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Various Game Trailers #1186

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 11:52 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:

  • Rock Band [ALL] - Venues Trailer
  • SWAT: Target Liberty [PSP] - Trailer (2)
  • Football Manager 2008 - Trailer
  • Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed (PSP/PS2/Wii) - Trailer


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

'Conflict: Denied Ops' (X360/PS3/PC) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conflict: Denied Ops, previously called Crossfire, is a new paramilitary themed co-op FPS from Pivotal Games, putting you in control of two of these merciless operatives, each of them highly specialized in both weapons and military tactics.

Capybara Games Bringing Mobile Phone Games to Consoles

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mobile games developer Capybara Games, founded in 2003, announced plans to offer many of its titles on the DS and Wii gaming consoles as well as digital distribution platforms.

'Flight Simulator X: Acceleration' - 33 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flight Simulator X: Acceleration allows gamers of all ages, types and skill levels to race against friends and engage in thrilling new missions in amazing, highly detailed locations around the world, test their skills and heroism in many new missions, fly three exciting new aircraft, and share rewards, photos and videos with friends and the broader flight community.

Video Games Live Adds 25 New Shows

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video Games Live, produced and created by veteran video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, will continue its tour with the announcement of 25 new shows across North America and the United Kingdom.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) System Requirements - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is a new action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hotspots. As announced, Activision will release a single-player demo tomorrow Thursday, Oct. 11, featuring the Bog Rescue level.

Epic's Art Director Signs on to Make Thundercats Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic's Gears of War and UT3 art director Jerry O'Flaherty has signed on to direct Warner Bros.' CG-animated "Thundercats" feature, based on the popular '80s cartoon series. O'Flaherty and Paul Sopocy will work on the script, while Paula Weinstein, Dick Robertson and Lew Korman will direct. Thundercats revolves around a group of humanoid cats who must flee the destroyed planet of Thundera. After crash-landing on another planet, Third Earth, they must thwart Mumm-Ra, an evil sorcerer bent on killing them off.

'EA Playground' (NDS/Wii ) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Playground captures the exuberance and nostalgia of your neighborhood playground, turning your gaming space into an arena of interactive fun with immersive activities designed for kids, and the kid inside all of us.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) Final DLC Coming, PS3 Update

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oblivion is a single-player RPG that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to an empty throne, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. On Oct. 15 Bethesda will release the final 'Fighter’s Stronghold' plugin, free for only 1 week. A Shivering Isles download/retail for PS3 is still in the works.

'Escape from Paradise City' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Escape from Paradise City blends action-RPG and strategy asking the player to infiltrate a gang-infested city on the Eastern seaboard in order to root out rampant corruption and violence.

Electronic Arts' E for All 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA will be showing off several of its upcoming holiday titles at the E for All Expo in Los Angeles, California, (Oct. 18-22) including Rock Band, Warhammer Online, and The Simpsons Game.

'Super Mario Stadium Baseball' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freshly revealed at Nintendo's Fall 2007 conference, Super Mario Stadium Baseball is the next-gen baseball version of the franchise that had great success on the Gamecube, making use of the Wiimote and Nunchuck controls. It's currently scheduled for release in Japan sometime in 2008.

'Reprobates' - French Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reprobates, a classic third-person point-and-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.

'Mass Effect' (X360) Alien Races - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

Wideload Announces Web Game 'Cyclomite'

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wideload Shorts announced its support of InstantAction.com with the debut of its first title, Cyclomite, an action game where the player pilots the Cyclomite through relentless meteor storms in order to save the universe.

'Viva Pinata: Party Animals' (X360) Achievements - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Krome Studios' Viva Piñata: Party Animals brings gamers and garden connoisseurs together for a fun social party game set in a whimsical world bursting with living piñatas of every shape and shade imaginable.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (PS3/X360) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality.

Xbox 360 Gets HD DVD Freebies

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shortly after announcing the Xbox 360 game bundle for this holiday season, Microsoft unveiled yet another promotional campaign, this time to push the HD DVD format. Between Oct. 1, 2007, and Feb. 28, 2008, you get to add five free movies from the HD DVD catalog if you buy an Xbox 360 HD DVD player. On the other hand, if you buy an X360 at Wal-Mart, you get the HD DVD edition of "300" for free (which you can still watch on your regular X360).

Atari Europe Signs 'Legendary: The Box' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 7:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spark Unlimited's first person shooter Legendary: The Box presents a world suddenly thrust into chaos and turmoil when ancient creatures of myth are unleashed into modern day society, and it is up to you, as the cause of it all, to stop it all.

Merscom Signs In-Game Ads Deal With IGA For Casual Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 7:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IGA Worldwide announced an exclusive agreement with Merscom to place in-game advertisements into their casual game arsenal, including Jewel Craft, a fast-paced point-and-click game in which players create their own jewelry masterpieces, among several others.

PC Preview - 'Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun'

by Judy on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Evil Under the Sun famous detective Hercule Poirot is back in typical style, turning up at just the right time to begin an investigation into the murder of a famous actress during what should have been the start of a relaxing holiday.

'SimCity Societies' Includes Climate Education - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an all-new, revolutionary feature set, SimCity Societies allows players to construct not only the cities they desire, but create their cultures, societal behaviors and environments as well. EA is collaborating with BP to include climate change education in the game.

'Halo 3' (X360) Gets Matchmatching Patch

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The epic saga continues with Halo 3, in this third chapter of the Halo trilogy, Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the epic conflict between the Covenant, the Flood, and the entire human race to a dramatic, pulse-pounding climax. Bungie has released the first patch for Halo 3 addressing some Matching playlist issues.

'The Simpsons Game' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 5:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Simpsons Game, Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa use exciting, all-new powers to save the world from rising chaos. To help the Simpsons, gamers at home must journey through all of Springfield (as well as vast worlds beyond!), vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games.

'The Sims 2 Bon Voyage' v1.10.0.122 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 fans can whisk their Sims away on a variety of magnificent vacations featuring a myriad of all-new activities to discover exotic locations, including the Far East, Rustic Mountaintops -- even a Tropical Island!

'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games' (NDS/Wii) Dream Events - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games players will compete in events (100m track, table tennis, swimming etc.) that take place in venues based on the official Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, against a supporting cast of characters from the worlds of both Mario and Sonic, including Luigi, Knuckles, Yoshi, Tails and more.

Nintendo Conference 2007 Fall Summary

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to the Monster Hunter 3, and Super Smash Bros Brawl featuring Sonic announcements, Nintendo revealed a few other tidbits. Super Mario Stadium Baseball for the Wii, Fire Emblem DS, a new DS Demo Channel will be added to the Wii, although no details on what exactly it will offer. Mario Kart Wii will include motorbikes and come bundled with the Wii Steering Wheel. New Wiiware titles such as Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Bomberman, Pokemon Farm (import Diamond/Pearl monsters from your NDS) and Doctor Mario Wii.

'Crazy Machines II' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 4:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create your own daring experiments with Crazy Machines II! How will a toaster handle two whoopie cushions? How to watch TV with a steam engine? Build up insane chain reactions and pray that everything works or explodes with a big bang.

'God of War: Chains of Olympus' (PSP) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the world plunged in eternal darkness and the Gods rendered powerless, Kratos will face the most feared creatures of Greek Mythology, and ultimately be forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from certain destruction.

'World of Warcraft' - v2.2.3 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.2.3 patch fixes a few bugs, OpenGL issue, and a few sound/voicechat hiccups.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) Gets Sonic - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is Nintendo's latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles featuring all new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus, and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 3:18 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:

'Monster Hunter 3' (Wii) Revealed - Screen

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expected to make an appearance on the PS3, Capcom surprised everybody at the Nintendo Fall Conference in Japan by announcing Monster Hunter 3 for the Wii instead. No further details were revealed, but MH Tri-, pronounced as "try," is part of Nintendo's multiplatform strategy, so maybe there will be a PS3 version somewhere down the line.

NDS Review - 'Sonic Rush Adventure'

by Katarani on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Sonic Rush Adventure seamlessly utilize both screens of the Nintendo DS to navigate the high seas in search of pirate treasure, delivering Sonic's classic high-speed 2D gameplay in the ultimate Sonic handheld experience.

'Soulcalibur Legends' (Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weapon-based fighting game franchise has been reinvented as Namco Bandai announced Soulcalibur Legends exclusively for the Wii, fully immersing players in a 3rd person action adventure that takes a unique approach to the series by truly utilizing the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

'World in Conflict' (X360/PC) Tops PC Sales Charts

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US, with destructible 3D battlefields, team-based multiplayer and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles. The game hit #1 on PC in North America, Germany, and Australia and was among the top 3-sellers on PC in most other territories worldwide.

'Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of Illuminas' (X360/PS2/PC) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2007 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of Illuminas is not just another expansion pack to PSU, but rather an all new installment with new weapons, locations and monsters.