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'DragoneerÂ’s Aria' (PSP) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragoneer’s Aria, developed by Hit Maker, provides compelling storytelling with flawless transition between adventure and battles. Players can now battle enemies as a team through PSP's ad-hoc function. Up to four players can play at the same time.

'Danger Planet' (PS3/X360/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Danger Planet is a third person action adventure game being developed by Fantasy Lab for the new generation of consoles and gaming PCs. It features cutting edge animation and beautiful visuals courtesy of our Fantasy Engine.

Epic Preparing 'Gears of War' (X360) Update, Including New Game Mode

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. The next "free" title update is currently being tested, and while details are vague it will fix a whole bunch of glitches, provide 720p for VGA users running at 1280x1024, and contain a brand new multiplayer game type called Annex.

'Soul Nomad' (PS2) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nippon Ichi Software's Soul Nomad is an strategy RPG that combines the infamous grid-based strategy engine of Disgaea with the deep game play of a traditional style RPG for a new and unique experience. Crime apparently pays well as players are encouraged to steal, abduct, and kick villagers in the butt to get what you want.

'UFO: Afterlight' Modding Contest

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ALTAR Games announced a modding contest and add or change anything you can manage, and get a nice prize if you're amongst the top three! UFO: Afterlight mixes squad based tactical action with global strategy where you control the actions of elite troops, and the running and construction of an intricate network of interlinking bases while collecting resources.

Various Game Trailers #1043

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:24 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:

  • Heatseeker [PSP/PS2/Wii] - Trailer (3)
  • Bioshock [X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Odin Sphere [PS2] - Trailer
  • Code Lyoko [NDS/Wii] - Trailer #2


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

'Mercenaries 2: World in Flames' (PS2/PS3/X360/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 2:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pandemic has constructed a whole new "playground of destruction" from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Set in a new and exotic hotspot, you can be your own boss in a wide-open world where there's only one rule: everybody pays.

'The Matrix Online' Celebrates Second Anniversary With In-Game Event

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From March 29th - April 10th, The Matrix Online is celebrating its 2nd anniversary! Get a sneak peek at new “luggable” object type, scheduled for release later this year, or visit the Oracle in a special anniversary-only mission! Come join the redpills as they face the unknown dangers unleashed when pieces of Agent Smith’s viral code are found inside the Matrix.

'Grim Grimoire' (PS2) Coming to North America - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GrimGrimoire is a fantasy real time strategy, co-developed by Nippon Ichi Software and Vanillaware, in where players will take on the role of Lillet Blan, a young magician who is admitted to a prestigious yet mystical magic school; however, on the 5th day of school, everyone mysteriously vanishes.

PlayStation Store Gets Updated with 'MLB 2K7' Demo and Trailers

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA today will serve up a fresh batch of PS3 goodies on the PlayStation Store with a video of PlayStation Home, a free demo of Major League Baseball 2K7, and brand-spankin' new trailers of Warhawk and Super Rub'A'Dub. Trailers for some of the year's hottest upcoming movies will also be available for download.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 11:48 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.

'Halo 2' (Xbox) Gets Remake of 'Halo: Combat Evolved' Maps

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft and Bungie confirmed the upcoming release of two new, downloadable maps for Halo 2. The maps will be available as premium downloadable content for Xbox and Xbox 360 on April 17.

'Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword' (NDS) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few days ago, Tecmo announced that its action hero, Ryu Hayabusa, will be flipping his way onto the NDS. Bringing all of the intense combat, stylized graphics, and ultimate ninja action to touch-screens everywhere, Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword features a new storyline and innovative use of the DS Stylus.

'Loki' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology : a mighty Norse fighter, a fierce Greek warrior, a powerful Egyptian magician or an Aztec shaman who masters the secrets of the spirit world.

Auran Receives Additional Funding for 'Fury'

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auran Games announced completion of a AUD$4M capital raising with China's CDC Games, invested primarily in Auran’s upcoming competitive online game, FURY.

'Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we revealed a few weeks ago, SEGA announced Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms, offering an unprecedented amount of new content that gives gamers over 75 hours of epic new gameplay.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and JAKKS Pacific announced that WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is in development for multiple gaming platforms, including the franchise debut on Nintendo's Wii, NDS and the PS3. In addition, development is underway for the Xbox 360, PS2, and PSP.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' (ALL) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 6:53 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.

PC Preview - 'Dawn of Magic'

by Byron Cutting on March 30, 2007 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Disgaea' Coming to the PSP - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 6:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NIS America announced that it is developing Disgaea for the PSP, bringing many advancements to the strategy RPG genre. Premiering with the North American release, it will now feature a multiplayer mode, enabling players to pit their armies against each other.

'Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars' (PSP) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars is an all-new twists to the classic Crazy Taxi experience including multiplayer modes that allow two people to play co-op or competitively, including the original Dreamcast games, Crazy Taxi and Crazy Taxi 2.

Eidos And Valve Expand Steam Offering

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive and Valve announce the availability of an additional seven games via Steam. The latest wave includes games from the Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and Thief series of games. Plus catch the Eidos Action Gang, a limited-time collection featuring Just Cause, Snowblind, and Rogue Trooper together for just $59.95.

'Alien Syndrome' (PSP/Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alien Syndrome is a fast-paced action-RPG set in a stunningly imaginative sci-fi universe, offering a dramatic and engaging single-player campaign, plus a hugely re-playable co-op multiplayer mode where up to 4 players can delve into the daring quest.

'Dark and Light' Becomes Free for Play

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Farlan Entertainment's 40,000 square kilometers MMO Dark and Light pits the opposing forces of Light and Dark against one another in the mystical fantasy land of Ganareth. As a result of current improvements and heavy reorganization, the billing system has been removed and the game is now free to play for all old and new users.

'Fizz' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lexicon Entertainment has signed of the NDS-exclusive Fizz for an inventive puzzle challenge that will have gamers on the edge of their seats, is exceedingly simple to understand but infuriatingly challenging to master!

'F.E.A.R' (PS3) - Developer Interview

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. Rob Loftus, Sierra Entertainment's Senior Producer Rob Loftus gives us more details ...

'DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road' (PS3/X360/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road is set to be the most diverse and exhilarating off-road racing experience ever with sensational gravel, mud and dirt events the world over.

'Crackdown' (X360) Gets Xbox Live Patch

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crackdown is an action-driving hybrid introducing a 3-dimensional persistent playground, highly innovative co-op gameplay and an extensive prop interaction system all while taking place in a massive and stylized urban center. Microsoft has released a new patch through Xbox Live improving the online gameplay experience, and increasing the number of ambient gang vehicles that populate Pacific City.

'Eternal Sonata' (X360) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata, previously known as Trusty Bell, is an RPG for the next generation, taking full advantage of the Xbox 360, boasting gorgeous graphics, 3-D character models, and a groundbreaking battle system.

'Tales of Pirates' - Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:41 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 the open beta will begin at 12:00 PM (EST), and run for two weeks...

'Get a Life Show' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2007 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get a Life Show is a game that represents the hottest TV Show of the season. The player gets inside a reality show in which the entrants have to compete like they never have before. The winner will be the best in managing an balanced lifestyle with success and charisma.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2'

by Thomas Leaf on March 30, 2007 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

PC Review - 'The Sacred Rings'

by Byron Cutting on March 30, 2007 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Sacred Rings, sequel to Aura: Fate of the Ages, is an epic graphic adventure in a dark fantastical world of magic and intrigue. Since ancient times, a clan of Keepers has guarded a collection of sacred rings that, when united with several hidden artifacts, grant the holder infinite power and immortality.