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'The Chosen: Well of Souls' - Demo/Trial Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 11:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelmind's The Chosen: Well of Souls is a 3D hack'n slash set in the 19th century. You are Frater Simon sent on a mission by the monasteries to free God's Envoy, taken hostage by a mighty Alchemist Marcus who uses human souls to strengthen his own powers in order to rule the world. This trial includes the full game, but is limited to 60 mins of play.

Various Game Trailers #1182

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 7:31 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 - Locations Trailer
  • Army of Two [ALL] - Teamwork Trailer
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary [Wii] - Grapple Trailer
  • Yakuza 3 [PS3] - Trailer #2
  • Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 [ALL] - Rugby Trailer
  • Panzer Tactics DS [NDS] - Game Modes Trailer


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

'Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword' - v3.13 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civ. IV: Beyond the Sword will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios. 2K Games has released a new patch for the Civ IV expansion pack, adding a slew of tweaks, overall enhancements, AI improvements, bug and crash fixes...

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WoW: Wrath of the Lich King will open the forbidding wasteland of Northrend to exploration by the hardiest adventurers. New levels of power, challenging new dungeons and encounters, an exciting new character profession, and the game’s first hero class are just some of the new features awaiting players in Wrath of the Lich King.

'The Simpsons Game' (ALL) Under Fire From Other Developers

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 5:57 p.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, while you journey through all of Springfield, vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games. Said parodies are causing trouble as it appears Rockstar did not think the Grand Theft Scratchy was funny, and legal proceedings forced EA to remove content from the game.

PC Preview - 'Gears of War'

by Alicia on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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 a variety of all-new content, including three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game type, Game Editor, five new campaign chapters and DX 10 support.

'Supreme Commander' - v1.1.3269 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. levels. THQ has released a new patch for GPG's 3D RTS, bringing your retail game to v1.1.3269, adding 3 new units rebalancing the Mercy unit

'NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:34 p.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.

'Bee Movie Game' (X360) Demo Available on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Dreamworks' upcoming CG movie Bee Movie, where Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey, and decides to sue humans when he finds out we actually eat honey. The demo features a chase level where you need to learn to avoid oncoming traffic from a bee’s perspective.

'Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of The Betrayer' - Dialogue Hotfix Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Obsidian is working on a Neverwinter Nights 2 expansion pack, Mask of The Betrayer, featuring a new campaign set in the Forgotten Realms, in addition to new monsters, weapons, powers and plenty of quests. The NWN2 expansion is already released in Europe, but is missing some dialogue, being addressed with this small hotfix.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is introducing a new Need for Speed version that drives the series in a new direction. Need for Speed ProStreet is 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.

'UFO: Extraterrestrials' - English Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 1:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos Concept's 3D tactical/strategy game UFO: Extraterrestrials' is set in the year 2025, and on the newly colonized planet Esperanza our space devices have not just been approached by alien machines but attacked.

'Escape from Paradise City' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 1:16 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.

'Loki' - v1.0.7.0 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology. This v1.0.7.0 patch fixes bugs, and adds various balance tweaks.

NCsoft Acquires Carbine Studios

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft announced that it has acquired California-based developer Carbine Studios. Founded by a several former Blizzard employees, Carbine is currently working on an unannounced project that promises to break new ground in massively multiplayer gaming.

'George of the Jungle' (NDS/PS2/Wii) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A game for all the family, George is an epic side-scrolling platformer, that will have you swinging, running, jumping, climbing, fighting and laughing your way through an assortment of obstacles whilst collecting bonus items along the way.

'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is the second expansion pack for Ensemble Studios' 3D RTS AoE 3, engaging gamers of all ages and types n epic warfare in the Eastern world, and leading Japanese, Chinese and Indian civilizations to expand their empires.

'Dementium: The Ward' (NDS) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamecock's Dementium: The Ward, a FPS survival horror frightfest developed by Renegade Kid, tells the tale of a man who awakens to find himself alone in a mysterious, derelict hospital that is frozen in time, infested with bizarre creatures.

'Culpa Innata' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Culpa Innata, developed by Turkish Momentum, is a story-driven, 3rd person game using the classic mouse in a point and click interface, featuring a wide variety of organic obstacles ranging from logic puzzles to hi-tech gadget manipulation to dialogue and inventory challenges.

'Football Manager 2008' Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Manager 2008 will be fully updated for the new season and allow players to select their favorite club or international team (5,000 teams from over 50 countries) and guide them to glorious success by putting them through Cup matches, Leagues, Euro Championships and even major international tournaments.

'Nanostray 2' (NDS) Coming to North America - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 7:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced that it has signed Shin’en Multimedia's Nanostray 2, introducing many new features and elements which have never been used in its genre such as innovative touch screen features and exciting WiFi functions over the internet.

'Halo 3' (X360) Reaches $300M in Revenue, Console Sales Double

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced that Halo 3 has garnering more than $300 million in sales in the first week alone, and initial retailer reports show console sales worldwide have more than doubled compared to the weekly average before the launch of Halo 3.

'Hellgate: London' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 5:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

'Euro Truck Simulator' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Euro Truck Simulator is a truck simulation game set in continental Europe. The player can drive across a realistic depiction of Europe, visiting its beautiful cities, from Rome to Berlin to Madrid to Prague , picking up a variety of cargo, and delivering them on time!

PSP Review - 'Dragoneer's Aria'

by Katarani on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 4:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A mysterious black dragon suddenly appears and begins destroying the kingdom that Valen resides in. The dragoneers fight back, but are powerless against the black dragon’s fearsome strengths. Valen, who survives the attack, is ordered to protect the elemental dragons and find out what the monster is after.

'Burnout Paradise' (PS3/X360) - 8 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buckle up and prepare to unleash automotive anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise. Burnout 5 gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground, with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse.

'Mass Effect' (X360) Collector's Edition Details

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:54 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. The Limited Collector's Edition will include a Galactic Codex: Essentials novel, A Future Imagined art book and a 2nd DVD with exclusive videos.

'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) Squad Members #4 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clive Barker's Jericho is a squad-based horror FPS devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The Jericho Team is a seven-man strike force that protects government interests from paranormal threats. Next up in the series is Corp. Simone Cole, who is a reality hacker.

NDS Review - 'Marvel Trading Card Game'

by Tim McDonald on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Marvel Trading Card Game lets players assemble their own decks and take on different challenges to gain more cards based on legendary Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Ghost Rider and more.

'9th Company: Roots of Terror' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:34 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.

'Savage 2: A Tortured Soul' Enters Beta Test Phase

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Savage 2: A Tortured Soul mixes RTS with FPS, allowing players to to opt for either the fast-paced action of a shooter game, or the more tactical planning of a real-time strategy game, with squad-based features and enhanced RPG elements enabling players to build their character level and abilities throughout the game.

'Gran Turismo 5 Prologue' (PS3) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, a prequel to the full GT 5 release, will be available for download, and on Blu-ray. GT 5 Prologue will sport improved AI, and for the first time include multiplayer up to 16 cars, with integrated with online features, such as a profile editor and an online event calendar.

'KartRider' Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KartRider fuses the thrill of addicting, old-school multiplayer kart riding mayhem with innovative track design customization options, millions of uniquely created character personalities and endless kart modifications. As promised, Nexon America has launched the open beta client. Sign up now!

'One Piece: Unlimited Adventure' (Wii) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's One Piece: Unlimited Adventure, based on the animated TV series, will make its exclusive debut on the Wii. Join Captain Monkey D. Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates as they embark on a search for the ultimate treasure in this all new original quest.

Virtual Worlds Companies Raise $1 Billion Investment

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2007 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A recent study by Virtual Worlds Management revealed that venture capital, technology and media firms have invested more than $1 billion dollars in 35 virtual worlds companies in the past 12 months, ranging from Walt Disney, CBS and Time Warner to Intel.