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Various Game Trailers #1312

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 6:42 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:

  • Overclocked: A History of Violence - Background Story Trailer
  • Battlefield: Bad Company [PS3/X360] - Redford Trailer
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender - Into the Inferno [ALL] - Trailer

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

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - 12 New Multiplayer Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 4:58 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.

'Imperium Romanum' - US v1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take the future of an empire into your hands in Haemimont's Imperium Romanum, 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. This v1.02 update fixes major game crashes and contains the new Augusta Raurica scenario.

'Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A.'s fast-paced medical action that made the original a classic is back, along with all of your favorite Trauma Center characters. Rejoin Derek and Angie as they deal with the unpredictable aftereffects of GUILT. Handheld surgeons can look forward to numerous enhancements, new difficulty modes and new operations.

'Ninja Gaiden II' (X360) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A sequel to the original Xbox title, Ninja Gaiden 2 has players once again assuming the role of Ryu Hayabusa as they guide the ninja hero on a quest to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race.

Pokemon USA And Nintendo Catch 47 Million Counterfeit Products

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pokémon USA announced the results of recent anti-piracy actions taken in cooperation with Nintendo of America Inc. to combat the production and distribution of counterfeit Pokémon Trading Card Game products.

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numen: Contest of Heroes is an action/RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes, fabulous creatures, and great deeds.

'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' (ALL) to Get Four Free New Multiplayer Maps - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men is a violent and chaotic journey of two men — a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath — and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong. On April 17, Eidos will release The Dope Bag, a new DLC for Kane & Lynch on XBL and PSN which includes 4 new maps for the Fragile Alliance multiplayer mode, for free.

'Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come is an RTS that chronicles the trials and tribulations of the first crusaders and recreates its most important battles. From Constantinople to Jerusalem, you will become a part of the First Crusades in this historical recreation.

Orlando 'Legolas' Bloom to Play Prince of Persia?

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Ubisoft made its intentions clear about wanting to enter into film production and book publishing, it's upcoming Prince of Persia movie is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell (apparently Michael Bay is no longer involved) and to be distributed by Disney. Set to start filming this July, in Morocco, the lead role for Prince of Persia has been cast, Orlando Bloom, know for his role as Lord of the Rings' Legolas, who has been chosen over High School Musical's Zac Efron.

UPDATE: Comingsoon claims to have contacted Disney denying Bloom has been cast.

'The Incredible Hulk' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fueled with fury, SEGA’s The Incredible Hulk features key moments from the film, as well as additional plot lines and characters from the character’s rich comic-book universe. Players smash through New York City, battling gigantic enemies amidst soaring skyscrapers in a massive open world.

'Arma: Armed Assault' - v1.12 BETA Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed Assault is a realistic, combat gaming offering freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Ikaruga' This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure Co.'s Ikaruga is a quick-paced Xbox LIVE Arcade shooter with strong strategy elements featuring a slow-motion training mode and co-op play for two, combining of beautiful, manga-style storytelling and refined, ultra-challenging arcade heroics.

Disney Interactive Studios Acquires China-Based Gamestar

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney Interactive Studios announced an agreement to acquire Chinese independent developer Gamestar. With locations in Shanghai and Wuhan, Gamestar was founded in 2002 and has collaborated on several titles with international partners.

Stardock Signs 'Demigod' And Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in an future-fantasy world, Demigod is a team-based action/RPG/RTS hybrid game that casts you as a hero waging war to obtain a position within the pantheon of gods. Stardock will distribute Demigod through retail as well as its new Impulse digital delivery system, with no copy protection, but unfortunately has been delayed from its fall 2008 date to Feb. 2009.

'Dubbers Adventure' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Newrosoft's Dubbers Adventure takes you to the magical world of Dubberia. Explore the deeps of the forest, the trunk of a secular tree and the palace of a spider king. Fight creepy crawlers and evil minions. Find true friends and maybe some romance. Will they live to tell the tale?

'Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microids has signed an agreement with Kheops Studio to develop Dracula 3, an adventure game inspired by the world of Bram Stoker, and sequel to 1999's Dracula: The Resurrection, followed by Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary in 2000.

'Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance' - v1.5.3599 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ's Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is an add-on for Gas Powered Games' 3D RTS, following the epic story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War. GPG has released a new patch, fixing a memory bug and making a few balance tweaks.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Red Faction: Guerrilla'

by Adam Pavlacka on April 7, 2008 @ 6:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Volition, Inc.'s third-person shooter franchise will make its open-world, next-gen debut with Red Faction: Guerrilla. Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction, this third-person open-world action-shooter will return to Mars and once again re-define the limits of destruction-based game-play.

'Red Bull BC One' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After having signed the license, Playlogic announces Red Bull BC One, taking 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.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit'

by Brad Hilderbrand on April 7, 2008 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit is Namco Bandai's next title in the DBZ franchise. Burst Limit will be similar to the DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi series (published by Atari in Europe and North America) and have online multiplayer, be cut-scene driven and support 16/9.

'Crazy Machines 2' - 28 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create your own daring experiments with Crazy Machines 2! How will a toaster handle two whoopie cushions? How to watch TV with a steam engine? Build up insane chain reactions and pray that everything works or explodes with a big bang.

Monday, April 7, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 6:34 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:

'Goin' Downtown' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 5:18 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.

Wii Shop Channel Gets Another Two Classic Titles

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 5:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added yet another 3 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: Yoshi’s Cookie, and Bases Loaded.

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

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 4:55 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.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (ALL) Coming Along Fine on Xbox 360

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In UT3, you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled by human contestants online or by AI, fought with the most powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles. Epic's Mark Rein said "We don’t have a particular release date yet but we’re going to be playing it with some members of the press in two weeks at Midway’s next Gamers Day in Las Vegas." We'll be there and report back!

'Bleach The 3rd Phantom' (NDS) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 4:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Bleach was released late 2007 on NDS and Wii, Japanese gamers are already expecting the third installment in the strategy/rpg franchise. With a story written by the manga author himself, Bleach The 3rd Phantom is turn based, with pre-defined fight combos, and uses sprites when in combat mode.

'Gauntlet' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gauntlet is a modern reworking of the classic fantasy hack and slash arcade game from Midway. Choose from the four heroes, Elf, Warrior, Wizard, and Valkyrie, each with their own strengths, weaknesses and special abilities. Sash your way through demonic foes and gain up to four power move abilities to aid you in your battle with evil.

Wii Review - 'Ninja Reflex'

by Brad Hilderbrand on April 7, 2008 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ninja Reflex uses a series of martial arts challenges to test gamers’ reflexes and measure their reaction times with millisecond precision. Players can also compete for ninja supremacy against their friends in fierce multiplayer battles with up to four players.

'Super Hind' (PSP) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2008 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Russian MI-45D Super Hind can out-manoeuvre and out-fight virtually anything on land, sea or air. You are pilot Warrant Officer Dante Griffin. In your hands is a weapon that can change the world. They gave you the power. Only one question remains: Do you give it back ?