peter D. Hart Research Associates today released results from a recently conducted survey regarding the Entertainment Software Rating Board ratings. Parents continue to overwhelmingly agree with computer and video game ratings assigned by the ESRB, as parents agree with the ratings 82% of the time, while another 5% of the time they think the ratings are "too strict."

EA Announces Its New Game Content Delivery system

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed during last weeks Battlefield 2: Special Forces announcement, today EA offiically took the wraps off its Steam like content delivery system.

'Evolution GT' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining an optimised driving engine with an innovative concept, Black Bean and the Italian software house, Milestone, are ready to deliver an electrifying racing title for fans of the genre. Enter the Evolution, where the main keywords are realism and driver improvement.

'Ridge Racer 6' (X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco today announced Ridge Racer 6 has gone gold for the Xbox 360, and will be available as launch title on November 22. Ride Racer 6 lets players race across stunning high-definition locales through an in-depth single player World Xplorer mode and compete online for the first time in the history of the Ridge Racer series.

'Earth 2160' Arrives In North American Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced that Earth 2160, the sequel in the EARTH series of real-time strategy (RTS) titles, has shipped to stores nationwide and is available for play on the PC.

Microsoft Reveals North American & European Xbox 360 Launch Day Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that 18 Xbox 360 games, and 13 Xbox 360 accessories will be available in North America on Nov. 22, while Europeans will be able to pikc up 15 Xbox 360 games, when the system launches in Europe on 2 December. Read more for details ...

'Etrom' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 4:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells.

Logitech Launches 'Harmony Advanced Universal Remote Control' (X360)

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Logitech today announced the Harmony Advanced Universal Remote Control for Xbox 360, providing gamers and home-entertainment enthusiasts with a single remote that can completely control their game console and any other components in their entertainment system.

'TOCA Race Driver 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 1:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver 3 players will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation. Codemasters has released a demo allowing you to try out the Honda Civic 2006 on the Donington GP circuit in qualifications and three-lap races. Read more for download links ...

'College Hoops 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s that time of year again--the time of year where basketball courts around the nation are filled with excitement, slam dunks, unbelievable athletes, Cinderella stories, and championship dreams. Nothing captivates the nation like the NCAA Basketball Tournament and no other game captures the collegiate atmosphere and energy like College Hoops 2K6.

'Winx Club' (GBA/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Winx Club follows the adventures of five fashion savvy teenage girls who use their special powers to transform into magical fairies and save the universe. The Winx Club airs Saturday mornings on 4Kids TV, 4Kids Entertainment's four-hour block of children's programming on FOX.

PS2 Review - 'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness'

by Agustin on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula's castle.

GBA Review - 'Atomic Betty'

by Hugh McHarg on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A mission-based game with puzzle-solving elements, Atomic Betty features a three character control scheme that allows players to enjoy all of their favorite characters at once, utilizing their individual skills to save the universe.