Volition, Inc.'s third-person shooter franchise will make its open-world, next-gen debut with Red Faction: Guerrilla. Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction, this third-person open-world action-shooter will return to Mars and once again re-define the limits of destruction-based game-play.
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:
- Midnight Club: Los Angeles [PS3/X360] - Trailer #3
- World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King - Cinematic Intro
- Baja: Edge of Control [PS3/X360] - Sound Dev. Diary Trailer
- Risen [PC] - Teaser Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Space Invaders Get Even is an upcoming video game by Taito originally intended as a retail release, but will now be released as a downloadable WiiWare game. Space Invaders Get Even puts a twist on the formula by letting the player control the space invaders themselves.
The samba-inspired rhythm music game made popular in the arcades is shaking its way onto the Wii! Keeping the beat with over 40 songs on a Samba-inspired sound track, players shake the Wii Remote and Nunchuk like maracas and compete with friends to see who has the best moves. Samba De Amigo will be the first Wii title to get downloadable content when it releases mid Sept.
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.
Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty ($14.99), stay on top with the latest sports scores with EA SPORTS Live Score Tracker ($0.99), Kratos character for Hot Shots Golf Out Of Bounds ($1.99), HAZE Domination Pack (4 new maps, 1 new mode, free), GH III Dragonforce Track Pack ($6.25), Rock Band New Wave pack, demos for The Last Guy, Star Wars The Force Unleashed, and NFL Head Coach 09. To top it all off, there's a bunch of game & movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.
Paradox Interactive Dark Horizon is a stark and atmospheric space combat simulation that aims to hurl its audience through an action-packed adventure, piloting its own ship through the perils that only space could have to offer.
Guitar Hero: World Tour will feature 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). Not only will the new GH title have a Wii-exclusive Mii Freestyle mode and a host of European-specific tracks, but Activision also revealed that it plans on adding one extra instrument to the lineup. While no specifics were given, Neversoft director Brain Bright said it will be used for the music creation mode, which fueled speculation that it may be a keyboard.
Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer is a point & click adventure where the player takes on the role of an FBI agent, whose task is to solve a series of macabre murders of wealthy, well-to-do citizens. In this second installment you reprise the role of Nicole Bonnet, who is tasked with finding a serial killer who's calling card is leaving 17th century dolls at the crime scene.
GameStop's Q2 2008 financial result reveals that the retailer made a killing, with total sales increase 35%, store sales up 20%, making its net earnings increase 162%. The positive result is mainly driven by its used game sales, attributed to the weak economy, as it buys low and sells high. During its conf. call Gamestop execs expect a $50 price drop for X360 and PS3 before year's end. While Microsoft is expected to lower its console price, SCEA has stated several times that it will not cut its price.
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.
C.O.R.E. is a classic FPS game set in an underground laboratory complex in the year 2050, featuring an advanced graphics solution, multiplayer support, and makes maximum use of the NDS' dual screen and touch-screen control system.
Reshape the battlefield - and the fate - of a broken nation in Fracture, Pacifica and the Atlantic Alliance, boast soldiers with powers beyond those of ordinary men. The differing states of superhumanity result in balanced yet stylistically different combat tactics that have never been seen before.
SCEE will publish and distribute three MMOs developed by SOE for PS3 as well as the PC edition throughout the PAL territories, starting with Free Realms, DC Universe and The Agency.
Disgaea 3 is a rich and deep Strategic RPG that's not afraid to display a very bizarre sense of humor, a combination that will leave you laughing one minute and fighting cunning enemies the next. Where special attacks can deliver up to 100 million points worth of damage and the power of the PS3 is used to deliver 2D sprites, albeit lots of them!
Logitech is giving you a more realistic driving experience with its Speed Force Wireless racing wheel, the first force feedback wheel for the Wii, compatible with Need for Speed Undercover, paving the way for more force feedback racing titles on the Wii.
Armed with cinematic quality HD graphics, a next-gen battle system, interactive multi-dimensional battle grounds and a seamlessly explorable world of Naruto, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm will capture the heart of any Naruto fan! Your dream to live and breathe the show will come true!
MTV and Harmonix announced that next week's addition to the Rock Band Music Store will be legendary Canadian progressive rock band Rush's 1981 album Moving Pictures, which to date has sold 4 million copies.
Age of Conan is an Online Action RPG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game that brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.
Aspyr Media's Hello Kitty Daily is the new Personal DS Assistant that Hello Kitty fans won’t be able to live without starring the iconic Hello Kitty and other characters as adorable aides that help organize busy lives.
Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG use Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology, provides players with a form of ranged combat unique to MMORPG that will take full advantage of modern and science fiction weaponry, cover and terrain.
In Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir players seek out cleverly hidden items in a multitude of painted scenes. Players progress through an interactive detective story investigating a cast of characters and uncovering new evidence to find the rightful heir to a million-dollar fortune. On Sept. 6, fans are invited to the Nintendo World store at New York’s Rockefeller Plaza for a pre-release event.
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.
In Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine players battle through a series fast-paced and intense culinary challenges. Each victory advances players closer to a final showdown that will determine who will reign supreme as the next Iron Chef America. Celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Masaharu Morimoto, as well as TV show commentator Alton Brown have signed on to lend their voices/likenesses to the game.
Tom Clancy's EndWar is a next-gen strategy game, set on the battlefields of WWIII, that will push the envelope of technology, showcasing unprecedented AI, graphics, physics and animations. UbiSoft Shanghai creative director Michael de Plater revealed that EndWar is likely to come to PC, but probably not earlier than 2009. While EndWar is made specifically for consoles, de Plater said "we're obviously looking at it. A good strategy game is a good strategy game."
Check out the following new screens & trailers from Sony's Games Convention 2008 lineup:
- 'Buzz!: Brain Bender' (PSP) Announced - Screens
- 'Eyepet' (PS3) - Screens & Trailer
- 'Heavy Rain' (PS3) - Screens & Trailer
- 'Killzone 2' (PS3) - 10 New Screens & Trailer
- 'LittleBigPlanet' (PS3) - New Screens & Trailer
- 'MotorStorm: Pacific Rift' (PS3) - 16 New Screens
- 'Resistance 2' (PS3) - 7 New Screens
- 'SingStar Singalong With Disney' (PS2) Announced - Screens
- 'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation' (PS3) - 11 New Screens
Set between the largely unexplored era between Ep III and Ep IV, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice" and promises to unveil new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy. As promised LucasArts has released a playable now on Xbox Live (and later today on PSN) featuring a special version of the Tie Fighter Construction Facility level, special powers and an ending not included in the retail game.
Skate It has players riding with the skate pros, owning the best spots in San Vanelona and pulling off the sickest tricks using the popular FlickIt controls. Loaded with all-new gameplay features, Skate It supports the Wii Balance Board which gives players a fresh way to create their own signature skateboarding style.
by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 21, 2008 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
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.
by Richard Poskozim on Aug. 21, 2008 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Bionic Commando Rearmed is a makeover of the classic 8-bit game originally released 20 years ago, but with updated visuals, new weapons, online rankings, a reworked musical score and the addition of a two-player co-op mode.
Pandemic Studios' The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is an action-packed game set in the Lord of the Rings universe of J.R.R. Tolkien where players will fight epic battles any way they want, whether it be as the heroic forces of good, or as the legions of Sauron’s evil army, including Cave-trolls, Oliphaunts, the Balrog and Sauron himself.
Hockey Allstar Shootout uses the Wii Remote� as your stick and take the shot as you compete in 3 exciting hockey skills competitions. Whether you'�re competing solo or challenging your friends, Hockey Allstar Shootout will put your hockey skills to the test.
Beyond Protocol is an MMORTS that puts you in control of a group of colonists who believe that you can bring them the happiness their ancestors had on Earth. Your actions and leadership will bring forth changes sought by all who step Beyond Protocol.
Check out the following new screens & trailers from Activision's GC 2008 lineup:
- 'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) - 8 New Screens
- 'Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades' (NDS) - 5 New Screens
- 'Guitar Hero: World Tour' (ALL) - New Screens
- 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' (ALL) - Screens
- 'Pitfall: The Big Adventure' (Wii) - Screens
- 'Quantum of Solace' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailers
- 'Rapala Fishing Frenzy' (Wii/PS3/X360) - New Screens
- 'Shrek (TBA)' (ALL) - New Screens
- 'Spider-Man: Web of Shadows' (ALL) - 5 New Screens
Check out the following new screens from Gamecock's GC 2008 lineup:
Check out the following new screens from Capcom's GC 2008 lineup:
With World War II: Road to Victory, gamers can wage World War II in Europe from the front lines in France and Russia to the deserts of North Africa and the airfields and convoys of Britain in a riveting turn-based grand strategy format. This v1.201 patch comes with dozens of bug fixes and a handful of new features, including PBEM play.
by Alan Martin on Aug. 21, 2008 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In Top Spin 3, players compete online and offline to rise in the ranks against current top ranked professional players, as well as legendary players Boris Becker, Bjorn Borg and Monica Seles. Players can also use new player creator features that include free-form body sculpting, makeup and tattoos.