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'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' (ALL) Free Fan Pack DLC Details - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced details for the upcoming release of Fan Pack, a downloadable content package for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 which includes three new multiplayer maps, a new High Stakes setting, along with the ability to attain new ranks and A.C.E.S.

'Dissidia: Final Fantasy' (PSP) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dissidia: Final Fantasy is an all-new original titles in the FF franchise, however not part of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VIII or the Ivalice Alliance. Not a standard RPG rather described as a "Dramatic Progressive Action" title, and Tetsuya Nomura, known from Kingdom Hearts, has signed on to be the character designer of the game..

Playstation Store Gets PAIN, Demos, Pixies Album, Tracks, etc.

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with Nigel Character for PAIN ($0.99), the free World of Warcraft's "I am Murloc" for Guitar Hero III, the Pixies' Doolittle album ($1.99/$18.99) and Weezer Pack 1 ($1.99/$5.49) for Rock Band, Hot Shots Golf Out of Bounds and Top Spin 3 demos, and of course, there are the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.

Various Game Trailers #1376

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:40 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:

  • Shaun the Sheep [ALL] - Trailer
  • Samba De Amigo [Wii] - Trailer #2
  • Huxley [X360/PC] - Cinematic Trailer
  • Soulcalibur [XBLA] - Gameplay Trailer #3


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

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:39 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.

'White Knight Story' (PS3) Coming Before March 31, 2009 - Trailer

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rogue Galaxy and Dark Cloud developer Level 5 is working on an all-new PS3 exclusive fantasy turn-based strategy/RPG, White Knight Story. At its Tokyo press conference Sony not only revealed the movie download service plans from earlier today, but also said that Level 5's RPG White Knight Story will be released this fiscal year, which ends March 31, 2009.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' Multiplayer Demo Coming Early July

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 4:34 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. Early July Kaos will release a multiplayer demo featuring the Oilfield and GNAW maps, updated with the latest v1.1.1 code, will be released.

'Champions Online' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cryptic Studios' Champions Online, their first ever self-developed and self-published MMORPG, is based on the popular pen-and-paper Champions RPG, giving players the power of total customization of their hero experience while they explore a vast universe of richly detailed 3D environments.

Microsoft Issues Xbox 360 Content License Transfer Tool

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got a new X360 console or had one repaired, but maybe you downloaded games or other content from Xbox Live Marketplace onto an older X360 console, and now you want all that content on your new system. With the license transfer tool, you can transfer the licenses of all your previously downloaded content from your old console to the new one.

'Martin Mystery' (NDS) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Martin, Diana and Java pursue ceaselessly the most revolting monsters dripping with Slime. These very special agents are commissioned by M.O.M, the director of CENTRE, to lead these paranormal investigations throughout the world.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on June 26, 2008 @ 2:12 p.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:

'Prince of Persia: The Fallen King' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding the saga with an independent storyline, Prince of Persia: The Fallen King utilizes the NDS' stylus controls to deliver the extraordinary acrobatic and combat action that fans have come to expect from the Prince of Persia franchise.

EA Sports Unveils Wii-Specific 'All-Play' Line of Games

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA unveiled new game details and the line-look for its Wii exclusive "All-Play" products, starting with next month's NCAA Football 09 All-Play, designed for social play and featuring unique controls, distinct presentation and a style of play that is inviting to players of all skill levels.

'Ultimate Band' (NDS/Wii) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney Interactive Studios' Ultimate Band is an all new music experience giving gamers and music lovers of all ages the chance to realize their dream of becoming a rock legend when they build their own band or jam alone, all fueled only by the power of the WiiMote and the DS stylus.

CryEngine 2 Powered 'Forged by Chaos' MMO Announced

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forged by Chaos is an online fantasy game with many RPG elements, using Crytek's CryEngine 2, based on the Chaos theme - worlds powered by steel and battle magic - featuring customizable characters, interactive environments, multi-player interaction, and enhanced game world dynamics.

'Runes of Magic' Start Zone Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an extensive range of features Runes of Magic prepares to redefine the standard of free-to-play MMO games. Even at the beginning Runes of Magic conveys its absorbing story in over 600 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

Meridian4 Brings Buka Portfolio to Steam

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Meridian4 announced that Buka's catalogue of games is rolling out over the Internet, with many titles available at your favorite digital distribution channel. Titles including Battle Mages, Battle Mages - Sign of Darkness, Operation Matriarchy, Entente: WWI Battlefields and just recently, Pacific Storm became available on Steam. Purchase it before July 1, save 20% off $19.99.

'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' (NDS/PS2/Wii/X360/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

High School Musical 3: Senior Year DANCE! allows players to dance along with favorite characters to familiar High School Musical songs from all three movies, while High School Musical 3: Senior Year features all new songs from the upcoming theatrical release and lets fans play through the game as the Wildcat whose personality is most like theirs.

Penny Arcade Expo 2008 Exhibitors List

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The organizers of the fifth annual Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) today announced key details of the upcoming gaming festival, to be held Aug. 29-31, 2008 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle.

'Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals' (NDS) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals continues the story of Rallen and Jeena, interplanetary patrol officers who discover, excavate, awaken and train mysterious fossilized creatures known as Spectrobes and then use them to battle enemies. The story surrounds the origins of mysterious portals that lead to distant dimensions.

Simbin Celebrates 5th Anniversary, Gives Away 'Race 07' Addon On Steam

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SimBin celebrates its five-year anniversary by giving away "Andy Priaulx Crown Place Race Way" on Steam, which includes a brand-new island track and new cars from triple-World Champion Andy Priaulx in his BMW 320si from WTCC and Fabrizio Giovanardi in his Vauxhall Vectra VXR from the BTCC.

'Urban Extreme: Street Rage' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Urban Extreme: Street Rage is set in Fortune City. As an experienced Street driver you are forced by the Underworld into a series of extreme and sometimes lethal urban races. Competing in these contests is a dirty business and could cost you your car, and even your life..

Blizzard Beefs Up 'World of Warcraft' Security With Authenticator

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Designed to attach to a keychain, the lightweight and waterproof Blizzard Authenticator is an electronic device that generates a six-digit security code at the press of a button. This code is unique, valid only once, and active for a limited time; it must be provided along with the account name and password when signing in to the World of Warcraft account linked to it.

'Penumbra: Requiem' - First Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the bizarre world of Penumbra: Requiem players will experience another psychological thrill on a level unheard of before Penumbra: Black Plague. This time telling what is real and what is not will be even harder and not always trusting your senses will be essential in order to survive.

Movie Download Service Coming to PS3 This Summer

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At a press briefing earlier today, Sony's Kazuo Hirai said that it will strengthen its network services, further cut costs to achieve profitability in the current fiscal year. He also announced that by this summer, North American PS3 owners will be able to download and watch movies through their consoles, while the service will be offered in Japan and Europe at later dates. More details to be unveiled at E3.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky is a survival FPS game based on a 'what-if' scenario of the second Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident. The game is created as a warning to mankind against mindless play with technologies.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (X360/PC) Also Coming to PS3 - New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'Guinness World Records: The Videogame' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guinness World Records: The Videogame, developed by TT Games, will offer players of all ages the opportunity not only to observe and marvel at the most remarkable activities in the world, but actually to participate in them.

'Jumpgate Evolution' Now Accepting Beta Sign-ups - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations. Fans interested in participating in the beta test can now sign up.

'Dancing with the Stars: Get Your Dance On!' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dancing with the Stars: Get Your Dance On! features all-new stars such as Mel B, Apolo Anton Ohno, Joey Fatone and Jennie Garth, as you cha-cha with new professional dancers including Derek Hough, and two-time champion, Julianne Hough.

'Space Siege' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A game of tactics, combat-heavy action, and decision making, Space Siege is an all-new sci-fi themed action-RPG. At your disposal will be futuristic weapons and armor, cybernetic upgrades and a robotic partner that you can customize and command.

'Boogie SuperStar' (Wii) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last month, Boogie SuperStar combines the hottest music hits from around the world with the coolest dance moves and total character customization, providing girls the ultimate gaming experience: to sing and dance their way to superstardom!

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:13 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.

'Ship Simulator 2008' - amBX Update Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ship Simulator 2008 puts players at the helm of some of the most varied and detailed ships to be found at sea. Feel the wind on your face, the rumbling of the engines below, and the impact of oncoming thunderstorms with amBX.

'Premier Manager 09' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 4:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Premier Manager is getting ready to kick off another season with a host of new improvements on previous outings like an innovative stadium builder and Favorites system that allows you to bookmark your favorite screens for even faster navigation.

Market Research Survey Hints At Possible New 'Halo' Titles

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once there was the ESRB who were the source of various leaks on upcoming titles, but these days marketing research companies are taking over. A new survey gauged participants' interest in a variety of possible new Halo titles, ranging from the previously rumored LEGO Halo, a Halo MMO, RTS (Halo Wars), arcade game, squad based shooter, all the way to a surreal "family friendly" Halo game. Unfortunately The Teletubbies vs. Halo was not amongst the options.

'Top Spin 3' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 3:29 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. Players can also use new player creator features that include free-form body sculpting, makeup and tattoos.

'NBA Live 09' (ALL) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Live 09 sports new features like Pick and Roll Control, Defensive Lockdown Control, Signature Playcalling and Quickstrike Ankle-Breakers that will make the game experience fun from beginning to end. Additionally, NBA Live 09 takes you to training camp with the NBA Academy that gives you a chance to hone your skills.

NDS Review - 'Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 26, 2008 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atlus U.S.A.'s Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard builds upon the original cult classic with more diverse areas to explore, new character classes, more fiendish FOEs, and an improved mapping system.

'Madden NFL 09' (ALL) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 09 marks the 20th anniversary of the franchises, and the game will feature adaptable gameplay tailored to every type of gamer, online enhancements and a broadcast style presentation delivering an authentic NFL experience.

'Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2008 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Here's your chance to be a real-life veterinarian! You're responsible for treating endangered animals, including elephants, lions, zebras, crocodiles, polar bears and many more! You need a steady hand as you use realistic medical tools to treat broken bones, cuts, diseases and even perform surgeries!

X360 Review - 'NBA Ballers: Chosen One'

by Jesse Littlefield on June 26, 2008 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Midway Games' NBA Ballers: Chosen One marks the return if fast-paced one-on-one and two-on-two action as players can select from more than 65 NBA superstars to be the next "Chosen One".