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'Hellgate: London' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 8:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3) Confirmed for X360 and PC

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom announced that Devil May Cry 4, already in development for PS3, is now also in development for Xbox 360 and for PC, each version of the game will be maximized to take advantage of the systems' strengths, leading to a breath-taking visual and gameplay experience.

Various Game Trailers #1034

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Eyeshield 21 [Wii] - Trailer
  • World of Chaos - Trailer #5
  • Opoona [Wii] - Trailer
  • SKATE [PS3/X360] - Mike Carroll Trailer
  • Armored Core 4 [PS3/X360] - Launch Trailer
  • Mercenaries 2 [PS2/PS3/X360/PC] - Story Design Trailer


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

'Traxxpad' (PSP) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos will publish Traxxpad, an application which transforms the PSP into a powerful piece of professional music studio equipment.

'Supreme Commander' - GPGNet World Map Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. levels. THQ has released a new patch for GPG's 3D RTS, adding the new GPGnet World Map featuring Strategic Zoom to let players see and connect to the entire SupCom community across the world.

'Full Auto 2: Battlelines' (PSP) - 8 Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments. Shipping tomorrow, here is the last batch of screens ...

'The Continuum' - Game Features

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Continuum is an online collectible war game that blends the best elements of strategy gaming, collectible gaming, RPGs and digital goods into a distinctive game universe where players’ actions affect a gripping narrative, and their customized digital characters develop to change the combat landscape.

'Shining Force EXA' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's PS2-exclusive RPG Shining Force EXA plunges gamers into stunning interactive worlds of swords and sorcery, filled with anime cut-scenes for which the classic series is best known.

Strategy First Signs 'Penumbra: Overture' Online Distribution Agreement

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and the Swedish developer Frictional Games have signed a worldwide online distribution agreement for its horror/action game Penumbra: Overture.

'Pocket Pool' (PSP) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos' billiards simulation video game Pocket Pool, developed by Hyper Devbox, features advanced AI, real world physics, 13 scintillating pool games including 9 ball, 8 ball Rotation, Black Jack and Snooker.

'UFO: Afterlight' Coming to North America

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Topware Interactive announced that UFO: Afterlight will invade the North American retail market. UFO: Afterlight is the next installment in the UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock series, bringing a completely new insight to the story of Aftershock, this time from the perspective of lonely human inhabitants on Mars.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | 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.

Nexon Developing 'Source' Powered Fantasy Based Action Game

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NEXON, known for its MMO MapleStory, announces a licensing agreement to use Valve's Source engine, to power a new fantasy based, third-person action title in production for the PC, to be formally announced at a later date.

Trio of Classic Titles Added to the Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 : Excitebike, Beyond Oasis, and Splatterhouse.

Google Acquires Adscape Media

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Google has entered the in-game advertising business by acquiring Adscape Media, a small in-game advertising company offering dynamic delivery of advertising with plot and storyline integration, headed by former SCEA / Sega of America president Bernard "Bernie" Stolar.

'Surf's Up' (ALL) Announced - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's Surf's Up, based on Sony's upcoming animation movie, is a mockumentary based on the groundbreaking revelation that surfing was actually invented by penguins.

Take-Two Interactive Up for Sale?

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two announced that it has postponed its annual meeting. The purposes of the Board's actions are to provide additional time to review the proposed actions of the shareholder group and also to evaluate alternative courses of actions that could potentially be presented to the shareholders, including a possible sale.

'FreeStyle Street Basketball' - Free Alpha Client Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FreeStyle Street Basketball is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity defying basketball moves.

'Elemental Monster' (NDS) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hudson's Elemental Monster is an NDS exclusive fantasy based strategy/RPG card game. Featuring over 160 magic card, illustrated by Shinnosuke Hino, known for Spectral Force and Dragon Force, Elemental Monster, is based on combat using five elements, wood, fire, earth, water, and darkness.

'Battle Rage' Announced

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle Rage is the third person shooter with elements of the beat’em up game that allows a player to control giant robots. Battles between the robots take place on carefully selected battlegrounds (so called “arenas”) and they are short, quick, brutal skirmishes.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End video games from Disney Interactive Studios invite players to "live and die by the sword" as they venture to the worlds of the films and beyond while playing as Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann.

'The Club' (PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter that focuses on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers a relentless pace with frantic, fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' (PC) Coming to the Wii

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While the storyline of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None follows 10 strangers who are invited to a lavish island only to be accused of murder, players assume the role of a new 11th character, Patrick Narracott the boatman who takes guests to the island. The player must reveal the killer before becoming a victim.

'Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has a gameplay rooted in a classic puzzle gameboard setting and incorporates role-playing and strategy elements.

'Tomb Raider: Anniversary' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using an enhanced ‘Tomb Raider: Legend’ game engine, the graphics, technology and physics bring Lara’s adventure and pursuit of a mystical artifact known only as the Scion right up to today’s technology standards and will offer gamers a completely new gameplay experience.

'FIFA Manager 07' - Database Update Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 4:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA Manager 07: The Extra Time expansion adds new stadiums from all over Europe, new features such as ability to sell advertisement, start as coach, half time screens with commentary and plenty more. The database update works for the original, Extra Time expansion and for all international versions (every language).

'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Another Road' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DBZ: 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.

Monday March 19, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | 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:

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - 43 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numen: Contest of Heroes is an action/RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes, fabulous creatures, and great deeds.

'JAZZ: Hired Guns' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JAZZ: Hired Guns is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements, and fully destroyable environment. Originally scheduled for Q1 2007, Akella informed us that JAZZ is currently 80% done, but is getting pushed back to Q2.

'Stuntman: Ignition' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stuntman: Ignition challenges players to drive for perfection, dropping them into the adrenaline-fueled role of a Hollywood stuntman, vying to create the most insane high-flying jumps, mind-blowing corkscrews and metal-twisting crashes ever filmed.

PS2 Review - 'Rogue Galaxy'

by Katarani on March 19, 2007 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rogue Galaxy is a fantasy-themed RPG which revolves around the game's main character, Jester Rogue. Players follow Rogue as he planet-hops around space, visiting a number of planets, each with their own unique ecosystem populated by various unusual creatures.

'Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm' (PS2) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atelier Iris 3 brings new designs, characters, and an epic story with new systems. It will give players more control and enjoyable game play experience by featuring the Active Cost Card Battle System and the Symbol Encounter System, as well as a Synthesis that is interesting, creative and challenging than the last two titles in the series.

NDS Review - 'Meteos: Disney Magic'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 19, 2007 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Meteos: Disney Magic lets you journey through the Disney universe and experience the puzzling action as you visit beloved characters, including Jack Skellington, Winnie the Pooh, Woody and Ariel. Meteos: Disney Magic features nine levels of puzzle gameplay from many beloved Disney properties, including an extra unlockable level.

'ScudBuster' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2007 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ScudBuster is a full 3d in your face missile shooter game, an old arcade missile game and mixed it with strategy elements and created a wild missile shooter that will keep you on the edge of your seat.