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'The Ant Bully' (GBA/NGC/PS2/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 7:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few months ago, Midway announced that it had signed a license agreement for The Ant Bully with Warner Bros Interactive, and today, the first concrete material has surfaced. After bullying an innocent ant colony, a young boy named Lucas is magically shrunken down to ant size and embarks on a remarkable adventure.

'The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy video game pits the characters from the popular Cartoon Network television show against each other in an adventure-fighting game, filled with mayhem and chaos.

Various Game Trailers #721

by Judy on March 1, 2006 @ 6:55 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 :

  • Stranglehold [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer #2
  • Mortal Kombat: Armageddon [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer
  • Battle for Middle-Earth 2 - War of The Rings Trailer Part 1 & 2
  • Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War - Trailer #10


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

'Fear & Respect' (PS3/X360) Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The last time we heard about Fear & Respect was almost a year ago, when Midway announced it was delaying the game until 2006. As it turns out, the game won't be coming at all and has been cancelled. Fear & Respect was an innovative action/adventure game based in the intense, urban environment of South Central L.A. with collaboration between Snoop Dogg and Boyz'n the Hood director John Singleton.

'WarPath' (Xbox/PC) - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

WarPath is a fast-paced FPS game featuring a unique single player mode that allows gamers to battle for control of different territories, with each providing distinct strategic advantages. This multiplayer demo features a DM/TDM map Breach, and a CTF map Rush, both playable online/LAN and against bots.

'Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy' (ALL) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Judy on March 1, 2006 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts presents the first in a series of feature stories about LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (working title). You can expect stories like the one to follow periodically, until the game's release across multiple platforms this fall, each article further detailing certain aspects of the game.

Seattle Will Host The 2007 World Cyber Games Grand Finale

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mayor Greg Nickels and the World Cyber Games Committee (WCGC) announced today that Seattle will host the 2007 World Cyber Games Grand Final. The mayor welcomed this premier event for the interactive video game industry to Seattle during a signing ceremony today at City Hall.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'Keepsake' Enhancements Announced - Screens

by Judy on March 1, 2006 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced the specific enhancements that will be added to the North American version of Keepsake. The changes include new voiceovers, the addition of an in-game map, improved pathfinding, and more. Read on for further information and more screens ...

'Take Command: 2nd Manassas' Coming to Germany - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Koch Media has signed MadMinute Games' strategy game Take Command: 2nd Manassas for distribution in Germany on April 21st. TC2M explores the titular 1862 battle of the American Civil War, which proved to be the pivotal engagement of the Northern Virginia Campaign.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 1:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Ghost Recon 3 you command the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. Ubisoft announced the X360 version is now gold, and also confirms release dates for other platforms.

'Warfare' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. There are two campaigns, one for the USA, the other for Saudi Arabia. The main goal of the first campaign is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.

'World of Warcraft' Goes Spanish and Surpasses 6 Million Mark

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard announced plans to release a fully localised Spanish version of its MMORPG World of Warcraft. WoW's European customer base is currently at more than 1 million players, with the worldwide total now at more than 6 million players.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (X360) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat developer DICE has announced that the Xbox 360 edition has been delayed. Originally scheduled for later this month, it has been postponed until April 11, 2006. BF2: Modern Combat will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments.

'Ninety-Nine Nights' (X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninety-Nine Nights is a fantasy game that mixes action with strategy elements. You control a massive army that is challenged by hordes of enemies, in a multi-angle scenario, where you can assume the role of various characters and see the game world from totally different points of view.

'Superman Returns: The Videogame' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - Facts & Features

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 10:40 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.

'Legion Arena: Cult of Mithras' Goes Gold & Available For Download

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slitherine in association with Black Bean and Strategy First, today announced the Cult of Mithras has gone gold, and is only available by digital download. Cult of Mithras allows players to take their armies on new adventures into a new world, fighting against old enemies and new mythological beasts.

'UberSoldier' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 9:35 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 WW2. This demo offers one mission, where you have to free a resistance leader from an underground complex and enemy base, using a variety of weapons.

'Shadowgrounds' Coming To the UK

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Reef Entertainment announced today that it has signed a publishing agreement with Frozenbyte to publish its action game Shadowgrounds in the UK, Turkey, Greece and the Middle East in April.

'Air Conflicts' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Air Conflicts is an arcade simulator set during the second World War conflict and featuring many action missions with a historically accurate timeline, authentic planes, units. This demo features the Battle of Britain mission from the RAF campaign.

'Faces of War' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 6:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way.

Cenega Signs 'UFO: Afterlight'

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already announced last year, Cenega Publishing today announced it has signed ALTAR Games' UFO: Afterlight, scheduled for Q1 2007, bringing a completely new insight to story of Aftershock, this time from lonely human inhabitants on Mars.

'Battlezone II: Combat Commander' - Unofficial v1.3 beta 2 Patch

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This is an unofficial patch for Pandemic's Battlezone II: Combat Commander. This patch brings your retail game to v1.3 and adds new maps, CTF mode, and the usual bug & crash fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Air Conflicts' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Air Conflicts is an arcade simulator from the second World War. Many action missions with historical based timeline, authentic planes, units. Read more for details and screens ...

'FlatOut 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S.

'2006 FIFA World Cup' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 5:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA will celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany with the launch of the event's only officially licensed videogame, 2006 FIFA World Cup. The videogame will ship on all platforms including Xbox 360 in April 2006 in anticipation of the real-world tournament which begins in June.

'Panzer Elite Action' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 4:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Koch Media/JoWood have now released a multiplayer only (one map 'Bocage', conquest mode, 32 players, no LAN) demo for Zootfly's WW2 based tank game Panzer Elite Action.

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' (ALL) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.

'Gangs of London' (PSP) Officially Announced - Screen

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed a little while ago, SCEE officially announced Sony London's PSP-exclusive Gangs of London. This all-new spin-off title takes the setting and criminal themes of the legendary Getaway franchise but offers gamers a whole new handheld gang warfare experience.

'Street Supremacy' (PSP) And 'Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (PSP) Now In Stores

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 3:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami announced it has shipped Ys: The Ark of Napishtim and Street Supremacy for the PSP. Ys: The Ark of Napishtim features mini-games, a character profile database, a media player and enhanced graphics, while Street Supremacy features a unique wireless multi-player battle, customizable licensed vehicles and adds an RPG element with the use of Spirit Points.

'Juiced: Eliminator' (PSP) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Juiced: Eliminator will deliver a unique gameplay experience, taking advantage of the PSP's functionality to offer never-before-seen multiplayer games and expand on the crew and pink-slip racing.

'Tourist Trophy: the Real Riding Simulator' (PS2) Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 2:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEE announced that Tourist Trophy: the Real Riding Simulator is coming to Europe this May. Offering a whole new perspective on bike racing, Gran Turismo's Polyphony Digital Inc has hard worked to capture the true essence of motorcycle racing and the fluid relationship between man and machine.

Telltale Secures Extra Funding

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 2:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Telltale today announced that it has closed an $825,000 Convertible Bridge Note, bringing Telltale's total seed funding to $1.4 million, enabling the company to expand its innovative entertainment initiatives through investments in additional popular licenses, technology development, and marketing.

PSP Preview - 'Daxter'

by Thomas Leaf on March 1, 2006 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Daxter takes place during the two years Daxter searches for Jak. To help stamp out a mysterious metalbug infestation, Daxter takes on a job as a pest exterminator, enabling him to explore parts of Haven City in an effort to collect the clues that will lead him to Jak.

PS2 Review - 'Winning Eleven 9'

by Agustin on March 1, 2006 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Winning Eleven 9 shoots and scores with the renowned on-the-money controls that create the most authentic soccer experience in gaming history. Featuring real players, a large variety of licensed teams, photo-realistic graphics, and a huge variety of stadiums, gamers will be able to re-create the same excitement that surrounds the world's most popular sport.