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Capcom Games Coming to Steam

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 10:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom and Valve announced an agreement that brings a collection of Capcom's current and future PC games to Valve's Steam digital distribution service. PC versions of Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, Onimusha 3, DMC 3: Special Edition, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, and future PC titles will be made available...

'Rock Band' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band allows you to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with your friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering deep online connectivity.

Various Game Trailers #1101

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 6:48 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:

  • Transformers: The Game [ALL] - Deception Trailer
  • The Darkness [PS3/X360] - Supernatural Trailer
  • id Tech 5 Engine Demonstration Trailer


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

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) New Trailer Coming June 28th

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its best-selling, open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. Without many specific details being revealed yet Rockstar is bringing the franchise back to New York and revealed today a second trailer titles "Looking for that special someone," will be released June 28th, 2007.

'Capucine' (Wii) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capucine is a Wii exclusive exploration / adventure game, developed by French studio NoCulture Team, formulated as a tale and based on shadow and light opposition.

'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s' (PS2) Updated Track List #2

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: Rocks the 80s will feature visually stunning retro rock venues and hipster characters, unlockable guitars, intense game play modes, and most importantly 30 awesome new songs to experience the ultimate rock star fantasy.

'Prince of Persia Classic' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's remake of the 1989 classic Prince of Persia game will hit Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, June 13. Lauded as THE game that started the platforming genre features the same intricate level design, exciting swordplay, puzzle solving, and storyline from the original.

Take 2's Q2 2007 Financial Result Reveals Re-Organization and Cancellations

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 released its financial numbers for Q2 2007 and it wasn't a very rosy picture. Net revenue down, and net loss up, so it came as no surprise that a 100 day restructuring plan was announced. During the follow-up conference call Take 2 executives revealed that several fiscal 2007 year titles were cancelled, though did not go in specifics, and that it would try to sell off Jack of all Games and its Joytech divisions. Dispite earlier rumors, GTA IV is not getting delayed, and is still on track for its October 16 launch.

'Left 4 Dead' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Left 4 Dead, developed by Counter-Strike makers Turtle Rock Studios, is a co-operative multiplayer action game, using the Source Engine, and also introducing Turtle Rock's v2.0 A.I. technology.

EA Bringing Key Game Franchises to the Mac

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced a commitment to bring its portfolio of hit games to Mac OS X, starting this summer with the wizarding adventure Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, racing sensation Need for Speed Carbon, military action thriller Battlefield 2142 and the real-time strategy hit C&C3 Tiberium Wars.

Believe it Or Not, The First Energy Bar For Gamers

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Uncommon Loot lets you “Power Up” with the launch of the Headshot Bar. The first of its kind, Headshot bar uses Guarana to give gamers, paintballers, and young adults an energy boost like never before.

'Ninja Gaiden Sigma' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:44 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.

id Software Shows Off New Carmack Engine at WWDC

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today, id Software unveiled their never-before-seen next-generation game engine technology, id Tech 5, running on a Mac at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. This revolutionary new technology will power the studio’s internally created new game property and will be available for licensing to third parties.

CDV Brings 'Tarr Chronicles' to North America - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV signed a publishing deal with Akella to bring its upcoming space combat title Tarr Chronicles to North America, dropping players into the pilot seat of a deadly space fighter as they and their A.I. teammates struggle to protect the remains of humanity from an enemy onslaught.

'The Agency' (PS3/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment announced its Seattle studio is developing The Agency, a PC/PS3 exclusive fast-paced online action shooter filled with espionage, intrigue and betrayal.

Cartoon Network Bringing Flash Games To Consoles

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cartoon Network is expanding its games distribution to next-gen videogame consoles through an new browser application developed at AFI's Digital Content Lab. Launching in late 2007 to early 2008, the new multi-platform window called "MEGA Series" delivers an interactive video and gaming experience to PS3, X360 and Wii.

'NHL 08' (ALL) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's NFL hockey franchise returns for yet another season in NHL 08. While details are still a mystery, the new installment is due for later this year, September 11 to be more precise. Until we receive more information, these first screens will have to do ...

'WarDevil' (PS3) Gets High-end Motion Capture Equipment

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within draws upon strong filmic narrative, a complex story unfolds, immersing the player into a vivid and complex world, far beyond that from conventional video games. Vicon announced the sale of 16 of its Academy Award-winning motion capture MX40 cameras to Digi-Guys for its motion capture scenes.

'.hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai Games America announced .hack //G.U. Vol. 3: Redemption, logging gamers back into the engaging MMO setting where the lines of reality are blurred and danger lurks around every corner. Delivering an epic action-RPG experience, gamers must overcome evil and restore balance to “The World.”

Monday, June 11, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:06 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:

  • The Sims 2 Pets (Wii)


  • We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

'FIFA 08' (ALL) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 08 will create a football experience that matches the complexity, finesse and beauty of the real-world game. FIFA 08 challenges you to master the skills required to play like a pro football player, allowing you on the pitch to defy the odds, perfect your skills, elevate your game and rise up to win glory for your club.

'Requital' Announced

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Excalibur Publishing announce that they have licensed from Russian developers Akella, developed by Primal Software, the publishing rights to Requital; a single player, third person view, combat RPG adventure set in an ancient brutal world ruled by superstition, sword and sorcery.

Three Additional Classic Titles Added to the Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another 3 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Lode Runner, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Golden Axe II.

'Riviera: The Promised Land' (PSP) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Riviera: The Promised Land is a new action RPG in which you play as Ein, the Wingless Angel whom sacrificed his wings in order to obtain great power. You are joined by a wide cast of comrades in order to complete your epic quest and help save the world of Asgard!

'Overlord' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 4:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Overlord, an original next-gen title from Age of Wonders developer Triumph Studios, is a groundbreaking action adventure set in a seriously warped fantasy world where players can be evil (or really evil).

NDS Preview - 'SimCity DS'

by Alicia on June 11, 2007 @ 4:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

True to the SimCity series, players will be able to create and control their city in the palm of their hands ... and much more. Maximizing the stylus and built-in microphone controls of the Nintendo DS, SimCity DS brings to the franchise like never before the feeling of personal involvement with your city.

'The Hell in Vietnam' - v1.1 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 4:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using Techland's Chrome engine, City Interactive 's The Hell in Vietnam, produced by Men of Valor's Radomir Kucharski, is set during the Tet offensive. This first v1.1 patch fixes various crash issues with the game.

'Ben 10: Protector of Earth' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ben 10: Protector of Earth puts you in the role of Cartoon Network's popular everyday-kid-turned-superhero, Ben Tennyson. Using the power of the Omnitrix, which has embedded itself on Ben's wrist, players will be able to battle as one of five popular alien heroes from the show - soon to be revealed!

'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End video games from Disney Interactive Studios invite 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.

'Boogie' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 2:40 a.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.

'Arma: Armed Assault' - v1.08 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed Assault is a realistic, combat gaming offering freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation. After a lengthy beta period, Morphicone has released a final v1.08 patch fixing various issues with the game.

PC Review - 'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar'

by Steven Mills on June 11, 2007 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

TLotR: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

'Lair' (PS3) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing as a warrior riding a voracious dragon trained for deadly aerial and ground combat, and capable of scorching, clawing and smashing thousands of enemies, gamers must defeat countless armies to save a civilization. Together, the gamer and the beast will attempt to change the destiny of a world on the brink of extinction.

'The Guild 2' - v1.30 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Guild 2 will be a combination of unique sweeping role-play and a fascinating life-simulation, conjuring the medieval life anew on your PC. This v1.30 patch fixes various multiplayer issues, crash and bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, and overall game balancing.

'Prince of Persia' This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced it will release Ubisoft's remake of the 1989 classic Prince of Persia game on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday, June 13. Lauded as THE game that started the platforming genre features the same intricate level design, exciting swordplay, puzzle solving, and storyline from the original.

'Commander: Europe at War' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2007 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commander: Europe at War is the first in a series of high level turn based strategy games, jointly developed by Firepower Entertainment and Slitherine Software.