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'X³: Reunion' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike' (Xbox) Experiencing Boot Issues

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has put up a message on the official Ghost Recon website, regarding a reported Red X error people have been experiencing. "Some users have reported that when initially loading the game, before, during, or after the intro movie, the game freezes and a “Red X” error message is displayed, which instructs the user to restart his/her Xbox. It is important to note that the error does not affect every user, and that the Red X screen itself is a generic error message, much like the dirty disk error messages that other games use." While Ubisoft is looking into the problem, make sure the dik is clean, unplug controllers from the Xbox during the game intro, or just keep restarting until you are successfull.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

SEGA Reveals New 'Football Manager 2006' Features - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'. Today SEGA Europe and Sports Interactive reveal some new features for the PC edition.

'Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Facts & Screens

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

In Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, players experience the adrenaline rush and harsh realities of war as never before, get to know squadmates and fight alongside them through an epic story during the most harrowing moments of WWII. As a part of America’s most decorated and heroic fighting unit, The Big Red One, players work together with their squad to accomplish a variety of land, see and air combat missions spanning North Africa, Italy and Nazi-occupied Western Europe.

'ReWind' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ReWind is an on-rails shooter game (think Killer7) currently in the works at dutch developer Two Tribes. Using detailed 3D graphics and a rich storyline, this on-rails shooter with a twist will use the unique possibilities of the Nintendo DS to full effect. Read more for details ...

'Boiling Point' Sequel or Addon in The Works

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fansite has received confirmation from Deep Shadows project leader that they are not only working on Precursors, but also have started working on a new Boiling Point eposide, although whether it will be a mere addon or a full blow sequel is not decided yet. "We are working on next iteration of BP. Now we are waiting for publisher's decision if it turn to be addon or BP2 game. Moreover we'll publish mod-maker tools really soon so everybody are able to do a new missions for the game."

Climax UK On A Recruiting Spree

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In response to the increasing demand for its development expertise, Climax is delighted to announce that it is accelerating its global expansion programme. Consequently, over the next twelve months, the company is looking to hire over 100 new employees in its U.K. studios alone.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League is being developed by Midway's Chicago in collaboration with a writer from ESPN's controversial "Playmakers" TV series. Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football.

'Live For Speed: S2' - v0.5P2 Alpha Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 will significantly improve the game - important features have been added, dynamic camber (improved simulation of suspension and different suspension types), highly detailed tyre physics and a damage model have been introduced. The LFS team has released a small update patch for the Live for Speed S2 alpha demo offering a new multiplayer car filter system and the usual game tweaks and bug fixes.