Various Game Trailers #869

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 8:54 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:

  • WoW: The Burning Crusade - Char. Creation Trailer
  • Metro 2033: The Last Refuge [PS3/X360/PC] - GC 06 Trailer
  • Caesar IV - Developer Diary Trailer #2
  • Perimeter: Emperor's Testament - Trailer
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 - Developer Diary #1
  • Test Drive Unlimited [ALL] - Camaro Trailer
  • Dungeon Siege II: Broken World - Trailer #5


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

'Classics Collection Reloaded' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Classics Collection Reloaded is an ensemble of more than 15 historic arcade favorites for the PSP, driving home the nostalgia factor with a host of new titles including Eco Fighters, King of Dragons and Knights of the Round Table.

New Backwards Compatibility Update Available Over Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 7:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a new backwards compatibility update, now available over Xbox Live. This free update adds 48 more titles to the original Xbox games that can be played on your X360, bringing to total to almost 300. Titles of note are Burnout 3: Takedown, Counter-Strike, Call of Cthulhu, The Suffering, X-Men II, MK: Deception and plenty more ...

'Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express is a high-quality adventure game that appeals to both adventure fans and casual buyers alike. Adventure fans will appreciate the unique adaptation of the novel into a thrilling and suspenseful video game and casual buyers will recognize the Agatha Christie brand as a brand that they can trust.

'Unreal Tournament 2007' Demo Expected Prior to Launch

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Similar to the C&C Tiberium Wars newsbit earlier today, Epic's Steve Polge revealed that they plan to release an Unreal Tournament 2007 demo prior to its retail debut, so they can act upon community feedback and make adjustments if needed. "We are definitely planning to release a demo long enough before we go gold to be able to incorporate feedback from the demo into our final release." Steve also mentioned that UT 2007 currently has 40 maps in rotation, but that is not said some may be cut from the final release.

'Stargate Worlds' Powered by Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 5:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, and Epic Games today announced a license agreement in which CME will use Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology for the development of the upcoming, highly anticipated Stargate Worlds and future multi-platform games.

'Sam & Max: Season 1' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After more than a decade, various cancellations, legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting Sam & Max make their return to the gaming scene! Telltale Games is developing a new Sam & Max episodic adventure series, which will debut this October, with new episodes coming every month, starting in December.

'Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far' Now Available on Xbox Live Marketplace

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting today, you can download Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far available FREE to all connected X360 gamers in the U.S. Courtesy of the SCI FI Channel, Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far is a one-hour recap special incorporating footage from the original SCI FI miniseries and the show's previous two seasons. To check it out head to Xbox Live Marketplace today.

'Titan Quest' - v1.15 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action RPG set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. This v1.15 patch adresses various crash bugs, multiplayer issues, as well as some video and editor problems. Read more for a detailed fix list.

'NBA Live 07' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 2:46 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.

'Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball MAX’D' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, WXP and Paintball Professional Greg Hastings announced today that, for the first time, Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball MAX’D (GHTP) will launch this fall on PS2, with speed and performance exceeding earlier versions.

'Spider-Man: Battle for New York' (GBA/NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spider-Man: Battle for New York allows gamers to take on the role of their favorite Super Hero, Spider-Man, and one of his famed nemeses, Green Goblin, in an original storyline which builds upon their legendary comic book rivalry.

'Dark Messiah of Might and Magic' Multiplayer Open Beta Tomorrow

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that the Dark Messiah of Might and Magic multiplayer open beta will begin on Tuesday, August 29 at 9 a.m (PDT). The public beta will be open to 100,000 people, feature one map (Vradeck's Crossing) and all all character classes, skills, weapons and spells.

Techland's Game Convention 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Techland's Games Convention 2006 lineup:

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 11:43 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. Originally scheduled for November 2006, it has been pushed back to early 2007.

'Samurai Warriors 2' (PS2/X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI announced today Samurao Warriors 2 has gone gold. Samurai Warriors 2 is a beat-'em-up featuring several changes compared to the original. You will be able to select from 20 characters each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.

'NFL Street 3' (PS2/PSP) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With NFL Street 3 you can play your style of football both on the ground and in the air in this newest iteration of the popular NFL STREET franchise. Show off your style and boost your score by performing stunning aerial moves, jumping into the air and collecting special items and game modifiers that hover above the playing field.

'Universal Combat: A World Apart' - v1.00.17 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Combat: A World Apart uses a new graphics engine, offer high definition first-person character models, new first-person weapon models and classes such as machine guns, fixed gun turrets and several new combat weapons. This patch brings your retail game to v1.00.17 and fixes a multiplayer master gameserver issue.

'Loki' - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

French developer Cyanide is already working on a new project, Loki, an action/RPG set in a universe inspired by mythology and ancient races such as the Greeks, Vikings, Aztecs and Egyptians.

JoWood's Game Convention 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 7:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from JoWood's Games Convention 2006 lineup:

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' Demo Planned

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 6:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adds layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customising your armies by combining units. Battle it out online with native VOIP, integrated clan support, and new spectator modes that let you play RTS games like a sport. At the GC in Leipzig, EA producer Mike Verdun revealed that a C&C Tiberium Wars demo is planned before the full game ships, but did not give any details as to its content or release date.

'Spore' - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race. Along the way to becoming a global civilization you can choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade, be nice or play rough!

Games Convention 2006 A Raving Success

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 5:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GC 2006 closed on Sunday evening with a record number of visitors. Over the past four days, a grand total of 183,000 people (compared to 134,000 in 2005) journeyed to the Leipzig Fair’s exhibition centre.

'Mage Knight Apocalypse' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mage Knight Apocalypse is an action RPG based on the collectible miniature game from WizKids Games. Designed with a unique character leveling system and an unprecedented focus on team play, Mage Knight Apocalypse allows up to five players to embark on a cooperative or competitive journey through a war-torn fantasy setting.

PC Review - 'Civilization IV: Warlords'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Paying homage to some of history’s greatest military leaders, the Warlords expansion will deliver six unique and interesting scenarios, giving players the chance to change the course of history with the help of their new powerful "warlord" unit.

'Phoenix Racing' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Phoenix Racing you can modify everything from the transmission to the drive shafts, with 10 different slots on the car you can switch out. As you race and win, modify your car and build it into a true racing machine. This first patch fixes car acceleration, turning speeds, difficulty and a few other tweaks.

LucasArts' Game Convention 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from SEGA's Games Convention 2006 lineup:

'Cricket Life 2007' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamebience today unveiled its premiere PC-based cricket game Cricket Life 2007, a game that lets users take control of every major aspect of a cricket player’s life, blending strategy, business, management and entertainment genres in a single sports game

'Viva Pinata' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Viva Piñata, a high-energy, mass-appeal entertainment property created by Rare Ltd. that brings a vibrant world of living piñata animals to video games, television and beyond. The Viva Piñata universe showcases an engaging cast of colorful, wild-roaming piñata animals that entertain and challenge imaginations.

PSP Preview - 'Silent Hill Origins'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Silent Hill makes its handheld debut with a brand new adventure that reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.