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Various Game Trailers #1164

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 9:45 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 [ALL] - Launch Trailer
  • The Simpsons Game [ALL] - Spoof Trailer
  • Team Fortress 2 [ALL] - Meet the Engineer Trailer
  • Trauma Center: New Blood [Wii] - Trailer
  • DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road [PS3] - Launch Trailer
  • WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 [NDS] - Trailer
  • Prank TV - Trailer
  • King of Clubs [ALL] - Developer Walkthrough
  • Universe at War: Earth Assault [X360/PC] - Factions Trailer (3)


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

KISS-Themed Peavey Guitar Becomes 'Guitar Hero' Controller

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Art Guitar's Riff Master Guitar Controller is the first genuine life-sized guitar modified for play with guitar-based games on the PS2. The collector's item, created from the body of a real Peavey guitar, will showcase Art Guitar's unique paintings featuring several mega rock artists including the iconic band KISS, with other artists to follow.

'Halo 3' (X360) Promo Blitz Details Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In preparation for the Halo 3's Sept. 25th launch, Microsoft is gearing up its promotional onslaught with the “Unite to Fight Week,” which will include a bounty of Halo-related activities such as midnight madness events, promotional activities, a variety of Xbox Live opportunities and contests.

'Time Crisis 4' (PS3) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 4 is reborn, and includes a full FPS game mode, HD quality graphics and a newly designed Guncon to enhance the game. Superior to its arcade counterpart, Time Crisis 4 brings a fresh new look to launch the series into the next generation.

'Castlevania' Creator Contemplating Going Xbox 360 Exclusive

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with Game Informer magazine, Castlevania series creator Koji Igarashi revealed he is working on a new 2D installment for the NDS. The next console iteration might be Xbox 360 exclusive however, saying "I think the Xbox 360 would be the best platform for the U.S. market. The U.S. market is the biggest market for the Castlevania series, so I will give the first priority to the U.S. market."

'Sinking Island' (NDS/PC) Suspects #3 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sinking Island is a dark detective adventure story set on a tropical paradise. At a millionaire's hotel a crime is committed, and while the island seems to be sinking for unknown reasons, you, as detective Jack Norm, have to find out who did it.

By 2011 One-Third of Games Revenues Will Be Generated Online

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Research by Strategy Analytics reveals that the rapidly expanding MMO market is blazing the way for electronic sell-through and digital distribution of both PC and console games, and will by 2011 account for 30% of the games industry's revenue, which is expected to triple in the next 5 years.

'No More Heroes' (Wii) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

No More Heroes is the next action game from SUDA-51, creator of the surreal shooter Killer7.

Break 'Halo 3' (X360) Street Date, and You're Fired!

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to an email sent by GameStop Corp. to employees, anyone who even accidentally breaks the tape on the Halo 3 shipping boxes will be fired on the spot. Other outlets have recently caused publisher concern by leaking BioShock and Stranglehold early, so GameStop is taking a firm stance that it will not tolerate such behavior. Whether you're a clerk or district manager, if you open the packaging before the midnight launch, you're out.

'NBA Live 08' (ALL) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:10 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.

Sony Releases v3.70 PSP Firmware

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has released a new v3.70 PSP firmware update, adding new features such as adding custom theme settings, viewing a slideshow while listening to music, better scene search functionality, improved sequential playback of videos, and assign buttons added to the remote play menu

'Conan (PS3/X360) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conan is an action adventure game featuring a story of epic brutality, sheer evil and visceral combat. Players will follow the journey of Conan the Cimmerian as he fights a vicious battle against a variety of enemies and an elusive power that threatens to consume the Hyborian world.

Pre-Order 'The Orange Box' And Get 'Team Fortress 2' Beta Access

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced that people who pre-purchase The Orange Box (features Half-Life 2, HL 2: Ep. Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal) before Oct. 10th will save 10% off the $49.95 regular price. If you pre-order through Steam, you additionally get exclusive access to the Team Fortress 2 beta, which launches next week.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Collector's Edition Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is a new action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hotspots. The PC and X360 version are getting a special hardcover book featuring concepts, imagery and artwork from the team that details the breath-taking action from the soldier to the satellite.

DreamCatcher Brings 'Loki' to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loki: Heroes of Mythology is an action/RPG where players take on the role of one of four great mythological heroes as they confront hordes of evil minions, battle against great mythological beasts and defy the gods in an adventure bristling with rage.

'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) Coming to PC!

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr announced that Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is coming to the PC with new content and features including a multiplayer action-inspired battle mode, grueling boss battles, a host of exclusive unlockable content and visually stunning rock venues.

'The Chosen: Well of Souls' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelmind's The Chosen: Well of Souls is a 3D hack'n slash set in the 19th century. You are Frater Simon sent on a mission by the monasteries to free God's Envoy, taken hostage by a mighty Alchemist Marcus who uses human souls to strengthen his own powers in order to rule the world.

Deadline Games Developing 10 Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Titles for Eidos

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadline Games has concluded a major three-year deal with game publisher EIDOS to develop ten titles based on cartoon characters from the Hanna-Barbera studio licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

'Medal of Honor: Heroes 2' (PSP/Wii) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 6:46 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.

'FIFA 08' (PS3/X360/PC) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 6:46 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.

'Ninja Gaiden II' (X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not really much of a surprise, Tecmo/Team Ninja are working on Ninja Gaiden 2 for the Xbox 360. No details are available at this point, but with the Tokyo Game Show around the corner, there should be more information available shortly ...

'Guitar Hero II' (ALL) Reaches 650K Downloads Through Xbox Live

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to statistics from the music industry's RIAA downloadable Xbox 360 video game song packs for Activision's Guitar Hero II hit multi-platinum status with more than 650,000 downloads through Xbox LIVE Marketplace in less than five months.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is Nintendo's latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles featuring all new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus, and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 5:12 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:

PSP Preview - 'Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow features a variety of combat mechanics including the ability to force enemies into cover with "blind-fire," an advanced melee system that allows Gabe to use enemies as human shields, and 360 degree underwater combat.

'Alarm for Cobra 11: Crash Time' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Daring stunts, spectacular crashes, thrilling criminal cases: All fans of the racing genre will easily fall in love with the newest game originating from the original RTL TV-Show “Alarm for Cobra 11”.

'Eternal Sonata' (X360) Also Coming to PS3

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally announced as an Xbox 360 exclusive RPG, Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata, previously known as Trusty Bell, boasts gorgeous graphics, 3-D character models, and a groundbreaking battle system. Namco Bandai has updated the Eternal Sonata product page, adding PS3 to the platforms, but with an undetermined release date.

'Edge of Twilight' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FUZZYEYES's new third-person action/adventure title Edge of Twilight is a dark, steampunk fantasy in a world where night and day have torn apart.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (PS3/X360/PC) November Release In Jeopardy

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In UT3 you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled either by human contestants online or by A.I. These contests are fought with the most powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles. Epic VP Mark Rein said that the previously mention November release date was a target and "there's no guarantee," they'll make it as they want to get "it right over getting it right now."

KOEI's Tokyo Game Show 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI revealed its lineup for the Tokyo Game Show, where it will show off a multitude of titles such as BladeStorm: Hundred Years War (PS3/X360), Dynasty Warriors 6 (PS3/X360), G1 Jockey 2007 (PS3), Kiniro no Corda 2 Anchor (PS2), Opoona (Wii), Prey The Stars (DS), Romance of The Three Kingdoms DS 2 (DS), Samurai Warriors : Katana (Wii).

'Treasure Island' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Destination: Treasure Island is an all-new adventure from Radon Labs, freely inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, but situated four years after its conclusion.

'BMW M3 Challenge' Free Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2007 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BMW M3 Challenge is a new freeware game created by Blimey & 10Tacle to bring to life the powerful engine of the new BMW M3. Developed in close co-operation of the BMW engineers, this free download will demonstrate (Sept. 11, 2007) for the first time the power of the 420 hp bolide, which launched earlier this year.