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'Earth 2160' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

'They Came From Hollywood' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

They Came From Hollywood is a real-time strategy/action game in which you take on the role of a giant B-movie monster in your own cheesy B-movie. Ravage cities while fighting off the military. Eat people. Eat cars. Punch holes in buildings, knock down billboards and kick over every newspaper stand in ten blocks.

EA Launches New 'Fantasy Football' Service & Features

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fantasy Football from EA kicked off the first fantasy football service that gives team owners the EA SPORTS Edge, a sliding analyzer tool, to optimize their lineups and offers fantasy updates in Madden NFL 06. Read more for details ...

'Wartime Command' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands.

Various Game Trailers #524

by Judy on June 9, 2005 @ 2:58 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 :

  • GODS: Lands of Infinity - Trailer
  • Sigma Star Saga - Trailer #3
  • Auto Assault - Trailer #3
  • Pro Cycling Manager - Trailer
  • Falcon 4.0: Allied Force - Trailer


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

'Dynasty Warriors 5' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the Dynasty Warriors series of action games takes players back in time and onto the battlefields of Ancient China. In the games, players experience the thrill of fighting single-handedly against nearly endless legions of enemy soldiers in historical battles that shaped an empire.

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - 4 New Screens

by Judy on June 9, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League: Sudden Death, developed by Paris-based Cyanide Studios, takes up where the original Chaos League left off, bringing with it a host of improvements and enhancements which make take the real-time, role-playing strategy sports title into a whole new bloody battleground.

'EverQuest II: The Splitpaw Saga' Pre-Order Incentive Announced

by Judy on June 9, 2005 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced that The Splitpaw Saga, the second Adventure Pack for EverQuest II, is now available for pre-order at www.splitpawsaga.com. By pre-ordering, players will gain access to a special instanced zone and earn rewards before the adventure begins.

'World Forces: War on Terror' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Forces: War on Terror is a tactical, arcade style RTS, which is set in the very near future, utilizing the modern weaponry of tomorrow.

'True Crime 2' (PS2/Xbox) Guess The City Contest - Trailer #2

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

During E3 Activision started a Guess The City Contest for the public to try and find out (ends 11:59 p.m. PT on June 16, 2005) which location its True Crime sequel will take place. Giving away a brand new Chrysler 300 to the lucky winner, Activision has released a new trailer showing off some ingame footage, as well as giving a few hints. Read more to check out some screens showing off the new wheels, or download the trailer and get lucky!

'ER' - Update Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released the first patch for its TV Series based strategy game ER. This patch addresses several memory leaks, various game crashes and improving overall game performance. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

D3Publisher Brings 'Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi' To The GBA

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America today announced a licensing agreement with Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) for the video game rights to the new hit animated series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi. D3PA will produce its first title under the agreement for GBA.

Ubisoft Europe Signs 'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced an agreement with MC2 France to publish Rebellion's forthcoming Sniper Elite in UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and all export territories, on PS2, Xbox and PC this autumn.

'War Front: Turning Point' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Front: Turning Point explores an alternate World War II, one in which Hitler is assassinated in the early days. This new timeline includes more than just new leadership. Players will take command of experimental weapons, prototype vehicles and units rarely seen in strategy games in an attempt to alter or secure the historical outcome of World War II.

Get Your Face In The 'Black & White 2' Game Competition

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lionhead Studios announced today a unique opportunity for gamers worldwide to become part of the upcoming God/ RTS Simulation Black & White 2, which is due to release in Autumn 2005. Read more for details, rules and where to sign up...

Games Industry And Hollywood Sign Agreement and Avoid Strike

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hollywood actors unions have reached a contract deal with video game publishers, accepting higher pay instead of the profit-sharing they had demanded, the unions said Wednesday, removing the threat of a strike.

Activision and Harrah's Collaborate on 'World Series of Poker'

by Judy on June 9, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced an agreement with Harrah's Entertainment to develop and publish "World Series of Poker" video games based on the widely popular tournament for the PC, console and handhelds. The video game is expected to be available at retail stores nationwide this fall.

'Star Fury' Unleashes At Retail

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and developer Malfador Machinations are happy to announce that its science-fiction action RPG Star Fury has shipped to retailers nationwide.

Enlight Europe Signs 'Aurora Watching' - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aurora Watching is a third person perspective stealth game taking place in the Arctic. During the mission, Sullivan faces many opponents, not all of whom are human and each of which can be defeated in many ways, Mini-games, puzzles, and hi-tech gadgets keep players excited from the very beginning to the end. Enlight Europe announced the July PC release of Aurora Watching, currently taking Europe by storm.

Waiting Period Over for GameStop-EB Games Merger

by Judy on June 9, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, relating to the proposed GameStop-EB Games merger, has ended. The merger transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2005, although it remains subject to approval by stockholders of both companies and other customary closing conditions.

Hasbro Reacquires Digital Gaming Rights from Infogrames

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hasbro and Infogrames jointly announced today that Hasbro has reacquired the digital gaming rights for its properties for $65 million. These rights were previously held by Infogrames on an exclusive basis as a result of a license agreement entered into concurrently with their purchase of Hasbro Interactive and Games.com from Hasbro in December of 2000.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Total Overdose'

by Thomas Wilde on June 9, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Through stylized Mexican neighbourhoods and jungle hide-outs to the swanky Californian coast; Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that developer Frontier has completed RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!, the first expansion pack for the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 PC game. Scheduled for a North American release on June 21 and a European release on June 24, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked! invites players to create and control their own water parks just as the summer holiday season gets underway.

'Moscow to Berlin' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moscow to Berlin plunges the player into the most intense battles of the Easter Front. Through three campaigns and 20 single-player missions. Moscow to Berlin challenges players to plan combat strategies and relive some of modern history's most important military operations.

'Gary Grigsby’s World at War' - v1.040 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command in this dynamic turn-based game and test strategies that long-past generals and world leaders could only dream of: make it happen in Gary Grigsby’s World at War. The entire saga of World War II is yours to re-enact or to re-make in your own vision. The major emphasis for this update is fixing a few game bugs and rules that were causing minor issues with game balance.

'Night Watch Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As one of the "Other", tip the balance between the forces of Light and Darkness using your racing skills. Choose your side wisely as every vehicle possesses a unique magic power that may lead to victory or ruin. Anything goes in your rush to the finish line.

PC Review - 'Asheron's Call 2: Legions'

by Mike Davila on June 9, 2005 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the world of Dereth, a new continent has been discovered – along with an ominous new evil that threatens to consume the entire land and everything within it. Asheron’s Call 2: Legions challenges players to expand their world, decode ancient mysteries, and achieve new levels of power, all while combating the greatest evils ever faced.

PS2 Review - 'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith'

by Justin on June 9, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is a third-person action/adventure game, delivering the ultimate Jedi action experience as Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi join forces in fierce battles and heroic lightsaber duels until one's lust for power and the other's devotion to duty leads to a final confrontation between good and evil.

'Generation of Chaos' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NIS America announced today its plans to release Generation of Chaos for the PSP. Generation of Chaos is scheduled to ship in North America in spring 2006.