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Various Game Trailers #1502

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 10:01 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:

  • Memento Mori [PC] - Trailer #6
  • Theatre of War 2 [PC] - Faid Pass Trailer [5]
  • Big Bang Mini [NDS] - Trailer #2
  • The Sims 3 [PC] - Create-A-Sim Trailer #2
  • Afro Samurai [PS3/X360] - Gameplay Sequence (3)


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

'Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Collector's Edtions Detailed

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 7:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li etc.) 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.

'Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II' - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-op campaign.

New WiiWare Title Teases With Shaky Cam And Screams

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A reader sent in a tip about an unannounced forthcoming WiiWare title, currently scheduled for release in 2009. A formal announcement is due to arrive shortly after Christmas, but from watching the viral video a few times, you may notice a split second of in-game footage of what looks to be a shooter/action game reminiscent of Geometry Wars.

'The Godfather II' (PS3/X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo's Corleone family drama, The Godfather II game goes beyond the film's story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960s Florida, Cuba and New York.

Steam Gets Mass Effect, WAR, Spore And Need For Speed, More Soon

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As was hinted at earlier this week with the sudden Spore EULA appearance, EA is bringing its titles to Steam starting with Spore, Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, Mass Effect, Need for Speed Undercover and FIFA Manager 2009, with Red Alert 3, Mirror's Edge and Dead Space to follow shortly.

'Skate 2' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set five years after the original, San Vanelona's been rebuild after it was hit by a natural disaster. Equipped with double the bag of tricks, gamers are tasked to rebuild their career and revive the New San Vanelona skate scene.

'Lumines Supernova' (PSN) Coming Next Week, Includes Free Holiday Pack

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lumines Supernova combines puzzles, block-dropping beats and video entertainment to create an addictively-fun gameplay experience that will keep you playing day after day, packed with brand new skins and new modes.

'CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars' (PSN/XBLA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars is a fast-paced first-person multiplayer shooter that puts players in the center of the battle of technology vs. humanity. Complete with next-gen graphics and robust gameplay, CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars allows players to wage war by using their choice of gunfire and/or telekinetic superpowers.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Foo Fighters 3-Pack

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 11:19 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.

'Two Worlds: The Temptation' (X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taking place shortly after the events portrayed in the first Two Worlds, The Temptation takes place in Eastern Antaloor, in the regions surrounding Oswaroh and the Drak’ar Desert. Featuring more intricate missions, improved voice-overs and animations, retooled horseback riding, completely revamped combat, and a new game engine.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (ALL) - January 2009 DLCs Detailed

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:46 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). In the coming month you will be able to download tracks from Oasis, Nickelback, Travis Barker, and country superstars Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley and Brooks & Dunn.

'Venetica' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

dtp's RPG Venetica, developed by Deck 13 (Ankh, Jack Keane), is a visually stunning RPG with a cryptic storyline, mixing emotions and action in a unique free roaming and living sixteenth century world full of surprise.

'2 Days To Vegas' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2 Days to Vegas is a story-driven, third-person action-adventure game, a thrill-a-minute story crammed full of car chases, shootouts and unexpected twists, to keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the game. Originally scheduled for late 2008, Steel Monkeys' action game is now scheduled for Q1 2009, with the PS3 yet to be determined.

'Grand Ages: Rome' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Grand Ages: Rome, previously known as Imperium Romanum II, is a city-building game where the player takes the role of a Roman patrician, a nobleman, who has just started his political career. His ultimate goal is to become the Governor of Rome.

'PDC World Championship Darts 2009' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 completely rebuilds it’s Wii Remote throwing method, comes with greatly improved graphics, includes new game modes, and new champions to challenge.

'Elven Legacy' Developer Diary #2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Elven Legacy delivers a world filled with magic, and a thrilling nonlinear storyline, gauged to provide many hours of gameplay for strategy enthusiasts. Through an epic quest to restore the former glory of the Elven race, this fantasy strategy game offers both depth and scope, all in colorful and inspirational settings.

'FIFA Manager 09' - Update 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FIFA Manager 09 gives you full control over the management of a football club. You are responsible for the line-up, the tactics and the training of your team – as well as for signing the right players, improving the club facilities and the stadium.

'Runes of Magic' Dungeon Details - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 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.

'Line Rider Freestyle' (NDS/Wii/PC) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Line Rider Freestyle, known in North America as Line Rider 2: Unbound, is built upon the simple premise of what happens when a boy and his sled are sent traveling along in a world drawn by the player. The game will take players beyond the original with new game modes, riders, community features and creative tools.

'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' (ALL) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, a hi-def re-imagining of 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, features an entirely new chapter in the Riddick Saga and for the first time, intense online multiplayer combat.

'Street Fighter IV' (ALL) Gets Rose - 41 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SF IV features a mix of returning favorites (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li etc.) 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.

Electronic Arts Lays off 10%, Shuts Down Studios, Moves Black Box

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 6:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier this month EA's financial situation indicated there would be layoffs, title cancellations, mergers and various other cutbacks, one of them being scrapping the plans for its new 20,000-square-foot facility in Vancouver, Canada. EA has now further detailed the cutbacks, revealing it will consolidate or close at least nine studios and publishing locations, and lay off 10% of its workforce. The Black Box development teams and associated game franchises will move to the nearby EA studio location.

'Help Wanted' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 6:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hudson Entertainment announced Help Wanted, a fun, slap-stick new life simulation game for Wii where players are sent on a mission to save the world from impending extinction by completing fifty different jobs.

'LittleBigPlanet' (PS3) to Get MGS Costumes, Levels, Paintgun, and New Trophies

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LittleBigPlanet is a community-based game where players meet on a blue and green planet scattered with individual plots — and use their character's abilities to play, create and share what they build with other gamers throughout the world via PS Network. LBP already has Solid Snake, but is now also getting Meryl Silverburgh, Screaming Mantis & Raiden, an MGS Level Pack, the Paintinator so you splatter anything that comes between you and the end of any level, and 12 new trophies.

'F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin' (PS3/X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable.

PSP Review - 'Midnight Club: LA Remix'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Midnight Club: LA Remix will provide another incredible portable racing experience. Developed by Rockstar London, the game will take full advantage of the hardware to deliver the unrivaled sense of speed and style that the Midnight Club series is known for.

'Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars' (NDS/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director's Cut builds on the original, boasting a new and explosive narrative interwoven with the first story. New puzzles have been added that specifically utilize Nintendo's unique control methods.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v5.9 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 5:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v5.9 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth.

'Beyond Good & Evil 2' (ALL) Already 1.5 Years into Development

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 4:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In late 2003, Ubisoft released its action/adventure Beyond Good & Evil to much critical acclaim, but unfortunately, that did not translate into sales numbers, and the franchise was abandoned. While a teaser trailer was released at UbiDays 08, there has yet to be an official announcement. However, Michel Ancel revealed at Video Games Live in Paris that the dev team has been given carte blanche by Ubisoft to make the game they want, and have been developing BG&E2 for 18 months now.

'We Rock: Drum King' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 4:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using two wiimotes, 505 Games' We Rock: Drum King is a brand new rhythm-action game, which sees you becoming the drummer in a band that’s on the road to global stardom.

'EA Sports FIFA Online 2' Enters Closed Beta Stage

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 4:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Sports FIFA Online 2 will deliver a seamless game experience through authentic game play, complete customization, and an all-new manager mode. The game will mirror the sophistication and finesse required of real world players on the pitch; online players will challenge their odds, perfect their skills, and bring glory to their favorite teams.

'Empire of Sports' Enters Prologue Stage - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 4:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire of Sports is an MMORPG built entirely around sports, designed to allow players around the world to simultaneously exist in an online universe, where their alter egos socially interact, train, compete, attend events and acquire the goods and services they need to build a parallel sporting existence.

'Shaun White Snowboarding' (ALL) Prepping For A Second Outing

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shaun White Snowboarding allows players to enter a world of total freedom, where they can create their own experience and choose how, where, and with whom they want to ride. According to Reuters, Shaun White Snowboarding has sold over 250,000 copies, with 40% of those being on the Wii alone. Shaun White revealed, "Now that I have the knowledge and I can speak to programmers better and I understand a lot more about what's possible and what's not possible, this will all help with the next game."

Koch Media Signs Six Slitherine Titles

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Koch Media and UK-based history specialist developer Slitherine have concluded an exclusive distribution agreement, according to which Koch Media will handle exclusive initial sales for six titles from the Slitherine catalog.

'7Million' Expands Closed Beta, Faction #2 Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

7Million is a free to play MMO in the exciting world of spectacular heists, daring thieves and glamorous lady larcenists, featuring action filled puzzle games, cool, fully customizable characters and challenging missions – delivered in true style, of course. Wannabe mobsters who would like to take part in the closed beta test can sign up here, which has been expanded due to high interest.

Friday, December 19, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:20 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 Eagles Tracks

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:14 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). Three tracks from The Eagles' first studio album in 28 years are now available for download.

Former GameFly And EA Execs Launch Red Rocket Games

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2008 @ 3:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Rocket Games was officially launched today as a new game developer focused on creating bite-size digital entertainment and casual games, co-founded by former GameFly VP Jung Suh, and Scott Yu, formerly a technical art director at Electronic Arts.