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'World in Conflict' - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 9:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Call of Juarez' - DirectX 10 Benchmark Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 8:27 p.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.

'The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring intuitive touch-screen controls and innovative puzzles, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass offers new challenges for fans of the series and an easy-to-grasp introduction for gamers new to The Legend of Zelda.

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Collector's Edition Map Now Available

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet. While Capcom has released 2 multiplayer map packs, and now also the Collector's Edition exclusive Battleground map, downloadable for free on Xbox Live.

Various Game Trailers #1098

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 6:30 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:

  • Mega Man ZX Advent [NDS] - Trailer #2
  • Anno 1701 [NDS] - Battles Trailer
  • Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power - Trailer
  • Speedball 2 -Trailer #3
  • Shattered Suns - Trailer
  • SKATE [PS3/X360] Danny Way's Mega-Compound Trailer


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

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne, next-gen debut of the series, is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience.

'Surf's Up' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 3:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's Surf's Up, based on Sony's upcoming animation movie, is a mockumentary based on the groundbreaking revelation that surfing was actually invented by penguins. This demo features the Pen Gu Island map, playable with two characters (Code & Lani).

'Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars' - v1.05 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for its 3D sci-fi RTS C&C3: Tiberium Wars. This v1.05 patch fixes several exploits and bugs, makes balance changes across all three sides, adds four new multiplayer maps and assorted user interface enhancements, and more.

'Warhawk' (PS3) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the thrill of white-knuckle aerial combat with bone-crunching armored assaults and high-intensity infantry combat in a 32-player, all-out war fought both on the ground and in the skies.

'Sam & Max: Season 1' Retail Release Gets Extras

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company announced that the retail release of legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting stars Sam & Max Episode 1 is getting extra goodies. Scheduled for August, it will include a full-size printed color poster and a Bonus CD full of hilarious extras!

'Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Vol. 1' (PS2) - 52 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SNK Playmore USA is bringing Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 1 exclusively to the PS2, which includes four classic Fatal Fury games (Fatal Fury 1-4) and Fatal Fury Special.

'City of Heroes' Comes to the Big(ger) Screen

by Judy on June 7, 2007 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to Variety, City of Heroes producer Tom DeSanto has obtained the rights to turn the MMORPG into a live-action movie and possibly a tv series because he sees City of Heroes as "the next big superhero franchise." City of Heroes is about superheroes teaming up to defend Paragon City from a catastrophic alien invasion. DeSanto is a co-producer on the upcoming "Transformers" film and was executive producer of the first two "X-Men" movies.

'NCAA Football 08' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 1:32 p.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.

'The Wall' Also Coming to PS3/X360

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burut CT, known for Kreed, Goldenland and Ubersoldier, is working on a brand new project known as The Wall, using a brand new 3D engine with fully destructible environment. Publisher Play Ten has revealed that signing Emergent Game Technologies GameBryo engine allowed them to bring its RTS/RPG/action hybrid to PS3 & X360.

'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and discovers that much of the wizarding community is in denial about the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort, preferring to turn a blind eye to the news that Voldemort has returned.

'LEGO Universe' Officially Announced

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few days ago, the LEGO Group officially announced LEGO Universe as the title for NetDevil's upcoming MMOG. LEGO Universe, will include expansive social and community features, as well as character advancement where you'll be able to customize your mini-figs and interact in the universe as any character you choose.

'Dungeon Hero' Also Coming to Xbox 360 - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Firefly's Dungeon Hero, previously just called Hero, is an action RPG using a dazzling new HD engine, allowing the player to storm heroically through underground halls while taking in the detail and complexity of a world previously unseen.

'TrackMania United' Gets Steamed

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrackMania United groups all the TrackMania games released until now and all their add-ons. The Stadium environment from TrackMania Nations will benefit from a new version with twice more blocks, while integrating a whole new set of functionalities both for online and solo play. TrackMania United is coming to Steam, now available for pre-order at 20% discount.

'Ninja Gaiden Sigma' (PS3) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 10:57 a.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.

'Assassin's Creed' (PS3/X360/PC) Set For November Release

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 1191 AD, the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, you play the role of Altair, an Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict and throw the environment into chaos and shape events during this pivotal moment in history.

'Jackass: The Game' (PSP/PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the MTV crazy-stunts-gone-bad-on-purpose show Jackass, Empire Interactive's Jackass: The Game, developed by Sidhe Interactive, features minigames, story mode and all the raunchy, and crazyness you come to expect from the TV show, with likeness/voices from the real cast.

'Vampire Rain' (X360) Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Naruto: Ninja Council 5' (NDS) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Naruto: Ninja Council 3 has barely shipped in North America, Japanese gamers will be able to check the 5th episode in the franchise later this summer. The action/platformer features 10 chapters, 17 playable characters, 4 player multiplayer lan/online mode, and the tactical screens is used for performing combos.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2' - v1.01 Multiplayer Demo/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 will feature changing climate, improved AI, an advanced Cross-Com system, air strikes from jet fighters, new weapons and a new soldier class, the Medic. Ubisoft has released a multiplayer demo featuring the PC exclusive Calavera map, playable in the Recon vs. Assault mode/Deathmatch mode.

'8 Ball All Stars' (NDS) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen Games' next DS title 8 Ball All Stars is a modern, stylish and comprehensive take on pool, set in a global environment with a host of gameplay features to choose from.

'Myst' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Myst is an immersive experience that draws you in and won't let you go. You enter a unique setting, venturing alone to varied times and places, the worlds that compose Myst. There are no instructions, and you encounter no living beings but soon realize your actions may help individuals who are somehow trapped in a parallel dimension.

'Shadowrun' And 'Tenchu Z' (X360) Demos on Xbox Live

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 5:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Double happiness today, as Microsoft released two X360 demos. FASA's Shadowrun demo (1Gb) lets you try 3 training levels, one multiplayer map (Power Station) online or against bots. K2's Tenchu Z demo (640mb) features a single player mission and pre-selected ninja accessories from the full game.

DIRECTV to Air Professional Video Gaming Competition Live

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally slated to be videotaped and aired at a later date DIRECTV announced that the Championship Gaming Series (CGS) will now air live when it begins its exclusive run on DIRECTV's original entertainment channel, The 101.

'Devil Kings 2: Heroes' (PS2/Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sequel to 2005's fast-paced action title, Devil Kings 2 possesses compelling gameplay that thrusts players into a land of warring nations and unrelenting hostile armies, playable as one of 30 characters.

'Empire of Sports' Announced

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire of Sports is an MMORPG built entirely around sport, designed to allow millions of players around the world to simultaneously exist in an online universe, where their alter egos socially interact, train, compete, attend events and acquire the goods and services they need to build a parallel sporting existence.

'Ghost Squad' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA is bringing 2005 arcade gun game Ghost Squad to the Wii, adding a number of new Wii-specific gameplay modes and using the Wiimote as a multi-purpose tool that allows players to easily control the targeting of on-screen enemies, defuse bombs, and rescue hostages.

Submit Your Favorite 'Rock Band' (PS3/X360) Song

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 2:55 a.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. Developer Harmonix is giving fans a chance to submit their favorite rock songs that they would like to see featured in the game.

Matrix Games Signs 'Commander: Europe at War' - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marix Games has signed a publishing agreement to bring Commander: Europe at War to North America. 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.

PC Preview - 'The Sims Pet Stories'

by Alicia on June 7, 2007 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Take care of and train your lovable yet unpredictable pets in this laptop-friendly member of The Sim Stories series.

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

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 1:58 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.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 7, 2007 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

CNN to Air Virtual Worlds Panel Discussion

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CNN will host an hour-long program looking at the blurring lines between reality and imagination and how technological developments are shaping our communities and the lives of our children. Panelists include the founders of Wikipedia, Second Life, Flickr and EA, in addition to renowned academics and psychologists.

'Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s' (PS2) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 1:14 a.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.

PC Review - 'UFO: Afterlight'

by Byron Cutting on June 7, 2007 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

UFO: Afterlight is a mixture of squad based tactical action and global strategy with the gamer controlling the actions of elite ground troops, and the running and construction of an intricate network of interlinking bases while collecting resources.

'Sword of the Stars: Born of Blood' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars add-on Born of Blood is designed to increase the diversity, tactical depth and replay value. This expansion will unleash a new alien race, a new form of strategic movement, new ship sections, new weapons, new technologies, new scenarios and new unknown menaces.

'Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition' (Wii) Censored in Japan, Not North America

by Rainier on June 7, 2007 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Earlier this week it was revealed that the Japanese version of RE4 will feature minimal blood and gore, headshots will no longer kill enemies, and there won't be any exploding heads or limbs. However, Capcom confirmed the North American version will not be restricted.