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'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 10:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WoW: Wrath of the Lich King will open the forbidding wasteland of Northrend to exploration by the hardiest adventurers. New levels of power, challenging new dungeons and encounters, an exciting new character profession, and the game’s first hero class are just some of the new features awaiting players in Wrath of the Lich King.

'Quake III: Arena' Coming to NDS, Web, and Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

During his QuakeCon keynote speech, id Software's John Carmack revealed they're working with Pi Studios on an Xbox Live Arcade version of Quake III: Arena, while a second dev team inside id is developing a free, web-based port, Quake Zero. Last, but not least, while not all contracts have been finalized yet, Carmack did say he would love to bring Quake to the NDS, especially because of its wi-fi & wireless capabilities. Inspired by Metroid Prime Hunters, the QIII: Arena conversion would mix in elements from Doom II.

'Legends of Norrath' Trading Card Game Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 10:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE president John Smedley revealed during his Fan Faire Community Address plans for Legends of Norrath, the first online trading card game based on SOE's popular MMORPG franchise.

id Software's 'Rage' (PS3/X360/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

During QuakeCon, id Software revealed Rage, described as a mixture of 60% shooting and 40% driving. Rage is set in post-apocalyptic wasteland after a meteor hits earth and wipes out civilizations. You are tasked with helping various villages against mutants, monsters and an oppressive regime. As it's part racing, you will of course be able to upgrade and tune your vehicle. While not racing, you'll be able to explore the world, with a 20-hour single-player campaign and co-op.

'Warhawk' (PS3) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the thrill of white-knuckle aerial combat with bone-crunching armored assaults and high-intensity infantry combat in a 32-player, all-out war fought both on the ground and in the skies.

'Tabula Rasa' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:33 p.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. Your world could be next.

id Software Entire Portfolio Gets Steamed

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced it has signed an agreement with id Software to bring id's entire portfolio of PC titles to digital content delivery platform Steam, including most Quake and Doom titles, as well as Hexen, and even Commander Keen.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles. The PC version is set for release in Europe on Sept. 28, and North American Oct. 2, 2007.

'Gears of War' And 'Wolfenstein' Movie Directors Tagged?

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to an inside source, IESB.net claims that Underworld/Live Free or Die Hard director Len Weismen is in negotiations with New Line Cinema to direct the Escape from New York, as well as Epic Games' Gears of War. Variety is reporting that Silent Hill writer Roger Avary (Pulp Fiction) and producer Samuel Hadida (Resident Evil) have been tagged to bring id's Wolfenstein to the big screen.

'StarCraft II' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 3:32 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.

Ubisoft Bringing 'Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology' (PSP) to Europe

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

In Namco Bandai's latest installment to the popular RPG Tales franchise, Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology, players will create a hero to embark on a valiant quest to save the land of Terresia from the gripping force of a powerful evil, set on destruction.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

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

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

'Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold

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

Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM brings the fast-paced action-filled gameplay experience of Dynasty Warriors to the futuristic battlegrounds of the rich Gundam universe.

'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 2:55 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.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Halo 3'

by Andrew Hayward on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) Beta 2 Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this online strategic shooter. Featuring team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles. Activision sent out notice that Beta 2 is now available, and includes an all new map, improved bots, performance, UI, graphics/sound, punkbuster, LAN Support, etc.

'Sledgehammer' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sledgehammer is a pure action game on wheels, and a festival of demolition and speed, all in one. Drive the most powerful truck and destroy every opponent that you’ll find on the road or go to the multiplayer mode and decide who is the king of the highway, among your friends.

Ready At Dawn Snags Naughty Dog Creative Director to Work On New IP

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ready At Dawn Studios today announced that Dan Arey, former Creative Director of Naughty Dog, has joined the company to work on a new original intellectual property already in development.

'SKATE' (PS3/X360) Gets Release & Demo Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SKATE will deliver the feel of skating through innovative controls, authentic cameras and a fully reactive skateboarding city. The game features professional skaters such as Danny Way and PJ Ladd, as well as a reactive city and relevant in-game cameras that capture and deliver the most authentic skateboard experience to date.

'Star Trek: Conquest' (PS2/Wii) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few weeks ago, Bethesda Softworks announced Star Trek: Conquest, a blend of strategy and intense action set in “The Next Generation” era.

'Medal of Honor Airborne' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:57 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.

'Loki' - v1.0.6.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology. This v1.0.6 patch fixes bugs, optimizes memory, and adds various balance tweaks.

'MLB Power Pros' (PS2/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports and Konami announced a new and exciting Major League Baseball title, MLB Power Pros, based on the best selling "Power Pro" baseball series in Japan. Every MLB player will be represented in the "Power Pro" character style, a miniature toy-like figurine model.

NBA Live 08 (ALL) Gets International Teams - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and FIBA announced a multi-year licensing agreement that will bring 8 international teams, including 2006 World Championship winners Spain, runners up Greece and USA, as well as France, Germany, Italy, Argentina and China, to a videogame for the first time ever

Atari's Games Convention 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is unveiling two titles to the public at Games Convention 2007 in Leipzig, Germany, from 23-26 August: the first playable version of The Witcher and Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation, as well as Eternal Sonata, Asterix At The Olympic Games, DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2, Race 07 and Obscure 2.

'Drift City' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHN USA’s ijji.com announced Drift City, a unique driving game that incorporates role-playing game elements into a racing game environment, allowing users to customize their cars with performance-enhancing components, as well as cosmetic modifications that will seat each ride apart on the streets.

PC Review - 'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded. The PC version will feature optimized gfx, DirectX9/10 support, better multiplayer lobby, etc.

Wii Review - 'Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer'

by Michael DePasquale on Aug. 3, 2007 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer is based on both the comic book series as well as Twentieth Century Fox/Marvel Entertainment's movie sequel.