by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
- Bioshock [X360/PC] - Fisheries Trailer
- The Last Remnant [PS3/X360] - E3 2007 Trailer
- Assassin's Creed [ALL] - Developer Diary #2
- Turning Point: Fall of Liberty [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
- Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Developer Diary #3
- Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Turok is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Players take on the role of Joseph Turok, a former Black Ops commando, now part of an elite Special Forces squad on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically-altered planet.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Forza Motorsport 2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, and licensed tuning and plenty of customization options. Turn 10 has revealed a patch (fixing issues like Auction House car duping, speed glitch, Test Track King Cobra and Lotus Elan exploit), as well as the first downloadable content is being worked on and is currently being certified (aka tested) by Microsoft, so could drop soon.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The latest issue of OXM has an in-depth article looking at Midway/Epic's upcoming FPS Unreal Tournament 3. BeyondUnreal
analyzed that preview coverage revealing that Epic has abandoned its initial idea to make gigantic maps utilizing UE3's streaming technology for up to 64 players, and instead went back to improving the original formula. The article also indicates that the retail game will feature 3 to 4 dozen multiplayer maps, with the single player portion exceeding that tally. The X360 edition will support 4-player co-op and 2-player split-screen in the singleplayer
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Rock Band allows you to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with your friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering deep online connectivity.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
An early Circuit City mailing
reveals that the $599 price tag for the PS3 might drop by no less than $100 starting July 15, according to the sales paper
. Added to the earlier promotion of 5 free Blue-Ray movies with the purchase of any compatible player, it makes the PS3 very attractive at $499. The ad, however, did not reveal if this was a temporary promotion or if it is exclusive to Circuit City stores. Maybe Sony's E3 briefing will shed more details on the matter ...
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The Club is a 3rd person action shooter that focuses on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers a relentless pace with frantic, fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under
de Blob is an action puzzle title that allows players to explore and liberate an alien city from the evil, monochromatic I.N.K.T. Corporation that has taken over the city and outlawed all color and fun from daily life. Playing as de Blob, you must bring spunk and character back to the the oppressed city of Chroma, by splattering buildings, landmarks, and citizens with color.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under
With Powershot Pinball Constructor pinball enthusiasts can enjoy a great game of pinball by either choosing one of the pre-designed tables or by creating their very own! With the unique table editor, players can design and build their very own table and then share it online with friends.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft announced that it will expand its global Xbox 360 warranty coverage. Any Xbox 360 customer who experiences a general hardware failure indicated by three flashing red lights will now be covered by a three year warranty from date of purchase. All other existing Xbox 360 warranty policies remain in place.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Electronic Arts announced today that Washington Wizards All-Star Gilbert Arenas will be the cover athlete and spokesman of EA SPORTS NBA Live 08. NBA legend Kiki Vandeweghe tells us more about different players' Go-to moves ..
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
This summer's biggest tour, Family Values, have teamed up with RedOctane's Guitar Hero to sponsor a second stage this year with an additional five bands making a total of 13 acts on the tour, as well as the largest national Guitar Hero face-off competition.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Hudson Entertainment and Konami announced Fishing Master, an arcade style fishing game that armchair angling aficionados of all skill levels can enjoy. In Fishing Master, players assume the role of an up-and-coming fisherman tasked by his grandfather to compete in increasingly difficult fishing tournaments to attain the coveted Fishing Master title.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Heavy Duty is a 3rd person action shooter where the player controls a huge war robot to save his planet from enemy attacks. The game utilizes advanced technology with innovative gameplay features never before achieved in video games.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Feel the rush of motorcycle racing with Ducati World Championship. Select your machine from over 70 original Ducati models, perfectly simulated replicas of the real thing. With Ducati World Championship you don’t have to settle on one model, you can have them all!
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Galactic Assault is a turn-based strategy Sci-Fi adventure game taking the battle to Saraksh planet, where four armies (Khonties, the Land of Fathers, Island Empire and Southern barbarians) go toe-to-toe on the field of action.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Namco Bandai revealed its product lineup for the 2007 E3 Media & Business Summit, where it will show off diverse lineup of 17 titles on all major platforms mixing new installments of its most popular franchises as well as license-based games.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under
In Gods and Heroes you become a classic hero of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, you will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under
In Attack on Pearl Harbor, history's yours to shape: Either nation can win the war depending on your actions as players battle for supremacy behind the cockpits of some of the most prolific fighters, bombers and torpedo-bearing aircraft of the WWII Pacific Theater.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under
GRAW 2 will feature changing climate, improved AI, an advanced Cross-Com system, air strikes from jet fighters, new weapons and a new soldier class, the Medic. Ubisoft has released a singleplayer demo, allowing you to try out the first mission.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Hot Wheels Ultimate Racing brings you amazing Hot Wheels cars, blinding speed, incredible tracks featuring death-defying jumps and insane obstacles.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Wahoo Studios' Saga is a new MMORTS game, bringing persistency to RTS gaming. You build cities and armies to defend and manage a persistent online kingdom in a persistent fantasy world. Download the beta client, and get a key over at the official website
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under
City Interactive announced a new title in its WWII FPS series. In Battlestrike: Force of Resistance the troops of the 3rd Reich are occupying almost the entire territory of Europe, and you, as an English commando, need to train & support the resistance.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 6:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under
While other FPS titles claim to feature action-packed, highly realistic gameplay, BlackSite: Area 51 takes next-gen gaming to an all-new level integrating cutting edge technology, game design and story writing to create the ultimate entertainment experience.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
B-17 Fortress in the Sky places you in the heart of the war over Germany and the occupied territories in the autumn of 1944. You will have to man each gunner position, avoid deadly flak encounters, and complete bombing runs if you are to make it back home safely.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Jack Keane, developed by Deck 13, is a classical adventure game with their rich story-telling and fun gameplay. As the player you guide hero Jack Keane as he faces some of his toughest challenges yet. 10Tacle announced a Jack Keane demo is coming in the next few weeks ...
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Debuting in the Wii versions of Madden NFL 08, NBA Live 08 and FIFA 08, EA SPORTS Family Play enables players of all abilities to play with their friends and family without a competitive disadvantage, while also offering experienced players advanced controls, ensuring everyone can enjoy on the Wii together.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
ZOO Digital Publishing's Premier Manager 08 marks the 13th game in the established football management series and promises a host of improvements over previous versions such as all new character and facilities systems and a new set of analytical tools.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ratatouille offers a fresh and exciting take on the platform action genre, engaging players in deep, fluid, and fast gameplay through fun filled mini-games, daring heists, frenzied pursuits and wild chases, providing constant fun and challenge.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts' theme park sim Thrillville will open its gates for a whole new season in Thrillville: Off the Rails. Featuring some of the most outlandish roller-coaster concepts ever imagined, as well as new ways to talk to park guests and a wider array of carnival games.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Promised a few weeks ago
Team17 has released more downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade edition of its turn-based strategy game, Worms. Available on XBL Marketplace is a new music pack (free) to enhance your audio experience, some theme packs, but more importantly 2 new landscapes (150 Points)
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Requital, developed Primal Software, is a single player, third person view, combat RPG adventure set in an ancient brutal world ruled by superstition, sword and sorcery.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under
A new pan-European games ratings initiative has been launched to make online gaming safer and to help boost parental confidence in the online games industry. The PEGI rating system is now to be expanded to include games playable online via consoles, PCs and mobiles.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Aurora: The Secret Within is a classic point & click adventure, immersing the player in a world of puzzles and mysteries just waiting to be solved, presenting a thrilling, compelling tale of subterfuge that the player will need to unravel to succeed.
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade is a futuristic 3D game that uses the best elements of RPGs within the context of a fast moving RTS game, set in a mysterious future universe where organic machines are built using genetic engineering. This v1.044 fixes stability, ATi gfx issues, memory leaks, adds formations, game difficulty, skirmish mode and plenty more ...
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under
WipEout Pulse is Sony's latest installment in its anti-gravity combat racing series, featuring 24 new tracks, 8 teams, 7 adrenaline-fuelled game modes, wireless multiplayer, downloadable packs including new tracks, ships and tunes...
by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under
A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology. Publisher Crimson Cow has released a v188.8.131.52 patch, compatible with all languages editions, fixing various issues, adding balancing and a few new features ...
by David Wanaselja on July 5, 2007 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under
In addition to creating a unique ISS, the player acts in the role of the Chief Administrator of NASA, and creates astronaut crew members to live and work aboard the space station. Astronauts face mission critical situations, including fires and equipment breakdowns, while conducting micro gravity experiments and dealing with space tourists shipped aboard.