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'God of War' (PS2) Plunders Retail Stores

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the North American release of God of War, available exclusively for the PS2. Developed by SCEA's Santa Monica Studios, previously known for the Twisted Metal franchise, God of War is a single-player action-adventure game based on the dark brutal world of Greek mythology. In God of War, players take the role of an ex-Spartan warrior named Kratos and embark on a merciless quest to destroy Ares, the God of War.

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (PS2) Takes Position in Retail

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of Full Spectrum Warrior for the PS2. Built for the legions of PS2 owners hungry for the critically acclaimed and highly successful game originally launched for the Xbox, the squad-based tactical action combat includes a number of game enhancements and features specific to the PS2 version - including an all-new level and Co-Op play for the two bonus levels originally available for the Xbox title.

'Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade' (PSP) Hacks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online today announced that Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade has shipped to North American retail stores. Developed and published by SOE, Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade has been built from the ground-up specifically for the PSP, and is the only cooperative multiplayer action role-playing game (RPG) available at the new system's North American launch on March 24th.

'TimeSplitters Future Perfect' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Blasts Onto Retail Shelves

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that TimeSplitters Future Perfect has shipped to North American stores under the EA GAMES brand. Produced by EA Partners and developed by Free Radical Design Ltd., TimeSplitters Future Perfect marks the return of the critically-acclaimed console first-person shooter franchise.

'Dragon Ball Z: Sagas' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Animates Retail Shelves

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that the first ever DBZ action-adventure game, Dragon Ball Z: Sagas has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Sagas is available for the PS2, GameCube, and now also for the very first time on Xbox. Dragon Ball Z: Sagas allows fans to play some of the most exciting aspects of the popular animated series, from its origins in the Saiyan Saga through the climactic Cell Games.

Akella To Publish 'Cold Fear' (PS/Xbox/PC) In Russia

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akella announces the agreement with Ubisoft on publishing full localized version of Cold Fear by Darkworks in Russia and CIS. Cold Fear is the first action-horror title from Ubisoft. While the game shipped internationally earlier this month, no specific release date for the localized version has been set yet.

'El Matador' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person, stealth action game, where the player takes on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the narkomafia, an organised crime syndicate in South America. Driven by revenge for what the narkomafia did to his brother, the player will progress through a story which weaves its way throughout the adventure, combines all the essential features of surprise, unexpected twists and dramatic developments.

'Land of Legends' Announced

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Land of Legends, developed by Tiny Hero Game Studios and soon to be published by Shrapnel Games, is an exciting new fantasy strategy game for the Windows OS based on a simple premise: make a strategy title chock full of tactical nuances and deep gameplay, yet easy enough to allow gamers to simply pick it up and play, and pace it so that games can fit into everyone's busy lifestyle.

'The Matrix Online' Has Launched

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and SEGA are pleased to announce that today, hundreds of thousands of players can now jack into The Matrix Online, a massively multi-player online game (MMOG), to participate in the continuing saga of the The Matrix franchise. Developed by Monolith Productions, directed by the Wachowski Brothers and co-published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and SEGA, The Matrix Online is launching for the PC today in North America and April 8, 2005 in Europe.

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

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Football managers rejoice! A thorough evolution in Codemasters' LMA Manager series, the genre-leading football management console game, is coming this October. Promising a defining moment for PS2 and Xbox football management games, LMA Manager 2006 is set to become the star player for the 2005/2006 footy season.