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

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The “Funk Doc,” Redman, headlines an eclectic NYC inspired soundtrack for Activision's upcoming True Crime: New York City video game with two all-new original songs and the debut of “Rush The Security” from his upcoming album Red Gone Wild, scheduled for release on November 8. Redman will also appear as an unlockable character in the gritty drama, which is slated for release this fall.

Various Game Trailers #607

by Judy on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:33 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 :

  • 007: From Russia With Love - Trailers (2)
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat - Trailer #8
  • Call of Duty 2 - Trailer #4
  • GUN - Brutality of the West Trailer
  • Need For Speed: Most Wanted [NDS] - Trailer


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

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 23 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

Konami Ships Two Frogger (ALL) Titles To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frogger makes his debut on the NDS with the release of Frogger Helmet Chaos and will be shipping one day later on the PSP. Additionally, Frogger: Ancient Shadow brings the classic "hop-n-dodge" gameplay to the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Each title features innovative gameplay, new characters, and dynamic environments, with more levels than previous games in the franchise.

'Hard Truck: Apocalypse' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a mean to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles. Seems Buka changed the name of the game once more...

'Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME 2' (PS2) Boogies Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that its PS2 exclusive Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME 2 game has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The latest DDR installment not only includes the innovative EyeToy USB Camera support found in the original DDR EXTREME but also features an all-new soundtrack as well as an online component that lets players connect and compete head-to-head for the first time.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 2:48 p.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.

'World Championship Poker 2' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Championship Poker 2 features a much more detailed one player game, where you now have to work your way up the ranks, starting in your mom's basement. Once you start winning and accumulating money, you can spend your winnings on increasingly better pads, and furnishings. Hit a losing streak, and you may have to hock your stuff to stay in the game.

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' Finally Coming To North America

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A product listing on NA distribution Navarre's website reveals that Aspyr is bringing Gothic II Gold to North America, scheduled for release October 24. Gothic II gold includes the original Gothic II, but also the never before released addon Gothic II: Night Of The Raven (thanks RPGDot). Confirmation has not yet been received, but Navarre is the parent company from Encore, who used to be JoWood's North American publisher. Other titles also listed are SpellForce Platinum, Silent Storm Gold and The Guild Gold.

'Lunar: Dragon Song' (NDS) Lands In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that Lunar: Dragon Song will be available at North American retailers this week. Lunar: Dragon Song takes players to 1,000 years before the events that occurred in the first game of the Lunar series, Lunar: The Silver Star.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) Calls Out In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that its Xbox exclusive Far Cry Instincts has shipped to strores. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal Studio, 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 award-winning PC title.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Axis Demo Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. This mod is for the Activision singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, allowing you to play as the Axis side in the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you now have defend four coastal artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Lost in Blue' (NDS) Found In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today shipped Lost in Blue for the Nintendo DS, an innovative RPG that takes players on a journey of survival, adventure and mystery as they take part in numerous activities, such as fishing, hunting, trapping and cooking, that make living on the island fun.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RCT 3: Wild combines thrilling coasters with extreme animal parks. This game is much more than an expansion with more coasters, new characters and gameplay additions that extend the RollerCoaster Tycoon experience. Dozens of new adrenalin pumping attractions and breathtaking rides will make fans roar with delight - it's an all-new spin on this popular franchise.

'Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Looking For New Publisher

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In light of the recent financial troubles of HIP Interactive, Headfirst Productions and court-appointed interim receiver Ernst & Young Inc., announced today that they are working together to seek an alternative publishing partner for Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End, a third person survival horror title due on PS2, Xbox and PC in Mid 2006.

'Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never Ending Tomorrow' (PS2) Launches In Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai Games today announced that Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never Ending Tomorrow for the PS2 has shipped to retail outlets. Based on Cartoon Network's hit animated series, "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never Ending Tomorrow" hosts an impressive roster of 50 carefully detailed mobile suits and over 40 minutes of cut-scenes to create the most authentic mobile suit title in Gundam history.

'NBA '06' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA '06 for PSP expands the franchise by featuring numerous gameplay advancements including enhanced Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), shooting mechanics, player animations, and new mini-games to create the most action-packed, realistic basketball experience to date for a portable device.

'Dragonshard' Crawls Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari and developer Liquid Entertainment today announced that their RTS game Dragonshard is available at retail stores nationwide. 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.

'Kameo: Elements of Power' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kameo: Elements of Power is an action-adventure game with role-playing elements for gamers of all ages and skill levels. From legendary game developer Rare, Kameo: Elements of Power sends players on a magical and epic journey full of intense combat, magnificent exploration and innovative morph-into-warrior action.

'PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient is a 3D puzzle game that tests players problem solving skills, PQ uses the PSP system's Infrastructure Mode and allows players to post their PQ score on the worldwide ranking site to see how they rank against other players around the world.

'Diplomacy' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced today that their next PC strategy game, Diplomacy, has gone gold and will be shipping to retail stores across North America on October 4, 2005. The rest of Europe will follow later in October and November.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:53 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.

New 'Turok' Title To Use Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games and Epic Games today announced an agreement to license Unreal Engine 3 for multiple next-generation BVG projects. The first game under the agreement is based on the popular "Turok" franchise, and will be developed by BVG's new Propaganda Games studio in Vancouver, British Columbia.

'Halo' Goes Mobile

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IN-FUSIO announced today that the company will publish mobile applications based on the Halo franchise created by Microsoft's premiere first party game development studio Bungie Studios.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Dribbles Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today that NBA 2K6 is now available in stores across North America, continueing to deliver the most authentic and exciting basketball experience on any console with ultra-realistic graphics, responsive controls, and standard-setting play mechanics.

'Neverend' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios' fantasy RPG Neverend has slipped back from its original October date to February 2006. The new date has been announced following a re-planned distribution schedule. To take advantage of the extended time, Dusk2Dawn is currently adding some extra content to the game.

'Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion' Charges Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced the availability of Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion, the PC expansion to Rome: Total War. From the creators of the award winning Total War franchise and recently acquired SEGA studio The Creative Assembly, Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion reflects 200 hundred years of change along with updated battle AI, and new maps and gameplay features.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. 2K Games today announced that Serious Sam II has gone gold and will be available in North American retail stores on October 11.

'Prince of Persia' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced a Prince of Persia title in the works for the PSP. Developed by Pipeworks, the game builds on last year's console success, Prince of Persia Warrior Within, and features original content such as additional puzzles, new maps and redesigned levels. The game is scheduled to ship December 2005.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 6 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 4:41 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.

'Zoo Tycoon' (NDS) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summary: Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world’s most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. Check out the first Nintendo DS screens ...

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

PS2 Review - '187 Ride or Die'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

GMX Media Looking for Beta Testers

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media are today announcing that public beta tests for top 2006 titles will be opening soon. PC gamers are invited and welcome to join the action and get involved in the final development stages of these games. Successful applicants will be given full details of the products they will be testing, and the requirements of their participance will be made clear prior to commencement of testing.