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Various Game Trailers #1041

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 9:43 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:

  • DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Spider-Man 3 [PS3/X360] - Intoxicated Trailer
  • Guitar Hero II [X360] - Launch Trailer
  • Combat Mission: Shock Force - Trailer (2)
  • Code Lyoko [NDS/Wii] - Trailer


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

'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, players try to become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise.

'Battlestations: Midway' (X360) Gets Premium Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestations: Midway follows the story of naval recruit Henry Walker, whose first assignment as a gunner at Pearl Harbor is the starting point of an incredible career at the heart of the US Pacific Fleet in 1942. Eidos has released 2 new historical battle maps and brand new vehicles now available on Xbox Live Marketplace.

'BioShock' (X360/PC) Collector's Edition Possible ...

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioShock is 2K Games' hybrid first-person shooter, which is in development at System Shock 2 developers Irrational Games and combines elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres. 2KGames' Elizabeth Tobey claimed that if the online petition asking for a Collector's Edition reaches 5,000 signatures, Take Two would listen to the masses and make it happen, although she failed to specify what sort of extras it would include....

'Escape from Bug Island' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Escape from Bug Island known in Japan as Necro-Nesia, is a third-person survival-horror game that takes a quirky, creepy and over-the-top journey onto an island filled with giant evil insects and mutant creatures.

Recoil Games Fires Its First Shot

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Established in January and based in Helsinki, Finland, Recoil Games, firmed by former Remedy and Bugbear employees, focuses on the creation of action games with the scope, feel and ensemble cast of disaster movies. A large untapped area of the industry and Recoil plans to lead the way with its innovative Cinegames design techniques.

'Sins of a Solar Empire' Beta Phase 1 Launched

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games announce that Sins of a Solar Empire Beta 1 is now available to all who preordered the game, and its primary purpose is to act as a compatibility test, to ensure that Sins runs beautifully on a wide range of system setups. Beta 1 allows for single-player sandbox games as the Trader Emergency Coalition, while future beta iterations will add progressively more features, leading to the final game release.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Ankh: Heart Of Osiris' - German v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heart Of Osiris is not a sequel to last years point & click adventure Ankh, but a standalone expansion pack. Ankh: Heart Of Osiris is situated in the same environment as the original but now lets you play the game from a different perspective and character, the Pharaoh himself. This v1.01 patch adds GeForce 2/4 MX support, and fixes a load save game issue.

'Worms HD' (XBLA) to Get Xbox Live Update

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Team17 is working on a patch for the Xbox Live Arcade edition of its turn-based strategy game Worms. Various issues / exploits are being addressed, faster AI, but mainly a problem with 4-player games crashing. Team17 is also working on downloadable content that did not make it in the original release due to the 50mb limit at the time, such as a new theme, a bunch of audio, a stack of additional voice-banks and the usual themes & gamer-pics.

'Arena Wars Reloaded' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sporting various new features, and a new graphics engine, Arena Wars Reloaded is an action strategy game focusing once again on fast-paced RTS action and multiplayer mayhem.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on March 28, 2007 @ 12:29 p.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:

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' - v1.031 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 11:28 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 v1.031 fixes a CD recognition issue caused by the previous v1.3 patch.

'Sinking Island' (NDS/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beniot Sokal's White Birds Productions studio is working on Sinking Island, a dark detective adventure story, set on a tropical paradise, at a millionaire's hotel a crime is committed, and while the island seems to be sinking for unknown reasons, you, as detective Jack Norm, have to find out who did it.

'F.E.A.R' (PS3) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is a paranormal action thriller presented entirely in first person. It is an unprecedented adrenaline rush of close-quarters combat seamlessly melded with the spine-tingling, shocking intensity of the unknown.

'Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raylight Studios has recently been awarded an official PSP developer license and has signed a deal to develop Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge.

'Bullet Witch' (X360) Downloadable Content on Xbox Live

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the first downloadable content for its action game Bullet Witch, including a free, brand-new White Witch costume for the game’s heroine Alicia, and a Bullet Witch Xbox 360 Theme pack. In addition, for 20 points each, players can download one brand new mission “Dynamite Beauty” and two enhanced versions of the "Clad in Streaming Black" mission featuring ‘Great Spells’ unlocked and a heightened level of difficulty, respectively.

EA Extends 'Lord of the Rings' License Through 2008

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that it has renewed the license to launch additional games within the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic literary fiction, The Lord of the Rings, through 2008.

'Dawn of Magic' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Magic, also known as Blood Magic, is an action/RPG where the weapon of choice is magic. In this game, the player controls an Unlikely Hero in an ambitious search through many hostile environments looking for Modo, the ethereal being bent on destroying the world.

Bitmap Brothers & Kylotonn Developing 'Speedball 2'

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frogster Interactive announced the development team for the production of Speedball 2. The lineup now includes the legendary Bitmap Brothers, founders and owners of the famous Speedball license and the French studio Kylotonn Entertainment as developer and co-producer.

'Legend of the Dragon' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legend of the Dragon is a 3rd person action game with RPG components, featuring fantastic martial arts movements from the TV series. As in the series, players will find Twelve Signs of the Ancient Chinese Zodiac, each with its own temple, and each temple with its own guardian.

SCi Acquires Online Distributor Bluefish Media

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi has acquired online distribution specialist Bluefish Media, allowing Eidos to grow its successful New Media and Casual Games businesses and improve its profit margins on videogames distributed through digital download.

'Battle Lord' Now Known As 'King’s Bounty: The Legend'

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company announced that Battle Lord has changed its name to King’s Bounty: The Legend, an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements. The change of names does not mean any changes for release dates or the main conception behind the project.

'Loki' - 7 Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loki is Cyanide Studio's latest hack 'n slash action/RPG where you go on an incredible journey through four great mythologies. Loki allows the player to take on the role of one of four heroes - a mighty Norse warrior, a fierce Greek fighter, a powerful Egyptian sorcerer or a skilled Aztec shaman.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword' Announced

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K announced Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, the latest expansion pack for Civ IV franchise. Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios created by Firaxis Games, and the Civilization Fan Community.

'Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword' (NDS) Revealed

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It seems Team Ninja is not only working on the PS3's Ninja Gaiden Sigma, but also on an adaptation for the NDS. According to the latest Famitsu, Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword is not just a hack 'n' slash action game like its bigger brethren, but more of a 3D action-adventure in the style of the recent Hotel Dusk: Room 215, where you play sideways and use the touch-screen to control your movements.

'Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection' (PSP/PS2/Wii) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 2:52 a.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.

'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA and Nintendo announced that two of the biggest icons in the entertainment industry, Mario and Sonic, are joining forces to star in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, where players will compete in events that take place in environments based on the official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Fuzion Frenzy 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 28, 2007 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fuzion Frenzy 2 is a party game set in space that combines futuristic arcade action, superior mini-games, tournament modes, and custom tailored games with online features such as multiplayer and customizable tournaments.

Sony Releases v3.30 PSP Firmware

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has released a new v3.30 PSP firmware update, adding new features such as display thumbnails under RSS Channel, expanded support for PlayStation Network-downloaded PSOne games, support for displaying thumbnails for files in the VIDEO folder, and the option to set Disc-Load speed to Fast or Normal.

PC Review - 'Jade Empire: Special Edition'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on March 28, 2007 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

BioWare is bringing an enhanced version, high-resolution graphics and new visual effects, of Jade Empire to the PC. The original, story of Jade Empire is injected with new monsters, weapons, combat styles, new challenges, and special items to discover.

Microsoft Expands Xbox Live Marketplace Portfolio

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced that TV series and movies from A&E Network, ADV Films, National Geographic and TotalVid.com will add to the more than 1,500 hours of downloadable entertainment content already available on Xbox LIVE in the U.S.

'UFO: Extraterrestrials' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos Concept's 3D tactical/strategy game UFO: Extraterrestrials' is set in the year 2025, and on the newly colonized planet Esperanza our space devices have not just been approached by alien machines but attacked.

Join the Massive 'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' Open Beta

by Rainier on March 28, 2007 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine and Midway announced a massive, free "World Tour of Middle-earth" available to players throughout North America. Over one million players will be invited into The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar world based upon the famous Books of J.R.R. Tolkien, scheduled to begin on April 6th until its April 24th launch.