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'Sword of the New World' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

K2 Network's Sword of the New World is modeled after Europe’s exploration of the New World, allowing players to create and simultaneously control a family of characters utilizing the excusive Multiple Character Control system.

Take-Two Shareholders Elect New Board of Directors

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As predicted, at the Annual Meeting of Take-Two stockholders a new slate of Take-Two Board directors were elected by the shareholders. The revolt happened quietly and no other comments were made, nor matters were discussed.

'Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars' - v1.02 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 4:52 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. EA has released the v1.02 patch addressing an issue with Custom Match Lobby refreshing constantly, as well as improving the overall automatic patching process.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its best-selling, open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While no specific info on the game is available yet, we now know that the franchise returns to New York, and we have the first footage to prove it....

Various Game Trailers #1042

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:20 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:

  • Spider-Man 3 [PS3/X360] - Intoxicated Trailer
  • Grand Theft Auto 4 [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road [PS3/X360/PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Super Paper Mario [Wii] - Story Trailer
  • Penumbra: Overture - Innovative Gameplay Trailer
  • Theatre of War - Trailer #9


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

'Infernal' - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Runaway 2: the Dream of the Turtle' - v1.3 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Runaway: the Dream of the Turtle is an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style. This v1.3 patch adds Vista support, makes game improvements and corrections, and adds better graphics card and chipset compatibility (SIS, etc.).

'Genius DS: Equal Cards' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genius DS: Equal Cards challenges the minds of both old and young with a stack of colorful numbered cards that must be sorted until you arrive at the correct sum.

SEGA Releases Three Genesis Classics on the Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America announced that three titles from the SEGA Genesis library, Sword of Vermilion, Sonic Spinball, and Beyond Oasis are now available for download on the Wii Shop Channel. Prices start at 800 Wii Points for SEGA Genesis titles. Wii Points can be purchased online or at select retailers at an MSRP of $20 for 2,000 points.

'Brian Lara International Cricket 2007' - Disk Check Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 will capture all the thrills and intensity of world-class international cricket, now also online. This patch fixes an issue where the Brian Lara DVD asked for cd-key upon install, caused by a specific brand of DVD Drives.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is an innovative RTS game based on historical events and timelines, not featuring myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

Thursday, March 29, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on March 29, 2007 @ 10:21 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:

Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Wii's on Board Its Fleet

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Norwegian Cruise Line announced it is the first cruise line to offer guests a chance to experience Nintendo's Wii console on board its ships, offering guests Wii Sports and several other Nintendo titles.

'Rush for Berlin: Rush for the Bomb' - 5 Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 9:24 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.

SCi/Eidos' Financial Result Reveals Sequel and New Titles

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi has released its quarterly results, reflecting an increase in revenue (from $47.9 to $146.3 million) and a 10% decrease in operational loss. More importantly CEO Jane Cavanagh confirmed a Battlestations: Midway sequel is in development, and no less than 11 other new titles are scheduled, such as Kane & Lynch, Highlander, Crossfire: Search and Destroy, and its first casual titles Jewel Quest, Diner Dash, and Cubis 2. SCi/Eidos decided to delay its PS3 titles for Sony's next-gen platform due to its limited install base.

'Ingenious' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Merscom announced Ingenious in which players place hexagonal chips of six different colors on a hexagonal board, scoring points, blocking opponents' tile placement and trying to protect themselves from being blocked by their opponents.

'Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots' (PS3) Voice Cast Revealed

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced that actor David Hayter returns to provide the voice for an aging and exhausted Solid Snake in the latest chapter of Hideo Kojima's tactical espionage action video game series, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PS3.

'G1 Jockey Wii' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI announced the latest installment in its G1 Jockey series. The Wii’s unique controllers, used as the whip and the nunchuck used to steer and drive the horse, will enable G1 Jockey Wii to recreate the entire horse racing experience much more realistically and intuitively than ever before.

'Belief & Betrayal' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Belief & Betrayal is an adventure game putting the players into the role of the journalist Jonathan Danter, who - after the mysterious death of his uncle - gets involved in a dangerous church conspiracy.

'Big Brain Academy' (Wii) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This rethinking of the popular Nintendo DS game will test players’ brains with fun problems and allow people of any age to play together. Multiplayer versus and co-op play modes also have been added, allowing players to use the title as a brain-training exercise or a raucous party game.

Nintendo Headlines E for All Expo

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IDG World Expo today announced that Nintendo of America has signed on as an anchor exhibitor for IDG World Expo's newest event: Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), scheduled for October 18-21, 2007, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

'Super Paper Mario' (Wii) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Paper Mario is not a 2-D sidescroller but an action-adventure fusing 2-D and 3-D perspectives, not to mention RPG and platformer elements. The action sprawls across eight worlds filled with traps, puzzles, bizarre mysteries and items that often draw themselves out of thin air.

'Anatomy of Care' Used to Train Hospital Staff

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Serious game developer WILL Interactive is partnering with Washington Hospital Center, the largest hospital in the District of Columbia, to create a Virtual Experience Immersive Learning Simulation (VEILS) "Anatomy of Care," addressing the critical area of customer care for hospital staff.

'Elite Beat Agents 2' (NDS) - 47 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elite Beat Agents, known in Japan as Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ôendan 2, promises multiplayer support for up to 4 players, but other details are not available. Originally titled Osu! Tatakae! Ôendan, adapted for Western consumption and renamed to Elite Beat Agents, the sequel is scheduled in Japan for 2007.

'Tales of Pirates' Goes Open Beta

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the ancient European seafaring time, Tales of Pirates presents players with a fantastic world full of numerous cities and unprecedented great scenery. Players can experience the mystery of the endless seas and the adventurous life of a pirate. Friday, Mar. 30 Tales of Pirates closed beta ends, but the open beta will begin at 12:00 PM (EST), that same day.

'MySims' (NDS/Wii) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MySims, designed especially for the Wii and NDS, introduces a charming cast of whimsical characters while delivering the creativity, customization and classic open-ended gameplay.

GBA Review - 'Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on March 29, 2007 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle, players will pilot the Fenton Flier through ghostly 3-D worlds attacking all new enemies in frenzied shooter action. The game comes jam-packed with new inventions from the Fenton Lab including a never-before seen freeze superpower that players will discover in the Ghost Zone.

'The Escalation' Expands 'Roma Victor'

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Roma Victor developer RedBedlam announced The Escalation, the first expansion for its MMORPG. It features significant updates for the guild and encounter systems, including a sophisticated mechanism for player elections, founding new settlements and even introduces the possibility of conquering, pillaging and looting these player-run settlements.

'The Wild West' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced The Wild West for the Nintendo DS. Developed by Happy Happening and scheduled for a summer release, The Wild West will deliver touch-screen shootout scenarios on the untamed frontier.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Earth Defense Force 2017'

by Alicia on March 29, 2007 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Earth Defense Force 2017, previously known as EDF X, its an arcade-style 3rd-person shooter equipping players with an extensive arsenal of diverse weapons, pilotable vehicles and loyal teammates in order to defeat a wide variety of attackers ranging from gigantic ants and spiders to robots and monsters standing more than 20 stories tall.

'Circus Empire' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2007 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight Interactive announced Circus Empire, the world's first ever 3D circus simulation game. Players will be able to design their own circus in three dimensions, complete with trapeze artists, clowns, lion tamers and a variety of other performers, each with their own distinct personality.