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Akella's E3 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Akella's E3 2008 lineup:

Tecmo's E3 2008 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 10:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Tecmo's E3 2008 lineup:

Rising Star Games' E3 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Rising Star Games' E3 2008 lineup:

CDV's E3 2008 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 9:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from CDV's E3 2008 lineup:

'The Price is Right' (NDS/Wii/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Price is Right is based on the longest running game show in television history, now in its 35th season. Like the contestants on the game show, players will be able to bid on products, play the famous pricing games, and spin the Big Wheel for the chance to win prizes in the Showcase Showdown.

'Wolfenstein' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens & Trailer

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

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

'I Am Alive' (Wii/PS3/X360) Announced - Trailer

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced an edgy new survival-adventure intellectual property, I Am Alive where players will be challenged to think, react and take risks that will directly affect themselves and those around them.

'50 Cent: Blood on the Sand' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

50 Cent reprises his role as video game hero with 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, including G Unit's Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and DJ Whoo Kid who provide voice and likeness. In this fictional story, players play as one of the world's biggest hip-hop stars in an all-out battle to protect 50 Cent's assets and to collect payment from a crooked overlord.

'Mega Man 9' (Wii/PS3/X360) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original 2D classic Mega Man returns, bringing the series back to its core with retro-action platform gameplay and NES-inspired old school graphics. Relive the Mega Man experience with maniacally themed environments, a host of power-ups, and classically inspired bosses, each with their own unique weapons and weaknesses.

'Luminous Arc 2' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced Luminous Arc 2, an epic strategy RPG loaded to the brim with content, including a wealth of new characters (and the return of a few favorites), hand drawn graphics, a score from famed composer Yasunori Mitsuda‘s Procyon Studio, local and online multiplayer support, multiple endings, a redesigned user interface, and plenty more..

Sony Offers Movies and TV Shows on PS3 and PSP

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony announced the launch of a new video delivery service in the U.S. for the PlayStation 3 and PSP systems. Consumers will have the ability to download full-length movies and television shows through the PlayStation Store on PlayStation Network. The service will offer nearly 300 full-length movies and more than 1,200 TV episodes.

'Flock!' (PS3/X360/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Flock!, you take control of a UFO that has been given the challenge of herding farm animals to its mothership through a variety of puzzle-filled physics-based interactive levels, including corn fields, pastures and other “plushie”-like environments.

SCEA Reveals God of War 3, Resistance PSP, LocoRoco2, Patapon2

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to revealing new content for over 20 previously announced, first-party software titles, SCEA gave attendees a look at over 10 never-before-seen titles, including PS3 titles God of War 3 and MAG, Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty for PlayStation Network and Resistance: Retribution for the PSP system.

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 2:16 p.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.

Sony Unveils 80GB PS3 at $399, Lego Batman PS2 Bundle, New PSP Pack

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At Sony's press briefing, they revealed that the 80GB model of the PlayStation 3 console will become available this Sept. and retail for $399. Sony also announced a Ratchet and Clank Size Matters PSP Entertainment Pack, a Lego Batman PlayStation 2 Pack, and the launch of a PS3 Greatest Hits program for PS3 this July.

Lost Planet Movie Script Written by Solid Snake

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warner Bros. and Capcom will distribute a movie based on the video game Lost Planet. David Hayter, known for voicing Solid Snake in Konami's Metal Gear Solid game franchise, will pen the screenplay.

'WWE Legends of WrestleMania' (PS3/X360) Game Details Revealed

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE Legends of WrestleMania is poised to deliver an impressive lineup of Legendary Superstars and Managers, a new combo fighting system and a historically accurate representation of WWE telecasts during the '80s and '90s.

Disney Interactive's E3 2008 Lineup

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney Interactive unveiled the games that it's featuring at the E3 Media & Business Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The list includes High School Musical, Pure, Spectrobes: Beyond The Portals, Ultimate Band, and plenty more.

'Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment's Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, based on Enki Bilal's Nikopol Trilogy graphic novel series, is a visually striking, richly detailed point and click adventure game developed by Benoît Sokal’s White Birds Productions.

Encore Reveals Release Dates for Adventure Titles

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore announces the upcoming release schedule of its initial products in the new Mystery Adventure line featuring titles from Microïds, ranging from the dark regions of Transylvania (Dracula 3) to a mysterious island (Sinking Island), and characters ranging from a mass murderer (Still Life 2) to a legendary prophet, (Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy).

Konami's E3 2008 Lineup

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami unveiled the games that it's featuring at the E3 Media & Business Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The list includes Castlevania, DDR, Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked, Rock Revolution, Silent Hill: Homecoming, and plenty more.

Nintendo Unveils New Wii Sports, Guitar Hero, Animal Crossing, Wii Music

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At its E3 briefing Nintendo unveiled the previously announced enhancement for its Wiimote controller, as well as new installments in the Wii Sports franchise, the next Guitar Hero, Animal Crossings, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, and Wii Music.

'Guitar Hero: World Tour' (ALL) Gets New Metallica Album on Launch Date

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision revealed that Metallica's upcoming full studio album, "Death Magnetic," will be available simultaneously in record stores and as DLC for both Guitar Hero III this Sept. and Guitar Hero: World Tour when it ships this fall.

'Tomb Raider: Underworld' (ALL) Pins Down Release Date

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Designed specifically to take advantage of the latest technologies Tomb Raider: Underworld represents a new advancement in exploration-based gameplay. Eidos has announced the North American and European release dates for Tomb Raider: Underworld. Read more for further details …

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 11:08 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, SC IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.

'Fallout 3' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence.

Atari Whips Up 'What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver' (NDS) - Screens

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver walks players through virtual and real-life cooking situations, from shopping to chopping, dressing the dish to serving up meals.

Conspiracy Entertainment Signs 'Chicken Hunter' (Wii)

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conspiracy Entertainment announced that it has entered into an agreement with casual game developer phenomedia to distribute the character-driven jump 'n' run game, Chicken Hunter for the Wii.

'World of Warcraft' - v2.4.3 US/Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v2.4.3 patch mostly fixes a few bugs, crashes, makes tweaks to the various characters, quests, professions, dungeons and so forth...

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 10:38 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:

'Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars' (NDS) Announced

by Judy on July 15, 2008 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for the NDS. Developed by Rockstar Leeds in conjunction with series creators Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be available in North America and Europe this winter.

Activision's Fall 2008 Lineup, Developing Wolfenstein, X-Men, Ultimate Alliance

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision’s fall 2008 game lineup includes CoD: World at War, Guitar Hero World Tour, Quantum of Solace and Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. In addition it is currently in development on id Software's Wolfenstein; Vicarious Visions' RPG sequel Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2: Fusion; Raven Software' new first person action game Singularity; a game based on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen; and Raven Software's X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

X360 Co-op Preview - 'Gears of War 2'

by Thomas Wilde on July 15, 2008 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Gears of War 2 picks up six months after the events of the original, and thrusts players back into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against a nightmarish force of underground creatures known as the Locust Horde. We go hands on with the new Horde mode, check out the bots and some new maps...

Microsoft Pre-E3 2008 Press Briefing Summary

by Thomas Wilde on July 15, 2008 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Pre - E3 2008

Microsoft's pre-E3 briefing began with a roundup of some of their upcoming triple-A titles, and moved on to discuss their new dashboard and several new functionalities for Xbox Live. If one thing was emphasized over the course of the briefing, it was a renewed focus on cooperative play. Many of the games that were shown were either party games meant for multiple players or otherwise introduced an unexpected cooperative element for an upcoming title.

Electronic Arts E3 2008 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Electronic Arts' E3 2008 lineup:

EA Reveals Online Initiatives And Dynamic DNA

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA revealed NBA Live 09's Dynamic DNA, which emulates an NBA player in every sense of the word with daily online updates throughout the season via the NBA Live 365. EA Online gives gamers the ability to store profile such as likes, dislikes, friends and achievements across all games and platforms. New, more powerful, back-end tools will make micro-transactions a bigger part of the gaming experience, while Rupture will allow you to track and challenge friends across all games and gaming platforms.

Xbox 360 Review - 'The Incredible Hulk'

by Reggie Carolipio on July 15, 2008 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Master of the Monster Lair' (NDS) Customization Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A.'s Master of the Monster Lair is a dungeon-designing, monster-hunting RPG adventure. In order to trap the freeloading monsters of South Arc, you must become the architect of a vast labyrinth, crafting intricate levels designed to lure and capture all manner of beasts.

NDS Review - 'LOL'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 15, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

LOL is played by one of the players making a challenge in writing to the others. The crazier the challenge, the more fun everyone will have. The person who delivered the challenge chooses an appropriate time limit, and everyone has to answer the challenge on their touch screen however they see fit – with words, pictures, or whatever comes to mind.

'James Bond: Quantum of Solace' (ALL) - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2008 - July 15th

Introducing a more lethal and cunningly efficient Bond, the game blends first-person action with a third-person cover combat system that allows players to feel what it is like to be the ultimate secret agent. Seamlessly blending the heart-pounding action and excitement of the “Quantum of Solace” film with the “Casino Royale” movie, the title propels players into the cinematic experience of international espionage.

'Ben 10: Alien Force The Game' (NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2008 - July 15th

Based on the next generation television series launched on Cartoon Network last month, Ben 10: Alien Force The Game begins five years after Ben put away the DNA-scrambling Omnitrix, but now Grandpa Max has gone missing and the planet Earth is in grave danger.

'Spectral Force 3' (X360) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus USA has obtained the North American rights for Spectral Force 3, the first of the series to land in the Western hemisphere, delivering challenging strategy RPG gameplay, a classic fantasy story, and tons of character and item customization options.

'SimAnimals' (NDS/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time players can engage with the wild world of animals in their natural surroundings in an immersive and tactile way. In this game you are challenged to engage, touch, move and try to control a wide range of animals as you journey deeper and deeper into the forest.

EA Signs id Software's RAGE (PS3/X360/PC)

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that it has signed an agreement with id Software to publish RAGE. Built on id Software’s newest game engine, id Tech5, RAGE is an all-new take on the first-person shooter.

'Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on July 15, 2008 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force will introduce kids to all new adventures in the Club Penguin world, giving players a chance to complete secret agent missions, solve mysteries and connect with friends in new ways. The game allows players to take on the role of a covert agent in the Elite Penguin Force.