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'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey 2' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 11:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamfall continues the story of one of the most critically acclaimed adventure games ever made, and will bring adventure gaming into a new era. Focusing on story and characters, Dreamfall features unparalleled 3D visuals, advanced character animations, stunning audio, and innovative gameplay - wrapped in a unique and magical ambience.

'SSX On Tour' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX On Tour allows players to create their own boarder or skier and take them from a wannabe to a mountain rockstar. Players can get noticed in all-new shred challenges where they earn an invitation to The Tour where they'll face the best racers in the SSX cast. Fly down the all-new tracks, and master the new monster tricks for both boarding and skiing to make it to the top of The Charts.

'IHRA Professional Drag Racing 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 52 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the creators of the most successful drag racing games in the world comes the next generation of drag racing action - IHRA Professional Drag Racing 2005 (IHRA Pro). IHRA Pro takes this best-selling series to a new level with its outstanding graphics, realistic physics, presentation, and, most importantly, intense racing action.

'Worms 4: Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Worms series recently diversified with Worms Forts Under Siege, a tactical RTS-like spin-off created for Sega. However, Worms 4: Mayhem is a return to the series' trademark gameplay and sees Team 17's core Worms design and development team regrouping for a game of explosive annelid annihilation.

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Legend revives the athletic, intelligent and entertaining adventurer who won the hearts and minds of gamers worldwide. Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment, allows gamers to experience tomb raiding as never before.

'Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2005 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst introduces server-based storage of player data thereby freeing the players from being confined to playing from any single PC/location. New team system, enhanced character graphics, and better game controls are some of the other improvements introduced in the continuing evolution of PSO universe. PSO-BB game client software will be downloadable free of charge from servers on the Internet.

Future 'Half-Life 2' Steamy Update #6

by Rainier on May 6, 2005 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today that it is planning on releasing de_port and de_inferno next week. Along with the two new maps, an updated version of the current CT model will be included. Valve will of course be present at the upcoming E3 expo where Half-Life 2 Xbox will be shown in the Xbox area of Microsoft’s booth. Meanwhile Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, the new single-player level created to introduce High-Dynamic Range (HDR) lighting to the Source engine, is slated to appear in the Games for Windows area at the show.

'ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2005 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern lets you delve into a world of exploration and intrigue as you embark on a quest filled with puzzles and mystery. Use your wits and powers of observation to survive the vast wilderness as your journey leads you to one of mankind’s forgotten wonders.

'Medal of Honor European Assault' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2005 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic Services¬≠the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

'Dungeon Lords' - Patch Coming Next Week

by Rainier on May 6, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher let us know that Heuristic Park is working on the first patch for its action/RPG Dungeon Lords. The developers are currently working on a patch to update a few of the issues brought to their attention on the message boards, such as : various gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, UI screen resolution issue and some multiplayer issues. The patch is expect Monday/Tuesday, and of course we will have it available on our fileserver network.