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Various Game Trailers #768

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover [PSP] - Trailer
  • MotoGP '06 [X360] - Trailer #2
  • New Super Mario Bros [NDS] - Trailer #2
  • Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • The Witcher - World of Witchers Trailer
  • Rogue Trooper [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Helm Trailer


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

'World Tour Soccer '06' (PSP) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Tour Soccer '06 is a showboat of quick points-based game modes, each offering something unique and challenging, and all offering fast paced accessible gaming – perfect for showing off your natural talent in all the different modes.

'Wildlife Park 2' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 9:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wildlife Park 2 adds a whole new level of organic simulation, making your livestock even more life like. Add in realistic weather conditions, botanical gardens and a highly advanced strategic and business simulation engine and you have the ultimate Wildlife Park tycoon game. Deep Silver has released a German demo allowing you to try out 3 missions and a sandbox map.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - Open Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 9:09 p.m. PDT | 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. GSC World has released the open beta allowing you to try out one singleplayer mission.

'Rogue Trooper' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rogue Trooper is a mix of intense 3rd person action and next generation stealth elements, with complex line-of-sight AI, multiple game paths, full tactical use of your bio-chip operated equipment and both single- and multiplayer online gameplay.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | 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.

'SiN Episode 1: Emergence' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ritual announced today that SiN Episode 1: Emergence has officially gone gold and is headed off to replication for release on May 10. Elexis Sinclaire and her sworn enemy, John R. Blade, face off in Freeport City, a near-future mixture of San Francisco, Tokyo and New York, all set inside the unrestricted SiN universe.

'1848' Coming To North America, For Free

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefront.com has signed a publishing agreement with Hungarian wargame developer Hussar Games to bring its turns based strategy game 1848 to North America, for free.

'Prey' (X360/PC) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games. "When it's done" has been replaced by a July 10 release date, as 2K Games confirms Human Head/3DRealms' sci-fi FPS will have a simultaneous launch on the X360 and PC.

'Crown of Glory' Coming To Europe

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean announced today that it is bringing last year's strategy game, Crown of Glory, to Europe. Simulating one of the bloodiest periods in history Crown of Glory focuses on the driving forces behind the Napoleonic Wars as well as combat itself by putting you in direct control of a European nation.

'City Life' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 3:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control.

'Neverwinter Nights: SoU & HoU' - v1.67 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has released a new patch for its 3D RPG Neverwinter Nights, and the Shadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark addons. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.67, adds 13 creatures and variations, 79 placeables, and other resources from the Pirates of the Sword Coast Premium Module to the game resources, added 45 new and modified 7 scripting commands, added an option for CPU Affinity for multiple core systems, and various fixes and enhancements.

'Naruto: Ultimate Ninja' (PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja places players in the vivid and vibrant world of Naruto Uzumaki. Channel chakra to unleash powerful techniques and special ninjutsu during battles.

Wednesday April 26, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, 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:

Microsoft to Make Massive Purchase

by Judy on April 26, 2006 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft plans to pay $200 million to $400 million for Massive, a company that places ads in video games. Although both parties declined to comment, this acquisition could lead to ads in Microsoft's Xbox Live service.

Valve Developing Xbox 360 Titles

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced the development of future game releases for the Xbox 360, powered by a customized version of Source, the technology that powered Valve's Half-Life 2.

'Battlefield 2142' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight an all-out war for survival in the year 2142. EA and Digital Illusions are developing the next installment in the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield 2142, scheduled to ship worldwide this winter for the PC.

Be a 'Guitar Hero II' (PS2) Competition Launches

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RedOctane today launched their worldwide search for the next guitar hero! The Be a Guitar Hero II competition offers independent musicians the opportunity to have their song featured in game play for the upcoming title Guitar Hero II for the PS2.

Webzen's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WEBZEN announced today its lineup of PC and next generation MMOGs for showcase at the E3 in Los Angeles. Its lineup includes mainly the same titles as last year, Huxley, Soul of the Ultimate Nation and Project Wiki.

'Lumines II' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games today announced it has entered into an agreement with Tokyo-based Q Entertainment Inc. to publish four new titles, in all international regions except Asia, such as Lumines II, Meteos: Disney Edition and Every Extend Extra.

'Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Huge Games announced Rise of Legends went gold. Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends morphs the RTS genre into the fantasy space, allowing gamers to rampage through towering cities, flame-swept deserts and brutal ice plains in battles filled with mystic creatures, fantastic machines and stunning acts of magic.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In GRAW you command the Ghosts and Special Forces equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. This demo features the second mission of the game, playable in singleplayer and co-op (LAN) with 3 other players.

'Sword of the Stars' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.

On Games' E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On Games, Planeta DeAgostini Interactive’s producing and developing brand, proudly announces the presentation of its upcoming products at the E3 trade show. On display will be 4 new titles, PC Football 2007, Wild Summer, Shadows of War, The Legend of the Dragon. Read more for details ...

'Samurai Warriors 2' (PS2) Coming To Xbox 360

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Latest issue of Japanese Famitsu has word that Koei will bring its beat'em to the Xbox 360, scheduled for release in Japan this summer. Samurai Warriors 2 will feature several changes compared to the original. You will be able to select from 20 characters each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.

'Infernal' Gets New Main Character - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infernal, previously known as Diabolique: License to sin, is a 3rd person action adventure that is set in a present day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

'Tekken 6' (PS3) Revealed

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we ramp up towards E3, more and more new games are being announced. Last week Ridge Racer 7 was revealed, and the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu now has confirmation that Namco is bringing Tekken 6 to the PS3. No other details, or possible platforms, were disclosed, but, as with a lot of the new titles, more info is sure to follow at E3, and we'll be there to cover it for you...

'Hot PXL' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced the forthcoming release of its PSP-exclusive title, Hot PXL. Bringing fast and furious bite-size gaming, Hot PXL is comprised of 200 deviously crafted micro-games based on a quirky and original story premise, drawing inspiration from street culture and the digital lifestyle.

'CivCity: Rome' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CivCity: Rome is new city building strategy game inspired by the world of Sid Meier's Civilization. Developed by Firefly Studios, CivCity: Rome, gamers will recreate the glory of Rome by building a small settlement into a mighty imperial city.

PC Preview - 'FreeStyle Street Basketball'

by Thomas Wilde on April 26, 2006 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

FreeStyle Street Basketball is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity defying basketball moves.

'Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on April 26, 2006 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz developed by SEGA Studios for the Nintendo Revolution. AiAi and all his friends have rolled their way onto Nintendo's new console with new mind-blowing puzzle levels and a wealth of new and exciting Party Games specifically designed to fully exploit the innovative Revolution controller.

PC Review - 'Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45'

by Andrew Glenn on April 26, 2006 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fight in the theatre of war that changed the world forever. Battle alongside your compatriots on some of the most inhospitable environments of the Eastern Front in Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 RO places you in the most realistic WWII first-person multi-player combat to date, allowing the player to fight through some of the most intense combat of the war.

PC Review - 'Tycoon City: New York'

by Alan Butterworth on April 26, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.