by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 9:21 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:
- Beautiful Katamari [X360] - Intro Trailer
- Vampire World - GC 2007 Trailer
- Tabula Rasa - Intro Movie
- Need for Speed ProStreet [ALL] - Career Trailer
- Shadowgrounds Survivor - Teaser Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ..
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under
For the first time you will have the freedom to define your own character, story and style based on the choices you make, the paths you choose and the style of skating you use on the proving grounds from Philadelphia and Baltimore to Washington, D.C.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under
CellFactor: Revolution redefines physical interaction, combining multiplayer gameplay with massive environmental destruction where you can manipulate thousands of objects simultaneously, control vehicles and fight against AI-controlled opponents or challenge friends to a match in the networked gameplay modes.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Bladestorm will offer massive battles mixed with strategy, much like the Dynasty Warriors titles, but one of the main differences is that the game will be situated in the Western medieval timeframe.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Civ. IV: Beyond the Sword will focus on the late-game time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios. 2K Games has released a new patch for the Civ IV expansion pack, fixing the manifest requirements, and adding the DirectX 9.0c June version.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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. With preorders in North America already exceeding the 1 million milestone, Microsoft has high hopes for the Halo 3 debut. Director of creative marketing Chris Di Cesare claims the goal is
to reach $155 million in a single day, surpassing both Halo 2's $125 million, as well as Spider-Man 3's $151 million opening record.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft producer and technical director Dany Lepage seems to be firm about the multiplatform future
of Splinter Cell Conviction, saying that "It’s NEVER gonna come out on the PS3 or the Wii. It’s a logical decision," further implying that Nintendo’s console doesn’t have the graphical horsepower, and the PS3 can’t handle AI nearly as well as the 360. Let's wait a few days and see if Ubisoft issues a clarification or downright retraction of that statement.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the 1-on-1 match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA Live 08.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
People who have been upgrading their gaming system with the latest hardware might be in for a surprise as The Inquirer reports
(albeit not a very reliable source) that an upcoming DirectX 10.1 update by Microsoft will not be compatible with the latest GeForce 8800 or Radeon 2900 gfx cards. While the update itself is rather insignificant, 32-bit instead of 16-bit floating point filtering, and 4xAA will become a standard, it also requires Vista SP1, and developer implementation.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare delivers amazing special effects, including use of depth of field, rim-lighting, character self-shadowing, real time post-processing, texture streaming as well as physics-enabled effects to enlist players into the most photo-realistic gaming experience yet.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under
1C’s hot new Leipzig GC 2007 lineup includes first-person shooters (Cryostasis, NecroVision), turn-based strategy/RPG (King’s Bounty: The Legend), RTS (XIII Century: Death or Glory) and combat racing titles (Death Track: Resurrection).
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow features a variety of combat mechanics including the ability to force enemies into cover with "blind-fire," an advanced melee system that allows Gabe to use enemies as human shields, and 360 degree underwater combat.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
SimBin's RACE 07 comes loaded with new features and game modes, more than 300 cars in 9 different car classes and host 20 different circuits from all over the world, several of them being city racetracks never before featured in a racing game.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under
SEGA's Universe at War: Earth Assault, developed by Petroglyph, is a combat-intensive RTS game enlisting players in an epic struggle to prevent total alien domination of planet Earth.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under
At its annual Gamefest Technology Conference, Microsoft announced the winners of its XNA Game Studio Dream-Build-Play contest, where in a surprise announcement not one, but four winners were invited to publish their games on Xbox LIVE Arcade.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under
With a Prince of Persia movie in the works, an Assassin's Creed short story bring made, it is no surprise that Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival that it plans to expand into film production and book publishing. "We will start making movies not because we want to, but because this is what we have to do," Guillemot said "If we don't, we will not be able to take advantage of the next generation."
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy is a classic point & click adventure game. Nostradamus sends his daughter Madeleine to help Catherine de Medici, who thinks she has been cursed. As practicing medicine is a male occupation, the game allows you to disguise as Madeleine's brother Cesar to interact with other NPCs.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Namco Bandai America announced that development has been completed on Digimon World Data Squad (PS2) and Digimon World Dawn / Dusk for the NDS, featuring engrossing role-playing gameplay with hundreds of unique Digimon for players to collect, trade and evolve,
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Hexic 2 offers new special pieces, challenges, additional formations and an innovative head-to-head battle mode! Gamers can also travel through time with SEGA's Ecco the Dolphin, a fun, whimsical update of the classic undersea exploration game featuring an online leaderboard that tracks “Best Time,” and includes enhanced graphics and sound.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 9:50 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:
- Operation: Vietnam (NDS)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under
TLotR: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles. Book 10: The City of the Kings adds over 100 new quests, implements significant enhancements to monster play and introduces the Reputation and Bartering systems.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Nickelodeon shifts the power of Tak from the video game console to TV sets everywhere this fall as the Nick/THQ video game becomes a brand new CG-animated series, Tak and the Power of Juju, premiering with two back-to-back half-hour episodes on Friday, August 31 from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 6:23 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 new patch, fixing various bugs, crashes, multiplayer issues, and enables all Map Editor functions.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under
For decades, mankind has contemplated what would have happened if two historical icons had battled…with balls. Finally, there’s a studio brave enough to tackle this difficult question. Blazing Lizard announces its first console downloadable game, Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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: Metroid, Shining in the Darkness, and Cratermaze.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Graffiti Entertainment announced that it developing a yet untitled new Xbox LIVE Arcade game, which it plans to publish in 2008.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Previously Sierra released a new title update with new game types as well as two new map packs (Nightmare & Synchronicity), and today the Bonus Pack is available on Xbox Live Marketplace, adding yet another 3 multiplayer maps, Ecosphere, Hotel, and Sewers. While the previous two map packs cost money/points, this Bonus Pack us totally free of charge.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Haze a new shooter from Ubisoft and Free Radical, puts you in the boots of a new recruit in the privately run Mantel army. Your conflict begins in a war-torn country where you have been sent to fight a vicious rebel faction, the Promise Hand. At first glance, all is well, but things quickly begin to look a little strange…
In Persona 3, you assume the role of a high school student, who was orphaned as a young boy, and has recently transferred to Gekkoukan High School. Only days after he arrives at the school dorm, he is attacked by a Shadow. Under the supervision of school chairman Shuji Ikutsuki, he joins his new friends in confronting this evil threat…
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Buka announced its Games Convention line-up, where The Hunt, Sledgehammer and The Swarm will make their first appearance. In addition Buka will showcase two games that have advanced greatly since they were presented last year, Collapse and DUSK-12.
- The Hunt
- The Swarm
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Jeanne d'Arc, developed by Dark Cloud and Rogue Galaxy Level-5, delivers a new tactical role-playing adventure set across vast lands with detailed environments, unique characters, and a diverse combat and gameplay system.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Legacy is an epic game of Starfleet combat covering the entire Star Trek Universe. Players become the Admiral of a task force of warships and must lead their fleet to victory in large-scale battles. Bethesda has released beta version of the mission editor, source code included.
by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2007 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena presents a reinvention of 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay in HD, enhancements, as well as adding the Dark Athena chapter, an expansion of the original game with an exciting new story and new gameplay features. Without giving details, Sierra has revealed
that Starbreeze's remake is delayed until 2008.