'No Brakes: X Racing' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

No Brakes: X Racing is an arcade racing game in the works at indie developer Exotypos (thanks Blues). The game includes all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sportcars, physics, and various graphical features.

No DirectX 10 For WinXP, Only Vista

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbitlabs is reporting that according to ATI Technologies’ software developers relations chief Richard Huddy, Microsoft will not release DirectX 10 for WinXP, and will instead keep the new API strictly for the forthcoming Windows Vista, despite earlier assumptions about DX 10 for the XP.

Various Game Trailers #794

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | 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:

  • The Da Vinci Code [PS2/X360/PC] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • The Darkness [PS3/X360] - E3 2006 Trailer
  • Dungeon Siege II: Broken World - E3 2006 Trailer


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

PC Preview - 'The Movies: Stunts & Effects'

by Alan Butterworth on May 27, 2006 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Movies: Stunts & Effects adds new features such as stuntmen, a movie-making toolset, a diverse selection of dangerous stunts, astounding visual effects, impressive new sets and a number of brand-new techniques and technologies that can be used when making a movie.

PS2 Review - 'Frogger: Ancient Shadow'

by Hank on May 27, 2006 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Frogger: Ancient Shadow is a 3D action platformer that merges the traditional Frogger "hop-n-dodge" gameplay with platforming elements for an exciting new challenge. Gamers join Frogger at his home in Firefly Swamp, where a dark secret has recently been uncovered.

FBI Wants To Track Your Internet Behaviour

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a private meeting at the Justice Department between U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, FBI Director Robert Mueller and industry representatives, ISPs were strongly urged to retain subscriber information and network data for two years. The reason for the data retention would be to prevent child pornography, but privacy advocates doubt the validity of that claim, fearing the gathered intel would be used in all kinds of criminal and civil suits.

'Alien Shooter 2' Demo Coming In June - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Alien Shooter 2, hack 'n slash gameplay gets dropped into a science fiction storyline packed with dozens of weapons and vicious alien life forms. Sigma Team is currently working on finishing up a singleplayer demo, which they will release in about 2 weeks, and will include a demo exclusive campaign mission, and two survival missions.

'The Shadow of Aten' (X360/PC) - 32 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 27, 2006 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Shadow of Aten is an action/thriller games where you embody a British ex-agent, Allam Scott, investigating the murder of a renowned British archaeologist in Cairo in the year 1936. The game is full of action and with a high cultural component developed in such an exciting time as the discovery of the pharaonic tombs.