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'Soul Calibur IV' In the Works

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with GameDaily, Namco Bandai producer Daisuke Uchiyama revealed that the Soul Calibur team is working on a new title. The new product came to light when Daisuke Uchiyama commented that the Tekken and SC teams were supposed to work on a new DBZ fighter, by the time the Namco Bandai merger was complete, each had already started on their next installment. No release date or specific platforms for Soul Calibur IV was disclosed.

Various Game Trailers #811

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 9:58 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 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusader - Trailer #4
  • Naruto: Clash of Ninja 2 [NGC] - Trailer
  • Rome: Total War - Alexander - Trailer


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

'Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter' More Patch Details

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

That the next GRAW patch will include a few Deathmatch maps was revealed earlier, but now Ubisoft gave more detailed information of what we can expect in the next patch/content update. Besides fixes, game tweaks, balancing, missions 1, 5 and 9 will now also be playable in co-op, automatic weapon kits, editor, anticheat server option, better impact, and several teammate AI adjustments. Read more for all the details ...

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' - Screen

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in the ultimate online strategic shooter. Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

Video Games Live At Gen Con 2006

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gen Con today announced that it will feature the ultimate in video game entertainment, Video Games Live, where fans experience an immersive concert featuring music from the biggest video games of all time performed by some of the nation’s most respected orchestras and choirs, in this case the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

'XIII Century: Death or Glory' - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII Century: Death or Glory is a 3D RTS that combines Risk-style global strategy game play with real-time tactical action. The game immerses players in the Middle Ages, into a world of noble knights and ruthless nomads, a world of courageous deeds and internal wars.

'Prey' (X360) Achievement List

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the Prey release around the corner, 3DRealms revealed some information about the achievements in the Xbox 360 version of Prey. There are three secrets that are not on the list, so you'll have to find out what those are on your own by playing the game. Be aware, some things are most definitely spoilers for the full game.

Strategy First No Longer Publishing 'ETROM: The Astral Essence'

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

P.M. STUDIOS announces that Strategy First is no longer the official publisher of ETROM: The Astral Essence in North America. Negotiations with publishers on the U.S. and Canada territories are in progress although no final decision regarding a new partner has been made yet.

'Hero Online' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 3:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hero Online is a MMORPG where players will encounter characters and monsters based on Asian martial fiction and have the opportunity to experience Asian myth and folklore in a martial arts environment.

EA and 2K Sports Share NHL Licenses

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The National Hockey League Players' Association and the National Hockey League today announced that EA and 2K Sports have agreed to non-exclusive, multi-year licensing extensions.

Want to Be a PlayStation 3 Tester?

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment is looking for people interested in testing PS3 software, "This position entails checking the functionality of software for the PS3, PS2, and PSP, compiling reports, and evaluating content." Requirements are pretty light, between the age of 20-30, ability to work for a year starting July 18, not be a student, and obviously love games. No experience is required and pay ranges from $8 to $12/hour. Interested parties must submit their résumé to SCEJ by July 3.

Monday June 19, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 9:52 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:

'ArchLord' Playable Races - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Embark on your adventure to become the one mighty ruler of them all and take control of vast worlds, sprawling towns and cities or even control the world's horrific monsters to wreak havoc on your cowering enemies. For the first time ever you can rise to rule them all and with it the true destiny of Chantra is under your control...

'Guild Wars' Franchise Sells Two Million Strong

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArenaNet and NCsoft announce today the Guild Wars franchise has sold more than two million units worldwide to date. In further news, sales data from The NPD Group shows Guild Wars Factions as the number one selling PC game in North America for the month of May 2006.

Immersion Introduces Next-Generation Vibration Technology

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immersion introduces its next-generation TouchSense vibration technology to match the realism expected of next-generation video console gaming systems, offering a wider range of vibration effects that come even closer to simulating the physical world than existing console gaming systems.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes, players become classic heroes of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, each player will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth.

Wii to Use 90nm High Density 1T-SRAM Memory

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Memory manufacturer MoSys today announced that Nintendo's upcoming Wii video game console uses MoSys' patented 1T-SRAM technology to implement the very high performance memory within the Wii console's graphics system.

'Das Reich 2005' - Development Halted

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German developer Joylabs announced that it has halted development on its alternative reality FPS Das Reich 2005. Originally scheduled for last year, it now turns out the project has been put on ice, thus postponed indefinitely. In the game you support different factions in order to destroy the Nazis and fight for a free world without totalitarianism!

'The Tomorrow War' - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crioland is developing a new game based on Russian sci-fi writer Alexander Zorich's trilogy. The Tomorrow War is a space simulator set in the 27th century where you play the role of a military space academy cadet.

Design A Casual Game And Win $10,000

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrayGames announces the first annual TrayGames Developer Challenge, a competition for "pick up and play" casual games using their multi-player platform. Launched in conjunction with its new developer support site, the Challenge offers a $10,000 Grand Prize.

'Alien Shooter 2' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Alien Shooter 2, hack 'n slash gameplay gets dropped into a science fiction storyline packed with dozens of weapons and vicious alien life forms.

PC Preview - 'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning'

by Mark Crump on June 19, 2006 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

After two years of development Climax's Warhammer Online was cancelled after which Games Workshop granted its license to Mythic Entertainment. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an MMO game for PC and console set in the fantasy world of Warhammer.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Table Tennis'

by Joe Keiser on June 19, 2006 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

No guns, no violence, just straight up ping pong from the studio that brought us such games as Midnight Club and Red Dead Revolver. Rockstar San Diego's game takes advantage of the Xbox 360's graphic power and technology to capture the intensity, speed and excitement of Table Tennis.