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Various Game Trailers #1253

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 7:34 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:

  • Frontlines: Fuel of War [PS3/X360/PC] - LoadOut Trailer
  • Burnout Paradise [ALL] - Aggression Trailer
  • Army of Two [ALL] - Co-Op Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available.

'SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1' (PSP/PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 5:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SNK Playmore USA announced SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 for the PS2 and PSP which will include 16 classic titles from the SNK library, such as Fatal Fury, Metal Slug, World Heroes, King Of Fighters and plenty more ...

'One Chanbara Revolution' (Wii) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 4:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While D3Publisher's X360 exclusive Oneechanbara vorteX never made it to North America, it seems the Wii might see the next installment in the franchise, known for its scantily clad women, lots of zombies and blood by the bucketloads.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' - Mod Tools Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 4:06 p.m. PST | 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.

'Space Siege' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 1:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A game of tactics, combat-heavy action, and decision making, Space Siege is an all-new sci-fi themed action-RPG. At your disposal will be futuristic weapons and armor, cybernetic upgrades and a robotic partner that you can customize and command.

'Hellgate: London' Goes to Stonehenge on Monday

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an immersive first-person perspective RPG with a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, introducing a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive. Flagship will roll out the Stonehenge expansion on Monday, adding new environments, new demons and tons of phat loot.

'Rock Band' (ALL) Tops 1 Million Units, Sells 2.5 Million Songs

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eight weeks after the release Rock Band continues to fly off store shelves, and the response to the downloadable music is clear. Fans and gamers have propelled its downloadable content to “double platinum” status, purchasing more than 2.5 million songs since its launch, with Metallica leading the way.

'Fracture' (PS3/X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Reshape the battlefield — and the fate — of a broken nation in Fracture, Pacifica and the Atlantic Alliance, boast soldiers with powers beyond those of ordinary men. The differing states of superhumanity result in balanced yet stylistically different combat tactics that have never been seen before.

1C Company Launches Online Distribution Service

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

1C Company has launched the 'Buy & Download' section of its website, allowing visitors to choose any of the 23 titles introduced at launch and download them from the comfort of their home or office.

'Undertow' (X360) For Free to Compensate for Xbox Live Troubles

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Undertow you navigate the stormy seas as one of four unique, upgradeable unit types, earning points by killing enemies, completing objectives, and taking checkpoints. As promised by the Xbox Live GM, Microsoft will be offering its Gold and Silver members Undertow for free from Wed., 2:00 a.m. PST through Sun., 11:59 p.m. PST.

'Supreme Commander' (X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games' strategy game Supreme Commander is coming to the Xbox 360, which has been confirmed as being under development by Aspyr and Hellbent Games.

'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (X360) Rock Your Party Weekend

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rock Your Party Weekend is a special Xbox Live event happening the weekend of the big game, February 1-3, 2008 for U.S. and Canada residents. The 72-hour event gives players the chance to prove their axe grinding skills and includes a Play & Win Sweepstakes that offers gamers who register and play, the chance to win a multitude of prizes.

'Disciples III: Renaissance' Nearing Completion

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Advances in gameplay and the addition of new elements will make Disciples III richer and more interesting. The visual design follows the original ominous and gloomy style of the Disciples world, but now the entire game environment and every individual unit is in full 3D.

'Bionic Commando Rearmed' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom announced Bionic Commando Rearmed, a makeover of the classic 8-bit game originally released 20 years ago, but with added content such as stunning new visuals, new weapons, online rankings, a reworked musical score and the addition of a 2-player co-op mode.

'Painkiller: Overdose' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What started out as a mod, Painkiller: Overdose will offer the gamer a completely new single player experience, including new levels, new weapons and new end bosses! This first patch is suitable for all languages and fixes a slew of single and multiplayer issues/levels.

'Europa Universalis: Rome' Developers Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 7:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EU: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire. Players will have thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc... Paradox's Head of development Johan Andersson tells us more about the game.

'FIFA Street 3' (NDS/PS3/X360) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 6:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring all new authentic tricks, FIFA Street 3 provides new gameplay experiences by making over-the-top moves and skills even bigger in this fast-paced sequel, now on the next-gen platforms. The in-game soundtrack features 37 songs representing a resurgence in electronic music and brings the beautiful game back to the streets.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PS3/X360/PC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 5:57 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.

PC Review - 'Shadowgrounds Survivor'

by Keith Durocher on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Shadowgrounds Survivor tells the story of three survivors who join forces with the last remaining human resistance in the heated battle against the ongoing alien onslaught. The atmosphere and gameplay mechanics of the original make a return armed with a new feature set!

'Baldur's Gate 3' In Development?

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 5:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Consider it a big rumor but according to a UK PC Gamer reader the latest issue reveals that Baldur's Gate 3 is in development. While details are slim, the unconfirmed article claims that BG3 is not done by Bioware but rather a developer "that believes in pushing technology forward," is not expected for at least another 2 years, and will not be classically isometric. A second sighting, but could be the same user trolling.

'Valkyrie of the Battlefield' (PS3) - 26 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 5:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

First revealed at the PlayStation Premier 2007 press conference in Japan, Valkyrie of the Battlefield is being developed by Sega. While details are still unavailable, the new action/rpg game, set during a fictional European War, is being developed by the creators of SEGA's PS2 crime series, Yakuza.

NDS Review - 'Fullmetal Alchemist: The Trading Card Game'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 4:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A completely accurate translation of the popular Fullmetal Alchemist trading card series, the Fullmetal Alchemist Trading Card game brings the collectible strategy game to the NDS with nearly 500 cards, a variety of play modes, and extensive touch screen support.

Star Ocean 2: Second Evolution (PSP) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 4:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set 20 years after the events of its predecessor, Star Ocean 2 also receives the full remake treatment aboard the PSP system. The title takes the next step with fully animated movies, all-new character designs, extra playable characters, fully voiced dialogue, and more.

Glyphic Entertainment Developing Two NDS/Wii Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 3:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Glyphic Entertainment is currently developing Warlords DS, the second instalment of the Warlords franchise on the NDS platform after last year’s Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords. Marker Man is a NDS/Wii mash up of a classic side-scroller with a puzzle game in the vein of Lemmings or The Incredible Machine.

'Highlander' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCi signed the Highlander license a few years ago, and Widescreen is developing a Unreal Engine 3 powered third person action adventure set in the Highlander universe – control an Immortal embroiled in a battle against rival Immortals in an adventure spanning over 2000 years.

SCi Top Management Forced to Step Down

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When SCi announced it was no longer conducting any merger/buyout talks, the top management of Eidos' parent company came under pressure from disappointed shareholders. As a result CEO Jane Cavanagh, managing director of publishing Bill Ennis, and managing director of studios Rob Murphy have stepped down and left the company. Former EA/Criterion exec Phil Rogers will move from his CFO position into the CEO seat, while US CFO Malcolm Dunne will take Rogers' position.

'Summer Sports: Paradise Island' (Wii) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Summer Sports: Paradise Island will turn your Wii into a luxurious island resort! Check into the Paradise Island Resort and explore the vast array of recreational activities in this lush tropical environment, such as Basketball, Croquet, Lawn Darts, Badminton, Volleyball, Horse Shoes, and Mini-Golf.

'Baroque' (PS2/Wii) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Baroque is a hardcore dungeon-crawling action RPG loaded with items to find and customize, packed with tons of twisted monsters to vanquish, a powerful musical score, and featuring an innovative story progression system in which death is not the end, but rather, the means by which to move the story forward. Originally scheduled for February release, it has been pushed until March 18, 2008.

'Earth Eternal' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Earth Eternal is a 3D high-fantasy MMORPG world that combines real-world history, legend, and myth with original creations. Earth Eternal will be free to play, no mandatory subscription, pay only when you feel the game is worth contributing to.

'America's Army' Player Saves Lives Because Of Game Skills

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A longtime America's Army player became a first responder at a tragic car accident last November by employing life saving techniques he learned by playing the America's Army game.