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'Rainbow Six Vegas 2' - Free Fan Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 6:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 adds new gameplay features, stunning visuals, a solo campaign that uses new tactical possibilities in various locations around Sin City, co-op and adversarial modes, while providing unprecedented interaction between the solo and multiplayer experience. This map pack includes 3 maps: Murdertown (Dark), CQB Training (Dark) and fan favorite Calypso Casino!

'FaceBreaker' (Wii/PS3/X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by the same team that developed Fight Night Round 3, FaceBreaker offers irreverent fun, immersive gameplay and eye-popping stylized graphics. In this in-your-face, arcade world full of ego-wielding characters, each boxer comes to life with unique attributes and distinct personal style.

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' Now Accepting Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:55 p.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. Fans interested to "opt in for a chance to participate" in the beta test can now sign up (Euro/North America)

Playstation Store Gets Qore #2, Rock Band/Guitar Hero Tracks

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with Qore Episode 02 ($2.99) which includes Part one/three following the development of Resistance 2. Also present are the weekly Rock Band tracks (Crüe Fest Pack 1 for $2.99) and the Top Gun Anthem for Guitar Hero III (free), and of course there are the usual game/movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.

Various Game Trailers #1382

by Rainier on July 3, 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:

  • Wizard101 [PC] - Making Of Trailer (3)
  • Infinite Undiscovery [X360] - Trailer #4
  • Sacred 2: Fallen Ange [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer (2)
  • Big Bang Mini [NDS] - Trailer
  • Mercenaries [PS2/PS3/X360/PC] - Developer Diary Trailer #3


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

'Moscow Racer' - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moscow Racer will offer you to experience realistic car handling and mechanics, choose from a wide variety of tracks and get an in-depth look at well-known Moscow streets featuring compelling gameplay and breathtaking visuals, so gear up for exploring the Russian capital in fast-paced and maneuverable vehicles.

'Soulcalibur IV' (PS3/X360) Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:11 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, SC IV will be the definitive fighting game experience.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) to Get Action Figurines

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty: World at War 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. McFarlane Toys has teamed up with Activision to produce Call of Duty: World at War action figures, expected to hit store shelves in fall, 2008 and for around $10-15.

'LEGO Batman' (ALL) Bruce Wayne & Poison Ivy Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LEGO Batman features all of the characters from the LEGO Batman construction sets, plus a few new additions. Gamers will have the ability to roam the streets of LEGO Gotham City as Batman or Robin, and even take control of the villains while manipulating gadgets and building/operating vehicles in co-op gameplay.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Double Dose of Red Hot Chili Peppers And Rush

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 1:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apart from The Who drama, and Rock Band 2 leaks, MTV and Harmonix announced that the next addition to the Rock Band Music Store will be two tracks from Red Hot Chili Peppers (Snow Hey Oh, and Tell Me Baby) as well as a double dose of Rush (Closer to the Heart, Working Man). Especially worth of note is that Rush's Working Man track is different from the old DLC, a never before released recording of the hit single with an alternate solo.

'Mega Man 9' (Wii) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has yet to be an official announcement, it's no secret that Capcom is working on Mega Man 9 for Nintendo's downloadable WiiWare service. Series creator Keiji Inafune is involved in the creative process of this 8-bit creation, designing the famously hard to beat bosses. Apart from loads of items returning from various SNES iteration returning to the franchise, there will be plenty of new stuff to acquire, or buy, as a shop has been added to the mix where you can buy new armor, spike shoes, energy balancers, etc.

'Halo 3' Free Cold Storage Map Coming July 7, Legendary Map Pack Price Drop

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bungie's remake of the classic Halo: Combat Evolved map Chill Out, to be released as Cold Storage, will be available for free beginning on July 7, Bungie Day, on Xbox Live Marketplace. On that same day Microsoft is dropping the price of the Legendary Map Pack from 800 spacebucks to 600 spacebucks (but will no longer include the Bungie Pro bonus).

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (PSP/PS3/X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delayed earlier today, Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless, breathtaking environment for everyone who loves to compete. With no load times, no tracks, and no rules, the game allows players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in an unbelievable recreation of LA.

'Sudden Strike III: Ardennes Offensive' - v1.4 Addon/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SS3: Arms For Victory is the 3rd installment in the RTS franchise, adding interface innovations, huge troop numbers and enormous map designs demonstrating that size does matter. The free add-on includes two multiplayer maps, a new campaign (2 missions), one additional standalone mission, reworked older campaigns, and the usual tweaks, bug and crash fixes.

'Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise' (X360) Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trouble in Paradise invites gamers to return to magical Piñata Island. Unfortunately, not all is well on the island, as Professor Pester along with his gang of Ruffians have wiped out Piñata Central’s computer records, which poses a threat to parties everywhere.

'Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution' (ALL) - 52 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 10:19 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.

'Sadness' (Wii) Coming Fall 2009

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place prior to WWI, Sadness is a crime noir thriller with richly detailed characters and an engaging storyline. Sadness is the first Wii title to be presented entirely in black-and-white, where players will need to confront their greatest fears and protect themselves in hopes of not getting trapped inside the main character’s nightmare.

'Racing Team Manager' - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take control of a team, or establish a racing team of your own. Excel in clever negotiations with drivers, suppliers, and sponsors. Participate in the research and development of new cutting-edge technology, and create an ideal setup. As the boss of the team, you get to decide on the right strategy and manage the success of your drivers on racing weekends.

'BioShock' (PS3) Being Handled By Four Studios

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A narrative-driven action experience BioShock allows players to do the impossible as they journey through an amazing, immersive and terrifying world. The PS3 version of 2K's genetically enhanced story-driven action game is getting new features and content. While the game itself does not support co-op, Bioshock is being developed by no less than four studios, 2K Boston, 2K Australia, 2K Marin and external studio Digital Extremes.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' - 14 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 7:30 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.

'Perimeter 2: New Earth' Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 7:27 a.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.

'GTR Evolution' - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GTR Evolution takes GT and WTCC Extreme cars to the legendary Nordschleife, the holy grail of racing. In GTR Evolution gamers will experience the modern version of the monumental track of Nürburgring Nordschleife along with the Nürburgring GP layout.

The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Runway Outfit To Be Available in H&M Stores

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and fashion retailer H&M announced details about an outfit designed by a player of The Sims 2 coming to nearly 1,000 H&M stores around the world.

'Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future Raven Squad is a unique blending of RTS and FPS genres, as the game puts you in control of two groups of mercenary squads who crash land behind enemy lines in the Amazonian jungles. It will require tactical planning and a liberal amount of brute force to escape to safety.

'Naruto 2: The Broken Bond' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year Ubisoft released Naruto: Rise of a Ninja exclusively for the Xbox 360, and this year PS3 owners get sole custody over Namco Bandai's Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm. While there is not yet any official announcement, it seems Ubisoft is working on yet another Xbox 360-exclusive Naruto title, but while the previously mentioned titles are free-roaming action/adventure games, Naruto 2: Broken Bond will be a pure fighting game centered around Naruto and Sasuko. Surely more details to come at E3...

'Officers' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot of Officers preserves the established facts of the origins of WWII and allows gamers to lead any of three sides to victory: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, using the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (PSP/PS3/X360) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless, breathtaking environment for everyone who loves to compete. With no load times, no tracks, and no rules, the game allows players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in an unbelievable recreation of LA. Originally scheduled for Sept. 7, Rockstar has pushed all versions back until early Oct.

'Guitar Hero: On Tour' (NDS) Sells 300k Units in First Week

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time handheld gamers will have the freedom to unleash their inner rock star anywhere, anytime with Guitar Hero: On Tour offering the most diverse set list of master tracks in a Guitar Hero game, including classic rock, alternative and pop favorites. Guitar Hero: On Tour has sold in excess of 300,000 units in North America in the first seven days since its launch.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Warlords'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 3, 2008 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Warlords offers single and multiplayer action as up to four players battle to protect their fortress from attack, while battering down their opponents’ at a frenetic pace!

'Metal Gear Online (PS3) to Get Downloadable Content

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Gear Online features characters, stages and the same control scheme as MGS 4, with additional environments, game modes and team-based multiplayer mayhem for up to 16 players. Currently only scheduled for release in Japan, MGO will get new characters (Meryl/Johnny Akiba), ability to make female characters, a new "survival" mode, and 3 new maps (Shadow Moses, Metal Gear Solid helipad, and Mei Ling's boat). No word yet on when this DLC will come to Europe/North America.

'Darksiders: Wrath of War' (PS3/X360) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darksiders: Wrath of War is an action/adventure game that gives players the ability to experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world -- seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

'Enemy Engaged 2' - v1.02 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enemy Engaged 2, sequel to the chopper classic Enemy Engaged: RAH-66 Comanche Versus Ka-52 Hokum, features new dynamic missions, multiplayer, and a complete overhaul of the graphics and audio to bring the game up to date with the latest and best flight simulations available.

'Damnation' (PS3/X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Damnation features open environments, frenetic combat, daredevil acrobatics and high-octane vehicle-based stunts. Presenting players with an intense test of reflexes, quick thinking and rapid-fire conflict, Damnation will feature vast landscapes, each covering miles of distance and thousands of vertical feet.

Gala-Net Brings 'Luna Online' to North America

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Luna Online is a free to play MMORPG that takes place in a radiant fantasy world where the Human Race has united with the forces of the elves to defend their land against the evil that has spread throughout.

NDS Review - 'Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on July 3, 2008 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atlus' fast-paced medical action is back, along with all of your favorite Trauma Center characters, numerous enhancements, new difficulty modes and new operations. Rejoin Derek and Angie as they deal with the unpredictable after effects of GUILT.

'Mushroom Men (NDS/Wii) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mushroom Men shows gamers the mundane world from the surreal perspective of a three-inch-high Mushroom Man. Unnoticed by humans, a war rages between the spore factions. As a brave Bolete Mushroom Man, players are given the opportunity to wreak havoc by transforming common household trinkets and trash into weapons and tools.

Futuremark Licenses NaturalMotion’s morpheme Animation System

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NaturalMotion, developers of the euphoria motion synthesis technology, announced that Futuremark Games Studio has licensed its morpheme animation engine and graphical authoring tool.

Capcom Sets Up Shop in France

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom believes that more sales bases are needed to achieve faster growth by capturing market share outside Japan, where the market for video games is expected to continue to expand, particularly in Europe, which has recently been growing rapidly. Capcom already has subsidiaries in the UK and Germany, and now decided to establish an office in France.

Quazal’s Online Technologies Integrated in Vision Engine 7

by Rainier on July 3, 2008 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online multiplayer middleware developer Quazal, known for Net-Z, Rendez-Vous and Spark!, has signed an agreement with Trinigy, makers of the Vision Engine, to integrate Quazal’s online technologies with Vision 7.