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Various Game Trailers #1062

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 11:47 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:

  • Odin Sphere [PS2] - Trailer #2
  • MLB 07 The Show [PS3] - Trailer (4)
  • Mortal Kombat: Armageddon [Wii] - Trailer
  • Stranglehold [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer (3)
  • Warhawk [PS3] - Trailer (3)
  • Sword of the New World - Trailer #2


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

'Company of Heroes' - v1.51 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has quietly released a new patch for its 3D WWII RTS Company of Heroes, bringing your retail game to v1.51, and addresses two minor multiplayer issues.

'Shadowrun' (X360/PC) End of Beta Celebration Chat

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadowrun is a team-based FPS set in a world where ancient magic blends with modern weapons and advanced technology, allowing cross platform multiplayer gaming, To celebrate the end of the Shadowrun beta, FASA is inviting everybody to participate in the final IRC chat. Read more for details ...

'Oniblade' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Blades is a 3rd person anime style action/adventure in development at Gaijin Entertainment. Your female heroine weilds two magical blades, which either can be used as swords or guns, and also has magical abilities, all of which are upgradable. Spread over 20 locations, dozens of uniques enemies, the game also features 2 two different endings.

XNA Game Studio Express Gets Updated

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft released an update to XNA Game Studio Express which adds new functionality, enhancements and performance improvements to the software. Officially dubbed the XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Refresh, this release is an incremental update to the previously released XNA Game Studio Express 1.0.

'Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3' Deluxe Edition (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced that, 8 years after its predecessor, it is bringing the latest RPG in the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, Persona 3, to North America in summer 2007, packaged in a special collector’s box with a tantalizing art book and wicked-awesome CD soundtrack.

'Alien Syndrome' (PSP/Wii) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 2:57 p.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.

'Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle' (NDS) Coming to North America

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking full advantage of the Nintendo DS's unique characteristics, KOEI's action-combat series Dynasty Warriors will be unlike any other Tactical Action game previously released on the NDS.

'Mario Strikers Charged' (Wii) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo has taken the world’s most popular sports and made it even better by throwing in some of its most popular characters, 5-a-side teams and well and truly throwing out the rulebook! With Mario Strikers: Charged Football you really can compete in a world cup, thanks to the multi-player mode via Wi-Fi.

'Hot Shots Tennis' (PS2) Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Clap Hanz, Hot Shots Tennis brings the Hot Shots franchise to the tennis world for the first time. With a host of wacky characters and tennis styles, exotic court locations, and game modes, Hot Shots Tennis offers pick up and play action for tennis fans of all ages.

'The Bigs' (ALL) Game Details & Features

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports' new sports title The Bigs adds more explosive excitement to baseball video games than ever before. This over-the-top baseball action title puts an entirely new spin on MLB as it blends outrageous visuals and intuitive gameplay mechanics.

'NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed NiGHTS franchise that gave gamers the freedom to fly in a world of dreams and imagination.

'Tom Clancy's EndWar' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it is creating Tom Clancy's EndWar, developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai, a new brand war strategy game in the Tom Clancy series of video games, solely for next-generation consoles.

'Arena Wars Reloaded' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 9:57 a.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.

'Battlefield 2142' - v1.25 Patch / Server Available NOW

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2142 is set in the future, the world is plagued by a second Ice Age, and wars have broken out over the remaining territories. EA has released the final v1.25 patch, overhauling the anti-ship missile tracking system, fixing various bugs, tweaking weapons, plugging exploits, and more ...

'Tomb Raider: Anniversary' (PS2/PC) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos today confirmed that Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary will be on store shelves throughout North America from June 5th, 2007 for the PS2 and PC.

'Obscure II' (PS2/Wii/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic Entertainment acquired the right to the survival horror game Obscure II from French development studio Hydravision. Set two years after the original, things are about to go wrong for our students once again ...

'Stranglehold' (ALL) $25,000 True to John Woo Short Film Contest

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announces Stranglehold's True to John Woo Short Film video contest, in association with John Woo, Tiger Hill Entertainment, Spike TV and Fox Interactive Media. This contest runs from April 30th to June 25 and encourages contestants to create the most authentic John Woo-style short film.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 5:43 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:

'Cleopatra: A Queen's Destiny' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nobilis announces Kheops Studio' Cleopatra: A Queen's Destiny, an adventure game in which the player will be plunged in the tormented period of the Antique Egypt. Help the young new queen Cleopatra to make good decisions for her Empire and become the queen of kings.

GamerAndy Live! Episode 77: Meet MonoGeorge

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Welcome to another episode of GamerAndy Live, the official WorthPlaying podcast. Once a week, we will discuss a variety of topics and mull it over in the panel, giving it the usual spin. This week's issue #77 dissects Andy's PS3 purchasing experience, the secret PS3 20Gb recall, the Virginia Tech massacre, and its effect on our favorite hobby.

Wii Preview - 'Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition'

by Andrew Hayward on April 24, 2007 @ 4:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Resident Evil 4 takes you on a secret mission at a mysterious location in Europe, where you will fight not-zombies in an attempt to recover the President's daughter.

'Mortal Kombat: Armageddon' (Wii) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon will feature the most complete Mortal Kombat roster ever, including every character from the Mortal Kombat fighting universe, Create–A–Fighter and Create–A–Fatality modes, plus a brand new Konquest mode.

'Lost Planet' Demo Coming Next Month

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded. The PC demo will be the same 2-level single-player demo as the X360 version, and is expected about a month before the game's release.

'Two Worlds' (X360/PC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world.

'Kane & Lynch' (X360/PC) and 'Crossfire' (X360/PC) Delayed, Coming to PS3

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Only a few weeks ago SCi revealed it would be postponing PS3 development, due to its limited install base, but in the short time since, that picture seems to have changed. In a statement earlier today Eidos' parent company announced it is delaying both titles (Kane & Lynch late 2007, Crossfire early 2008), lowered its earnings for the year, and confirmed PS3 editions for both titles are in the works.

'SimCity DS' (NDS) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to creating and growing their very own pocket sized city while being on-the-go, players will be able to leverage the unique action features of the NDS system, discovering an entirely new way to play SimCity.

'BioShock' (X360/PC) Limited Edition Detailed

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioShock is 2K Games' hybrid first-person shooter, in the works over at System Shock 2 developers Irrational Games, combining elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres. After a successful petition, 2K Games revealed the LE will include a Big Daddy figurine, a Making Of DVD, a soundtrack CD, and an embossed graphic designed by the winner of the current Cover Art Contest.

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

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 1:46 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.

PC Review - 'Silverfall'

by Keith Durocher on April 24, 2007 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Silverfall is a 3D action/RPG offering instantly gratifying gameplay, vast open areas to explore and plunder, hordes of unique creatures to cut a swathe through, and a unique interaction system: the way you treat your companions determines your relationship with them and how effective they are in battle.

'Turn It Around' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2007 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced the NDS exclusive Turn It Around, developed by 505 Games and licensed from Taito, challenging players to master the Touch Screen turn wheel in 24 arcade-style games.

PSP Review - 'After Burner: Black Falcon'

by Geson Hatchett on April 24, 2007 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After Burner: Black Falcon is the first arcade-style flight combat title for the PSP, combining intensive air combat with explosive gameplay, whilst allowing players to relive the experience of the classic After Burner arcade game.