by Judy on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
- Madden NFL 09 [ALL] - Launch Trailer
- Space Siege [PC] - Trailers (2)
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under
According to the last issue of Game Informer, Eidos is working on a new Batman game that's being developed by Rocksteady Studios, known for Urban Chaos: Riot Response, whose website has a countdown clock
, presumably to the official announcement. Powered by the Unreal Engine 3, Batman: Arkham Asylum is a 3rd-person action game with a dark and gritty setting reminiscent of Bioshock. Sporting a story co-written by the producer of TV's Batman: The Animated Series, Paul Dini, the game features Joker and "an army" of other supervillains, and is currently scheduled for 2009.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
de Blob is an action puzzle title that allows players to explore and liberate an alien city from the evil, monochromatic I.N.K.T. Corporation that has taken over the city and outlawed all color and fun from daily life, by splattering buildings, landmarks, and citizens with color.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Shot Online combines the social aspects of an MMO role-playing game with the physics and play mechanics of a serious golf simulator, all in full 3D.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Bionic Commando Rearmed is a makeover of the classic 8-bit game released 20 years ago, but with updated visuals, new weapons, online rankings, a reworked musical score and the addition of a 2-player co-op mode. To make up for the higher purchase price, Capcom producer Ben Judd revealed
that the PC edition will get some exclusive challenge rooms through a free update patch.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Having just released Art of Murder: FBI Confidential, City Interactive is already preparing a follow-up point-and-click adventure developed by the same studio. In Testament of Faith, you play French archaeology student Sylvie Leroux in search of a medieval dark secret linked to the Maltese Order, taking you to various locations such as Istanbul, Malta and Rome.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Memento Mori is a new adventure game featuring two main characters, Larisa Svetlova and Maxim Durand. It's the player's task to disclose the secret of the St. Petersburg art theft, a mysterious Finnish order and its machinations. Only the player's decisions will determine which of the six possible fates the two investigators will meet in the end.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under
TF2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve’s next-gen animation technology, persistent player statistics, etc... Valve's next update will revolve around the Heavy class, with unlockable weapons and achievements.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Manage a team of elite war machines through a campaign of intense military conflicts. Advanced upgrade and customization options combine with challenging objective-based gameplay to offer a fresh new strategy RPG and a daring new vision of the long-running Zoids universe.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Wii Music makes it easy for people to jam to tunes, even if they don't know anything about music. Wii Music transforms the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers into more than 60 different instruments, including a violin, steel drums, electric guitar – even a cowbell. Amazon is currently offering Wii Music for pre-order
, claiming it will ship on Nov. 3, 2008.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Set in a modern day survival-horror universe, the co-operative gameplay of Left 4 Dead casts four "Survivors" in an epic struggle against hordes of swarming zombies and terrifying "Boss Infected" mutants. Valve announced a series of live demonstrations of Left 4 Dead at upcoming industry events the world over.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Infinite Interactive's has released a new patch for its strategy title Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.05a and adds bug fixes and balance changes,and a few multiplayer tweaks.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Fallen Earth is an MMOG set in a near future post-apocalyptic world where six factions are struggling to emerge from the collapse of civilization brought on by viruses and environmental disaster.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Kalypso Media's battle for galactic supremacy continues with Endless Universe, the new stand-alone add-on for strategy game Galactic Civilizations II. A stand-alone version, it requires no additional purchase and also includes the two previously released add-ons: Dark Avatar and Twilight Of the Arnor.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Deep Silver has released a new patch for B-Alive's zoo management game Wildlife Park2. This v2.00 patch works for the original, its Crazy Zoo addon, all languages and adds full Windows Vista support.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Universal Combat: A World Apart uses a new graphics engine, offer high definition first-person character models, new first-person weapon models and classes such as machine guns, fixed gun turrets and several new combat weapons.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
UCSE includes new and improved technologies from all previous Battlecruiser / Universal Combat titles as well as various other enhancements and content.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Codemasters' Rise Of The Argonauts is an action/rpg set in ancient Greece where you will embark on an epic quest, and encounter legendary figures such as Jason, Hercules and Atalanta.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under
A physics-based puzzler featuring addictive and open gameplay, The Magic Toy Chest brings the whole family together to solve mind bending puzzles with simple point and click gameplay.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise. From Aug. 15th through Aug. 18th (12 PM PT), Disney Online will host a Free Preview Weekend for Pirates of the Caribbean Online.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under
My Aquarium is an all-new, original WiiWare IP, providing a virtual aquarium for people of all ages to create a captivating and relaxing atmosphere in front of the Wii. No need for a real aquarium - the fish tank in My Aquarium can be customized with different backgrounds, gravel styles, decorations, plant life, and of course, fish!
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 6:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Nvidia has released new graphics drivers allowing owners of most GeForce 8, GeForce 9, and GeForce GTX 200-series cards to automatically use PhysX acceleration. Along with the drivers will come a PhysX software pack containing free UT 3 maps, the full version of NetDevil's Warmonger, a couple of Nvidia demos, and sneak peeks at Object Software's Metal Knight Zero and Nurien Software's Nurien social-networking service.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under
When 10Tacle filed for bankruptcy
last week, its Belgian studio, which was working on Totems, had to shut down. In a last-ditch effort to finance itself, a spin-off was under development, Urban Race. Labeled as Burnout meets Assassin's Creed, Urban Race is a blend between Parkour — a fluid, efficient and acrobatic physical discipline —and aggressive and violent takedowns of opponents using the environment and handy weapons.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Love puzzle games, but also love an adventure? EA's Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure is an adventure-puzzle game that adds a new element of fun by combining the action of an adventure game with the challenge of a puzzle game all in one.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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:
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Lighthouse has signed a European publishing deal for Arberth Studios' Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, promising an authentic first-person, point-and-click adventure brimming with Celtic atmosphere.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Danish indie developer frecle will be showcasing the first playable version of Youropa, an original platform/puzzle/action game, at GC Leipzig 2008. With a strong focus on fun, puzzles, action and gameplay, Youropa is set to charm audiences worldwide.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Deep Silver and French publisher Game Life announced a game based on the popular children's TV series The Magic Roundabout, featuring all the well-known characters of the series will appear in a typical, humorous story created especially for the game
by Richard Poskozim on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 takes players on an all new adrenaline ride through six different action-packed gameplay modes, a new electrifying soundtrack and exhilarating local multiplayer modes in either versus or co-op for up to four players.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under
While there has yet to be an official announcement, Capcom is working on a third installment in the Mega Man Star Force series for the NDS. No details were revealed, but Capcom launched a teaser site
, which unfortunately does not tell us anything either.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Smugglers 4 is a turn-based science-fiction space trading game. You have the option to be a greedy trader, an ambitious bounty hunter, a ruthless pirate and your actions will ultimately have an impact on the galactic scale. You will even be able to board enemy ships and conquer star systems commanding large battleships.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Gears of War 2 picks up six months after the events of the original, thrusting players back into humankind's epic battle for survival against a nightmarish force of underground creatures known as the Locust Horde. Due to the game's violence GoW 2 will not be sold in Germany, and therefor Microsoft has decided to not show
the game at the Leipzig Games Convention later this month.
by Tim McCullough on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The SimCity Box, a bundled pack of five games from the SimCity franchise, including SimCity Societies, SimCity Societies Destinations, SimCity 4, SimCity 4 Rush Hour and The Sims Carnival SnapCity.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
AMD has entered into an agreement with Blizzard that will allow AMD to bundle Blizzard’s best games across all ATI Radeon graphics products, and as the exclusive graphics sponsor for BlizzCon 2008, AMD will power all PCs at the event with ATI Radeon HD 4800 series cards.
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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. As you may have noticed Madden 09 comes with Bret Favre still in his Packers uniform instead of a NY Jets outfit as the transfer was made too late for EA to change the packaging, however you can manually print out the proper X360
by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2008 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Imperium Romanum is a historical RTS putting you in the role of a governor of a province, where you must strive to build a well organized, prosperous and commanding settlement. The Emperor Expansion includes 4 new campaigns offering 16 challenging missions.