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'Faces of War' Demo Coming Thursday

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Ubisoft is releasing a 2 level singleplayer demo (340mb) on Thursday, which we will of course have on our fileserver network.

Various Game Trailers #834

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 9:24 p.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:

  • Gothic 3 - Teaser #2
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 [PSP] - Trailer (2)
  • Battlefield 2142 - Trailer #6
  • Nascar 07 [PSP/PS2/Xbox] - Trailer (2)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Online - Trailer #2
  • Rayman Raving Rabbids [ALL] - Bunnies Can't 14 Juillet Trailer


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

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 8:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Ghosts 'n' Goblins sees the triumphant return of valiant knight, Sir Arthur, as he must save the princess from the clutches of evil. Specifically recreated from the ground up, witness the evolution of the series with the inclusion of exciting upgrades and new gameplay features, all the while retaining the legendary qualities reminiscent to the property.

'The Ship' Gets Steamy Update #51

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details on a new The Ship patch adding server stability, various balance and game tweaks, and various gameplay fixes. Read more for details fixlist, or just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Classics Collection Reloaded' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Classics Collection Reloaded is an ensemble of more than 15 historic arcade favorites for the PSP, driving home the nostalgia factor with a host of new titles including Eco Fighters, King of Dragons and Knights of the Round Table.

'Prey' - v1.0 Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3DRealms has released the dedicated linux server for Human Head's just released sci-fi FPS, Prey. This package includes all the required files to host your own server, including install instructions to get you going.

'Silverfall' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silverfall is a fantasy-style RPG using advanced 3D graphics and fascinating storyline. Silverfall features large free-roaming environments, four customizable and playable races, 150 monsters, single- and multiplayer (co-op and PvP), ragdoll effects, day/night cycle, particle effects and the latest shaders.

'DevastationZone Trooper' - v1.31 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are a DevastationZone Trooper, one of the Blue Star Alliance’s toughest, hardened in combat and trained for action. During a space border patrol in the vicinity of planet Ardanis, you receive a code red distress call. The Rakkai Empire is invading the planet.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth, experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's fantasy realm where you can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

Sony Licenses Videoconferencing Technology for PS3

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 2:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Avistar Communications today announced that it has entered into an agreement to license CPI's patent portfolio to Sony. Under the license agreement, CPI granted Sony a license for the field of video-conferencing, covering Sony's video conference apparatus as well as other products including video-enabled PC and PlayStation products.

'Saints Row' (X360) - 38 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An evolution in open world gaming, Saints Row provides an unprecedented amount of freedom to experience the game as the player sees fit. The game, based in the fictional urban surroundings of Still Water, is action adventure with its core as a third-person shooter.

Yu-Gi-Oh! (GBA) US Finals at Comic-Con

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced details of the United States Finals of the official 2006 Yu-Gi-Oh! video game tournament. Sixteen players selected from a nationwide online contest will compete at the Comic-Con International Consumer Expo in San Diego Calif. on July 23rd for the U.S. title.

'Officers' - 20 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot of Officers preserves the established facts of the origins of WWII and allows gamers to lead any of three sides to victory: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, using the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

Intel To Cut Workforce By A 1,000 ... Managers

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an effort to stop its slipping market share and become more competitive, Intel announced today that it will be cutting 1,000 manager jobs worldwide. Since 2005 Intel has steadily lost ground to its rival Advance Micro Devices, and Chief Executive Paul Otellini stated : "This step is important because it addresses a key problem we've found in our efficiency analysis: slow and ineffective decision-making, resulting, in part, from too many management layers."

'The Divine' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Divine is a futuristic space-shooter game, aimed at the hardcore space shooting gamer, with an original and unique storyline that will make players want to complete the game.

'GUN Showdown' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GUN Showdown puts players in the role of Colton White, a vengeful gunslinger making his way through the untamed West of the late-1800s where the lines between good and evil are blurred and greed, lust and brutality were a way of life.

'Call of Juarez' Demo Coming August 4

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West and requires a combination of both intelligent stealth and pure shooting. Fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combine with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players. A 2 level demo is scheduled for release August 4th, which we'll of course have available on our fileserver network.

'Formula One 06' (PS2/PSP/PS3) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fasten your seatbelt and be prepared for the race of your life as Formula One 06 brings players a brand new gaming experience, allowing you to get closer to the sport than ever before, and take part in the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship and truly interact with the sport.

Play Dream Pinball 3D and Get a Chance to Win $10,000

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

People interested in winning 10,000 dollars should download the Two Worlds pinball table and register for free for the Cyber Pinball World Cup 2006 from July 15th on. Diligent training will be rewarded richly as the person who climbs to the top of the leader board on August 31st will win 10,000 Dollars!

Nintendo's European GBA/NDS/NGC Release Schedule

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Europe today revealed its non-Wii release lineup for the rest of 2006. While the new Wii console will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2006, Nintendo has plenty of other things to keep people busy until then, such as Yoshi’s Island 2,

'18 Wheels of Steel: Haulin'' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 4:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

18 Wheels of Steel: Haulin' is SCS Software's latest title in their truck driving sim line of games.

'Marvel Heroes: Comic Book Creator' Announced

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planetwide Games has entered into a multi-year licensing deal with Marvel Entertainment to create new content for its Comic Book Creator, based on classic Marvel ’s characters such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Daredevil, Ghost Rider, The Punisher, Captain America, Thor, The Avengers, and Dr. Octopus to name a few.

'Trusty Bell' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has not yet been any official announcement, Trusty Bell is Namco Bandai's upcoming RPG, currently only scheduled for Japan. In Trusty Bell you live in an imaginary world by famous composer Frédéric Chopin, where you have to save a young girl Polka, who suffers from terrible sickness, which only Chopin can cure.

'Hellgate: London' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

PC Review - 'The Movies: Stunts & Effects'

by Arkalem on July 17, 2006 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Battlefield 2142' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While it isn't really an official announcement, the latest Battlefield newsletter reveals that, if it stays on schedule, DICE's newest Battlefield 2142 is currently slated for release October 2006. "DICE is pleased that to announce we will be rewarding our loyal BF2 community by giving them exclusive benefits for enlisting with Battlefield 2142 when it comes out this October."

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 17, 2006 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News