by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:50 p.m. PST | Filed under
After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA world designer Steven Smith tells us more about Little Italy in The Godfather, illustrated by new screens ...
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:43 p.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:40 p.m. PST | Filed under
Alpine Skiing 2006 captures the essence of the sport by allowing players to take part in each of the four disciplines of alpine skiing: Downhill, Slalom, Giant Slalom and Super G. Alpine Skiing 2006, aka Ski Alpin 2006, is known in North America as Bode Miller Alpine Skiing. This patch is needed if you have problems installing the game on Win98 (thanks 3DGamers
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under
Turbine announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with SAKURA Internet Inc. to localize Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach for the Japanese market. SAKURA also will market, distribute, and operate the game in that territory, which is scheduled for somewhere in 2006.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under
Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 5:06 p.m. PST | Filed under
After a four-year hiatus and a move from Atari back to its original publisher, Hasbro's Micro Machines V4 promises to bring its own hilarious brand of mini multiplayer madness. While there still is no official announcement, we do have the first screens ...
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under
Egosoft has released a playable demo for its space-combat exploration game X³: REUNION. This demo walks you through key game concepts in a limited game universe. Don't imagine that it will all be plain sailing though. The deadly Kha'ak will be there too and you will have to contend with their presence while you learn about the other aspects of the game.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under
In Battlefield 2: Euro Force, the European Army joins the Battlefield with seven new weapons and four new vehicles, the European Army will be sent into battle against MEC and Chinese forces on three brand new maps. The BF 2 Euro Force Booster Pack will be available for download on Wednesday March 15th.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:20 p.m. PST | Filed under
Nintendo's wireless gaming service has hit an all- time gaming record of 1 million unique users, in less than four months in operation.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under
Konami of Europe announced that it will release the first two Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle titles in its new Double Pack series, this coming March, comprises TMNT and TMNT 2: Battle Nexus, both of which feature the full gamut of characters from the popular TV series within games that effortlessly mix platform and fighting genres.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript is a major adventure and investigation game, the first game created about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. It offers players the opportunity to grapple with the mysteries of the codes hidden within the works of the great Italian genius.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:07 p.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 12:33 p.m. PST | Filed under
A unique mix of turn-based and role-play, Hammer & Sickle is a brand-new gaming experience. This unofficial patch fixes a number of glitches which allow you to have continuity in the story line.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under
Samurai Warriors: State of War for PSP is a tactical action game set in the turbulent times of civil war Japan. Players will get to take control of famous military commanders and other legendary characters, and engage in a multitude of battles in a dramatically unfolding war.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under
Giant Bite is founded by game industry veterans Hamilton Chu, Michael Evans, Andy Glaister, and Steve Theodore. The principals have helped to create some of the best-known games in the world, including Halo, Halo 2, Half-Life and Counterstrike, as well as making key contributions to Microsoft's DirectX technologies.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
While it's not exactly a secret, SEGA today officially announced Condemned for the PC, which will be coming spring 2006. Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under
Playlogic has released a new patch for its 3d action game Knights of the Temple II. This update brings your retail game to v1.2.44 fixes bugs concerning save games, improves playability, corrects bugs while climbing, fixes occasionally crashes and a problem during the final boss fight. The new patch also adds a 3D mode, which requires 3d glasses.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under
Liquidator is an action-packed, first person shooter game with large cinematic adventure components. This demo features a tutorial and 3 levels, 6 of the full game's weapons, a bunch of different enemies, and several bug fixes and gameplay adjustments. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under
Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:52 a.m. PST | Filed under
German publisher dtp will release an off-beat football experience with the casual game Flitzer, the German term for streaking soccer/football fans. The game, developed by German company Handy Games will be released in May 2006, just in time for the World Cup, the biggest soccer event of the year.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under
Battle of Europe offers fast, arcade style gameplay with a historical theme. Players will control the best combat aircraft of the era and even some "top secret" ones! This fast paced title lets players engage their enemies over some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under
Savage 2: A Tortured Soul developer S2 Games today announced that all customers who pre-order the game before April 15, 2006 will receive instant guaranteed beta approval.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under
NCsoft announced today its latest partnership with a new company in Austin. Spacetime Studios, composed of a core team with previous roles on successful franchises such as Privateer, Wing Commander and Star Wars Galaxies, will publish its next, yet unannounced, game under the NCsoft brand.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under
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.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under
Namco Bandai today announced One Piece: Pirates' Carnival, an over-the-top party game for PS2, scheduled to ship this Spring.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under
Runestone Game Development announced today it will slightly delay its massively multiplayer game Seed from its original April release date to May 2nd in order to improve player experiences for load and connectivity.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Knights of the Temple 2 players will join the ultimate battle of Paul de Raque, Grand Master of the Order of the Temple and hero of the first game, and the forces of Hell. Playlogic has released a demo allows you to check out 2 levels. First you need to escape from the inner sanctum of a burning temple and fight against Roman elite guards and legionnaires. In the second level you have to face evil demons at the beautiful harbor of Sirmium.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under
Driver: Parallel Lines offers an open, fast-paced driving action-movie experience and features an unfolding storyline of double-crossing and revenge. Set in a photorealistic interpretation of New York City, players take on the role of a notorious 18-year-old who, free from conscience and rules, is the most sought-after driver-for-hire in town.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Paris Chase, you start your career in a cheap garage and a choice of affordable street cars. Work your way up to 5 other garages. Each garage has its own style, cars (total of 30+ supercars), and friends, so feel free to drive towards one of these garages and check out their showrooms.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under
Chromehounds is a squad-based action title puts gamers in control of giant mechanized military weapons of war. With a strong focus on cooperative and competitive online gameplay, the game is sure to satisfy players looking for a deep, involving Xbox Live experience.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under
A new nefarious threat emerges as Capcom today announced the release of Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams, a new epic action game for the PS2, focusing on the destiny of a new hero whose courage and fortitude must withstand the adversaries that wait.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under
Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios announced that Age of Empires III will get its first expansion pack, providing players with the ability to lead one of three proud Native American civilizations, including the Iroquois Confederation, to expand their empire and fight for control of the Americas.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under
That Gearbox is working on Brothers in Arms 3 isn't much of a secret, Sony announced BiA 3 would be making an appearance on the PS3 back in September at TGS 05
. Gearbox licensed Epic's Unreal Engine 3
to work on the next generation installment and while details are few, the first screenshot trickled in...
by Thomas Leaf on March 8, 2006 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under
Fight Night Round 3 brings the most intense boxing experience to gamers. Film-quality graphics showcase devastating punch impacts unparalleled in any game or film. On the way to becoming boxing's greatest legend, train to fight like the best including Muhammad Ali or create a boxing style unique only to your boxer.
by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 12:04 a.m. PST | Filed under
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.