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Various Game Trailers #1138

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 11:22 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:

  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars - QuakeCon 2007 Trailer
  • Geometry Wars: Galaxies [NDS/Wii] - Trailer #2
  • SimCity Societies - Trailer #3
  • Home [PS3] - Trailer #3
  • SEGA Rally: Revo [ALL] - Technology Trailer #2
  • Madden NFL 08 [ALL ] - Trailer (2)


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

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' (X360/PC) Revolution Is A ... BattleCast

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Add layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customizing your armies by combining units. A few weeks back EA teased us with a C&C: Tiberium Wars "revolution," and speculations ran wild from a new expansion, patch, to possible new modes? As it turns out it's nothing but BattleCast Primetime, a sort of online TV/Sports show with latest C&C news, interviews, and match reports, starting August 14th.

'The Sims 2 Castaway' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 6:20 p.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.

Consoles Being Scrutinized by Airport Security

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Effective August 4, 2007, laptop computers, full-size video game consoles (for example Playstation, Xbox, or Nintendo), full-size DVD players, and video cameras that use video cassettes must be removed from their carrying cases and submitted separately for x-ray screening. Laptop computers and video cameras that use cassettes have long been subject to this policy.

'Tomb Raider: Anniversary' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using an enhanced ‘Tomb Raider: Legend’ game engine, the graphics, technology and physics bring Lara’s adventure and pursuit of a mystical artifact known only as the Scion right up to today’s technology standards and will offer gamers a completely new gameplay experience.

'Ricochet Infinity' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ricochet Infinity introduces a new way to play the game by putting the player in direct control of the ball. Instead of waiting for the ball to return to the paddle, with 'Recall' players can at any time, change the ball's direction, giving the player full control over the action during every second of the game, and not just when the ball hits the paddle.

'Guild Wars: Eye of the North' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars: Eye of the North is the first true expansion for the Guild Wars franchise, adding eighteen multi-level dungeons to face untold enemies, search for clues about the menace facing the world, and uncover new weapons they can use in the final confrontation.

Former Volition Developers Form New Studio

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Industry veterans announce the formation of Blazing Lizard, Inc, a new game development studio dedicated to producing high quality and compelling console downloadable games for all ages and demographics.

NBA Live 08 (ALL) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the 1-on-1 match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA Live 08.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) Possibly on the PC ?

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 12:26 p.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. In an interview with C&VG, Bizzare's Ben Ward revealed that "internal shared tech systems are running across several platforms including PC." With recent Halo 2, and upcoming Gears of War & Viva Pinata appearances on the PC, PGR would easily be portable as well.

'Panzer Killer' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight everything in the German arsenal including the most notorious and lethal tanks such as Tigers and Panthers. Battle through over 50 missions in this fast-paced arcade-style shooter. Drive and fight rival tanks, destroy enemy positions and engage in ferocious firefights.

'Arma: Armed Assault' - v1.08 Hotfix Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed Assault is a realistic, combat gaming offering freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation. A hotfix for the v1.08 patch has been released addressing some SecuROM issue, animation hiccup, and localizations problems.

'One Piece Gear Spirit' (NDS) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's One Piece Gear Spirit is the first iteration on the NDS, offering gamers the chance to play as 20 original characters, including digitized voices. The tactical/bottom screen is used to select spirit cards, 130 in total, and One Piece Gear Spirit also supports online multiplayer for up to 4 people.

'Blitzkrieg 2: Liberation' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few weeks ago, the Blitzkrieg 2: Liberation add-on is set near the end of the WW2 and will add two new Western Front campaigns set in Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and France, and will of course include plenty of new units, maps, and game modes.

'Mercury Meltdown Revolution' (Wii) Gets New Release Date & Budget Price

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercury Meltdown Revolution is a brain-teasing puzzle game that challenges players to immerse themselves in a colorful world of sci-fi machines, crazy characters, and bubbling test tubes. After being delayed several times, Ignition Ent. announced that Mercury Meltdown Revolution is now planned for Sept. 25th at $19.99.

'Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy' Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy is a classic point & click adventure game. Nostradamus sends his daughter Madeleine to help Catherine de Medici, who thinks she has been cursed. As practicing medicine is a male occupation, the game allows you to disguise as Madeleine's brother Cesar to interact with other NPCs.

'NHL 2K8' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports' NHL 2K8 will leverage all of the next generation capabilities, featuring innovative gameplay, revolutionary player models and stunning visuals to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:25 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:

'Basketball Manager 2008' Gets FIBA Endorsement - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIDER Games' sports management title Basketball Manager 2008 is now the official game of the European Championships in Spain in Sept. ‘07. Find the best sponsors, bring in the best players and prove that you are the best manager to lead your team to be champions of the courts. Clear the court and let the games begin…

'Brain Age 2' (NDS) Bundled With New Nintendo DS Colors

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first new color scheme to hit the Nintendo DS system in the United States in nearly a year will come bundled with Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day, all at an MSRP of $149.99, starting Aug. 21.

'FIFA Soccer 08' (ALL) North American Cover Athletes Signed

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 8:26 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. New York Red Bulls Josmer Altidore, and young Mexican national team goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa of Club America of the Mexican Primera Division, will join Brazilian International Ronaldinho on the front cover of FIFA Soccer 08 in North America.

Codemasters Bringing 'Fury' to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has signed a European publishing agreement with to bring its competitive online RPG Fury to Europe. It takes the best elements of an MMO - combat, advancement and teamwork - and blends them with the best elements of an FPS - instant action, fast pacing and diverse game types.

PC Preview - 'Undercover:­ Operation Wintersun'

by Alan Butterworth on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Undercover is an adventure game set in the heart of war-torn Europe in 1943, and sees players take on the role of British physicist Dr. John Russell, who is sent into the lion’s den by the MI6 to follow leads on German research into a devastating weapon of mass destruction.

'Beauty Factory' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become the CEO of a beauty products company. Follow your intuition when selecting market offers and make appropriate economic decisions in order to develop your company into an impressive corporation.

'World in Conflict' (X360/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 4:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

'Eternal Sonata' (X360) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata, previously known as Trusty Bell, is an Xbox 360 exclusive RPG, boasting gorgeous graphics, 3-D character models, and a groundbreaking battle system. Namco Bandai has released a 584mb demo on Xbox Live...

'Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The defining battle for justice is about to begin as animated characters and cliffhanger storylines come to life in a courtroom where anything can happen. The complete story of Phoenix Wright comes together as players explore both the past and present of the idiosyncratic lawyer.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Tenchu Z'

by Chris Lawton on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tenchu Z is the first mission-based ninja stealth action game for the X360, and allows players to hone their stealth skills while slaying enemies to become the ultimate ninja. Patience and strategy, with use of the stealth kill system, is rewarded over a run-and-gun style of hand-to-hand combat.

Xbox 360 System Update Adds Wireless Guitar Support

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft issued an Xbox 360 system/dash update, so if you log in to Xbox Live you will receive a prompt to accept this mandatory update. This unannounced update is minor as it merely prepares your Xbox 360 for the wireless guitars that are being released in a few months. No Other new features are included, which is planned for later this year as part of Microsoft's biannual release cycle.

'Singstar Amped' (PS2) Tracklist - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed at E3, SCEA's latest iteration in the SingStar karaoke franchises features rocksongs such as Pearl Jam's Alive, Ozzy's Crazy Train, David Bowie's changes and plenty more hits...

Wii Review - 'The BIGS'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The BIGS adds more explosive excitement to baseball video games than ever before. This over-the-top baseball action title puts an entirely new spin on MLB as it blends outrageous visuals and intuitive gameplay mechanics.

'SingStar' (PS3) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take centre stage and wow the crowd with your performance as SingStar arrives on PS3. Packed with new features, for the first time ever SingStar lets you personalise your playlists by downloading the songs of your choice – so you can sing along to what you want, when you want it.

Nintendo Releases v3.0 Wii Firmware Update

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo has released the new v3.0 system software update for the Wii, giving the Wii Shop Channel a major overhaul, as well as adding new features to the Channel View.

Name Your F.E.A.R. Contest Finalists

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After Vivendi released its horror/FPS FEAR in 2005, it had a falling out with developer Monolith, who was acquired by Warner Bros. in mid-development. A sequel was announced by both parties, but since Vivendi owns the tradmark right, Monolith's product can't be called F.E.A.R. 2. With 3 finalists remaining, the "Name Your F.E.A.R." contest is in the home stretch, and now it is up to you to choose your favorite.