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Various Game Trailers #907

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 8:40 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:

  • Gears of War [X360] - Trailerpack
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 - Dev Diary #4
  • Yakuza 2 [PS2] - Trailer
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Trailer #12
  • Full Auto 2: Battlelines [PS3] - Trailer
  • Sovereign Symphony - Intro Movie
  • Jeanne d'Arc [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Justice League Heroes [PSP/PS2/Xbox] - Trailer (2)


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

'Star Trek: Legacy' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy is an epic game of Starfleet combat covering the entire Star Trek Universe. Players become the Admiral of a task force of warships and must lead their fleet to victory in large-scale battles.

'Psychonauts' Gets Steamed

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced that DoubleFine's action/adventure game Psychonauts is now available through Valve's digital delivery service Steam, for $19.99.

Miami Judge Wants A Copy of 'Bully' (PS2)

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Miami Court Judge Ronald Friedman instructed Take-Two to get him a copy of Rockstar's upcoming Bully game, so he can play and "judge" for himself if lawyer turned crusader Jack Thompson's claim that the game is a public nuisance holds any merit. The court ordered production of the game by tomorrow at 3pm, for his full review of the game while it is being played, up to or more than 100 hours. Regardless of the ultimate ruling on the injunction, Jack Thompson calls this a huge victory against the violent video game industry. To be continued ...

'Medal of Honor Heroes' (PSP) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Heroes allows players to take all the epic, authentic WWII action of Medal of Honor on-the-go. As Jimmy Patterson you battle your way through three campaigns as their favorite lead characters from past Medal of Honor games. MoH Heroes has been Sony approved and will be in NA stores October 25, 2006.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 3:04 p.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.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (X360) Open Beta Starts Monday

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA initially announced that Xbox Live Gold subscribers would have the chance to participate in a free Phantasy Star Universe multiplayer beta test starting today, which has unfortunately been delayed until Monday, and will last until Oct. 18. SEGA will upload the open beta on Xbox Live Marketplace over the weekend so keep your eyes open.

'Rayman Raving Rabbids' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When the world of Rayman is threatened by a devastating invasion of crazed, out-of-control bunnies, Rayman must rise up against his furry foes to foil their wicked plans.

'FIFA Interactive World Cup 2006' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA, Xbox, and Electronic Arts announced the 3rd annual FIFA Interactive World Cup. Starting on the 27th of October, soccer fans from around the world will have the opportunity to compete in the world’s only FIFA-sanctioned global video game tournament.

'Neverwinter Nights 2' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.

'Anno 1701' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become a discoverer – and experience the adventure of a lifetime. Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them. Sunflowers has released a 90 minutes German demo, with a tutorial, 1 SP, and 1 MP map.

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade is a futuristic 3D game that uses the best elements of RPGs within the context of a fast moving RTS game, set in a mysterious future universe where organic machines are built using genetic engineering.

'Sid Meier's Railroads!' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K and Firaxis Games announced that Sid Meier's Railroads! for PC has gone to gold master and will be available at stores in North America on October 17 and in Europe on October 27.

'Armed Assault' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting, and will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Company of Heroes' - v1.2 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released the Euro versions of the first patch for its 3D WWII RTS Company of Heroes. Like the North American edition, this v1.2 patch fixes connection problems, SLI performance, exploits, and various other issue and crashes.

'The Settlers II: The Next Generation' - v9800 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers II: The Next Generation is the remake of BlueByt's 2D classic Settlers 2, making the jump to 3D. Ubisoft has released the first patch making gameplay adjustments, fixing bugs, tweaking the editor, but also adding new features such as save option in multiplayer and new maps.

Stardock Signs 'Sins of a Solar Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment has signed an agreement to publish Ironclad Games’ real-time space strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire, coming August 2007. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.

'Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich' Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fall of the Reich is the first stand-alone expansion for Blitzkrieg 2, and spans three major offensives from the final days of fighting on the Eastern front and covers both the Soviet and German campaigns in the long Siege of Budapest, Fortress Kurland, and the Soviet Operation Bagration.

'Untold Legends Dark Kingdom' (PS3) Gets Xfire Support

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Xfire online game community will soon be open to game players on the PS3, with built-in Xfire features available in SOE's Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom, allowing gamers to track when friends are playing Dark Kingdom online as well as chat with players on either a PC or a PS3.

Buena Vista Games Signs Gamebryo Engine for Next-Gen Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games announced an agreement to license Emergent's Gamebryo Element game engine and toolset for use in developing multiple, yet unannounced, next-generation BVG titles for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

'Horse Racing Manager 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horse Racing Manager 2 is a sport management and horse racing game. It was designed for management game fans as well as riding and horse racing aficionados.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 6' (ALL) Gets In-Game Rebook Ads

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 5:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced a partnership with Reebok for Pro Evolution Soccer 6 title. The deal will see Reebok branding displayed within the football title, and working with Konami throughout the game’s marketing and promotional campaigns.

'Avatar: The Last Airbender' (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 5:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Nickelodeon's hottest new show, fans will play as Aang, Katara, Sokka and Haru as they grow into an unstoppable team utilizing the kung fu inspired bending arts through the Avatar universe. Players will explore the four Avatar nations in beautifully detailed environments and battle new enemies.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2' (PS2/Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining action, fighting and light RPG elements, Budokai Tenkaichi 2 will send players into a rich story mode that spans the entire Dragon Ball, DBZ, and Dragon Ball GT series.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 5:49 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:

Eidos Europe Signs 'RACE' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announced that is has signed SimBin's latest racing title RACE. Based on WTCC, one of only three official FIA world championships alongside Formula 1 and WRC, RACE will brake through as a newcomer that without any hesitation is aiming straight for the top of the racing game.

'Thrillville' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrillville queue-jumps previous theme-park games with its access-all-areas pass to adventure and enjoyment, placing a fully interactive and customisable amusement park at your fingertips, allowing you to experience the joys of creating and playing within their very own theme park. LucasArts' producer Shara Miller tells us a bit more about Thrillville...

'Battlefield 2142' - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight an all-out war for survival in the year 2142. In Battlefield 2142, players choose to fight for one of two military superpowers - the European Union or the newly formed Pan Asian Coalition -in an epic battle for survival. Here are 4 screens from the demo, coming later this week.

New TV Series 'Ice Planet' Becomes Video Game

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpaceWorks Entertainment and Circles & Lines have signed a deal with Toronto’s Fast Motion Studios to work with CGI studio, Optix Digital Pictures to create Ice Planet, a new live-action motion-capture/CGI sci-fi television series and video game enterprise, starring Michael Ironside.

'Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2' (PSP) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ancient China’s greatest warriors have rocked the foundations of heaven and earth for over 2,000 years. Now KOEI’s ‘Warriors Worth a Thousand’ return in Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2 that eclipses the original with an exquisite array of features!

'Xyanide Resurrection' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic announced that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe licensed the company as official PSP publisher. Its first title will be Xyanide Resurrection is the "quel" to the old school shoot-'m-up title recently released on the Xbox.

PS2 Review - 'Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner'

by Agustin on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Kuzunoha Raidou is a private detective in Japan's Taishou Period of the 1910s and 1920s, but he's much more than just a well-dressed crime scene investigator; he also has the power to capture and conjure demons to do his bidding.

NDS Review - 'MechAssault: Phantom War'

by Katarani on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MechAssault: Phantom War brings the future of interstellar combat to today's handheld gamers in a third-person futuristic shooter. Players assume the role of a MechWarrior, an elite fighter trained to control the ultimate war machine of the 32nd century ... the BattleMech.

'Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean' - v1.37 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2006 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Before Hitler attacked Russia, he unleashed the bestiary of his German blitzkrieg on Allied forces in the Aegean peninsula. In addition to quashing a few bugs, this update also upgrades several key components of the AI, creating a more aggressive enemy to challenge players.