Various Game Trailers #911

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Battlefield 2142 - FULL Game Intro
  • Fight Night Round 3 [PS3] - Trailer


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

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adds layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customising your armies by combining units. Battle it out online with native voice-over IP, integrated clan support, and new spectator modes that let you play RTS games like a sport.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combined Assault' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combined Assault adds an all-new 4-player cooperative play, improved enemy behavior and tactics, and new vehicles and weapons for campaign mode. Command the most feared Special Forces team ever assembled through a single, massive Area of Operation with varied missions spanning across multiple diverse regions.

'Battlefield 2142' Spyware Infested?

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2142 is starting to show up in stores left and right, and some early birds who managed to get their hands on a retail copy. Inside the box a slip of paper warns people that BF2142 will install monitoring software which reports "anonymous" information, such as IP and surfing habits, back to advertising companies in order to generate in-game ads in line with your possible purchasing interests. The flyer does say if you do not wish this to happen, to not install the game on an internet connected computer, which seems quite silly for a online multiplayer title.

'Fuzion Frenzy 2' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fuzion Frenzy 2, developed by Hudson, is a party game set in space that combines futuristic arcade action, superior mini-games, tournament modes, and custom tailored games with online features such as multiplayer and customizable tournaments.

CEA Backs Out of Gaming Event

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mainly due to the revamped E3 announced by the ESA earlier this week, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owner and producer of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) announced today that it will not launch a 2007 gaming event.

'Tony Hawk's Project 8' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 4:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tony Hawk’s Project 8 immerses players in the definitive skateboarding experience using ultra-realistic graphics, enhanced physics and extremely responsive controls that simulate the feeling of skating with every trick and bail.

'Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45' Custom Map Competition

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bold Games announced the Custom Map Competition for Tripwire Interactive's WWII Eastern Front FPS Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. The top prize will be a brand new, high-end gaming rig, with additional prizes of top graphics cards and gaming keyboards/mice.

Monday, October 16, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 1:58 p.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:

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded.

'Guild Wars Nightfall' - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:35 p.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.

'Officers' Development Update

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot of Officers preserves the established facts of the origins of WWII and allows gamers to lead any of three sides to victory: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, using the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques. GFI gives us a little summary of the latest developments ...

'Eragon' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eragon is an epic fantasy-adventure which centers on a young farm boy named Eragon whose destiny is revealed with the help of a dragon. Based on the upcoming movie, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, is swept into a world of magic and power, discovering that he alone has the power to save -- or destroy -- an Empire.

Source Engine Now Available for Xbox 360 Licensing

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve is pleased to announce the availability of the Source engine technology as an official middleware solution for developers on the Xbox 360.

'Sonic the Hedgehog' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic's first next-gen adventure set in the human world! Featuring interactive 3D environments and a large cast of returning and new characters, get ready for the reinvention of Sonic The Hedgehog, in his most intense, high velocity escapade to date!

Former DICE Canada Employees Found REDJADE

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Formed by former employees of DICE Canada, closed by EA last week, REDJADE announces the opening of its offices and business. The development team was known for numerous titles in the Battlefield game franchise, and will focus its efforts on supplying art creation services for the PC as well as current and next generation consoles.

'Far Cry: Vengeance' (Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Far Cry Instincts Evolution, Far Cry: Vengeance has a new storyline, new maps new weapons, and takes of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk allowing players to drive, shoot, slash, jump and climb their way through a rebel-infested, tropical hell.

'Air Conflicts' - German v1.05 Add-On Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Air Conflicts is an arcade simulator set during the second World War conflict and featuring many action missions with a historically accurate timeline, authentic planes, units. Frogster has released a v1.05 addon for the German edition of the game, adding a new campaign.

'Monster 4X4 World Circuit' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Use the Wii Remote to perform spectacular stunts, jump and race the most powerful Monster Trucks, and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions all over the world. Truck racing, rating pending.

THQ Confirms Four Nintendo Wii Launch Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced its launch line-up for Nintendo's next-generation Wii, based on some of the most popular television and movie properties, including DisneyPixar's Cars, as well as Avatar: The Last Airbender, Barnyard and SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab.

'Fight Night Round 3' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight Night Round 3 will be released for the PS3, and will launch this holiday season with exclusive gameplay features. Here are some new sweaty screens ...

'Sword of the Stars' - v1.1.1 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse has an updated demo for Kerberos' 4x space strategy game updating it with the latest v1.1.1 code, tweaking AI, adds better gfx support for older videocard, improves multiplayer, and a slew of fixes, and adjustments.

'Sinking Island' (NDS/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beniot Sokal's White Birds Productions studio is working on Sinking Island, a dark detective adventure story, set on a tropical paradise, at a millionaire's hotel a crime is commited, and while the island seems to be sinking for unknown reasons, you, as detective Jack Norm, have to find out who did it.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 3:53 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.

'Rig'n'Roll: Truck Tycoon' Now Known As 'Freight Tycoon Inc.'

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Freight Tycoon Inc. you are going to become a real transport tycoon creating a carrying empire of his or her own. Three-dimensional game maps with busy cities and communities, plains, hills, forests and lakes – everything that makes the game world really living – are at the player's service.

'Need for Speed Carbon' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Carbon delivers the next generation of adrenaline-filled street racing and will challenge players to face the ultimate test of driving skill on treacherous canyon roads.

'The Chronicles of Narnia' - Retail Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In order to end this frigid captivity and free his people, the mighty lion Aslan invokes an ancient prophecy. It will become the destiny of four siblings from our world to work together and use their unique combat skills, weaponry and abilities to defeat the Witch and her armies to save Narnia. BVG has released the first patch, fixing performance or gaming issues...

PS2 Review - 'Tales of the Abyss'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

An epic tale and deep storyline, Tales of the Abyss follows the life of lead character Luke fon Fabre, the sole heir to a family of aristocrats, as he learns of friendship and sacrifice that could ultimately save or destroy the world.

'Digimon World DS' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Digimon World DS, featuring turn-based combat and entertaining Digimon training, you assume a role of Digimon tamer and embark on an exciting journey to discover, raise, train and command over 230 unique Digimons.

PS2 Review - 'Madden NFL 07'

by David Wanaselja on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Step up as the lead blocker to create a hole, and then take control of the tailback and smash through, overpower, or slash away from would-be tacklers as you fight for every yard. Innovative rushing controls give you a game-breaking ground attack featuring all-new jukes, cutbacks, and the distinct running styles of your favorite backs.

'Sonic Rivals' (PSP) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic Rivals is a head-to-head competition between Sonic and his top rivals. Rip through tracks in some high-spirited single player and wireless multiplayer action against friends as Sonic returns in a whole new racing-platformer with classic 2D gameplay in true 3D environments for gamers on the go.

'Bubble Bobble Revolution' (NDS) Fubar in North America

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this month Codemasters shipped Bubble Bobble Revolution, remake of the classic Tairo arcade title by Harvest Moon's character artist Igusa Matsuyama. When we started reviewing the game, we came across a game stopping bug at level 30, due to a boss level missing a boss, thus not allowing you to proceed any further. Codemasters acknowleged the fact that all North American cartridges are faulty, and they are looking into replacements.

'Vietcong 2' - Fist Bravo Expansion Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2006 @ 12:06 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.