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'BioShock' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 6:55 p.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.

'Battle of Britain 2: Wings of Victory' - v2.06 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BoB II: Wings of Victory recreates the fierce and famous air battles southern England in 1940, act as the supreme commander of either side, or simply fly and let your generals manage the war below. This v2.06 updates the engine, AI, adds new visuals, authentic flight modeling, new controls and options, terrain improvements, and continued stability

Various Game Trailers #1077

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:29 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:

  • FlatOut Ultimate Carnage [X360] - Trailer #2
  • Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising - Trailer #18
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [ALL] - Dev Diary #1
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End [ALL] - Trailer
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary [PSP/PS2/PC] - Trailer (2)
  • Tales Of the World : Radiant Mythology [PSP] - Trailer (2)


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

'Ninja Gaiden Sigma' (PS3) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ninja Gaiden Sigma is 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. At its Nite Out 07 press event, Tecmo's Yosuke Hayashi confirmed the game is finished and on track for its July release.

'Dragon Quest IX' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix's Dragon Quest IX: Defender of the Stars, developed by Level 5, is the first title on any Nintendo system since Dragon Quest VI, 10 years ago. Featuring WiFi support for four players in co-op, DQ IX is currently scheduled for released mid-2007 in Japan.

'Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction' (PS3) Will be Singleplayer Only

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Insomniac is working on Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, the series next-gen adventure debut on the PS3, and creative manager Brian Allgeier revealed that the development team is putting their focus on creating a massive single-player adventure, no multiplayer will be included. A playable demo will be available at Sony's Gamer Day next week, where we will of course be present and give you our impressions.

'BlackSite: Area 51' (PS3/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While other FPS titles claim to feature action-packed, highly realistic gameplay, BlackSite: Area 51 takes next-gen gaming to an all-new level integrating cutting edge technology, game design and story writing to create the ultimate entertainment experience.

'Calling All Cars' (PS3) Now Available On PlayStation Network

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 2:02 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. After a little bit of drama, David Jaffe's Calling All Cars is now available on the PlayStation Store for $9.99.

'Hot PXL' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing fast and furious bite-size gaming, Atari's PSP-exclusive Hot PXL is comprised of 200 deviously crafted micro-games based on a quirky and original story premise, drawing inspiration from street culture and the digital lifestyle.

'Soltrio Solitaire' Next Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Wednesday 16th May get ready for solitaire mania on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 as Soltrio Solitaire, developed by Silver Creek Entertainment, offers players a chance to shuffle through a collection of 18 compelling solitaire games.

'Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer' (ALL) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games' Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a new third person action video game featuring Marvel Comics' legendary super-powered foursome.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios created by Firaxis Games, and the Civilization Fan Community.

'DBZ: Goku Densetsu' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DBZ: Goku Densetsu, also known as DBZ: Harukanaru Densetsu, is an all new DBZ experience unlike any other, combining strategic card-based gameplay and role playing elements to deliver a game that is easy to understand but hard to master. Players’ progression is determined through their use of the cards to evolve characters, strengthen moves and create new moves.

'Jackass: The Game' (PSP/PS2) Gets Euro Release Date

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the MTV crazy-stunts-gone-bad-on-purpose show Jackass: The Game, developed by Sidhe Interactive, features mini-games, story mode and all the raunchy, and craziness you come to expect from the TV show, with likeness/voices from the real cast. Empire CEO Ian Higgins revealed the game is scheduled for release in September.

'Mercury Meltdown Revolution' (Wii) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercury Meltdown Revolution is a brain-teasing puzzle game that challenges players to immerse themselves in a colorful world of sci-fi machines, crazy characters, and bubbling test tubes.

'Soulcalibur Legends' (Wii) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weapon-based fighting game franchise has been reinvented as Namco Bandai announced Soulcalibur Legends exclusively for the Wii, fully immersing players in a 3rd person action adventure that takes a unique approach to the series by truly utilizing the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

'Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars' - v1.05 Patch Details

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA revealed that the v1.05 patch, coming late May, for its 3D sci-fi RTS will make major changes to the game experience overhauling a lot of the units, tweaking unit balance, exploits and bugs fixes

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Urban Mysteries'

by Thomas Wilde on May 11, 2007 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Urban Mysteries is an epic title incorporating an intense mix of action, adventure and strategy from new developer Zeitguyz, powered by the Unreal Engine 3.

Crytek's Kiev Studio Working on New Project

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 6:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crysis and Far Cry developer Crytek announced the elevation of their satellite offices in Kiev to full development studio status, and the launch of a new CryENGINE 2 powered project based on new original IP.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'The Club'

by Alicia on May 11, 2007 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter that focuses on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers a relentless pace with frantic, fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

SEGA Gamers Day 2007 Preview Event - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday SEGA held its annual Gamers Day preview event, showcasing its lineup of upcoming titles. Read more to check out info, screens for the following titles :

  • Ghost Squad (Wii) - Screens
  • Virtua Fighter 5 (X360) - Screens
  • Medieval II: Total War - Kingdoms (PC) - Screens
  • The Club (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens
  • The Golden Compass (ALL) - Screens
  • SEGA Rally Evo (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens
  • Sonic Rush Adventure (NDS) - Screens
  • Happy Tree Friends
  • Universe At War: Earth Assault (X360/PC) - Screens

THQ Financial Result Reveals Cancellation & Delay

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ reported its net sales increased 27% to a record $1billion, driven by titles like STALKER, Cars, Supreme Commander, and WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007. In the subsequent conference call, THQ executives revealed that the previously announced Saints Row PS3 port was canceled in favor of launching a full-on sequel on X360 and PS3 simultaneously, while Kaos Studios' Frontlines: Fuel of War was pushed back from holiday season 2007, to January 2008.

'Project Rygar' (Wii) Revealed

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week rumors started flying TECMO was working on a new Wii title, and at its Nite Out 07 press conference earlier it was confirmed, Project Rygar is in the works. High Energy Productions' producer Keisuke Kikuchi announced it will be an all-new Wii exclusive title, not a PS2 port, Project Rygar is expected later this year, will introduce a new hero and the Wiimote will control Rygar's trademark weapon, the Diskarmor.

'Naruto: Rise of a Ninja' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed exclusively for the X360 from the ground up and for the first time ever, gamers will experience Naruto starting from the series' beginning. Re-live the hit anime and manga and experience Naruto's transformation from noisy ninja-academy dropout to respected ninja.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 4:28 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.

'Theatre of War' - v1.2.0.46 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Theatre of War depicts authentic battles of World War II between 1939-1945. Command hundreds of different unit types in 5 historically accurate campaigns (US, UK, Soviet, German, French and Polish). This v1.2.0.46 patch brings the DVD edition on par with the download version, and also fixes the editor.

'BlackSite: Area 51' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While other FPS titles claim to feature action-packed, highly realistic gameplay, BlackSite: Area 51 takes next-gen gaming to an all-new level integrating cutting edge technology, game design and story writing to create the ultimate entertainment experience. Midway released a 580mb demo, now available on Xbox Live Marketplace.

'A Vampyre Story' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlet, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

'Growlanser: Heritage of War' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus, U.S.A. announced Growlanser: Heritage of War, a special edition release dedicated to all the loyal fans of the series containing commemorative bonus materials which will be unveiled in a special press announcement scheduled for later this summer!

'Cleopatra: A Queen's Destiny' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 1:56 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.

PSP Review - '300: March to Glory'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on May 11, 2007 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In 300: March to Glory, based on Warner Bros. Pictures' motion picture, players take on the role of King Leonidas, who leads the brave 300 Spartans against Xerxes and his massive Persian army in a battle to determine the very fate of western civilization.

'The Secret World' (X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the creators of ‘Age of Conan’, ‘Anarchy Online’, ‘The Longest Journey’ and 'Dreamfall' comes a brave new MMORPG for the PC and Xbox 360. Taking place on our earth, in our times, ‘The Secret World’ (TSW) is inspired by history and mythology, modern conspiracy theories and ancient mysteries.

'Zendoku' (NDS) Gets New Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zendoku, developed by Zoonami, is a new puzzle game for NDS, blending exciting puzzle battle action with addictive Sudoku gameplay. Eidos has pushed back the release from its original date June 6, until the 12th.

'Kung Fu Hustle' Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment announced that its Taipei-based SOGA studio is developing a game based on the hit movie Kung Fu Hustle, combining the best elements of classic fighting games from the past and adds compelling character designs, new technology and trademark humor from the movie.

'High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition' Coming to PlayStation Network

by Rainier on May 11, 2007 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition will give players a chance to show off their skills in Texas Hold'em, Super Hold'em, Billabong, Tahoe and Shanghai. Each of the 5 different styles of poker can be played as limit, pot limit or no limit poker. Multiplayer is available for all games, and will allow up to 6 people to play together on one table at a time.