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Various Game Trailers #690

by Judy on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Armada Online - Trailer
  • Driver Parallel Lines [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #2
  • Final Fight: Streetwise [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #4
  • MLB '06: The Show [PS2] - Trailer #3

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

'Project Xenoclone' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Xenoclone is a 3rd person shooter in development at Oniric Games. In an abandoned railway complex, which hides the installations of the most important biotechnology lab in the world, all hell has broken loose. Thousands of blood-thirsty creatures lurk in the shadows and kill everyone in their path.

'Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition consists of 28 arcade games including all of the games from Midway Arcade Treasures 2 and Midway Arcade Treasures 3, and for the first time all three Mortal Kombat games on PC.

Xbox360 Backwards Compatibility Patches Halted Until March

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ActiveXbox claims to have received confirmation from Microsoft that there will be no more backwards compatibility updates through Xbox Live allowing you to play Xbox titles on the new Xbox 360, until at least March. "This will come as a disappointment to many new Xbox 360 users, not only because the lack of new 360 titles but also any new plain Xbox titles they may like the look of (Black for example) will not work on their shiny new 360. It is no wonder less Xbox games are being sold now."

Future 'C-S Source' & 'DoD: Source' Steamy Update #17

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve lastest Steam Update has a few details on what to expect in the near future. The Counter-Strike: Source map Militia wasa big success and Valve plans to include 2 new player models, one from each side, in the next major Counter-Strike: Source release. As testing wraps up, Valve will release a new DoD: Source map, Kalt. A Day of Defeat: Source retail box available at software retailers around the start of February.

'Sonic Riders' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sonic Riders integrates extreme sports, high-speed racing and head-to-head battles, and offers a new racing experience with Sonic. Sonic Riders is slated to ship in March 2006.

'Warship Gunner 2' (PS2) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Warship Gunner 2 you will engage in deadly sub-to-sub stealth warfare, pilot classic warships and design their own fleet of destroyers, submarines, and battlecruisers. With KOEI’s strategic twist on naval action, Warship Gunner 2 lets players invest in new technologies to develop a full spectrum of artillery systems, aircraft, ship hulls, propulsion and electronics. Over 1000 vital components in all!

One Million Nintendo DS Handhelds Sold In UK

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 5:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo UK has today announced that 1 million units of its Nintendo DS handheld console are in the hands of gamers across the country. Many stores across the UK are continuing to report they are sold out of Nintendo DS until new stock arrives in the coming week.

'Neopets: Petpet Adventures - The Wand of Wishing' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 5:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Neopets: Petpet Adventures - The Wand of Wishing is an action/role playing game available exclusively for the PSP that brings the hidden Petpet world of Petaria to life in 3D for the first time

'Distant Guns!' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Storm Eagle Studios' Distant Guns! is a ground breaking, heart-thumping debut of their all new full 3D Naval Simulation game set during the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05. Distant Guns! packs all of the essential features and utilizes Storm Eagle Studios proprietary rendering system for a totally emersive experience.

'Loco Mania' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Loco Mania is a simulation of a train dispatcher - a very important person who has control over a large railway network with many trains in it. The player controls switches and train directions with the intent to get the trains through the system as fast as possible.

'Final Fantasy XI' (X360) Demo Disc In New OXM Issue

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix, Inc. today announced that the Final Fantasy XI beta for Xbox 360 is available now. A fully playable disc is available only with the February 2006 issue (on stands January 17, 2006) of Official Xbox Magazine.

'FIFA Street 2' (NDS/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Locations Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring all new authentic tricks, FIFA Street 2 provides new gameplay experiences by making over-the-top moves and skills even bigger in this fast-paced sequel. Today's article highlights the locations, and the reason why those were picked, illustrated by new screens ...

'City Life' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 1:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. Solve traffic and pollution problems and sustain the city resources needed to keep the peace. Spend wisely to keep your town prosperous, wealthy, contented and healthy.

'Heroes of Might & Magic 5' Open Beta Re-Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday many RPG fans got disappointed when the Heroes of Might & Magic 5 open beta which was set to launch, didn't. Ubisoft wanted to "make the experience as smooth as possible for all those involved." A new day new hope it seems, as one of Ubisoft's community managers announced today that "The open beta will start this Monday at 6PM UK time."

'The Godfather' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own. Play your cards right and you could even be running everything as the next, and most powerful, Don.

'Killzone Liberation' (PSP) Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

According to the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine, Dutch developer Guerilla is not only working on Killzone for the PS3, but also Killzone Liberation exclusively for the PSP. The new game will not be a first person shooter but be played from isometric view, like Metal Gear Solid, with an emphasis on stealth, having you use the the environment. in KL you play as Templar and tasked with rescuing prisoners behind enemy lines, and will also feature new weapons and unseen Helghast soldiers.

'Buzz!: The BIG Quiz' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Buzz will be fronting a new game show called Buzz!: The BIG Quiz, this time the questions could be on anything, with picture, audio and video clips covering subjects from film and sport through to music and Buzz's own brand of crazy general knowledge. And of course there'll be plenty of questions about Buzz's celebrity friends!

'Star Wars: Empire at War Collector's Edition' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts today announced that a special edition of Star Wars: Empire at War will hit store shelves on Feb. 16, 2006, the same day as the standard edition. The limited Star Wars: Empire at War Collector's Edition adds bonus content such as 5 exclusive skirmish maps, concept art, screensavers, wallpapers and 3D lenticular packaging.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) - 19 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:07 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.

'Prey' (X360/PC) Weekly Update #2

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today 3D Realms posted their second installment in the weekly Prey update in Human Head Software's Prey Project Lead Chris Rhinehart talks about the upcoming press tour, what they will be showing single/multiplayer wise, and also some details what the programmers, scripters, sound engineers have been up to the past week. We have been invited to the press meeting, so you can expect a hands on report shortly.

'Tales of Phantasia' (GBA) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A tragic storyline, insurmountable odds and a tale of one man's bravery – normally the stuff of a Hollywood movie but these are actually the key components of 2006's ultimate hand-held RPG, Tales of Phantasia. Originally released on the SNES, the epic adventure launches in the UK on the Game Boy Advance on 31st March 2006.

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005' - v2.1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive have released a new patch for their latest hockey manager, bringing your retail game to v2.1.3 and addressing competition issues, engine updates, and several other adjustments. Read more for details and download links ...

'UberSoldier' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UberSoldier is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world. You can check out the russian Ubersoldier demo, or read more for new screens ...

'Lemmings' (PSP) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Controlling an army of lemmings, the aim is to get as many of these cute characters as you can from the entrance point to the exit point of a level within a time limit. Easy to learn, difficult to master; Lemmings is a test of strategy and fast thinking as you make 'on the spot', life or death decisions for your band of trusting little creatures.

'Scratches' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Scratches is a gripping first-person mystery adventure game that will keep the players glued to their monitors, with its story full of breathtaking twists and surprises, until the final shocking revelation. Its combination of inventory based and deductive style puzzles carefully integrated with the storyline, along with the possibility to freely roam the house, will immerse the players in the haunting atmosphere.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (X360) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Anarchy Online: Lost Eden' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

AO: Lost Eden is an action-filled new expansion pack for Funcom's sci-fi MMORPG. Originally scheduled for late 2005, game director Morten Byom announced it has been pushed back to somewhere in 2006. Reason for the delay, Funcom wants to keep providing new material to the live AO game, especially for its veteran/high level players. The 16.2 patch is currently being tested and adds an enhanced Shuttle port experience, new missions for the Nascence and Elysium areas, a new Outzone and Shadowlands experience, aimed primarily at single and small groups at the 205+ range.

'Battle of Europe' Finally Coming Home - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Bean Games today announced they will be bringing the action packed World War II title Battle of Europe to the UK and Europe. Battle of Europe offers fast, arcade style gameplay with a historical theme. Players will control the best combat aircraft of the era and even some "top secret" ones!

'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade is the exciting new expansion to Blizzard's massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It expands the game by tremendous bounds, adding new races, quest, lands, Battlegrounds, professions and items, raising the level cap to 70, and more.

'Video Games Live' Concert At GDC 2006

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is proud to present Video Games Live, an immersive concert featuring music from the biggest video games of all time, as its closing night performance.

'Medieval II: Total War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today announced the 4th installment of the franchise, Medieval II: Total War, taking strategy genre to a whole new level with the most epic and cinematic 3D battles ever seen on PC.

'Faces of War' - Developer Interview #2

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way. BEST WAY Director Dmitriy Morozov answers all our physics questions...

'ArchLord' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that it has secured distribution and operation across North America and Europe for NHN Games' MMORPG ArchLord, currently in open beta service in Korea.

'Pursuit Force' (PSP) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pursuit Force is a fast-paced arcade-action game, that fuses driving and combat mechanics to create a unique gaming experience for PSP. Pursuit Force follows the misadventures of a rookie Police Officer tracking down five criminal gangs across an entire fictional state in America.

'2 Days to Vegas' Gets Massive Ads

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Massive Incorporated and Steel Monkeys today announced a strategic partnership to deliver dynamic advertising to 2 Days to Vegas. A story driven 3rd person action-adventure game, 2 Days To Vegas, is crammed full of car chases, shootouts and unexpected twists, set in several major cities across the USA and takes place during an intense 48 hour period.

'Experience112' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Micro Application and Lexis Numérique, known for Missing, are pleased to announce the signing of a European contract for Experience112, a PC adventure game that pushes back the boundaries of the genre, designed by Nicolas Delaye in collaboration with Eric Viennot.

PS2 Preview - 'Grandia III'

by Alicia on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, using an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. In Grandia III you play as Yuuki, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of being a pilot. When Yuuki meets Alfina, an elven shaman who can talk to holy beasts, he gets involved in a mission to find her brother Emilious, who turned evil and wants to conquering the world.

PC Review - 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'

by Keith Durocher on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Players will experience all the thrills of the movie -- from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself!