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'Burnout Paradise' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buckle up and prepare to unleash automotive anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise. Burnout 5 gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground, with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse.

Various Game Trailers #1178

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:45 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:

  • Sinking Island - Trailer #4 [French]
  • Insecticide [NDS] - Trailer #5
  • Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command [NDS/PSP] - Trailer
  • Army of Two [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • Code Lyoko [NDS/Wii] - Sector 5 Trailer
  • Virtua Fighter 5 [PS3/X360] - Goes Online Trailer
  • FIFA 08 [Wii] - Features Trailer
  • SEGA Rally Revo [ALL] - Trailer #5


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

'Blue Dragon' And 'Guitar Hero II' (X360) Get Premium XBLA Content

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a new gameplay difficulty DLC package for its RPG Blue Dragon, offering three new difficulty levels that will challenge even the most demanding fans. If RPG isn't your bag, you can also download three new songs for Guitar Hero II, as Activision has released its 3rd pack of downloadable tracks (500 Microsoft points). Unlike the previous Chemical Romance pack, these titles are from different bands, Trivium's Detonation, Atreyu's Ex's And Oh's, and Protest the Hero's Bury the Hatchet.

'Dynasty Warriors 6' (PS3/X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 6 will deliver the massive scale and realistic atmosphere that players have come to expect from the series, but will redefine the Dynasty Warriors' Tactical Action experience, featuring completely re-imagined character designs and weapons, yet maintaining familiar characterizations that are accurate to culturally significant depictions.

'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' Enters Beta Stage 2

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:07 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.

'Final Fantasy IV' (NDS) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FF IV DS is a complete remake of the original 1991 SNES title (after which it appeared on the PSOne and GBA), featuring 3D graphics, redesigned characters, monsters, and cut scenes, as well as new elements, such as an "evolved" version of its active battle system.

'King of Fighters XI' And 'NeoGeo Battle Coliseum' (PS2) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SNK Playmore USA announced that The King of Fighters XI and NeoGeo Battle Coliseum, are coming for the PS2. Both classic SNK arcade titles are scheduled for release in North America this fall.

'Tabula Rasa' Cloning System Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 2:12 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.

'Rock Band' (PS3/X360) Gets Officially Priced & Dated

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band allows you to perform music from the world’s biggest rock artists with your friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and microphone peripherals, in addition to offering online connectivity. EA revealed that the X360/PS3 bundle is scheduled for Nov. 23, and will cost $169, while PS2 gamers will have to wait until Dec. 3, but can then rock out for $159.99. For people who do not want the entire set, game and instruments will be made available separately.

'Dungeon Explorer' (NDS/PSP/X360) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Explorer is based on the acclaimed action series made originally for the TurboGrafx console. This completely revamped and re-envisioned game captures all the action RPG glory of the original, as well as expanding on the multiplayer elements that made the game so popular.

Richard Garriott Out of This World, Goes Into Space

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Adventures announced that Ultima Online & Tabula Rasa developer Richard Garriott, son of former NASA astronaut Owen Garriott, has begun preparations for a “commercially active” mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

'Dead Island' (X360/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Island is a FPP shooter that combines elements of the survival horror genre and adventure games. The game tells the story of acouple being tossed ashore onto the sandy beaches of a desolate, zombie infested, island.

'SEGA Rally Revo' (ALL) - Demo & v4.060 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Rally Revo offers a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with dynamically deformable terrain, next-gen graphics, realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing. SEGA has released a demo offering 1 track, drivable in a Golf GTI, as well as the first patch improving gfx, performance and fixing plenty of issues...

'Top Gear: Downforce' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sequel to Tantalus Interactive/Kemco's 2003 GBA racer Top Gear Rally, Top Gear: Downforce brings the speed and fury of strategic racing to the DS with a new top-down viewpoint, boasting 3D models, robust vehicle physics, and the ability to place hazards on the track surface using the touch screen.

'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is the second expansion pack for Ensemble Studios' 3D RTS AoE 3, engaging gamers of all ages and types n epic warfare in the Eastern world, and leading Japanese, Chinese and Indian civilizations to expand their empires.

'Mario Party DS' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back at the E3 summit earlier this year Nintendo revealed it was bringing Mario Party to the NDS, and while the launch date is creeping closer (Nov. 19) there have yet to be any details released regarding the game itself. At least we some new screens for you ...

'World in Conflict' (X360/PC) First Patch in the Works

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 9:26 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. Massive revealed that the first patch is expected next week, and will include balance tweaks, minor fixes, improved dx10 performance for all cards, and new customization features for player profiles.

'Prototype' (PS3/X360/PC) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prototype tells the story of Alex Mercer - a man haunted by his past, fighting a secret war in New York City. As the action spirals out of control, a conspiracy tied to his origins threatens the future of mankind itself. Mercer’s amazing shapeshifting powers allow him to become an exact replica and steal the skills or powers of anyone who crosses his path.

PC Preview - 'Avencast: Rise of the Mage'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

ClockStone Software's action RPG, Avencast: Rise of the Mage, mixes the dynamics of an action game with strong adventure elements creating an enthralling and unique gaming experience.

'The Witcher' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher is an action RPG, combining features of such games as Dungeon Siege, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Gothic and Neverwinter Nights, incorporating a simple-yet-interesting game system, along with a complex plot and attractive 3D graphics.

'Folklore' (PS3) Design A Character Contest

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 6:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Folklore is a unique, dark fantasy adventure inspired by western fairy tales. Set in the mysterious town of Doolin, two strangers, Keats and Ellen, are drawn together to uncover a mysterious legend in a remote village that exists on the border between dreams and reality. Sony Europe is giving fans a chance design a Netherworld character, and have it appear in the game. Read more for details ...

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 6:39 a.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...

'LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga' (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360) Achievements

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts and TT Games celebrated today the 30th anniversary of the classic movie series that spans generations with the announcement of LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga, allowing families to play through the events of all six Star Wars movies in one videogame for the first time ever.

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' - 2 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:44 a.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.

'SEGA Rally Revo' (ALL) Demo on PlayStation Network

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Rally Revo offers a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with dynamically deformable terrain, next-gen graphics, realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing. SEGA has released a demo for its latest racing game on the PlayStation Network, offering 2 tracks (Tropical / Canyon) and 2 cars (Mitsubishi Evo IX FQ3 & Subaru Impreza STi Spec C type RA)

'Project V.I.L.E.' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vile Studios announced Project V.I.L.E., a beefed-up Sci-Fi Fantasy MMORPG that brings many facets of the science fiction genre together for the first time in a massively multiplayer online format.

'Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars' - v1.09 Patch Details

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is currently working on a yet another new patch for its 3D sci-fi RTS C&C3: Tiberium Wars. This v1.09 patch, expected first half of October, fixes several bugs, makes balance changes across all three sides, adds a new four-player multiplayer map, and more.

'Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 5:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is a puzzle adventure game that allows player to explore a variety of wondrous environments and stages, solve puzzles and interact with the world with the Wiimote in search of a legendary pirate ship and the ultimate pursuit of becoming the greatest pirate ever.

Tri Synergy Brings 'Democracy' to North America

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy has signed a publishing agreement with ZeroG Games to bring Positech's political strategy game Democracy to North America. Now gamers can feel what it’s like to sit in the chair of a head of state and run a major country the way they see fit.

'Tales of Innocence' (NDS) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has been no official announcement yet, at a recent press conference in Japan, Namco Bandai revealed it is working on no less than four titles in the Tales Of franchise, one of them on NDS. Offering a Tales of the Tempest like battle system, Tales of Innocence will be in 3D, and is currently scheduled for release in Japan on Dec. 6, 2007.

'X Motor Racing' - v1.0 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X Motor Racing is an arcade racing game with next generation physics model, including all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features. This final demo includes 3 tracks (highway, off-road and testing area) and one car with some physics profiles to highway, off-road race and drifting.

'The Simpsons Game' (ALL) - 27 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 3:43 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.

Blade Interactive Goes From Developer to Publisher

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following its announcements on Hydrophobia, the HydroEngine, a move into middleware with Infinite Worlds and the setting up of a mobile phone development company, Blade interactive Studios revealed plans to also act as a publisher, starting with its own World Snooker Championship.

PS3 Review - 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'

by Sanford May on Sept. 28, 2007 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and discovers that much of the wizarding community is in denial about the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort, preferring to turn a blind eye to the news that Voldemort has returned.