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'Zymotic' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Zymotic is a a sci-fi single player FPS, developed by Nexuiz's Alientrap team. Using the same base engine as Nexuiz, it will take more advantage of the engine's advanced features. Zymotic will be a fun, non linear action game with a focus on gameplay rather than cut scenes, developed entirely online by a group of volunteers.

SpellForce Platinum, Gothic II Gold, Silent Storm Gold, The Guild Gold Ship

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aspyr Media today announced it shipped to North American retail outlets four PC compilation titles : SpellForce Platinum, Gothic II Gold, Silent Storm Gold, and The Guild Gold. All of the compilations include the original title and their corresponding expansion packs, for only $19.99.

'Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher dtp announced today that Tony tough 2 has been pushed back to Q1 2006. Tony is back in a brand-new adventure with modern 3D-graphics. However, Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress is no sequel, but a prequel – it takes the player back into Tony’s youth, into the year 1953, when Tony was 13 years old.

'World of WarCraft' Expands Its Asian Reach

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced that its subscription based MMORPG World of Warcraft has officially launched in the region of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Players in these territories can now purchase the game at retail or download it, create their accounts, and then log on to experience the epic adventure of the Warcraft(R) series in an immersive and continually evolving online environment.

'Exit' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 11:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taito's Exit is a puzzle game on the PSP, currently only scheduled for release in Japan end of the year. In Exit you assume the role of Mr. Esc, a masked individual tasked with entering and exiting buildings and rescuing other people under a timelimit, avoiding various traps and solving puzzles. While the game is mostly comprised of cartoonish 2D graphics, the character s models are 3D.

Run Windows Games Under Linux With 'Cedega 5.0'

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TransGaming Technologies today announced the availability of its Linux gaming portability product Cedega 5.0. Its broad range of new and improved features boosts game graphics and delivers greater levels of usability, specifically meeting the demands of the established gaming market, and opening doors to bring more gamers to the Linux platform.

'The Lord of the Rings: Tactics' (PSP) Moves Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that its PSP exclusive The Lord of the Rings: Tactics has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Lord of the Rings: Tactics puts players in the universe of Middle-earth from the books and films and allows them to lead the Fellowship or take control of the forces of Shadow.

Lighthouse Signs 'Loco Mania' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Lighthouse Interactive today announced that it has acquired the pan-European rights for the PC game Loco Mania in a deal with Czech developer 7FX. The agreement will give Lighthouse Interactive publishing rights for all European territories, as well as Turkey and Australia/NZ.

'Paradise City' Game Details

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed back in August, developer Sirius Games, formerly known as Media Mobsters, today released more Paradise City details. In Paradise City, the player takes on the role of a young ambitious gangster with the single goal of becoming the most successful and influential criminal in the entire city.

'Titan Quest' - 47 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.