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'Ford Mustang' (PS2/Xbox) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since April of 1964 the Ford Mustang has sold over 8 million vehicles and has generated a strong following of enthusiasts, aftermarket manufacturers, websites, and publications - all dedicated to this iconic vehicle. "Ford Mustang" provides incredible graphics and "pick up and play" gameplay - at a value price. Drive the hottest cars from the 40 year history of the Mustang on 22 tracks in 7 U.S. cities.

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.

'Fantastic Four' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four popular bands have written and recorded original tracks specifically for the lead characters in a video game. The songs will debut in four character-specific trailers that will be released online in April and May, and will be included as unlockable bonus content in Activision's upcoming Fantastic Four game, which is slated to ship this summer. The songs echo the distinctive personalities and special powers of each of the Fantastic Four Super Heroes.

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' - v1.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, EA has released a new patch for C&C Generals: Zero Hour. This update brings your retail game to v1.04 and addresses gameplay bugs and improves the online lobby. Read more for download links ...

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced Evil Dead Regeneration for the Xbox, PS2, and PC. The game explores a "what if..." continuation from Evil Dead 2, one of the most unhinged films from famed director Sam Raimi. Voiced by Bruce Campbell, players will control Ash, the reluctant hero of the series, as they're thrown into a masquerade of evil events, equipped with the latest in prosthetic fashion.

'Madden NFL 06' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise is overhauling its passing game. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback’s unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement will let you put the ball exactly where you want it. Lead the receiver into the open field or throw a jump ball and let your receiver go get it.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Age of Pirates' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2005 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella is making yet another pirate game, after Sea Dogs and Pirates of the Caribbean, it is now time for the Age of Pirates. Known in Russia under Corsairs 2, this AoP will be distriuted under that name in Europe and North America. No details or planned release date are known yet, but at least there are some new screens ..

Various Game Trailers #481

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 11:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Guild Wars - Trailer #7
  • Pariah - Trailer #10

'Half-Life 2: Deathmatch' and 'CS:S' Get Steamy Update #15

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve has released three new Half-Life 2: Deathmatch maps, which are now available via Steam. These maps were created by the three players who won our recent HL2:DM mapping contest. If you have HL2:DM installed in your Steam games list, you will receive the new maps automatically. This release also includes a Counter-Strike: Source update which fixes incorrect player names appearing in the scoreboard.