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'Source Engine' and 'Half-Life' Get Steamy Update #29

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release fixes a loading error when trying to debug Source MODs using the SDK, fixes a Source Engine startup crash in Win98, and also fixes Half-Life 1: Engine name exploit causing client crash. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 will feature the utter realism, intuitive play and fast-paced action of the ever-popular series. The PSP version will also be almost identical in terms of available clubs and international sides, with 57 national sides lining up alongside 136 club teams.

Midway Acquires UK Developer The Pitbull Syndicate

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that it has acquired UK development studio The Pitbull Syndicate Limited, now named Midway Studios - Newcastle. The studio is currently developing Midway's racing title L.A. RUSH along with additional next generation projects.

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. With such favorite elements and major improvements, PoP The Two Thrones is poised to take the action-adventure gaming experience to a new level.

'Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not everyone is innocent until proven guilty! Players star as a defence attorney, who must prove his seemingly guilty client's innocence no matter how dire the circumstances may seem. The game presents twisting storylines and intriguing gameplay in a comical anime style. Players must collect evidence, weed through inconsistent testimonies, and overcome corrupt agendas to ensure that justice prevails.

'Madden NFL 06' (PSP) Gets Extra Content

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SanDisk and Electronic Arts today announced that SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo Game cards will be sold with bonus content to EA's recent release of Madden NFL 06 for the PSP

'WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 ' (PSP/PS2) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW 2006 adds all new features, while refining what made the original a hit with both wrestling fans and casual gamers alike. The newly created "Momentum System" will recreate the real life emotional peaks and valleys of an actual wrestling match, while the addition of a "Stamina System" will force players to play more strategically by conserving their energy in order to maintain stamina throughout the duration of a match.

'Da Vinci Experience' Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Da Vinci Experience is a major adventure and investigation game, the first game created about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. It offers players the opportunity to grapple with the mysteries of the codes hidden within the works of the great Italian genius.

Various Game Trailers #611

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2005 @ 9:06 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 :

  • Resident Evil 4 [PS2] - Weapons Trailer
  • The Legend of Heroes [PSP] - Trailer
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - Gameplay Trailer
  • Shadow of the Colossus [PS2] - TGS 05 Trailer
  • Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #5
  • Suikoden V [PS2] - Trailer
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire [NDS] - Trailer
  • NBA 2k6 [X360] - Gameplay Trailer #6

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