World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US, with destructible 3D battlefields, team-based multiplayer and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.
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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.
As promised a few months back, EA threw the switch today on a free downloaded feature called Online Team Play that will enable 10 people on 10 different consoles anywhere in the world to connect online to play a single match of FIFA 08.
Hudson's Omega Five is a next-gen, high-def. Xbox Live Arcade shooter with awe-inspiring graphics. Players fly through dangerous 3-D environments in this side-scroller and try to avoid the enemies that come at them from all sides, even from behind.
EA will donate its original genre defining city-building game SimCity to each computer in the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) initiative, a not-for-profit humanitarian effort to design, manufacture and distribute inexpensive laptops with the goal of giving every child in the world access to modern education.
Star Trek: Conquest is a blend of strategy and intense action set in “The Next Generation” era. Players take control of Federation, Klingon, Romulan, Cardassian, Dominion, and Breen forces and lead them in a campaign to control the galaxy, one planet at a time.
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.
Empire of Sports is an MMORPG built entirely around sport, designed to allow players around the world to simultaneously exist in an online universe, where their alter egos socially interact, train, compete, attend events and acquire the goods and services they need to build a parallel sporting existence.
Stranger is an RTS game, with RPG elements, set in a world, split in two parts, surface and a subterranean one, which are in a tenuous balance. A year after the previous version, Fireglow has released a new, much smaller demo.
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.
Soldier of Fortune Payback continues with the organization know as The Shop where players take on the role of a hired mercenary, blasting their way through high intensity combat situations in the world's most dangerous hot spots in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.
Sega today announced that Brain Assist, a game designed to exercise the brain while still keeping things fun, is coming to the Nintendo DS. Derived from Touch de Uno!, the classic Japanese arcade game, Brain Assist is easy to pick up and play, and is filled with a variety of mini-games to test gamers' mental ability.
King's Bounty: The Legend, previously known as Battle Lord, is an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements unfolding in a rich fantasy world.
Today, Ubisoft announced that video game composers Sascha Dikiciyan and Cris Velasco have created an original orchestral music score for the Beowulf video game. The pair has collaborated on more than a dozen game soundtracks, including Dark Messiah, God of War I & II, Haze, Hellgate: London, Marvel Ultimate Alliance and Splinter Cell 4.
Sinking Island is a dark detective adventure story set on a tropical paradise. At a millionaire's hotel a crime is committed, and while the island seems to be sinking for unknown reasons, you, as detective Jack Norm, have to find out who did it.
Koei today announced Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise to Power, an epic historical simulation from legendary game producer Kou Shibusawa where players assume the role of Nobunaga, or of a rival warlord, in their quest to unite Japan under one rule.
Developed in Japan, Bubble Bobble Double Shot will be a respectful return to the series' roots, distilling the essence of Bubble Bobble onto the DS whilst introducing a smattering of non-intrusive additions to the classic formula.
Shadowgrounds Survivor tells the story of three survivors who join forces with the last remaining human resistance in the heated battle against the ongoing alien onslaught.
SEGA is developing the video game adaptation of the theatrical movie release, The Golden Compass, based on the first book in the award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy, by British author Philip Pullman.
by Redmond Carolipio on Nov. 8, 2007 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In The Simpsons Game, Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa use exciting, all-new powers to save the world from rising chaos. To help the Simpsons, gamers at home must journey through all of Springfield (as well as vast worlds beyond!), vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games.
Experience112 is a new 3D graphic adventure where you guide Léa Nichols, sole survivor on board of an infected cargo ship, escape by means of the surveillance system. Monitor, control and guide her movement towards freedom, but above all, the truth. Micro Applications has released the first patch, fixing various bugs and crashes, and optimizing the UI.
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness is a strategy/RPG game, featuring a multiplayer mode, enabling players to pit their armies against each other, a new Geo Cube feature, bringing a brand new element of strategy to the game, and spicing up PvP battles. A new story mode has also been added, allowing players to play as their favorite vassal.
Guitar Hero fans will channel their inner rock god, experience new features and explosive content including a new multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a bevy of exclusive unlockable content and authentic rock venues. Revealed last week, Activision has released the first 2 downloadable song packs (500 MS points), Foo Fighters and Velvet Revolver.
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:
- Alpha Prime (PC)
- Build-A-Bear Workshop (NDS)
- Cabela's Big Game Hunter (PS2/Wii/X360)
- Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids (NDS)
- Fantasy Wars (PC)
- F.E.A.R. Files (X360)
- F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate (PC)
- Go, Diego, Go!: Safari Rescue (NDS)
- Panzer Killer (PC)
- Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey (PC)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
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.
The Check Mii Out Channel lets people show off their Mii creations, those cartoonish caricatures of friends and family that can be used in games like Wii Sports, and vote on those created by others. The Check Mii Out Channel will launch Nov. 11, and will be freely downloaded from the WiiWare section of the Wii Shop Channel.
FlatOut: Head On takes advantage of the PSP's recently enabled faster processing power and the instant pick up and play arcade style, boasting the most four-wheeled mayhem ever seen on PSP, with no less than nine different game modes, including carnage challenges, full career, destruction derbies, multiplayer party mode and the bone-crunching ragdoll stunt mode.
Bowser has captured Mario and his friends, shrunk them to miniature size in pursuit of magic crystals. The mini-heroes have to find the crystals before he does, making their way through giant environments filled with enormous creatures.
Sony Computer Entertainment America unveiled its 2007 holiday line-up, including first-party and third-party software offering for the PS3, PSP and PS2 and a variety of hardware bundles for all PlayStation platforms.
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.
by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Nov. 8, 2007 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars is an all-new twist to the classic Crazy Taxi experience including multiplayer modes that allow two people to play co-op or competitively, including the original Dreamcast games, Crazy Taxi and Crazy Taxi 2.
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. Barely pout in stores, Sierra has already released the first v1.1 patch fixing a slew of issues.
Art of Murder: FBI Confidential, created by by the team who made Schizm, Sentinel and Reah, is a point & click adventure where the player takes on the role of an FBI agent, whose task is to solve a series of macabre murders of wealthy, well-to-do citizens.
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.
by Chris Lawton on Nov. 8, 2007 @ 2:43 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.
As promised, SCEA has released the latest v2.0 edition of its PS3 system software, featuring the ability to turn a PS3 system on and off remotely, using a PSP system via the Remote Play1 function, allowing for a truly mobile partnership between the two systems.
While details for Namco Bandai's upcoming PS3 exclusive Naruto title are slim, it seems the young ninja apprentice is about on every platform imaginable these days. Developed by Cyberconnect2, known for the Ultimate Ninja titles, Naruto : PS3 Project is currently scheduled for release in Japan somewhere in 2008.
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. A patch for both versions is in the works, addressing issues based on player feedback.
Everlight: Power to the Elves!, previously known as Everlight: Fairies, Candles and a Wish, is a 3D fantasy adventure under development at Silver Style Entertainment, known for The Fall.
During the Child's Play Fundraiser Dinner Auction, Lionhead will be donating some pretty cool stuff to bid on, with all the money made going Charity. Up for grabs are names for Quests, various in-game characters, t-shirts, posters and other swag for Lionhead's action RPG that allows players to live the life they choose in an open world environment.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire TT Games, which encompasses Traveller's Tales, and TT Games Publishing, the UK-based game publisher behind the highly successful LEGO Star Wars, Bionicle Heroes, Sam & Max, and many others.