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'Roma Victor' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Roma Victor is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) based on the Roman Empire, circa 180AD. Roma Victor features social interaction on a massive scale, freestyle and mission-led gameplay, one on one combat in the Coliseum, tactical warfare on the battlefields of Europe and a deeply rich and varied non-combat crafting and skill system.

'Mourning' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Mourning' is an MMORPG is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment based in the United States. Currently in development and scheduled for a spring 2005 release, "Mourning" will take users into a rich online fantasy world.

NCSoft Launches 'Lineage Dark Conquest, Episode 3: Life and Death'

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft today announces the latest chapter to its massively multiplayer game, Lineage. Dark Conquest, Episode 3: Life and Death launches today on North American servers. This episode continues the story of the Lastabad Dark Elf army, introducing the group’s headquarters in the Diad Fortress. The fortress is located in the underground region of Lineage’s fictional world of Aden.

SEGA Signs Exlcusive Publishing Agreement With Silicon Knights

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today announced an agreement to acquire and publish next-generation game content from Silicon Knights, the Ontario, Canada-based development team responsible for such hits as Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, and Eternal Darkness. The partnership brings SEGA more Western-developed content in preparation for high-growth opportunities presented by next-generation hardware platforms.

Vivendi Acquires Radical Entertainment

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that VU Games has completed the purchase of independent console developer, Radical Entertainment, known for Simpsons: Hit & Run, and currently developing Hulk Destruction and Scarface. Under the agreement, VU Games will retain Radical's team of more than 200 development professionals, as well as acquire the studio's exclusive game development technologies. Radical's founder Ian Wilkinson has been named President of Radical Entertainment, and the studio will remain in Vancouver, Canada.

'Dragonshard' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

Codemasters Brings 'Asheron's Call' Expansions to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Asheron's Call is returning to Europe as Codemasters announces securing the European distribution rights to Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny and Asheron's Call 2: Legions from Turbine, Inc. Both games will include content from the original games, new exciting content from the expansions, massive amount of content from Turbine's regular service, and one month's free subscription.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers #465

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Pariah - Trailer #4
  • Juiced - Trailer #9
  • MotoGP3 - Trailer #2

'SEGA Classics Collection' (PS2) Ships To Retail

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 11:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the availability of SEGA Classics Collection on the PS2. The SEGA Classics Collection is a value-priced compilation of nine remixed arcade hits. Included in the compilation are OutRun, Space Harrier, Golden Axe, Virtua Racing, Columns, Fantasy Zone, Alien Syndrome, Monaco GP, and Bonanza Bros. All of the games have been given fresh audio tracks and graphical enhancements. SEGA Classics Collection is rated ‘T' for ‘Teen' and is available at retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $19.95.