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'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Major v2.0 Patch In The Works

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows is hard at work fixing up the tons of problems people are having with Atari's latest FPS title Boiling Point: Road to Hell. The upcoming v2.0 promises to address quite a few of the issues with plenty of fixes, optimizations, improvements and a few additions. The patch is due for release in the next few weeks, in the meantime read more fior detailed fix list ...

'Dungeon Siege II' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has revealed that it plans to release Gas Powered Games' RPG sequel Dungeon Siege 2 on August 19th. Dungeon Siege II is an action fantasy role-playing game featuring an immersive fully 3-D environment. The original Dungeon Siege plunges players into a 3-D fantasy world where players can build up a party and move seamlessly from one over-the-top battle to the next.

'Full Auto' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' Coming to Xbox This Fall

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that Fable: The Lost Chapters, currently in development for PC and slated to release this September, will also be available in late Fall for Xbox. Fable: TLC builds upon the original best-selling Fable with loads of new content including new regions, quests and enhanced story elements that further enhance the mystical world of Albion.

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 9:34 a.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.

'Heavenly Sword' (PS3) Developers Are Relocating And Recruiting

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heavenly Sword developers Ninja Theory has moved offices to accommodate rapid expansion in all areas of development in an effort to expand its development team rapidly and aggressively over the next 6 months. "We are offering positions, both full-time and contract, in pretty much every area of games development. Getting close to movie-quality visuals means we also have positions suitable for artists from the CGI industry," says Ninja Theory's Nina Kristensen. If you are interested, you can sign up here ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' Not Coming In 2005

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to fan site Oblivion-Lost.com, a russian forum chat with GSC Game World's deputy director Anton Bolshakov relvealed that the oft delayed FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl will not be making any appearance this year. "In two words, to sum up an ICQ chat: when the plot is fully implemented (it is being completed), the simulation will be finally tuned. This is what the team is doing right now. The game will certainly not come out this year."

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. This demo features one mission, exclusive mission not in the retail game, with 10 objectives, and 15 units with several hidden secrets on the map.

UPDATE: Seems CDV US distributed a bad file which has now been replaced with a working version. Our apologies ...

'Battlestrike: The Siege' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive is working on a sequel to ita budget shooter Battlestrike: Road to Berlin. The Siege is scheduled for this release in Europe coming August and will give players another 12 new missions in which you once again will take up arms against Nazis. This time around you will not only switch between battle tanks, airplanes or act as a sniper, but also get thrown in naval battles and be positioned on ships.