Various Game Trailers #987

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 11:28 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:

  • Sam & Max Episode 3: The Mole, the Mob, and the Meatball - Trailer #3
  • Trackmania United - Webisode #1


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

'Turok' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 11:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Turok is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Players take on the role of Joseph Turok, a former Black Ops commando, now part of an elite Special Forces squad on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically-altered planet.

'WarCraft 3: RoC' & 'TFT' - v1.21 Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 7:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released new update patches for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as well as The Frozen Throne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.21 and adds 2 new maps, tweaks to older maps and the usual exploit, bug and crash fixes. Read more for download links ...

'Gears of War' (X360) Gets Minor Xbox Live Patch

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. People who log onto Xbox Live may will be asked to update Gears of Wars, the patch is a minor compatibility update, no gameplay or functionality changes at this time.

'MVP 07 NCAA Baseball' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cheerleaders, crowd chants, and team fight songs are elements that add to the atmosphere and realism of MVP 07 NCAA Baseball. There are now an increased number of conferences, teams and authentic stadiums, creating a true-to-life NCAA baseball experience.

Chinese Games Market to Exceed $1.3 billion in 2008

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 3:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A 120 page Games Market in China study conducted by Pearl Research forecasts the games market in China, inclusive of online, packaged PC and video games will exceed $1.3 billion in 2008.

'Savage 2: A Tortured Soul' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 3:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Savage 2: A Tortured Soul features the same style of beautiful, expansive environments that truly immersed players in the critically acclaimed original; however, an entirely enhanced combat system, animation features, and gameplay elements will catapult Savage 2 light years beyond its prequel.

'Virtua Fighter 5' (PS3) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 2:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA announced Virtua Fighter 5 for PS3 has gone gold and it on track for its Feb. 20th release date. Virtua Fighter 5 raises the bar for console fighting games including all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments.

'Toy Wars' (X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 2:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems Zootfly is pretty active these days, not only are they working on the Ghostbusters prototype, but also developing an Xbox Live Arcade game. Toy Wars is a car combat racing that lets you battle it out in the backyard with a variety of toy vehicles.

'Battlestations: Midway' Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 1:45 p.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. While details are not available at this point Eidos revealed it will release the PC demo on Friday, which we will of course have available on fileserver network.

'Made Man' (PS2/PC) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 1:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Prepare to get 'made' in the most compelling and thrilling mafia experience you've ever seen. Work up the ranks of The Mob, from opportunist G.I. fighting in Vietnam, to 'wise guy' on the make, doing deeds and winning favor from the Don in New York City.

'The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past' Comes to Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another classic game to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following title : The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

'Driver 76' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it will launch the Driver 76 video game for the PSP, featuring all-new content with 27 new missions exclusively designed for gaming on the go.

'BASE Jumping' - 46 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BASE Jumping offers you the opportunity to experience the awesome thrill of freefall, to witness the adventure of overcoming indomitable air elements, and feel that moment of truth when a human being takes his last, decisive step into the gaping abyss before him...

Ten Million Nintendo DS Units Sold In Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its launch in March 2005 NDS sales has dwarfed those of all other consoles, after just one year and ten months on sale, Nintendo DS has become the fastest games console in European history to sell 10 million (sell-thru to customers) and 1.7 million units selling in December 2006.

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | 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.

Take-Two Faces NASDAQ Delisting... Again

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two received a NASDAQ Staff Determination letter indicating that the it is not in compliance with the filing requirements for continued listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market. Take failed to file its quarterly report in a timely fashion as it awaits the results from the Special Committee which is investigating the Company’s stock option grants.

'White Gold: War in Paradise' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

White Gold: War in Paradise explores the shadowy background of modern low intensity conflicts, where the newest weapons often do battle with the antics of witchdoctors. An FPS with a handful of RPG elements thrown in for a good measure, White Gold offers a rich scenario in addition to the non-stop action.

Atari Expands 'Dragon Ball Z' Lineup With 2 New Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced the development of two new Dragon Ball Z titles for 2007 release, Dragon Ball Z Shin Budokai: Another Road for the PSP and Dragon Ball Z Harukanaru Densetsu for Nintendo DS.

'Motorstorm' (PS3) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 8:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MotorStorm delivers brutal off-road racing, plunging players into a stunningly realistic - but frenzied and chaotic - environment awash with grit, mud and petrol, in a game that leaves the standard rules of racing in the dust.

Nintendo Exec. Shigeru Miyamoto To Keynote at GDC 2007

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo’s Senior Managing Director and General Manager, Entertainment Analysis & Development Division Shigeru Miyamoto will make a rare public appearance at the 2007 Game Developers Conference for his first keynote since 1999. Dubbed “The Spielberg of Video Games” by Time Magazine, Miyamoto will present the talk, “A Creative Vision.”

'SunAge' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 8:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SunAge is a futuristic RTS where the player can experience 3 different races with each there arsenal of units, buildings and upgrades, taking place across 2 different worlds. Lighthouse Interactive today announced that SunAge has been pushed back to a new release date of April 2007.

'Left Behind: Eternal Forces' Gets Multiplayer Enhancement

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Left Behind Games announced the release of a fifth free downloadable feature set (patch) with significant multiplayer enhancements, improved pathfinding, gfx updates and general balancing.

'Sacred 2' - Developer Q&A

by Keith Durocher on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Sacred 2 is a deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria. Highly action-oriented, Ascaron's Sacred 2 features pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests. We sit down with Creative Director Hans Arno Wegner to get the latest dirt ...

Wii/PS3 Preview - 'The Godfather'

by Alicia on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The Godfather The Don's Edition (PS3) includes The Corleone Expansion Pack with new gameplay and missions while The Godfather Blackhand Edition (Wii) gives an enhanced combat experience with Wiimotion-based Blackhand Control

'War Rock' Gets In-Game Ads

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War Rock is an online, military, tactical, FPS featuring state of the art weapons, team or solo based missions and maps, with 5 different character classes, and three modes of gameplay. Double Fusion will provide 2D and 3D dynamic in-game advertising in K2 Network's War Rock, as well as opportunities for marketers to sponsor tournaments, maps and in-game assets.

'Undercover:­ Operation Wintersun' - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 4:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Undercover is an adventure game set during the Second World War, in the heart of war-torn Europe. The tantalizing story revolves around a horrible What-If scenario, tackling myths and undiscovered secrets and gives all new insights into the terrifying machinations of this era.

'Kororinpa' (Wii) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 4:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prepare to rock and roll as your brain does a loop the loop with Kororinpa, the ultimate Wii puzzle game! Tilting the Wi-mote with poise and precision, players must seek to navigate their favourite cute and quirky balls, each with their own look and varying benefits, through complex 3D mazes.

'Pieces of Eight' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 4:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pieces of Eight is a 1st-person point-n-click adventure game set in New England during modern times, where you have to track down an undiscovered pirate treasure hidden in an elaborate underground complex on one of the islands off the coast of New England.

'BioShock' (X360/PC) - No Multiplayer, No Demo

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioShock is Irrational Games' hybrid first-person shooter combining elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres. The freshly launched The Cult of Rapture website reveals some interesting details about BioShock. A community Q&A indicates that the Xbox 360 is the main development platform, making the PC edition a port, there will be NO multiplayer, although downloadable content will be made available, and there will also be no demo released.

'The Club' (PS3/X360) - Game Details, Facts & Features

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter that focuses on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers a relentless pace with frantic, fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' - 45 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TLotR: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

'America's Army' Reaches 8 Million User Mark

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

America's Army has just topped the 8 million mark for registered users! Debuting in July 2002 America's Army has averaged nearly 150,000 new accounts per month and is truly an international success with registered players coming from over 60 different countries.

'Steel Fury' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Events in the game are based on the little-known offensive operation, conducted by the Red Army from May 12 to 28, 1942. In the course of German counterattack, three Soviet Armies were surrounded and forced through fierce fighting to leave from the "meat grinder" of the Barvenkovskiy Kotel.

NDS Review - 'Eragon'

by Katarani on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Eragon is an epic fantasy-adventure which centers on a young farm boy named Eragon whose destiny is revealed with the help of a dragon. Based on the upcoming movie, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, is swept into a world of magic and power, discovering that he alone has the power to save -- or destroy -- an Empire.

PC Review - 'Bionicle Heroes'

by Keith Durocher on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

BIONICLE Heroes takes you to the amazing island of Voya Nui, a world filled with BIONICLE heroes and villains, past and present. Take control of the heroic Toa Inika and battle the villainous Piraka in a fight for the future of the island.