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'Age of Empires III' - v1.12 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble has released the Age of Empires III v1.12 patch mainly balancing and tweaking the various factions in the game, as well as a few client fixes and adding custom online scenario support for multiplayer games.

'Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs' - v1.04 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 9:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released the first patch for Ensemble Studios' AoE III: The WarChiefs, bringing your retail game to v1.04 which mainly addresses balance issues and a few exploits...

Name That 'Unreal Tournament 3' (PS3/X360/PC) Map Contest - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 6:20 p.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. Midway and Epic Games are looking to the community and fans to name a never-before-seen-map in UT3, with the winner getting his name included in the UT3 game credits.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom' (X360) - 2 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 5:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom will take the franchise in a new direction as developer BLUESIDE and series director Henry Lee plan to create a truly next-generation Action-RPG, departing from their well-known Action-RTS formula.

'Hellgate: London' Integrates Xfire's In-Game Voice Chat

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is a first person perspective RPG with a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, and introduces a demon-ridden environment where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive. Using Xfire's peer-to-peer communication system, gamers have the ability to chat with fellow gamers without needing to manage a standalone voice server.

Various Game Trailers #1161

by Judy on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 5:00 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:

  • Exodus from the Earth - Trailer #2
  • Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power - Trailer
  • MySims [NDS/Wii] - Build Your Town Trailer
  • Skate [ALL] - Bails Trailer


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

'LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga' (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 4:47 p.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.

'Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker' (NDS) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hop on your sea scooter and navigate the seven isles of the Green Bays archipelago as you scout, train and synthesize a colorful array of over 200 classic Dragon Quest monsters. Fans who pre-order a copy of Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker at Amazon.com, EBGames, GameCrazy and GameStop will receive an exclusive Green Bays Map Screen Wipe.

'Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive's Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder, previously called Loath Nolder: Labores Solis, is a horror/thriller adventure game is greatly inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, currently under development at Zoetrope Interactive.

'Fireteam Reloaded' In-Game Voice Chat Details

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fireteam Reloaded is a fast paced sports-like action is fueled by furious combat in a futuristic battleground setting featuring 4 unique game-play modes, and 3 character classes. FireTeam Reloaded will include high quality, integrated voice chat and a stand alone, custom-branded desktop communications client from Vivox.

'Super Mario Galaxy' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become Mario as he traverses a galaxy of gravities, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Players experience dizzying perspective shifts as they run upside down through wild alien worlds that need to be seen to be believed.

'Merchants of Brooklyn: M.O.B.' BackStory Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paleo Entertainment released the back story surrounding its upcoming CryEngine 2 powered multiplayer FPS. Merchants of Brooklyn: M.O.B. is a fast-paced, futuristic (3100 A.D.) mafia action mixed with Neanderthal vs. Cro-Magnon clones.

'Silent Hill Origins' (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Hill Origins reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.

PlayStation Corp. Communications Director Resigns

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America's Sr. Director, Corporate Communications Dave Karraker revealed today that he is resigning his post only a year after taking over from long time Sony PR head Molly Smith. A specific reason for Dave Karraker's departure was not disclosed, but he is said to have teamed up with Vodka distributor Skyy. You'd start drinking for less ...

'Sonic Rush Adventure' (NDS) - 110 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic Rush Adventure will seamlessly utilize both screens of the Nintendo DS to navigate the high seas in search of pirate treasure, delivering Sonic’s classic high-speed 2D gameplay in the ultimate Sonic handheld experience.

No More 'Viva Pinata' (X360) Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rare's Viva Pinata brings a vibrant world of living pinata animals to video games, television and beyond, showcasing an engaging cast of colorful, wild-roaming pinata animals that entertain and challenge imaginations. Rare announced that there will be no more Viva Pinata downloadable content, and they are currently "too busy doing something else." No further details were given whether this is an all new project, or new titles in the franchise...

'Culpa Innata' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Culpa Innata, developed by Turkish Momentum, is a story-driven, 3rd person game using the classic mouse in a point and click interface, featuring a wide variety of organic obstacles ranging from logic puzzles to hi-tech gadget manipulation to dialogue and inventory challenges.

'FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage' (X360/PC) Demo on Xbox Live

by Judy on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage is a re-imagining of FlatOut 2 rebuilt from the ground up and specifically developed to make use of the feature sets and processing ability of third-generation technologies. Warner Bros. has released a playable demo of FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage on Xbox Live, featuring three playable modes: Carnage Race, Deathmatch Derby, and Race/Flatout Mode.

'Sinking Island' (NDS/PC) Suspects #2 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 11:57 a.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.

'Rock Band' (PS3/X360) Gets Grateful Dead Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 11:14 a.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. Harmonix, MTV Games, and Rhino Entertainment announced a deal that will bring 18 master tracks from the Grateful Dead to Rock Band after its initial launch.

'Daxter' (PSP) Limited-Edition Entertainment Pack Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced the availability of the limited-edition Daxter PSP Entertainment Pack, which features the new "Ice Silver" colored PSP system; Daxter Greatest Hits game; the animated TV comedy, "Family Guy -- The Freakin' Sweet Collection," on UMD; and a 1GB Memory Stick PRO Duo, starting today for $199.99.

'Black College Football Experience' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nerjyzed Entertainment, an African American owned digital entertainment company, announced its new sports videogame, Black College Football Experience. An authentic, action-packed football game created using the Unreal 3.0 engine, BCFx is a cultural experience that puts players and fans into the heart of black college football.

'The Sims On Stage' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One The Sims title ships, another gets announced. EA announced the beta launch of The Sims On Stage, an interactive online playground that allows anyone with a standard PC or Mac and broadband connection to unleash their inner creativity by recording karaoke songs, stories, comedy routines and more.

'Boogie' (Wii) Also Coming to NDS/PS2 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we revealed a few weeks ago, EA officially announced that Boogie is coming to the NDS/PS2. 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.

'Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigation' (PS3/X360/PC) Faces PS3 Delay

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction combining to deliver an action-orientated experience within a detailed, open environment. Atari Europe confirmed that the PC/X360 editions are still on track for March 2008, but the PS3 version, while still in development, is pushed back to an unknown date.

'White Gold: War in Paradise' - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

White Gold: War in Paradise explores the shadowy background of modern low intensity conflicts, where the newest weapons often do battle with the antics of witchdoctors. An FPS with a handful of RPG elements thrown in for a good measure, White Gold offers a rich scenario in addition to the non-stop action.

'UberSoldier 2' - Russian Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UberSoldier 2 is sequel to 2005's is a 3D FPS that tells the alternative story of World War II. The main character – Karl Stolz – falls into the net of global conspiracy and becomes the part of the secret Nazi experiment devoted to the creation of the UberSoldier, but ends up joining the resistance.

'Dracula 3' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microids has signed an agreement with Kheops Studio to develop Dracula 3, an adventure game inspired by the world of Bram Stoker, and sequel to 1999's Dracula: The Resurrection, followed by Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary in 2000).

Xbox 360 Review - 'Two Worlds'

by Steven Mills on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Two Worlds is an RPG featuring thrilling fight choreographies, gripping characters and realistic worlds, linking the cinematic story with maximum gaming freedom in a medieval fantasy world.

'Chromadrome 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chromadrome 2 is set in the world of Chromates, happy-go-lucky, quantum particles that just love playing games. It's your goal to help Chromate stay on the track, while negotiating loops, jumping holes, and clearing a path through hundreds of other silly Chromates that just love to get in your way.

'FIFA 08' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 12:16 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.

Capcom's Preliminary TGS 2007 Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2007 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom revealed a preliminary lineup for the Tokyo Game Show, where it will show off a multitude of titles such as We Love Golf (Wii), Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles (Wii), Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure (Wii), Mega Man Star Force 2 (DS), Wantame Music Channel Doko Demo Style (DS), Devil May Cry 4 (PS3, Xbox 360), Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes (PS2), and reportedly 3 unannounced titles.