Various Game Trailers #698

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:02 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 :

  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat [X360] - Trailer
  • Rugby 06 [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Penalty Trailer
  • 007: From Russia With Love [PSP] - Trailer
  • Battle for Middle Earth 2 [X360/PC] - Trailer
  • MGS 3: Subsistence [PS2] - Multiplayer Trailer
  • Street Supremacy [PSP] - Trailer


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

'Burnout Revenge' (X360) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 7:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge hits the X360 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. Burnout Revenge for the X360 will crash onto North American retail shelves on March 7, 2006.

'Far East of Eden Ziria: Tales from Distant Jipang' (X360) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Trying to boost interest amongst Japanese gamers, Microsoft has paid special attention to attract big-name developers and develop a few high-profile RPG titles for its new Xbox 360 console. One of those titles is Hudson Soft's Far East of Eden Ziria: Tales from Distant Jipang. Revealed a few months back at the X05 Summit, not many details have been announced, so these few small screens will have to do for now ...

Mythic Bans 'Dark Age of Camelot' Cheaters

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 5:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of Dark Age of Camelot's biggest complaints was the widely known radar cheat, and it seems Mythic has finally found a solution and bann0red the h4xx0rz. "For the last few months, we've been test driving our program's latest refinements. We didn't want to deliver bannings until we were absolutely sure we had no false positives. Well, we're sure now. So, to about four hundred and fifty people with nothing better to do but cheat at video games: Time for a new game, because you are now banned."

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

Atari Statement Regarding 'TimeShift' PC Demo Concerns

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Through the community's valuable feedback, we have been made aware of several issues with the demo. We are committed to delivering a top-quality product and can confirm that the issues found in the demo will not be present in the final product. Further, the team is working diligently to remedy the community's concerns. We will provide more information to the community regarding the demo soon." Producer Kyle Peschel has posted several interim fixes on the Atari forums.

'MediEvil Resurrection Original Soundtrack' Released

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 4:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works is pleased to announce the MediEvil Resurrection Original Soundtrack release. The soundtrack album from the third title in the MediEvil series is now available at European and US retail outlets.

'Madden NFL 06' (X360) Super Bowl Simulation

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bolstered by a tough defensive effort that limited NFL MVP Shaun Alexander to just 70 yards rushing and sacked Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck four times, the Pittsburgh Steelers won their fifth overall Super Bowl championship in a Madden NFL 06 game simulation, downing the Seahawks 24-19 in a preview of what might happen in Super Bowl XL.

'Gang War' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gang War is a real-time strategy game which possess both strategic and action elements. At any point in time, you can jump down and take control of your individual gang members. The game then changes from strategy to action where you're free to do anything from stealing vehicles to mugging citizens. Enjoy the liberty of Gang War’s open-ended gameplay.

'Dragonshard' - v1.2.1 Euro Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 3:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released an updated version of the European patch for Liquid Ent's RTS/PRG game Dragonshard This update brings your UK/French & German retail game to v1.2.1 adds new maps, addresses multiplayer issues, graphical and sound problems. Read more for download links ..

'Mega Man Maverick Hunter X' (PSP) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 12:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Mega Man Maverick Hunter X for the PSP. Mega Man Maverick Hunter X is a fresh remake of the original Mega Man X title that debuted on the SNES, launching a separate Mega Man storyline and a new central characternamed X.

'Top Gun' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An action-packed tribute to the blockbuster movie hit of 1986, Top Gun takes advantage of the unique Nintendo DS interface for high octane mastery of the sky.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.2 Patch and Euro Booster Pack Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today revealed that we will have to wait a week or 2-3 longer for the BF2 v1.2 patch, caused by some community concerns which had to be addressed first. The delay unfortunately also results in the Euro Force booster pack being pushed back to mid/end February. Good news is that the the Red/Blue nametag bug has been addressed, as well as increased distance for hand grenades, ammo packs, and health packs, turrets will no longer pass through walls, and and last but not least tank/grenade launcher projectiles will less frequently vanish during online play.

'Samurai Warriors: State of War' (PSP) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 12:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that the Tactical Action game, Samurai Warriors: State of War for PSP, scheduled for North American release in March 2006. Read more for details and screens ...

'Seed' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Seed, under development at Runestone, is a new and genre-shattering massively multiplayer game featuring advanced AI, interactive story, no combat, no dungeons, no elves, and a truly mutable world.

'Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales' Gets Localized - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The world of Age of Pirates exists on 16 islands and the endless seas of the Caribbean. The two main characters each have their own spectacular story. Age of Pirates embodies the freedom of sailing, trading, fighting, colonization and the unlimited exploration of the real Caribbean.

'G1 Jockey 4' (PS2) Gets European Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Koei Europe today announced the arrival of G1 Jockey 4 letting you live out your ultimate horse racing dreams. From nurturing your very own thoroughbred and breeding a whole stable of potential champions, to riding your way to the very top over an entire career as a champion jockey, G1 Jockey 4 covers every aspect of this hugely popular sport.

'Tony Hawk's American Wasteland' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tony Hawk's American Wasteland for PC has been declared Gold master by its publisher Aspyr, and is scheduled to ship Wednesday, February 1. For the first time ever in a Tony Hawk game, THAW gives you the freedom to skate or bike throughout a rich, expansive open environment in which you never have to skate the same line twice. The sky's the limit as you progress through Los Angeles and choose missions that immerse you in the action. THAW also supports multiplayer.

D3Publisher Signs 'Flushed Away' (GBA/NDS/NGC/PS2) License

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

D3Publisher today announced a worldwide publishing agreement with DreamWorks for video games based on the forthcoming computer animated feature film Flushed Away, to coincide with the release of the animated feature film releasing November 14, 2006.

'Keepsake' - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:46 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.

'Stargate Worlds' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MGM Interactive and Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment today formally announced their agreement to develop Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG, based on the popular science-fiction television series, Stargate SG-1.

'Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 8:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced that Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition has gone gold and will ship to stores on Feb. 6. MAT: Deluxe Edition consists of 29 arcade games including all of the games from MAT 2 and MAT 3 as well as a special bonus – the original Mortal Kombat!

'Gothic III' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 4:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions continues its successful cooperation with the German developer Piranha Bytes by publishing one of the most spectacular titles of the coming year: Gothic III, the third part of the legendary RPG saga.

Reef Entertainment Signs 'Liquidator' And 'Utopia City'

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Reef Entertainment has acquired the worldwide rights, outside of Russia and the former soviet states, to publish Play Ten's 'Liquidator' and 'Utopia City,' developed by Parallax Art Studios, and both scheduled for release Q2 2006

'Birth of America' Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Birth of America you control one of the major contenders in French & Indian Wars, and the War of the American Independance, trying to achieve military and political victory. It is a rather complete and detailed simulation of the two most important wars in Colonial America - from 1755 to 1783 - but with a simple and elegant new simultaneous turn-based engine.

'The Godfather' (ALL) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 2:19 a.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.

'Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In SpellForce 2 you take over both roles, Commander of your troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leading armies as in an RTS. Jowood sends out a precanned Q&A with Project Manager Martin Löhlein.

'The Sims 2: Open For Business' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims 2: Open for Business will revolve around setting up businesses and making money. Construction company, restaurant, nightclub, or simply decide to work from home, it will all be possible. You will need to strategically place employees, or fire useless workers, in order to keep your customers happy (thanks PCGames). Read more for new screens ...

PS2 Review - 'Aeon Flux'

by Bill Lange on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Aeon Flux is an action-packed game that features a palpitating blend of stealth, speed and acrobatic combat. Based on Peter Chung’s popular MTV animated series, the game bridges the fever-dream essence of the futuristic series with the mass-market appeal of the feature film starring Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron.

Sony Online Will Merge 'Everquest II' Servers

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 1:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its launch Everquest II has grown to 36 servers and expanded from its initial 369 zones to over 600. To make sure users frequent populated areas and make the gameplay more continuous, Sony Online decided to combine a few of its existing servers. On Feb 2, 2006, people will be allowed to move their character for free, while at the same time, Update #19 will be going live, and some database maintenance will occure to prepare for the server moves.