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Various Game Trailers #1795

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 5:52 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:

  • C&C 4: Tiberian Twilight [PC] - Global Stratospheric Transport Trailer
  • Alpha Protocol [ALL] - A Man Alone Trailer
  • CryENGINE 3 [ALL] - Cascaded Light Propagation Volumes Trailer
  • Trauma Team [Wii] - First Response Trailer

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

'Alan Wake' (X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 4:00 p.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.

'Splinter Cell Conviction' (ALL) System Requirements, Achievements Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An investigation into his daughter's death unwittingly leads former agent Sam Fisher to discover he's been betrayed by his prior agency, the Third Echelon. Now a renegade, Fisher finds himself in a race against time to thwart a deadly terrorist plot that threatens millions.

'Future Wars' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Future Wars is a round based strategy-title that will bring the game back to the genres’ roots by creating definite rules, a rich story and classic gameplay elements. Players of the older generation, fans of customizing and also newbies of the genre will feel themselves homelike in Future Wars.

'The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest is a new 3rd person action adventure where players assume the role of Aragorn and embark on his greatest quests from The Lord of the Rings trilogy as they wield his sword, bow or spear on foot and on horseback through an action-packed gameplay experience.

'Global Agenda' v1.1 Update Coming Tomorrow, Fixes Bugs, Adds New Features, And More

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A departure from the traditional online settings of high fantasy, outer space, or military, Global Agenda is a fast-paced action MMO using Unreal Engine 3 set in Earth's near future, a spy-fi world of advanced technology and player-driven conflict.

'MLB 10 The Show' (ALL) Details Road to the Show Enhancements - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Building upon its reputation for immersion and unparalleled delivery of the baseball experience, as well as the addition of several new key features and enhancements, MLB 10 The Show is poised to continue the franchise's reign as the premier MLB licensed game on any platform.

'Elemental: War of Magic' Gets Novel Treatment

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Elemental: War of Magic is set in a world filled with magic and ancient lore. As the ruler of your kingdom, you must expand your empire through a combination of magical power, military might, diplomatic skill, technological advancement and bold adventuring. Your worlds will be of your choosing, or players are free to create their own.

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

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 1:42 p.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.

'Soul of the Ultimate Nation' Content Update Adds New Missions, Increased Level Cap and More...

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Soul of the Ultimate Nation brings the deep storyline of a single player adventure/RPG game together with the fast and furious multiplayer combat of a 3D action game.

'Beat City' (NDS) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Beat City, players must find their rhythm in order to restore Beat City to the vibrant, melodious city it once was. Using the stylus, players simply tap, swipe or hold on queue to the music’s beat in order to receive a high star rating within each mini-game.

PS3 Users Locked Out Of PSN, Fix Coming Within 24 Hours

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday, PS3 users with the pre-slim model were starting to report connectivity issues, no longer allowing them to access the PlayStation Network. Sony believes it has identified that this problem is being caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated in the system, and hopes to roll out a patch soon.

'Tropico 3' (ALL) Expands With Absolute Power Add-on - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tropico 3 you will again be able to play the role of “El Presidente” taking over the control of a tropical island. You decide whether you want to use your army to secure your power base in the best traditions of corrupt, unscrupulous tyrants everywhere, or alternatively to lead your people to prosperity in your role as generous elder statesman.

'Camon Hero' Closed Beta Launches Tomorrow, Sign Up Now

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:24 a.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.

'Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening' (ALL) Introduces Mhairi - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed and written by the same team that brought you Dragon Age: Origins, the Awakening expansion pack offers a brand new area of the world to explore known as Amaranthine, featuring an epic story that will allow players to unravel the secrets of the darkspawn - and their true motivations!

'Gods vs. Humans' (Wii) Announced

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gods vs. Humans a strategy game taking place in a universe mixing goofy characters and the greatest mythologies. Starting with the Norse mythology, the player will be able to embody Odin, Thor and many more Divinities later on. Humans were bold enough to challenge the Gods and it’s up to the player to teach them a lesson!

'The Witness' (ALL) - New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Number None Inc. is working on a new puzzle-exploration game that is philosophical, quiet, and places a heavy emphasis on the way things look, and will be a refreshing project for those who value nuance.

NetModerator Application Will Fight Cheaters, Gold Farmers in MMOs

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Finally, someone is giving MMOs a way to fight back against gold farmers, griefers and cheaters.  Crisp Thinking has launched NetModerator for MMOs, allowing companies to use real-time profiling to identify and deal with everything from gold farming to botting.

'Monster Hunter Tri' (Wii) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MH Tri, pronounced as "try," is an action RPG series where you hunt down fantastical monsters in natural environments, including underwater aquatic beasts, as well as implementing a split-screen co-op mode and introducing a new Arena fighting mode.

'Football Manager 2010' (ALL) v10.3.0 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Football Manager 2010 features new tools and changes across the board including some big additions to improve ease of use, navigation and feedback from the game with the introduction of a brand new match tactics system, the debut of a Match Analysis tool, a completely new look and new User Interface among other features.

'Battle of the Immortals' - New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle of the Immortals is a 2.5D multiplayer game that incorporates eastern and western cultures ranging from Norse Mythology to the Qin Dynasty.

Nintendo Download (NDSi/Wii) Monday, March 1, 2010

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo added four NDSi, three WiiWare, and one Virtual Console title to the Shop Channels. Nintendo owners with online access can redeem points to download: Mega Man 10, Dart Rage and Happy Hammerin’ (Wiiware), and Let’s Golf, Faceez, Globulos Party, Flips: Terror in Cubicle Four and VT Tennis (NDSiWare), and Fatal Fury Special (VC).

'Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In this brand new big adventure, especially designed for NDS, you play as the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and you will have to shed some light on curious events. When Queen Victoria's genealogical records are stolen, the Royal Family decides to put you in charge of the case and asks you to solve this strange mystery.

'Rise of Prussia' Available for Pre-Order - Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will have the opportunity to assume the roles of military and political leaders of either the Prussian Kingdom or nations hostile to Prussia (Austria, Russia, and France) in a recreation of the exciting battle that encompassed much of Europe throughout the years of 1756-1763.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Aliens vs. Predator'

by Brian Dumlao on March 1, 2010 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Aliens vs. Predator, players will have the chance to take the role of the three infamous species: the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven, single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species.

'WarioWare D.I.Y.' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The WarioWare D.I.Y. game lets players create the same kind of microgames that are the hallmark of the WarioWare series. Players design every aspect of their creations, including graphics, animation, music and rules.

'Final Fantasy XI' (ALL) To Get Three Battle Area Add-On Scenarios

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In FFXI you embark on numerous adventures through vast environments in Vana'diel: a persistent world with over a hundred areas to explore, ranging from mountains, forests, to oceans, castles, and dungeons.

'Yakuza 4' (PS3) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yakuza 4 is a very powerful number in this particular installment. Not only will you encounter the gritty atmosphere of Kiryu Kazuma's experiences, but three other characters will also be available to play, each with an engaging backstory and a gripping, interwoven plot.

When A Forest Grows Too Wild, A Purging Fire Is Inevitable And Natural

by Rainier on March 1, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under MOTD

We saw Inglourious Basterds yesterday, and it was as good as we expected, albeit maybe a little bit more visceral than we'd anticipated. The Oscars have increased the number of Best Movie nominees from five to 10, and Inglourious Basterds is in the running. While it was good, we don't really consider it to be a contender.

We didn't really do much else today. We like to sleep in on Sundays, and then we went to breakfast, ran some errands, and watched the latest episodes of Lost and Amazing Race.

My iPod issues crept up again today, and I realized that it happened each time my computer rebooted without me properly disconnecting it. It was never a problem in the past, since I usually never disconnect it from the computer before rebooting. So far, formatting and resynchronizing it seems to fix the problem, so I guess I'll save myself the expensive of buying a new iPod until it totally breaks down.