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Various Game Trailers #1120

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:48 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:

  • 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 ...

'Turok Rebirth' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Patch & Downloadable Content in the Works

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Bounty Bay Online' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:28 p.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.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (ALL) to Feature Dozens of Maps

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

'Rock Band' (PS3/X360) Game Details & Track List #1 - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

PlayStation 3 Dropping $100 in Price?

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...

'The Club' (PS3/X360/PC) Character & Location Details #1 - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'de Blob' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Powershot Pinball Constructor' (NDS) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Microsoft Increases Xbox 360 Warranty to Three Years

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'NBA Live 08' (ALL) Kiki Vandeweghe Interview - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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 ..

'Guitar Hero' Sponsors 'The Family Values' Concert Tour

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Fishing Master' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Heavy Duty' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Ducati World Championship' Coming to North America

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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!

'Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power' Background Story - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Namco Bandai's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Attack on Pearl Harbor' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hot Wheels Ultimate Racing brings you amazing Hot Wheels cars, blinding speed, incredible tracks featuring death-defying jumps and insane obstacles.

'Saga' - Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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...

'Battlestrike: Force of Resistance' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'BlackSite: Area 51' (PS3/X360/PC) - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 6:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'B-17 Fortress in the Sky' (NDS) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Thursday, July 5, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:40 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:

'Jack Keane' Demo Coming Soon - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...

EA Sports Family Play Levels the Field for Casual Players

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Premier Manager 08' (PS2/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Ratatouille' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Thrillville: Off the Rails' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Worms HD' (X360) Downloadable Content on Xbox Live

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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)

'Requital' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

European ESRB Counterpart Launches Online Games Rating

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Aurora: The Secret Within' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade' - v1.041 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...

'WipEout Pulse' (PSP) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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...

'Loki' - v1.0.5.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2007 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 v1.0.5.0 patch, compatible with all languages editions, fixing various issues, adding balancing and a few new features ...

PC Review - 'Space Station Sim'

by David Wanaselja on July 5, 2007 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.