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'Afrika' (PS3) Coming in August?

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 5:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Afrika is a next gen game for the PS3 featuring faithful replications of much of Africa's flora and fauna. Ever since SCEA the first glimpse of it at E3 2006, there has been hardly any news, but according to a new product listing on Play Asia that might all change soon as it's currently scheduled for August 2008, but as usual Sony has no comment.

'Pyroblazer' (PSP/Wii/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 4:55 p.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.

Various Game Trailers #1350

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 11:41 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:

  • Mass Effect [PC] - Combat Trailer #3
  • Facebreaker [ALL] - Kiriko Trailer

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

'Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit' (PS3/X360) Playable Characters Revealed

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Dark Void' (PS3/X360/PC) - 5 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom's Dark Void is an innovative action title, development platforms yet to be confirmed. Developed by Airtight Games, Dark Void will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' (ALL) Sells 400k Units In Mere Days

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 9:58 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 that more than 400.000 gamers have entered Hyboria over the last few days, with almost half coming from the North American market.

'Sudden Strike III: Ardennes Offensive' Paratroopers - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SS3: Arms For Victory is the 3rd installment in the RTS franchise, adding interface innovations, huge troop numbers and enormous map designs demonstrating that size does matter. The free Ardennes Offensive add-on features two multiplayer maps, a new campaign (2 missions) and one additional standalone mission.

'Supreme Ruler 2020' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 7:05 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.

'Goin' Downtown' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 7:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Goin´ Downtown, using Silver Style's Toon shading technology, makes you 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 a 2072 futuristic metropolis.

Halycon Planning Movies And Games Based on Philip K. Dick Novels

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Halcyon Games made its entry into the entertainment industry as a movie/game production company it revealed a game based on the upcoming Terminator 4 was in development. Halcyon Games also has the first-look rights to the 44 novels and 120 short stories of famed sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick (Minority Report, Total Recall). In the past only Blade Runner (EA) and Ubik (Cryo) have been made into games, and Halcyon plans on making movies and two games based on the sci-fi writer's work.

'StarCraft II' Baneling Unit Revealed - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Medal of Honor' Moving to Afghanistan?

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The July issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly reveals that the next installment in the Medal of Honor franchise might be leaving its familiar WWII theatre, similar to Activision's Call of Duty series, and the rumor column says we can expect a new MoH title in 2009, set in war-torn Afghanistan. Similarly, 2KGames is said to be reviving Spec Ops, transforming the budget title into an AAA game, set in the Middle Eastern city of Dubai.

Wii Shop Channel Adds Two Classics And Two WiiWare Titles

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 5:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Nintendo added two classics and two WiiWare titles to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Dr. Mario Online Rx, Family Table Tennis, Metal Slug, and City Connection.

'Carnival Games' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Carnival Games is a frenzied combination of tapping, blowing, speaking and stylus maneuvering bringing the midway to life, with favorites such as Alley Ball, Frog Leap and Dunk Tank, complemented with fresh games like RC Raceway and Clown Hammer.

PS3 Review - 'SEGA Superstars Tennis'

by Mark Buckingham on May 26, 2008 @ 1:01 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.

FIFA Interactive World Cup Champion Crowned

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The virtual football season came to an explosive end at FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) Final at the Sony Centre in Berlin. 32 of the world’s best interactive footballers met face to face displaying tactics and skill on FIFA 08 on PS3. Alfonso Ramos beat Michael Ribeiro from the United States 3:1, securing the title and the $20,000 USD prize money.

Brash Entertainment President Resigns

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year Brash Entertainment announced its entry into the video game industry promising to be a link with the movie industry, signing various movie licenses such as the upcoming Saw, Space Chimps etc. So far its first two titles Alvin & the Chipmonks and Jumper (sold a mere 16,000 units) were rather mediocre, and whether this is a direct cause or not is not certain yet, but Variety reports that co-founder and president Nicholas Longano has left the building.

'Command & Conquer' - High Resolution Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2008 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year EA released the original Command & Conquer game for free to celebrate the 12 year anniversary of the franchise. This high resolution patch allows you to switch C&C to 1024x768 resolution and back without needing any additional tools (thx Blues).