Guild Wars: Eye of the North is the first true expansion for the Guild Wars franchise, adding eighteen multi-level dungeons to face untold enemies, search for clues about the menace facing the world, and uncover new weapons they can use in the final confrontation.
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MotorStorm delivers brutal off-road racing, plunging players into a frenzied and chaotic environment awash with grit, mud and petrol. Sony has finally release the Time Attack Mode update, as well as two classic PSOne titles (Hot Shots Golf 2 and CoolBoarders) downloadable on the PlayStation Network for $5.99 (unless you already own them on PSP, then they are free).
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:
- FlatOut Ultimate Carnage [X360] - Trailer #3
- Anno 1701: Age of Discovery [NDS] - Trailer #3
- Overlord [X360/PC] - The Forge Trailer
- Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights [ALL] - Trailer #5
- NCAA Football 08 [ALL] - Recruiting Tutorial Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Sins of a Solar Empire is a real-time space strategy title under development at Ironclad Games. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.
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. As promised Capcom released the 3rd multiplayer map pack (3 new mp maps) on Xbox Live, coming in at 400 Microsoft points.
Fall of Liberty takes players to new battlegrounds in World War II, ones born from a changed moment in history that led to the Nazi invasion of 1950s America, delivering an explosive action experience in a world where famous real-world locations appear startlingly different under Nazi occupation.
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. After the game was banned in the UK and Ireland, both Sony and Nintendo stated it would not allow AO-rated games to be published on its consoles. Take Two decided today that it would temporarily put the July 10 release on hold to "further explore its options."
The team at DICE has created a brand new map for Battlefield 2 and Battlefield 2142. Highway Tampa will be made available to Battlefield 2 players for free courtesy of Intel later this month. The map for Battlefield F2142 will follow in the coming months.
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is an RTS game set in the renowned Warhammer world, featuring epic battles within massive landscapes, while offering an astounding level of detail. This v1.72 patch, for the North American edition, adds a bunch of balance tweaks, as well as fixing various bugs and crashes.
Epicenter Studios announced its Wii exclusive Real Heroes: Firefighter, putting players in the soon-to-be soot-stained boots of a rookie firefighter who has just been assigned to a busy metropolitan fire station. Players will undergo a “baptism of fire” in an escalating array of emergency situations.
Phantom EFX's Darkest of Days, using 8Monkey Labs' proprietary Marmoset game engine, is a story-rich, first-person shooter presenting an intriguing story of time-travel to some of the darkest periods in the history of mankind.
StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game. Blizzard confirmed that demo stations will be set up at the convention, and attendees can sample the new units and gameplay elements for themselves in multiplayer battles.
Hour of Victory allows you to play a key role in the pivotal and cinematic battles from the European and North African theaters of World War II, using the skills and gameplay style you choose.
It's the year 1914 and you are the commander of a submarine in the German Emperor's fleet during WWI. For the first time you have the opportunity to play exciting underwater missions in the first world war, to work out strategies, to use your powerful weapons and to take care of your submarine!
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.
The Doritos brand is partnering with Xbox 360 challenging people in the United States to design the first-ever consumer-created Xbox LIVE Arcade video game. Five finalists will get to work side-by-side with Xbox LIVE Arcade development teams to build playable versions of their game concept, and win a prize package, valued at over $6,000.
Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, will be a comic adventure game, the first chapter of the planned episodic series which will feature characters from Penny Arcade, including the well-known Gabe and Tycho.
GameTap announced a new episode in Myst Online: Uru Live, picking up where last month’s "Scars" left off. "A New Light" immerses players in another piece of the adventuresome, puzzle-focused gameplay.
In development at Japanese studio d'Artoon, Vampire's Rain is a survival horror action game set in Los Angeles where you play as John Lloyd, an AIB special agent who has to fight his way past hordes Night Walker zombies.
The BIGS adds more explosive excitement to baseball video games than ever before. This over-the-top baseball action title puts an entirely new spin on MLB as it blends outrageous visuals and intuitive gameplay mechanics.
Race Driver: Create & Race has been designed from the ground up for NDS and lets players thrash the most formidable sports cars through closely-fought races on the world’s most prestigious circuits… and then lets players create their very own circuits with a full track construction kit.
Atari announced the signing of a new deal with Asterix licensor Les Editions Albert René and with film production company La Petite Reine to produce the video game of the forthcoming full length feature film ‘Asterix at the Olympic Games’.
Stranger combines epic role-playing with some of the best elements of real-time strategy. The never-before-seen spell and item enchantment system allows a never-before-seen flexibility as players simply have to swap the amounts of used crystals to adapt to their enemies' strategies.
Intel showed off a research project into anti-cheat technology during its Research@Intel Day at Intel headquarters. The idea is that Intel and the PC gaming industry would build technology into gaming rigs that could detect when common cheats, such as aimbots or wall hacks, are used in an online gaming session, and notify the server's admin.
SEGA and Canada-based developer BioWare Corp. announced a partnership to create a new NDS video game based on the classic SEGA flagship icon Sonic The Hedgehog. The exact name of the game is undetermined, and it will ship in 2008.
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.
It’s an exotic line-up of furry, feathered and ferocious patients in Majesco's Zoo Hospital. Developed by Torus Games, the lets players diagnose and treat more than 40 different species of birds, mammals and reptiles while interning at a world-famous zoo.
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.
Atari Europe announced today that it has signed a publishing agreement with Namco Bandai to bring two of its Xbox 360 titles to PAL territories. Flgith sim Ace Combat 6 makes its debut on the Microsoft's latest console, while Eternal Sonata is a promising looking RPG.
SEGA Rally: Revo will set a new benchmark in its genre with a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with revolutionary dynamically deformable terrain, proprietary next-generation graphics, bone-jarringly realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing.
by Andrew Hayward on June 21, 2007 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
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.
The power of the dragon is in your hands as D3Publisher of America announced that Dragon Blade: Wrath of Fire, a 3rd person action-adventure game where players unleash the magical powers of a fierce dragon, creating a unique and visually stunning weapon through their sword and arms.
ClockStone Software's action RPG, Avencast: Rise of the Mage, mixes the dynamics of an action game with strong adventure elements creating an enthralling and unique gaming experience.
On your path to become the best-known pilot in space, through a yet unknown universe, you can fight, trade or smuggle to earn respect, wealth and fame. Based on feedback of the previously released demo, JoWood and Provox Games have been working on several improvements and little fixes, to be implemented in the retail game, or downloadable per patch.
Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world. This mini patch optimizes, and speeds up, the loading of the game.
Falling Stars is an RPG aimed at children, and features an engrossing story with many hours of gripping gameplay. As the player solves the mysteries of Dazzleon, they must train their own pet, dress their character in an assortment of unique outfits, participate in seven exciting mini-games, and battle deadly monsters.
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.
Disney Interactive Studios announced Enchanted, a video game inspired by Walt Disney Pictures' motion picture, starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and Susan Sarandon. Discover Giselle, Prince Edward and Pip as they are magically transported from the animated land of Andalasia to modern New York City.
With Powershot Pinball Constructor pinball enthusiasts can enjoy a great game of pinball by either choosing one of the pre-designed tables or by creating their very own! With the unique table editor, players can design and build their very own table and then share it online with friends.
Electronic Arts announced that EA Tiburon has launched a feature-rich free fantasy football service that will give sports fans a chance to live their dreams and get in the game like never before.
Nintendo has plenty in store to keep your Wii Remote and touch screen busy in the New Year. Whatever sort of games you like to play there is something for everyone, ranging from nail-bitingly addictive puzzle games to adrenaline-filled action titles. What ever your preference or tastes, with no less than 42 NDS titles and 21 Wii games, Nintendo is sure to have something for you!
by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 21, 2007 @ 5:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The official game of the annual Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament, the DS title offers a stunning simulation of the Trading Card Game, with users constructing, organizing and dueling using the stylus.
by Evan Lahti on June 21, 2007 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Legacy is an epic game of Starfleet combat covering the entire Star Trek Universe. Players become the Admiral of a task force of warships and must lead their fleet to victory in large-scale battles.
Most community mods offer one game experience; usually multi-player with a new twist on existing gameplay. The Overdose mod for Painkiller will offer the gamer a completely new single player experience, including new levels, new weapons and new end bosses!
Enemy Engaged 2 features new dynamic missions, multiplayer, and a complete overhaul of the graphics and audio to bring the game up to date with the latest and best flight simulations available. Pre-order Enemy Engaged 2 and enter a draw (on July 17th, 2007) to win a free X52 Flight Control Joystick or Pro Flight Rudder Pedals System.
by Rainier on June 21, 2007 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
505 Games announced the official expansion pack for its realistic tactical combat simulation title ArmA: Armed Assault. ArmA: Queen’s Gambit adds two new story based campaigns, and two new multiplayer missions. BiStudio's Marek Spanel gives us some more details about the expansion ...