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'NHL 2K6' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NHL 2K6 continues its legacy with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system, as well as all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes.

Midway Signs 'Total Nonstop Action' Wrestling License

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide, multi-year agreement with TNA Entertainment to publish videogames based on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, for consoles, handheld and PC. The first TNA Wrestling product,TNA iMPACT!, is scheduled to ship in 2007 for current generation game systems.

'Ski Racing 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G and Downhill - you've got to master all disciplines to win the great crystal trophy at the end of the season. It's your turn to earn the world's attention! The mountains are waiting for you, the speed is amazing - and the race feeling incredible!

'From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Also Coming To The PSP

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced plans for a PSP version of the latest installment in the James Bond videogame franchise, From Russia With Love, starring Academy Award-winner, Sir Sean Connery, scheduled to ship in early 2006.

'Mario Party 7' (NGC) Celebrates Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The entire Mario gang is back for the seventh installment of the Mario Party franchise. Players everywhere will set their controllers to fun as they run, jump, swim and fly through more than 80 new minigames. But this party's about to get a lot bigger ... because EIGHT people will now be able to battle each other at one time.

'Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced the development of Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run, the next installment in the top-selling Spy Hunter franchise that dates back to the original arcade game. Stepping out of the Interceptor for the first time and into action will be Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the role of the ultimate secret agent, Alex Decker.

'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger' (NDS) Now Available At Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger has shipped for Nintendo DS. Based on the characters of Nickelodeon's chart-topping animated television show SpongeBob SquarePants, the game explores a new dimension of SpongeBob as a superhero and is now available at retail outlets nationwide.

'Madagascar: Operation Penguin' (GBA) Glides Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision's Madagascar: Operation Penguin is a new side-scrolling action adventure game casts players as "Private" the Penguin, a daredevil zoo escapee on his way to Antarctica and the exotic island of Madagascar. Through 18 mission-based chapters, players utilize inventive secret agent gadgets and conquer a host of challenging tasks.

Codemasters Europe Signs 'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As we revealed over the weekend, Turbine, Inc. announced today officially announced it has selected Codemasters to be the online service provider for Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach in Europe. Codemasters will be responsible for hosting, community management, technical support and billing for DDO: Stormreach in Europe when it launches next year.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2005 @ 3:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monster Madness is a four-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the Xbox 360 and PC. Mix local and online players as you try to survive the monsters' invasion. Each player character has unique items and affects how the story plays out. Read more for new screens & trailer, or check out our Monster Madness hands on preview...