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Konami Europe Bundles 'Silent Hill' (PS2) Titles

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 9:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As cinema-goers await Christophe Gans' big screen interpretation of Silent Hill, Konami of Europe announced it is to release The Silent Hill Collection, a special limited box-set featuring the three PlayStation 2 games that inspired the new movie.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 6:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

Various Game Trailers #745

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 4:19 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 2: Modern Combat [X360] - Beach Party Trailer
  • Urban Chaos: Riot Response [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends - Trailer #6
  • Rogue Trooper [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Stoked Rider ft. Tommy Brunner - Trailer #3


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

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 4:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems as if Lara Croft has acquired the Midas touch, because her latest game Tomb Raider: Legend has officially Gone Gold and is ready for production! 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.

'Panzer Elite Action' - v1.1 Multiplayer Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 4:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Koch Media/JoWood has released a small patch for Zootfly's Panzer Elite Action multiplayer demo. This small v1.1 patch addresses various complaints and suggestions from the community, although details are not available at this point.

'CellFactor' (X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CellFactor is a FPS set in a warfare industrial atmosphere. As the plot develops, you'll gain access to other two main characters as well, each one with distinctive singularities in the game play. You'll count with a great amount of traditional and experimental weapons, and even your character will get more powerful as the game goes along.

'Bowl Bound College Football' - v1.1 Update Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 3:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grab your playbook and prepare to challenge your football knowledge in Bowl Bound College Football, featuring an in-depth recruiting process, an intuitive, streamlined interface, and the most thorough AI to meet sport management sims. This v1.1 patch adds a player editor, various menu options, and a bunch of fixes and tweaks.

'Bone: The Great Cow Race' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Great Cow Race is the continuation of Bone: Out from Boneville, and will feature more quirky and colorful characters, as well as a deeper story.

'Neverwinter Nights 2' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 1:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Originally developed by BioWare, Neverwinter Nights has set a new standard in the role-playing genre with a deep and engrossing storyline; immersive character development; stunning graphics; and, an expansive multiplayer experience like none other. Atari has launched the official Neverwinter Nights 2 website, featuring screens, community forum, game info and more ...

'Scarface: The World is Yours' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 12:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Scarface, developed by Radical Games, is a third person action shooter now coming for the first time to game consoles & PC worldwide. In a complex world filled with excess and greed, players can take the role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film.

'Stranger' - Developer Diary #2

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 12:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stranger is a real-time strategy game, with elements of role playing games set in a world, split in two parts, surface and a subterranean one, which are in a tenuous balance. Fireglow Games gives us more details about the game's heroes and their abilities...

'The King of Fighters 2006' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SNK announced The King of Fighters 2006, previously known as Maximum Impact 2, an original 3D fighting game designed specifically for home consoles, and produced by noted artist and designer, Falcoon.

Wednesday March 29, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Another Wednesday, 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:

Use Of ESRB Video Game Ratings On The Rise

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 10:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A study by the ESRB measuring parental awareness and use of the ratings for computer and video games indicates that 83% of American parents of children who play video games are aware of the ESRB ratings, and 74% use them regularly when buying games for their families.

'Inhabited Island' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In less than a year the world of Strugatsky brothers' bestseller "Inhabited Island" will shake the gaming community in explosive turn-based strategy by Wargaming.net and Akella.

'Legendo's Dracula Twins' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Legendo Entertainment announced its new platform action title for the PC, Legendo's Dracula Twins. Poor old Count Dracula has been kidnapped by a wicked inventor - the dreadful Dr. Lifelust – who wants to live forever and plans to use vampire blood to create an elixir of life!

'Europa Universalis III' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy, characterized by immense depth and historical content that charge its challenging gameplay with incredible replayability value.

'War on Terror' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 8:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Silver and Monte Cristo announced today that Digital Reality's RTS has gone gold in Germany. War on Terror is a modern combat RTS game, set against the background of today's greatest threat to world peace – terrorism! Forces clash in believable scenarios, set within real locations across the globe.

'Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner' Goes Gold - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner' is an action-freesports game for PC, the first freeride snowboarding game inspired by Alaska's impressive peaks, presented in a unique 3D cel-shaded graphical style. This demo allows you to check out a limited area of the 64 square kilometer mountain.

'Broken Sword: The Angel of Death' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Broken Sword: The Angel of Death, gamers once again take the role of unwitting hero George Stobbart as he investigates dark secrets from a long-forgotten history.

'Stacked with Daniel Negreanu' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) Multiplatform Interoperability

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Myelin Media today announced that its Texas Hold 'Em game, Stacked with Daniel Negreanu will feature interoperability between the PS2 and PSP, allowing you to play continue a single-player game, or multiplayer, cross-platform.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'State of War: Warmonger' Coming To The UK - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

State of War: Warmonger is a sequel to original real time strategy State of War. It was designed as a stand alone version. Warmonger includes 16 bright new missions in which 11 are singleplayer and 5 multiplayer.

'The Matrix Online' Combat Revision 2.0 Launched

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combat Revision 2.0 is designed to take The Matrix Online combat experience to a next level of excitement. A modified player-interface, the ability to see who is going to take damage and whether a special attack succeeds or fails without having to look away from the on-screen action, etc. Read more for details ...

'Crysis' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion. In case yesterday's batch wasn't enough, here are a few more ...

'Fire Department 3' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fire Department 3 takes the accurate portrayal of the fire fighter's realm to the next level thanks to a new technological platform that allows for an incomparably rich and realistic game experience.

PS2 Review - '25 To Life'

by Geson Hatchett on March 29, 2006 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

25 to Life is the game the streets have been waiting for. Play as either cops or gangsters, in this urban-based third person shooter. The game delivers intense online gameplay for up to 16 players, as well as a rich single player experience.

PSP Review - 'Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror'

by Agustin on March 29, 2006 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror will not only see the return of Gabe Logan, but also Theresa, Lipan and Lian Xing. The PSP version will allow you to give commands to the rest of your team a la SOCOM, and a multiplayer wi-fi mode is also par of the new features.

'ANACONDA Adventure Day' Details

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The ANACONDA Adventure Day will take place on April 20, 2006, from 6pm to 9pm (CET) fans and top adventure designers will meet on the ANACONDA forums to discuss the genre and their upcoming games. So far confirmed participants include Benoît Sokal (White Bird Productions), Martin Ganteföhr (House of Tales), Wael Amr (Frogwares), Martin Malik (Future Games) and Harald Riegler (Sproing).

'B-Boy' (PSP/PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2006 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

B-Boy uses a dynamically controlled fighting system to help you battle the best b-boys on the planet. Over the course of an in-depth "B-Boy Life" mode, players build up a crew and battle against real-life superstar b-boys including legendary and original b-boy in-game host Crazy Legs.