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'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 5:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Fahrenheit allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) Real-Life Pirates Part 3

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty. 2KGames has released the third and last part of the Pirates of Sid Meier’s Pirates! feature, containing details on three of the real-life pirates in Pirates!

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

'ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern' Explores Retail

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern has shipped to retailers across North America.

The Enemies Of 'Serious Sam II' (Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. This is serious!

'Tokobot' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo proudly announced today that its newest PSP action/adventure title, Tokobot, plans to hit store shelves nationwide in November 2005. The first PSP game to be developed by Tecmo promises to bring hours of fun portable game play while capturing your imagination as players take on the role of the young hero Bolt, a quick thinking agent who has discovered some friendly, highly advanced robots called Tokobots, during his explorations of ancient ruins. 

'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 50 Cent's video game, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. The streets are watching as 50 Cent blasts his way to the truth.

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable: The Lost Chapters will feature a host of enhancements from its top-selling Xbox version, including new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover. Fable: The Lost Chapters is expected to reach store shelves this fall.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack' (Xbox) Assaults Retail

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack, now avaiualble for $19.99 (U.S.), adds nine all-new multiplayer maps, previously unreleased footage including an animated feature highlighting an unseen battle in Old Mombasa and a mini documentary showcasing the creative process behind the new multiplayer maps. The map pack disc also contains the Halo 2 Auto Update, providing non-Live gamers with the ability to enjoy recent gameplay enhancements and improvements, as well as all previous Xbox Live updates.