In Calling All Cars you take the role of a bounty hunter careening around a stylish cartoon world on the hunt for criminals on the loose. Originally announced as Criminal Crackdown, Jaffe revealed that it has now been renamed to Calling All Cars, possibly to distance the game from Microsoft's X360 title Crackdown.
Today's Big Story
VG Holding, the investment company that brought together Bioware and Pandemic, announced that its CEO John Riccitiello (formerly EA President and COO) resigned to replace EA's CEO Larry Probst. Taking the position Riccitiello left behind is Greg Richardson, also former EA executive, and previously Vice President of Commercial Operations for BioWare/Pandemic.
Mama is whipping up some kitchen competition by pitting chef against chef in Cooking Mama: Cook Off, a unique 2 player family game designed specifically for the Wii. Step-by-step, recipe-by-recipe, help Mama cook international dishes from 10 different nations and watch as the realistic foods actually change in appearance based on your actions!
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:
- Def Jam: Icon [PS3/X360] - Master Suite Trailer
- Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 [ALL] - MP Demo Trailer
- Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road [PSP] - Trailer
- Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings [NDS] - Trailer #2
- .hack//G.U. Vol. 2: Reminisce [PS2] - Intro Trailer
- War Front: Turninig Point - Allies Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Burnout Dominator is an all-new installment of the Burnout series, loaded with intense racing action and dozens of retina-searing World Tour events.
Pandemic has constructed a whole new "playground of destruction" from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Set in a new and exotic hotspot, you can be your own boss in a wide-open world where there's only one rule: everybody pays.
Shivering Isles features more than 30 hours of new gameplay and allows you to explore an entirely new plane of Oblivion — the realm of Sheogorath, the Daedric Prince of Madness. In Shivering Isles, you can continue playing with your existing save game/character, or create an all-new character just to explore the new content. In an interview with OXM, Bethesda's Pete Hines revealed there will be no more expansions.
Adds layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customising your armies by combining units. EA has released the demo which includes one tutorial mission, two single-player missions, one skirmish map, playable in 3 difficulty settings.
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 is an action fighter features over 30 playable characters, as well as 16 unique stages and the intense head-to-head anime-style fighting fans of the series know and love. Gamers can play through pivotal storylines as well as unlock an original plot in this follow up to last year’s immensely popular Ultimate Ninja.
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: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Bio-Hazard Battle, Chew Man Fu.
Inspired by the Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift film, this game will immerse players in the underground world of drift racing. Set in a world related to, yet separate from, the movie, the game features a ground breaking drift mechanic that makes drifting accessible to both beginning and veteran racing game drivers.
Providing details of the prices to be charged for first-party software available on both disc and through the PlayStation Network, SCEE confirmed that its five disc-based launch titles, including Motorstorm and Resistance: Fall of Man will be priced at an RRP of €59.99 (£39.99, AUD 99.95, NZ 109.95).
Freeze Interactive's Field Ops, developed by Digital Reality and previously known as Ghost Wars, brings together, in a unique presentation, the two favorite genres of PC gamers; RTS and FPS.
JoWoooD announced the signing of Anderson & the Legacy of Cthulhu. Based on the Arkham Cycle and the Cthulhu Stories by 20th century horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Anderson & the Legacy of Cthulhu is written and produced by literature experts Pen&Paper gamemasters.
Bladestorm will offer massive battles mixed with strategy, much like the Dynasty Warriors titles, but one of the main differences is that the game will be situated in the Western medieval timeframe.
Revealed a few weeks ago, EA officially announces that it is developing MySims, the first game in a revolutionary new line from the developers of the blockbuster franchise The Sims, designed especially for the Wii and NDS platforms.
NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay, creating a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments.
Midway announced the creation of the Central Outsourcing Group (COG) within its Midway Austin studio to lead all of its internal studios' outsourcing efforts and help streamline game development.
Raidou Kuzunoha is a private detective in Japan's Taishou Period of the 1910s and 1920s, but he's much more than just a well-dressed crime scene investigator; he also has the power to capture and conjure demons to do his bidding.
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force features extensive improvements in all areas including artificial intelligence, graphics, multiplayer, terrain and of course the stunning real time, fully dynamic campaign engine. This patch brings your retail game to v1.0.10 and improves stability, AI, multiplayer and various other fixes and tweaks.
GRAW 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. As promised, Ubisoft has released the 330mb GRAW2 multiplayer demo (only for Gold members at the moment) featuring the Outpost map, 8vs8, playable in co-op and adversary mode.
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.
THQ announced plans to bring the renowned Conan brand to the X360 and PS3 in early 2008, marking it the first product in THQ's multi-year licensing agreement to develop interactive games based on the popular character brought to life in Robert E. Howard's original stories.
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.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced that HD Concept will be available as free download (from the PlayStation Network) on March 23, to accompany the European PS3 launch. Gran Turismo HD Concept features ten super-hot cars with Ferrari making its Gran Turismo debut!
Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood is an add-on for the Sword of the Stars universe, designed to increase the diversity, tactical depth and replay value. This expansion will unleash a new alien race, a new form of strategic movement, new ship sections, new weapons, new technologies, new scenarios and new unknown menaces.
Revealed earlier this year, Alien Hominid HD features side-scrolling, hysterical cartoon action with a quirky twist, Xbox Live Arcade features, offering high definition alien action that makes it better than ever before, and will be available for download on Xbox Live Arcade for X360 beginning Wed., Feb. 28, at 0800 GMT (1 a.m. PST).
In an interview with Extreme-Players, GPG's Chris Taylor reveals that, besides a DirectX 10 patch, they are also working on an expansion pack, "Yeah, I mean if we are going to announce something, it wouldn't be that there is nothing coming. So you can do a little detective work on that without getting me in trouble, most importantly." More details to come in a few months ...
NetDevil's Warmonger - Operation: Downtown Destruction is an apocalyptic FPS, built around the AGEIA PhysX processor, enabling unique, piece-by-piece destruction system and is designed to deliver stunning fluid and cloth-based effects unlike anything seen before.
Eidos Interactive has reached an agreement to acquire developer content provider Rockpool Games, as well as its two sister companies; Ironstone Partners and SoGoPlay.
Battlefront is a new World War II battalion-level combat game based on the design philosophy of the popular Decisive Battles of World War II series. In Battlefront, gamers will have the opportunity to wage historic operations like Saipan, Market Garden, Novorossisk, and Gazala the way they see fit.
by James King on Feb. 26, 2007 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Alien Shooter Vengeance is the successor to the popular sci-fi action game Alien Shooter, and will feature an endless onslaught of vicious aliens, powerful weapons and high-speed vehicles.
Pirates of the Burning Sea is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game set in the Caribbean islands of the 18th Century. You play a bold sea captain, master of your own ship and crew, as you seek glory and adventure across the trackless deep.
Cricket Life 2007 is a game that revolves around a cricket player's life. It lets gamers to control all major aspects of a cricketer's life, be it professional or personal life. The ultimate goal of the game is to become the greatest and richest cricketer of all time.