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'Guilty Gear 2 Overture' (X360) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guilty Gear 2 Overture is the newest installment in the Guilty Gear franchise, deviating from the series beat'm up norm by not calling it GG X, as well as by adding RTS elements where you need resources to gather your army and destroy the enemy's base.

Various Game Trailers #1325

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 7:53 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:

  • Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns [NDS] - Trailer #2
  • Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim - Trailer
  • Race Driver: GRID [ALL] - eBay Motors Marketplace Trailer
  • Requiem: Bloodymare - Trailer #4
  • Perimeter 2 - KRI 2008 Trailer
  • Wii Fit [Wii] - Trailer #4

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

GreenScreen Acquires Destination Software and ZOO Digital Publishing

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 7:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New global publisher/developer GreenScreen Interactive Software announced the acquisitions of independent publishers, Destination Software and ZOO Digital Publishing, as well as the appointment of former Take Two executive Ron Chaimowitz as Chief Executive Officer.

'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' (ALL) Gets Console Patch

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 6:30 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, while providing unprecedented interaction between the solo and multiplayer experience.

'echochrome' (PSP/PS3) Demos Coming Tomorrow - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

echochrome is a puzzle game featuring 56 exclusive levels on each platform, each designed specifically to match that platform's characteristics. Gamers are challenged to play within five simple laws of perspective that govern how one advances through each stage. Tomorrow SCEA will release a demo for PSP (PlayStation Store) and PS3 (Playstation Network.)

High Voltage Software Celebrates 15 Years of Indie Development

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Founded in 1993, this month High Voltage Software is celebrating 15 years of independent game development, having its first title developed for Sega's Game Gear handheld system in 1995, and has since developed more than 60 games across multiple generations of hardware, including a number of hit titles.

LOL' (NDS) Only As Download in North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playable with 2 or 4 players, LOL, know in Europe as Bakushow, is a cross between your a quiz show and charades. The host proposes a question or task to all the players who then send their answers back to the host within a certain time limit. The answers are then revealed to all players who in turn vote on each other’s work!

'Ace Combat 6' (X360) to Get New Planes Tomorrow

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Bandai revealed that on April 24 it will release new downloadable content for its Ace Combat 6 action/flight game, consisting of several original plane variations, the upcoming content allows players to further customize their play experience in both single player and online multiplayer action.

'Elefunk' (PS3) - 33 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elefunk is an upcoming Playstation Network title by UK based outfit 8bit Games. The premise is quite simple, get your elephants from point A to point B, but getting there is a bit more tricky as you will be facing a variety of pitfalls, construct your own bridges, deal with wildlife and defy gravity as you jump and leap from canyon to canyon.

Microsoft Donating Special X360s to Children's Hospitals

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced a new partnership with nonprofit organization Companions in Courage Foundation to provide fun, interactive entertainment for children by supplying hundreds of Xbox 360 game kiosks to playrooms in children's hospitals across the United States.

'Stronghold Crusader Extreme' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold Crusader Extreme features huge battles with over 10000 units on screen, a new Extreme Trail which will test even the best Crusader players and a new tactical aid bar which allows you to unleash super moves on your enemies.

'Commando: Steel Disaster' (NDS) Delayed in Europe

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Commando: Steel Disaster you play as the heroic Storm who must put an end to an evil organization called Rattlesnake. Shoot, jump, throw and roll into action as you battle through your missions, with a a range of heavy weaponry, and pick-ups - each with its own attack method and power. Originally scheduled for early May, it's now pushed until May 30th.

'Order Up!' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Order Up!, developed by SuperVillain Studios , is a full-featured cooking and restaurant management video game that promises players a much richer and more entertaining experience by expanding beyond basic slice and dice gameplay.

'Burnout Paradise' (PS3/X360) to Get Bikes, New Modes, Challenges and Locations

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buckle up and prepare to unleash automotive anarchy in the ultimate burner’s paradise. Burnout 5 gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, the ultimate seamless racing battleground, with a massive infrastructure of traffic-heavy roads to abuse. In August Criterion plans to issue yet another update, adding bikes to the mix, complete with new modes, challenges, locations, as well as a night-time setting.

'Zeno Clash' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ACE Team's Zeno Clash, powered by Valve's Source Engine, is an action game with a strong focus on melee combat set in a punk fantasy world with the beautiful environments, where you will encounter incredible challenges.

'Baseball Mogul 2009' - Demo and v11.10 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baseball Mogul 2009 gives you complete control on the field, combined with an easy-to-learn interface and thousands of stats at your fingertips. With customized ratings and head-to-head stats for every player, you have everything you need to win the battle of wits between batter and pitcher.

'Devil May Cry 4' Coming this Summer to PC With Bonus Content - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil May Cry 4 is the fourth installment in Capcom's series starring Dante, the gunslinging demon hunter. DMC4 will introduce a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles. With a demo coming soon, the PC version of Devil May Cry 4 will feature new modes, enhanced graphics options and some additional content.

'Haze' (PS3) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Haze puts you in the boots of a new recruit in the privately run Mantel army. Your conflict begins in a war-torn country where you have been sent to fight a vicious rebel faction, the Promise Hand.

'Lost Odyssey' (X360) to Get Bonus Pack

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lost Odyssey is the story of Kaim, a 1,000 year old immortal character who doesn’t remember his past and nor knows where his future lies, who set out on an odyssey to discover his intricate past and destiny, leading players through a dramatic story of massive scale. Available April 25, the bonus pack (200 MS points) includes a new dream and two items.

'Secret Files: Tunguska' (NDS/Wii) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Secret Files: Tunguska is a point-and-click adventure game based on the mysterious Tunguska phenomenon that occurred in July 1908, in which the Siberian region of Tunguska was engulfed in an inferno of flames that turned everything into debris and ashes.

'Imperium Romanum' to Get Downloadable Expansion

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Haemimont's Imperium Romanum is a historical strategy that puts the player in the role of a governor of a province, where he or she must strive to build a well organized, prosperous and commanding settlement. Kalypso Media will released a Value Pack which includes 4 new scenarios, new tablets and events as well as some re-designed buildings.

'WorldShift' - Multiiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WorldShift is a next-generation, cyber-fantasy RTS game set in a dark future of Earth, where today's civilization is only a fading mysterious legend. Black Sea Studios has released a multiplayer demo, allowing you to try out 2 co-op maps (The Lost Coast and Tay-Rammin tundra) also playable 1vs1.

'Monster Madness: Grave Danger' (PS3) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 6:46 a.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.

'Little League World Series 2008' (NDS/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 6:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Activision's Little League World Series players will have the ability to bat, pitch and field using intuitive controls, making it the perfect game to play with your friends and family.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Wheelman'

by Alicia on April 23, 2008 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Starring action star and famous gamer Vin Diesel, Wheelman will take you on a white knuckle thrill ride that unfolds throughout the streets of Barcelona. Featuring car chases inspired by Hollywood's most famous action-sequences, Wheelman will deliver powerful cinematic moments throughout the game's compelling storyline.

'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian' (ALL) Gets Exclusive Movie Scenes

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian will expand beyond the film and feature 20 playable characters, each with different weapons and abilities, as well as a two-player offline/online "drop-in/drop out" gameplay mode. Disney Interactive Studios announced that two movie scenes were filmed exclusively for the video game.

'Top Spin 3' (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360) Sweat & Dirt - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Top Spin 3, players compete online and offline to rise in the ranks against current top ranked professional players, as well as legendary players Boris Becker, Bjorn Borg and Monica Seles. Adding a unique user-generated component, players can also use new player creator features that include free-form body sculpting, makeup and tattoos.

'Monopoly' (PS2/Wii/X360/PC) Officially Announced

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed when it acquired Hasbro’s Monopoly Here & Now: The World Edition board game license, EA's Monopoly has you jet set across the globe and buy and sell property in the most desirable cities in the world. Play alone or with up to 3 people using one of three sets of rules or make the game more challenging by customizing your own game.

'The King of Fighters '98 : Ultimate Match' (PS2) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally created as a dream match for players to pit their favorite KOF characters against each other, KOF '98 UM takes that one step further by introducing new features such as new characters, game systems, game modes, stages and soundtracks not seen in the original.

PS2 Review - 'Persona 3: FES'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on April 23, 2008 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Atlus' RPG Persona 3: FES, you lead a group of high school students with a dangerous extra curricular activity: exploring the mysterious tower Tartarus and fighting the sinister Shadows during the Dark Hour, a frozen span of time imperceptible to all but a select few. The standalone expansion adds 30 hours of gameplay!

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v5.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 4:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v5.2 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth.

'wipEout HD' (PS3) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

wipEout HD features a selection of the best tracks taken from previous versions of the Wipeout franchise, offering meticulously crafted and fully reworked tracks.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) Bundle in Europe, Coupon in North America

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV, returning to New York situated around Eastern European protagonist Nikolai. Sony Europe is bundling GTA IV with a 40GB PS3, and SIXAXIS wireless controller for just €439, while Best Buy is giving a $50 gift cards to customers who purchase GTAIV and any X360 console.

'Everybody's Golf 2' (PSP) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go golf crazy and take on a cast of colorful characters in the coolest clubhouse around. No need for airs and graces here – just select a golfer from a range of friendly faces, and customize their abilities, attributes and appearance before teeing off across a series of challenging courses and game modes.

'Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI' (PS2) Coming to PC

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RTK XI presents the most visually captivating evolution in the history of the series, featuring an artistic style evocative of classical Chinese ink-paintings, and with debates and duels now rendered in real-time 3D animation.

Atari Brings 'Smash Court Tennis 3' (X360) to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Namco Bandai's Smash Court Tennis 3, previously released on PSP, players compete as or against 16 of their favorite Pro-Tennis stars including #1 ranked Roger Federer and 2006 French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin.

Aptus Games Brings Motion Controlled Games Online

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aptus Games uses Actiga's proprietary motion controllers combined with a revolutionary browser-based 3D game engine to deliver a multi-sensory game experience on the Web.

'Ducati Moto' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda spin-off company Vir2L Studios lets players experience the thrill of racing while on board the most extreme road racing motorcycle of today - the Ducati!

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' - v1.02 Win32 Server HotFix Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 2:37 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. A hotfix for the v1.02 win32 server allows you to host multiple game support on one machine...

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 2:27 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:

'Stargate Worlds' - New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 2:19 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.

Three Classic Digital Eel Titles Available For Free!

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Eel is making its 2001 title Plasmaworm, an addictive arcade game of weird worms eating random probability eidolons in a tank of otherspatial plasma, available for free, as well as Big Box of Blox and Dr. Blob's Organism, two other of its classic titles.

'The Legend of Crystal Valley' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2008 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Legend of Crystal Valley is a point n' click adventure game merging the best qualities of the genre, providing hours of gameplay, dozens of various locations, characters puzzles, beautiful 2D backgrounds, 3D characters and interactive objects.