'FreeStyle Street Basketball' - Free Preview Client Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FreeStyle Street Basketball is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity defying basketball moves.

Various Game Trailers #1058

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:15 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:

  • MLB 07 The Show [PS3] - Trailer
  • Worms: Open Warfare 2 [NDS/PSP] - Trailer
  • Tomb Raider: Anniversary [PSP/PS2/PC] - Trailer #4
  • TV Giant - Trailer


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

Four SEGA Genesis Titles Soon On Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America announced that four titles from its SEGA Genesis library, Streets of Rage 2, Toe Jam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron, Shining in the Darkness and Kid Chameleon, will soon be available for download on the Wii Shop Channel. Prices start at 800 Wii Points for SEGA Genesis titles.

'Infernal' Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:02 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.

'Cossacks: Emperor's Edition' Announced

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV USA is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Cossacks: Emperor's Edition, a combination of three great real-time strategy titles taking place over several hundred years of European history.

'Sword of the New World' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 2:39 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.

'DEFCON' - v1.4 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DEFCON, inspired by the 1983 cult-classic Wargames, is an online, competitive, multiplayer strategy game based around the theme of global thermonuclear war. This v1.4 patch adds cross platform compatibility, AmBX support and fixes various bugs and crashes.

'SWAT: Target Liberty' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT PSP is built upon the classic and highly acclaimed SWAT franchise. Penned by script writer Scott Rosenbaum (The Shield), SWAT: Target Liberty is set in New York City where the SWAT team is tasked with thwarting an ever increasing number of international terrorist threats.

Spring 2007 Backwards Compatibility Update on Xbox Live

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released the spring backwards compatibility update, adding 38 original Xbox games that you will be able to play on your X360. At the time of writing it is not yet available on Xbox Live, so you need to download it here, and burn it to DVD. Titles of note are Call of Duty 2/3, Jet Set Radio Future, Mercenaries, Oddworld Munch's Oddysee, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Tiger Woods 07, Republic Commando and plenty more...

'Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology' (PSP) - 13 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Namco Bandai's latest installment to the popular RPG Tales franchise, Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology, players will create a hero to embark on a valiant quest to save the land of Terresia from the gripping force of a powerful evil, set on destruction.

'Gears of War' (X360) Global Tournament Resumes Tomorrow

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Technical issues have delayed the Gears of War Global Xbox Live Tournament Leaderboard re-set previously scheduled for 12:01 a.m. GMT on April 9, 2007. Tournament play has been scheduled to resume on or about 12:01 a.m. GMT on Friday, April 20, 2007, and will continue until 11:59 p.m. GMT on Sunday, May 13, 2007.

'Shrek The Third' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek The Third will take players on an all-new adventure filled with fun and exciting new challenges, never-before-seen characters and environments, plus the same humor we've come to love from Shrek and the gang.

'Turning Point: Fall of Liberty' (PS3/X360/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fall of Liberty takes players to new battlegrounds in World War II, ones born from a changed moment in history that led to the Nazi invasion of 1950s America, delivering an explosive action experience in a world where famous real-world locations appear startlingly different under Nazi occupation.

'Runaway 2: the Dream of the Turtle' Coming to NDS

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios recently finished Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look, but that does not seem to be the end of the title. Cyanide Studios, known for Cycling Manager and Loki, has confirmed it is currently working on porting Runaway 2 to the NDS.

'DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road' (PS3/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 9:59 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.

PC Preview - 'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising'

by Thomas Wilde on April 19, 2007 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Gods & Heroes, you become a classic hero of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, you will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of epic quests that will span all levels of gameplay.

PSP Preview - 'Cube'

by Andrew Hayward on April 19, 2007 @ 6:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Cube is a highly addictive strategy/puzzle game that challenges players to make their way through suspended 3D worlds of platforms and mazes.

'Race Driver One' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 6:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters announced the next installment in the TOCA Race Driver franchise, Race Driver One. Using an optimized version of the NEON engine with improved physics, visuals and car damage system. Race Driver One will include locations around Europe, Japan, and the US, mixing official circuit-based championships and urban street competitions.

'Overlord' (X360/PC) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Overlord is an original next-generation title from Age of Wonders developer Triumph Studios. A groundbreaking action adventure, Overlord is set in a seriously warped fantasy world where players can be evil (or really evil).

'Rise Of The Argonauts' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters announced Rise Of The Argonauts, an action/rpg developed by Liquid Entertainment, known for War of the Ring and Dragonshard. Set in ancient Greece you will embark on an epic quest, and encounter legendary figures such as Jason, Hercules and Atalanta.

'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clive Barker's Jericho is an squad-based horror FPS devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The Jericho Team is a seven-man strike force that protects government interests from paranormal threats.

Sony Reveals Its Q2 2007 PSP/PS2/PS3 Lineup

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced its 2007 second-quarter software line-up for PS3, PSP, and PS2, pomising no less than 100 new titles in the next few months across all platforms.

'Rush for Berlin: Rush for the Bomb' - 13 Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 5:06 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.

Take-Two Europe Signs Silverfall (PSP)

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 3:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few days ago, Take Two announced a European distribution agreement with Monte Cristo Games, for the upcoming PSP edition of KievGames' fantasy-style action/RPG Silverfall.

'HEI$T' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Currently in development at inXile Entertainment, known for The Bard's Tale, HEI$T has gamers taking charge of a group of renegade criminals as they rob, steal and shoot their way throughout the city, all the while their sights set on the big score: taking the San Francisco Mint.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. A highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign, from the US perspective, offers a completely new experience for "Combat Mission" fans.

'Possession' (ALL) Development Halted

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Possession will give players the chance to do what they’ve always wanted to do in a survival horror game – control the zombies and wreak havoc instead of just cowering in the corner. There’ll be no more creeping about in the shadows, no more conserving ammo. Blitz Games confirmed that "we cannot give out any further information on Possession at the moment other than production has been halted for the time being."

'Operation Flashpoint 2' Coming to PS3/X360/PC - Screen

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters announced that Operation Flashpoint 2 has been in development for over two years by an internal studio and will be coming to PC and major consoles (wild guess this means PS3 and X360). While details are still limited, OpFlash 2 uses the same Neon Engine as its Colin McRae DIRT racing game and will also feature extensive online capabilities for epic multiplayer battlefield action.

Sony Releases v1.70 PS3 / v3.40 PSP Firmware Updates

by Rainier on April 19, 2007 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has released a new v1.70 system software update for the PS3, delivering features such as the ability to download PSOne titles from Playstation Store (and play it on the PS3), use saved data for PSOne software on the PSP, and adding the vibration function of accessories that are for use with PSOne and PS2 titles. The v3.40 PSP update adds more PSOne title compatibility, and a change to the method of managing certificates.

Xbox Review - 'Thrillville'

by Tim McCullough on April 19, 2007 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Thrillville queue-jumps previous theme-park games with its access-all-areas pass to adventure and enjoyment, placing a fully interactive and customizable amusement park at your fingertips, allowing you to experience the joys of creating and playing within their very own theme park.