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'Space Rangers 2: Dominators' Pushed Back .. Again

by Rainier on May 27, 2005 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Excalibur Publishing announced today it is delaying the release of its forthcoming space RPG Space Rangers until June 17th. The UK and Scandinavia editions will also include the original Space Rangers game which thus far has only been available in Russia. Commenting on the ongoing delay, Excalibur's managing director, Robert Stallibrass, commented, "This product contains two highly addictive titles with so much open-ended gameplay that it's taken much longer to complete the quality assurance process than we originally anticipated."

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 27, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League: Sudden Death, developed by Paris-based Cyanide Studios, takes up where the original Chaos League left off, bringing with it a host of improvements and enhancements which make take the real-time, role-playing strategy sports title into a whole new bloody battleground. Read more to check out fresh screens and the first trailer..

'Cross Racing Championship' - v1.2.2 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2005 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project 3 Interactive has released the final demo for Invictus' racing game Cross Racing Championship 2005, offering 2 new tracks (Autumn/UK and Mudtrack/Hun) drivable in either the Quadro AD or Corus, and available in two modes (Quick Race and Time Trial), and this demo is also multiplayer enabled.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2005 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. A complement of heroes, both new and familiar, will be the players' alter egos in dozens of new missions as they attempt to lead their troops to victory.

'Alexander: The Heroes Hour' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alexander: The Heroes Hour is a mission based RTS game with role-playing elements. The game recounts the deeds of Alexander the Great and his closest friends – the finest warriors of the Macedonian army. Released last year, Deep Silver has finally released a demo giving you the chance to check out their RTS/RPG Alexander: The Heroes Hour (thanks Juraj). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #513

by Rainier on May 26, 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 :

  • From Russia with Love - Trailer #2
  • Batman Begins - Trailer #2
  • Vanguard: Saga of Heroes - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Starship Troopers - Trailer #3
  • Hellgate London - Trailer

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

'Foundation 9' Gets Confused

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Foundation 9 Entertainment and Circle of Confusion, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership, with North America's largest independent game developer, Foundation 9, taking an equity interest in the New York and Los Angeles-based feature film management and production company.

'Night Watch' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko. Situated in the not-so-distant future, the game will have you battling vampires, werewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities. No specific release date is mentioned. Read more for details and screens ...

'Titans of Steel: Warring Suns' Available For Digital Download

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games announced today that Titans of Steel: Warring Suns is now available to purchase via digital download. Digital download provides a fast and secure way to get this classic mech combat game, without having to deal with the costs and waiting times for shipping.

Turbine Woos Former 'Asheron's Call 2' Players

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 8:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine announced today the start of its “Callback” campaign for the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online game Asheron’s Call 2, which invites former Asheron’s Call 2 subscribers to come back and play the game free for thirty days.