Archives by Day

October 2014
SuMTuWThFSa
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

Advertising





'NCAA March Madness 07' (PS2/X360) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 11:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that Adam Morrison, who led the NCAA in Division I men’s basketball scoring last year and was the third overall draft pick of the Charlotte Bobcats in the NBA, has been selected the new face of NCAA March Madness 07, scheduled for release January 16, 2007.

Various Game Trailers #923

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 10:44 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 :

  • Need For Speed Carbon [ALL] - Trailer (3)
  • Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 - Fall Update Trailer
  • Spectrobes [NDS] - Webisode #2
  • Dungeons & Dragons Tactics [PSP] - Trailer #2


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

'Thrillville' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Developer Diary #4 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 7:10 p.m. PST | 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. Frontier Developments' Senior Producer Jonny Watts tells us a bit more about Thrillville.

'Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure' (PSP) - 18 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure is a 3D action-RPG , emerging gamers in a vivid fantasy world filled with a colorful cast of characters. Real-time combat and stunning 3D graphics combine with a spirited soundtrack to make Gurumin a fast-paced, immersive, magical adventure.

'Saints Row' (X360) Finally Gets Xbox Live Patch

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 6:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Saints Row provides an unprecedented amount of freedom to experience the game as the player sees fit. The game, based in the fictional urban surroundings of Stilwater, is action-adventure with its core as a third-person shooter. Volition is preparing to roll out a patch later tonight fixing a slew of multiplayer issues, but also adding 4XAA and a bunch of general crash & bug fixes.

'Perfect Dark Zero (X360) Platinum Hits Edition Gets New Multiplayer Maps

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Perfect Dark Zero Platinum Hits Edition will feature six additional multiplayer maps, including four that are currently available only on Xbox Live Marketplace, and two brand new ones, Facility and Ruin map remakes from the original Perfect Dark, in one convenient package.

'FIFA Manager 07' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Control is everything in the world of football management, and this year FIFA Manager 07, aka Total Club Manager 07, provides all the tools you need to make it to the big time.

'Rainbow Six Vegas' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 4:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six makes its handheld debut in the most dramatic installment of the renowned first-person shooter franchise to date. Rainbow operatives take to the chaotic streets of Las Vegas as an escalating terrorist siege in "Sin City" threatens to take world terrorism to new, uncontrollable heights.

Monday, October 30, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Naval Combat Pack (PC)


  • We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

'Cooking Mama' Dishes Up Wii Fun

by Judy on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that it will be publishing Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii. Scheduled for release early next year, Cooking Mama: Cook Off is a follow-up to the Nintendo DS predecessor that is being showcased in approximately 10,000 retail demo kiosks nationwide in November.

'Tales of The World: Radiant Mythology' (PSP) - 25 New Screens

by Judy on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tales of The World: Radiant Mythology is the latest in the Tales of the World spin-off series allowing players to create customized characters and employs the Flex Range Linear Motion Battle system from Tales of the Abyss.

'The Guild 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | 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. This demo features a tutorial, and then you can play a craftsman through one year of game time, allowing you to establish their business, apply for office, and start a family.

Strategy First Signs 'Making History: The Calm & the Storm'

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it has signed an agreement to publish Making History: The Calm & the Storm, a Grand Strategy game set in World War II, developed by Muzzy Lane Software Inc.

'Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam' (GBA/NDS/Wii) - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Downhill Jam delivers a skateboard experience focused on head-to-head racing, allowing players to feel the breakneck speed of downhill competition as they tear up the world's steepest terrains while performing tricks and outmaneuvering opponents in such locations as San Francisco, Machu Picchu and Hong Kong.

Xbox 360 Autumn System Update Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On Tuesday 31st October, Xbox 360 owners around the world will be able to download a free system update that will provide more than 85 new features and enhancements, including support for native 1080p games and movies, faster Arcade game list display times and even more choices when it comes to video playback options.

'The Guild 2' - v1.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | 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 v1.20 patch, for the North American edition only, fixes various multiplayer issues, crash and bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, and overall game balancing.

'Shadowrun' (X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadowrun is a team-based FPS set in a world where ancient magic blends with modern weapons and advanced technology to form a revolution in multiplayer FPS gaming.

Acclaim Signs Virtual Wallet Payment Solution

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Click&Buy has signed an agreement with Acclaim to provide a payment system for Acclaim's virtual wallet. Through the virtual wallet, Acclaim users can buy Acclaim Coins; thereby using those coins for all games, including the latest games in Beta mode and MMORPG games.

'Crazy Frog Racer 2' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crazy Frog is back to star in his very own racing game once again, showing the world how you really drive crazy. Race through the cityscape of ‘Axel.F’ or head to the beaches of ‘Popcorn’. Crazy Frog Racer 2 is jam-packed full of new features that any Crazy Frog fan will find irresistible.

Strategy First Parent Company Wants to Acquire Empire Interactive

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 6:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silverstar Holdings, who currently own Strategy First, announced that it had submitted a definitive offer to acquire all the shares of Empire Interactive. The acquisition is pending approval of the shareholders, which ends late November.

'Rogue Warrior' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 6:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rogue Warrior, developed by Zombie Studios, is a story-driven tactical FPS putting you in the boots of a Navy SEAL who leads a team behind enemy lines in North Korea on a covert mission to assess the threat posed by the country's nuclear arsenal.

PS2/PC Preview - 'The Shield'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 6:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In The Shield, based on the TV series, you take on the role of Mackey, the tough, street-savvy leader of the Elite Strike Team, a special police unit located deep within the crime-riddled trenches of Los Angeles.

More 'Guitar Hero II' (PS2) Wireless Controllers

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ant Commandos announced today the release of the first guitar controller series developed for advanced Guitar Hero and Guitar Hero II players. Expert gamers can now jam faster with more range on the patent-pending 10 fret button design of the controllers from the Guitar Mania line.

'Gran Turismo HD' (PS3) - 18 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gran Turismo HD serves as a glimpse into the evolution of the franchise and provides gamers with two types of game modes that offer an unparalleled racing experience suited for the next-generation of gaming.

'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary' (PSP/PS2/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the 1996 Tomb Raider videogame, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary is a totally new 2006 adventure for Lara, faithfully preserving the elements which made the original Tomb Raider such a classic, using an enhanced Tomb Raider: Legend engine.

'Xpand Rally Xtreme' - Details & 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xpand Rally Xtreme features new car classes, extreme rally tracks, expanded economics with a tuning plot, additional game modes and a realistic driving simulation model. This time around players will compete for the championship title on multiple picturesque special stages and tracks in China, Malaysia, Japan, Germany, USA and Kenia.

'Formula One World Championship' (PS2/PSP/PS3) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fasten your seatbelt and be prepared for the race of your life as Formula One 06 brings players a brand new gaming experience, allowing you to get closer to the sport than ever before, and take part in the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship and truly interact with the sport.

'Neverwinter Nights 2' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 4:09 a.m. PST | 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.

'Sonic the Hedgehog' (PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | 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!

'Call of Duty 3' (ALL) - 17 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty 3 delivers the intensity of being closer than ever to the fury of combat during the battle for the Liberation of Paris, the most harrowing campaign of WWII, known as The Normandy Breakout.

'TES IV: Oblivion - Knights of the Nine' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bethesda announced that it will make the Knights of the Nine PS3 content for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion available for the Xbox 360, via Xbox Live Marketplace, and downloadable for PC, on November 21st.

'LocoRoco' (PSP) Gets Halloween Demo Level

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

In celebration of the upcoming Halloween holiday, SCEA is treating PSP owners to a unique, free Halloween-theme demo level from the LocoRoco franchise that includes Jack-o-Lanterns and more! The special Halloween demo of LocoRoco is now available for download directly from the PSP portal site. PSP owners must first download and install the latest PSP firmware update, version 2.82, which includes a security patch.

'TrackMania United' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 2:25 a.m. PST | 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.

Oddworld's 'Citizen Siege' Movie/Game Project Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

During last weekend's GameCity 2006 Oddworld co-founder Lorne Lanning announced in his keynote speech that he'll be directing an animated movie entitled Citizen Siege, a dark political thriller set in the near future, in association with Shrek producer John Williams' Vanguard Films. Oddworld is looking for a videogame publisher to create a tie-in game that could be released simultaneously.

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

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:32 a.m. PST | 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.

Xbox Review - 'Crusty Demons'

by Gordy Wheeler on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Crusty Demons combines the freeform tricking, high-octane stunt mayhem and bone breaking crashes in this free roaming world. It breaks new ground by rewarding players to engineer spectacular crashes and inflict massive injuries and pain to their rider.

Capcom Working On New 'Street Fighter' Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2006 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom has signed an agreement with Hyde Park Entertainment to produce a follow up to the 1994 original Street Fighter movie, then starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. While the first movie featured most of the game's characters, the sequel will focus on the game's most popular female fighter, Chun Li, but the exact storyline is being kept under wraps. The new Street Fighter movie is scheduled for 2008, the 20th anniversary of the game franchise.