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'Bloodmasters' - Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 10:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bloodmasters is an oldschool arcade-style shooter with an isometric top down perspective (birds-eye view). The game is completely focused on multiplayer and features classic game modes such as Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture The Flag and more.

Take-Two Faces NASDAQ DeListing

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 10:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two received a NASDAQ Staff Determination letter indicating that the it is not in compliance with the filing requirements for continued listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market. Take Two failed to file its quarterly report in a timely fashion as it awaits the results from the Special Committee which is investigating the Company’s stock option grants.

'Star Trek: Legacy' (X360/PC) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:26 p.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.

Various Game Trailers #927

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 5:35 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 :

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess [Wii] - Trailer (2)
  • Eragon [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • NFL Street 3 [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • Everquest 2: Echoes of Faydwer - Trailer (2)
  • Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nuts [GBA/NDS/PSP] - Trailer


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

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes you become a classic hero of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, you will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth.

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' - v1.01 MP Patch Available Through Steam

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah. A multiplayer patch for Dark Messiah is available through Steam, just restart your client and your game will update automatically. Read more for detailed fix list ...

Plastic Reality Technologies Shuts Down

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eastern European developer Plastic Reality Technologies, who recently finished work on its FPS El Matador, has shut its doors due to the fact it could not find any further investment, all its employees left to work over at Illusion Softworks, and therefore has no further projects in development (thanks Tiscali Games)

'Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2' (NDS) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced that Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 has gone gold. This sequel is a game where aspiring shop keepers can open a variety of stores in which they tend to their Tamagotchi customers’ needs by successfully completing tasks in a variety of playful mini-games.

THQ's Q2 2007 Fiscal Result Reveals New Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 1:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Due to its stock options investigation THQ has released preliminary financial results indicating its soaring business as net revenue increased 68% (from $142.7 to $240.2 million) driven by sales of Saints Row, Company of Heroes, Cars. In the subsequent conference call, THQ execs revealed that the Juiced and MX franchises are getting new installments in the next year (no earlier than March 2007), while a Titan Quest expansion is scheduled for Q1 2007 (Jan-March). No details were revealed, but it was strongly hinted that both Saints Row and Company of Heroes will be seeing further installments, or expansions, in the series.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Collector's Edition Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom announced that its sci-fi action shooter, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition will get a SteelBook case packaged Collector’s Edition available at launch, which will include the game, art book, and as a special bonus, an exclusive multiplayer map that won't be available on Xbox Live until in summer 2007.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 12:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Devil May Cry 4 is the fourth installment in Capcom's series starring Dante, the gunslinging demon hunter. DMC4 will introduce a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar' - Open Beta Launches November 16

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar adds a multitude of new features, a new singleplayer campaign, the elimination of two of the game’s alien races and the introduction of several others. Stardock announced that people who pre-order the Dark Avatar expansion will get access to the open beta, which will begin on November 16.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (ALL) Goes Gold - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 11:13 a.m. PST | 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.

'Warhammer: Mark of Chaos' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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, from a bird's eye view down to the insignias on a warrior's armor. This whopping demo lets you try 3 tutorials and Chapter 1 of the singleplayer campaign, "Will of the Gods."

'Dominions 3: The Awakening' v3.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dominions 3: The Awakening is a turn-based strategy game set in a world of epic struggle between men, monsters, and gods. This v3.01 patch corrects several minor bugs that slipped past pre- production testing, but more importantly tweaks several aspects of the game and enhances the overall experience.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

Face Mapping Middleware Integrated into Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digimask announced that its face mapping technology has been fully integrated into Unreal Engine 3 and is now available for licensing directly from Digimask Ltd.

'Scarface: The World is Yours' v1.001 UK Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 7:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

They thought you were dead, but Tony Montana don’t die so easy. Sosa took everything you had. Now you’ve got nothing, but that never stopped you before. You’re back with a vengeance, ready to reclaim your turf and rebuild your empire. All you’ve got are your balls – and your word. This patch, for the UK edition only, fixes an expired licensed issue.

'Monster Hunter Freedom 2' (PSP) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 7:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monster Hunter Freedom 2 borrows various elements from Monster Hunter 2 on the PS2, while the handheld sequel will also feature ad hoc and online multiplayer, as well as new weapons and new locations such as snow covered landscapes.

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

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced that DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 for the Wii has gone gold, and will be available at launch. 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.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (PSP/PS2/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 6' (ALL) Sells Big In Europe

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami announced today that since its European launch last week, Pro Evolution Soccer 6 has sold over three million copies for PS2, Xbox 360 and PC.

'Silverfall' - New Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:17 a.m. PST | 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.

'Virtua Tennis 3' (PS3) SixAxis Function Detailed

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 6:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis 3 gives gamers the opportunity to experience new levels of realism with enhanced photo-realistic graphics and advanced player animations that perfectly match the behaviour and mannerisms of individual professional players. Adding a whole new dimension to the way you play tennis, VT 3 fully supports the PS3 controller tilt function.

'Rainbow Six Vegas' (ALL) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 5:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six makes its next-generation hardware 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.

FIFA Interactive World Cup 2006 Qualifier Event Start Today

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 5:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The search to crown the FIFA Interactive World Player 2006 will come to four cities in the United States today, Friday, November 3 as North American soccer fans will have the opportunity to compete in live qualifying events in the 3rd annual FIFA Interactive World Cup, in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

'Armed Assault' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | 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.

'Aion' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 4:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players. Aion’s world consists of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles. Producer Ju-hyun Jang tells us more about Aion: The Tower of Eternity.

'Dawn of Mana' (PS2) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dawn of Mana reveals the origins of the legend behind the Mana Tree and the Sword of Mana. Breaking the series' 2D mould, Dawn of Mana brings the world of Mana to three-dimensional life while preserving the atmosphere that fans have come to know and love.

PS2 Review - 'Justice League Heroes'

by Chad on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Justice League Heroes is an action adventure game with role-playing customization featuring Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and other unlockable Justice League super heroes.

'RoboBlitz' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RoboBlitz, using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a fast-paced action game featuring puzzle-solving and unique physics-based weapons. Players blast through 15+ levels of high-intensity action as Blitz, a multi-talented robot on a mission to save its factory from a band of invading mechanical brains.

PC Review - 'Glory of the Roman Empire'

by Mark Buckingham on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Glory of the Roman Empire is an empire-building simulation set during the height of the glorious Roman Empire. In the game, the player assumes the roles of city planner, governor and military leader. Successful players will need planning skills, economic savvy and - should those fail - military might.

'Cricket 07' (PS2/PC) Developer Diary #2

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2006 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With its fully licensed squads, groundbreaking Century Stick control system and more natural camera perspective, Cricket 07 will bring players the most immersive gameplay experience to date. EA producer Justin Forrest tells us more about The Ashes series...