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'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Spartan: Total Warrior' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Wages War In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of Spartan: Total Warrior for the PS2, Xbox, and Gamecube. Spartan: Total Warrior, a game steeped in richly-detailed cinematic action, represents the first console title from SEGA studio The Creative Assembly.

'Rugby League 2' (PS2/PC) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building on the powerful game engine that was embraced by both gamers and people passionate about Rugby League, the game developer Sidhe Interactive has spent over 12 months creating a brand new sequel, packed with all new functionality and refined gameplay, graphics, controls, and competitions. Players, sponsors, and stadiums have all been updated to reflect the 2005 season.

'Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time' (NDS) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.

Study Finds 'Casual Piracy' On The Rise

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new research report released today shows casual piracy is of increasing concern for the entertainment industry. Mass market penetration of digital recording devices and broadband/file-sharing networks are prompting many entertainment brands to enrich their content protection strategies and influence bottom line performance.

'Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends serves up a banquet of 18 all-new maps, 5 sizzling modes, and so much more! In 'Legend' mode, gamers will take part in never-before-told stories, including the first showdown between the Kingdoms of Wei and Shu, and the attempt to kidnap the Emperor.

'Shrek SuperSlam' Bodyslams Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ogre sized brawling action collides with the wickedly funny “Shrek” universe in Activision's Shrek SuperSlam. The melee game features fully destructible 3D environments where players slam it out as any of 20 of their well-known characters from the Shrek films and beloved fairy tales in single player Story mode and Mega Challenge mode or frenzied multiplayer Melee combat with up to three friends.

'SoulCalibur III' (PS2) Fights Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that its PS2 exclusive SoulCalibur III has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. SoulCalibur III continues the tale of souls and swords with three new characters, an incredibly robust character creation system and an unprecedented variety of brand-new gameplay modes.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) Launches Its Retail Assault

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hotswap your way to victory! It's time to prepare for all-out war on the modern battlefields of the world. Electronic Arts announced today that Battlefield 2: Modern Combat is available now on the PS2 and Xbox.