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'Irth Online' Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fantasy-based MMORPG Irth Online has been released by developer Magic Hat Software, and is now available for purchase. Irth Online is a virtual world in which players join Irth’s history at a period when a fragile truce exists among determine the course of history for each civilization.

'LotR: Battle for Middle-earth' v1.03 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest BFME community update reveals that EA is working on a new v1.03 patch, a release date will be announced soon. The new patch prmises to have a significant impact on the game due to the large amount of balance changes. there will be generic balance tweaks, but also to the Isengard side, although most of the changes seem to have been made to Rohan. Read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Need For Speed Underground' (ALL) Servers Shutting Down

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that servers for NFS Underground will no longer be in service as of January 13, 2006. You may continue to play the game up until the closure date, although certain community programs may begin to close down prior to that date. Please be advised that this does not affect PC peer-peer (IP-IP) play that may be a feature of certain games.

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Pac-Man World Rally' (ALL) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pac-Man World Rally is an original kart racing game for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PSP and PC. Pac-Man World Rally puts players behind the wheel as Pac-Man or one of 14 other classic Namco characters racing for the checkered flag while using unique power-ups and items to prevent their opponents from claiming victory.

Mescom Signs Multi 'Sudoku' Title Deal With Absolutist

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2005 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Absolutist today unveiled the details of a deal to produce multiple titles based on its highly competitive and proprietary sudoku puzzle technology for North American publisher Merscom

'RTL Skispringen 2006' (PS2/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

49 Games announced today that its latest iteration in the Skispringen franchise has gone gold for PS2 and PC. Featuring 41 ski jump ramps including Worldcup venues, you can either compete or be a coach in one of three difficulties or management mode. After a hard working day you can also relax with the integrated Quiz Games with over 500 topic-referred questions. RTL Skispringen 2006 will be in German stores Novembver 17.

Various Game Trailers #633

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 8:04 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 :

  • Call of Duty 2: Big Red One [PS2/Xbox] - Launch Trailer
  • The Godfather - Rackets Trailer
  • Hard Truck: Apocalypse - Trailer #2
  • The Movies - Gundertaker Trailer #2

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

Electronic Arts Japan Cancels 'Star Wars Galaxies' Support

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 7:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts Japan, Star Wars Galaxies distributor in Japan, announced today that it is seizing support for LucasArts/SOE's Star Wars themed MMO. European and North American servers remain unaffected so Japanese gamers who which to continue their quest will get a chance to transfer their account. Tomorrow the 3rd SWG expansion pack, Trials of Obi-Wan, is making its debut in North America.

'Space Invaders Evolution' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 7:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Invaders Evolution inaugurates the Evolution brand, a sister to the Revolution series on the Nintendo DS. Space Invaders Evolution marks Rising Star's first step onto the PSP and will blaze a trail for daring innovation that future Evolution titles will aim to follow.