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Various Game Trailers #606

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:43 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 :

  • Devil Kings - Azure Dragon Trailer
  • Cold War [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #6
  • Ankh - Trailer
  • Blood Magic - GC 2005 Trailer
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up Contents Under Pressure [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #10

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

'Ragnarok Online 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show 2005, Gravity announced it is working on Ragnarok Online 2, but promises to take its popular online RPG in a somewhat new direction. Unlike its predecessor, Ragnarok 2 will be in full 3D, but will also do away with the fixed classes, allowing each player to develop his own character and skills. Carried over from the first title are several predetermined choices such as swordman, novice or thief, but also new additions like recruit, magician and even a clown.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Now Available Through Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DoD: Source leverages the power of the Source engine by introducing advanced sound technology to provide a more immersive soundscape and integrated physics simulation technology for ragdolls and physically simulated objects throughout each map.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. Activision has released a singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, featuring the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you have to take out four artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the mighty mamodo king!

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Armed Assault' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that the Heroes of the Pacific video game for the PS2 and Xbox has achieved gold status and will ship for retail later this month. Heroes of the Pacific is a dramatic World War II aerial combat-action game developed by IR Gurus of Australia. Heroes of the Pacific will be available September 30, 2005 for consoles and in October 2005 for the PC.

'Burnout Legends' (NDS) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit.

'The Shadow of Aten' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Spanish developer Silicon Garaje Arts announced today its first project, The Shadow of Aten, an action/thriller games where you embody a British ex-agent, Allam Scott, investigating the murder of a renowned British archaeologist in Cairo in the year 1936. The game is full of action and with a high cultural component developed in such an exciting time as the discovery of the pharaonic tombs.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without Warning, developed by CiRCLE Studio, founded by the Tombraider series creators, is a highly charged action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant. The story takes place over a 12 hour period, during which players will experience the events from the vantage point of six characters that are caught up in the crisis situation.

'Saints Row' (X360) Content Cut Due To Xbox 360 Core

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What many people feared has come true, due to the several X360 configurations THQ's third-person shooter/action adventure Saints Row will not feature all the content it could have had. In an interview with Aussiebox, Volition producer Jacques Hennequet revealed that the game will not feature any flyable aircraft due to the lack of HD in the Xbox 360 core system. While high above the enormous Saints Row world a DVD can not stream the 720p resolution data fast enough, and therefor Volition claims they had to cut the feature.

'Aeon Flux' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aeon Flux is an action-packed game that features a palpitating blend of stealth, speed and acrobatic combat. Based on Peter Chung’s popular MTV animated series, the game bridges the fever-dream essence of the futuristic series with the mass-market appeal of the upcoming feature film starring Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, slated for release in Fall 2005.

'The Offspring' Headlines BlizzCon Concert

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced that multi-platinum recording artists The Offspring will headline the closing-night concert at BlizzCon, Blizzard's inaugural game festival. BlizzCon will take place on October 28-29, 2005, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA and will include two days of gaming, contests, developer Q&A panels, an official tournament, and other activities centered on Blizzard's 15 years of game development.

'Dawn of Fantasy' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Fantasy is a 3D RTS/RPG under development at Reverie Entertainment. Set in Medieval times, featuring 6 playable races (Men, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, Western Dragons and Minotaurs), full day & night cycle, you decide whether you want to follow the good or evil path.

'Spinout' (PSP/PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spinout, developer by Icon Games, is a fresh original racing title in which the player races their spherical craft (Xorb) around a selection of high-rise courses.

'F.E.A.R.' Weapons Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

Control Games With Your Brain

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CyberLearning Technology today launched SMART BrainGames, brain-powered video game peripherals that experts say could transform the videogame industry. The company is the sole licensee of unique technology developed, proven and patented by NASA and originally used for pilot training.

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Unravels into Stores

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced that The Suffering: Ties That Bind has shipped to retailers nationwide. The follow-up to 2004's critically-acclaimed The Suffering is available now for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC.

'25 to Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that after business review, it has shifted the release of its third-person urban action game 25 to Life from October 2005 to sometime in 2006. The product will be available for the PS2, Xbox and PC.

'Theseus: Return Of The Hero' - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sigma Team announced today that Sigma Team finished working on the new product, Theseus: Return Of The Hero. This game logically belongs to the world created in Alien Shooter. Theseus, the hero of this game, arrived in a small European town and got into the very middle of such a battle. Of course Theseus immediately joins the fight against the aliens.

'Midway Arcade Treasures 3' (PS2/Xbox) Speeds into Stores

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced the release of Midway Arcade Treasures 3, a compilation of eight classic Midway arcade racing games, shipping to retailers nationwide. MAT 3 is now available for the PS2 and the Xbox at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Criterion are new to the FPS genre, it has the utmost confidence that their modern day shooter will bring never before seen intensity. In Black you play as an American Covert Ops soldier going up against all sorts of foes in an Eastern European setting. In case last week's 32 Black screens weren't enough, here's some more ..

'Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species' Developer Diary #4 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon 2 gives you the chance to build the ultimate zoo and enjoy it firsthand. You can explore your 3D zoo world as a zoo guest or even care for your animals as a zookeeper. The Endangered Species expansion pack will give you even more to love about Zoo Tycoon 2! This developer diary is a Q&A with Blue Fang's senior designer Charles Miles, talking about conservation areas in Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Chicken Little'

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Disney's Chicken Little brings the excitement of the film to life and allows gamers to master unique gadgets and play as the key characters from the film in an endless variety of action-packed game play.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RCT 3: Wild combines thrilling coasters with extreme animal parks. This game is much more than an expansion with more coasters, new characters and gameplay additions that extend the RollerCoaster Tycoon experience. Dozens of new adrenalin pumping attractions and breathtaking rides will make fans roar with delight - it's an all-new spin on this popular franchise.

PS2 Review - 'Namco Museum 50th Anniversary'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Bring a classic retro arcade into your home with the Namco Museum 50th Anniversary collection. All of the usual favorites like Pac-Man, Mappy, and Galaga are here in arcade-perfect form, along with rarities like Galaga '88, Pac-Mania, Rolling Thunder, and Bosconian. Save high scores to your memory card to compete with friends long after a game gets turned off.

'Blitzkrieg II' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blueside announced its first title developed exclusively for Xbox 360, tentatively named Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom, an action role playing game which is based on the world of Kingdom Under Fire where forces of light and darkness are locked in battle.

Matrix Games Signs 'Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce they have signed Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga from Worlds Apart Productions, a strategic trading card game set in a sci-fi themed universe. Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga will have enhanced graphics and an improved UI, new maps, new cards, four player games, a tournament drafting system, and many minor adjustments to improve the game.

'Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends' (PS2) Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that it has launched the official Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends minisite, where you can now find out, Which Dynasty Warrior are You? by taking the site's new personality mini-quiz. The site also has details about the game's 5 modes of play including the new Destiny mode, the most expansive character Edit mode in the history of the series, and the game's two new Challenge courses, and of course also exclusive wallpapers, links to news, and discussion forums.