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'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v1.1 Euro Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the European edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses random inventory losses, game crashes, sound issues, animation errors, slowing down of the game after several hours of play, and a few other things. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII is an Xbox exclusive action-filled flight combat game internally developed by Ubisoft. From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

'Pacific Storm' - 89 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator. All major and important sea battles of World War II, which took place in the Pacific Ocean, are included and you can play either for the USA or Japan. Mine the resources (money, iron and nickel ore, bauxites and oil), train various units and retaliate!

Disney Acquires 'MindÂ’s Eye Productions'

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Times Online is reporting that Disney has acquired Mind’s Eye Productions, a privately-held video game studio that has adapted the Tomb Raider games and the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? title for interactive TV. It also develops games for platforms such as the PS2, including Starsky & Hutch.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' Premiere on G4

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software's CEO Todd Hollenshead makes a special appearance on G4 on Friday, June 10 at 10 pm ET, 7 pm PT. Hollenshead will sit down for an interview with the hosts of G4tv.com (Geoff Keighley, Tina Wood and Laura Foy) and will also present the television premiere of the Enemy Territory: Quake Wars trailer. For more information, visit the G4tv ET: Quake Wars page on G4's website.

'NTRA Breeder's Cup' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the most realistic horse racing simulation ever created and the only game officially licensed by the NTRA, featuring the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. With thousands of horses, the ability to race your own Thoroughbred, play the ponies and even build your own stable, Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is the horse racing game with something for everyone. Check the freshly launched NTRA Breeder's Cup website, or read more for some new screens ...

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | 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.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v1.5 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v1.5 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth. Read more for details and download links ...

'City of the Dead' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with an arsenal of traditional and futuristic weaponry, players must battle the living dead from dusk 'till dawn in series of abandoned locales. With split-screen co-op missions, party mode, and four-player online feature, "City of the Dead" also promises a range of multiplayer features that allow gamers to play as human or zombie.