'SSX Blur' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SSX Blur is the newest version of the critically acclaimed snowboarding franchise. The huge air, blurring speed and insane tricks that SSX is known for return and the fun-factor is amplified by the unique capability of the Wiimote...

'Lost Planet' (X360) to Get New Multiplayer Maps

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Apart from working on a patch to fix various issues, Capcom is also putting the finishing touches on some new multiplayer maps. Currently scheduled for March 10th in Japan, the first Map Pack will include two new areas to frag in, Island 902 and Radar Field, and is expected to cost 400 points.

'Escape from Bug Island' (Wii) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 2:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos is excited to bring gamers the squishiest game out there with their eerie new Wii title, Escape from Bug Island, known in Japan as Necro-Nesia. This hot new game, not for the squeamish, comes to store shelves this spring.

Various Game Trailers #1008

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 2:29 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:

  • Valhalla Knights [PSP] - Trailer
  • Sword of the New World - Trailer


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

'The Crossing' Also Coming to Xbox 360

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 2:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Crossing is an FPS game set in two different Paris timelines. It also allows for other players to take control of enemies in the single-player storyline, making for more interesting challenges. While there is not any official announcement yet, Arkane Studios is looking for an Xbox 360 programmer to work on The Crossing.

'Sam & Max Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The President of the United States has lost it. Federally mandated group hugs, a pudding embargo... what's next, gun control? Sam & Max are off to Washington to take care of this bozo, but the political climate will only get stormier... and a new power will rise…

PlayStation Network Gets 'Full Auto 2' Demo And 'Destruction Derby' Classic

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Available on the Playstation Network is a playable demo for SEGA's car combat game Full Auto 2: Battlelines, as well as a downloadable version of the PS1 classic Destruction Derby ($5.99) for the PSP. The array of tracks and race styles will keep you coming back for more, as you're on a mission to bash, smash and crash into the other guy until his car (or yours) gives up the ghost.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2' (ALL) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 will feature changing climate, improved AI, an advanced Cross-Com system, air strikes from jet fighters, new weapons and a new soldier class, the Medic.

Eidos Opens New Studio in Montreal

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 1:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announced an initiative to create a new development studio, recruiting 350 people within three years, in Montreal, Qu├ębec to work on new undisclosed next-generation projects.

'Enemy Engaged 2' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enemy Engaged 2, sequel to the chopper classic Enemy Engaged: RAH-66 Comanche Versus Ka-52 Hokum, will feature new dynamic missions, multiplayer, and a complete overhaul of the graphics and audio to bring the game up to date with the latest and best flight simulations available.

Nihilistic Software Developing 'Conan' (ALL) Action Title

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest Game Informer magazine issue reveals details for THQ's first title in the recently acquired Conan franchise, developed by Nihilistic Software, known for such titles as EA's Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects, Vampire The Masquerade: Redemption, and Blizzard's cancelled Starcraft Ghost. The new title, scheduled for Q1 2008, is totally separate from Funcom's MMO title, but rather inspired by the late Robert E. Howard barbaric character, and, similar to God of War, a hack'n slash action game with puzzle solving.

'Tortuga: Two Treasures' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences aboard the Jolly Roger.

'World of Warcraft' - v2.0.8 Euro/US Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a small update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.0.8 patch addresses minor issues with the new arena ranking system.

'Crush' (PSP) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crush is a new PSP exclusive puzzle/platformer developed by Kuju Brighton. Reminiscent of Exit, Crush is a thinking man's game, allowing you to transform a 3D world into 2D in order to overcome obstacles and move on in the game.

'Beyond Divinity' - v1.49 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After several months Larian Studios has released a new patch for its RPG Beyond Divinity. This update brings any English (except Australian version) retail game to v1.49, removes the StarForce protection, addresses a few bugs, and adds Vista compatibility.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Gets Euro Date, Partial Car List - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, and licensed tuning and customization options, Forza Motorsport 2 improves on the unprecedented features gamers enjoyed in its debut installment. FM2 is coming to Europe the same month as North America, May 2007.

'German Street Racing' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

German Street Racing is a street racing game spread out over five of the biggest German cities. Select your favorite German car, tune it, race against AI or take it online, but most of all, keep an eye on the condition of your ride!

'Sacred 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria. Highly action-oriented, Ascaron's Sacred 2 features pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'Trioncube' (NDS) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Virtua Tennis 3' (PSP/PS3/X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis 3 gives gamers the opportunity to experience new levels of realism never thought possible on a home console system with enhanced photo-realistic graphics and advanced player animations that perfectly match the behaviour and mannerisms of individual professional players.

'Simon the Sorcerer 4' Goes Gold in Germany

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Signed by RTL Enterprises, German developer Silver Style, known for The Fall: Last Days of Gaia, announced that the German edition of its upcoming adventure game Simon the Sorcerer 4 has gone gold.

'Depths of Peril' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Depths of Peril is an action RPG with strong strategy elements. You play as a faction leader protecting the barbarian city, Jorvik, by destroying threatening monsters and completing quests.

Patrick Stewart Voicing 'Final Fantasy XII' (PS2) Ads

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix announced that legendary actor Patrick Stewart, known for Capt. Piccard in Star Trek and X-Men's Prof. Xavier, will provide the voiceover for the UK and Australian TV commercials for the forthcoming Final Fantasy XII.

'Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific, developed by Ubisoft Romania, will put you in the role of a US submarine Captain in the Pacific Ocean.

Atari Showing off Games At Comic Con 2007

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced its participation in the 2nd annual New York Comic Con 2007, showing off titles such as Godzilla: Unleashed (Wii/NDS), Bullet Witch (X360), as well as DBZ Shin Budokai: Another Road (PSP). The games will be available at kiosks throughout the show floor at this year's event, which is being held February 23-25, 2007, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

'M.A.C.H.' (PSP) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed a while ago, Vivendi officially announced the PSP's first flight combat/racing game, M.A.C.H. (Modified Air Combat Heroes). Gamers will become outlaw pilots as they compete in deadly aerial contests of skill, speed and weaponry in this sky-high race to own the air.

'The Darkness' (PS3/X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fearless Mafia hitman Jackie Estacado is part of the Franchetti crime family helmed by vicious cousin Paulie. On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of the Darkness.

'Post-Time' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Post-Time is a 3D horse racing simulation game featuring over 200 horses, each with their own unique attributes and running styles. Some are faster out of the gate, while others are long distance runners. Some show heart and determination to finish races, while some simply do not have what it takes.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07' (Wii) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

At home or on the go, challenge the world's top golfers in all-new PGA TOUR Mode, featuring training sessions, practice, and The FedEx Cup, the new PGA TOUR championship playoff system. Hone your skills in the all-new Shooting Gallery, then play as or against 11 players, including John Daly, on 12 championship courses.

PSP Review - 'Rachet & Clank: Size Matters'

by Andrew Hayward on Feb. 15, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters is an all-new PSP exclusive sci-fi action adventure, featuring many new and returning weapons and gadgets, drawing players into a galaxy spanning adventure set across new levels with diverse gameplay.