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Various Game Trailers #1499

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:25 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:

  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves [PS3] - 2008 VGA Trailer
  • Mafia II [ALL] - 2008 VGA Trailer
  • Brutal Legend [PS3/X360] - Kinda Sexy Though Trailer
  • Watchmen: The End is Nigh [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Terminator Salvation: The Videogame [ALL] - Trailer
  • Fight Night Round 4 [PS3/X360] - 2008 VGA Trailer

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

'Warriors Orochi 2' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warriors Orochi 2 takes place after the events of the original game, featuring an overwhelming lineup of over 90 playable characters from both franchises including Samurai Warriors 2 Xtreme Legends, plus new characters from Chinese and Japanese history.

'Mercenaries 2: World in Flames' (ALL) Gets Blow It Up Again DLC - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pandemic has constructed a whole new "playground of destruction" from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Pandemic has released the free Blow It Up Again DLC on Xbox Live, adding our new missions, as well as Urban Rampage, Death Race, Arms Race and Mercs Blitz modes to the game.

'Uncharted 2: Among Thieves' (PS3) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 4:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, sequel to Naughty Dog's 2007 PS3-exclusive action/adventure game, revolves around 13th century explorer Marco Polo, putting the focus on story, stealth gameplay and a free climbing mechanic.

'Fallout 3' (ALL) Gets Patched, Adds Trophies, Fixes Issues

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. Bethesda has rolled out a v1.10 update for the PS3 version, adding Trophy Support, fixes Friend Notification issues, and also fixes a number of other issues reported within the community.

'Dash of Destruction' This Week's XBLA Title, For Free

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 1:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Winner of last year's Doritos promotion, Dash of Destruction is a fun and fast-paced racing game. Play as a hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex, destroying everything in your path as you chase a speeding delivery truck full of tasty Doritos, or, try zooming in and out of the T-Rex's path of destruction as a terrified delivery truck in search of your Doritos drop-off points.

'Demigod' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in an future-fantasy world, Demigod is a team-based action/RPG/RTS hybrid game that casts you as a hero waging war to obtain a position within the pantheon of gods.

Gearbox's Holiday Gamer Feud Contest

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gearbox Software wants to share its holiday spirit with gamers everywhere, and are playing a Family Feud-style game with the community this year – everyone fills out what they think will be the most popular answers to our list of gaming- and Gearbox-related (mostly!) categories, and the top five scorers from the community will win some great exclusive Gearbox prizes – posters signed by the team, special editions of our games, t-shirts, and more!

'The Last Remnant' (ALL) Coming to PC Spring 2009, Gets Extra Features

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory. Already available on X360, the Pc version will get new, yet undefined, features when it releases in spring 2009.

'Alexander the Great' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Game Factory Interactive's Alexander the Great, developed by World Forge, you take the might of Macedonia to a new level of greatness. With the global map being the key element of strategy, you choose the territory that you ants to conquer, develop your own strategy, conduct battles and observe the result of the chosen actions, which are then reflected on the global map.

'Strong Bad Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough' (Wii/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trogdor must be stopped! The beefy-armed dragon of legend has broken free from his arcade cabinet and is burninating the land. With classic 8-bit games leaking into the real world and Strong Badia a fiery mess, only Strong Bad can take back the night and conquer this scorching menace once and for all.

'A Stroke of Fate' Heinrich Himmler Revealed - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A Stroke of Fate is a detective story set in the authentic surroundings of 1940s fascist Germany, giving you the opportunity to conduct a compelling investigation of the most mysterious secret veiled by the 20th century – Adolf Hitler's premature death.

Nintendo Europe's Q1 2009 Release Lineup

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo has plenty in store to keep your Wii Remote and touch screen busy in the coming months. Whatever sort of games you like to play there is something for everyone. Wii owners will be able to blow off some steam with Madworld, House of the Dead, Castlevania Judgement, the Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis remakes, while NDS gamers can get fit with Walk with me! Do you know your walking routine?, or hack'n slash with Gauntlet.

'GTA IV: The Lost and Damned' (X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GTA IV: The Lost and Damned features a new main character and plot that intersects with the storyline of Grand Theft Auto IV; new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty City with new multiplayer modes, weapons and vehicles; and a diverse soundtrack with additional music.

'Women's Murder Club: A Darker Shade of Grey' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Women's Murder Club: A Darker Shade of Grey is a suspenseful casual seek-and-find mystery adventure game with new features including dialogue with characters, a point system and greater adventures.

'Runes of Magic' Launches Open Beta - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | 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.

505 Games to Make Michael Phelps Video Games

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

505 Games has signed a partnership with Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, to develop next generation console videogames. The first title is scheduled to release in spring 2010 and will be developed by its new Los Angeles studio.

'Europa Universalis: Rome - Vae Victis' - v2.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:13 a.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, and character options etc., making every game infinitely customizable and unique.

'Battle for Atlantis' (X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle for Atlantis is an RTS where the action takes place around the conflict between the ancient race of atlantis and mankind. The gameplay is based on the combination of underwater and land battles and maximum full interaction of the game world.

Warner Bros. Acquires Another 10% of SCi/Eidos

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCi/Eidos' takeover talks that it declared were "over" in early 2008 were back on track with EA, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros., and last month, Square Enix came into the mix. The stakes have been raised as MCV reports that Warner Bros., which already owned 10% of the British publisher/developer through a strategic partnership, has now acquired another 10%.

'Confrontation: Peace Enforcement' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russobit-M and GFI newest RTS game Confrontation: Peace Enforcement is a hypothetical conflict of 2009 between Russia and Georgia with an option to choose between the 2 confronting sides – Russia vs Georgia-NATO.

'GTA: Chinatown Wars' (NDS) Pins Down New Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:13 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. Delayed until Q2 2009 last month, Rockstar has set the new date for March 17, 2009 in North America, and March 20 in Europe.

Wii Shop Channel Adds Two Wiiware Titles And A Classic

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added a classic and two WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download: Strong Bad Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough (Wiiware), Big Kahuna Party (Wiiware), and Enduro Racer (VC).

'Blood of Bahamut' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blood of Bahamut is an RPG is set in the world of Altail, where people inhabit countries built on the back of long sleeping giants who are considered their gods. When the giants awaken and grow violent, all peace is lost. Thinking that they’ve been forsaken by their gods, people begin to flee their towns, leaving only seven warriors to restore the peace.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Pearl Jam's 'Ten' Album

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 4:26 a.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. At the VG Awards it was revealed that Rock Band will get Pearl Jam's debut album 'Ten' as DLC in March 2009.

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

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 4:20 a.m. PST | 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.

'Space Giraffe' (XBLA/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Giraffe features uniquely beautiful graphics and 100 levels of lovingly hand-crafted shoot-'em-up action gameplay from the makers of Llamatron and Tempest 2000. Collect power-ups to activate Bonus Rounds and master the strategies necessary to maximize your score on every level!

'SuperCar Challenge' (PS3) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

System 3's SuperCar Challenge is a high-octane racing game featuring both arcade and simulation tarmac thrills, heralding the addition of the sexiest supercars on the planet while improving on its spiritual prequel (Ferrari Challenge) in every way.

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Combustible Map Pack Now Available - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | 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. As promised last nigh,t Epic has released the Combustible map pack for Gears of War 2, adding three new multiplayer maps.

'Noby Noby Boy' (PS3) Coming Early 2009 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Boy, to play, stretch and interact with a variety of objects and characters in an all new gaming experience! Girl, who lives in space will grow as Boy stretches, will continue to grow and connect to the planets in the Solar System with the help of all the Boys in the world!

'God of War 3' (PS3) Officially Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the realm of Greek mythology, God of War 3 is a single-player game that allows players to take on the climatic role of the ex-Spartan warrior, Kratos, as he treads through the intimidating heights of Mt. Olympus and the dark depths of Hell once more to seek revenge on those who have betrayed him.

'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by EA Redwood Shores, known for Dead Space, Dante's Inferno is a third-person action adventure adaptation of the medieval epic poem The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, telling the tale of Dante who journeys through the twisted, menacing nine circles of hell in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice.

NDS Review - 'Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Handheld gamers will once again have the freedom to unleash their inner rock star anywhere, anytime with Vicarious Visions' Guitar Hero On Tour Decades which will now also introduce song share between NDS players with different versions of On Tour.

Monday, December 15, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:19 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:

PC Review - 'The Witcher Enhanced Edition'

by Tim McDonald on Dec. 15, 2008 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Witcher Enhanced Edition, CD Projekt's action/RPG, adds changes to the game's mechanics, better graphics, shorter load times, improved stability, the recently released D'jinni mod editor, two new adventures, making of DVD, two soundtracks, etc...