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Various Game Trailers #1452

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Pyroblazer [PSP/Wii/PC] - Intro Trailer
  • Far Cry 2 [ALL] - Characters Trailer
  • Sonic and the Black Knight [Wii] - Trailer
  • Skate 2 [ALL] - New San Vanelona Trailer


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

'High Voltage Hot Rod Show' (Wii) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

High Voltage Hot Rod Show requires players to master more than the basic racing skills to compete. A unique stunt system gives players multiple ways to build boost, drastically increasing a Hot Rod's speed. If you get too greedy, you might crash & burn!

Computer Graphics Production Course Goes Online

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

London-based training institute Escape Studios has established a New York office, offering its new online learning to U.S. students interested in pursuing professional computer graphics production careers, as well as to veterans who want to add to their skill set.

'Secret Service' (PS2/X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Secret Service takes place on Inauguration Day in Washington D.C. An extremist assault has been launched against the capitol - security has been compromised and it is unclear who is friend or foe.

'StarCraft II' to Be Split in Three - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 4:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game. During a panel discussion Blizzard revealed that SC2 will be split in three, one for each faction, Terran, Zerg and Protoss, with the latter two being expansions but packed with equally as much content as the base game. While Terrans: Wings of Liberty focuses on strategy, Zerg: Heart of the Swarm will add more RPG and Protoss: Legacy of the Void diplomacy. The decision was made to assure the quality of the game, and not have to delay it.

'Scene It? Box Office Smash' (X360) Movie List Unveiled - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scene It? Box Office Smash! is a great way to entertain guests at your next social gathering letting up to four players or teams match their wits in a trivia game to see whose movie knowledge (over 250 titles) reigns supreme, complete with more HD content, all new questions and engaging puzzle types.

New Xbox Experience Storage Solution Coming

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The New Xbox Experience will give X360 owners a completely new Xbox 360 experience that is fun, social and simple to use -- and puts more entertainment at their fingertips than any other device connected to the TV. The NXE install will require about 128MB of storage, and while a HD is recommended, people with little or no 360 storage might run into trouble, which is why Microsoft will be offering some sort of "storage solution," details for which will be revealed soon ...

'TouchMaster 2' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TouchMaster 2 offers a collection of 20 new addictively fun and exciting card, action, strategy, puzzle and picture games.

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360/PC) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled for a simultaneous in Japan and North America, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

'Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade' (XBLA) Adds 'Galaga Legions' - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade features hits from Namco Bandai Games' Xbox LIVE Arcade library including Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Dig Dug, Pac-Man Championship Edition and Mr. Driller Online, as well as 20 additional newly arranged versions of various classics.

'Rock Band' (ALL) Confirmed to Get Motley Crue's Dr. Feelgood Album

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed by the band earlier this month, Harmonix and MTV Games confirmed heavy metal band Mötley Crüe’s most successful album, Dr. Feelgood, will become the sixth album to join the Rock Band Music Store catalog of downloadable content.

'Diablo III' Reveals the Wizard Class - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo are still stranded on Madagascar and attempt to leave. Unfortunately, their plane makes an emergency landing in the wilderness of Africa, where Alex meets the rest of his family and has trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo.

'Spider-man: Web of Shadows' - 32 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A deadly symbiote invasion brings total devastation to the streets of New York City in the next Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, where players have ultimate control over the city’s salvation and Spider-Man’s destiny.

Panel Discussion Concludes Games Are Good For Children

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

A panel discussion, hosted by The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association, on how computer games can be a force for good in today's society concluded that computer and video games can help children make friends, forge closer relationships with adults, and have a positive impact on their lives.

'The Tale of Despereaux' (ALL) Also Coming to NDS - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brash Entertainment's The Tale of Despereaux is an interactive game based on Universal Pictures’ animated adventure of the same name. The game shares the fairy-tale look and feel of the upcoming film about a chivalrous mouse, full of courage and honor.

'Just Cause 2' (PS3/X360/PC) Delayed Until 2009

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just Cause 2 stars Rico Rodriquez, back to wreak havoc once again, this time with a new destination – the huge playground of the Southeast Asian islands of Panau, in an over-the-top Hollywood-esque blockbuster of a video game. Earlier this year Eidos pushed JC 2 to Q4 2008 as part of a restructuring effort, but now Avalanche revealed it has slipped even further, as its open world game is now scheduled for Q1 2009.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (Wii) Game Details - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PES 2009 will retain the intuitive ‘point and click’ interface used to control both the player in possession of the ball and to send those around him on to runs into space. However, a new ‘traditional’ control system using either a Wii Remote or Classic controller has also been implemented.

Steam Gets 'X3: Terran Conflict' Pre-Orders, 'World of Goo'

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Terran Conflict is a new stand-alone game set in the universe of X³. It is the culmination of the X trilogy, with a grand finale that takes us all the way back to Earth's own solar system. Fans can now pre-order the game on Steam, while World of Goo, a physics-based puzzle/construction game, will be available on Oct. 13, 2008.

'Geo-Political Simulator' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Geo-Political Simulator is an ultra-real simulation of our world and its politics, from now until the end of the century. Energy, security, economy, environment, strategy, diplomatic alliances, culture policy, intelligence, infrastructure – anything could make you the greatest political leader of the 21st century ...

'Alone in the Dark' (PS3) Now Called 'Alone in the Dark: Inferno' - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through combining the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

'Build'n Race' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build’n Race is a game of high-speed stunt racing through some of the most reflex testing track designs - jumps, ramps, raised hairpin turns, half-pipes and a multitude of other challenges await the player all within beautifully realized environments.

'Dark Horizon' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive Dark Horizon is a stark and atmospheric space combat simulation that aims to hurl its audience through an action-packed adventure, piloting its own ship through the perils that only space could have to offer.

'Warhammer Online' Clocking In At 750k Sign-ups

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will bring Games Workshop's fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle. EA announced that since its Sept. 18 launch over 750,000 new players have registered for its fantasy MMORPG,

PS2 Review - 'Warriors Orochi 2'

by Matt Olsen on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors will meet again in an unforgettable crossover event. The game’s newly added “Dream” mode features an original storyline different from that of Story Mode with over 90 characters from both franchises teaming up to wage war against a new, powerful force.

'FIFA 09' (ALL) Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over 250 additions and enhancements to core gameplay, FIFA 09 has been designed and customized to deliver a unique gameplay experience that takes advantage of the hardware specifications of each available platform.

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War 2 picks up six months after the events of the original, thrusting players back into humankind's epic battle for survival against a nightmarish force of underground creatures known as the Locust Horde.

'White Knight Chronicles' (PS3) Unveiled - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While details are still slim, Rogue Galaxy and Dark Cloud developer Level 5 has official unveiled its all-new PS3 exclusive fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG, White Knight Chronicles.

'Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe' (PS3/X360) Gets Kollector's Edition - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kombat forces friends to fight, worlds to collide, and unlikely alliances to be forged. In order to save all they know, the heroes and villains of Mortal Kombat must wage war against the combined might of the DC Universe. The Kollector's Edition includes box art hand painted by Alex Ross, an exclusive removable prin, bonus video content, and a 16-page comic book.

'Runes of Magic' User Interface Unveiled - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 600 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'WorldShift' - v1.0.23 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WorldShift is a next-generation, cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend. The new v1.0.23 patch fixes a name issue cause by the previous patch, and a few other tweaks.

Gamersgate Opens Its Portal to Chinese Market

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2008 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paynova and Beijing Cyber Recreation District (CRD) have agreed on a pilot implementation of Gamersgate Chinese Online shop for selected games during the fourth quarter 2008 delivering a payment service that reaches over 97% of the Chinese online payers