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Sierra Gamers Week 2007 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra/Vivendi whisked us away last week to the sweltering hot city of Palm Springs to showcase its upcoming titles. We have screens and trailers for:

'Anacapri: The Dream' Goes Gold.. Again

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already gone gold a few months ago, Anacapri: The Dream is an adventure game set in the island of Capri, where you, as Dr. Nico N, need to accomplish a very difficult task: find the extremely powerful, but malicious Obsidian Disk.

Various Game Trailers #1148

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 8:52 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:

  • Heavenly Sword [PS3] - Trailer (2)
  • Requital - Trailer #2
  • Thrillville: Off the Rails [ALL] - Trailer
  • The Sims 2 Bon Voyage - Trailer


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

'Dark Sector' (PS3/X360) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Sector is a new and original next-gen action-thriller, developed by Digital Extreme. A dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story.

'Folklore' (PS3) Also Coming to the PSP ?

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Folklore is a unique, dark fantasy adventure inspired by western fairy tales. Set in the mysterious town of Doolin, two strangers, Keats and Ellen, are drawn together to uncover a mysterious legend in a remote village that exists on the border between dreams and reality. At a London press event, Sony's Bill Ritch let slip that the reason desginer Kuji Okada won't attend Leipzig is because he's working on the PSP version.

'Crazy Machines II' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create your own daring experiments with Crazy Machines II! How will a toaster handle two whoopie cushions? How to watch TV with a steam engine? Build up insane chain reactions and pray that everything works or explodes with a big bang.

'The Eye of Judgment' (PS3) Pricing Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Eye of Judgment presents a new style of gameplay where collectable trading cards, embedded with a CyberCode, are placed in front of the PlayStation Eye for their respective creatures to come to life in 3D and battle on screen. Online retailers EBGames, GameStop and Amazon all have TEoJ priced at $59.99, including camera & software.

'Halo 3' (X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The epic saga continues with Halo 3, in this third chapter of the Halo trilogy, 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.

PS3 Gets Folding@home v1.2 Update

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced a Folding@home v1.2 application update for PS3 users, adding functionalities and features, including support for Remote Play for PSP, added protein simulations and visuals, as well as a screensaver mode which enables PS3 to consume slightly less power and increases the performance of protein-folding simulations.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08' (ALL) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Tiburon, known for Madden NFL Football and NCAA Football titles, is developing the latest installment in the Tiger Woods franchise. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 will include two new features, GamerNet And Photo Game Face.

'Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure' (Wii) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is a puzzle adventure game that allows player to explore a variety of wondrous environments and stages, solve puzzles and interact with the world with the Wiimote in search of a legendary pirate ship and the ultimate pursuit of becoming the greatest pirate ever.

'Mafia 2' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last week, 2K Games officially announced Mafia 2, featuring a deep mobster-driven narrative packed with both behind-the-wheel and on-foot action, developed by the original creators Illusion Softworks.

'Guild Wars' Sells Four Million Units

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars is a competitive online RPG with an emphasis on rewarding player skill. In large head-to-head guild battles, cooperative group combat, and single player missions, players will explore a fantasy world while pursuing professions and acquiring skills to develop their own personalized character.

'Deca Sports' (Wii) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 7:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hudson is working on an all-new Wii-exclusive sports title Deca Sports, featuring 10 activities, fully using the Nunchuk/Wiimote to control your Mii like characters, including multiplayer.

'Metal Gear Online (PS3) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celebrating 20 years of MGS, Kojima Productions officially revealed Metal Gear Online, featuring characters, stages and the same control scheme as MGS 4. This reloaded MGO experience packs in additional environments, game modes, and team-based multiplayer mayhem.

'Atari Classics Evolved' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari Classics Evolved features timeless games such as Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Centipede, Lunar Lander, Millipede, Missile Command, Super Breakout, Tempest, Warlords and Pong. These titles, presented in both an original and an evolved version, will maintain the original gameplay while adding up-to-date graphics.

'The Sims 2 Seasons' - v1.7.0.158 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 Seasons is the latest Expansion Pack for The Sims 2 loaded with new seasonal activities for your Sims including snowball fights, chasing fireflies, playing in leaf piles, and more! EA has released a new patch, but no details as to what it fixes are available at this point.

'Warriors Orochi' (PS2/X360) - 26 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI's two blockbuster franchises, Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors, will finally meet this fall in an unforgettable crossover event. In Warriors Orochi the characters from both franchises must team-up to wage war against a new, yet powerful force.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.15.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft and its expansion pack, Brood War. The v1.15.1 patch fixes several bugs, exploits, and improves stability ...

'Medal of Honor: Heroes 2' (PSP/Wii) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Heroes 2 is designed completely from the ground up for the Wii and PSP. Just like the recent Madden 08 announcement, the Wii edition will include an all-new mode that simplifies gameplay for players of all skill levels.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:20 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:

'Black Prophecy' Revealed - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle Studios' Black Prophecy, developed by Reakktor Media, is an Action-MMO where you will not only be fighting epic multiplayer battles and fulfilling exciting single-player missions, but also experience a fascinating story from the pen of prize-winning German science-fiction author Michael Marrak.

'SKATE' (PS3/X360) Demo on Xbox Live Marketplace

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SKATE will deliver the feel of skating through innovative controls, authentic cameras and a fully reactive skateboarding city, featuring professional skaters such as Danny Way and PJ Ladd, to deliver the most authentic skateboard experience to date. After a few delays, EA has finally released its Skate demo on XBLA.

'Jack Keane' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 5:03 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.

'Two Worlds' (X360/PC) - Demo & v1.5 Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world. Zuxxez has released a demo, allowing you to solve various quests in Northern Antaloor (includes multiplayer for 8 people), as well as a massive v1.5 update fixing bugs, updating gfx and plenty more.

'A New Beginning' (NDS/Wii/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A New Beginning is a cinematic, interactive eco-thriller. In the classic adventure game an impending global climate cataclysm threatens the world, in a story ripped from today’s headlines, dealing with the defining issue of our time. At locations all around the globe, players will have to try and stem the tide – with the whole world hanging in the balance.

Konami's Leipzig Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced its product portfolio to be shown at the annual Games Convention, August 23-27 in Leipzig, Germany, featuring titles such as Metal Gear Solid 4, Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, new Silent Hills and a new take on a much-loved classic.

'Rail Simulator' - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rail Simulator will offer the opportunity for players to take charge of steam, diesel and electric trains on real routes in the UK and Germany. Challenging and fun gameplay will even enable players to design their own ideal journey routes.

'Viking: Battle For Asgard' (PS3/X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced Viking: Battle For Asgard, developed by The Creative Assembly, is a hack'n slasher where you, as Skarin, a new iconic gaming hero, get to experience the violent yet spectacular world of the Vikings and their Gods.

Xbox 360 Review - 'BioShock'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

Doritos 'Unlock Xbox' Contest Finalists Selected

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

More than 2,300 participants have entered into the Doritos “Unlock Xbox” challenge, submitting their ideas for an Doritos branded Xbox LIVE Arcade game idea. The five finalists have been selected, and will now begin working side-by-side with Xbox LIVE Arcade development teams to build fully playable beta versions of their game concepts.

'Attack on Pearl Harbor' Gets Steamed

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2007 @ 12:16 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. Attack on Pearl Harbor is now also available on Steam for $24.95 USD with an additional 10% discount until August 27.