Kuju's Latest Spinoff Studio Aims for Kid Titles

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After launching its new casual games-focused studio doublesix, Kuju today reveals NiK NaK, led by industry veteran Kevin Holloway and dedicated to making excellent games for young players to enjoy on all formats.

'18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 2:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You ain't working for the Man any more! You're the owner of your own trucking business and you call the shots. Build your empire one rig at a time to dominate the roadways and outbid the competition. Your American Dream starts behind the wheel of your own big rig.

'MX vs. ATV Untamed' (ALL) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 1:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MX vs. ATV Untamed features bigger, more populated outdoor open-world environments, an X-cross career mode showcasing all eight vehicles and the all-new EnduroCross mode pitting gamers against logs, rocks, mud-pits and more, and illustrating the full potential of the game's Rhythm Racing physics engine.

Various Game Trailers #1221

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 1:38 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:

  • Battlefield: Bad Company [PS3/X360] - Dev Diary #2
  • Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball [X360] - Trailer
  • Universe at War: Earth Assault [X360/PC] - Interview Trailers (3)


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

Play 'LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga' on Xbox Live and Win Prizes!

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle your way through the LEGO Star Wars universe playing online co-op via Xbox Live and get a chance to win the sinister black starship Rogue Shadow, awarded every hour throughout the weekend of Dec. 7-9. One lucky winner will be awarded the grand prize, a true collectible and faithful replica of the LEGO Death Star II.

'The Orange Box' (PS3) Goes Gold, Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Orange Box includes Half-Life 2, Ep. One and Ep. Two, where Dr. Gordon Freeman,armed with new weaponry and vehicles, must race through a countryside riddled with an increasingly fierce Combine threat. Also included are TF2, a class-based multiplayer addition, and physics-focused puzzle game Portal. EA will launch the PS3 edition in North America and Europe on Dec. 11, 2007.

Microsoft Reveals Xbox Live Arcade Hits, Release Schedule - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Timed with the Xbox LIVE Fall Update, Arcade Hits can be found within the Xbox LIVE Arcade section of the new Game Store, making it easier than ever to build a library of great downloadable games, and offering some of the best-selling Xbox LIVE Arcade games at permanently reduced prices.

'Monster Hunter' & 'Resident Evil Outbreak' Online Service Shuts Down

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 11:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom announced that after more than 3 years of online service, the external company providing server hosting for both Resident Evil: Outbreak and Monster Hunter has decided to exit the PS2 online business altogether on Dec. 31, 2007, with no possibility of outsourcing either the service or the technology.

'Audition' Adds Lifehouse Tracks to Lineup

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With simple directional and space bar keystrokes, Audition, a free-to-play online dance sensation, players perform hip-hop style dance steps and choreographed routines which require precise timing and rhythm. Nexon America added Lifehouse and the lead track, Disarray, from its album Who We Are, to Audition.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

'Vigilance' Wins Award at Serious Games Competition

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vigilance was designed to help train U.S. military personnel to locate and identify Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The Vigilance serious game mod was created using Crytek's CryENGINE 2 3D engine and the Scaleform GFx UI engine to create a nearly photo-realistic IED detection simulation.

Monday, December 3, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 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:

'Killzone 2' (PS3) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 9:24 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.

Wii Shop Channel Expanded With Trio of Classic Titles

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 5:22 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: ZANAC, Eternal Champions, and The Dynastic Hero.

'Turok' (PS3/X360/PC) - 11 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 5:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turok is an epic, story-driven FPS set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Take on the role of former Black Ops commando Joseph Turok, now part of an elite Special Forces squad, on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically altered planet.

'Guitar Hero IV,' 'Call of Duty 5' Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 4:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Now that the Vivendi and Activision merger is nearing completion, pending approval of its shareholders, the new #1 publisher revealed several new projects. Activision Blizzard's 12 internal studios have plenty of new titles in the pipeline, such as Guitar Hero IV, Call of Duty 5, James Bond, a new Tony Hawk, new DreamWorks titles, new Marvel titles and an entry into the racing genre with Bizarre.

'World in Conflict' - Mod SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 3:40 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. Massive has released the SDK toolkit, allowing modders to create their own content.

'Dead Space' (PS3/X360) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, developed by EA's Redwood Shores Studio, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience that promises to deliver the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008' - v1.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In PES8, player detail has been taken to incredible levels with full facial animation and high-def to show full movement and subtle details to the various kits during the course of a match. All "next-gen" versions will also benefit from an extensive Edit mode, allowing gamers to customize their PES experience.

'Worms: A Space Oddity' (Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ's Worms: A Space Oddity is the newest iteration of the humorous turn-based strategy game, marking the franchise debut on the Wii with a fresh visual style, new environmental settings, intuitive controls and even more customization options.

PS2 Review - 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am is an action-adventure combat golf, cart racing game that gives fans an opportunity to experience the Aqua Teen universe in a whole new way. When Frylock is admitted to the prestigious Jersey Pines Golf Club, Master Shake decides to show the uppity members that he is also just as good (and uppity) and deserves a place in their exclusive club.

'Football SuperStars' Game Details - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Football SuperStars is an MMO, developed by ex-Climax Online boss Rik Alexander's Monumental Games, allowing players to meet within a utopian soccer-styled virtual world and take part in 3, 5, 7 and 11-a-side football matches.

PC Review - 'F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate'

by Steven Mills on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 2:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Fight fear with F.E.A.R. as you take point in a brand new team experiencing a new incident at Armacham with a story line that runs parallel to F.E.A.R. and Extraction Point revealing a new perspective of the event.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare'

by Redmond Carolipio on Dec. 3, 2007 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is a new action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hot spots.