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Various Game Trailers #568

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:34 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 :

  • Call of Duty 2 - Pointe du Hoc Trailer
  • Neuro Hunter - Trailer #2
  • Sniper Elite [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Tomb Raider: Legend [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • D.I.C.E. [PS2] - Trailer #3

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

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo' (PSP) Gets US Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo will offer fans of the multi-million selling franchise all-new single-player and wireless multiplayer gaming missions in four different Areas of Operation (AO). Players are tasked with completing 14 unique, realistic international single-player missions, including Chile, which is a unique AO only available in the PSP release. Previously listed as fall 2005, SCEA announced today operations start November 8, 2005.

'The Great British Football Quiz' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first in Liquid Games' series of quizzes for the PS2 - The Great British Football Quiz - has successfully been submitted, checked by Sony and has now gone gold ahead of schedule.

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (ALL) Speed Kills Explained - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike. Ubisoft sent out a pre-canned Q&A explaining what the speed kill systems is all about ...

Atari Revenue Plummets, Reports Loss

by Judy on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced financial results for Q1 2006, ended June 30, 2005. Net revenue was $24.2M, down from $108.1M from Q1 2005, and net loss for the quarter was $32.8M, compared to net income of $12.1M at this time last year. The revenue drop is primarily due to the success of last year's DRIV3R (PS2/Xbox) and Atari's decision to release fewer products in order to focus on producing higher quality titles. Read more for further details ...

'Kao Challengers' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari Europe today announced that it will bring Tate Interactive's action platformer Kao Challengers to the PSP this coming October. Read more for details, screens and trailer...

'Ducati World Championship' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ducati World Championship is a 360° view into the world of motorcycle racing allowing you to take up a career as a pilot racing in the amateur, semi professional and professional racing classes, intent on reaching the Superbike and the Grand World Championship.

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar has released the promised No More Hot Coffee patch. This update brings your European/Australian, North American or German retail game to v1.01 and not only disables the controversial mod, but also adds 720p and 1080i HDTV support, as well as a few gameplay tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for download links ...

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:40 p.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.

'Imperial Glory' - v1.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory offers an in-depth management model along with real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Eidos has released a new patch for Pyro Studios' RTS bringing your retail game to v1.1 and adds the ability to speed up battles, map tweaks, gameplay adjustements and also includes the initial Intel Graphic chipsets fix (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Marathon Gaming Session Ends in Death

by Judy on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A South Korean man who played computer games for 50 hours almost non-stop died of heart failure minutes after finishing his mammoth session in an Internet cafe, authorities said Tuesday.

'Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Merscom LLC today announced an agreement with Auran Games to publish Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006 for the PC in North America. TRS2006 brings the world of trains to the computer desktop and puts players in the engineer's seat. Virtual conductors can design rail systems using over 7,500 scenery objects and drive more than 150 types of locomotives over hundreds of miles of stunning 3D terrain.

'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' (NGC) - 14 New Screens

by Judy on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hello Kitty Roller Rescue players will be able to save Earth from the misinformed Block-O with the much loved Hello Kitty and Badtz-Maru. More than 20 popular Sanrio characters will help Hello-Kitty throughout her travels. Kitty will also be able to partner up at various stages to fight enemies. And, for the first time, players will be able to enjoy the beautiful Sanriotown in a completely 3-D world that is interactive.

'Soul Calibur III' (PS2) - 11 New Screens

by Judy on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Calibur III offers the series' hallmarks of exhilarating sword-fighting action and profound martial arts while also delivering highly improved graphics and sound effects to create a unique gaming experience. It also features a Character Creation Mode, which allows players to create original warriors.

'Quake 4' (X360/PC) Multiplayer and 'DOOM 3: RoE' (Xbox) At QuakeCon 2005

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision announced today that QUAKE 4 multiplayer will be unveiled at the 10th Annual QuakeCon, held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from August 11-14. In addition, QuakeCon 2005 will also play host to the first showing of DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil for the Xbox.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' - 5 New Screens

by Judy on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While the storyline of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None follows 10 strangers who are invited to a lavish island only to be accused of murder, players assume the role of a new 11th character, Patrick Narracott the boatman who takes guests to the island. The player must reveal the killer before becoming a victim.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Multiplayer Details - 6 New Screens

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

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. 2K Games today announced the exciting multiplayer features of Serious Sam II.

'Gumby vs. the Astrobots' (GBA) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that Gumby vs. the Astrobots has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. A lighthearted platforming adventure, Gumby vs. the Astrobots places classic Gumby characters in an original storyline to foil the plans of the pesky Blockheads.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released details for Darkness Rising, the sixth expansion to the epic fantasy MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot. this expansion, you will get to interact with the each Realm's new King to stop a rising force of evil.

'Squad Assault: Second Wave' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment and co-publisher Merscom today announced that Squad Assault: Second Wave for the PC has gone gold. This 3D real-time strategy game based on the battles that raged in the European Theater of World War II is a powerfully updated, enhanced, and expanded release of the critically-acclaimed "Squad Assault: West Front".

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v2.0 Euro Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the European edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your European retail game to v2.0 and addresses AI, physics and stability issues, as well as a ton of bug fixes, game tweaks, and game optimizations. Read more for details and download links ...

'Advent Rising' Makes Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that it has shipped the PC version of Advent Rising to retail stores nationwide. Developed by GlyphX Games, Advent Rising thrusts players into an intergalactic adventure punctuated with a gripping storyline created in collaboration with award-winning sci-fi novelist, Orson Scott Card.

'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Kicks Off In Stores Today

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that Madden NFL 06 is on store shelves today. Reflecting the focus on the passing game in the NFL, Madden NFL 06 has changed passing for the first time in ten years with the all-new QB Vision Control and QB Precision Placement and introduces the all new NFL Superstar mode, where you can live the life of an NFL Superstar.

'Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory' Is Now Called 'Vietnam Combat: First Battle'

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Novitas has renamed Exozet Games/Provox's military turn-based strategy game Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory into Vietnam Combat: First Battle. Reason for the sudden change of title is quite simple, Novitas plans to release several games in the series. More details should become available once the Games Convention in Leipzig kicks off, later this month.

'Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion commences just after the last Emperor of a unified Rome has died. His successors in Rome and Constantinople are now uneasy allies and rivals for power. The ‘barbarians’ are massing along the borders, and in some cases are living inside what used to be Roman territory. This demo features a tutorial and 2 historical battles: Châlons (Atilla's Huns vs. Romans), and Badon Hill (Romans vs. Saxons). Read more for download links ...

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

Hip Interactive Drops 'City of The Dead' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Due To Quality Concerns

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While already revealed by Kuju, Hip Interactive Europe confirms today that it will no longer publish George A. Romero's City of The Dead as as it had concerns over the quality of the development. Hip Interactive Europe confirms the continuation of its publishing and distribution businesses across Europe and confirms the upcoming releases, this Fall, of its line-up with titles such as Rugby Challenge 2006, and Garfield "Saving Arlene".

PC Preview - 'Bet On Soldier: Blood Sport'

by Thomas Leaf on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter with a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, allowing players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies.

GameCube Review - 'Madagascar'

by Gordy Wheeler on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to the island of Madagascar. When their vessel capsizes off the coast, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.

'Battlestrike: The Siege' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestrike: The Siege 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. German publiser dtp announced Battlestrike: The Siege went gold and will hit German retail mid August.

'Conflict: Global Terror' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Developer Diary #1

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. This first dev diary talks about the choice of game characters and storyline.