'Monster Hunter 2' (PS2) Sells 500K Units In 2 Days

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 10:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom is pleased to announce that Monster Hunter 2 for the PS2 has reached 500,000 units shipped as of February 17, 2006; within 2 days of its February 16, 2006 Japanese release. Combined with Monster Hunter Portable for the PSP, the latest installments in the Monster Hunter series have shipped over 1,000,000 units in Japan.

'Battlefield 2' v1.21 Patch Delays 'Battlefield 2 Euro Force'

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest EA community update reveals that issues introduced in the newest Battlefield 2 v1.2 patch have to be addressed first, and therefore the first Battlefield 2 booster pack, Euro Force, has been delayed until after the v1.21 patch is released. Currently, select Battlefield community members are helping EA test the new v1.21 patch to ensure a clean release.

'World Tour Golf' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World Tour Golf is destined to capture the player's imagination by fusing the features of real-world golf, high-end graphics, accurate animation and a unique control system.

'Call of Duty 2' Patch Delayed Indefinitely?

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 12:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Several weeks back Activision issued a statement promising a new CoD2 patch would be due in early 2006. A news post on the official Infinite War forums, however, seems to reveal a serious issue with the Punkbuster implementation, "... IW are having problems with Punkbuster and can't get it working with the DX architecture. So, the promises of early 2006 have now some what been shattered and it is very doubtful we shall get an official statement from IW regarding what is happening now."

'Daxter' (PSP) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ready At Dawn, an independent company founded by some of Jak and Daxter's original creators, is working on Daxter for the PSP, which finally lets players control Jak's wacky sidekick throughout the entire game. Daxter will be one of the first PSP titles to support connectivity with a PS2 title.

NCSoft's 'Dungeon Runners' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The past week a rumor was floating around MMO maker NCSoft could be working on its first single-player title, an action/rpg. Today at the start of the Taipei Game Show, Dungeon Runners was revealed. While details are still in short supply, such as whether it is an MMO or single-player product, we did manage to get the first screens. An official announcement should be coming up shortly.

'Football Manager 2006' - v6.0.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Football Manager 2006 is a comprehensive soccer management simulation offering a host of new features, including the ability for managers to negotiate with their board of directors. SIGames has released a new patch for FM2006, bringing it to v6.0.3, which includes a ton of game fixes, enhancements, updated assets and match engine, and plenty more ...

'Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk' (PS2/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk is the ultimate futuristic aerial combat game featuring some of the most frenzied air battles ever witnessed with an intensity rarely reached in a videogame.

'Fight Night Round 3' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/X360) Knocks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that Fight Night Round 3 has shipped to retailers nationwide, assuring that no fight is over until the final bell rings. In the sport of boxing, one punch can change a fight and with the all-new in-game Impact Punches, you can shift the momentum or end it all instantly with one explosive punch.

'The Regiment' (PS2/PC) - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on briefings and scenarios supplied by S.A.S. veterans, The Regiment is a tense, accurate simulation of close quarters combat. Konami has released the first patch for Kuju's tactical shooter bringing you retail game to v1.01 and addressing various bug fixes and optimizations.

'GTI Racing' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GTI Racing uniquely blends a realistic and highly detailed car physics simulation with the pure fun of driving. Enjoy the greatest collection of the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series cars, representing all five generations from its original heritage through to the current day. Try out the GTI, G60 and the outstanding R32!

'Star Trek: Legacy' (X360/PC) Game Details

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 6:29 a.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.

'Battle of Europe: Royal Air Force' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 6:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle of Europe offers fast, arcade style gameplay with a historical theme. Players will control the best combat aircraft of the era and even some "top secret" ones! This fast paced title lets players engage their enemies over some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. This demo gives you the chance to try out a training flight and Tirpitz mission.

Various Game Trailers #714

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 4:46 a.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 Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript - Trailer #2

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

'Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 4:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bringing intense versus-style action, new features and enhancements to the PSP system, Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble has Joe and his friends battling it out with their VFX powers to determine who will star in Captain Blue's latest production.

'Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting' (X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting is Capcom's first Xbox Live Arcade. In addition to several offline modes and numerous leaderboards and achievements, the game takes advantage of the new online features of Xbox 360 to create a seamless online multiplayer experience.

'Trauma Centre: Under The Knife' (NDS) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 3:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Become the next emergency room super-star as you take on the role of rookie doctor Derek Stiles in Trauma Centre: Under The Knife, coming to the Nintendo DS across Europe on 28th April 2006

'Street Fighter Alpha Anthology' (PS2) - 31 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fighter Alpha Anthology for the PS2 is a compilation of the entire Street Fighter Alpha arcade series, including SF Alpha, SF Alpha 2, SF Alpha 2 Gold and SF Alpha 3 which have never before been available together in one package. As an added bonus, Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix is included which brings the total to five action packed games on one disc.

'Capcom Classics Collection Remixed' (PSP) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 3:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom Classics Collection Remixed for the PSP will have every gaming generation reminiscing about the good ole arcade days. Bursting with retro flavor, this portable arcade compilation comes together in an amazing collection of 20 all-time favorites that will have gamers reaching for their quarters.

PC Preview - 'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PC Review - 'Fritz 9: Play Chess'

by Reldan on Feb. 20, 2006 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Experience chess excellence with Fritz 9: Play Chess' extraordinary new features. Let Fritz teach you with over four hours of instructional videos, position explainer, training modes, and friend mode! Enjoy chess like never before. Play against fully interactive 3D opponents in hyper-realistic game environments.