Various Game Trailers #744

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 8:32 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:

  • Ubersoldier - Launch Trailer
  • Coffee Break - Trailer #3


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

CDV Signs Two MMO Titles

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 7:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV announced today that it has signed a two-publishing title agreement with Enlight to enter the MMO market. CDV has signed with Enlight to bring its MMO Imagine to Europe and North America, and in a second stage, the two companies will develop a new western-based MMO, scheduled for 2008.

Ubisoft Shuts Down Wolfpack Studios

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Merely a few days after the announcement that Shadowbane will be free for all to play, Ubisoft hands pink slips to all Wolfpack Studios employees and sends them packing. Reason for the closure is that Ubisoft is refocusing its efforts on the console market with the new fiscal year. Shadowbane launched 3 years ago as the first MMO to offer a Dynamic World Model, in which players' actions and decisions permanently change the history, politics and landscape of the game. What will happen to the actual game/servers is unknown at this point.

'Silent Hunter III: Seawolves' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 4:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hunter 3: Seawolves adds sixty new cities across Europe, North America and the Pacific, new campaigns & missions (22 sp, 4 mp), and plenty of other enhancements. This v1.01 patch updates campaign files and a few other tweaks.

'Quake 4' - v1.1 SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 4:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the v1.1 Win32/Linux SDK tools allowing the mod community to make their own content for Raven's FPS Quake 4.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.10 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 4:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released the German, French and UK versions of the new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.10 update adds weather effects, new armor, and a massive slew of bug and crash fixes, as well as balance tweaks.

'Will of Steel' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media/Tri Synergy have released the first patch for Gameyus' upcoming modern warfare tactical 3D RTS Will of Steel. This update brings your retail game to v1.21 and resolves more pathfinding and AI issues.

Tuesday March 28, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 2:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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:

'NFL Head Coach' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Cover Athlete Signed - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that World Champion Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Bill Cowher will be on the cover of NFL Head Coach, the first-ever 3D sports strategy game where you can experience the emotional rollercoaster of coaching with the most true-to-life and authentic sports strategy game ever created.

'Crysis' - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customisation of weapons and armour in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion. EA informed us that Crysis has been delayed from its original winter 2006 release to Q1 2007, most likely caused by the Windows Vista delay.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.22 Patch & Servers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 10:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released yet another new Battlefield 2 patch. This update brings your retail game to v1.22 and improves server stability, makes a few weapons tweaks, plugs a few exploits and fixes Lock on error on certain Oil towers.

'The Da Vinci Code' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Facts & Features

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

2K Games signed an exclusive worldwide agreement with Sony Pictures to publish and distribute current generation console video games based on the highly-anticipated The Da Vinci Code film by Oscar winning director Ron Howard, which is based on Dan Brown's best-selling novel.

'Quake 4' - v1.1 Patch No Longer Available

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the final v1.1 patch for Raven's FPS Quake 4, which addresses issues and adds gameplay elements throughout both single and multiplayer, voice chat in multiplayer, a forcemodel option, a one-minute warning for tournament matches, fixed pure server auto-downloading, HTT support, smooth stairjumping and four new professionally made multiplayer maps.

'Savage 2: A Tortured Soul' Will Be Free To Play Offline

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

S2 Games announced today that Savage 2: A Tortured Soul will be available anywhere, anytime, and on any computer for free. Gamers worldwide will be able to "sample" Savage 2 on any local area network and will be able to play the AI/practice mode along with the game's included tutorial via the no charge access.

'Emergency 4' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Emergency 4 you can either play the 20 mission campaign or choose to try the randomly generated missions. Emergency 4 will feature realistic physics (walls collapsing, fire spreading), simplified controls, as well as a multiplayer mode.

PlayLogic Signs Red Bull Game Development License

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Playlogic today announced the signing of a worldwide licensing agreement with Red Bull for the publishing and production of a break dance video game. The game is based on the 'Red Bull BC One Event,' will be produced for various platforms, and will be released in 2007.

'World of Warcraft' - US v1.10 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released the North American version of the new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.10 update adds weather effects, new armor, and a massive slew of bug and crash fixes, as well as balance tweaks.

'Beowulf' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 5:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4HEAD Studios, known for The Guild series, have joined forces with 3D-IO to work on the next-generation console game Beowulf, a combat-driven action adventure game set in the realms of Nordic mythology.

'Earache Extreme Metal Racing' (PSP/PS2/PC) - 74 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Teenage Goth-Metal girl designs extreme metal racing video game based in Hell…. Earache Extreme Metal Racing will feature ten evil Earache racing teams burning a lot more than rubber through hell and other wastelands.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!' - Euro Update Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 5:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked! the park guests will catch rays and ride the waves on more than fifty new rides and coasters including super- splash flume rides, massive water slides, wave pools and more. Atari has released a patch for RCT3 Soaked! bringing it in line with the recent Wild! expansion pack, including some features like custom billboards and tunnels etc, as well as optimizing RCT3's first expansion pack.

Shareholders Suing Majesco

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a filing with the SEC, it was revealed that the Trinad Group wants to buy more shares in Majesco, and requests that two of its officers (Jessie and Joey Sutton) immediately resign or be removed from office. The filing also mentions that the Trinad Group is filing a lawsuit against the company and several current and former directors and officers for breaching their fiduciary duties while managing business affairs, engaged in self-dealing transactions to further their personal interests, usurped corporate opportunities, mismanaged and wasted the company's assets and used poor judgment in appointing certain officers.

'Let's Make A Soccer Team!' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Europe is bringing the Japanese PS2 exclusive football management game, Let's Make a Soccer Team! to Europe. 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!

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Winback 2: Project Poseidon'

by Kenny Bartlett on March 28, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords' - v1.1 Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 2:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations II takes place in the distant future, when mankind has become a space-faring civilization and must contend with other extraterrestrial powers for domination of the galaxy.

'2006 FIFA World Cup' (ALL) - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 2:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

2006 FIFA World Cup will feature stunning visual representations of the world's superstar players, 12 official stadiums that will be used at 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany and stadiums from each qualifying region. Gamers will be able to play as their favorite team from qualification right through to a virtual reproduction of the tournament in Germany. EA's Joe Nickolls gives us more details about what to expect and what's new...

PC Review - 'Dungeon Lords Collector's Edition'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 28, 2006 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Dungeon Lords Collector's Edition includes all of the latest updates as well as new quests, rare items to collect, spells, effects, monsters, areas to explore and amazing new heraldries and character customizations.

'MotoGP '06' (X360) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2006 @ 1:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MotoGP '06 on Xbox 360 takes all the traditions of its three Xbox predecessors and re-launches the franchise on next gen. Visual effects surpassing anything seen before on any race game regardless of genre will be met with new tracks, bike models, refined handling and Live functionality making this a truly fresh and aspirational title even for fans of the series.