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Get In Line For Your Midnight PSP Purchase

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Select retailers across the country will open their doors to eager consumers at the stroke of midnight on March 24th. The most anticipated product of the year will be available at participating retail locations nationwide including special Sony Computer Entertainment America hosted events at Sony Style Retail in Manhattan, New York and the PlayStation Store at the Metreon in San Francisco.

'1944: Battle of the Bulge' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What began with PC real-time tactical Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps and continued with D-Day is to be concluded with 1944: Battle of the Bulge, as Digital Jesters announces the March release of the third World War II RTS from genre masters Monte Cristo.

'Roma Victor' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Roma Victor is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) based on the Roman Empire, circa 180AD. Roma Victor features social interaction on a massive scale, freestyle and mission-led gameplay, one on one combat in the Coliseum, tactical warfare on the battlefields of Europe and a deeply rich and varied non-combat crafting and skill system.

'Mourning' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Mourning' is an MMORPG is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment based in the United States. Currently in development and scheduled for a spring 2005 release, "Mourning" will take users into a rich online fantasy world.

NCSoft Launches 'Lineage Dark Conquest, Episode 3: Life and Death'

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft today announces the latest chapter to its massively multiplayer game, Lineage. Dark Conquest, Episode 3: Life and Death launches today on North American servers. This episode continues the story of the Lastabad Dark Elf army, introducing the group’s headquarters in the Diad Fortress. The fortress is located in the underground region of Lineage’s fictional world of Aden.

SEGA Signs Exlcusive Publishing Agreement With Silicon Knights

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today announced an agreement to acquire and publish next-generation game content from Silicon Knights, the Ontario, Canada-based development team responsible for such hits as Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, and Eternal Darkness. The partnership brings SEGA more Western-developed content in preparation for high-growth opportunities presented by next-generation hardware platforms.

Vivendi Acquires Radical Entertainment

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that VU Games has completed the purchase of independent console developer, Radical Entertainment, known for Simpsons: Hit & Run, and currently developing Hulk Destruction and Scarface. Under the agreement, VU Games will retain Radical's team of more than 200 development professionals, as well as acquire the studio's exclusive game development technologies. Radical's founder Ian Wilkinson has been named President of Radical Entertainment, and the studio will remain in Vancouver, Canada.

'Dragonshard' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

Codemasters Brings 'Asheron's Call' Expansions to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Asheron's Call is returning to Europe as Codemasters announces securing the European distribution rights to Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny and Asheron's Call 2: Legions from Turbine, Inc. Both games will include content from the original games, new exciting content from the expansions, massive amount of content from Turbine's regular service, and one month's free subscription.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News