by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
- Virtua Fighter 5 [PS3] - Trailer (5)
- Gangs of London [PSP] - Trailer
- SingStar [PS3] - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 10:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Sins of a Solar Empire is a real-time space strategy title under development at Ironclad Games. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
EA today announced it has reached an agreement with Korean NOWCOM to license Tales Runner, its first multiplayer advanced casual game, for distribution in Mainland China through its publisher Guangdong Tian Yue Network Technology Development.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Austin Game Conference announced today that Academy Award-winning producer and COO of Lightstorm Entertainment Jon Landau, known for producing James Cameron's "Titanic," will deliver a keynote address 10 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2006.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Based on the results of an investigation, over 2,000 PlayOnline accounts have been either suspended or terminated on Jul. 21, 2006 for the malicious and intentional use of these third-party tools. Square-Enix reminds players that the use of any third-party tools will not only destroy the in-game balance, but will also encourage RMT (Real Money Trade) activities, and will therefore continued to be banned.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Super Monkey Ball Adventure is an all-new, narrative-driven and platform-based style of gameplay, along with brand-new Monkey Ball abilities and a bunch of fresh new characters, adding 50 new and original puzzles to this new and exciting gaming experience.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The History Channel and CDV USA have partnered through The History Channel website to offer history buffs a chance to win Roman treasures. CDV is awarding winners with a copy of its city building and management simulation game Glory of the Roman Empire, in addition to a DVD of The History Channel's Rome: Engineering an Empire special.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko and is situated in the not so distant future. CDV has released the North American edition of the first patch for Night Watch addressing voice volume issue and fixing Dialogtexts, textbugs, and improving lipsync.
by Judy on July 25, 2006 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Square Enix revealed its summer lineup, a roster that includes an assortment of new and exciting titles for a wide variety of platforms: Dirge of Cerberus – Final Fantasy VII and Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria exclusively on the PlayStation 2, and Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth for the PSP and Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime for the Nintendo DS.
by Judy on July 25, 2006 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Donkey Kong and his pals have gotten their mitts on some high-powered Barrel Jets – incredible engines that boost when struck by a pilot. By beating on the DK Bongos controller, players can make their character swoop up, bank side to side and launch attacks on rivals.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Get that magic touch. There are plenty of basketball games out there, but none with the hands-on control of Mario Hoops 3-on-3. Players use the touch screen to get their game on as they execute tricky dribbles, special passes and sweet shots – all with strokes and taps of the stylus.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under
While snoozing atop his doghouse one day, Snoopy has a magical dream. He becomes a virtuoso flying ace, piloting his World War I bi-plane in a heroic attempt to foil the plans of his archenemy, the Red Baron. Join Snoopy and friends as you take on the nefarious Baron and his cohorts in this enchanting aerial adventure.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ensemble lets us know that Age of Empires III v1.08 is in final testing and will be available in a matter of days. The new patch mainly focuses on adding balance changes to the game. Read more for details ...
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Sword of the Stars lets you explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. This demo features unlimited turns in a 40 star galaxy, but limited to fission era technology, 2 races (Human & Tarkas), 3 difficulty settings, includes random, encounters, alliances and is multiplayer (4 player online/LAN) enabled.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Create your own fascinating world of ANNO 1701! Become a discoverer – and experience the adventure of a lifetime. Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them!
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Nintendo North America today revealed its non-Wii release lineup for the rest of 2006. While the new Wii console will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2006, Nintendo has plenty of other things to keep people busy until then, such as Yoshi’s Island 2, and Elite Beat Agents.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Epic's Mark Rein has put up a message in the Epic chat boards
stating that a "BIG announcement coming next week!" While of course no details were provided, when one user hinted it might be about the release date, Mark Rein commented "maybe the announcement that is going to be made isn't what you think it is." User speculation has been rampant from GoW going gold, release date, to possibly multiplayer or other info about Epic's upcoming visceral shooter. To be continued ...
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Out of the Park Baseball 2006 offers gamers the ultimate in realism with its brand new pitch-by-pitch game engine, unrivalled playability and unparalleled customization. This final v1.02 patch/demo includes several new community requested features, as well as the usual bug/crash fixes and game tweaks.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
At Comic-con an EA representative revealed
that, not surprisingly, an add-on for the PC edition of Battle for Middle-earth 2 is in the works. The Rise of the Witch-king is set prior to the War of the Ring, and will feature new armor, buildings, and of course units. While it seems that not too many graphical changes have been made, new powers showed off summoning an ice wolf walking on two legs. More details should follow later this week...
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under
After some internal troubles, Project-Zero is no more and is now called gEasy Team, and has released a new patch for JoWood's Soldner: Secret Wars. This v33673 patch mainly tweaks various weapons and vehicles brought up by the community.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Earlier this year
THQ announced it had acquired Atari's Stuntman franchise, with the sequel being in development at Paradigm Entertainment. The agreement included the option to eventually acquire the studio, which THQ did earlier this month. Paradigm will unveil its next-gen Stuntman 2 title later this year.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under
In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic, and completely destructible, battlefield ever seen in a game.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under
El Matador is a 3rd person action game with stealth elements set in the environment of the Central and South America. Originally scheduled for late August, Red Mile announced it will now be released September 15th, 2006.
by Andrew Hayward on July 25, 2006 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under
BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwen, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land-based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Bullet Witch is an action adventure taking place in the exceedingly bleak near future of 2013. Civilization is on the brink of extinction after demons begin appearing on the earth, and the player wades into the fray as a witch named Alicia.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Matrix Games and Western Civilization Software announce Forge of Freedom, a new American Civil War strategy game. More than seven-score years have passed since the start of this conflict that pitted state against state, brother against brother and broke the chains of slavery.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The golden age of console hockey will return when NHL 07 debuts with gameplay innovations that will allow players to feel like they are actually on the ice. Featuring an unmatched level of freedom and control, NHL 07 will represent a watershed moment in the history of the console hockey.
by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Styrateg combines strategy and RPG to provide more than 60 quests with a variety of locales in over 20 unique levels! There are four characters that the player can choose, each with their own special skills and spells, with a total of 80 magical items to collect and use.