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Various Game Trailers #564

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:51 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 :

  • Legion Arena - Intro Movie
  • Peter Jackson's King Kong - Trailer
  • Inayusha Feudal Combat [PS2] - Trailer
  • Gears of War [X360] - E3 2005 Super HD Trailer
  • Dawn of War: Winter Assault - Trailer #3
  • The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings - Legends - Trailer


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

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (ALL) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled in one video game.

'Myst V: End of Ages' Gets Limited Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft unveiled a limited DVD edition of Myst V: End of Ages for the PC and Mac available for the game's September launch.

U.K. Not A Safe Haven For Piracy

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An unemployed husband and wife piracy and counterfeiting outfit has been imprisoned for a combined total of 27 months after being convicted for copying and selling pirated games, music and film discs whilst falsely claiming benefits.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 4:59 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. Check the freshly launched Cold War website, or read more for new screens ...

Midway Financial Results Reveal Game Delay, Net Revenue Decline

by Judy on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced results of operations for the three month period ended June 30, 2005, revealing that Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War will be released in early 2006 instead of late 2005, as previously expected. Net revenues for the 2005 second quarter were $36.9 million, compared with 2004 second quarter net revenues of $47.3 million.

'Counter-Strike Source' And 'Source Engine' Get Steamy Update #24

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:37 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, mainly addressing various bugs and explots. Read more for details, or just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Supreme Commander' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Gas Powered Games for its RTS game Supreme Commander. Chris Taylor is known for his work with Total Annihilation under Cave Dog, and Supreme Commander will mark his return to a genre that he helped popularize.

Midway Cans 'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' PC Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seven Sorrows is the fusion of fantasy fighting action with the strategy of user-friendly RPG elements , providing gamers a deep, engaging gameplay experience complete with solo play, co-op and an online community. The new fighting system allows for easy pick-up-and-play while simultaneously offering deeper choices for more advanced players. Midway confirmed that the PC version is no longer in development, while the console editions are still on track for winter release (thanks 3DGamers).

'Legion Arena' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legion Arena is an online RPSG or Role Playing Strategy Game, and blends core gameplay elements from the RTS & RPG genres. Set in ancient Rome, Legion Arena puts the player in charge of their own army, which they must develop, nurture and train, transforming a bunch of peasants into a fearsome fighting force.

EA Signs UK Pop Star For 'From Russia With Love' (ALL)

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has signed the UK pop sensation Natasha Bedingfield to make a cameo appearance in From Russia With Love. Bedingfield will lend her voice and likeness to the character Elizabeth Stark, daughter of England's Prime Minister. In the game Miss Stark is kidnapped and must be rescued by James Bond.

'Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breaking ranks from the current glut of WWII action titles, Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines is played from a refreshing third-person perspective and uses an eye-catching comic-book style that draws players into a rich and atmospheric world that is fraught with the dangers of enemy territory. Oxygen has launched the official Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines website, featuring full story details, gameplay features, character backgrounds, news, reviews, screenshots, movies and many other goodies.

'TOCA Race Driver 2' (PSP) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver 2 brings the most motorsports in any game to PSP, complete with real performance cars, real damage, real physics, and real driver AI that adapts to suit your level of racing expertise.

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces the development of Dark Messiah of Might & Magic, a new first-person action game for the PC, powered by an enhanced version Valve's Half-Life 2 Source Engine.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. This is serious!

'Colin McRae Rally 2005 Plus' (PSP) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CMR 2005 has gained an extra word in the title, so it’s now Colin McRae Rally 2005 Plus, due to its wireless multiplayer functionality. CMR 2005 Plus features over 30 rally cars, a diverse range of rally events, cups and championships to create a world of rallying for players on the move.

Midway Licenses 'The Ant Bully' (ALL)

by Judy on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced a multi-territory publishing agreement that grants Midway the rights to publish interactive games for console, handheld and PC platforms based on the upcoming computer animated motion picture The Ant Bully.

Midway Acquires Ratbag

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that it has acquired Australian based developer Ratbag Holdings Pty Ltd. Midway acquired the privately-held developer in a primarily stock transaction for 418,570 Midway shares. The studio is currently working on several unannounced Midway products for both current- and next-generation systems. The studio will be renamed Midway Studios - Australia.

'Rebelstar: Tactical Command' (GBA) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Codo Technologies' GBA exclusive Rebelstar: Tactical Command has gone gold. Rebelstar: Tactical Command is a turn based strategy game that puts the player at the epicenter of a human revolt against alien oppressors.

'Alien Hominid' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alien Hominid on GBA retains all the super-fast action and irreverent humour of the larger console versions but in a format that you'll really have trouble putting down. Prepare to freak-out all over again with this lovingly crafted slice of pure gaming joy.

Xbox 360 Price Leaked? On Sale For $299

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

According to TotalVideoGames, a Walmart employee leaked what is believed to be the official price for Microsoft's next gen console. The Xbox 360 will be sold for $299 and will be available in North America starting November 4th, the UK will see it on shelves later in the month. Games will carry an average pricetag of $59.99, the first few titles will include Perfect Dark Zero and Project Gotham Racing 3.

'Grotesque' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grotesque is a new adventure/rpg from German developer Silent Dreams, and promises to be an original blend of traditional fantasy RPG (like Gothic, Fable, Baldur's Gate, Planescape Torment) and sarcastic humor with adventure elements along the lines of Monkey Island. Currently looking for a publisher, Grotesque is scheduled for Q3 2006 (thanks RPGDot).

'Dragonshard' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself. Atari has released a singleplayer demo, featuring part of the first two campaign chapters of the Order of the Flame campaign. Read more for download links ...

PC Review - 'Risk Your Life: Path of the Emperor'

by Katarani on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Risk Your Life, players assume the role of a Warrior, Cleric, Wizard, or Thief (over 20 classes) and explore the many beautiful and exotic locations within the game where they meet other players, complete quests, fight monsters and other players.

PC Preview - 'Tycoon City: New York'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 12:40 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.

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Dawn of Fantasy' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Fantasy is a 3D RTS/RPG under development at Reverie Entertainment. Set in Medieval times, featuring 6 playable races (Men, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, Western Dragons and Minotaurs), full day & night cycle, you decide whether you want to follow the good or evil path.