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Various Game Trailers #1255

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 11:19 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:

  • Dark Sector [PS3/X360] - Michael Rosenbaum Trailer
  • SNK Arcade Classics: Volume 1 [PSP/PS2] - Trailer
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games [NDS] - Trailer


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

'Hellgate London' Lifetime Subscription Offer About to Expire

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 8:31 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's Founder's Club offer, a lifetime subscription to its action/RPG, ends on Jan. 31, 2008 (thanks Blues).

'Empire: Total War' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire: Total War, the new installment in The Creative Assembly’s Total War RTS franchise, will maintain the series 3D battles, grand turn based campaign map and rich historical flavor while for the first time introducing 3D naval combat into the series.

CDV Brings 'Stranger' to North America

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 5:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stranger combines RPG with some of the best elements of RTS, while its spell and item enchantment system allows a never-before-seen flexibility as players simply have to swap the amounts of used crystals to adapt to their enemies' strategies.

'Bleach: Heat the Soul 5' (PSP) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bleach: Heat the Soul 5 is the latest installment in the anime fighting franchise, featuring 3D cell shading graphics, new characters such as Battle Characters' Senna and Ulquiorra, as well as the ability to select multiple characters as allies, and use the Tag feature to have them participate, and not just be strikers.

'Advance Wars: Days of Ruin' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 1:10 p.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.

The Xbox Live Arcade Awards Want Your Vote

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft will announce awards for the top XBLA games of 2007 later this year, with several categories decided by the community. Starting Tues., 22nd Jan. at 10:00 AM through Wed., 30th Jan. at 07:59 AM you are invited to cast your vote for the first ever Xbox Live Arcade Awards.

'Sins of a Solar Empire' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 11:56 a.m. PST | 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.

Wii Shop Channel Gets Another Double Dose of Classic Goodness

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another 3 classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: The Adventures of LoLo 2 and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers.

'Draglade' (NDS) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Draglade follows in the footsteps of four young Grappers - Hibito, Guy, Kyle, and Daichi - and their quest to reach the ranks of the Major Grappers. The game features intuitive rhythm combat controls, a vast amount of customizable fighting techniques and devastating attack combinations that allow for advanced fighting tactics.

X360/PC Multiplayer Preview – 'Frontlines: Fuel of War'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Amidst this desperate backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Join the battle on the frontlines of tomorrow as the Western Coalition or the Red Star Alliance.

'Turok' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 7:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turok is an epic, story-driven FPS set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Take on the role of former Black Ops turned Special Forces commando Joseph Turok on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically altered planet.

'Guitar Hero' (ALL) Franchise Surpasses $1 Billion In Sales

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 7:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its initial release in fall 2005, the Guitar Hero franchise has sold in excess of 14 million units in North America alone, setting an industry record as it has surpasses $1 billion in North American retail sales. In 10 weeks since the game’s launch, gamers have already downloaded more than five million songs.

'Silverfall: Earth Awakening' Enemies - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 7:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silverfall is a fantasy RPG set in a world of magic, machines & mayhem, the choices you make during the game take you along the path of nature or technology. Known in Germany as Guardian of the Elements, the addon features an updated engine with improved gfx/performance, 2 new races, over 50 new pieces of armor, 42 new weapons, 20 new maps, and optimized multiplayer.

Monday, January 21, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 7:01 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:

  • Ship Simulator 2008 (PC)

  • We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

'Bionic Commando' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 4:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bionic Commando features Nathan Spencer (voiced by Faith No More's Mike Patton), a government operative who represents the ultimate fusion of man and machine. After distinguishing himself in a fierce conflict against the Imperials, Spencer is betrayed and falsely imprisoned by the very people he unquestioningly served.

'Lost: Via Domus' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lost: Via Domus is a third-person action/adventure that will have you take on the role as a survivor of Oceanic Flight 815, allowing you to experience an untold adventure of "Lost" in an immersive, interactive world.

'The Crossing' (X360/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 3:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Crossing is an FPS game set in two different Paris timelines. It also allows for other players to take control of enemies in the single-player storyline, making for more interesting challenges. Following last week's trailer, here are some screens..

PSP Review - 'Atari Classics Evolved'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Atari Classics Evolved features timeless games such as Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Centipede, Lunar Lander, Millipede, Missile Command, Super Breakout, Tempest, Warlords and Pong. These titles, presented in both an original and an evolved version, will maintain the original gameplay while adding up-to-date graphics.

'Battlefield Heroes' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed last year, Battlefield Heroes is an all-new Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to an all new mass audience. Battlefield Heroes is EA’s first title that is offered completely for free, and features a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.

'Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The C&C series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath. As the expansion pack to C&C 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

'2 Days To Vegas' Also Coming to PS3/X360

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 2:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2 Days to Vegas is a story-driven, third-person action-adventure game. The thrill-a-minute story is crammed full of car chases, shootouts and unexpected twists, to keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the game. While not officially announced yet, Steel Monkeys confirmed that the game is also coming to PS3 and X360.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) Gets Further Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2008 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Funcom has added 8 more weeks of development to deliver a more polished MMO experience when the game launches on the 20th of May 2008.