'Steel Walker' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

OG-Soft's Steel Walker is an action game putting you in the cockpit of a mechwarrior battling against terrorists. The game will feature highly developed opponent AI, damage model, physics engine, 2 players mode and more. This German demo features one mission, playable for 45 mins.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Updated Car List - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 5:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport 2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, and licensed tuning and plenty of customization options. Microsoft let us know that they have revealed the asian cars added to the game and some details about the tournament mode.

Various Game Trailers #1037

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 4:10 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:

  • Devil May Cry 4 [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End [ALL] - Trailer
  • TMNT The Game [ALL] - Trailerpack
  • Alien Syndrome [PSP/Wii] - Trailer #2
  • The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome [ALL] - Trailer


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

'America's Army: Special Forces (Overmatch)' - v2.8.1 Patch Available

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The US Army has released a new updated version for America's Army: Special Forces (Overmatch). This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v2.8.1 and includes four new Multiplayer Missions built by graduate students from The Guildhall at SMU, as well as the usual AI improvements, map updates, bug and crash fixes.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2' Multiplayer Beta Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | 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. Ubisoft revealed a PC multiplayer beta is coming in April, featuring an exclusive Calavera city map, playable in the Recon vs. Assault mode.

Activision Nabs 'Monster Jam' License From Ubisoft

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Live Nation, which grants the company exclusive worldwide rights to develop and distribute video games on all platforms based on the Monster Jam series.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles' (X360/PC) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Bus Driver' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bus Driver is a realistic simulation of a bus driver's duty, offering over ten different kinds of buses to drive, an expansive city environment with various districts, and over two dozen routes with varying weather conditions set at differing times of day.

'Nascar 08' (PS2/PS3/X360) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced that two-time NEXTEL NASCAR CUP Series champion Tony Stewart will appear on the cover of NASCAR 08. As the new rookie driver on the circuit, develop your racing skills to gain licenses and contracts from hungry owners and unlock legendary top performing cars from NASCAR's biggest stars.

'MotoGP '07 ' (X360/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MotoGP ’07 is the next evolution in the definitive motorcycle racing franchise, featuring the complete 2007 MotoGP season and an improved 'race day' experience that captures the excitement and spectacle of a live MotoGP event.

'Battlefield 2142' - v1.24 BETA Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2142 is set in the future, the world is plagued by a second Ice Age, and wars have broken out over the remaining territories. EA has released a BETA version of the upcoming v1.24 patch, overhauling the anti-ship missile tracking system, fixing various bugs, tweaking weapons, pluggin exploits, and more ...

Thursday, March 22, 2007, Shipping Announcements

by Judy on March 22, 2007 @ 11:19 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:

'Brunswick Pro Bowling' (PSP/PS2/Wii) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brunswick Pro Bowling gives players a detailed, realistic bowling-center experience, complete with authentic sights and sounds, and official Brunswick bowling gear.

'Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific takes players to the depths of the Pacific Ocean as the skipper of an American submarine. Ubisoft has released a v1.1 patch fixes various issues, as well as a German voices patch.

'Radio Allergy' (NGC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

O3 Entertainment announced that Radio Allergy, an arcade shooter game featuring three different gameplay modes, Radio Allergy is a modern day revival to the classic arcade style shooters like Gradius and R-Type.

GameTap Expands Strategy Lineup

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Each week GameTap adds titles to its on-demand catalogue of more than 800 console, arcade and computer video games. With so many classic game titles, as well as some of the best played franchise games of recent years, GameTap has added Myth II: Soulblighter, X-Com: UFO Defense, and Alpha Centauri.

'Attack on Pearl Harbor' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Attack on Pearl Harbor, history's yours to shape: Either nation can win the war depending on your actions as players battle for supremacy behind the cockpits of some of the most prolific fighters, bombers and torpedo-bearing aircraft of the WWII Pacific Theater.

'Critical Path' Announced

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dusk2Dawn announces Critical Path, a multilevel game that takes the best from popular genres, such as first person shooters, driving and 3rd person run ‘n’ gun and brings them all together in one explosive title for home computers.

'Mythos' Game Details - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld – a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness – players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

LagFree Download While You Game with FN Torrent

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bigfoot Networks introduced FN Torrent, a hardware offloaded peer-to-peer file sharing application that allows users to download files with zero impact to CPU utilization. With FN Torrent, gamers have the power to download the torrents they want without impacting their online game play.

Lighthouse Signs 'Avencast: Rise of the Mage' - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive announced it has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to Austrian based developer ClockStone Software's action RPG, Avencast: Rise of the Mage, marrying the dynamics of an action game with strong adventure elements creating an enthralling and unique gaming experience.

'Resistance: Fall of Man' (PS3) Gets Updated

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Sony has released the first update for Insomniac's shooter Resistance: Fall of Man, adding two new game modes, spectator camera, UI upgrades, general game balancing, and the usual bug and crash fixes.

'Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company announced the third installment in the Agatha Christie series, Evil Under the Sun, based on the novel with the same title.

'Boogie' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced an all new Wii exclusive intellectual property, Boogie, a unique music/rhythm-based game that takes advantage of the Wii controls to get gamers off their couch, playing and dancing to a new beat.

'Hot Dog King: A Fast Food Empire' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hot Dog King, also known as HotDogs HotGals, is a fast-paced strategy simulation with a fresh approach to fast food. You will set out to dominate the fast food industry city by city, using talented staff members in each franchise as your secret weapon to lure customers away from the competition.

'Penumbra: Overture' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Penumbra: Overture is an innovative first person horror game utilizing physics for interaction and puzzles. The game is set in an underground facility on Greenland where the protagonist searches for information regarding his late father.

'Novadrome' (X360) Gets Premium Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Carmageddon developer Stainless Games' Xbox Live Arcade vehicle combat racing game NovaDrome has a bonus pack available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace, for 250 MP you get 8 new vehicles, and a new Career multiplayer mode with 6 new arenas.

'MU Online' Celebrates Anniversary With Expansion - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MU Online is a fully 3D MMORPG set in a medieval world where players embark on a fantastical adventure to save the continent through quests and missions. To celebrate its 1 year anniversary K2 Network will release Cry Wolf, a downloadable expansion pack offering two new maps, unique weapons, new armor sets for each class, and never-before-seen monsters and NPCs.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Check Dive' Announced

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check Dive is the first high-quality 3D underwater relaxation product, a unique game product oriented towards a general audience. The program is developed taking into account two main following trends: a relaxation and bright underwater world representation.

Sony Releases v1.60 PS3 Firmware Update

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Sony has released the v1.60 system software update for the PS3, delivering features such as Folding@home connectivity, enhanced downloading of content from the PS Store, support for Bluetooth keyboards and mice, and an optional full QWERTY on-screen keyboard for text entry.

'Jeanne d'Arc' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jeanne d'Arc, developed by Dark Cloud and Rogue Galaxy Level-5, delivers a new tactical role-playing adventure set across vast lands with detailed environments, unique characters, and a diverse combat and gameplay system.

PC Review - 'Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Adventure'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 22, 2007 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Adventure, known in Europe as Broken Sword: The Angel of Death, gamers once again take the role of unwitting hero George Stobbart as he investigates dark secrets from a long-forgotten history.

'PlanetSide' Gets Advanced Engineering Update

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Advanced Engineering players who choose the Engineers class can now expand their armory with a multitude of new weapons and deployables! Soldiers who have completed their Combat Engineering certification can further advance their skills to include Fortification and/or Assault Engineering, with the ability to advance in both.

'Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground' (PSP) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An original title developed specifically for the PSP system, Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground offers addictive game play with a simulation dungeon creation element and real-time battles hunting for monsters to collect items, gold, and to fulfill requirements to complete the various quests given by townspeople.

Final Version of Wii Internet Channel Slightly Delayed

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Opera and Nintendo today confirmed that the Opera-powered Internet Channel for Wii will be available in somewhere April 2007, rather than in late March as previously announced. Opera and Nintendo are continuing to finalize what promises to be the ultimate Web surfing experience on the Wii console. The two companies are working closely together to meet user requests for browser features and to enhance the overall Wii Web experience.

EA Confirms Six Titles for European PS3 Launch

by Rainier on March 22, 2007 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is ready for the PS3 as it arrives tomorrow in Europe and other PAL territories with 6 EA titles, including the all new Def Jam: Icon and NBA Street Homecourt along with EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 3, Need for Speed Carbon, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 07 and The Godfather The Don’s Edition.

Wii Review - 'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2007'

by James King on March 22, 2007 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.