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Game Factory Interactive's E3 2005 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian Game Factory Interactive presents its projects for the second time running at the trade show E3 in Los Angeles Convention center. With the first presentation a success GFI signed a contract with Strategy First who have published such games as ALFA:Antiterror and Power of Law in the US and Canada. GFI will be showing Rat Hunter, Neuro, Officers, Jagged Alliance 3D, Warfare and the previously unannounced African Alliance. Read more for details..

'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction is a new action/adventure game, developed by Simpsons: Hit & Run's Radical Games, and will feature the ultimate in destructible environments, an awesome Hulk-powered ability to weaponize any object and a massive free-roaming, fully interactive world.

'Aurora Watching: Gorky Zero' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aurora Watching is a third person perspective stealth game taking place in the Arctic. During the mission, Sullivan faces many opponents, not all of whom are human and each of which can be defeated in many ways, Mini-games, puzzles, and hi-tech gadgets keep players excited from the very beginning to the end.

'Virtua Tennis World Tour' (PSP) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today served up an ace by announcing that they will publish Virtua Tennis World Tour for the PSP. SEGA has chosen SUMO Digital, UK developers behind OutRun 2 for Xbox, to develop Virtua Tennis World Tour. The arcade and home console hit, widely regarded for its fast-paced, accessible gameplay has been redesigned specifically for the PSP and is confirmed for release in Autumn 2005.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Heart of Empire: Rome' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heart of Empire: Rome leads the player through 14 huge missions as they actually build & control ancient Rome in glorious real-time 3D. From simple beginnings, they must quickly build housing for their growing population; start to meet their increasing desires for food, goods and entertainment.

'Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst' - Open Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 2:15 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. SEGA has released the open beta client for Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst allowing you to participate in the public beta test, although a registration is required.

'Marble Blast' Rolls Onto Xbox Live

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames today announced that Marble Blast is available for download on Xbox Live Arcade. XBLA brings popular retro classics and broad appeal games directly to your Xbox over the Xbox Live service.

Sony And Toshiba Agree on New DVD Format

by Rainier on May 10, 2005 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to a Japanese newspaper, Sony and Toshiba are close to finalizing a plan to develop a common standard for next-generation DVDs to resolve a three-year-long battle over formats that threatened the industry's growth. Formal announcement and details are due next week, May 16.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 9, 2005 @ 9:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week Xenus HQ revealed Boiling Point went gold in Russia, and today fansite has received confirmnation from Atari that Deep Shadows FPS has effectively gone gold and is expected in stores May 20th. Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world.