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'INXS: Bang The Drum' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blockdot's INXS: Bang the drum is a timing and reflex game for INXS, one of the biggest rock bands in the world, which includes their hit song "Need You Tonight". The object of the game is for players to bang on the drums in time with the tempo of the song. The closer a player can hit the correct section of the drum kit to the beat of the song, the higher they will score.

'Pacific Storm' - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator.

'The Sims 2' (ALL) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

Various Game Trailers #590

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Star Heritage - Trailer
  • Battleground Europe - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'FIFA Manager 06' - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA Manager 06, previously known as Total Club Manager 2006, now boasts an improved user-friendly interface and more than 2,000 clubs and over 20,000 players, providing football fans with the most complete, up-to-date and authentic football manager experience on PC.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Ground Zero: Genesis of a New World' Nearing Completion - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Zero is a strategy game with many role playing elements. Development of "Ground Zero - Genesis of a new World" will be finished in about two weeks. The german version of the game will be hitting stores before Christmas.The player takes the role of the leader and has to build up a team – whatever action it may take. With the help of this team he has to take control of the world of Ground Zero.

'Auto Assault' Developer Q&A #5 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth. In this lenghty pre-canned Q&A, NetDevil's President Scott Brown, producer Steve Snow, and Design Director Ryan Seabury tells us about the game's final stages...

'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft: Ghost is a tactical-action console game that refines the epic experience of StarCraft to the level of the individual soldier. Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion. With the help of determined allies, follow story-driven missions that take you from massive planetary battles through dangerous solo operations to an unexpected turn of events that leaves the fate of the universe in your hands.

Win A Free Car Playing 'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox is challenging gamers to pit their driving skills against each other in the Xbox UK Forza Challenge tournament to win a limited edition Fiat Xbox Stilo worth £11, 995. One of four lucky finalists will fight to the finish at the Forza Challenge finals on 24th September in Virgin Megastores' flagship Oxford Street store.