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Various Game Trailers #784

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 9:40 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:

  • Terrorist Takedown: War In Colombia - Trailer #2
  • Hellgate: London - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Darkstar One - Trailer (2)
  • Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm - Trailer #2


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

Gearbox Software Is Hiring

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gearbox Software dropped us a note to inform us that it is currently looking to fill an opening in its IT department and is looking for a Systems Administrator Intern and Help Desk Intern. Interested people should check out the Gearbox Software website for more details and send their resumes to gamejobs@gearboxsoftware.com.

Video Game Sales Spike In April

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the NPD Group's latest numbers, U.S. video game sales reached $699 million in April, a hike of 16 percent, ending a seven-month decline. The increase was fueled by an increased availability of Xbox 360 units and the popularity of Kingdom Hearts II and Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter.

Majesco's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

Champion Sheep Rally - v1.1 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Champion Sheep Rally is a toon-like sheep racing game, set in various strange locations all over the world... and beyond! Players drive sheep, chosen amongst ten different challengers, in order to compete in obstacle races where the "champion sheep's" jump and run abilities will be exploited at their maximum (thanks 3DGamers)!

'Mercenaries 2: World in Flames' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pandemic has constructed a whole new ‘playground of destruction’ from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Set in a new and exotic hotspot, you can be your own boss in a wide-open world where there’s only one rule: everybody pays.

'Rogue Trooper' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 2:49 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.

Techland's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Bust-A-Move Revolution' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced its inaugural Wii product, Bust-A-Move Revolution, is scheduled for early 2007.

Tuesday May 16, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 11:32 a.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:

'Cake Mania' Announced

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

eGames today announced that it has partnered with Sandlot Games to release Cake Mania in retail outlets worldwide. The game is a colorful title that has players creating a bakery from scratch, earning money to buy new equipment, and, best of all, designing customized cakes.

'Power Of Destruction' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Power Of Destruction is an amusing 'old style' FPS, like 'Operation Wolf', made with an advanced 3D technology and a well-groomed gameplay.

PlayStation 3 Could Jeopardize Sony's Market Leadership Position

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

According to ABI Research, Sony's console pricing strategy is fraught with risk, and may ultimately jeopardize its market leadership position. Sony is placing a serious bet that its inclusion of a Blu-ray drive in the PlayStation 3 will entice consumers to pay a premium price for the new console, despite lower cost alternatives from both Nintendo and Microsoft.

'Jade Empire' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare is bringing an enhanced version, high-resolution graphics and new visual effects, of Jade Empire to the PC. The original, story of Jade Empire is injected with new monsters, weapons, combat styles, new challenges, and special items to discover, all exclusively designed for the PC.

'Rush for Berlin' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive and Deep Silver announced today that Rush for Berlin has gone gold. Rush for Berlin is a tactical RTS game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

Bethesda's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Assassin's Creed' (PS3) Not So Exclusive?

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At last week's E3 Ubisoft introduced its newest, PS3-exclusive, action game, Assassin's Creed. Oddly enough, during the demo we noticed the game was being shown using an X360 controller, which would indicated the existence of either an Xbox 360 edition, or PC version, or both. This also seems to get extra credibility by a slip of the tongue from a Ubisoft employee, who inadvertently said it is currently also being developed for Microsoft's next-gen console.

Atari's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Tortuga: Two Treasures' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences aboard the Jolly Roger.

GBA Review - 'Dr. Sudoku'

by Katarani on May 16, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dr. Sudoku features 1,000 hand created puzzles, Original Mode, which lets you create you own Sudoku puzzles, a tutorial mode, help for those moments when you really are stuck, the ability to "pencil in" possible solutions, and a puzzle problem creation mode.

'The Ship' - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2006 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Ship is a first person maritime gaming experience set aboard a fleet of 1930s steam liners. Originally a Half Life Mod, The Ship is now being crafted as a full single and multiplayer game in its own right by Edinburgh-based Outerlight.

NDS/PSP Preview - 'Star Trek: Tactical Assault'

by Hugh McHarg on May 16, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Star Trek: Tactical Assault features real-time spaceship combat from the universe of the original Star Trek series. With a wide array of authentic Star Trek races, ships, and weaponry, you can engage in single-player battle through either the Federation or Klingon campaigns or in head-to-head wireless multiplayer combat.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Sonic The Hedgehog'

by Geson Hatchett on May 16, 2006 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sonic The Hedgehog melds top-tier animation production values with next generation art, physics and game design to create the most intense, high velocity Sonic adventure yet! Featuring interactive 3D environments, a large cast of new and returning characters, and a blistering sense of speed, get ready for the reinvention of Sonic The Hedgehog!

PS2 Preview - 'The King of Fighters 2006'

by Thomas Wilde on May 16, 2006 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Currently celebrating its twelfth year as one of the most popular fighting video game franchises in the history of gaming, The King of Fighters 2006 will continue to build on the series' rich history with several new characters, as well as many returning favorites.