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'Race Driver 2006' (PSP) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Become a motor racing master on the move as Codemasters announces Race Driver 2006 for the PS. The title, a massively expanded edition of the smash-hit European PSP system title TOCA Race Driver 2, will launch exclusively in North America in May.

Various Game Trailers #728

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 5:02 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:

  • Over G Fighters [X360] - Trailer
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat [X360] - Trailer #7

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

StarForce Facilitates Piracy

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 4:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As if the StarForce copy protection isn't the center of enough controversy these days, the company decided to shamelessly promote the use of its anti-piracy application by ... linking to BitTorent to download a pirated game. Recently, Stardock's Galactic Civilizations II got attention because it doesn't use any protection but sells increasingly well, apart from a serial code required to receive free updates & patches. Apparently, StarForce feels threatened by this and, to seemingly prove copy protections are required, facilitates piracy by publicly spreading information where to download pirated games.

'Major League Baseball 2K6' (ALL) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Major League Baseball 2K6 includes innovative features such as a new movement system and realistic player collisions on the infield and outfield. New broadcast elements include flashback replays, and a unique player morale system will unfold the drama like never before in a baseball video game.

'God of War II: Divine Retribution' (PS2) Revealed

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While the existence of a sequel is not any secret, the newest GameInformer issue has the first screens and information on the much-anticipated God of War sequel. A specific release date has not been confirmed, but God of War II: Divine Retribution is currently expected at the end of the year. Once the new issue hits magazine stands, an official announcement should follow shortly ...

'Warhammer: Mark of Chaos' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is a revolutionary real-time strategy game set in the renowned Warhammer world, featuring epic battles within massive landscapes, while offering an astounding level of detail, from a bird's eye view down to the insignias on a warrior's armor.

PC Preview - 'Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars'

by Keith Durocher on March 12, 2006 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In SpellForce II you take over both roles, Commander of your troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leading armies as in an RTS. Your character is supported by up to 5 heroes who can be summoned at special monuments - these will become available in stronger versions as you progress and reveal more of the epic storyline.

'FlatOut 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 4:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S.

'2006 FIFA World Cup' (ALL) - 90 New Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2006 @ 3:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA will celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany with the launch of the event's only officially licensed videogame, 2006 FIFA World Cup. The videogame will ship on all platforms including Xbox 360 in April 2006 in anticipation of the real-world tournament which begins in June.

Xbox Review - 'Half-Life 2'

by Inexhist on March 12, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Half-Life 2 for the Xbox defines a new benchmark in console gaming with startling realism and responsiveness. Powered by Source technology, Half-Life 2 for Xbox features the most sophisticated in-game characters ever witnessed, advanced AI, stunning graphics and physical gameplay.