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'Forever Blue' (Wii) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forever Blue, developed by Arika, is a Wii exclusive title exploring the life under the ocean, allowing you to take photos, catalogue species you encountered, play a tour guide, or discover hidden treasures. Forever Blue, currently only scheduled for release in Japan on August 2nd, also features multiplayer so you can dive in with a friend...

'Ragnarok Online DS' (NDS) Revealed

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GungHo Entertainment announced that it is working on bringing the popular anime-style MMORPG Ragnarok Online to the NDS. Inspired by the Ragnarok Online fantasy graphic novel, players can be anything they desire — a strong and vengeful swordsman, a swift thief, or caring healer. There are 10 different lands and environments in the world of Ragnarok Online to which players can travel. Apart from the 2008 release date in Japan, no other details were disclosed.

'FIFA Manager 08' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced FIFA Manager 08, allowing you once again to control is everything in the world of football management. FIFA Manager 08 provides all the tools you need to make it to the big time, featuring 52 leagues with original players from 20 different countries, each player evaluated on 42 separate ability values.

'Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles' (Wii) to Feature 2 Player Co-op

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RE: The Umbrella Chronicles combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways, multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new RE experience, revealing the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation. The latest Famitsu issue confirms that The Umbrella Chronicles will include a 2 player co-op mode.

'Empire Above All' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella's Empire Above All is an action-RTS that blends traditional features of the genre with tactical and arcade elements for an immersive, dynamic, intellectual gameplay. Empire Above All is the story of one of infinite heroes of the war of Humanity against the Aliens from outer space.

Wii Preview - 'SoulCalibur Legends'

by Andrew Hayward on July 4, 2007 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The weapon-based fighting game franchise has been reinvented as Namco Bandai announced SoulCalibur Legends exclusively for the Wii, fully immersing players in a 3rd person action adventure that takes a unique approach to the series by truly utilizing the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

'To End All Wars' (PS3/X360) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed last month, Ghostlight officially announced its Unreal Engine 3 powered FPS To End All Wars. Set in the war-torn trenches of World War I Europe, To End All Wars will deliver unrivalled atmosphere and realism, bringing the mud strewn horror of this most desperate of conflicts into your home.

'World in Conflict' (X360/PC) Strategies - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

'Combat Mission: Shock Force' - Scenario Editor Details

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 7:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Shock Force is a tactical military simulation depicting a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. A highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign, from the US perspective, offering a completely new experience for Combat Mission fans.

'Aion: Tower of Eternity' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 6:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aion is the ultimate MMORPG with strengthened interaction between players. Aion’s world consists of 3 realms - the heavens, the devildom and the dragon realm. Players will experience dynamic communications with the world of Aion as they conduct strategic battles.

'Smasher Z' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smasher Z relives the adventures of the last Robeat, a powerful machine of destruction and excitement, and its crazy pilot. The mission of this dynamic duo is to take on XXL-sized monsters in rhythm duels, renegade robots and crazy scientists who fancy making themselves a new set of cutlery out of Smasher.

'Hard to be a God' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hard to be a God is an RPG with adventure and espionage elements based on a storyline of the novel with the same name by Strugatsky brothers. The main hero is a graduate of a medieval secret service high school, and his mission is to scout and report the situation in the Kingdom of Arcanar, an independent anarchical state.

'Heavenly Sword' (PS3) Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 6:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A stunningly beautiful martial arts drama set in a mythical time and place in the Far East, Heavenly Sword takes players on a roller coaster of emotion and action that truly exploits the potential of gaming as the new artistic entertainment medium. Producer Matt Hart revealed that a playable demo will be released on the PlayStation Network "very soon."

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2008' (ALL) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami popular soccer franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, makes its debut on the PS3. PES 2008 features a proprietary adaptive AI system entitled Teamvision, a sophisticated AI programming that learns and adapts according to an individual’s style of play.

'Turok' (PS3/X360) Now Known as 'Turok Rebirth'

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turok is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Players take on the role of Joseph Turok, a former Black Ops commando, now part of an elite Special Forces squad on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically-altered planet. A recent Disney Interactive Studios lists Turok Rebirth scheduled for release in Sept. 2007.

'Shadows of War' Announced - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 5:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally revealed at E3 2006, Shadows of War is an historic Real Time Strategy with tactics elements that explain the commencement of the 2nd WW through missions where five heroes from different camps were involved.

'Cookie & Cream' (NDS) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most famous rabbit duo in videogames will be making their triumphant return. Cookie & Cream uses a unique combination of action adventuring, puzzle cooperation and mini-games, taking an unprecedented approach to playing on the NDS.

'SOCOM Confrontation' (PS3) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans that support it, with support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, and Leader Boards. Additionally, players will be able to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v3.8 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v3.8 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth.

'F.E.A.R.' (X360) Nightmare Pack on Xbox Live

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week Sierra released two new game types called Control and Conquer All in F.E.A.R.’s first title-update on Xbox Live Marketplace, promising three new map packs in the near future. Keeping to that promise, FEAR Nightmare Pack is now available on Xbox Live for 500 Microsoft Points, adding 4 new maps (Conquer All, CTF, Deathmatch and Control).

'Art of Murder: FBI Confidential' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive announced Art of Murder: FBI Confidential, created by by the team who made Schizm, Sentinel and Reah, a point & click adventure where the player takes on the role of an FBI agent, whose task is to solve a series of macabre murders of wealthy, well-to-do citizens.

PC Review - 'Dead Reefs'

by Alan Butterworth on July 4, 2007 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dead Reefs is a stunningly beautiful mystery adventure which takes place on an island off of England’s coast, set in the tumultuous 18th century. Immerse yourself into a murder investigation following the discovery of an old relic more evil than the corrupt island ruler himself.

'Sword of the New World: Granado Espada' Exclusive Character #1

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elephant Entertainment & K2 Network is letting Sword of the New World: Granado Espada players level-up right out of the box by offering one unlocked character per game from among these four – Rescue Knight, Idge Imbrulia, Lorch Furuholmen, and Najib Sharif.

SCEA and Nielsen to Measure Effectiveness Of In-Game Advertisement

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Nielsen Company and Sony Computer Entertainment America announced an initiative to develop a measurement system for game network advertising that will help make game software a more competitive advertising platform.

'Knight Online' Summer Improvements and Promotions

by Rainier on July 4, 2007 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This summer, MMORPG Knight Online will be more exciting than ever as K2 Network announced several exciting significant improvements and promotions for the game including exclusive boosts for new accounts, GM Wars, a new Moradon patch and new anti-cheating policies.