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'This is Vegas' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway's This is Vegas is an open world, lifestyle action experience, where you live out your Vegas fantasies by fighting, gambling, driving and partying your way through the most decadent, fast-paced and wildest city in the world.

Various Game Trailers #1320

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 7:45 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:

  • Europa Universalis: Rome - Trailer
  • Things On Wheels [X360/PC] - Cinematic Trailer
  • UEFA EURO 2008 [ALL] - Launch Trailer

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

Timegate Settles 'Section 8' (X360/PC) Lawsuit With ABC

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8 is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. In Section 8 you are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions. TimeGate Studios has reached a settlement in its trademark infringement dispute with ABC Studios over an upcoming Section 8 TV series.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The war between the GDF and Strogg will soon be igniting on next-generation consoles as id Software and Activision confirmed that their team-based first person action title Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, is coming to next-gen platforms.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Variety Map Pack Sets Xbox Live Record

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced that Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack has set a new record for the number of paid downloads on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, surpassing one million downloads in the first nine days since its release and logging in more than 30 million sessions and more than 32 million hours of gameplay.

'Spectral Force 3' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus USA has obtained the North American rights for Spectral Force 3, the first of the series to land in the Western hemisphere, delivering challenging strategy RPG gameplay, a classic fantasy story, and tons of character and item customization options.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) Has Gone Gold!

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai. Rest assured, GTA IV will be in stores on April 29, as Take-Two CEO Ben Feder revealed it's "in production and in trucks en route to retailers."

'Requiem: Bloodymare' - 8 Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gravity Interactive, known for Ragnarok Online, is bringing Requiem: Bloodymare to North America. This new MMO, designed for a mature audience, melds elements of horror, fantasy and sci-fi and introduces a world where the misuse of science and magic has warped the natural world into a twisted vision of death.

'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' (ALL) - German v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 adds new gameplay features and more stunning visuals. Players will encounter a solo campaign that uses new tactical possibilities in various locations around Sin City, co-op and adversarial modes, while providing unprecedented interaction between the solo and multiplayer experience.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - New Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is an MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Spellborn, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, it uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine.

PlayStation Store Gets GT 5 Prologue, Rock Band Tracks, Warhawk Addon and more..

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now that the Playstation Store has been revamped, Sony is rolled out content anew after a two-week hiatus, starting with Gran Turismo 5 Prologue ($39.99), Warhawk Broken Mirror Pack ($7.99), catching up on over a dozen Rock Band songs, Super Stardust HD Solo ($4.99), Lair - Dragons and Control Pack (2 new dragons and controls patch), a UEFA EURO 2008 demo, and the usual slew of game videos, movies trailers and PS3 Themes.

'Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway' (ALL) Coming in August - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, the third entry in the series, has you reprise the heroic role of Sergeant Matt Baker, a soldier of the 101st Airborne Division, during Operation Market Garden in the late stages of World War II.

Konami Bringing 'Critter Round-Up' to Wiiware

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Critter Round-Up, known in Japan as Saku Saku Animal Panic, is a puzzle game for up to four players. Players are challenged with building fences to separate different critter species into their own area, while avoiding predators and other mischievous animals attempting to stop you from rounding them up.

'LEGO Batman' (ALL) Catwoman & The Riddler Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Batman features all of the characters from the LEGO Batman construction sets, plus a few new additions. Gamers will have the ability to roam the streets of LEGO Gotham City as Batman or Robin, and even take control of the villains while manipulating gadgets and building/operating vehicles in co-op gameplay.

The Game Factory Renews 'Bratz' (ALL) License, Reveals New Titles

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory has renewed its worldwide publishing agreement with MGA Entertainment to market Bratz Kidz Slumber Party for the Wii and DS, and Bratz Ponyz 2 for NDS.

'Iron Man' (ALL) Demo Coming to Xbox Live Tomorrow - Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Man, an explosive third-person action shooter game that pits one of the world’s most renowned Super Heroes against unspeakable odds, draws its story from the upcoming movie while incorporating story elements from original Iron Man comic books. Iron Man will be downloadable on Xbox Live tomorrow and up on the PlayStation Network soon!

'Monster Madness: Grave Danger' (PS3) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness: Grave Danger follows in the footsteps of Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia with 4 player co-op gameplay, an all new polished look and a number of new/improved features. Based on fan feedback from the original every Zombie, Werewolf and Vampire has been recalled to square one.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Hits the Road

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will bring Games Workshop's fantasy world to life in a way that will allow players to create characters destined for great deeds and glory on the field of battle. Fans looking forward to Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning can get hands-on time with the game at events (comic-Con, PAx etc.) throughout the US this summer.

'Cities XL' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this next-generation take on the city building genre, realism will be pushed to the limit with cities that are bigger, more realistic and sophisticated than ever before. Cities XL, previously called Cities Unlimited, will expand upon all that make city builders fun and interesting, while letting players take their game online, as they interact with others in a massive online environment.

'Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3' (PS2) Tournament at Comic-Con

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 adds new features, enhancements and customization options to the franchise. Battle through 20 unique stages using more than 40 of the most loved and feared characters from the animation series. From April 18 - 20, registered New York Comic-Con attendees can show their skills in the way of Jutsu in the latest addition to the Ultimate Ninja library.

'Backbreaker' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backbreaker is taking sports video games to a place where the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as a Sunday afternoon. Utilizing NaturalMotion’s euphoria motion synthesis engine, you’ll never see the same tackle again. Ever.

'Spider-man: Web of Shadows' (ALL) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this year Activision revealed it was working on a new Spider-Man game, and while there hasn't been any mention of the game since, it was disclosed to us that it is called Spider-man: Web of Shadows, scheduled for a fall 2008 release, and might be unveiled at Comic-Con in NY this coming weekend. Starting tomorrow Gamestop will be running a promotional campaign offering gamers a choice of t-shirt, figurine or poster as pre-order incentive.

'SPOGS Racing' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D2C Games announced SPOGS Racing, a frenzied, arcade-style racing game set to hit WiiWare. The game features high-speed arcade racing and Crash 'N Grab battling action as players dash around a dozen unique and challenging tracks.

Cheyenne Mountain to Self-Publish 'Stargate Worlds'

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG use Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to MMORPG that will take full advantage of modern and science fiction weaponry, cover and terrain. Developer Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment has set up a subsidiary FireSky to publish Stargate Worlds, as well as other unannounced titles.

'Saints Row 2' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ's Saints Row 2, using Volition's open-world engine, offers vastly expanded customization options, a totally transformed and expanded city of Stilwater, new vehicles, sandbox tools and toys as well as both online co-op and competitive multiplayer.

'Guitar Hero III' (ALL) Trackpack Includes Def Leppard's Nine Lives

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has partnered with Def Leppard to bring an epic three-song track pack to Guitar Hero III that will give fans an exclusive opportunity to sample the band's upcoming radio single "Nine Lives," five days before their upcoming studio album Songs from the Sparkle Lounge releases on April, 29, 2008.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai.

'Ace Combat' Franchise Sells More Than 10 Million Copies

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai Games announced that the Ace Combat series has surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide since it launched on the PSOne back in 1995, while Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War for the PS2 has surpassed one million units sold in North America.

'Elite Forces: Unit 77' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elite Forces: Unit 77 is a game of action and strategy in which the player must wisely use the abilities of all four members of Unit 77 as you battle your way through inhospitable jungles, scorching deserts, endure harsh and deadly arctic conditions as you fight to rescue the hostages and defeat the terrorists.

Pre-Order 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) And Get Early Access

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 4:18 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. Everyone who pre-orders will get access to Hyboria several days prior to the retail launch.

'Summer Athletics' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German game publisher dtp entertainment and Hamburg development studio 49Games announce their latest multi-platform sports game Summer Athletics. Players can expect an abundance of disciplines from a variety of summer sports in this title.

'Kung Fu Panda' (ALL) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Dreamworks' upcoming CG-animated comedy about a lazy, irreverent slacker panda, Po (voiced by Jack Black), who must somehow become a Kung Fu Master in order to save the Valley of Peace from a villainous snow leopard, Tai Lung.

PSP Review - 'Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII'

by Brad Hilderbrand on April 17, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII takes fans on an exciting journey through the origin of the FFVII saga in an all-new action-packed experience, featuring inspiring visuals, full 16:9 widescreen presentation and an engaging battle system.

'Jumpgate Evolution' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations.

European Xbox 360 Sales Doubled After Price Cut

by Rainier on April 17, 2008 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced that European sales have more than doubled in the wake of its March 14 retail price adjustment to an entry-level estimated retail price of £159.99.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Super Contra'

by Chris Lawton on April 17, 2008 @ 12:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience the authentic gameplay of “Super Contra” with an updated look and feel by battling through several risky missions either solo or in two player co-op mode, just like in the original.