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Various Game Trailers #543

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 10:39 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 :

  • Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike [Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Trailers (3)
  • Prince of Persia Kindred Blades (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Trailer

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

'Pariah' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Digital Extremes has released an updated singleplayer demo allowing you to try out 1 mission (thanks PCGamerUK/3DGamers.) Read more for download links ...

'KUON' (PS2) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 3:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters announced it will bring KUON, a PS2 exclusive period-based survival horror game, to the UK this fall. Developed and published by From Software in Japan, KUON is a one-of-a-kind weapon and magic based horror game offering novel gameplay mechanics, thought-provoking puzzles, mind-bending mini-games and a truly fascinating storyline.

'Ragnarok Online' Gets Transcendent Class Update

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gravity Interactive has introduced a Transcendent Class update for Ragnarok Online (RO). Now, players of the popular anime-style MMORPG will be able to transcend the current limit of 99 character powers to attain additional abilities not yet seen within the game.

'Age of Empires' MMO In The Works ?

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A job listing on Age of Empires developer Ensemble Studios' website reveals that it is "looking for an experienced server architect to assist in creating a world-class massively multiplayer game." (thanks Planet AoM) Could this mean that an Age of Empires MMO is in the works?

'Guilty Gear Judgment' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Guilty Gear Judgment, players will be able to experience the fast paced, adrenaline fused, arcade fighting of Guilty Gear X2 # Reload as well as delve into a new Guilty Gear gameplay experience, 'Boost Mode' which is a 'beat-em-up', side-scrolling, action mode featuring 20 Guilty Gear characters. For the first time players will take their favorite Guilty Gear character and be able to battle, by themselves or with a friend via the PSP's wireless connectivity, through hordes of aggressors and dole out their own personal brand of judgment.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge lets gamers rip through rush hour traffic and lay waste to scores of rubbernecking roadhogs in an over-the-top scene of vehicular mayhem. The game is currently in development by Criterion Games for the PS2 and Xbox.

'Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush is a high end racing game in which you dash frantically through the city of London in order to pick up and drop off passengers. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Digital Jesters Signs 'Wild Water Adrenaline' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last year, today Digital Jesters announced it will publish Wild Water Adrenaline. Developed by Widescreen Games, previously known for Airborne Troops & Inuits, Wild Water Adrenaline will let you travel from the US to Canada, France and New Zealand and have three game modes: time trial, slalom and export mode, which will let you customize your equipment, as well as kayaking on your own and rafting in a team of four.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5, aka Winning Eleven 9, furthers the realism, on and off-the-ball movement and intuitive control of the best-selling football series with Producer Shingo 'Seabass' Takaska and his team at KCE Tyo Inc. implementing a host of new gameplay features and aesthetic touches as he continues his quest to deliver the most realistic football title on any format.

'Premier Manager 2005-2006' (GBA/PS2/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZOO Digital Publishing launches the official Premier Manager 2005-2006 website, giving more details on the title due for release in August 2005. These include detailed updates on the product, exclusive screenshots, and also the chance to take part in competitions. A tips section will also give users some helpful advice on the game from getting started through to keeping the morale high in the dressing room.

'Title Bout Championship Boxing 2005' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Title Bout 2005 is a complete boxing simulation that places over 4000 fighters from John L. Sullivan (The First Heavyweight Champion of the World) to Wladimir Klitschko under your control. Recreate boxing history or make your own, using actual fighters, referees, corner men, and officials. All aspects of the sport, from knockdowns to knockouts, from cuts to disqualifications, from trial horses to champions, make Title Bout 2005 the most complete and realistic boxing simulation on the market.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 11:17 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.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Major v2.0 Patch In The Works

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows is hard at work fixing up the tons of problems people are having with Atari's latest FPS title Boiling Point: Road to Hell. The upcoming v2.0 promises to address quite a few of the issues with plenty of fixes, optimizations, improvements and a few additions. The patch is due for release in the next few weeks, in the meantime read more fior detailed fix list ...

'Dungeon Siege II' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has revealed that it plans to release Gas Powered Games' RPG sequel Dungeon Siege 2 on August 19th. Dungeon Siege II is an action fantasy role-playing game featuring an immersive fully 3-D environment. The original Dungeon Siege plunges players into a 3-D fantasy world where players can build up a party and move seamlessly from one over-the-top battle to the next.

'Full Auto' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' Coming to Xbox This Fall

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that Fable: The Lost Chapters, currently in development for PC and slated to release this September, will also be available in late Fall for Xbox. Fable: TLC builds upon the original best-selling Fable with loads of new content including new regions, quests and enhanced story elements that further enhance the mystical world of Albion.

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII is an Xbox exclusive action-filled flight combat game internally developed by Ubisoft. From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

'Heavenly Sword' (PS3) Developers Are Relocating And Recruiting

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heavenly Sword developers Ninja Theory has moved offices to accommodate rapid expansion in all areas of development in an effort to expand its development team rapidly and aggressively over the next 6 months. "We are offering positions, both full-time and contract, in pretty much every area of games development. Getting close to movie-quality visuals means we also have positions suitable for artists from the CGI industry," says Ninja Theory's Nina Kristensen. If you are interested, you can sign up here ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' Not Coming In 2005

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to fan site, a russian forum chat with GSC Game World's deputy director Anton Bolshakov relvealed that the oft delayed FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl will not be making any appearance this year. "In two words, to sum up an ICQ chat: when the plot is fully implemented (it is being completed), the simulation will be finally tuned. This is what the team is doing right now. The game will certainly not come out this year."

PS2 Preview - 'Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves'

by Geson Hatchett on July 8, 2005 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves will entice a broad range of players with multiple tiers of gameplay to reach both the hard core and gaming novice. Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves will draw players immediately into the devious adventures of Sly and his crew by offering a unique cast of playable characters, a challenging dual analog stick multiplayer mode, new vehicles, mini-games, disguises, enhanced combat move sets and much more.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. This demo features one mission, exclusive mission not in the retail game, with 10 objectives, and 15 units with several hidden secrets on the map.

UPDATE: Seems CDV US distributed a bad file which has now been replaced with a working version. Our apologies ...

'Battlestrike: The Siege' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive is working on a sequel to ita budget shooter Battlestrike: Road to Berlin. The Siege is scheduled for this release in Europe coming August and will give players another 12 new missions in which you once again will take up arms against Nazis. This time around you will not only switch between battle tanks, airplanes or act as a sniper, but also get thrown in naval battles and be positioned on ships.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

Xbox Review - 'Destroy All Humans!'

by Evan Kaigle on July 8, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'Top Spin 2' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everything you loved about Top Spin is back and made even better. The peerless player-creator is reborn with the powerful Digital Identity that truly puts you in the game. Experience Grand Slam events in venues that are alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play. Characters are even more stunning with the addition of HD technology and the inclusion of all current top players in the world. Put it all online and you once again have the greatest tennis game ever created.