'Supreme Commander' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2006 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Gas Powered Games for its RTS game Supreme Commander. Chris Taylor is known for his work with Total Annihilation under Cave Dog, and Supreme Commander will mark his return to a genre that he helped popularize.

20 Titles In Next Xbox 360 Backwards Compatible Update

by Rainier on June 11, 2006 @ 10:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Available for download on his website, Major Nelson's latest podcast includes an interview with Microsoft's Peter Moore, giving feedback on his earlier backwards compatibility comments, and also reveals that the next update (due next week) will include not 12, but 20 or more new updates for older Xbox titles, including DOOM 3 and LEGO Star Wars. The podcast also includes comments and feedback on the latest dashboard update, and how to beta test Vista.

'Age of Mourning' Now Known As 'Thrones of Chaos'

by Rainier on June 11, 2006 @ 3:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally scheduled for release Feb 2005, renamed from Realms of Torment, Mourning, to Age of Mourning, development halted, now picked up by Loud Ant Software and Nuanced Entertainment and renamed again (thanks Blues). Thrones of Chaos is an MMORPG set in turbulent medieval times focusing on player vs player strife and territorial conquest with many unique ideas and features.

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) First Characters Revealed

by Rainier on June 11, 2006 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apart from the initial E3 announcement, very little has been revealed on Rockstar's next-gen GTA title, but according to IMDb, the very first voice actors have been unveiled. Lazlow Jones and Navid Khonsari are lending their voice talents to in-game characters. Both are known for also contributing to GTA III, Liberty City Stories and San Andreas, while Navid seems to be a Rockstar favorite, having also voiced characters in The Warriors, Manhunt and even Remedy's Max Payne.

Hardware Review - 'Zboard Fang Gaming Pad'

by Reldan on June 11, 2006 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Fang is a PC gamepad engineered to enhance and enrich game command action for both novice and extreme gamers. Fang's strategically positioned keys and ergonomic contour combine to maximize performance and comfort for today's hottest FPS games.

'Unreal Tournament 2007' (PS3/PC) Delayed Until ... 2007?

by Rainier on June 11, 2006 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to UK magazine The Inquirer, Epic's UT 2007 has been delayed until March 2007. While Epic never really announced an official release date, Sony mentioned on various occasions it was to be a launch title, and many retailers had it listed for end of the year. Specific reasons for the delay were of course not provided, but it is safe to assume the extra development time will be used to polish the game.

PS2 Review - 'Metal Saga'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on June 11, 2006 @ 4:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the not so distant future… Desperate to find a way to save the earth from pollution, mankind created a gigantic supercomputer and named it Noah. Noah’s solution, however, was to exterminate its creators. In a matter of days, civilization fell to terrifying weapons and monsters created by Noah. This cataclysmic event came to be known as the Great Destruction.

PC Review - 'ER: The Game'

by Nicolus Baslock on June 11, 2006 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In ER you joins the cast of the TV show as a newly hired intern and handle a steady flow of patients with health issues ranging from minor cuts and bruises to serious injuries sustained from accidents and violence.