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'Halo 3' (X360) Gets Official Release Date

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 9:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The epic saga continues with Halo 3, in this third chapter of the Halo trilogy, Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the epic conflict between the Covenant, the Flood, and the entire human race to a dramatic, pulse-pounding climax.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:04 p.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. Capcom has released 2 demos, one for DX9 and another for DX10, both featuring 2 levels, attack an Akrid hive, or assault an ice pirate fortress.

Various Game Trailers #1079

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:03 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:

  • Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms - Trailer #2
  • Prince of Persia Classic [X360] - Trailer
  • Medal of Honor Airborne [ALL] - Trailer #7
  • Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal [PS2/Wii/X360] - Trailer
  • Mortal Kombat Armageddon [Wii] - Khameleon Trailer
  • Code Lyoko [NDS/Wii] - Trailer (2)


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

'Ship Simulator 2007' Now Called 'Ship Simulator 2008' - Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Previously announced as Ship Simulator 2007 earlier this year, Lighthouse Interactive and developer VSTEP have decided to hold back the release the to middle part of the year has prompted the decision to change the title to Ship Simulator 2008.

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360) to Use SpeedTree

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled to be released in Japan and North America simultaneously, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

'Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 4:00 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.

Be A Director With Nintendo's Short Cuts Showcase

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo is searching for the next great director, inviting filmmakers from all walks of life to demonstrate their passion and skills by creating a Nintendo-themed short film or video.

'Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal' (PS2/Wii/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal is an action-adventure game featuring seven playable Looney Tunes characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tazmanian Devil, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, Gossamer and a special secret character, all rendered in high-definition, next-gen graphics.

Sony Online Assimilates Sigil and Acquires 'Vanguard'

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is an MMORPG with a vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more. SOE announced it has acquired both Vanguard and its developer Sigil Online, re-hiring 50 people from the original staff.

'So Blonde' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

dtp's So Blonde, written by Broken Sword's Steve Ince, is an adventure game based around beautiful (anti-)heroine Sunny Blonde, featuring jet black humor that goes far beyond trite clichés, gorgeous cartoon graphics, puzzling riddles and a ton of gameplay surprises.

'Arcade Race: Crash!' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arcade Race: Crash! combines race and shooting genres, while you are taking part in this addictive race, you try hard to be the first but not only driving takes all your attention, you should also pick up bonuses, take care of rivals' mines and missiles and bomb the cars that want to distance you.

'The Club' (PS3/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Motorstorm' (PS3) v1.2 Update Adds Time Attack Mode

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MotorStorm delivers brutal off-road racing, plunging players into a frenzied and chaotic environment awash with grit, mud and petrol. The v1.2 update we made mention of last month has been delayed from mid may to June 7th, but will now also feature a new Time Attack mode.

'Call of Juarez' (X360/PC) DX9 vs. DX10 - Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West featuring fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combined with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.

Blizzard Rocks Vivendi's Q1 2007 Earnings

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Games’ revenues spiked 117.2% compared to last year, primarily driven by the successful launch of Blizzard's first World of Warcraft expansion pack The Burning Crusade. In its first month of sales, The Burning Crusade set a new one-month record for PC game sales by selling approximately 3.5 million copies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and is soon to launch in China.

'There is Only WAR!' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is Only WAR! is a new action adventure based on a true story of the epic conflict bringing gaming to its origins, showing that the "have fun or die trying" slogan is all the rage again.

'Massive Assault Network 2' - v2.049 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MAN2 is an online strategy game featuring sci-fi conflicts on distant planets. Gamers are fighting against the world's most talented strategy players. This v249 updated demo features the innovative dual rating system, which caters to both hardcore and casual players.

Gamecock Signs Croteam's Next Project - Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Serious Sam developer Croteam announced that Gamecock Media Group will publish its next project. The as-yet-untitled game is currently in development using the latest version of Croteam's proprietary game development system, the 'Serious Engine 3'.

Konami And Sony Sign Game Music Distribution Agreement

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced an agreement with Sony BMG Music to digitally distribute Konami's library of songs from its diversified catalog of video games.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne, next-gen debut of the series, is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Carcassonne'

by Andrew Hayward on May 15, 2007 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Master strategy in the medieval world as the award-winning board game classic, Carcassonne comes to life on Xbox Live Arcade. The medieval countryside thrives as you and your opponents strategically place your tiles and complete towns, roads, and farms while amassing the most points.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:04 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:

'FlatOut: Total Carnage' (X360) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FlatOut: Total Carnage is a re-imagining of FlatOut 2 rebuilt from the ground up and specifically developed to make use of the additional feature sets and improved processing ability of third generation technologies.

'Dead Head Fred' (PSP) Gets Hollywood Voice Over

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Head Fred draws players into an original alternative universe as they embark on a quest for vengeance to solve their own murder by using the decapitated heads of enemies to battle through environments designed to showcase each head’s unique abilities. Hollywood veteran John C. McGinley, currently on Scrubs, will voice the main character.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' (X360) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End invites players to "live and die by the sword" as they venture to the worlds of the films and beyond while playing as Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. Disney Interactive Studios has released a 570m demo, allowing you to try the first level tutorial.

'Blazing Angels: Secret Missions' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blazing Angels: Secret Missions is the follow-up to the squadron-based flight combat game Blazing Angels Squadrons of WWII. Blazing Angels: Secret Missions shows World War II from a different perspective, that of an elite pilot who is part of a secret team.

'Project Fashion' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announced that it has signed Project Fashion, letting you follow in the footsteps of your favourite fashion icons and discover a world of high style, beauty secrets and catwalk intrigue on your journey to becoming the ultimate fashion stylist.

'Half-Life 2: Episode Two' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's trilogy of episodic single player gaming continues with Episode Two where, armed with new weaponry and vehicles, Dr. Gordon Freeman must race through a countryside riddled with an increasingly fierce Combine threat.

'Tomb Raider: Anniversary' (PSP/PS2/PC) Also Coming to the Wii

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using an enhanced ‘Tomb Raider: Legend’ game engine, the graphics, technology and physics bring Lara’s adventure and pursuit of a mystical artifact known only as the Scion right up to today’s technology standards and will offer gamers a completely new gameplay experience.

'Ultimate Duck Hunting' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Duck Hunting is a realistic hunting simulation that features both shooting and retrieving. Choose your dog (yellow, chocolate, or black Labrador retriever) and train him to respond to your commands, all controlled by player motions using the Wii Remote.

PC Review - 'Infernal'

by Michael DePasquale on May 15, 2007 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Infernal is a third-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.

'Guilty Gear XX Accent Core' (PS2/Wii) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2007 @ 1:14 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.