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'Spore' (ALL) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | 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!

'Supreme Commander' (X360) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Commander puts gamers in control of one of three factions fighting to control the future of mankind. The x360 version will include exclusive new units, updated maps and new multiplayer modes. In order to give the development team more time to polish, Aspyr confirmed SupCom will not be released this April, no new date has been set.

'Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 4:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The C&C series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath. As the expansion pack to C&C 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

Various Game Trailers #1302

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 4:36 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:

  • Teenage Zombies: Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys! [NDS] - Trailer #4
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [ALL] - Trailer
  • Battlefield: Bad Company [PS3/X360] - Gameplay Trailer

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

'Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's Sonic the hedgehog races towards new territory in this Bioware-created RPG, Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood. Apart from the fact that it will appear on the NDS system during 2008, little details are available at this point.

'Major League Baseball 2K8' (ALL) Downloadable Updates in the Works

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 3:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring a totally unique trading card mode, robust Minor League system, all-new Signature Style animations for 2008, brand new pitching, fielding/base-running controls, completely overhauled batting interface. and more, MLB 2K8 brings a new level of fun to the virtual baseball world. 2K Sports is working on patches for the X360/PS3 versions to fix the framerate, an issue in Franchise mode when playing as the San Diego Padres and attempting to move players to and from their minor league roster.

'World Cup of Pool' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring 32 of the worlds top players – with over 15 Pool and Snooker world titles between them – prove you’re a winner at 8-ball, 9-ball and snooker and claim the ultimate prize in any sport – the World Cup.

'Obscure: The Aftermath' (PS2/Wii/PC) Win a Wii Contest

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Obscure: The Aftermath follows the story of a group of friends attending college who discover that a mysterious black flower, with addictive hallucinogenic effects, also has the terrifying ability to transform people into hideous monsters. Ignition and apparel company Draven are giving away a Wii console, along with a copy of the game and a complete Draven outfit.

'Lost Cities' (X360) Coming to Xbox Live Arcade - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Lost Cities, players draw from a pool of cards with the goal of amassing the most points and making prosperous expeditions through the various lost cities: the Himalayas, the Brazilian rain forest, the ever-shifting desert sands, ancient volcanoes and the mystifying depth's of the Oceans.

'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' (PS3) Multiplayer B0rked, Lawsuit Looming?

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 adds new gameplay features and stunning visuals, players will encounter a solo campaign that uses new tactical possibilities in various locations around Sin City, co-op and adversarial modes. Ever since the game's launch PS3 owners have been unable to enjoy multiplayer, and Ubisoft so far only said it is looking into the matter. One forum user revealed that "his uncle's lawfirm" has been hired to sue Ubisoft for releasing a product not as advertised.

'Monster Hunter Freedom 2nd G' (PSP) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, known in Europe/North America as Monster Hunter Freedom, is an expansion for Capcom's multiplayer RPG, adding new equipment, monsters, and missions.

'Rock Band' (ALL) Officially Coming to the Wii

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Harmonix, MTV Games, and EA announced plans to release their music video game Rock Band on the Wii which will feature 63 songs including five bonus songs and be released as a Special Edition bundle including the game, drums, microphone and a wireless guitar. Stand alone instruments will also be available for people who want to build their band one instrument at a time or want to play the drum versus drum game mode.

'TiQal' And Updated 'SwitchBall' This Week's XBLA Titles - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TiQal is a new puzzle game where players demolish enemy block walls by matching squares of the same color and building them up to unleash combo points and power-ups. TiQal will launch on Xbox Live Arcade this Wed., March 26, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (1:00 a.m. PDT) together with an updated version of Switchball that delivers enhanced graphics for a smoother gameplay experience and enhanced leaderboards!

'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties' v1.01 Patch Nearing Completion

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is AoE 3's the second expansion pack, engaging gamers of all ages and types n epic warfare in the Eastern world, and leading Japanese, Chinese and Indian civilizations to expand their empires. Ensemble Studios' Bruce Shelley revealed that the long in development v1.01 patch, mainly addressing balance issues, is being localized and awaiting release approval from Microsoft.

'Hellboy: The Science of Evil' (PSP/PS3/X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellboy lets players step into the muscle bound frame of Hellboy, a hulking crimson-skinned warrior of supernatural creation. On the trail of a crazed witch, Hellboy uncovers a fiendish plot for world domination and must rush to defeat the crazed Hermann von Klempt before he can exert his evil will on a hapless world.

'The Bourne Conspiracy' (PS3/X360) Gets Paul Oakenfold Soundtrack

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | 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.

Topware Signs 'Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge'

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge, previously known as JAZZ: Hired Guns, is a game that best describes the life of risk and danger that you’ll lead in this action-packed turn-based tactical game where you’ll be in control of leading a group of seasoned mercenaries through the African countryside. Game Factory Interactive has entered into a 3-year agreement with Top Ware for Polish territory.

Electronic Arts CFO Warren Jenson Resigns

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced that Chief Financial Officer Warren Jenson will be leaving the company. Mr. Jenson has served as EA's CFO since 2002 and will stay with the company to assist with its fiscal year-end close, financial reporting process, and to help transition his successor into the role.

'Pyroblazer' (PSP/Wii/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pyroblazer is a futuristic combat racing game set amidst the awe-inspiring locations of New Apeiron, where players get the opportunity to race through a multitude of environments using a wide selection of anti-gravity craft known as Blazers.

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

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | 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. According to this Russian blog, Iankovsky revealed at Kiev's International Fantasy Assembly “Portal-2008″ that Stalker Clear Sky is scheduled for release on August 31, 2008. When we contacted GSC Game World they wouldn't confirm this, but said an announcement will be made this week.

'The Eye of Judgment: Biolith Rebellion 2' (PS3) Delayed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Eye of Judgment collectible trading cards, embedded with a CyberCode, are placed in front of the PlayStation Eye for their respective creatures to come to life in 3D and battle on screen. Biolith Rebellion 2 adds 100 new cards, new creatures, and more... Originally scheduled for March 27, the North American release has been delayed, no new date has been set...

Two New Classic Games Added to Wii Shop Channel

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another two classic games to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: King’s Knight and Powerball.

'Dead Island' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Island is a FPP shooter that combines elements of the survival horror genre and adventure games. The game tells the story of a couple being tossed ashore onto the sandy beaches of a desolate, zombie infested, island.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' v1.02 Patch/Server Coming This Week

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | 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 revealed that its v1.02 patch, which will fix not being able to join some servers, filters working properly, player count sorting etc. will be released this week. A dedicated server/frontend to host your own servers without CD keys is also planned.

'SBK-08 Superbike World Championship' (ALL) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean's fast paced racing game SBK-08 Superbike World Championship, developed by Milestone, is the officially licensed WSBK, and will storm the next-gen consoles with brand new features and enhancements.

Wii Review - 'Bully: Scholarship Edition'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on March 24, 2008 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'9Dragons' Content Update Adds New Map and PvP Event

by Rainier on March 24, 2008 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

9Dragons is a martial arts MMO set in ancient China, where you, through training and quests, reach your destiny as a master of the martial arts. Defeat Japanese invaders in the beautiful and challenging new Liaodong map. In the new Storm vs. Storm event, team up with other players to take control of the manors, and then fight to defend your territory against other teams.