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Various Game Trailers #1195

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 9:22 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:

  • The Witcher - Making Of Trailer (2)
  • Mario Party DS [NDS] - Trailer #2
  • Ultimate Mortal Kombat [NDS] - Puzzle Combat Trailer
  • Top Gear: Downforce [NDS] - Trailer
  • Need for Speed ProStreet [ALL] - Blueprint Trailer
  • MX vs ATV Untamed [ALL] - Trailer


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

'Gears of War' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. The PC version includes three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game type, Game Editor, five new campaign chapters and DX 10 support.

'Empire Earth III' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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.

'Outfront 2' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outfront 2 starts were Faces of War ended and delivers a lot of improvements, such as the complete rework of the sound environment, new interface, new multiplayer netcode, router support, ranking, overworked lobby and new game modes, as well as some performance tweaks.

'Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction' (PS3) Includes v1.94 Firmware

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction draws players into a vast, new galaxy more vibrant, diverse and interactive than ever before, filled with bustling cities, gigantic enemies and giant boss battles, delivering a sophisticated, yet humorous adventure. The game includes v1.94 PS3 firmware update, adding Dualshock 3 support (doesn't work with Sixaxis).

'Uncharted: Drake's Fortune' (PS3) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In search of the centuries old fabled treasure of El Dorado, Nathan Drake becomes stranded on the island and hunted by mercenaries. Outnumbered and outgunned, Drake and his companions must fight to survive as they begin to unravel the terrible secrets hidden on the Island. Naughty Dog's AI and Animation Programmer Christian Gyrling revealed the game's gone gold.

'Runaway: the Dream of the Turtle' (NDS) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Runaway for DS, players will be invited to travel all around the world, where they'll solve some of the most unique (and hilarious) puzzles and greatest mysteries seen in adventure games.

Ubisoft Financial Mid Term Positive, Yet Delays Foursome

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft sales report for the six months ending Sept. 30, 2007, reveals it beat expectations with a 52% increase compared to last year fueled by GRAW 2 (PSP, PS3), Jam Session (NDS), Blazing Angels 2, The Settlers and Surf's Up. Oddly enough, Ubisoft also decided to push four unannounced titles into 2008, stating its current lineup is strong enough for the coming holiday season. An updated release list indicates a possible delay for Nitrobike, as it is no longer listed.

McGill University Designs Stress-Reducing Video Game

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A video game designed by McGill University researchers to help train people to change their perception of social threats and boost their self-confidence has now been shown to reduce the production of the stress-related hormone cortisol.

'Perimeter 2' Revealed - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perimeter 2 is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter.

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' Pre-Order Starts Today

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates of the Burning Sea is an MMORPG in which you play a bold sea captain in the 18th century Caribbean as you seek glory and adventure. Starting today you can pre-order your copy and get access to the game up to 15 days before launch, get a parrot sidekick, a special weapon and a CD with the original game soundtrack.

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled to be released in Japan and North America simultaneously, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

'Empire Earth III' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 10:55 a.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.

'My Horse and Me' (NDS/Wii/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Having signed the exclusive worldwide license from the Federation Equestre Internationale FEI, Atari will publish My Horse and Me, the complete horseback riding and equestrian lifestyle video game experience featuring a realistic and immersive representation of the world of equestrian sports.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 9:59 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:

'FIBA Basketball Manager 2008' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Find the best sponsors, bring in the best players and prove that you are the best manager to lead your team to be champions of the courts. Clear the court and let the games begin. This patch fixes several bugs and updates the EuroBasket rosters.

'The Sun Crossword Challenge' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sun Crossword Challenge operates like a traditional crossword puzzle but with a twist. Like the daily crossword in The Sun newspaper, each puzzle will have two sets of clues - coffee time with quick clues and cryptic with longer, more brain teasing clues. The game has more than 1000 crossword challenges to test the player’s mind.

'Rainbow Six Vegas' - v1.06 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow operatives take to the chaotic streets of Las Vegas as an escalating terrorist siege in “Sin City” threatens to take world terrorism to new, uncontrollable heights. This new patch adds new features and fixes a few multiplayer specific issues.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed ProStreet drives the series in a new direction with a ground-breaking Need for Speed experience where you’re thrust to compete head to head against the best street racers in a multitude of racing showdowns.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Rocketmen: Axis of Evil'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this arcade shooter, players will join the heroes of the Alliance of Free Planets in their white-knuckled, frenzied struggle to free the Solar System from the tyrannical grip of the Legion of Terra. Up to four players will be able to cooperatively shoot their way through multiple levels, powering up their weapons, picking up bonuses and laying waste to anything that moves.

'Showdown: Scorpion' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:57 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.

'Speedball 2' Now Called 'Speedball 2: Tournament'

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Speedball 2 transforms the futuristic game setting with the help of state-of-the-art technology into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a large-scale ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls all the registers of modern multiplayer gaming action.

'Mythos' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld – a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness – players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

'MotoGP '07' (X360/PC) - v1.1 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MotoGP ’07 is the next evolution in the definitive motorcycle racing franchise, featuring the complete 2007 MotoGP season and an improved 'race day' experience that captures the excitement and spectacle of a live MotoGP event.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 4:08 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.

'Army of Two' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.

'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games' (NDS/Wii) Character Spotlight #5 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:52 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.

'Hard to be a God' Updated Russian Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hard to be a God is an RPG with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers. This updated demo is smaller in size, but also improves collision, weather effects, sound effects, damage, and more ...

'9th Company: Roots of Terror' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ND Games announces 9th Company: Roots of Terror, a new action-oriented RTS developed by Lesta Studios, creators of Pacific Storm, using their brand-new proprietary engine.

New 'Psychonauts' in the Works?

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Tim Schafer's Double Fine outfit is currently working on Brutal Legend, the former LucasArts employee received a lot of praise for his previous action/adventure project, Psychonauts — although that did not translate in sales. Now it seems Schafer may be re-visiting the universe as Double Fine's project page reveals an unannounced title "coming soon," clearly referring to the Psychonauts franchise. Sequel? Wii port? Expansion?

Update: Tim Schafer let us know that it is just a notice for an upcoming site redesign, nothing more ...

'The Wonderful End of the World' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world is scheduled to be eaten by a mythological demon with the head of an ugly fish. How much can you take with you before the end arrives? Yes, it's all over for the Earth. Fortunately, lesser goddess Terra Nova has a plan: she's created a puppet, and has given it your soul and the ability to absorb whatever it touches.

Xbox 360 Arcade Officially Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already available in stores, Xbox 360 Arcade console is the first Xbox 360 console to include five family-friendly games, a wireless controller, an HDMI connection to enable high-def. output if desired and 256 MB of memory for storing games and entertainment content, for $279.99.

'Chocobo's Dungeon' (Wii) - 24 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chocobos are probably one of the most recognizable characters of the Final Fantasy universe, and that is why Square Enix decided to give the yellow featherlings their own RPG. In Chocobo's Dungeon some dark power has stolen your friends' memories and you need to retrieve their identities.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Kengo: Legend of the 9'

by Chris Lawton on Oct. 23, 2007 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In feudal Japan, it was kill or be killed for the samurai. Kengo: Legend of the 9, known in Europe as Kengo Zero, lets you battle as one of nine famous samurai warriors while mastering expert techniques to gain an advantage over your foes. Become a Kengo Master as you fight your way through lush, high-definition Japanese environments.