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'Jumper' (PS2/Wii/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 7:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Brash Entertainment's Jumper is a 3rd person action fighting game based on 20th Century Fox's upcoming sci-fi action/thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity).

Master Chief Only A Supporting Role in 'Halo' Movie

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 7:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In an interview with Newsweek, Bungie writing director Joseph Staten reveals that Master Chief would be relegated to a more supporting role, because it would be too hard for a lead character whose face is always hidden by a helmet, and has mere one liners for dialogue, to carry the movie. Instead Master Chief was to serve as source of mystery, an anonymous problem solver for other characters to discuss and talk about, while they carried the movie.

Various Game Trailers #1250

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 5:26 p.m. PST | 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:

  • Burnout Paradise - Los Angeles Trailer
  • The Crossing [X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Mythos - Trailer #3
  • PixelJunk Monsters [PS3] - Trailer #2
  • Turning Point: Fall of Liberty [PS3/X360/PC] - Concept Trailer
  • Turok [ALL] - The Making Of Trailer #2


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

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:40 p.m. PST | 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.

'Mabinogi' Coming to North America

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexon's Mabinogi is a free-to-play MMORPG offering a robust, online universe where people can experience all facets of fantasy life from fighting to harvesting. The game’s radiant 3-D graphics are infused with an art style based in Celtic and Welsh mythology, which also gives Mabinogi its name and foundation.

'Universe at War: Earth Assault' (X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Universe at War: Earth Assault, developed by Petroglyph, is a combat-intensive RTS game enlisting players in an epic struggle to prevent total alien domination of planet Earth.

Nintendo of America's Q1 2008 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 2:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo has plenty in store to keep your Wii Remote and touch screen busy even after the holiday season. Whatever sort of games you like to play there is something for everyone, and plenty to look forward to until Super Mario Bros. gets released, and even further down the road with 195 Wii and 80 new NDS titles.

'Savage 2: A Tortured Soul' Launched - Full Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Savage 2: A Tortured Soul features the same style of beautiful, expansive environments that truly immersed players in the critically acclaimed original; however, an entirely enhanced combat system, animation features, and gameplay elements will catapult Savage 2 light years beyond its prequel.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:50 a.m. PST | 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.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | 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:

'Dead Space' (PS3/X360) Also Coming to PC

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, developed by EA's Redwood Shores Studio, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience that promises to deliver the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action. The rumor has been circulating for weeks, but a recent interview with executive producer Glen Schofield confirmed it, also revealing the story won't end with the first installment, and downloadable content is planned.

GamersGate Offering THQ Portfolio for Download

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GamersGate announced that it has entered an extensive PC digital distribution partnership with THQ to make its portfolio available for download, starting with titles such as Company of Heroes, Supreme Commander, STALKER and the upcoming Frontlines: Fuels of War.

'Myst' (NDS) Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Myst is an immersive experience that draws you in and won't let you go. You enter a unique setting, venturing alone to varied times and places, the worlds that compose Myst. There are no instructions, and you encounter no living beings but soon realize your actions may help individuals who are somehow trapped in a parallel dimension.

'So Blonde' Featuring Classic Mini-games - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

So Blonde, written by Broken Sword's Steve Ince, is an adventure game based around beautiful (anti-)heroine Sunny Blonde, featuring jet black humor that goes far beyond trite clichés, gorgeous cartoon graphics, puzzling riddles and a ton of gameplay surprises.

Original 'Bionic Commando' Coming to PSN/XBLA

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

According to the latest issue of Famitsu, Capcom is working on a remake of the original Bionic Commando for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. While Bionic Commando: Master D Revival Plan, known in Japan as Top Secret: Hitler's Revival, will be a 3D remake, it will stay true to the original sporting updated graphics, 2 player mode, secret areas, and some elements that will connect the classic to Capcom's new Bionic Commando title.

'Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit' (PS3/X360) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed last year, Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit is Namco Bandai's next title in the DBZ franchise. Burst Limit will be similar to the DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi series (published by Atari in Europe and North America) and have online multiplayer, be cut-scene driven and support 16/9.

'The Day' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Reloaded Studios' CryENGINE 2-powered MMORPG, The Day, is a third-person action MMOG set in the near future. Mankind discovered a way to travel between two connected parallel worlds where players will travel back and forth between the past and present, accomplishing critical missions that extremely influence and affect their present-day world.

'Penumbra: Black Plague' - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's Penumbra: Black Plague, the final chapter in the Penumbra story, thrusts players into a creepy environment of psychological horror, as they are challenged in this unique action/adventure experience.

GFI's Game Connection 2008 Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GFI revealed its lineup for the Game Connection 2008 (Moscone Center, SF, Feb. 19), where it will be showing off titles such as Glukoza: Action!, Pranksterz: Off the boss, JAZZ: Hired Guns, Jagged Farm: Birth of a Hero, Officers, Warfare, and other upcoming products.

'Bully: Scholarship Edition' (Wii/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bully: Scholarship Edition tells the story of 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows of adjusting to a new school. Eight new missions, four new school classes (biology, music, math and geography), new unlockable items and clothing, new two-player off-line minigames, new awards and Achievements.

PSP Preview - 'Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 5:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII takes fans on an exciting journey through the origin of the FFVII saga in an all-new action-packed experience, featuring inspiring visuals, full 16:9 widescreen presentation and an engaging battle system.

'Lost in Blue 3' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Washed ashore after their cruise ship goes down at sea, young Jack and Amy must struggle to survive as they search for a way off a deserted island. The teens must confront their worst fears as they discover the secrets and dangers that lurk behind every corner of the mysterious island.

'Virtua Fighter 5' (X360) Patch Adds New Features

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 4:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtua Fighter 5 includes all the features fans know and love plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, additional characters and new fighting styles, as well as newly redesigned 3D environments. SEGA has released a new patch on Xbox Live which includes a number of gameplay additions and enhancements including:

'Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer' (PS3/PC) - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is a fast and furious shoot 'em up with state-of-the-art graphics, driving soundtrack and classic fun gameplay sprinkled with fresh innovations. This first patch adds features to re-map the layout of the keyboard and joystick(s).

'Dark Sector' (PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dark Sector is a new and original next-gen action-thriller, developed by Digital Extreme. A dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story.

'Advance Wars: Days of Ruin' (NDS) - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Advance Wars is a turn-based strategy game, sequel to 2005's original debut title on the NDS. Lead your new Commanding Officers to fend off latest invasion, as massive battles sweep across both of the DS screens.

'A Vampyre Story' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlet, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

PC Review - 'Alpha Prime'

by Steven Mills on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 3:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Alpha Prime is a first person action game with an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and remotely controlling robotic devices.

'Wild ARMs XF' (PSP) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wild ARMs XF, pronounced Crossfire, is a fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG that will test your reflexes by having you react within seconds depending on what enemy you will be facing next.

'Sin City' (ALL) Coming Early 2009

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2008 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red mile has signed the license to Frank Miller's Sin City graphic novels and comic books, signed Flint Dille, known for The Chronicles of Riddick, as designer/scriptwriting, and recently revealed Sin City: The Game will be powered by Epic's Unreal Engine 3. While specific details have yet to be announced, the game itself is still a ways off as it is currently scheduled for early 2009.