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'GODS: Lands of Infinity' - German v1.39 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GODS: Lands of Infinity is a role-playing game set in fantasy background, creating a perfect blend of trade strategy and casual adventuring. This v1.39 patch addresses a sound problem

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 10:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

'CivCity: Rome' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CivCity: Rome is new city building strategy game inspired by the world of Sid Meier's Civilization. Developed by Firefly Studios, CivCity: Rome, gamers will recreate the glory of Rome by building a small settlement into a mighty imperial city.

Various Game Trailers #825

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 4:51 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:

  • Shadowrun [X360/PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Hegemony: Philip of Macedon - Trailer #3
  • Joint Task Force - Behind the Scenes #2


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

'Day of Defeat: Source' Free Weekend Commences

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The second Day of Defeat: Source Free Weekend has begun. This free trial period features all the new content added in the Summer Update to Day of Defeat: Source, including the new gameplay type (Detonation), new missions (Jagd, Colmar) and gameplay and technology enhancements. To join the ranks, visit www.steamgames.com and set up a free account.

'Titan Quest' - v1.08 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action RPG set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. This v1.08 patch addresses a character corruption issue, improved inventory placement, improved multiplayer performance, fixes memory leak, various bug and crash fixes ...

'Bullet Witch' (X360) - 7 Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Out of the Park Baseball 2006' - v1.02 Demo / Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 v1.02 patch/demo includes several new community requested features, as well as the usual bug/crash fixes and game tweaks.

Panel Study Finds Videogames Are Good For You

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Interactive Software Federation of Europe held a panel discussion involving consumers, publishers and developers of video games throughout the European Union. Participants including parents’ representatives heard a panel of independent experts, including psychologists and media specialists, express their views about the impact of videogames on players, especially the younger ones.

'Dead Rising' (X360) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising is survival horror game, in which you play Frank West, a freelance photographer who has made his way to an idyllic suburban town to get his hands on the scoop. He soon discovers that the town has been overrun with zombies, and while fighting off hordes of gruesome zombies, you have to discover the cause of the disturbing outbreak.

Crimson Cow Signs 'A Vampyre Story'

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hamburg-based publisher Crimson Cow today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Autumn Moon Entertainment for its upcoming adventure title A Vampyre Story.

'Pro Stroke Golf: World Tour 2007' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Stroke Golf is destined to capture the player's imagination by fusing the features of real-world golf, high-end graphics, accurate animation and a unique control system.

'Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny' (PS2) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny is a sequel RPG to Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana for the PS2. Atelier Iris 2 takes synthesizing to a new level, with new gameplay, features, and improved graphics. Experience an epic adventure that crosses two different worlds, and battle evil to save the world from utter destruction.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Multiplayer Debut At Leipzig

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 9:16 a.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. Capcom today confirmed that Leipzig Games Convention will mark the global debut for the multiplayer mode.

'Stronghold Legends' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 6:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold Legends is a RTS game that builds on the fantastic Stronghold heritage with beautifully crafted visuals and the epic legends of the middle ages.

Atari Signs 'Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales'

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it has signed a global distribution deal with Playlogic for Akella's new action-adventure RPG Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales, daring gamers to become the mightiest and most dreaded pirate of the sea.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (ALL) Saleen Unveiled - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'Bad Day L.A.' (Xbox/PC) Gets Rocking Soundtrack

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 5:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bad Day L.A. is a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist, combining a fantastical art style, collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience. Norwegian rock-band Chrome Division signed on to play on the soundtrack and also promote the game at various events, such as Popkomm and the Leipzig Games Convention.

'Dynasty Warriors BB' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors BroadBand (working title) is KOEI's second online multiplayer title (Unchartered Waters being the other), based on its popular hack'n slash series, currently available only in Japan.

'Ultima Online' Removes 15 Trillion in Dirty Money

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard seems not to be the only one hunting down cheaters and gold farmers as EA announced it has closed 180 game accounts and confiscated 15 Trillion gold pieces. Large number of checks for amounts over one million gold pieces were being abused by by exploiters to store extremely large amounts of gold, which have now been removed from the game.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' - v1.1 German/French Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 3:31 a.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. This v1.1 beta patch (only for the German & French versions of the game) addresses various bugs, crashes, quests and plugin issues.

'The King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2' (PS2) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Currently celebrating its twelfth year as one of the most popular fighting video game franchises in the history of gaming, The King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2, aka KOF 2006, will continue to build on the series' rich history with several new characters, as well as many returning favorites.

'Shot-Online' Gets Updated With New Course and Game Mode

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rendered in lush, beautiful 3D graphics, Shot-Online is a fusion of an accurate golf simulator with a deep role playing game. Shot-Online is free to play and now gets even more excited with a new course, Gadieger, and a new Team-Play Modes.

'Silverfall' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Throwback Entertainment Acquires Former Acclaim Titles

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Throwback Entertainment announced that it has acquired the rights and interest in multiple Acclaim Entertainment titles. The vast library of game-related properties includes, but is not limited to Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance, Vexx, Extreme-G Racing, Legends of Wrestling, Re-Volt, and Summer Heat Volleyball.

PS2 Review - 'Jaws Unleashed'

by Andrew Hayward on July 7, 2006 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Jaws, players assume the role of a Great White shark driven to a predacious frenzy by the sonic emanations of underwater oil drilling equipment. To defend their underwater territory, players undertake a campaign to drive away the raiders.

PSP Review - 'Astonishia Story'

by Agustin on July 7, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Astonishia Story, players embody an honorable royal knight and embark upon an epic journey to recover a stolen sacred relic that symbolizes prosperity and fortune. Players must seek the help of wizards and many other mysterious allies to succeed.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 7, 2006 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News