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'WarDevil' (PS3) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within is an innovative next-gen 3D title with graphical style & visual look unlike any other current game. Drawing upon strong filmic narrative, a complex story unfolds, immersing the player into a vivid and complex world, far beyond that from conventional video games.

Various Game Trailers #1180

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 9:49 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:

  • God of War: Chains of Olympus [PSP] - Trailer
  • Devil Kings 2: Heroes [PS2/Wii] - Trailer [JAP]
  • Army of Two [ALL] - Aggro Trailer
  • Escape From Paradise City - Trailer #3
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures [X360/PC] - Siege Trailer
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games [NDS/Wii] - Hammer Throw Trailer


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

'Thrillville: Off the Rails' (ALL) English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts' theme park sim Thrillville will open its gates for a whole new season in Off the Rails, featuring some of the most outlandish roller-coaster concepts ever imagined, as well as new ways to talk to park guests and a wider array of carnival games. Replacing the earlier French version, LucasArts has released the English demo (thanks Blues).

'Dragon Quest IV' (NDS) - 34 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Level 5 are still working on bringing the newest Dragon Quest IX title the the NDS, several of its prequels, DQ IV, V and VI to be precise, are also getting converted to the NDS, with full 3D graphics. Scheduled for release this winter in Japan, no word whether Square Enix will be bringing it to Europe and/or North America.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' - v1.04 Paradox Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. Paradox has released a new patch, bringing their download/retail version (not the Battlefront edition) to v1.04 improve performance (multi core support), overall AI, better framerates, key areas like pathfinding, spotting, improved terrain textures and better visual representation of elevations and distant objects.

'Victorious Boxers: Revolution' (Wii) Gets Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A boxing game with realistic boxing action and intuitive controls, Victorious Boxers: Revolution takes full advantage of the unique capabilities of the Wiimote and Nunchuk to give players an authentic, real-life boxing experience.

'Super Mario Galaxy' (Wii) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become Mario as he traverses a galaxy of gravities, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Players experience dizzying perspective shifts as they run upside down through wild alien worlds that need to be seen to be believed.

'World of Warcraft' - v2.2.2 US/Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.2.2 patch adds a number of new graveyards across the world and two new holiday events.

'Empire Earth III' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Earth III allows players to build and rule an empire from the ancient world to the distant future, battling it out across the globe through the eons in a bid for worldwide control, offering continuous free-form gameplay that will allow players to keep units from one battle to the next.

Midway's Updated Financials Reveals New Titles, Confirms Game Delays

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway reduced its Q3 2007 expected revenue from $50M to $39M, mainly because of pushing Stranglehold (PS3) into Q4, the delay of UT 3 (PS3) until Q1 2008 and lackluster sales of BlackSite: Area 51 due to the split shipment between the X360 and PS3 versions. Their expected annual revenue has been lowered from $225M to $170M. However new installments in the Mortal Kombat and Blitz franchises were revealed.

'Beautiful Katamari' (X360) Goes Gold

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest addition to the wacky Katamari franchise rolls onto the scene with colorful high definition graphics, online multiplayer modes, new stages and cousins. Namco Bandai announced that Beautiful Katamari for the Xbox 360 has gone gold.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets an Orchestral Score

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare will feature an original score by Stephen Barton, with the main theme and music production provided by award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams, whose work has been featured in numerous TV series, video games and films, such as "Enemy of the State," "Man on Fire" and "Spy Game." The CoD4: Modern Warfare soundtrack was performed and recorded by a full orchestra, largely at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London, England.

'The Command & Conquer Saga' Revealed

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced The Command & Conquer Saga, a compilation of 13 Command & Conquer games spanning three generations of the series in a single package, including C&C 3 Tiberium Wars and all the titles in C&C: The First Decade. Available in North America this October for the PC, The Command & Conquer Saga marks the largest PC franchise compilation to date.

'Mass Effect' (X360) Nihlus Kryik Profile - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 11:36 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.

'Tabula Rasa' Gets Delayed

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already gold and originally scheduled for Oct. 19, game producer Starr Long has revealed that Tabula Rasa will be delayed until Nov. 2 (Oct. 30 for pre-orders) to fix some stability and balance issues, as well as give beta testers time to test out a crafting change and a higher-level world.

'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' (PS3/X360/PC) Begins Online Search for Femme Fatale

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announced a partnership with IGN.com, MySpace.com and Playboy to launch a cyber search for the ideal female who can best evoke the "dangerous vibe" of their upcoming game, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. Gamers can visit http://kaneandlynch.ign.com/ to submit and vote for their favorite candidate.

'NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams' (Wii) Persona Mask Details - 8 New Screens

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega's NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed NiGHTS franchise that gave gamers the freedom to fly in a world of dreams and imagination.

'Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation' (X360) Goes Gold

by Judy on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation redefines the flight-action genre with photorealistic licensed aircraft, adrenaline fueled aerial battles, four unique online multiplayer modes and a gripping storyline. Namco Bandai announced today that Ace Combat 6 has gone gold for the Xbox 360.

'Gang War' Now Known As 'Urban Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Urban Empires is an RTS game which possesses both strategic and action elements. At any point in time, you can jump down and take control of your individual gang members. The game then changes from strategy to action, where you're free to do anything from stealing vehicles to mugging citizens.

'Flight Simulator X: Acceleration' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flight Simulator X: Acceleration will allow 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.

'Showdown: Scorpion' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future, terrorists and gangs control most of the cities inhabited with innocent and defenseless citizens. What makes it even worse is a nano-virus acquired by criminals and questioning survival of mankind. You are Scorpion, an operative tasked to exterminate a dangerous virus and save people.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 5:25 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:

'Everlight: Power to the Elves!' - Proper German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everlight: Power to the Elves! is a 3D fantasy adventure under development at Silver Style Entertainment, known for The Fall. After yesterdays false start, The Games Company has issued a proper version of the Everlight demo, allowing you to check out the first of four chapters.

'Turok' (PS3/X360) Gets Hollywood Voice-Overs

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turok is an epic, story-driven FPS set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Take on the role of former Black Ops commando Joseph Turok, now part of an elite Special Forces squad, on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically altered planet. Timothy Olyphant, Powers Boothe, Ron Perlman, William Fichtner and Donnie Wahlberg are among the actors who recorded voices of characters in the game.

'Team Fortress 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Team Fortress 2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next generation animation technology, persistent player statistics, and more.

Wii Remote Gets A Jacket, For Free

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo announces the Wii Remote Jacket, a durable, silicone cover for the Wiimote that provides a variety of benefits for the player. Nintendo will include the Wii Remote Jacket with all Wii hardware systems and with all Wii Remotes sold separately or packaged with Wii Play starting Oct. 15.

'Bladestorm: The Hundred Years War' (PS3/X360) Demo Coming Oct. 4 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bladestorm will offer massive battles mixed with strategy, much like the Dynasty Warriors titles, but one of the main differences is that the game will be situated in the Western medieval timeframe. KOEI announced that a playable demo will be available to download from Thursday Oct. 4th, on both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.

'Omega Five' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hudson Entertainment's Omega Five is a next-gen, high-def. Xbox Live Arcade shooter with awe-inspiring graphics. Players fly through dangerous 3-D environments in this side-scroller and try to avoid the enemies that come at them from all sides, even from behind.

Destineer Bringing Data Design's Wii Titles to North America

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Data Design Interactive has partnered with Destineer’s Bold Games label to publish ten of its casual Wii titles in North America, including Myth Makers: Orbs of Doom, Kawasaki 4X4 Quad Bikes, Kawasaki Jet Ski, Big Rig Racer 2, London Taxi: Rush Hour, Monster Trucks: Offroad, and more ...

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

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 2:58 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.

'Get a Life Show' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get a Life Show is a game that represents the hottest TV Show of the season. The player gets inside a reality show in which the entrants have to compete like they never have before. The winner will be the best in managing an balanced lifestyle with success and charisma.

'RTL Winter Sports 2008' (Wii/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the forthcoming Winter Olympics, RTL Winter Sports 2008 will see gamers cut through gates, punch through turns and slip through gliding phases as they strive to become number one.

NDS Preview - 'Prism: Light the Way'

by Keith Durocher on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

PRISM: Light the Way is an addictive light-based puzzle game, where the player can color, split and bounce the light to create one illuminating pattern, solving the puzzle. It also boasts an infinity mode, which will randomly generate puzzle after puzzle.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Project Gotham Racing 4'

by Alicia on Oct. 2, 2007 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

PGR 4 tries to create an emotionally-charged racing experience, where players become attached to their careers, profiles and vehicles. Drivers will be rewarded with a growing fanbase that’ll cheer them on, react to their every move and support them through victory.