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'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. This is serious!

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Conflict: Global Terror'

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Teaming up once again with the original Desert Storm Delta Force - Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones - your four men now form part of an elite anti-terrorist unit tasked with minimising the worldwide threat from active global terrorist groups. The game takes place across the world, in a number of different and hostile locations and against a merciless and corrupt enemy; this is your squad's greatest challenge to date.

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter an all-new Evil Dead experience, as Ash finds himself arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to Sunny Meadows, an institute for the criminally insane. Though better than the madness he escaped hidden within the woods, he quickly learns the evil has only become more malevolent.

Various Game Trailers #535

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Age of Empires III - Trailer
  • Dawn of War: Winter Assault - Trailer #2
  • City of Villains - Zone Tour Trailer
  • X3: Reunion - Trailer #2
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - Trailer
  • Makai Kingdom - Trailer #3
  • Atelier Iris - Trailer #3

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

'Diver: Deep Water Adventures' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diver: Deep Water Adventures is a mix of 3d tactical strategies and first person adventure action. All events of the game are developed under water, in the underwater reign; you must carry out a lot of tasks, beginning from lifting of treasures, and the destruction of enormous white sharks, to the surveys for National Geographic publishing house.

'Spartan' Now Available For Digitial Download

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies are pleased to announce that Spartan, the classic empire-building and ancient battles game, is now available for purchase as a digital download from the Matrix Games website.

'Fallen Lords: Condemnation' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Lords: Condemnation is a spectacular 3D fighting adventure set in the Afterworld, a kingdom of endless war as the Forces of Light, the Forces of Darkness and the Souls of the Purgatory battle for the precarious balance of the world.

2006 Independent Games Festival Submissions Now Open

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year's festival features major changes to the format of the competition, including a $20,000 Grand Prize for best game, a new modding competition, and increased prizes for smaller award categories. Submissions will be accepted in August. The deadline for the main IGF Competition is set for September 6 and Modding Awards and Student Showcase submissions are due November 15.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grokster Ltd. and StreamCast Networks Inc. can be held liable for copyright infringements committed by users of their peer-to-peer file-sharing software, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday. The decision in the case Grokster v. MGM is a major win for the motion picture and recording industries, which took the case to the nation’s highest court after losing in lower courts over the past two years or so.

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled in one video game.