American McGee Presents: Bad Day L.A., a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist. Set in modern day Los Angeles, Bad Day L.A. combines a fantastical art style, groundbreaking collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience.
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Republik Games announced today that it had not completed an anticipated round of equity financing and as a result, is suspending production on its flagship game, Spend the Night.
The Blood Magic is an original 3rd person perspective RPG where the weapon of choice is magic. In this game, the player controls an Unlikely Hero in an ambitious search through many hostile environments looking for Modo, the ethereal being bent on destroying the world.
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:
- Paradise - Trailer #3
- Tomb Raider: Legend - Trailer (4)
- Far Cry Instincts Predator [X360] - Launch Trailer
- Armed Assault - Russian Gameplay Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
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. This demo allows you to try out the Bolivia mission.
Daemonica is an intriguing 3D interactive murder mystery that offers an immersive storyline with unexpected twists, extensive dialogues with believable characters, puzzles and both mandatory and optional quests. This demo allows you to play for 60 minutes, but includes all content, so you can unlock the full game afterwards.
"While there have been numerous rumors about Final Fantasy XIII, Square Enix has never released any information about the title. The recent online article stating that the title will be exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and shown at E3 is not based on any official information obtained by us. I hope readers will remember April Fool’s day is tomorrow and many Print and Online outlets pull pranks every year, before they get their hopes crushed by a joke."
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.
Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter with a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, where you bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Frogster has released the v1.2 Win32 dedicated server supporting gamespy, 32 players, maprotation, auto balance and serveral other features.
Building upon Monster Hunter and Monster Hunter G (Japanese release only), which were originally released on the PS2, Monster Hunter Freedom is the ultimate package, including new missions, additional features and content adapted for the PSP system.
Runestone Game Development, developers of the upcoming MMORPG Seed, and WarCry are having a dev chat, which will take place on the WarCry IRC network Tuesday the 4th at 3:00 p.m. EST (GMT-5) or 8:00 p.m. GMT. You can participate by connecting to irc.warcry.com, and joining the moderated room #seedchat. Before, during and after the chat you can talk openly with other attendees at #warcry.
War Front: Turning Point explores an alternate World War II, one in which Hitler is assassinated in the early days. You 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.
With the new baseball season just hours away, Sports Interactive announced that their latest masterpiece, Out of the Park Baseball 2006, will be released on May 31st.
Originally released back in the '80s, Hudson Soft's Bomberman has been a classic ever since, with only minor changes made to the formula in subsequent iterations. Now Hudson is going to throw it all overboard and breathe new life into the franchise by bringing it to the X360, with multiplayer support and even a first-person view mode.
Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday is a stand-alone expansion pack for their strategy title Hearts of Iron II. The expansion will include the original game and boasts a World War III scenario, a complete scenario editor as well as an extended time line. Paradox has released a demo allowing you to try out the game for 3 hours.
Players journey to the land of Aio, a world embroiled in an epic battle between Magic and Technology. Gamers wage wars filled with mystic creatures, impossible machines and stunning acts of magic.
According to the latest issue of Japanese mag Famitsu Namco is even further delaying the release of its Unreal Engine 3 powered action game Frame City Killer. Originally scheduled as an Xbox 360 launch window title, it first got bumped to February and now it's listed as an ambiguous 2006 title.
Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.
Another Friday, 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:
- NBA Ballers: Phenom (PS2/Xbox)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details...
GTI Racing uniquely blends a realistic and highly detailed car physics simulation with the pure fun of driving. Techland has released a singleplayer demo allowing you to try out 3 cars (Golf I, Golf V and New Beetle RSI), with possibility of racing against AI opponents in one of 5 modes on 3 different tracks.
Paradox Interactive announced today that the latest addition to their award-winning strategy portfolio, Hearts of Iron 2: Doomsday, has gone gold.
Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.
Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings. This demo allows you to play four days as one of the 3 available characters.
Rampage: Total Destruction reinvents the classic arcade series and offers up a wide array of playable monsters that have the ability to perform unique combo attacks and individual super moves. Rampage: Total Destruction unleashes the chaos like never before with new levels of destruction, and an interactive 3D environment.
iEntertainment Network announced today that its MMORPG Legend of Mir 3 launches a brand new Episode of Legend of Mir 3, Unlimited Bloody Battle!, with new quests, new maps, and new minigames as the game goes live for Online Play on April 3, 2006!
Fireglow team is now developing a next generation game engine (codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine, which now is officially named 'Sudden Strike III: Arms For Victory'. Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.
Alten8 announced it has signed a deal with P.M. STUDIOS to publish Etrom : The Astral Essence in most European countries. Etrom is a 3D Action-RPG game has a Deep and involving Storyline set in a dark, futuristic, "neo-gothic" world where technology and a fantasy Middle Ages collide.
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.
Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg adds tons of new features including many player submitted suggestions. Bigger, better and expandable, Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg is an evolutionary, as well as revolutionary, new grand strategy game.
Ubisoft's Xbox 360-exclusive Over G Fighters is the only modern jet fighter game to deliver intense and exciting aerial combat showcasing the awesome power of modern aircrafts on the X360.
A new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Undercover Mystery Shopper released today shows dramatic improvement in retail enforcement of computer and video game ratings over the past five years, a result applauded by video game retailers trade group Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA).
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.
by Rainier on March 31, 2006 @ 1:06 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. Composer Rob King tells us about his experience to work with Ubisoft on HOMM V.
by Keith Durocher on March 31, 2006 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Liquidator is action packed and appeals to gamers that enjoy first person shooters, as well as those that enjoy action adventure games with RPG elements. The game features massive shooting sequences and action elements.
by Joe Keiser on March 31, 2006 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Shadow Hearts: From The New World takes place in the US during the Great Depression. With an improved Judgment Ring System, a gripping and inspirational storyline, players can expect to run into a unique set of characters at famous, real-world locations including Chicago, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and New York.