Various Game Trailers #1332

by Judy on May 1, 2008 @ 7:07 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:

  • The Bourne Conspiracy [PS3/X360] - Falling Music Video
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 [PS3] - Playable Flashback Trailer

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

'Underwater Wars' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Underwater Wars you and your squad are members of US Navy elite division. Your mission, to protect freedom and to provide peace and the law and order on all planet. The game is set approximately 5 years from now, and develops over the course of an additional 2 years.

Activision Not Attending E3 Media & Business Summit 2008

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ESA has sent out the invites for the E3 Media & Business Summit will be held July 15-17, 2008, but has once again moved from last year's Santa Monica location to good old Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). While certain companies could still be in negotiations, the exhibitors list is blatantly missing various high-profile companies, such as Activision/Blizzard, Bethesda and Warner Bros. NCSoft had already announced last year they would not be present.

'Lost Planet: Colonies' (X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 3:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

PlayStation Store Gets echochrome, Dark Sector Demo and Music Tracks

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, starting with the release of its PS3/PSP puzzle game echochrome ($9.99), Smashing Pumpkins and The Mother Hips tracks for Rock Band ($1.99/each), and more Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore downloadable songs ($1.99/each). Also available are a new demo for Digital Extremes' Dark Sector, the usual slew of new game/movie trailers, and wallpaper/themes.

'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fire up the fret board, crank the amp to 11 and get ready to rock this way with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Play through Aerosmith's career, bands they performed with, venues they played.

Westin Hotels Installing Special Wii's in its Fitness Centers

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo and Westin Hotels signed a partnership that will allow guests to experience the Wii with a specially designed version of the console, pre-loaded with Wii Sports and several other titles, ideally suited for use in the WestinWORKOUT fitness centers.

'Fable 2' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' - v1.1.0 Patch in the Works

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 1:45 p.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. Kaos Studios revealed it has started internal testing on the 1.1.0 patch which will finally include the previously revealed Punkbuster integration and the newly redesigned server browser.

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

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 11:42 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.

'Mario Kart Wii' (Wii) Worldwide Tournaments

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mario and all his much loved pals are planning to make a return in this definitive version of Mario Kart, where you will have to master a host of 16 new tracks in addition to 16 classic tracks from previous Mario Kart games. Every few weeks, a new tournament will appear on the Mario Kart Channel, each time a different challenge with different rules.

Valve Releases its Steamworks Software Development Kit for Free

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Steamworks is a complete suite of publishing and development tools that offers PC game developers and publishers free access to the game features such as product key authentication, copy protection, auto-updating, social networking matchmaking, anti-cheat technology, and more.

'Soul Bubbles' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soul Bubbles the player controls a young shaman apprentice, who is entrusted with saving lost “souls” and guiding them to safety. He must protect these fragile beings from the hostile and dangerous world around them, and he does this by creating protective bubbles to keep the spirits safe.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09' (PSP/PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 will feature dynamic, personalized gameplay via Tiger Woods' personal coach, Hank Haney, a more intuitive and customized EA Sports GamerNet++ experience as well as an all-new game engine powering online play.

'World in Conflict' Map-Making Contest Starts Today

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is an RTS that delivers action and team play amidst a showdown between the Soviet Union and the US, with destructible 3D battlefields, team-based multiplayer and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles. Starting today Sierra launched the official WiC Map Making Contest, giving fans the chance to create new multiplayer environments, win cash and prizes, as well the opportunity to have their maps included in a future World in Conflict product.

'Penny Arcade Adventures: Ep. 1' (X360/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, will be a comic adventure game, the first chapter of the planned episodic series which will feature characters from Penny Arcade, including the well-known Gabe and Tycho.

'Mythos' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythos is an online, action RPG that is free to download and free to play. Set in the land of Uld – a fantasy world arising from the ashes of an epoch-long war of darkness – players assume the roles of fantasy heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest through entirely randomized dungeons and environments.

'Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff, delivering to long time fans and newcomers easy to employ controls, fun, huge plays and exciting cut-scenes. The classic, over-the-top, all-American football game enables players of all levels to engage in a fun filled, fast paced, arcade style of football.

'Rubik's World' (NDS/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory has signed a licensing agreement with Seven Towns Limited to publish Rubik's World, a collection of extremely addictive, easy-to-play 3D puzzle games that will increase in difficulty as the player delves deeper into this world.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (ALL) Xbox 360 Edition Leads UK Sales Record

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar's open-ended crime series has arrived on the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV, returning the franchise to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai. As predicted GTA IV has eclipsed the previous record set by GTA: San Andreas in 2004 (501k units). On launch day, Tuesday April 29, GTA IV sold 609k units in the UK, lead by the X360 version with 335K copies and the PS3 edition with 274K units.

'Ben 10: Alien Force The Game' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 5:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ben 10: Alien Force The Game is a fast-paced, 3D side-scrolling action adventure that offers eight playable characters, an unlimited combo system and puzzles and challenges that will engage players of all levels for hours at a time.

'Iron Grip: Warlord' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Grip: Warlord, using the Q3 engine, blends RTS and FPS gameplay, where you must employ urban guerrilla tactics to fight off the hordes. Protect your city at all costs, by building defense structures, setting traps, and taking the enemy on yourself.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Battlefield: Bad Company'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 1, 2008 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

'Built from the ground-up for next-generation consoles using Digital Illusions' bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, Battlefield: Bad Company drops gamers behind enemy lines with a squad of renegade soldiers who risk it all on a personal quest for gold and revenge.

NDS Preview - 'Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood'

by Thomas Wilde on May 1, 2008 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

BioWare is creating a stylish blend of strategy and speed for Sonic’s first RPG, Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, mixing a rich story, hand-painted visuals, fast-paced team combat, and wireless collectible trading into a uniquely compelling adventure.

'Alone in the Dark' (ALL) Developer Diary #2

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 5:11 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. Eden Games' Lead Designer Hervé Sliwa tells us more about the development process ...

'Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World' (Wii) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World 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.

'LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures' (ALL) Demo Coming May 13

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Videogame is a tongue-in-cheek take on the first three cinematic adventures of pop culture’s most iconic archaeologist, including Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Temple of Doom and and the Last Crusade. A PC demo will be released May 13, which will of course be available on our fileserver network.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 4:16 a.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.

'Final Fantasy XI 2008 Edition' (X360/PC) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Final Fantasy XI takes you into the world of Vana'diel during the aftermath of a great war, as you answer a desperate call to defend your people. The 2008 Edition of the first cross-platform MMO game contains all four expansion packs, Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urghan and the latest expansion pack Wings of the Goddess.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Fighter IV, the first new entry in Capcom's fighting game series in nearly 8 years following Street Fighter III Third Strike, promises to deliver an extraordinary experience that will re-introduce the world to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts. In case you missed yesterday's batch, check them here...

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Every Extend Extra Extreme'

by Brad Hilderbrand on May 1, 2008 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Q Entertainment's E4 is a unique, action-packed puzzle shooter where the goal is to self-destruct, create large chain reactions of explosions by defeating your enemies, which will ultimately extend the life of the game.

'Time Hollow' (NDS) Coming to North America

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 2:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An time-bending anime-style adventure game in which the DS stylus functions as a tool to reveal the past and alter the course of time. According to the latest issue of Nintendo Power, Konami is bringing Time Hollow to North America, scheduled for release in August.

'Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group announce a new World War II operational strategy game Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets, bringing to life a campaign of epic scale and dynamic battles on the Eastern Front of World War II.

'Steel Panthers: World War 2 - WinSPWW2' - v3.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WinSPWW2 features true combined arms warfare from 1930 through 1946, an era that saw the theories of J.F.C. Fuller and Giulio Douhet put to the test as the world burned. This v3.0 patch provides several fixes, tweaks, and enhancements.

'Steel Panthers: Main Battle Tank - winSPMBT' - v4.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2008 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WinSPMBT is the Windows version of Steel Panthers Main Battle Tank (SPMBT). SPMBT is a classic super-mod for the fan favorite 1996 SSI game, Steel Panthers 2: Modern Battles, adding three brand new scenarios and one new campaign, new terrains have been added, and terrain tile sets redone.