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'Code of Honor 2: Conspiracy Island' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Code of Honor 2: Conspiracy Island immerses players in extreme action as they try to save the region of Guiana after a terrorist group apprehends an experimental nuclear reactor.

'Puzzle Quest: Galactrix' (NDS/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America's Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, developed by Infinite Interactive, incorporates a powerful blend of casual and hardcore gameplay elements, similar to Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, into an all-new futuristic, science-fiction setting.

Various Game Trailers #1388

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:15 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:

  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed [ALL] - Trailer
  • Stormrise [PS3/X360/PC] - E3 2008 Trailer
  • Zubo [NDS] - Trailer
  • Champions Online - Gameplay Trailer


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

Konami Sues 'Rock Band' (ALL) Parent Company Over Patent Violations

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DDR creator Konami has filed a lawsuit with District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Viacom, parent company of Rock Band developer Harmonix, citing the game violates three patents filed in 2002 and 2003. Konami, who will release its own Rock Revolution later this year, is seeking monetary compensation and an order that would block defendant from using the cited peripherals.

'Yggdra Union' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A.'s Yggdra Union is a card-based strategy RPG for the PSP. For years, strategy RPG fans have accepted repetitive, non-interactive battle sequences as the genre standard; few games have dared to break the mold. Yggdra Union blows through, shattering the mold into tiny, unrecognizable bits.

Tecmo's E3 2008 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo today announced its 2008 E3 Media and Business Summit lineup which includes an all-time favorite football game, a game full of robots with attitude and an action adventure packed with tons of goo!

'Shattered Suns' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shattered Suns is a new science-fiction, real-time strategy game with unique features such as three-dimensional battles, a moving battlefield, player-designed units, unique economic challenges and an interactive campaign.

Playstation Store Gets Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Maps, Rock Band Tracks, Four Demos

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with the Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Gift Pack (free, includes three new maps), double dose of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rush (including the special guitar solo edition of Working Man) tracks for Rock Band, and no less than four demos (Siren: Blood Curse, Monster Madness: Grave Danger, WALL-E, and Spiderwick). Of course there are the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: World at War, using the Call of Duty 4 engine, completely changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever seen.

Microsoft Brings E3 Home With Videos And Demos

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft is bringing E3 home to its Xbox LIVE members across the globe by providing breaking Xbox 360 news directly from the event to their TVs, including the surprising announcements at the Microsoft E3 keynote, as well as various demos such as for Silicon Knights' Too Human.

'James Bond: Quantum of Solace' (ALL) - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Introducing a more lethal and cunningly efficient Bond, Quantum of Solace blends intense first-person action with a unique 3rd person cover combat system that allows players to truly feel what it is like to be the ultimate secret agent as they use their stealth, precision shooting and lethal combat skills to progress.

Vivendi and Activision Merger Complete, Activision Blizzard is Born

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi and Activision announced the completion of the transaction announced on Dec. 2, 2007 to create Activision Blizzard, as the world's most profitable pure-play online and console game publisher.

'Mechanic Master' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mechanic Master is a fun problem-solving game for creative minds where you use the stylus as a weapon to rid the Earth of alien invaders that have scattered across the planet. Become the ultimate Master of Mechanics by creating crazy contraptions to free humans, keep the mechanics in motion and defeat those pesky foes.

GamersGate Makes Microïds Portfolio Available for Download

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital download portal GamersGate announced that renowned games publisher and producer Microïds has made its current catalog including upcoming games, available for digital download on the platform.

'Princess Debut' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Natsume announced a new original IP, Princess Debut, a rhythm and adventure game for girls, offering the chance to step through a portal into a magical world where they become a princess.

Strategy First Signs 'Perimeter 2: New Earth'

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perimeter 2: New Earth is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter.

'Atlantica Online' Begins Closed Beta - New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlantica Online is bringing back turn-based and strategic gameplay to give a fresh face to the MMO world. A thinking person's game, Atlantica Online gives players the chance to really strategize using the combat, mercenary and city/country management system.

Riot Games Secures An Additional $7 Million in Funding

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year Riot Games, comprised of former EA, Sony, Microsoft, Sega, Atari, Konami, Activision, and Midway employees, bagged $1.5 million independent equity funding, and today it announced that Benchmark Capital and FirstMark Capital has invested $7M to finance development of its, still unannounced, new action RPG/RTS hybrid title.

'Princess On Ice' (NDS) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Aksys Games' rhythm-based ice skating simulation game Princess On Ice players will be able to pick and choose which girl to skate and dance their way through the world’s premier ice skating stadiums, perfecting all the moves and striving to be crowned as the next Princess On Ice!

2K Games Signs 'Champions Online' (PC) Also Coming to Xbox 360

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games announced that it has signed Cryptic Studios’ MMO action game, Champions Online, based on the 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.

'Salvation' (X360/PC) Developer Interview #3 - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Salvation is a third-person shooter game set in the near-future where the world government has staged Judgment Day, replicated Christ and Antichrist in order to kill them off and assume ultimate power. Any dissidents are killed or sent to a cybernetic virtual Hell, causing a human to suffer unbearably.

CD Projekt Brings Good Old Games to the Present

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CD Projekt revealed its newest project, GOG.com, acronym for Good Old Games, is a new games-on-demand platform that allows you to buy some of the best PC games of all time – many of which just can't be found in stores anymore – and play them on modern hardware, completely free of intrusive DRM.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty: World at War'

by Alicia on July 10, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty: World at War, using the Call of Duty 4 engine, completely changes the rules of engagement by redefining WWII gaming and thrusting players into the final tension-filled, unforgiving battles against a new ferocious enemy in the most dangerous and suspenseful action ever seen.

'Stormrise' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced Stormrise, an innovative real time strategy console title offering fans of the classic RTS genre an immersive and dramatic twist whilst challenging the conscience of the gamer. Experience the heat of the battlefield by leading your troops from the front line, instead of the traditional way of controlling the units from a detached view point.

'Brave: A Warrior's Tale' (PSP/Wii/X360) Announced

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brave: A Warrior's Tale brings players expansive exploration and in-game interactivity on their quest to protect their tribe from the sources of evil, continuously offering a significant challenge to players as they advance through a world of untamed wilderness.

'Mirror's Edge' (PS3/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mirror's Edge is a new take on the first-person action adventure category, where you are Faith, a 'runner' in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of human traffic is closely watched. When Faith's sister gets framed for a murder she did not commit, Faith finds herself on the edge of the city, on the wrong side of the law.

'Ride to Hell' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Silver's Ride to Hell, produced by their internal development studio, is set in the last years of the roaring 1960's, a time of Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N Roll. The biker movement, rock music and the hippie counterculture all add to the fascinating atmosphere to be experienced in Ride to Hell.

'TNA iMPACT!' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TNA stands for Total Nonstop Action, so you can expect TNA iMPACT! to be more extreme and action-packed than competing WWE titles. TNA has a few little tweaks compared to regular wrestling, such as a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.

'The Tale of Despereaux' (PS2/Wii/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brash Entertainment announced development for The Tale of Despereaux, an interactive game based on Universal Pictures’ animated adventure of the same name. The game shares the fairy-tale look and feel of the upcoming film about a chivalrous mouse, full of courage and honor.

'Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising' (PS3/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint 2 will see the most realistic modeling of conflict scenarios in a new contemporary theater of war. By offering a multitude of military disciplines, gameplay will deliver warfare more realistic and intense then ever before, while an extensive multiplayer component will create battles on an incredible scale.

Midway's E3 2008 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games announced its product portfolio to be shown at the 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit, showcasing exciting new IPs such as Wheelman starring action film star Vin Diesel, This is Vegas, TNA Impact, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, casual titles such as the Game Party sequel, and several others.

'Hell's Kitchen: The Video Game' (NDS/Wii/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it will publish Hell's Kitchen: The Video Game, based on the TV show from Granada America featuring world-renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay. The game will allow players to experience the show's high-pressure kitchen and dining room challenges as a faithfully rendered 3D Chef Ramsay watches their every move.

D3Publisher's E3 2008 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3P will showcase titles for gamers of all ages at this year’s E3 Media & Business Summit, including brand titles such as VIZ Media’s animated series NARUTO, Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep, Cartoon Network Enterprises’ Ben 10: Alien Force, the just announced Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers, as well as Puzzle Quest: Galactrix, etc...

'Imperium Romanum: Emperor Expansion' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperium Romanum is a historical strategy that puts the player in the role of a governor of a province, where he or she must strive to build a well organized, prosperous and commanding settlement. The Emperor Expansion includes 4 new campaigns offering 16 challenging missions.

SouthPeak Interactive's E3 2008 Lineup

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthPeak Interactive announced its lineup for the upcoming E3 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles July 15-17, 2008, where it will showcase its fall 2008 titles with extensive hands-on and producer-led demos, including Ninjatown, X-Blades, Big Bang Mini, Igor The Game and a few others...

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

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:02 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.

'Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers' (Wii) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zombies across America will meet their match when D3Publisher brings the popular bikini-clad samurai sisters Aya and Saki to our shores in Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers on the Wii.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit'

by Brad Hilderbrand on July 10, 2008 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit is the 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.

'Pro Cycling Manager: Tour De France 2008' (PSP/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

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

Cyanide's PCM 2008 lets you manage one of the 65 teams, with improved AI, a better recruitment system, more realistic rider progression, extensive customization, and improved gfx. The 2008 edition will also introduce in-door circuit elimination racing, and the PSP version will feature 1vs1 wi-fi multiplayer.

'POSTAL III' (PS3/X360/PC) Cowboys Up With The Village People

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Postal III will employ the Valve's Source engine to deliver a new and advanced technical level of social satire and politically incorrect virtual violence, featuring motion-captured performances by a wide array of celebrities as well as a storyline that offers gamers vast latitude in terms of their behavior. Randy Jones of the '70's musical group The Village People is the first in a series of celebrities who will be appearing in POSTAL III.

PS3 Review - 'Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3'

by Brad Hilderbrand on July 10, 2008 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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!

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 5:34 a.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.

'Dead Space' (PS3/X360/PC) 100 Movie Sweepstakes

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience that promises to deliver the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action. EA is putting on a sweepstakes to win the top 100 horror and sci-fi flicks from the development team of its sci-fi survival game, Dead Space!

Double Fusion Signs On to Deliver In-Game Advertising On PS3

by Rainier on July 10, 2008 @ 5:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Double Fusion signed a partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment to deliver dynamic in-game advertising on PS3, working with publishers and advertisers to create effective marketing programs for brands targeting PS3’s demographic.