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'Fable 2' (X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose.

'Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway' (ALL) GameStop Pre-order Gets Exclusive Skins

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, the third entry in the series, has you reprise the heroic role of Sergeant Matt Baker, a soldier of the 101st Airborne Division, during Operation Market Garden in the late stages of World War II. While Steam gives you Road to Hill 30 free with pre-order, GameStop throws in a redeem code with the Ltd. Edition for exclusive German Commander and American Assault models that can be used in multiplayer.

Various Game Trailers #1413

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 8:37 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:

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [ALL] - Trailer
  • Far Cry 2 [ALL] - Jackal Trailer
  • Blitz: The League II [ALL] - Voice Session Trailer (2)


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

'Team Fortress 2' Heavy's Update to Add Arena Mode, New/Remade Maps - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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, achievements, seven new maps and more ..

Silicon Knights Accuses Epic Of Defrauding Developers

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever since the Silicon Knights vs. Epic lawsuit last, SK's president/founder Denis Dyack has been quite vocal about his dismay against Epic Games. Claiming "justice will be done." Dryak says they "feel really good about our claims," and that the Gears of War/Unreal Engine 3 developer "defrauded us, and a major portion of the industry." The disagreement between the two companies dates back to late 2007 when Silicon Knights accused Epic of not delivering promised features in its Unreal Engine 3 engine until after its own UE3 powered game Gears of War shipped.

'Mega Man 9' (Wii/PS3/X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 5:29 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.

'TNA iMPACT!' (ALL) Story Mode, Realism and Responsiveness Details - Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 4:52 p.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, including tweaks like a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.

'NBA Live 09' (ALL) Online Team Play - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Live 09 sports new features like Pick and Roll Control, Defensive Lockdown Control, Signature Playcalling and Quickstrike Ankle-Breakers that will make the game experience fun from beginning to end. Additionally, NBA Live 09 takes you to training camp with the NBA Academy that gives you a chance to hone your skills.

'Smash Court Tennis 3' (X360) Predicts US Open Winner

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Namco Bandai's Smash Court Tennis 3 players compete as or against 16 of their favorite Pro-Tennis stars including #1 ranked Roger Federer and 2006 French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin.

'Driving Theory Training' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's Driving Theory Training is an NDS exclusive title giving players the unique opportunity to revise, practice and take virtual tests on driving theory and Highway Code whilst on the move.

'Too Human' (X360) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 2:04 p.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.

SCEA Making Sure PS3 Music Peripherals Are Compatible

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA's Director of Publisher Relations Michael Shorrock, who works closely with all of the publishers and developers that create games for all PlayStation platforms, has been working closely with Neversoft and Activision, Harmonix and Konami to ensure that PS3 guitars and drum sets will all feature a basic level of gameplay compatibility, meaning Guitar Hero: World Tour’s guitars and drums will work with Rock Band 2 and Konami’s Rock Revolution software.

'The Godfather II' (PS3/X360/PC) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo's Corleone family drama, The Godfather II game goes beyond the film's story by setting players in the world of organized crime in 1960s Florida, Cuba and New York.

'Duke Nukem 3D' Achievements Indicate It May be Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year, 3D Realms' George Broussard revealed he was interested in bringing Duke Nukem 3D to XBLA with enhanced gfx and four-player online co-op, but it was up to Microsoft to make it happen. It hadn't been heard of since, but a just-released achievement list indicates that it may have passed certification and could arrive rather soon ...

'Armored Core for Answer' (PS3/X360) Customization - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft will publish From Software's 13th installment in its mech-based combat franchise, Armored Core for Answer.

'Rail Simulator' - Update #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rail Simulator will offer the opportunity for players to take charge of steam, diesel and electric trains on real routes in the UK and Germany. Challenging and fun gameplay will even enable players to design their own ideal journey routes. This 2nd patch adds various new features, enhancements, plenty of fixes,

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:36 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.

'Colour of Murder' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Colour of Murder, Carol Reed has plans for her fourth Midsummer’s Eve in Sweden, but little does she realize that during the next few days she will encounter an adventure involving more challenging and intricate puzzles than she has overcome in any of her previous cases.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (PS3/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

'Galaga Legions' (X360) This Week's Xbox Live Arcade Title

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galaga Legions is not just another boring remake! The same team that brought you Pac Man Championship Edition has created a revitalized game that features table-turning game dynamics, super slick visuals, and mind-blowing vast waves of enemies. Galaga Legions is the ultimate version of the arcade shooter classic!

'Tomb Raider Underworld' (ALL) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crystal Dynamics has made Tomb Raider Underworld more realistic with fluid movements due to motion capturing. Set a few years after the last game, it also features persistent destruction and lush locales across the globe. Lara gets muddy in the game, but with the weather system, rain will wash it away.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky' Goes Gold, But Faces Small Delay

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:37 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. Originally set for Aug. 29, it has been pushed back a week until Sept. 5, 2008.

'Atlantica Online' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:33 a.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, giving you the chance to really strategize using the combat, mercenary and city/country management system.

'Alan Wake' (X360/PC) Development Bumpy, But Moving Forward

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the deceptively idyllic town of Bright Falls, Washington, Alan Wake places gamers in the role of the best-selling suspense author, Alan Wake. He escapes to this small town to recover from the mysterious disappearance of his fiancée and comes face to face with his darkest nightmares. After a long silence, Remedy comments that while the development did not go as smoothly as liked, the team is working hard on it, and making progress.

'Runes of Magic' Ystra-Highland Region Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:24 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.

'Company of Heroes' Getting Another Expansion?

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic, and completely destructible, battlefield ever seen in a game. If we are to believe this Amazon product listing, CoH is getting a Tales of Valor expansion, scheduled for March 2009.

'Powerbike" (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco's Powerbike, developed by Tornado Studios, is an intense motorcycle racer that features death-defying stunts, intense police chases and competitive multiplayer modes.

'Dragon Age: Origins' Eventually Coming to Consoles

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion elements of existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors. Bioware director Dan Tudge confirmed that Dragon Age: Origins will come to consoles, hinting at a late 2009 release date.

'NBA 09: The Inside' (PS3) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA 09: The Inside brings fans a basketball game full of deep customization, and true-to-life gameplay delivering smooth, ultra-realistic hoops action, including a number of new features along with enhanced gameplay functionality.

'All Points Bulletin' (X360/PC) Adds PhysX Support

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Points Bulletin is an MMO freeform combat and driving-based game, designed by the creator of the original GTA franchise, bringing players into a living, breathing city where cash is king and territory equals respect. Realtime Worlds will take advantage of NVIDIA's PhysX technology to enhance the game’s free-form combat and real-time driving environments.

'Chrono Trigger' (NDS) Pins Down North American Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his misfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils.

505 Games Signs 'Armed Assault 2' But Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArmA 2 is set in the near future, year 2009, in a fictional post soviet country called Chernarus. Players will be sent as members of a US Marine Corps Force Recon squad to this country to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability there.

Electronic Arts Issues Update on Offer for Take-Two

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has decided to let its tender offer expire later today after CEO John Riccitiello had a discussion with Take Two's Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Strauss Zelnick pending a management presentation to EA containing non-public information such as information relating to its three year product release schedule, so that it can better understand the value of the company.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Open Beta Starts Sept. 7th, 2008

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:30 a.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. Mythic Entertainment announced that the open beta for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will begin on Sept. 7th, 2008.

'Animal Paradise' (NDS) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual pet owners will be introduced to an assortment of city and country animals looking for a special place to call home. To earn the animals trust and friendship, players will need to walk, feed, clean, play, and bond with their new friends. Already released in Europe last year, and a sequel lined up for mid 2009, Animal Paradise has finally gone gold in North America.

Wii Shop Channel Gets New WiiWare Title and Two Classics

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo added two classics and one WiiWare title to the Wii's Shop Channel. Wii owners with online access can redeem Wii Points to download the following titles: Midnight Pool (Wiiware), Mega Man (VC) and Neo Turf Masters (VC).

Lighthouse Interactive Becomes Official Nintendo Publisher/Developer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Lighthouse Interactive announced that it has signed a Publisher License Agreement with Nintendo of Europe GmbH allowing it to publish and develop products on Wii and NDS platforms.

Koch Media Brings 'Igor The Game' (NDS/Wii/PC) to Europe - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the upcoming animated movie, Igor is a hunchbacked lab assistant (voiced by John Cusack) forced to serve a mad scientist while dreaming of one day becoming a notorious mad scientist himself and winning the Evil Science Fair.

PS3/X360/PC Preview- 'Street Fighter IV'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

SF 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 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes.

Xbox Live Arcade Review - 'Elements of Destruction'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Assume the role of the master of disaster! Fired from your job as a top research scientist, you have built a machine that allows you to control nature and exact revenge on the corporation that fired you. Use tornadoes, lightning, earthquakes and many other forces of nature to do your bidding in Elements of Destruction.

'Mercenaries 2: World in Flames' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pandemic has constructed a whole new "playground of destruction" from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Set in a new exotic hotspot, you can be your own boss in a wide-open world with only one rule: everybody pays.

Novint Falcon Makes Its Controller Compatible With Eidos Titles

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novint Technologies has signed an agreement with Eidos to make several of their titles available for the Novint Falcon game controller. Tomb Raider: Legend, Hitman: Blood Money, 25 to Life, Just Cause, BattleStations: Midway, and Kane & Lynch will all be touch-enabled for the Falcon, allowing players to feel realistic game actions, environments, objects and force feedback.

'Heroes over Europe' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Mile's Heroes over Europe, an action/flight game developed by Transmission Games (former IR Gurus), revisits the action in the key European air battles of WWII, following the stories of three allied pilots and their actions in the war, from the invasion of France to the devastation of Berlin in 1945. Originally slated for fall 2008, it is now scheduled for 2009.

'Legendary' (PS3/X360/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Legendary presents a world suddenly thrust into chaos and turmoil when ancient creatures of myth are unleashed into modern day society, and it is up to you, as the cause of it all, to stop it all.

'Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World' (PS2) - 53 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World combines all the best elements of previous DBZ: Budokai games, whilst also boasting new features such as Dragon Missions, new battle types and drama scenes for fans to delve deeper than ever before into the Dragon Ball Z universe.

'Spider-Man: Web of Shadows' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

A deadly symbiote invasion brings total devastation to the streets of New York City in the next Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, where players have ultimate control over the city’s salvation and Spider-Man's destiny.

'Shrek (TBA)' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

A Shrek game was announced, but there are no further details.

'Guitar Hero: World Tour' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Guitar Hero: World Tour features guitar, vocals, drums, the ability to create your own songs (and upload them on GHTunes), four-player on/offline co-op, and an eight-player battle of the bands multiplayer mode (4vs4).

'Dungeon Hero' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Dungeon Hero provides players with a fresh take on the classic dungeon based game. The in-game world is a totally functional, living, breathing community in every way. Eat, sleep, chat, socialize, trade and travel as you would in any civilized place – after all dungeon creatures are people too!

'MotoGP 08' (ALL) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

MotoGP is the world's premier motorcycling championship consisting of 18 Grands Prix hosted around the globe, featuring the world's top motorcycle manufacturers who provide machinery for the world's best riders.

'Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop' (Wii) - 18 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop follows the harrowing tale of Frank West, an overly zealous freelance journalist on a hunt for the scoop of a lifetime. In pursuit of a juicy lead, he makes his way to the small suburban town of Willamette only to find that it has become overrun by zombies.

'Warhawk: Operation Fallen Star' (PS3) Expansion Pack Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

The 3rd expansion pack for Warhawk, Operation: Fallen Star adds a new location, ten new battlefields, and the Infantry Jetpack, a personal rocket pack that allows soldiers to soar above the fray of battle into the aerial realm of the Warhawks themselves. Scheduled for release on Aug. 28 for $7.99, or if you get all 3 expansion, $15.99.

'Savage Moon' (PS3) Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Savage Moon is a frantic, action-packed PlayStation Network tower defense game in a gritty sci-fi setting. You are tasked with protecting mining facilities from ravenous space bugs using some truly fearsome weaponry. And you’ll need as much strategy as firepower as you fend off wave after wave.

'Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty' (PS3) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

A stand-alone downloadable PSN adventure for both fans and newcomers to the franchise, Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty offers up to four hours of gameplay. With all new wrench mechanics and light and dark illumination puzzles, Ratchet must manipulate objects and use his wits in order to succeed in his quest.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation' (PS3) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

SOCOM Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans with support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, Leader Boards, as well as the ability to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.

'Pain: Amusement Park' (PS3) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

The Pain expansion pack is more Painful than ever! This time, we are leaving Downtown and headed to the Amusement Park! New to Pain is online multiplayer mode play and 5 crazy modes to enjoy. The Amusement Park still has the same creative, skill-driven comedic experience that presents players with the unique opportunity to control and capture the irreverent style of humor found in slapstick movies and online video clips.

'Resident Evil 5' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Resident Evil 5 promises to revolutionize the survival horror series by delivering an unbelievable level of detail, realism and control.

'Dark Void' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Dark Void is a highly innovative action title, is in development with platforms being confirmed shortly. Developed by Airtight Games, Dark Void will deliver a groundbreaking combination of fast-paced vertical combat mixed with mid-air and on-foot action.

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

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Set in World War 2, Velvet Assassin is a 3rd person shooter combining intense battles with guerrilla missions, featuring extensive stealth elements and challenging puzzles.

'Fat Princess' (PS3) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Frantic and fun, Fat Princess pits two hordes of players against each other in comic medieval battle royale. Your goal is to rescue your beloved princess from the enemy dungeon. There's a catch though: your adversary has been stuffing her with food to fatten her up and it's going to take most of your army working together to carry her back across the battlefield.

'Family Trainer' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Family Trainer lets all the family and friends get physical by engaging the whole body in a variety of easy-to-understand, fast-paced and wildly entertaining activities.

'King's Bounty: The Legend' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Gameplay is divided into two major sections: adventure mode and battle mode. While playing in adventure mode the gamer controls their character in real-time. With several classes available at the start of a new game, the player moves through the adventure map seeking various treasures, fighting monsters and accomplishing quests tasked to him by the local stewards. Once in battle mode the gamer assumes the role of a war chief, leading his troops in tactical turn-based combat. Battles take place on land or sea, in dungeons or castles or even in some items! The hero himself doesn't participate in the

'Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit' (PS3/X360) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Burst Limit is similar to the DBZ: Budokai Tenkaichi series (published by Atari in Europe and North America) and has online multiplayer, is cut scene-driven and supports 16:9.

'Quantum of Solace' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

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.

'Alone in the Dark' (PS3) - New Screen

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through the use of state-of-the-art real-time physics and unprecedented environmental interaction combining to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

'Yakuza 2' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2008 - Day 1

A 3rd person action adventure Yakuza 2 features enhanced combat, larger environments and a thrilling storyline continuing a year after Yakuza ended. Yakuza 2 will plunge players deeper into the world of Japan’s notorious underground organization, where honor and respect are not earned easily.

'The Secret World' (X360/PC) - First Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the creators of ‘Age of Conan’, ‘Anarchy Online’, ‘The Longest Journey’ and 'Dreamfall' comes a brave new MMORPG for the PC and Xbox 360. Taking place on our earth, in our times, ‘The Secret World’ (TSW) is inspired by history and mythology, modern conspiracy theories and ancient mysteries.

'Alter Ego' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Future Games, known for Black Mirror, is currently working on an all-new adventurous detective story with a horror plot. Alter Ego is set in a picturesque English town at the end of 19th century, and you play as two different characters who, although on opposite sides of the law, have to fight a common enemy.

'Dragon Age: Origins' Toolset Details and Public Showing

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion elements of existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors. Earlier this month Bioware revealed its summer schedule where it will be showing Dragon Age, as well as the mod/toolset it will release after launch.