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'Trackmania Sunrise' Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While PC game Trackmania Sunrise lets gamers create their very own race tracks, some of the UK's hottest musicians have already laid down their own tracks for an aural and visual feast of gaming. A unique link up between videogame developers Nadeo and The Academy of Contemporary Music has resulted in thirteen future stars of the UK music industry creating one of the hottest gaming soundtracks of the year.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'Hell Forces' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hell Forces is a classical FPS in which the main hero, Stephen Geist, is trying to find out what has happened to his missing friend. During this search, he is mired in a satanic conspiracy, and is trying to stop dread forces of Baphometh, the servant of Satan. Infernal legions are uncountable, but Stephen is not. Only with your help can he find out the truth and stop the invasion.

'Crazy Golf: World Tour' (PS2) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With bright, family-friendly 3D graphics, Crazy Golf: World Tour features addictive gameplay, easy-to-learn controls and provides the perfect quick gaming fix for any casual gamer. With the addition of the multiplayer feature, this title is an excellent social game that is sure to appeal to every member of the family.

'Bet On Soldier' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 7:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill.

'Black & White 2' - FAQ & 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 7:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains. Lionhead released a FAQ with user submitted questions ..

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | 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.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - Game Details & 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is only the first part of a planed Ancient Wars series. Its main goal is to deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

Additional 'World of Warcraft' Copies Shipping In Europe

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that an additional 250,000 standard box copies of World of Warcraft, its successful massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will be available in retail stores across Europe on 15th April. This new shipment of boxes follows the sales of more than 620,000 copies in Europe since its launch on 11th February.

'Battlefield 2' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC. Check these new screens and trailers ...