by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 11:55 p.m. PST | Filed under
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:
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl - Trailer #24
- Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar - Trailer (2)
- Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 [ALL] - Launch Trailer
- Armored Core 4 [PS3/X360] - Trailer #9
- Runaway 2: The Dream of the Turtle - Trailer #7
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 10:03 p.m. PST | Filed under
NCSoft is preparing to announce a fourth and final expansion to its MMORPG Guild Wars, Eye of the North
, adding mostly content for high-level players, such as new multi-level dungeons, new armor sets, new skills and additional Heroes. On top of that, NCsoft is also starting to work on a full-fledged sequel, with an updated gfx engine, set 100 years after the original. Scheduled for launch in 2009-10, with a beta starting in 2008, Guild Wars 2 will add zone-wide events like DAoC, a refined control system and plenty more ...
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 9:43 p.m. PST | Filed under
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 v1.1 patch is for the German edition of the game only, and fixes a DirectX bug and the "Globe" problem.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 8:00 p.m. PST | Filed under
Major League Baseball Pitcher Curt Schilling announced that 38 Studios, LLC, will be the official corporate name of the Green Monster Games entertainment company he launched last fall.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under
Microsoft has rolled out another patch for its Xbox 360, but without prior announcement. Calling it an operating system update instead of a firmware update or security fix, the new download addresses an issue where hackerz found an exploit allowing you to run your own software applications, such as Linux operating system. The vulnerability was discovered late last year and fixed last month. The update was distributed through Xbox Live but will also be included with every game after February 20.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under
Adrenalin 2 gives you a chance to achieve everyone's biggest dream - press the pedal to the metal and forget about the traffic you are sitting in. Take part in street races, upgrade your car and become famous among other drivers. But remember - the police also have good drivers.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 5:05 p.m. PST | Filed under
During a Morgan Stanley investor conference Electronic Arts' outgoing chief executive Larry Probst said the publisher expects Sony's 10 year console market dominance to slip in the current hardware war, mainly due to the year lead by Microsoft, and the much cheaper Wii with its innovative Wiimote controller. While Probst still expects Sony to prevail, it will be a tough fight with a less commanding lead.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under
Jetpac Refuelled is a new take on Rare/Ultimate’s 1983 classic space blaster with enhanced graphics and Xbox LIVE features; players must clear a path through hordes of aliens to refuel their ship and amass a fortune over the course of more than 100 high-definition levels.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under
Dreamlords combines the accessibility of a web game with RPG character development, RTS battles and long term tactical strategy in a never before seen gaming experience. Lockpick has released a new set of patches for its online RTS-client bringing it all the way up to v1.05.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 3:36 p.m. PST | Filed under
The TMNT movie takes place in a New York City plagued by secretive villains and strange, otherworldly creatures. The new NT video game uses the same dark and dangerous environments and adventurous themes featured in the new NT CGI film.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under
The LEGO Group announced it has commenced a working relationship with NetDevil to develop a massively multiplayer online gaming experience to further engage its dedicated and active community.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under
Mad chickens are trying to take over the world, so kick their ass, big time. But hey, don't get your boots dirty, use a variety of unique weapons and upgrades. The game uses UNREAL engine and offers animations that will leave you rolling on the floor, laughing.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under
Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 1:26 p.m. PST | Filed under
A Nielsen survey revealed that the number of video game consoles in U.S. television households has expanded by 18.5% since late 2004. By late 2006, there were 45.7 million homes with video game consoles, representing 41.1% of all TV households.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under
Guitar Hero II arrives with a new track list, new venues and additional play modes – including the ability to transform the original Guitar Hero SG Controller into a rhythm, lead or bass guitar. Be sure to check our Guitar Hero II preview
from earlier today...
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under
QuickSpot is a fast and challenging game of concentration, where the objective for the player is to spot the differences between two seemingly identical pictures and circle the differences on the touch screen.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under
SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm takes players through a fascinating and exciting challenge as they fight for the magical portals, which seem to be the only connection between the shattered islands of Eo.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Settlers II: The Next Generation is the remake of BlueByt's 2D classic Settlers 2, making the jump to 3D. Ubisoft has released a new patch v11757 patch, addressing some multiplayer issues, fixing various text problems, as well as making sure everything works with The Vikings addon.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
Now here is an interesting rumor... According to unidentified insider sources
, EALA has recently pitched the idea of bringing the Crysis engine in-house to develop what is said to be a new FPS in the C&C universe. While it is only speculation at this point, the chances are extremely high according to the source, but whether this will be a sequel to the failed C&C Renegade, or an all-new IP was not disclosed. Here's to hoping!
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 10:27 a.m. PST | Filed under
Take Two has signed a co-publishing agreement with XS Games to bring former Acclaim shooter The Red Star to European territories. The Red Star takes place in a parallel fantasy universe in which a mythic empire based on the Soviet Union sets the landscape for an epic battle of militarized sorcery and monolithic technology.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
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:
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under
NCsoft launched the fourth free content expansion for Auto Assault which includes the installation of an auction house, the introduction of new vehicle chassis and a new tournament schedule as well as several quality of life system improvements.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under
Anno 1701, developed by Keen Games, is based on creating, building and developing civilisation between the 17th and 18th century with a cast of likeable characters telling a compelling story about their adventures in the new world.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under
Eidos announced that it will publish Traxxpad, an application which transforms the PSP into a powerful piece of professional music studio equipment.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under
Ankama Games, known for its first MMO DOFUS, starts a new Tactical MMORPG project: Wakfu, featuring bright graphics and a fantasy universe much like its predecessor, even though the development team will be adding many innovations to the tactical gameplay.
by Alicia on March 5, 2007 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under
Guitar Hero II arrives with a new track list, new venues and additional play modes – including the ability to transform the original Guitar Hero SG Controller into a rhythm, lead or bass guitar.
by Judy on March 5, 2007 @ 5:29 a.m. PST | Filed under
Runaway 2: The Dream of the Turtle is the follow-up to the hit adventure title Runaway: A Road Adventure. Featuring 3D characters with a cartoon look, the game's high-impact visual features incorporate 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Flight Simulator X ACES team is not only working on a Service Pack #1 and the DirectX 10 update, but it is also developing Flight Simulator X: Adrenaline, the first expansion pack in years, adding new features, including multiplayer air racing, new missions, and all-new aircraft, including the legendary P-51 Mustang.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under
Today Nintendo added yet another 3 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Elevator Action, Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Sword of Vermilion.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under
SEGA's Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of Illuminas is not yet another expansion pack to PSU, but rather an all new installment with new weapons, locations and monsters. No official announcement nor further details are available at this point.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under
Bomberman Land marks the first appearance on the Nintendo console, featuring no less than 51 minigames and 3 game modes (Land Mode, Attraction Mode and Battle). Bomberman Land is currently only scheduled for Japan, but Hudson is sure to bring it to North America.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 2:08 a.m. PST | Filed under
Last week we revealed
that Sony is preparing new downloadable content for its PS3 shooter Resistance: Fall of Man, today SCEA informs us that the first package on March 23rd will include 2 new game modes, specator camera, and a new map pack is scheduled for May.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under
Microsoft announced plans to launch a 512MB Memory Unit for the X360, available April 3, 2007 at $49.99 USD, and an increase in the official size limit of Xbox Live Arcade games from 50 MB to 150 MB.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 1:25 a.m. PST | Filed under
Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific, developed by Ubisoft Romania, will put you in the role of a US submarine Captain in the Pacific Ocean. According to fan site SubSim
Ubisoft Romania's Silent Hunter 4 has gone gold and is scheduled for release later this month.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under
Giving game developers the opportunity to create visions in a world where they make the rules, shape the characters and create the evolution of the story, Microsoft kicked off the Dream-Build-Play game development contest, offering a $10,000 USD grand prize and the opportunity for a winner’s game to be published on Xbox LIVE Arcade.
by Geson Hatchett on March 5, 2007 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under
Sonic and The Secret Rings stars the Blue dude with the ‘tude on his first solo adventure since the original Sonic The Hedgehog in '91. This intense and exciting action game combines high-speed action with easy to play controls to offer a brand new experience!
by Thomas Wilde on March 5, 2007 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
Teaming up for even more firepower, Death Jr. and Pandora will take on a variety of possessed enemies as they progress through an adventure that seamlessly blends smooth platforming, intense combat, complex enemy AI and a unique sense of humor.
by Rainier on March 5, 2007 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under
At first the arcade racing game project is called No Brakes: X Racing, but after investigations of the physics model we've modified game concept and renamed to X Motor Racing. The game includes all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features.