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'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' - v1.10 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GRIN revealed today that the first patch for the PC edition of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter is in the final testing phase, and is scheduled for release this week. GRIN stresses that this v1.10 is a stability patch addressing various issues reported by the community, and otherwise, not to be confused with the scheduled "June" patch which will add new content and additional multiplayer functionality.

'Left Behind: Eternal Forces' - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 7:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Left Behind: Eternal Forces will put players in command of the apocalyptic battles raging in the streets of New York City between the angelic Tribulation Forces and the demonic Global Community Peacekeepers during the End of Days.

Various Game Trailers #789

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 5:11 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:

  • Rush for Berlin - Allied Trailer
  • Tabula Rasa - Gameplay Trailer
  • Jaws Unleashed [PS2/Xbox/PC] - E3 2006 Trailer


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

'The Red Star' (PS2/Xbox) Shines Again

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XS Games revealed today that it has picked up the rights to one of former Acclaim's high-profile titles, The Red Star. Initially scheduled for current-gen platforms, XS Games is currently focussing on the PS2 version, and the fate of the Xbox edition remains to be seen. The Red Star takes place in a parallel fantasy universe in which a mythic empire based on the Soviet Union sets the landscape for an epic battle of militarized sorcery and monolithic technology.

'Ultimate Baseball Online 2006' Pay-to-Play Tournament

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 3:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Netamin today announced its first pay-to-play tournament and the launch of Tournaments PRO, where teams compete for cash and other prizes. The inaugural Tournaments PRO event, $5 entry fee, will award each member of the winning team with a PSP.

'Tekken: Dark Resurrection' (PSP) Character Storylines - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tekken: Dark Resurrection takes all the top elements from the latest arcade version and introduces a host of new, PSP-exclusive features to deliver great mobile gaming.

Microsoft Adds Free Cadillacs to 'Project Gotham Racing 3' (Xbox)

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft and Bizarre Creations today announced the availability of the PGR 3 Cadillac V-Series Collection, now available on Xbox Live Marketplace. Gamers can add all three Cadillac V-Series vehicles to their virtual garage and race for an opportunity to bring home a new and exclusive award.

'Chromehounds' (X360) - 19 Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 11:06 a.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.

Monday May 22, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 10:58 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:

  • Field Commander (PSP)


  • We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details...

'Runaway 2' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a followup to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/ X360/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are systematically eliminated in a series of hits, Agent 47 senses that he may be the next target, he travels to America, where he prepares to make a killing. This demo features the first level, Death of a Showman, giving you a quick tutorial and then you must track down your target in a theme park turned drug lab.

'Tenchu: Time of the Assassins' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed a few months ago, SEGA Europe today announced that it has partnered with Tenchu: Fatal Shadows developers FromSoftware and K2 studios to bring its PSP exclusive Tenchu: Time of the Assassins to Europe.

'Virtual RC Racing' - v3.2 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual RC Racing is the worlds most advanced and realistic r/c car simulation and on-line r/c racing community. Unlike the previous full install, which required registration, this is a standalone demo, containing the RC Speedway and VRC Drifter Park, but is not compatible with the full version of the game, and online options are disabled.

'The Ship' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 6:00 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.

On Games' E3 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Tomb Raider Legend' (ALL) Sells BIG

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the UK, Tomb Raider Legend is the fastest-selling computer game of 2006 so far, and the fastest selling Tomb Raider game in the entire series. Since its early April release SCi has sold over 2.6 million units of Tomb Raider Legend on all formats, bringing the franchise total to more than 30 million, exceeding internal expectations. Later this year, Eidos will also release TRL on PSP, GBA, NDS and Gamecube.

'Killzone: Liberation' (PSP) - 8 Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Killzone is making its handheld debut with Killzone: Liberation, an all new, action-packed installment in the Killzone series has been developed especially for PSP and will feature a new intelligent third-person camera system – ideally suited for handheld gaming.

'Glory of the Roman Empire' - 14 Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 4:21 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.

Ubisoft Signs 'Lost' (ALL) License

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has signed a license deal with Touchstone Television for ABC's hit drama Lost and turn it into a new game franchise, tentatively scheduled for 2007. Ubisoft is currently in negotiations with TV series writers to work on story adaptation, and will recruit the neccesary to contribute their likenesses and voice talents.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is an MMORPG with a vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

Xbox 360 Singleplayer Preview - 'Gears of War'

by Eric on May 22, 2006 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.

European Nintendo DS Lite Launch Date Announced

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Europe announced today that the NDS Lite will launch in Europe on 23rd June 2006 and will be available in two colours; a sleek black edition and a cool, stylish white edition, and will retail for 99.99 pounds.

PSP Preview - 'Mercury Meltdown'

by Hank on May 22, 2006 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mercury Meltdown features a new vibrant visual style, double the number of stages, a free-look camera, new ways to control your mercury blob, 2 player support, many new modes for ultimate party-puzzle action, as well as game sharing capabilities, customization skins and downloadable content.

'Burn' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2006 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burn is a first Person Shooter, in development at Polish Destan Entertainment, whch allows the player to fight with others in multi player mode, as well as a singleplayer experience against AI bots.

PS2 Review - 'Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires'

by Agustin on May 22, 2006 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires adds an Empires mode where you have to sign political alliances in order to conquer the Three Kingdoms. Contrary to DW4 Empires the new title not only has you deploy your generals but also command then once on the battlefield, and also adds a coop mode.