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Various Game Trailers #1071

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 5:10 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:

  • Timeshift [X360/PC] - Trailer #12
  • The Bigs [ALL] - Trailer
  • Stuntman: Ignition [PS2/PS3/X360] - Trailer #4
  • CellFactor: Revolution - Trailer #4
  • Skate [PS3/X360] - Flickit Controls Trailer


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

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) - 2 Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in the ultimate online strategic shooter. Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

Get Your 'World of Warcraft' Credit Card Today!

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard, in cooperation with First National Bank, are now offering a World of Warcraft VISA card, allowing you to spend money and earn credits toward your monthly WoW subscription fee. For each dollar you spend you will get 1% ($0.01) of it credited to your $14.99 monthly charges through a point system. The card is still a regular credit card, so charges apply, and the plastic will feature graphics from the game.

'Boogie' (Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced an all new Wii exclusive intellectual property, Boogie, a unique music/rhythm-based game that takes advantage of the Wii controls to get gamers off their couch, playing and dancing to a new beat.

Microsoft Looking to Buy Yahoo ... Again

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Yahoo and Microsoft declined to comment, the New York Post claims to have received info from inside sources that Microsoft is once again looking to acquire Yahoo. Last year both companies were in prolonged talks, but nothing materialized. But the NYP says Microsoft has intensified its pursuit of a deal with Yahoo!, especially with Google breathing down its neck, and being outbid on recent prospects like DoubleClick and AOL.

'FlatOut: Total Carnage' (X360) - 30 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 12:44 p.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.

'Anno 1701' (NDS) - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Anno 1701, developed by Keen Games, is based on creating, building and developing civilisation between the 17th and 18th century with a cast of likeable characters telling a compelling story about their adventures in the new world.

'Halo 2' Vista Gets Delayed

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Microsoft has postponed Halo 2 Vista's May 8th release date to improve the install experience and address other technical issues. No new date was given.

'Touchmaster' (NDS) Card Games Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Touchmaster DS will feature 23 of Midway's classic Touchmaster games, a wide variety of card games, puzzles and skill-based challenges, such as Solitaire, Mah Jongg, Hot Hoops and Trivia, are translated perfectly to make use of the touchscreen and stylus controls.

Friday, May 4, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 10:07 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:

'Anacapri: The Dream' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Anacapri: The Dream is an adventure game set in the island of Capri, mostly in the upper regions called Anacapri. You are Dr. Nico N, an expert of the ancient civilizations, and are invited to Anacapri to accomplish a very difficult task: find the extremely powerful, but malicious Obsidian Disk.

Chinese Video Game Market Up Nearly 70% in Growth

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Market intelligence firm Niko Partners announced results from its latest report showing an impressive 68% growth for the Chinese video game market in 2006, with the segment of online games generating $995 million in revenue, up 74% from the 2005 level.

'Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars is a third-person action game with RPG elements placed in a fantasy world. The Warrior is the first of two demos, allowing you to try out part of the game.

'Ratatouille' (ALL) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratatouille offers a fresh and exciting take on the platform action genre, engaging players in deep, fluid, and fast gameplay through fun filled mini-games, daring heists, frenzied pursuits and wild chases, providing constant fun and challenge.

'Medieval II: Total War' - v1.2 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA has released the first patch for Creative Assembly's 3D RTS Medieval II: Total War. This v1.2 update adds a cinematic editor, a fully functional Battle Editor, a slew of AI adjustments, graphical tweaks and plenty of bugs, crash and audio fixes.

The Kameleon Project Launched to Help Indie Developers

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Independent developer Slitherine Software announces it has brought to life The Kameleon Project, created to assist other independent developers to bring their games to market.

'World in Conflict' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

Cenega Publishing Now Known As 1C Publishing EU

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company announced its next step on the way of strengthening its brand and bringing its titles to the European markets. 1C Publishing EU, a new company formed on the basis of the former Cenega Publishing (Cenega Group is a part of 1C since 2005) will be located in Prague, Czech Republic.

NDS Preview - 'Mega Man Star Force'

by Andrew Hayward on May 4, 2007 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mega Man Star Force is the first game in a new Mega Man series making its debut in three versions – Pegasus, Leo and Dragon , a first for any Mega Man title. This action RPG blends exploration with fast-paced battles, as players travel between real world and virtual "Wave World."

'RACE 07' Gets New Features - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SimBin announced that its RACE 07 racing title sequel comes loaded with new features and game modes, more than 200 cars in 11 different car classes and host 20 different circuits from all over the world, several of them being city racetracks never before featured in a racing game.

'BlackSite: Area 51' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo Expected This Month

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:20 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 confirmed a demo is expected to be released on Xbox Marketplace somewhere this month.

'Loki' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:16 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.

Microsoft Game Studios Opens Office in the UK

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced it will be establishing a European office of Microsoft Game Studios. The European arm will focus on continuing and growing the success of MGS-published content in Europe and in building ever-deeper relationships with European development talent.

Activision Reveals Record Net Revenues

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced record preliminary net revenues for the 4th quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, marking 15 consecutive years of revenue growth. Net revenues are expected to reach $1.51 billion, compared to $1.47 billion same period last year, beating the company's own outlook of $1.40 billion.

PC Review - 'Making History: The Calm & the Storm'

by Tim McCullough on May 4, 2007 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Making History: The Calm & the Storm puts players in control of global conflict, combining a highly sophisticated AI with rich historical detail. The game is unique among WWII games in the way it challenges gamers to achieve economic and diplomatic victory, not just military success.

'Shattered Suns' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 12:35 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.

'RuneScape' Reaches One Million Subscribers

by Rainier on May 4, 2007 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

May is a landmark month for RuneScape developer, Jagex Ltd, who today announced its popular RPG has now exceeded one million subscribers worldwide. Members paying just $5/month are able to access exclusive quests, skills and a huge map of the fantasy world Gielenor, to explore.