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Various Game Trailers #823

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 10:01 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:

  • DarkStar One - Dev Diary #1
  • Miami Vice: The Game [PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • NCAA Football 07 [PS2/Xbox] - Momentum Trailer


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

Austin Game Conference Locks In Headline Speakers

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Initiative today announced keynotes and speakers for this year's Austin Game Conference taking place September 6-7-8, 2006 in Austin, Texas. Headline speakers include: Blizzard's Rob Pardo, Dell's Michael Dell, and Science-Fiction Author Vernor Vinge.

'You Are Empty' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You Are Empty immerses players in an exaggerated dark and obscure atmosphere of Soviet totalitarianism. Fighting against mutants created by the Soviet super human program, the players are tasked to figure out what happened in the city and stop the mutants from spreading further.

'Titan Quest' v1.01 Patch Delayed Until Friday

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 5:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has decided to delay the patch for Iron Lore's RTS Titan Quest a few more days to ensure that issues are addressed effectively and that the process of patching will go as smoothly as possible. Originally scheduled for today it has been pushed back until Friday, July 7th. Read more for the updated fixlist ...

'Battlefield 2' - v1.4 Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the beta version of the upcoming Battlefield 2 v1.4 patch adding the new Road to Jalalabad map, modes, and various other tweaks.

'Tekken 6' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tekken 6 is the next installment in Namco Bandai's popular 3D fighting series, coming exclusively to the PS3.

'Penumbra' - v1.1 Updated Game/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Penumbra is a free 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. This v1.1 adds extra gfx card support, languages, and various bug and crash fixes.

'Untold Legends Dark Kingdom' (PS3) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Untold Legends Dark Kingdom will set the standard for next-gen action-RPGs by delivering an immersive fantasy experience through its breath-taking graphics, dramatic storyline, and action-packed battles filled with heart-pounding combat, magical spells and brilliant SFX.

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

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 12:46 p.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 demo includes a tutorial, a full year of the Great Campaign (1775-1783) and the PDF manual.

'Destinies' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Destinies is an upcoming sci-fi/fantasy adventure under development at Lanthra Productions & Team Destinies. Explore Anthranella IX, and its many exotic places. Join Marc on this epic quest for the truth and what lies just beyond.

'Parkan II' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first person action planet side. In the game players will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers.

Wednesday July 5, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 10:17 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:

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade is a futuristic 3D game that uses the best elements of RPGs within the context of a fast moving RTS game, set in a mysterious future universe where organic machines are built using genetic engineering.

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - v4.5.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlegoat has released a new patch for its strategy game Supreme Ruler 2010, bringing your retail game to v4.5.3 adding a new scneario, new missions, new units, new groupings and a slow of fixes and tweaks.

'Steambot Chronicles' (PS2) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

505 Gamestreet announced today that it will bring IREM's non-linear role-playing adventure game Steambot Chronicles to Europe. Offering players a unique and exciting virtual world full of possibilities, Steambot Chronicles is a world where you decide just what type of gameplay you experience, how the plot unfolds and even who the main hero turns out to be.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' - v1.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for its tactical FPS Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, bringing your retail/download version to v1.20 and includes all the content from the multiplayer pack, as well as several crash & bug fixes and other tweaks.

'East India Company' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In East India Company, players will enjoy building the world's most powerful trading empire and engaging in fierce battles in both single-player and multiplayer modes, all within a breathtaking cinematic environment.

'FlatOut : Total Carnage' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive has revealed that BugBear's destructive racing title is now also going to make an appearance on Microsoft's nextgen Xbox 360 console. While there is no official announcement yet, FlatOut : Total Carnage is scheduled for later this year, although whether this is an all new title or maybe a FlatOut 1&2 bundle is not clear at this point.

10Tacle Studios Already Working On New Racing Title

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While GTR 2 has yet to be released, 10Tacle has revealed that is it already working on their next racing title, codenamed Project Falcon. AutoSimSport interviewed Blimey! Games' Ian Bell, where he mentioned the new title is scheduled for end of 2007, will be multiplatform, and although not part of the GTR series will feature multiple authentic racing types, with real world tracks.

'Infernal' (x360/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infernal, previously known as Diabolique: License to sin, is a 3rd person action adventure that is set in a present day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

'Project Sylph' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While not officially announced yet, Square Enix's Project Sylph is an HD remake of the popular 80s shooter franchise Silpheed, last released on the PS2 five years ago.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 6' (ALL) Makes Next-Gen Debut at Leipzig Convention

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami is set to storm this year’s game Convention in Leipzig with the first showing of key titles, including the first showing of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 for Xbox 360.

'God of War II' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

God of War II is a groundbreaking, PS2 exclusive combat action-adventure videogame based on Greek mythology, where you will get reacquainted with the vicious ex-Spartan warrior Kratos and embark on the continuing epic odyssey.

'Virtua Tennis 3' (PS3/X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis 3 gives gamers the opportunity to experience new levels of realism never thought possible on a home console system.

'Battlefront' Remake Announced

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group announced their partnership to release Battlefront, an all-new wargame system that simulates battalion-scale combat in the largest cauldron of war humanity has known: World War II.

'Medieval II: Total War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the most turbulent and bloody era in European history, Medieval 2: Total War will allow gamers to lead their armies across the battlefields of Europe and the Holy Land before discovering the Americas and doing battle with the fearsome Aztecs.

'Alan Wake' (X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the deceptively idyllic town of Bright Falls, Washington, Alan Wake places gamers in the role of the best-selling suspense author, Alan Wake. He escapes to this small town to recover from the mysterious disappearance of his fiancée. In Bright Falls Wake comes face to face with his darkest nightmares.

Xbox Review - 'The Da Vinci Code'

by Thomas Wilde on July 5, 2006 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In The Da Vinci Code game, players will be kept on the edge of their seats with suspense, discovery and survival as they guide Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu on a quest to solve a bizarre murder-mystery and uncover the ultimate treasure protected by an ancient secret society.

'Grotesque: Heroes Hunted' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:48 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.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Mitigo 9' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iluminate Games is proud to present Mitigo 9, a side scroller space shooter, where the player takes control of a deadly python fighter, the last of the Mitigo Special Forces - a peacekeeper unit mysteriously ambushed and destroyed.