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'Burnout Legends' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.

'The Sims 2' (GBA/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

'Shot-Online' Lands a Hole-in-One With Full-Featured Live Service

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

OnNet is pleased to announce the North American online launch of Shot-Online, its realistic golf simulation game.

'Riviera: The Promised Land' (GBA) Heads to Retail

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced today that is has shipped Riviera: The Promised Land another superb Role Playing Game for the GBA.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

'24: The Game' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 1:43 p.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).

'Far Cry Instincts' Exclusively On Xbox

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that Far Cry Instincts will be available exclusively for the Microsoft Xbox. Far Cry Instincts takes the PC version's signature locations, Full-Action Response A.I. (F.A.R. concept), and unprecedented view-distance, and combines them with improved gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to utilize an even broader range of strategies and survival tactics to uncover the many secrets within the beautiful, but deadly islands. The game is scheduled to ship September 2005.

'Radiata Stories' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to journey through a living, breathing fantasy world in the Square-Enix/tri-ACE co-production Radiata Stories. Explore a living, breathing fantasy world where time passes and NPCs all have their own daily routines. Recruit allies and pick sides in the war between humans and the faerie. The future's riding on your decisions.

Blizzard Announces BlizzCon

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard announced today the very first Blizzard Convention, to take place on October 28 & 29 in Orange County, California. BlizzCon is a celebration of our Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo franchises and the players who have helped make them so popular around the world. Read more for details ...

'NBA Live 06' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:03 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.