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'Trash' Now Available for Online Purchase

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inhuman Games announced that Trash, the sci-fi real-time strategy game, is now available for sale from the Inhuman Games website. Take command of Mutants or Humans as they battle it out in the unique dynamic map system in an online slugfest against up to 23 other human opponents.

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Strangelite Studio, the game is based on the Starship Troopers movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more!

Various Game Trailers #601

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 5:49 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 :

  • Ultimate Spider-Man - Duality Trailer
  • Officers - Trailer
  • Call of Duty 2 [X360] - Trailer
  • Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green - Gameplay Trailer


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

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' Beta Test Signups

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flying Lab Software announced today that in honor of Talk Like A Pirate Day they are opening registration for gamers who want to participate in the upcoming beta test program for Pirates of the Burning Sea, a new massively multiplayer online computer game. Later this fall, approved beta test applicants will join Flying Lab online to exhaustively playtest the game and get it ready for launch this winter.

'WarCraft 3: RoC' & 'TFT' - v1.19 Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released new update patches for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as well as The Frozen Throne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.19 and adds some new, and updates old, maps, various game balance, bug fixes, enchancements to the world editor, and other changes. Read more for download links ...

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (NGC/PS2/ Xbox/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'Shadow of the Colossus' (PS2) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Shadow of the Colossus, players take the role of a young man seeking the truth of an ancient tale of power hidden in a mystical land. Shadow of the Colossus is a majestic journey through ancient lands to seek out and destroy gigantic mythical beasts.

'Gears of War' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.

'Juiced' - v1.01.400 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released the first update for Juice Games' urban underground racing demo Juiced. This patch brings your European retail game to v1.01.400 and addresses various desktop crashes, sound problems, adjusted the control scehem, and fixes a collision issue when playing online, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams' (PS2) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expected spring 2006 in Japan, Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is situated in 1598 and will have several new features and additions over previous titles, such as a new camera system, updated graphics and optimized gameplay mechanics. While no specific info, or announcement, is available yet, here are the first screens ...

'Marine Park Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Control every aspect of your marine park, from caring, feeding and cleaning your animals to hiring and firing employees. Grant your visitors the thrill of a lifetime as you provide fun-filled attractions, rides and shows for them to whet their appetite while they explore your sea-life wonderland.

'Battalion Wars' (NGC) Advances Into Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With more than 20 elite missions, Battalion Wars for GameCube truly tests a player's ability to improvise and maneuver troops. A single button press summons the soldiers, while a second press sends them off to fight. But think twice: Crafty AI enemies will adapt to every move.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) Crusades Into Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns.

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family. The Suffering: Ties That Bind has gone gold and will ship to stores for the PS2, Xbox, and for PC on Monday, Sept. 26.

'Quake IV' (X360/PC) Will Feature Punkbuster

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has contracted with Even Balance, Inc. to integrate PunkBuster Anti-Cheat software into the highly anticipated multiplayer component of QUAKE 4, currently being developed by Raven Software and executive produced by id Software. PunkBuster Anti-Cheat features will be available "out-of-the-box" with the retail release of the game.

'Rag Doll Kung Fu' Gets Steamy Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rag Doll Kung Fu will be made available to gamers everywhere on October 12, 2005 via Steam. Featuring a wide collection of single and multiplayer games, either online or with multiple mice, Rag Doll Kung Fu provides players with one of the most creative and unique game experiences delivered in years. Additionally, between game rounds, the challenges of an aspiring Kung Fu master are revealed via outlandish cut scenes inspired by classic Kung Fu cinema.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

Adult Themed MMO 'Spend the Night' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Glennis McClellan, who was responsible for the art direction and design of girl-targeted titles for Disney's Buena Vista Games division, has left the company to join start-up publisher Republik Games, Inc. as head of production. The new company is at work on its first title: a female-centric, sexually-themed multiplayer dating game and community called Spend the Night.

'Sacred II' To Feature AGEIA PhysX

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AGEIA today announced that German game developer ASCARON will support the AGEIA PhysX processor in the sequel to its World Wide hit Sacred as well as future game titles. Based on a license agreement with AGEIA, ASCARON will use the AGEIA PhysX SDK to incorporate extensive real-time physics into its games, which players can experience with exceptional depth on PCs equipped with the AGEIA PhysX processor.

'X³: Reunion' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Black & White 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lionhead announced todya that Black & White 2 has gone gold, and will be available in stores October 7. The sequel includes new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

'True Crime: New York City to Life' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Hollywood VoiceCast

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has signed on a cast of seasoned actors to lend their distinct voice talents to the game's main characters, such as Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, Mickey Rourke, Traci Lords and several others. Read more for details ...

'Stuart Little 3: Big Photo Adventure' (PS2) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following a freak flying accident that ruined his brother George's photography project, Stuart takes on the Big Apple, embarking on a frantic mission to save the day. Re-creating the photographs for the school project involves completing missions, following clues and a little bribery! Stuart recieves lots of help along the way, even Snowbell the cat will lend a hand if he's given a treat!

'Tringo' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the signing of the Tringo license. Developed by Kermitt Quick, Tringo combines elements of puzzle games and bingo for an amazingly addictive game that's quick to play and easy to master. The game became a huge hit within weeks of introduction on Second Life, a virtual world that encourages players to develop their own content.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' (PS2/Xbox) Fights Its Way to Stores

by Judy on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building on the success of its best-selling Mortal Kombat franchise, Midway Games today announced that it has shipped Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

'Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released the first patch for their first-person shooter, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault. This update brings your game to v1.2 and adds full screen AA, polishing, crash fixes, TK banning, and various other new features. Read more for download links ...

Playlogic to Publish 'Diabolique: License to Sin'

by Judy on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic today announced it signed an agreement with Polish developer Metropolis Software to publish Diabolique - License to Sin worldwide. Diabolique is an action game featuring special agent Dark Eaville.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - Singleplayer Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. This demo was previously only available as covermount and features the Tunis mission.

'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness' (PS2/Xbox) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula’s castle.

Xbox Review - 'Metal Slug 4 & 5'

by Evan Kaigle on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Metal Slug 4 & 5 was released as a bundle pack this summer, giving you twice the action, and twice the fun. Help stop the distribution of a computer virus that threatens the world's militaries, and recover Metal Slug secrets and destroy a paramilitary syndicate!

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

X360/PC Preview - 'Quake IV'

by Paul Reith on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

'SSX On Tour' (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 24 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX On Tour features all-new player customization that gives you the chance to join The Tour. SSX On Tour is packed with all-new highly detailed tracks, new stylish player customization options, new monster tricks, and multiplayer options.