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'Alarm for Cobra 11: Nitro' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 8:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alarm for Cobra 11 revolves around 15 different missions for the Cobra 11 unit, set on six authentic stretches of motorway. Regular radio updates from the police command centre ensure there are always plenty of surprises every time you play.

PS3 Gamer's Day 06 Third-Party Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out new screens from PS3 Gamer's Day 06 third party lineup :

PS3 Gamer's Day 06 First-Party Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out new screens from Sony PS3 Gamer's Day 06 first party lineup :

'Bionicle Heroes' - Official Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos and TT Games' LEGO adventure Bionicle Heroes brings to life the most powerful and exciting LEGO characters ever seen in one game, in an action-packed world of adventure and discovery. This one level demo allows you to try out the Piraka Blu level where you have to find and defeat Guurahk...

Various Game Trailers #914

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 4:33 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 :

  • Armed Assault - Trailerpack
  • Rainbow Six Vegas [ALL] - Mexican Border Trailer
  • Untold Legends Dark Kingdom [PS3] - Scout Trailer #2
  • Need For Speed Carbon [ALL] - Pursuit Trailer
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - Sound Trailer
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 - Dev Diary Trailer #5
  • Precursors - Trailer


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

'Taito Legends Power Up' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taito Legends Power Up will compliment the first collection and fulfill the wishes of many retro gamers dreams with 25 titles, such as Space Invaders, Lunar Rescue, and 4 newly enhanced titles with updated graphics and extra content.

'Dawnspire: Prelude' - Updated Five-Hour Trial Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawnspire: Prelude is a team-based online action-rpg set in an original fantasy world. The game focuses on teamplay, tactics and player skill, all put into a frenzied and exciting mix to bring a new angle to the gaming experience you normally find in action-RPGs.

Sony Announces 20+ PS3 Launch Titles and Online Features

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA today announced its debut game titles and unveiled the online strategy for its PS3 system. More than 20 first- and third-party titles will be available, with most titles expected to retail under $60.

EA Currently Developing 30 PS3 Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced that is has more than 30 games in development for the PS3, and when the system launches in November, it will deliver some of its most popular game franchises including Madden NFL 07, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 07 and NfS Carbon. EA will release eight to ten games on the PS3 by late March including Fight Night Round 3 and Def Jam: ICON.

Hack//G.U. Vol.1: Rebirth' (PS2) - 11 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

.hack, a sci-fi fantasy RPG, has pursued this innovative concept in the previous 4-part series where “The World” was ultimately destroyed, but now, years later, “The World” was rebuilt.

NVIDIA Performance Tools Speed Up Game Development

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA today announced NVPerfKit 2.1, a comprehensive suite of next-generation performance tools for the debugging and profiling of OpenGL and Direct3D software applications for Windows and Linux.

'Tony Hawk's Project 8' (X360) Demo Hitting Xbox Live Tomorrow

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THP8 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. Activision revealed that tomorrow, Oct. 20, a demo will be available on XBL Marketplace, allowing you to try out various modes and locations.

New 'College Hoops 2K7' (ALL) Features Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the revolutionary Chant Creator, the enhanced Coach Mode, and the even more realistic college game atmosphere, College Hoops 2K7 fans will be caught up in the excitement and pageantry of collegiate basketball like never before.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TLotR: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

'Zendoku' (NDS/PSP) Announced

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

Eidos announces Zendoku, developed by Zoonami, a new puzzle game for PSP and NDS, blending exciting puzzle battle action with addictive Sudoku gameplay.

'PDC World Championship Darts' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PDC World Championship Darts provides an authentic ‘as seen on TV’ adaptation of the UK’s best loved home-grown sport, offering darts fans an authentic, star-studded, challenging darts experience that can be played at home.

'Ankh : Heart Of Osiris' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heart Of Osiris is not a sequel to last years point & click adventure Ankh, but a standalone expansion pack. Ankh : Heart Of Osiris is situated in the same environment as the original but now lets you play the game from a different perspective and character, the Pharaoh himself.

'The Settlers II: The Next Generation' - v9801 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 9:24 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 an updated version of the first patch, including the earlier hotfix, as well as addressing a save-game crash, and improves stability and usability.

Blitz Games Launches Next-Gen Arcade Label

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Independent game developer Blitz Games today announced the formation of a new division – Blitz Arcade – for the creation of games for digital download on next-generation consoles.

'Pro Stroke Golf: World Tour 2007' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Stroke Golf is destined to capture the player's imagination by fusing the features of real-world golf, high-end graphics, accurate animation and a unique control system.

'POSTAL III' (X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Almost a decade after the release of POSTAL, Running With Scissors has announced development of POSTAL III, coming to PC and X360 and powered by Valve's Source engine.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Khaeon Games, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, Spellborn uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine.

'Ship Simulator 2006' - German v1.6 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ship Simulator 2006 puts you at the helm of some of the most varied and detailed ships to be found at sea, where they will need to perform a multitude of tasks, all set within a stunning 3D environment. This update brings your German retail game to v1.6 (requires v1.4) and adds new features and the usual big and crash fixes.

'Stronghold Legends' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold Legends builds on the fantastic Stronghold heritage with beautifully crafted visuals and the epic legends of the middle ages. This patch brings any retail version to v1.1 and addresses various bugs, crashes and optimizes the game.

'TrackMania United' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 4:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrackMania United is the complete TrackMania game, regrouping all the TrackMania games released until now and all their add-ons. The Stadium environment from TrackMania Nations, will benefit from a new version with twice more blocks, while integrating a whole new set of functionalities both for online and solo play.

'The Witcher' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher is an action RPG, combining features of such games as Dungeon Siege, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Gothic and Neverwinter Nights. The game ensures entertainment to a broad group of older players, incorporating simple yet interesting game system, along with a complex plot and attractive 3D graphics.

'Dracula Twins' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dracula Twins is a new platform action game from where poor old Count Dracula has been kidnapped by the dreadful Dr. Lifelust, a wicked inventor who wants to live forever and plans to use vampire blood to create an elixir of life! Tne demo includes 7 stages, playable with 2 characters, Doctor Lifelust and his undead minions playing as Drac or Dracana!

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:33 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.

'Silverfall' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silverfall is a fantasy-style RPG using advanced 3D graphics and fascinating storyline, featuring large free-roaming environments, 4 customizable and playable races, 150 monsters, single- and multiplayer (co-op and PvP), ragdoll effects, day/night cycle, particle effects and the latest shaders.

'SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm' Coming Q1 2007

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm takes players through a fascinating and exciting challenge as they fight for the magical portals, which seem to be the only connection between the shattered islands of Eo.

'Dreamlords' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamlords is an MMORTS game set in a persistent world in which victories and hard work will not pass unnoticed. Everything gained will make the player stronger for the next encounter.

'The Mark' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

The Mark is about the real threat from today – terrorism. The war of the 21st century is now being fought; and it’s here. US Marine corps officer Steve Fletcher and top-rated mercenary Austin Hawke join up in a thrilling battle against international terrorism. Developers Andrzej Wilewski and Jacek Matuszewski gives us more details ...

'Star Wars Empire at War: Forces of Corruption' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As an aspiring Underworld figure, spread corruption throughout the galaxy using new strategic gameplay elements to influence other factions, steal their funds, slow their production, spy on them and more, all en route to becoming the most notorious criminal leader since Jabba the Hutt.

THQ Getting Sued By World Wrestling Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced that the WWE has filed a lawsuit was filed on Oct. 12, 2006 claiming that a recent SEC filing revealed improper sales of WWE video games in Japan and other countries in Asia. The lawsuit seeks, among other things, a declaration that the WWE is entitled to terminate the video game license and monetary damages. THQ believe the lawsuit is without merit and intends to defend vigorously itself.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Test Drive Unlimited'

by Nicolus Baslock on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'Armored Core 4' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armored Core 4 will allow you to create your own mech from a few hundred components, including color, to give it an exclusive looks. Successfully completing missions, and purchase even more powerful parts to make your mech stronger.

Nyko Introduces New 'Zero' (PS2/PS3/X360/PC) Controller

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2006 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Peripherals manufacturer Nyko Technologies unveiled Zero, its next-generation line of innovative and stylish controllers, which will initially become available for PS2, followed by a Xbox 360, PC and PS3 version.