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Various Game Trailers #1065

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 11:29 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:

  • Operation Darkness [X360] - Trailer
  • The Hell in Vietnam - Trailer
  • Forza Motorsport 2 [X360] - Trailer #9
  • Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars - Trailer
  • Spider-Man 3 [PS3/X360] - Attract Mode Trailer


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

'Real E$tate Empire' - v1.8 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Real E$tate Empire is based upon the concept of buying, fixing and selling houses, featuring a simple to use interface that quickly and painlessly introduces all of the major concepts in buying, fixing and selling houses for fun and profit.

'NCAA Football 08' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NCAA Football 08 players will look to be a leader and become a legend on the field with a new and deeper recruiting system and an all-new Campus Legend mode. The all-new Leadership Control makes players lead by example and control the action on the field and improving players' personal ratings on each big play.

'Calling All Cars' (PS3) Goes Gold And Gets Release Date

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Calling All Cars, originally called Criminal Crackdown, you take the role of a bounty hunter careening around a stylish cartoon world on the hunt for criminals on the loose. God of War designer David Jaffe confirmed that Calling All Cars is finished and will be available on the PlayStation Store Thursday, May 3, for $9.99.

'Dawn of Mana' (PS2) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Mana reveals the origins of the legend behind the Mana Tree and the Sword of Mana. Breaking the series' 2D mould, Dawn of Mana brings the world of Mana to three-dimensional life while preserving the atmosphere that fans have come to know and love.

'City Life: World Edition' - Vista Compatibility Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Life: World Edition is a significantly updated version of the 3D city building and management simulation, and it will feature new maps, over 100 new buildings, famous landmarks from across the globe and a built-in content editor. This patch adds support for Windows Vista 32-bit edition, not the 64-bit edition.

'Stranger' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stranger is a real-time strategy game, with elements of role playing games set in a world, split in two parts, surface and a subterranean one, which are in a tenuous balance. Stranger will also feature multiplayer, although details beyond "The players may play on their own, or unite in teams" are a bit sketchy.

'Pacific Storm' - v1.4 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the WWII in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator. This v1.4 patch fixes a variety of issues and enables support for the 32-bit version of Windows Vista, but not the 64-bit edition.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil May Cry 4 is the fourth installment in Capcom's series starring Dante, the gunslinging demon hunter. DMC4 will introduce a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles.

Microsoft Makes Record Profits, Game Division Still in the Red

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced revenue of $14.40 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, a 32% compared to same period last year, driving record profits with operating income of $6.59 billion and net income of $4.93 billion. However the game division posted a drop in revenue (from $1.182 billion to $929 million), but also lost less money ($402 million to $315 million).

'Stuntman: Ignition' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 5 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stuntman: Ignition challenges players to drive for perfection, dropping them into the adrenaline-fueled role of a Hollywood stuntman, vying to create the most insane high-flying jumps, mind-blowing corkscrews and metal-twisting crashes ever filmed.

'Speedball 2' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Speedball 2 transforms the futuristic game setting with the help of state-of-the-art technology into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a large-scale ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls all the registers of modern multiplayer gaming action.

'Pro Cycling Manager 2007' (PSP/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In development by Cyanide Studio, the new Pro Cycling Manager/Tour de France 2007 for PC strives to create the ultimate in sports simulation, while still being approachable to newcomers to the series. The PCM series expands its reach by making its debut on the PSP.

Friday, April 27, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 10:36 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:

'Elite Beat Agents 2' (NDS) - 80 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elite Beat Agents, known in Japan as Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ôendan 2, promises multiplayer support for up to 4 players, but other details are not available. Originally titled Osu! Tatakae! Ôendan, adapted for Western consumption and renamed to Elite Beat Agents, the sequel is scheduled in Japan for 2007.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Rocketmen: Axis of Evil'

by Andrew Hayward on April 27, 2007 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this arcade shooter, players will join the heroes of the Alliance of Free Planets in their white-knuckled, frenzied struggle to free the Solar System from the tyrannical grip of the Legion of Terra. Up to four players will be able to cooperatively shoot their way through multiple levels, powering up their weapons, picking up bonuses and laying waste to anything that moves.

'Shattered Suns' Announced

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clear Crown Studios announced Shattered Suns, a new science fiction real-time strategy game with unique features such as three-dimensional battles, a moving battlefield, player-designed units, unique economic challenges and an interactive campaign.

'Everlight: Fairies, Candles and a Wish' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everlight: Fairies, Candles and a Wish is a 3D fantasy adventure under development at Silver Style Entertainment, known for The Fall. Not much else is known at this point, so check out the first screens...

505 Games Signs Two Creative Patterns Developed NDS Titles

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

European publisher 505 Games announced that it has signed with French developer Creative Patterns, to develop and publish two new titles for Nintendo DS, both scheduled to launch late 2007.

'Loki' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:35 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.

'Donkey Kong Jet' (Wii) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Formerly know as DK Bongo Blast and originally scheduled on the GameCube last year, Donkey Kong Jet is back in a new jacket. Slated for release in Japan on June 28, Donkey Kong Jet will feature 16 tracks, and a four-player multiplayer mode, although it was not disclosed if this would be on- or offline play.

'Ageod's American Civil War' - v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AGEOD's American Civil War enjoys a very intuitive interface and is easy to learn. Compared to its predecessor, Birth of America, it features many additions such as new economic and political features, player control of troop recruitment, full chain of command from armies to brigades and much much more!

'HEI$T' (PS3/X360/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 4:00 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.

'2WAR' Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2WAR is a Korean MMOFPS reviving the world's unforgettable historical moment into the online FPS game. In closed beta test since late last year, 2WAR reenacts WWII by thorough historical research, and features distinguished scenarios by Episodes presenting realism of the war.

'The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass' (NDS) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring intuitive touch-screen controls and innovative puzzles, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass offers new challenges for fans of the series and an easy-to-grasp introduction for gamers new to The Legend of Zelda.

'Ninja Gaiden Sigma' (PS3) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has signed the European distribution right for Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden Sigma, a PS3 exclusive remake of the original but with an improved combat system, updated graphics, new weapons, exclusive character, locations, and the ability to wield dual katanas.

Online and Casual Gaming Sees Explosive Growth in Taiwan

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new study by Research and Markets analyzes the emergence of Taiwan's online gaming market. It estimates the online games market in Taiwan, inclusive of MMORPG and casual games, will exceed $300 million in 2007. While MMORPGs continue to represent the largest segment in the market, casual games are growing at a faster pace.

'Mario Party 8' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most popular party video game is getting a lot crazier in Mario Party 8. Whether you're shaking up cola cans or lassoing barrels, you and your friends will be drawn into the action like never before using the Wii Remote.

Nintendo Acquires Monolith Software

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo has acquired 80% of the shares in development studio Monolith, previously owned by Namco Bandai, which still retains a 16% stake. Currently employing 110 people, Monolith was founded in 1999 and is best known for Baten Kaitos and Xenosaga franchises, not to be confused with F.E.A.R / Condemned's Monolith Productions. With this acquisition Nintendo secures exclusivity on its upcoming Wii title, Disaster: Day of Crisis.

'Power Play Pool' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an ultra-realistic 3D engine, Power Play Pool thrusts players into the highly-skilful world of championship pool. Utilising a super-quick 3D view point, players can view the gaming table from any aspect ensuring fantastic shots and allowing players to examine any angle to get out of snookers.

Playlogic Signs 'Officers'

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot of Officers preserves the established facts of the origins of WWII and allows gamers to lead any of three sides to victory: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, using the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

'Infernal' - 10 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 2:35 a.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.

PC Review - 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl'

by Keith Durocher on April 27, 2007 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. provides players with dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where you are to oppose smart & dangerous enemies, a large set of diverse weaponry, possibility to control machinery, detailed and interactive game world, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, and multiplayer with numerous modes.

'DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road' (PS3/X360/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:37 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.

'Deprived' (X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diesel Games, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with GenAudio, Inc. to develop Deprived, a first person video game showcasing the breakthrough 4D sound technology known as AstoundSound.

'Halo 2' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Windows Vista gamers will be able to experience the epic story of "Halo 2" as Master Chief delves further into the mystery of the Covenant in the aftermath of Halo's destruction. What he discovers will soon threaten the fate not only of Earth, but of the Universe itself.

Xbox 360 Elite Coming This Weekend

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This coming Sunday, Xbox 360 Elite, will hit retail shelves in North America. Shellacked in black with metallic detail, the ultimate console features a 120GB hard drive, a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) port, HDMI and component cables, Xbox LIVE headset, and an X360 wireless controller.

'Ace Attorney 4' (NDS) Sells Big In Japan

by Rainier on April 27, 2007 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom is pleased to announce that the latest iteration of the Ace Attorney series, Ace Attorney 4, has shipped over 500,000 units in just one week since its release on April 12th.