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Various Game Trailers #1784

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under Trailers

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:

  • Aliens vs. Predator [ALL] - Species Deathmatch Trailer
  • Yakuza 3 [PS3] - Developer Diary Trailer

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

'Halo: Reach' (X360) Developer Interview

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

'Shadow Harvest' (ALL) No Longer Coming to Xbox 360 - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadow Harvest is a 3rd-person tactical action game set in the year 2025 on various current and future points of conflict around the globe. Featuring dual character control, realistic graphics and a refreshingly different storyline, Shadow Harvest is a completely new interpretation of the tactical-action genre.

'Star Trek Online' (PC) Wants to Open Ships for Exploration

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before! Cryptic executive producer Craig Zinkievich reveals that it plans to open up the game's ships for exploration beyond what is currently available.

'Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer' Shows Off Gateway to Khitai - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the rich and colorful cultures of eastern Asia, Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer sends you on a voyage through the Empire of Khitai where countless of adventure await, not only introducing a new storyline and a vast new world to explore, but also adding new features such as faction gameplay and an alternate advancement system.

Windows Phone 7 Series to Support Xbox Live, Avatars, And Achievements

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamer on the go?  Now you can take many of your favorite Xbox 360 experiences with you, wherever you are, as Xbox Live will be available in your pocket for the first time this holiday on Windows Phone 7 Series

'Camon Hero' Details Card Summoning System - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Camon Hero provides players with a gameplay experience like no other as you journey through the land of Aria in order to save its citizens from the forces of darkness. During the adventure players will come across mystical cards that grant them the ability to summon creatures and people to assist them in battle so they will not be alone on their dangerous quest.

'Runes of Magic' Launches 6,000 Euros Challenge

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | 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 2,000 quests embedded in an atmospheric world.

'Super Street Fighter IV' (ALL) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Street Fighter IV features the full roster of 25 characters from Street Fighter IV such as Ryu, Ken, Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte and Rufus, while adding about eight characters new to the world of Street Fighter IV, such as classic combatants from previous SF games like T. Hawk as well as all-new characters such as the mysterious and deadly female fighter, Juri.

'Alan Wake' (X360) Fans Start Petition to Bring Back PC Version

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the deceptively idyllic town of Bright Falls, Alan Wake immerses players in an intense and expansive cinematic world that enables players to explore the hyper-realistic and interactive environments. With the surprising revelation last week that, after many years of development, the PC version will not be released fans have started a petition asking Microsoft for a reasonable explanation and to change its mind.

'Spellforce 2: Faith in Destiny' Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Faith in Destiny is an expansion to the second installment in the RPG series introducing a breathtaking story-focused campaign with many original characters returning, new multiplayer modes and maps offering a deeper Spellforce experience.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, February 15, 2010

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 5:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added one VC, five NDSi, and three WiiWare titles to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem Points to download: Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Justice For All, Art of Balance, WarMen Tactics (Wiiware), Spotto!, Spaceball: Revolution, Scrabble Classic, Real Soccer 2010, Prehistorik Man (NDSiWare), and Sonic & Knuckles (VC).

'Skate 3' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 4:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Skate 3 features an all-new co-op mode where teammates can complete challenges together while advancing each other's careers. From rewarding epic bails and fails with a beefed up Hall of Meat mode to honing your craft with the all-new Skate School, players of all skill levels have multiple ways to "kill it" in the game.

Wii Review - 'Monster Trucks Mayhem'

by Brian Dumlao on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 4:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Enormous tires, incredibly powerful engines, and the shocking excitement of monster truck racing has come exclusively to Wii!  Put the beasts to the test as you tear through some of the meanest and most challenging tracks devised, destroying whatever lies in your path and smashing opponents off the road.

'Alcatraz' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 3:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A large group of heavily armed terrorists takes over the Alcatraz Island, quickly turning the prison into a fortress. Their goals are yet unknown. Being commanded by a former U.S. general, they are immediately considered a national security threat.

'Guitar Hero' (ALL) Developer Being Shut Down

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 3:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision is pulling out all the stops, as it seems longtime Guitar Hero studio RedOctane is the next victim on the restructuring list. Last week, Activision shut down Underground Games and handed out hundreds of pink slips, resulting in Luxoflux virtually being shut down. Shortly thereafter, rumors start floating around that RedOctane employees would be relocated under the supervision of David Haddad, who assumed operational responsibilities after CEO Dan Rosensweig left.

'Ragnarok DS' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ragnarok Online DS brings the customization and exploration that has millions of PC gamers enthralled to the NDS. In Ragnarok Online DS, players upgrade their character’s armor and weapons by either taking them to a blacksmith to be refined, or by affixing effect cards dropped by defeated monsters.

'Section 8' (ALL) Still Coming to PS3

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | 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. Originally announced as multiplatform title, somewhere down the line the PS3 version dropped off the radar, but now it seems it was not canceled after all and will get released, Timegate just doesn't know when.

'Samurai Shodown Sen' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Samurai Shodown Sen is the 11th game in SNK's classic Japanese weapons-based fighting series and the fourth in the 3D series. The game takes place in Japan during the twilight of the turbulent Edo period, and promises to be the most brutal and visceral chapter in the Samurai Shodown series' history.

'Dante's Inferno' (ALL) Patch in The Works

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dante's Inferno is a 3rd action adventure adaptation of the medieval epic poem "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri, telling the tale of Dante who journeys through the twisted, menacing nine circles of hell in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice. EA revealed that a patch, fixing the greed bug, is in the works and will be released soon.

'Nier' (PS3/X360) Shows Off Fishing, Cultivation, And Transportation - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nothing is as it seems in Nier, an action adventure game set in a crumbling world plagued by disease and dark, unrecognizable creatures. Players assume the role of the unyielding protagonist, resolute in his quest to discover a cure for his daughter, who is infected with the Black Scrawl virus.

Television And Video Games Come Together At The Edinburgh Festival

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On the eve of the TV Festival and the closing day of Edinburgh Interactive, the two will host the first ever creative industries event for television and games, providing an insight into technologies, but more importantly bringing the decision makers from games and television together for the first time.

'Handball Challenge' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The point of Handball Challenge is not only to place the ball in the opposing goal. We want to give you an understanding of the individual leagues, the clubs, the players, different game systems and the different plays, so you can get involved with the sport of handball.

You've Been Declared Competent, Son, 'Know What That Means? 'Means You Gonna Ride The Lightning

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

Hope everybody out there had a great Valentine's Day. We had a very relaxing day. Ran some errands in the afternoon, watched the latest episode of House, a movie called Bon Cop, Bad Cop, and a romantic dinner for two at home to top it off.

Today will probably be a quiet news day, as most places in the U.S. will remain closed for Presidents' Day (to celebrate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln's birthdays) but we'll keep an eye on things in case anything interesting pops up.