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'Silent Heroes' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 9:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced that it will publish an addon to Soldiers: Heroes of World War II. In Silent Heroes, previously known as Saboteurs, you take control of a special operations force during World War II.

Capcom Enters the Trading Card Game Business

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom announced that it is entering the Japanese trading card game market utilizing beloved characters from their extensive video game franchises, starting with a series baed on its Devil Kings series.

Various Game Trailers #854

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 6:47 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:

  • Bully [PS2] - Trailer
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - Intro Movie
  • Kengo Zero [X360] - Jap Trailer


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

'ANSTOSS 2007' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released a German demo for its latest iteration in the ANSTOSS soccer management franchise. This demo has all the features enabled, except no multiplayer or save possbility.

'FIFA 07' (ALL) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 07 delivers complete authenticity with licenses for all the world’s top leagues, including MLS and Mexican 1st Division, and 26 others from over 20 nations. This year, you have the power to shape your club’s destiny in the Interactive Leagues, a new online mode that enables you to pit your club against supporters of your real-world opponents.

'Field Ops' - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freeze Interactive's Field Ops, developed by Digital Reality and previously known as Ghost Wars, brings together, in a unique presentation, the two favorite genres of PC gamers; Real-Time-Strategy and First-Person Shooter.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of Annihilated Empires offers an extraordinary blend of RTS and RPG gameplay, challenging gamers to create a powerful leader and a dominant military force through battle, diplomacy and treachery in a rich fantasy world.

Illinois State Pays For Defeated Violent Video Games Bill

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

United States District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly ruled yesterday that the state of Illinois must pay the video game industry $510,528.64 in attorney's fees for its unconstitutional effort to enact a law banning the sale of violent video games.

'NBA Live 07' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pull off moves only the pros perform as you replicate the styles of your favorite NBA players. Elevate to the rim for an electrifying dunk and bring the crowd to its feet, or look to your superstars to shift momentum with the game on the line.

Ritual Lowers 'SiN Episodes' Purchase Price

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

Ritual revealed today that it is lowering the retail/download price for its episodic FPS SiN Episodes. Originally on sale for $19.95, it has now been reduced by $5 and for just $14.95 you will get the first episode Emergence, SiN 1 (including Multiplayer), the Arena Modes map, as well as the forthcoming SiN Episodes Multiplayer mode.

'Jagged Alliance 3D' Gets Updated Graphics Engine - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagged Alliance 3D is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements, and fully destroyable environment. It offers well known mechanics and atmosphere of the original games, as well as the pleasure of meeting good old friends - A.I.M. mercenaries.

Hip Hop Band A Tribe Called Quest Reunites to Promote 'NBA 2K7' (ALL)

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legendary hip hop act A Tribe Called Quest reunites to headline the first leg of the 2nd Annual 2K Sports Bounce Tour. In addition, an exclusive track from the group will appear on the upcoming ‘Dan The Automator Presents 2K7’ soundtrack with Phife Dawg appearing as a playable character.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (ALL) Jaguar Unveiled - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 10:40 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.

'SEGA Genesis Collection' (PSP/PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced the SEGA Genesis Collection, known in Europe as Mega Drive Medley, for the PS2 and PSP. SEGA Genesis Collection will be the most comprehensive gathering of classic SEGA products ever assembled; with over 30 titles in one compilation.

'War Front: Turning Point' Developer Chat

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

On Thursday, August 17, from 20:00 - 22:00 CET (11 A.M. Pacific Time) CDV and Digital Reality will host a War Front: Turning Point developer chat. The chat will take place in the War Front community forums, where fans will be able to chat directly with one of the game's lead programmers and with Senior Producer Elmar Grunenberg of CDV.

'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AoE III: The WarChiefs will allow you to lead one of three Native American civilizations to expand their empire and fight for control of the Americas, as well as new gameplay elements and content including new civilizations, a new single player campaign, Home City enhancements and additional maps and units.

Sony Online Entertainment Acquires Worlds Apart Productions

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced that it has acquired key assets of independent online trading card game developer Worlds Apart Productions. Key employees of Worlds Apart will form the core of the new SOE-Denver, integrating into SOE's worldwide group of studios.

Legendo Signs 'The Three Musketeers' Digital Delivery Deal

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legendo Entertainment has joined forces with Big Fish Games to launch its jump ‘n run title The Three Musketeers, which is now available for online purchase and digital download.

'El Matador' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 9:11 a.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.

'Ford Bold Moves Street Racing' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ford Bold Moves Street Racing moves the action from the racetrack to the streets of LA, control 3 team cars, give orders, switching on the fly, and will feature eighteen officially licensed Ford vehicles.

'Mad Tracks' (X360) Gets Multiplayer Support

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing with pull back friction vehicles, ‘Mad Tracks’ players will battle in more than 45 challenges or mini games, in 10 original environments await, each victory unlocking new cars, new tracks or spare parts to improve performances of 16 cool vehicles. Load Inc is delaying the game in order to add multiplayer support, requested by the community.

'Fatal Inertia' (PS3) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. The sport is called Inertia and it's one that offers a heady mix of speed, combat and real world environments that can be used to make your victory and break your opponents.

'Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?' (NDS) Sells BIG In Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest craze to sweep across Europe isn’t a miracle diet or a celebrity workout, but a series of exercises designed to help exercise the brain. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? took Japan by storm and has now enjoyed similar success in Europe since its launch on 9th June 2006.

Sunflowers' Games Convention 2006 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Games Convention 2006, Sunflowers will be presenting its highly anticipated RTS titles, ANNO 1701 and ParaWorld. For the first time ever visitors will be able to play both titles at the stand.

'Undercover:­ Operation Wintersun' Story Details - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Undercover is an adventure game set during the Second World War, in the heart of war-torn Europe. The tantalizing story revolves around a horrible What-If scenario, tackling myths and undiscovered secrets and gives all new insights into the terrifying machinations of this era.

'Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle' Goes Gold ... Again

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game today announced that its first person adventure game Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle has gone gold. Set against the eerie Cornish landscape, and bundled with bonus travel features on the real Cornwall, “Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle” steeps you in the ancient mysteries and supernatural wonders of England’s famed county.

'Broken Saints' (NDS/PSP/Wii) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A third-person adventure/action title, Broken Saints builds on exploration and communication-oriented gameplay found in classic adventure games like Myst and the King's Quest series, while introducing chilling mature themes and action found in such groundbreaking titles as Resident Evil and Eternal Darkness.

'Medieval II: Total War' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 4:01 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.

Battlestar Galactica Special Airs on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

To promote season three of Battlestar Galactica, which begins Friday, Oct. 6, Sci-fi channel will be airing a one hour story-recap special called Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far on August 13th. Narrated by Laura Roslin, the Secretary of Education turned President turned resistance leader on Cylon-occupied New Caprica. Learn about humanity's costly struggle to survive against its deadliest enemy. Microsoft announced that the one hour special will be available on Xbox Live, although no date, or price, were revealed.

'SingStar Legends' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know the effect hearing a classic track can have and everyone has a tune that finds them singing their heart out, just like their music idols. Sony Europe announces the arrival of SingStar Legends, bringing your living room to life with a selection of the biggest household names in musical history.

'One Piece: Grand Adventure' (PS2) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari Europe announced today that it has signed Namco Bandai's PS2 exclusive pirate fighting anime game One Piece: Grand Adventure. Join Monkey D. Luffy in the chaotic battles we have come to expect from the Strawhat crew, but this time with even more adventures featuring an additional game-play mode and mini-game filled quests.

'The Settlers II: The Next Generation' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that the remake of BlueByte's construction-based strategy game Settlers 2, making the jump to 3D, has been completed and has reached gold status. While there is no info on other territories just yet, The Settlers II: The Next Generation will arrive in German stores early September.

'Ninety-Nine Nights' (X360) Heroes Detailed - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ninety-Nine Nights is a fantasy game that mixes action with strategy elements. You control a massive army that is challenged by hordes of enemies, in a multi-angle scenario, where you can assume the role of various characters and see the game world from totally different points of view.

Bohemia Interactive Licenses Game Engine to U.S. Marines

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bohemia Interactive is extremely pleased to announce that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has purchased an enterprise license of Virtual Battlespace (VBS). The license provides an unlimited number of VBS1 and VBS2 licenses to the Marines for use in tactical training, mission rehearsal and experimentation.

'Reservoir Dogs' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game gives you the opportunity to play through the events of the film - leading up to and following the break down of the heist - from the perspective of each character. You get to experience those parts of the movie that were only suggested, delve further into the world of Reservoir Dogs and find out what happened at the diamond store.

NDS Review - 'Monster House'

by Katarani on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Monster House will allow players to experience key moments of the movie as they uncover the mysteries of the house in order to save their neighborhood. Players will also take on unique adventures that were inspired by the film. With three playable characters, fans of the film will enjoy seeing the movie come to life in their living rooms.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News