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Various Game Trailers #881

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 4:44 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:

  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - Kill Kevin #5
  • Neverwinter Nights 2 - Developer Diary #2
  • Sam and Max: Season 1: Culture Shock - Trailer (3)


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

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The sad reality of life in many countries. The global problem of modern times. A war, which can neither be won nor lost. The unpromising forecasts of scientists and experts concerning further development of things. Terrorism is waiting for our answer. An answer we are about to deliver.

Majesco Restructuring Pays Off, Reveals New Wii Title

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco reported its 3rd quarter financial results and indications are that it might be on the road to recovery. Net revenues are up from 2005's $4.6mil to $12.6 mil, while gross profit went from a $16.2 mil loss to $4.4 million profit. At the same token Majesco also revealed that it is working on Bust-A-Move Revolution for the Wii.

'Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2' (X360) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

All your favorite DOA girls are back in Team Ninja’s Xbox 360 exclusive, Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2, and ready to battle it out in the tropical waters of Zack’s Island.

'Neverwinter Nights 2' Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms. The pre-order offer is available now and will give participating gamers exclusive access to the NWN2 toolset one month before launch. Additionally, the pre-order offer will include The Merchant's Friend, a special feature enabling players to obtain powerful items crafted especially for each of the 12 classes.

Hawkgirl Joins the 'Justice League Heroes' (ALL) - Screen

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Justice League Heroes is an action adventure game with role-playing customization featuring Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and other unlockable Justice League super heroes.

'World of Warcraft' Summer Movie Contest Extended by Two Weeks

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xfire announces a two-week extension for entries to the World of Warcraft Summer Movie Contest, giving aspiring film makers enough time to polish, or even begin, their machinima masterpieces.

'Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception' (PSP) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception will feature a limited amount of flyable planes such as F/A-18 Hornet, Su-27 and the MiG-29, and the same group of countries are still waging war.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360) Gets Patched, Another Already In The Works

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari released the first Xbox Live patch for Test Drive Unlimited, fixing a small number of gameplay exploits, and has revealed a 2nd patch is scheduled for later this week, fixing various issues found after release. The server capacity will also be increased to improve performance, reduce the Clubs problems and TDU server unavailable connection issues.

'Prince of Persia: Rival Swords' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced Prince of Persia: Rival Swords, developed by Foundation 9 Entertainment's Pipeworks Software for the PSP. The game builds on last year's Prince of Persia The Two Thrones, and features original content such as additional levels and new multiplayer modes.

'Star Wars Next Gen' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has released some information explaining the previously released next-gen Star Wars footage from E3/Leipzig Games Concention. While the footage is mostly a tech demo and pre-rendered, it is what the development team is aiming to achieve or even improve on.

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' (ALL) Coming to Wii - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will be available for the Nintendo Wii launch. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studio, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent further establishes Ubisoft as a leading third-party provider of Wii launch titles.

'Family Guy' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Family Guy will feature the offbeat humour of the show's writers in an action/adventure game focusing on the lovable oaf Peter Griffin, his world domination-obsessed son Stewie and their talking, martini-drinking dog, Brian. Throughout the game, these popular characters wreak havoc in many of the same locations depicted in the animated series.

'Pacific Storm' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV USA and Buka announce that Pacific Storm, its hybrid RTS/Action title set in the Pacific Theater of World War II, has gone gold and will be available in North American retail on October 1. Pacific Storm will appeal to both serious armchair admirals and action-oriented virtual fighter pilots alike, with its combination of rich strategic elements and in-the-cockpit combat controls.

'The Sims 2 Pets' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 Pets allows players to create and control digital characters throughout their lives while determining the outcome of their relationships and choosing their destiny. Each platform will feature customized content.

'Panzer Elite Action: Dunes of War' Multiplayer-Demo Championship

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions and the ESL are inviting the toughest of you into the heat of the desert. Join your brothers in arms and compete in the huge Panzer Elite Action: Dunes of War Multiplayer-Demo Championship.

'Cricket 07' (PS2/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 6:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With its fully licensed squads, groundbreaking Century Stick control system and more natural camera perspective, Cricket 07 will bring players the most immersive gameplay experience to date.

'Saga of Ryzom: The Ryzom Ring' Goes Beta

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nevrax announced today the opening of the final Ryzom Ring beta. Ryzom Ring is the innovative extension for Nevrax's online roleplaying game, Ryzom. It provides tools that allow the players to access Ryzom's creatures, buildings, maps and missions to create their own events and scenarios, giving them unprecedented power to shape the game.

'Just Cause' (ALL) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Just Cause, you take on the role of the flamboyant Rico Rodriguez - an undercover CIA operative specializing in regime change - as he tries to overthrow the corrupt government of San Esperito. This rogue South American island is suspected of stockpiling WMDs and it's your job to negate the threat to world peace.

'Dawnspire: Prelude' - Five-Hour Trial Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawnspire: Prelude is a team-based online action-rpg set in an original fantasy world. The game focuses on teamplay, tactics and player skill, all put into a frenzied and exciting mix to bring a new angle to the gaming experience you normally find in action-rpg's.

'Sonic the Hedgehog' (PS3/X360) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic's first next-gen adventure set in the human world! Featuring interactive 3D environments and a large cast of returning and new characters, get ready for the reinvention of Sonic The Hedgehog, in his most intense, high velocity escapade to date!

Freestyle Games Relocates and Expands

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New UK developer Freestyle Games, currently working on B-Boy, today announced major expansion, including a move to bespoke offices and plans to significantly grow its development capacity.

'Viva Pinata' (X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:50 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.

'EVE Online' Uses Gaming's Largest Supercomputer Cluster

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CCP Games announced today the largest supercomputer cluster in the history of the gaming industry for its MMO EVE Online. The upgraded server cluster features dual-processor 64-bit AMD Opteron-based IBM BladeCenter LS20 blade servers, as well additional enhancements to the clusters internet backbone.

PC Preview - 'Mage Knight Apocalypse'

by Arkalem on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Starshatter: The Gathering Storm' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Destroyer Studios announce Starshatter: The Gathering Storm, integrating elements of real-time-strategy games by allowing fleet commanders to direct the battle on a tactical level, launching fighters and directing destroyers to defend the fleet and annihilate enemy forces.

Former EA Director Joins Nival Interactive

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nival Interactive today announced that 20 year industry veteran Joss Ellis has joined the company as Nival’s Head of Studios. Ellis will shepherd the growth of Nival’s highly regarded product development and asset outsourcing studios.

'Earache Extreme Metal Racing' (ALL) Gets In Game MP3 Player

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro 3D announced a joint partnership with consumer electronics manufacturer Archos to use the Archos 104 MP3 player in Earache Extreme Metal Racing as the in-game MP3 machine, allowing players to choose tracks whilst playing the game.

'SpaceForce 2' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpaceForce 2, developed by Provoxgames, is a space simulation game with a heavy focus on ship development, an immersive Universe and freedom of choice.

PSP Review - 'Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light'

by Hank on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Blade Dancer is situated on a mysterious island, and has you play as Shane. While details are still slim, the game will have a crafting system where you can combine items to create your own unique objects, as well as a 4 player LAN and online multiplayer.

'Power of Destruction' - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Power of Destruction is an amusing 'old style' FPS, like 'Operation Wolf', made with an advanced 3D technology and a well-groomed gameplay.