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'Far Cry Instincts Evolution' (Xbox) Multiplayer Modes Revealed

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 6:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts Evolution will introduce players to an entirely new story, characters and game features that reflect and improve upon the critically acclaimed elements of the first title. FCI Evolution has 5 multiplayer modes + 1 Map Editor.

Various Game Trailers #724

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 6:41 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 :

  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter [ALL] - Release Trailer
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat [X360] - Trailer (2)
  • Tomb Raider: Legend - Amanda Evert Trailer
  • Pursuit Force [PSP] - Chases Trailer


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

'Serious Sam II' - v2.068 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games has released a new patch for Croteam's Serious Sam II. This update brings your retail game to v2.068 and adds deathmatch multiplayer mode, player banning by ip, and various other multiplayer features. Read more for download links ...

'Legion Arena: Cult of Mithras' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cult of Mithras is a downloadable add-on for Legion Arena. It allows players to take their armies on new adventures into a new world, fighting against old enemies and new mythological beasts. Slitherine has released a demo for the Legion Arena expansion pack, and requires you to have the full original game installed to work.

'Super Monkey Ball Adventure' (PSP/NGC/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 3:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Monkey Ball Adventure is an all-new narrative driven and platform based style of gameplay, along with brand new Monkey Ball abilities and a bunch of fresh new characters, adding 50 new and original puzzles to this new and exciting gaming experience.

Bigfoot Networks Receives Investment to Accelerate Online Games

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 3:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bigfoot Networks will bring to market the world’s first Gaming Network Accelerator card, which will allow online gamers to play their favorite games with less lag. Lag is the number one problem in online video games today, and Bigfoot Networks is the only company in the world whose sole mission is to fight lag.

'Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams' (PS2) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is situated in 1598 and will have several new features and additions over previous titles, such as a new camera system, updated graphics and optimized gameplay mechanics.

'Xpand Rally Xtreme' Announced

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 3:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xpand Rally Xtreme will contain similar content to the original Xpand Rally but in totally xtreme variation. In game, apart from well known rally cars, gamers will find super-fast GT vehicles, DTR group buggies, off-road 4x4 cars and Monster Trucks group trucks.

'Disciples II: Dark Prophecy' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Disciples II: Dark Prophecy returns gamers to the magical realm of the Sacred Lands where four races - the Empire, the Mountain Clans, the Legions of the Damned and the Undead Hordes - continue the battle for the destiny of their Gods.

Unlock NBA star Rafer Alston in 'AND 1 Streetball' (PS2/Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft's AND 1 Streetball will feature NBA star Rafer Alston, currently with the Houston Rockets, as the unlockable player "Skip to My Lou." Considered one of the best streetball players of all time, Alston achieved his legend status on the hallowed grounds of Holcombe Rucker Park.

'Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth' Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks announced today that the its survival horror game, Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth for the PC will ship to North American stores the week of March 27th, while Ubisoft will release it in Europe starting March 24th 2006.

CDV and Digital Reality Collaborating on Next-Gen Console Titles

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV and developer Digital Reality have today announced the formation of a new studio with the express goal of creating top-tier strategy titles for next-generation consoles and handhelds. The new company will operate under the name WHIZ Software Kft. The studio's first title is expected to ship in Q4 2007, more details coming soon ...

'Rainbow Six Vegas' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft officially announced that it is developing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas for PC, next- and current-gen consoles. Scheduled for an Autumn 2006 release and developed by Ubisoft’s Montreal studio, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas is the fifth iteration of the Rainbow Six tactical shooter franchise.

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are systematically eliminated in a series of hits, it seems a larger, more powerful agency has entered the fray. For Agent 47 it's business as usual, until suddenly he loses contact with The ICA. Sensing that he may be the next target, he travels to America, where he prepares to make a killing.

E3Expo Is Sold Out

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The E3Expo has sold out of exhibit space for 2006, having sold more than 540,000 net square feet of space covering all five exhibit halls at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The 2006 E3Expo will host more than 400 exhibitors covering space equivalent to 4,650 Olympic swimming pools.

'Table Tennis' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced today Table Tennis for Xbox 360, developed by Rockstar San Diego, the creative house behind the Midnight Club racing series.

'Dynasty Warriors 2nd Evolution' (PSP) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 2nd Evolution, a battle/strategy game based on a novel of Ancient China, ups the ante with over 300 generals, a ton more stages, and a path branching system, 16:9 widescreens and 4 player wifi. All new will be the horse customization allowing you to personalize your ride with items you win in the game.

'Act of War: High Treason' Demo Coming March 9th

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced today that it will be releasing a demo for Eugene Systems' 3D RTS Act of War: High this Thursday 9 March. Build a navy, employ mercenaries and bathe in the glow of Eugen Sytems incredible graphical enhancements, as Atari's Act of War: High Treason takes RTS gaming to the next level. The standalone demo is localised in English, French, German and Italian and comprises one solo map and two multiplayer maps (including one naval map). We will of course have the demo available on our fileserver network.

THQ Expands and Acquires Juice Games

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced it has expanded its global studio system by acquiring its first European-based development studio, Juice Games, which recently developed Juiced, a racing game for consoles and Pc, and is currently working on a PSP version Juiced: Eliminator.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heroes of Annihilated Empires offers an extraordinary blend of RTS and RPG gameplay, challenging gamers to create a powerful leader and a dominant military force through battle, diplomacy and treachery in a rich fantasy world.

'Family Guy' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games and 20th Century Fox announced today an exclusive agreement to develop and publish "some freakin' sweet" video games based on the hit television series Family Guy. Working closely with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, 2K Games will bring the hilarious world of Peter, Brian, the tyrannical tyke Stewie and all of Quahog, Rhode Island to current generation consoles this autumn.

'War World: Tactical Combat' Now Available

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War World: Tactical Combat was released worldwide today by developer Third Wave Games to coincide with Lighthouse Interactive's launch of the boxed copy of the game in Europe. War World is the battleground where ancient enemies must settle age old conflicts through clashes of mechanized warriors in a unique combination of all-out action and active strategy.

'Star Wolves 2' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wolves 2 is a 3D space RPG with strategy elements, thrusting players into a world of freelance space hunters in the XXI-XXII Century A.D. Xbow Software is working on the sequel which is scheduled for release Q1 2006.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 3:48 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.

'Space Empires IV Deluxe' - v1.95 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Space Empires IV the gamer rule the entire universe. A Galactic Emperor must discover new planets to colonize, encourage scientific discovery and economic development, and put down the occasional rebellion. Strategy First has released a new patch for Space Empires IV Gold or SE4 Standard, or digital downloaded to v1.95.

'Driver: Parallel Lines' (PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today revealed details about the soundtrack to its forthcoming Hollywood-style action-driving game Driver: Parallel Lines. Alongside over 70 licensed tracks which bridge the two gameplay eras, Atari have secured the services of a number of exceptional world-renowned artists from the worlds of hip hop, punk rock and dance to produce brand new music exclusively for Driver: Parallel Lines.

PC Preview - 'UberSoldier'

by Keith Durocher on March 6, 2006 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

UberSoldier is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world.

'Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2006 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take on the role of the bounty hunter John Cooper and experience in a thrilling Western story with surprising turns, how he apprehends the nasty scoundrel Dillon with the help of his friends known from the first part. With gameplay based around its predecessor, Spellbound have managed to create brand new tactical possibilities in a beautiful 3D environment.

PSP Review - 'Pinball Hall of Fame'

by Thomas Wilde on March 6, 2006 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Pinball Hall of Fame for the PSP features a compilation of 11 of Gottlieb's greatest tables recreated in a 3D environment, authentic visuals and sound effects takes players back in time to when pinball machines ruled the arcades.