Various Game Trailers #541

by Judy on July 6, 2005 @ 11:57 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 :

  • All Points Bulletin (APB) - Trailer
  • Codename: Panzers Phase Two - Trailer Pack
  • The Sims 2: Nightlife - Trailer #5
  • Tak: The Great Juju Challenge [NDS] - Trailer
  • TY the Tasmanian Tiger: Night of the Quinkan - Trailer


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

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 10:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NBA 2K6 ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

UK Xbox Modder Gets Convicted

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A 22-year-old Cambridge graduate has become the first ever individual in the UK to be convicted for the illegal modification of video games consoles at Caerphilly Magistrates Court. Although Xbox modding is a grey area in a lot of countries, he fitted the consoles with a larger HD, partly pre-installed with illegal warez, and thats what did him in.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Counter-Strike Source' Gets Steamy Update #21

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for Counter-Strike Source and the Source Engine. As promised it includes the remakde cs_assault and a new terrorist model, but also new player animations, bug fixes, bot changes, and plenty more ... Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Powerdrome' - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in February we reported that Powerdrome was coming to the PC, and today more details trickle through. Powerdrome features futuristic racing in its purest, most distilled form: no weapons, no gimmicks - nothing but raw-power versus sublime control. A game that rewards those gamers with real skill, but even the losers will be left gasping for more.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the highly anticipated first patch for DICE's Battlefield 2. This patch brings your retail game to v1.01 and addresses and issue that caused the multiplayer browser to become unresponsive, some game controls were not available to be rebound within the Options menu, fixed a crash with rebinding LMB, AI becoming unresponsive, and a few graphical tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Tak : The Great JuJu Challenge' (GBA/NGC/NDS/PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The top teams from across the world have come to compete in The Great Juju Challenge. Representing the Pupanunu tribe are Tak and Lok who will face great adversity in the form of Jujus, wild animals and some menacing new tribes. Read more for the first NDS screens ...

'Coded Arms' (PSP) Blasts Into Stores

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami America today shipped Coded Arms for the PSP, its first entry into the first-person shooter genre. The highly-anticipated game features wireless multiplayer game modes and endless replay value thanks to its innovative regenerating mapping system. With stunning graphics, fast-paced action and an intense, distinctive storyline, Coded Arms is one of the PSP system's most unique titles.

'SEGA' and 'Secret Level' to Collaborate on Next-Gen Title

by Judy on July 6, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced a partnership with Secret Level, a San Francisco-based development studio, to recreate a classic SEGA franchise for PS3 and the Xbox 360.

'Bad Day L.A.' (Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

American McGee Presents: Bad Day L.A., a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist. Set in modern day Los Angeles, Bad Day L.A. combines a fantastical art style, groundbreaking collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience. Check the freshly launched Bad Day L.A. website, or read more for some new screens ...

Vivendi Licenses 'Unreal Engine 3'

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Epic Games today announced a studio-wide agreement under which VU Games will license Unreal Engine 3 tools and technology for next generation console and PC game development.

'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' - v1.10 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for Gearbox's WW2 tactical FPS Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30. This update brings your retail & downloadable game to v1.10 patch and addresses some sound effect, and text formatting issues, as well as prepares the game to support the upcoming SDK release. Read more for download links...

'Possession' (Rev/PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Possession will give players the chance to do what they’ve always wanted to do in a survival horror game – control the zombies and wreak havoc instead of just cowering in the corner. There’ll be no more creeping about in the shadows, no more conserving ammo – Blitz are finally letting people take control of the carnage!

MTV To Promote 'STACKED with Daniel Negreanu' (ALL)

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV and Myelin will be working together to deliver the high-paced action and experience of poker to the MTV audience via on-air, online, mobile and other platforms, as well as developing programming based on the STACKED brand to air around the time of the release of the game. MTV.com will serve as the official online site of STACKED on all platforms.

'WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 ' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and JAKKS Pacific today announced the development of the newest World Wrestling Entertainment licensed video game, WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 for the PS2, scheduled for release globally in the fall of 2005.

'Titan Quest' - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.

Strategy First Signs 'Legion Arena' - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 8:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce an exclusive publishing deal with Slitherine Software, UK Ltd. under which Strategy First will publish Slitherine's Legion Arena in North America with an anticipated launch in late 2005.

'Battlefield 2' - Updated Win32/Linux Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In anticipation of tomorrow's v1.01 patch for Battlefield 2, EA has released updated Unranked server files for Win32 and Linux, which contain all the files you need to host a dedicated server, including all 12 maps. Be advised that servers that are caught allowing users to play with the unlock weapons using the python workaround will incur a one week ban from the server list. Read more for download links ...

Atari Europe Signs 'Archer MacLean's Mercury' (PSP)

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it will distribute the forthcoming addictive puzzler 'Archer MacLean's Mercury' in key territories UK, France and Germany. Published by Ignition Entertainment and developed by Awesome Studios for PSP, Mercury has been specifically designed for the new gaming PlayStation Portable, which launches across Europe in September 2005.

PC Review - 'Obscure'

by Gordy Wheeler on July 6, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the style of Hollywood's popular horror movie genre, Obscure tracks a group of five all-American high school students who discover the halls they walk each day are anything but safe from their most horrifying nightmares. A string of mysterious disappearances and unexplained events set the stage for a night more horrifying than any trip to detention ...

'Dawn of Fantasy' - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Fantasy: Kingdom Wars is a 3D MMORTS/RPG set in Medieval times, immersing players in an intense story of a battle for supremacy in the magical realm of Mythador that include Dragons, Elves and Orcs.