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'Adrenalin 2: Rush Hour' - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1063

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 6:04 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:

  • Calling All Cars [PS3] - Trailer
  • Combat Mission: Shock Force - Trailer #3
  • Drakensang: The Dark Eye - Trailer #3
  • Glukoza: Action! - Trailer
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [ALL] - Trailer
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End [Wii] - Trailer
  • Space Force: Rogue Universe - Trailer
  • X Motor Racing - Trailer #3
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary [PSP/PS2/PC] - Trailer #5

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

EA's 2nd Burnout Bandslam Winners Announced

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's 2nd Burnout Bandslam received entries from over 5,000 bands in the US and over 2,100 from various countries across Europe. After a final selection by an expert panel, the two grand prize winning bands have been confirmed as "Never Heard Of It" (U.S.) and "Showing Off To Thieves" (UK, Europe).

'Crackdown' (X360) Gets New Game Mode and Vehicle - Screen

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crackdown is an action-driving hybrid introducing a persistent playground, co-op gameplay and a prop interaction system all while taking place in a massive urban center. Realtime Worlds community rep Agent G revealed that upcoming downloadable content for Crackdown will add a new game mode and new vehicle.

'1701 A.D.' - v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weigh anchor, sail the seven seas, explore new continents and foreign cultures. Demonstrate your strategic skills, business acumen and diplomatic finesse. Revel in the jubilant cheers of your people – but don't disappoint them.

'Battle Rage' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle Rage is the third person shooter with elements of the beat-'em-up game that allows a player to control giant robots. Battles between the robots take place on carefully selected battlegrounds (so-called "arenas") and they are short, quick, brutal skirmishes.

'BfME II: The Rise of the Witch-king' - v2.01 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king enhances every existing feature and offering players the chance to command the rise of evil in Middle-earth while experiencing the epic battles that took place before those depicted in the films.

'The Bigs' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:17 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.

Former Guns'n Roses Producer Teams Up With 3volution Productions

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3volution Productions announced the addition of renowned producer and engineer, Jeremy Blair, as Chief Engineer and Producer to its Temple Studios in Los Angeles, where he will co-produce and be in charge of all premium music engineering for the company.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on April 25, 2007 @ 12:48 p.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:

'Hot Shots Golf 5' (PS3) - 47 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

High Definition detail of course graphics accompanied with new, more accurate golf physics, vibrant new courses, zany new characters and a wealth of new online features, brings a revolutionary new level of immersion to the already established signature style of pick-up and play gameplay.

'The Settlers: Rise of an Empire' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers VI will focus on building larger and more fortified cities as well as planning and optimization in a medieval world. Attributes that are typical of the series are once again the focus of the game, create magnificent cities and inhabit them with hundreds of settlers going about their daily lives.

'Mythos' Alpha Test Ends - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld – a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness – players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

Playlogic Makes Profit, Gets New Investment

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

Playlogic announced that its revenues went up 30% (from $2.7M to $3.5M) compared to last year, as well as its profit and shares, primarily due to newly released PC titles such as Infernal and Ancient Wars: Sparta. By the same token, Playlogic announced that it is expecting to raise $10 million in a private placement from accredited investors within weeks.

'World of Chaos' - German v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Chaos is an adventure/RPG that will take its players to the vast fantasy world of Worluk, where you have to take revenge on the Mage Peltar for the murder of your parents and take the legendary artifact called "The Word of Chaos" from the Order-worshipping Peltar.

'Lost Planet' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 10:00 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 version will feature optimized gfx, DirectX9/10 support, better multiplayer lobby, etc.

PC Preview - 'Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood'

by Keith Durocher on April 25, 2007 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood is designed to increase the diversity, tactical depth and replay value, unleashing a new alien race, a new form of strategic movement, new ship sections, new weapons, new technologies, new scenarios and new unknown menaces.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Announcement Coming

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week we reported that Infinity Ward had a major announcement coming this Saturday, April 28. Activision just confirmed that it is indeed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and it will be unveiled during the NFL Draft on ESPN, 10AM PDT / 1PM EDT.

Folding@home Program Making Great Progress

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Great progress has been made in the one month since PS3 became part of Stanford University’s Folding@home program, a distributed computing project aimed at understanding protein folding, misfolding and related diseases.

'The Darkness' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 4:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fearless Mafia hitman Jackie Estacado is part of the Franchetti crime family helmed by vicious cousin Paulie. On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of the Darkness.

'God of War' (PSP) Now Known As 'God of War: Chains of Olympus' - Trailer

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 4:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

That Sony is bringing the God of War franchise to PSP is no longer a secret, and while details are still nil, the final title has been revealed. God of War: Chains of Olympus will be an all-new game that is a continuation and fleshing-out of the PS2 version, with no rehashing of old assets.

'Excite Truck 2' (Wii) Not Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the Wii's launch titles is already getting a sequel as Nintendo confirmed it is working on Excite Truck 2. The sequel, scheduled for late 2007, will feature online multiplayer racing for up to 6 players, compatible with your Mii, the ability to upgrade your vehicle, new locations, and new tricks.

Somebody went through the trouble to fabricate a fake press release and fake screens, even with the developer stamp on it. Our apologies...

'Guilty Gear XX Accent Core' (PS2) Coming to the Wii

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year it was already revealed that Guilty Gear XX Accent Core was making its way from the arcades to the PS2, but according to Japanese magazine Famitsu it is now also coming to the Wii. Using both the Nunchuk/Wiimote and the original controller for combos, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core is currently only scheduled for release in Asia July 26, 2007.

'Wario: Master of Disguise' (NDS) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Wario sees a television series about a thieving master of disguises, he dives through the TV screen, steals the thief's quick-change wand and takes over the whole show. Revealed in its lineup earlier this month, Nintendo Europe confirms Wario: Master Of Disguise's release date.

'Spider-Man 3' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures' upcoming feature film, Spider-Man 3 allows players to experience the actions of heroic red-suited Spider-Man and, for the first time ever, his darker, more mysterious black-suited persona.

PS3 Review - 'Armored Core 4'

by James King on April 25, 2007 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Armored Core 4 will allow you to create your own mech from a few hundred components, including color, to give it an exclusive looks. Successfully completing missions, and purchase even more powerful parts to make your mech stronger.

'Maximum-Football' - v1.3.171 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2007 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maximum-Football allows the players to select and change nearly every option of play, play or coach your team to victory in a fully customizable league system, draft free agents, and create the ultimate football team. This v1.3.171 adds smoother gameplay in addition to substantial improvements made to the AI's substitution and fatigue protocols.