Puchi Puchi Virus does not resemble the ordinary puzzle game. The usual “object drop” style was replaced with a more intuitive system of “object linkage”. Its simple design and surprisingly in‐depth game play can addict even the most demanding puzzle game enthusiasts.
Today's Big Story
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:
- Axiom Overdrive [X360] - OTF Trailer
- Conflict: Denied Ops [ALL] - Developer Diary #1
- Operation Darkness [X360] - Gameplay Trailer [JAP]
- Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Codemasters and Epic Games are the latest publishers to join the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which represents U.S. computer and video game publishers, expanding the association's membership to 29.
With advanced next generation visuals, hundreds of new animations, and a wealth of new innovative features, including all new crowd atmosphere that can affect the game performance of teams, College Hoops 2K8 is set to run the competition off the court with authentic college basketball game action.
At last weekend's Wizard World Texas event, Top Cow Entertainment's Phil Hester, who is currently working on new episodes of The Darkness comic together with artist Michael Broussard, revealed that a sequel to 2K Games' action/horror title is currently in the early stages of development over at Starbreeze. A platinum edition of The Darkness video game ($29.99) will hit stores next summer.
Currently scheduled for release in Japan on March 13, 2008, Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, known in Europe/North America as Monster Hunter Freedom, is an expansion for Capcom's multiplayer RPG, adding new equipment, new monsters, and all-new missions.
ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this team-based online strategic shooter. Splash Damage has released the ETQW Linux client, which requires you to copy over the media pak files from the PC version of the game.
In Undertow you navigate the stormy seas as one of four unique, upgradeable unit types, earning points by killing enemies, completing objectives, and taking checkpoints. Undertow includes two multiplayer modes for up to 16 players, and a robust 15-level single player and co-op campaign.
Kuma Games teamed up with the American Film Institute's Digital Content Lab — a project entitled "Leaving the Game" — to develop a prototype that leverages the video game engine to create dynamic storytelling, delivering a customized movie-like experience in real-time.
Namco Bandai revealed information for the five new plane variants for Ace Combat 6 that will be available for download from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Wed., Nov. 21. With their own unique look and new attributes, these new additions to each player’s hangar will let them strike fear into their opponents as they tear through the skies.
SEGA Superstars Tennis is a game that brings together some of the most treasured and well known characters from the SEGA universe, in some of the most unusual courts and outrageous settings ever imagined.
Dynasty Warriors 6 will deliver the massive scale and realistic atmosphere that players have come to expect from the series, but will redefine the Tactical Action experience, with completely re-imagined character designs and weapons, yet maintaining familiar characterizations that are accurate to culturally depictions.
Halo 3 players will be able to continue the fight as Microsoft announced three all new multiplayer maps to be released on Dec. 11 as part of the Heroic Map Pack, the first in a series of downloadable content from Bungie Studios to come via Xbox LIVE.
Codemasters has reported the results from the most successful period in its 22-year history. According to the NPD Group the past 12 months Codemasters increased sales by 38% to $149million, with a 332% increase in sales of video game software in the US.
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.
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: Wrecking Crew, Sonic 3D Blast, and Super Air Zonk.
Ubisoft will release a new Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific add-on pack, U-Boat Missions, which will allow players to prowl the Indian Ocean as the captain of a German submarine.
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:
Two Worlds is an RPG set in a medieval fantasy world. The 566MB demo offers a portion of Two Worlds' single-player map to explore, complete with numerous quests to solve and monsters to battle. Zuxxezz has released a v1.6 patch for both the PC and X360 version (on Xbox Live).
by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Nov. 19, 2007 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
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.
NCAA March Madness 08 captures the intensity and atmosphere found in authentic college basketball arenas and your players will rise to the occasion or wilt under the pressure.
Matrix Games and Advanced Gaming Systems are excited to announce Larry Bond’s Harpoon: Commanders Edition. Sporting plenty of improvements to the AI and modeling system, Harpoon – Commanders Edition takes the enormous success of the original Harpoon series and adds plenty improvements and tweaks!
Nobilis' new historical wargame brings back to life the greatest battles and lets you write your own History. Napoleon's Campaigns is a unique concept from AGEOD, the original designer of Europa Universalis, Pax Romana, Grandes Invasions, Birth of America and American Civil War.
by Anthony Chambers on Nov. 19, 2007 @ 6:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Players will embark on a global quest to overcome an evil threat, by controlling Spider-Man and one of numerous Super Hero or Super Villain sidekicks, as they master unique fighting moves and styles while switching between characters to execute team combos and defeat foes.