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'Commander: Europe at War' - v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. This v1.02 patch fixes bugs, improving the UI, adding new features, adjusting game balance and minor tweaks to the AI.

Capcom Goes All Out At San Diego Comic-Con

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In its booth Capcom will feature open gaming stations for attendees to go hands-on with Zack & Wiki, Harvey Birdman, Mega Man Star Force and Mega Man ZX Advent, Ace Attorney, Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Rocketmen and Moto GP. DMC 4 and RE: Umbrella Chronicles will be playable in a private pod for those over the age of 17.

THQ's E3 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released screens and trailers for the following upcoming titles:

Silicon Knights Suing Epic Games Over Unreal Engine 3 Issues

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic's VP Mark Rein revealed they have been served with a lawsuit by Too Human developer Silicon Knights, but he refused to comment further on the matter, as advised by the legal department. Silicon Knights' president Denis Dyack, however, claims Epic's breach of contract forced them to proceed this way because "Epic simply refuses to acknowledge the inadequacies of the Unreal Engine 3 code it provides to its licensees," resulting in serious financial loss to SK and other developers. A full 52-page transcript of the lawsuit can be read over at Gamasutra...

Natsume's E3 2007 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Natsume has released screens for the following upcoming titles:

'Fury' Worldwide Free Preview Event Announced

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the recent successful showing of their upcoming PvP MMO Fury at Gamecock's E.I.E.I.O. in California, and at China Joy in Shanghai, Auran announced a special FURY Worldwide Preview event that will commence at noon, Friday July 27 PST through to 11.59pm Sunday July 29.

'Glory Days 2' (NDS) Gets North American Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos' Glory Days 2 offers classic good versus evil shoot-em-up action, combined with ferocious real time strategy.

'Bully: Scholarship Edition' (X360/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar announced that Bully: Scholarship Edition is coming to the X360 and the Wii, featuring the same content as the earlier released PS2 edition, with unspecified additional content. Bully tells the story of 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows of adjusting to a new school.

Various Game Trailers #1125

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:00 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:

  • Combat Mission: Shock Force - Bradley Trailer


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

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) Updated Release Date

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles. While an official release date has not been set, EBGames has updated the PC product page, pushing back the launch until Sept. 3, 2007.

'Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened rises to the challenge of being entirely in 3D; while the creators have kept classic game mechanics, the game benefits from the freedom and the immersion brought by a superb animated and detailed real time 3D environment.

'EverQuest II' Gets Its Own Print Magazine, Now on Pre-Order

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first official print magazine dedicated to EverQuest II, its players, creators and community is available for pre-order today! Only for purchase through the Station Store, EQuinox is 68 pages of glossy, full-color news, interviews, features, columns, previews, fan fiction, original content and in-depth guides to life in EQII.

Atari's E3 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released screens and trailers for the following upcoming titles:

'Gears of War' (X360) Original Soundtrack Goes Retail

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War blends tactical action with survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde. The Gears of War soundtrackwill be released on July 31st, 2007 to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works record label.

'Heroes of Might & Magic V: Tribes of the East' - 6 Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of Might & Magic V: Tribes of the East is the 2nd standalone expansion for Ubisoft's turn-based strategy game where players take part in a thrilling new adventure in the World of Ashan. New campaign, new units, buildings, weapons, as well as 10 new multi- and 5 single-player maps.

'Far Cry 2' Announced

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without giving out any sort of details, Ubisoft announced that it will launch Far Cry 2 in Spring 2008 for PC. Far Cry 2 is being developed in Ubisoft's Montreal studio, which is also currently working on Assassin's Creed.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civ. IV: Beyond the Sword will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios. 2K Games has released a playable demo allowing you to try out th first 75 turns of the Final Frontier scenario.

BioWare Licenses MMO Technology

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perpetual announced that BioWare's Austin studio has licensed Perpetual's online technology platform for an upcoming MMO title, giving BioWare access to utilizing Perpetual's technology for online game operations, deployment, infrastructure development and community support.

'SimCity Societies' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an all-new, revolutionary feature set, SimCity Societies allows players to construct not only the cities they desire, but create their cultures, societal behaviors and environments as well.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Fable 2'

by Andrew Hayward on July 19, 2007 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

'Overspeed: High Performance Street Racing' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive's Overspeed, developed by Groove Games, gives the player an opportunity of participating in illegal street-races in the USA - the tracks invite you to speed down the L.A. avenues at night-time. A wide scale of tuning options is one of the most important game elements.

Conspiracy Entertainment Signs 'Panzer Tactics DS' (NDS)

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Panzer Tactics DS lets would-be commanders lead their forces to victory or defeat in three exciting single-player campaigns, or compete in WiFi or wireless multiplayer, offering a competitive ladder system to rank the best online commanders.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 5:22 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.

'NBA 2K8' (ALL) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced that New Orleans Hornets' starting point guard Chris Paul has been named the cover athlete and official spokesman for NBA 2K8.

'Asterix at the Olympic Games' (NDS/PS2/Wii/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari signed a new deal with licensor Les Editions Albert RenĂ© and film production company La Petite Reine to produce the video game of the forthcoming full length feature film ‘Asterix at the Olympic Games,’ blending live action elements from the film with high quality computer generated and video game animations.

'Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights features unparalleled vehicle customization, an adrenaline packed drift racing experience and ultra-realistic Driver DNA. THQ has released a whopping 1.3Gb demo on Xbox Live for its racing game.

Eidos' First Xbox Live Arcade Title 'GEON: emotions' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GEON: emotions is a psychedelic, pick-up-and-play game of rapidly changing tactics. Playing as one of eight emotions – Rage, Passion, Fear, Envy, Rapture, Courage, Bliss or Melancholy – players must race to collect pellets and score goals, using power-ups and their ‘emotional’ strengths and weaknesses.

'Company of Heroes Online' Announced, but Only in China

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ/Relic and Shanda Interactive announced a co-development and publishing agreement for an online-only version of THQ's 3D RTS game Company of Heroes, giving players will be able to build their character up from private to general through new multiplayer cooperative missions, gameplay modes, and player-versus-player combat.

'Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms' Developer Diary #3 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval II: Total War Kingdoms offers an unprecedented amount of new content that gives gamers over 75 hours of epic new gameplay, including 4 new campaigns, 13 new factions with no less than 150 new units. Creative Assembly's Brendan Rogers tells us more about the Crusaders campaign.

'Pro Cycling Manager 2007' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager 2007, known in Germany as Radsport Manager Pro 2007, strives to create the ultimate in sports simulation while still being approachable to newcomers to the series, allowing you to fully experience the intensity of the races through its real-time simulation mode.

PC Review - 'Call of Juarez'

by Alan Butterworth on July 19, 2007 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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 Sims 2 Castaway' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 Castaway challenges your Sims to survive and prosper on an uncharted tropical island. The journey in The Sims 2 Castaway begins when your Sims are washed ashore and must overcome the forces of nature, craft tools for survival, and explore their surroundings to unravel the island's mysteries.

'Red Stone' Character Classes Part 2 - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Stone is a Free2Play episodic 2-D Fantasy MMORPG taking players deep into dangerous lands with 8 different character classes and compelling strategic missions, questing to recover the lost shards of a powerful jewel in order to restore peace to the destroyed world.

'For Liberty!' - v1.80 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2007 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For Liberty! is a turn based computer strategy game for the PC, covering two wars of independence - the American Revolution (1775-1783) and the Rakoczi War of Independence in Europe 1703-1711. This v1.80 patch brings several tweaks and a variety of AI improvements in tactical battles, especially withdrawal logic.