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Various Game Trailers #567

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 11:56 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 :

  • Black & White 2 - Making of Trailer #2
  • Hammer & Sickle - Trailer
  • Project Offset - Trailer #2
  • Radiata Stores [PS2] - Trailer #2

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

Vivendi Plans On Releasing Four Barbie (GBA/PC) Titles

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced its September line-up of interactive games based on the latest additions to Mattel's successful Barbie and My Scene entertainment franchises. Inspired by the animated movie releases Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus and My Scene Goes Hollywood arriving on DVD/VHS this Autumn.

'Psychonauts' - v1.03 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco has released a new patch for Double Fine's action/adventure Psychonauts. This update brings your retail game to v1.03, although at this point no specific details as to what it fixes are available (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Counter-Strike' And 'Half-Life' Get Steamy Update #25

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for the original Counter-Strike and Half-Life 1, mainly addressing a few exploits, several bug & crash fixes, and a few game tweaks. Read more for details, or just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Auto Assault' Developer Q&A #2

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth. In this pre-canned Q&A project lead Scott Brown talks about the social interaction...

'Vietcong 2' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong 2 is a FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue (pronounced Who-ay), during the Vietnam War. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault.

'Trash' - Updated Beta Client & Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inhuman Games has announced that it has reached open beta for its latest game Trash. Inhuman Games has recently completed several rounds of closed beta testing, each lasting several months and involving hundreds of beta testers. The open beta is free and open to the public...

'X³: Reunion' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike' (Xbox) Experiencing Boot Issues

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has put up a message on the official Ghost Recon website, regarding a reported Red X error people have been experiencing. "Some users have reported that when initially loading the game, before, during, or after the intro movie, the game freezes and a “Red X” error message is displayed, which instructs the user to restart his/her Xbox. It is important to note that the error does not affect every user, and that the Red X screen itself is a generic error message, much like the dirty disk error messages that other games use." While Ubisoft is looking into the problem, make sure the dik is clean, unplug controllers from the Xbox during the game intro, or just keep restarting until you are successfull.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

SEGA Reveals New 'Football Manager 2006' Features - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'. Today SEGA Europe and Sports Interactive reveal some new features for the PC edition.

'Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, players experience the adrenaline rush and harsh realities of war as never before, get to know squadmates and fight alongside them through an epic story during the most harrowing moments of WWII. As a part of America’s most decorated and heroic fighting unit, The Big Red One, players work together with their squad to accomplish a variety of land, see and air combat missions spanning North Africa, Italy and Nazi-occupied Western Europe.

'ReWind' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ReWind is an on-rails shooter game (think Killer7) currently in the works at dutch developer Two Tribes. Using detailed 3D graphics and a rich storyline, this on-rails shooter with a twist will use the unique possibilities of the Nintendo DS to full effect. Read more for details ...

'Boiling Point' Sequel or Addon in The Works

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fansite has received confirmation from Deep Shadows project leader that they are not only working on Precursors, but also have started working on a new Boiling Point eposide, although whether it will be a mere addon or a full blow sequel is not decided yet. "We are working on next iteration of BP. Now we are waiting for publisher's decision if it turn to be addon or BP2 game. Moreover we'll publish mod-maker tools really soon so everybody are able to do a new missions for the game."

Climax UK On A Recruiting Spree

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In response to the increasing demand for its development expertise, Climax is delighted to announce that it is accelerating its global expansion programme. Consequently, over the next twelve months, the company is looking to hire over 100 new employees in its U.K. studios alone.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League is being developed by Midway's Chicago in collaboration with a writer from ESPN's controversial "Playmakers" TV series. Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football.

'Live For Speed: S2' - v0.5P2 Alpha Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 will significantly improve the game - important features have been added, dynamic camber (improved simulation of suspension and different suspension types), highly detailed tyre physics and a damage model have been introduced. The LFS team has released a small update patch for the Live for Speed S2 alpha demo offering a new multiplayer car filter system and the usual game tweaks and bug fixes.

'Sacred: Underworld' - v2.24 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Sacred: Underworld, players will be able to re-live the excitement of the entire original Sacred adventure with two new characters; alternatively, it will be possible to continue the thrilling story of the fantasy world of 'Ancaria' with existing characters. This new patch brings your UK/French retail game to v2.24 and addresses various gameplay issues and fixes some multiplayer problems. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'PlanetSide' Joins Massive Incorporated In-Game Billboard Network

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Incorporated today announced that Sony Online Entertainment has joined Massive's video game network. SOE's MMO action game, PlanetSide, will now be part of the Massive network and is scheduled to begin running in-game billboards in mid-August.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer. Though few details about TC:NYC have been revealed, it will presumably have a similar moral-ambiguity system where Marcus can be either a good or a (very) bad cop.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) Cover Athletes Signed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announces Wayne Rooney and Ronaldinho as cover stars for EA SPORTS' FIFA 06, due for release this autumn. These partnerships build on the success of EA SPORTS' FIFA, Europe's best selling sports game franchise ever. EA also today announced major enhancements to the gameplay and management modes aimed at making FIFA 06 the total football game.

PC Preview - 'Battleground Europe'

by Dan Barrow on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Battleground Europe – Volume 1 of the WWII Online Virtual Battlefield Series – is a totally unique MMOG that delivers the ultimate Player v Player experience where only your skills and knowledge, and those of your enemy, determines your fate and the outcome of the war. Its design allows players with adequate rank to plan and carry out tactical missions in first-person combat.

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

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | 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!

'Tycoon City: New York' - 22 New Screens

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

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

Sony Files Lawsuit Against Lik Sang For Selling PSPs

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online retailer was today informed that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc commenced legal actions against in the High Court of Hong Kong for selling PSP consoles.

PS2 Review - 'Medal of Honor European Assault'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic Services­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.