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Various Game Trailers #639

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 11:57 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 :

  • Amped 3 [X360] - Trailer #2
  • Gang War - Trailer #2
  • GUN - Villains Trailer
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Trailer #14
  • Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars - Elves Trailer

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

'Xbox 360: Zero Hour' Launch Event Details

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 10:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft announced details of the Xbox 360 launch event, "Xbox 360: Zero Hour," where thousands of gamers from around the world are invited to make the pilgrimage to an undisclosed location in the Mojave Desert to witness the dawning of the next generation of gaming. Read more for details ...

'Fable 2' (X360) Revealed?

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An anonymous source revealed that he interviewed Peter Molyneux recently, who not only disclosed that he's really enjoying making Fable 2 for the Xbox 360, but also divulged a few gameplay tidbits along the way (thanks CVG). Read more for details ...

'Fantasy Earth: Ring of Domination' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix has revealed a new MMORPG called Fantasy Earth: Ring of Domination which will try to combine RTS, RPG and Action, allowing you to forge alliances, build fortresses and citadels and duke it out with your allies against huge armies. It's still a ways off, as it is only vaguely scheduled for 2005, but in the meantime, read more for new screens...

Take-Two Acquires Firaxis Games

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive today announced the acquisition of Firaxis Games development studio. Joining the 2K Games publishing label of Take-Two Interactive, Firaxis Games is known for developing titles such as Sid Meier's Pirates! and the blockbuster Civilization franchise.

'Tokobot' (PSP) - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo proudly announced today new details and information surrounding its newest strategy based action game, Tokobot, being developed for the PSP. Tokobot’s unique “team combo” concept, highly addictive gameplay, fun puzzles, and quirky, cool premise, will have gamers’ falling in love with Tokobot when it bolts onto store shelves nationwide this holiday season.

'Infected' (PSP) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infected, under development at Planet Moon Studios, is a thrilling new run-and-gun zombie shooter that allows players' avatars to invade opponents' PSP systems via multiplayer victories. Majesco announced today that Infected is scheduled in November, right on time for the holiday cheer!

Topware Reveals Its Holiday Season Value LineUp

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 12:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Topware Interactive, has kicked off its’ value gaming line up with 12 new releases for the holiday season. Titles such as: World War III Black Gold, Earth 2150 Trilogy, Emergency, Gorky 17, World War II Panzer Claws II, HeliHeroes, and several others. Read more for details ...

'Battlestrike: Call to Victory' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlestrike: Call to Victory, a WW2 based FPs by City Interactive, for the first time allows you to freely move around as a sniper in the U.S. Army. Dropped behind enemy lines, you and your squad will participate in historic battles at Arnheim, Bastogne, Rees, Remagen and Berlin.

'NHL 2K6' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NHL 2K6 continues its legacy with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system, as well as all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes.

Midway Signs 'Total Nonstop Action' Wrestling License

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide, multi-year agreement with TNA Entertainment to publish videogames based on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, for consoles, handheld and PC. The first TNA Wrestling product,TNA iMPACT!, is scheduled to ship in 2007 for current generation game systems.

'Ski Racing 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G and Downhill - you've got to master all disciplines to win the great crystal trophy at the end of the season. It's your turn to earn the world's attention! The mountains are waiting for you, the speed is amazing - and the race feeling incredible!

'From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Also Coming To The PSP

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced plans for a PSP version of the latest installment in the James Bond videogame franchise, From Russia With Love, starring Academy Award-winner, Sir Sean Connery, scheduled to ship in early 2006.

'Mario Party 7' (NGC) Celebrates Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The entire Mario gang is back for the seventh installment of the Mario Party franchise. Players everywhere will set their controllers to fun as they run, jump, swim and fly through more than 80 new minigames. But this party's about to get a lot bigger ... because EIGHT people will now be able to battle each other at one time.

'Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced the development of Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run, the next installment in the top-selling Spy Hunter franchise that dates back to the original arcade game. Stepping out of the Interceptor for the first time and into action will be Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the role of the ultimate secret agent, Alex Decker.

'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger' (NDS) Now Available At Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger has shipped for Nintendo DS. Based on the characters of Nickelodeon's chart-topping animated television show SpongeBob SquarePants, the game explores a new dimension of SpongeBob as a superhero and is now available at retail outlets nationwide.

'Madagascar: Operation Penguin' (GBA) Glides Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision's Madagascar: Operation Penguin is a new side-scrolling action adventure game casts players as "Private" the Penguin, a daredevil zoo escapee on his way to Antarctica and the exotic island of Madagascar. Through 18 mission-based chapters, players utilize inventive secret agent gadgets and conquer a host of challenging tasks.

Codemasters Europe Signs 'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As we revealed over the weekend, Turbine, Inc. announced today officially announced it has selected Codemasters to be the online service provider for Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach in Europe. Codemasters will be responsible for hosting, community management, technical support and billing for DDO: Stormreach in Europe when it launches next year.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 3:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monster Madness is a four-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the Xbox 360 and PC. Mix local and online players as you try to survive the monsters' invasion. Each player character has unique items and affects how the story plays out. Read more for new screens & trailer, or check out our Monster Madness hands on preview...

'The Lost Crown: A Ghosthunting Adventure' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Lost Crown is a scary, and thrilling, new adventure title inspired by classic ghoststories and today's modern ghosthunting techniques. The haunting works of Charles Dickens, M.R.James, Arthur Conan Doyle and E.F.Benson combine with night-vision cameras, E.V.P and other ghosthunting gadgets to bring a frightening story to gamers.

Philips Reveals New Ambient Game Experience Technology

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 3:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Philips today introduced amBX, ambient experience, spotlighting a technology that will revolutionize the gameplay experience and extend the gaming world out of the screen and into the real world. amBX is a step towards a full 'sensory surround experience' and enabled games will provide gamers with the ability to use light, colour, sound, heat and even airflow in the real world during gameplay.

'Burn' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Destan Entertainment is proud to inform about beginning of its new FPS development process. "Burn" enables players to fight with others in multi player mode and with bots in a single player game.

'Dungeon Siege II' - Updated Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games has released an updated demo for its recently released RPG Dungeon Siege 2. This demo features the same intro movies and a tutorial section up to the Elven Shrine area from the Mercenary campaign, but is now updated with all the bug fixes and patches, and more importantly, 500mb smaller. Read more for download links ...

Hardware Review - 'X-Arcade Two Player Arcade Joystick'

by Eric on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The X-Arcade is an authentic classic arcade style controller that works on PC, MAC, Xbox, Playstation 1&2, GameCube, and Dreamcast and injects the classic experience into the home, like it was ripped straight from an arcade machine.

'GUN' (ALL) Developer Q&A

by Matt Mefford on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits. We recently sat down with Neversoft's President Joel Jewett and here's the result.

NDS Review - 'Lost in Blue'

by Agustin on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Lost in Blue is an innovative RPG takes players on a journey of survival, adventure and mystery. After a disastrous incident at sea, the young hero of the game awakens to find himself on a seemingly uninhabited island. After meeting another survivor, a 17-year old girl who has also drifted ashore, the two must work together to survive.