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Various Game Trailers #1243

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 7:43 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:

  • House Of The Dead 2 & 3 Return [Wii] - Trailer
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games [NDS] - Dream Events Trailer
  • LittleBigPlanet [PS3] - CES 08 Demonstration Trailer


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

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 7:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is the official prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011.

'Insecticide' (NDS/PC) - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 7:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crackpot Entertainment's Insecticide is a classically styled action adventure detective game that brings the look and feel of gritty gumshoe films into a futuristic city where insects have become the dominant race.

'Lode Runner' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the CES Microsoft revealed that it is bringing Brøderbund's classic platform action game Lode Runner to Xbox Live Arcade. Developed by Tozai/Southend Interactive, known for Ubisoft's Deathrow, the idea is to make the remake as faithful to the original as possible, just in a new jacket, and is scheduled for later this year. Whether the much heralded editor will also be included was not revealed.

Sony Adding GPS, Camera and Keyboard to PSP

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 5:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony is taking advantage of the PSP momentum to announce quite a few new features for its handheld. Over the weekend the Skype support was made official and earlier today Sony confirmed at the CES that it would also be bringing the, previously only in Asia available, GPS and Camera functionality to North America, as well as an external keyboard to make it easier for people to communicate and bypass the internal keypad. Expected later this year, no pricing or specific release schedule was announced.

'The Spiderwick Chronicles' (ALL) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra's The Spiderwick Chronicles, developed by Stormfront Studios, is an action/adventure game based on Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Films' upcoming 2008 movie, as well as the fantastical Spiderwick book series.

'Motorstorm' (PS3) to Get Two New Tracks

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 3:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MotorStorm delivers brutal off-road racing, plunging players into a frenzied and chaotic environment awash with grit, mud and petrol. Sony revealed that later this month two new tracks will hit the PSN, Eagle's Nest (a narrow winging road on high altitude, where the goal is to push other drivers off the edge), and Diamondback Speedway (a desert road with a tunnel and pit in the road, best to be avoided) for the usual price.

'LEGO Batman' (ALL) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LEGO Batman features all of the characters from the LEGO Batman construction sets, plus a few new additions. Gamers will have the ability to roam the streets of LEGO Gotham City as Batman or Robin, and even take control of the villains while manipulating gadgets and building/operating vehicles in co-op gameplay.

'Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 for the NDS featuring the most robust store lineup to date, with 13 brand new shops to run and expand, a park to design and visit, and the ability to trade journals with your friends wirelessly.

'Conflict: Denied Ops' (X360/PS3/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 11:56 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.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor' Delayed Until March

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 11:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In addition to a new campaign that ties up the Dread Lords saga, GalCiv II: Twilight of the Arnor adds civilization-specific technology trees and planetary improvements that add even more flavor to each alien race, while greatly expanding the strategic depth of the game. Originally scheduled for Jan, the GalCiv II expansion has been delayed until March in order to add new features.

'Dungeon Explorer' (NDS/PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hudson Entertainment announced that it is bringing Dungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts to North America. Each version of the game 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.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (PS3) Mod 'Cooking' Tool Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

One of the most anticipated UT3 features was the possibility of allowing PS3 gamers to import new community content/mods on their consoles. Epic has finally released the tools to "cook" your own content, and transfer it from PC to PS3.

'Omega Five' And 'Tron' This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fly through treacherous 3-D environments with Omega Five, a graphically explosive next-generation shooter firing its way onto Xbox Live Arcade. Also this week, Disney Interactive Studios and Backbone Entertainment bring back an arcade classic, “Tron.” Both games will be available this Wednesday, January 9 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (2:00 a.m. PST).

'Hard to be a God' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hard to be a God is an RPG with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers. After the previous German and Russian versions, here is finally the English demo.

'Advance Wars: Days of Ruin' (NDS) - 52 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 10:32 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.

Games for Windows Portfolio Expanded With New Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft announced at the 2008 International CES the addition of new titles to the Games for Windows portfolio. Games for Windows drove the PC gaming category in 2007 with some of the most popular Windows-based games available, and will continue the momentum for Windows-based gaming in 2008.

'Aurora: The Secret Within' - Vista Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aurora: The Secret Within is a classic point & click adventure, immersing the player in a world of puzzles and mysteries just waiting to be solved, presenting a thrilling, compelling tale of subterfuge that the player will need to unravel to succeed.

'Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway' (ALL) and 'Far Cry 2' (ALL) Get amBX Support

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Philips today announced an alliance with Ubisoft to amBX-enable Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway and Far Cry 2. The agreement will also see an amBX patch being released for the original Far Cry. Further patches for existing Ubisoft games will also be released with the amBX-enabling of additional titles to be announced later.

'Our House' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

If you can dream it, you can build it as Majesco announced Our House for the Wii. Developed by Budcat Creations, Our House turns the Wii Remote into the ultimate creation tool that lets players design, build and decorate their own personalized trophy home they can share with others in an online neighborhood.

'Wii Chess' (Wii) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Currently only scheduled for release in Europe, Nintendo is bringing this classic strategy game to the Wii.

Wii Shop Channel Adds Duo of Classic Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another two 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: Star Tropics, and The King Of Fighters '94.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' First MMO Supporting DX10

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turbine announced that The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar has become the first MMORPG to support the Microsoft DirectX 10 API and NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors for stunningly realistic imagery.

'Lost Planet' (PS3/X360/PC) - 69 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lost Planet is a sci-fi action shooter set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded.

'Backbreaker' (PS3/X360) Adds AGEIA PhysX Support

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Backbreaker is taking sports video games to a place where the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as a Sunday afternoon. Utilizing NaturalMotion’s euphoria motion synthesis engine, you’ll never see the same tackle again.

Sony Online Developing New PSN Titles Using Gamebryo Engine

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Emergent Game Technologies announced that Sony Online Entertainment has selected Gamebryo to create titles for the PlayStation Network.

'Art of Murder: FBI Confidential' - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Art of Murder: FBI Confidential, created by by the team who made Schizm, Sentinel and Reah, is a point & click adventure where the player takes on the role of an FBI agent, whose task is to solve a series of macabre murders of wealthy, well-to-do citizens.

EA Completes BioWare/Pandemic Acquisition

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 5:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced that it has completed its acquisition of VG Holding Corp. and has officially welcomed BioWare Corp. and Pandemic Studios to the EA Games Label, vaulting EA into a competitive position in the RPG, action and adventure genres.

'Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 allows users to hone their dueling skills using over 2,000 monster, trap and spell cards and faithfully reproduced structure decks from the official card game. The social elements are also highlighted, with the ability to compete against players all over the world via wireless and Wi-Fi.

'Prototype' (ALL) First Game to Feature Neural-THX 7.1 Surround

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prototype tells the story of Alex Mercer - a man haunted by his past, fighting a secret war in New York City. As the action spirals out of control, a conspiracy tied to his origins threatens the future of mankind itself. The Neural-THX Surround technology extends the surround sound experience from 5.1 to 7.1 discrete surround sound.

'Turok' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 3:06 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 commando Joseph Turok, now part of an elite Special Forces squad, on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically altered planet.

'Ghost in the Sheet' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 2:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ghost in the Sheet is a comedy adventure game of supernatural proportions. Become a ghost and master your new paranormal skill set to unravel the secrets of your life-after-death adventure! Mystery, intrigue, comedy and adventure await…aren’t you just dying to play?

'One Piece Unlimited Cruise: Ep. 1' (Wii) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While Namco Bandai's latest One Piece: Unlimited Adventure has just gone gold in North America, the next installment in the franchise is already well under way. While details about One Piece Unlimited Cruise: Episode 1 are slim, the first footage was shown at Jump Festa 2008 a few weeks ago.

'Kwari' - Full/Free Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 2:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kwari is an FPS where players make money off each other in real-time. The game will be free to download online, but instead of being subscription-based it will use a unique free-to-play/pay-to-play model whereby Kwari sells the player ammunition.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Avatar: The Burning Earth'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 1:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Based on the second season of the Avatar animated series, players will join Aang and his friends as they master their skills and fight their way to defend the greatest Earth Kingdom city against a deadly Fire Nation invasion.

'Hard to be a God' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hard to be a God is an RPG with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers. The main hero is a graduate of a medieval secret service high school, and his mission is to scout and report the situation in the Kingdom of Arcanar, an independent anarchical state.

'Black Box Games' Co-Founder Passes Away

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2008 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

According to the Vancouver Sun Black Box Games co-founder Martin Sikes suddenly passed away on Christmas Eve at the age of 39. After he left the University of British Columbia with a degree in electrical engineering, Sikes went to work for Radical Entertainment. In 1998, Sikes co-founded Black Box Games, which was acquired by EA Canada in 2002. He was a programmer on various titles in the Need for Speed franchise and co-founded United Front Games, although he had recently left the company.