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'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - v1.05 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. Stormregion has released the first pathc birnging your retail game to v1.05, adding new mp maps, map fixes, new chat features, unit balacing and plenty more ...

'The Star and The Crescent' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games, along with simulation developer, ProSIM Company, are extremely pleased to announce that ProSIM's latest title, The Star and The Crescent, has reached gold status. It will now be whisked off to production, and should begin shipping October 5, 2005.

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Comes To The Big Screen

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MTV Films today announced that it has acquired an option on the worldwide film rights to the award-winning, action-horror video game property The Suffering from Surreal Software, a subsidiary of Midway Games.

Ex-Blizzard People Form Red 5 Studios

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Welcome to Red 5. We are quietly at work, building the world’s best MMO team here in Southern California. Red 5’s founders share a history of making hit games for companies such as Blizzard Entertainment. After our most recent project, World of Warcraft, we decided that we wanted to take things in a new direction and push the limits of our creativity. We’re working on something a little different from most MMOs out there, and we are excited about where our passion for games will lead us."

'Guild Wars' Major Update Adds New Content

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft announced today that the first major update to its competitive online role playing game, Guild Wars, has now gone live. Players can enjoy two stunning locations - Sorrows Furnace and Grenth's Footprint - as well as the challenging new quests, monsters and bosses at no extra charge. The new content will automatically stream to players' PCs when you log on. For a detailed fix/content list, check here...

SCEA's Holiday Season PSP Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America is leading the charge for what will surely be a brisk holiday season for the PSP, bringing an unparalleled gaming experience to the portable market, and with these six new action-packed first-party titles scheduled for release before the end of the year.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'24: The Game' (PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

'Age of Empires III' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2005 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III is set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus discovered the new world. The single player campaign follows American history up through 1850, and in multiplayer mode, you'll be able to choose from among eight different civilizations, and there will include free-for-all and team-vs-team matches for up to eight players. The demo includes single player skirmish mode and two missions in the single player campaign. In Skirmish mode you can play as the British or the Spanish empires in the New England and Texas maps.

'TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan' (ALL) Official Website

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2005 @ 10:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this next chapter of Ty, players will embark on a series of missions and challenges filled with new and upgraded weapons and vehicles. Like its predecessors, TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3 will feature a unique array of interesting native animals inspired by the Australian Outback. Krome has launched the official TY the Tasmanian Tiger: Night of the Quinkan website offering fans the latest news, EnTYclopedia with info on things found in the game (characters, locations, vehicles), mini-games, videos, game audio, wallpaper and plenty more ....