'StarCraft II' Protoss Colossus Revealed - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 8:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1115

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 8:02 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:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV [PS3/X360] - Trailer #2
  • Madden NFL 08 [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • Lair [PS3] - Trailer (4)
  • Devil May Cry 4 [PS3/X360/PC] - Nero's Rage Trailer
  • Anderson & the Legacy of Cthulhu - Trailer
  • Obscure II [PS2/Wii/PC] - Trailer
  • Dynasty Warriors:GUNDAM [PS3/X360] - Intro Trailer
  • Dementium: The Ward [NDS] - Trailer (2)


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

'Ed, Edd n Eddy: Scam of the Century' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Help the Eds tackle their latest predicament when Eddy’s “Who to Scam and When” book is lost and read by an angry mob of kids. Ed, Edd n Eddy: Scam of the Century features 13 total stages, special attacks using the touch screen, the option to blow into the microphone to bring characters back to life, three side story mini-games and more wacky special items.

North American Video Game Industry Employs 47,800

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 7:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GDC's parent company CMP Game Group conducted a study making a tally of the number of people working within the video games industry in North America. The Game Developer Census 2007 lists 39,700 professionals developing or publishing games within the United States, and more than 8,100 professionals in Canada.

Got Skillz? Play 'ToCA Race Driver 3'

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Groove Media announced that it has signed an exclusive license agreement with Codemasters to bring ToCA Race Driver 3 to its SkillGround gaming platform, where you can race to win cash...

'Dead Head Fred' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Head Fred draws players into an original alternative universe as they embark on a quest for vengeance to solve their own murder by using the decapitated heads of enemies to battle through environments designed to showcase each head’s unique abilities.

'Arena Wars Reloaded' - v2.0.15 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Buy a PS3 and Get Five Blu-ray Movies Free

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From July 1 on until September 30, Sony will run a special limited promotion to boost its Blu-Ray sales by offering customers who purchase a Blu-ray players, which includes the various PS3 models, no less than five free Blu-ray movies (out of 21 available choices).

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

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 3:49 p.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!

'Touchmaster' (NDS) Weekly Tournaments

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Touchmaster DS will feature 23 of 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. Midway will be hosting weekly interactive tournaments starting June 28.

'Dark Sector' (PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 1:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Battlefield 2' - Highway Tampa Map Available NOW

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2 features immense, richly detailed, destructible environments, from city streets to remote forests, in some of the most notorious hot spots around the world. After a beta period EA has released the final version of the tank battles focussed Highway Tampa map, sponsored by Intel.

'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s' (PS2) Goes Gold - Final Track List

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 1:11 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.

'Guild Wars: Eye of the North' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Dynasty Warriors: Gundam' Demo and 'Super Stardust HD' On PS Store

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Save your solar system in high-definition as Super Stardust HD is available on the Playstation Store ($7.99), a demo for Namco Bandai's Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM, as well as various game/movie trailers..

'Sherlock Holmes vs Arsene Lupin' Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week, Focus announces Sherlock Holmes vs Arsène Lupin, the fourth title in the adventure series from Frogwares. Sherlock Holmes, receives a strange letter signed by Arsène Lupin, aka the king of thieves, challenging Holmes to prevent him from various robberies in London, with the purpose of humiliating England itself.

Game Advertising Spending to Exceed More Than $2 Billion in 2012

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game advertising spending in the U.S. will grow from $370 million in 2006 to more than $2 billion in 2012, according to a new Parks Associates report. Over that time, game advertising will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33%, much higher than that of other major advertising media, including TV, radio, print, and the Internet.

'WorldShift' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Sea Studios, known for Knights of Honor, announced WorldShift, a next-generation, cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend.

New Developer Gammick Entertainment Working on Four Projects

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Founded in April 2007, Barcelona based Gammick Entertainment announces its launch as a video game production company. Currently working on four projects, a PC RTS Shadows of War, and three NDS exclusive titles, one of which called Smasher Z.

'JAZZ: Hired Guns' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JAZZ: Hired Guns is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements, and fully destroyable environment, offering well known mechanics and atmosphere of the original games, as well as the pleasure of meeting good old friends - A.I.M. mercenaries.

'Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance' Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance, addon for Gas Powered Games' 3D RTS,following the epic story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War.

'Jagged Farm: Birth of a Hero' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameFactory's Jagged Farm: Birth of a Hero is a new agricultural real-time strategy game Jagged Farm: Birth of a Hero, built using the Officers engine.

'Blue Dragon' (X360) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blue Dragon is an epic role-playing game that centers on a young boy named Shu and several of his friends who create and develop their combat styles by utilizing different types of Shadow Change, including Sword, Assassin, and Power Magic. Blue Dragon will ship this coming August, in both Europe and North America.

'Rise Of The Argonauts' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters' Rise Of The Argonauts is an action/rpg developed by Liquid Entertainment, known for War of the Ring and Dragonshard. Set in ancient Greece you will embark on an epic quest, and encounter legendary figures such as Jason, Hercules and Atalanta.

'Madden NFL 08' (ALL) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The in-game soundtrack boasts 27 songs from some of the most influential artists in music today including: Ozzy Osbourne, MIMS, Queens of the Stone Age and Daddy Yankee as well as explosive debuts from Atreyu and Datarock.

'Evil Days of Luckless John' - 20 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Luckless John is in the best tradition of classic and fun graphic adventures, mixed with today’s 3D technology. The main character can be moved around in an almost open 3D environment, with a simple and intuitive user interface.

LucasArts Confirms Lightsaber Enabled Wii Title

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Hollywood and Games Summit, LucasArts head honcho Jim Ward confirmed earlier rumors that it is working on a lightsaber enabled game for the Wii, "internally we have already played a lightsaber game on the Wii. It’s a lot of fun, and we’ll get there." Whether this is in addition to the Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga was not clear, but the LucasArts will be having "some stuff out this Fall."

'Dragon Hunters' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic Entertainment announced that it has signed a worldwide 3 year license with a 2 year extension, on all platforms, based on the popular franchise Dragon Hunters with French Futurikon. The animated television series is on air and there is also a full feature-length animated movie based on the series scheduled for release early next year.

'Universe at War: Earth Assault' (X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Universe at War: Earth Assault, developed by Petroglyph, is a combat-intensive RTS game enlisting players in an epic struggle to prevent total alien domination of planet Earth.

'Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution' (ALL) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games announced that it will publish Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, the first next generation game designed by world famous game designer Sid Meier, developed by Firaxis Games, and handcrafted from scratch for next gen consoles and handhelds.

Midway Prepping Five Nintendo Exclusive Titles - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced that five new titles are in development exclusively for Nintendo systems. Only for Wii, experience the rebirth of action racing with Cruis'n and a collection of classic skill games with Game Party. Ultimate Mortal Kombat, The Bee Game and a title based on Cartoon Network's top-rated, kids animated series Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends are all in development exclusively for NDS.

'Arena Wars Reloaded' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Although the installer is in German, the demo does include English.

'Hellgate: London' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

'Luminator DS' (NDS) Officially Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week, XIDER Games will be making its first venture into the NDS format with Luminator DS, a puzzle-strategy game with a modern soundtrack and updated Tetris-style play which will banish your Rubik’s Cube to the attic permanently.

'Dragon's Lair' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Leisure is bringing its classic adventure game to the Nintendo DS version with a plethora of unique features while still maintaining the original game play, quality and style of the arcade release.

Wii Review - 'Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 28, 2007 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Resident Evil 4 takes you on a secret mission at a mysterious location in Europe, where you will fight not-zombies in an attempt to recover the President's daughter.