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'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) - 11 New Screens

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

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded.

Various Game Trailers #809

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 7:00 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:

  • GUN Showdown [PSP] - Trailer
  • Disciples III: Renaissance - Trailer #2
  • Armed Assault - TrackIR Trailer
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Online - Trailer
  • Bet on Soldier: Blood of Sahara - Trailer #2
  • The Witcher - Making of Combat Part 2


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

'Prey' (X360/PC) Weekly Update #22

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After skipping a week, 3D Realms is back on track with their latest installment in the weekly Prey update in which, Human Head Studios' Chris Rhinehart basically gives a little recap of the past 4-5 years since they signed the game and got started working wit hthe DOOM 3 engine. Also a reminder that next week is the demo launch, and also another press tour, probably showing off a near final version of the game. We're so there!

ESA Files Lawsuit To Overturn Louisiana's Violent Video Games Bill

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco has signed bill HB1381, drafted with help from anti-video game activist Jack Thompson, into law, prohibiting the sale or rental of games with violent content to minor by retailers. Not skipping a beat the ESA filed suit in the Federal District Court of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to overturn the state's new video game law.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes.

'Stacked with Daniel Negreanu' (Xbox) Showdown Tournaments Postponed

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The scheduled Xbox STACKED Masters Showdown tournaments for STACKED with Daniel Negreanu scheduled for Sunday, June 18th, through Wednesday June 21st, have been cancelled until the release of a pending patch. The first Xbox Showdown tournament to be played will now be “MTV Showdown #5” scheduled for Thursday, June 22 at 7:00pm EDT.

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' Story Details - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah.

'Wings of Honor: Battles of the Red Baron' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s 1916, and Manfred von Richthofen’s Jasta 11 is massacring Allied aircrews. In response, the Allies form a special squadron called the Angels of Doom. Headed by top Allied aces, this squadron has one top priority: hunt down the Red Baron, and scatter his Flying Circus into seven winds.

Daily Dose of Site Launches

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Birth of America' - v1.08 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Birth of America you control one of the major contenders in French & Indian Wars, and the War of the American Independence, trying to achieve military and political victory. This v1.08 patch addresses bug fixes, interface changes, scenario and gameplay tweaks.

Got Game Signs 'Atlantis Quest'

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced a North American retail publishing deal for Atlantis Quest, a classic style matching game with a dazzling new twist. Players embark on a journey across ancient Greece, Babylon, Carthage, Egypt, and Rome in search of one of the greatest mysteries of all time - the lost city of Atlantis.

'Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place three years after the original PS1 title, gamers follow Vincent Valentine's journey as he uncovers shocking truths never revealed in Midgar. Vincent is connected to recent attacks, and he may be the only one who can save this shattered world. When the world is engulfed in darkness, his gun will toll a dreadful dirge.

'JAWS Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Sells Strong

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that consumer sell-through of JAWS Unleashed has exceeded 100,000 units in North America since its release on May 23rd, 2006 for the PS2, Xbox, and PC.

'Hard Truck: Apocalypse' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announced today that its 3rd person action/RPG Hard Truck: Apocalypse, set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants, has gone gold. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a means to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles.

'Two Worlds' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world.

'Yakuza' (PS2) Gets Hollywood VoiceCast

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced the celebrity cast for its upcoming video game, Yakuza. To ensure a fully cinematic experience for players, the game will feature the distinctive voice work of Hollywood actors including Michael Rosenbaum, Michael Madsen, Eliza Dushku, Rachel Leigh Cook, and Mark Hamill.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'The Darkness'

by Hugh McHarg on June 16, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In The Darkness, based on the popular comic book franchise, you play a fearless Mafia hitman who is suddenly possessed by the powers of The Darkness, which you must learn to control in order to overthrow the vicious mob boss and fulfill your destiny.

'Pro Cycling Manager 2006' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Cyanide has released a demo for its upcoming cycling title Pro Cycling Manager 2006. This single-player demo features a mountain stage of the Tour de France in which, controlling the T-mobile team, your objective is to take back Ivan Basso's yellow jersey. Beware, demo uses Starforce!

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.

'Call of Juarez' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West America and requires a combination of both intelligent stealth and pure shooting. Fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combine with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Amidst this desperate backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Join the battle on the frontlines of tomorrow as the Western Coalition or the Red Star Alliance.

'Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary Edition' (PSP/PS2/PC) Confirmed

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos confirms today that they are developing a special ‘10th Anniversary Edition’ of Tomb Raider. Previously in the works at Core Designs, now part of Rebellion, it has now been taken over by Crystal Dynamics.

'Okami' (PS2) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Okami depicts a stark world devoid of color that the player must return to its natural state. In Okami, color represents the life blood of the land and sucking this life are supernatural monsters that inhabit the surrounding areas.

'Half-Life 2 : Episode 2' Details Revealed

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest issue of PC Gamer has plenty of new details on the second downloadable episode for Half-Life 2. New weapon (Strider buster), new locations (missile silos, forrests, minefields), new vehicles, more complex physics puzzles, new gravity gun mode, new multiplayer mode and more open battles with large amount of enemies. Unfortunately the article also states that Half-Life 2 : Episode 2 is scheduled for spring 2007, if this is accurate then that means several months delay from its original date.

'City Life' - Bonus Pack 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. This second bonus pack includes more source material for the game's 3D buildings.

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 3:10 a.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.

PS2 Review - 'Over the Hedge'

by mister slim on June 16, 2006 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Players assume the roles of RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy the squirrel and Stella the skunk and turn a suburban neighborhood loaded with dangerous obstacles and traps into their personal playground.

Fifth 'WWII Online' Anniversary Welcomes Back Veterans

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The largest promotion in the 5-year history of the PvP-based MMOG, WWII Online, is set to begin June 22nd to celebrate the game's evolution. The “Welcome Back Soldier” promotion will activate accounts of approximately 300,000 players for 14 days between June 22nd and July 6th.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Penumbra' - Free Game Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2006 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by 4 student as a school project, Penumbra is a horror adventure game featuring state of the art graphics and makes heavy use of physics. Penumbra was created as a technology development project, with the aim to explore new uses of physics in games.