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Various Game Trailers #991

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:10 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:

  • Bladestorm: The Hundred Years War [PS3/X360] - Trailer #4
  • Bullet Witch [X360] - Trailer (3)


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

'Full Auto 2: Battlelines' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments.

Penny Arcade Expo Doubles in Size

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Penny Arcade revealed plans for a bigger and badder (in the best possible way) celebration of videogames and game culture at the 4th annual Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) scheduled to take place August 24-26th at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in downtown Seattle, Washington.

'NBA Street Homecourt' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay, creating a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments.

Games That Matter Reveals Business Plan

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier this week word came about that former Rockstar Vienna studio executives had started a new development studio promising a visionary game production business model. At a press conference in Vienna hosted by the three founders explained what they had in mind and presented their the goals of Games That Matter.

'Final Fantasy Tactics' (PSP) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Final Fantasy Tactics is a fantasy turn-based strategy, and while there has been no formal announcement with details yet, Square Enix plans to bring it to North America.

CDV Brings 'Paradise City' to North America

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV USA has signed a publishing agreement with Sirius Games to bring Paradise City to North America. Paradise City is a blended action-RPG and strategy game for the PC that asks the player to infiltrate a gang-infested city on the Eastern seaboard in order to root out rampant corruption and violence.

'UEFA Champions League 2006-2007' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA will celebrate Europe’s most prestigious club soccer tournament, May's UEFA Champions League, with the launch of UEFA Champions League 2006-2007, which will ship to stores worldwide on March 20, 2007.

'Rock of Pariahs' Now Known As 'The Ro(c)k Con Artist'

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four teenagers are real experts at getting into trouble, thus it's no surprise that their idea to start a rock band is followed by lots of misunderstandings, especially with a local mafia boss who wants his money back. And here starts the crazy chasing action, full of blowing up cars, loaded guns and angry mafiosos.

'MVP 07 NCAA Baseball' (PS2) - 4 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 12:32 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.

'Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings' (NDS) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 12:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is not a sequel or a direct link to FFXII for the PS2 but rather a standalone title in the same universe. Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is an all-new experience that fully utilizes the Touch Screen functionality, allowing players to control massive armies, unleash special attacks and activate Gambits, all with the use of the stylus.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Release Date And Tracks Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport 2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, licensed tuning and customization options. Microsoft confirmed today FM 2 is scheduled for May 2007, and also revealed the 12 tracks that will sip with the game, promising downloadable cars and tracks after release.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Unreal Tournament 3 is being developed by North Carolina-based Epic Games. The game promises to blow fans away with the gameplay, modifiability and visuals that Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology will deliver.

'rFactor' - v1.250 Patch / Trial Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Image Space has released a new patch for its racing title rFactor. This update brings your retail game to v1.250 and adds a spotter for oval racing, better drafting, period handling, driver swap functionality, and the usual bug and crash fixes.

'SnoCross 2: Featuring Blair Morgan' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SnoCross 2 offers the most realistic experience in snowmobile racing, featuring three-time Winter X Games gold winner "Air" Blair Morgan, the most dominant and influential rider in the history of snocross.

'Battlestations: Midway' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 9:05 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, in what was to become one of the most inspirational military campaigns in history. This multiplayer demo features one map playable online or LAN.

'Hot Brain: Fire up Your Mind' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fire up your mind with Hot Brain, a game that engages the mind through a series of puzzles and challenges designed to raise the activity and temperature of your brain. Hot Brain presents challenging and fun mental activities that help ignite your mind in areas like logic, memory, math, language and concentration.

'Nexuiz' - v2.2.3 Patch / Free Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. Alientrap has released a new v2.2.3 version adding new features, fixing exploits, and the usual bug and crash fixes.

'Europa Universalis III' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 8:17 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 v1.1 patch addresses various crash and big fixes, as well as tweaks to gameplay and interface.

'Myst Online: Uru Live' Gets Launch Date

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameTap announced Thursday, Feb. 15th, as the official release date for Myst Online: Uru Live, its adventure-driven take on the MMORPG genre, featuring the ongoing release of new content and will become simultaneously available in fourteen countries around the world.

'Stranglehold' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A spiritual sequel to Woo's action masterpiece, Hard Boiled, Stranglehold redefines the action gaming experience with its acrobatic gunplay, thrilling cinematography, frenetic combat and incredible massive destructibility.

'Knights Of Honor' - European v1.05 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sunflowers has released the second patch for its strategy game Knights Of Honor, bringing your UK/French/German retail game to v1.05 and fixes various AI issues, adds several new features and makes the usual tweaks, bug and crash fixes.

'BlackSite: Area 51' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 5:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While other FPS titles claim to feature action-packed, highly realistic gameplay, BlackSite: Area 51 takes next-gen gaming to an all-new level integrating cutting edge technology, game design and story writing to create the ultimate entertainment experience.

'Two Worlds' (X360/PC) Gets Delayed in Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 4:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world.ZUXXEZ announced the European release has been pushed back a few weeks until May 9th, to further perfect balancing and multiplayer Options.

'Hour of Victory' (X360) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 4:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hour of Victory allows you to play a key role in the pivotal and cinematic battles from the European and North African theaters of World War II, using the skills and gameplay style you choose.

'Chili Con Carnage' (PSP) - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 4:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Go loco in the seedy underworld of Los Toros as Ramiro Cruz, avenging the assassination of his father by creating maximum carnage in the inner circles of the local kingpin Cesar Morales’ drug cartel.

Dark Water Studios Open for Business

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Derry-based Dark Water Studios currently consists of 10 programmers, artists and support staff, and looking to expand to 25 by the end of 2007. Currently working on a PC multiplayer title funded by the Department of Enterprise, the team is also in the early stages of prototyping an original title for PC and the next-gen console platforms.

Wii News Channel Goes Live

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 3:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A day earlier than scheduled, Nintendo has launched one of its new media features, the Wii News Channel. When connected to the Internet, the WiiConnect24 service automatically updates this free channel, powered by AP, and organizes it in a variety of topical categories. Users can see where news is happening by viewing the location of news stories on a 3-D globe.

'Wing Island' (Wii) - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wing Island will allow you and your friends to hone your flying techniques as you soar through the clouds as an ace biplane pilot, performing death-defying stunts and exciting tricks along the way with ease, making use of the Wiimote's tilt function to control your aircraft and acrobatic maneuvers.

Friday January 26, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | 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:

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 27 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes you become a classic hero of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, you 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.

'Double Dragon' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Some 20 years ago, Taito rocked the arcades with Double Dragon, which has been an all-time favorite amongst fighting game fans, and now it seems Empire Interactive is remaking the classic for Xbox Live Arcade, currently scheduled for March. As usual, Double Dragon will feature the original edition of the game but also an optimized version with updated graphics, while it will also sport multiplayer co-op, and online multiplayer. The customary achievements and online rankings will also be present.

Wii Review - 'Rayman Raving Rabbids'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 1:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

When the world of Rayman is threatened by a devastating invasion of crazed, out-of-control bunnies, Rayman must rise up against his furry foes to foil their wicked plans.

'SSX Blur' (Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 1:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SSX Blur, developed exclusively for Wii, is the newest version of the critically acclaimed snowboarding franchise. The huge air, blurring speed and insane tricks that SSX is known for return and the fun-factor is amplified by the unique capability of the Wiimote...

'Cavedays' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CaveDays is a platform game where players can be on Ugo and Dawson's feet trying to survive in the cave age. 30 areas packed with challenges, puzzles and a fun storyline where we can see that the cave days life was not that different from ours.