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'Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar adds a multitude of new features and options to further enhance the strategic depth of the game. A gripping new single-player campaign sees the elimination of two of the game’s alien races and the introduction of several others.

'Gears of War' (X360) Sponsors Megadeth's GiganTour 2006

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GiganTour 2006, the brainchild of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine, launches in the Northeast and will work its way through 25 major markets before wrapping in mid-October, with Xbox's "Gears of War" sponsoring the trek.

Various Game Trailers #839

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 4:25 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 :

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie [PS3/X360/PC] - Trailer
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Trailer #4
  • Star Wolves 2 - Trailer #2


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

'Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Pro Evolution Soccer series is renowned for its realism, and Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 is abundant with new gameplay additions. Player AI has been massively upgraded, while the physical side of play has been refined.

'Madden NFL 07' (ALL) Goes Pay-Per-View

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 2:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA revealed today that it will offer Madden fans an exclusive pay-per-view event ($19.95) on ESPN.com ESPN. Beginning August 4 at 8 p.m. ET., Inside Madden NFL 07 will give fans an early look inside with EA game designers guiding viewers on a guided tour through new changes and advances in all aspects of the game.

'Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade will feature two new playable races, the Tau Empire and the Necrons, bringing the number of totally unique races to an unprecedented seven.

'Dungeon Siege II: Broken World' Developer Chat

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games is going to discuss the now-gold Dungeon Siege II: Broken World on Wednesday, July 26 at 11am PST / 2pm EST / 7pm GMT (midday time designed to accommodate European players for this chat). Focusing on the art aspects of the grim world presented in the expansion, the chat will feature GPG’s Marcie Finnila, Matt Mahon, Morien Thomas and Randy Post.

'Tony Hawk's Project 8' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tony Hawk’s Project 8 immerses players in the definitive skateboarding experience using ultra-realistic graphics, enhanced physics and extremely responsive controls that simulate the feeling of skating with every trick and bail.

'KnightShift' - v1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zuxxez has released a new patch for Reality Pump's 3D RPG/Strategy game KnightShift (aka Once Upon A Knight). This patch brings your retail game to v1.3, adds new maps and improves EarthNet compatibility.

'Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII' (PS2) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place three years after the original PS1 title, gamers follow Vincent Valentine's journey as he uncovers shocking truths never revealed in Midgar. Vincent is connected to recent attacks, and he may be the only one who can save this shattered world. When the world is engulfed in darkness, his gun will toll a dreadful dirge.

Monday July 24, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'Battle B-Daman: Fire Spirits!' (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. today announced the acquisition of the North American publishing rights to Battle B-Daman: Fire Spirits!, an marble-shooting action game for the GBA.

'EverQuest: The Serpent's Spine' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE's latest Everquest expansion pack, The Serpent's Spine, adds a new race, new level cap, city, spells, and overall features.

Nintendo DS, 21 Million Sold And Counting

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In less than two years since its Nov. 21, 2004 launch, Nintendo has sold more than 21 million NDS systems worldwide, which equates to 23 systems per minute, one every two seconds, non-stop since launch. By comparison, Apple shipped one million of its ever- popular iPod music players in its first 19 months.

'Legend: Hand of God' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

dtp-/ANACONDA announced it has signed an agreement with Master Creating to publish its new action RPG Legend: Hand of God, set in a fantasy world where you guide your hero in his quest against evil, fighting your way through action filled battles.

'Sam & Max: Season 1' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 4:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After more than a decade, various cancellations, legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting Sam & Max make their return to the gaming scene! Telltale Games is developing a new Sam & Max episodic adventure series, which will debut this October, with new episodes coming every month, starting in December.

AMD And ATI Officially Announce Merger Plans

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After weeks of speculations, AMD and ATI announced a plan to join forces in a US $5.4 billion transaction, combining AMD’s technology in microprocessors with ATI’s strengths in graphics. The merge is expected to close in Q4 2006 subject to approval by ATI shareholders, court approval, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

'Jeanne d'Arc' (PSP) - 80 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there hasnt been an official announcement yet, Jeanne d'Arc is an all-new RPG in development at Level-5's for the PSP. Set during the 100 Year War between France and England, the game is based on the French heroin Jeanne d'Arc, mixed with spells, monsters and other oddities such as Burning Site and Connection Guard attack moves.

Master Chief Gets Monthly 'Halo Ongoing' Comic

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

During last weekends Comic-Con, Marvel and Bungie announced that apart from the 128 page Halo Graphic Novel, it would also release a monthly new comic book based on the Halo franchise. Halo Ongoing is scheduled for later this year, although details such as writers, and plot line were not revealed.

'Pompolic: Call for Heroes' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pompolic: Call for Heroes, developed by Quotix Software, is a third-person action game with RPG elements placed in a fantasy world.

SCi/Eidos Signs 'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' But Gets Delayed

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom signed a co-publishing agreement giving SCi/Eidos distribution rights for North America, Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an MMORG, mixing a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan.

PC Review - 'Titan Quest'

by Keith Durocher on July 24, 2006 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Titan Quest is an action RPG set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.

'Yakuza' (PS2) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yakuza is a thrilling, PS2 exclusive, action-adventure game created by producer Toshihiro Nagoshi and award-winning novelist Seishu Hase, taking players deep into the world of Japan's infamous underground organization.

'Crysis' - System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on July 24, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion. Crytek has revealed what it'll take to run this beauty of a game...