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Various Game Trailers #594

by Judy on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 11:48 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 :

  • Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum - Trailers
  • Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood - Brotherhood Trailer
  • Chameleon - Trailer
  • The Movies [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #8
  • The Outfit [X360] - Trailer #2
  • Shadow The Hedgehog - Trailer #4

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

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Shadow Warrior: Wanton Destruction' - Full FreeWare Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow Warrior is a first person shooter from 3D Realms, released back in 1997. Wanton Destruction is an add-on developed by Sunstorm, and features 12 new missions and 4 multiplayer maps. To work Wanton Destruction requires the original Shadow Warrior patched to v1.2 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Online Gaming Claims Another Victim

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Beijing Morning Post is reporting that an online gamer in China's northeast was killed by his girlfriend for spending too much time playing online games, Beijing Morning Post reports. According to the report, the couple moved to Beijing to earn money for their wedding, but the boyfriend began playing online games after he was unable to find a job. The girlfriend killed her boyfriend during a fight on August 6.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 4:42 p.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.

'Trauma Center: Under the Knife' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trauma Center: Under the Knife lets YOU play doctor, performing increasingly complex surgeries. At first it's just another day in the O.R., but when a mysterious outbreak sweeps the area, the patients' lives are in your hands-no pressure.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 06 returns to field with more teams, better graphics, and improved gameplay. Utilize improved formations to create the perfect attack with the world's greatest players. Read more to check a massive amount of screens, for most current platforms.

Violent Video Games Bill Gets Approved In California

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The California State Assembly approved legislation to limit children’s access to extremely violent video games, now only needing the signature of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to become law. Assembly Bill (AB) 1179, formerly AB 450, calls for ending the sale and rental of violent video games that depict serious injury to human beings in a manner that is especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel, to persons who are under 18 years of age.

'Shrek SuperSlam' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Gets Final Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today that Day of Defeat: Source will be made available to gamers everywhere on September 26. DoD: Source takes the classic teamplay of DoD and expands the experience with Source, the engine technology Valve created for Half-Life 2 and it's next generation of games. With this technology, DoD: Source offers state of the art graphics with optimized versions of popular maps and all new player, weapon and world models, plus support for HDR lighting.

'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gene Troopers you are in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living universe. Explore amazing new worlds, develop your character into a stealth or battle professional, control supernatural powers, make friends with powerful characters and lead them into battle against the forces of evil. Experience a captivating sci-fi story, high-paced action and thrilling game play in a setting never seen before.

'Bet On Soldier' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Frogster Interactive announced that next week it will be releasing a multiplayer demo for Kylotonn's gambling-themed first-person shooter. The demo will include two gameplay modes, with and without exo-skeletons, playable on the Cargo Bay map which was also included in the single-player Bet on Soldier demo. Digital Jesters confirmed an English demo will be released on the same day.

'Ankh' - 5 New Screens

by Judy on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ankh is a point and click adventure game in development over at German Deck 13. You play as Assil, a young Egyptian man in trouble, making his way through treacherous Cairo, avoiding evil Pharaohs, crocodiles and assassins, to lift his own death curse.

'Darkstar One' - 7 New Screens

by Judy on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DarkStar One delivers fast-paced action within a vast and authentic universe, spectacular graphics, freedom of choice, a gripping story and the power to save the federal galaxy from its nemesis!

Civics In 'Civilization IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages. Firaxis producer Barry Caudill tells us more about the new Civilization IV civics feature.

'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

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

Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory. In development since 2003, Sniper Elite is a sniping/stealth game due to be released on PS2, PC and Xbox.

'War World' - v1.06 Updated Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War World is a fast paced, third person online shooter where players build and battle the ultimate mech warriors, working their way up the War World rankings ladder, unlocking upgrades and enhancements for their mechs. This demo/patch brings your game to v1.06 and adds Team Death Match, customizable mechs, additional host options, improved single player AI's, enter the shop without leaving the game, major CPU speed improvements, better support for lower spec graphics cards, etc.

The Game Factory Signs 'Legend of The Dragon' (NDS/PS2)

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory announced today the signing of a worldwide publishing deal, which will see the company launch an exciting new action/adventure video game, Legend of The Dragon, based on the brand new TV series Legend of The Dragon, which is to be launched in the spring of 2006 by BKN International AG.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

'Earth 2160' - v1.3.5 Gold Upgrade Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZuxxeZ has released a new Gold Upgrade (not a patch) for its RTS Earth 2160. This upgrade brings your German/English retail game to v1.3.5 and makes the easy modes simpler, fixes campaign crashes and AI issue, infantry sped up, Alien 7 mission fixed, and more. Read more for details fix list and download links ...

'Half-Life 2' (Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Half-Life 2 for the Xbox defines a new benchmark in console gaming with startling realism and responsiveness. Powered by Source technology, Half-Life 2 for Xbox features the most sophisticated in-game characters ever witnessed, advanced AI, stunning graphics and physical gameplay.

'African Alliance' Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have just been informed that GFI company and MiST land South agreed to close down the development of African Alliance. The grounds for this decision was a desire of the team to concentrate on qualitative development of the other titles. All resources involved in African Alliance have been relocated to Jagged Alliance 3D project. The change in the company priorities is also supported by the idea of focusing on other projects of the studio - Warfare and 4th Battalion.

'Sonic Riders' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced Sonic Riders, developed by Sonic Team Tokyo, which integrates Extreme sports, high-speed racing and head-to-head battles, offering a new racing experience with Sonic which is unlike any before in other racing games. Sonic Riders is slated to ship in Winter 2006.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. DreamCatcher sent out a pre-canned interview with mystery writer Lee Sheldon.

'Chromehounds' (X360) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chromehounds is a squad-based action title puts gamers in control of giant mechanized military weapons of war. With a strong focus on cooperative and competitive online gameplay, the game is sure to satisfy players looking for a deep, involving Xbox Live experience.

'Sonic the Hedgehog' (PS3/X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today revealed that original Sonic creator Yuji Naka, and character designer Naoto Ohshima, are bringing Sonic back to its roots to create the most intense sensation of speed ever experienced in videogames with an innovative combination of art, physics and game design. Not many details are available at this point, but we do have the first screens...

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Burnout Revenge'

by Eric on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an all-new Revenge mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their frustrations on rush hour traffic.

'Dark Messiah of Might and Magic' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah. Today we have an interview with Ubisoft's Romain de Waubert de Genlis, and Arkane Studios' Raphael Colantonio.