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'Rugby 2005' - Update Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the first patch for Rugby 2005 which addresses some of the most significant issues found with the game so far, in particular the Republic of Ireland's national tri-colour flag has been replaced with a flag that represents rugby players across all of Ireland. Read more for download links ...

'1944: Battle of the Bulge' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Obscure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Creeps Into Retail

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced its survival horror game Obscure has shipped in North America for the PS2, Xbox and PC. Obscure follows five All-American teenagers through a real-life nightmare as they uncover a deadly secret lurking in the hallways of their high school. When a popular student suddenly disappears, it sets off a chain of frightening events rivaled only by Hollywood cinema.

'Motocross Mania 3' (PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mania has spread across the land as people have turned traditional motocross racing into an intense blood sport. Furious combat mixes with fast paced racing through deadly courses that range from populated city street to harsh open environments. Mania is here and ready to fight. The winner is the one to make it across the finish line still in one piece.

'Universal Combat: A World Apart' - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Combat: A World Apart gives hardcore fans an enhanced "Battlecruiser" experience, keeping the flavour of combat, but utilizing newer technologies. Universal Combat: A World Apart, the second title in the Universal Combat series will be published by Dreamcatcher and released globally for PC in May 2005.

'Baseball Mogul 2006' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baseball Mogul 2006 is version 8 of the award-winning Baseball Mogul series, in which you assume the role of General Manager for your favorite professional baseball team. Unlike action game simulation, Baseball Mogul is a game of strategy that requires sharp wits rather than an itchy trigger finger. If you like fantasy baseball, you'll love Baseball Mogul. This demo allows you to play one season. Read more for download links ...

'MotoGP4' (PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With updated teams and riders, new circuits and a range of new modes, advances have been made across every area of the game. MotoGP4 will include online play for the first time to add to the series' established single player and head-to-head racing modes. The highly popular 125cc and 250cc classes have also been added, enabling players to test themselves at all levels of the sport.

'Lego Star Wars' (GBA/PS2/Xbox/PC) Now In Stores

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos and Giant Interactive Entertainment today announced that LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game is now available for the PS2, Xbox, PC and GBA

New 'Viewtiful Joe' (NGC/PS2) Titles Revealed

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Famitsu issue reveals that Capcom is already working on the next version of its popular Viewtiful Joe series. Announced for PS2 and Gamecube, Joe VFX Battle is scheduled for release in Japan later this year. According to the article, the new title will take the franchise in a new direction and has been said to be more like Super Smash Bros., but what that really means was not explained. Capcom is also working on Viewtiful Joe Scratch!, but no platform specifications were disclosed ... perhaps a Nintendo DS title?

Webzen Forms No Less than Nine Development Studios

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Webzen announced today the formation of nine development studios to create new IP for the online games market worldwide. The studios have secured 450 developers total, 350 of them internally employed by Webzen. The company is currently working on various new titles, SUN, Huxley and All Point Bulletin (APB). Read more for details ..