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. Capcom confirmed the DMC 4 demo will hit PSN and XBL this Thursday, and feature various sections of the game, ending in a boss fight with the fiendish Berial.
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Outfront 2 starts were Faces of War ended and delivers a lot of improvements, rework of the sound environment, new interface, new netcode, router support, ranking, reworked lobby and new game modes, as well as some performance tweaks.
Journeys of the Dragon Rider is a 3D action game that lets you take on the role of a dragon rider and experience high flying adventure as you defend your kingdom. Fly high above mountains, weave through valleys and go on many a journey as you battle enemy dragons and soldiers!
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:
- Alone in the Dark [PS3/X360/PC] - Central Park Gameplay Trailer
- Turok [PS3/X360/PC] - Gameplay Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Currently only scheduled for release in Japan later this month, D3 Publisher's Super Bullet is the latest installment in its Simple DS series. Showing striking similarities to the Metal Slug franchise, Super Bullet is all about you and your heavily armored tank, customizable with about hundred pieces.
Set in 1191 AD, the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, you play the role of Altair, an Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict and throw the environment into chaos and shape events during this pivotal moment in history.
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. A day later than expected Flagship rolled out the Stonehenge expansion, adding new environments, new demons and tons of phat loot.
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 adds new innovative features, enhancements and customization options to the franchise. Battle through 20 unique stages using more than 40 of the most loved and feared characters from the animation phenomenon. Unleash the hidden chakra from within and experience the best yet from the series.
EVE Online is an MMO game set in a world of galactic proportions, governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy where space flight is the path to all commerce, communication, and conflict. To celebrate the launch of Steam's first MMO game offering, a free 21-day trial period for EVE will be available to all Steam gamers, in addition to $5 off their first full month of EVE Online.
Faith and a .45, developed by Deadline Games, is an intense and atmospheric shooter featuring a heavy focus on characters, co-operative gameplay, road movie storytelling, and cinematic aesthetics.
SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality.
Without giving any further details, nDreams, former SCi/Eidos Creative Director Patrick O’Luanaigh's new studio, announced it has signed a deal for an undisclosed project with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE).
After rocking the Interactive Achievement Awards 2K Games' BioShock and Valve's Portal lead the nominees for the eighth annual Game Developers Choice Awards with five nominations each, including the coveted Game of the Year title, followed by Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4, Harmonix's Rock Band and Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy.
Each version of Dungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts will feature a unique story with epic battles, an all new assortment of weapons and many unique fighting styles. Like the classic game, the new versions will feature deep and customizable multiplayer adventuring.
Based on the 'Ology series of books from Templar Publishing, Dragonology explores the study and conservation of dragons, while Wizardology is a manual of spells and magical information, purported to be written by the legendary magician Merlin.
Vogster Entertainment announced its first new project, Robocalypse, an innovative new RTS war game set in a world of wise-cracking, battling robots, offering madcap weaponry and uproarious destruction.
Rock Band allows you to perform famous rock music with your friends as a virtual band using drum, bass/lead guitar and vocals, as well as online. As revealed last week, Harmonix has released a triple dose of Oasis (Don't Look Back in Anger, Live Forever, Wonderwall) on Xbox Live (probably later this week on PSN) for 160/440 Microsoft Points
Koei's Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise to Power is an epic historical simulation from legendary game producer Kou Shibusawa where players assume the role of Nobunaga, or of a rival warlord, in their quest to unite Japan under one rule.
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.
MGS4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates, including those in the Middle East and South America, fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. The latest PSW UK issue reveals that a demo for MGS4 is expected on PSN "in the next month," and include the Middle Eastern war zone level.
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.
Bionic Commando Rearmed is 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.
Signature Devices and Graffiti Entertainment announced that its action-Role Playing Game Mazes of Fate DS, originally scheduled for an Oct. 2007 release, has gone gold and will launch Feb. 26.
World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world.
Beltion: Beyond Ritual is Rostok-Games' alternative fantasy RPG, in development since 2004. Beltion allows the player a freeform gameplay with a mix of fantasy and historical reality of medieval Europe.
The Expiriment, known in europe as Experience112, is a new 3D graphic adventure where you guide Léa Nichols, sole survivor on board of an infected cargo ship, escape by means of the surveillance system. Monitor, control and guide her movement towards freedom, but above all, the truth.
Lost Odyssey is the story of Kaim, an immortal character who has lived more than 1,000 years and doesn’t remember his past and doesn’t know where his future lies. Throughout Kaim’s journey, a handful of characters will join him on an odyssey to discover their intricate past and destiny, leading players through a dramatic story of massive scale.
Don King Presents: Prizefighter is a documentary-style boxing game, developed by Rocky: Legends' Venom Games, featuring a documentary-style narrative career mode, training, and will require you to also manage personal relationships outside of the ring.
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:
- Advance Wars: Days of Ruin (NDS)
- The Adventure Collection: Volume One (PC)
- Burnout Paradise (PS3/X360)
- Endless Ocean (Wii)
- Mega Brain Boost (NDS)
- One Piece: Unlimited Adventure (Wii)
- Pirates of the Burning Sea (PC)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters is an all-new sci-fi action adventure featuring many new and returning weapons and gadgets, drawing players into a galaxy spanning adventure set across new levels with diverse gameplay. While there has yet to be an official announcement, last year's rumors have been confirmed through an SCEA newsletter stating that R&C: Size Matters is coming to PS2 in March.
Far Cry 2 immerses players in a new kind of gaming experience, featuring a new game engine built from the ground up. Players will discover a true open world gameplay set in one of the most beautiful environments in the world, Africa.
Ubisoft's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence is an all-new video game in the Crime Scene Investigation franchise based on the characters and storylines from the original hit CSI television series.
Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.3.3 patch fixes a few bugs, and improves load times.
by Chris Lawton on Jan. 22, 2008 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
SEGA Rally Revo will set a new benchmark in its genre with a high-tempo driving experience that will challenge the racing skills both on and off-road, with revolutionary dynamically deformable terrain, proprietary next-generation graphics, bone-jarringly realistic physics, and competitive bumper-to-bumper racing.
NEVES is a puzzle game that challenges players to think critically as they align 7 wooden block pieces and build figures that correspond to a silhouette ranging from simple items like a sword or key to more complicated ones such as birds or airplanes.
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer takes place in a fantastical version of feudal Japan and stars a masterless samurai named Shiren who travels with a weasel named Koppa. Together they are on a quest to discover the mystical Land of the Golden Condor, said to be the home of the legendary city of gold known as El Dorado.
Patapon is a 2D platform/action adventure game that transforms players into a mystical leader in charge of guiding a tribe of small, quirky warriors called Patapons through an innovative use of musical beats.
Conflict: Denied Ops is Pivotal Games' new paramilitary themed co-op FPS, putting you in of control of merciless operatives, each of them highly specialized in both weapons and military tactics. Renowned for his Hollywood caliber orchestral writing, composer Richard Jacques (Headhunter, Mass Effect) has scored an original music soundtrack for Conflict: Denied Ops.
Napoleon in Italy is a hex-based strategy gaming set in the Napoleonic era that will soon be forming up and swiftly marching towards gamers. The v1.05 update includes balance changes, fixes a general AI issue, tweaks the balance for readiness and cohesion regeneration, as well as adding a new expanded campaign historical background guide.