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'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clive Barker's Jericho is an squad-based horror FPS devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The Jericho Team is a seven-man strike force that protects government interests from paranormal threats.

Mythic Founder Heads Bethesda Parent Company's New MMO Studio

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media announced the creation of ZeniMax Online Studios. The division will be headed by Matt Firor, a well-known expert in the field of online gaming, and will focus on the MMO market segment.

'The Golden Compass' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA revealed details regarding the development of the video game adaptation of the theatrical movie release, The Golden Compass, based on the first book in the award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy, by British author Philip Pullman.

New Slapdash Games Developer Founded

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Five game development veterans today announced the formation of Slapdash Games, a new studio committed to creating compelling casual cross-platform games for all ages and demographic

'Experience112' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Micro Application's Experience112 is a new 3D graphic adventure, developed by Missing/In Memoriam's Lexis Numerique, where you guide Léa Nichols, sole survivor on board of an infected cargo ship, escape by means of the surveillance system. Monitor, control and guide her movement towards freedom, but above all, the truth.

Walt Disney Acquires Virtual Club Penguin World

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Walt Disney Company has acquired Club Penguin, a snow-covered virtual world featuring animated penguin avatars, where kids converse with other users, participate in group activities and create and furnish a virtual home with currency earned inside the game.

Codemasters Titles Downloadable On Release Day

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameTap announced an expanded partnership with Codemasters that now includes multi-year exclusive North American rights for their new titles to be featured in GameTap’s subscription service, as well as for purchase online, both day and date with retail release.

'Final Fantasy Tactics A2' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy Tactics A2 is Square Enix's latest foray in presenting the FF franchise as a turn-based strategy. The PSP has Final Fantasy Tactics: The Lion War and now the NDS gets the first Tactics title since the GBA.

'NCAA Football 08' (ALL) Features Real-Time Weather Effects

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NCAA Football 08 players will look to be a leader and become a legend on the field with a new and deeper recruiting system and an all-new Campus Legend mode. EA and The Weather Channel Interactive announced that NCAA Football 08 features the ability to experience real-time weather conditions and updates.

'Army of Two' (PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.

'Schizoid' (X360) to Use Parabuild Game Development Platform

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 6:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Torpex Games announced that it has selected Viewtier Systems' Software Release Management System Parabuild to manage development of its games, in particular Schizoid, an Xbox Live Arcade co-op game, scheduled for end of 2007

10Tacle to Introduce Six New Titles at Games Convention

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle announced that its Leipzig Games Convention 2007 lineup will include six world premieres. Among its offerings will be Codename Panzers: Cold War, Reakktor's sci-fi MMO Black Prophecy, Ready2Rumble: Revolution (Wii), Boulder Dash: Rocks (NDS/PSP), Happy Hippos (NDS/PC), and a secret next-gen title in development at its Belgian studio.

'Requital' - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 5:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. Project leader/lead programmer Dmitry Lisitsa tells us more ...

'Battlefield: Bad Company' (PS3/X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built from the ground-up for next-generation consoles using Digital Illusions' bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, Battlefield: Bad Company drops gamers behind enemy lines with a squad of renegade soldiers who risk it all on a personal quest for gold and revenge.

PC Preview - 'Fury'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Auran's Fury is the ultimate competitive online RPG. It takes the best elements of an MMO - combat, advancement and teamwork - and blends them with the best elements of an FPS - instant action, fast pacing and diverse game types.

Various Game Trailers #1134

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:32 a.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] - Developer Diary #2
  • WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 [ALL] - E3 2007 Trailer
  • Dragoneer’s Aria [PSP] - Dragon Skill Trailer


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

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is the official prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011.

'Painkiller' Gets Movie Adaptation

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher's Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter where you, a mercenary for hire, are caught in a battle between good and evil. Guy Walks Into a Bar, known for Elf and recently wrapped up Starship Dave with Eddie Murphy, has acquired the rights to make a feature movie out the game franchise. The feature adaptation will blend the fast-paced action, the wide array of weaponry and cast of demonic characters.

'DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road' (PS3) Coming in September - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road is set to be the most diverse and exhilarating off-road racing experience ever with sensational gravel, mud and dirt events the world over.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Gets Free/Premium Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FM2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, licensed tuning and plenty of customization options. Speed on over to Xbox Live Marketplace to download the all new free Nissan car pack, featuring three premiere Nissan models: the 2007 Sentra SE-R, Altima, and 350Z.

PS3 Review - 'Ninja Gaiden Sigma'

by James King on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Developed by Tecmo’s Team Ninja, Ninja Gaiden Sigma is the first next-generation game in the series, following the adventures of Ryu Hayabusa, the original Ninja.

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 1:39 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:

NDS Review - 'Theme Park'

by Steven Mills on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

EA's NDS exclusive Theme Park allows players to create, manage, and develop their own fun-filled park, packed with amazing rides, enticing shops and engaging sideshows, all via an intuitive Touch Screen interface.

'Hornet Leader PC' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games, Dan Verssen Games, and Storm Cloud Creations announce Hornet Leader PC, allowing gamers to take to the skies and experience the tactical thrill of commanding some of the most elite aircraft in the world in historical/plausible missions with fantastically realistic equipment and enemies.

Logitech Introduces G9 Laser Mouse and Updated G15 Gaming Keyboard

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Logitech G9 Laser Mouse takes customization to a new level with the ability to modify it for the best personal fit, feel and performance- interchangeable grips, on-board memory profiling system, custom-color LED and more. Also, Logitech is upgrading its G15 Gaming Keyboard with native support from the most popular games for its GamePanel LCD screen.