Sporting various new features, and a new graphics engine, Arena Wars Reloaded is an action strategy game focusing once again on fast-paced RTS action and multiplayer mayhem.
All three console developers, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, have been sued for various patent infringements with their current-generation consoles. Most recently, Microsoft got served by Lucent over an MPEG-2 issue, and today, Texas-based Lonestar Inventions filed suit against Nintendo for a 1993 patent they own regarding "high capacitance structure in a semiconductor device," a space-saving method tripling the effectiveness of parallel plate capacitors by using layers of conducting strips.
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.
Electronic Arts announced that more than 200,000 players have signed up for the closed beta test for its upcoming MMORPG Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.
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:
- Soul Calibur IV [PS3/X360] - Teaser Trailer
- Haze [PS3/X360/PC] - Developer Diary Trailer #1
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [ALL] - Trailer (2)
- Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 [NDS/Wii] - Gameplay Trailer
- SKATE [PS3/X360] - Flick It Gameplay Trailer
- Sega Present Touch Darts [NDS] - Trailer
- The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
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 some new screens...
Swords will be honed and weapons optimized as Namco Bandai Games America announced Soulcalibur IV. Delivering new gameplay modes, characters and enhanced features with unprecedented 3D modeling and animation, Soulcalibur IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.
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!
In City of Heroes/Villains Issue 10: Invasion the skies over Paragon City are filled with dark grey thunderheads. It is the same in the Rogue Isles, Europe, and across the globe. Small ships dart through the heavy weather … and there are so very many of them. The Rikti have returned.
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. At the NCAA Football Community Day EA revealed that an Xbox 360 and PS3 demo is being worked on, and planned for release in early July.
Rainbow Six makes its next-gen hardware debut in the most dramatic installment of the renowned FPS franchise to date. Rainbow operatives take to the chaotic streets of Las Vegas as an escalating terrorist siege in "Sin City" threatens to take world terrorism to new, uncontrollable heights.
Catan is a video game adaptation of the board game, putting players in the role of colonists on a newly discovered island, where they vie for control of valuable territory and resources through strategy and trading. Big Huge Games has released a Generals expansion pack (200 MS Points), adding historical personalities such as Joan of Arc, Hannibal, Tokugawa and more.
Reprobates, a classic third-person point-and-click adventure, is based on the enhanced engine of Black Mirror and Nibiru and will again stun the players with beautiful graphics, highly detailed 3D character models and a thrilling atmosphere and story.
Making History: The Calm & the Storm puts players in control of global conflict, combining a highly sophisticated AI with rich historical detail. Strategy First has released an updated demo allowing you to try out a tutorial, one mission with 20 turns, bringing it up to date with the latest retail patch.
MySims, designed especially for the Wii and NDS, introduces a charming cast of whimsical characters while delivering the creativity, customization and classic open-ended gameplay.
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. No less than 820,000 people participated in the multiplayer beta, racking up more than 12 million hours of online gameplay in less than a month.
Avatar: The Burning Earth continues the epic adventure of Aang and his courageous fight against the evil Fire Nation in order to restore balance in his war-torn world.
Paradox Interactive's Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday - Armageddon booster pack adds two completely new alternative history scenarios, perfect for those looking for new challenges! This v1.1 patch improves AI, extended historical database, adds countries, and various other bug/crash fixes.
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.
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:
- Call of Juarez (X360/PC)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. A highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign, from the US perspective, offers a completely new experience for "Combat Mission" fans.
Whether it's an ugly tie, a set of discount golf balls or yet another inspirational desk set, dads always seem to end up with the lousiest gifts. Nintendo's working to change all that this year, with a number of fun ways to keep dad happy for Father's Day.
On Thursday, 14th June, the stakes get even higher as Microsoft announced it will releases eight new Gears of War Achievements for the “Annex” gametype and the “Hidden Fronts” Multiplayer Map Pack on Xbox LIVE.
SKATE delivers the feel of skating through innovative controls, authentic cameras, a fully reactive skateboarding city, as well as a reactive city and relevant in-game cameras. SKATE boasts 45 songs from artists including David Bowie, Nirvana, N.W.A. and The Ramones, as well as 18 exclusive tracks from world renowned DJs.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare delivers amazing special effects, including use of depth of field, rim-lighting, character self-shadowing, real time post-processing, texture streaming as well as physics-enabled effects to enlist players into the most photo-realistic gaming experience yet.
by Andrew Hayward on June 13, 2007 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Transformers: The Game lets gamers control the outcome in the battle for Earth as they choose to protect it as Autobots or destroy it as Decepticons.
Aeria Games & Entertainment Inc. announced their next free-to-play title Project Torque, the first Free-to-Play Competitive Online Arcade Racer or COAR.
by Rusty Bailey on June 13, 2007 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Shrek The Third will take players on an all-new adventure filled with fun and exciting new challenges, never-before-seen characters and environments, plus the same humor we've come to love from Shrek and the gang.
As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Amidst this desperate backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Join the battle on the frontlines of tomorrow as the Western Coalition or the Red Star Alliance.
Scratches is an atmospheric mystery adventure game, and this Director’s Cut features an exciting new chapter, alternate ending, over two additional hours of gameplay, new clues, higher supported resolutions, enhanced graphics, plus much more. This update completely remakes the game's graphics, up until the smallest texture.
Dark Sector is a new and original next-gen action-thriller, developed by Digital Extreme. A dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story. D3Publisher has "decided to pull Dark Sector out of a very crowded holiday season and it is now slated for release in Q1 2008."