Various Game Trailers #1285

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 5:25 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:

  • Dungeon Hero [X360/PC] - Developer Diary #1
  • MLB 08 The Show [ALL] - Trailer #5
  • Worms: A Space Oddity [Wii] - Trailer #2
  • Viking: Battle For Asgard [PS3/X360] - Developer Diary #3
  • Requiem: Bloodymare - Trailer #2


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

'Metal Slug 7' (NDS) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 5:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SNK is preparing yet another installment in the long running side scrolling military arcade shooter series, Metal Slug 7, currently only scheduled for release on the NDS.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' v1.01 Hotfix Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:48 p.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. Kaos Studios released a v1.01 hotfix fixing a securom/emulation software issue and Vista related sound card crash.

'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a first-person action thriller immersing players in a world of psychological terror, featuring all-new fighting mechanics and online multiplayer functionality.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' - v1.5 BETA Patch/Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ET: QW pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in this team-based online strategic shooter. Splash Damage and id Software have released a BETA version of the upcoming v1.5 patch tweaking gameplay, fixing network issues and various bugs & crashes.

'Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword' (NDS) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bringing all of the intense combat, stylized graphics, and ultimate ninja action to touch-screens everywhere, Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword features a new storyline and innovative use of the DS Stylus.

Penny Arcade Expo Launches Indepedent Games Showcase

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Penny Arcade announced that it will be adding the PAX 10, a showcase of independent games to its Penny Arcade Expo (August 29-31, 2008) in cooperation with the DigiPen Institute of Technology. Independent developers seeking to participate can submit their one-of-a-kind game creations until May 7, 2008.

'Europa Universalis: Rome' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EU: Rome will cover 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.

'Major League Eating: The Game' Becomes WiiWare Exclusive

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Major League Eating: The Game features the world's greatest gurgitory athletes competing across 12 different food types, and it will be built much like a fighting game. Mastiff announced that its professional eating competition simulator will be exclusive to Nintendo's WiiWare game service.

'Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3' (NDS) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 12:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 for the NDS features the most robust store lineup to date, with 13 brand new shops to run and expand, a park to design and visit, and the ability to trade journals with your friends wirelessly.

'Warfare' Narrows Down Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 12:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. The main goal of the first campaign (USA) is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.

'The Settlers: Rise Of An Empire - Empire of the East' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The first expansion for The Settlers: Rise Of An Empire adds a new campaign with 8 missions, a new climate zone (India), a new profession (geologist), a new hero (Princess Saraya), weather influence, as well as new buildings, ornaments, and more.

'Rocketmen: Axis of Evil' Coming to PSN/XBLA Next Week

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 12:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rocketmen: Axis of Evil is a 4 player coop arcade shooter putting you in a white-knuckled, frenzied struggle to free the Solar System from the tyrannical grip of the Legion of Terra. Rocketmen: Axis of Evil will finally be available on LIVE on Wed., March 5 and on the PSN Store on Thurs., March 6, 2008.

'Alone in the Dark ' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through combining the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

'Penumbra: Black Plague/Overture' - Updated Demos Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's Penumbra: Black Plague, the final chapter in the Penumbra story, thrusts players into a creepy environment of psychological horror, as they are challenged in this unique action/adventure experience. These demos fix rendering issues with new ATI cards and drivers, as well as other crash/bug fixes and even include new solutions to some puzzles.

'French Street Racing' - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 10:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Once again you are challenged by the best of the best. This time you need to race throughout France to ensure your chance on the title. The showroom is filled with cars to meet your demands.

'Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg' - v1.08 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg is the new grand strategy masterpiece, adding tons of new features including many player submitted suggestions. The v1.08 demo includes the same content as the old v1.07 demo released last year, but has better (fixed) Vista support and various other improvements under the hood.

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) Three New Characters Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Swords will be honed and weapons optimized in Namco Bandai's Soulcalibur IV. Delivering new gameplay modes, characters and enhanced features with unprecedented 3D modeling and animation, Soulcalibur IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Double Dose of the Grateful Dead

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Harmonix and MTV Games announced the latest slate of downloadable tracks available for Rock Band. Starting the week of March 5, 2008 players will be download not 3 but 6 Grateful Dead master tracks: China Cat Sunflower, Casey Jones, Sugar Magnolia, Truckin, Franklin’s Tower, and I Need A Miracle ($1.99 each/$9.99 pack).

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (X360/PC) - 17 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

'Gears of War 2' (X360) Voice Actor Reveals First Details

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

John DiMaggio, who voices Gears of War's Marcus Fenix, has revealed the first details on Epic's sequel coming Nov. 2008. "Bigger beasts. Remember the scene with the Brumak, when the Brumak comes out and we're like 'Brumak! Roll! Get outta there!' and it's coming after them – and they don't have a fight with him? Well, they fight him now. Oh man, dude – there's new weapons, new beasts, there's a couple of new characters, and it's just badass."

'Ford Racing Off Road' (PSP/PS2/Wii/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 8:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ford Racing Off Road takes the franchise away from the tracks and urban streets of its predecessors to rugged and tough terrain for the very first time, introducing the prestigious Land Rover brand, which, like Ford, has a long heritage of producing pioneering off road vehicles.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (X360) Patch on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is an action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hotspots. The new feature patch for the X360 edition of Call of Duty 4 is now available on Xbox Live.

'Goin' Downtown' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 7:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The City is alive! Goin´ Downtown,using Silver Style's new Toon shading technology, takes you to a futuristic metropolis to take up the challenge of an exciting point & click adventure. You are the charismatic hero Jake who earns his living as a mediocre and frustrated cop in the year 2072.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' Coming in May ?

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 7:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is a prequel to its survival FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, bringing the players one year prior to the events of the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game in 2011. Steam's "Coming Soon" title list indicates that we may see the second installment in GSC World's action game in May (thanks Peter).

'Resident Evil Zero' (Wii) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil Zero features two main characters: Rebecca, a rookie Raccoon City Police Officer who first appeared in the original Resident Evil, and Billy, a framed convict on the run. Soon you will be able to "zap" between the two characters on the Wii, but for now only if you live in Japan.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Set between the largely unexplored era between Ep III and Ep IV, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice" and promises to unveil new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy.

'Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit' (PS3/X360) - 36 Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit is Namco Bandai's next title in the DBZ franchise. Burst Limit will be similar to the DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi series (published by Atari in Europe and North America) and have online multiplayer, be cut-scene driven and support 16/9.

PC Preview - 'Supreme Ruler 2020'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Supreme Ruler 2020 is a strategic and tactical geo-political game where direct control of the military and the policies of a nation becomes the key to survival. One of the innovative new features is the wide-open "Super Sandbox" mode, which allows players to take control of nearly any country or region of the world.

'Oniblade' Now Called 'X-Blades' (X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

SCi to Restructure, Delays 4 Titles, Cancels 14

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 6:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos parent company SCi announces a re-structuring plan changing from a centrally controlled development and publishing model to a studio-led business, focused around cornerstone products such as Tomb Raider, Hitman and Deus Ex. SCi will lay off 25% of its workforce, cancel 14 titles, and delay 4, mainly Tomb Raider: Underworld, now scheduled for Christmas 2008.

'Mirror's Edge' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 5:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mirror's Edge, developed by EA DICE's Stockholm, is a revolutionary new take on the First Person Action Adventure category. You are part of an underground group of concerned citizens who, not relying on technology, use runners to relay messages.

'Warrior Quest' - Free Browser Based RPG Playable on PSP/Wii/PS3/PC

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warrior Quest is a free browser based traditional RPG adventure, similar to classic games Dragon Quest and Phantasy Star, putting you in the role of a young, aspiring Battle Master.

'Battlefield Heroes' - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Heroes is an all-new Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to an all new mass audience. Battlefield Heroes is EA’s first title that is offered completely for free, and features a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.

'The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In The House of the Dead you will defy the undead with shotgun (Wii Zapper compatible) in hand as you explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland of unrelenting terror featuring beautifully rendered gore, six game modes (Time Attack, Arcade, etc.), co-op, and a wide variety of branching paths.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 4:13 a.m. PST | 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 on the battlefield.

PS3 Review - 'The Club'

by Sanford May on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Club is a 3rd person action shooter focused on addictive and rewarding gameplay, testing your skills to the limit and offers relentless, frantic, and fast paced gameplay with a unique style, tone and storyline that drips with energy, attitude and anarchy.

'Nexuiz' - v2.4 Free Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. The new v2.4 adds 2 new maps, new menu design, graphical improvements, better bot AI, updated models, improved performance, and more ...

'Men Of War' - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:38 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.

'Fantasy Wars' - Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fantasy Wars is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world combining classic strategy gameplay and sophisticated 3D graphics, allowing you to experience epic battles like never before. This first patch fixes an IP issue when playing in multiplayer.

'Lost Empire: Immortals' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's 4X strategy game Lost Empire: Immortals is set in space featuring six playable races, each with their own compelling storyline who battle for domination of a vast empire.

'Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean' - v3.3.147E Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2008 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Before Hitler attacked Russia, he unleashed the bestiary of his German blitzkrieg on Allied forces in the Aegean peninsula. This third updated will fixes all known issues in addition to improving several scenarios and adding multiple reinforcement schedules to increase replay value. As bonus it also adds 2 new scenarios...