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'Conker: Live and Reloaded' (Xbox) Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc. proudly presents Conker: Live and Reloaded Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack album will be released on August 2nd at the suggested retail price of $15.98 to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label.

'Ratchet: Deadlocked' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet: Deadlocked, created exclusively for the PS2 by Insomniac Games, incorporates co-op gameplay in both single-player and multiplayer story modes -- as well as squad-based functionality. Read more for new screens ..

'Hannibal:Vengeance of Carthage' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Schanz International Consultants and Danish developer Tabula Rasa Games signed up together for SIC to license exclusively, the gripping 3rd person tactical action game Hannibal:Vengeance of Carthage. Players take the role of Hannibal Barka, commander in chief of the Carthagian forces against the Roman republic... it will not be a war of conquest, it will be a war of vengeance!

Various Game Trailers #558

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 5:40 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 :

  • Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes [Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Black & White 2 - Air & Meteor Spell Trailer
  • Legion Arena - Trailer
  • Blitzkrieg II - Trailer #5
  • Blitz: The League [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • America's Army: Rise of A Soldier [Xbox] - Trailer


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

'T-72: Balkans On Fire!' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the violent period of civil wars in Yugoslavia from 1991 to 1995, T-72: Balkans on fire! puts the player as a Russian volunteer tank commander right into the turret of some of the best tanks the Russians built ­ the T-72B, the T-55A and the T-34-85. This updated demo features the same 3 missions and incorporates the previously released minor patch, addressing an issue in the Dog Fight mission where the AI was not responding properly. Read more for download links ...

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sigma Star Saga combines role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space-shooting action to create an original video game adventure unlike any other. Already gone gold, Sigma Star Saga will be available in stores this August.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) Gets Celebrity Voice Over - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that Stephen Dorff will be lending his voice to Far Cry Instincts. Bringing to life Jack Carver, Dorff adds vitality to the games reluctant hero with his gruff voice and powerful voice acting skills. A popular Hollywood actor, Dorff has starred in such hits as Blade, Feardotcom and Alone in Dark.

'Roma Victor' - 129 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Roma Victor is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) based on the Roman Empire, circa 180AD. Roma Victor features social interaction on a massive scale, freestyle and mission-led gameplay, one on one combat in the Coliseum, tactical warfare on the battlefields of Europe and a deeply rich and varied non-combat crafting and skill system.

Europeans Who Sign Up For Xbox Live Get Free Games

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sign up to Xbox Live on or before 31st August 2005 and you will get one of three games absolutely free! Choose from Forza Motorsport, Conker: Live and Reloaded or Dead or Alive Ultimate. If you're quick about it and are one of the first 200 to sign up you'll get all three games for free!

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Khaeon Games, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, Spellborn uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine. Read more for the very first screens ...

'Gumby vs. the Astrobots' (GBA) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Gumby vs. the Astrobots has gone gold for the GBA. A unique side-scrolling platformer featuring classic Gumby characters and environments, Gumby vs. the Astrobots will be bouncing to stores this August.

'Top Spin' (PS2) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin takes 16 of the top professional tennis players in the world including Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Venus Williams and Carlos Moya and puts them in gamers' hands to create the most realistic tennis game ever. Players must work their way up from an unranked amateur with no skills, to a top ranked player in the world with huge endorsement deals. Top Spin is the only PS2 tennis game playable online.

Vivendi Games Revenue Up 61% Over Previous Year

by Judy on July 28, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games' revenues for the first half of 2005 are €238 million were 61% above the prior year, mainly driven by World of Warcraft and the first quarter launch of Robots, a children's game based on the movie.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo will offer fans of the multi-million selling franchise all-new single-player and wireless multiplayer gaming missions in four different Areas of Operation (AO). Players are tasked with completing 14 unique, realistic international single-player missions, including Chile, which is a unique AO only available in the PSP release.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announced today that Codename: Panzers, Phase Two, the sequel to CDV's critically acclaimed WWII real-time strategy title, Codename: Panzers, Phase One, has shipped to US retail outlets. Codename: Panzers, Phase Two has players fighting as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance as they traverse the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans.

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 13 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Virtual RC Racing' - Updated Install Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual RC Racing is the worlds most advanced and realistic r/c car simulation and on-line r/c racing community. This v2 features the previous RC Speedway and Oslo tracks, but now has better AI, better physics and the usual fixes. You will need to sign up on the offical site to activate the game and play (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Shrek SuperSlam' (ALL) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 3 Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, this flight combat game puts players in the middle of some of the most intense naval conflict in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Check out the new screens, or download the new video showing ingame footage...

'Graffiti Kingdom' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players can showcase their creative skills in one of the year's most unique and entertaining games as Graffiti Kingdom for the PS2 is now available in retail stores nationwide. Developed by TAITO Japan and published by HOT-B, Graffiti Kingdom is an Action / RPG with groundbreaking technology and stylized look allows players to play as anything they can imagine.

U.S. Video Game Sales Up By 21% Due To Handhelds

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A study revealed today that retail sales of U.S. video games hardware, software and accessories jumped up by 21 percent in the first six months of the year, as the popularity of handheld devices offset a decline in aging game consoles.

Claire Forlani Joins The 'Dungeon Siege' Movie Cast

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Claire Forlani is joining the cast of "Dungeon Siege," director Uwe Boll's adaptation of the video game of the same name currently shooting in Vancouver. Forlani will play Solana, wife of the film's hero, Farmer, played by Jason Statham. Forlani has appeared in such films as "Mystery Men" and "Meet Joe Black."

DemonWare Working On X360 Network Middleware

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

DemonWare today announced that it is providing support for the Xbox 360 and multiplayer titles being released on the platform. Having worked closely with Microsoft for the last 6 months on the 360 dev-kits, DemonWare is the first network middleware company to offer a full next-gen solution to developers and publishers for networking and all technical aspects of online gameplay.

'Namco Museum 50th Anniversary' (ALL) Soundtrack

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today the soundtrack for the upcoming Namco Museum 50th Anniversary. Like the rock band Loverboy, every gamer "wants a second chance," and now they will have it – to play their favorite classic games while rocking out to the tunes that made the 80's great.

PC Preview - 'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach'

by Thomas Wilde on July 28, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Adventurers have long travelled to the shrouded continent of Xen'drik to explore ancient ruins and discover the treasures hidden beneath. The bustling frontier city of Stormreach, a cauldron of ambition and secret plots, has grown on the edges of this dark and dangerous continent, safe and secure as the gateway to Xen'drik. But now danger threatens. Few explorers who set out adventuring the lands near Stormreach ever return, and those that do bring back only tales of death and destruction.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Fahrenheit allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience.

PC Review - 'Supreme Ruler 2010'

by Mike Davila on July 28, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The year is 2010 and the Major Powers of the world as we currently know them have disintegrated into bickering economic and military regions. The United Nations has disappeared, and in its place an organization with far sharper teeth referred to simply as "The World Market" has taken its place. Individual Regions are left to fight for power to dominate their neighbors, their countries, their continents, and then the world.

'Gary Grigsby’s World at War' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 12:22 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. This demo includes two tutorial scenarios as well as a full year of the 1941 campaign scenario.