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'Star Trek: Legacy' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 10:23 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 #931

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

  • World in Conflict - Trailer #4
  • Bionicle Heroes [ALL] - Trailer #3
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Crossfire [PS3] - Melee Trailer
  • Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles [PS2] - Trailerpack
  • Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nuts [GBA/NDS/PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Thrillville [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #4
  • Xpand Rally Xtreme - Trailer #3
  • Xyanide Resurrection [PSP] - Trailer


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

'NHL: Eastside Hockey Manager 2007 ' - v3.0.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 7:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NHL: Eastside Hockey Manager 2007 offers players an unrivalled hockey management experience, with a brand new game engine to bring the player even closer to the action during each nail-biting game. This v3.0.2 patch fixes various crashes, UI tweaks, and a bunch of data, contract, competition and other issues.

'Eragon' (ALL) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 7:41 p.m. PST | 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.

'TES IV: Oblivion - Knights of the Nine' (X360/PC) Gets Release Date and Price

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The retail version of Knights of the Nine is a collection (for PC) that includes Knights of the Nine plus all the other DLC released to date. The expansion itself will be available on Nov 21 through either Xbox Live Marketplace, 800 points, or downloadable for PC at $9.99. The retail launch edition will launch Dec. 4, and cost $19.99, unfortunately a full Xbox 360 retail package is not planned for now, but is an option that is being looked into.

'Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2' (X360) - 13 New Screens

by Judy on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 4:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All your favorite DOA girls are back in Team Ninja's Xbox 360 exclusive, Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2, and ready to battle it out in the tropical waters of Zack's Island.

Sony Sells 40 Million PlayStation 2 Units in Europe

by Judy on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 3:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Europe today announced that they've sold 40 million PlayStation 2 units in Europe and PAL territories, surpassing the PS1's 39 million mark. PlayStation 2 has over 2,000 titles available throughout Europe, with another 50 due for release in time for Christmas. In the previous month, over 100,000 units were sold per week, according to SCEE President David Reeves.

'Titan Quest: Immortal Throne' Revealed

by Judy on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest PC Gamer issue revealed that Iron Lore is working on a Titan Quest expansion, featuring 30 new quests, 20 new monsters, an increased level cap of 75, a new "Dream" mastery, eight new classes, etc. It's currently scheduled for early 2007.

'NBA Street Homecourt' (PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay, creating a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments.

Valve Signs 'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' for Steam Delivery

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve announced it has signed an online distribution agreement with GSC World offering its RTS/RPG hybrid Heroes of Annihilated Empires on Steam later this month. HoAE challenges gamers to create a powerful leader and a dominant military force through battle, diplomacy and treachery in a rich fantasy world.

'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs' - v1.01 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As promised Microsoft has released the first patch for Ensemble Studios' AoE III: The WarChiefs, bringing your retail game to v1.01 which mainly addresses balance issues and a few exploits that players have found.

'Inuyasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced development of a NDS exclusive RPG, Inuyasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel, featuring an all-new original storyline, original characters created exclusively for the game and an intuitive battle system based on action from the popular animated series.

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' - Single/Multiplayer Demos Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Splinter Cell Double Agent will reinvent the spy action genre by introducing a double agent concept and a new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience. Ubisoft has released a pair of demos, a single and multiplayer demo, allowing you to check out their recently released stealth action game.

'Heroes of Might and Magic V' - v1.4 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for Nival Interactive's Might & Magic V. This update brings your retail, and download, game to v1.4 and adds new features, and the usual improvements, balance tweaks, bug and crash fixes.

'Bust-A-Move Revolution' (Wii) Now Known As 'Bust-A-Move Bash!'

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco announced that it has renamed Bust-A-Move Revolution into its official name, Bust-A-Move Bash!, and revealed game details for its first Wii puzzle title.

'Earth 2160' - v1.3.8 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ZuxxeZ has released a new patch for its RTS Earth 2160. This v1.3.8 upgrade works for all language editions of the game and improves mod support, ability to cancel construction, but mostly adds rebalancing to a few items.

'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade' Pins Down New Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 6:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Burning Crusade expands the game by tremendous bounds, adding new races, quest, lands, Battlegrounds, professions and items, raising the level cap to 70, and more. A few weeks back the expansion got delayed, and now Blizzard has pinned down a new release date for Europe & North America, January 16, 2007.

'Heatseeker' (PSP/PS2/Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 6:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heatseeker will strap you into the pilot’s seat and deliver an exhilarating white-knuckle ride that’ll have you clutching the joypad as you engage in face-melting 6G turns and fight against a seemingly-impossible amount of airborne enemies.

'Europa Universalis III' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 6:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox announced that its strategy game Europa Universalis III will be shipping to stores on January 23, 2007 in North America with releases in Europe and Australia to follow shortly thereafter.

'Rayman Raving Rabbids' (ALL) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 5:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When the world of Rayman is threatened by a devastating invasion of crazed, out-of-control bunnies, Rayman must rise up against his furry foes to foil their wicked plans.

'Sacred: Underworld' - German/French v2.28 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 5:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Sacred: Underworld, players will be able to re-live the excitement of the entire original Sacred adventure with two new characters, or continue with existing characters. This new patch brings your French/German retail game to v2.28 and addresses gameplay issues, fixes single/multiplayer problems, quest issues and more ...

'Fuzion Frenzy 2' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 5:06 a.m. PST | 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.

Thursday, November 9, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 5:00 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:

'Dark Age of Camelot: Labyrinth of the Minotaur' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first new playable race to the Realms in two years, the Minotaur has returned to Camelot, and they seek the help of the mightiest warriors from the three warring Realms. Powerful Minotaur Relics, long hidden and sealed away, have been unearthed, and their corrupting influence now threatens the world of Camelot.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 3:17 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.

Several PS3 Launch Titles In Jeopardy ?

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 3:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the PS3 release date drawing near, several of launch titles might not make it in time. EBgames/Gamestop have updated release dates for F.E.A.R. and TES4: Oblivion, putting Vivendi's shooter to Jan. 1st 2007, while Bethesda's RPG is scheduled for Feb. 2007. SEGA needs extra time to incorporate downloadable content for Sonic The Hedgehog, which won't make launch date, but should still arrive before year's end. Word from EA Canada is that the PS3 edition of NBA Live 07 has been cancelled, in favor of NBA Street Homecourt.

'Dawn of Magic' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dawn of Magic, also known as Blood Magic, is an action/RPG where the weapon of choice is magic. In this game, the player controls an Unlikely Hero in an ambitious search through many hostile environments looking for Modo, the ethereal being bent on destroying the world.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Multiplayer Demo Coming

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 2:20 a.m. PST | 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. A flyer in the Gears of War retail box indicates that Capcom will release a multiplayer demo on Xbox Live, although no details as to when are mentioned...

'Novadrome' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NovaDrome resurfaces as Buena Vista Games announced that Carmageddon developer Stainless Games' vehicle combat racing game will be making an appearance on Xbox Live Arcade, and no longer be a multiplatform title as initially announced.

PC Review - 'GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game'

by Keith Durocher on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game features day-night light cycle, weather changes, and impressive damage system, on top of more than 140 high detailed cars and 34 different track-layouts in a hyper realistic racing world with breathtaking real-world-like effects.

PS2 Review - 'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance features a deep, rich gameplay experience by offering total team customization, where players create their own team name, icon and vehicle, as well as establish their team reputation as they play throughout the story.

'Pompolic: Call for Heroes' Developer Diary #3

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2006 @ 12:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pompolic: Call for Heroes is a 3rd-person action game with RPG elements placed in a fantasy world. Quotix Software programmer Attila Siladji tells us more about their upcoming action/rpg.