LucasArts and TT Games announced LEGO Indiana Jones: The Videogame (working title), a tongue-in-cheek take on the first three cinematic adventures of pop culture’s most iconic archaeologist, including Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
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Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. This demo includes 2 scenarios (1 being a tutorial), full multiplayer modes, and game editor (but no save). Paradox released an updated patch adding gameplay fixes, A.I. & performance improvements, updated scenarios, campaigns, etc...
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:
- Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness - Trailer (2)
- Brian Lara 2007 Pressure Play [PSP] - Trailer
- Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal [PS2/Wii/X360] - Gameplay Trailer
- Garfield’s Nightmare [NDS] - Trailer #2
- Kengo: Legend of the 9 [X360] - Trailer #2
- Jam Sessions [NDS] - Trailer #2
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Wild Arms Crossfire, also known as WildArms XF, is a fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG that will test your reflexes by having you react within seconds depending on what enemy you will be facing next. No official announcement yet, Wild Arms XF is scheduled in Japan next month.
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 that its special FURY Worldwide Preview event has now started, and will run through to 11.59pm Sunday July 29.
MotoGP ’07 is the next evolution in the definitive motorcycle racing franchise, featuring the complete 2007 MotoGP season and an improved 'race day' experience that captures the excitement and spectacle of a live MotoGP event.
Valve and Nexon today announce Counter-Strike Online, a new online version of the original first-person multiplayer game that will be tailored for Asia. Nexon will develop and be the exclusive publisher for Counter-Strike Online in South Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan.
Square Enix officially announced that Fan Festival 2007, the celebration that commemorates Final Fantasy XI fans around the world, will be taking place Nov. 15–17, at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., and will give attendees the first chance to play FFXI: Wings of Goddess.
Namco Bandai's Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online allows Tekken fans, for the first time in the franchise's history to play online, and will be freely downloadable for current Tekken 5:DR owners. The online feature will include ranked matches, custom battles, and online tournaments.
Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.
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.
Nexon America announced a colossal upgrade to its MMORPG MapleStory introducing players to a previously-unseen New Leaf City. A teeming metropolis on the newly-resurfaced continent of Masteria, the new territory is another locale to undertake original quests, chat with friends, battle monsters and “level up.”
SEGA's Football Manager 2008 will be fully updated for the new season and allow players to select their favorite club or international team and guide them to glorious success by putting them through Cup matches, Leagues, Euro Championships and even major international tournaments, with over 5,000 playable teams from over 50 countries.
Blizzard announced that popular comedian and actor Jay Mohr (Jerry Maguire and Last Comic Standing) will be appearing at the BlizzCon 2007 gaming festival, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA on August 3 and 4.
Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios announce Age of Empires III Gold Edition, combining the exciting Age of Empires III and its respective expansion pack, AoE III: The WarChiefs. The Gold Edition is headed to store shelves on Sept. 25, 2007 in North America for an estimated retail price of $39.99.
Virtua Fighter 5 raises the bar for console fighting games including all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments.
Set in an international college environment where you can transfer from one country to the the next, Campus is an adventure and action based lifestyle simulation that will captivate everyone from the novice to the most avid gamers. Originally scheduled for early September, it has been pushed back a few weeks until Sept 22nd.
Virgin PLAY announced Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come, a RTS that is chronicle of the trials and tribulations of the first crusaders and recreates its most important battles. From Constantinople to Jerusalem, you will become a part of the First Crusades in this historical recreation.
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is Polyphony Digital's first real next-gen installment, after the mediocre Gran Turismo HD. GT 5 Prologue will sport improved AI, and for the first time include multiplayer up to 16 cars, with integrated with online features, such as a profile editor and an online event calendar.
by Keith Durocher on July 27, 2007 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
The Chosen: Well of Souls, known in Europe as Frater, is a 3D hack'n slash from Rebelmind, set in the 19th century. You are sent on a mission by the monasteries to free God's Envoy, taken hostage by a mighty Alchemist Marcus who uses human souls to strengthen his own powers in order to rule the world.
Built from the ground-up for next-generation consoles using Digital Illusions' bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, Battlefield: Bad Company drops gamers behind enemy lines with a squad of renegade soldiers who risk it all on a personal quest for gold and revenge.
At Comic-con 2007, EA announced that EA Chicago, known for the Fight Night series and the more recent Def Jam Icon, will develop a brand new Super Hero fighting game franchise using the Marvel license, scheduled for release on PS3 & X360 in 2008.
While details are still slim, Rogue Galaxy and Dark Cloud developer Level 5 is working on an all-new PS3 exclusive fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG, White Knight Story.
Speedball 2 transforms the futuristic game setting into a high-speed online sports spectacle, offering international leagues, a ranking system and a virtual marketplace. At request of the media and community Kylotonn has implemented a sophisticated passing system with automatic detection of team members in reach.
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.
SCEA announced an exclusive multi-year, multi-title game development deal with Eat, Sleep, Play, David Jaffe and Scott Campbell's new development company. Eat, Sleep, Play will create titles for the PlayStation platforms, starting with Twisted Metal: Head On for PS2, early 2008.
Toy Home seems to be a miniature car racing game in the same vein as Xbox Live Arcade's Mad Tracks, or Codemasters Micro Machines. While details are unavailable it's pretty safe to assume this will be a PlayStation Network downloadable title.
A few months back a financial analysis revealed that EA might already be working on The Godfather 2, but hadn't been heard from since. At a shareholder meeting, EA Games' Frank Gibeau confirmed this when responding to a question about mature titles, saying "The appeal of those types of games is growing as the demographics start to open up for that older demographic. We make products like Godfather 2, Army Of Two, Crysis - a lot of products that appeal to that older customer."
Bladestorm will offer massive battles mixed with strategy, much like the Dynasty Warriors titles, but one of the main differences is that the game will be situated in the Western medieval timeframe.
BioShock will forever change the expectations for the FPS going beyond run and gun corridors, monster-closet AIs and static worlds, BioShock creates a living, unique and unpredictable FPS experience. The ESRB's German counterpart USK, reveals the existence of a BioShock demo that is currently under qualification, and with the game being out end of August, we might be able to try the game on Xbox Live shortly ...
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.
by Geson Hatchett on July 27, 2007 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
PaRappa The Rapper for the PSP system stays true to its stylish flattened animation technique and gameplay, combining fun and vibrant characters with hip music and a humorous storyline.
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.
Mercury Games teams up mobile content provider Jamba to give more Jamster characters their own video game – Jamster Allstars. The Jamster Allstars must make their way through a series of challenges to discover who has stolen the all musical notes so that they can continue to make ringtones.
GripShift HD combines high-flying stunt driving with unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience, optimized for the PS3 (720p, 60fps). SOE has released a free update on the PlayStation Network that decreases load times, improves the leaderboards, and adds a few new features to increase playability.
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 v1.81 patch adds a "Retreat all units" button, and addresses a serious issue with tactical battles that appeared in the 1.80 update.