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Various Game Trailers #737

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 11:51 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:

  • Battlefield 2142 - Intro Movie
  • Bone: The Great Cow Race - Trailer (5)
  • El Matador - Gameplay Trailer
  • Take Command: 2nd Manassas - Trailer (2)


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

'Battlefield 2142' Confirmed

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 11:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A community update on the EA website confirms that Battlefield 2142 is under development at DICE Stockholm, with an official announcement expected later this week. "we're currently hard at work developing Battlefield 2142, which is scheduled for release this Autumn. As you'll have guessed, this is a departure for the BF series as we're going into the future - something that a lot of you wanted to see happen in the BF universe. We're creating a ton of cool features that you won't have seen in any BF before, including cloaking devices, mines that follow you, awesome new rifles, guns and grenades, and of course, MECHS! "

'Call of Duty 2' Further Patch Details

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For fans of Call of Duty 2 for PC, Infinity Ward and Activision have also revealed new details surrounding the upcoming release of a highly-anticipated update, which will include the previously announced PunkBuster anti-cheat technology, as well as two new multiplayer maps: Rhine and the longtime community favorite Harbor, from the original Call of Duty. No specifics on when the patch will be released.

'Nitro Stunt Racing' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nitro Stunt Racing offers instant fun and fierce competition on amazing tracks. Following the standard motor racing rules, this game is a spicy mix of attractive elements such as pipes, loops and huge jumps on various surfaces.

'The Sims 2: Open For Business' - v1.3.0.280 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims 2: Open for Business will revolve around setting up businesses and making money. You will need to strategically place employees, or fire useless workers, in order to keep your customers happy. EA has released the first patch.

'Gothic III' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions continues its successful cooperation with the German developer Piranha Bytes by publishing one of the most spectacular titles of the coming year: Gothic III, the third part of the legendary RPG saga.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360) Gets Xbox Live Update

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 4:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision announced that it has released a new Xbox 360 title update for Infinity Ward's WW2 based FPS Call of Duty 2 offering significant enhancements, including improved multiplayer performance, the ability to reserve friend slots in private game lobbies, post-game lobbies so friends can play longer, configurable host options and more. Log into Xbox Live and the update will be automatically applied.

Tuesday March 21, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tuesday March 21, 2006 Shipping Announcements Another Tuesday, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has released a new patch for Petroglyph's RTS Star Wars Empire at War. This update brings your retail game to v1.03 and fixes connectivity issues, tweaks net code, adds a new land tactical multiplayer map (Corellia), as well as a brand new 43 planet multiplayer campaign map.

'Winback 2: Project Poseidon' (PS2/Xbox) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 2:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Winback 2: Project Poseidon is a pulse-pounding thriller where every moment and every shot counts. When negotiations are no longer an option and the world’s most dangerous weapons are compromised, it’s time for the Winback assault team to neutralize the threat.

'Quake IV' - v1.1 Beta SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 2:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released a beta version of its SDK, allowing the mod community to create their own content for Raven's FPS Quake 4. This package includes Q4's public game source code, as well as map, mod and art samples.

AGEIA PhysX SDK for PlayStation 3

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

AGEIA Technologies today announced that the latest version of AGEIA PhysX SDK version 2.4 will become available to registered PlayStation 3 game content developers on March 31, 2006.

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Take-Two

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 1:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The City of Flint and its Pension Fund, both investors, filed a class action lawsuit against Take-Two, alleging fraud and insider stock trading.

'Onimusha 3: Demon Siege' - v1.1 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released the first patch for the North American edition of Capcom's hack and slasher Onimusha 3, bringing your retail game to v1.1, and addresses framerate issues.

'Glory of the Roman Empire' - 45 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Glory of the Roman Empire is an empire-building simulation set during the height of the glorious Roman Empire. In the game, the player assumes the roles of city planner, governor and military leader. Successful players will need planning skills, economic savvy and - should those fail - military might.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (X360) Multiplayer Tournament Announced

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft and Best Buy announced an Xbox Live multiplayer tournament for Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter on the X360, from April 1 and continues through May 1. The two teams that make it to the finals will battle for the grand prize of a Dodge Caliber at the 2006 E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 11.

'Far Cry Instincts Predator' (X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 11:55 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.

'Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Composer Garry Schyman has created the original score for THQ's upcoming Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers. The score blends Middle Eastern instrumentation with additional orchestral sounds to deliver an authentic, immersive soundtrack that enhances the drama and emotional experience of the player's actions onscreen.

'Darkstar One' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DarkStar One delivers fast-paced action within a vast and authentic universe, spectacular graphics, freedom of choice, a gripping story and the power to save the federal galaxy from its nemesis!

'Coffee Break' - 8 Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Coffee break is a company life simulation with attitude. All your colleagues have different personalities and you must develop a good relationship with them all if you want to succeed in your different tasks.

Adults Play More VideoGames Than Teens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Consumer Electronics Association is reporting that roughly one-third of adult gamers spend 10 hours or more per week playing console or PC games compared to just 11 percent of teens, according to results from its online study surveying adults, and teens between the ages of 12-14.

'Samurai Champloo' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the hit television series running on Cartoon Network’s adult swim block, Samurai Champloo introduces a truly innovative fighting system that unleashes samurai hack-and-slash combos hinged on the hip hop soundtrack of the gamers’ choosing.

'Splinter Cell Essentials' (PSP) Sneaks Into Stores

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces that its PSP exclusive stealth/action game Splinter Cell Essentials is available in retail stores, offering a new and unique gaming experience with a storyline drawn from the highest-rated spy action series of all time.

'Silverfall' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KievGames' Silverfall is a fantasy style RPG using advanced 3D graphics and fascinating storyline Silverfall features large free roaming environments, 4 customizable and playable races, 150 monsters, single and multiplayer (coop and PvP), ragdoll effect, day/night cycle, particle effects and the latest shaders.

'Super Black Bass Fishing' Reels Into Retail

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco today announced they have shipped the first NDS fishing game Super Black Bass Fishing, utilizing the portable system's signature touch screen to reel in fish, trail lures and pull in the catch.

'Me and My Katamari' (PSP) Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai Games announced today that its PSP exclusive Me and My Katamari has shipped. Now fans of the award-winning Katamari franchise can roll-on-the-go with all of the same glorious gameplay, loveable characters and colorful graphics they've grown to adore.

'Power Of Destruction' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Power Of Destruction is an amusing 'old style' FPS, like 'Operation Wolf', made with an advanced 3D technology and a well-groomed gameplay.

'Kangaroo Round 2' (PSP/NGC/PS2) Hops Into Stores

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that Kao the Kangaroo Round 2, Tate Interactive's 3D platformer starring Kao the yellow kangaroo, has shipped to stores nationwide.

'City of Villains' To Support PhysX Accelerator

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

AGEIA Technologies today announced that City of Villains developer Cryptic Studios plans to supercharge the game's powers and effects for players whose PCs are equipped with Physics Accelerator add-in boards powered by the AGEIA PhysX processor.

Microsoft Promises 80 Xbox 360 Titles By June

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today provided details on the new games and entertainment experiences available to gamers this coming spring. The Xbox 360 games portfolio expands this spring with new next-generation titles from leading developers and publishers that cater to every genre, age, skill level and budget.

'Utopia City' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 8:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Utopia City is set in 2091 where a parallel virtual world, based on the real life town of Postville, begins to take on a life of its own and threatens normal life as it really is. This demo lets you check out a cinematic into and the bank mission.

'The Godfather' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Makes You A Retail Offer

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced The Godfather The Game videogame, based on Mario Puzo's novel and Francis Ford Coppola's movie trilogy, has shipped and is on store shelves today in North America and March 24th in Europe.

'Ice Age 2: The Meltdown' (ALL) Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra announced today that the video game Ice Age 2: The Meltdown, based on 20th Century Fox’s upcoming family film, is available at retailers nationwide.

'Multitheft Auto San Andreas' - v1.11 Patch & Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 5:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The MultiTheftAuto team released their popular Grand Theft Auto multiplayer mod, MTA: San Andreas. This v1.11 version makes various changes, fixes bugs and adds a bunch of new features.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience. This is the first game in the Medal of Honor series to be released on next generation platforms.

PC Preview - 'Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends'

by Dan Barrow on March 21, 2006 @ 4:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends promises to immerses players in a unique new fantasy world embroiled in an epic war between the forces of Magic and Technology. Gamers fight through towering cities, flame-swept deserts and brutal ice plains in battles filled with mystical creatures, devastating machines and incredible acts of magic.

Starforce Protection Scheme Auto Reboots Your PC

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 4:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Futuremark has discovered that Starforce installs a driver that runs at the highest level of access on the system, which gives it low level access to the PCs hardware and any drivers and processes. This driver runs regardless of whether the game runs, keeping an eye out for any suspicious activity such as attempting to copy a protected disc. If something suspicious is detected, it forces the PC to make an immediate reboot, regardless of any other applications running and whether or not the user has any unsaved work.

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Burnout Revenge'

by Thomas Leaf on March 21, 2006 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an all-new Revenge mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their frustrations on rush hour traffic.

'Lemmings' (PSP) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 4:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lemmings for the PSP re-creates the timeless formula of the Lemmings franchise and delivers a unique blend of nostalgic puzzle gameplay for all ages. SCEA announced today that it will release the PSP version of Team 17's Lemmings on May 23, 2006.

GarageGames Showing Its Latest Torque Technology

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Independent developer GarageGames is currently at the Game Developers Conference demonstrating new versions of its latest Torque technology, such as its Shader Engine, Game Builder and level Constructor.

'Heroes of Might and Magic V' - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode. Ubisoft content director Erwan Le Breton tells us more about his involvement in the new game.

Acclaim Signs Multi-year Massive Ads Agreement

by Rainier on March 21, 2006 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim and Massive Incorporated todah signed a multi-year partnership to bring multiple Acclaim titles into the Massive Network, starting with its free action-themed multiplayer online game BOTS.