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Various Game Trailers #946

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 11:12 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 :

  • Wild Arms The Vth Vanguard [PS2] - Jap Trailer #2
  • Alpha Prime - Combat Trailer
  • Untold Legends Dark Kingdom [PS3] - Trailer #7
  • Europa Universalis III - Trailer #2
  • Rainbow Six Vegas [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer


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

Nintendo Sells 600,000 Wii Units In Eight Days

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo announced that its new Wii console sold through to more than 600,000 consumers in the Americas in just its first 8 days of availability. That's a rate of nearly one per second continuously since its Nov. 19 launch. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess achieved sales of more than 454,000 copies.

'Shadowrun' (X360/PC) BetaTest Sign-ups

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and FASA Studio announce that the beta program for their team-based FPS Shadowrun is underway. Currently the beta program is limited to Xbox 360 participants; however, we may be expanding the beta in the future to include Windows Vista gamers as well. Interested parties can apply to participate in the beta program, read more for details ...

'Texas Hold 'em' (X360) Gets Xbox Live Arcade Update

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft is giving its popular Xbox Live Arcade title Texas Hold 'em a full-featured update, with new features and improvements to speed up game-play, eliminate cheating and ensure proper competition. As a result, the online multi-player leaderboards will be reset to eliminate the inflated scores that currently appear. In a future update in early 2007, Xbox Live Vision Camera support will get added as well.

Garry's MOD Turns Commercial

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Independent Software developer Garry Newman and Valve today announce an electronic distribution agreement for Garry's MOD, the popular software utility downloaded by hundreds of thousands to create mini-games, many of the most popular movie shorts on web sites such as YouTube.com, and more.

'Bowl Bound College Football' - v1.51 Update Patch & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grab your playbook and prepare to challenge your football knowledge in Bowl Bound College Football, featuring an in-depth recruiting process, an intuitive, streamlined interface, and the most thorough AI to meet sport management sims. This v1.51 patch adds a player editor, various menu options, and a bunch of fixes and tweaks.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is Nintendo's latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles. Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii will feature all new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus, and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake.

Square Enix Bans 11,500 'Final Fantasy XI' (PS2/X360/PC) Accounts

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Final Fantasy XI, players embark on numerous adventures through vast environments in Vana'diel: a persistent world with over a hundred areas to explore, including mountains, forests, glaciers, deserts, oceans, rivers, castles, and dungeons. Square Enix has terminated over 11,500 accounts held by players involved in the usage of 3rd party tools or cheats, or engaged in RMT (Real Money Trading) activities.

'Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy' (NDS) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 12:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Destineer's announced Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy is a side-scrolling action/adventure game that puts players in the role of Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist on a quest to defeat the evil Homunculi and acquire the fabled Philosopher’s Stone.

'Freak Out: Extreme Freeride' (PSP/PS2/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you're in pursuit of adrenaline, powder snow and pure freedom then look no further; that's what you’ll get delivered, with Freak Out! the ultimate freeride skiing experience.

'Warhammer: Mark of Chaos' Available As Digital Download

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 11:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamer’s Gate announced that Warhammer: Mark of Chaos has gone live and is available for download. 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.

'Collapse' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynamic action of Collapse immerses the player in an alternate future. 2096 A.D. The world we now is destroyed. Creatures from other dimension emerged over the old Europe, massacring and killing every life form they found on their way… That was one century ago.

'Diver: Deep Water Adventures' - French v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Diver: Deep Water Adventures is a mix of 3D tactical strategies and first-person adventure action. Biart has released a first patch, bringing the French retail version to v1.03 and fixing various bugs and other problems.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | 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.

Monday, November 27, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 9:30 a.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:

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 7:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes.

Microsoft Preparing for Xbox 360 Price Drop

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 6:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In an interview with San Joe Mercury News, Microsoft's president of Entertainment and Devices Robbie Bach said that the company's current primary goal is to "cost reduce the Xbox 360." Since Microsoft has a year's head start over the competition it will be able to drive down the manufacturing curve faster, an advantage over its rivals. Recently UK retail stores have started bundling the Xbox 360 with various top titles, making the console even more appealing.

'Gran Turismo HD' (PS3) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 6:45 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.

'Post-Time' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 6:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Post-Time is a 3D horse racing simulation game in development at Florida based Syntasoft. Featuring over 200 horses, each with their own unique attributes and running styles. Some are faster out of the gate, while others are long distance runners. Some show heart and determination to finish races, while some simply do not have what it takes.

'Future Force Company Commander' - Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 6:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Future Force Company Commander (F2C2) is a real-time tactical strategy game that allows you to learn about the Army’s Future Combat Systems program by giving you command of a Mounted Company Team in the year 2015.

'LocoRoco' (PSP) Gets Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 4:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LocoRoco plunges you into a colorful world where jelly-like creatures sing, roll and bounce their way through levels to reach their goals. Guide your LocoRoco through the various worlds using a simple tilting and bouncing gameplay mechanic. As early Christmas gift SCE will release new characters, new levels, new songs...

'The Sims' (Wii) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In EA's last financial statement it revealed that it was working on a Wii specific The Sims version, and while no official announcement has been made yet, we have the first batch of screens, and a short teaser video showing some characters, and animations, giving us a first glimpse of how the game will look.

'Killzone 2' (PS3) to Get Downloadable Chapters

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 4:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Killzone II is a squad-based, first-person shooter, set in the near future during a period of planetary colonization, capturing the intense reality of warfare between the ISA Command and a ruthless, militaristic separatist faction called the Helghast. Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant recently visited Guerilla Games and during an interview it was revealed that Killzone 2 will receive additional, downloadable, chapters after initial launch to extend/continue the story line.

Wii Review - 'Trauma Center: Second Opinion'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dr. Derek Stiles is back, but he’s not the only surgeon on call—a new player joins the team, bringing along everything the doctor ordered: difficulty modes, new surgical implements like the defibrillator, and an exciting never-before-seen conclusion. So what are you waiting for? If one dose of Trauma Center wasn’t enough, it’s time you got a Second Opinion!

PSP Review - 'Classics Collection Reloaded'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Classics Collection Reloaded is an ensemble of more than 15 historic arcade favorites for the PSP, driving home the nostalgia factor with a host of new titles including Eco Fighters, King of Dragons and Knights of the Round Table.

'HistWar: Les Grognards' - 130 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Histwar: Les Grognards! is a revolutionary Napoleonic strategic and tactical war game that thrusts you into the thrilling and challenging role of the Commander In Chief of one of the many powerful Napoleonic armies between the years 1805 -1814 including the mighty French, Austrian and Russians.

'Bubble Bobble Double Shot' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed in Japan, Bubble Bobble Double Shot will be a respectful return to the series' roots, distilling the essence of Bubble Bobble onto the DS whilst introducing a smattering of non-intrusive additions to the classic formula.

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' (X360/PC) Coming March 2007

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2006 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | 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. Various product pages have been updated with a potential release date, set for March 23, 2007.