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Various Game Trailers #1259

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 11:20 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:

  • Yakuza 3 [PS3] - Trailer (5)
  • One Chanbara Revolution [Wii] - Trailer #2
  • Turning Point: Fall of Liberty [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer (2)
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed [ALL] - Dev Diary #3
  • Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None [Wii] - Trailer
  • Opoona [Wii] - Gameplay Trailer

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

'Penumbra: Black Plague' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 6:39 p.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. in a recent announcement, Frictional Games revealed that the game has gone gold and its publisher has the final version in hand (and so do we...)

'The Club' (PS3/X360/PC) Character Details #3 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 6:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter focused on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers relentless, frantic, and fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

'Team Fortress 2' Gets Updated With New CTF Map

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 4:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Fortress 2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next-gen animation technology, persistent player statistics, etc... Valve has released a new update for TF2k fixing various issues and adding new features including a new capture the flag map CTF_Well.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' - v1.1 Mod Tools Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:14 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. This small patch fixes the Shader_bin error in CodRadiant and CoDEffectsEd.

'Dragon Quest Swords' (Wii) - 33 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors is an action-packed Virtual Experience where the player becomes the hero of the story using the Wiimote to control their legendary sword, and fight off horde after horde of monsters.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Best-Selling Title Of 2007

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 2:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision announced that Infinity Ward's modern day FPS Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare was the #1 title in units worldwide for calendar 2007, according to The NPD Group, Chart Track and The GFK Group, selling in excess of seven million units.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (ALL) Forensics - 3 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 1:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'The Experiment' Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

'Tales Of Rebirth' (PSP) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Namco's latest RPG, Tales Of Rebirth, a port from the previously released 2004 PS2 version, you will play as a swordsman in a world called Callegeia, featuring 2D sprites, skits and cooking.

'HCA: The Snow Queen and the Magic Mirror' Unveiled

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 12:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sequel to last year's HCA: The Ugly Prince Duckling, The Snow Queen and the Magic Mirror is structured around the life of Hans Christian Anderson and his famous fairy tale universe, like The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina, or The Emperor’s New Clothes. However, this time HCA is visiting a snow-covered Norway and its capital of the 1800’s, Christiania.

'Ace Combat 6' (X360) Gets Downloadable Content #3 - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai revealed six new plane variants for Ace Combat 6 that will be available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace, Dec. 31, featuring classic squadron themes from previous entries in the Ace Combat series and several original designs.

Sony Offering MTV TV Shows On UMD/PSP

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

Sony Computer Entertainment America is now offering popular MTV programming on UMD for PSP. This is the first such collaboration between SCEA and a major TV content provider, giving video-game fans unique ways to interact with their favorite MTV programming, including Jackass, Beavis & Butt-head, and Aeon Flux.

'Tales of Symphonia: Knight of Ratatoskr' (Wii) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai is working on no less than four titles in the Tales Of franchise, one of them being Tales of Symphonia: Knight of Ratatoskr for the Wii set two years later then the last installment, and Emile Castanie is the new hero.

'FlatOut: Head On' (PSP) Gets New Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FlatOut is all about grand scale destruction racing. Fans of the console versions will be able to take the instant jump-in-and-race gameplay mayhem with them wherever they go, including four-player wireless connectivity. After it was delayed late 2007, FlatOut: Head On is now scheduled for March 14th, 2008.

'Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed' (PSP/Wii) Gets New Weapons - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed delivers an all-new sci-fi action gaming experience, where players control Crypto as he travels the world in the 1970s, unleashing massive destruction on foot, in his UFO and for the first time, in the Big Willy mech.

'Conflict: Denied Ops' (ALL) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Conflict: Denied Ops, previously called Crossfire, is a new paramilitary themed co-op FPS from Pivotal Games, putting you in control of two of these merciless operatives, each of them highly specialized in both weapons and military tactics.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 5:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai.

PSP Preview - 'Patapon'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 4:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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, players will march the Patapons against opposing armies and gigantic monsters in an attempt to find the far end of the world.

'Populous DS' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 4:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Populous is considered one of the first games in the strategy/god games genre since its conception on the Amiga in the late 80s. EA is bringing the classic back on the NDS making use of the dual screen, new god powers and multiplayer for up to 4 players.

'Hard to be a God' Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 4:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on a novel by the Strugatsky brothers, Hard To Be A God combines the science fiction and medieval fantasy genres with a mix of ‘hack & slash’ and RPG gameplay. Be prepared for horseback jousting and sword fighting in an ancient time, as a secret agent from the distant future.

'Conflict: Denied Ops' (X360/PS3/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Conflict: Denied Ops, previously called Crossfire, is a new paramilitary themed co-op FPS from Pivotal Games, putting you in control of two of these merciless operatives, each of them highly specialized in both weapons and military tactics.

'Halo: Recut' Contest Offers Los Angeles Film Academy Trip

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft launched a European competition looking for fans to help create and show the unseen adventures of Master Chief. The Halo: Recut contest encourages gamers and filmmakers alike to be as creative as possible, with the lucky winner scooping a once-in-a-lifetime master-class trip to Los Angeles.

'Turok' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:33 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.

505 Games Signs 'Death Track: Resurrection' For Its 1C Label

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Death Track: Resurrection is a racing/action title set in the not too distant future where traditional sports have been replaced and a new, violent entertainment rules. The attention of the world’s population is drawn to the main event of the year, ‘The Survival Race’, the biggest and most brutal race on the calendar.

'Ferrari Challenge' (NDS/Wii/PS3) Also Coming to PS2 - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ferrari Challenge is a realistic racing game, developed by Eutechnyx, from the famous Italian sports car manufacturer, with the official license of the motor sports series with the input of professional racing drivers.

NDS Review - 'Geometry Wars: Galaxies'

by Tom Baker on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Blast your way through all-new battle grids, upgrade your new Battle Drone and blast through relentless waves of enemies in the first-ever Geometry Wars single-player campaign, or join a friend for fast-paced multiplayer.

'Steel Penny Games' Formed, Becomes WiiWare Developer

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Steel Penny Games, formed by two ex-Naughty Dog devs, announced that it is now a licensed WiiWare developer and is busy at work on an original IP title, a challenging puzzle game with dramatic fantasy environments and appealing characters for an exceptionally satisfying experience.

'Pacific Storm: Allies' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining RTS, resource management and combat action, Pacific Storm Allies drops players into the thick of battle, playing as the US, Japan, and a new playable nation, the UK. This expansion brings new units to construct, new historical locations to visit and a brand new version of the engine with improved graphics.

'Crysis' Original Soundtrack Goes Retail

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 1:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works proudly presents Crysis Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack from Crytek's next-generation PC FPS will be released on Jan. 29th, 2008 to retail outlets worldwide through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works record label, and for digital download and iTunes.

D.I.C.E. Summit 2008 Sold Out

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2008 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences announced that the D.I.C.E. Summit 2008 has sold out (the first time since its inception in 2002) after receiving a record-breaking number of registration submissions from video game industry professionals planning to attend this year's event.