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'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 10:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

Various Game Trailers #682

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Keepsake - Trailer
  • Arena Football [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • Monster Madness [X360/PC] - Physx Trailer


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

'Metathrone Project' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 4:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A first-person shooter with strong RPG elements. The plot originates in the near future when mankind is faced with a new threat – the ancient and powerful civilization of Geaa, striving for domination of the whole planet. Only one civilization will remain...

'Quake IV' - v1.0.5 Beta 2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the an updated version of the first patch for Raven's FPS Quake 4. This v1.0.5 beta 2 patch fixes an issue where screenshots were turning out completely black, and an issue for server admins where running multiple instances of the dedicated server was not utilizing multiple CPUs effectively.

'rFactor' - v1.070 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Image Space has released the first patch for its recently released racing title rFactor. This update brings your retail game to v1.070 and fixes various graphical issues, improves AI, multiplayer, modding capabilities and plenty more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Rogue Trooper' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rogue Trooper is a mix of intense 3rd person action and next generation stealth elements, with complex line-of-sight AI, multiple game paths, full tactical use of your bio-chip operated equipment and both single- and multiplayer online gameplay. In case yesterdays 19 weren't enough, here are some more...

'Postal' Bypasses International Censorship

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The host of other countries (Australia, Korea, Brazil etc.) whose citizens have been unfairly denied their birthright to play the video and computer games of their choice can finally rejoice! Running With Scissors has cut through the bureaucratic, political and censorial red tape to make the POSTAL computer games universally available through Softwrap.

Greg Koler Takes Over As Infinium Labs CEO/President

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinium Labs has officially named Greg Koler as its CEO and President with board approval for its operations mandate. The appointment was approved by the Board of Directors and is effective immediately.

'Full Auto' (X360) - 58 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

'Night Watch' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko and is situated in the not so distant future. Replacing the earlier Russian demo, this version features 3 missions, 3 playable classes, all spells for first five levels, sixteen enemies of the three main classes including the boss at the end.

'Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA and Def Jam Enterprises announced today that Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover will ship to retail outlets nationwide this spring on the PSP. Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover lets you experience the ultimate hip hop fighting game anywhere you go.

'Battlefield 2' - Booster Packs and v1.2 Patch Details

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

End of last year EA revealed it would be releasing booster packs for DICE's Battlefield 2. Currently 2 packs are scheduled, Euro Force and Armored Fury, each of which will add new maps, weapons and vehicles. Read more for details and screens, as well an updated fix list for the Battlefield v1.2 patch.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turbine today announced its preorder program for Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. People who preorder will get a free Beta pass for up to 10 days, exclusive +1 in-game amulet for added defense during combat, access to the final game days before the official release, reserve a name, and pick your world, and also a special limited edition Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach poster featuring the red dragon

'Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike' (Xbox) Downloadable Content - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that new downloadable content (DLC) for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike is now available for download via Xbox Live. This round of free content consists of a brand new map, 2 classic maps from GR2, 3 all-new game types, 7 new weapons and one new kit restriction.

Lighthouse Signs 'Sword of the Stars'

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough 4X Strategy game brought to you by the core team behind the blockbuster title, HomeWorld: Cataclysm. Sword of the Stars returns gamers to the action-packed roots of the 4X genre with some new twists, including a 3D starmap and real-time combat resolution in a 3D environment!

'OutRun 2006: Coast to Coast' (PSP/PS2) Also Coming To Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA announced today that OutRun 2006: Coast to Coast is also coming to the Xbox. Power your way across 15 new American themed environments from the OutRun2 SP arcade experience. Race from coast to glorious coast with a fresh new mission structure, a license mode and online play, with up to 6 players for a thrilling head-to-head journey.

'Tales of Legendia' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Bandai announced today that Tales of Legendia has gone gold. The latest installment in the renowned Tales role playing series lets players embark on a journey to uncover the mysteries of a legendary ship and take on fearsome creatures using a unique fighting system influenced by the award-winning Soulcalibur series.

'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' - v1.11 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for Gearbox's WW2 tactical FPS Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30. This update brings your retail & downloadable game to v1.11 patch and while details are unavailable at this point, it should improve online performance.

Ubisoft Announces Two New 'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox/X360) Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that its Montreal Studio is developing two new titles in the Far Cry Instincts franchise. Far Cry Instincts Next Chapter for the Xbox, and Far Cry Instincts Predator for Xbox 360, which will include the original Far Cry product as well as the Far Cry Next Chapter.

'PizzaDude: Special Delivery' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Collect or prepare the ingredients(cheese, pepperoni, tomato, pineapple, onions, etc.) and get on your delivery-quad! Deliver the pizza (before the pizza gets cold) to various customers in 'PizzaTown'! Team6 has released a demo featuring 1 playable character and vehicle, 2 pizza's, and 2 delivery locations.

Mistland South No Longer Working on 'Disciples III'

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that their Agreement with Game Factory Interactive for the development of "Disciples III" has been terminated. Mistland South will therefore not be responsible for further development, although it continues work on Jagged Alliance 3D, also for SF.

Ubisoft Working On New 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Title

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4Kids Entertainment and The Mirage Group announced today an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Ubisoft to develop and publish Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles video games based on the upcoming CG feature-length film.

'Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy' (GBA) On Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami announced that Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy for the GBA has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Based on the popular animated show which launched last fall on the Cartoon Network, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy takes the beloved Yu-Gi-Oh! video game series to a new level of dueling action, challenging players to climb through the ranks and become the King of Games!

Annual 'Sex in Video Games' Conference Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Evergreen Events announced the upcoming Sex in Video Games Conference: Exploring the Business of Digital Erotic Entertainment to be held June 8 and 9, 2006 at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, California. The conference is the first of its type and will be an annual event.

'Digital Jesters' Directors Under Scrutiny

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On December 22nd a group of creditors obtained a Winding-Up order from the High Court in the United Kingdom against the publisher Digital Jesters. Following up on this order the creditors now intend to pursue further legal action against the directors of Digital Jesters, Mr. Terry Malham and Mr. Leonardo Zullo. In addition the creditors intend to demonstrate the Shadow Directorship of Mr. Rakesh Gandhi and administrators will shortly be appointed to investigate the transactions of Digital Jesters, their investors and associated ventures such as 'Myriad Interactive' of Mr. Marco Landi, with the aim of recovering outstanding debts.

'Frame City Killer' (X360) Gets Delayed In North America

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Frame City Killer is a next-generation action game featuring astoundingly detailed graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and immersive, non-linear gameplay. Last month FCK's Japanese release date was pushed twice, but a Namco spokesperson told us that this would have no affect on the North American date. Apparently this is not the case as 1UP got confirmation that FCK has indeed been delayed until second half of 2006.

'Drakengard 2' (PS2) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Drakengard 2 picks up 18 years after Caim's exploits in the first title. The heroes this time around are Nove, a young man who can speak with the Dragon known as Legna, and a now grown-up Mana. The two main characters are joined by Urich, a masked man said to have made a pact with the God of Death.

'America's Secret Operations' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

America's Secret Operations features 10 singleplayer missions leading you through jungles, destroyed cities, oil refineries and a not so lonely island. You are part of a special operations team sent in to neutralize Marxist rebels who infiltrated the army and are planning terrorist strikes.

Xbox Preview - 'Painkiller: Hell Wars'

by Inexhist on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.

'Faces of War' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way.

'25 to Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Play as either cops or gangsters, in this urban-based third person shooter. The game delivers intense online gameplay for up to 16 players, as well as a rich single player experience.

NDS Review - 'Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The sequel to last year's top-selling Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors for GBA, Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 is the first game from the franchise to be released for Nintendo's new handheld video game system and takes the interactive Dragon Ball fighting experience to new heights of handheld gameplay.

'Okami' (PS2) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Okami depicts a stark world devoid of colour that the player must return to its natural state. In Okami colour represents the life blood of the land and sucking this life are supernatural monsters that inhabit the surrounding areas.

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans.

'Battleground Europe' Gets New Sniper Class

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Playnet are pleased to announce that its just released first person shooter and massive multiplayer game Battleground Europe (www.battleground-europe.com) has brought a new class into the virtual battlefield; the Sniper.