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Various Game Trailers #579

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 11:55 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 :

  • GUN - Story Trailer
  • Indigo Prophecy - Lucas Kane Chronicles #1
  • Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes - Trailer #4
  • The Warriors - Trailer #3
  • L.A. Rush - Character Trailer (3)
  • Myst V: End of Ages - Making Of Trailer


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

'Great Invasions' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A clever mix of strategy and action, Great Invasions plunges you back into Europe of the Dark Ages, a time in history where hundreds of nations and barbarian tribes rush to assault the civilized world, from AD 375 (arrival of the Huns) to AD 1066 (conquest of England by the Normans).

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (ALL) - First PSP Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Each contestant in this international competition must confront a fire-breathing dragon, rescue friends from the icy depths of the Black Lake, and navigate the twisting mysteries of a vast, dangerous maze.

EBGames Reveals Xbox 360 Pre-Order Bundles

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EBGames is first out the gate with offering Xbox 360 bundles that are now available for pre-order. The ultimate version will cost you no less than $699, and includes the X360 Premium, including 4 games (Perrfect Dark Zero: Limited Edition, DoA 4, Kameo and PGR3), as well as headset, second wireless controller (+ charger), and basttery pack. The Core bundle goes for $599 and has the same 4 games, wired controller, mem. card (to save games, since you have no HD in the Core system).

'City of Villains' - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:03 p.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.

X2 Battery Makes You PSP Last Longer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The X2 Battery is a direct replacement for your PSP's rechargeable battery, but offers double the capacity of the standard model. Now you can play for twice as long, watch twice as many movies and listen to twice as much music before having to power it up. The X2 Battery lasts up to eight hours on a single charge!

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (NGC/PS2/PSP/Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

NCSoft Announces 'Guild Wars' PvP Extreme Weekend

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Friday night ArenaNet is rolling out a comprehensive set of new skill balance changes for the Guild Wars PvP play environment. Based on intensive in-house testing and founded on player feedback and suggestions, ArenaNet believes they will add even more fun to Guild Wars PvP gameplay. Read more for details ...

'Kingdom of Paradise' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom of Paradise is an action-RPG in which you take the role of a young warrior outcast named Shinbu. When one of the five martial clans attempts to disrupt a peaceful balance of power within the land of Ohka, Shinbu becomes determined to defend his clan and restore equal power to the five clans that once ruled the world. Set in a vast, living world, players will develop their sword fighting skills as they explore active environments in a crusade to defeat an evil clan.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:46 p.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.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13c Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13c patch fixes a bug involving zerg buildings, and a bug related to minimap unit ordering during replays. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League: Sudden Death takes up where the original Chaos League left off, bringing with it a host of improvements and enhancements which make take the real-time, role-playing strategy sports title into a whole new bloody battleground.

'Sonic Rush' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fastest hedgehog in the world is now pairing up with a mysterious character named Blaze the Cat. This dynamic duo heads out in search of the powerful and dangerous Sol Emeralds to ensure that they do not fall into the wrong hands. In their quest, Sonic and Blaze must battle all-new enemies, and as they do, ripple effects will change the events of their worlds’ inhabitants.

'Mage Knight Apocalypse' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mage Knight Apocalypse is an action role-playing game for the PC based on the best-selling collectible miniature game from WizKids Games. Designed with a unique character leveling system and an unprecedented focus on team play, Mage Knight Apocalypse allows up to five players to embark on a cooperative or competitive journey through a war-torn fantasy setting.

'Namco Museum Battle Collection' (PSP) Reminisces In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced that Namco Museum Battle Collection has shipped to North American retail outlets exclusively for the PSP. Namco Museum Battle Collection features updated 3D versions of Namco's greatest and most beloved arcade hits, as well as all-new wireless multiplayer capabilities for competitive or cooperative fun.

'Worms' (NDS/PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ is bringing Team17's popular Worms title to the PSP and Nintendo DS. Retaining the same gameplay and unique sense of humour that has epitomised the brand for almost a decade, Worms brings a whole raft of new features and laugh-out-loud comedy to the handhelds.

'Prince of Persia: Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 10:52 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.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without Warning, developed by CiRCLE Studio, founded by the Tombraider series creators, is a highly charged action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant. The story takes place over a 12 hour period, during which players will experience the events from the vantage point of six characters that are caught up in the crisis situation.

CDV Signs 'Combat Mission 3: Afrika Corps - Special Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announced today that they have secured the North American retail rights to Combat Mission 3: Afrika Corps (Special Edition), in development by the team at Battlefront.com. This special retail-only edition includes 65 new scenarios and 15 new operations, guaranteeing gamers hours of exciting game play.

'Big Mutha Truckers 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Pulls Into Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the North American release of Big Mutha Truckers 2. With unique playable characters, customizable vehicles and an abundance of campy down-home humor, Big Mutha Truckers 2 is now available on the PS2, Xbox, and PC, for the suggested retail price of $19.99.

'X³: Reunion' - 11 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 8:51 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.

Rising Star Games' GME 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rising Star Games has revealed the titles it plans to show at Games Market Europe next week. Rising Star will have playable versions of several titles from its retro remakes range, including Bubble Bobble Revolution and an early demo of Rainbow Islands Revolution both on Nintendo DS, with a first look at Space Invaders Evolution on the PSP.

'Pac'n Roll' (NDS) Boulders Into Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Pac'n Roll has shipped to North American retail outlets. Pac'n Roll combines the pellet-chomping action and Ghost-busting madness of classic Pac-Man with an innovative touch screen control system.

'RF Online' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last week, Codemasters today officially announces that RF Online, one of the most successful massively multiplayer online games in the Far East, is crossing over to the west as it has secured the exclusive US and UK rights to the hugely successful title.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood promises to lead the way this holiday season.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today revealed the in-game music soundtrack for Burnout Revenge. Featuring a powerful mix of over 40 punk, metal, hard rock, alternative rock, electronic songs from bands around the world, the in-game music soundtrack is headlined by the world debut of 'Lights And Sounds' from the chart-breaking rock quintet Yellowcard.

'Black & White 2' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:44 a.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. Check the freshly launched The Warriors website, or read more for new screens ...

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:19 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.

'UFO: Aftershock' Also Coming To Xbox

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftershock follows directly from one of the endings of UFO: Aftermath, where the player agrees to hand over the Earth to the Alien scientists, who are trying to change the planet into a giant living organism. While there has not yet been any official announcement, a box cover issued by publisher Ascaron revealed Alter Interactive's strategy game is also coming to Xbox.

PS2 Review - 'Flat-Out'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. One of the 'Flat-Out' features is the "stunt" event where you race your car, and catapult the driver at a specific moment using him as a dart, bowling ball and other projectiles.

PC Review - 'Battlefield 2'

by Mark Crump on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC.

'The Outfit' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment take explosive World War II combat to the next generation in an all new 3rd Person Action Game. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements, The Outfit takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of combat missions.

'Auto Assault' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.

IndieGamesCon '05 Speakers and Sessions Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames has announced the session highlights and speakers for the fourth annual Independent Games Conference. IndieGamesCon '05 (IGC) runs November 7-9, 2005. This year's conference is a fun, informal and informative gathering of independent game developers featuring a keynote address, "The State of the Revolution", by Mark Frohnmayer.

'Halo' Movie Coming To The Big Screen Summer 2007

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fox and Universal have closed their deal to make a movie based on Microsoft's videogame "Halo," with plans for a tentpole in two years, paying the tech giant $5 million against 10% of the gross. Get ready people, Master Chief is gunning for the big screen in summer '07.