GripShift combines high-flying stunt driving with unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience. Sidhe Interactive is optimizing the PSP version for the PS3 (720p, 60fps), which will be downloadable from the PlayStation Store in demo mode (limited to a subset of the levels in Challenge Mode), which you can then purchase and unlock the full game.
Today's Big Story
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. This December update adds new features, job adjustments, salvage, besieged updates, warping to Sky, and more!
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:
- Dragon Quest IX : Defender Of The Stars [NDS] - Trailer
- The Shield [PS2/PC] - Trailer
- Fuzion Frenzy 2 [X360] - Trailer #6
- Pirates Constructible Strategy Game Online - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Meridian4 has signed a multi-title publishing agreement with Cinemax to bring two of their casual titles; Bugs Escape 3D and Gumboy: Crazy Adventures to North America.
SilverBirch Studio's War! is an RTS on the DS that lets you command up to 64 units on each side, and offers both a tactical and combat view using the dual screens.
THQ brings some holiday cheer to its sandbox action game Saints Row. The freely downloadable The Ho Ho Ho Pack (not available in Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan) adds Santa Claus ensemble to your inventory, including coat, hat, boots and hair, now available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace.
Space Empires V completely updates the user interface, and takes the player into a real-time rendered 3D universe. Watch space battles play out in glorious detail with realistic effects. This v1.20 retail patch, not for the Steam edition, fixes a slew of issues, crashes, and makes a bunch of tweaks.
Much earlier than the 2006 edition, QuakeCon 2007 has already been scheduled for August 2-5, 2007 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX, with more gaming, events, exhibits and fun than ever before. This year’s BYOC Area has been expanded with almost twice as many spots, while the exhibit area grew 5 times for more exhibitors. Registration starts 9:00pm EST May 2, 2007, so get in line ...
Virtua Fighter 5 raises the bar for console fighting games including all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments. VF5 is scheduled for release in North America on Feb. 20, 2007 and Europe early 2007.
EA announced that Bob McMillen, fullback/linebacker of the Arena Football League’s ArenaBowl XX Champion Chicago Rush, will serve as the cover athlete for Arena Football: Road to Glory, the second iteration of the Arena Football franchise.
Space Renegades The Series is a casual top-down 2D space shooter, combining ‘Space Renegades 1’ and ‘Space Renegades 2: Ultimatum,' offering hours of gameplay with 4 levels of difficulty along with tons upgradeable weapons, shields, and much more!
Crave Entertainment announced plans to publish Sudokuro for the NDS, featuring both the incredibly popular and highly addictive Sudoku and Kakuro logic games, Sudokuro contains enough puzzling goodness to keep even the most avid fans occupied.
Alien Arena 2007 is a first person online deathmatch shooter using id Software's Q2 and Q3 source code under the GPL license. With features including 32 bit graphics, new particle engine and effects, light blooms, reflective water, hi resolution textures and skins, hi poly models, stain maps. This v6.02 update adds new features, optimizations and functionality have been added to the game.
Ubisoft announced Prince of Persia Rival Swords will be coming to the Wii, based on Prince of Persia The Two Thrones. Taking advantage of the Wii remote and Nunchuck, players will be able to clash swords with enemies, execute speed kills and perform the Prince's well-known acrobatic moves such as running on walls.
Become a discoverer – and experience the adventure of a lifetime. Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them.
Today Nintendo is adding yet another 3 new classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Starting 9 a.m. Pacific time, Nintendo will add new games to the channel every Monday. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles : Tennis (NES), Space Harrier II (SEGA Genesis), and Military Madness (TurboGrafx16).
Los Angeles based independent game developer Riot Games, Inc. announced the completion of its first round of independent equity funding, totaling $1.5 million. Riot Games is comprised of former employees of EA, Sony, Microsoft, Sega, Atari, Konami, Activision, Midway, and are working on a new action RPG/RTS hybrid title.
Age of Pirates embodies the freedom of sailing, trading, fighting, colonization and the unlimited exploration of the real Caribbean, with 16 islands, and two main characters, each with their own spectacular story. This v1.5 improves performance and stability, overhauls and redesigns game interfaces, item and quest generator have been made more efficient, modders can now edit most of the scripts and create entirely new quests and maps, change interfaces to their liking, and give the game a whole new look.
World Snooker Championship 2007 boasts 104 of the World’s best snooker players, with ten official tournaments all realistically modelled for the 2007 season.
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. Capcom announced that the single-player and multiplayer demos have been downloaded over one million times by the global Xbox community.
Virtua Fighter 5 raises the bar for console fighting games including all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments.
Battlestations: Midway follows the story of naval recruit Henry Walker, whose first assignment as a gunner at Pearl Harbor is the starting point of an incredible career at the heart of the US Pacific Fleet in 1942. Battlestations: Midway will be released in North America on January 30, 2007.
Kudos is a turn based game 'life sim' game based on social relationships, like the Sims, but not set in a 3D world. Positech has given the game a major graphical overhaul, added a journalist career, and the usual bug and crash fixes and balance adjustments.
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.
As the premier sports statistical-simulation game on the market, football fans will experience all the intense excitement and strategic challenge in Football Mogul 2007 that they have come to expect from the series.
by Andrew Hayward on Dec. 18, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In the grand racing tradition of Excitebike, get ready for a big-air experience like no other as players rocket their trucks across dynamically changing terrain at break-neck speeds. Treacherous roads and death-defying jumps can mean only one thing, Excite Truck.
by Mark Buckingham on Dec. 18, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Dark Crusade features two new playable races, an all-new single player campaign centering on the conquest of a meta-map, with each territory captured giving tangible rewards to the occupying force.