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Various Game Trailers #782

by Judy on May 12, 2006 @ 10:55 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:

  • Gothic III - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Battlestations Midway [X360/PC] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Killzone: Liberation [PSP] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Too Human [X360] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • War Front: Turning Point - E3 2006 Trailer

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

'MotoGP '06' (X360) Demo on Xbox Live

by Judy on May 12, 2006 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced that the Xbox Live-enabled demo of MotoGP '06 for the X360 is available for download from Xbox Live. The demo features one track, where players race as Nicky Hayden for the Repsol Honda team, and one extreme track, the high-rise metropolis of Tokyo. Multiplayer supports up to 16 players across Xbox Live.

TECMO's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

E3 Dress Code Enforced, Wonder Woman Asked to Leave

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday, the first victim of the newly enforced E3 dress code was asked to leave the convention. Although not affiliated with any game, booth or company, a lady dressed up as Wonder Woman was taken aside by security and asked to cover up and wear something else. Since the woman was just an attendee and did not bring any other attire, she was escorted off the premises. The E3 organization changed the dress code this year, and although it was lauded as "no more booth babes," the official stance is merely a strict banning of bikini outfits.

LucasArts' E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Hellgate: London' To Use DirectX 10

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA announced it has been working closely with developer Flagship Studios on its debut title, which includes support for Havok FX physics and Microsoft's ShaderModel 3.0. Hellgate: London will also be one of the industry's first DirectX 10 games.

'Frame City Killer' (X360) Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The oft-delayed Frame City Killer, which was originally supposed to be an Xbox 360 launch title, has officially been cancelled. The confirmation came from Namco Japan today, when asked why the game was absent from the E3 floor. An exact reason for the sudden termination was not given, but Namco wanted to express its continued support for the platform and said it is currently working on a new RPG. Frame City Killer was to be the first Unreal Engine 3 title handled by a Japanese developer.

'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade' - Draenei Race Announced

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has unveilded the much speculated on new race for its MMORPG World of Warcraft addon The Burning Crusade. Read more for details on the Draenei Race's background, or check some new screens & trailer posted a few days ago...

'LocoRoco' (PSP) Developer Interview

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Bright, refreshing and compulsive, LocoRoco plunges you into a colourful world where jelly-like creatures sing, roll and bounce their way through levels to reach their goals. Game director Tsutomu Kouno tells us more about the game, and how it all began on a train journey…

Cinemaware Revamps Legendary Titles

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cinemaware today announced an initiative to give legendary titles, like Defender of the Crown, new life as part of Cinemaware Classics by melding a captivating storyline with the grand cinematic experience that differentiated the original Cinemaware game properties.

'Sword of the Stars' Gets Delayed

by Judy on May 12, 2006 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. A variety of factors made Lighthouse postpone the game's release until later this sumer, and the added time wil allow for a synchronized global release and more development time for tweaking, AI enhancing and QA.

PC Preview - 'Company of Heroes'

by Hugh McHarg on May 12, 2006 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic battlefield ever seen in a game.

PS2 Preview - 'Guitar Hero II'

by Geson Hatchett on May 12, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Guitar Hero II is the follow-up to 2005's award-winning Guitar Hero and will offer a new track list, new venues, and more features and multiplayer modes.

PS3 Preview - 'Fatal Inertia'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 12, 2006 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set in the 23rd Century, Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. The sport is called Inertia and it's one that offers a heady mix of speed, combat and real world environments that can be used to make your victory and break your opponents.

PSP Preview - 'Guilty Gear Judgment'

by Reldan on May 12, 2006 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Guilty Gear Judgment offers players two great games in one gameplay experience: the fast paced arcade fighting of Guilty Gear X2 # Reload plus a brand new, side-scrolling play experience in Guilty Gear Judgment.

PC Preview - 'Pirates of the Caribbean Online'

by Inexhist on May 12, 2006 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, players try to become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise.

PC Preview - 'Supreme Commander'

by Hugh McHarg on May 12, 2006 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. In the 37th Century, the galaxy is torn apart by three rival factions, each vying to eradicate its enemies from the universe, end the Infinite War and become the reigning power supreme.

'Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigation' (X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 12th

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through the use of state-of-the-art real-time physics and unprecedented environmental interaction combining to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.