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'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 10:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Online will provide players with the definitive online "Dungeons & Dragons" experience, complete with dramatic dungeon crawling, terrifying monster combat and challenging puzzles, character advancement and guild-based power struggles.

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gods and Heroes, players become classic heroes of the ancient world, born of immortal blood. As a scion of the gods, each player will have the opportunity to pursue his destiny through a series of Epic Quests that will span all levels of gameplay, over time commanding amazing God Powers and acquiring famous weapons and treasure of myth. Originally scheduled for October 2005, this community update reveals that it has been postponed, without a specific date, to 2006.

'Source Engine' and 'DoD:Source' Get Steamy Update #30

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release mainly involved bug fixes, gameplay & graphical tweaks, anti-cheating measures, and reduced maximum number of players on a server to 32 for DoD:Source. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

Various Game Trailers #623

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 4:59 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 :

  • Call of Duty 2 [X360/PC] - Trailer
  • NBA 06 [PS2] - Trailer #5
  • Stuart Little 3: Big Photo Adventure [PS2] - Trailer
  • TOCA Race Driver 3 [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer


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

'Tourist Trophy' (PS2) Tracks & Bikes - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tourist Trophy, developed by Gran Turismo' Polyphony Digital, will be the real riding simulator as its subtitle implies and will try to compete with other motorcycle franchises such as the MotoGP series. TT will features fully customizable bikes from the 80s and 90s, with models from top brands such as Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki etc. Polyphony Digital has released a tentative list of available tracks & bikes.

Online 'Mojo Master' Launches October 31st

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Want to spice up your love life without having to leave your PC? Or just want to play a MMO about something really different? Then check out Wild Tangent and AXE’s upcoming online dating game, Mojo Master. Visit a variety of scenic and strange locales, and test your seductive might by trying to get phone numbers from 100 women in this free web game, including 2005 Playboy Playmate of the Year, übergirl Tiffany Fallon.

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. With such favorite elements and major improvements, PoP The Two Thrones is poised to take the action-adventure gaming experience to a new level.

'Warfare' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. There are two campaigns, one for the USA, the other for Saudi Arabia. The main goal of the first campaign is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.

BloodRayne Unlockable In Majesco's 'Infected' (PSP)

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infected, under development at Planet Moon Studios, is a thrilling new run-and-gun zombie shooter that allows players' avatars to invade opponents' PSP systems via multiplayer victories. Majesco announced today that BloodRayne is an unlockable character ...

'Rhem 2' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rhem 2 is an intricate pure-puzzle first person adventure game, and the sequel to the popular Rhem, and rejoins Zetais and Kales as they now explore a hidden city in underground caves far beneath the earth's surface. Set as a direct sequel in story and gameplay to its predecessor, Rhem 2 features non-linear gameplay, non-violent story, and mind-bending puzzles thanks PCGameWorld. Read more for download links ...

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) Animates Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai today announced that Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles for the GameCube and PS2 is now in stores. A fast-action fighting game based on VIZ Media's new animated series Zatch Bell! airing on Cartoon Network, Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles features a cast of unique characters, stages and voiceover by the TV show's cast.

'The Lord of the Rings Tactics' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Tactics will put players in the universe of Middle Earth from the books and films and allow them to lead the Fellowship or take control of the forces of Shadow. The tactical RPG game features a rich system of items, upgrades and skills for the player to customize their heroes.

'Colin McRae Rally 2005' - WinXP 64 Bit Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has issued a new patch patch for its racing sim Colin McRae Rally 2005. This update allows you to run the game under Win XP 64 bit Edition, but also requires you to have your retail game update to v1.1 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links...

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 16 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

'Commandos Strike Force' (PS/Xbox/PC) To Use Quazal Multiplayer Technology

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quazal and Eidos Interactive today announced that the upcoming game Commandos Strike Force will be powered by Quazal technology to provide online multiplayer gaming.

'Legendo's The Three Musketeers' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Newly founded publisher-developer Legendo Entertainment announced today The Three Musketeers, where you play as one of the Three Musketeers. You, playing as Portos, famed member of the Musketeers, have to save the day in the first game ever based on the world-famous novel by Alexandre Dumas.

'Metroid Prime Pinball' (NDS) And 'Rumble Pack' Ship October 24

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo announced today that Metroid Prime Pinball will bring all the bumping, flipping and tilting of a real pinball table to a portable video game system on Oct. 24, and will include the Nintendo DS Rumble Pak, which delivers vibrations of various intensity and duration to immerse the player in a realistic pinball experience.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (PSP) Slices It Up In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The epic battle to save humankind rages on the PSP with the release of X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, featuring four additional playable characters, new environments, 9 exclusive missions and groundbreaking multiplayer modes that allow up to four players to compete both online and offline utilizing the system's wireless technology.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BattleBorne Entertainment and South Peak Interactive introduce Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers, a third-person action game set during World War II, beginning with the D-Day invasion of France when paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines ahead of the Normandy landings to support the Allied assault on Germany’s Fortress Europe.

10Tacle Studios Acquires 'Outcast' Developer elseWhere Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle Studios announced today that it has acquired the majority of shares in the Belgian development studio elseWhere Entertainment and thus founds 10Tacle Studios Belgium. Yves Grolet’s team made up of 22 members became known due to their work on the PC game Outcast which made history thanks to an innovative technical approach and a completely new and exciting gameplay concept.

'City of Villains' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCSoft North America announces that City of Villains has reached gold master status and will appear on retailers' shelves in North America at the end of the month. NCsoft also confirmed that customers who purchased and registered their City of Villains pre-order boxes will receive a two-day head start for game play.

'Dig Dug Digging Strike' (NDS) Chisels Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced that Dig Dug Digging Strike has shipped to stores for the Nintendo DS. A 3D dual screen adventure that reinvents the arcade classic, Dig Dug Digging Strike features more than 80 areas, wireless multiplayer action, unique weapons and an array of enemies both old and new.

Lighthouse Brings 'War World: Tacitcal Combat' To Europe

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lighthouse Interactive today announced that it has acquired the pan-European rights for the PC game War World: Tactical Combat in a deal with Australian developer Third Wave Games. The agreement will give Lighthouse Interactive publishing rights for all European territories and Russia, as well as Turkey and Australia/NZ.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games and FIRAXIS Games, the world renowned video game developer, today announced that Sid Meier's Civilization IV for PC has gone gold and is off to manufacturing. Sid Meier's Civilization IV will ship to North American retail stores on October 25th.

EA Europe Signs 'Pac-Man World 3' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that it has signed a co-publishing agreement with Namco for the PAL version of Pac-Man World 3. The latest iteration of the classic series will be available for the PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC and PSP in early 2006. Read more for details and 53 screens ...

'Age of Empires III' - v1.1 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III is set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus discovered the new world. This updated demo includes the same content as before (2 single player skirmish maps and 2 campaign missions), but now also features a tutorial, allows you to minimized your UI, and lots of miscellaneous bug fixes.

'They Hunger: Lost Souls' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Widow Games announced today the development of They Hunger: Lost Souls, a commercial game powered by Valve Software's Half-Life 2 Source engine. Based upon the highly popular They Hunger mod series, the upcoming title features a completely new horror-survival adventure. Read more for details and screens...

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Knights of the Temple II'

by Keith Durocher on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Knights of the Temple 2 players will join the ultimate battle of Paul de Raque, Grand Master of the Order of the Temple and hero of the first game, and the forces of Hell. Travelling the lands and kingdoms of 13th century Europe, Paul must unveil the secret of three mysterious ancient artefacts and fight the demon armies attacking our world.

'Driver: Parallel Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the only game that offers an open, fast-paced driving action-movie experience, Driver: Parallel Lines features an unfolding storyline of double crossing and revenge. Set in a photorealistic interpretation of New York City, players take on the role of a notorious 18 year old who, free from conscience and rules, is the most sought after driver-for-hire in town.

'City of Villains' Coralax Villains - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 1:10 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.

PC Review - 'Gary Grigsby’s World at War'

by RumDragon on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

With Gary Grigsby’s World at War, the historical course of World War II may change depending on your choices. The Western Allies may be conquered by Germany, or Japan may defeat China. With you at the controls, leading the fates of nations and alliances, anything is possible in this new strategic offering.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06' (X360) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 delivers ultra-realistic course environments, allowing gamers to experience the intensity of a championship golf tournament. With greatness comes pressure, as players are put to the test of making perfect tee shots or sinking tournament-winning putts in crunch time.

Xbox Review - 'Rainbow Six: Lockdown'

by Hugh McHarg on Oct. 19, 2005 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat. Stakes escalate as they are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Used to protecting the lives of others, Team Rainbow must now embark on a mission to fight and save some of their own.