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Various Game Trailers #1147

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 7:13 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:

  • Saboteur [PS3/X360] - Teaser Trailer
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare [ALL] - Multiplayer Perks Trailer
  • World in Conflict [X360/PC] - GC 07 Trailer
  • Need for Speed ProStreet [ALL] - Drag Racing Trailer
  • Codename: Panzers - Cold War - Trailer
  • Everlight: Fairies, Candles and a Wish - GC 2007 Trailer [German]
  • SEGA Rally: Revo [ALL] - Environmental Trailer #2
  • 07 Commando [NDS] - Teaser Trailer
  • The Continuum - Trailer #2


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

'NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams' (Wii) Dream of Desert Level - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed NiGHTS franchise that gave gamers the freedom to fly in a world of dreams and imagination.

'BioShock' (X360/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioShock will forever change the expectations for the FPS going beyond run and gun corridors, monster-closet AIs and static worlds, creating a living, unique and unpredictable FPS experience. Already released on Xbox Live, the PC demo features the first part of the game, introducing you with Rapture and the special powers.

'Crysis' Special Edition Loaded With Extras

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

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion. The Special Edition is 3-disc set containing art book, original soundtrack, exclusive in-game vehicle, making of DVD, and various other trailer footage.

'H-Craft Championship' - v1.2 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

H-Craft Championship is a classic sci-fi racer, where you get to control a H-Craft, a futuristic vehicle hovering above the ground driven by a gigantic rotor. The v1.2 patch/demo fixes various bugs, and adds Matrox TripleHead2Go support, enabling you to play on 3 screens simultaneously.

'World Series of Poker 2008' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With World Series of Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets you will enter the largest sporting event in the world – the World Series of Poker, with the challenge to Beat The Brat – Phil Hellmuth!

Paramount and DreamWorks Drop Blu-ray Support

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks will offer next-generation DVDs in the HD DVD format and drop support for Blu-ray, further complicating the race between the competing technologies. Previously, all of its movies were released in both formats, but manufacturing the HD-DVD discs and players is much cheaper, which prompted Paramount's decision.

'Virtua Fighter 5' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtua Fighter 5 raises the bar for console fighting games including all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments.

Monday, August 20, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 1:05 p.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:

'Myst' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Myst is an immersive experience that draws you in and won't let you go. You enter a unique setting, venturing alone to varied times and places, the worlds that compose Myst. There are no instructions, and you encounter no living beings but soon realize your actions may help individuals who are somehow trapped in a parallel dimension.

Epic Games Acquires 'Painkiller' Developer People Can Fly

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Warsaw, Poland-based game developer People Can Fly, best known for Painkiller, but most recently has been collaborating with Epic on the PC version of Gears of War. The two companies are collaborating on a new IP which Epic will be previewing privately at Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany this week.

'SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis follows SpongeBob and the rest of the Bikini Gang as they leave Bikini Bottom and journey to the legendary city of Atlantis. Players will discover the treasures of Atlantis, while experiencing new game mechanics and multiplayer features.

Midway Games' Leipzig Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games announced its product portfolio to be shown at the annual Games Convention, August 23-27 in Leipzig, Germany, featuring titles such as Stranglehold, BlackSite Area 51, Unreal Tournament 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat, and kid's games like Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.

'Edge of Twilight' (X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FUZZYEYES announced its new third-person action/adventure title Edge of Twilight, a dark, steampunk fantasy in a world where night and day have torn apart.

'SEGA Rally Revo' (ALL) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Rally Revo will set a new benchmark in its genre with a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with revolutionary dynamically deformable terrain, proprietary next-generation graphics, bone-jarringly realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing.

'World in Conflict' Demo Coming August 24

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike previously announced, Sierra will release a public demo for Massive Entertainment's action-strategy game World in Conflict on Aug. 24, containing both single player (tutorial + 1 mission) and multiplayer modes (2maps).

'Space Giraffe' and 'Street Trace: NYC' This Week's XBLA Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Giraffe is a psychedelic shooter featuring mesmerizing graphics and 100 levels of out-of-this-world gameplay. Street Trace: NYC is an all-in-one hoverboard racing and arena battle game featuring multiplayer over Xbox LIVE with up to eight players and an up to a four-way split-screen.

'Tabula Rasa' Limited CollectorÂ’s Edition Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 9:31 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. The Limited Edition includes exclusive in-game items, dog tags, briefing General British, one month free, Making of DVD, classified maps and plenty more...

'Lineage' Creator Licenses CryENGINE 2 for New MMO

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

XLGames, founded by former NCSoft founder & Lineage creator Jake Song, announced that they have entered into an agreement with Crytek to license the award winning CryENGINE 2 for use in their newest MMORPG.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 7:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Airborne, next-gen debut of the series, is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience.

'Kicks Online' - Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kicks Online is a free-to-play football MMO, adopting street football modes and rules. Only through different tactics (such as various ways of passing ball and adjusting football surface harness) and strong teamwork players can win the match.

PS3 Preview - 'Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction'

by Andrew Hayward on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction draws players into a vast, new galaxy more vibrant, diverse and interactive than ever before. With bustling cities, gigantic enemies and giant boss battles, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction delivers a sophisticated, yet humorous adventure.

2K Games/Sports' Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games and 2K Sports announced its lineup for Games Convention 2007 in Leipzig, Germany, featuring title such as Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, Gearbox Software's Borderlands, 2K Sports' NBA 2K8 and Top Spin 3, as well as 2 yet un-announced titles.

'The Sims 2 Castaway' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The journey in The Sims 2 Castaway begins when your Sims are washed ashore on an uncharted tropical island, and must overcome the forces of nature, craft tools for survival, and explore their surroundings to unravel the island's mysteries.

Blizzard's Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard revealed today that the second expansion for World of Warcraft, Wrath of the Lich King, and StarCraft II, Blizzard’s highly-anticipated real-time strategy game, will be playable at the 2007 Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany.

Wii Shop Channel Expands With Trio of Classic Titles

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:13 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: Neutopia, Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master, and Super Metroid.

'Animal Paradise' (NDS) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Animal Paradise is a fun and engaging virtual pet sim for the NDS, taking players to their uncle's virtual farm and allows them to become best friends with all of his farm animals. Feed, clean, walk and play with them, but above all make them happy so you can earn their love.

'Conflict: Denied Ops' (X360/PS3/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announced the next title in the acclaimed Conflict series, Conflict: Denied Ops. Previously announced under the working title of Crossfire, Conflict: Denied Ops is a new paramilitary themed co-op FPS from award-winning developers, Pivotal Games, and is the fifth game in the best selling Conflict series.

'Deca Sports' (Wii) Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Famitsu issue reveals that Hudson is working on an all-new Wii-exclusive sports title similar to Wii Sports. Featuring 10 activities Deca Sports will fully use the Nunchuk/Wiimote to control your Mii like characters, single, as well as multiplayer. So far seven categories are confirmed: Archery, Go Karting, Motocross, Volleyball, Football, Basketball and Badminton, while three are kept secret although the good word is they might be Speed Skating, Ice Hockey and Snowboarding.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (PS3/X360) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality. Monolith Productions Senior Producer Dave Hasle tells us more about the main character Ethan Thomas.

European Xbox 360 Price Drop Confirmed

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week Microsoft officially announced a retail price drop for its Xbox 360 consoles in Europe, and launched the Xbox 360 Elite (€449,99). From Friday, 24th August 2007, the 20 GB Xbox 360 will be reduced by €50 to €349,99, while the Core version (no HD) will be reduced €20 to €279,99.

'Heavenly Sword' (PS3) - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A stunningly beautiful martial arts drama set in a mythical time and place in the Far East, Heavenly Sword, developed by Ninja Theory, takes players on a roller coaster of emotion and action that truly exploits the potential of gaming as the new artistic entertainment medium.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (X360/PC) Playable At Leipzig - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At this year’s Games Convention gamers will be able to play against each other in Funcom’s brutal, bloody, and ferociously fast-paced player-versus-player MMO game Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, while the press will get a demonstration of the siege warfare system behind closed doors.

SouthPeak Introducing Four New Titles At Leipzig Games Convention

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Games, in co-operation with German distribution partner Flashpoint, announced its product line-up for this year’s Leipzig Games Convention, including its first entries into the PS3 and Wii markets, as well as an increased focus on handheld formats.

'Cricket Life 08' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cricket Life 08, developed by Gamebience, is a sports, management, strategy and life simulation game that allows gamers to experience a cricketer's life, endorsed by Mike Hussey.

Paradox Interactive Signs 'Supreme Ruler 2020'

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced that it has signed Supreme Ruler 2020 to its publishing portfolio of 2008. Developed by BattleGoat Studios, Supreme Ruler 2020 adds many new features, building on the success of the award winning Supreme Ruler 2010.

'Turning Point: Fall of Liberty' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fall of Liberty takes players to new battlegrounds in World War II, ones born from a changed moment in history that led to the Nazi invasion of 1950s America, delivering an explosive action experience in a world where famous real-world locations appear startlingly different under Nazi occupation.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Shrek The Third'

by Chris Lawton on Aug. 20, 2007 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shrek The Third will take players on an all-new adventure filled with fun and exciting new challenges, never-before-seen characters and environments, plus the same humor we've come to love from Shrek and the gang.