'Gears of War' And 'Viva Pinata' Coming to PC

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 11:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios unveiled plans to bring 2006 big seller Gears of War and Rare's Viva Piñata to Windows XP and Vista this year as Games for Windows-branded titles with LIVE support.

'Viva Pinata: Party Animals' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 11:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Krome Studios announced that they are working with Microsoft Game Studios to deliver Viva Piñata: Party Animals, bringing gamers and garden connoisseurs together for a fun social party game set in a whimsical world bursting with living piñatas of every shape and shade imaginable.

Sierra Online's E3 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Online released the first details for three of its upcoming titles:

'Undertow' (X360) Game Details & Features

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Undertow you navigate the stormy seas as one of four unique, upgradeable unit types, earning points for adding upgrades by killing enemies, completing objectives, and taking checkpoints. Undertow includes two multiplayer modes for up to 16 players, and a robust 15-level single player and co-op campaign.

'Trainz Railwayz' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Merscom announced that it will publish Trainz Railwayz, which combines two new titles in the Trainz line of games, Harlem Line Edition and the Metropolis Edition, wit the bonus addition of Trainz Railroad Simulator, modified to be compatible with Windows Vista.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 5:16 p.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:

'War World' Finally Coming to Xbox Live Arcade - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed months ago, Ubisoft officially announced it will be releasing Third Wave Games's War World on Xbox LIVE Arcade, a fast-paced third-person shooter that combines a unique blend of heart-pumping action and tactical gameplay, introducing an entirely new genre to Xbox LIVE Arcade.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 4 tries to create an emotionally-charged racing experience, where players become attached to their careers, profiles and vehicles. Drivers will be rewarded with a growing fanbase that’ll cheer them on, react to their every move and support them through victory.

Konami's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami revealed its product lineup for the 2007 E3 Summit, featuring nine high-profile titles for multiple video game platforms across all genres, a mixture of celebrated franchises and original titles such as Castlevania, Contra 4, Silent Hill Origins, DDR Supernova 2/Universe 2, Hellboy and several others...

'Mirror's Edge' (PS3/X360/PC) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week, EA today confirmed that it has Mirror's Edge in development at its EA DICE studio in Stockholm, a revolutionary new take on the First Person Action Adventure category.

'Boogie' (Wii) Soundtrack Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Activision's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision confirmed the company's E3 videogame line-up, which includes Bee Movie Game, based on the upcoming computer-animated comedy from DreamWorks Animation, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare™, id Software's Enemy Territory: QUAKE WARS, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Spider-Man: Friend or Foe and Tony Hawk's Proving Ground.

'NFL Tour' (PS3/X360) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced that NFL Tour, a new NFL licensed arcade football video game, bringing the spectacle of a traveling NFL road show alive, with intuitive controls, fast-paced gameplay, and visually stunning graphics - NFL Tour is action-packed.

DreamCatcher Signs 'Painkiller: Overdose' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What started out as a mod, Painkiller: Overdose will offer the gamer a completely new single player experience, including new levels, new weapons and new end bosses!

EA And Steven Spielberg Reveal Game Details

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the first two project revealed a few days ago, EA and released the first, scant, details on two of the three new original IPs in development at EALA in collaboration with Academy Award winning director and producer, Steven Spielberg.

D3Publisher of America's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America will showcase titles for gamers of all ages at this year's E3 Media & Business Summit, including titles based on VIZ Media's hit anime series Shonen Jump Naruto and Cartoon Network's Ben 10,

'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) to Feature G'n'R Guitarist Slash

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced that legendary guitar hero Slash will provide an original track and appear as a boss battle character in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, delivering wannabe rock stars the chance to shred against the music icon.

'Tarr Chronicles' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV signed a publishing deal with Akella to bring its upcoming space combat title Tarr Chronicles to North America, dropping players into the pilot seat of a deadly space fighter as they and their A.I. teammates struggle to protect the remains of humanity from an enemy onslaught.

'All-Pro Football 2K8' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

All-Pro Football 2K8 hits the gridiron with the legendary gameplay, innovative features, and hundreds of legends combined with an innovative attribute system showcasing the well-known, signature abilities of each football star.

Take Two's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games and 2K Sports announced a strong line-up for the E3 Media & Business Summit 2007 including titles such as BioShock, Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, NHL 2K8 and All-Pro Football 2K8.

'World of Warcraft' - v2.1.3 Euro/US Patches Available NOW

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

Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.1.3 patch tweaks various classes, fixes issues with the interface, quests, dungeons and raids, as well as the world environment.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008' (ALL) Cover Athlete Signed - Screens

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

Konami popular soccer franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, makes its debut on the PS3. PES 2008 features a proprietary adaptive AI system entitled Teamvision, a sophisticated AI programming that learns and adapts according to an individual’s style of play.

'Delaware St. John Volume 3: The Seacliff Tragedy' - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delaware St. John Vol.3: The Seacliff Tragedy is a survival horror adventure. In the first demo you played as Delaware St. John, and in this 2nd version you get to try his partner in crime, Kelly Bradford. In the full game players need to take on both roles to solve the dark mystery behind the tragedy that occured at the eerie abandoned amusement park.

'Mythos' Closed Beta Test Launched - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play, much like the NCSoft's recent Dungeon Runners. Flagship announced that closed beta test is now open, people interested in joining can Originally scheduled....

THQ Announces 'Destroy All Humans' (ALL) .. Twice

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announces that it plans to Destroy All Humans for the third time, but not just once, but twice. Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon isscheduled for PS3, and X360, while Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed will introduce an ann-new character onthe Wii, PS2 and PSP.

Konami Questions PS3 Price Cut, Hints At 'Metal Gear Solid' Multiplatform

by Rainier on July 10, 2007 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami's head of European and North American operations Kazumi Kitaue says he doubts the PS3 price drop will have a sufficient impact on sales, and doubts Sony can win back its lost support. In a Reuters interview Kitaue states that, due to the smaller install base and sluggish sales, Konami may need to look beyond the PlayStation format for its blockbuster fighting game Metal Gear Solid: Guns of the Patriots which is currently scheduled for March 2008.

PS2/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Stuntman: Ignition'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on July 10, 2007 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Stuntman: Ignition challenges players to drive for perfection, dropping them into the adrenaline-fueled role of a Hollywood stuntman, vying to create the most insane high-flying jumps, mind-blowing corkscrews and metal-twisting crashes ever filmed.

PSP Preview - 'Jeanne d'Arc'

by Andrew Hayward on July 10, 2007 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Jeanne d'Arc is an all-new RPG in development at Level-5's for the PSP, set during the 100 Year War between France and England. The game is based on the French heroine Jeanne d'Arc, mixed with spells, monsters and other oddities, such as Burning Site and Connection Guard attack moves.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Rayman Raving Rabbids'

by Chris Lawton on July 10, 2007 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

When the world of Rayman is threatened by a devastating invasion of crazed, out-of-control bunnies, Rayman must rise up against his furry foes to foil their wicked plans.