Archives by Day

December 2014
SuMTuWThFSa
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031

Advertising





'EverQuest: Prophecy of Ro' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 11:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EverQuest: Prophecy of Ro adds three new features, spheres of influence, a trap system, and for the first time in EverQuest, players can destroy objects in the world.

'EverQuest II: Kingdom of Sky' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 11:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kingdom of Sky is 2nd expansion for EQ II, featuring a structured Achievement system of skills and abilities, expands the arena challenges with four deadly new arena champions and two new arena zones, ten new adventure zones, 25 new enemies and troves full of new treasures ...

Various Game Trailers #688

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 9:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Final Fantasy XII [PS2] - Kiss Me Good-Bye Trailer
  • Ford Street Racing [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailerpack
  • Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams [PS2] - Tenkai Trailer
  • Rule of Rose [PS2] - Trailer #2
  • Super Monkey Ball Touch & Roll [NDS] - Trailer
  • Tycoon City: New York - Trailer #3


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

'Counter-Strike Source' Gets Steamy Update #38

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 9:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest major update to Counter-Strike Source. This update adds cs_militia with HDR lighting, fixes various bugs, adds tweaks, and hostage changes. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Burnout Revenge' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 9:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge slams into the Xbox 360 with a suite of new online features set to define next-generation automotive anarchy, jaw-dropping high-definition graphics and the retina-searing speed that the Burnout series is famous for.

'Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is a World War II PC game delivered through Vavels' online content delivery system Steam. The original Red Orchestra won Nvidia's "$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal" contest. Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is a standalone follow-up, built on Epic's Unreal 2.5 Engine, that introduces new gameplay and features.

PAX 2006 Official Dates & Pre-Registration Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Game-oriented comic strip creator Penny Arcade Inc. today announced the dates for the third annual Penny Arcade Expo. The three-day event, a nonstop celebration of videogames and gamer culture, will take place Friday, August 25th through Sunday, August 27th, 2006 in Bellevue, Washington.

'Hero's Journey' - 61 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hero's Journey is the new 3-D Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game from Simutronics, which is expected to be released somewhere in 2006. Simutronics will provide Hero's Journey players with frequent mini-releases as well as larger boxed expansions.

'Guild Wars: Factions' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Guild Wars: Factions offers players an incredible gameplay experience with many new choices, including new regions, professions, skills, missions, and monsters, along with expanded options for both Cooperative and Player-versus-Player (PvP) play, and enhanced features for guilds.

'Battlefield 2' - More v1.2 Patch Details

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 3:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has once more revealed new additions to the upcoming Battlefield 2 v1.2 patch, in particular the fact that UAVs will now visible in the world so if you are being scanned, you can know about it and take action against it, officer ranks will become available to everybody, and a bug that allowed players in vehicles to contest a flag from outside the flag radius is now fixed.

Study Finds Playing 'Sudoku' Is Healthy

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 2:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mastiff hopes to increase the longevity of GBA owners' lives with their upcoming release of "Dr. Sudoku." According to a recent study conducted at the University of Edinburgh, games such as Sudoku can awaken 'survival genes' that lay dormant in the human brain. These survival genes make the brain cells live longer and resist disease, strokes and the effects of drugs.

'Fight Night Round 3' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 2:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Night Round 3 brings the most intense boxing experience to gamers. Film-quality graphics showcase devastating punch impacts unparalleled in any game or film. On the way to becoming boxing's greatest legend, train to fight like the best including Muhammad Ali or create a boxing style unique only to your boxer.

'Stacked with Daniel Negreanu' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Myelin Media announced that people who pre-order its Texas Hold'Em game, Stacked with Daniel Negreanu, at select retailers throughout North America, will get a bonus DVD featuring interviews with the 7 professional poker players in the game and a behind the scenes look at the development.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) - 3 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 1:08 p.m. PST | 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.

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) At Bat In Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that its college baseball game MVP 06 NCAA Baseball has shipped to retailers, celebrating everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, dugout clearing homeruns, relentless hustle and stadiums filled with passionate fans and school spirit.

'GTR 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After its success with GTR and GTR Legends, swedish developer SimBin and publisher 10Tacle are already hard at work on the sequel, GTR 2.

Original D&D Creators Lend Their Voices For 'D&D Online: Stormreach'

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turbine and Atari announced today that legendary Dungeons & Dragons co-designers Messrs Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, have agreed to provide some of the voiceovers for D&D Online: Stormreach.

'Keepsake' - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Keepsake will immerse you into a journey beyond compare. Assisted by a dragon afraid of heights, Lydia takes on to explore the Dragonvale Academy's empty structures in search for her best friend Celeste. The Adventure Company will begin shipping Keepsake in North America in Feb. 2006.

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has released a singleplayer demo featuring five tutorials, and one galactic conquest map, although only a limited amount of units are available (thanks GameSpot). Read more for downlaod links ...

'Rainbow Six: Lockdown' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Lockdown demo featuring 1 singleplayer mission (2 difficulty settings), as well as 1 multiplayer map, with 17 out of 42 weapons available.

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - v1.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinite Interactive's has released a new patch for its strategy title Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.04 and includes the new Fog of War feature, AI improvements, game balance and even that time-honored favorite from Warlords 3: the Merchant who drops by to sell you magic items.

'The Movies' At The 2006 Sundance Film Festival

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chrysler brand will launch Chrysler in The Movies: Virtual Film Competition during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. In partnership with Activision, CiTM will provide an innovative approach to the filmmaking process by merging the worlds of filmmaking and gaming, giving everyone an opportunity to use their own inspiration to create virtual films using Activision and Lionhead Studios' The Movies.

'RF Online' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the deep space galaxy of Novus, RF Online sees you take your pick from three all-powerful warring factions and leading your character into the final battle for control over the entire Novus galaxy.

GameTap Teams Up With Logitech

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameTap announced that it has entered into a marketing agreement with Logitech, offering Logitech customers a free two-week trial of the GameTap service, along with a special discounted rate for the first three months of subscription.

'Driver: Parallel Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the only game that offers an open, fast-paced driving action-movie experience, Driver: Parallel Lines features an unfolding storyline of double crossing and revenge. Set in a photorealistic interpretation of New York City, players take on the role of a notorious 18 year old who, free from conscience and rules, is the most sought after driver-for-hire in town.

Namco Bandai's 2006 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 4:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai has revealed its release schedule for 2006. With 33 titles spread over 8 platforms, Namco Bandai is definitely one of the companies you'll want to keep your eye on in 2006! The only title that has no release date yet is Hellgate London.

'Top Spin 2' (GBA/NDS/X360) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the pro tour in venues that are alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play. The inclusion of the top players in the world like Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt and Roger Federer only adds to the realism, even on GBA and NDS.

Microsoft Strikes Deal With 4Kids

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 3:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft announced an alliance with 4Kids Entertainment, the children's entertainment company known for properties such as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to develop a unique children's entertainment property.

'The Regiment' (PS2/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 3:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on briefings and scenarios supplied by S.A.S. veterans, The Regiment is a tense, accurate simulation of close quarters combat. Lead four-man teams in assaults on terrorist strongholds. The Regiment is scheduled for release in the UK on February 17, 2006.

'Emergency 4' Announced - Screen

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2 and Sixteen Tons entertainment today announced Emergency 4, scheduled for release in Germany on April 13, 2006. Either play the 20 mission campaign or choose to try the randomly generated missions. Emergency 4 will feature realistic physics (walls collapsing, fire spreading), simplified controls, as well as a multiplayer mode.

'Trackmania Nations' - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trackmania Nations ESWC edition is a fast-paced racing game involving precision and agility specially built for competition. Trackmania Nations features new environment (Stadium), new car, new blocks and new gameplay. Also check out yesterday's trailer.

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead or Alive 4 will redefine 3-D high definition graphics and sound, creating the most visually beautiful and realistic looking video game to date. DOA 4 features online capabilities via Xbox Live, new interactive stages, an all star line-up of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex countering system yet. Microsoft today announced Dead or Alive 4 will be available in UK retailers from 27th January.

'Pacific Storm' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator.

Xbox Review - 'Samurai Shodown V'

by Thomas Wilde on Jan. 18, 2006 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Samurai Shodown series has also been known for its willingness to tinker with its unique fighting system, and has resulted in a number of changes over the years. This installment is no different and offers several new features for the dedicated player. Characters can meditate in the heat of battle to affect their stats, and even slow down time for their opponent. Old faithfuls return, and talented gamers can throw their weapons down and fight unarmed.