'Command & Conquer' - Free Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To celebrate the 12 year anniversary of the Command & Conquer franchise, EA has released the first C&C free of charge. Both the GDI and Nod campaigns are in ISO format, free for download, which needs to be burned on CD using your burning software of choice, such as Nero, Alcohol etc...

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders: Clash of Nations will expand upon the RTS genre by placing gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory on the battlefield.

Various Game Trailers #1157

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 6:09 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:

  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am [PS2] - Trailer #2
  • EA Playground [NDS/Wii] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Folklore [PS3] - Trailer
  • Freak Out: Extreme Freeride [PSP/PS2/PC] - GC07 Trailer
  • Haze [PS3] - Abandoned Resort Walkthrough
  • Mafia 2 - Trailer
  • NHL 08 [ALL] - Sweden/Finald Elite Trailers (2)
  • The Simpsons Game [ALL] - Medal of Homer Trailer


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

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360/PC) Demo Coming Mid-September

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this team-based online strategic shooter. Now that the game has gone gold, Splash Damage revealed it is working on a demo, expected to be released somewhere mid-September, although whether this is PC only, or also for consoles was not disclosed.

'The Golden Horde' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Golden Horde, using Ancient Wars: Sparta's AWE engine, is a historical RTS based on real events that took place at the beginning of XII century. Those were the times of mighty warriors and military leaders whose power and daring instilled courage in common soldiers.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' Now Available on Steam

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Offering a unique combination of First-Person Shooter (FPS) and Survival-Horror action, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl gives gamers unprecedented freedom to explore the devastated exclusion zone that surrounds the Chernobyl power plant following a second apocalyptic explosion.

'Tabula Rasa' Guide to Foreas - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 3:23 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.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' - v1.03 Paradox Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. Paradox has released a new patch, bringing their download/retail version (not the Battlefront edition) to v1.03 and fixing bugs/crashes, various tweaks, AI and path finding improvements and plenty more.

'Halo 3' (X360) Accessories and Messenger Kit Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox 360 fanatics are invited to accessorize this holiday season with Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 3 Wireless Controllers and Headset, and the Xbox 360 Messenger Kit, all available beginning Sept. 4.

'Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance' - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance, add-on for Gas Powered Games' 3D RTS, following the epic story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War.

'Shattered Suns' Gets Delayed Until 2008

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shattered Suns is a new science-fiction real-time strategy game with unique features such as 3D battles, a moving battlefield, player-designed units, unique economic challenges and an interactive campaign. After the beta test, Clear Crown Studios decided to delay the game from its original October release date to Q1 2008 in order to add many new features.

'Huxley' (X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Huxley is an MMOFPS utilizing the Unreal engine 3 that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Human beings have mutated and are divided into two opposing races, Sapiens and Alternative, who are forced to battle against one another to gain control of the world and its resources.

'Fantasy Wars' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fantasy Wars is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world combining both classic strategy gameplay and sophisticated 3D graphics, allowing players to experience epic battles like never before. This English demo, featuring the Conquest of Goblins and Freiburg's Destiny missions.

'Mass Effect' (X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR, and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

'Gears of War' (X360) Hidden Fronts Multiplayer Map Pack Becomes Free

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning Monday, Sept. 3 at 2:00 a.m. PDT, the Hidden Fronts Map Pack (4 new maps, Bullet Marsh, Garden, Process and Subway) will join the Annex game type and Multiplayer Map Pack 1 as another piece of free downloadable content for Epic's visceral shooter Gears of War.

'Zoo Hospital' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco's Zoo Hospital, developed by Torus Games, lets you diagnose and treat more than 40 different species of birds, mammals and reptiles while interning at a world-famous zoo.

'FIFA 08' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 08 will create a football experience that matches the complexity, finesse and beauty of the real-world game. FIFA 08 challenges you to master the skills required to play like a pro football player, allowing you on the pitch to defy the odds, perfect your skills, elevate your game and rise up to win glory for your club.

'Fatal Inertia' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 offers real world environments that can break your opponents and lead you to victory.

'Soulcalibur Legends' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weapon-based fighting game franchise has been reinvented as Namco Bandai announced Soulcalibur Legends exclusively for the Wii, fully immersing players in a 3rd person action adventure that takes a unique approach to the series by truly utilizing the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

'Stranglehold' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A spiritual sequel to Woo's action masterpiece, Hard Boiled, Stranglehold redefines the action gaming experience with its acrobatic gunplay, thrilling cinematography, frenetic combat and incredible massive destructibility.

'WorldShift' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Sea Studios, known for Knights of Honor, announced WorldShift, a next-generation, cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend.

Friday, August 31, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 9:10 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:

'Uncharted: Drake's Fortune' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 5:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune brings players into a world ripe with realism and unexpected juxtapositions. A fallible hero akin to those depicted in pulp-adventure genre films, Nathan Drake brings a humanity and believability never seen before in video gaming, enabled entirely through technology advancements.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'TimeShift'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

TimeShift is an FPS in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes. The game will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, and the latest graphics technology to create a unique action game experience.

'City Life 2008 Edition' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monte Cristo and Focus announced the latest iteration of its building sim, City Life. The new 2008 Edition features 60 more buildings, bringing the total to 360, including famous structures such as St. Paul Cathedral, Royal Opera etc... New scenarios, 10 new maps, and an updated version of the editor allow you to import satellite maps, as well as import from applications such as World-Machine, or GeoControl.

'Cranium Kabookii' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft signed an agreement with Cranium, Inc. to create a Cranium video game for the Wii. Using the Wii Remote and special Kabookii Decoder Glasses, Cranium Kabookii changes the television screen into a living canvas where teams jam, draw, act, puzzle and even crack codes to win.

505 Games Bringing 'Wild ARMs 5' (PS2) to Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wild ARMs 5 is an RPG that follows the journey of a group of young travelers as they try to unlock the mysteries of their ravaged land and unknowingly become involved in a struggle that will decide the fate of the entire world.

'We Love Golf' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We Love Golf! presents a realistic golfing experience with a fresh spin, incorporating the Wii Remote's unique motion-sensing functionality. Players use the controller to choose clubs, line up shots, swing and even add a touch fade or draw with a flick of the wrist. Just as on a real course, gauging wind conditions, correct club selection and careful reading of the greens are all essential for victory. A variety of game modes, multiple characters, and unlockable content provides endless hours of putting heaven.

'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clive Barker's Jericho is a 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.

Wii Review - 'Boogie'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Boogie will have gamers dancing, singing and starring in their own music videos. Players can also choose and customize different characters in the game to best show off their dancing style and karaoke skills.

'StarCraft II' Thor Unit Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 12:56 a.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.

'EVE Online' Gets Graphical Overhaul & PvP Championship - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EVE Online is an MMO game set in a world of galactic proportions, governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy where space flight is the path to all commerce, communication, and conflict. Your mission is to establish yourself as a major competitor, trusted by your friends, feared by your enemies. Later this year CCP is planning a graphical overhaul, see how it'll look like ...

Activision Signs 'I SPY Fun House' and 'Animal Genius' (NDS)

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2007 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scholastic Media signed a distribution agreement with Activision Publishing to distribute two new Scholastic developed NDS titles in North America, I SPY Fun House and Animal Genius.