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'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade is the exciting new expansion to Blizzard's massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It expands the game by tremendous bounds, adding new races, quest, lands, Battlegrounds, professions and items, raising the level cap to 70, and more.

Konami's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Konami's E3 2006 lineup:

Gene and Laurence Get 'Dirty' with 'Harry'

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WBIE and Clint Eastwood announced today that Gene Hackman and Laurence Fishburne will provide their voices and likenesses in the upcoming video game based on the "Dirty Harry" film franchise.

'Titan Quest' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action RPG set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans. THQ has released a 2 mission demo, a level 6 cap, and 3 skill masteries.

Various Game Trailers #780

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 11:59 a.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:

  • GTR 2 - Trailer #2
  • Elveon [X360/PC] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Haze - E3 2006 Trailer


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

Activision Gets Cozy with DreamWorks

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and DreamWorks Animation announced today that Activision will be opening a dedicated studio facility on the DreamWorks campus. The move will facilitate simultaneous co-development between DreamWorks' CG feature films and Activision games based on those films.

'Haze' (PS3/X360) Unveiled

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced the development of HAZE, an innovative FPS game based on new intellectual property. Developed by Free Radical, creators of the TimeSplitters series, HAZE is scheduled for an early 2007 release for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

CDV's 2006 E3 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from CDV's E3 2006 lineup:

Namco Bandai's 2006 E3 Lineup - Screens

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

Check out the following new screens from Namco Bandai's E3 2006 lineup:

'DarkStar One' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DarkStar One delivers fast-paced action within a vast and authentic universe, spectacular graphics, freedom of choice, a gripping story and the power to save the federal galaxy from its nemesis! This massive demo lets you play for a full hours.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' Gets New Content

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine announced today plans for the second content module for Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. Twilight Forge, free to all current subscribers, will expand features and content, including more solo-friendly gameplay. The module is expected in July and will include the new drow/dark elf race.

'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, developed by Rockstar Leeds in conjunction with series creators Rockstar North, an all new title in the GTA series set in Vice City with new missions, story and gameplay.

Konami Brings Classic Titles to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 7:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that it will be bringing several major franchises to Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360, starting this summer with classic games such as Frogger, Contra, Time Pilot, Scramble and others, enhanced with updated graphics and online multiplayer support.

Atari Retains Rights to 'Earthworm Jim'

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

All signs pointed to Atari shedding Earthworm Jim, but today, Atari announced that it has claimed the rights to the Earthworm Jim franchise and plans to develop online and handheld titles over the next five years.

2K Games and 2K Sports' E3 2006 Lineups

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 7:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K and 2K Sports today announced their lineups for E3 2006. Some of 2K's titles are The Da Vinci Code, Family Guy, The Darkness, Ghost Rider, and BioShock, while 2K Sports continues franchises with NHL 2K7, NBA 2K7 and College Hoops 2K7. Read more for further details ...

'Sam Suede: Undercover Exposure' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Leisure Suit Larry creator Al Lowe has renounced the leisurely lifestyle of the retiree for a return to the video game industry. Created with Wegrzyn, Sam Suede: Undercover Exposure is an action comedy game set in a sunny, tropical locale with a story that incorporates Lowe’s incomparable sense of humor with puzzle, stealth and action gameplay elements.

'Neverwinter Nights 2' - New Companion Party System Details

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights 2 will feature more than 10 new companions that players will encounter, taking advantage of the game's influence system, which will alter the player's alignment and the world's reaction to the player, based upon their actions and choices.

Konami's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 7:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today revealed its more than 20 title blockbuster product lineup for the 2006 E3 in Los Angeles, featuring games across all genres targeted towards players of all age groups and skill levels. Included are new Metal Gear Solid titles, Death Jr. 2, Castlevania, Yu-Gi-Oh, DDR, Bomberman and several new franchises.

THQ Snags 'Stuntman 2', Paradigm from Atari

by Judy on May 10, 2006 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the acquisition of the Stuntman franchise from Atari. Stuntman 2 is currently in development for next-generation systems at Paradigm Entertainment, creators of titles such as T3: The Redemption and Mission: Impossible: Operation Surma. Additionally, THQ has exercised its option to acquire Paradigm and expects to finalize the transaction in the coming weeks.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' - 26 New Screens

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

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in the ultimate online strategic shooter. Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

'Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigation' (X360/PC) Also On PS3

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

Atari today announced that Alone in the Dark will launch for PS3 simultaneously with the versions for the Xbox 360 and PC, delivering an edge-of-the-seat survival experience facilitated by state-of-the-art real-time physics and unparalleled environmental interaction within a meticulously detailed, open game world.

Microsoft's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Microsoft's E3 2006 lineup:

'Dark and Light' Launches May 30th

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark and Light publisher Farlan Entertainment said today it has rescheduled the game’s official release for May 30th, 2006. Dark and Light will be available for download four days earlier, on May 26th, 2006, at 1pm UTC.

'Golden Axe' (PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced the long-anticipated return of Golden Axe, a fan favorite since its original release in 1989. Developed exclusively for the PS3 and the Xbox 360, Golden Axe marks the first project from the recent acquisition of San Francisco-based studio, Secret Level.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' Optimized for Vista

by Rainier on May 10, 2006 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom signed a development and marketing agreement with Microsoft to optimize the forthcoming Online Action RPG Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures for the Windows Vista operating system. Microsoft will showcase ‘Age of Conan’ as a title that takes full advantage of new gaming functionality in Windows Vista.

X360/PC Preview - 'Monster Madness'

by Inexhist on May 10, 2006 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Monster Madness is a four-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the Xbox 360 and PC. Mix local and online players as you try to survive the monsters' invasion. Each player character has unique items and affects how the story plays out.

PSP Review - 'Lemmings'

by Reldan on May 10, 2006 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Controlling an army of lemmings, the aim is to get as many of these cute characters as you can from the entrance point to the exit point of a level within a time limit. Easy to learn, difficult to master; Lemmings is a test of strategy and fast thinking as you make "on the spot" life-or-death decisions for your band of trusting little creatures.