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'Empires of Steel' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empires of Steel is a turn-based game of world conquest set in the 20th century. Players command various ground, armored, naval and airforce units against up to 20 human or computer-controlled (Artificial Intelligence) opponents.

Various Game Trailers #1359

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:15 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:

  • Battlefield: Bad Company [PS3/X360] - Sweetwater Trailer
  • City Life 2008 Edition - Trailer #3
  • Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit [ALL] - Piccolo Trailer
  • Guitar Hero: Aerosmith [ALL] - Run DMC Trailer
  • Limbo of the Lost - Trailer #2
  • Madden NFL 09 [ALL] - Backtrack Trailer
  • Saints Row 2 [ALL] - Activities Trailer
  • Too Human [X360] - Cinematic Trailer


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

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) Gets Secret Apprentice

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:14 p.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. Yoda and Darth Vader are not the only playable Star Wars characters in SC IV as Namco Bandai revealed the Secret Apprentice from Lucasarts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be included on both platforms.

'Insecticide' (PC) Ep. 1 Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crackpot Entertainment's Insecticide is a classically styled action adventure detective game that brings the look and feel of gritty gumshoe films into a futuristic city where insects have become the dominant race.

Playstation Store Gets Games, Addons, Demos, Tracks and More...

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content, Rock Band gets Disturbed and Jimmy Buffett pack (3 songs each), Guitar Hero III gets Motorhead Track Pack ($6.25), and God of War II's The End Begins (to Rock) for free, the first issue of SCEA's monthly interactive video production Qore, Capcom's Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 ($9.99), Tiki Games' top-down arcade shooter Novastrike ($9.99), demos for Civilization Revolution, Battlefield: Bad Company, and NASCAR 09. And of course there are also the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and Wallpapers.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 2:44 p.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.

Take-Two Q2 2008 Result Reveals 'Grand Theft Auto IV' (X360) DLC Delay

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two's Q2 2008 financial results revealed its net revenue more than doubled compared to last year (from $205.4 million to $539.8 million), not surprisingly led by GTA IV which has sold 8.5 million copies so far. Bad news for X360 owners as the platform exclusive content updates are getting pushed until Q1 2009 (between Nov 1, 2008 and Jan. 31, 2009), "in order to provide a better balance in Take-Two's release schedule." Bioshock, which so far has sold 2.2 million copies, will become a trilogy as Take Two CEO Zelnick hints at a 3rd title in the franchise to coincide with the, previously rumored, but now confirmed movie.

'Ubersoldier 2: The End of Hitler' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 2:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is bringing back the undead and well-armed hero Karl Stolz, ready to defeat Hitler’s forces with Ubersoldier 2: The End of Hitler. The classic first person shooter is set in WWII with richly added RPG elements and traditional FPS features.

'Frontlines: Fuel of War' - v1.1.0 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 2:34 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 Western Coalition or the Red Star Alliance. Kaos Studios released the v1.1.0 patch, finally including the Punkbuster integration and the newly redesigned server browser, as well as other changes & fixes.

'Afro Samurai' (PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the animated TV series, Afro Samurai is the cutting edge game that delivers a new kind of cinematic game experience, a living episode that offers addictive, immersive and compelling gameplay that’s literally dripping in style.

'Race Driver: GRID' (ALL) Patch Details

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with the most powerful race cars - new and classic, circuit and drift - players will compete in urban street races, as well as conquer official racetracks and championships over three continents. Earlier this week we revealed a patch was in the works for the GRID, fixing amongst other things the reported crashing/freezing problems, here are the details.

'Runes of Magic' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 11:45 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.

'Empire of Sports' Features Retired Tennis Star Justine Henin

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire of Sports is an MMORPG built entirely around sport, designed to allow players around the world to simultaneously exist in an online universe, where their alter egos socially interact, train, compete, attend events and acquire the goods and services they need to build a parallel sporting existence.

'Requiem: Bloodymare' Bartuk Race Revealed - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gravity Interactive, is bringing Requiem: Bloodymare to North America. This new MMO, designed for a mature audience, melds elements of horror, fantasy and sci-fi and introduces a world where the misuse of science and magic has warped the natural world into a twisted vision of death.

'Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3' on PSN, Next Week on XBLA

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lock and Load! Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 takes the no-holds-barred arcade spirit of its predecessors and crafts an all-new furious cooperative shooting adventure for the next generation!

'Aion: The Tower of Eternity' - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players. Aion’s world consists of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.

'Battlefield: Bad Company' (PS3/X360) Demo on XBL/PSN

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. As promised, EA DICE released a playable demo featuring a singleplayer portion as well as the multiplayer Gold Rush mode on the Oasis map.

Meridian4 Signs 'Tank Universal' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tank Universal creates a huge virtual ‘Tron-like’ world where you take part in immense 3D tank battles involving scores of units both friendly and not so friendly in wide open levels!

Playlogic Signs 'Building & Co.: You Are the Architect!'

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building & Co is a city builder in which you will deal with all the aspects that come into play during the management of a real building site. You must consider the specifications, the budget and technical constraints as well as delivery timeframes in order to be able to build numerous ambitious buildings!

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 8:52 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.

'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) to Get Five Track Packs in June

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apart from the Motorhead track pack released earlier today Activision will be rolling out a total of five new track packs for GH III. Available on June 12th, Isle of Wight pack will includes Kasabian’s master recording of Shoot the Runner, a live rendition of The Sex Pistols' Problems, and Kaiser Chief’s I Predict a Riot.

'Six Flags Fun Park' (NDS/PS2/Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 7:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brash Entertainment announced Six Flags Fun Park, a videogame that brings the thrills and chills of a Six Flags theme park to the family living room, featuring uniquely themed areas and 40 mini-games representative of a visit to Six Flags park.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'WALL-E'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on June 5, 2008 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Players will take control of WALL-E and EVE through a fast-paced adventure based on the upcoming Disney/Pixar film. The game will allow fans to relive some of the movie’s most thrilling moments as they explore 10 worlds filled with non-stop action and adventure, along with head-to-head multiplayer challenges.

'Crysis Warhead' Officially Announced, First Details Revealed

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis Warhead you will don the Nanosuit of Sergeant Sykes, aka Psycho. More brash and aggressive than his Delta Force squadmate Nomad, you'll experience Psycho’s parallel story during the events of the original game, finding that life on the other side of the island is even more intense and explosive than they ever could have imagined.

'Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli' (ALL) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision's Ferrari Challenge is a realistic racing game, developed by Eutechnyx, from the famous Italian sports car manufacturer, with the official license of the motor sports series with the input of professional racing drivers.

'The Sims 2: Apartment Life' And 'The Sims 2: Apartment Pets' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2 Apartment Life brings the adventure, fun and drama of close quarters of apartment living to your Sims, while The Sims 2 Apartment Pets places your Sims in their very own apartment with a variety of pets, with a pet store downstairs.

'Belief & Betrayal' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Belief & Betrayal is an adventure game where you investigate a murder and get involved in a dangerous church conspiracy, which has its roots through the centuries in the time when Judas got 30 silver coins for his betrayal of Jesus Christ.

'Street Fighter IV' (PS3/X360/PC) Seth Boss - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Fighter IV features a mix of returning favorites such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic Street Fighter 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WoW: Wrath of the Lich King will open the forbidding wasteland of Northrend to exploration by the hardiest adventurers. New levels of power, challenging new dungeons and encounters, an exciting new character profession, and the game’s first hero class are just some of the new features awaiting players in Wrath of the Lich King.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (PS3) Put on Ice

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Alert 3 takes players on an epic RTS adventure to an alternate future spawned by time travel run amok, featuring a fully co-operative campaign, the series' light-hearted style and classic, action-oriented gameplay. EA confirmed that the PS3 version of Red Alert 3 has been put on hold so EALA can focus on the PC and Xbox 360 editions.

'NBA Live 09' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has not yet been an official announcement, yesterday's 2008 NBA Finals Winner prediction using NBA Live 09 revealed the next title in EAs basketball franchise, and here are the first screens.

'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock' (ALL) Gets Motorhead Track Pack

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 5:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has rolled out three new track for GH III. For 500 Microsoft points, fans will now be able to shred to (We are) The Road Crew, Stay Clean and Motörhead performed by Motörhead.

'Devil May Cry 4' (PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom's Devil May Cry series starring Dante, the gunslinging demon hunter, returns for the fourth time and will introduce a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles. The PC version of Devil May Cry 4 will feature new modes, enhanced graphics options and some additional content.

'Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States allows players to experience the trials and tribulations of the role of commander-in-chief for either side of the American Civil War. Historically accurate, detailed and finely balanced for realistic gameplay, War Between the States is also easy to play and does not take months to finish.

'Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution' (ALL) Demo on Xbox Live/PSN

by Rainier on June 5, 2008 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civilization Revolution delivers features like real-time interaction between leaders, multi-player capabilities and integrated video and voice chat, which transports the Civilization series to a level of gameplay that fans have never experienced before. This demo includes both single-player and multiplayer gameplay.

PS3 Review - 'Gran Turismo 5 Prologue'

by Brad Hilderbrand on June 5, 2008 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be available for download and on Blu-ray, sporting improved AI, and for the first time include multiplayer up to 16 cars, with integrated with online features, such as a profile editor and an online event calendar.