Various Game Trailers #1440

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:45 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:

  • Gears of War 2 [X360] - Delta Blues Trailer
  • Zubo [NDS] - Trailer #3
  • White Gold: War in Paradise [X360/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Far Cry 2 [ALL] - Africa Diary Trailer #2
  • Golden Axe: Beast Rider [PS3/X360] - The Lynth Trailer


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

'Warriors Orochi 2' (ALL) Suffering Slow-down Issues, Patch in the Works

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors meet again in an unforgettable crossover event. Adding a Versus mode, characters from both franchises must team up to wage war against a new, powerful force. KOEI issued a statement saying that the x360 edition of the game may experience unusual slow-downs during battle scenes, and that a patch is forthcoming...

'Spore' One Million Units Sold, 25 Million Creatures Made

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade. It's not all bad news for EA, as Spore has sold through more than one million copies worldwide, while fans have created more than 25 million creatures.

'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009' (ALL) - 70 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 will unleash a new tag team experience, allowing players to build momentum and attributes, eliminate opponents with high impact double teams and finishers, as well as get the “hot tag” for the win.

'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' (ALL) About Done, At Long Last..

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 2:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is a remake/upgrade of 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay in high def., as well as adding the Dark Athena chapter, expanding the original game with a new story and new gameplay features such as online multiplayer. Last year Sierra delayed the game until 2008, months later Starbreeze CEO Johan Kristiansson said it was looking good and nearing completion, then caught up in the Activision Blizzard merger, the latest update comes from Starbreeze's forum admin who revealed that it "is just about done. And the big boys are deciding who is going to publish it."

'Motorm4x: Offroad Extreme' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Motorm4x is a non-formulaic all-terrain off-road racing title that lets players drive and explore large outdoor terrains in a variety of SUV and off-road vehicles featuring simulated GPS and 4WD functions including player-controlled axle-locking, 4-wheel drive and GPS pathfinding (thanks jaydee).

'Hinterland' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Independent strategy, simulation and role-playing developer Tilted Mill Entertainment (known for SimCity Societies and Caesar IV) announced Hinterland, a game where you loot, level and build mixed with fast paced RPG combat and strategic base building!

'Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches' Pins Down Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arberth Studios' Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches promises an authentic first-person, point-and-click adventure brimming with Celtic atmosphere. This spine-tingling story of the haunting of a lonely, teenage girl blends magic with technology, fact with myth, and horror with compassion.

'Shaun White Snowboarding' (ALL) Also Coming to NDS/PSP - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last week, Shaun White Snowboarding for PSP and NDS allows players to enjoy the thrilling sport of snowboarding anytime, anywhere. Built from the ground up on both platforms, each version includes exclusive and unique features.

'Trivial Pursuit' (PS2/Wii/PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trivial Pursuit brings the party to the living room TV allowing players to customize the experience with several ways to play. Players can connect with friends in classic Trivial Pursuit mode, hone their knowledge with the single player mode, and gather their buddies and bet on their brains with the high stakes mode where every answer counts.

'Tenchu 4' (Wii) - 7 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tenchu 4 will use the Wii Remote to fight, dash, jump and kill like a true ninja. Players will continue the saga of Rikimaru and Ayame, elite ninjas who must use their lethal skills to keep the peace in feudal Japan.

'Banjo-Kazooie' (XBLA) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of the Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts pre-order incentives, fans will receive a redeem token to unlock the famous bear and bird duo's original adventure on Xbox Live Arcade two weeks before its public launch on Nov. 26, 2008 (1200 points). Also included in the XBLA package is Stop N’ Swop, a feature that allows you to unlock content in Nuts & Bolts based on your achievements.

'EverQuest II: The Shadow Odyssey' - 17 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II gets its 5th expansion with The Shadow Odyssey, adding new features, zones, abilities, spells, dungeons and increased level cap.

'Guitar Hero World Tour' (PS3/X360) - Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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).

'Masters of Belial' - v1.0 Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Masters of Belial is a multiplayer-only Action Strategy RPG game, developed by Brain Seal using Microsoft's XNA development platform, that takes place in an ancient world that is controlled by spirits that call themselves Angels.

'The House of the Dead: Overkill' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA announced The House of the Dead: Overkill, developed by London-based studio Headstrong Games, an all-new pulp-horror reinvention of the classic SEGA light-gun shooter franchise, taking you right back to the beginning of this classic horror series.

EA Getting Sued over 'Spore' DRM

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Begin your odyssey at the dawn of life as a simple microbe just trying to survive, then evolve the creature from its microscopic origins into an intelligent, tool-using race, becoming a global civilization and choose whether to hunt or forage, attack or trade. Maryland resident Melissa Thomas has filed a $5 million class action lawsuit against EA accusing it of unlawful and deceptive conduct in regard to the automatic SecuROM installation, without asking confirmation, when installing Spore, without the means to remove it, even after uninstalling the game.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria' - 5 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 6:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria expands the online world of Middle-earth to let players explore the ancient underground cities of the dwarves, battle epic characters in the depths, face off with the Watcher, be a part of the fateful release of Durin’s Bane and more!

'Mirror's Edge' (ALL) Expected to Sell 3 Million Units

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 6:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mirror's Edge is a first-person action adventure game where you are Faith, a 'runner' framed for murder in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of human traffic is closely watched. DICE marketing director Martin Frain expects Mirror's Edge to sell 3 million units across the three platforms.

'Hotel Giant 2' (NDS/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 6:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the challenging tourism industry and test your skills by building, designing and managing the luxurious hotels in the world! As guests go about their lives, follow their behavior, moods, activities, and find out exactly what they like and dislike about your hospitality.

'Mini-Motion: Cars of Fury' Claims to be the First Active Video Game

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 6:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mini-Motion: Cars of Fury distinctively combines a motion-sensing controller modeled to look like a nuclear powered RC car of the future with a futuristic racing game, making an unparalleled gaming experience at the player’s fingertips.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2009' (ALL) Licenses More Leagues and Clubs - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PES 2009 has undergone a graphical update to ensure its players look and move even more like their real-life counterparts. Similarly, all-new options allow users to tailor the game to their own tastes, while new moves, innovative new control elements and key online elements will further the realism of the new game.

'Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive's the next expansion for Kerberos Productions' 4X space strategy game Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows, adding never-before-seen weapons, ships and tactics, but also introducing a new race, The Morrigi.

'Bomberman Blast' (Wii) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hudson's Bomberman Blast is an all-new Bomberman retaining the franchises classic features fans have come to love such as online multiplayer battles and numerous arenas. Bomberman Blast also incorporates new gameplay elements, including the use of Mii support and 8-person online multiplayer.

'Stargate Worlds' Open Beta to Start Early 2009

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Stargate Worlds creative director Chris Klug revealed that the open beta will start early 2009.

'The Last Remnant' (PS3/X360/PC) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 4:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Last Remnant is Square Enix's latest single-player RPG game, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, scheduled to be released in Japan and North America simultaneously, with two main characters, each one appealing to a specific territory.

WiiWare Review - 'Mega Man 9'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

PC Review - 'Devil May Cry 4'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Devil May Cry 4 Capcom's gun-slinging demon hunter Dante is back, but this fourth chapter introduces a new hero, Nero, who possesses a demonic arm that can pull in enemies or use them as projectiles.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 3:09 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:

'Pro Duck Hunting' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pro Duck Hunting the player goes duck hunting with the virtual shotgun, and his gun dog which collects the prey. The performances of the player are traced and online available for everyone in the world. The realistic target system allows a virtual duck hunting within a fully animated 3D landscape.

'Resident Evil' (NGC) Coming to the Wii ?

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu, Capcom is working on bringing the original Gamecube (which was based on the 1996 PSOne game) title in the Resident Evil series to the Wii. Currently only scheduled for a December release in Japan, the port will add no new content or features apart from making it compatible with the Wiimote controls.

'Commander: Napoleon at War' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building on the success of its predecessor, Commander: Napoleon at War is the newest game in the series, bringing the same simple and intuitive gameplay mechanics to the Napoleonic era, creating a different and even more compelling gaming experience.

'Freestyle Street Basketball' Shutting Down

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2008 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freestyle is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity-defying basketball moves. A note on the official FreeStyle Street Basketball website reveals that the game is shutting down on Sept. 25, 2008.