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'LittleBigPlanet' (PS3) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LittleBigPlanet is a new PS3 community-based game with a hugely innovative concept behind it. Players meet on a blue and green planet scattered with individual plots -- and use their character's amazing abilities to play, create and share what they build with other gamers throughout the world via PS Network.

'Ultimate Band' (NDS/Wii) Preliminary Tracklist

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney Interactive Studios' Ultimate Band is an all new music experience giving gamers and music lovers of all ages the chance to realize their dream of becoming a rock legend when they build their own band or jam alone, all fueled only by the power of the WiiMote and the DS stylus.

'Testament of Sin' - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Various Game Trailers #1426

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:00 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:

  • Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood [NDS] - Trailer (4)
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Pure [PS3/X360/PC] - Freestyle Trailer
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla [ALL] - Destruction Trailer #2
  • Skate 2 [ALL] - 2nd Look Trailer
  • Yakuza 2 [PS2] - Film Noir Trailer
  • Rise of the Argonauts [ALL] - Trailer (3)


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

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (ALL) Faces Yet Another, Small, Delay

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 4:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless environment for everyone who loves to compete, with no load times, no tracks, and no rules, allowing players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in a recreation of LA. To position the game in "a more favorable market window," Take Two delayed the North American release until Oct. 21 and Oct. 24 in Europe.

'Pyroblazer ' (PSP/Wii/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pyroblazer is a futuristic combat racing game set amidst the awe-inspiring locations of New Apeiron, where players get the opportunity to race through a multitude of environments using a wide selection of anti-gravity craft known as Blazers.

'Disciples III: Renaissance' License Acquired By Akella - Trailer

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

Advances in gameplay and the addition of new elements will make Disciples III richer and more interesting, while the visual design follows the original ominous and gloomy style of the Disciples world, but now with all units and environments in full 3D.

Blizzard Soundtracks Now On iTunes

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment announced that a wide selection of music from its popular games, collector's edition tracks and special tracks from gaming conventions such as Blizzcon, have been added to the iTunes store.

'Diablo III' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diablo III is an action RPG where you create a hero from one of five distinct classes, such as barbarian or witch doctor, each equipped with an array of spells and abilities, and adventure through rich and varied settings, unraveling an epic storyline and engaging in combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses.

PlayStation Store Gets Qore, Head Coach 09, HAZE Pack, Tracks & Demo

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has rolled out new PlayStation Store content starting with HAZE Destruction Pack (7 new MP maps, new Capture and hold mode, $9.99), full NFL Head Coach 09 game ($49.99), Qore Episode 04 ($2.99), Rock Band PAX Pack ($2.99) and a demo for Disney's racing game PURE. To top it all off, there's a slew of game & movie trailers, PS3 themes and wallpapers.

'GTA: Chinatown Wars' (NDS) Narrows Down Date, 'GTA IV' Sells 10 Mill. Copies

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chinatown Wars is an entirely original entry in the GTA franchise, and brings a new level of interactivity to its sprawling open environments. Originally slated for a winter 2008 release, Take-Two CEO Ben Feder revealed today that it GTA: Chinatown Wars is scheduled for its Q1 2009 fiscal period, which runs from Nov. 1, 2008 and Jan. 31, 2009.

'X3: Terran Conflict' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Egosoft's X³: Terran Conflict is a brand new, stand-alone game set in the universe of X³. It is the culmination of the X trilogy, with a grand finale that takes us all the way back to Earth's own solar system.

Playstation Network Titles Coming to PSP

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playstation Network Collection Packs allow PSP owners the opportunity to purchase previously download-only titles on UMD, giving you three great games to choose from, all on one disc and all at a fantastic price.

'The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match' (PS2) Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally created as a dream match for players to pit their favorite KOF characters against each other, KOF '98 UM takes that one step further by introducing new features such as new characters, game systems, game modes, stages and soundtracks not seen in the original. SNK has revealed its TGS 08 lineup, which includes KOF '98 UM coming to XBLA.

'Need for Speed Undercover' - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Black Box's Need for Speed Undercover is an intense action racing title taking the franchise back to its roots and re-introduces breakneck cop chases, the world's hottest cars and spectacular highway battles.

'Dead Space' (ALL) Ahead of Schedule in North America

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the bold and often-bloody Dead Space, gamers will step into a third-person sci-fi survival horror experience that promises to deliver the ultimate in psychological thrills and gruesome action. Last month EA Europe shocked horror fans with moving the game's release forward, and the North American release is also ahead of schedule. Originally scheduled for release on Oct. 21, the console versions will launch Oct. 14, with the PC edition to follow on Oct. 20.

X-COM Series Now Available on Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Five games from the legendary X-COM series are now available via Steam. The games (UFO Defense, Apocalypse, Interceptor, Enforcer) are being offered for an amazing $4.99 per title, or just $14.99 for the set of five -- with an additional 10% savings offered during the first week of availability.

'Call of Duty: World at War' (ALL) Gets Multiplayer Betas, Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 11:06 a.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. Activison confirmed multiplayer beta in October, leading up to a Nov. 11 release date.

'Battlefield Heroes' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Heroes is an all-new Play 4 Free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to an all new mass audience, featuring a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.

'Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, based on Enki Bilal's Nikopol Trilogy graphic novel series, is a visually striking, richly detailed point and click adventure game developed by Benoît Sokal’s White Birds Productions.

'Ninja Blade' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software's Ninja Blade is a cinematic action game where, armed with an arsenal of specialized ninja weapons, tools and skills, players will be given the epic task of defending Tokyo and ultimately humanity from a horrific, genetically mutating disease.

'Rock Band' (ALL) Gets Title Update Allowing You to Export Tracks to Sequel

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Harmonix and MTV Games announced the release of a title update for Rock Band on the Xbox 360 that will make it possible for owners of the original Rock Band to export 55 tracks from the original Rock Band disc for play in the soon-to-be released Rock Band 2.

'CSI: NY' (PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and CBS announced the all-new video game CSI: NY. Featuring five new original cases craft by the writers of the TV show, CSI: NY will allow you to, for the first time in the CSI series, play as actual characters from the hit TV show.

'My Little Baby' (NDS) Gets Delayed Until 2009

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

My Little Baby, a complete "life simulation" title for the NDS, is a family-friendly game that gives players the opportunity to raise a virtual baby - all without the real-world messes, sleepless nights, or "terrible two's."

'NBA Live 09' (ALL) Rewind Mode - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:30 a.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.

'Archie's Riverdale Run' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Archie's Riverdale Run is a racing action-adventure game that brings the world of Archie Comics to life in full 3D. Archie fans get to assume the role of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, or Reggie, exploring the town of Riverdale, and solving fun and challenging missions.

'Runes of Magic' Dungeons and Instances - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:13 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.

'Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk' (Wii) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk is the ultimate futuristic aerial combat game featuring some of the most frenzied air battles ever witnessed with an intensity rarely reached in a videogame.

Thursday, September 4, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 9:55 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:

'Math Blaster in the Prime Adventure' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Knowledge Adventure has entered into a partnership with Majesco to launch the Math Blaster DS product. This marks Knowledge Adventure’s first entry into the Nintendo DS and extends the proven Math Blaster brand into an age-appropriate handheld platform. Math Blaster in the Prime Adventure

'Ford Racing Off Road' (PSP/PS2/Wii/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ford Racing Off Road takes the franchise away from the tracks and urban streets of its predecessors to rugged and tough terrain for the very first time, introducing the prestigious Land Rover brand, which, like Ford, has a long heritage of producing pioneering off road vehicles.

'Europa Universalis III: Complete' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 6:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced Europa Universalis III: Complete, which includes the original Europa Universalis III game as well as the previously download only expansions Napoleon's Ambition and In Nomine.

'Football Manager 2009' (PSP/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive's long running sports simulation franchise is getting a new installment with Football Manager 2009, known in North America as Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009, which is finally making the move to 3D with a new match engine.

PC Preview - 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Powered by an enhanced proprietary Essence Engine 2.0, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-operative multiplayer campaign.

NDS Preview - 'Chrono Trigger'

by Matt Olsen on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'Cradle of Rome' (NDS) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Distinctly marrying the Match-3 puzzle mechanic with an enticing resource management system, Cradle of Rome, based on AWEM's 2007 casual PC game, offers players a satisfyingly addictive gameplay experience.

'City Life' (NDS) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed buildings out of over 150 available structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control.

'Days of Wrath' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the concrete streets of America's biggest cities, the law of the jungle still applies. Days of Wrath the game tells the story of gangs in North America, the media who exploits them, and the consequences of both.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Tales Of Vesperia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tales of Vesperia combines real-time combat, captivating storylines and remarkable graphics while introducing original elements that set a new standard for role-playing gameplay and interactive storytelling.

'Midnight Club: Los Angeles' (PSP/PS3/X360) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless environment for everyone who loves to compete, with no load times, no tracks, and no rules, allowing players to race who they want, when they want, and where they want in a recreation of LA.

Sony Denies New PSP Screen Will Tax Batteries

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

Last month SCEA announced a revamped PSP model with a higher quality LCD screens for better picture quality. Shortly thereafter rumors claimed that because of the enhanced screen the battery life would be shorter than the previous PSP model. Sony issued a statement saying that those rumors are incorrect, and while the new PSP screen draws a little more power, its engineers worked to reduce the power consumption of the overall system to even things out.

'StarCraft II' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's approach to game balance, designed to be the ultimate competitive RTS game.

'Nanoverse Online' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nanoverse Online is a free-to-play next gen MMO where hundreds of thousands of players compete in a uniquely persistent world, the micro cosmos. The game is centered on Nanobots, complex structures of small nano modules connected to each other and interacting with a world featuring exceptional physical conditions.

'Hasbro Family Game Night' (PS2/Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hasbro Family Game Night features six games including: Battleship, Yahtzee, Connect Four, Boggle, Sorry! and the all new, Sorry! Sliders.

Wii Review - 'Madden NFL 09 All-Play'

by Jesse Littlefield on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

Slitherine Bringing 'Military History' Brand to NDS/PSP

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the success of The History Channel Great Battles of Rome and the development of next-gen title History Great Battles of the Middle Ages, Slitherine will be launching a new series of video games for portable consoles based on A&E Television Networks' Military History brand.

'Death Track: Resurrection' - Official Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Death Track: Resurrection is a combat racing title that plunges players into the not too distant future when the world is in chaos. The population is tired of traditional sports.

Music Wars Rebirth' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Music Wars Rebirth allows players to create and manage their own record label by giving them the opportunity to both manage the financial state of their company as well as managing aspects of the artists signed to their label.

Tecmo Rejects Square Enix Offer, Talks to KOEI Instead

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2008 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week Square Enix made a surprise, but friendly, offer to acquire Tecmo, offering the Ninja Gaiden publisher a 30% premium, a bid that would expire Sept. 4, without further attempts in case of rejection. With that deadline now expired, Tecmo issued a statement that it is indeed not going to accept Square Enix's friendly takeover bid, but is instead talking to KOEI about merging the two companies.