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'Oxygen' Rolls Out New PS2 Budget Titles

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 6:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive today announced the launch of its range of budget PlayStation2 games. A total of eight titles are already in development, including a retro-arcade title, children's games, and Poker. The first set of releases will cover the breadth of the racing genre, with the first three due in the next two months: Formula Challenge (F1-style racing), GT Racers (supercar racing around Europe's leading cities), and Rig Racer (track-based truck racing). Read more for details..

'Counter-Strike' Gets New Steam Update

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Steam website has word that an update for CS:CZ and HLTV has just been released. Steam will update itself automatically when you restart. CZ servers will need to be restarted in order to run this update. CS:CZ adds 2 new maps (de_truth_cz & de_corruption_cz), as well as a slew of game tweaks but also three previously unreleased 'Deleted Scenes' missions Fastline, Sandstorm, and Pipe Dream.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities in the 17th century Caribbean. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys. Check out the latest boatload of screens ...

'Arena Wars' - Screens

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arena Wars is a completely new kind of 3D Real Time Strategy game, combining the gameplay principles and interface from RTS games with the fast pace of action-based shooters. Check out these new screens ...

'Pro Fishing Challenge' (Xbox) - Website Launched

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Fishing Challenge replicates all the excitement and tension of fishing without having to leave the comfort of your living room. Participate in one of the many Tournament Modes and earn money to buy the latest tackle and equipment. You can also choose to relax and just enjoy the scenery on any one of the four photorealistic lakes. Pro Fishing Challenge supports Xbox Live. Check out the previously posted screens, or head on over to the freshly launched website.

'Fable' (Xbox) - Bonus 'Making of' DVD Upon Pre-order

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced an exclusive pre-order deal with EB Games, GameStop, Circuit City, GameRush, GameCrazy and Trans World to reward gamers who pre-order Fable with an exclusive Fable documentary DVD.

'ESPN NHL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Cover Athlete Signed

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames today announced that Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing and current NHL MVP, will be ESPN NHL 2K5's cover athlete.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Catacombs' - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Catacombs" is an expansion pack for "Dark Age of Camelot" in which players are given the opportunity to explore underground cities – with attached adventuring areas – based on the backstory of one underground player race per Realm. Check out the new screens illustrating the updated graphics engine ...

'Knights of the Old Republic II' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is the next chapter to the award winning game of 2003. Set in the unique timeframe of the Old Republic, 4,000 years before Star Wars Episode I, The Sith Lords features an all-new more perilous storyline, new characters, classes, locations and force powers. Read more to check out the screens ...