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Various Game Trailers #1144

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | 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:

  • Far Cry 2 - Developer Blog #2
  • Team Fortress 2 [ALL] - Technology Trailer
  • Turning Point: Fall of Liberty [PS3/X360/PC] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Skate [ALL] - Player Progression Trailer
  • Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power - Trailer #4
  • Anacapri: The Dream - Trailer

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

'Boogie' (Wii) Coming to the PS2 ?

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 9:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boogie will have gamers dancing, singing and starring in their own music videos. Players can also choose and customize different characters in the game to best show off their dancing style and karaoke skills. According to a product listing on online rental outlet GameFly, Boogie might make an appearance on the PS2, scheduled for November 2007. Most likely a wrong entry, but interesting nonetheless ...

'Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes offers a furious fighting game experience with up to 3-on-3 team-based gameplay, intense single-player action, and a wireless multiplayer versus mode for up to two users, all within the Naruto universe.

'Kengo: Legend of the 9' (X360) Samurai Characters #1

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In feudal Japan, it was kill or be killed for the samurai. Kengo: Legend of the 9, known in Europe as Kengo Zero, lets you battle as one of nine famous samurai warriors while mastering expert techniques to gain an advantage over your foes. Become a Kengo Master as you fight your way through lush, high-definition Japanese environments.

K2 Network Brings Its Online Titles to Gen Con

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

K2 Network announced its lineup for this week’s Gen Con Gaming Convention in Indianapolis, featuring its online titles such as Sword of the New World: Granado Espada, Red Stone and War Rock.

'Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath' (X360/PC) Officially Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the name of Kane! Revealed yesterday, EA officially announced that the Command & Conquer series continues to thrive with Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath. As the expansion pack to Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars, this RTS game returns to the Tiberium universe with Kane at the center of an epic new single player campaign.

Study Finds MMO Players Quite Socially Adept

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Contrary to popular beliefs that online gamers are asocial, introverted loners, a study by researchers at Nottingham Trent University claims the opposite. 75% of online RPG players make good friends with the people they meet in their virtual worlds, with almost 50% meeting in real-life situations and one in ten going on to develop physical relationships.

'Blitzkrieg 2: Liberation' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a few weeks ago, the Blitzkrieg 2: Liberation add-on is set near the end of the WW2 and will add two new Western Front campaigns set in Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and France, and will of course include plenty of new units, maps, and game modes.

Microsoft Debunks DirectX 10 Incompatibility Rumors

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago gossip magazine The Inquirer claimed that it had received information regarding the upcoming DirectX10.1 update not being compatible with current DX10 hardware. Microsoft's DirectX lead program manager Sam Glassenberg debunked that rumor as false, and confirmed that all DirectX10 enabled cards will work fine with the minor DX10.1 update, it may just be that the new features are not incorporated.

Codemasters GC 2007 Lineup Reveals 'Overlord' Split-Screen Update

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters' Leipzig Games Convention 2007 showcase booth (Hall 4, F01) will feature playable premieres for Clive Barker’s Jericho, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, new downloadable content for Overlord, Colin McRae: DiRT on PS3, and an area dedicated to LotR Online: Shadows of Angmar's Book 10 content update, and Fury.

'Beautiful Katamari' (X360) New Game Details - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the new high-def., next-gen sights and sounds of Beautiful Katamari as the Prince takes on a new high-rolling adventure, with his famous cousins in tow, to save the Katamari universe once again after the King of All Cosmos has a very un-royal and unfortunate accident.

'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' to Reveal Two Armies at GC 2007

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Mythic’s MMORPG, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, will be playable in the GOA booth at Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany on August 22-26, during which the first details about High Elves and Dark Elves, the final two armies in WAR, will be revealed.

PS3/X360/PC Multiplayer Preview - 'Medal of Honor Airborne'

by Ricardo Chimal on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Medal of Honor Airborne, next-gen debut of the series, is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08' (ALL) - 57 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Tiburon, known for Madden NFL Football and NCAA Football titles, is developing the latest installment in the Tiger Woods franchise. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 will include two new features, GamerNet And Photo Game Face. Read more for details...

'Zoo Tycoon 2 DS' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 7:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ announced Zoo Tycoon 2 DS, based on the game published by Microsoft Game Studios. Developed by Altron, Zoo Tycoon 2 DS includes improved gameplay and new features that will captivate fans of the life simulation genre, as well as animal lovers who have long dreamed of running their own zoo.

'Fury' Open Beta Event Has $1,000,000 In Prizes

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 7:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auran's Fury takes the best elements of an MMO - combat, advancement and teamwork - and blends them with the best elements of an FPS - instant action, fast pacing and diverse game types. Fury's 'Challenge' is the richest prize pool ever for an online role-playing event with more than USD$1,000,000 in prizes.

NDS Review - 'Cookie & Cream'

by Tom Baker on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

When the moon is no longer lighting the night sky, two rabbits — Cookie & Cream — are put in charge of discovering where the nighttime orb has gone to. Their investigation leads them to a mysterious trap-filled island. They'll have to work together if they hope to rescue the errant lunar object in time for the Moon Festival.

'Unreal Tournament 3' (ALL) Content Limited by HD-DVD?

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After we previously had one of the PGR4 developers speaking out about their game being limited by the HD DVD (even though it was retracted shortly thereafter) Epic's VP Mark Rein made a similar statement. At the Edinburgh Interactive Festival Rein stated, "We'll compress some things. But you know, we may have fewer maps on the 360 version...Blu-Ray has definitely given us a lot of legroom."

'Reprobates' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reprobates, a classic third-person point-and-click adventure, is based on the enhanced engine of Black Mirror and Nibiru and will again stun the players with beautiful graphics, highly detailed 3D character models and a thrilling atmosphere and story.

Xbox 360 Gets 90nm High Density DRAM

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company announced that Microsoft has started production of the Xbox 360 graphics-memory subsystem using the TSMC 90nm embedded DRAM process, featuring a high-density macro design (80Mb) and fast performance to 500MHz.

'Cooking Mama' (NDS) Sells 500k Units

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced that its Nintendo DS video game, Cooking Mama, has shipped more than 500,000 units to retail since its launch 11 months ago.

'Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball' (PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For decades, mankind has contemplated what would have happened if two historical icons had battled…with balls. Finally, there’s a studio brave enough to tackle this difficult question. Blazing Lizard announces its first console downloadable game, Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball.

D3 Publisher Signs Illusion Softworks' Next Title

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3 Publisher has signed an worldwide exclusive license agreement to publish and distribute Illusion Softworks', known for Mafia and Hidden and Dangerous, yet-to-be-announced next-gen title based on new IP currently under development.

'KwonHo: The Fist of Heroes' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KwonHo: The Fist of Heroes is a free to play MMO allowing users to create their own unique fighter using a myriad of customization options along with their character’s fighting style with five different martial arts to choose from. Players can select between Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai, Tai Chi Quan, Ba Ji Quan, or Judo fighting styles.

'Borderlands' (PS3/X360/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Informer September 2007 issue reveals a new project in development over at Gearbox Software, which is currently finishing up Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway. While details are slim, the front cover quote "Diablo meets Mad Max" indicates some sort of sci-fi inspired RPG/action game. Borderlands is scheduled for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, and will feature 4-player co-op. More details shortly ...

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (X360/PC) Movie Called 'The Unforgettable'

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The Cell' director Tarsem Singh has signed on for 'The Unforgettable,' a science fiction thriller from Warner Bros. Pictures being produced by Basil Iwanyk, David Goyer and Jason Hall (former WBIE VP), based on Monolith's Condemned: Criminal Origins.

'Fantasy Wars' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fantasy Wars, previously known as Mythic Wars, is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world. Combining both classic strategy gameplay and sophisticated 3D graphics players can experience epic battles like never before.

'Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk' (PS2/PC) Coming to the Wii

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2007 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk is the ultimate futuristic aerial combat game featuring some of the most frenzied air battles ever witnessed with an intensity rarely reached in a videogame. Originally released in 2005, it seems XS Games is get it Wiimade, scheduled for Sept. 2007.