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'Live Free or Die Hard' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade?

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few years back Vivendi made a weak attempt at releasing a Die Hard game, and more recently a few flash based games were available on the web to coincide with Bruce Willis' latest oeuvre. Now it seems the ESRB has updated its listing with an upcoming T rated Xbox 360 game based on the 4th die Hard movie, developed by Sensory Sweep Studios, who recently did the XBLA version of Street Fighter 2. More details to follow soon ...

'BioShock' (X360/PC) System Requirements

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 10:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioShock is a revolution in the shooter genre that 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. BioShock is the Shooter 2.0.

'StarCraft II' Protoss Warp Ray Unit Revealed - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

Various Game Trailers #1123

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:38 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:

  • Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance - Trailer
  • Haze [PS3/X360/PC] - Developer Diary Trailer #2
  • Call of Duty 4 [ALL] - E3 2007 Trailer
  • The Settlers: Rise of An Empire - Gameplay Trailer (3)
  • Dungeon Hero [ALL] - E3 2007 Trailer
  • European Street Racing - Trailer
  • Space Force: Rogue Universe - Trailer #2


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

'Major League Baseball 2K7' (X360) Gets Downloadable Content

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announces the release of new premium downloadable content on Xbox Live Marketplace for Major League Baseball 2K7, adding six legendary ballparks from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, including Sportsman’s Park, Forbes Field, Griffith Stadium, Shibe Park, the Polo Grounds, and Crosley Field.

'NHL 08' (ALL) - 13 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 3:51 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.

'Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) Unlockable Guitar Details

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero fans will channel their inner rock god using Gibson Guitar's Les Paul and Kramer models, experience new features and explosive content including a new multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a bevy of exclusive unlockable content and authentic rock venues.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is introducing a new Need for Speed version that drives the series in a new direction. Need for Speed ProStreet is a ground-breaking Need for Speed experience where you’re thrust to compete head to head against the best street racers in a multitude of racing showdowns.

Tournament.com Launches Real Money Service

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online PC gaming competition provider Tournament.com announced today that they have launched their real-money service that allows gamers to not only deposit money into their Tournament.com accounts, but also withdraw the winnings they garner from skillful play.

'Call of Duty' Coming to NDS - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Activision did not provide any specific details, it did reveal today that the Call of Duty franchise is coming to the NDS, although it will NOT be called CoD 4.

'Legendary: The Box' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spark Unlimited announced that Gamecock Media Group will publish their new gaming IP, Legendary: The Box, presenting a world suddenly thrust into chaos and turmoil when ancient creatures of myth are unleashed into modern day society.

'EA Sports Rugby 08' (PS2/PC) - 80 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few weeks ago, EA officially announced EA Sports Rugby 08, to coincide with the 2007 Rugby World Cup. Player of the Year Richie McCaw, captain of the New Zealand All Blacks, has been signed as Rugby 08's cover star.

Atari's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced the company's product line-up for the E3 Media and Business Summit in Santa Monica, California. Games spanning multiple genres and platforms will be on-hand such as Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii/PS2), The Witcher (PC), Godzilla: Unleashed (Wii) and Jenga (Wii).

'Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RE: The Umbrella Chronicles combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways, multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new RE experience, revealing the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation.

'Plant Tycoon' Announced

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last Day of Work announced that the seeds have been sown for Plant Tycoon, a virtual gardening simulation game that will let players breed and crossbreed plants while they search for six magic plants and build from a simple backyard garden to a lavish nursery empire.

'SKATE' (PS3/X360) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SKATE will deliver the feel of skating through innovative controls, authentic cameras and a fully reactive skateboarding city. The game features professional skaters such as Danny Way and PJ Ladd, as well as a reactive city and relevant in-game cameras that capture and deliver the most authentic skateboard experience to date.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Project Gotham Racing 4'

by Andrew Hayward on July 9, 2007 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Tabula Rasa' PvP Details - Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A heroic task awaits you. Just beyond your galaxy, an ancient malevolence has embarked upon a covetous rampage. This demonic juggernaut seeks nothing less than the total enslavement of every world it encounters. Your world could be next.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Rock Band'

by Andrew Hayward on July 9, 2007 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion GotY Edition' (ALL) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week, Bethesda announced that it will release The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition (GotY) which will include the original version of the award-winning RPG Oblivion along with the official expansion, The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles, and the downloadable content, Knights of the Nine.

Microsoft Prepping Revised, and Cheaper, Xbox 360?

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now that Sony has officially announced its PS3 price reduction, Microsoft is expected to make its next move shortly. By switching from a 90 to 65-nanometer IBM CPU and AMD/ATI graphics chip, Microsoft will be able to reduce the x360's cost, size and heat, according to Mercury News' Dean Takahashi. Codenamed Falcon, the revised X360 is expected later this fall, and could include an internal power supply, or make use of the new space to add more costly things like it did with the Elite's HDMI.

'X Motor Racing' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At first the arcade racing game project is called No Brakes: X Racing, but after investigations of the physics model we've modified game concept and renamed to X Motor Racing. The game includes all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features.

Square Enix's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix announced a diverse lineup for the E3 Media & Business Summit that contains the latest entries from its celebrated Dragon Quest, and Final Fantasy franchises, as well as Front Mission, the origin of the renowned mech strategy saga, playable for the first time in English.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Gold Edition' Announced

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games announced Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Gold Edition, containing Sid Meier's Civilization IV and its first expansion set, Civilization IV: Warlords, plus bonus items such as poster, making of DVD and more ..

Midway's E3 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced its product portfolio to be shown at the E3 Business & Media Summit. This year's lineup showcases new properties such as Stranglehold, BlackSite: Area 51, proven brands such as UT 3, and Ultimate Mortal Kombat, and kid's games like Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.

'Xfire Music Week' Lets You Chat With RockBand Members

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For one full week, Xfire users will have the chance to meet some of today's leading names in music through a series of live online chats including Megadeth, 311, Less than Jake, Mindless Self Indulgence and more.

Triple Classic Goodness Added to the Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 5:57 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: Mach Rider, Yoshi, Air "Zonk".

'Indianapolis 500 Legends' (NDS/Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you ready to careen around the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a hand-built 1960s speed machine that hits speeds of nearly 180 mph, yet rides only 7 inches off the ground? Can you survive a moving minefield of crashes, spinning cars, rolling tires, oil slicks and 32 rivals competing for the perfect racing line?

'MX vs ATV Untamed' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MX vs ATV Untamed features bigger, more populated outdoor open-world environments, an X-cross career mode showcasing all eight vehicles and the all-new EnduroCross mode pitting gamers against logs, rocks, mud-pits and more, and illustrating the full potential of the franchise's Rhythm Racing physics engine.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders: Clash of Nations will expand upon the RTS genre by placing gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory on the battlefield.

Sony Officially Drops PS3 Price, New 80GB Model Coming

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced that it will release an 80GB PS3 model in August for a suggested retail price of $599/$659 CND, including a copy of its online-enabled racing game MotorStorm. Effective immediately, Sony is dropping the price of the current 60GB PS3 model by $100 in North America, to $499/$549 CND. Sony Europe is expected to make a price announcement at E3.

'Mayhem Intergalactic' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mayhem Intergalactic is a streamlined arcade strategy game of interstellar conquest. Assemble gigantic fleets of warships, then take on rival empires in an epic struggle for control of the universe!

'Final Fantasy Tactics: The War Of The Lions' (PSP) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2007 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War Of The Lions is an epic combat adventure set in the Final Fantasy universe. Re-enter the world of Ivalice and experience a land of imaginative artistic design that provides a sumptuous backdrop to a politically charged tale, where two young men endeavor to reshape the course of history.