Various Game Trailers #759

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 11:22 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • X-Men: The Official Game [ALL] - Wolverine Trailer
  • Over the Hedge [ALL] - Trailer #3


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

'Call of Duty 2' - v1.2a Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Icculus has released the dedicated linux server files for Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 2 to go with last week's Win32 patch. Read more for download links ...

'Armed Assault' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brought to you by Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint, Armed Assault will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Power Stone Collection' (PSP) - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Power Stone Collection is a compilation including enhanced versions of Power Stone 1 and 2, originally released for the Sega Dreamcast and arcades. These fast and furious 3D brawlers put a new spin on "last man standing" as characters take each other on in frenzied match ups amidst fully interactive environments.

'Legend of Ares' Revealed

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the world of Legend of Ares, the actions of our players play a major role in the story of the entire game. Through the format of the Trinity system (rank, war, trade), a player can significantly affect the world around him by hunting, warring, trading, and questing (thanks Blues). MGame also announced that sign ups for the Legend of Ares's closed beta will start on April 24th.

'Paradise' World Update #2 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradise is an adventure game which immerses the player in the heart of Africa, at once eternal and terribly contemporary. The first in a series of updates, Benoit Sokal tells us more about the 'Baobab Village.'

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The beloved armored Arthur, with his renowned boxers in tow, charges onto the portable gaming scene as Capcom today announced Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins, an exciting side-scrolling action adventure game for the PSP.

'Chromehounds' (X360) - 35 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chromehounds is a squad-based action title puts gamers in control of giant mechanized military weapons of war. With a strong focus on cooperative and competitive online gameplay, the game is sure to satisfy players looking for a deep, involving Xbox Live experience.

'Dungeon Runners' Closed Beta Is Almost Here!

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCSoft announced today that it accepting sign-ups for the Dungeon Runners closed beta test. Dungeon Runners is a fast paced, action RPG experience where you take on the role of a brave hero and explore dangerous dungeons, battle ferocious monsters, and discover unique items!

'Dead Rising' (X360) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising is survival horror game, in which you play Frank West, a freelance photographer who has made his way to an idyllic suburban town to get his hands on the scoop. He soon discovers that the town has been overrun with zombies, and while fighting off hordes of gruesome zombies, you have to discover the cause of the disturbing outbreak.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) Update On Xbox Live

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Gotham Racing 3 fans who connect to Xbox Live today will get a nice little surprise as Microsoft and Bizarre have released an auto update adding various new features and fixes to the racing game. Read more for details ...

'Back to Gaya: The Adventures of Zino and Boo' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | 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.

Jack Thompson Sues Florida Bar Association For Harassment

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The North Country Gazette is reporting that Jack Thompson has filed a harassment suit with the U.S. District Court of Southeastern Florida against the Florida Bar, of which he is a member. Said suit claims that the Bar is harassing Mr. Thompson for over a year and a half by investigating baseless complaints filed against him by disgruntled adversaries, in particular lawyers representing Take2/Rock* and Howard Stern. Mr. Thompson feels his constitutional rights have been violated and is seeking one million dollars for damages.

'Rampage: Total Destruction' (NGC/PS2) Monster Bios #6 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Savage 2: A Tortured Soul' Beta Test Sign-ups Extended

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games announced today that it is extending the sign-up date for gamers wishing to be a part of their closed beta process for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, to June 1, 2006. Previously, customers who wished to be a part of the beta phase needed to pre-order the game by April 15, 2006.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded.

'Elveon' (X360/PC) To Use SpeedTree

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle Studios Slovakia announced that it will be using SpeedTree for its new project Elveon. The design of nature itself with its living environment and especially the trees are very important for the enthralling atmosphere. Elveon leads the gamer through the heroic history of the Elvish civilization, with fascinating graphics and innovative combat system.

'Disciples III: Renaissance' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Akella are pleased to announce the signing of a cooperative deal for the development and worldwide publication of Disciples III: Renaissance, the next game in Strategy First’s famous Disciples franchise.

'Act of War: High Treason' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Act of War: High Treason is an expansion pack for the near-future, geopolitical techno-thriller RTS, Act of War: Direct Action. Atari has released the first patch adding mod tools, performance improvement (including support for low end machines), improved path finding, units balancing and about a dozen bug and crash fixes.

'Refuse: Home, Sweep Home!' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Refuse. Home, Sweep Home! is a 3D third-person tactical shooter about a confrontation between two groups of the toy soldiers with brand new types of weapon, where you fall into the small world of toys, and see all things by the "toy-eye." This English demo allows you to try two missions.

'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance' (ALL) Revealed

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest GameInformer issue has the first details on the next title in the X-Men Legends franchise. Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, developed by Raven Software and story was written by C.B. Cebulski, will allow you to play not only as X-Men but more than 20 characters from the entire Marvel universe such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, Thor, Dr. Strange, Ghost Rider, Silver Surfer and Elektra. The game will appear on current- and next-gen consoles and use the latest features, such as self-shadowing.

'God Hand' (PS2) - 10 New SCreens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Clover Studios is finishing up Okami, it is already at work on its next project, God Hand, spearheaded by Shinji Mikami and Atsushi Inaba, known for working on franchises such as Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe, Resident Evil, and Phoenix Wright. While details about God Hand are not available at this time, we do have the first official screens ...

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PS2) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before GTA 3 and our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Originally scheduled for release on April 28, 2006, Rockstar has announced it is first concentrating on Table Tennis, which is due end of May.

'Glory of the Roman Empire' - 5 Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Check the freshly launched official website, or read more for new screens ...

'Sphere: Dreamland' Announced

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While the original Sphere title is not available anywhere outside Russia, Nikita today announces Sphere: Dreamland, a new add-on offering users new opportunities, a new continent, monsters, an entire system of islands that the player can purchase, updated graphics, etc..

'2006 FIFA World Cup' (ALL) - 62 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'X-Men: The Official Game'

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

X-Men: The Official Game ties in with the upcoming movie X-Men: The Last Stand and provides the backstory. The new X-Men game, written by screenwriter Zak Penn and comic book writer Chris Claremont, lets you play as either Wolverine, Nightcrawler, or Iceman.

'Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception' (PSP) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japanese magazine Famitsu revealed that Namco is working on a PSP port for its long running arcade flight game Ace Combat. While little details are known at this point, Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception will feature a limited amount of flyable planes such as F/A-18 Hornet, Su-27 and the MiG-29, and the same group of countries are still waging war.

'Urban Chaos: Riot Response' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 14, 2006 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Urban Chaos: Riot Response, previously known as Zero Tolerance, is a high velocity, first person shooter where the player confronts real terror in an American city.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires'

by Thomas Leaf on April 14, 2006 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires, the armies of the kingdom are at your command! The player's ultimate goal is to conquer the 25 regions of Ancient China and build an entire Empire using cunning diplomacy and uncompromising force. Before each battle, the player will meet with the war council to decide upon military and political policies for the kingdom; then it's time for war.