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Nintendo Rolling Out Its Wi-Fi Service In The UK

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo UK is bringing Wi-Fi technology into play from the 25th November 2005 with a new deal with wireless providers BT Openzone and The Cloud. The launch of the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service means the UK will allow anyone to play against friends and family across the globe simply, safely and for free.

'GUN' (ALL) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits.

Electronic Arts Launches 'EA Recordings' Music Label

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that it is teaming up with Nettwerk Music Group to launch EA Recordings, a digital music distribution label that will bring EA's rich catalogue of wholly-owned musical compositions and remixes to Digital Service Providers (DSPs) worldwide. This initiative will deliver music clips from EA games as ringtones, mastertones or in .mp3 format to online download destinations including Apple iTunes, MSN, Yahoo Music, AOL Music, Rhapsody and others.

Final 'Battleground Europe' Stress Test Starts Today

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media and Cornered Rat Software are pleased to announce that the final Battleground Europe stress test will start today, Friday 4th November, and be open until Monday 6thth November. Battleground Europe recently went to gold status and is set for release across Europe on November 11th 2005.

Various Game Trailers #636

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 9:28 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Dark Messiah of Might & Magic - Erwan Le Breton Video Interview
  • Dead or Alive 4 [X360] - Gameplay Trailer #2
  • GUN [PS2/Xbox/X360/PC] - TV Ad
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #13
  • Painkiller: Hell Wars [Xbox] - Trailerpack
  • Prince of Persia The Two Thrones [ALL] - Puzzle Platform Trailer
  • Shadowgrounds - Trailer #3


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

'Magna Carta: Tears of Blood' (PS2) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Magna Carta: Tears of Blood is a role-playing game, developed by Softmax, set in Efferia, a continent populated with five races. In this world, you can use seven different types of Carta and meet a host of characters.

$250,000 'Best of the Battlefield' Tournament Now Open For SignUps

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced people can sign up for the Best of the Battlefield tournament with a grand prize of $250,000 for the winning team. The online tournament will challenge gamers to rule the battlefield in Battlefield 2: Modern Combat available now for the PS2 and Xbox. Gamers can now register for the online tournament which starts on November 21st.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LMA Manager 2006 is a thorough evolution for the genre-leading series. Utilising a new game and database engine, a Transfer Market system with greater depth enabling more complex contract negotiations, and a detailed 3D match section, it's set to be the most powerful edition in the series.

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

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Taking place three years after the original PSOne game console 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...

'Castlevania' Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2005 @ 2:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crystal Sky Pictures has bought the rights to Konami's Castlevania videogame franchise and has tagged Paul W.S. Anderson (Alien vs. Predator, Res. Evil) to adapt and direct. The Castlevania movie will focus on the origins of Dracula and the uprising of the Belmont Clan, a vampire-slaying family who supposedly become humanity's last hope. Crystal Sky is currently in the post-production stage on Ghost Rider, starring Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendes. Castlevania production is slated to start in mid-2006; no casting has been announced yet.