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'2Moons' - Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2Moons is a free, totally brutal MMORPG designed specifically for adult gamers. No mercy for the weak, no pity for the dying, no tears for the slain, 2Moons was created to be an easy-to-get-into title set in an aggressive, dangerous and visually stunning world.

D3Publisher of America's E3 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 8:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America has released screens and trailers for the following upcoming titles:

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) Beta 2 Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles. Splash Damage's Paul 'Locki' Wedgwood revealed an updated beta, with improved bots, performance, UI, graphics/sound, punkbuster, etc., will be available in the next few weeks.

Various Game Trailers #1132

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 6:04 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:

  • Tony Hawk's Proving Ground [PS3/X360] - Video Editor Trailer
  • Need for Speed ProStreet [ALL] - Smoke Trailer
  • Stranglehold [ALL] - The Weapons Of Trailer
  • Fable 2 [X360] - Video Diary Episode 2
  • Sonic Rivals [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars [PSP] - Gameplay Trailer


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

Yu-Gi-Oh! (NDS) World Champions 2007 Crowned

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hundreds of fans gathered in the San Diego Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29 to witness the world’s best Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card and video game players battle for the coveted titles of “2007 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Champions.”

Strategy and Combined-Arms Tactics in 'Hegemony: Philip of Macedon' - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hegemony: Philip of Macedon is an RTS game based on the rise to power of Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander The Great. Using a new 3D landscape engine, the game map is constructed from satellite DEM data and combines battle and strategy within the same unified 3D world.

'Dragon Quest' IV, V and VI Coming to NDS

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While and Level 5 are still at work on bringing the newest Dragon Quest IX title the the NDS, it was revealed in various Japanese print magazines that several of its prequels, DQ IV, V and VI to be precise, are also getting converted to the NDS, with full 3D graphics. Whether Square Enix will be bringing the RPG remakes to Europe and/or North America was not mentioned, but Dragon Quest IV is expected in Japan this winter.

'Escape from Paradise City' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV USA's Escape from Paradise City is a blended action-RPG and strategy game, developed by Sirius Games, that asks the player to infiltrate a gang-infested city on the Eastern seaboard in order to root out rampant corruption and violence.

Sony Gets Slapped With Another Patent Infringement Lawsuit

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jus when you though things were look up a bit for Sony, they get sued.. again. After the rumble debacle last year, Sony was recently taken to court for the PS3s Blu-ray discs digital security technology, and on July 26 a Californian company going by the name of Parallel Processing Corporation claims Sony is infringing on its 1991 patent for "synchronized parallel processing with shared memory," and is requesting the impounding and destruction of all Sony products that infringe on the patent

'Boogie' (Wii) - 3 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boogie will have gamers dancing, singing and starring in their own music videos. Players can also choose and customize different characters in the game to best show off their dancing style and karaoke skills.

'Ninety-Nine Nights' (X360) Getting A Sequel?

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Taiwanese issue of Famitsu reveals what could be a sequel to last year's hack'n slasher Ninety-Nine Nights from Phantagram. A release list of upcoming titles makes mention of Ninety-Nine Nights Rondo, scheduled for a November release in Japan. A sequel? Expansion? Downloadable content? We'll probably have to wait until the Tokyo Game Show 2007 to get more details ...

'Mass Effect' (X360) Saren Arterius Profile - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR, and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity. If you haven't seen our Mass Effect preview yet..

'Upshift StrikeRacer' Gets Rockin' Soundtrack With Anthrax Guitarist

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Upshift StrikeRacer is a free-to-play online car racing and combat game, blending high speed car races with online player-versus-player combat as multiple gamers enter deadly matches for bragging rights and reputation. Composer Kevin Manthei and Anthrax lead guitarist Dan Spitz have teamed up for the game’s official soundtrack.

'Bleach: Shattered Blade' (Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Bleach: Shattered Blade, based on the hit animated series Bleach, offers relentless action and dazzling swordplay with crisp, highly-stylized graphics that deliver an authentic anime experience.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) Final Cities/Locations List

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 11:14 a.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.

'FIFA 08' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 08 will create a football experience that matches the complexity, finesse and beauty of the real-world game. FIFA 08 challenges you to master the skills required to play like a pro football player, allowing you on the pitch to defy the odds, perfect your skills, elevate your game and rise up to win glory for your club.

'Overlord' (X360/PC) Coming to PS3 ?

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Overlord is a action adventure title set in a seriously warped fantasy world where players can be evil (or really evil). Triumph Studios is looking for a PS3 programmer to port X360/PC code base to PS3. Since Overlord is their only recent Xbox 360 title, it might indicate, unless there is a yet-unannounced title in the works, that it might be making an appearance on the PS3.

'Fatal Inertia' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. The sport is called Inertia and offers real world environments that can break your opponents and lead you to victory.

'Marathon: Durandal' & 'Spyglass Board Games' This Week's XBLA Titles

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The predecessor to Halo, Bungie’s Marathon: Durandal offers classic first-person shooter game-play in a captivating futuristic context. Spyglass Board Games offers a fun new take on classic board games like Chess, Checkers, Mancala, and Reversi.

'Boulder Dash Rocks!' (NDS/PSP) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since its inception in the early 80s, the underground search for diamonds found in Boulder Dash has made it one of the most loved, published and licensed games in the past two decades. In Boulder Dash- Rocks!, the familiar well-loved hero appears with a whole new look.

'Myst Online: Uru Live' Gets New 'Familiar Voices' Episode

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today GameTap is launching a new episode in Myst Online: Uru Live, Familiar Voices. Players can now continue the journey that has featured to date – all-new puzzles, content and Ages as seen in recent episodes Scars and A New Light.

'They' (PS3/X360/PC) Making its Debut at Leipzig Games Convention - Screen

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THEY is a first person mystery shooter featuring a technically future minded 3D engine with next generation effects, brand new gameplay elements and a revolutionary weapon system to survive the challenges ahead! But always remember: Nothing is as it seems!

'Bounty Bay Online' Gets Real Economics/Market Model

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates, Merchants & Explorers takes players into a fifteenth century historical setting. Adventurers can start an online career as merchant, buccaneer, fisherman or one of many other professions. Players fight on land and water, complete enthralling quests and found guilds with other players.

'WorldShift' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Sea Studios, known for Knights of Honor, announced WorldShift, a next-generation, cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend.

Trio of Classic Titles Added to the Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another 3 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles : Star Soldier, Dynamite Headdy, Drop Off.

Monday, July 30, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 3:20 a.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:

'Tales of Symphonia: Knight of Ratatosk' (Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai revealed it's working on no less than four titles in the Tales Of franchise, one of them being Tales of Symphonia: Knight of Ratatosk for the Wii. While there has yet to be an official announcement, we do know it is set two years later, and Emile Castanie is the new hero.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Mass Effect'

by Andrew Hayward on July 30, 2007 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR, and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

'Viva Pinata' (X360) Coming to NDS - Screen

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed this weekend at a Viva Pinata panel held by Rare during Comic-Con, it will be based on the original game, not the upcoming Party Animals from Krome Studios. Of course, it will have a few differences like top-down view, usage of the touch-screen and improved controls.

'Adam Syndrome' Announced

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adam Syndrome is an original adventure game based on a dark mystery of novel-like size and depth. As the plot unfolds, the player will take control of Professor Adam Reed on his quest for answers following a strange chain of occurrences that ends with the sudden and mysterious death of his wife.

'Voltage' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lexicon Entertainment announced Voltage, a futuristic racing game with real-time strategy elements, taking the rush and thrill of speed racing to a new level. Races take place far in the future on the planets of the Solar system, where players compete in the fastest and most technologically advanced races, to acquire the supreme title of the Solar System’s Best Racer.

Wii Review - 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'

by Rusty Bailey on July 30, 2007 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

PC Review - 'TrackMania United'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 30, 2007 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

TrackMania United is the complete TrackMania game, regrouping all the previously released TrackMania games including 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.

'Democracy 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2007 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Positech Games, makers of Democracy and Kudos:Rock Legend, announced Democracy 2, which, like its predecessor, puts you in the position of the leader of a new government, tasked with running the country, and keeping the electorate happy in the run up to each election.