Various Game Trailers #1447

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 7:31 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:

  • Ride to Hell [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
  • NBA 2K9 [ALL] - Gameplay Trailer #2
  • Mytran Wars [PPS] - Trailer
  • Prince of Persia [ALL] - Developer Diary Trailer #2
  • Zubo [NDS] - Sting Trailer
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour [ALL] - Trailer (2)


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

'All Points Bulletin' (ALL) Nears Closed Beta Stage, Gets New Features

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin is an MMO freeform combat and driving-based game, designed by the creator of the original GTA franchise, bringing players into a living, breathing city where cash is king and territory equals respect. Realtime Worlds' APB is nearing closed beta stage, where it will let a limited amount of outside people try the game, and RtW also revealed that based on fan feedback it has added an Arrest/Capture, and a stealth system.

New Xbox Experience - Games Store - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Later this fall Microsoft is overhauling the Xbox 360's dashboard, called the New Xbox Experience, changing the look of the user interface, adding new features, avatars and plenty more.

'Warriors Orochi 2' (ALL) Releases Title Update to Fix Slow-down Issues

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors meet again in an unforgettable crossover event. Adding a Versus mode, characters from both franchises must team up to wage war against a new, powerful force. As promised, KOEI has released a title update for the x360 edition of the game fixing unusual slow-downs during battle scenes.

'Spore: Cute & Creepy Parts Pack' Expansion Spotted

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade. Fan site Hooked on Spore noticed that both GameStop and Amazon briefly featured a Cute & Creepy Parts Pack for Spore before it was removed, but the $19.99 expansion is said to be revealed Nov. 18, 2008.

'Ultimate Band' (NDS/Wii) - New Venues and Tracks Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Band is an all new music experience giving gamers and music lovers of all ages the chance to realize their dream of becoming a rock legend when they build their own band or jam alone, fueled by the power of the Wiimote and the DS stylus.

'Star Ocean: The Last Hope' (X360) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Ocean: The Last Hope is the latest entry in the futuristic space opera RPG series. Science fiction and fantasy meld in this long-awaited continuation of the celebrated franchise from developer tri-Ace Inc.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Offspring 3-Pack, And Six Additional Tracks

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Harmonix and MTV Games are adding nine new tracks to the RB Music Store, a 3-pack from The Offspring (Gone Away, Pretty Fly (For a White Guy), and Self Esteem) and Against Me!’s Stop!, Free’s All Right Now, George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ Bad to the Bone, Harvey Danger’s Cream & Bastards Rise, Screaming Tree’s Nearly Lost you and Static-X’s Push It.

'Crysis Wars' Becomes Free, For A Weekend

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

More brash and aggressive than his Delta Force squadmate Nomad, you'll experience Psycho’s parallel story during the events of the original, finding that life on the other side of the island is even more intense and explosive than you could have imagined. Crysis Warhead's multiplayer component Crysis Wars, will be available to play online for free from Oct. 10th through Oct. 12th.

'Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe' (PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:48 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.

'Eternal Sonata' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's Eternal Sonata boasts gorgeous graphics, 3D character models, and a groundbreaking battle system. The PS3 edition of Eternal Sonata will include extra content, such as new events to help move along the story line, Crescendo and Serenade as playable characters, and the ability to freely change your characters' costumes.

'Game Party 2' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With 11 games in all, Game Party 2 includes fun to play games that will provide hours of enjoyment with friends and family, six returning favorites from the original and five all-new fun filled games.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - French Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders: Clash of Nations places gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom's Resident Evil 5 is the forthcoming installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, which will debut for the PS3 and X360, promising to revolutionize the series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' - v1.10 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. This v1.10 patch adds new vehicles, a new "Iron" skill level, updated sound effects, improved A.I. behavior (including dynamic use of artillery), over 30 new Quick Battle Maps, game performance increases and much more...

'Star Ocean First Departure' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The maiden voyage of Square Enix's Star Ocean RPG series embarks upon the PSP with brand-new features and stunning original animated sequences.

Friday, October 3, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | 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:

'X-Blades' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets New Outfits - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Blades, previously known as Oniblade, is a third-person, anime-style action/adventure. Your heroine wields two magical blades that can be used as swords or guns, and has magical abilities, all of which are upgradeable.

'The Eye of Judgment: Biolith Rebellion 3' (PS3) Coming Oct. 16

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Eye of Judgment collectible trading cards, embedded with a CyberCode, are placed in front of the PlayStation Eye for their respective creatures to come to life in 3D and battle on screen. Biolith Rebellion 3 adds not just 100 new cards, but gameplay options and features that will change the way EOJ is played.

'Ninjatown' (NDS) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Games' Ninjatown, based on the Shawnimals' designer toy line, is na action strategy title where you have to defend your peaceful town from Mr. Demon, using each of the ninja's unique skills and powers.

America's Video Game Expo Adds East Coast Games Summit

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

America’s Video Game Expo is expanding the scope of its exhibit include a new game industry conference, the ‘East Coast Games Summit’. Designed to serve the professional colleagues in the game industry, as well as those interested in starting a career in games, the Summit offers programming for all VGXPO attendees.

'Stargate Worlds' Closed Beta Starts Oct. 15 - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG use Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to MMORPG that will take full advantage of modern and science fiction weaponry, cover and terrain.

PS3 Preview - 'Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars'

by Judy on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Psyonix Studios announced Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, an arena-based online vehicle sports game for PlayStation Network that brings together animated vehicles in sports-like gameplay.

'Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard' (PS3/X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Offering an original storyline and an off-the-wall cast of characters, written by 2008 Writer’s Guild Award winning writer Dave Ellis, D3Publisher's third-person shooter Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard features the return of classic 80’s videogame action hero, Matt Hazard, and parodies some of the most beloved genres of games and pop culture.

'Monster Lab' (NDS/Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Lab is a blend between action & RPG, allowing you to compose your own fighter by mixing & matching various body parts, taking your creature out to fight others and upgrading as you move up the ladder.

dtp Acquires House of Tales

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German based publisher/developer dtp has acquired long time collaborator House of Tales, known for The Moment of Silence and the more recent Overclocked: A History of Violence, while remaining an independent studio. House of Tales is currently working on a yet unannounced new project, to be revealed later this year.

'My Horse and Me 2' (ALL) - 45 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's My Horse and Me 2 is packed with exciting new features, brand new graphics and animations, and an engrossing storyline to give fans the most complete equestrian experience and the most realistic horse simulation ever seen in a game.

'Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars' (PS3) Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is an arena-based online vehicle sports game for PlayStation Network that brings together animated vehicles in sports-like gameplay.

'The Sims 3' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What if you had to live your whole life in one location … and then one day, suddenly, you could step outside and go anywhere in the whole neighborhood? The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to create unique Sims and immerse them in your own living neighborhood of endless possibility!

Wii Review- 'DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 2'

by Jesse Littlefield on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Featuring exciting new gameplay that combines the physically engaging, innovative and easy-to-pick-up-and-play mechanics of the Wii platform, the game offers four-player multiplayer, Wii Remote and Nunchuck support, smash hits from the last four decades, and entirely new modes.

'Penny Racers Party: Turbo-Q Speedway' (Wii) - 75 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Where else can you race a customized Pop Up Pirate alongside the Honda NSX or the Mazda RX-8? Penny Racers Party brings buckets of fun with 1-4 players head to head races through wild and wacky courses and 50+ vehicles to customize from Nissan, Toyota, and more! Or go for the crazy rubber ducky or groovy panda!

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Gin Rummy'

by Glenn "Otter" Juskiewicz on Oct. 3, 2008 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Strategically select the right cards to complete sets of combinations, minimizing the risk of getting caught with a poor hand. ‘Knock’ out your opponent with high scores and bonus points, and video chat with players from around the world for endless hours of casual card game fun.