'Bonez Adventures' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bonez Adventures is described as a RPG/Adventure homage to Indiana Jones. Mr. Bonez experiences unbelievable adventure which leads him through ancient tombs, frowsty caves, Cairo's bazaars and old pyramids. BoneArtz has released a demo featuring an early part of the full game (thanks RPGDot). Read more for download links ...

'The Sims 2' - v1.0.0.999 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected, EA has released the first patch for its recently released Sim game, The Sims 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.0.0.999 and a few of game crashes, bug fixes, and adds Hungarian langauge support (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #551

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:25 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 - Trailer (2)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 - Trailer
  • Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects - Trailer (2)
  • Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike [Xbox] - Multiplayer Maps Trailer


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

'Myst V: End of Ages' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Picking up immediately where the original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D'ni - an ancient civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a great catastrophe. Myst V: End of Ages advances the graphical beauty and detail of its worlds with a fully immersive 3D environment.

'NIBIRU: Messenger of the Gods' Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced it will publish NIBIRU: Age of Secrets across North America, shipping September 2005. In NIBIRU you take on the role of Martin Holan, an Thechz archeologist working in France sent to investigate a newly found secret tunnel apparently made by Germans during the second World War.

'Pursuit Force' (PSP) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pursuit Force is a fast-paced arcade-action game, that fuses driving and combat mechanics to create a unique gaming experience for PSP. Developed by Bigbig Studios, a new development team that pulls together some of the leading creative talent in the gaming industry, Pursuit Force follows the misadventures of a rookie Police Officer tracking down five criminal gangs across an entire fictional state in America.

'Resident Evil 4' (PS2) To Feature Exclusive Weapon

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

During E3 Capcom announced that it would be bringing Resident Evil 4 to the PS2, and that it would include brand new features, enhancements and exciting surprises. Ever since rumors have been floating around, but today a few extras were already unveiled. For starters, RE4 for PS2 will support widescreen mode, but most importantly feature a completely new and exclusive weapon, the P.R.L 412, which stands for Plagas Removal Laser, has the ability to eradicate parasites from the hosts body.

'Road To Sunday' (PS2) Ends Prematurely

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that its upcoming football product under development through Red Zone Interactive, The Road To Sunday, has been cancelled. It is important to note that this internal decision will not impact the other SCEA sports franchises. The NBA, NHL, MLB and World Tour Soccer franchises continue to be on track for their releases during the upcoming year. SCEA remains committed to providing a strong sports lineup as part of its first party offerings.

ESRB Gives 'GTA: San Andreas' (PS2/Xbox/PC) 'Adults Only' Rating

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two announced today that the Entertainment Software Rating Board has changed the rating of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on all platforms from "Mature 17+" (M) to "Adults Only 18+" (AO) because of the so-called "hot coffee mod," an unauthorized third party modification that alters the retail version of the game.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly presents The Warriors for the PS2 and Xbox based on the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult classic movie. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s.

'Genji: Dawn of the Samurai' (PS2) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genji is a beautifully cinematic, sword-wielding Samurai adventure based on the popular Japanese legend of the same name. Acting as the historic hero Genkuro Yoshitsune or his trusted companion Benkei, the warrior monk, you set out on a mission to release the oppressed from the evil forces of the warlord Kiyomori and restore the Genji dynasty to power.

'Huxley' (Xbox2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Huxley is a massively multiplayer online first person shooting game (MMOFPS) utilizing the Unreal 3 engine that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Human beings have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources. Thes screens arent brand new, but they were missing from our db.

'SingStar '80s' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce that Studio London is to develop the definitive nostalgic music experience – SingStar '80s. Brace yourself for the ultimate '80s invasion, available just in time to kick start your party season. Read more for details ...

'Daxter' (PSP) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ready At Dawn, an independent company founded by some of Jak and Daxter's original creators, is working on Daxter for the PSP, which finally lets players control Jak's wacky sidekick throughout the entire game. Daxter will be one of the first PSP titles to support connectivity with a PS2 title.

'Soul Calibur III' (PS2) - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Calibur III offers the series' hallmarks of exhilarating sword-fighting action and profound martial arts while also delivering highly improved graphics and sound effects to create a unique gaming experience. It also features a Character Creation Mode, which allows players to create original warriors.

Xbox Live Breaks Two Million Subscribers Barrier .. And Counting

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced today that its Xbox Live now unites two million gamers from around the world. Xbox Live continues to grow exponentially having doubled its online, dynamic community in just one year – the equivalent to adding one Xbox Live member every 30 seconds.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 10:00 a.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.

'Glacier' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Glacier is Team6's latest racing game featuring high speed 'car combat' situated on a dangerous mountain. No further details are available at this point so read more for the first screens ...

Konami Signs 'Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that it will publish the official video game based on Aardman animation's and DreamWorks' upcoming movie, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. With huge free-roaming gaming environments, inventive action, plentiful gadgets, numerous mini games and humorous visuals that reproduce the distinctive look of the film, the game perfectly captures the fun, zany and imaginative world of Wallace and Gromit.

'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' - SDK Tutorial #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a tutorial (and sample) outlining the design and creation of a fully functional single-player level for Gearbox's WW2 based FPS Brothers in Arms. A second tutorial focusing on MP maps will be released next week. Read more for download links...

'Friends: The One With All The Trivia' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will extend the Friends franchise to the videogame space with Friends: The One With All The Trivia for console and PC. Scheduled for nationwide release on Nov. 15, 2005, the Friends: The One With All The Trivia videogame will launch in conjunction with the final season of the TV on DVD franchise, Friends: The Complete Tenth Season.

'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' (NGC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that XPEC's gamecube exclusive Hello Kitty Roller Rescue has gone gold. The first 3D Hello Kitty interactive adventure follows Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they work together to thwart Block-O - the ambitious menace from Block Planet who aspires to take over the world - and his horde of troublesome bullies.

Ray Liotta Joins 'Dungeon Siege' Movie Cast

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ray Liotta has joined the cast of Dungeon Siege, a 3 hour long sword-and-sorcery movie based on the million-selling PC game franchise. LeeLee Sobieski; Ron Pearlman; John Rhys-Davies; Matthew Lillard; Kristanna Loken; and Burt Reynolds round out cast of magical, classic tale of Good vs. Evil; shooting begins July 3 through October 11 in Vancouver

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that former professional football standout and Hall of Fame inductee, Lawrence Taylor, will serve as the official cover athlete for Midway's new, unlicensed football videogame, Blitz: The League. Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league.

Ascaron Signs Delayed 'El Matador'

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron announced todya that it has signed Plastic Reality's third person stealth/action title, El Matador. Take on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the Narcomafia, an organised crime syndicate in Central & South America. You will need to use all your skill and cunning to achieve victory against these high overwhelming odds. El Matador has now been pushed from Q3 2005, to Q2 2006.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. This multiplayer demo features two maps ("Road to Perdition" and "Factions) in Mission and Domination modes. The demo supports up to six players in Internet and LAN play and features units from early in the WWII timeline.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse'

by Thomas Wilde on July 20, 2005 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

'Resident Evil 5' Coming To PS3 And X360

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we are still waiting for Capcom to release RE4 on PS2, the sequel is already in the works, according to Japanese magazine Famitsu. For the very first time in franchise history, the next game in the series won't debut on a Nintendo platform, but is so far only scheduled for PS3 and X360. While it is way too early to speculate on a release date, Capcom producer Takeuchi Jun says "We would need 3 or maybe 5 years to fully exploit the capabilities of the new generation of systems, but right now this is the project Capcom is putting the most effort into." The preliminary scans floating around on the web do show RE5 will feature Chris Redfield from the original RE and Code Veronica. You can read the official RE5 announcement here...

PC Review - 'Imperial Glory'

by Thomas Leaf on July 20, 2005 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes.

'Steel Empire' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This sharply-drawn side-scrolling shooter with World War II inspired graphics features customisable ships and high powered weaponary. With most of the world destroyed or enslaved by The Motorhead Empire it's up to the gamer to take on the spread of evil, struggling between freedom and slavery in this classically styled shoot'em up.