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'Gang War' - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 11:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gang War is an RTS game which possesses both strategic and action elements. At any point in time, you can jump down and take control of your individual gang members. The game then changes from strategy to action, where you're free to do anything from stealing vehicles to mugging citizens.

Microsoft Officially Unveils Xbox 360 Elite

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced the upcoming availability of Xbox 360 Elite, a new model of the video game and entertainment system that will include a 120GB hard drive, a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) port, a high-definition cable, and a premium black finish for the console, wireless controller and Xbox LIVE headset.

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

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 8:51 p.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.

'Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars' Gets v1.1 Patch

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Now available through the in-game updater is the first v1.1 patch addressing some exploits and bugs, tweaks units, and optimizes video playback.

'ANNO 1701' Add-on - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The yet-unnamed ANNO 1701 Add-on contains a campaign comprising 11 exciting missions, a world editor, and four interesting new computer player profiles. The Add-on generally has an Asiatic look and the relevant flair to go with it. It will arrive in stores in Q3 2007, and every fan will be able to upgrade their ANNO 1701.

Various Game Trailers #1040

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:48 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:

  • Hoshigami Remix [NDS] - Trailer (2)
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar - Trailer #18
  • C&C3: Tiberium Wars [X360/PC] - NOD Characters Trailer
  • Medal of Honor Airborne [ALL] - C-47 Audio Trailer
  • Universe at War: Earth Assault - Video Interview
  • Avencast: Rise of the Mage - Trailer
  • Tank Beat [NDS] - Trailer (2)
  • Bioshock [PS3/X360/PC] -Trailer #6


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

'Prince of Persia: Ghost of the Past' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there are no details available yet for the next-gen debut of the Prince of Persia franchise, it seems one of the online retailers has once again jumped the gun, revealing what seems to be the official title for next installment in the action/adventure series. Prince of Persia: Ghost of the Past is listed for release September 2007, and so far online retailer Play.com only has a listing for the Xbox 360 version. Exclusive or not?

'Ascension to the Throne' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascension to the Throne is a turn-based strategy game with RPG elements. In a world of fantasy the hero will have to pass many tests on his way to victory. Become the King you were born to be - wise, brave and courageous.

'Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection' (PSP/PS2/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection faithfully recreates eight of the most memorable tables from the golden age of pinball in stunning, photorealistic 3D.

'The Guild 2: Pirates of the European Seas' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Guild 2: Pirates of the European Seas is the official add-on of the beloved medieval experience. It provides a total new area – the seas of Northern Europe, where trading might be as promising as roaming the dangerous waters as a pirate...

'Anno 1701' - v1.02 Patch Details

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them. Sunflowers is working on the next patch, read more to see what's getting addressed...

'Theatre of War' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Theatre of War,previously known as WWII RTS and Battlefield Command, depicts stunningly authentic battles of World War II between 1939-1945. Command hundreds of different unit types in 5 historically accurate campaigns (US, UK, Soviet, German, French and Polish).

'Massive Assault Network 2' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MAN2 is an online strategy game featuring sci-fi conflicts on distant planets. Gamers are fighting against the world's most talented strategy players.

'Guilds Wars' Expansion and 'Guild Wars 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few weeks ago, NCsoft and ArenaNet officially announced Guild Wars 2, drawing from the original game's mechanics and adding a fully persistent world. Like its predecessors, Guild Wars 2 will not have a subscription fee. In addition, ArenaNet is working on the first true expansion for the Guild Wars franchise, Guild Wars: Eye of the North.

KOEI Reveals 2007 UK Lineup

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announces its initial lineup of game releases for the coming year, including the yet-to-be-announced, NDS-exclusive title, Prey The Stars.

'The Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript is a major adventure and investigation game, the first game created about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. It offers players the opportunity to grapple with the mysteries of the codes hidden within the works of the great Italian genius.

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' - v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade is a futuristic 3D game that uses the best elements of RPGs within the context of a fast moving RTS game, set in a mysterious future universe where organic machines are built using genetic engineering. This v1.03 patch improves stability, adds server migration and balances game levels and genes.

'Stranger' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stranger is a real-time strategy game, with elements of role playing games set in a world, split in two parts, surface and a subterranean one, which are in a tenuous balance. Stranger will also feature multiplayer, although details beyond "The players may play on their own, or unite in teams" are a bit sketchy.

'LEGO Batman: The Videogame' (ALL) Officially Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Lego Batman: The Videogame, TT Games brings the world of DC Comics' Caped Crusader to life in an entirely new way. Players can explore a richly interactive LEGO Gotham City as Batman and Robin, capturing infamous villains - and even take control of the villains themselves.

GamerAndy Live! Episode 74: Leave My SCSI out of it!

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Some of you may have noticed already that GamerAndy has teamed up with WorthPlaying to be our official podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #74 dissects the PS3 launch in Europe and Australia, Blu-Ray vs. HD-DVD, third-party game exclusivity in the next-gen world, Second Life as a good publicity stunt, but who really uses it? The game of the week, of course, has to be STALKER....

'Rush for Berlin: Rush for the Bomb' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Rush for Berlin add-on consists of two campaigns for the Germans and Allies with 12 missions each, which take place in previously unseen venues such as Norway, the Iberian peninsula, and the Balearic Islands.

'Sypher' Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dusk2Dawn announced Sypher, a first person shooter (FPS) with strong spy ‘em up elements, an explosive twisting storyline and a world on the brink of a war of nuclear proportions.

Gamer's Gate Signs Digital Delivery Agreement With Valusoft

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamer's Gate announced it has signed a digital distribution agreement with Valusoft, known for titles such as Battle for Troy and Sprint Cars: Road to Knoxville, to offer its PC portfolio through Gamer's Gate starting with Prison Tycoon.

'MinDStorm' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 6:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

505 Games announces MinDStorm, taking brain exercise software to a new level and offers a whole raft of exciting new games, features and challenges – all designed specifically to stimulate and improve the player’s brain functions and most importantly, be fun to play in their own right.

'WipEout Pulse' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While many expected a PS3 version, Sony Europe announced Wipeout Pulse, developed by Studio Liverpool, is coming to the PSP. Seven new game modes, 24 new tracks, plenty of futuristic ships, devastating weaponry, 8 teams, and a new Training section. WipEout Pulse will also support Ad Hoc and Infrastructure multiplayer modes, and have downloadable content, offering even more tracks & ships past its September launch.

'Bust-A-Move Bash!' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bust-A-Move Bash!, previously known as Bust-A-Move Revolution, features 10 different characters, including franchise favorites Bub and Bob as well as many new additions.

'Valkyrie Profile' (PSP/PS2) Titles Coming to Europe

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix announces the forthcoming releases of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth for the PSP (April 27th) and Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria for the PS2 (summer 2007). The Valkyrie Profile series casts you as a valkyrie, instructed by Odin to harvest souls and recruit warriors worthy of the epic struggle from Midgard, the land of humans.

'Boom Boom Rocket' (X360) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | 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.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Khaeon Games, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, Spellborn uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine.

Tuesday March 27, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 2:45 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:

'NHL: Eastside Hockey Manager 2007 ' - v3.0.4 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL: Eastside Hockey Manager 2007 offers players an unrivalled hockey management experience, with a brand new game engine to bring the player even closer to the action during each nail-biting game. This v3.0.4 patch fixes various crashes, UI tweaks, and a bunch of data, contract, competition and other issues.

'AGEOD's American Civil War' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

American Civil War: Our Hearts were touched with Fire, from the creators of Birth of America, is a historically accurate, realistic and fun turn-based grand operational strategy game of the American Civil War (1861-1865).

'The Darkness' (PS3/X360) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | 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. 2K Games announced that Starbreeze's creppy action game will launch June 25th, 2007.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Major League Baseball 2K7'

by Andrew Hayward on March 27, 2007 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

It's a whole new ballgame! Major League Baseball 2K7 redefines the pure baseball video game experience with true, next-gen details, all-new throwing mechanics and a revolutionary presentation system. Featuring stunning, lifelike player models, signature style animations, inside edge data and more...

PC Review - 'Star Trek: Legacy'

by Keith Durocher on March 27, 2007 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Legacy is an epic game of Starfleet combat covering the entire Star Trek Universe. Players become the Admiral of a task force of warships and must lead their fleet to victory in large-scale battles.

'Dragon's Lair' Getting Blu-Ray HD Remake - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 27, 2007 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon’s Lair becomes the first game title ever to be released for the Blu-ray Disc High Definition, in 1080p. Control Fight your way through the castle of a dark wizard who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles on a quest to rescue the fair princess Daphne from the clutches of an evil dragon.