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Various Game Trailers #894

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:52 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 :

  • Splinter Cell Double Agent [ALL] - Choose Trailer
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express - Trailer
  • Mortal Kombat Armageddon [ALL] - Racing Minigame Trailer


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

'Caesar IV' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 4:18 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. This v1.1 patch fixes an issue with the Caesar IV online feature.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After two years of development Climax's Warhammer Online was cancelled after which Games Workshop granted its license to Mythic Entertainment. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an MMO game for PC and console set in the fantasy world of Warhammer.

'Stargate SG 1: The Alliance' Still In Development?

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yes, no, maybe so? According to our colleagues over at 4players.de MGM is preparing to make an announcement in November regarding Stargate SG 1: The Alliance, not to be confused with the MMO Stargate Worlds. Originally developed by Perception, it was cancelled by publisher JoWood due to disappointing quality which sparked a going back and forth who actually had the rights to the game or not. Everything has been quiet since, but according to sources Stargate SG 1: The Alliance has been at another, yet undisclosed, developer. More details shortly ...

'Dreamers' (Wii/PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamers is an action/adventure game, powered by the Reality Engine, in which you play Jorge, a 20 year old young man suffering from a bizarre form of narcolepsy. Plagued by sudden and uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep, usually lasting 5-10 minutes, Jorge goes out to find what is causing his medical mystery by confronting his dreams, nightmares, his lifelong fears and his ill-fated past.

'Real Fighting Championship' Unveiled - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Real Fighting Championship is an 3D online fighting game for the PC, in development at Cykan Entertainment. RFC promises realistic graphics, championships with multiple modes, and give you an experience that rivals any console fighting game. As you progress you will be able to strenghten your character to become winner of the RFC.

'Resistance: Fall of Man' (PS3) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Resistance: Fall of Man, the U.S. and Britain band together in a last-ditch effort to save Europe and Asia from a horrific scourge. Humanity’s hope for survival is slim, and the tide of the battle rests on the shoulders of U.S. Army Ranger, Sgt. Nathan Hale.

'Kameo: Elements of Power' (X360) Design Your Skin Pack Free Download

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft and Rare today announced that the 11 winning entries from the Kameo: Elements of Power Design Your Skin Contest are available today as free, fully playable downloadable content in the new Design-A-Skin pack through Xbox Live Marketplace.

'Thrillville' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrillville queue-jumps previous theme-park games with its access-all-areas pass to adventure and enjoyment, placing a fully interactive and customisable amusement park at your fingertips, allowing you to experience the joys of creating and playing within their very own theme park.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.12.1 US/Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a small update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.12.1 update balances various character classes, adds user interface fixes, as well as various other tweaks.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'FlatOut 2' - v1.2 Euro/German Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire has released the first patch for BugBear's recently released racing game FlatOut 2. This v1.2 patch is for all European editions, including Germany, not US, and adds voice chat, improves multiplayer, updates gfx and fixes a bunch of crashes and bugs.

'Gothic III' Goes Gold ... Again

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions, Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes attach great importance to on a very good quality which suits the expectations of the fans. Due to this reason the version has been optimized till the last second. Now it’s done: Gothic 3 is ready, in production, and will be released on the 13th of October.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' Denizens of Thestra - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is an MMORPG with a vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'Jumpgate' Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With New Features

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NetDevil announced that today its MMORPG Jumpgate has reached its 5th anniversary of operation in the U.S, and to celebrate it is releasing a set of brand new features over the next few updates.

'Pacific Storm' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator.

'RF Online' Gets Second Free Expansion Pack

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters released the 2nd free content expansion for its sci-fi/fantasy MMORPG RF Online, the epic sci-fi and fantasy MMORPG, giving players access to the new and previously uncharted player area, the Elan Plateau, as well as the Circle Zone Scramble, RF Online’s very own unique Guild versus Guild combat system.

'Field Ops' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:47 a.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.

'DEFCON' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DEFCON, inspired by the 1983 cult-classic Wargames, is an online, competitive, multiplayer strategy game based around the theme of global thermonuclear war. After a staggering Five Months worth of beta testing, Defcon has finally gone gold.

SEGA's TGS 2006 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Metal Slug Anthology' (PSP/Wii) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celebrating Metal Slug’s 10th Anniversary, SNK Playmore and Ignition Entertainment will release Metal Slug Anthology, containing: Metal Slug 1 through 6; with Metal Slug 1 and 2 making their first appearances on a home console, since the NEOGEO AES system.

Video Game Industry to Reach $44 billion In 2011

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New reports from DFC Intelligence predict that the worldwide video game and interactive entertainment industry (hardware, software, PC, consoles and handhelds) is expected to grow from about $29 billion in 2005 to as much as $44 billion in 2011.

'LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy' (X360) Demo Available on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy takes the fun and endless customization of LEGO and combines it with the epic story, characters and action from the original Star Wars movies that revolutionized pop culture forever. A 500 mb demo is available on XBL Marketplace, letting you try out part of the singleplayer experience.

Beta Version of PSPOne Emulator For PSP Available

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year Sony announced that they were working on an emulator for the PSP, allowing owners of its handheld to play all PSOne titles without a problem. Scheduled for November, Sony has now released a beta version of its PSX-P emulator, which works for firmware v1.0 through 2.71, although from v2.5 up, you will need to use eLoader. The developers are not quite satisfied with the framerate, but future updates should remedy that. Once the official/final PSX-P is released you will need a PC with wifi or a PS3 in order to use it.

'Destroy All Humans! 2' (PS2/Xbox) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with non-stop action, an explosive arsenal of alien weaponry, advanced mental abilities and an irreverent personality that satires 1960's era icons and science-fiction mythology, Destroy All Humans! 2 uncovers an open-ended world where the player can unleash massive destruction on the ground or in their UFO.

'Front Mission the First' (NDS) Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While details are very limited, Square Enix is working on a remake of the first Front Mission game in the franchise, which originally came out on SNES. Front Mission the First will use the main touch screen for tactical movement of troops, like we have seen in Advance Wars: Dual Strike. While other recent ports, FF III for instance, seem to have gotten a graphical upgrade, this does not seem to be the case with FM The First.

'Runaway 2' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a follow-up to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

'Faces of War' Patch #1 Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Faces of War is a WWII squad-based, RTS game in which you will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment through the decisive European battles. Best Way is working on the first patch, and projected release date is within the next week. Here is a updated & detailed fix list....

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2' (PS2/Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining action, fighting and light RPG elements, Budokai Tenkaichi 2 will send players into a rich story mode that spans the entire Dragon Ball, DBZ, and Dragon Ball GT series.

PC Review - 'Company of Heroes'

by Andrew Glenn on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic, and completely destructible, battlefield ever seen in a game.

'Rebel Planet: Orion' (Xbox/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2006 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rebel Planet is a fantasy based action RPG game set in a time before the Great Flood of Noah. The biblical story will broken up over several chapters, and offered as episodic content,Orion being the first.