'Heroes of Might and Magic V' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 4:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers will delve into a more mature, consistent fantasy universe that will appeal to fans of all fantasy genres. Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode.

'Galactic Dream' - v1.15 Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Galactic Dream is a space-based strategy game in which four species are fighting for their very survival. This game brings you the shaped wings of your very galactic dreams: you will command star-ships and terrifying space monsters in real time. This updated demo includes better AI, graphics, UI, and gameplay.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild' - Euro Patch #3 Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 2:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new patch for the Euro edition of RCT3: Wild!, which corrects any issues that may arise from installing the Wild expansion pack before installing Soaked. If you install the Soaked expansion before installing Wild there is no need to install this patch.

'Singles 2: Triple Trouble' - v1.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 7:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rotobee has released a new patch for its 3D romantic sim Singles 2: Triple Trouble. This update brings your Euro retail game to v1.3 and adresses textures issues with certain NVIDIA cards, and "other issues." Read more for download links ...

Microsoft Introduces The 'Xbox Live Diamond Card'

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 7:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Calling all Xbox Live gamers! You're about to experience a whole new level in entertainment. Yes, we're talking about the launch of Xbox 360, but we're also talking about the brand new, and free, Xbox Live Diamond Card, an unprecedented merger of your entertainment activities, online and off. Never heard of it? Well, read more to find out what you're in for...

'Disgaea 2' (PS2) - 33 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 4:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disgaea 2 is the sequel to Nippon Ichi 2003 RPG hit title Disgaea: Hour of Darkness. While no information about a European or North American released is available, Disgaea 2 is scheduled for release in Japan February 2006. Until we do get more concrete details, these rather small screens will have to do ...

'Dungeon Lords' - German to English v1.4 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 4:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The community has released an unofficial German to English patch for Heuristic Park's action/RPG Dungeon Lords. This update brings your English retail game to v1.4 and adds new weapons, skills, hot keys, optimizes multiplayer, as well as the usual gameplay tweaks, crash/bug fixes, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

Real Reason For 'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) Delay ?

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few months ago, Bethesda disappointed a large portion of the community when it announced that TES IV:Oblivion was not going to make it as a launch title and delayed the game until March 2006, saying that more time was needed for polish. Spanish site players4players claims there is more to it, as a confidential source told them that the real reason was a little bit more interesting. Oblivion had already been finished, but upon arrival of the official Xbox 360 dev kits, they realized the machine was more powerful than originally anticipated. Bethesda then decided to delay the game for optimization, especially of the graphics.

'Hellgate: London' - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 12:02 a.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.

Xbox Review - 'True Crime: New York City'

by Hugh McHarg on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member-turned-NYPD officer.

GameCube Review - 'Midway Arcade Treasures 3'

by Alicia on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Midway Arcade Treasures 3 is a collection of eight classic arcade racing games featuring insane jumps and stunts in RUSH: The Rock and RUSH 2049 along with jet boat adventures in Hydro Thunder. Test your arena-style 4x4 driving skills in Super Off Road or get down in the dirt with Off Road Thunder: Mud, Sweat and Gears. Experience stunt driving in Race Drivin’ or jump to the future for the post-nuclear battle of Badlands or shoot things up in S.T.U.N. Runner.