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'Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition' - v8.10 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 8:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition consists of 28 arcade games including all of the games from Midway Arcade Treasures 2 and Midway Arcade Treasures 3, and for the first time all three Mortal Kombat games on PC. Midway has released a patch to resolve a silent sound issue with the compilation.

Various Game Trailers #720

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 6:23 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 :

  • Superman Returns: The Videogame [PS2/Xbox/X360] - Trailer
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter [PS2/Xbox/X360/PC] - NarCom Trailer
  • LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth 2 [X360/PC] - Intro Movie


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

'AND 1 Streetball' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 6:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

AND 1 Streetball will raise the bar for sports videos game with its revolutionary I-Ball Controls, an intuitive control system that gives you fluid and precise command over every offensive and defensive move. Not only will you do it, you will also feel it, and it will feel good.

'Burnout Revenge' (X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 5:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next-generation debut of the explosive racing series, Burnout Revenge delivers next-generation online gameplay with innovative Live Revenge and Save & Share features. Coupled with retina-searing high-resolution graphics and ear-splitting 5.1 audio, Burnout Revenge for the Xbox 360 is the flagship version of 2005’s racing game of the year.

'Legion Arena' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Legion Arena is an online Role Playing Strategy Game, and blends core gameplay elements from the RTS & RPG genres. Strategy First has released the first patch bringing your North American retail game to v1.01 and fixes a few bugs, adds larger multiplayer armies, makes the game more MOD friendly and more.

Platform Publishing Signs 'Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 5:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SOE's Platform Publishing today announced an agreement with Perpetual Entertainment to co-publish its online action role-playing game, Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising.

'Final Fight: Streetwise' (PS2/Xbox) Brawls Its Way to Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom announced today that it has released Final Fight: Streetwise for the PS2 and Xbox. Set within Capcom’s Final Fight universe, this mission-based action game calls for players to use their street smarts and powerful fighting skills to survive the back alleys of Metro City.

'Rogue Trooper' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rogue Trooper is a mix of intense 3rd person action and next generation stealth elements, with complex line-of-sight AI, multiple game paths, full tactical use of your bio-chip operated equipment and both single- and multiplayer online gameplay.

'MLB '06 The Show' (PS2/PSP) Pitches Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the launch of its PS2/PSP exclusive MLB '06 The Show, the only officially licensed first party video game by Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP), Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) and the League's Players Association (MLBPA).

'MX vs. ATV: On The Edge' (PSP) Races Into Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that Rainbow Studios' MX vs. ATV: On The Edge has shipped for the PSP, allowing gamers to take the ultimate off-road adventure with them on the road.

'Spore' (PC) Also Coming To Handhelds

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since E3 2005 very little has been heard from Will Wright's Spore, a new sim/strategy game which will allow the player to control all aspects of life, from a cellular level al the way out of this galaxy. While the initial revealing only indicated Spore would be coming to PC, a recent job list on GameDev.net indicates EA's plans to bring the title to yet undefined handheld platforms, "the Spore team is looking for an experienced designer that will be responsible for designing, creating, and maintaining game systems and content for SPORE Handheld titles."

'ArchLord' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Embark on your adventure to become the one mighty ruler of them all and take control of vast worlds, sprawling towns and cities or even control the world's horrific monsters to wreak havoc on your cowering enemies. For the first time ever you can rise to rule them all and with it the true destiny of Chantra is under your control...

'Generation of Chaos' (PSP) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NIS America announced today that Generation of Chaos for the PSP has shipped to North American retailers and is in stores now. Generation of Chaos has evolved into a new handheld game, letting North American strategy RPG fans to stretch their minds and meet the ultimate challenge and thrill of victory.

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are systematically eliminated in a series of hits, it seems a larger, more powerful agency has entered the fray. For Agent 47 it's business as usual, until suddenly he loses contact with The ICA. Sensing that he may be the next target, he travels to America, where he prepares to make a killing.

'Rumble Roses XX' (X360) - 40 Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play.

Six Videogame Icons to Be Honored With Stars on Walk of Game

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On Thursday, March 16, six new stars will be unveiled on Walk of Game, the landmark destination honoring icons of the videogame industry. This year, Walk of Game celebrates Sid Meier and John Carmack for Lifetime Achievement, and Lara Croft, StarCraft, Final Fantasy and EverQuest as favorite Games/Characters.

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (ALL) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tomb Raider: Legend, Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment.

'Mega Man Battle Network 6' (GBA) Doubles Up - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Mega Man Battle Network 6 in two versions – Cybeast Gregar and Cybeast Falzar for the GBA. The popular net battle series reaches a dramatic climax as familiar heroes, Lan and Mega Man, find themselves on unfamiliar terrain both in the real and cyber worlds.

Webzen Signs Red 5 Studios' Yet Unannounced MMO

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WEBZEN today announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide agreement with U.S.-based Red 5 Studios to publish a new MMOG property. Red 5 Studios is founded by former Diablo/World of Warcraft members and recently signed the Offset engine for its new project.

'UberSoldier' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 10:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV today announced that Butur's supernatural WWII FPS ÜberSoldier has gone gold and will ship in April. ÜberSoldier features nail-biting, fast-paced combat, historically based weapons and diverse environments sure to challenge fans of action games.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' Hacks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turbine and Atari announced that its pen & paper inspired MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach has launched in North America. DDO is a unique experience where players must use their combat skills and wits to survive dangerous dungeons, fiendish traps and foes that punish the foolish.

'24: The Game' (PS2) Commences Countdown In Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games today announced that its television series based action game, 24: The Game, has shipped to retail stores across North America, exclusively for PS2.

'Mortal Kombat: Armageddon' (PS2/Xbox) Officially Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, the final franchise installment on current generation systems featuring the most extensive cast of playable characters in the series to–date and an all–new create–a–fighter mode, is currently in development for the PS2 and Xbox.

'UberSoldier' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UberSoldier is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world.

'BLACK' (PS2/Xbox) Blasts Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that Criterion Games' FPS BLACK is now available at North American retailers. BLACK delivers explosive Hollywood-style gun battles and destruction set against the modern war on terror.

'The Sims 2 Open for Business' Launches In Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA shipped The Sims 2 Open for Business to retailers around the globe today. The Sims 2 Open for Business allows players to access a whole new type of gameplay that takes Sims out of their homes, and allows them to flourish at their dream business.

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' Off To Rule Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II has shipped to retailers nationwide and will be in stores on March 2, 2006. This real-time strategy game offers the chance to experience Middle-earth in a way you have never seen.

'SkiSpringen Winter 2006' - German v1.18 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV has released the first patch for Metropolis' SkiSpringen Winter 2006, bringing your German retail game to v1.18 and fixing localization issues and SSE problems.

'SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate' Assaults Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra has shipped SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate, the first expansion pack for SWAT 4, to retail stores this week for the PC.

'Final Fight: Streetwise' (PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 8:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

INgrooves today announced it has licensed 28 hip-hop and electronic songs from its catalogue to Capcom for Final Fight: Streetwise and will produce and digitally publish the game soundtrack. Final Fight: Streetwise calls for players to use their street smarts and powerful fighting skills to survive the back alleys of Metro City.

'Tortuga: Two Treasures' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences beneath the Jolly Roger. Two Treasures features epic land and naval battles, featuring everything from sword fights to cannon-battles.

'Chibi-Robo' (NGC) Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chibi-Robo is a gift to a little girl whose father wants her to have the best birthday ever. Chibi-Robo isn't just a toy, though. He's a household helper whose sole task is to bring happiness to his family. Chibi is only 3 inches tall, but he's capable of some impressive feats. Chibi-Robo!: Plug Into Adventure sweeps its way across Europe on the 26th May 2006.

'Far Cry Instincts Predator' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 2:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts Predator includes two games in one – all new Far Cry Instincts Predator content, as well as the original Far Cry Instincts.

'Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg' Now Available For Pre-Order

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefront announced today that Hubert Cater's grand strategy title Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg is now available for pre-order. Combining the ease of play, accessibility and addictive gameplay of the original, Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg adds tons of new features including many player submitted suggestions.

'Stranglehold' (PS3/X360/ PC) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A "spiritual sequel" to Woo's action masterpiece, "Hard Boiled," Stranglehold redefines the action gaming experience with its acrobatic gunplay, thrilling cinematography, frenetic combat and incredible "Massive Destructibility."

PC Preview - 'Hard Truck Apocalypse'

by Keith Durocher on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck, your ultimate shelter, armor and a means to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles.

'The Godfather' DVD Collection Comes With Game Footage Bonus DVD

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paramount is proud to reissue The Godfather DVD collection on March 21 with an exclusive bonus disc featuring 22 minutes of footage chronicling the making of EA's The Godfather The Game videogame for a limited time.

'Metroid Prime Hunters' (NDS) - 42 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A mighty race, now extinct, has left behind relics of their once-powerful warrior culture. Now bounty hunters from across the galaxy are racing against each other to lay claim to these relics to harness their power for themselves.

PS2 Review - 'Tales of Legendia'

by Katarani on Feb. 28, 2006 @ 12:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tales of Legendia will offer fantastic 3D graphics, dynamic battle scenes and an emotionally-charged storyline. Additionally, Tales of Legendia features a unique cast of characters designed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the Japanese artist acclaimed for his amazing animation sequences in Kill Bill: Vol. 1.