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Solar Studios and Tricor Entertainment Team Up

by Rainier on July 26, 2005 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Solar Studios and Tricor Entertainment have formed an alliance to develop upcoming blockbuster Hollywood-style action games and related film properties. The first Solar and Tricor project is an unnamed Sci-Fi action/adventure property.

'Officers' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot saves the established facts of the war beginning and allows to lead to the Victory any of three sides: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, uses the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

UK Study Shows 84% of Teens Play Pirated Games

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Brunel study released today paints a clear picture of the demographics and reasoning behind videogame piracy. The research, conducted by Alex Dodge from the School of Business and Management provides an in-depth look at why gamers, between the age of 15-18, download pirate copies.

'Dragonshard' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagged Alliance 3D is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements. It offers well known mechanics and atmosphere of the original games, as well as the pleasure of meeting good old friends - A.I.M. mercenaries. The action now takes place in a highly interactive environment where you have a possibility to destroy almost everything.

EA Rolls Back 'Battlefield 2' Stats

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today people reported that certain individuals managed to hack into EA's Battlefield 2 stats server and as a result unlocked all weapons for friends & family. EA responded "All of the changes made will be rolled back in the next couple hours. Users may have to rechoose any unlocks they would have legitimately made in the last day or so as a result of the roll-back, but no stats should be lost."

'Rush for Berlin' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union. Read more for some new screens ...

'Bounty Hounds' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player takes the role of Maximillan, the leader of "Bounty Hounds" – a ruthless band of mercenaries. The mission is to engage in battle with Extraterrestrial Intelligence (ETI) spread across planets and unfold a sinister plot between a corporation and ETI that threatens to take over the world.

Federal Government Cranks Up The Hot Coffee Heat

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an onverwhelming 355-21 vote, the House passed a resolution asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Rockstar and Take Two to see if they intentionally deceived the ESRB over hidden, sexually explicit scenes in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

'GripShift' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GripShift is one of the first video games for the PSP system to combine high-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience. Players will race as one of six unique characters in supped-up, customizable vehicles as they stunt their way through insane twisting levels while collecting power-ups, avoiding traps, beating the clock and challenging friends.