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'Ape Academy' (PSP) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To become an expert in monkey business, you first have to go to monkey school, so enrol now at the craziest college the world has ever seen. You can work your way up through the school years by winning wacky mini-games, but keep an eye on your classmates – students they may be, but when it comes to trouble and tomfoolery, these goofy monkeys are pros!

'Bet On Soldier' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill.

Games to Become Shockingly Realistic

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Texas-based company is selling a combat simulator to assault forces around the world that offers the ultimate in sensory feedback: a powerful electric shock. VirTra Systems' product places a person in the center of 360-degree screen that displays different scenarios, such as a hostage situation, suicide bombing attempt, and gun fights, among others. If the player isn't quick to kill his enemies, they may fire back and the player will feel it as the game shocks you via a hip attachment (thanks EvilAvatar). Read the full article over at the Sydney Morning Herald...

'F1 Grand Prix' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fans now have the best of both worlds with a game that not only captures the 'real' essence of the sport but delivers an unrivalled experience with real racing satisfaction. F1 Grand Prix boast all the official cars, drivers and teams, including the new Turkey Circuit, which means you can race the track before the lights go out on August 21st.

'Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer' (PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer, developed by Edinburgh-based VIS entertainment, is a PS2 exclusive 3rd person action adventure that sees you take control of Brave, a young Native American in search of Spirit Dancer, his father and also the greatest Shaman who ever lived. Brave's journey commences when his village comes under attack from the evil Wendigo, who uses his shamanic powers against Brave's tribe.

Blue Fang Releases 'Zoo Tycoon 2' Spring Scenery Pack

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual zookeepers can now add a host of vibrant and entertaining new objects to their habitats with the Spring Scenery Pack for Zoo Tycoon 2. The new, and freely downloadable, Scenery Pack, adds even more variety to the wide range of highly detailed objects in Zoo Tycoon 2. The new pack features fountains, animal statues and windowed fencing in three different styles: brick, stone and a jungle motif. Objects that visitors can interact with such as a splash fountain and tortoise trampoline are also included.

'Delta Force: Xtreme' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delta Force: Xtreme brings the classic Delta Force game back to life to face the enemy once more. As a member of the elite Delta Force, prepare yourself to take on over 60 levels of frantic single and multiplayer FPS action, including graphically enhanced missions from the original game, new maps, improved game features, STATS and much more.

'Gumby vs. the Astrobots' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced Gumby vs. the Astrobots for the Game Boy Advance. A side-scrolling platformer featuring a classic collection of Gumby characters, the game carries on the tradition of the beloved series with creative clay animation style visuals and imaginative storytelling that can be enjoyed by fans of all ages.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) - 61 New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 9:50 a.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.

'Stronghold 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games today announced that Stronghold 2 has gone gold. Developed by the UK-based team at Firefly Studios, Stronghold 2 lets gamers get in touch with their inner king as they construct and maintain a castle, defending its walls from invaders and expanding its borders by attacking neighboring territories. Featuring multiple single player campaigns, reenactments of historical sieges, multiplayer modes for up to eight people and a full-featured mission and campaign editor, Stronghold 2 is the ultimate medieval combat and castle life simulation. Stronghold 2 is rated T for teen and will be available for PC on April 19th for a suggested retail price of $39.99.