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Various Game Trailers #1478

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 11:37 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:

  • Celetania - Trailer
  • Need for Speed Undercover [ALL] - Cinematic Intro
  • Prince of Persia [ALL] - Trailers (2)
  • Still Life 2 [PC] - Trailer
  • Street Fighter IV [ALL] - Gouken Trailer
  • NCAA Basketball 09 [ALL] - Dynasty & Online Mode Trailer
  • Naruto: The Broken Bond [X360] - Sasuke Trailer
  • Sonic Unleashed [PS3/X360] - Empire City Trailer


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

'Left 4 Dead' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 6:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-operative gameplay of Left 4 Dead casts four "Survivors" in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying "Boss Infected" mutants.

'Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds' (PS3) Gets Voice Chat

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 6:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Showcasing high definition graphics along with new, more accurate golf physics, Hot Shots Golf 5 offers up a new level of immersion to the franchise’s signature over-the-top visuals and pick up and play action. SCEA has rolled out a free update for Clap Hanz's golf game, which now features voice chat in Match Mode.

'50 Cent: Blood on the Sand' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ has picked up 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand in which you play as one of the world's biggest hip-hop stars in an all-out battle to protect 50 Cent's assets and to collect payment from a crooked overlord.

Epic Games Wins Top Industry Driven Technology Company of the Year Award

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Epic Games has been recognized as the Top Industry Driven Technology Company of the Year by the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), celebrating excellence in leadership and innovation.

'Europa Universalis: Rome - Vae Victis' - Monarchies - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EU: Rome covers the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire. Players will have thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc., making each and every game infinitely customizable and unique.

'Age of Conan' Free Content Update Adds New Area, Dungeon, And Quests

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria expands the online world of Middle-earth to let players explore the ancient underground cities of the dwarves, battle epic characters in the depths, face off with the Watcher, be a part of the fateful release of Durin’s Bane and more!

'The Hunter' Gets New Character Creation Technology

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Hunter is a free to play online hunting game that artfully combines the most realistic hunting action, with the community and functionality of a social networking site. Emote Games' latest technology allows users to create incredibly realistic avatars for use online and across multiple gaming devices.

'Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM 2' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors: GUNDAM 2 combines the devastating power of the Mobile Suit, the rich legacy of the GUNDAM universe and the furious Tactical Action game play of the Dynasty Warriors series. The game will thrust players into incredible battles against legions of enemy Mobile Suits on distant planetary surfaces and in the far reaches of outer space.

'Football Manager 2009' (PC) Used By Everton FC As Scouting Tool

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive's long running sports simulation franchise is getting a new installment with Football Manager 2009, known in North America as Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009, which is finally making the move to 3D with a new match engine.

'League of Legends: Clash of Fates' Champions #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 12:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

League of Legends, developed by Riot Games, is an online multiplayer session-based game that combines elements of role-playing and strategy genres with addictive battle action. In League of Legends rival teams will compete against one another for victory on highly stylized battlefields and landscapes.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Three 3-Packs and Crooked X Single

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features. Next week will see a flood of new DLC starting with a 3 pack for Mission of Burma, Dead Kennedys, and Century Media Girls of Metal (includes tracks from gothic metal band Lacuna Coil and In This Moment), as well as Crooked X hit single Gone.

'Skate It' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Skate It has players riding with the skate pros, owning the best spots in San Vanelona and pulling off the sickest tricks using the popular FlickIt controls. Loaded with all-new gameplay features, Skate It supports the Wii Balance Board which gives players a fresh way to create their own signature skateboarding style.

'Burnout Paradise' (ALL) to Get Toy Cars As Premium DLC

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Buckle up and prepare to unleash anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise as Burnout Paradise gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse. Last month Criterion revealed it had more four DLC packs in the works, and one of them will include "toy" cars.

Valve Packs All Its Titles In One for $99, Including 'Left 4 Dead'

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 11:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve is running a special promotion offering its entire back catalog of titles for $99. The Valve Complete Pack not only includes classics like Half-Life (and expansions), Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress 2, Half-Life 2 (and its episodes), Portal, but also the upcoming zombie shooter Left 4 Dead, and for the more casual gamers Valve also throws in Peggle Extreme.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Official Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

'Ultimate Shooting Collection' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Packing three great shoot'em ups into one disc, Ultimate Shooting Collection contains some never before seen titles that are sure to please casual and hardcore fans of this genre. The Ultimate Shooting Collection is a must have for fans of the arcade shooter and brings the classic arcade feel to your living room.

Friday, November 14, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | 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:

'Guitar Hero: World Tour' (ALL) Gets The Killers DLC

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4). The To celebrate the release of its new album alternative rockers The Killers will release two tracks of the Day & Age album and one from their debut album Hot Fuss.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' Hostile Factions - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Spellborn, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, it uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine.

'Aion: The Tower of Eternity' Korean Beta Going Strong

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players. Aion’s world consists of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) - v1.04 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 3:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic RTS adventure to an alternate future spawned by time travel run amok, featuring a fully co-operative campaign, the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay.

PC Review - 'King's Bounty: The Legend'

by Tim McDonald on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

King's Bounty: The Legend, previously known as Battle Lord, is an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements unfolding in a rich fantasy world.

'CSI: NY' (PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring five original cases craft by the writers of the TV show, CSI: NY will allow you to, for the first time in the CSI series, play as actual characters from the TV show. Actors from the TV show will lend their voices and likenesses to the all-new video game.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts the famous bear and bird duo return for a unique adventure of epic proportions. The Lord of the Games is tired of the petty squabbling between Banjo and the evil witch Gruntilda (aka Grunty) over the years, and has arranged a showdown to decide the rightful owner of Spiral Mountain.

Codemasters Acquires Swordfish Studios' Birmingham Studio

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 2:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While yesterday Monumental Games acquired Swordfish Studios' Manchester studios, Codemasters announced it has reached an agreement with Activision Vivendi to take over Swordfish Studios' Birmingham-based games development house.

'GTA: Chinatown Wars' (NDS) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chinatown Wars is an original entry in the GTA franchise, bringing a new level of interactivity to its sprawling open environments. Take-Two exec chairman Strauss Zelnick revealed during his keynote at the BMO Capital Market 2008 Interactive Entertainment Conference that Chinatown Wars has been pushed back its Q2 fiscal second quarter (Feb. through April).

'Mana Khemia: Student Alliance' (PSP) - New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 1:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mana Khemia: Student Alliance is a port of the PS2 game but with an all new multi‐player mode so players can now team up and hunt down monsters to get rare items. Also new to the PSP version is a data installment feature which installs part of the game onto the memory stick to make the game load quicker.

'Men Of War' Russian Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Men of War is 1C Company's latest RTS, taking place in Europe during the height of WWII. The story unfolds across three different campaigns played out through the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers.

'Baseball Mogul 2009' - v11.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 1:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Baseball Mogul 2009 gives you complete control on the field, combined with an easy-to-learn interface and thousands of stats at your fingertips. With customized ratings and head-to-head stats for every player, you have everything you need to win the battle of wits between batter and pitcher.

'Warhammer Online' Coming to Korea

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | 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 is Greening Their Business

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2008 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA hosted the SAMCEDA “Greening your Business” conference which brought together Bay Area companies and discussed topics that are important to running a green business. Topics discussed were How I “Greened” My Business, What’s in it for My Business, and Local Resources Helping You Go Green. The event was capped off with a Green vendor Expo which focused on companies that provide clean & green products and services to the business community.