Conflict: Denied Ops is a new paramilitary themed co-op FPS from Pivotal Games, putting you in control of two of these merciless operatives, each of them highly specialized in both weapons and military tactics. Valve revealed that Pivotal Games' latest shooter is coming to Steam in February 2008.
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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.
2KGames has released a new patch for Firefly's 3D castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS Stronghold 2. This patch brings your US/Euro retail game to v1.4.1 and fixes various multiplayer issues.
Dark Sector is a new and original next-gen action-thriller, developed by Digital Extreme. A dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging 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:
- Warhammer: Battle March [X360/PC] - Intro Trailer
- Sudden Strike III: Arms for Victory - Multiplayer Trailer
- Space Invaders Extreme [NDS] - Trailer
- Lost Odyssey [X360] - Trailer #6 [JAP]
- Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games [NDS] - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Folklore is a dark fantasy adventure inspired by western fairy tales. Set in the mysterious town of Doolin, two strangers, Keats and Ellen, are drawn together to uncover a mysterious legend in a remote village that exists on the border between dreams and reality. SCEA is prepping two content packs ($3.99, or $5.99 for both) to be released later this month, each including a new costume for either Ellen OR Keats, a completely new Folk, and 4 additional quests that extend the Folklore story.
Square Enix's NDS exclusive The World Ends With You, previously known as It's a Wonderful World, made by the team behind Kingdom Hearts, is an anime-inspired game set in modern day Tokyo, from the team that made Kingdom Hearts.
Culpa Innata, developed by Turkish Momentum, is a story-driven, 3rd person game using the classic mouse in a point and click interface, featuring a wide variety of organic obstacles ranging from logic puzzles to hi-tech gadget manipulation to dialog and inventory challenges. This v1.03 patch fixes a puzzle bug and improves vista compatibility.
A sequel to the original Xbox title, Ninja Gaiden 2 has players once again assuming the role of Ryu Hayabusa as they guide the ninja hero on a quest to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race.
FM2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, licensed tuning and plenty of customization options. Turn10 is prepping new premium content to be released Friday, Dec. 7. The car pack (400 points) will include 11 new vehicles, a mix of high-end exotics, classic rally cars and muscle cars. The track (100 points) is a remake of the Road America circuit.
Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players. Aion’s world consists of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.
A boxing game with realistic boxing action and intuitive controls, Victorious Boxer Challenge, also known as Victorious Boxers: Revolution, takes full advantage of the unique capabilities of the Wiimote and Nunchuk to give players an authentic, real-life boxing experience.
There is Only WAR! is a new action adventure based on a true story of the epic conflict bringing gaming to its origins, showing that the "have fun or die trying" slogan is all the rage again.
Reloaded Studios' CryENGINE 2-powered MMORPG, The Day, is a third-person action MMOG set in the near future. Mankind discovered a way to travel between two connected parallel worlds where players will travel back and forth between the past and present, accomplishing critical missions that extremely influence and affect their present-day world.
by Tim McDonald on Dec. 5, 2007 @ 7:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Speedball 2 transforms the futuristic game setting into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a large-scale ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls out all the stops in modern multiplayer gaming action.
Rockstar is bringing its best-selling, open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York.
Buckle up and prepare to unleash automotive anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise, giving players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground, with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse. A timer on Criterion's website reveals the demo is scheduled for 12 AM EST next week Thursday (Dec. 13), probably on both PSN/XBL.
The Jamster Allstars must make their way through a series of challenges to discover who has stolen the all musical notes so that they can continue to make ringtones.
Blokus Portable, developed by IREM Software, is based on the Blokus board game and blends its outstanding strategic gameplay with the anime characters from the Steambot Chronicles series to create a unique portable title.
Ninja Reflex uses a series of martial arts challenges to test gamers’ reflexes and measure their reaction times with millisecond precision. Players can also compete for ninja supremacy against their friends in fierce multiplayer battles with up to four players.
Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors is an action-packed Virtual Experience where the player becomes the hero of the story using the Wii controller to control their legendary sword, and fight off horde after horde of monsters. Slice at enemies, parry with your shield and block attacks to launch powerful counter-combos.
CDC Games announced that it plans to launch its free-to-play, pay for merchandise MMORPG Lunia Online, based on the popular manga style comic art form, in North America early 2008.
The Evil Penumbra, Leader of the Acrostic Riders has stolen the Myth Makers Orbs and has hidden them in Toyland. Trixie must explore every inch of Toyland and find the stolen Magical Orbs and return balance to the Myth Realm.
To be unveiled later this week at the Tokyo Game Show, Yakuza 3 will no longer be set in modern days, but in 1605, during the Edo period. Yakuza 3 will sport 4 fighting styles, hand-to-hand combat, one or two katanas, or wielding a huge sword. It's currently scheduled for a March 6, 2008 release in Japan.
Graffiti Entertainment has signed Twelve Interactive's Martial Arts: Capoeira is an original fighting game combining sport and RPG elements with traditional fighting game mechanics for the very first time, to offer unrivalled realism and challenging brutal gameplay.
by Sanford May on Dec. 5, 2007 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
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.
Storm Island is a free content addon currently in development for Bounty Bay Online. The add-on offers brand new content – besides a newly added area with additional flora and fauna, the maximum level cap will be raised from 100 to 120. Also, there will be 22 new special abilities (fishing, muscle power, alchemy etc.).
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Dec. 5, 2007 @ 3:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Gears of War blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. The PC version includes a variety of all-new content, including three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game type, Game Editor, five new campaign chapters and DX 10 support.