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Various Game Trailers #1133

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 9:42 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:

  • Ship Simulator 2008 - Trailer
  • Need for Speed ProStreet [ALL] - Speed Challenge Trailer
  • Flight Simulator X: Acceleration - E3 2007 Trailer
  • Universe at War: Earth Assault [X360/PC] - Cinematic Trailer
  • de Blob [NDS/Wii] - Trailer #2
  • SimCity Societies - Trailer
  • Army of Two [PS3/X360] - Weapons Trailer


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

'NHL 08' (ALL) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 08 will feature an exclusive AHL license for the first time, with all 29 teams from the primary development league for the NHL fully playable in game.

'Helldorado: Conspiracy' - French Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Helldorado: Conspiracy is a Wild West tactical action strategy game, continuing where its prequel Desperados 2: Cooper’s Revenge left off and gives you the chance to answer some of the mysterious questions left open, as well as giving new players a well-balanced and self-contained story. This demo features a tutorial and one mission...

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' Add-On Revealed?

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While rumors about a new World of Warcraft expansion have been floating around the past few weeks, Germany's ESRB counter-part, the USK, might have revealed more than it should. Unlike the ESRB, the German ratings board also handles demos, and yesterday a new listing for WoW: Wrath of the Lich King popped up, with a Addon/GC Demo tagged onto it. Could the Games Convention, late August, get a demo for the next WoW expansion? Will details be revealed at BlizzCon later this week?

'FIFA 08' (ALL) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 6:30 p.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.

'Animal Genius' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring brain-twisting trivia, fast-paced and challenging mini-games, and hundreds of high-quality, realistic photos of animals, Animal Genius appeals to all ages and is guaranteed to captivate with hours of animal-loving fun.

'Eternal Sonata' (X360) - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata, previously known as Trusty Bell, is an Xbox 360 exclusive RPG, boasting gorgeous graphics, 3-D character models, and a groundbreaking battle system.

Activision to be 'Dancing with the Stars' (PS2/Wii)

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has yet to be a formal announcement, online retail GameStop has put up a product page for Dancing with the Stars, to be published by Activision. No further details are revealed, but it's probably safe to assume it is an adaptation of the popular TV show where a celebrity, who usually has no apparent dancing talent, is paired up with a professional dancer to compete for the top honors. A PS2 and Wii version are planned, currently scheduled for November 13, 2007.

'Digimon World: Data Squad' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With new Digimon to tame, hundreds of items to collect, numerous stages and the unique Galactic Evolution System, excitement awaits players when Digimon World: Data Squad.

'Halo 3' (X360) 4 Player Online/System Link Co-Op Confirmed

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Halo 3 Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the epic conflict between the Covenant, the Flood, and the entire human race to a dramatic, pulse-pounding climax. A few weeks back Bungie's Frank O'Conner cast a shadow on online co-op, but at a press event in Amsterdam earlier today, Bungie reportedly confirmed 4 player online Co-Op will be included.

UPDATE: Bungie now officially confirmed 4 player co-op online or via system link, adding 2 new player types.

'Sam & Max Season Two' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sam & Max episodic game series will return this fall for another round of online mayhem. Feature the same quick wit and bizarre scenarios, Season Two will see some changes to the world, and general improvements born out of player feedback.

'Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:17 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.

'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates is the latest installment in the action/RPG franchise, playable for up to 4 players with a strong multiplayer focus, but if you go solo you can use AI characters to perform combos.

'MapleStory' Gets iTrading Card Game

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wizards of the Coast announced a partnership with Nexon America Inc. to launch the MapleStory iTrading Card Game, a real-world Trading Card Game with codes redeemable for exclusive virtual-world game content – an interactive extension to Nexons' MMORPG MapleStory.

'Madden NFL 08' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Feel what it’s like to be a field general making key personnel decisions on both sides of the ball during the game’s biggest moments in Madden NFL 08. Play to your team’s strengths by reading your opponent’s schemes and reacting to the action as soon as the ball is snapped.

'Overlord' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Overlord, an original next-gen title from Age of Wonders developer Triumph Studios, is a groundbreaking action adventure set in a seriously warped fantasy world where players can be evil (or really evil). Codemasters has released a new v1.2 patch, removing the 30FPS cap, fixing multiplayer desynch, exploits, save game issues, and a few bugs.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

New Super-Ego Games Developer Goes Next-Gen

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super-Ego Games has entered the next-gen arena, with plans to redefine the videogame industry through distinct and innovative titles focusing on rich, character-driven storylines. Founded on the principle of creating games with character, it has developed its own in-house engine, and plans to roll out a major IP title in fall of 2007

'Turn It Around' (NDS) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco NDS exclusive Turn It Around, developed by 505 Games and licensed from Taito, challenges players to master the Touch Screen turn wheel in 24 arcade-style games.

Oxygen Signs 'Chronos Twins' (NDS)

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chronos Twins is a sidescrolling action game that plays on the concept of time travel in a reassuringly unique manner as it is interwoven as a main game play element. Oxygen Games announced Chronos Twins is scheduled for early autumn release.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (X360/PC) Uses Dell As Development Platform - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Anderson & the Legacy of Cthulhu' - v1.02 Retail/Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Anderson & the Legacy of Cthulhu, based on stories from horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, you play a private investigator from New York, who travels to Germany during the first months of WWII in order to solve his most frightening case – to research his origins. This v1.02 patch fixes load times, AI, performance, bugs, crashes, and even adds multiplayer.

Akella's Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella is showing off 13 key titles at the Leipzig Games convention, Disciples III, Jagged Alliance 3, Heavy Duty, Showdown: Scorpion, 2025: Battle for Fatherland, Numen, PT Boats, Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel, Inhabited Island: the Earthling, Empire Above All, Prisoner of Power, and more ...

'Crusader Kings: Deus Vult' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced Crusader Kings: Deus Vult, an expansion pack to its grand strategy game, for players vying to create the most powerful dynasty of medieval Europe.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) No Day/Night Cycle Due to HD DVD

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 6:37 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. A Bizarre Staff member revealed that PGR4 doesn't have a day/night cycle due to the limitations of the HD DVD disc.

'Crysis' Possibly Coming to PS3/Xbox 360

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 6:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion. PC Gamer's interview with Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli reveals that Crysis "could be on the 360 or PS3," but "It requires optimisation."

PC Preview - 'Mythos'

by Keith Durocher on July 31, 2007 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld – a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness – players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

Virtual Heroes Inc. Signs Unreal Engine 3 License Agreement

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual Heroes Inc. announced that it has signed a license agreement to use Epic's Unreal Engine 3 in the development of serious games and/or advanced learning technologies, giving Virtual Heroes access to a complete development framework including a vast array of core technologies, content creation tools, and support infrastructure.

'Vampire World' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios' Vampire World, originally called Vampire Story, is a combination of the RPG and adventure genres. You're an adventurer living amongst the dead and investigating a creepy murder that even the vampires themselves seem to avoid.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 5:42 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:

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (PS3/X360) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality.

'NHL 2K8' (PS2/PS3/X360) New Gameplay Feature Details

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports' NHL 2K8 will leverage all of the next generation capabilities, featuring innovative gameplay, revolutionary player models and stunning visuals to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style.

'Operation: Alpha Zylon' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation: Alpha Zylon brings you to the darkest forests of Africa, the dry deserts of the middle-east and the most dangerous places on the rooftops of MegaCity.

'Victorious Boxers: Revolution' (Wii) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you ready to fight? Lace up your gloves and take on your friends in the best boxing simulation outside of stepping into a ring! XSEED Games announced that it has acquired North American publishing rights for Victorious Boxers: Revolution, a challenging, intense boxing title for the Wii.

PS2 Review - 'Shining Force EXA'

by Katarani on July 31, 2007 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shining Force EXA is an RPG that plunges gamers into stunning interactive worlds of swords and sorcery, filled with anime cut-scenes for which the classic series is best known. The world of Shining Force EXA has long been steeped in devastating wars and oppression. Two bitter nations wage constant war upon each other by summoning armies of beasts and demons.

PSP Review - 'Hot Brain: Fire up Your Mind'

by Tim McCullough on July 31, 2007 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fire up your mind with Hot Brain, a game that engages the mind through a series of puzzles and challenges designed to raise the activity and temperature of your brain. Hot Brain presents challenging and fun mental activities that help ignite your mind in areas like logic, memory, math, language and concentration.

'Supreme Commander' - v1.1.3260 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. levels. THQ has released a new patch for GPG's 3D RTS, bringing your retail game to v1.1.3260, adding new units and a few bug fixes.

'Dr. Who' (NDS/PS2/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on July 31, 2007 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The revival of the Dr.Who TV show seems to be going full speed ahead, as according to fansite David-Tennant.com, a video game based on the rejuvenated sci-fi series is in the works. An ad in the Dr. Who Top Trumps card pack has word that the BBC series is coming to the NDS, PS2 and PC, scheduled for Christmas 2007. The game is being developed by Eidos' Ironstone Partners studio.