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Various Game Trailers #536

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Trailer
  • The Godfather - Trailer #5
  • Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams - Japanese Trailer
  • Fallen Earth - Trailer

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

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline. Read more to check out the latest visual goodness.

'Galley Battles: From Salamis to Actium' Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fans of ancient naval warfare, rejoice, for your ship has come in! Shrapnel Games would like to announce that we will be publishing Galley Battles: From Salamis to Actium, an exciting turn-based computer game covering the very early days of naval warfare. Read more for details ...

'Burnout Legends' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.

'The Sims 2' (GBA/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

'Shot-Online' Lands a Hole-in-One With Full-Featured Live Service

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

OnNet is pleased to announce the North American online launch of Shot-Online, its realistic golf simulation game.

'Riviera: The Promised Land' (GBA) Heads to Retail

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced today that is has shipped Riviera: The Promised Land another superb Role Playing Game for the GBA.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

'24: The Game' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

'Far Cry Instincts' Exclusively On Xbox

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that Far Cry Instincts will be available exclusively for the Microsoft Xbox. Far Cry Instincts takes the PC version's signature locations, Full-Action Response A.I. (F.A.R. concept), and unprecedented view-distance, and combines them with improved gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to utilize an even broader range of strategies and survival tactics to uncover the many secrets within the beautiful, but deadly islands. The game is scheduled to ship September 2005.

'Radiata Stories' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to journey through a living, breathing fantasy world in the Square-Enix/tri-ACE co-production Radiata Stories. Explore a living, breathing fantasy world where time passes and NPCs all have their own daily routines. Recruit allies and pick sides in the war between humans and the faerie. The future's riding on your decisions.

Blizzard Announces BlizzCon

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard announced today the very first Blizzard Convention, to take place on October 28 & 29 in Orange County, California. BlizzCon is a celebration of our Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo franchises and the players who have helped make them so popular around the world. Read more for details ...

'NBA Live 06' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'Dead to Rights: Reckoning' (PSP) Now in Stores

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Dead to Rights: Reckoning has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. Developed by Rebellion in the UK, Dead to Rights: Reckoning is a third person action game featuring frantic cinematic action, an original hard-nosed cop storyline and wireless multiplayer shootouts for up to four players.

'KOF: Maximum Impact - Maniax' (Xbox) Kicks In Doors At Retail Stores

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SNK Playmore announced today that they have shipped KOF: Maximum Impact - Maniax, the first original the King of Fighters 3D title for the Xbox. KOF: Maximum Impact - Maniax will have a host of new, innovative features created exclusively for Xbox users, including a 128 player tournament mode on Xbox Live where KOF fans can play and challenge the rest of the world.

AMD Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Intel

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel Corp., accusing its market-dominating competitor of forcing customers into exclusive deals to keep them from buying AMD microprocessors.

'Auto Assault' Fans Can Vote For Own Pre-Order Content

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pre-order campaigns for MMO games offer, as a rule, bonus in-game goodies to reward early adopters with something special. NCsoft Europe has today announced that it plans to go one better with Auto Assault as European players will be able to vote for which in-game weapon will be included in the pre-order campaign.

'Fantastic 4' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Torches Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that Fantastic 4 is currently available in retail stores nationwide. Based on Twentieth Century Fox's Fantastic 4 feature film, the team-based action adventure game lets players take on the role of Marvel's first family of Super Heroes to overcome the evil Doctor Doom.

'EverQuest II' Heroine Search Ending Soon

by Judy on June 28, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) announced today that more than one million votes have been cast in the nationwide "Quest for Antonia" search as the final days of the contest come to a close.

'All Points Bulletin' Also Coming to Xbox 360

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WEBZEN announced today that its highly anticipated massively multiplayer freeform combat and driving-based game, All Points Bulletin (APB), is in development for the X360. APB is being developed by Real Time Worlds under the leadership of David Jones, creator of the original Grand Theft Auto franchise. APB will be the first real-world based, massively multiplayer online game for Xbox 360.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. This is serious!

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Conflict: Global Terror'

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Teaming up once again with the original Desert Storm Delta Force - Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones - your four men now form part of an elite anti-terrorist unit tasked with minimising the worldwide threat from active global terrorist groups. The game takes place across the world, in a number of different and hostile locations and against a merciless and corrupt enemy; this is your squad's greatest challenge to date.

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter an all-new Evil Dead experience, as Ash finds himself arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to Sunny Meadows, an institute for the criminally insane. Though better than the madness he escaped hidden within the woods, he quickly learns the evil has only become more malevolent.

PC Review - 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on June 28, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.