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Various Game Trailers #1324

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 11:41 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:

  • Dead Space [ALL] - Animated Comic Ep. 1
  • Speed Racer [PSP/PS2/Wii] - Trailer #3

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

'Earthworm Jim' Revived, Original Creator on Board

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this month Interplay revealed that it wanted to bring back some of its classic titles, and announced yesterday some of its original SNES titles would be coming to Wii Virtual console. Today Interplay revealed it has signed a partnership arrangement with Earthworm Jim creator Douglas TenNapel to relaunch the franchise.

'AMF Bowling Pinbusters!' (NDS) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

AMF Bowling Pinbusters! puts the excitement of the lanes in the palm of your hands. Choose from one of twelve unique characters, each with their own style and signature move.

'QuakeCon 2008' Located & Dated, Registration Starts Next Week

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

QuakeCon 2008 will take place July 31 - August 3, 2008 in Dallas, TX at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, and as always, this event is free to all attendees thanks to the support of the QuakeCon volunteer staff, id Software, and the event sponsors and exhibitors.

'NCAA Football 09' (ALL) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCAA Football 09 focuses on wide-open collegiate style gameplay featuring unique animations that you will only find in college football, unveiling the new Break Away Animation Engine which allows gamers to break in and out of moves.

Sony Prepping PS3 Online Video Service

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Citing Hollywood executives, the LA Times claims that Sony has been in licensing talks with movie/tv studios the past few weeks in order to launch an online video service through its PS3 game console, as early as this summer. While Sony of course did not comment on the matter, SCEA's senior vice president of marketing Peter Dille said "we'll be offering a video service for PS3 in a way that separates the service from others you've seen or used." The service will have to compete with Microsoft's Xbox Live which currently offers 350 movies and more than 5,000 episodes of TV shows.

'Collapse' - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynamic action of Collapse immerses the player in an alternate future. 2096 A.D. The world as we know it is destroyed. Creatures from another dimension emerged over the old Europe, massacring and killing every life form they found on their way… That was a century ago.

European Commission Wants Retailers to Adapt Code of Conduct

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following a survey of existing measures to protect minors from harmful video games across the 27 European Union member states, the European Commission called for a retailers' Code of Conduct to be drawn up within two years.

'NFL Head Coach 09' (PS3/X360) Also Stand Alone - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Put on your headset, grab your clipboard and see if you have what it takes to be the boss in NFL Head Coach 09, a unique NFL experience that gives gamers the power to make decisions that define their career and ultimately the fate of their franchise as a head coach in the NFL. EA revealed that NFL Head Coach 09 will not only come bundled with Madden, but also as standalone title.

'Prince of Persia Prodigy' (ALL) Revealed

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If previous trademark registrations are any indication, then Ubisoft's next installment in the Prince of Persia franchise will be called Prince of Persia Prodigy. According to trademork, Jordan Mechner has locked in the next installment in the Sands of Time trilogy, as he also owns The Sands of Time, Warrior Within and The Two Thrones. Maybe we'll get more details at UbiDays or E3.

'Beijing 2008' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beijing 2008: the Official Video Game of the Olympic Games will be an authentic simulation of over 35 events from the upcoming Olympic Games and will allow gamers to experience the thrill of competing in many of the official venues.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor' Pins Down Launch Date

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to a new campaign that ties up the Dread Lords saga, GalCiv II: Twilight of the Arnor adds civilization-specific technology trees and planetary improvements that add even more flavor to each alien race, while greatly expanding the strategic depth of the game. After a few delays, Stardock has set the launch date for April 30, 2008.

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

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 11:28 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.

'Harker' (Wii/PS3/X360) Put On Ice

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Double Helix, previously known as The Collective before it merged with Shiny, is currently working on Silent Hill: Homecoming, which raised the question, what happened to its previous project Harker? Foundation 9 clarified that question today when it confirmed the action game inspired by the classic horror novel Dracula was put on ice as the dev team is now working on SH5. Whether or not the game will be revived after the newest title in Konami's horror franchise wraps up, is uncertain at this point.

'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' (ALL) Announced - Screen

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince you return to Hogwarts to help Harry survive a fraught sixth year. Engage in exciting wizard duels, mix and brew magical ingredients in Potions class, take to the air to lead the Gryffindor Quidditch team to victory, get sidetracked by Ron’s romantic entanglements and journey towards discovering the identity of the Half-Blood Prince.

'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2' (ALL) Coming in 2009

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Briefly mentioned in the latest Activison financial conference call earlier this year, no official announcement has been issued yet, however at last weekend's comic-con an Activision rep revealed that MUA 2 is being pushed from a, non-confirmed, tentative fall 2008 release until 2009. Probably done to give its freshly unveiled Spider-man game a bit more breathing room.

'Summon Night: Twin Age' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 8:53 a.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.

'EverQuest' Designer Teams Up With 38 Studios

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

38 Studios announced the expansion of its design team with the appointment of Travis McGeathy as systems design lead. Travis hails from SOE and joins his former co-workers at 38 Studios, Jason Roberts and Steve Danuser, who have been laying the groundwork in IP and game development in year one at the studio.

'Wakfu' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ankama Games, known for its first MMO DOFUS, starts a new Tactical MMORPG project: Wakfu, featuring bright graphics and a fantasy universe much like its predecessor, even though the development team will be adding many innovations to the tactical gameplay.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) Goes Gold, Gets Priced

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 7:32 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 that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Funcom announced Age of Conan has gone gold, and that a patch will be available at launch with additional content, optimizations and bugfixes.

'Race Driver: GRID' (ALL) Integrates eBay Motors Marketplace - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GRID takes players to locations over three continents to compete in a variety of racing events. Packed with the most powerful racecars - new and classic, circuit and drift - players will compete in urban street races, as well as conquer official racetracks and championships. The eBay Motors Marketplace will allow you to buy and sell performance vehicles in a realistic setting.

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' (ALL) Variety Map Pack PS3 Bound This Week

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and Infinity Ward are planning a new offensive with the Call of Duty 4 downloadable Variety Map Pack, a series of new multiplayer maps, coming to the PlayStation Network on Thursday April, 24 for both North America and Europe!

X360/PC Preview - 'Lost Planet: Colonies'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on April 22, 2008 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Lost Planet: Colonies will add an extra 11 mission campaign, Score Attack and Time Trial Battle Mode, while multiplayer will get four new maps, four new playable characters, 10 new weapons and no less than seven new game modes, such as Akrid Hunting and Akrid Egg.

'Project Origin' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Origin continues F.E.A.R.'s supernatural suspense story of an escalating paranormal crisis that threatens to destroy a major American city. Alma, whose rage against those who wronged her triggered a chain of events that have spiraled completely out of control, now has free reign, and the consequences will be unimaginable.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 6:03 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:

'Home' (PS3) Open Beta And Launch Get Delayed

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 'Home' 3D online user community service will allow you to create your own avatar and explore a real-time virtual community, as if you are playing a detailed 3D game. The closed and open beta have been delayed until summer & fall respectively.

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 5:33 a.m. PDT | 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.

NDS Review - 'SEGA Superstars Tennis'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on April 22, 2008 @ 5:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

SEGA Superstars Tennis is a game that brings together some of the most treasured and well known characters from the SEGA universe, in some of the most unusual courts and outrageous settings ever imagined.

'They' (PS3/X360/PC) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

'They' is a first person mystery shooter featuring a technically future minded 3D engine with next generation effects, brand new gameplay elements and a revolutionary weapon system to survive the challenges ahead!

'Red Bull BC One' (NDS) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic's Red Bull BC One takes players to the international breakdance tournament that challenges B-boys and B-girls alike. Players control their break dancer by solving puzzles under strict time limits. Puzzles consist of drawing geometrical shapes, which will get more complex as the game progresses.

'Alone in the Dark' (X360/PC) Europe Also Gets Collector's Edition

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | 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. Europe will get the same collectors edition as North America, which includes the game, an Edward Carnby figurine, art book, soundtrack, and a "making of" bonus DVD.

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (PSP/PS3/X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless, breathtaking environment for everyone who loves to compete. With no load times, no tracks, and no rules, the game allows players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in an unbelievable recreation of Los Angeles.

'From The Abyss' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aksys Games announce From The Abyss, an action RPG where players will be able to explore the vast world of Rubenhaut through a unique world creation engine exclusively created for From The Abyss. The game also features an intuitive control scheme, lavish artwork, and an engaging 2 player co-op battle system.

Tri Synergy Signs 'Aurora: The Secret Within'

by Rainier on April 22, 2008 @ 4:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aurora: The Secret Within is a classic point & click adventure, immersing the player in a world of puzzles and mysteries just waiting to be solved, presenting a thrilling, compelling tale of subterfuge that the player will need to unravel to succeed.