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.
A study by an Australian consumer agency revealed that videogame consoles and plasma flat-screen TVs are power hungry appliances, even when they are on stand-by. Top of the list is the PlayStation 3, which according to the study would cost almost five times more than it would take to run a refrigerator for the same yearly period. Topping off the list are plasma TVs, desktop computers, Xbox 360, laptops, stereo systems and DVD players.
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:
- Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Moscow Demo Trailer
- World War II General Commander - Operation: Watch on the Rhine - Trailer
- Ship Simulator 2008: New Horizons - Trailer
- Command and Destroy DS [NDS] - Trailer
- Cake Mania 2 [NDS] - Trailer
- Alone in the Dark [ALL] - Combat Trailer
- Battlefield: Bad Company [PS3/X360] - Characters Developer Diary
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
2K Games' genetically enhanced story-driven action game BioShock is in development for the PS3 with new features and content that heighten the award-winning experience. A narrative-driven action experience BioShock allows players to do the impossible as they journey through an amazing, immersive and terrifying world.
For the first time handheld gamers will have the freedom to unleash their inner rock star anywhere, anytime with Activision's upcoming Guitar Hero: On Tour offering the most diverse set list of master tracks ever offered in a Guitar Hero game, including classic rock, alternative and pop favorites.
Reshape the battlefield - and the fate - of a broken nation in Fracture, Pacifica and the Atlantic Alliance, boast soldiers with powers beyond those of ordinary men. The differing states of superhumanity result in balanced yet stylistically different combat tactics that have never been seen before.
A free-to-play MMORPG, Darkeden invites players into a bleak near-future environment and a brutal conflict between three distinct races-vampires, slayers, and ousters. Joymax has added six new dungeons, some of the fiercest monsters and the boss of them all, Cabracam. In addition, until July 1st players will receive 500% bonus experience points.
Pizza Hut is giving you an opportunity to play your favorites in style with the Gamer Fantasy Package, which includes a 60" LG Plasma TV, an X360, Wii, and PS3, a Bose Home Theater System, a Berkline home theater seating set, a popcorn machine, a free one-year subscription to GameFly, and a year’s worth of free pizza.
Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. Last year's X360 version launched with underwhelming success, so KOEI has further optimized the game, and added new features.
Iron Man is an explosive third-person action shooter game that pits one of the world’s most renowned Super Heroes against unspeakable odds, drawing its story from the upcoming movie while incorporating story elements from original Iron Man comic books. This patch fixes a "please insider CD issue", improves performance and fixes some bugs.
EU: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire. Players will have thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc., making each and every game infinitely customizable and unique.
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. In a recent interview, Gearbox's Randy Pitchford revealed that the game will have DirectX 10 support.
Atlus U.S.A announced Dokapon Kingdom, an addictive multiplayer RPG where the King of Dokapon has offered you his throne; all he asks for in return is that you dispose of an invading horde of thieving monsters. Trouble is - you’re not the only one he asked.
SC2: Weapons and Warfare incorporates fan requested new features, such as a bigger world map, new units, enhanced naval movement and combat rules, a deeper weather model, additional terrain types and resources, an extended editor, etc. This v1.04 patch includes a number of user requested changes, bug fixes and editor enhancements as well as better game performance.
Matchman is a side-scrolling shooter involving extraordinary graphics, manipulation and creative features. The graphic style consists of black and white line drawings, and the script is based on a combination of some classical fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen.
While Ubisoft is working on its cel-shaded Prince of Persia Prodigy, CEO Yves Guillemot revealed that it is also developing a game based on the upcoming Disney movie (starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Artertonas) which in turn is based on PoP: Sands of Time. The first in a trilogy of movies written by Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner and directed by Jerry Bruckheimer, two more actors have signed on, Alfred Molina (Spider-Man's Dr. Octopus) and Sir Ben Kingsley.
by Rainier on June 3, 2008 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Capcom Gamers' Day - Captivate 08
Check out the following new screens and trailers from Capcom's Captivate Gamers Day 2008 lineup:
- 'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer
- 'Dark Void' (PS3/X360/PC) - Facts, Features, Screens & Trailer
- 'Spyborgs' (Wii) Announced - Screens & Trailer
- 'Neopets Puzzle Adventure' (NDS/Wii/PC) Announced - Screens
- 'Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' (PS3/X360) - New Screens
- 'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) - New Screens
- '1942: Joint Strike' (PS3/X360) - New Screens
- 'Bionic Commando' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer
- 'Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer
- 'Plunder' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens
Don King Presents: Prizefighter is a documentary-style boxing game, featuring a documentary-style narrative career mode, training, and will require you to also manage personal relationships outside of the ring.
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 has released an updated fix list for the upcoming v1.3 patch (thanks BeyondUnreal).
Capcom announced a partnership with Nickelodeon to develop a new multi-platform puzzle adventure game, Neopets Puzzle Adventure. Based on the deep storylines of Neopets, Neopets Puzzle Adventure is a new puzzle game being developed by Infinite Interactive, developers of Puzzle Quest
Spyborgs is a team-based action-adventure game set in a stylish world where you take on the role of a diverse team of five bionic superspies in a fight to save the world from a group of dastardly villains.
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:
- The Bourne Conspiracy (PS3/X360)
- Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2 (PSP)
- Kung Fu Panda (NDS/Wii/PS2/PS3/X360/PC)
- LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures(NDS/PSP/Wii/PS2/PS3/X360/PC)
- Ninja Gaiden II (X360)
- Race Driver: GRID (PS3/X360/PC)
- USA Today Crossword Challenge (NDS)
We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...
by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 3, 2008 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
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.
Beltion: Beyond Ritual is Rostok-Games' alternative fantasy RPG, in development since 2004. Beltion allows the player a freeform gameplay with a mix of fantasy and historical reality of medieval Europe.
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. A demo is available on Xbox Live, except for North America and Canada, allowing you to try out about 30 mins of game, trying six different weapons, at the Acolyte difficulty setting.
THQ announced that Age of Empires: Mythologies, inspired by the PC series Age of Empires and developed from the ground up for Nintendo DS, allowing players to strategize as legendary heroes, commanding massive armies and shaping the destinies of three unique cultures in both single and multi-player campaigns.
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.
On June 5, 2008 SCEA will introduce Qore: Presented by PlayStation Network, a monthly original program that features exclusive multimedia news, developer interviews, in-depth game previews and behind-the-scene looks at the latest PlayStation games. Subscribers will also have special access to game demos, betas, add-ons and other downloadable and game-related content.
Ninja Gaiden II developer Tomonobu Itagaki, also know for the Dead or Alive series, has decided to leave Tecmo and pursue other opportunities. On his way out Itagaki has filed lawsuit against Tecmo for unpaid completion bonuses, unreasonable and disingenuous statements, claiming damages in total of 148 million yen.