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Various Game Trailers #634

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Need For Speed Most Wanted [ALL] - Trailer (2)
  • Armored Core 4 [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • Star Wars: Empire at War - Trailer #3
  • GUN [PS2/Xbox/X360/PC] - Heroes Trailer

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

'Call of Duty 2' - Dedicated Linux Server v1.0 Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 4:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. An unofficial beta version of the dedicated linux server has been released for CoD2, allowing you to host a game server in the linux environment, and contains the dedicated executable that requires the game data from retail game (thanks 3DGamers).

'Amped 3' (X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Amped 3 features the most authentic snowboarding gameplay with perfected controls and the elements of a true extreme sports sandbox. Throw down stylish tricks, white-knuckle sled rides, and experience death-defying crashes as you earn your world ranking online. Tweak your tricks, gear, runs, music, and special effects while saving your crew in this twisted story that defines Amped 3.

EA's Revenue & Profit Drops In Second Quarter

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 3:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2005. While Madden NFL 06, several of its sports titles, Burnout Revenge, and The Sims 2 Nightlife each sold over a million copies, net income, earnings and profit were all down compared to the same period last year. EA also confirmed FIFA 06, Madden NFL 06, NBA Live 06, Need for Speed Most Wanted and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 are ready for the Xbox 360 launch.

'Kingdom Hearts II' (PS2) Celebrity Voice Cast Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kingdom Hearts II follows Sora, Donald, and Goofy on their continuing quest to find their friends and King Mickey. In the effort to help Mulan and stop the villain Hades' devious plots, they will encounter countless dangers both familiar and brand-new. Square Enix revealed today an impressive celebrity lineup for KH II's characters, such as Angel's David Boreanaz, LotR's Orlando Bloom, Johnny Depp, James Woods, Billy Zane, Mandy Moore etc. Read more for the full list.

'The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer' (ALL) Makes Way To Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mr Incredible and Frozone return to non-stop action in the new video game Disney presents a Pixar film, The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer.

'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness' (PS2/Xbox) Whips Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami announced today that the highly anticipated video game, Castlevania: Curse of Darkness has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by luminary producer Koji Igarashi, Castlevania: Curse of Darkness for the PS2 and Xbox, boasts a powerful storyline, stunning 3D graphics and outstanding gameplay.

'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hello Kitty Roller Rescue is a bright, out-of-this-world platform platform adventure, allowing Hello Kitty's fans all around the world to become Hello Kitty herself, or her trusted sidekick Bad Badtz Maru. While North America only saw the Gamecube version, Xplosiv brought the multiplatform title to Europe in all its editions.

'Generation of Chaos' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Generation of Chaos, developed by Idea Factory, is one of the more popular RPG series in Japan, and now for the first time the series will appear in North America. Featuring all the essentials that made its predecessor one of the most addictive strategy RPG titles for the PS2, GOC jumps onto the PSP with evolutionary game play.

Move Content From Your PC To PSP With 'PSP Media Manager'

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Media Software announced today the availability of the PSP Media Manager, software for the PC that lets PSP owners easily move content such as videos, music and still images, all via a simple USB-cable connecting their PSP system to a PC. Read more for details ...

'Kameo: Elements of Power' (X360) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kameo: Elements of Power is an action-adventure game with RPG elements sending players on a magical and epic journey full of intense combat, magnificent exploration and innovative morph-into-warrior action.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare' (ALL) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 11:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami announced today that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare ships to video game retailers nationwide, allowing gamers to play as their favorite Turtle and improve the character's abilities as they progress. Taking teamwork to the next level, TMNT3 adds features that make bashing bad guys even more fun as a group.

'Neverend' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Neverend is a Fantasy RPG under development by Mayhem Studios (previously known for the TBS Empire of Magic) Discovering the background of Agavaen, and determining her final personality is one of the main purposes of the game, which continuously appears as the principal plot is being resolved.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) Infiltrates Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Without Warning for the PS2 and Xbox. Without Warning is a highly charged third person action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant.

'Trapt' (PS2) Breaks Free In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that its PS2 exclusive strategy action game Trapt has shipped to stores nationwide. As Allura, a princess framed for her father’s murder, the player sets deadly and torturous traps to bring Allura’s attackers to their mangled deaths.

'Axis and Allies' Creator Teams Up With Matrix Games

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is proud to announce the signing of a publishing deal with famed Axis & Allies designer Larry Harris, who has been credited with over 200 published games. Specific titles and release plans will be announced in the near future.

'Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations II takes place in the distant future, when mankind has become a space-faring civilization and must contend with other extraterrestrial powers for domination of the galaxy. The sequel is a true evolution for the series, with rethought fundamentals and exciting new changes.

'NBA '06' (PS2) Dribbles Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the launch of NBA '06, now available in retail outlets across North America. Appearing exclusively for the PS2, NBA '06 delivers an in-depth basketball experience combining new gameplay features, action-packed mini-games, and a genre-defining cinematic story mode that reveals the excitement and energy of the NBA both on and off the court.

'Call of Duty 2: Big Red One' (PS2/Xbox) Liberates Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has shipped Call of Duty 2: Big Red One to stores nationwide, putting players in the boots of the highly decorated WWII heroes in the U.S. Army's famed Fighting 1st Infantry Division, known the world over as The Big Red One.

'Sensible Soccer' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Remake Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The all-new Sensible Soccer comes complete with lightning fast football action, mesmerising dribbling, physics defying sliding tackles and, most famously, a huge amount of unbelievable goals, that can go curling into the top corner, thanks to the outrageous levels of after-touch.

'Irth Online' Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fantasy-based MMORPG Irth Online has been released by developer Magic Hat Software, and is now available for purchase. Irth Online is a virtual world in which players join Irth’s history at a period when a fragile truce exists among determine the course of history for each civilization.

'LotR: Battle for Middle-earth' v1.03 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest BFME community update reveals that EA is working on a new v1.03 patch, a release date will be announced soon. The new patch prmises to have a significant impact on the game due to the large amount of balance changes. there will be generic balance tweaks, but also to the Isengard side, although most of the changes seem to have been made to Rohan. Read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Need For Speed Underground' (ALL) Servers Shutting Down

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that servers for NFS Underground will no longer be in service as of January 13, 2006. You may continue to play the game up until the closure date, although certain community programs may begin to close down prior to that date. Please be advised that this does not affect PC peer-peer (IP-IP) play that may be a feature of certain games.

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Panzer Elite Action'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Panzer Elite Action is a fast-paced WW2 action game that lets the player feel the power of 30 tons of steel armor around them and gives them the ability to command increasingly powerful tanks in a series of intense and dramatic battles.

'Pac-Man World Rally' (ALL) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pac-Man World Rally is an original kart racing game for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PSP and PC. Pac-Man World Rally puts players behind the wheel as Pac-Man or one of 14 other classic Namco characters racing for the checkered flag while using unique power-ups and items to prevent their opponents from claiming victory.

Mescom Signs Multi 'Sudoku' Title Deal With Absolutist

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Absolutist today unveiled the details of a deal to produce multiple titles based on its highly competitive and proprietary sudoku puzzle technology for North American publisher Merscom

Xbox Review - 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

by Gordy Wheeler on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.