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'WTF' (PSP) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 9:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America announce that WTF will ship to North American retail stores on Sept. 26, 2006. WTF is a crazy collection of fun and addictive mini-games that drive the player to perform sometimes trivial, sometimes mind-bending, but always fun jobs in pursuit of the almighty dollar.

'GTR 2' Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 9:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to all the favorite cars and tracks returning from GTR, the player will now be able to experience the thrill of driving a whole set of new and exotic sports cars on several new tracks. On Friday, 9AM PST 10Tacle will release a 512mb demo allowing you to drive one of two FIA-GT class cars against up to 15 computer-controlled opponents at the Barcelona GP circuit. We will of course have it availalble on our fileserver network...

Various Game Trailers #836

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 6:47 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:

  • Team Fortress 2 - Trailer
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance [ALL] - Trailer #3
  • Caesar IV - Trailer #2
  • Darkstar One - Dev Diary Trailer #3


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

'Need for Speed Carbon' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Carbon delivers the next generation of adrenaline-filled street racing and will challenge players to face the ultimate test of driving skill on treacherous canyon roads.

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - v1.05 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has released a new patch for Petroglyph's RTS Star Wars Empire at War. This update brings your retail game to v1.05 and fixes a save game issue, as well as several space tactical changes.

'Half-Life 2: Survivor' [Arcade] - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japanese players will be able to sit down and play Valve's FPS Half-Life 2 in the arcades as Taito is currently working on an adaptation titles Half-Life 2: Survivor. Read more for details and screens ...

Activision Showing off Threesome at Comic-Con

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Comic fans can see their favorite Marvel characters in action when Activision showcases the highly anticipated Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Spider-Man 3: The Game and Spider-Man: Battle for New York games in the Activision/Marvel booth #4315 at the International Comic-Con Convention in San Diego from July 19 through July 23.

'DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road' (PS3/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that it has changed the name for Colin McRae Rally 2007 to DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road, and in Europe it will be known as just Colin McRae: DIRT.

'Faces of War' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 9:42 a.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. A day ahead of schedule, Ubisoft released a 2 level singleplayer demo...

'Dungeon Siege II: Broken World' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games and Gas Powered Games today announced that Dungeon Siege II: Broken World for PC has gone gold and is off to manufacturing, on track for its North American launch on August 1st.

'DevastationZone Trooper' - v1.32 Patch/Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 9:06 a.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. This v1.32 patch fixes some sound issue with nForce audio cards.

'Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that the North American version of Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure has gone gold. Developed by Kheops Studio, Safecracker is a unique puzzle adventure game that requires you to use your wits, deductive reasoning, and puzzle solving skills to crack the master safe!

Cartoon Network Based MMORPG In The Works

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cartoon Network announced today that it has signed an agreement with Seoul-based Grigon Entertainment to develop the first MMO set in its cartoon universe. The game will be free to download, with subscription and micro-transactions available to players to enhance the gaming experience.

Activision Sued By Shareholder Over Stock Options

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A regulatory filing with the SEC reveals that Activision has been sued by one of its shareholders over its issuance of stock options, in particular backdating, a practice that involves changing the date of a stock option from the day it was actually issued to an earlier date, usually when the stock was trading at a lower price, which makes the option more valuable. As many as sixty companies are currently under investigation for similar practices.

'Hellgate: London' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 4:01 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.

'The New Zealand Story' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rising Star Games today announced that The New Zealand Story, one of the most distinctive and original platform games of the 1980s, will be the next title in the firm’s Revolution series of updates to classic videogames for the NDS.

'Wildlife Park 2' - v1.04 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Silver has released a new patch for D-Alive's zoo management game Wildlife Park2 . This v1.04 patch (for all international editions) optimized store management, animals now form herds, and visitors are no longer moody cause of bad weather.

'World Snooker Championship 2007' (PS2/PS3/X360) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Snooker Championship 2007 boasts 104 of the World’s best snooker players, with ten official tournaments all realistically modelled for the 2007 season.

Legacy Interactive Releases Episodic 'Law & Order' Game

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive announced today its first downloadable game based on a television franchise, Law & Order Criminal Intent: The Vengeful Heart. You can now download the demo, which includes all content, but you need to purchase a serial key to unlock the full game.

'Clive Barker's Jericho' (PS3/X360/PC) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed yesterday, Codemasters today officially announced Clive Barker's Jericho, an action horror title devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker.

'PureSim Baseball 2007' - v1.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games has released a new patch for PureSim Baseball 2007, bringing your retail game to v1.2. In additional to resolving a number of minor issues, this update adds support for IE 7, Multi-base throwing errors, improved management AI, and improved time period specific pitcher usage.

'Battle B-Daman' (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle B-Daman, and its sequel Battle B-Daman 2 are based on the popular animated program "Battle B-Daman," the second season of which debuts on American television later this year.

X360 Review - 'Chromehounds'

by Andrew Hayward on July 19, 2006 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

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.

'Loki' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

French developer Cyanide is already working on a new project, Loki, an action/RPG set in a universe inspired by mythology and ancient races such as the Greeks, Vikings, Aztecs and Egyptians. Focus has updated its Loki product page to reflect a change in release date, from September to Q4 2006.

'Star Fox Command' (NDS) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Fox returns to its roots with a blistering space shooter on the Nintendo DS. Initially named Star Fox DS, Nintendo has finalized the title and is now known as Star Fox Command.

'The Operational Art of War III' - v3.0017 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Operational Art Of War series allows you to play and create any battle from the entire 20th Century of warfare and up to the modern day, with reasonable accuracy back as far as the 1850s. The patch fixes a reconstitution bug found in the release version of the game as well as a few other minor issues.

'Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run' (PS2/Xbox) Mini Q&A Part 1

by Rainier on July 19, 2006 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

As government super-spy extraordinaire Alex Decker, players for the first time ever can step out of the Interceptor and straight into third-person action, utilizing The Rock's physical prowess by taking down enemies with intense melee combat moves. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson talks about his role in Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run and Knight Rider.