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Various Game Trailers #553

by Rainier on July 22, 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 :

  • Bet on Soldier - Trailer
  • Far Cry Instincts - Island Editor Trailer
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - Trailer (2)
  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown - AI Trailer
  • Nightwatch - Trailer
  • Resident Evil 5 (PS3/X360) - Trailer
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Trailer #5
  • Star Wars: Empire at War - Trailer


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

'UT XMP' - Public Beta 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal Tournament: Expanded Multiplayer is a class based multiplayer team game. UT XMP is a total conversion for UT2004, developed by Free Monkey Interactive, and is based upon Unreal II: Expanded Multiplayer, released in 2003 by the now-defunct Legend Entertainment. Public Beta 2 has now been released with over 180 fixes. Read more for download links ...

'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 enhances the technology of the game's fore-runner, which introduced an innovative 3D landscape technology and sophisticated driving physics. While World Racing focussed on the simulation aspect, World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars.

Microsoft Unveils 'Windows Vista'

by Judy on July 22, 2005 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced on Friday that the next version of its operating system will be "Windows Vista." Formerly known by its code-name Longhorn, Windows Vista is scheduled to launch in the second half of 2006, and Microsoft has promised numerous enhancements, including better security, graphics and computing over the Web.

'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia. Rise & Fall places players directly in the heart of combat as a heroic general fighting side-by-side with their troops as one of history's eight greatest heroes battling to bring victory to their nation on the battlefield.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. Oblivion is another leap forward in role-playing with its combination of freeform gameplay and cutting-edge graphics.

'Colosseum: Road to Freedom' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This week, video gamers will get their chance to become Rome's finest warrior in KOEI's latest PS2 exclusive action title, Colosseum: Road to Freedom. KOEI announced today that Colosseum: Road to Freedom has shipped and is available at most video game retailers throughout North America.

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Legend revives the athletic, intelligent and entertaining adventurer who won the hearts and minds of gamers worldwide. Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment, allows gamers to experience tomb raiding as never before.

'Top Spin' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin takes 16 of the top professional tennis players in the world including Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Venus Williams and Carlos Moya and puts them in gamers' hands to create the most realistic tennis game ever. Players must work their way up from an unranked amateur with no skills, to a top ranked player in the world with huge endorsement deals. Top Spin is the only PS2 tennis game playable online.

Religion In 'Civilization IV' - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages. Firaxis producer Barry Caudill tells us more about the new Civilization IV religion feature.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.03 Patch Coming In August

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA revealed today that DICE is pluggin away at yet another patch for Battlefield 2, and it is expected to be released late August. Currently there are about 140 fixes and improvements for the next patch, but EA wants to make sure the previous patch snafu doesnt occur again and will make sure its goes through vigorous testing before it goes out. Read more for a preliminary fix list ...

Running With Scissors Goes Babe Postal

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Running With Scissors, the World's Most Dangerous Software Company, has inked an extensive deal with LA based Alpha Models agency. This match made in bed fulfills the Postal Babe gap for the foreseeable future and allows for a future bust out on new projects as diverse as a Postal Babe DVD and a site devoted exclusively to the sexy side of the POSTAL Universe.

'187 Ride or Die' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

187 Ride or Die tells the story of a reluctant urban hero named Buck, a young man living a thug's life seething with money, fast cars and beautiful women -- with danger lurking around every corner. Set in the underworld of Los Angeles, Buck must defend the territory of his mentor Dupree from a menacing nemesis and his gang of bandit roughriders, led by Cortez, who are determined to take control of the streets. Ubisoft has launched the official 187 Ride or Die website.

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault is based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe from Games Workshop.

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Powered by the Battlefield 2 game engine, Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Battles of Prince of Persia' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that its Montreal studio is working on Battles of Prince of Persia, a card based action game situated between Sands of Time and Warrior Within. Scheduled for released this holiday season, Battles of Prince of Persia will have you command units and troops by means of a Tactics interface, and controls fights by means of a card based battle system utilizing specific rules.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 9:30 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.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Gary Grigsby's World At War' Coming To Europe

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gary Grigsby's World at War takes you through four World War II scenarios where five playable powers battle across thirty-eight different countries with fifteen different unit types. Black Bean will be releasing Gary Grigsby's World at War on the 23rd Sept.

'Endless Saga' (PS3/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WEBZEN today announced the company has started development of Endless Saga, a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game for the PS3. WEBZEN unveiled a first look at the colorful new MMORPG at the Annual PlayStation Meeting hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan. Produced by WEBZEN's D-Studio, Endless Saga is slated for release in 2007 for both PS3 Online and PC Online.

'Panzer Elite Action' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 4:20 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.

'Earth 2160' - v1.3 Gold Upgrade Available NOW

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZuxxeZ has released a new Gold Upgrade (not a patch) for its RTS Earth 2160. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.3 and adds troop formations, AI adjustments, interface optimizations and plenty more. Read more for download links ...

'The Matrix: Path of Neo' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is returning to the universe of "The Matrix" with a new game that lets players assume the role of actor Keanu Reeves' lead character Neo and relive his most important and memorable scenarios from the complete film trilogy, including the original film.

'Hammer & Sickle' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hammer & Sickle is new turn based strategy game set in the award-winning Silent Storm universe, and currently in development by Nival Interactive (thanks Huxley Union).

'Word of Chaos' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Word of Chaos is an adventure/rpg that will take its players to the vast fantasy world of Worluk. The epic tale follows the adventures of Skandar Graun, a half-orc who becomes a key figure in the eternal war between Order and Chaos when he is given the task by the God of Chaos to take revenge on the Mage Peltar for the murder of his parents and take the legendary artifact called ‘The Word of Chaos” from the Order-worshipping Peltar.

'City of Villains' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

'Myst V: End of Ages' Developer Interview

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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, art and visual design director Josh Staud tells us all about it ...

PC Preview - 'Fable: The Lost Chapters'

by Gordy Wheeler on July 22, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fable: The Lost Chapters will feature a host of enhancements from its top-selling Xbox version, including new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover. Fable: The Lost Chapters is expected to reach store shelves this fall.