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'BioShock' (X360/PC) More Re-installs and WideScreen Patch Coming

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 7:38 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. 2K Games has been getting a lot of flak for the SecuROM reinstall issues (upped from 2 to 5) and missing true widescreen feature (patch coming).

Various Game Trailers #1150

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:33 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:

  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue [PS3] - GC07 Trailer
  • Ferrari Challenge [ALL] - GC 07 Trailer
  • Heavenly Sword [PS3] - GC 07 Trailer


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

'StarCraft II' Banshee Unit Revealed - Screen

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:25 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.

'Exit' (PSP/XBLA) Coming to NDS

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier it was revealed that Exit would be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, the latest Famitsu issue reveals that Taito Corporation now also plans to bring puzzle game to NDS, early 2008. In Exit you assume the role of Mr. Esc, a masked individual tasked with rescuing people from buildings under a time limit, avoiding various traps and solving puzzles.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will bring Games Workshop's fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008' (ALL) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winning Eleven is dead, long live Pro Evolution Soccer. Konami's long running soccer franchise is finally adopting the same name as in Europe, Pro Evolution Soccer. No more guessing which whether Winning Eleven 10 was PES 8, or maybe 9.

'Buzz! Quiz TV' (PS3) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buzz! goes next-gen with Buzz!: Quiz TV, transforming your home into a TV game show studio, but thanks to Playstation Network, the whole world becomes a quiz show as you go online to pit your quiz skills against the best on offer.

Microsoft Retrofitting Xbox 360 Wireless Wheel

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft is taking a precautionary measure and voluntarily providing customers with a free retrofit to the Xbox 360 Wireless Wheel, due to a very small number of incidents of a malfunction, where a component in the Wheel chassis may in rare cases overheat and release smoke when the AC-DC power supply is used to energize the Wheel.

NCSoft's Games Convention 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCSoft has released screens and trailers for the following upcoming titles:

'Runaway 2' (NDS/PC) Also Coming to Wii, 'Runaway 3' Confirmed

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is banking on its recent success with Runaway 2. Not only is Cyanide Studios working on an NDS port, but a Wii version is now also in development. On top of that, at the Leipzig Games Convention, Pendulo confirmed that Runaway 3 is already in the works. A direct sequel to the previous installment, it will be set in Japan.

'Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity' (Wii) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory is publishing a new animated high-tech action-adventure series, Code Lyoko, based on the fourth season of the popular series.

'The Settlers: Rise of an Empire' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers VI will focus on building larger and more fortified cities as well as planning and optimization in a medieval world. Attributes that are typical of the series are once again the focus of the game, create magnificent cities and inhabit them with hundreds of settlers going about their daily lives.

'EA Playground' (NDS/Wii) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Playground captures the exuberance and nostalgia of your neighborhood playground, turning your gaming space into an arena of interactive fun with immersive activities designed for kids, and the kid inside all of us.

Dtp Prepping Two New RPG (X360/PC) Projects for 2009

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

dtp announced that it has signed two new $1 million development budget RPG productions, scheduled for 2009. One of them, an action RPG developed by the Germany-based team Deck 13, known for its adventure game releases Ankh and Jack Keane, while the second is being developed by a well-known Belgian team.

Capcom's Games Convention 2007 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom has released screens and trailers for the following upcoming titles:

Spellbound Developing 'Gothic 4' (PS3/X360/PC)

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD announced today that it has picked Spellbound Entertainment, known for Desperados and Chicago 1930, as the official developing team for Gothic 4.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 6:47 a.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.

'Tony Hawk's Proving Ground' (X360) Includes 'Guitar Hero III' Demo

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

People who purchase the Xbox 360 version of Tony Hawk's Proving Ground will get a two week head start on the 5 song Guitar Hero 3 demo before it hits Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

'MGS 4: Guns of the Patriots' (PS3) Gets New Enemies - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGS4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. This battle-scarred arena is seen through the eyes of an older Solid Snake who has been charged with infiltrating a number of key locations across the globe.

Pixel Mine Development Studio Formed

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pixel Mine, founded by contributors to titles such as the Ultima and Wing Commander series, Deus Ex, and Medal of Honor, is a new game development studio with attention to innovative short play titles that focus on community and maintaining high production values.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to a new campaign that ties up the Dread Lords saga, GalCiv II: Twilight of the Arnor adds civilization-specific technology trees and planetary improvements that add even more flavor to each alien race, while greatly expanding the strategic depth of the game.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) Gets New Release Date & Vehicles - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 4:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Hellgate: London' - Euro Pricing Structure Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive. Hellgate: London will offer players two ways to play through Standard and Subscription accounts.

'Highlander' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi signed the Highlander license a few years ago, and finally the first results are revealed. Highlander is a third person action adventure set in the Highlander universe – control an Immortal embroiled in a battle against rival Immortals in an adventure spanning over 2000 years.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Fatal Inertia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. The sport is called Inertia and it's one that offers a heady mix of speed, combat and real world environments that can be used to make your victory and break your opponents.

PSP Review - 'Battlezone'

by Tom Baker on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in futuristic international military environments, BattleZone puts players in control of highly maneuverable hover tanks, challenging them in close combat scenarios against their rivals.

'Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Command & Conquer series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath. As the expansion pack to Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:05 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. This demo features the Operation Husky mission...

'Backbreaker' (PS3/X360) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backbreaker is taking sports video games to a place where the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as a Sunday afternoon. Utilizing NaturalMotion’s revolutionary euphoria motion synthesis engine, you’ll never see the same tackle again. Ever.

'Terrorist Takedown 2' Using F.E.A.R Engine

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without giving many details City Interactive revealed at the Games Convention that it's Terrorist Takedown 2 sequel, scheduled for November, will use F.E.A.R.'s Jupiter-EX-Engine. You are special ops team leader sent out to neutralize terrorists, drug lords, bad people in general.

Ubisoft Joins Games for Windows Branding Program

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2007 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced that Ubisoft was the latest to join the Games for Windows branding program. The first title Ubisoft will deliver is The Settlers: Rise of an Empire.