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Matrix Games Signs 'Starships Unlimited III'

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is proud to announce the signing of ApeZone's Starships Unlimited III. Matrix Games published the previous game in the acclaimed space strategy game series under the title Starships Unlimited: Divided Galaxies.

'Paradise City' Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Paradise City, developed by Sirius Games, formerly known as Media Mobsters, you take on the role of Luca Valerio experiencing how the living city with its civilians, businessmen, law enforcers, traffic jams, gangs and hordes low-life create perfect scenery for an opportunistic “businessman” with big ambitions (thanks Blues).

Steam Client Gets Steamy Update #27

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This update adds Blue Shift game & icon, updates drivers for Source games, and adds support for H-L1 High Definition model pack. Read more for details, or just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

'Half Life 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 7:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Half Life 2 for the Xbox defines a new benchmark in console gaming with startling realism and responsiveness. Powered by Source technology, Half-Life 2 for Xbox features the most sophisticated in-game characters ever witnessed, advanced AI, stunning graphics and physical gameplay.

'Star Wars Galaxies: Trials of Obi-Wan' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the very shores of molten lava where he defeated Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan guides players on quests that span the planet Mustafar – some of which might even convert devotees of the dark side over to a more virtuous path.

'East Front' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

East Front is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world.

'DDR Extreme' (PS2) Scores At The MTV Music Awards

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami America today announced that Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME (DDR EXTREME) won the best video game soundtrack award at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which occurred on Sunday, August 28, 2005 in Miami, Florida.

'DICE' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When a problem arises in the Sarbylion Galaxy, it’s DICE (DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises) to the rescue. And when their special training and skills aren't enough, they rely on their Dinobreakers, which can transform from Vehicle Mode to Dino Mode, to help get the job done!

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis announced today that The Sims 2 Nightlife has gone gold and will ship on September 15th under the EA brand. With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.