White Gold: War in Paradise explores the shadowy background of modern low intensity conflicts, where the newest weapons often do battle with the antics of witchdoctors. An FPS with a handful of RPG elements thrown in for a good measure, White Gold offers a rich scenario in addition to the non-stop action.
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Lost Odyssey is the story of Kaim, an immortal character who has lived more than 1,000 years and doesn’t remember his past and doesn’t know where his future lies. Throughout Kaim’s journey, a handful of characters will join him on an odyssey to discover their intricate past and destiny, leading players through a dramatic story of massive scale. Lost Odyssey launched in Japan this week, and first reports have it selling 40k units on launch day, compared to a mere 7k for Uncharted (PS3).
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:
- Burnout Paradise [PS3/X360] - Stunts Trailer
- Gran Turismo 5 Prologue [PS3] - TV Spot Trailer
- Universe at War: Earth Assault [X360/PC] - Trailer (3)
- Hail to the Chimp [PS3/X360] - Trailer #3
- NFL Tour [PS3/X360] - Trailer #2
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Lost is a third-person action/adventure that will have you take on the role as a survivor of Oceanic Flight 815, allowing you to experience an untold adventure of "Lost" in an immersive, interactive world.
Tarr Chronicles is an arcade-style space combat sim where you, lost in space and deep behind enemy lines, must defend the galaxy's last hope using dozens of high-tech fighters bristling with cannons and rocket launchers. This v22.214.171.124 patch improves Vista compatibility, fixed freezing videos issue, added toggled AA, and a squashes a few other bugs.
Crackpot Entertainment's Insecticide is a classically styled action adventure detective game that brings the look and feel of gritty gumshoe films into a futuristic city where insects have become the dominant race. Originally scheduled for Jan.8, it has been pushed back until Feb. 12, 2008 with the first downloadable PC episodes shortly thereafter.
THQ's Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is an add-on for Gas Powered Games' 3D RTS, following the epic story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War. GPG has released the first patch, fixing a few bugs and balancing a bunch of units.
Positech Games' Democracy 2 puts you in the position of the leader of a new government, tasked with running the country, and keeping the electorate happy in the run up to each election.
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.
Nintendo has launched its Wii Points Card Shop, where Club Nintendo members can swap Stars (from purchased games) for Wii Points Cards, which contain a code that you can enter in the Wii Shop Channel on your Wii. This will add Wii Points to your Wii Shop Channel account, which in turn allows you to spend on such items as games for Virtual Console or Wii Software.
NecroVisioN is a next-gen First Person Shooter that starts in the rage battlefields of World Word I and leads player to much darker and brutal underground world of vampires and demons.
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 features 8 unique styles, each having its own strategy and attributes, new rosters, more environmental hotspots, improved out-of-ring action, enhanced online community support and much more! Online registration for the WWE SvR 2008 International Tournament will begin on Dec. 8, 2007, with 2 floor tickets to WrestleMania 24 as prize.
Kwari is an FPS, developed by Micro Forté, where players make money off each other in real-time. The game will be free to download online, but instead of being subscription-based it will use a unique free-to-play/pay-to-play model whereby Kwari sells the player ammunition.
Dusk-12 is an FPS about a project to create the perfect soldier that ran out of control, and turned into the incurable virus. You are poart of a Spec Ops. team sent in to find out what turned an entire city into blood-thirsty assassins.
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. Making up for the PS3 rank reset last week, Infinity Ward has launched the COD4 double XP weekend, running until Monday, 10 am PST. Anyone who plays online multiplayer earn double the XP in every game type.
Take the future of an empire into your hands in Kalypso and Haemimont Games' upcoming historical strategy title Imperium Romanum. Sequel to Glory of the Roman Empire, the game sees the player take the role of a governor of a Roman province and strive to build a well organized, prosperous and commanding settlement.
Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games announce a new expansion for their WWII strategy game War in the Pacific. The Admiral’s Edition expansion adds more detail, more history, and more features!
After being on the brink of bankruptcy several times, various reorganization & restructuring, Majesco appointed Jesse Sutton as its chief executive officer and Allan Grafman as its non-executive chairman of the board.
Take on the role of a new recruit wanting to join the original film cast of the Ghostbusters team. Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague.
by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 7, 2007 @ 5:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Turok is a 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.
Devil May Cry 4 is the fourth installment in Capcom's action series starring gunslinging demon hunter Dante, and introducing a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles. Capcom will release a DMC 4 demo on PSN and XBL early 2008, featuring new protagonist Nero and the awesome power of his Devil Bringer.
Activision has issued a statement regarding the mono restricted audio issue recently discovered in the Guitar Hero III Wii edition, "We are currently working with Nintendo and are planning to issue an improved audio experience in future versions of the game. We expect to have re-mastered discs available by early 2008 and we will be offering consumers replacement discs at no cost."
SEGA's Phantasy Star Universe is being ported to the PSP according to the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu. Phantasy Star Portable includes the original PSU content, the Ambition of the Illuminus expansion pack, 4-player local multiplayer, PSP exclusive bosses and weapons, and a new History mode playable as a new character Vivienne.
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. Getting ready for launch, Funcom/Eidos have invited more than 10,000 beta players.
The Command & Conquer series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath. As the expansion pack to Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.
Creat Studios, known for Midway's recent Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, announced that it has signed an agreement with SCEA allowing it publish games for the PlayStation Network and PlayStation Store online and network services.
EA announced yet another expansion pack for The Sims 2, Free Time, giving your Sims the ability to perform casual tasks, jobs around the house or all sort of hobbies.
Legacy Interactive has signed an agreement to bring Exodus Film Group's upcoming animated toon Igor to NDS, Wii and PC, with voice-overs from Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Jennifer Coolidge and John Cusack. Igor is an evil scientist's hunch-backed lab assistant who dreams of winning the annual Evil Science Fair.
by Nathan Grayson on Dec. 7, 2007 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow features a variety of combat mechanics including the ability to force enemies into cover with "blind-fire," an advanced melee system that allows Gabe to use enemies as human shields, and 360 degree underwater combat.
by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2007 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews
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.