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Various Game Trailers #610

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 8:17 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 - Tribes Trailer
  • The Movies [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #11
  • F.E.A.R - Panics Machinima #2
  • The Witcher - Trailer #11
  • XIII Century: Death or Glory - GC 2005 Trailer

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

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

Mythic Goes Digital With 'Dark Age of Camelot'

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced that in addition to their ongoing retail releases for Dark Age of Camelot, existing and future expansion packs will be available through digital distribution for the first time in the game’s history.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - 13 New Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 4:34 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.

Best Buy To Sell Used Video Games

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronics retailer Best Buy has begun testing the sale of used video games in a handful of its stores, Piper Jaffray analyst Anthony Gikas said in a client note on Friday.

'Auto Assault' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 2:57 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.

'The Sims' Nominated For The Walk Of Game

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 2:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Walk of Game is a landmark honoring the icons and pioneers of the videogame industry. This year, The Sims has been nominated for this honor. Winners are selected based on fans' votes. Anyone who registers at the Walk Of Game website can vote at least once a day for the entire month of October, and the final inductee will be announced in November 2005.

'Shattered Union' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 2:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set atop the smoldering ruins of a fictional United States torn apart by civil war, Shattered Union is an action-packed strategy game for console and PC. Gamers will play through an exciting single player campaign to reunite the country by force, or online in one-on-one matches.

EA Europe Signs 'Ridge Racer 6' (X360)

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Europe announced today that will co-publish Namco's Ridge Racer 6 for Xbox 360 in PAL territories. Ridge Racer 6 on X360 comes packed with more than 130 cars and 30 circuits, the most courses in any of the series so far! For the first time ever, it will also feature online compatibility with Xbox Live offering endless hours of drifting excitement.

'Age of Empires III' Community Site Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios has launched a new community site for Age of Empires fans in order to provide an official location for AoE fans to get the latest news and share information with other players. The new site features all the latest Age news, exclusive interviews and insight into Ensemble Studios and AoE, downloadable content and patches, AoE III statistics pages, and community forums where you can chat, discuss strategies and get information from the game’s designers, artists and programmers.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - 14 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns.

'City of Villains' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox) Takes Off To Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that the Heroes of the Pacific video game for the PS2 and Xbox has shipped for retail; the game will also be available for PC in October 2005. Heroes of the Pacific is a dramatic World War II aerial combat-action game developed by IR Gurus of Australia.

'Rogue Galaxy' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rogue Galaxy is a fantasy-themed RPG which revolves around the game's main character, Jester Rogue. Players follow Rogue as he planet-hops around space, visiting a number of planets, each with their own unique ecosystem populated by various unusual creatures.

Cross Platform Multiplayer In 'Call of Duty 2: Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The PS2 and Xbox editions of Activision's WWII based FPS Call of Duty 2: Big Red One will utilize DemonWare’s State Engine middleware to deliver seamless, state-of-the art, 16-player, cross-platform, multiplayer online gaming to players worldwide.

'Top Spin 2' (GBA/NDS/X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin returns for another round of simulation tennis, not only on the X360, but also the GBA. In Top Spin 2, you can play as a variety of real tennis champions, including Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Andy Roddick, and Lleyton Hewitt, or your own customized player.

'Kingdom of Paradise' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom of Paradise, known in Eirope as Key of Heaven, begins with Shinbu, a young boy residing in a village near the Gate of Seiryu, earning his living as a hired bodyguard for travelers visiting the area. Playing as Shinbu, use your deadly swordsmanship skills to avenge your clan's decimation and restore the balance of powers across the land.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.03 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA UK has revealed that barring any last minute issues, the Battlefield 2 v1.03 update is only a few days from release, and have at the same token released a detailed fix list of what we can expect from the new patch, such as the original BF1942 Wake Island map, the ability to add server favorites, change name prefix (especially for clans), and various other tweaks ...

'Vietcong 2' - Second Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 9:30 a.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, 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. This updated demo features a new MP map entitled Tiger Falls, without the muzzle flash effects, which previously covered the entire screen (thanks Blues).

'Forbidden Siren 2' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story takes place in an abandoned island, where all humans disappeared in a mysterious way 29 years ago. This time other than the dead people from the first game, there is a new type of enemy called the dark people, they have intelligence and abilities over human, and they can see in the darkness. Their only weakness is light, you need to use flashlight or other light source to weaken them, then use weapons to attack.

'Ape Escape 3' (PS2) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ape Escape 3 continues to expand upon the core theme of the Ape Escape series: capturing monkeys. Packed with more content than any previous Ape Escape titles, Ape Escape 3 has a full 28 stages (136 total areas, compared with 84 for the previous installment) and tons of mini games.

'Amped 3' (X360) Music Band Contest

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced that they will be hosting the "Amplifier Charrenge" campaign, a contest empowering consumers to give one band featured in the highly anticipated Amped 3 video game their big break. Amped 3 has over 150 indie tracks from some of today's hottest underground bands.

'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced that it has launched the official Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure web site, providing visitors with a glimpse into the rich culture and history of graffiti, as well as an array of unique content including detailed historical perspectives of graffiti and its culture, downloadable MP3s, real-life art, profiles of top graffiti legends, exclusive in-game concept art, and behind- the-scenes videos narrated by Marc Ecko.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) Kicks Off In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announces the release of FIFA Soccer 06, which includes major enhancements to the gameplay and management modes, making FIFA Soccer 06 "The Total Soccer Experience." The game is available in stores in Europe today, and worldwide the first week of October.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) Gets Hollywood Voice-overs

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

To create the perfect tone and timbre for its upcoming epic role playing game, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Bethesda announced today an all-star voice cast of British stage and screen legends. Leading the lineup is Patrick Stewart, playing the role of the Emperor. Stewart is best known among genre fans as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Professor Charles Xavier from the X-Men feature films.

'Code Lyoko' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory today announced the signing of a worldwide licensing deal with producer and distributor of animated series MoonScoop, to develop and publish Code Lyoko for Nintendo DS. The game will be featuring elements from both the RPG and adventure genre and is scheduled for release by fall of 2006.

X360 Preview - 'Saints Row'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

An evolution in open world gaming, Saints Row provides an unprecedented amount of freedom to experience the game as the player sees fit. The game, based in the fictional urban surroundings of Still Water, is action adventure with its core as a third-person shooter.

PS2 Review - 'S.L.A.I.: Steel Lancer Arena International'

by Katarani on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

S.L.A.I. is a fast-paced mech action is the sport of the future, where players pilot their customized mechs to win cash and worldwide dominance. Over 1 million possible mech configurations and phantom stealth abilities make this one mech party you'll have to crash.

PlayStation One Receives Emmy Award

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Marking its 10-year anniversary in North America, SCEI announced today that the PlayStation game console has been awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Advanced New Media for pioneering the 3D polygonal-based gaming experience.

Planetwide Games Signs 'World Of Outlaws' Game License

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DIRT MotorSports and Planetwide Games have announced a licensing agreement to develop and publish a line of video games based on DIRT's touring dirt track series including the World of Outlaws Sprint Series, powered by Planetwide's online technology development engine for Multiplayer Online Games (MOG) for competition and a variety of console game formats.