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Various Game Trailers #537

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:32 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 :

  • Black & White 2 - Trailer #2
  • Day of Defeat Source - Trailer (2)
  • MU Online - Trailer


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

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Blizzard has released the promised patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13 patch addresses a few well-known bugs that were used to perform in-game exploits, corrects display issues with the Korean Font and makes adjustments to the Player's in-game minimap. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Madden NFL 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise has revolutionized its passing game-giving Madden NFL 06 the most groundbreaking and innovative offensive arsenal ever created. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback's unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement lets you put the ball exactly where you want it. Madden NFL 06 brings authentic NFL passing to video games like never before.

'Left Behind: Eternal Forces' Announced

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fans of the Left Behind Series books will soon be able to join the Tribulation Forces and participate actively in the battle of good versus evil with the launch of the real-time-strategy (RTS) title, Left Behind: Eternal Forces, the first PC game based on the blockbuster apocalyptic series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Bejeweled Developer Acquires Sprout Games

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PopCap Games, creator of such hit casual games as Bejeweled, Zuma, and Bookworm, today announced an agreement to acquire Sprout Games, developer of Feeding Frenzy, Pizza Frenzy and Iggle Pop!.

'Brian Lara International Cricket' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a demo for Swordfish's Brian Lara International Cricket. This demo contains one Tournament mode match playable as either England, Australia or the West Indies in the ICC Champions Trophy (thanks Gamesradar). This demo does not contain commentary as of yet, a much larger (900mb) version with full commentary is coming soon ...

'Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam' (PS2) Lands In Retail

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai Games Inc. today announced that Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam for the PS2 has shipped to retail stores. To celebrate the occasion, Bandai Games will be launching a trivia contest for the chance to win rare Gundam models, including the elite 1:24 scale Gundam RX-78-2 Hyper Hybrid model.

'Neuro Hunter' - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neuro Hunter is a cyberprunk action/role playing game with a versatile story which does not get boring. This story consists of 36 main and 6 side quests, and you will have the possibility to construct new objects from collected items as well as cyberbattles in the matrix - a kind of "game in the game".

'Road to Sunday' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built from the ground up, Road To Sunday incorporates innovative game designs, new Artificial Intelligence (AI) and graphics, a compelling story and a variety of gameplay features. Road To Sunday presents a unique, sequential, episodic storyline that will provide both sports and entertainment videogame fans with the first ever sports entertainment drama.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, this flight combat game puts players in the middle of some of the most intense naval conflict in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Check out the new screens...

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'Dungeon Lords' - v1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the German version earlier today, Dreamcatcher has now released a new English patch for Heuristic Park's action/RPG Dungeon Lords. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 and finally adds the eagerly anticipated auto-map function and various gameplay tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for details and download links ...

'Panzer Elite Action' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 21 New Screens

by Judy on June 29, 2005 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Panzer Elite Action is a fast-paced WW2 action game that lets the player feel the power of 30 tons of steel armor around them and gives them the ability to command increasingly powerful tanks in a series of intense and dramatic battles.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5, aka Winning Eleven 9, furthers the realism, on and off-the-ball movement and intuitive control of the best-selling football series with Producer Shingo 'Seabass' Takaska and his team at KCE Tyo Inc. implementing a host of new gameplay features and aesthetic touches as he continues his quest to deliver the most realistic football title on any format.

'Metal Gear Ac!d 2' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Metal Gear Ac!d series combines the world of the Metal Gear Solid series with an intellectually-driven, tactical stealth card game. Players use action and weapon cards to guide Solid Snake through a barrage of missions while utilizing strategic thinking and planned out tactical maneuvers to accomplish the mission objectives. Through Metal Gear Ac!d 2's unique card-based game design, it leverages the portability of the PSP and provides gamers with a classic Metal Gear experience whenever and wherever they choose.

'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike will expand the gameplay with more maps, missions, and weapons. With a SRP of $29.99, this will bring an exciting new eleven mission single player campaign and expanded Xbox LIVE multiplayer content. Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike is expected in August 2005.

'Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana' (PS2) Materializes In Stores

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy role playing game publisher NIS America Inc. announced today it has shipped Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana for the PlayStation2 in North America. Atelier Iris is the first title to come to the US from the very popular strategy RPG series from Japanese developer, Gust Co. LTD. which was first launched in Japan on the PSOne in 1997.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Yesterday Ubisoft announced Far Cry Instincts will ship exclusively for Xbox in September 2005, and today we catch up with scriptwriter and game designer for camera and scripted events Patrick Redding talking about the "Predator" aspect of the game.

Next-Gen Consoles Will Boost Software Sales By 30%

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the latest forecasts from DFC Intelligence, the new video game console systems from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony are expected to increase worldwide interactive entertainment software sales from about $18 billion in 2004 to about $26 billion in 2010. The forecasts have three independent scenarios for industry growth, a best case scenario for the PS3, Revolution and Xbox 360. Under each scenario, sales for interactive entertainment software surpass the $25 billion level in 2008.

'Lord of the Rings: Tactics' (PSP) Revealed ?

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The past few days rumors have been floating around the web about a possible Battle for Middle Earth sequel, and now it seems that Gamestop is adding to the speculations with a game listing making mention of 'Lord of the Rings: Tactics' for the PSP. Scheduled for November 1st, the action/adventure title seems to be a PSP exclusive and could be the first step into Square Enix territory who have been releasing Final Fantasy Tactics franchise in the past (thanks EvilAvatar).

'Dungeon Lords' - German v1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

European publisher dtp has released a new patch for Heuristic Park's action/RPG Dungeon Lords. This update brings your German retail game to v1.3 and finally adds the eagerly anticipated auto-map function. Read more for details and download links ...

'NBA '06' (PSP) Officially Announced

by Judy on June 29, 2005 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony announced today the launch of NBA '06, in stores this fall for the PSP. Supporting up to two players, either locally via Ad Hoc Mode or nationally via Infrastructure Mode, NBA '06 for PSP offers the opportunity to play a full season with trades, free agent lists, and injuries.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns. Read more to check out two amazing new screens from the Point du Hoc level.

'EVE Online: Cold War Edition' Announced

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CCP Games today announced "EVE Online: Cold War Edition," a new massive content upgrade to its Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game "EVE Online: Exodus." The "Cold War Edition" is scheduled to be released the first week of July, and in the tradition of CCP Games, will be provided to subscribers free of charge.

'Shattered Union' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 2:07 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.

'Star Wars Galaxies' Gets Content Update #2 - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Galaxies gets a big update on June 29 with quite a few additions going into Publish 19. Some of the more notable ones include a new chapter in the Syren story arc quest, changes to Smuggler slicing, morale-boosting visits from heroes of the Galactic Civil War, and TONS of revisions implemented because of feedback offered at Star Wars Galaxies Fan Fest 2005 in Anaheim earlier this month.

'Blitzkrieg II' Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Set for release October 14th 2005 in the UK, Blitzkrieg II will retail for £34.99.

'Premier Manager 2005-2006' (GBA/PS2/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZOO digital are pleased to announce the latest installment of the Premier Manager series 2005-2006. The game has been overhauled in terms of presentation and game interface which will enhance the brand further.

PS2 Preview - 'Colosseum: Road to Freedom'

by Geson Hatchett on June 29, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Gamers will experience first hand the thrill of fighting in the violent spectacle of gladiatorial combat. Taken into slavery, the player must earn their freedom through battle. The choice is yours - enter the arena to bask in glory or bathe in blood. Fight man or beast or re-enact glorious military victories. The crowds are hungry for entertainment and death. But be warned - a conspiracy that will shake the very foundations of the Roman Empire is brewing around you.

PS2 Review - 'Samurai Western'

by Agustin on June 29, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Samurai Western is an action-packed adventure game developed by Spike, the creators of the original Tenchu and The Way of the Samurai series. Featuring improved graphics and a multitude of gameplay additions such as a First Person Mode, an Insane difficulty level, and Bushido Sense, Samurai Western will tar and feather all but the most experienced gamers.