Various Game Trailers #1169

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 9:35 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:

  • Crysis - Power Struggle Tutorial
  • Army of Two [PS3/X360] - Mission Briefing Trailer
  • Sinking Island - Trailer #3 [French]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 [PS2/Wii] - Trailer #2


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

Koch Media Signs 'Sudden Strike 3' and 'Stranger'

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German Publisher/developer Koch Media has signed an agreement with Fireglow games to distribute its latest 3D WWII RTS Sudden Strike: Arms for Victory, and RPG Stranger, in Germany, Austria Switzerland and Italy.

'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' Developer Diary #4 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, players try to become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise. Producer Jason Everett tells us more about the recent delay & improvements..

'Every Extend Extra Extreme' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Q Entertainment's E4 is a unique, action-packed puzzle shooter where the goal is to self-destruct, create large chain reactions of explosions by defeating your enemies, which will ultimately extend the life of the game.

'Sins of a Solar Empire' Enters Beta Phase 3, Adds Multiplayer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sins of a Solar Empire is a real-time space strategy title under development at Ironclad Games. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga. Sins of a Solar Empire Beta 3 begins Sept. 20th and will add multiplayer functionality and a host of other new features.

'Horse Life' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horses are the new ‘top dog’ in the virtual pet world as D3Publisher of America announced Horse Life, immersing players in the equestrian world by putting a horse right inside of their DS.

'NHL 2K8' (PS2/PS3/X360) Gets Premium Reelmaker

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 08 is the latest installment in 2K Sports' hockey franchise, adding new features such as ProStick, to create an entirely new hockey experience, centered on authenticity and the NHL Signature Style. 2K Sports has released 2K Reelmaker (400 Microsoft Points) allowing gamers to create custom highlight videos viewable on Xbox LIVE.

'Wipeout HD' (PS3) - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wipeout HD features a selection of the best tracks taken from previous versions of the Wipeout franchise, offering meticulously crafted and fully reworked tracks.

'Warmonger - Operation: Downtown Destruction' Coming Oct. 16, 2007

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warmonger - Operation: Downtown Destruction is an apocalyptic FPS, built around the AGEIA PhysX processor, enabling unique, piece-by-piece destruction system and is designed to deliver stunning fluid and cloth-based effects unlike anything seen before.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:02 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. Drivers will be rewarded with a growing fan base that’ll cheer them on, react to their every move and support them through victory.

'The Simpsons Game' (ALL) Pe-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To help the Simpsons save the world from rising chaos, gamers must journey through all of Springfield (as well as vast worlds beyond!), vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games. GameStop, Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy will each have a limited edition The Simpsons Game Parody Poster with a special character unlock code printed on the back, as well as a limited Homerball Figure.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil May Cry 4 is the fourth installment in Capcom's series starring Dante, the gunslinging demon hunter. DMC4 will introduce a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles. Meet Credo, Agnus, and Gloria...

'Halo 3' (X360) Midnight Madness Event Details Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Halo 3 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. Halo 3 Midnight Madness events are happening across the US starting Monday, Sept. 24 until its official launch, at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25.

'Mass Effect' (X360) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 11:35 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.

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed' (ALL) Wields its Way to the Wii

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set between the largely unexplored era between Ep III and Ep IV, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice" and promises to unveil new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy. The Wii version will allow you to wield the Wiimote as a lightsaber while using the Nunchuk to torment foes with their Force powers.

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

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and coordinated team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

'NFL Tour' (ALL) Cover Athlete Selected Through Voting

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's NFL Tour is a new NFL licensed video game where gamers will be able to embark on a fictional NFL road show. With real NFL players as teammates, players will travel across the country to play against each of the NFL teams in newly designed stadiums. As players defeat each of the NFL squads, they come one step closer to winning a NFL contract.

'We Love Golf' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom has signed a development agreement with Camelot Software, known for titles such as Everybody's Golf and Mario Golf, to work on an all-new golf game We Love Golf!, turning the Wiimote into a virtual set of golf clubs, creating the most immersive golfing experience available off the greens.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Soulstorm' Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest October issue of Games for Windows will blow the lid off yet another Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War expansion pack. While details are slim, the Soulstorm addon introduces a new race to the fold: the Dark Eldar. An official announcement is expected shortly ...

'GEON: emotions' This Week's XBLA Title - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GEON: emotions is a psychedelic, pick-up-and-play game of rapidly changing tactics. Playing as one of eight emotions – Rage, Passion, Fear, Envy, Rapture, Courage, Bliss or Melancholy – players must race to collect pellets and score goals, using power-ups and their ‘emotional’ strengths and weaknesses. Geon emotions comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade this Wednesday, Sept. 19th, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PDT).

'NHL 08' (ALL) - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 08 will feature an exclusive AHL license for the first time, with all 29 teams from the primary development league for the NHL fully playable in game. EA has released the first patch, unlocking the new Reebok Edge jersey for your players (no need for the h3oyxpwksf8ibcgt console unlock code).

'The Chosen: Well of Souls' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 9:06 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.

IAC Acquires GarageGames

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IAC and GarageGames announced the creation Web-based videogame network, providing compelling original action games through a standard Web browser using GarageGames development tools.

'God of War: Chains of Olympus' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the world plunged in eternal darkness and the Gods rendered powerless, Kratos will face the most feared creatures of Greek Mythology, and ultimately be forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from certain destruction.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 5:08 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:

Avalanche Studios to Unveil Next-Gen Engine at Tokyo Game Show - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Avalanche Studios, known for Eidos' Just Cause, announced the completion of their Avalanche engine v2.0 architected for the next generation of consoles which simulates advanced scalable landscapes and high end characterization, which set to make its first appearance at this years' Tokyo Game Show.

Video Game Industry Worth $47 billion By 2009

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to a series of new reports from DFC Intelligence the worldwide video game and interactive entertainment industry is expected to grow from about $33 billion in 2006 to as much as $47 billion in 2009.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) Gets Multiplayer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo's latest incarnation in the Super Smash Bros. series gets all new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus, and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake. Series creator Masahiro Sakurai announced that the game will be playable over Wi-Fi, featuring two primary connection methods, With Friends and With Anyone, for up to 4 players. Those playing With Friends will have a number of special options available for them that are not available in matches With Anyone.

'Empire Earth III' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 3:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Earth III allows players to build and rule an empire from the ancient world to the distant future, battling it out across the globe through the eons in a bid for worldwide control, offering continuous free-form gameplay that will allow players to keep units from one battle to the next.

PC Preview - 'Escape from Paradise City'

by Byron Cutting on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Escape from Paradise City is a blended action-RPG and strategy game that asks the player to infiltrate a gang-infested city on the Eastern seaboard in order to root out rampant corruption and violence.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Stranglehold'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

A spiritual sequel to Woo's action masterpiece, Hard Boiled, Stranglehold allows gamers to play a John Woo-directed action blockbuster movie. Dual-wielding and stunt-laden gunplay combined with massive destructible environments ensures that Stranglehold will be a true tour-de-force.

'The Simpsons Game' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Simpsons Game, Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa use exciting, all-new powers to save the world from rising chaos. To help the Simpsons, gamers at home must journey through all of Springfield (as well as vast worlds beyond!), vanquish an amazing array of villains, and fight their way through parodies of multiple popular games.

'Forza Motorsport 2' (X360) Downloadable Content This Week

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FM2 features authentic simulation physics, bone-jarring damage, photo-realistic graphics, 300 of the world’s hottest cars for you to collect, licensed tuning and plenty of customization options. Without giving specific details Community Manager Che Chou revealed that 10turn, if all goes well with the certification process, plans on dropping Forza 2's first real DLC pack on Xbox Live Marketplace.

'Madden NFL 08' (ALL) Roster Update Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Feel what it’s like to be a field general making key personnel decisions on both sides of the ball during the game’s biggest moments in Madden NFL 08. This second patch/roster includes the updated rosters as of September 2007.

'Crysis' - US vs. North Korean Nanosuit - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis shooter fans will face a new kind of challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of an alien invasion.

'Team Fortress 2' (PS3/X360/PC) Beta Launches

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Team Fortress 2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next generation animation technology, persistent player statistics, and more. A few hours later than expected, people who pre-ordered the Orange Box can now play Team Fortress 2...

'Total Pro Golf 2' - v2.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Total Pro Golf 2 allows users to create a golfer and take him or her on one of six in-game tours. Hire caddies and coaches, purchase equipment and play some great golf to earn sponsorships and your professional tour card. This v2.3 patch fixes a few minor issues.

'MySims' (NDS/Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MySims, designed especially for the Wii and NDS, introduces a charming cast of whimsical characters while delivering the creativity, customization and classic open-ended gameplay.

AMD Unveils Triple-core Processors

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2007 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AMD announced the addition of AMD Phenom triple-core processors to its desktop roadmap, expected to be the world’s first PC processors to integrate three computational cores on a single die of silicon. The triple-core can help deliver the visual experience, performance and multitasking capabilities of true multi-core technology to a broader audience.