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'Gumby vs. the Astrobots' (GBA) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that Gumby vs. the Astrobots has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. A lighthearted platforming adventure, Gumby vs. the Astrobots places classic Gumby characters in an original storyline to foil the plans of the pesky Blockheads.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released details for Darkness Rising, the sixth expansion to the epic fantasy MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot. this expansion, you will get to interact with the each Realm's new King to stop a rising force of evil.

'Squad Assault: Second Wave' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment and co-publisher Merscom today announced that Squad Assault: Second Wave for the PC has gone gold. This 3D real-time strategy game based on the battles that raged in the European Theater of World War II is a powerfully updated, enhanced, and expanded release of the critically-acclaimed "Squad Assault: West Front".

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v2.0 Euro Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the European edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your European retail game to v2.0 and addresses AI, physics and stability issues, as well as a ton of bug fixes, game tweaks, and game optimizations. Read more for details and download links ...

'Advent Rising' Makes Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that it has shipped the PC version of Advent Rising to retail stores nationwide. Developed by GlyphX Games, Advent Rising thrusts players into an intergalactic adventure punctuated with a gripping storyline created in collaboration with award-winning sci-fi novelist, Orson Scott Card.

'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Kicks Off In Stores Today

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that Madden NFL 06 is on store shelves today. Reflecting the focus on the passing game in the NFL, Madden NFL 06 has changed passing for the first time in ten years with the all-new QB Vision Control and QB Precision Placement and introduces the all new NFL Superstar mode, where you can live the life of an NFL Superstar.

'Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory' Is Now Called 'Vietnam Combat: First Battle'

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Novitas has renamed Exozet Games/Provox's military turn-based strategy game Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory into Vietnam Combat: First Battle. Reason for the sudden change of title is quite simple, Novitas plans to release several games in the series. More details should become available once the Games Convention in Leipzig kicks off, later this month.

'Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion commences just after the last Emperor of a unified Rome has died. His successors in Rome and Constantinople are now uneasy allies and rivals for power. The ‘barbarians’ are massing along the borders, and in some cases are living inside what used to be Roman territory. This demo features a tutorial and 2 historical battles: Ch├ólons (Atilla's Huns vs. Romans), and Badon Hill (Romans vs. Saxons). Read more for download links ...

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

Hip Interactive Drops 'City of The Dead' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Due To Quality Concerns

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While already revealed by Kuju, Hip Interactive Europe confirms today that it will no longer publish George A. Romero's City of The Dead as as it had concerns over the quality of the development. Hip Interactive Europe confirms the continuation of its publishing and distribution businesses across Europe and confirms the upcoming releases, this Fall, of its line-up with titles such as Rugby Challenge 2006, and Garfield "Saving Arlene".