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Various Game Trailers #906

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Enchanted Arms [PS3] - Jap Trailer
  • Gothic III - Fighting Trailer
  • Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom [PS3] - Trailer
  • Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-King - Trailer
  • Family Guy [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #3


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

'Dig Dug' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai-Namco 1981 classic Dig Dug is launching on Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays, tomorrow, October 11. Eliminate the monsters deep beneath Earth's surface by dropping rocks on them or blowing them up until they pop!

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in the ultimate online strategic shooter. Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

Triton Customers Get Boxed 'Prey' Copies

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week it came to light that Prey's online delivery service went belly up, leaving its customers unable to validate, and play, the game. As Triton is undergoing a reorganization process, Take Two announced it will automatically ship a boxed retail game to each customer.

'Prey' - v1.2 Patch & Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised 3DRealms has released the first patch for Human Head's sci-fi FPS Prey. In unison with the earlier released Xbox 360 content, 3D Realms has released the v1.2 patch which not only addresses a few issues/glitches, but also adds 4 new MP maps, and 6 new multiplayer characters.

'Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express' - 10 New Screens

by Judy on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express is a high-quality adventure game that appeals to both adventure fans and casual buyers alike. Adventure fans will appreciate the unique adaptation of the novel into a thrilling and suspenseful video game and casual buyers will recognize the Agatha Christie brand as a brand that they can trust.

'RoboBlitz' Gets Steamed

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naked Sky Entertainment announced today that its Unreal Engine 3 powered game RoboBlitz is coming to Valve's online distribution delivery system Steam, in the coming weeks.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Labyrinth of the Minotaur' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ancient race of Minotaur has returned to the lands of Albion, Midgard, and Hibernia to reclaim powerful but corrupt relics hidden long ago by their ancestors. The Minotaur seek the help the three Realms to reclaim the lost relics and prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

'Guitar Hero II' (PS2/X360) Tracklist Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero II arrives with a new track list, new venues and additional play modes – including the ability to transform the original Guitar Hero SG Controller into a rhythm, lead or bass guitar. Red Octane revealed the complete tracklist...

'Paraworld' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paraworld combines a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, bringing new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. This SP demo features a tutorial and the first mission of the game.

'Space Empires V' Now Available for Pre-Order

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Empires V completely updates the user interface, and takes the player into a real-time rendered 3D universe. Watch space battles play out in glorious detail with realistic effects. Expand, Explore, Exploit, and Exterminate in a huge, living, breathing galaxy. Fans can now pre-order SE5 through Steam, all pre-orders made before October 16th will receive a $5 discount.

'Red Steel' (Wii) Gets Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Steel is an action-packed first-person experience with an engaging storyline unfolding as you learn that your fiancée has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. Composer and music producer Tom Salta has created the captivating musical score, drawing from traditional and contemporary Japan for the game’s original soundtrack.

'There is Only WAR!' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is Only WAR! is a new action adventure based on a true story of the epic conflict bringing gaming to its origins, showing that the "have fun or die trying" slogan is all the rage again.

GDC Organizers Acquire Austin Game Conference Company

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Developers Conference organizing body CMP Technology has acquired conference and events organizer The Game Initiative allowing CMP to expand its offerings to the game development community in the areas of online game development, casual games, and other topics that the Game Initiative serves so well.

'Dance Fest' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dance Fest is a pop lover’s Dance Mat extravaganza. Set in a TV pop show environment, Dance Fest is jam-packed with classic pop superstars such as the Sugababes, Steps and M People!

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Superman Returns: The Videogame, you explore and protect the truly living city of Metropolis, one that is not only expansive (with 80 sq miles and over 9,000 buildings), but also changes dynamically with you as you affect gameplay. EA announced today that the game will ship November 20, 2006 on all platforms ...

'Guild Wars Nightfall' Creatures - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Guild Wars Nightfall players must fight to hold back the night as a mad ruler attempts to free an outcast god and bring darkness to the continent of Elona. Guild Wars Nightfall introduces new customizable Heroes who level up, follow player instructions in combat, and use skills and equipment of the player's choosing.

'After Burner: Black Falcon' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced After Burner: Black Falcon, the first arcade-style flight combat title for the PSP, combining intensive air combat with explosive gameplay, whilst allowing players to relive the experience of the classic After Burner arcade game.

'Warhammer: Mark of Chaos' Collector's Edition Details

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is an RTS game set in the renowned Warhammer world, featuring epic battles within massive landscapes, while offering an astounding level of detail, from a bird's eye view down to the insignias on a warrior's armor.

'Red Steel' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 6:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Steel is an action-packed first-person experience with a storyline unfolding as you learn that your fiancée has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. The only way to save your loved one and defend your honor is to journey from L.A. to Japan and confront the Tokyo underworld.

'Armed Assault' Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

505 Games signed a publishing agreement with Bohemia Interactive, to bring ArmA: Armed Assault to Europe, and reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'The Guild 2' - German v1.16 Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Guild 2 will be a combination of unique sweeping role-play and a fascinating life-simulation, conjuring the medieval life anew on your PC. This v1.16 beta patch fixes lag and slowdown issues after extended periods of gametime.

'Final Fantasy XI' Vana'diel Collection 2007 Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XI Vana'diel Collection 2007 will ship to retailers on November 7, 2006. This Collection combines the FF XI stand-alone product as well as the Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia and Treasures of Aht Urhgan expansion packs, and a new foldout Quick Manual that includes a world map and a starter's guide.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'NBA 2K7' (PS3) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year's Shot Stick returns with more responsive controls and new mechanics to master. NBA 2K7 combines incredible graphics, including new sweat technology details and animating hair, with a revamped post game, and hundreds of new shooting, passing, and dribbling animations.

'DreamCube' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcube is a adventure/puzzle game where you play as Jack, who receives a mysterious present for his birthday, a Dreamcube. While during the day it seems an inconspicuous present, at night its power traps your into your own dreams. This demo features a 27-level dream sequence ...

'The Black Corsair' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual Identity announces its new 3D action adventure/Combat driven game The Black Corsair, inspired by a famous Sandokan novelist Emilio Salgari. The Black Corsair is a game set in the piracy golden age. At the beginning of the 17th century the seas were a dangerous place for a ship full of gold traveling from the Caribbean.

'War In The Pacific' - v1.802 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games have released a new patch for their strategy game War In The Pacific. The version 1.802 update includes a host of minor updates (over 70 in total) and improvements such as improving airgroup control as well as number of improvements that increase turn processing efficiency.

Lexicon Signs 'Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit' (PS2/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crash Dummy vs. the evil D-Troit is a funny, non-violent action game full of special effects. Players take the role of the unique and exciting character called "Crash Dummy" who tries to save the future of his best friend and all the other Dummies.

'Prey' (X360) Gets Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Making good on their word, 3D Realms has released the promised downloadable content for Human Head/Vulcan's sci-fi FPS, Prey. Xbox Live owners can now grab four new multiplayer maps (Gravity Labs, Space Oddity, Topillogical, and Tunnel Rat) and 5 new avatars (Becky, Elhuit, Elite, Hunter, Jen). And of course this is all for free ...

'Vietcong 2' Gets Free Expansion

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fist Bravo is an addon for Vietcong 2, developed by indiGLOW, that addresses and fixes many of the issues with the original release of the title and provides gamers with new equipment options, new multiplayer maps and much more.

GameStop and EB Games Taking PS3 Pre-Orders

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameStop and EB Games will begin accepting limited pre-orders for the PS 3 console on Tuesday, October 10, on a first come, first served basis. Due to extremely limited supply, we expect to deplete this allocation very quickly, most likely in minutes, so it is recommended you call your local store first. A $100 reservation deposit is required, which can be funded with cash, credit or trade, which does not guarantee receipt of a system available to purchase at launch.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (X360) Open Beta Launches Wednesday

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced that Xbox Live Gold subscribers will have the chance to participate in a free Phantasy Star Universe multiplayer beta test starting tomorrow, Wednesday Oct. 11, 2006, which will last for a week, until Oct. 18. SEGA's online RPG will launch October 24, 2006, with either a fee of $9.99 per month or $49.99 for six months.

'World of WarCraft' Airs On ABC SitCom

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard can't seem to get enough of having WoW appear on TV as there's another cool opportunity coming up to see World of Warcraft on primetime TV. The upcoming episode of "Help Me Help You," (TV-PG) a new sitcom on ABC, features the game in a portion of the story line. Check out the episode this Tuesday night, October 10, at 9:30 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Time on your local ABC channels.

PS2 Review - 'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2007'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 10, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2007, challenge the world's top golfers in all-new PGA Tour Mode, featuring training sessions, practice, and The FedEx Cup. Hone your skills in the all-new Shooting Gallery, then play as or against 11 players, including John Daly, on 12 championship courses.