Disney Interactive announced The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian for the PS3, X360, Wii, PS2, PSP, NDS, and PC; the game will hit stores when the movie is released in May 2008. Traveler's Tales are returning to work on the sequel, while Disney's Fall Line Studio will develop the NDS version.
Disney video game fans can connect to each other throughout the world with DGamer, which will launch for North America in May 2008 in all Disney Interactive Studios NDS titles. DGamer will provide a game community for Disney video game players to interact, customize and share between NDSes, and on PCs via the Disney.com web site.
Disney Interactive Studios announced it has acquired Warren Spector's Junction Point Studios, currently working on a yet to be announced next-gen project. As part of DIS it will create new franchises and also bring some of Disney's most beloved franchises to next generation gaming platforms.
Disney Interactive announced that Kyoto-based Jupiter Corp. is developing Spectrobes II, continuing the adventures of Rallen and Jeena, planetary patrol officers sent to investigate the mysterious fossilized creatures known as Spectrobes. Spectrobes II will feature a new enemy known as Krux and new Spectrobes as well as the opportunity to play as both Jeena and Rallen.
Red Octane has released the 4th downloadable content pack for GH 2 on Xbox Live Marketplace, offering 3 new songs (Wanna Be Sedated/The Ramones, Smoke on the Water/Deep Purple, and You've Got Another Thing Coming/Judas Priest) for 500 points ($6.25). So far more than 300,000 downloadable song packs were sold, and despite outrage from a lot of game fans, Red Octane's head of publishing Dusty Welch said it will not lower the price.
After a couple of years on hold, the development of the game Campfire: Become Your Nightmare, a survival horror game dropped by Sony in 2004, is back on track as a result of Nordic VFX Company’s acquisition of the intellectual property rights from Gamefederation.
Microsoft released screens and trailers for its upcoming titles:
- Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties - Features & Screens
- Blue Dragon (X360) - Features & Screens
- Fable 2 (X360/PC) - Features & Screens
- Flight Simulator X: Acceleration Expansion Pack - Features & Screens
- Gears of War (PC) - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Golden Axe (X360) - Features & Screens
- Halo 3 (X360) - Features, Screens & Trailers
- Halo Wars [X360] - Features & Trailer
- Hexic 2 (X360) - Screens
- Lost Odyssey (X360) - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Marathon: Durandal (X360) - Features & Screens
- Mass Effect (X360) - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Project Gotham Racing 4 (X360) - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Scene It? Lights, Camera, Action (X360) Announced - Facts & Features
- Too Human [X360] - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Viva Piñata [PC] - Features & Screens
- Viva Piñata (X360) - Features, Screens & Trailer
- Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals - Features & Screens
Signature Devices and Graffiti Entertainment announced today that they have begun development on Mazes of Fate DS, an Action-Role Playing Game for the Nintendo DS. They're planning to have the game on shelves in October of 2007.
Ubisoft announced its Imagine series of games, which will allow girls aged 6 to 14 to explore their favorite interests and hobbies. The first games will launch in October 2007 for the Nintendo DS: Imagine Fashion Designer, Imagine Animal Doctor, Imagine Babyz and Imagine Master Chef. Imagine Figure Skater will follow in early 2008.
Electronic Arts today announced the upcoming release of Orcs & Elves to the Nintendo DS. Orcs & Elves is a first-person fantasy role playing game created by id Software and developed exclusively for EA by Fountainhead Entertainment.
At its E3 briefing earlier today, Ubisoft announced it will release Nitrobike, a high-speed dirt bike game, exclusively for the Wii this holiday season. Players will navigate rocket-propelled motorcycles and opt to race against the clock or against worthy opponents in multiplayer or online mode.
In Evil Under the Sun, based on the novel with the same title, famous detective Hercule Poirot is back in typical style, turning up at just the right time to begin an investigation into the murder of a famous actress during what should have been the start of a relaxing holiday.
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. THQ has released a 640 mb demo on Xbox Live Marketplace.
The '80s Game With Martha Quinn offers fans of the 1980s a new way to relive that exciting time period when brat packers, break dancers, new wavers, valley girls, and mods ruled the world.
GSC Game World announces S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky for PC, the official prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011.
Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific takes players to the depths of the Pacific Ocean as the skipper of an American submarine. Ubisoft has released a new v1.3 patch adding new graphics features, several gameplay changes, and the usual bugs and crash fixes...
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation will let players 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. Namco Bandai has released a demo for Ace combat 6, one mission defending Gracemeriain a F-16C Fighting Falcon.
Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. A highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign, from the US perspective, offers a completely new experience for "Combat Mission" fans.
by Rainier on July 12, 2007 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2007 - July 12th
Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM brings the fast-paced action-filled gameplay experience of Dynasty Warriors to the futuristic battlegrounds of the rich Gundam universe.
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is a standalone title in the FFXII universe. Revenant Wings focuses on Vaan, age 18, and Penelo, age 17, and will utilize the DS' stylus and touch-screen.
by Thomas Wilde on July 12, 2007 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways, multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new RE experience, revealing the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation.
Delaware St. John Volume 3: The Seacliff Tragedy, the 3rd game in the adventure franchise continues the exploits of ghost hunting detective Delaware St. John as he battles the paranormal.