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'SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that the first expansion pack for Sierra action game SWAT 4 is in development and is scheduled for release in Q1 2006. Entitled 'The Stetchkov Syndicate', the expansion pack brings a host of new levels, weapons and enhancements to the highly rated SWAT 4.

'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars. TDK has released a World Racing 2 demo featuring the Italy scenario, and 3 driveable cars (Golf GTI, Golf R32 and the Race Touareg). Read more for download links ...

'Earth 2160' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

Rockstar Games To Release 'Sunday Driver' Documentary on PSP

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sunday Driver, produced by Rockstar Games, is an all-access documentary film that chronicles the Compton/Watts chapter of California’s low rider car club, The Majestics. Directed by Carol Strong, Sunday Driver is an incredible portrait of a community working together to build the ultimate customized vehicles while struggling to legitimize their lifestyle under close scrutiny of the authorities.

The 'Spirit of Games Convention' Captured On Film

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German online magazine GameRadio.de has composed quite an impressive movie about "the spirit of games convention." With this movie, supported by publishers and video-experts, they want to transport the feeling of Europe's biggest videogame-fair, the Games Convention in Leipzig. It´s an exceptional movie with a professional (licensed) soundtrack, impressions of the games and an interview with the manager of that fair. It has a slight german comment, but the information is transported by music and pictures.

North American 'Pump It Up: Exceed' (PS2) Competition

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in the seven-year history of the game, Pump It Up players from across the United States will be gathering in Concord, North Carolina for the first annual National Pump It Up Competition. Sponsored by Andamiro, Mastiff, and Jillian's, this event will decide who goes on to represent the U.S. in the World Pump Festival later this year in Seoul, Korea, where players will compete for over $30,000 in cash prizes.

'Keepsake' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 21, 2005 @ 9:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Keepsake, Wicked Studios' upcoming adventure game, will immerse you into a journey beyond compare. Assisted by a dragon afraid of heights, Lydia takes on to explore the Dragonvale Academy's empty structures in search for her best friend Celeste.

'NHL 06' - Euro Update Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 21, 2005 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the first patch for the European NHL 06 edition and fixes a problem where the roster updates were being overwritten by the default rosters from the game disc. Thus, this patch was created to allow proper Roster Updates to take place. Read more for download links ...

'Dragonshard' - v1.1.4 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 21, 2005 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the first patch for Liquid Ent's RTS/PRG game Dragonshard This update brings you retail game to v1.1.4 and addresses a few multiplayer issues, tweaks, and fixes several bugs & crash issues (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ..

'World Poker Tour' (GBA/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 21, 2005 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Poker Tour will bring gamers the most exciting poker experience anywhere. Featuring the colorful commentary of Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten, the World Poker Tour video game also features the most elite poker professionals including Antonio "The Magician” Esfandiari, Erick Lundgren, Evenlyn Ng, Lyle Berman, Michael "the Grinder" Mizrachi, and Phil "Unabomber" Laak.