Domestic sales of Nintendo's DS portable game machine reached 5 million units in less than 13 months after its launch in early December 2004, the fastest-ever pace in Japan's video game market, Nintendo said on Monday.
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Fireglow team is now developing a next generation game engine (codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine, which now is officially named 'Sudden Strike III: Arms For Victory'. Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.
Namco's Love Football, scheduled for spring 2006, is being endorsed by Japanese soccer star Tsuneyoshi Miyamoto, who has lend his likeness to the game, as well as being featured on the cover. Love football will feature story mode, online play, and real life 60 teams to choose from.
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.
Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner is an unique action-freesports game, the first freeride snowboarding game inspired by Alaska's impressive peaks, presented in a unique 3D cellshaded graphical style. If you are interested, Bongfish is now accepting beta testers, head on over here...
Team Rainbow is called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat but are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization (thanks SAS). Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown will ship worldwide in early 2006 for the PC.
by David Wanaselja on Dec. 26, 2005 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
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.
by Thomas Leaf on Dec. 26, 2005 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In Quake 4 the Strogg are quickly regrouping, however the Strogg’s planetary defenses still destroyed, Earth's forces can deliver a full and final assault. This time, you're not alone. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad, and part of Earth’s next invasion wave. An army of soldiers are fighting with you and an arsenal of weapons and vehicles are at your disposal in this heroic and epic battle between worlds.