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Various Game Trailers #799

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 11:58 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:

  • Mercenaries 2 [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories [PS2] - Trailer
  • Resistance: Fall of Man [PS3] - Trailer
  • Scarface: The World Is Yours [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusader - Trailer #2
  • NFL Head Coach [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer
  • Sensible Soccer 2006 [ALL] - Trailer #3


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

'Prey' (X360/PC) Weekly Update #21

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 9:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today 3D Realms posted their latest installment in the weekly Prey update in which, 3DRealms' Joe Siegler talks about the MultiPrey testing, the new deathmatch/multiplayer concept, box art approval, the Triton delivery system, including a little change list from Venom's progress on the Xbox 360 edition, and the recent testing they've been doing.

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' - New Screen

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adds layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customising your armies by combining units. Battle it out online with native voice-over IP, integrated clan support, and new spectator modes that let you play RTS games like a sport.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) - v1.1 Patch Coming Next Week

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. 1UP received word from Bethesda that, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the final v1.1 patch will be released next week. Read more if you want to check the current beta patch ...

'Battlefield 2142' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight an all-out war for survival in the year 2142. EA and Digital Illusions are developing the next installment in the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield 2142, scheduled to ship worldwide this winter for the PC.

'Championship Manager 2006' - International Management Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 3:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The all-new Championship Manager 2006 offers a wide range of innovative new features and is the most realistic version to date, offering the player a true taste of football management. This patch adds plenty of new features, various game tweaks, updates the gui, match engine, fixes various bugs and crashes, and plenty more ..

'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance' (ALL) Voiceover Contest

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Voiceover Promotion contest and win the chance to be the voice of Bruce Banner or Jean Grey and be a part of the largest Super Hero alliance ever. To enter, contestants must simply record and submit the lines for the character they are auditioning for, along with a photo, the entry form and the signed legal agreement (and voila, done!).

'El Matador' - 20 New Screens

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

El Matador is a third person action game with stealth elements set in the environment of the Central and South America. It takes proven features of the genre and enhances them with the latest technology, to provide the player with an opportunity to experience the excitement of espionage first hand.

'Shadowgrounds' - v1.04 Patch Available NOW

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

Shadowgrounds is an adrenaline-pumping action game featuring upgradeable weapons, lighting based gameplay and an epic storyline with strong characters. This v1.04 patch fixes some crash/bugs, mission and gfx, adds new features and prepares the game support the Level Editor, which will be available next week.

'Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil' (PSP/NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Death Jr. returns in an all-new adventure in a spooky tree house of terror! Teaming up for even more firepower, DJ and Pandora will take on a variety of possessed enemies as they progress through an adventure that seamlessly blends smooth platforming, intense combat, complex enemy AI and a unique sense of humor.

Friday June 2, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 2:00 p.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:

  • Dropteam (PC)
  • Fetch! (PC)


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

Wonders In 'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords' Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games and Firaxis Games today announced Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords, an expansion pack for Sid Meier's Civilization IV, loaded with new civilizations, new leaders and more units, resources and wonders that can be used in both single and multiplayer games.

'Medieval II: Total War' - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval II: Total War, the 4th installment of the franchise, takes strategy genre to a whole new level with the most epic and cinematic 3D battles ever seen on PC.

Minnesota Signs Violent Video Game Bill

by Judy on June 2, 2006 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has signed a violent video game bill into law as SF 785. Under the law, which goes into effect on August 1, 2006, minors under 17 who rent or purchase M- or AO-rated games will be fined $25. Additionally, retailers will be required to post a sign notifying customers of this practice.

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 12:01 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.

'Over G Fighters' (X360) Official Website Launched - Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over G Fighters is the only modern jet fighter game to deliver intense and exciting aerial combat showcasing the awesome power of modern aircrafts on the X360. Ubisoft launched the official Over G Fighters website with the most in-depth and up-to-date information on Over G Fighters' storyline, characters and game features.

'Cossacks II: Battle for Europe' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While already announced late last year, the stand-alone expansion for CDV's RTS, Cossacks II: Battle for Europe, will feature three new nations, along with a variety of new battlegrounds, campaigns and battle scenarios, both historical and hypothetical.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' Gets A Comic Book

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom announces the creation of a unique comic book specifically designed to tie-in with the storyline of its MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, created by Dark Horse Comics team, and Conan luminaries like Cary Nord, Scott Allie, Gaute Godager, Tim Truman and Tone Rodriguez are creatively involved.

'Tenchu: Time of the Assassins' (PSP) - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tenchu: Fatal Shadows developers FromSoftware and K2 studios team for the PSP exclusive Tenchu: Time of the Assassins, featuring all new stealth manoeuvres, kill moves, multiplayer, all the classic Tenchu characters, level editor, and plenty more ...

'FlatOut 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an enhanced version of the original’s lauded physics engine with even faster driving track designs, FlatOut 2 also boasts numerous improvements, enhancements and additions to make the title the definitive FlatOut experience.

'Game Audio Conference' Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Initiative today announced the first annual Game Audio Conference (GAC), taking place September 6-7, 2006, in Austin, Texas, designed to offer advanced game audio sessions aimed at working industry professionals and is geared toward illuminating and proposing solutions to some of game audio's toughest problems.

'MotoGP' (PSP) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the people that brought us the MotoGP series on PS2 and Ridge Racer on PSP, the expert team at Namco has developed this game specifically for PSP. The thrills and competition of MotoGP are combined with fast-paced arcade racing ideal for short bursts of handheld gaming.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Army of Two'

by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2006 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Urban Chaos: Riot Response'

by Thomas Wilde on June 2, 2006 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Urban Chaos: Riot Response, previously known as Zero Tolerance, is a high velocity, first person shooter where the player confronts real terror in an American city.

'Spore' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then use the fun, intuitive Editors to evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race. Guide your species as it builds (and the player designs) villages, buildings, cities, and vehicles. Along the way to becoming a global civilization you can choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade, be nice or play rough!

'Dead & Furious' (NDS) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Dead & Furious you play as Rob Steiner, jailed for life for a murder you may not have committed, but now find yourself faced with an evil presence lurking around every corner! From maximum security prisons to research facilities, from swampland to airport, pickup your shotgun and blast your way through this action packed zombiefest.

'Cars' (ALL) - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Race to the finish line as you live all the fun and excitement of Disney/Pixar Cars. Play as all your favourite characters as you help Lightning McQueen capture the coveted Piston Cup Championship.

'Silverfall' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KievGames' Silverfall is a fantasy-style RPG using advanced 3D graphics and fascinating storyline. Silverfall features large free-roaming environments, four customizable and playable races, 150 monsters, single- and multiplayer (co-op and PvP), ragdoll effects, day/night cycle, particle effects and the latest shaders.

'Call of Duty 3' (Xbox/PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) Game Details

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 3 delivers the intensity of being closer than ever to the fury of combat during the battle for the Liberation of Paris, the most harrowing campaign of WWII, known as The Normandy Breakout.

IncaGold Signs Russian Distribution Deal

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IncaGold is pleased to announce that it is in the final process of entering its brand into Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as well as the three Baltic states of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.

'ArchLord' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 2:33 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...

'The Fast and the Furious' (PS2) Secures Pioneer License

by Rainier on June 2, 2006 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai Games America announced that its upcoming racing title, The Fast and the Furious, based on Universal's summer movie, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, has secured the worldwide trademark rights to the Pioneer license, allowing it to take advantage of the Pioneer license by showcasing Pioneer’s popular automobile performance system, the AVG-VDP1 System, which measures a wide range of performance data.

PS2 Review - 'Steambot Chronicles'

by Rusty Bailey on June 2, 2006 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Will Vanilla join the Garland Globetrotters? Or, will he join the Killer Elephant gang? The choices Vanilla makes, the Trotmobiles he builds, and the friends he keeps are all up to gamers who take part in Steambot Chronicles.