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'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | 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.

'Diver: Deep Water Adventures' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Diver: Deep Water Adventures is a mix of 3D tactical strategies and first-person adventure action. This demo/trial lets you play the game for a full hour.

'Caesar IV' - v1.2 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 5:36 p.m. PST | 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 v1.2 patch addresses issues with the game editor, user interface, online game, and various other issues reported by the community.

'Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike' Booster Pack Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike Booster Pack brings all-out infantry-focused battles into new snow-covered battlegrounds across Europe. Infantry focused booster pack with 3 new maps, 2 new vehicles, weapons, rewards, and medals.

'Armored Core 4' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Armored Core 4 will allow you to create your own mech from a few hundred components, including color, to give it an exclusive looks. Successfully completing missions, and purchase even more powerful parts to make your mech stronger.

Various Game Trailers #983

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Maelstrom - Trailer #4


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

Rockstar Vienna Forms Games That Matter

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Last year Take Two announced closure of its Vienna studio, responsible for creating titles such as Max Payne 1/2 for consoles, GTA 3, Vice city etc. Since then it has been real quiet but now a new studio has emerged from the ashes as Hannes Seifert, Niki Laber, and J├╝rgen Goeldner team up once again with Games That Matter. No current projects are revealed, except for "a visionary game production business model."

'Def Jam: Icon' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Def Jam: Icon infuses hip-hop music, culture and lifestyle into the gameplay, bringing unique and innovative content to the next generation of gaming.

'Saga' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Saga is a new MMORTS game, developed by Wahoo Studios, bringing persistency to RTS gaming. You build cities and armies to defend and manage a persistent online kingdom in a persistent fantasy world.

'Red Ocean' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Ocean combines fast-paced, uncompromising action with perilous diving sequences. You take on the role of Jack Hard, who stumbles upon a Cold War-era Russian research station on the ocean floor taken over by a terrorist group.

'Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice' (PSP/PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Europe and BigBig Studios announced a sequel to 2005's high speed action game. Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice ups the ante with a Hollywood inspired storyline, multiplayer modes and will be coming to the PS2 as well.

'SEGA Rally Revo' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Rally: Revo will set a new benchmark in its genre with a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with revolutionary dynamically deformable terrain, proprietary next-generation graphics, bone-jarringly realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing.

'Europa Universalis III' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy and is an epic strategy game where players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire. This single-player demo allows you to play select tutorial chapters and all the Western nations from 1492 to 1520.

PlayStation 3 Delayed in Europe Until April?

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In an interview with CNET, Sony's CEO made a statement that, if true, indicates the European PS3 launch might be facing a delay after all. Originally scheduled for March, Howard Stringer commented "We have got the European launch in April, which is very important to us." Unless this is merely a miscommunication Europe will have to wait yet another month extra.

UPDATE:Sony Europe President David Reeves confirmed again that the PS3 is still on for a March release, Stringer's statement was a mishap.

'Reprobates' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 8:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Reprobates, a classic 3rd person point & click-adventure, is based on the enhanced engine of Black Mirror and Nibiru and will again stun the players with beautiful graphics, highly detailed 3D character models and a thrilling atmosphere and story.

'Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 8:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RTK XI presents the most visually captivating evolution in the history of the series, featuring an artistic style evocative of classical Chinese ink-paintings, and with debates and duels now rendered in real-time 3D animation.

'God of War II' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 8:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War II is a groundbreaking, PS2 exclusive combat action-adventure videogame based on Greek mythology, where you will get reacquainted with the vicious ex-Spartan warrior Kratos and embark on the continuing epic odyssey.

'Boom Boom Rocket' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced its launch onto Xbox Live Arcade with Boom Boom Rocket, a hypnotic rhythm music game conceived by EA’s casual games design team and Bizarre Creations, known for the Project Gotham Racing franchise.

'Titan Quest: Immortal Throne' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 4:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Titan Quest: Immortal Throne features an original storyline, new gameplay features include an all-new skill mastery that combines with existing masteries to form eight new playable character classes, dozens of new monsters, hundreds of unique weapons and an additional 10 levels of character and skill development.

'Drakensang: The Dark Eye' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 4:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Drakensang brings back epic party-based RPG gameplay in a breathtakingly detailed world, based on one of the world’s biggest pen & paper franchises. German publisher dtp has issued an updated release schedule revealing that Drakensang has been pushed back from its original Q4 2007 release date to Q1 2008.

'Rachet & Clank: Size Matters' (PSP) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 4:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capturing all of the humor from previous PS2 installments with engaging cinematics, Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters will allow up to four players to compete in action-packed wireless multiplayer gaming.

KOEI Europe Delays 'Fatal Inertia' (PS3) and 'Bladestorm' (PS3)

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Europe announced that Fatal Inertia and Bladestorm will be released Summer ’07 in Europe on PS3 in order to give the the development teams enough time to ensure the highest levels of quality possible.

'Vampire's Rain' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 2:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In development at Japanese studio d'Artoon, Vampire's Rain is a survival horror action game set in Los Angeles where you play as John Lloyd, an AIB special agent who has to fight his way past hordes Night Walker zombies.

'Guitar Hero III' In Development Over at Neversoft?

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a somewhat surprising move, it seems that the long time Tony Hawk developer Neversoft may have taken over development of the Guitar Hero franchise. Harmonix, known for the first 2 Guitar Hero titles, but also Karaoke Revolution, is rumored to move its resources to an all-new IP. Neversoft is recruiting for the 3rd title in the franchise, one of the positions being a PS3 Graphics Engineer, indicating a move from PS2 to Sony's nextgen console.

'Field Ops' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 1:10 a.m. PST | 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.

'Battlestations: Midway' (X360) Demo Coming to Xbox Live

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlestations: Midway follows the story of naval recruit Henry Walker, whose first assignment as a gunner at Pearl Harbor is the starting point of an incredible career at the heart of the US Pacific Fleet in 1942. Eidos plans to release a multiplayer demo, one map called Island of Solomon, on Xbox Live Marketplace this coming Thursday. The map will put American vs. Chinese forces, where either side needs to destroy the others' naval base, air base, and aircraft carrier.

'Virtua Tennis 3' (PSP/PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis 3 gives gamers the opportunity to experience new levels of realism never thought possible on a home console system with enhanced photo-realistic graphics and advanced player animations that perfectly match the behaviour and mannerisms of individual professional players.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition'

by Andrew Hayward on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded.

NDS Review - 'Chicken Little: Ace in Action'

by Katarani on Jan. 17, 2007 @ 12:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Chicken Little: Ace in Action features Ace, the superhero alter ego of Chicken Little, and the Hollywood versions of his misfit band of friends: Runt, Abby and Fish-Out-of-Water. The crew of the intergalactic Battle Barn faces off against Foxy Loxy and her evil Amazonian sidekick, Goosey Loosey, who have an evil plan to take over Earth.