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'Shaun the Sheep' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher has signed Aardman Animation’s award-winning series, Shaun the Sheep. Players will play as the loveable sheep, Shaun, as he tries to find the rest of the flock before the Farmer arrives home, featuring the fan-favorite characters, items and locations from the much-loved stop-motion animated series, as well as original content for all-new experiences.

'Spore' Demo By Will Wright At Apple Store in San Fransisco

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade. EA Maxis' Will Wright is going to provide a public demo Spore at the Apple Store in San Fransisco on June 21st (7PM-8PM).

Various Game Trailers #1371

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:02 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:

  • Still Life 2 [PC] - Teaser Trailer
  • TNA iMPACT! [ALL] - AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe Trailer
  • Guitar Hero: On Tour [NDS] - Launch Trailer
  • Fracture [PS3/X360] - Dropship Mission Trailer
  • Spider-man: Web of Shadows [ALL] - Combat Trailer


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

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled to be released in Japan and North America simultaneously, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

'Gyrostarr' Coming to Wiiware Next Week

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

High Voltage Software's sci-fi shooter Gyrostarr features fast action gameplay across 50 intense levels as up to four players pilot ships on a futuristic track, shooting enemies, dodging obstacles, and collecting upgrades.

'Moon' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moon, previously known under the working title Project M, is a sci-fi, action-adventure title, placing gamers on the cold lunar surface in the year 2058. Researchers are shocked to find a sealed, alien hatch during construction of a new lunar base, but it's a shock that soon pales in comparison to what they find beyond the hatch.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Weezer Trackpack

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV and Harmonix announced that the next addition to the Rock Band Music Store will be a triple trackpack from Weezer, including Dreamin', The Greatest Man that Ever Lived, and Troublemaker. That is on top of the previously announced full Pixies album Doolittle on June 24.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation' (PS3) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 1:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans that support it, with support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, and Leader Boards. Additionally, players will be able to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.

'The Abbey' - German v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Abbey takes adventure fans to the gloomy world of the Middle Ages. An old abbey is the scene of a series of mysterious murders, and only one man can put a stop to the slaughter. In the role of the Grand Inquisitor Leonardo and his assistant Bruno, the player's task is to shed light on the mystery.

'Guitar Hero: World Tour' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) Preliminary Tracklist - Screens

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

Activision's next installment in the GH franchise will feature vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), 4 player on/offline co-op, and an 8 player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).

'FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage' (X360/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FlatOut Ultimate Carnage is rebuilt from the ground up and specifically developed to take advantage of the additional feature sets and improved processing ability to produce an entirely new, breathtaking FlatOut experience. Originally scheduled for a worldwide release in June, it is currently scheduled in Europe for July 11, 2008.

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swords will be honed and weapons optimized in Namco Bandai's Soulcalibur IV. Delivering new gameplay modes, characters and enhanced features with unprecedented 3D modeling and animation, Soulcalibur IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.

Second Life Celebrates 5th Birthday With a Virtual World Fair

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Linden Lab announced that it will hold a two-week long Virtual World Fair to celebrate the 5th birthday of its 3D virtual world Second Life, hosting a series of roundtable discussions, parties and exhibits that showcase the vast creativity of Residents as well as groundbreaking organizational uses of the Second Life platform.

'Tomb Raider Underworld' (ALL) Coming in November - New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crystal Dynamics has made Tomb Raider Underworld more realistic with fluid movements due to motion capturing. Set a few years after the last game, it also features persistent destruction and lush locales across the globe. Lara gets muddy in the game, but with the weather system, rain will wash it away.

'Sudden Strike III: Ardennes Offensive' - v1.4 Beta Addon/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 10:01 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.

'NCAA Football 09' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live - New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 9:58 a.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.

'X-Blades' (PS3/X360/PC) $10,000 Art Contest

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Blades, previously known as Oniblade, is a third-person, anime-style action/adventure. Your heroine wields two magical blades that can be used as swords or guns, and has magical abilities, all of which are upgradeable. All fan-submitted Ayumi illustrations received by Aug. 31st will be judged by a jury of specialists, with the winner taking home $3,000.

'StoneAge 2' Accepting Sign-ups for Closed Beta

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the prehistoric ages, StoneAge 2, DigiPark's casual MMORPG, brings a mixture of dinosaurs of unimaginable heights and invisible spirits who help humans roam altered terrains such as dungeons and arid desserts. Manga and anime fans can register for the closed beta test.

'Warfare' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. The main goal of the first campaign (USA) is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.

Friday, June 20, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 8:56 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:

'ArchLord' to Get Free Content Update #3

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Embark on your adventure to become the one mighty ruler of them all and take control of vast worlds, sprawling towns and cities or even control the world's horrific monsters to wreak havoc on your cowering enemies. In the coming weeks ArchLord will get a free expansion, Episode 3: Spirits Awakening, adding new zones, new class skills, monsters, armor, items, abilities etc...

'Infinite Undiscovery' (X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various situations unfold in a world that changes in real time, with players’ choices leading to "unknown discoveries." Infinite Undiscovery offers a fantasy world overflowing with realism, allowing players to experience true role playing within a grand story.

'Alone in the Dark' (ALL) System Requirements, Online Activation Revealed

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 4:23 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 action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

'Too Human' (X360) Defender SkillTree - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 4:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the world of Too Human, Silicon Knights' third-person epic action game. As the cybernetic god Baldur, players are thrust into the midst of an ongoing battle that threatens the existence of mankind.

'UFC 2009 Undisputed' (PS3/X360) Officially Announced

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced UFC 2009 Undisputed, based on the mixed martial arts organization, featuring an authentic and comprehensive UFC atmosphere, including an extensive roster of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world,

Atari's Gamers Day 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens and trailers from Atari's Gamers Day 2008 lineup:

PC Review - 'Dracula: Origin'

by Reggie Carolipio on June 20, 2008 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Frogwares' Dracula Origin is a gothic adventure game, where you, as Professor Van Helsing, are devoted to the elimination of Dracula. Preventing Dracula from finding and using the antediluvian manuscript; you must help everyone who crossed paths with the count and refused to serve him.

'Bleach: Dark Souls' (NDS) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bleach: Dark Souls will feature a multitude of enhancements to last year’s Bleach: The Blade of Fate including multiplayer games with expanded personalization features, brand new special Bankai moves, 30 new Spirit Cards, power-enhancing crystals, as well as seven new gameplay modes.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (PS3/X360/PC) Goes On Promo Tour With ECTO-1

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Equipped with a variety of unique weapons and gadgets, players will hunt, fight and capture a wide range of supernatural villains in a funny and frightening battle to save New York City from its latest paranormal plague. One of the most iconic cars in Hollywood history, the Ghostbusters’ ECTO-1, is back and will be busting ghosts in a town near you to promote the game.

'Men Of War' Soviet Tanks - New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of War is 1C Company's latest RTS, taking place in Europe during the height of WWII. The story unfolds across three different campaigns played out through the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Brain Challenge'

by Glenn "Otter" Juskiewicz on June 20, 2008 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brain Challenge is an entertaining brain training program that helps players develop stress-management skills through a wide variety of games. A personal coach helps players develop their abilities in five areas of cognitive function, including logic, math, memory, visual thinking and concentration, in a fun and easy way.

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360) Delay on PS3 Was A Development Decision

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is a completely original single-player RPG game set in a lush, real time fantasy world, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory. Square Enix revealed that the PS3 delay is due the game using the Unreal Engine 3, which has a slower development on the PS3 side saying "It was only really workable after Unreal Tournament was published, so this was mainly a development decision."

'Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway' (ALL) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on June 20, 2008 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, the third entry in the series, has you reprise the heroic role of Sergeant Matt Baker, a soldier of the 101st Airborne Division, during Operation Market Garden in the late stages of World War II. Ubisoft sent us a short pre-canned interview with Gearbox's Randy Pitchford and Benny Wilson.