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Various Game Trailers #658

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 11:56 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 :

  • Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer (2)
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - Trailer #4
  • Black [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Mega Man Maverick Hunter X [PSP] - Trailer

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

'Rumble Roses XX' (X360) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 7:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play. Check these 27 new high res beauties...

Federal Court Deems Illinois Violent Video Game Law Unconstitutional

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in May Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich introduced a bill to ban violent video games, which was then later approved and had to go in effect January 1st. On July 25, 2005, a lawsuit was filed challenging the law, claiming it violated the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech. Today, Federal District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly in Chicago, IL agreed with the plaintiffs and ruled that the video game restriction law is unconstitutional, and issued an order permanently enjoining the law's enforcement. You can read the full, 53 page, ruling right here...

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans.

'Darwinia' Now Available for Pre-Purchase Via Steam

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Darwinia, the latest multi-genre creation from UK-based Introversion, is now available for pre-purchase via Steam. Those who pre-purchase the game will save 10%. In addition, a new Darwinia gameplay trailer (52MB) is now available from Steam and

'RoboBlitz' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

RoboBlitz, using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a fast-paced action game featuring puzzle-solving and unique physics-based weapons. Players blast through 15+ levels of high-intensity action as Blitz, a multi-talented robot on a mission to save its factory from a band of invading mechanical brains. A Roboblitz techdemo, then known as RoboHordes, was shown at GDC and E3 2005.

EA Gets Sued Over 'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Features

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual Jam owner Pernell Harris has sued Electronic Arts over features included in EA's Madden NFL 06. Pernell claims he met with EA in 2003 to discuss a game he was developing, Heart of a Champion, in which players guide an athlete from high school to professional football, not unlike the NFL Superstar mode in Madden NFL 06. The lawsuit filed November 28 with the California Superior Court in San Mateo County, accuses EA of breaching an "implied in fact contract" by using those features without compensation and violation of a confidentiality agreement. EA's responsde " "We have read the complaint and the allegations are completely without merit."

'HoopWorld' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Hot Shots, Dive Tackling, Wall Running, Dragon Punches, over-the-top mid-air volleys - all chainable tricks in HoopWorld. Developed by Streamline Studios, HoopWorld is a three-on-three multiplayer trick game that rewards gamers for playing competitively together. Check out the freshly launched HoopWorld website, or read more for new screens ...

'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War' Not Cancelled

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 12:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway issued the following statement regarding the status Rise & Fall: CaW, "Due to circumstances beyond Midway's control, Stainless Steel Studios is no longer involved with the development of Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War. Despite this unfortunate situation, Midway remains focused and determined to deliver a revolutionary real-time strategy experience with Rise & Fall, and will look to stay true to the title's original development vision. Rise & Fall Civilizations at War remains scheduled for release in 2006." More details are promised soon ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - v3369 Win32 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Epic has released a new patch for its sci-fi FPS Unreal Tournament 2004. This patch brings your retail game to v3369 and addresses the usual slew of bug fixes, engine & network enhancements, and gameplay tweaks. This new patch is compatible with the ECE Bonus Pack. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Armed Assault' - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Brought to you by Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint, Armed Assault will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Keepsake' - German v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Keepsake will immerse you into a journey beyond compare. Assisted by a dragon afraid of heights, Lydia takes on to explore the Dragonvale Academy's empty structures in search for her best friend Celeste. Frogster has released the first patch for Wicked Studios' adventure game Keepsake bringing your German retail game to v1.1 and adressing some puzzle and dialogue issues.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'Marine Park Empire' - v1.2 Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has released a patch for the downloadable version of its Marine Park Empire, sync'n your digital version with the earlier released v1.2 retail patch, fixing character uniform and scenario bugs, as well as improving ingame models and salary system.

SimBin Licenses New Technology For Racing Titles

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SimBin and MoTeC announced they will be integrating real life racing technology into the racing game genre. MoTeC is specialising in the design and development of world class engine management and data acquisition systems for race cars.

'Timothy and Titus: Saints, Martyrs, Heroes' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Timothy and Titus: Saints, Martyrs, Heroes, developed by White Knight Games, is based on St Paul's disciples St Timothy and St Titus. The game follows their adventures in a fictional tale of fun, mystery, and adventure as they spread the Gospel message across the lands of early Christianity.

'Inhabited Island' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akella Company and announce the development of strategy game based on novel Inhabited Island by Strugatsky brothers.

'Broken Sword 4' Now Known As 'Broken Sword: The Angel of Death'

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that the fourth installment of the epic Broken Sword series of games will be entitled Broken Sword: The Angel of Death. Created by Revolution Software, this latest epic adventure is due to launch on PC and is expected to hit stores around the world in summer 2006.

'Ape Escape 3' (PS2) And 'Ape Escape Academy' (PSP) Get Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ape Escape 3 is pached with more content than any previous Ape Escape titles, a full 28 stages (136 total areas, compared with 84 for the previous installment) and tons of mini games. Family-friendly Ape Escape Academy makes its PSP debut and features feature ad hoc wireless functionality and more than 40 mini-games that are diverse and range in difficulty. Both titles will be available on January 17, 2006.

Monte Cristo Denies Being Part of The DJ Group

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Last week Myriad Interactive announced it had formed the DJ Group which included Digital Jesters, Monte Cristo and Turtle Games. Today Monte Cristo has reacted strongly to the suggestion that it has become a label of the DJ Group and benefited from investment from Myriad Interactive.

'Pursuit Force' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pursuit Force is a fast-paced arcade-action game, that fuses driving and combat mechanics to create a unique gaming experience for PSP. Pursuit Force follows the misadventures of a rookie Police Officer tracking down five criminal gangs across an entire fictional state in America.

GBA Review - 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'

by Katarani on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Players will experience all the thrills of the movie -- from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself!

PC Review - 'Serious Sam II'

by Keith Durocher on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2.