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'The Witcher Enhanced Edition' Delayed

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher Enhanced Edition, CD Projekt's action/RPG, not only means changes in the game's mechanics, better graphics, shorter load times, improved stability, but will also the recently released D'jinni mod editor, as well as two completely new adventures (8 quests). Originally scheduled for May 16th, it has been delayed until further notice, to give the various languages extra polish.

Midway's Gamers Day 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Midway's Gamers Day 2008 lineup:

'Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe' (PS3/X360) Officially Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When a cataclysmic force merges conquerors from two universes, conflict is inevitable. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe forces friends to fight, worlds to collide, and unlikely alliances to be forged. In order to save all they know, the heroes and villains of Mortal Kombat must wage war against the combined might of the DC Universe.

'The World Ends With You' (NDS) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 2:28 p.m. PDT | 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 fast-paced adventure game set in modern day Tokyo, from the Kingdom Hearts team.

Rockstar Social Club Now Open for Pre-registration

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar announced that people can now its Social Club is now open for pre-registration and will be fully functional with the release of Grand Theft Auto IV (April 29th) listing detailed, and diverse leaderboards and player statistics, combining them with performance-based competitions and awards for players of all skill levels.

'Operation Darkness' (X360) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus' Operation Darkness is an epic fantasy WWII turn-based strategy game from Metal Saga developers Success. Set during WW2 you are part of an special ops team tasked with tracking down Hitler, featuring multiple scenarios, mixing historical events with fiction.

'Sins of a Solar Empire' Coming to Europe

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kalypso Media has signed a strategic alliance with US publisher Stardock to publish Ironclad Games' real-time space strategy title Sins of a Solar Empire in Europe. Unfolding the fate of three unique factions, Sins of a Solar Empire is the first chapter in an epic science fiction saga.

Various Game Trailers #1321

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 11:57 a.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:

  • Alone in the Dark [ALL] - Fire Tech Trailer
  • Death Jr.: Root of Evil [Wii] - Trailer
  • Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit - Trunks vs. Freeze Trailer
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • Project Origin [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer (2)
  • SPOGS Racing [Wii] - Trailer

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

'Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns, combining zany characters and hilarious dialogue with hardcore dungeon RPG gameplay, making it stand out from the crowd with more game content, combat options, a unique and memorable RPG experience.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (ALL) Midnight Launch Gives Away Faceplates

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 11:42 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. Game Crazy is holding midnight launch events that will give fans first access to the game, as well as exclusive prizes and limited-edition merchandise, including a specially designed GTA IV-themed X360 faceplates.

'R-Type Command' (PSP) Unit Profiles - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus' R-Type Command is a deviation from the usual shoot 'em up genre into the tactical/RPG genre, giving fans of the franchise a chance to see all the units and enemies up close and personal, in 3D, while also adding 2 player versus mode.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' (PS3/X360) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 10:09 a.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. "When it's done" has finally been replaced by a firm date, May 27, 2008 (May 30th in Europe).

'Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game, updating the franchise for the 21st Century. A key element that will permeate the game is the charm and humor of the original Majesty.

'Diablo 3' Announcement Coming Soon ?

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there is no official announcement, and only pure speculation, community-operated sites Blizzplanet and Diablo3.com have timers counting down to May 1. While both sites are not owned by Blizzard, both are supported by the studio and have been reliable with information in the past. The counter is accompanied by a cryptic message, "The number of days until half the web links to Diablo3.com. But why???" (thanks Blues ) We'll let you know in two weeks...

'Pro Cycling Manager: Tour De France 2008' (PSP/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyanide's PCM 2008 lets you manage one of the 65 teams, with improved AI, a better recruitment system, more realistic rider progression, extensive customization, and improved gfx. The 2008 edition will also introduce in-door circuit elimination racing, and the PSP version will feature 1vs1 wi-fi multiplayer.

'Fallout 3' (PS3/X360/PC) Collector's Edition Confirmed

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. Revealed last week, Bethesda confirmed the Fallout 3 Collector's Edition, packed in a Vault-Tec lunch box, it includes the game, a Vault Boy bobblehead, art book and "making of" DVD.

'Mass Effect' (PC) to 'Bring Down the Sky' For Free - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 7:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect invites players to take the role of Commander Shepard as they set out on an adventure to save the galaxy from imminent destruction. Wrought with treachery, heroism, difficult decisions and a universe filled with unique and colorful species, Mass Effect delivers a truly compelling storyline.

'Gears of War' (X360/PC) Gets A Comic Book Series

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 7:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this week DC Comics already announced a Prototype series, and today it revealed plans to publish a comic book series based on Epic Games' action video game franchise Gears of War, slated to debut from DC’s WildStorm imprint in October.

'Cities XL' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 7:33 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.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Full Judas Priest 'Screaming For Vengeance' Album

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA, Harmonix and MTV Games are going full speed ahead with downloadable content, earlier this week it was revealed the newest Motley Crue song would make its debut on Rock Band, and today it was announced that Judas Priest's 1982 classic album Screaming For Vengeance will be the first fully downloadable album, coming next week.

'Army of Two' (PS3/X360) Maps And Game Modes Coming Next Week - Trailer

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current-day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with AI and a live player. After last week's multiplayer patch, EA will be releasing the, previously revealed, new Security and Strategy Corporation (SSC) Challenge mode and maps next week.

'Supreme Ruler 2020' Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'New International Track & Field' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 6:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The New International Track & Field features over 20 different athletic events, with several unlockable characters from other Konami franchises, such as Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2 and Sparkster from Rocket Knight Adventures.

PC Review - 'Overclocked: A History of Violence'

by Chris Lawton on April 18, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Overclocked, developed by House of Tales team, known for The Moment of Silence, is a psychological thriller which uses many technical innovations and a surprising narrative approach to form an eerily real gaming experience.

'Goin' Downtown' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 6:02 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.

'Tales Of Vesperia' (X360) Gets Bonnie Pink Theme Song

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 5:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai's X360 exclusive Tales of Vesperia combines real-time combat, captivating storylines and remarkable graphics while introducing original elements that set a new standard for role-playing gameplay and interactive storytelling. An original recording by Japanese pop star Bonnie Pink will be the theme song in the North American and Japanese versions of the game.

'Men Of War' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | 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.

'Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online' (PS3) Gets Free Update

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online allows Tekken fans, for the first time in the franchise's history, to play online, and will be freely downloadable for current Tekken 5:DR owners. Namco Bandai has released a free update adding a host of new features such as Dualshock 3 rumble support, new matches, bug fixes, and more.

'World Basketball Manager 2008' - v1.8.4 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 5:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Basketball Manager 2008 is a realistic basketball strategy game that uses the same gameplay principles as most soccer management games do with more than 65 national and international tournaments, 651 teams, 10.000 basketball players and 1.000 managers. This v1.8.4 patch adds crash and bug fixes, updates countries and added young players.

'Grand Chase' Adds New Items, Missions, Dungeons, And More ...

by Rainier on April 18, 2008 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grand Chase is an MMORPG that follows the lives of different heroes from the Bermesiah continent fighting alongside each other in several different game modes to defeat the evil Queen of Darkness. A new content update adds new items, missions, events, new maps, and more...