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'NHL 2K8' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced the return of its NHL franchise with NHL 2K8 this fall. This title will leverage all of the next generation capabilities, featuring innovative gameplay, revolutionary player models and stunning visuals to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style.

Various Game Trailers #1108

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:08 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:

  • Call of Duty 4 [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Lair [PS3] - Dragon Fight Trailer
  • Transformers: The Game [ALL] - Ironhide vs. Blackout Trailer
  • Combat Mission: Shock Force - Trailer (4)
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Developer Diary #2
  • King of Clubs [ALL] - Tiki Trailer


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

'Campus' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An adventure and action based lifestyle simulation that will truly captivate the fans of this genre. Set in an international college environment where you can transfer from one country to the the next - Campus is a game that will captivate everyone from the novice to the most avid gamers.

Crave Entertainment Developing Bull Riding Game

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment and Professional Bull Riders, Inc. announced today that they will team up to bring all the bone-crunching excitement and edge-of-your-seat suspense of professional bull riding to videogame consoles.

'Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation' (X360) Allied Support System - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation goes online via Xbox Live for the first time, where players will be able to experience Ace Combat on a massive worldwide scale as it features an in-depth multi-player online experience that includes a variety of action-packed online modes.

CDV USA Signs 'The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome'

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome, developed by Slitherine Software, allows players to fully immerse themselves into history as never before by combining cutting-edge gameplay, historical footage and battle simulation.

'Smash Court Tennis 3' (PSP) - 36 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Namco Bandai's Smash Court Tennis 3 players compete as or against 16 of their favorite Pro-Tennis stars including #1 ranked Roger Federer and 2006 French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin.

'Manhunt 2' (PSP/PS2/Wii) Facing More Bans

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Manhunt 2 an experiment at a secret research facility has gone catastrophically wrong, with Daniel Lamb and Leo Kasper the only survivors. The Pickman Project will stop at nothing to hunt them down and stop the truth from getting out. Yesterday the UK banned its first game in 10 years, the ESRB leans towards an AO (Adult Only) rating, and today Ireland's IFCO also imposed a sales ban, with possibly New Zealand and Australia to follow shortly.

UPDATE: Both Sony and Nintendo stated they have a policy of NOT allowing AO rated games to be released on their consoles, and will enforce it if the ESRB rates it as such.

'Power Rangers: Super Legends' (NDS/PS2/Wii/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Protect the world from evil villains, anywhere you go! The long-running, hit television show, “Power Rangers” now comes to the Nintendo DS in the all new game, Power Rangers: Super Legends.

'SingStar' (PS3) - Tracklist Revealed

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take centre stage and wow the crowd with your performance as SingStar arrives on PS3. Packed with new features, for the first time ever SingStar lets you personalize your playlists by downloading the songs of your choice – so you can sing along to what you want, when you want it.

'Heroes of Might & Magic V: Tribes of the East' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's Heroes of Might & Magic V: Tribes of the East is the 2nd standalone expansion for its turn-based strategy game where players take part in a thrilling new adventure in the World of Ashan. New campaign, new units, buildings, weapons, as well as 10 new multi- and 5 single-player maps.

'Call of Juarez' - v1.1.1.0 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 10:04 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.

'Warriors Orochi' (PS2/X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI announced that its two blockbuster franchises, Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors will finally meet this fall in an unforgettable crossover event. In Warriors Orochi the characters from both franchises must team-up to wage war against a new, yet powerful force.

'NHL 2K8' (PS2/PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced the return of its NHL franchise with NHL 2K8 this fall. This title will leverage all of the next generation capabilities, featuring innovative gameplay, revolutionary player models and stunning visuals to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style.

'Sonic Rivals 2' (PSP) Announced - Screens

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

SEGA announced that Sonic Rivals 2 is in development for the PSP, getting a revamped jostling system, new battle mode, and updated rivalry.

D3Publisher of America Acquires Vicious Cycle Software

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America announced that it has acquired North Carolina-based Vicious Cycle Software, known for the Vicious Engine development technology for consoles, handhelds and the PC. Upon completion of the transaction, D3PA will hold Vicious Cycle Software as a subsidiary through share acquisition.

'Contra 4' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marking the 20th anniversary of the franchise, Konami announced Contra 4, pushing 2D side-scrolling action in an all-new direction with gunplay that spans two full screens, original gameplay mechanics that grant players deadlier abilities than ever before, and frantic multiplayer functionality.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is Nintendo's latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles featuring all new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus, and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake.

Steam Gets Major Overhaul with New Features

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning in July, Valve will ship a major update to its online gaming platform Steam, allowing users can set up their own personal Steam pages and profiles, create and join groups, schedule games with friends, review who they've played with, see how well everyone played, chat with groups, chat via voice, and more.

'Pro Cycling Manager 2007' (PSP/PC) Not Just A Management Game

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 6:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager 2007 strives to create the ultimate in sports simulation, while still being approachable to newcomers to the series. PCM is not just about the management, it allows you to fully experience the intensity of the races through its real-time simulation mode.

'NCAA Football 08' (ALL) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 6:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. The all-new Leadership Control makes players lead by example and control the action on the field and improving players' personal ratings on each big play.

PS3/Xbox 360 Preview - 'Beautiful Katamari'

by Andrew Hayward on June 20, 2007 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Experience the sights and sounds of Beautiful Katamari as the Prince takes on a new high-rolling adventure, with his famous cousins in tow, to save the Katamari universe after the King of All Cosmos has a very un-royal and unfortunate accident.

'The Office' (NDS/PSP/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MumboJumbo has signed an agreement with the Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop a mass-market game based on the Emmy Award-winning television series The Office.

'Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Assault is a turn-based strategy Sci-Fi adventure game taking the battle to Saraksh planet, where four armies (Khonties, the Land of Fathers, Island Empire and Southern barbarians) go toe-to-toe on the field of action.

Matrix Games Signs 'AGEOD's American Civil War'

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games has signed a publishing agreement with AGEOD for its historically accurate operational-level turn-based game, American Civil War: The Blue and the Gray, placing players at the head of the USA or CSA during the American Civil War.

'Stranglehold' (X360) Collector's Edition Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stranglehold redefines the action gaming experience with its acrobatic gunplay, thrilling cinematography, frenetic combat and incredible massive destructibility. Midway revealed the X360 will get its own Collector's Edition with a bonus disc which includes behind the scenes footage/documentary, bonus cinematics, MTV Studio Visit, etc.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders: Clash of Nations will expand upon the RTS genre by placing gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory on the battlefield.

'High School Musical' (NDS/PS2/Wii) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 4:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

High School Musical offers fans of all ages a chance to sing and perform their way through the world of Disney Channel’s hit movies. and sequel High School Musical 2. Only with these Disney games will players be able to mix together their favorite High School Musical characters, songs and scenes as they sing and dance their way to stardom.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 4:18 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:

'Basketball Manager 2008' Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIDER Games announced Basketball Manager 2008, its latest sports management game. Find the best sponsors, bring in the best players and prove that you are the best manager to lead your team to be champions of the courts. Clear the court and let the games begin…

Lighthouse Extends dtp Publishing Agreement

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Extending a previously announced North American publishing agreement, Lighthouse Interactive announced that it has signed the UK, Benelux and Scandinavian publishing right for several of dtp's adventure game titles including: Belief & Betrayal and Undercover: Operation Wintersun releasing in summer 2007, and Overclocked.

'Nascar 08' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the new rookie driver on the circuit, develop your racing skills to gain licenses and contracts from hungry owners and unlock legendary top performing cars from NASCAR's biggest stars.

'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing' Pulled From UK Store Shelves

by Rainier on June 20, 2007 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

L&O II: Double or Nothing offers a blend of adventure and mystery as it explores the intricate worlds of criminal investigation and legal prosecution. Legacy Interactive decided to temporarily pull the game from UK store shelves after a real-life murder victim's mother filed a complaint that her son was featured in the game. A patch is being worked on, and further action in North America is being contemplated.

PS3 Review - 'Virtua Tennis 3'

by Hank on June 20, 2007 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Take on the world's greatest tennis stars on any court surface worldwide; with newly added players and improvements to the game's AI, Virtua Tennis 3 has upped the challenge to becoming the top seed of the tennis world.