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UbiSoft Reveals Four New Wii Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A Ubisoft Europe release schedule reveals that it is making good on its promise to support the Wii, as four new titles are included for Q1 2007. Brothers In Arms: D-Day, Cosmic Family, Driver: Paralel Lines, Spelling Spree ae all confirmed in development as well as PoP: Rival Swords, Blazing angels, and TMNT. The schedule also includes 6 DS titles (Rayman, Mind Quizz, Dogz DS, Brothers in Arms D-Day, Settlers 2, and TMNT)

Various Game Trailers #971

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Galactic Command [X360/PC] - Trailer (2)
  • Vanguard: Saga of Heroes - Trailer #15
  • Arthur and the Invisibles [NDS] - Trailer
  • Shining Force EXA [PS2] - Intro Movie

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

Playstation 3 to Win Console War With 75 Million Units

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Research and Markets' latest survey "The Transforming Global Video Games Market: The Emergence of Next Generation Gaming," predicts that sony PS3 will win the console war in the long term with an install base of around 75 million globally by 2010.

'Crackdown' (X360) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crackdown pushes the action-driving hybrid genre into the next generation with the introduction of the first-ever truly 3-dimensional persistent playground, highly innovative co-op gameplay and an extensive prop interaction system all while taking place in a massive and highly-stylized urban center.

Massive Multiplayer Online World Champion Crowned

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The first Massive Multiplayer Online World Championships (MMOWC) concluded on December 15th in Miami Beach, Florida with former Swedish Counter Strike Champion Skalman beating U.S. Gamer Neomaven in a 90 minute head-to-head hunting event.

'NBA Street Homecourt' (PS3/X360) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay, creating a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments.

'Bullet Witch' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 11:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bullet Witch is an action adventure taking place in the exceedingly bleak near future of 2013. Civilization is on the brink of extinction after demons begin appearing on the earth, and the player wades into the fray as a witch named Alicia.

'Desperados 2: Conspiracy' Now Known as 'Helldora: Conspiracy'

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Helldorado: Conspiracy is a sequel of the Wild West tactical action strategy game Desperados 2: Cooper’s Revenge. It continues where Cooper’s Revenge left off and gives you the chance to answer some of the mysterious questions left open, as well as giving new players a well-balanced and self-contained story.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - v1.1 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 6:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heroes of Annihilated Empires offers an extraordinary blend of RTS and RPG gameplay, challenging gamers to create a powerful leader and a dominant military force through battle, diplomacy and treachery in a rich fantasy world. This new patch fixes critical errors, adds 2 new skirmish maps, and game balance tweaks.

'Xpand Rally Xtreme' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xpand Rally Xtreme features new car classes, extreme rally tracks, expanded economics with a tuning plot, additional game modes and a realistic driving simulation model. This demo features 2 rally track (Malaysia and Italy), Arcade and Simulation modes, drivable in 2 customizable vehicles.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 2:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth against the invading alien Strogg in the ultimate online strategic shooter. Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles.

PS2 Preview - 'Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Banpresto's PS2 exclusive sim RPG, Ar tonelico, marks a new approach to the RPG genre by seamlessly combining simulation with role-playing. Gamers can not only customize weapons and items, but now design their character’s personalities, skills, and appearance through virtual interaction. Also past events will intersect with future game play as well as the outcome of the game.

'Coded Arms Assault' (PS3) Cancelled?

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

According to the latest Famitsu issue, Konami's FPS Coded Arms Assault has been cancelled, although there has not yet been any official announcement. Coded Arms Assault lets players assume the role of a hacker that enters a virtual world in an attempt to overthrow an evil corporation bent on world chaos.