Various Game Trailers #1208

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 8:16 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:

  • LEGO Batman [ALL] - Teaser Trailer
  • America's Army: True Soldiers [X360] - Developer Diary #1
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary [Wii] - Puzzles Trailer #2
  • Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise to Power [PS2] - Japanese Trailer
  • Mythos - Trailer #2
  • The Bad, The Ugly, and the Sober - Trailer #2
  • MX vs ATV Untamed [ALL] - Opencross Trailerpack
  • Godzilla Double Smash [NDS] - Trailer (4)


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

'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' (PS3/X360/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 6:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men is a violent and chaotic journey of two men — a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath — and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong. This volatile partnership combined with innovative technologies allow for an unparalleled gaming experience.

Xbox Live Going Down for Maintenance

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 6:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On Tuesday November 13th from 0000-0200 PT Xbox.com and Xbox Live will be going down for server maintenance. This is for maintenance only, there will be no new features that will appear on Xbox.com, your dashboard or Xbox Live when we return to service. It’s not time for the dashboard update…yet.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (PS3) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne, next-gen debut of the series, is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience.

Majority of Kids are Playing Video Games, But Not with Their Parents

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A new poll by AOL Games/AP reveals 80% of all children between the ages of 4 and 17 regularly play computer or video games, while 38% of all adults admit to playing computer or video games, with 45% of those actually being female.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' - v1.0005 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. provides players with dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where you face intelligent enemies, wield a diversity of weapons, control machinery, in a team based story-driven single player game, and multiplayer with numerous modes.

'Beowulf' (PSP/PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Beowulf is a combat-driven action adventure game set in the realms of Nordic mythology. Arrogant, self-serving and lustful for gold and glory, as Beowulf you will journey to Denmark to destroy a bloodthirsty beast wreaking havoc on a frigid land.

2007 Video Game Awards Categories and Nominees Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Spike TV's "Video Game Awards" returns this year with a 5th anniversary celebration that will gather some of the world's hottest creators and designers as they honor the year's greatest achievements gaming. This year, Halo 3 and BioShock lead the way with seven nominations apiece, including Game of the Year.

'Populous DS' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Currently only scheduled for release in Japan, Populous is considered one of the first games in the strategy/god games genre since its conception on the Amiga in the late 80s. EA is bringing the classic back on the NDS making use of the dual screen, new god powers and multiplayer for up to 4 players.

'Mass Effect' (X360) Banned in Singapore

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | 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 controversial lesbian sex scene in Mass Effect has made the censorship board in Singapore ban the game.

'Assassin's Creed' (PS3/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in 1191 AD, the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, you play the role of Altair, an Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict and throw the environment into chaos and shape events during this pivotal moment in history.

'Halo 3' (X360) Original Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works presents Halo 3 Original Soundtrack. The highly anticipated original soundtrack comes in a 2-CD set featuring the game’s original music score and will be released on Nov. 20th to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works label and via digital download.

'Shrek 'n Roll' and 'Screwjumper!' This Weeks XBLA Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots and 20 other twisted fairy tale friends in Shrek 'n Roll, a puzzle game across four unique environments in Far Far Away’s newest competitive tournament. Screwnjumper! is a free-falling action into the depths of a chaotic underworld, driving aliens back to their home world by destroying their precious mining equipment.

'Armageddon Empires' - v1.06 Patch & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Armageddon Empires takes the best elements of collectible card games (don’t worry there are no cards to chase you get them all), board games, and computer games and brings them all together to provide a unique strategy war game experience.

'Pet Pals: Animal Doctor' Coming to NDS - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shipped for PC last year, Majesco announced that it is bringing Pet Pals: Animal Doctor to the NDS, inviting players to step into the challenging world of veterinary medicine as they diagnose and treat 30 different medical cases created by real-life veterinarians.

'Supreme Commander' Confirmed for Xbox 360

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As we revealed a few weeks ago, THQ's strategy game Supreme Commander is coming to the Xbox 360, which has been confirmed as being under development by Aspyr and Hellbent Games.

'Codename: Panzers - Cold War' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 6:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Storm Region's Codename: Panzers series leaves the World War II stage to take the story into Cold War East-West conflicts fought on fictitious battlefields, with a special emphasis on deep story lines and rich battle effects.

Monday, November 12, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 5:23 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:

'Unreal Tournament 3' (PS3/X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 5:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In UT3, you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled by human contestants online or by AI, fought with the most powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles.

'Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe' (XBLA) Gets Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 5:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announced it is releasing extra content for their Xbox LIVE Arcade title Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, starting this week with a Theme Pack, followed by the addition of four new downloadable 3D Arenas, each with three variants that gives players even more customizable options.

Wii Shop Channel Adds Trio of Classic Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 5:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another 3 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Axelay, Blue's Journey and Volleyball.

'Speedball 2: Tournament' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 4:52 a.m. PST | 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.

'Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles' (Wii) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 4:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RE: The Umbrella Chronicles combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways, multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new RE experience, revealing the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation.

NDS Review - 'Bleach: The Blade of Fate'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Bleach: The Blade of Fate on the Nintendo DS brings a twist to the traditional 2D fighting game with a new kind of battle system that enables players to move between upper and lower split-plane battle arenas to chase after or escape from opponents.

'Making History: The Calm & the Storm' - v2.0.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Making History: The Calm & the Storm puts players in control of global conflict, combining a highly sophisticated AI with rich historical detail. Strategy First has released a first patch, bringing your retail game to v2.0.2, and improves AI, editor, rally point and a few other things ...

'Sudden Strike III: Arms For Victory' - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While continuing in the popular vein the original Sudden Strike is so famous for, Sudden Strike 3: Arms For Victory will push the boundaries of the RTS genre with some notable interface innovations, huge troop numbers and enormous map designs that will demonstrate that size does matter.

'Lost Odyssey' (X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lost Odyssey is the story of Kaim, an immortal character who has lived more than 1,000 years and doesn’t remember his past and doesn’t know where his future lies. Throughout Kaim’s journey, a handful of characters will join him on an odyssey to discover their intricate past and destiny, leading players through a dramatic story of massive scale.

Wii Review - 'Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is a puzzle adventure game that utilizes the control mechanics of the Wii Remote and allows player to explore a variety of wondrous environments and stages, solve puzzles and interact with the world in search of a legendary pirate ship and the ultimate pursuit of becoming the greatest pirate ever.

'Crysis' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of an alien invasion. In related news, it seems Crysis has been leaked and hacked by warez group Razor 1911 well over a week before its official launch.

NDS Review - 'Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker'

by Alicia on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Hop on your sea scooter and navigate the seven isles of the Green Bays archipelago as you scout, train and synthesize a colorful array of over 200 classic Dragon Quest monsters.

'Stranger' - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stranger combines epic RPG with some of the best elements of RTS. The never-before-seen spell and item enchantment system allows a never-before-seen flexibility as players simply have to swap the amounts of used crystals to adapt to their enemies' strategies.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' Goes to Japan

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2007 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Spellborn, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, it uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine. At Gstar, Frogster has signed an agreement with Excite Japan for the exclusive rights to The Chronicles of Spellborn in Japan.