Various Game Trailers #860

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 7:48 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:

  • Battlefield 2142 - Trailer #4
  • Earthworm Jim [PSP] - Trailer
  • Paraworld - Making Of Trailer
  • Just Cause [ALL] - Developer Diary #1


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

Sony Will Regain Market Leadership Position in Five Years

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Yankee Group study predicts that eventhough Microsoft is off to a fast start, launching the Xbox 360 nearly 12 months before the PlayStation 3, by the time third-generation consoles reach market maturity in 2011, the PS3 will once again be the market leader.

'Tony Hawk's Project 8' (ALL) Pre-Order Incentive - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tony Hawk’s Project 8 immerses players in the skateboarding experience using realistic graphics, enhanced physics and responsive controls that simulate the feeling of skating with every trick and bail. Pre-order the game by Nov. 17 at GameStop or EB and receive a code to enter at the sweepstake’s official site to instantly win one of many great prizes or get an unlockable game code for the chance to win a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

'Joint Task Force' Demo Coming Next Week Tuesday

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joint Task Force is a story of modern war where players match superior tactics and military technology against dangerous unconventional forces around the globe. Sieera revealed today that it plans to release a demo for its 3D RTS on Tuesday August 22nd, 2006. As soon as it becomes available we will have it on our filesever network

'NBA 2K7' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year's Shot Stick returns with more responsive controls and new mechanics to master. NBA 2K7 combines incredible graphics, including new sweat technology details and animating hair, with a revamped post game, and hundreds of new shooting, passing, and dribbling animations.

NHL 2K7 (ALL) Gets Cinemotion Camera Technology

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today it is adding Cinemotion to NHL 2K7, combining new dynamic gameplay camera angle technology, cutscenes, player chatter and unique audio options, to truly immerses gamers into the drama of hockey like never before.

'Caesar IV' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Caesar IV takes the city-building genre into the 21st century, with new gameplay and features, and a cutting edge 3D graphics engine developed specifically for the title.

'Armed Assault' - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint creators Bohemia Interactive Studio will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Stranger' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stranger is an RTS game, with RPG elements, set in a world, split in two parts, surface and a subterranean one, which are in a tenuous balance. This demo features an intro movie and two missions from the full game.

'NBA Live 07' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:04 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.

'DarkStar One' - German/French v1.2 Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DarkStar One delivers fast-paced action within a vast and authentic universe, spectacular graphics, freedom of choice, a gripping story and the power to save the federal galaxy from its nemesis! This v1.2 beta patch (German & French editions only) fixes various issues but mainly addresses a framerate problem.

'Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai America today announced Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2, where aspiring shop keepers can open a variety of stores in which they tend to their Tamagotchi customers’ needs by successfully completing tasks in a variety of playful mini-games.

'F.E.A.R.' Combat - v1.07 Full Install Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Vivendi has released the, massive, free multiplayer Combat expansion, offering no less than 19 MP maps, 10 game modes and a dozen different weapons. It does how ever required you to generate a free registration key at the FEAR Combat site.

'Star Wars: Lethal Alliance' (NDS/PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has signed a license agreement with LucasArts and announces Star Wars: Lethal Alliance, an action-adventure game developed for the PSP and NDS by Ubisoft’s Montreal and Casablanca Studios, respectively.

'F.E.A.R.' Becomes PS3 Launch Title - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment today announced that Monolith sci-fi action FPS F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon), is currently in development for the PS3 and is scheduled to launch during November 2006.

'Boxing Manager' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ANACONDA announced that it has signed Proline Software's management simulation, Boxing Manager, where you take control of your own stable of boxers.

'Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich is the first stand-alone expansion for CDV's Blitzkrieg 2 historical RTS, and spans three major offensives from the final days of fighting on the Eastern front and covers both the Soviet and German campaigns in the long Siege of Budapest, Fortress Kurland, and the Soviet Operation Bagration.

'Panzer Elite Action: Dunes of War' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PEA: Dunes of War is set during the battles of the African WW2 campaign, it’s about victory for both sides and your first duty is to ensure the survival of your comrades with victory as the ultimate goal. Jowood has released a multiplayer demo for Zootfly's WW2 tank sim Panzer Elite Action: Dunes of War allowing you to try out one map.

Nintendo Wii Will Have No Online Subscription Fee

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with USA Today, Nintendo's Reginald Fils-Aime stated that : "We will offer online-enabled games that the consumers will not have to pay a subscription fee for. They'll be able to enjoy that right out of the box. The Wii console is going to be Wi-Fi enabled, so essentially, you'll be able to plug it in and go. It won't have hidden fees or costs."

HanbitSoft To Support 'Hellgate: London' Multiplayer

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flagship Studios and HanbitSoft, Inc. have announced a new joint venture which will manage all aspects of hosting online games. Ping0 recently entered an agreement with Namco to digitally distribute, host and manage Hellgate: London's online component.

UK's Games Market Europe Show Cancelled

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seems not only E3 is feeling the heat, as today Games Market Europe rganizer announced that the only remaining UK trade show is no more. Scheduled to take place at the Business Design Centre in Islington on September 6th and 7th, the organizers tried to fill the gap after competing ECTS and ELSPA events left eachother paralyzed. After earlier this year E3 virtually got cancelled, GME representatives stated "As industries evolve, so do the events that serve them."

'Armored Core 4' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software's Armored Core 4 will allow players can create their own original mech by switching components such as the head, arms, and legs of the mech's body, with a few hundred components to choose from, including changing its color to give it an exclusive looks. By accepting and successfully completing missions, the player can purchase even more powerful parts to make his mech stronger.

'The Guild 2' Goes Gold in Germany

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Guild 2 will be a combination of unique sweeping role-play and a fascinating life-simulation, conjuring the medieval life anew on your PC. As in the successful predecessor Europa 1400: The Guild and the subsequent expansion pack, the newest development by 4HeadStudios awakes the 14th century to a new life.

'World in Conflict' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

PSP Review - 'Tekken: Dark Resurrection'

by Reldan on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tekken: Dark Resurrection takes all the top elements from the latest arcade version and introduces a host of new, PSP-exclusive features to deliver great mobile gaming.

SEGA's 2006 Games Convention Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's line-up for the 2006 Games Convention will be dominated by titles such as Rome sequel, Medieval II: Total War for PC, Sonic The Hedgehog and Virtua Tennis 3, both on Xbox 360, all being playable for the first time in public and joining Yakuza for the PS2...

'Special Operations Forces: Operation Eagle's Talon - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This is a first person shooter where you have to gather clues as you move through each of the missions. The 5 sub missions or levels are tied together with a single story to immerse the user in the game.

'Prey 2' Already in Development

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with Next Generation, CEO Scott Miller revealed that 3D Realms, and maybe a 3rd party developer, are already working on the sequel to its 3D sci-fi FPS Prey. When asked what his company is currently working on, Scott replied "Prey 2, of course! We are addressing concerns about combat, as well as adding in more gameplay innovations."

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2006 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News