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Various Game Trailers #484

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - Trailer
  • Unreal Championship 2 - Trailer #6

'Democracy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Democracy, developed by Positech Games, is a detailed simulation game that is 'turn based' where each turn of the game represents 2 months of time. Elections are held every 4 years. The game has a complex internal model to represent the population of your country.

Pre-Order 'Fate' And Get Signed Limited Edition Poster

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FATE's quests are fast and fun with richly detailed artwork, 3D graphics and interactive content delivered exclusively via download. Players will be able to customize their character, their pet, and the type of weapons they’ll use. Through battles with hundreds of monsters and fantastic creatures, characters evolve over time with experience of game play. A built-in random level generator will provide an infinite number of adventure possibilities!

'Swashbucklers' Alters Course - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swashbucklers: Blue & Grey is a naval Action/RPG game set in time of the American Civil War - the time of last pirate renaissance on the Caribbean. Previously known as Swashbuckler's: Legacy of the Drake, Akella has not only renamed its naval combat title, but also changed the setting from the War of 1812 to the American Civil War (thanks Blues). Read more for details ...

'Shogun Warrior: Real Time Conflict' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "Shogun Warrior," players assume the role of one of two brothers who are locked in bloody combat in feudal Japan. Conquering neighboring territories and amassing formidable armies, only one warrior will be able to survive the deadly endgame to realize his ambitions and claim the title of Shogun.

'Delta Force: Xtreme' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic today announced that Delta Force: Xtreme has gone gold and will hit stores in the US on April 21st, 2005 for just $19.99! Delta Force: Xtreme includes a selection of the best single and multiplayer missions from the original PC game Delta Force, as well as new missions and a host of updated game features. Improvements include a complete graphics overhaul, new renders, particle and weather effects, as well as new content in the form of missions, controllable vehicles and new online features. Delta Force: Xtreme also includes 20 co-op missions, online stat tracking and improved anti-cheat measures.

'Guild Wars' Sound Effects Done By Omni Interactive

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Omni Interactive Audio today revealed they have signed an ongoing, long-term deal to create and integrate all the sound effects for future chapters of Guild Wars, the new online role playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSoft.

'Dragon Ball Z Sparking!' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai today revealed the next title in the Dragon Ball Z franchise. Dragon Ball Z Sparking!, developed by Spike, will be an action game in full 3D, feature over 40 characters, including Sangoku, Vegeta and Janemba. DBZ Sparking! will allow players more freedom than the DBZ Budokai series, and combat will take place in the air, on the ground, and have an over the shoulder perspective. So far no information whether Bandai plans to released DBZ Sparking! in US or Europe, but this PS2 exclusive title will be available in Japan fall 2005.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 3 New Screens

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

Capcom Signs 'Legend of Kay' (PS2) for North America and Japan

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood announced today that it has signed an agreement with Capcom to distribute its action adventure Legend of Kay in North America and Japan. No release date has been announced yet, but Legend of Kay has been available in Europe for a few months already.

'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) To Debut on ESPN's NFL Draft Broadcast

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that it will premier the world's first look at the next generation of videogames on Saturday April 23, 2005. EA's flagship football franchise, Madden NFL football, will make its next generation debut in a TV ad during the first hour of the NFL Draft broadcast on ESPN, beginning at 12 noon ET.

'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith' (PS2/Xbox) - 48 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is a third-person action/adventure game, delivering the ultimate Jedi action experience as Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi join forces in fierce battles and heroic lightsaber duels until one's lust for power and the other's devotion to duty leads to a final confrontation between good and evil. Scheduled for release on on May 5, 2005 on PS2 and Xbox.

'Katamari Damacy 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 'Katamari Damacy' you start off with a small “katamari,” but with every level he completes, the “katamari” can quickly grow from a fraction of an inch to a monstrous mass in no time. The bigger the player’s “katamari” grows, the larger the objects the player can amass along the way -- ranging from playing cards and people to ocean liners and entire stadiums! A sequel to last years hit title has not been a secret, and here are the first screens ...

March US Video Game Sales Up 32 Percent

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game sales rose 32 percent in the United States in March, analysts said on Friday, noting Sony's top-selling "Gran Turismo 4" racing game as well as an improved supply of console hardware.

'Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience' Bundle Announced

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience will offer the original ground game An Empire Divided, the Jump to Lightspeed expansion that brought players into space in their own Millennium Falcon and the all new Episode III Rage of the Wookiees expansion offering exclusive content directly from the final Star Wars movie all in one box, as well as an exclusive vehicle only available to bundle owners. Read more for details..

No Revolution At E3

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

... and then there were two. Citing fears that Sony and Microsoft might copy some of the revolutionary ideas, Nintendo head honcho Satoru Iwata decided to withdraw previous statements and has now decided to not show the new Nintendo Revolution at E3 next month. Instead, visitors will have to be content with rolling demos of titles in development, a better look at the Nintendo online service, new Pokemon titles, and a new playable version of the latest Zelda title. We will be on site and report live if anything exciting does happen.

European 'Domination' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher announced today that it is pushing backthe release date for its strategy game Domination from its original April 22nd date to May 20th. Domination features a renewed global conflict between the Free Nations Union and the Phantom League on distant planets, including sci-fi land, sea and air warfare at a grand-strategy level.

'Age of Pirates' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella is making yet another pirate game, after Sea Dogs and Pirates of the Caribbean, it is now time for the Age of Pirates. Known in Russia under Corsairs 2, this AoP will be distriuted under that name in Europe and North America. No details or planned release date are known yet, but at least there are some new screens ..

THQ Announces Xbox 360 Support

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced support for Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console. Internal studios Relic Entertainment and Volition, Inc. are leading the company's efforts by developing new, exclusive content for the new system.

GameStop To Acquire EBGames

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameStop announced today that it would buy rival Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp. for $1.44 billion in cash and stock, likely creating the leading video game retailer in the United States. Electronics Boutique stock jumped 29 percent, while GameStop shares fell 1.6 percent in early trading.

'Unreal Championship 2' (Xbox) Blasts its Way to Stores

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 8:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that Unreal Championship 2, the latest entry in the long established Unreal franchise and the sequel to Unreal Championship (2002), has shipped for the Xbox.

'TT Superbikes' (PS2) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TT Superbikes will feature on the channel around the launch along with a strong presence at this year's TT event in June. There will be several promotions including prize give-away copies of the game to Men and Motors viewers. The game will also feature the Men and Motors Suzuki superbike, which will race at this year's event. Read more for details and screens ...

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest' (NDS/PSP) Announced

by Judy on April 18, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games announced today the development of new video game titles based on the highly anticipated feature film, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," scheduled for release in Summer 2006.

'Medal of Honor European Assault' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

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

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic ServicesĀ­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world. Boiling Point: Road to Hell is in development by Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows and is scheduled for release in Spring 2005.

PC Preview - 'Risk Your Life: Path of the Emperor'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on April 18, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Risk Your Life is a persistent universe or role-playing game (RPG). In the game, players assume the role of a Warrior, Cleric, Wizard, or Thief (over 20 classes) and explore the many beautiful and exotic locations within the game where they meet other players, complete quests, fight monsters and other players. Massively multiplayer online games are computer games in which thousands of players can play simultaneously through the Internet.

PS2 Review - 'World Tour Soccer 2006'

by Hank on April 18, 2005 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

World Tour Soccer 2006, developed exclusively for the PS2 by 989 Sports, features an unprecedented line-up of teams and players from around the globe in order to bring the excitement of the world's most popular sport to the forefront for gamers and soccer fans alike.