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Various Game Trailers #851

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 11:45 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:

  • CellFactor: Revolution - Trailer
  • Medieval II: Total War - Trailerpack
  • Saint Seiya: The Hades [PS2] - Trailer
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 [PS2] - Trailer
  • Dead Rising [X360] - Webisode Trailer #5
  • Elveon [X360/PC] - Combat Trailer
  • CityScape Battle - Trailer

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

THQ Investigated by Securities and Exchange Commission

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

Well this is starting to sound all too familiar. After Take Two and Activision, THQ announced today that it has received an informal inquiry from the SEC requesting certain documents and information relating to the company's stock option grant practices from January 1, 1996 to the present.

'Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony is an all-new adventure, created from the ground up specifically for the handheld system. Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony features all-new playable characters and a freshly designed, non-linear, single player campaign as well as support for Ad Hoc co-operative and competitive multiplayer games.

'Flight Simulator X' Demo Coming Wednesday

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flight Simulator X, scheduled for end of 2006, is the 10th installment in the long running franchise, featuring jaw-dropping realism and exciting new content. Microsoft will release a singleplayer demo on Wednesday August 9, 2006 at 5pm, allowing you to check out the location of St. Maarten in the Caribbean and include 2 airports and 3 missions with increasing difficulty. We will of course have it on our fileserver network as soon as its available...

X-Men Director Bryan Singer Working With Atari on New Action Game

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men director Bryan Singer, who also recently did Superman Returns, has revealed on SpikeTV's GameHead show that he is currently working with Atari on a new game. The yet unannounced, and so far unknown, title will have you playing a secret service agent who's charged with protecting the President ....

'Inhabited Island: Prisoner of Power' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elements of adventure and stealth genres were brought together to create this FPS, based on the popular sci-fi novel Inhabited Island by the Strugatski Brothers. It tells the story of a central character who has been condemned to work on an alien planet for the rest of his life. But he defies this destiny and fights those who imprisoned him.

'Utopia City' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utopia City is set in 2091 where a parallel virtual world, based on the real life town of Postville, begins to take on a life of its own and threatens normal life as it really is. Parallax Arts Studio has released a tiny patch fixing the problem with starting up the game on ATI Radeon 9800 Pro video cards.

'Rule of Rose' (PS2) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rule of Rose is a creepy-looking survival/horror game set in the 1930s England. You play as 19-year-old Jennifer and stumble into a world where the rules are written by children, seemingly innocent children, but with a sadistic mindset. Your job is to get to the truth and solve puzzles and mysteries.

Xbox Live Arcade Titles & Schedule Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine has revealed what Microsoft has in store for us on Xbox Live Arcade through September 6, 2006. Konami seems to represent heavily with 3-4 titles, and that does not include the hinted-at Castlevania. On deck are: Texas Hold 'em (Aug. 16), Time Pilot (Aug. 23), Scramble (Aug. 30) and Lumines Live! (Sept 6).

'Pro Stroke Golf: World Tour 2007' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 1:18 p.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.

Study Looks at Playstation vs Xbox Psychology

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Market research consultancy Anderson Analytics has devised a technique to measure subconscious attitudes of potential consumers, combining personality psychologists with new text mining software. The technique was used to measure Playstation vs. Xbox, and Barbie vs. Bratz research.

'LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, LucasArts has released the demo for LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, allowing you to try out one mission from the full the game, where Luke and Obi-Wan have to try and escape Mos Eisley with the Millennium Falcon.

'Bounty Hounds' (PSP) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bounty Hounds is a third-person weapons-based action game for the PSP in which players utilize a massive selection of weapons and armor in order to fight more than 40 alien species across 40 expansive missions in a future gone awry.

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' (ALL) Demo Coming in September

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience. Community manager Rhoulette confirmed that a multiplayer demo is scheduled for release in September, although details as to its contents or a specific date were not disclosed.

'Armed Assault' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 9:32 a.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.

'Neocron 2: The N.M.E. Project' - Updated Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neocron Arcade is a classic arcade shooter based on the world of Neocron - violence, mutants, sex 'n' crime... and big guns! Blast your way through several chapters with different locations, collect power-ups and weapons and use the slow-motion feature to cut your way through waves of enemies.

PC Preview - 'El Matador'

by Arkalem on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

Legendo's GC 2006 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sweden-based Legendo Entertainment to exhibit for the first time at GC 2006 and premier its portfolio of upcoming titles behind closed doors in pre-scheduled meetings. Playable versions will be shown of Attack on Pearl Harbor, Monster Truck Maniax, Dino Princess and Dracula Twins.

'Hard to be a God' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 5:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hard to be a God is a role playing game with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers. The main hero is a graduate of a medieval secret service high school, and his mission is to scout and report the situation in the Kingdom of Arcanar, an independent anarchical state.

Ubisoft Completes 'Driver' & Reflections Interactive Acquisition

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the IP and technology rights to the Driver franchise, as well as most of the assets and all of the personnel of Reflections Interactive. This acquisition allows Ubisoft to enter the driving game segment, and it's confident Driver’s technology will have a positive effect on the full range of Ubisoft games.

'ArchLord' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Embark on your adventure to become the one mighty ruler of them all and take control of vast worlds, sprawling towns and cities or even control the world's horrific monsters to wreak havoc on your cowering enemies. For the first time ever you can rise to rule them all and with it the true destiny of Chantra is under your control...

GBA Review - 'Over the Hedge'

by Katarani on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Players assume the roles of RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy the squirrel and Stella the skunk and turn a suburban neighborhood loaded with dangerous obstacles and traps into their personal playground.

'SingStar Anthems' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Release the star within and sing-a-long with 20 original tracks and music videos covering, SingStar Anthems will make you want to take the spotlight and sing them ‘til your throat hurts.

'Mad Tracks' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 2:11 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.

'Rail Simulator' Gets Realistic Controls

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuju Entertainment today announced a working partnership with Michigan, USA based P.I. Engineering to support the RailDriver controller in the development of their forthcoming Rail Simulator.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 15 New Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2006 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes, players become classic heroes of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, each player will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth.