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Various Game Trailers #574

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:16 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 :

  • The Godfather - Trailer
  • The Guild 2 - GC 2005 Trailer


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

Digital Jesters' AGEIA PhysX Agreement Reveals 'Dogtag' (Xbox/X360/PC) Sequel

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At GC 2005 AGEIA Technologies announced that Digital Jesters has signed a publisher-wide agreement with AGEIA to license the AGEIA physX SDK and utilize the AGEIA physX processor for its next-generation games, starting with Kylotonn's FPS Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport, Dogtag and the PR agency inadvertently let slip, also Dogtag 2: Renegades

'1XR' (X360) - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinite Games is a canadian developer made up of former EA, Radical Games, Konami, Rockstar and Microsoft people currently working on futuristic racing game for the Xbox 360 codenamed 1XR. Read more for details and some car renders ...

'Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' Official Web Site Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wage war in the North and assume command of the most storied civilizations in all of Middle-earth history – the Elven and Dwarven armies – or fight on the side of Evil with heroes and creatures that have never been seen in The Lord of the Rings films. Defend or overtake never before seen lands such as Dol Guldur, The Misty Mountains, and Mirkwood as you unleash powerful new weapons and abilities - summon dragons, cause volcanoes to erupt, or bring down a cataclysmic lightning strike. EA has launched the official LotR:BFME 2 Web site, although at this point, it's quite empty.

'SunAge' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a far distant future Earth is dying. Mankind retreats into sealed cities but a Cult spreads, delivering chaos. Our hero battles to protect his Federation and strike at the heart of the Cults creed. This opens a gateway to a paradise planet and the lethal Sentinel drones, which have a mission to complete - no matter what life-forms get in their way. SunAge is being developed by Vertex 4, and scheduled for release in Feb 2006 by Lighthouse Int.

New 'Dark Age of Camelot' Patch Adds Battlefield - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released patch 1.78 and introduced the new Realm vs. Realm battlefield, the Isle of Agramon, into the world of Dark Age of Camelot. Located in the North Sea within the New Frontiers, the island is a centrally located battlefield that gives all players easy access to RvR combat and facilitates easier movement between the Realms of Hibernia, Midgard, and Albion.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) Creeps Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 1:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Darkwatch for the PS2 and Xbox. Developed by High Moon Studios, Inc., Darkwatch is an immersive FPS that blends the lawless action of the Wild West with the thrilling horror of vampire movies.

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that their original role-playing game Sigma Star Saga has shipped to North American retail outlets. Created exclusively for the GBA, Sigma Star Saga is the first game to combine role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space shooting.

'Space Hack' Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New publisher Meridian4 announce today that it has signed a North American publishing agreement with developer Rebelmind for their Sci-Fi Action/RPG Space Hack.

'Spartan: Total Warrior' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spartan: Total Warrior puts the player in control of a heroic warrior, engulfing the player into the midst of titanic clashes between mighty armies, blending mythical beasts and legendary monsters into the fray. Brutal combat meets epic warfare on the battlefields of the ancient world as you fight for your life, your freedom and your honor.

'Painkiller: Hell Wars' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.

'Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne' Takes A Trip To Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that VOYAGE has begun shipping to retailers across North America for PC. Based on the premise of Verne's novel, Voyage, previously called Journey to the Center of the Moon, follows as a group of scientists create a space capsule with the intent of landing on the moon's surface. As scientist Michel Ardan, players are able to wander the surface of the moon and witness the explosion of plant life at dawn.

'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' (NGC) Arrives In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that its gamecube exclusive Hello Kitty Roller Rescue has shipped to North American retail stores. Hello Kitty Roller Rescue follows the famously cute icon through her first 3D adventure filled with action and puzzle solving elements.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Gamers will play as Ethan Thomas, an FBI agent in the Serial Crimes Unit (SCU), whose pursuit of relentless serial killers leads him through detailed urban environments filled with deadly sociopaths who lurk on the periphery of humanity.

'Rogue Galaxy' (PS2) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rogue Galaxy, developed by Level 5, known for Dark Cloud 2, is a fantasy-themed RPG which revolves around the game's main character, Jester Rogue. Players follow Rogue as he planet-hops around space, visiting a number of planets, each with their own unique ecosystem populated by various unusual creatures.

'187 Ride or Die' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft, today announces that 187 Ride or Die has gone gold and will soon be on store shelves. 187 Ride or Die is an urban-themed combat racing game that plunges players into a brutal street-racing gang war where victory depends on ruthless driving and deadly shooting skills.

'Final Fantasy XI: The Vana'diel Collection' Makes Its Retail Debut

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix, Inc.today announced that Final Fantasy XI: The Vana'diel Collection is on sale today. The special gold foil All-In-One packaging includes the Rise of the Zilart and Chains of Promathia expansion packs as well as the Tetra Master mini-game, on one DVD.

Nintendo Lowers Nintendo DS Retail Price To $129.99

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo is announcing new pricing for the Nintendo DS of $129.99, effective Aug. 21, in advance of the arrival of a critically acclaimed title for the dual-screened, hand-held video game system. The $20 price drop comes just ahead of the Aug. 22 U.S. launch of Nintendogs, which has become a cultural phenomenon and a sales leader in Japan because of its innovative appeal.

'Dungeon Siege II' Jouneys Into Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that Dungeon Siege II, the expansive sequel to the award-winning action-role-playing game (RPG) Dungeon Siege, is available in stores across North America for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Death Jr.' (PSP) Slices Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami America today shipped Death Jr. for the PSP. Death Jr. is an action platforming game that seamlessly blends elements from a first-person shooter with the exploration of a third-person platformer and serves up a large dose of intense gameplay and weapon heavy combat. The game employs a unique particle-effect system and a sophisticated 3D engine.

'Blitzkrieg II' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 9:06 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.

New Publisher 'Lighthouse Interactive' Formed

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive Game Publishing today announced its entry into the interactive entertainment industry. Formed by several industry veterans, several people from Dutch publisher Project 3 Int., Lighthouse is looking forward to providing developers with an alternative choice for bringing their titles to a worldwide audience.

Strategy First Signs 'Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath'

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and leading Russian publisher 1C Company are happy to announce the signing of Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath, developed by G5 Software. Only the fittest will survive in this vastly different interpretation of the actual events!

'RPG Maker 3' (PS2) And Armored Core (PS2) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While students pile on the books and prepare to achieve A+ success at campuses across America, Agetec makes available two new tempting PS2 games that challenge players to design the ultimate role playing game (RPG Maker 3) and prove their skills as a robotic warrior (Armored Core).

Ex-Microsoft's Kevin Bachus Becomes Infinuim Labs CEO

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinium Labs' Board of Directors announced today that game industry veteran Kevin Bachus has been named Chief Executive Officer and appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Bachus, Infinium Labs' President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2003, succeeds founder and former CEO Timothy M. Roberts. Roberts will continue to serve on the Board of Directors.

'Operation Flashpoint 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Focussing on another theatre of modern-historical warfare, Operation Flashpoint 2 will introduce 2nd generation Flashpoint Engine for the ultimate military gaming experience with even more realism, freedom and immersion than the original Operation Flashpoint.

'Dungeon Siege II' - v2.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a small patch for Gas Powered Games' RPG sequel Dungeon siege 2. This update brings your retail game to v2.1 and addresses a few GameSpy related issues. Read more for download links ...

'X³: Reunion' Reaches Beta Status - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Amped 3' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Snowboarding is more than a sport, it's a lifestyle. Amped 3 features the most authentic snowboarding gameplay with perfected controls and the elements of a true extreme sports sandbox. Throw down stylish tricks, white-knuckle sled rides, and experience death-defying crashes as you earn your world ranking online. Tweak your tricks, gear, runs, music, and special effects while saving your crew in this twisted story that defines Amped 3.

Original 'Tetris' Creator Working On New Game Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WildSnake Software is excited to announce a collaboration agreement with Alexey Pajitnov, famed creator of Tetris, game designer of Microsoft Entertainment Pack: The Puzzle Collection, Pandora's Box, Hexic and other all time puzzle lover favorites. The genius game creator will, in the near future, design an exclusive lineup of games for WildSnake Software company. The first game in the series is under development right now and will be announced soon.

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' (NGC) Delayed To 2006 - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo announced today that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will not get released later this year as planned but instead the development team decided to take extra time to add some incredible new elements to The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. As a result, the game will now launch in 2006 globally. Nintendo believes this additional time will result in a much more enjoyable gaming experience.

'I of the Enemy' Available As Digital Download

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to release I of the Enemy, a real-time strategy game that takes place in the distant future. Designed and coded by military officers, I of the Enemy emphasizes a strong story and a sense of small unit rather than resource gathering. It is now available from the Matrix Games website for US $19.99 as a digital download and a game box option will be available later this week.

PS2 Preview - 'Namco Museum 50th Anniversary'

by Alicia on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bring a classic retro arcade into your home with the Namco Museum 50th Anniversary collection. All of the usual favorites like Pac-Man, Mappy, and Galaga are here in arcade-perfect form, along with rarities like Galaga '88, Pac-Mania, Rolling Thunder, and Bosconian. Save high scores to your memory card to compete with friends long after a game gets turned off.

PS2 Preview - '187 Ride or Die'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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 (N. Gugliemi), who are determined to take control of the streets.