Various Game Trailers #774

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 9:46 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:

  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning - E3 2006 Trailer Part 1
  • Hitman: Blood Money [PS2/Xbox/X360/PC] - Trailer #4
  • Rogue Galaxy [PS2] - Trailer #4
  • Lemmings [PSP] - Gameplay Trailers (2)


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

'NFL Head Coach' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NFL Head Coach, developed by EA Tiburon, is a 3D strategy sports game that challenges gamers to build and manage every aspect of a football team from the ground up, and work with all coaches in the NFL Coaches Club.

'Rush for Berlin' Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced today that it will release a singleplayer demo for Stormregion's World War II RTS game this coming Friday. No details as to what its contents will be were revealed but we will have it available on fileserver network as soon as it gets released.

EA Financial Result Reveals Loss And Game Delays

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today, EA released its fourth quarter financial results, and while net revenue was $641 million, up from last year's $553 million, the overall result dropped from an $8 million profit to a $16 million loss. While numbers are boring, the subsequent conference call was not, as EA executives announced it is pushing back some of its heavy hitters. MoH Airborne moves from Q4 2006 to Q1 2007, SuperMan Returns will miss the movie launch this June and will be released at the end of the year with the DVD, while we won't be seeing Will Wright's Spore until at least April 2007.

'Burn' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:29 p.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.

'Heavy Weapon' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heavy Weapon is a classic arcade-style side-scrolling action game in which the player strives to defeat hordes of enemy armies in the form of tanks, jeeps, fighter jets, helicopters and other land- and air-based vehicles. PopCap Games announced that Heavy Weapon will be showcased in the Microsoft booth at E3 in Los Angeles next week, unveiling the new multiplayer mode.

GameFactory's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GFI announced its lineup of titles for the E3 2006 in Los Angeles. On display will be a number of RTS products, action games, shooters and tactical games such as Officers, Jagged Alliance 3D, Warfare, and 4th Battalion, but also the previously unannounced Werewolves.

'Tortuga: Two Treasures' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:08 p.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.

'Universal Combat: The Legacy Edition' Announced

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To mark the 10 year anniversary of the Battlecruiser franchise, 3000AD announced the final chapter in the Battlecruiser/Universal Combat series. UCLE includes new and improved technologies from all previous Battlecruiser / Universal Combat titles as well as various other enhancements and content.

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Ghosts 'n' Goblins sees the triumphant return of valiant knight, Sir Arthur, as he must save the princess from the clutches of evil. Specifically recreated from the ground up, witness the evolution of the series with the inclusion of exciting upgrades and new gameplay features, all the while retaining the legendary qualities reminiscent to the property.

'Rayman Raving Rabbids' (ALL) Becomes Wii Launch Title

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced plans to release the fourth installment of the Rayman franchise, now officially titled Rayman Raving Rabbids, worldwide during Holiday 2006. Scheduled for current and next-generation consoles, Rayman Raving Rabbids also joins the line-up as an official launch title for Nintendo’s Wii, formerly known as Revolution, and its innovative controller.

'Race Driver 2006' (PSP) Trans World Cup Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Race Driver 2006 for the PSP features a cavalcade of real cars, world-famous circuits and incredible closely fought competition races. In addition to an extensive career mode, the North American edition of Race Driver 2006 comes loaded with an additional and all-new championship, the Trans World Cup.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' Gets Mature Rating Due To Nudity Mod

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 1:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ESRB has changed The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion's rating from Teen to Mature due to more detailed depictions of blood and gore than were considered in the original rating, and due to a 3rd party mod file unlocking topless versions of female characters.

DreamCatcher's E3 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure expansion pack has gone gold. Gamers of all ages will experience firsthand the biodiversity of the African continent and the animals that live there as they customize their African-inspired dream zoo.

Activision Grabs James Bond Game License From EA

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGM Interactive and EON Productions Ltd. have awarded Activision the rights to develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on the James Bond license through 2014. Electronic Arts recently dropped the license due to disappointing results from a streak of mediocre titles.

'Caesar IV' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Caesar IV takes the city-building genre into the 21st century, with new gameplay and features, and a cutting edge 3D graphics engine developed specifically for the title.

'Mercenaries 2: World in Flames' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 11:36 a.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.

Crave Entertainment's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced its lineup for the 2006 E3 in Los Angeles, California. Crave will showcase covering all console and handheld platforms, and for the very first time a look at World Championship Poker for Xbox 360. Read more for details ...

'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia.

'Space Rangers 2: Rise of the Dominators' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Rangers 2 is a turn-based RPG giving gamers an unprecedented level of freedom in a vast universe combining third and first person mech battles, RTS elements, classic text adventures, and an arcade style shooter. This massive demo includes the full game, allows you to play for 60 minutes, but you can restart the game and play again (thanks Blues).

'Real World Golf 2' (PS2/PC) At E3! - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In2Games announces that it will preview Real World Golf 2 at the E3 trade show in LA. Real World Golf 2 builds upon the huge success of the first title..still using the revolutionary Gametrak system to track your swing in real-time – no joysticks, just swing the club to play!

Ubisoft's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced its lineup of titles for the 2006 E3 in Los Angeles, Calif. Ubisoft will showcase 10 new titles, including a yet unannounced project in development over at Radical entertainment (known for Timesplitters). Read more for details ...

D3Publisher Picks Up '100 Bullets' License

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced a licensing agreement for DC Comics/Vertigo's 100 Bullets, allowing D3PA to develop and publish console, handheld, and PC games based on the renowned comic book series. Whether this has anything to do with the previously cancelled Acclaim title, is not known.

Midway's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced today its product portfolio to be shown at the annual E3. This year's lineup includes titles such as Blitz: The League, UT2007 and MK: Armageddon, John Woo's Stranglehold, several kids titles and high-end PC titles such as The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar.

'Naughty America: The Game' Banned From E3

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naughty America: The Game is a new twist on the world of online dating, combining in-game chat functionality with real-world profiles along with a heaping dose of entertaining games and exploration features, intended for mature adults. Due to its "adult" content, the E3 organization did not allow it to participate.

Eidos Signs 'Justice League Heroes' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos and WBIE have signed a North American and European distribution agreement for Justice League Heroes, an action adventure game with role-playing customization featuring Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and other unlockable Justice League super heroes.

'Hellgate London' Gets A Comic Book

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai today announced a partnership with Dark Horse Comics to produce a comic book based on Hellgate London, providing the background story behind Flagship Studios' action/RPG.

PC Preview - 'Neverwinter Nights 2'

by Alicia on May 3, 2006 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.

dtp/ANACONDA's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher dtp confirms its lineup: trade visitors will get the very first look at scenes from the upcoming RPG blockbuster Drakensang: The Dark Eye, Sabotage, Overclocked and Undercover: Operation Wintersun. Read more for details ...

'NCAA Football 07' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/X360) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's latest football title, NCAA Football 07, comes loaded with new features such as Student Athlete mode and ESPN Radio, on top of the usual Dynasty Mode.

'Scarface' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Contest Winner Announced

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Games announced that indie music artist Kazy and his song Choke have won the Scarface: The World Is Yours Video Game Soundtrack Talent Search. Out of more than 70,000 votes Kazy's song came out on top and will not only be featured in the game, but Kazy will also open for rock band Wolfmother at a high-profile event in Hollywood this month.

'Dynasty Warriors BB' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors BroadBand (working title) is KOEI's second online multiplayer title (Unchartered Waters being the other), based on its popular hack'n slash series, currently available only in Japan. At this year's E3 KOEI will be presenting DW BB so we hope to get some time to check out an English version and get a feel for it.

Ubisoft Blocks Former CEO From Teaming Up With Vivendi

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mid April Vivendi announced it had hired former Ubisoft COO Tremblay, but now it seems that this may not go into effect anytime soon. During his Ubisoft days Tremblay was a strong supporter of its one-year non-compete clause barring employees to jump ship to another developer/publisher. Now its seems Tremblay is victim of his own stance, as Ubisoft is taking him to court blocking his Vivendi appointment.

1C Company's E3 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company unveiled today the 5 titles to be shown at the E3 in May, 2006. 1C plans to release all of their top games for 2006 in the US for the first time. 1C’s new lineup spans multiple genres including a first-person action title, real-time strategy, simulation and role-playing games.

SNK's Pre-E3 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Kingdom Hearts II' (PS2) One Million Sold And Counting

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix and Buena Vista Games announced today that their PS2 exclusive action/rpg Kingdom Hearts II, has sold through more than one million units in North America, making it one of the top-selling new releases of 2006.

'Full Auto 2: Battlelines' (PS3) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments. Fierce combat-racing will ensue as you strategically use destruction to win races as well as leave massive devastation in your wake.

'Sphere II' Announced

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sphere II is a new massively multiplayer online role-play game based on the opposition of two races – vampires and humans. The vast game universe includes numerous areas where players will encounter both fantasy monsters and technological golems, the heritage of ancient civilizations.

'Sonic Rivals' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced its new PSP exclusive Sonic Rivals, a head-to-head competition between Sonic and his top rivals. Rip through tracks in some high-spirited single player and wireless multiplayer action against friends as Sonic returns in a whole new racing-platformer with classic 2D gameplay in true 3D environments for gamers on the go.

'Yakuza' (PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yakuza (known in Japan as Ryu Ga Gotoku) is a thrilling, PS2 exclusive, action-adventure game created by producer Toshihiro Nagoshi and award-winning novelist Seishu Hase, taking players deep into the world of Japan's infamous underground organization.

'Grotesque: Heroes Hunted' - Game Story & Features

by Rainier on May 3, 2006 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grotesque is a new adventure/rpg from German developer Silent Dreams, and promises to be an original blend of traditional fantasy RPG (like Gothic, Fable, Baldur's Gate, Planescape Torment) and sarcastic humor with adventure elements along the lines of Monkey Island.

PC Review - 'Knights of the Temple II'

by Arkalem on May 3, 2006 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Knights of the Temple 2 players will join the ultimate battle of Paul de Raque, Grand Master of the Order of the Temple and hero of the first game, and the forces of Hell. Travelling the lands and kingdoms of 13th century Europe, Paul must unveil the secret of three mysterious ancient artifacts and fight the demon armies attacking our world.