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'Shadow Hearts: From The New World' (PS2) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow Hearts: From The New World takes place in the United States during the Great Depression. Featuring a gripping and inspirational storyline with up to 60 hours of gameplay, players can expect to run into a unique set of characters at famous, real-world locations including Chicago, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and New York.

'Top Spin 2' (X360) Game Details

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everything you loved about Top Spin is back and made even better. The peerless player-creator is reborn with the powerful DigitalIdentity that truly puts you in the game. Experience the pro tour in venues that are alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play.

'Amped 3' (X360) Details & Release Date Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Amped 3, like snowboarding itself, isn't just about the sport. Sure, there's an all-new physics engine, an innovative artificial intelligence engine, and perfected controls, so you get the most authentic riding experience at some the world's greatest winter resorts...but snowboarding is all about style. That's why Amped 3 offers incredible customisation, a fat helping of boarding culture, and deep, wide sandboxes loaded with killer gameplay. 2K Games announced Amped 3 is expected December 2005

'Marine Park Empire' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Control every aspect of your marine park, from caring, feeding and cleaning your animals to hiring and firing employees. Grant your visitors the thrill of a lifetime as you provide fun-filled attractions, rides and shows for them to whet their appetite while they explore your sea-life wonderland. A corrupt/incomplete Marine Park Empire demo has been floating around on the web for the past few days, this is the full & working version. This demo includes 6 tutorial games and 2 scenario games.

'Guild Wars' Reaches One Million Subscribers

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

More than one million people in Europe and North America are now playing NCsoft's MMORPG Guild Wars. In celebration of its commercial and critical success, NCsoft Europe has today announced a Guild Wars Special Edition, available on 21st October throughout Europe.

'Rising Kingdoms' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rising Kingdoms is an RTS set in a fantasy world, which focuses on empire development and dynamic tactical battles. BlackBean Games has released the first patch for Haemimont's RTS, bringing your European retail game to v1.1. Read more for download links ...

'D.I.C.E.' (PS2) Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai Games today announced that D.I.C.E. (DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises) for the PS2 is now available in retail stores. D.I.C.E. features mission-based shooter action with racing elements and is inspired by the show of the same name that airs on Cartoon Network.

'The Sims 2' (ALL) - 39 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears.

'GT Legends' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher 10TACLE Studios and developer SimBin Development Team are delighted to see that the scheduled release date in the ATARI sales territories will be kept without any problems thanks to achieving the "GT Legends" goldmaster on time.

CDV Signs Partnership With Digital Reality For Next-Gen Titles

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announces a new partnership with Budapest-based development studio Digital Reality. The goal of this effort will be to introduce a new series of co-designed and jointly-developed strategy games with rich, immersive game play and genre redefining graphics for the Next-Gen console market.