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Various Game Trailers #1568

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 5:57 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:

  • East India Company - GDC09 Trailer
  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce [PSP] - GDC 09 Trailer
  • Prototype [ALL] - Top 10 Trailer
  • Final Fantasy XI: A Crystalline Prophecy [ALL] - Trailer


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

'Battlefield 1943' (PS3/X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 1943, using DICE's Frostbite engine, takes players back to WWII. The game offers endless hours of 24 player multiplayer action over three classic and tropic locations; Wake Island, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima.

'Dead Rising 2' (PS3/X360/PC) to Have Multiplayer?

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising 2 is set several years after the infamous zombie invasion of Willamette. Unfortunately, the zombie virus was not contained at the conclusion of Dead Rising, spreading unchecked throughout the United States and DR2 depicts a country where zombie outbreaks continue to strike. During his GDC presentation Capcom lead character artist Izmeth Siddeek revealed that the game could handle 6,000 characters on screen, when multiple players are involved, indicating the game will have multiplayer.

'Section 8' (X360/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Section 8 is a futuristic FPS that brings strategy and tactics to the genre in a game where players can modify the battlefield on the fly. You are part of an elite infantry squad with a penchant for taking on suicide missions that no one else will tackle.

'Lips' (X360) Gets Local H, Boyz II Men and Clearwater Revival Tracks

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lips is a music and singing game that includes 30 songs, 2 wireless interactive microphones (with motion sensors that allow you to dance, move or swing to score points), the ability to use and sing your own music or download songs from an online service.

'Guitar Hero: Metallica' (ALL) Midnight Launch Events At GameStop

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guitar Hero: Metallica features an Expert+ difficulty setting for people with two kick pedals, pop-up video style tracks, new guitar and bass tones, allowing you to play as a band member in single instrument or band career game modes, a total of 28 Metallica tracks, as well as 21 other artists. GameStop will host midnight launch events for Guitar Hero: Metallica on Sat., March 28, 2009, at approximately 400 of its U.S. stores.

'Terminator Salvation: The Videogame' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terminator Salvation: The Videogame, developed by GRIN Studios, is a 3rd person action game with concentrated armed combat against all of the Skynet enemies from the film while encountering new enemies specifically designed for the game.

'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3' (ALL) - v1.09 Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 12:12 p.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.

'Batman: Arkham Asylum' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Comics announce Batman: Arkham Asylum, a 3rd-person action game powered by the Unreal Engine 3, with a dark and gritty setting reminiscent of Bioshock.

'Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box' (ALL) - v1.100 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Paradise gives players license to wreak havoc in Paradise City, a seamless racing battleground, with massive traffic-heavy roads to abuse. The PC edition is customized with expanded online features, and community-driven content.

'Aion: The Tower of Eternity' Background Story - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players, consisting of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.

'The Amazing Race' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ludia has signed a license agreement with CBS Consumer Products to create video games based on the seven-time Emmy award-winning The Amazing Race TV series.

'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince you'll engage in exciting wizard duels, mix and brew magical ingredients in Potions class, take to the air to lead the Gryffindor Quidditch team to victory, get sidetracked by Ron's romantic entanglements and journey toward discovering the identity of the Half-Blood Prince.

'Achron' Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Designed to reinvent the RTS genre by allowing all players to travel through time, Achron is a futuristic sci-fi game. You will be challenged to invent new strategies in a world where it is possible for you and your opponents to undo mistakes, change a strategy after committing to it, and alter the outcome of past battles.

'Return to Mysterious Island 2' Shows Off iPhone Interaction - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to Mysterious Island 2 offers the player an experience comparable to that of Robinson Crusoe or one of Verne's characters, but in this new installment, survival is not all, you will also have to save the island from an environmental disaster.

PC Preview - 'Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 27, 2009 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Featuring three intense campaigns, brand-new multiplayer modes and an innovative "direct-fire" feature that allows even more tactical control during the heat of battle, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor will immerse players in some of the most historic, tide-turning clashes of World War II.

'Rock Band' (ALL) to Get Journey, Pat Benatar, Spongebob and More

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Band 2 builds upon the original to introduce co-op band gameplay, multiple instruments, online multiplayer, unparalleled downloadable content and raises the bar by delivering an entirely new level of depth, connectivity, authenticity and features.

'PDC World Championship Darts 2009' (ALL) Goes on Location - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 completely rebuilds its Wii Remote throwing method, comes with greatly improved graphics, includes new game modes, and new champions to challenge.

PS3 Preview - 'Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2'

by Brad Hilderbrand on March 27, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 is the ultimate Ninja Gaiden, featuring characters from the previous installments that have defined the franchise. Combining both melee and long-range battles against enemies, the game requires skillful and strategic playing to successfully journey through the missions.

Square Enix and Eidos Merger Approved by Shareholders

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 7:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this month, Square Enix and Eidos agreed to buyout terms, although approval was required by the shareholders, who were to vote at a meeting that was held earlier today. Today, Eidos and Square Enix announced that the merger was approved by the required majority of shareholders. On April 21-22, Eidos and Square Enix will implement various principal events to prepare for the merger to be official on May 6, pending court approval.

'Valhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance' (PSP) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marvelous is already working on the next installment in the Valhalla Knight franchise, and promised to improve upon the previous title with upgraded combat system and an overall enriched gameplay experience.

Blizzard Developing Fifth, Yet Unannounced, Game

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 7:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With World of Warcraft still going strong, we all know Blizzard is working on StarCraft 2, Diablo III and its next-gen MMO, but according to a recent job listing, Blizzard is looking for a Client Software Engineer who will be in charge of developing a new game engine from scratch, for a new, unannounced project that's not related to the aforementioned titles. Currently, the title is running on the World of Warcraft engine, but that is merely for testing purposes.

'Tom Clancy's EndWar' (ALL) Rolls Out Free Veteran Map Pack

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's EndWar is a next-gen strategy game, set on the battlefields of WWIII, that pushes the envelope of technology, showcasing unprecedented AI, graphics, physics and animations. Ubisoft has released a free Veteran Map pack on XBL and PSN, adding 2 new missions on new battlefields playable in skirmish mode.

'Otherland' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Otherland is an Unreal Engine 3 powered massively multiplayer online game, based on the best-selling novels by fantasy author Tad Williams.

TOMY Taps Collision Studios to Develop New NDS/Wii Title

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 6:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TOMY Corporation and Collision Studios announced a strategic partnership to develop an original video game for Nintendo platforms.

'Fallen Earth' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Earth is a post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game that mixes FPS style with traditional RPG mechanics, where six factions are struggling to emerge from the collapse of civilization brought on by viruses and environmental disaster.

Friday, March 27, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:43 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:

'Stalin vs. Martians' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stalin vs. Martians is an over-the-top strategy game, the martians suddenly drop off somewhere in Siberia and attack the glorious people of Holy Mother Russia. You take control of the Red Army troops and start kicking the alien butts under Stalin’s guidance.

'CrimeCraft' Now Accepting Closed Beta Sign-ups

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vogster Interactive's CrimeCraft, powered by the Unreal Engine 3, is an MMO that combines the action of a tactical shooter with the strategy of an RPG. Set in a modern world you take part in the political, economical and social life of a big city. Fans interested in participating can now sign up for the upcoming closed beta test.

'Hearts of Iron III' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hearts of Iron III will follow the series' tradition of most detailed and complete strategic game on WW2 while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.

'Raskulls' (XBLA) Announced

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raskulls, developed by Australian based Halfbrick, is an entirely original and exciting puzzle platformer with a rich single-player campaign and an incredibly addictive online multiplayer component.

'Military History Commander: Europe at War' (NDS/PSP/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Military History Commander: Europe at War is a turn-based strategy game set during WWII where players take command of either the Axis powers or the Allied forces, and make decisions relating to recruitment, reconnaissance and diplomacy.

Wii Review - 'Marble Saga: Kororinpa'

by Dustin Chadwell on March 27, 2009 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Marble Saga: Kororinpa is a skill-based action title where the player helps an Ant called Anthony save his colony via a series of physical tests, featuring new levels, 4-person multiplayer, tons of customization, the ability to connect and compete online and the use of the Wii Balance Board as features.

'Guns of August' - v1.32 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2009 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guns of August is a WWI turn-based strategy game putting you in command of waging war at a grand strategic scale from Paris to Baghdad. The entire Western, Eastern, Italian and Balkan fronts are included as are the three fronts of the Ottoman Empire. The update includes many bug fixes and over 30 enhancements or new features.