by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 9:52 p.m. PST | Filed under
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 :
- Battle for Middle-Earth 2 - IsenMor Trailer
- Fight Night Round 3 - Berrera vs. Morales Trailer
- Panzer Elite Action [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #6
- Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 - Trailer
- The Sims 2 Open for Business - Valentine's Trailers (2)
- Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble [PSP] - Trailer
- TOCA Race Driver 3 [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Classes Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 9:48 p.m. PST | Filed under
Atari has released an updated version of the European patch for Liquid Ent's RTS/PRG game Dragonshard This update brings your UK/French & German retail game to v1.2.1b adds new maps, addresses multiplayer issues, graphical and sound problems. Read more for download links ..
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 5:09 p.m. PST | Filed under
Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday is a stand-alone expansion pack for their strategy title Hearts of Iron II. The expansion will include the original game and boasts a World War III scenario, a complete scenario editor as well as an extended time line.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 4:46 p.m. PST | Filed under
While it is currently still listed as scheduled for April 2006, a "change of pre-order date" email
from Best Buy's customer care service obtained by Joystiq reveals that Nintendo's Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess might be pushed back to November 1st, 2006. Officially Nintendo does not comment on speculations and has not narrowed any sort of release date down beyond a vague "2006."
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under
GTR2 is the next big step forward for the GTR brand, and sports a host of new features and improvements. In addition to all the favourite cars and tracks returning from GTR, the player will now be able to experience the thrill of driving a whole set of new and exotic sports cars on several new tracks.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Western Conference All-Stars will make it four wins in five years and current NBA scoring leader, Kobe Bryant of the L.A. Lakers, will take home the MVP hardware at NBA All-Star 2006 in Houston as predicted by a precise simulation on NBA '06 for the PS2.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:32 p.m. PST | Filed under
Videogame design icon Will Wright, creator of SimCity and The Sims, will deliver a keynote address during the 2006 Game Developers Conference (GDC). In his address, Wright will explore topics related to next-generation game design and development strategies.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under
CDV's latest real-time strategy title, American Conquest: Divided Nation, has gone gold today. The game, which will be in stores in early April, will have players re-enacting some of the grandest battles of 19th century America.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under
Huxley is a massively multiplayer online first person shooting game utilizing the Unreal 3 engine that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Human beings have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:12 p.m. PST | Filed under
EA's AJ Marini made a little announcement
: "We have some great news for you regarding the upcoming patch. 1.2 is in the final stages of its release cycle. This means you need to keep an eye on this web space for further info and a release date. I want to extend a huge thanks to our community for helping us grasp the issues that have made your gameplay less than optimal at times. We are very happy with the improvements in this patch and sincerely hope you are all pleased with the work we’ve done."
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under
Today Ubisoft and Shaun White, snowboarding halfpipe Gold Medalist in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and six time X Games Gold Medalist, announced an exclusive worldwide agreement to create video games inspired by White's world-famous snowboarding style.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under
Today Ubisoft announces that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Lockdown, the latest PC iteration of the award-winning tactical shooter is ready for retail and will be on store shelves across the U.S. on February 16th, 2006.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under
Revealed a few weeks ago
, Activision today officially announced it has signed a licensing deal that grants Activision the global rights, excluding Japan, to develop console, handheld and PC games based on the Transformers brand. The first game will be tied to the much-anticipated July 4, 2007 movie release of the live action Transformers film.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Wild is a single-player, side-scrolling adventure game based on the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures’ film, premiering April 14, 2006. Players take on the role of Samson the Lion or Benny the Squirrel as they journey from the New York City Zoo to the wild in search of Samson’s lost teenage son, Ryan.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 10:35 a.m. PST | Filed under
Dino Crisis 2 takes place outdoors, in the lush detailed environments of the jungle, as player’s fight to survive the constant attack of vicious dinosaurs. Capcom has released a tiny patch fixing a CD in Drive bug when you use it with a fully installed game.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under
BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwin, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under
Half-Life 2: Episode One is an all-new episode created by Valve that extends the Half-Life 2 single player adventure. The player reprises his role of Dr. Gordon Freeman, who must immediately face the repercussions of his actions in City 17 and the Citadel. Freeman reconnects with Alyx Vance and her robot, Dog, as they continue their support of the resistance's battle against the Combine forces.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under
2K Games today announced Stronghold Legends, a standalone game based on an upgraded Stronghold 2 engine, combining beautifully crafted visuals and well balanced gameplay with the epic legends of the middle ages. Read more for details and screens..
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:40 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:35 a.m. PST | Filed under
THQ today announced that a deal has been signed with Painkiller developer People Can Fly to bring their forthcoming title to consumers worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, the as-yet untitled game is expected to be developed for a global release across next-gen platforms in fall 2007.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:33 a.m. PST | Filed under
MMO developer Red 5 Studios and Offset Software, a developer of next generation games, today announce that Red 5 Studios has agreed to license the Offset Engine for use in Red 5 Studios' upcoming massively multiplayer online game (MMO) title.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:31 a.m. PST | Filed under
Featuring all new authentic tricks, FIFA Street 2 provides new gameplay experiences by making over-the-top moves and skills even bigger in this fast-paced sequel.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under
Turbine announced today that Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach has gone gold and is in final production. The world's first online roleplaying game based on the legendary pen and paper Dungeons & Dragons game is currently scheduled to ship on February 28, 2006.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
Blitz Games today announced the signing of its first title for Nintendo's next generation Revolution console. Details of the game itself will be announced shortly by a major publisher.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under
Boasting incredible 3-D graphics to accompany classic 2-D game play, this fast-paced adventure will have Mario fans cheering as they make their way over fields, under water, through castles and into the air. New and familiar enemies are everywhere, not to mention mind-blowing challenges made possible by the dual screens of the NDS, and also wireless multiplayer with a friend.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under
Set in the original 60’s Bond era, From Russia With Love features movie-based missions as well as original, action-intensive sequences, a broad and deep variety of gameplay, social multiplayer experiences, gorgeous women, and classic, upgradeable weapons and gadgetry with modern mechanics.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:55 a.m. PST | Filed under
State of Emergency 2 takes place 10 years after the original and has Spanky, Bull and MacNeill again up against the Corporation. This time, they not only have access to guns but also - for the first time - helicopters, speedboats, Tanks and APCs and new team members.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under
A Canadian research team
performed a study of 100 university undergraduates in Toronto and concluded that video gamers consistently outperform their non-playing peers in a series of tricky mental tests. If they also happened to be bilingual, they were unbeatable. The researchers are also finding evidence that the high-speed, multitasking of the young and wireless can help protect their brains from aging.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under
OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast is the latest installment in the iconic OutRun series, giving a new legion of gamers the opportunity to experience the thrills. Power your way across 15 new American-themed environments from the OutRun2 SP arcade experience. Race from coast to glorious coast with a fresh new mission structure, a license mode and online play, with up to six players for a thrilling head-to-head journey.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under
For the first time, Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under
To promote its upcoming movie Running Scared
, New Line Cinema offers website viewers a free promotional action game, but with quite some explicit (read: sexual) content. Variety
is reporting that the website's traffic has doubled since its launch a week ago, even though it's only accessible to people 17 years of age or older. You need to provide your name and address, which is then checked against public records.
by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under
Malfador revealed, through an FAQ, that SE V has been pushed back from April to June 2006 (thanks Blues). 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. Expand, Explore, Exploit, and Exterminate in a huge, living, breathing galaxy.
by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Sonic Riders, Dr. Eggman challenges Sonic and his friends to a Worldwide Grand Prix, and the prize for coming out on top is an ultra-rare Chaos Emerald! Gliding on air boards gamers will experience a heightened sense of Extreme sports-style racing tension as Sonic and his pals perform tricks and stunts over treacherous wide-open terrain.
by Hugh McHarg on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under
In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.