Various Game Trailers #1007

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 11:01 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:

  • F.E.A.R. [PS3] - Trailer
  • Rayman Raving Rabbis [ALL] - Bunnies Can't Date Trailer
  • Red Ocean - Trailer #2


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

'God of War II' (PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 8:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War II is a combat action-adventure game based on Greek mythology. Get reacquainted with the vicious ex-Spartan warrior Kratos who, armed with all-new brutal combat moves and magic, embarks a new epic odyssey.

'Dreamlords' - v1.0 Client / v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamlords combines the accessibility of a web game with RPG character development, RTS battles and long term tactical strategy in a never before seen gaming experience. Lockpick has released the full client as well as the v1.01 patch to insure that future patching works with both the online RTS-client as well as the boxed Collectors Edition (not yet available) as well as adding some new sounds to the game.

'Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich is the first stand-alone expansion for CDV's historical RTS, and spans three major offensives from the final days of fighting on the Eastern front and covers both the Soviet and German campaigns in the long Siege of Budapest, Fortress Kurland, and the Soviet Operation Bagration.

'Rayman Raving Rabbids' (X360) Gets Gesture Control Feature - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

When the world of Rayman is threatened by a devastating invasion of crazed, out-of-control bunnies, Rayman must rise up against his furry foes to foil their wicked plans.

'Sonic and The Secret Rings' (Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sonic and The Secret Rings stars the Blue dude with the ‘tude on his first solo adventure since the original Sonic The Hedgehog in '91. This intense and exciting action game combines high-speed action with easy to play controls to offer a brand new experience!

Wednesday February 14, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 5:12 p.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:

'Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike Booster Pack brings all-out infantry-focused battles into new snow-covered battlegrounds across Europe. Infantry focused booster pack with 3 new maps, 2 new vehicles, weapons, rewards, and medals. After yesterdays screens, here's another batch ...

'Company of Heroes' - v1.50 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 2:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ has released a new patch for its 3D WWII RTS Company of Heroes. This v1.50 adds new maps, various multiplayer optimizations, unit/weapon tweaks, crash and bug fixes (thanks Andy).

'Prey' - v1.3 Patch & Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 12:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DRealms has released a new patch for Human Head's sci-fi FPS Prey. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 patch but does not really address any bugs, nor add content, it simply allows PC players to play against people with the Mac version.

'Transformers: The Game' (ALL) - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision acquired the Transformers rights from Infogrames back in June 2005, and plans to release its first game in conjunction with the Paramount Pictures upcoming feature film, both coming this summer.

'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road' (PSP) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road will further give players the ability to experience intense WiFi multiplayer battles with the most thrilling aspects of DBZ combat, including counter-attacks, super high-speed bouts, flight and Ki (energy) management.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice" and promises to unveil new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy. The expansive story is set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Ep. III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Kiss Before Midnight' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Singles developer Rotobee is back with Kiss Before Midnight, an emotional flirting sim, all about realistic romance, where you take on different roles as you experience romantic adventures in Paris, the city of love.

'Boom Boom Rocket' (X360) Game Details and Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced its launch onto Xbox Live Arcade with Boom Boom Rocket, a hypnotic rhythm music game conceived by EA’s casual games design team and Bizarre Creations, known for the Project Gotham Racing franchise.

'Battlefield 2142' Free Unlocks Weekend

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In an effort to let everyone preview all unlocks while playing in a ranked environment EA will be granting all soldiers every one of the upgrades over the coming 4 days. Starting Friday and lasting until midnight PST Monday every soldier who logs in will be able to fight it out with every unlock in Battlefield 2142!

Marc Ecko Forms Own Development Studio

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fashion designer Marc Ecko expanded his videogame offerings with the announcement of Marc Ecko Entertainment, a newly formed organization focused on originating, funding, and developing interactive properties. One of the initial projects is with a developer that was responsible for one of the biggest hits of 2006.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (PSP/PS2/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'Infernal' Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 6:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infernal is a 3rd person action adventure that is set in a present day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

'Half-Life 2: Episode Two' (PS3/X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's trilogy of episodic single player gaming continues with Episode Two where, armed with new weaponry and vehicles, Dr. Gordon Freeman must race through a countryside riddled with an increasingly fierce Combine threat.

''Rhiannon: Beyond the Mabinogion' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Arberth Studios has announced that production is well underway on its new adventure Rhiannon: Beyond the Mabinogion, a point-and-click chiller is based on the 'Four Branches' legends, as told in the ancient Welsh cultural and mythical classic 'The Mabinogion'.

'Team Fortress 2' (PS3/X360/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Fortress 2 is an all-new version of the legendary title that spawned team based multiplayer action games. The game’s daring new art style features the most advanced graphics of any Source-based game released to date.

NDS Preview - 'Trioncube'

by Andrew Hayward on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Namco Bandai Games America's Trioncube is a new NDS-exclusive addictive and challenging puzzler that requires attention, patience and skill to rescue the kidnapped princess from the protagonist’s arch-enemy, Hell Metal.

'Portal' (PS3/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Portal is a pioneering type of single player action game that rewrites the rules for how players approach and manipulate their environment, much like how Half-Life 2’s Gravity Gun reinvented the way gamers interact with objects in the game.

'Dragon Age' Gets SpeedTree

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

IDV announced that BioWare has licensed use of IDV’s SpeedTree RT software company-wide, starting with its upcoming title Dragon Age.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. provides players with dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where you are to oppose smart & dangerous enemies, a large set of diverse weaponry, possibility to control machinery, detailed and interactive game world, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, and multiplayer with numerous modes.

'Ikaruga' (NGC) Coming to Xbox Live Arcade ?

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Treasure's sidescrolling shooter might be making an appearance on Xbox Live Arcade soon, as it has been spotted on Partnernet, the X360's closed debug network accessible to developers and journos, which we can confirm. Ikaruga is a comprehensive, scrolling space shooter (with options for either a vertical or horizontal display) set in 2D, against a rich 3D backdrop.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars will deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

'Team Ico' Working on PS3 Title

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest Japanese Famitsu magazine reveals that Team Ico, the developers behind the popular ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, are currently working on an all-new PlayStation 3 title. No details as to what type of game they are working on are available at this point, but it will surely be great news for the fanbase.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes you become a classic hero of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, you will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth.

'Titan Quest: Immortal Throne' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ announced that Titan Quest: Immortal Throne has reached the gold master stage of development and is entering manufacturing. Titan Quest: Immortal Throne brings an all-new level of action to the franchise, with new quests, items and classes set within the richly-detailed underworld of Hades.

'Mercury Meltdown Revolution' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 3:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mercury Meltdown Revolution is a brain-teasing puzzle game that challenges players to immerse themselves in a colorful world of sci-fi machines, crazy characters, and bubbling test tubes.

Wii Review - 'Far Cry: Vengeance'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on the Far Cry Instincts Evolution, Far Cry: Vengeance has a new storyline, new maps new weapons, and takes on the Wii Remote and Nunchuk allowing players to drive, shoot, slash, jump and climb their way through a rebel-infested, tropical hell.

'Shady O' Grady's Rising Star' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shady O' Grady's Rising Star is an RPG game, but unlike the familiar dungeon crawlers, this game is set in the real world of music. Players create their dream band and attempt to coast their way to the top of the music world before the next young hot act comes along.

'Maximum-Football' - v1.3.149 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Maximum-Football allows the players to select and change nearly every option of play, play or coach your team to victory in a fully customizable league system, draft free agents, and create the ultimate football team. This v1.3.149 update brings dozens of updates, changes, bug fixes, and improvements, including a variety of user-suggested features and changes.

'Real E$tate Empire' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2007 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Real E$tate Empire is an exciting new game based upon the concept of buying, fixing and selling houses, featuring a simple to use interface that quickly and painlessly introduces all of the major concepts in buying, fixing and selling houses for fun and profit.