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'Universal Combat: A World Apart' - v1.00.06 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Combat: A World Apart uses a new graphics engine, offer high definition first-person character models, new first-person weapon models and classes such as machine guns, fixed gun turrets and several new combat weapons. This patch brings your retail game to v1.00.06 and adds performance improvements, and fixes various game issues.

'Suikoden V' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today that its latest title in the popular RPG franchise will be released in North America for PS2. Continuing the series’ legacy, this newest installment will take fans on an all-new epic adventure through never-before-seen continents located within the immense and exciting Suikoden universe.

'Professional Manager 2006' Nearing Completion

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On Games and Gaelco Multimedia are finalizing their launch of the next title in the Professional Manager series: Professional Manager 2006.

'The Outsider' (Rev/PS3/X360) Announced - Screen

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Outsider is a gripping, high-tech thriller played out against the backdrop of a living, crowded city based on present-day Washington DC and its environs including the CIA HQ at Langley, Andrews Air Force Base and Newport News Naval Dockyard. As a CIA operative you get wrongly accused, become public enemy #1, and with a mouth-watering arsenal of technology, combat talents and weaponry you either wreak ultra-violent revenge, or crusading to clear his name.

'RF Online' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters today announced that it has launched the official RF Online website for its forthcoming science-fiction fantasy MMORPG. There's plenty to discover throughout the site, which will be expanded over the coming months, including more detail on the factions and, should your allegiance change, the site will re-skin to suit. For extra insider details, you can also sign up to the RF Online newsletter and get all the latest scoops.

'Metal Gear Ac!d 2' (PSP) Goes 3D

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced that it has developed a 3D viewing peripheral in conjunction with Sony Music Communications Inc. (SMC) for PSP. This attachment makes games and movies (designed specifically for this system) much more realistic by producing full-color, 3D visuals. Simply place the viewer lens on the PSP system.

'Madden NFL 06' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise has revolutionized its passing game-giving Madden NFL 06 the most groundbreaking and innovative offensive arsenal ever created. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback's unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement lets you put the ball exactly where you want it. Madden NFL 06 brings authentic NFL passing to video games like never before.

'Juiced: Eliminator' (PSP) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Juiced: Eliminator will deliver a unique gameplay experience, taking advantage of the PSP's functionality to offer never-before-seen multiplayer games and expand on the crew and pink-slip racing. The game will feature new crews, cars and Eliminator Mode, where the slowest driver in each lap is removed from competition until one remains. Juice Games director Tim Preece answers some early development questions ..

Nintendo Finally Reveals Its Revolutionary Controller

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo breaks with more than 20 years of video game history by abandoning the traditional controller held with two hands and introducing an all-new freehand-style unit held with one hand. Read more for details ...

'Hyperspace Invaders' - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hyperspace Invaders is a new arcade space shooter where hostile aliens pursue the human race across the galaxy to deliver a devastating final blow. To save mankind, you must navigate one of 12 ships across a scrolling 3D combat zone and unleash its guns upon an unrelenting stream of aggressors.