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Various Game Trailers #1274

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 6:16 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:

  • Secret Agent Clank [PSP] - Trailer
  • Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed [Wii] - Multiplayer Trailer
  • Frontlines: Fuel of War [PS3/X360/PC] - Street Map Trailer
  • Insecticide [NDS/PC] - Cinematic Trailer

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

'Robocalypse' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 6:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vogster Entertainment's first new project Robocalypse is an innovative new RTS war game set in a world of wise-cracking, battling robots, offering madcap weaponry and uproarious destruction.

'Project Gotham Racing 4' (X360) Downloadable Content on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PGR 4 tries to create an emotionally-charged racing experience, where players become attached to their careers, profiles and vehicles. Drivers will be rewarded with a growing fanbase that’ll cheer them on, react to their every move and support them through victory. As promised, two downloadable packs for PGR 4 are now availalve on Xbox Live, one free (7 achievements, 1 car, 2 new modes) while the premium content (400 points) features 10 achievements, 7 new cars, 3 new bikes, and 3 modes.

'World of Warcraft' Arena Tournaments Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard announced plans to launch a new type of tournament competition using the Arena System in its MMORPG World of Warcraft. The tournaments will take place on special realms that allow competitors to instantly create level-70 characters with epic equipment, placing the focus on tactics and execution rather than normal adventuring.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) New Character #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Street Fighter IV, the first new entry in Capcom's fighting game series in nearly 8 years following Street Fighter III Third Strike, promises to deliver an extraordinary experience that will re-introduce the world to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts.

PlayStation Store Gets Tunes, Demos and Trailers

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with Rock Band content: Truth Hits Everybody - The Police, Teenage Lobotomy - The Ramones, Complete Control – The Clash ($1.99 each/$5.49 pack). A demo for the PS3 exclusive MLB 08 The Show is available, a slew of game and movie trailers, a downloadable demo for Patapon, full download of Twisted Metal: Head On ($14.99) as well as some themes and wallpapers.

'Dragon Quest Swords' (Wii) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors is an action-packed Virtual Experience where the player becomes the hero of the story using the Wiimote to control their legendary sword, and fight off horde after horde of monsters.

Valve Rolls Out 'Team Fortress 2' Content Update

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 2:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Fortress 2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style, persistent player statistics, etc... As promised, Valve has released a Free automatic update for TF2 via Steam. The release includes the introduction of "Badlands," a new map that pushes control-point gameplay onto vertical landscapes, and various fixes & tweaks.

'The Bourne Conspiracy' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy is a third-person espionage action game where players move from fistfights to firefights to experience sequences that, unlike any other game, seamlessly blend Bourne's signature hand-to-hand combat with intense shooting and the ability to escape and evade deadly situations.

'The World Ends With You' (NDS) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 12:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix's NDS exclusive The World Ends With You, previously known as It's a Wonderful World, made by the team behind Kingdom Hearts, is an anime-inspired game set in modern day Tokyo, from the team that made Kingdom Hearts.

'Bully: Scholarship Edition' (Wii/X360) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bully: Scholarship Edition tells the story of 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows of adjusting to a new school. Eight new missions, four new school classes (biology, music, math and geography), new unlockable items and clothing, new two-player off-line minigames, new awards and Achievements.

'Football Manager 2008' - v8.0.2 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FM2008 is fully updated for the new season and allow players to select their favorite club or international team and guide them to glorious success by putting them through Cup matches, Leagues, Euro Championships and major international tournaments. This v8.0.2 patch (for FM08, WSM08 and Futboll Manager 08) includes all of the transfers from the January transfer window.

'Vigilante 8: Arcade' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade - Screen

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision announced the next installment in the classic vehicular-combat franchise Vigilante 8. Vigilante 8: Arcade for Xbox Live Arcade, licensed and developed by Isopod Labs, is an all new remake of the original game, featuring online play with up to eight players and a host of new content, taking full advantage of next-generation technologies.

'Saga' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Saga is a new MMORTS game, bringing persistency to RTS gaming. You build cities and armies to defend and manage a persistent online kingdom in a persistent fantasy world.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA is introducing a new Need for Speed version that drives the series in a new direction. ProStreet is a ground-breaking Need for Speed experience where you’re thrust to compete head to head against the best street racers in a multitude of showdowns.

'Patapon' (PSP) Demo Available for Download

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Patapon is a 2D platform/action adventure game that transforms players into a mystical leader in charge of guiding a tribe of small, quirky warriors called Patapons through an innovative use of musical beats. SCEA has released the Patapon demo, which is now available for download on the PS3 Network, or the PC store.

'NCAA Football 09' (ALL) Announced, Wii Cover Contest

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

To commemorate the first NCAA Football title on Wii, the video game’s packaging will feature a platform exclusive NCAA college team mascot, selected by fans. The Wii edition also includes the Family Play feature seen in recent Madden & FIFA titles.

'Band Mashups' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 8:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring 150 tracks and five distinct musical styles: rock, funk/hip-hop, country, marching band and Latin, Band Mashups combines fast-paced combat with customizable bands in the fight for musical supremacy, fully utilizing the Wii Remote controller’s highly intuitive control scheme to deliver a unique game-play experience.

'Pipe Mania Puzzle Madness' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Pipe Mania you must lay down a pre-ordained set of pipes on a tiled grid in order to keep the constantly flowing Flooze moving for as long as possible without it spilling out. The game requires quick thinking, hand-eye co-ordination, forward thinking and keen spatial awareness.

'The Witcher' 600,000 Copies Sold And Counting

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 8:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Witcher is an action RPG, combining features of games such as Dungeon Siege, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, Gothic and Neverwinter Nights, incorporating a simple-yet-interesting game system, along with a complex plot and attractive 3D graphics. CD Projekt RED's debut title, The Witcher, has sold more than 600,000 copies worldwide in just three months.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 6:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic adventure to a breathtaking alternate future spawned by time travel run amok. Developed by EA Los Angeles, Red Alert 3 breaks new ground in the RTS genre, featuring a fully co-operative campaign while bringing back the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay.

'World in Conflict' (X360) Further Delayed, Coming to PS3, With Extra Content

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and coordinated team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US, with destructible 3D battlefields, team-based multiplayer and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles. WiC on PS3 and X360, now scheduled for fall 2008, will get additional single/multiplayer content, which will be made available to PC users as addon.

'Spore' (ALL) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:52 a.m. PST | 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, be nice or play rough!

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v4.7 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:45 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 v4.7 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth.

'Codename: Panzers - Cold War' Reinforcements - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Storm Region's Codename: Panzers series leaves the World War II stage to take the story into Cold War East-West conflicts fought on fictitious battlefields, with a special emphasis on deep story lines and rich battle effects.

Nintendo Asks U.S. to Address Video Game Piracy Problems Worldwide

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After the ESA filed for assistance earlier this week, Nintendo of America has asked the U.S. Trade Representative to encourage specific governments around the world to take a more aggressive stance to combat piracy of Nintendo video games and systems.

'Pure' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pure takes quad racing to a new level, featuring massive jumps and spectacular airborne tricks in memorable, photo-realistic settings all over the globe. Featuring never-before-seen, vertigo-inducing massive aerial jumps in real-world quad locations, Pure delivers heart-pounding off-road racing unique to the genre.

PC Preview - 'Mabinogi: Fantasy Life'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Mabinogi features an action-packed combat system based on strategy and skill. You can make your character stand out with endless head-to-toe customization possibilities and immerse yourself in a fantasy world teeming with opportunity and adventure.

'God of War: Chains of Olympus' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the world plunged in eternal darkness and the Gods rendered powerless, Kratos will face the most feared creatures of Greek mythology, and ultimately be forced to choose between his own personal redemption and saving the ancient world from certain destruction.

'Deadly Creatures' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ announced Deadly Creatures, an original Wii exclusive 3rd person action thriller title developed internally by THQ’s Rainbow Studios. Deadly Creatures throws players into a venomous world of desert terror, where the greatest victory is survival.

'TrackMania' Officially Coming to NDS - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Revealed late 2007, Focus Home Interactive confirmed that TrackMania is coming to the NDS. With TrackMania DS, you drive at mind-blowing speeds on incredible tracks made of jumps, loops, turbo boost pads and many other crazy design elements.

'Death Jr. 2: Root of Evil' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Teaming up for even more firepower, DJ and Pandora will take on a variety of possessed enemies as they progress through an adventure that seamlessly blends smooth platforming, intense combat, complex enemy AI and a unique sense of humor. Eidos is bringing Death Jr. 2 to the Wii with 480p support, Dolby Pro-Logic II sound, split screen co-op, voiceovers, improved textures and more.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) Tournaments Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is the latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles, featuring all-new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake. Nintendo is launching four regional Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario tournaments, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and New York for a Midnight Madness Launch event.

Wii Review - 'Furu Furu Park'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Furu Furu Park is a collection of 30 arcade-style games that take advantage of the Wii Remote's range of motion to engage and entertain players of all skill levels and ages.

'Simulator 2008: New Horizons' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive and VSTEP announce the next incarnation for their Ship Simulator franchise: the official Ship Simulator 2008 add-on: New Horizons, adding eight new vessels, 20 all new missions and free roaming multiplayer mode.

'Earth Eternal' Developer Secures $4.25 Million in Financing

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 3:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Earth Eternal is a free to play 3D high-fantasy MMORPG world that combines real-world history, legend, and myth with original creations. Sparkplay Media has secured $4.25 million in financing from Redpoint Ventures and Prism Ventureworks.

Garage Games Updates Its Torque for Wii Engine

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames together with Torque for Wii co-developer Pronto announced a host of updates including the 2D drag and drop functionality of Torque Game Builder to their Nintendo Wii game development solution.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' (ALL) Multiplayer Demo Coming March 11

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2008 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Amidst this desperate backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Join the battle on the frontlines of tomorrow as the Western Coalition or the Red Star Alliance. THW confirmed a multiplayer demo will be released on March 11, and will include two maps (Invasion and Oilfield).