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'Tomb Raider: Legend' (ALL) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 5:42 p.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.

'StarCraft: Ghost' (PS2/Xbox) Cancelled But Goes Next-Gen

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 5:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced plans to focus the company's console-development efforts on the next generation of console platforms. As part of this shift in focus, Blizzard will indefinitely postpone production on StarCraft: Ghost while evaluating opportunities for utilizing the additional power of the new and upcoming console systems.

Various Game Trailers #740

by Judy on March 24, 2006 @ 5:18 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:

  • Commandos Strike Force [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Dev Diary #3
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat - Xbox vs. X360 Trailer


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

'Let's Make A Soccer Team!' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 4:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Europe today announced the release of the European version of the Japanese PS2 exclusive football management game, Let's Make a Soccer Team! The game offers a unique football management experience allowing you to create, build and control every aspect of your own football club in the real football world!

'Mazes of Fate' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 4:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Graffiti Entertainment announced today that they have signed an agreement with Sabarasa Entertainment for publishing rights to its GBA exclusive RPG Mazes of Fate.

Graffiti Entertainment Becomes Official Nintendo Licensed Developer

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Graffiti Entertainment today announced that they have been named an official Nintendo Licensed Developer, joining their current Xbox and Xbox 360 developer license. Graffiti Entertainment is working on the release of numerous, yet unannounced, game titles for 2006.

'Major League Baseball 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Ahead of Schedule

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Originally scheduled for release April 11th, 2K Sports announced today that Major League Baseball 2K6 will be available in time for opening day and will ship on April 3rd instead. Major League Baseball 2K6 showcases standard-setting features, stunning graphics, unparalleled gameplay and online play.

'Gothic III' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 2:06 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. If you haven't yet, also check out yesterday's batch.

'Far Cry Instincts Predator' (X360) and 'Evolution' (Xbox) Go Gold

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Far Cry Instincts Predator for the Xbox 360 and Far Cry Instincts Evolution for the Xbox are now gold and will be on store shelves March 30, 2006.

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth II' - v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As promised, EA has released a new patch for its 3D RTS sequel The Battle for Middle-Earth 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.02 and fixes a lobby crashes, 2 desyncs, rank issue fixed and tournament reporting bug. Read more for download links ...

'The Guild 2' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Guild 2 will be a combination of unique sweeping role-play and a fascinating life-simulation, conjuring the medieval life anew on your PC. As in the successful predecessor Europa 1400: The Guild and the subsequent expansion pack, the newest development by 4HeadStudios awakes the 14th century to a new life.

North American 'Keepsake' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that Keepsake has gone gold. Developed by Wicked Studios, this epic tale of mystery, fantasy, and friendship will take you deep into a world of beauty and boundless imagination.

'Desperate Housewives' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 11:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games today announced it will publish a lifestyle simulation game based on the popular TV series Desperate Housewives, in which the players take on the role of a new housewife who moves into Wisteria Lane and unlocks the delicious scandals hidden in the seemingly perfect neighborhood.

'Power Of Destruction' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 11:40 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.

'Puppy Luv' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Puppy Luv is the perfect pet, no need to take him outside in the rain. He won't break anything or leave you little surprises around the house. Puppy Luv features real-time attributes that change depending on the dog’s mood. This demo allows you to try the game for 60 minutes ...

LucasArts Debunks 'Star Wars Galaxies' Rumors

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Several websites are passing along spurious internet rumors regarding Star Wars Galaxies, but LucasArts sent out notice earlier today saying these rumors are completely untrue. LucasArts and SOE have no plans to "sunset" Star Wars Galaxies. The two companies will continue to work together as partners in making Star Wars Galaxies the ultimate online Star Wars experience.

'War Front: Turning Point' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War Front: Turning Point explores an alternate World War II, one in which Hitler is assassinated in the early days. This new timeline includes more than just new leadership. Players will take command of experimental weapons, prototype vehicles and units rarely seen in strategy games in an attempt to alter or secure the historical outcome of World War II.

'2006 FIFA World Cup' (ALL) Cover Athletes Signed

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:53 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. EA today revealed the superstar players who will be featured on the front packs of the 2006 FIFA World Cup video game around the world.

'Coffee Break' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:44 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.

NCsoft Opens Up Shop In China

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft announced the opening of NCsoft China, a result of NCsoft’s acquisition of a 51 percent equity stake in NC Sina, a joint venture formed by NCsoft and Sina.com in 2003. NCsoft China will strengthen the company’s content development and publishing power in the ever-growing Chinese game market.

'Back to Gaya: The Adventures of Zino and Boo' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gaya is the paradise setting of an animated tv show, in which Boo and Zino as a rule win the quarrels with the nasty Snurks. But one day the mad professor N. Icely wants to bring disaster on Gaya through abducting the Dalamite into reality.

'Fuel' (Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FUEL is the motor-head's action-thinking, vehicular marathon. In this adrenaline filled, present-day racing game you choose between one of eight characters, adapting your game play to their unique strengths and weaknesses.

'Guild Wars: Factions' Preview Event Underway

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Join us the weekend of March 24th for the Factions Preview Event! This will be your first chance to visit the breathtaking continent of Cantha, the newest world of the Guild Wars saga. During the event, you will get the chance to play roleplaying and player-versus-player characters, and to pursue a variety of gameplay options, including story missions, competitive missions, and a new form of PvP called alliance battles!

'Crackdown' (X360) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crackdown pushes the action-driving hybrid genre into the next generation with the introduction of the first-ever truly 3-dimensional persistent playground, highly innovative co-op gameplay and an extensive prop interaction system all while taking place in a massive and highly-stylized urban center.

The End of An Era, Sony No Longer Manufacturing PlayStation

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 4:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After more than a decade, Sony has finally decided to pull the plug on manufacturing the original PlayStation console. With the PS2 still in full swing and its successor due later this year, Sony revealed at the GDC that it's time to close the curtain on its 100 million unit selling PSOne. People still interested in buying this dinosaur do not have to worry; there are still plenty of units in circulation, which are being sold all over the world.

'Far Cry Instincts Predator' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 3:38 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.

'City Life' - French Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 3:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. Monte Cristo has released a fully French demo allowing you to try out 1 scenario in two environments.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter'

by Thomas Leaf on March 24, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, you embody Captain Scott Mitchell and 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.

'EverQuest II' Gets Live Update #21

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 2:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This latest enhancement to SOE's online role-playing game includes a special in-game reward for owners of the recently released expansion pack Kingdom of Sky, increased experience for high level players combat upgrades for select classes, and new merchant items in Norrath.

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice.

NDS Review - 'Super Monkey Ball Touch & Roll'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 24, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Aiai, MeeMee, GonGon, and Baby are back in true classic Super Monkey Ball style, in SEGA's NDS exclusive Super Monkey Ball Touch & Roll, with all-new gameplay control using the Nintendo DS stylus and wireless multiplayer modes!

'Daemonica' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Daemonica is an intriguing 3D interactive murder mystery that offers everything that adventure gamers appreciate - immersive storyline with unexpected twists, extensive dialogues with believable characters, puzzles and both mandatory and optional quests.

'Tekken: Dark Resurrection' (PSP) Fight Modes Revealed

by Rainier on March 24, 2006 @ 1:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tekken: Dark Resurrection takes all the top elements from the latest arcade version and introduces a host of new, PSP-exclusive features to deliver great mobile gaming.