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'SunAge' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 9:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SunAge is an 'old school' RTS, with a bigger emphasis on hefty action than resource management and building. Set on a futuristic earth and beyond, players can choose from 3 very different races in single- and multiplayer. Dutch publisher Lighthouse Interactive has updated its SunAge product page reflecting a change in release date, from its original Feb 2006 date, back to Jun 01, 2006.

Sports Interactive Signs 'Out of the Park Baseball Manager 2006' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 8:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive are proud to announce that Out of the Park Baseball Manager 2006 is to officially become part of the company’s growing portfolio when it is released in Spring 2006.

Various Game Trailers #648

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 6:16 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 :

  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - Trailer #2
  • TOCA Race Driver 3 - Trailer #2
  • Prince of Persia The Two Thrones - Farah Trailer
  • Perfect Dark Zero [X360] - Cinema Trailer
  • Kameo: Elements of Power [X360] - Elemental Warrior Trailer #4
  • Shadowgrounds - Trailer #4


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

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) - 8 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 4:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead or Alive 4 will redefine 3-D high definition graphics and sound, creating the most visually beautiful and realistic looking video game to date. DOA features online capabilities via Xbox Live, new interactive stages, an all star line-up of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex countering system yet.

'Marble Blast Ultra' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Marble Blast Ultra takes place in a futuristic 'astrolab' arena suspended high in the clouds where players compete against each other by navigating their marbles through moving platforms and dangerous hazards, while collecting rare gems and power-up enhancements, in an effort to complete each course in record time.

Zero Tolerance For Eidos' Copyright Infringement

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Recently Eidos announced its newest title Zero Tolerance : City Under Fire, which was previously known as Roll Call. As it turns out that name change wasn't a very good idea as back in 1994 there was a Megadrive game with that same name, from developer Technopop. Somebody forgot to do their homework and check with the registration, resulting in Eidos getting sued for Copyright Infringement in North America and will have to explain its case before the U.S. Patent Office. Whether this legal action will have an impact on the title's release date is not known, no Eidos representative could be reached for comment.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 2:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.

'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PS2/Xbox) Caps Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VU Games today announced that its gritty urban action game 50 Cent: Bulletproof is now available at retail stores across North America. In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld.

'Hellgate: London' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Flagship Studios' Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

Circuit City Still Has Xbox 360s Available!

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

People still roaming stors or online retailers maybe have a brief chance to still get their hands on an Xbox 360 console on launch day. Circuit City's website is offering bundled ($489.95 to $679.93) or unbundled X360 ($399.99), with overnight shipping, due to arrive November 22nd. Hit this product page and roll the dice, but be aware, you won't be alone as the Circuit City page is currently getting hammered and under heavy traffic load.

'Hearts of Iron 2' - v1.3a Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox has released an updated patch for its strategy game Hearts of Iron II. This update brings your retail game to v1.3a and polishes multiplayer experience, improves AI, production and more, as well as adding additional events, new ministers and tech teams. Read more for download links ...

'Final Fantasy XI' (X360) Making Its Debut At 'Zero Hour' Launch Event

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XI for Xbox 360 will make its stateside debut at Xbox 360: Zero Hour. Set out on your own to discover the countless secrets of Vana'diel, or form a party with your friends to purge the beastman forces and bring home sensational spoils!

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are systematically eliminated in a series of hits, it seems a larger, more powerful agency has entered the fray. For Agent 47 it's business as usual, until suddenly he loses contact with The ICA. Sensing that he may be the next target, he travels to America, where he prepares to make a killing.

'Horse and Musket 2: Prussia's Glory' Ships Worldwide

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games and Boku Strategy Games announced today that the next game in the Horse and Musket 2 series, entitled Prussia's Glory (no relationship to the GMT boardgame of the same name) is now shipping around the world.

'Quake 4' (X360) Invasion Launches In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision announced today that Quake 4 for the Xbox 360 has shipped to retailers nationwide. This next chapter in the futuristic war between the Earth and the Strogg transports players into the boots of Matthew Kane, an elite member of the legendary Rhino squad as they, along with an armada of Earth's finest soldiers, invade the home planet of the barbaric aliens threatening to annihilate Earth.

'Diabolique: License to Sin' Also Coming To X360 - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Diabolique: License to Sin is a brand new third person game from Metropolis Team. Unique atmosphere, excellent gameplay, spectacular shaders, Renderware Physics. Tailored suits, expensive cars, dynamic action, and business class graphics. Hell has pretty much to offer.

'Dangerous Waters' - v1.3 SP/MP Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dangerous Waters allows the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment. This demo features two playable platforms, the MH-60R Seahawk helicopter and the Kilo class Diesel submarine, and is now also multiplayer enabled, and has four controllable platforms and can support up to 30 players in multi-station play. Read more for download links ...

'Space Hack' Lands in Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Meridian4 and developer Rebelmind announced today that their Sci-Fi Action/RPG Space Hack has shipped to retail stores and is now available. In Soace hack you play an ex-military man trapped inside a Black Nebula, and your ship is being boarded by aliens.

EBGames Launches Xbox 360 At Los Angeles Flagship Store

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EB Games will launch Microsoft's highly anticipated next generation videogame console, the Xbox 360, to pre-notified, pre-sale customers at midnight on November 21st at its flagship store at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles.

Confirmed pre-orders only? So what, thats like 20 people?

Bohemia Working on Military Training Simulator 'Virtual Battlespace 2'

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

VBS2 provides a low-cost military-off-the-shelf interactive virtual environment suitable for a wide range of training and analytical purposes. VBS2 is suitable for training small teams in urban tactics, practicing entire combat teams in combined arms operations or even non-military usage such as incident response or terrain visualization.

Atari Europe Signs 'Tamagotchi Connexion Corner Shop' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced it has signed a publishing agrreement with Bandai to bring the NDS exclusive Tamagotchi Connexion Corner Shop to Europe. In the game, players open speciality shops, and develop their businesses by serving customers needs through mini games that utilise the Nintendo DS touch-screen functionality.

'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars. TDK has released a new World Racing 2 demo featuring the same Italy scenario, this time driveable in Skoda Octavia RS and Octavia RACE cars (thanks WarlockTeam). Read more for download links ...

'EVE Online: Red Moon Rising' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CCP Games today announced the public release of EVE Online: Red Moon Rising", a new expansion to its highly successful and fast-growing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) "EVE OnlineĀ®: Exodus". Red Moon Rising is scheduled for release this December, and will be provided to subscribers free of charge.

'Battle of Britain 2: Wings of Victory' - v2.03 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle of Britain II "Wings of Victory" recreates the fierce and famous air battles southern England in 1940, allowing the player to either act as the supreme commander of either side, or simply click "fly" and let your generals manage the war below. This update brings your retail game to v2.03 and addresses various bug & crash fixes, adds mod features and a few other optimizations.

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwin, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included, courtesy of an updated engine.

'Hammer & Sickle' - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

A unique mix of turn-based and role-play, Hammer & Sickle is a brand-new gaming experience. The dizzying array of tactical solutions for each situation is greatly deepened by the fully destructible environments - while an open mission structure and the non-linear story put you in complete control of the game world. CDV's Associate Producer Mario Kroll answers some pre-canned questions ...

PC Review - 'Vietcong 2'

by Dan Barrow on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Vietcong 2 is a FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue (pronounced Who-ay), during the Vietnam War. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault.

PSP Preview - 'Tokobot'

by Joe Keiser on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Play as Bolt, a quick-thinking agent who has discovered some small and friendly creatures called "Tokobot" in the ancient ruins. The simple minded Tokobots will faithfully follow you on your journey helping you avoid obstacles, trap and enemies by working together in cooperative fashion to create "joint actions". Together, you and the Tokobots will reveal mysteries and save the world from a horrible plot!

PS2 Review - 'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King'

by Alicia on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 12:21 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dragon Quest is back with a vengeance in the eighth installment in Enix's landmark RPG series, Journey of the Cursed King. Fight classic turn-based battles, customize your characters, practice alchemy, and immerse yourself in 3D world fully rendered and cel-shaded in the style of legendary designer Akira Toriyama. Rich voice acting and a fully orchestrated score help make Dragon Quest 8 a new beginning for the look and feel of the series.