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Various Game Trailers #1218

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:43 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:

  • Too Human [X360] - Video Diary Trailer #2
  • Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity [PS2/Wii] - Trailer #2
  • The Golden Compass [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Battle for the Pacific [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available.

'Tom Clancy's EndWar' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set on the battlefields of World War III, Tom Clancy's EndWar is a next-gen console exclusive war strategy game that will push the envelope of technology, showcasing AI, graphics, physics and animations that were not possible before.

'Wild ARMs XF' (PSP) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wild ARMs XF, pronounced Crossfire, is a fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG that will test your reflexes by having you react within seconds depending on what enemy you will be facing next.

PlayStation Store Gets 'PAIN', 'Shivering Iles' and Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out its weekly PlayStation Store update with tons of new material. Just like on XBL, Harmonix has released the David Bowie songpack ($5.49 or $1.99/song) while Activision's Guitar Hero III: Boss Battles Track Pack is free. Motorstorm gets new vehicles and skins ($1.99), while Resistance: Fall of Man gets its second Map Pack (two new maps, each of which is playable in all sizes and all modes for $4.99). On top of that SCEA released the full game PAIN ($9.99) , and Bethesda made Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles downloadable ($29.99).

'NCAA March Madness 08' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

AcroGames Licenses Epic's Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Korean developer AcroGames, known for having contributed to NCsoft’s Unreal Engine 2 powered Lineage II, as well as Softmax’s Magna Carta series, announced that it has licensed Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 for an unannounced project.

'Metal Gear Solid 4' (PS3) Needs to Sell A Million Copies on Day 1

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Assistant Producer Ryan Payton claims Metal Gear Solid 4 needs to sell over a million copies on the first day it goes on sale in order to recoup its costly production, but that MGS 4 might be last in a dying breed on console exclusives. Cost for triple A next-gen titles range between $10-$50 million, so publishers are increasingly going multi-platform to make sure they at least break even. ony currently has 15 internal development studios, more than Microsoft and Nintendo combined.

'Bomberman Land' (NDS/PSP/Wii) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hudson Entertainment's Bomberman Land is coming to the Wii and PSP, while Bomberman Land Touch! 2 is coming for the NDS. Bomberman Land brings together 3 exciting game modes into one, with over 40 mini-games and multiplayer support.

Samuel L. Jackson Hosting Spike TV's 2007 Video Game Awards

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the 3rd time in a row, movie star Samuel L. Jackson has been tapped as host of the 5th annual Spike TV's Video Game Awards which tapes Friday, December 7 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will premiere Sunday, December 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Former SEGA/SCEA President Joins Trilogy Studios' Board of Advisors

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On the heels of announcing the completion of its second round of independent equity funding, totaling $3.2 million, Trilogy Studios (founded by former EA/Vivendi members) announced that it has added former SEGA/SCEA President Bernard Stolar to its board of advisors.

'WipEout Pulse' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WipEout Pulse is Sony's latest installment in its anti-gravity combat racing series, featuring 24 new tracks, 8 teams, 7 adrenaline-fuelled game modes, wireless multiplayer, downloadable packs including new tracks, ships and tunes...

The Game Factory Reveals European Release Schedule

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Game Factory announced two hot new titles to kick off their 2008 European line-up. The Build-A-Bear Workshop game will release in the UK in March, followed by the pan-European release of Bratz Ponyz 2 in the summer, both Nintendo DS titles.

'Lost Empire: Immortals' Galactic Map - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's 4X strategy game Lost Empire: Immortals is set in space featuring six playable races, each with their own compelling storyline who battle for domination of a vast empire.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 9:29 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:

'Nanostray 2' (NDS) Will be More Diverse - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shin’en Multimedia's Nanostray 2 introduces 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. Majesco released new information about the all-new bosses that oppose players throughout their adventure...

'MangaFighter' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MangaFighter is a new online game that will offer players a fast-paced third-person shooter experience blended with anime-style characters and environments, featuring a high level of character customization, as well as unique offline skill cards which provide players with special effects for their characters.

'Race Driver One' (ALL) Now Known As 'Race Driver: GRID' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using an optimized version of the NEON engine with improved physics, visuals and car damage system. Race Driver One will include locations around Europe, Japan, and the US, mixing official circuit-based championships and urban street competitions.

'Alvin and the Chipmunks' (ALL) Gets Voiced by Jason Lee

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game follows Alvin, Simon and Theodore on their latest mission to play during the battle of the bands event, Rockathonapalooza. As the Chipmunks perform in each of the musical levels, players are challenged to keep in rhythm. My Name is Earl star Jason Lee has signed on to voice 'Dave Seville', the famed father/manager to the Chipmunks.

'Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint 2 will see the most realistic modeling of conflict scenarios in a new contemporary theater of war. By offering a multitude of military disciplines, gameplay will deliver warfare more realistic and intense then ever before, while an extensive multiplayer component will create battles on an incredible scale.

'World in Conflict' - v1.004 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 6:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and coordinated team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US. This v1.004 patch, labeled as a hotfix, addresses a bug where units failed to auto-acquire enemies, and where loading a save game could break AI reinforcements. Broadcast tool and servers are also updated ...

NDS Review - 'Naruto: Path of the Ninja'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 5:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Naruto: Path of the Ninja players will be able to explore the Village Hidden in the Leaves and the world of Naruto as you roam across forests, fields, rivers and mountains. Along the way players will encounter bosses and enemies that they must use their special techniques to defeat.

'Memento Mori' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Memento Mori is a new adventure game featuring two main characters, Larisa Svetlova and Maxim Durand. It's the player's task to disclose the secret of the St. Petersburg art theft, a mysterious Finnish order and its machinations.

'The Club' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 4:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter that focuses on rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offering a frantic, fast-paced experience with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

'Killzone 2' (PS3) Beta Pushed to 2008

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Killzone 2 throws players back into the midst of a hostile and dramatic ongoing battle between the ISA and Helghast army, delivering intense warfare with lifelike character animations, highly detailed and destructible environments, realistic physics, and advanced levels of AI. SCEA revealed that a Killzone 2 beta is in the works, but that it won't see light of day until 2008.

'Project Origin' (PS3/X360/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. At the center of the calamity is the mysterious Alma, whose rage against those who wronged her triggered a chain of events that have spiraled completely out of control. Now that she has free reign, the consequences will be unimaginable.

Sony Releases v3.73 PSP Firmware

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has released yet another new PSP firmware update, officially bringing it to v3.73. With this update, operation of the UMD (Universal Media Disc) drive has been improved to address cases in which the UMD drive occasionally suspends and fails to reload data.

'Universe at War: Earth Assault' (X360/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 3:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Universe at War: Earth Assault, developed by Petroglyph, is a combat-intensive RTS game enlisting players in an epic struggle to prevent total alien domination of planet Earth. Petroglyph's community manager dropped us a note letting us know the PC version has gone gold.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Tony Hawk's Proving Ground'

by Chris Lawton on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

For the first time you will have the freedom to define your own character, story and style based on the choices you make, the paths you choose and the style of skating you use on the proving grounds from Philadelphia and Baltimore to Washington, D.C.

PS2 Review - '.hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption'

by Matthew Szlapka on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

.hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption logs gamers back into the engaging MMO setting where the lines of reality are blurred and danger lurks around every corner. Delivering an epic action-RPG experience, gamers must overcome evil and restore balance to "The World."

'Flashpoint Germany' - v1.13 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games released a new patch for its tactical war game, Flashpoint Germany. This update brings your retail game to v1.13 and adds a handful of changes which include an improvement to browsing unit waypoints and a fixed memory leak in Windows Vista.