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Various Game Trailers #576

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 11:53 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 :

  • Dawn of Fantasy - Trailer
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - Trailer
  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown - Soundtrack Trailer
  • Black & White 2 - Making Of Trailer #3
  • MotoGP3 - Trailer #3
  • Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Story
  • Trailer
  • Tony Hawk American Wasteland - Endless Line Trailer
  • Devil Kings [PS2] - Trailer #6


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

'Top Spin' (PS2) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:11 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.

'TimeShift' Gets Delayed, Xbox Version Cancelled?

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's product page reveals that Saber Interactive FPS has been pushed back from its original October 2005 all the way back to spring 2006. To even add further to the dismay, the Xbox port seems to have been cancelled, although rumors about an X360 version have been floating around the past few days. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'RPG Maker 3' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Budding game designers everywhere prepare to create the most advanced stories and fantastic new game worlds ever! Agetec announces that RPG Maker 3, the latest in the Designer Series, will ship to North American retailers on September 6, 2005.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' Beta Test Signups

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari and Frontier Developments announced the betatest for the upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild! expansion. You must already own RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 to participate. Sign-ups are now available, so dont delay! The beta test will start the first week of September.

'Xpand Rally' - Asus OEM v1.1.0.0 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland has released a new patch for the Asus OEM edition of its rally racing sim Xpand Rally. Like before this update brings your retail game to v1.1.0.0 and improves the performance of the dedicated game server, fixes multiplayer problems, allows for changing the time of the day and weather conditions when running player-created maps, adds a 'less dust' feature in multiplayer to increase the game's performance, and improves the ChromEd tool (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' (PS2/Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an Action/Adventure title driven by both intense single and multi-player action. Similar to the recently released Mortal Kombat: Deception, background interactions (i.e., acid pits, living trees, spiked ceilings, etc.), multiple new fatalities, and action-based puzzles will also play an important role in the player’s quest for an “outstanding” victory.

'Titan Quest' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 2:56 p.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.

'One Piece: Grand Battle' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ahoy there mi hearties! In a world of pirates, one man wants to become the greatest of them all: Monkey D. Luffy. Join Luffy as he sets out to sea in a rowboat, in search of "One Piece," the greatest treasure in the world! Battle your way across the Grand Line to become King of the Pirates!

'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Scores Touchdown At Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced that, based on internal data, Madden NFL 06 scored big at retail in its first week in stores and sold-thru more than 1.7 million copies, making it the biggest week one launch of a Madden NFL Football game in the franchise's sixteen-year history.

THQ Bringing Majesco Titles To Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Europe and Majesco today announced an international sales and distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, THQ will sell and distribute 14 Majesco titles (Psychonauts, Jaws, AoE 2 etc.) for the current console, handheld and PC platforms over a two year period in all PAL territories.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (NGC/PS2/ Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'SSX On Tour' (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX On Tour features all-new player customization that gives you the chance to join The Tour. SSX On Tour is packed with all-new highly detailed tracks, new stylish player customization options, new monster tricks, and multiplayer options.

Playlogic Signs 'State Of Emergency 2' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic and DC Studios today announced the signing of a worldwide publishing agreement for State of Emergency 2 on PS2, planned for release in the Q4 2005. State of Emergency 2 takes place 10 years after the original and has Spanky, Bull and MacNeill again up against the Corporation. This time, they not only have access to guns but also - for the first time - helicopters, speedboats, Tanks and APCs and new team members.

'Caesar IV' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

VU Games today announced development of Sierra Entertainment's Caesar IV, scheduled for release in 2006. Caesar IV takes the city-building genre into the 21st century, with new gameplay and features, and a cutting edge 3D graphics engine developed specifically for the title.

'24: The Game' (PS2) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU). In this first dev diary SCEE Cambridge's Mark tells us what is it like to work with Hollywood celebrities.

'L.A.Rush' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today launched the official L.A Rush website, where you can check out the latest game information, assets, as well as exclusive content on its upcoming action/racing game. L.A.Rush is scheduled to ship on October 10th for PS2 and Xbox, and November for PC. Prepare for BIG jumps, DEATH-DEFYING shortcuts, HUGE crashes and more in an arcade racing experience unlike any other.

'Rush for Berlin' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

'Squad Assault Second Wave' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment has released a demo for Freedom Games' strategy game Squad Assault: Second Wave. This demo contains three battles featuring a combination of all the elements in the game: Infantry action, armor action, and anti-tank action. The maps are varied between open hilltop battles to semi-urban combat.

Gamebryo's NDL And Emergent Game Technologies Merge

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emergent Game Technologies and NDL have merged.  The combined company, Emergent Game Technologies, will deliver the most comprehensive and innovative tools and technologies that game developers need to create better games on time and on budget. 

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:37 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.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today revealed the 39 songs from countries around the world that will help define the sound of the 2006 soccer season. The tracks in EA SPORTS FIFA 06 were selected for their up-beat tempo and ability to propel the player towards footie victory. The game boasts an eclectic mix of songs from international sensations Oasis, Jamiroquai, Royksopp, Carlinhos Brown, Subsonica, Boy, Kinky (Mexico) and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley among others.

'World Poker Tour' (GBA/PSP/PS2/Xbox) Celebrity Lineup Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced details regarding the professional poker player lineup and world class poker venues found in the World Poker Tour video game, based on the highly-popular television series of the same name. This combination of world-class venues coupled with real pros, brings players authenticity and realism that can only be found in World Poker Tour.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline. Read more to check out the latest visual goodness.

'Tabula Rasa' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A heroic task awaits you. Just beyond your galaxy, an ancient malevolence has embarked upon a covetous rampage. This demonic juggernaut seeks nothing less than the total enslavement of every world it encounters. Your world could be next. Developed from the ground up to be stable, fast and fun, Tabula Rasa represents a refreshing new approach to the design of multiplayer online games.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

'The Lord of the Rings Tactics' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 4:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Tactics will put players in the universe of Middle Earth from the books and films and allow them to lead the Fellowship or take control of the forces of Shadow. The tactical RPG game features a rich system of items, upgrades and skills for the player to customize their heroes.

'Heroes of Might and Magic V' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers will delve into a more mature, consistent fantasy universe that will appeal to fans of all fantasy genres. Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Far Cry Instincts website is the official HQ for all things Far Cry related, giving an in-depth look with the latest screenshots and videos, character art and biographies, a comprehensive list of equipment, vehicles and weapons available in the game as well as detailed information about the Multiplayer modes and the innovative Map Editor. The portal also features letter boards, forums and community events plus contains the most current news about Far Cry products and PC patches.

'DOFUS' - International Launch In September

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Announced earlier this year, DOFUS is a Tactical MMORPG which means players evolve in a real time universe, but when they fight against monsters or against other players, action is turn-based, with specific number of actions each turn. ANKAMA Studio announced today that DOFUS will launch September 1, 2005.

PS2 Review - 'Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam'

by Agustin on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Seven years after the end of the devastating One Year War.... The victorious Earth Federation has become corrupt and oppressive, and the elite Titans police force has taken on dictatorial powers. As the A.E.U.G. rebel group struggles to defeat the Titans, the heroes and villains of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series find themselves on the same side of this new conflict.

Koch Media Signs Co-Publishing Agreement For 'World Forces: War on Terror'

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koch Media and Monte Cristo announced their partnership to release World Forces: War on Terror on PC under the Deep Silver brand. World Forces: War on Terror is a tactical, arcade style RTS, which is set in the very near future, utilizing the modern weaponry of tomorrow.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mixing role-playing game with real-time strategy, Heroes of Annihilated Empires delivers you a new experience and unique gameplay, where you can feel yourself the Hero of a legendary epic tale. This time it's not about units, it's about armies with thousands of soldiers that entrust their fate in your hands.

DTP Signs German Publishing Agreement For 'Sabotage'

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

dtp will publish the WWII Stealth Shooter Sabotage. Developed by the German team Replay Studios, Sabotage features RĂ©sistance fighter and MI6 agent Violette Summer (based on the real historic Violette Szabo), who has to infiltrate German military camps in France, Poland and Germany during the war and sabotate them, kill high Nazi officers, rescue civilian hostages or solve other missions. The game will be out in the German speaking countries in fall 2006.

Playlogic Signs 'Age of Pirates'

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic Entertainment announced the acquisition of Age of Pirates, a highly anticipated role-playing game from Russian developer Akella, which also created the successful pirate titles "Sea Dogs," Age of Sail 2," and "Pirates of the Caribbean."