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'Fable: The Lost Chapters' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable: The Lost Chapters will feature a host of enhancements from its top-selling Xbox version, including new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover. Fable: The Lost Chapters is expected to reach store shelves this fall.

Former Acclaim Executives Join Codemasters

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has expanded its management team with the appointment of two world class executives to lead the company's growth strategy. Following the acquisition of 40% by Benchmark Capital Europe, the top tier venture capital firm, Codemasters has secured Rod Cousens as Chief Executive Officer and Tony Williams as Chief Operating Officer.

'Dungeon Siege II' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics. Read more for some spiffy new screens ...

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - Game Details

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 7:58 p.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!

'Risk Your Life: Path of the Emperor' - Free 14-Day Trial

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xfire and Planetwide Games have announced that starting today, they will be offering a free 14-day trial download of "RYL: Path of the Emperor" - the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game. This 14-day trial download offers new online game players the ability to experience "RYL: Path of the Emperor," which has the look and feel of an RPG and a FPS hybrid in a massively multiplayer online role playing game.

'Knights of the Temple II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In KOTT2 players will join the ultimate battle of Paul de Raque, Grand Master of the Order of the Temple and hero of the first game, and the forces of Hell. Travelling the lands and kingdoms of 13th century Europe, Paul must unveil the secret of three mysterious ancient artefacts and fight the demon armies attacking our world.

'Tenchu: Shinobi Taizen' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software is bringing the Tenchu franchise to the PSP. Schedule for a July 28 release date in Japan, Tenchu: Shinobi Taizen is situated shortly after Tenchu 3 and revolves around the series' hero and heroine, Rikimaru and Ayame. Both characters will have their own missions in scenario mode, and there will be multiplayer head-to-head through PSP's Wi-Fi or USB connections. Tenchu: Shinobi Taizen will also include an editor to make your own missions, buildings and place enemies, all saveable on a Memory Stick Duo.

'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gene Troopers you are in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living universe. Explore amazing new worlds, develop your character into a stealth or battle professional, control supernatural powers, make friends with powerful characters and lead them into battle against the forces of evil. Experience a captivating sci-fi story, high-paced action and thrilling game play in a setting never seen before.

'EverQuest II' Expansion Pack and Adventure Pack Announced

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced EverQuest II Desert of Flames and EverQuest II The Splitpaw Saga, the first expansion pack and second adventure pack, respectively, for its MMO EQ II. Desert of Flames will launch launch September 12th 2005 and retail for $29.99 and will be showcased at the upcoming E3 in Los Angeles. The Splitpaw Saga will be available only via digital download for just $7.99 starting June 28th 2005.