by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:10 p.m. PST | Filed under
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 :
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - Making of Trailer
- Battle for Middle-Earth 2 - Create-A-Hero Trailer
- Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy - Behind The Scenes #1
- Saint's Row [X360] - Trailer #3
- American Conquest: Divided Nation - Trailer
- Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams [PS2] - Ohatsu Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:04 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced that its new NDS exclusive RPG Tao's Adventure: Curse of the Demon Seal, available in March 2006. Combining incredible battles and mind boggling riddles with a fantastical adventure that only Konami can deliver, Tao’s Adventure is sure to fulfill the imaginations of magic and RPG fans alike.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:59 p.m. PST | Filed under
Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is a new chapter in the adventures of the red-headed hero, Adol Christin. Adol embarks on his greatest adventure yet as he explores hidden islands in the great vortex of Canaan. He battles with three magical swords imbued with elemental powers to uncover the secrets that lie in Canaan’s mysterious whirlpools.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:56 p.m. PST | Filed under
Winning Eleven 9 shoots and scores with the renowned on-the-money controls that create the most authentic soccer experience in gaming history. Featuring real players, a large variety of licensed teams, photo-realistic graphics, and a huge variety of stadiums, gamers will be able to re-create the same excitement that surrounds the world's most popular sport.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:51 p.m. PST | Filed under
Continuing the series’ legacy, this newest Suikoden installment will take fans on an all-new epic adventure through never-before-seen continents located within the immense and exciting Suikoden universe.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under
Marble Blast Ultra takes place in a futuristic 'astrolab' arena suspended high in the clouds where players compete against each other by navigating their marbles through moving platforms and dangerous hazards, while collecting rare gems and power-up enhancements, in an effort to complete each course in record time.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under
Street Supremacy is a team-based racing game, designed to bring the super-charged world of street racing to life. Adding to the realism of the unique RPG-style racing gameplay is a compelling wireless multi-player battle mode and numerous licensed vehicles with unique enhancements.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:47 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced Steel Horizon for the PSP and NDS, offering both turn-based and real-time strategy gameplay, offering players complete control of Naval fleets outfitted with a variety of ships such as battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and submarines, both single player and wireless multiplayer modes.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:42 p.m. PST | Filed under
High-performance computer manufacturer Alienware opened a new digital download store
providing quick and easy access to purchasing, downloading, and playing the latest PC games.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:39 p.m. PST | Filed under
The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:20 p.m. PST | Filed under
MGS 3: Subsistence will feature the complete smash-hit action game MGS3: Snake Eater as well as all-new game modes such as robust online multiplayer gameplay, new duel mode, different camera perspectives, a demo theater mode and the original Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake games.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:13 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Metal Gear Ac!d series combines the world of the Metal Gear Solid series with an intellectually-driven, tactical stealth card game. Players use action and weapon cards to guide Solid Snake through a barrage of missions while utilizing strategic thinking and planned out tactical maneuvers to accomplish the mission objectives.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 7:05 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami's Chess Battle combines intense 3D graphics and storytelling with a variety of single and multiplayer game modes for the ultimate chess experience. Players can choose to battle as one of five fully interactive 3D chess sets, including magicians, an aquatic civilization, cybernetic beings, forest-dwelling spirits and servants of chaos -- or have the option to play using a classic 3D or 2D chess set.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Gradius Collection is a compilation of five beloved Gradius titles in one unique game package. Spanning more than 20 years of exciting releases, the collection includes Gradius, Gradius II, Gradius III, Gradius IV, and the never-before-released in the United States, Gradius Gaiden.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 6:44 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced that Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) SuperNOVA will be released to arcades nationwide. The first arcade version to be released in North America in more than six years, DDR SuperNOVA uses a completely new hardware engine that has been refined to deliver vibrant 3D backgrounds, cool music videos and crisp high-resolution graphics.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under
Valve's SteamPowered website
has been updated with details regarding the latest update to Day of Defeat Source. This update adds the new dod_kalt map with High Dynamic Range (HDR) lighting, and fixes an issue where players were getting stuck on models. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 6:10 p.m. PST | Filed under
Beatmania is a revolutionary interactive DJ simulation that puts gamers at the center of the music. The first DJ simulation for the PS2, beatmania combines high-energy pulsating music with cutting-edge videos to create an unparalleled interactive audio and visual experience.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 6:07 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced Konami All-In Poker for Xbox. Shuffle up and deal in this all-new title that features an intuitive interface, crisp graphics, compelling gameplay animations and single player tutorials.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under
Dungeons & Dragons Online will provide players with the definitive online "Dungeons & Dragons" experience, complete with dramatic dungeon crawling, terrifying monster combat and challenging puzzles, character advancement and guild-based power struggles.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Judy on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced that it will take the Karoke Revolution music video game franchise to new two-steppin' extremes this March on the PS2 with the debut of the first and only country music karaoke video game on the market – CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under
THQ & Team17's Worms: Open Warfare retains 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.
by Judy on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:22 p.m. PST | Filed under
Nintendo of Europe has unveiled its software lineup for Q2 2006. Read more to find out what's in store for Nintendo DS, GameCube, and GBA owners.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under
AND 1 Streetball features the entire roster of sensational AND 1 Mix Tape Tour players such as AO, The Professor, Spyda and Pharmacist – each with their signature moves and look. AND 1 Streetball also gives you the power to create your own player and your own moves – so YOU can become the next streetball phenomenon.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 12:53 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami announced today that people who pre-order the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence will be getting a Metal Gear Saga bonus DVD with tons of additional goodies on it such as a 30 min MGS history feature produced by Hideo Kojima and directed by Ryan Payton, Kojima talking about MGS 4 on PS3, various trailers for upcoming MGS titles, all wrapped up in a foil/silver casing with cover art by Yoji Shinkawa.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under
PCGamer's rumor column suggested that Capcom might be bringing RE4 to PC, which was fueled by this online retailer list
, scheduled for March 2006. Earlier today a Capcom community admin confirmed that RE4 was indeed on its way but would be a 3rd party product. So far this has only been confirmed by Capcom Europe, not North America (thanks Petr
). Capcom also recently brought Onimusha 3 to PC
through a third party, so this isn't much of a stretch.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under
BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwin, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under
Phantom developer Infinium Labs announced today that it has received a $5 million dollar funding commitment from Golden Gate Investors to start maufacturing Phantom Lapboard, but no word on the actual console device.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under
Bold Games has released a new patch for Gabriel Entertainment's sim John Deere North American Farmer, in which you create, build and manage a successful farm. This update brings your retail game to v1.5.2 and addresses various bugs and crashes, adjusts mission difficulty, slow down issues and more (thanks Patches
). Read more for details and links ..
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
While its not eactly a secret, SEGA today officially announced Condemned for the PC, coming spring 2006. Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under
2K Sports today announced that Torino 2006: The Official Video Game of the XX Olympic Winter Games is available now at retail stores across North America, and will be available at retail stores in Europe on January 27th.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under
FUEL is the motor-head's action-thinking, vehicular marathon. In this adrenaline filled, present-day racing game you choose between one of eight characters, adapting your game play to their unique strengths and weaknesses.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under
Konami today announced a three-year partnership with the State of West Virginia that will help the state's public school students get in shape while also having fun. Through the program, all 765 West Virginia public schools will be adding the excitement of DDR to their physical education or health related curriculum based program within the next two years.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 8:01 a.m. PST | Filed under
Cinemaware Marquee announced today that it has signed a North American distribution agreement for Neighbors from Hell: On Vacation, known in Europe as NFH 2. Neighbors From Hell: On Vacation includes all 14 episodes of the original Neighbors From Hell so players can relive all the action, comedy, and hi-jinks that put this series on the map.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PST | Filed under
The story takes place in an abandoned island, where all humans disappeared in a mysterious way 29 years ago. This time other than the dead people from the first game, there is a new type of enemy called the dark people, they have intelligence and abilities over human, and they can see in the darkness.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 2:56 a.m. PST | Filed under
Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences beneath the Jolly Roger. Two Treasures features epic land and naval battles, featuring everything from sword fights to cannon-battles.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under
Team6 game studios and MP3Unsigned.com combined their strengths and came up with a "win the competition and get your music in one of three computergames made by Team6" competition.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 2:07 a.m. PST | Filed under
Samurai Warriors 2 is not a major change since its predecessor although the beat'em will feature several changes compared to the original. You will be able to select from 20 characters each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under
Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. Bethesda announced that the collector's edition will include enhanced outer slip packaging, bonus DVD, replica of ingame Septim coin, 112 page Pocket Guide to the Empire on Tamriel.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under
Resident Evil: Deadly Silence will be a remake of the first RE title, released in 1996, but unlike the original, the DS version will not use pre-rendered graphics, but be in full 3D. One of the modes requires you to wipe the screen to slash your knife, and the dual screen will most likely be used for inventory and map. RE:DS will also support coop and other multiplayer modes.
by Gordy Wheeler on Jan. 25, 2006 @ 12:42 a.m. PST | Filed under
Space Hack is a sci-fi Action/RPG title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics, presented in real-time 3D graphics. The story puts gamers on a colony transport ship that suddenly gets trapped inside a Black Nebula, but that's only their first problem. While trapped, they get boarded by aliens that take over the ship and begin to kill and eat the colonists.