Valve lastest Steam Update has a few details on what to expect before the end of 2005. Next week Valve will release two new player models, one for each team, released for Counter-Strike: Source, as well as an update to Day of Defeat: Source, which will include a number of small changes. Early next year we can expect a completely rebuilt version of cs_milita. There is also a mention of Introversion's strategy/adventure Darwinia's four IGF nominations.
Virtual RC Racing is the worlds most advanced and realistic r/c car simulation and on-line r/c racing community. This v3 still features the same RC Speedway and Oslo tracks, but now improved physics, dual player LAN, multilanguage support and new timer system. You will need to sign up on the offical site to activate the game and play (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...
EA Sports has released yet another patch for its latest iteration in EA Canada's baseball franchise, MVP Baseball 2005. This patch updates your game with the latest rosters, current through the end of the year. Read more for download links ..
Microsoft has released a new patch for Blue Fang Games' zoo building sim Zoo Tycoon 2. This update brings your English, French or German retail game to v20.11.00.0007+, although no specific details as to what it fixes are available at this point (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ..
Originally scheduled for end of 2005, the official website indicates it has now been pushed back to "early 2006." SiN Episodes features the highly anticipated return of Elexis Sinclaire, the world's most dangerous and seductive biochemist, and the only man who stands in her way, John R. Blade. The sworn enemies face off in Freeport City, a near-future mixture of San Francisco, Tokyo and New York, all set inside the unrestricted SiN universe.
Fantasy Earth: Ring of Domination is Square Enix's latest MMORPG which will try to combine RTS, RPG and Action, allowing you to forge alliances, build fortresses and citadels and duke it out with your allies against huge armies. Originally announced in 2004, Fantasy Earth has recently entered its beta phase and is scheduled for released in Japan on February 23.
Prince of Persia Revelation, developed by Pipeworks, builds on last year's console success, Prince of Persia Warrior Within, and features original content such as additional puzzles, new maps and redesigned levels.
Blade Dancer is a new Japanese 3D RPG, under development over at Sony, situated on a mysterious island, and has you play as a young hero Shane. While details are still slim, the game will have a crafting system where you can combine items to create your own unique objects, as well as a 4 player lan and online multiplayer. Scheduled for release March 2006, no European or US date, if at all, has been announced yet.
Codemasters announced today that it has exclusively teamed up with GameStop to allow people to pre-order its upcoming MMORPG RF Online. The pre-order pack guarantees you exclusive BETA access to the game, stickers, faction postcards, as well as the RF Online soundtrack CD. RF Online features a unique blend of magical fantasy mixed with futuristic science-fiction action and sees players engaging in the most epic battles ever seen in a MMORPG.
by Hugh McHarg on Dec. 17, 2005 @ 4:09 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Players will experience all the thrills of the movie -- from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself!
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Dec. 17, 2005 @ 3:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Flow: Urban Dance Uprising features classic breakdancing gameplay and a soundtrack of hip hop artists including the Sugar Hill Gang, Kurtis Blow, and Eric B & Rakim. Gamers can compete against as many as seven other players and choose from a host of dancers that perform classic breakdance moves in one of 10 different urban settings.