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Various Game Trailers #1297

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 6:51 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Valkyria Chronicles [PS3] - Promo Trailer [JAP]
  • WorldShift - Trailer (2)
  • Rainbow Six Vegas 2 [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Dark Sector [PS3/X360] - Stinger Trailer

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

'Blast Works: Build, Fuse & Destroy' (Wii) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blast Works: Build, Fuse & Destroy, is a frenetic geometric side-scrolling shooter that lets players craft the game to their liking by building their own levels, ships and enemy ships. In addition, players can absorb the pieces and weapons of destroyed enemy ships to bolster their own defenses during battle.

EA Sponsors Sci-Fi-London Festival, Shows Off Upcoming Titles

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has signed on as official sponsor for Sci-Fi London, a dedicated sci-fi and fantastic film festival which will run from 30 April – 4 May 2008 at the Apollo West End theater, and will be showing off titles such as Mass Effect, C&C3: Kane’s Wrath, Spore, Boom Blox and give attendees a sneak preview of its space horror game Dead Space.

'Cake Mania 2' (NDS) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Majesco's Cake Mania 2 players use the stylus to lead Jill through more than 200 different levels of baking and frosting madness that include 50 unique kitchen upgrades players can buy with cumulative bakery earnings

'Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice' Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Her Interactive announced the next installment in the Nancy Drew series, The Phantom of Venice. In the most exciting adventure yet, players will work to uncover the mastermind behind a series of unsolved thefts that have taken place in Venice -- one of the world’s most unique cities known for its interlocking canals and sleek gondolas.

'Emergency Mayhem' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emergency Mayhem combines chaotic driving sequences with arcade mini-games. You'll be in stitches controlling the frenzied police, fire service or paramedics as they dash around the city from one emergency situation to the next.

'Sins of a Solar Empire' Continues To Dominate PC Sales

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sins of a Solar Empire, the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga, is a real-time space strategy title unfolding the fate of three unique factions. Despite that most sales of SoaSE thus far have been through digital download, it topped the charts last month at retail for PC games, even without NPD's inclusion of sales at Walmart.

'Fenimore Fillmore's Revenge' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fenimore Fillmore's Revenge once again plunges players into the Far West in 1875. In this new episode, fans of Fenimore Fillmore will face some hairy moments. The cowboy, with his girlfriend Thiannon and his inseparable horse Rayo, is full of humor as usual, despite his mission to save lives…

'We Love Golf' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Capcom Gamers' Day - Capcom Digital Day 2008

We Love Golf! presents a realistic golfing experience with a fresh spin, incorporating the Wii Remote's unique motion-sensing functionality. Players use the controller to choose clubs, line up shots, swing and even add a touch fade or draw with a flick of the wrist. Just as on a real course, gauging wind conditions, correct club selection and careful reading of the greens are all essential for victory. A variety of game modes, multiple characters, and unlockable content provides endless hours of putting heaven.

'Building & Co.: You Are the Architect!' - Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building & Co. is a building simulator co-produced by professionals from the building industry with a emphasis on the various job aspects of the building industry, enhancing “the futurist vision” of the next buildings generation, through a high quality 3D environment.

'NCAA March Madness 08' (ALL) Gets 65-team NCAA Tournament Bracket

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced that the authentic 65-team NCAA Tournament bracket and additional new in-game content is available to download for its NCAA March Madness 08 basketball game. This new content has been developed exclusively for the Xbox 360 and is available now on Xbox Live Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points.

'Summon Night: Twin Age' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summon Night: Twin Age is a fully stylus-driven action RPG set in the popular Summon Night universe featuring beautifully animated graphics, and addictive action RPG gameplay. The stylus is your key to the world of Clardona, whether as your swinging sword or your shimmering wall of fire.

'NCAA Football 09' (ALL) Wii Exclusive Cover Mascot Signed

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To commemorate the first NCAA Football title on Wii, fans could select their favorite NCAA college team mascot to be featured on the game’s packaging, and after a close race Sparty the Spartan from Michigan State University came out victorious.

'Galactic Command: KnightBlade' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Command: KnightBlade brings total immersion to the space combat genre. Gamers will live out and experience their entire career within the confines of their assigned command carrier. All in first person perspective inside the 350m long CV-KnightBlade; the second carrier in the Engstrom class to be built by GALCOM.

'Powershot Pinball Constructor' (NDS) Goes Gold, Gets Dated

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Powershot Pinball Constructor pinball enthusiasts can enjoy a great game of pinball by either choosing one of the pre-designed tables or by creating their very own! With the unique table editor, players can design and build their very own table and then share it online with friends.

'Goin' Downtown' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | 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.

Xbox 360 Sales in the UK Skyrocket After Price Drop

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Only a week ago Microsoft dropped the retail price of its Xbox 360 lineup in the UK (£159.99 for the lower end model), and it is already paying off. "During week 11, Xbox 360 enjoyed a 36% jump on week 10, which is a nice refreshing uplift for the console" ChartTrack director Dorian Bloch told MCV. "That was just for the Friday and Saturday after the price cut. Microsoft will be especially pleased to see that the overall hardware market was down – except PS3, which saw a very slight 6 % rise."

'Alarm for Cobra 11: Crash Time' (X360) Gets New Features - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Daring stunts, spectacular crashes, thrilling criminal cases: All fans of the racing genre will easily fall in love with the newest game originating from the original RTL TV-Show "Alarm for Cobra 11." Unlike the PC version, the X360 edition of Alarm for Cobra 11: Crash Time will support shader 3.0, support 4 player splitscreen, more car details, shadow mapping and soft particles for amazing effects & explosions.

'X Motor Racing' - v1.05 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X Motor Racing is an arcade racing game with next generation physics model, including all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features. This demo includes 3 tracks, one car and is now updated with improved 3D tire simulation, engine code, customizable physics accuracy etc.

Koei Bringing 'Soul Nomad' (PS2) to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Nomad is a strategy RPG that combines the infamous grid-based strategy engine of Disgaea with the deep game play of a traditional style RPG for a new and unique experience. Crime apparently pays well as players are encouraged to steal, abduct, and kick villagers in the butt to get what you want.

'Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts' - v2.300 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

COH: Opposing Fronts allows players to fight as the tenacious British 2nd Army during the heroic WWII liberation of Caen, France, and command the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history. This v2.300 adds gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, improved multiplayer expereince and more ...

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | 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:

'Viking: Battle For Asgard' (PS3/X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Viking: Battle For Asgard, developed by The Creative Assembly, is a hack'n slasher where you, as Skarin, a new iconic gaming hero, get to experience the violent yet spectacular world of the Vikings and their gods.

EA Signs Massive In-Game Advertising Agreement

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and Massive Inc., Microsoft's video game advertising network, announced an expansion and two-year extension of their agreement to offer dynamic in-game advertising for EA video games.

'The Whispered World' Autumn Forest Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Whispered World is a fantasy point & click adventure game where you, playing as Sadwick and his companion, a little worm named Spot, are sent on perilous journey. Many challenges await Sadwick, for the world he knows so well is doomed...

'Doodle Hex' (NDS) Also Coming to Wii

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spanish developer Tragnarion Studios has been licensed by Nintendo to become an official Wii developer. Doodle Hex is a game of magical dueling where aspiring Doodlers compete head-to-head for fun and glory by drawing runes onto the screen, in real time, to create powerful and fun spells to inflict on their opponent.

'Okami' (Wii) - 64 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring a re-imagined control scheme built around the intuitive Wiimote, Okami offers players an unparalleled level of control and an opportunity to rediscover a critically acclaimed and beautifully crafted adventure.

'Warriors Orochi' (PSP/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors will finally meet this fall in an unforgettable crossover event. In Warriors Orochi, the characters from both franchises must team up to wage war against a new, powerful force.

'Gran Turismo 5 Prologue' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be available for download and on Blu-ray, sporting improved AI, and for the first time include multiplayer up to 16 cars, with integrated with online features, such as a profile editor and an online event calendar.

'Opoona' (Wii) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Opoona is a "lifestyle RPG," where you, as Opoona, descendant of brave warriors, known as Cosmo Guards, must adapt to a new environment, meet new people, get a job, all while becoming aware of the precious world and people surrounding him.

'Soul Bubbles' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soul Bubbles the player controls a young shaman apprentice, who is entrusted with saving lost “souls” and guiding them to safety. He must protect these fragile beings from the hostile and dangerous world around them, and he does this by creating protective bubbles to keep the spirits safe.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Lost: Via Domus'

by Alan Butterworth on March 18, 2008 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lost is a third-person action/adventure that will have you take on the role as a survivor of Oceanic Flight 815, allowing you to experience an untold adventure of "Lost" in an immersive, interactive world.

'Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli' (ALL) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ferrari Challenge is a realistic racing game, developed by Eutechnyx, from the famous Italian sports car manufacturer, with the official license of the motor sports series with the input of professional racing drivers.

Acer Wants to Develop A Game Console

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acer, who recently joined the PC Gaming Alliance and has acquired such brands as Gateway, eMachines, and Packard Bell, revealed in an interview that it has a game machine in mind, and that it will be based on "open standards," unlike the current generation of consoles which are closed and proprietary systems.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) - 70 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | 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.

Wii Review - 'Cranium Kabookii'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 18, 2008 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Cranium Kabookii brings a new dimension to Wii play through the use of the Wii Remote and special Kabookii Decoder Glasses. New questions and 15 activities get teams playing music, drawing, acting, puzzling and even cracking codes to win. Spray paint the solar system on a wall; solve word puzzles; or even trot the globe to test your knowledge of world flags, landmarks and national anthems.

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

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | 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.

'Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars' (Wii) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call for Heroes: Pompolic Wars is a 3rd person action game with RPG elements. The game places players in a fantasy medieval world, where a dimensional portal to the Outer Worlds has opened, and an enemy from the darkness has encroached the world.

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' Gets Major Content Update

by Rainier on March 18, 2008 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flying Labs' Pirates of the Burning Sea is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game set in the Caribbean islands of the 18th Century. You play a bold sea captain, master of your own ship and crew, as you seek glory and adventure across the trackless deep. A major content patch has been released adding tweaks to the UI, AI, skills, sound, missions, improved stability and plenty more...